With 800 years of hospitality, you will always receive a warm welcome in our modern medieval city.
With a reputation for inspiration, there is plenty for residents and visitors to experience in Salisbury. Sense the history with a visit to Salisbury Cathedral. Receive a warm welcome in our independent shops. Have a family-friendly food feast. Make the most of the vibrant nightlife or just spend time meandering through our architecturally stunning medieval streets.
Join in with a series of 'Classic Ghost Walks' and 'Family Frighteners Walks' around Salisbury this Halloween.
Salisbury Cathedral Library celebrates end of a major National Heritage Lottery Fund Project with Library Open Afternoons and events.
Salisbury Cathedral Library celebrates end of a major National Heritage Lottery Fund Project with a day of talks and free entry to their magical library.
Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling production of Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical.
Celebrate the start of Diwali, Festival of Lights, and the beginning of Salisbury's Window Wanderland with traditional dance and music from the Nepalese Society of Salisbury at the Guildhall.
It’s time for Salisbury to shine bright, as the city’s first Window Wanderland takes place. Window Wanderland is a FREE magical outdoor gallery, that will see windows in city centre businesses and homes decorated in magical designs.
Salisbury Racecourse are delighted to be hosting the 2021 Rotary Fireworks. With plenty to entertain all the family including a live set from The Deloreons and mini fun fair for the kids, this is one event you won't want to miss!
Salisbury Cathedral's family friendly light and sound experience is back with all new content which shines the spotlight on the beauty and splendour of our galaxy and planet.
Our Friday nights will give you a taste of some local talent with music performances and also an open mic night.
A wonderful addition to Christmas at Fisherton Mill are the Courtyard Makers Markets featuring six individual stalls offering original gifts.
The countdown to Christmas officially begins on Friday November 19th with revelry in the Market Place to mark the turning on of the Christmas lights.
A pop-up Christmas on the Square event in front of the Guildhall. Festivities here will include a destination bar and food area and Santa’s Little Workshop!
Come on down to Salisbury Guildhall Square this Christmas and meet Santa!
Soak up the festive atmosphere and bag a unique Christmas gift at Salisbury's Sunday Festive Markets.
The iconic Christmas movie is to be shown in Salisbury Cathedral once again with a live orchestra - three performances on Friday 3rd December at 2pm, 4pm and 7pm.
Join the festive fun at Salisbury Playhouse this Christmas.
This dazzling staged musical revue weaves a moving new storyline through iconic songs bringing all the glitz and glamour of the Golden Age of musical theatre to the stage like you’ve never seen before.
Stewart Lee comes to Salisbury Playhouse with his new stand-up show, Snowflake/Tornado.
Now in its sixth year of touring, this lavish production has delighted packed audiences across the UK and Ireland and is brought to you by the company who produced the critically acclaimed courtroom thriller The Verdict.
Wendi Peters and Bill Ward lead an incredible ensemble in this thrilling new adaptation at Salisbury Playhouse.
If you are planning your Christms present buying already, why not think about giving the Salisbury Gift Card. It really is the perfect gift!
With events that celebrate singing, showcase dramatic theatre and help to keep the children occupied – there is a lot to experience for all ages this weekend in Salisbury. We'll tell you about them here.
If you are worried about how to keep the little ones entertained over the holiday, don’t be! There are lots of child-friendly activities to be found in our modern medieval city!
Ahead of a week of open afternoons that will give visitors a fascinating insight into the library, we have been speaking to Cathedral Archivist and Head of the Library Emily Naish as part of our 5 Questions With series.
It’s a big weekend in Salisbury, as the Charter Fair rolls into the city centre. Here are some of the what’s on highlights in Salisbury we think you should experience this weekend.
Songs of Praise are filming at Salisbury Cathedral and you could be there. The longest running religious TV show in the world is looking for enthusiastic singers to fill the congregation.
There is a spookier side to Salisbury that you may not have heard about, with tales of ghosts and ghouls aplenty. Guest blogger, Claire Pitcher, has been digging a little deeper.
