Rare Amur tiger cubs thriving at Longleat

Longleat keepers have shared an update on the four rare Amur tiger cubs born a month ago at the Wiltshire Safari Park. The birth attracted world-wide attention as the cubs accounted for half of all successful Amur tigers born in Europe so far this year. The Amur tiger is one of the most endangered animals […]

Dr Olivia Chapple

Dr Olivia Chapple is awarded the prestigious Elizabeth Medal of Honour by the RHS

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has presented the prestigious Elizabeth Medal of Honour to Dr Olivia Chapple, founder and Chair of Trustees at Horatio’s Garden. At a ceremony at RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Olivia received the award from Keith Weed, President of the RHS. The Elizabeth Medal of Honour (EMH) is the highest RHS honour […]

Horatio’s Garden South West launches new private tours of the acclaimed, fully accessible garden

Nationwide charity Horatio’s Garden, which won a gold medal and Best in Show at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2023, has launched a new series of tours offering the public the chance to visit Horatio’s Garden South West, one of the charity’s seven award-winning, fully accessible gardens. Opening on selected dates until September, the public can […]

Steve Backshall

‘Steve Backshall Live’ returns to Longleat during May half-term

Steve Backshall, one of Britain’s best-loved and most intrepid naturalists and television presenters, is returning to Longleat for the first time in over a decade this May half term. He’ll present an all-new wildlife show, created exclusively for Longleat from Saturday 25 May until Sunday 2 June. Tickets are on sale now. During the show, […]

Wiltshire legends Jesus Jones announce co-headline tour with EMF

Two of the 90’s most enduring alternative-rock acts, Jesus Jones and EMF, have announced a co-headline tour for Autumn 2024. Taking over big rooms in Manchester, Bristol, plus a major date at London’s O2 Kentish Town Forum this October, the co-headliners will be sharing a bill for the first time ever. A tour that promises […]

Wiltshire shows off horticultural talent at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024

Garden designer Katherine Holland, who grew up in Marlborough, has won a Gold Medal for her grief-inspired garden for the charity Sue Ryder at the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The Sue Ryder Grief Kind Garden, sponsored by Project Giving Back, provides a safe and peaceful sanctuary to sit within the beauty of nature, whilst […]

Drowning of the Water Meadows 2024

Photos of Drowning of the Water Meadows 2024

Drowning of the Water Meadows, 10 February.

Fashioning our World

Fashioning Our World

The new Fashioning Our World exhibition features fashion items from the past which tell powerful stories of sustainability. It’s on from 10 February to 12 May 2024 at Salisbury Museum. Alongside a selection of clothes and accessories that have been repurposed, mended and loved, the exhibition showcases work by well-known and emerging fashion designers, sustainability […]

Improvement works starting in Trowbridge town centre

Improvement works at Manvers Street, Fore Street and Wicker Hill in the town centre are due to start on Monday 15 January 2024 for approximately 12 months as part of the government’s £16 million investment in Trowbridge via the Future High Streets Fund. The works will be split across distinct phases, with the first phase […]

Film short shot in Wiltshire wins at at I AM Film Festival

Following the success of his Multi-Award Winning film Censure, Emmy Nominated Director Richard Bazley continues his winning streak with his latest film Confines (starring Luke F Dejahang and Vivien Taylor) with three awards at The I AM Film Festival in London. The 19 minute film, written by Neil Bason, was mainly shot around Corsham and […]