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The Houghton Trail 3rd May 2020

The 2020 annual  Houghton event takes place this year in Houghton, Stockbridge on May 3rd, Interested parties can register at https://www.houghton-trail-event.org.uk/registration/. The event normally attracts around 500 entrants with refreshments by Houghton W.I. There is also a Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/Houghton-Trail-Event-Sunday-3rd-May-2020-1015-am-START-121334244707870/ and Twitter at https://twitter.com/HoughtonTrail The proceeds will be split between All Saint’s Church and the Village Hall […]

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Christmas Events 2019

Advent Procession   Starting this Friday (29th November) and spread over 3 nights, this event is held in the Cathedral and is free, on first come basis.   https://www.salisburycathedral.org.uk/events/darkness-light-advent-procession-2 Twilight tower tours Tours of the cathedral tower, available 2-23rd December. https://salisburycathedral.digitickets.co.uk/event-tickets/607?catID=721&_ga=2.222192152.1624400054.1571645823-543688788.1536135837   Pantomime – Puss in Boots   5,6,7th December at the Bemerton Heath community centre.   http://bemertonplayers.co.uk/ […]

Christmas in Salisbury

Details of Christmas events in Salisbury are available here: https://christmasinsalisbury.co.uk/

Salisbury Half Marathon

Takes place on 29th September, more details here:  https://www.salisburyhalf.com/

Charity Antiques Valuation Evening

Taking place on the evening of 18th September at The Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum. Bring along your antiques for a valuation by specialists. Entrance is free, but a donation to the museum and for valuations is suggested. The museum artifacts will also be on display. https://www.visitwiltshire.co.uk/salisbury/whats-on/charity-antiques-valuation-evening-p2760223

National Gardens Open Day Scheme

The award winning Horatio’s garden in Salisbury will be open to the public on Sunday 15th September. The charity provides gardens in NHS spinal injury centers to support all of those affected by a spinal injury. https://www.horatiosgarden.org.uk/fevents/salisbury-ngs-open-day/

Chalk Grassland Wildflower Identification at Coombe Bissett Down

A walk through the chalk grassland at Coombe Bisset with a guide from the Species Recovery Trust, to enable you to improve your flora and fauna identification skills. Sunday 15th September. https://www.wiltshirewildlife.org/Event/chalk-grassland-wildflower-identification-at-coombe-bissett-down-15092019

Heritage Open Day

As part of the Heritage Open Day event, Mompesson House in the cathedral close is open to the public on Saturday 14th September. Entrance is free. https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/mompesson-house/features/autumn-at-mompesson-house-

The Salisbury Military History Society

The Salisbury Military History Society was founded in February and a number of its members live in the parish of Firsdown.  Details of September and October meetings can be found using the link below 25th September – 1973 Yom Kippur War 23rd October – The Battle of Balaclava Further details may be found on our […]