The Hackett Rundle Cup 2011

The Rundle Cup Polo event took place at Tedworth House in Wiltshire. Katie Price , Leandro Penna and Tom Ward were in attendance for the INSPIRE charity match, helping to raise money for the Salisbury based spinal charity. The army v navy Hackett Rundle Cup was the main event of the day and with a […]

Armed forces Day, Salisbury

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Salisbury to show their support on Armed Forces Day. Led by brass band, the troops paraded down Blue Boar Row as the Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire, John Bush took the salute. The parade continue around the city centre, returning through Blue Boar Row. A thanksgiving service took place in […]

Armed Forces Day in Salisbury

On Sunday 26th June, Salisbury will honour the armed forces with a parade through the city. At 10.45am the parade will march through Blue Boar Row, Queen Street, New Canal, Silver Street, Minster Street and back again to Blue Boar Row. Line the streets, cheer on the troops and find out more about the army […]


June is the month for spectacular displays of poppies in the county. The flowers, often associated with Remembrance, look beautiful as they turn sections of the landscape scarlet.  

Salisbury International Arts Festival

The third Salisbury Festival under director Maria Bota got under way on 20th May with a free aerial performance in the Market Square by Argentinian company Voala, fitting in with this year’s theme of ‘air’. Highlights included the Nederlands Dans Theater and English National Ballet, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre performing Hamlet at Trafalgar Park and As […]

Wiltshire Connections at Chelsea Flower Show

Stars and RHS medal winners alike were at the Chelsea Flower Show 2011 Press Day (23rd May). Find out who was there and who won what.  

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 […]

Going Live

Inside Wiltshire went live in June 2011.  A Twitter stream was also started (please join us @insidewiltshire). We welcome feedback on the site and thoughts on what you would like to see covered.  

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 […]