Winter flooding preparations

Wiltshire Council is reminding people in areas at risk of flooding to ensure they’re prepared this winter, given the recent significant rainfall and indications of a milder, wetter month ahead. Properties near rivers and other water courses may be at risk from rising water levels, while some areas, such as Salisbury Plain and Cranbourne Chase, […]


Contemporary print and the INK on PAPER PRESS

December 10 – March 25, 2023, at Chippenham Museum This free exhibition celebrates the best in contemporary printmaking and the INK on PAPER PRESS, founded in Wiltshire by artist Amy-Jane Blackhall in 2015. Blackhall trained under Master Printer Jack Shirreff at 107 Workshop in Shaw, where she worked on editions for renowned artists such as […]

Christmas at Stourhead 2022

Photos of Christmas at Stourhead 2022

Christmas at Stourhead – over 1 million lights are on display for this festive light trail.

Photos of Sarum Lights: Renaissance

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The Wondrous Worlds of Roald Dahl

Photos of The Wondrous Worlds of Roald Dahl

For Longleat’s Festival of Light 2022, the theme is ‘The Wondrous Worlds of Roald Dahl’

Her Majesty The Queen’s legacy lives on in Wiltshire as tree planting ceremony takes place

The first of three special trees from The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) Tree of Trees initiative has been presented by the Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire in Trowbridge at a special ceremony. The John of Gaunt School in Trowbridge has been presented with a Betula Pendula tree (weeping birch) which stood tall outside Buckingham Palace on a […]

Christmas at Stourhead 2022

New light installations set to dazzle visitors at Christmas at Stourhead 2022

Immersive and spectacular artworks will transform the National Trust’s world famous landscape garden and Palladian mansion this winter, with the return of the dazzling light trail between 25 November and 1 January. New large-scale illuminations for 2022 created by international artists include Floraison by Pitaya, a French creative studio, who have created a dazzling display […]

An evening with Jo Bradshaw – Mountaineer and Inspirational Speaker

Jo Bradshaw is a fascinating inspirational mountaineer who has climbed Everest, via an earthquake and is only one peak from completing the ‘seven summits’. In support of the Alabaré charity, Jo will share her story, including her mountaineering career and her epic climbs of Everest and other highest peaks around the world’s continents. Not only […]

Sarum Lights: Renaissance

Luxmuralis’ Sarum Lights: Renaissance brings the works of the great masters to life with jaw-dropping light displays and evocative music at Salisbury Cathedral. From the Botticelli-inspired projection on the West Front to an exploration of Da Vinci’s anatomical sketches and a breath-taking celebration of Renaissance art in the Nave, it promises to be a spellbinding […]

Salisbury Cathedral falcon sets up house in central of Hertford, 90 miles from home

Flo the Falcon, one of the peregrine chicks that fledged from the Cathedral Tower in 2021, has been spotted 90 miles away from home as the crow flies, in Hertford, Hertfordshire. British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) ringer, Nigel Jones contacted the Cathedral peregrine team to let them know that Flo (named for Florence Nightingale to […]