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Be inspired by Salisbury

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.

Featured Events

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30 Apr - 12 Jun 22

Salisbury Platinum Jubilee Trail

Join Salisbury BID and Salisbury City Council in celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee by taking part in their free, magical augmented reality story-trail. One for the whole family to enjoy!

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27 May 22

Stone Songs

Over 800 years after the laying of the Cathedral’s foundation stone, STONE SONGS will reflect on the skill, vision and dedication that it took to build such a magnificent building. Part of Salisbury International Arts Festival.

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28 May 22

Evening racing & entertainment at Salisbury Racecourse

Gather your friends, family or colleagues and join us for an evening of enjoyable racing and “Back on the Track!” with Greatest Hits Radio & Martin Starke

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28 May 22

Underwater

A magical journey into the deep blue sea, this is a beautiful dance piece especially for babies and their grown ups. Part of the Salisbury International Arts Festival.

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28 May 22

Jubilee Concert

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra performs a programme inspired by the music performed in Westminster Abbey at the Queen's Coronation. Part of the Salisbury International Arts Festival.

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29 May 22

Salisbury Motor Show

Salisbury Market Place and Guildhall Square will come alive with an array of cars from different eras and even countries. 

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29 May 22

Cleveland Watkiss: The Great Jamaican Songbook

The great jazz singer celebrates Jamaica’s long history of pioneering musical sounds during Salisbury International Arts Festival.

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29 May 22

The Wave

The Wave is a bonkers, riotous, clowning show, brought alive through water-fights, sea shanty, trembling drums and lots of falling over. Part of Salisbury International Arts Festival

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29 May 22

Song Surgery with Bibi Heal

Join duo Bibi Heal and Amanda Cook in the intimate setting of the museum’s garden for your own captivating, bespoke concert. Part of Salisbury International Arts Festival.

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30 May 22

Club Origami

Rip, fold and scrumple! Shall we see what we can make with a single square of paper? Dive into the magical world of Club Origami during Salisbury International Arts Festival.

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30 May 22

Half term Sports Roadshow

Continuing with their commitment to make sport accessible for all, Salisbury City Coucil will be running FREE multi-sport sessions at 3 locations around the city for kids aged 7-14.

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31 May 22

The Happy Music Play Session

The Happy Music Play Session is a relaxed morning where you can meet the concert pianist and author of The Happy Music Play Book. Part of Salisbury International Arts Festival.

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31 May 22

Half term Sports Roadshow

Continuing with their commitment to make sport accessible for all, Salisbury City Coucil will be running FREE multi-sport sessions at 3 locations around the city for kids aged 7-14.

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01 Jun 22

Half term Sports Roadshow

Continuing with their commitment to make sport accessible for all, Salisbury City Coucil will be running FREE multi-sport sessions at 3 locations around the city for kids aged 7-14.

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01 Jun 22

Fun in the Park!

Fun in the Park is a free event in Victoria Park from Salisbury City Council givng young people the opportunity to have fun outdoors and enjoy a range of gardening themed workshops. 

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02 - 05 Jun 22

Mompesson House lights up for the Queen's Jubilee

Mompesson House will be celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in a memorable and meaningful way by lighting up the beautiful property over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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02 - 03 Jun 22

City Encounters 2022

A special Jubilee Bank Holiday treat for all the family as City Encounters returns to the city centre for the Salisbury International Arts Festival with original street theatre, dance and more!

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04 Jun 22

A Service of Thanksgiving and Celebration

A Service of Thanksgiving and Celebration at Salisbury Cathedral to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

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07 Jun 22

Afternoon Racing at Salisbury Racecourse

Gather your friends, family or colleagues and join us for an afternoon of enjoyable racing!

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07 Jun 22

Camille O’Sullivan

Camille O’Sullivan, the internationally-acclaimed singer presents a stripped back, intimate evening of songs as part of the Salisbury International Arts Festival.

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08 Jun 22

Elise Downing: Coasting

In 2016, Elise became the first woman and youngest person to run self-supported around the coast of Britain. Hear her story as part of Salisbury International Arts Festival.

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12 Jun 22

Family Day at Salisbury Races!

