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The Duchess of Cornwall will open Chalke Valley History Festival

The Duchess of Cornwall will introduce the first event of The Daily Mail Chalke Valley History Festival 2022, ‘Rediscovering Women in History’, a discussion between authors Philippa Gregory and Alison Weir. On arrival, The Duchess will be received by HM Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire, Mrs Sarah Troughton and welcomed to the Festival by Cllr Tom Hitchings, […]



Photos of Celebration: A Festival of Flowers

The festival at Salisbury Cathedral is themed around the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and the Cathedral’s past and present, with a strong emphasis on the environment as well. Centrepieces are a replica of the Queen’s Coronation Robe created with dyed grasses and gilded dried plant material, and the Royal Nursery re-imaged in pastel colours, using a […]



Her Majesty The Queen’s historic Platinum Jubilee

With Her Majesty The Queen’s official Jubilee celebrations less than three months away, residents of Wiltshire are being encouraged to get involved in this truly historic occasion. There are many ways to participate ranging from the lighting of Beacons to holding a traditional tea party. Wiltshire Council is also reminding people to ensure they notify […]



The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit Salisbury to support its recovery

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit Salisbury on Friday 22 June to support the recovery programme underway in the city following the nerve agent attack earlier in the year. Their Royal Highnesses will meet local businesses and people in the city centre before joining a reception in the Guildhall to […]



HRH The Duchess of Cornwall to open new Marlborough school

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall will be paying a special visit to pupils at Marlborough St Mary’s C.E. School this month when she officially opens the school. HRH will visit the school on Tuesday 30 January and will meet the Headteacher Anne Schwodler and Governors Mark Thomas (Chair) and Amanda Carver before enjoying […]



Duchess of Cornwall visits Bowood House and Malmesbury

The Duchess of Cornwall visited two Wiltshire destinations on 7th December. As Patron of The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust, she attended the Bowood House Christmas Extravaganza which was helping to raise funds for the charity. She was met by Lord and Lady Lansdowne on arrival, then met the Director of the Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust […]



Queen visits Salisbury

Thousands turned out to meet The Queen in Salisbury. She was last seen publicly in the city 38 years ago. She arrived by Royal Train at Salisbury railway station and then travelled by glass topped Bentley down Fisherton Street and the High Street where she entered the Cathedral Close. The Queen wore a bright pink […]



The Countess of Wessex visits Alabaré

The Countess of Wessex was in Salisbury today to officially open Alabaré Place, a hostel run by the charity Alabaré Christian Care and Support. It has been home to 33 vulnerable residents since October. The Countess arrived at around 11am dressed in an elegant black and cream suit. She was shown the accommodation, ICT suite, […]



Royal Wedding

On 29th April 2011, Prince William and Kate Middleton married in Westminster Abbey and the nation was given an extra bank holiday. Many in Wiltshire chose to celebrate with public parties. Parties were held at: Marlborough (brunch in Town Hall with live big screen of wedding and children’s tea party followed by evening barn dance […]



Bouverie Avenue Royal Wedding Street Party

The residents of Bouverie Avenue in Salisbury, came out in force to enjoy the Street Party to celebrate the marriage of Prince William to Kate Middleton. The road was closed and the party was officially opened by the Mayor of Salisbury, Brian Dalton. Bunting and flags hung from the houses, home-made cakes and sandwiches covered […]