Get ready for another packed weekend in Salisbury. It's full of singing, pumpkins, performances and art - what events do you want to experience this weekend? We've put together our top picks.
Halloween has become an established ghoulish celebration of witches, trick or treating and fancy dress parties. Even Salisbury has its own spooky stories to tell so we’ve been getting the lowdown.
The autumn line-up at Wiltshire Creative is music to our ears! There is live music galore to get your toes tapping. We've put together a list of the events to look out for.
Whether you want to create something Christmassy for yourself, or a gift for a loved-one, there is a workshop to suit in Salisbury.
David Christie is the man behind Salisbury's newest exhibition space, The Vanner Gallery. He's an art lover who was looking for a more fulfilling career. Experience Salisbury meet him to ask 5 questions.
Silver Salisbury is a programme of events and workshops that give older people the chance to meet, make new friends and learn new things - here we find out what's happening this year.
Salisbury is a melting-pot of creativity where the extraordinary is ordinary. Dramatic performances, live music and enthralling exhibitions are just some of the events this weekend that will leave you full of inspiration.
Ahead of the opening night of John Godber’s September in the Rain at Salisbury Playhouse, we have been talking to the stars of the play about the pressure of opening night and the sights of Salisbury!
‘Reflections’ is a new project from Salisbury District Hospital which created a poetic record of life during a global pandemic.
Salisbury is a Traditional Original city full of creativity and imagination. From Makers Markets to nostalgic festivals and family-friendly trails to sporty fun – we have it all going on this weekend.
Sandy sandwiches, stroppy donkeys, crafting exhibitions, discussions about playwrights and fun for the under 5s - it's all happening this September with Wiltshire Creative!
Taste Salisbury - ten-days of food and drink events, promotions and special discounts - has now come to an end. Our gallery shows what fun we've had!
As Taste Salisbury continues – a ten-day celebration of food and drink in the city - we think it's the perfect time to try some of the hidden foodie gems that can be found across the city. Get ready to feel hungry!
Salisbury Pride, Foodie Sunday, a TV comedy favourite and camels!!! There is a lot to entertain across Salisbury this weekend. Where will you end up?
Beer gardens are what the summer bank holiday was made for! As part of Taste Salisbury celebrations we have put together our favourite outside spaces in Salisbury to meet friends, laugh, relax and enjoy the surroundings.
Salisbury has a real tradition of hospitality, which makes it a great location for a night out, especially during the ten-days of Taste Salisbury!
It’s what we have all been looking forward to... a long Bank Holiday weekend to enjoy our modern medieval city and a bit of sunshine! Here are some of the events that will keep you entertained 28th to 30th August:
Take on our family friendly adventure taking you on a journey through the history of the creation of our modern medieval city.
There is a busy weekend of events planned across Salisbury. Whether you want music, theatre, mini golf, flower shows or a procession of Mayors – our Traditional Original city has it all!
You will never be at a loose end this summer with so much to see and do around Salisbury!
There are now just two weeks until the first Taste Salisbury begins, with ten days of foodie festivities to take place from 27th August.
Aimed to promote mental wellness and tackle loneliness amongst Salisbury's residents, six 'Happy to Chat' benches have been installed in the city centre and parks.
Finding things to keep the whole family entertained during the school summer holidays can often feel an impossible task but with Experience Salisbury here to help, there will never be a dull day!
With an impressive city and beautiful countryside, Salisbury makes the ideal staycation location.
With international travel looking unlikely this year, discover why Salisbury is the perfect staycation destination.
One of the most pressing issues of our time is climate change and the impact we're all having on the world around us. Many businesses are trying to become more sustainable and eco-friendly. In this blog we've explored some of Salisbury's indies with eco-credentials.
Salisbury Live, the organisation that brings FREE live music events to the city, is 'Out & About' in the city this Friday 30th July 2021. Here's everything you need to know.
The summer break this year will once again be governed by Covid-19, with more of us planning staycations rather than flying abroad. But whatever your plans, you can pick-up all your summer holiday essentials in Salisbury.
