Horatio’s Garden Chelsea won both a Gold medal and Best in Show at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2023.
Horatio’s Garden Chelsea, designed by Charlotte Harris and Hugo Bugg, has been awarded the coveted Best in Show title at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Designed for Horatio’s Garden, the Salisbury-based charity that nurtures wellbeing after spinal injury in vibrant sanctuaries in NHS spinal centres, Horatio’s Garden Chelsea is an adaptive garden that puts the […]
The Coronation of King Charles III and the Queen Consort was screened at Salisbury Cathedral, followed by festivities.
Longleat is celebrating the Coronation of King Charles III with a display of the historic robes and coronet worn by Marquesses of Bath at past coronations. The new exhibition is on display in the East Corridor of Longleat House until 4 June and also features the magnificent 19th Longleat State Chariot used by successive Marquesses […]
The beautiful Longford Estate will host a special Horatio’s Garden plant sale featuring perennials from the charity’s prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show garden on Sunday 4 June from 10am to 2pm. Stunning and rare large perennials, including contemporary favourites such as Geums, Sanguisorba, Rodgersia, Baptisia, irises and lilies, as well as unusual species of aquilegia, […]
With so much uncertainty in the world, history has never been more relevant. The Daily Mail Chalke Valley History Festival, one of the UK’s most successful and popular summer events, returns this year from 26 June to 2 July. This unique festival looks set to attract huge crowds of all ages, with every visitor keen […]
Koala keepers from Longleat have returned to Australia to see how wildlife is recovering following the devastating bushfires. In 2020 two keepers travelled to Cleland Wildlife Park to help with the aftermath of their fires. Three years later, keepers Jon Ovens and James Dennis made the trip back to South Australia to see how the […]
A new High Sheriff for Wiltshire was sworn in on Friday 31 March 2023, in a ceremony dating back to Saxon times. Mr Pradeep Bhardwaj made his Declaration and acceptance at St Mark’s Church, Swindon, taking over the role from Lady Lansdowne. Over 200 guests attended the ceremony and the following reception, which included some […]
Watch the Coronation of Their Majesties The King and The Queen Consort live on the big screen at Salisbury Cathedral and party with Swing Unlimited Big Band afterwards. Salisbury Cathedral is screening the Coronation and the Coronation Procession live from 09.30 on Saturday 6 May. This most historic of Anglican services, which dates back to […]
Photographer Johnny Fenn, from Mere, has kickstarted 2023 with an incredible fundraising challenge – walking the entire length of Nepal. Johnny is a long-term supporter and Ambassador of The Gurkha Welfare Trust (GWT). He set off on 8 January from Nepal’s western border, beginning a journey that will see him walking for around four months. […]