It is part of Salisbury’s history that took 75 years to come to light – how hundreds of men, women, girls, boys and engineers built the iconic Spitfire in secret, in our historic cathedral city.
As Independents Month continues, we celebrate all those new indies that have bravely launched during the coronavirus crisis and are now part of the Salisbury city centre independent business community.
July is Independents Month, and throughout the month we'll be championing and celebrating the city’s impressive array of independent businesses.
In just a few weeks schools will be closing their doors for a much-needed summer break. It has been another challenging academic year for education, so we think teachers deserve some end-of-term appreciation!
Salisbury is a city that values craftsmanship. We encourage and celebrate independent businesses that trade in Salisbury provenance, in the craft and care that are the signatures of our city. We've put together some of the handcrafted gems that you'll only find in Salisbury.
There is nothing better than a leisurely picnic on a lazy summer's day. And Salisbury has plenty of perfect spots.
SHIFT is an exciting initiative that gives youngsters a platform to showcase their art work and inspire change for future generations.
Struggling to find out where to take the dog and grab something to eat? Don't worry, we have you covered with this list of dog friendly eateries in Salisbury.
Football fans have been kept waiting for a year, but the start of the 16th UEFA European Football Championships is finally upon us.
Dads can be notoriously difficult to buy for so, we've put together some ideas from Salisbury's independent shops to make gift buying for Father's Day a little easier this year.
With summer just around the corner, outdoor events are the hot ticket of the season. These are just some we think you'll enjoy.
There is much more to Salisbury than meets the eye. It is a city where extraordinary is ordinary. Discover Salisbury's hidden gems.
It will be a busy summer with these events to keep everyone in the family happy - from live music, to children's theatre and festivals full of laughter.
Salisbury. A modern medieval city that calls out to be photographed! Take a look at the pictures that will inspire you to experience Salisbury.
For most of its 800-year history Salisbury has been known for its beautiful Cathedral and rich medieval history but in 2018 it hit front pages across the world for another reason – a poison attack.
A visit to Salisbury is not complete without taking in the majestic Salisbury Cathedral.
We like to think the sun always shines on Salisbury, but, on those occasions when the rain does move in, there is plenty to do.
The magnificent medieval architecture of Salisbury is clear to see throughout the city but sometimes it is easy to miss the true history, even when you walk past every day!
Salisbury Cathedral dominates the city skyline and is an international attraction, but how well do you really know it?
From Cathedral to coffee shop, from pub to Playhouse, there is much to squeeze into a 24 hour visit to Salisbury. Our medieval city is compact enough to explore on foot, but its timeless beauty will have you lost in a captivating past.
Just before 2am on 1st July 1906 Salisbury was hit by tragedy. 28 people were killed when a London and South Western Railway (LSWR) boat train from Plymouth Friary railway station derailed.
Five rivers is a term you will hear a lot around Salisbury. Our biggest council run leisure centre is named Five Rivers, there are sports clubs and many businesses that have adopted the name – but why?
With a spire that is the tallest in Britain it’s no surprise Salisbury Cathedral dominates the city skyline and can be seen for miles around.
A clock that can be found in Salisbury Cathedral is actually the world's oldest surviving working clock.
This is Salisbury. A beautiful heritage city, with an eye on the future.
As well as Salisbury Cathedral, there is another place of worship within the city centre that draws international attention: St Thomas’ church.
One of Salisbury's oldest pubs, The Haunch of Venison dates back to 1320, and is home to a mummified hand. Yes, a mummified hand!
Visitors from across the globe journey here to marvel at the architecture that has been the centre-piece of Salisbury for 800 years, but there is so much more to the cathedral than first meets the eye.
Former Prime Minister, Sir Edward Heath is perhaps one of Salisbury’s most famous former residents. Find out about his home in Salisbury.
Salisbury may be a city known for its historical past, but it has more than an eye on the future. Salisbury has become the first full-fibre broadband city in the UK.