Gather your friends, family or colleagues and join us for Family Day at Salisbury Racecourse!

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12 Jun 22

Salisbury Street Sellers

Join us in celebrating everything that makes our city special. Traditional English crafts, products and produce from a range of independent and quirky traders, plus live music, entertainment and street food.

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12 Jun 22

Secret Gardens of the Close 2022

The Friends of Salisbury Cathedral will be hosting their annual open garden event with 11 gardens in the Close opening to the public this year include some old favourites and some lovely new gardens.

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14 Jun 22

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons & A New Island Adventure

The world première of jazz legend Julian Joseph’s violin concerto 'Karyryouacou'– commissioned by Salisbury International Arts Festival.

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16 Jun 22

Comedy of Errors

Join us in the stunning Arundells garden for William Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors. Come early and enjoy a wander around the garden!

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18 Jun 22

Salisbury Cathedral Organ Festival: Katherine Dienes

Salisbury Cathedral is delighted to welcome Katherine Dienes to Salisbury Cathedral as part of their Organ Festival 2022.

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18 Jun 22

Panigiri

It's time to celebrate the close of the Salisbury International Arts Festival with this finale party, taking inspiration from a traditional Greek island Panigiri festival.

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19 Jun 22

Salisbury Car Boot Sundays

Where someone's old becomes your new. Traditional car boot sale in Salisbury's Market Place.

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19 Jun 22

Salisbury Teenage Market

The Salisbury Teenage Market is retuning to Salisbury Market Place for the first event since the beginning of the pandemic.

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22 Jun 22

Afternoon Racing at Salisbury Racecourse

Gather your friends, family or colleagues and join Salisbury Races for the Whitsbury Manor Stud Bibury Cup Day.

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26 Jun 22

Salisbury Armed Forces Day 2022

Join celebrations in Salisbury to mark Armed Forces Day 2022 and show support for the past, present and future of the Armed Forces and its community.

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02 Jul 22

Salisbury Pride 2022

Salisbury Pride UK  LGBTQ+ FREE Festival will be held in at Queen Elizabeth Gardens, Salisbury on Saturday 2nd July 2022.

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09 Jul 22

Evening Racing at Salisbury Racecourse

Gather your friends, family or colleagues and join Salisbury Racecourse for Ladies’ Evening & Abba Mania!

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10 Jul 22

Salisbury Street Sellers

Join us in celebrating everything that makes our city special. Traditional English crafts, products and produce from a range of independent and quirky traders, plus live music, entertainment and street food.

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17 Jul 22

Salisbury Car Boot Sundays

Where someone's old becomes your new. Traditional car boot sale in Salisbury's Market Place.

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23 Jul 22

Evening Racing & Jordan North DJ Set at Salisbury Races

Join Salisbury Races for an evening of enjoyable racing and a DJ set from Radio One DJ Jordan North.

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23 Jul 22

Salisbury Cathedral Organ Festival: Anna Lapwood

Internationally-renowned musician Anna Lapwood joins Salisbury Cathedral for a special classical concert as part of their 2022 Organ Festival

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26 Jul 22

The Importance of Being Earnest

Immersion Theatre invite you to enjoy an afternoon of open-air decadence and hilarity as they proudly present Oscar Wilde’s wittiest comedy, The Importance of Being Earnest at the beautiful Arundells!

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28 Jul 22

Evening Racing at Salisbury Racecourse

Gather your friends, family or colleagues and join us for an evening of enjoyable racing!

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10 - 11 Aug 22

Afternoon Racing at Salisbury Racecourse

Gather your friends, family or colleagues and join us for an afternoon of enjoyable racing!

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13 Aug 22

Salisbury Cathedral Organ Festival: Organ Prom

Enjoy a warm summer evening of musical splendour at Salisbury Cathedral's showstopping Organ Prom as part of their 2022 Organ Festival.

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14 Aug 22

Salisbury Street Sellers

Join us in celebrating everything that makes our city special. Traditional English crafts, products and produce from a range of independent and quirky traders, plus live music, entertainment and street food.

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18 Aug 22

The Railway Children

Enjoy the classic tale of The Railway Children, held in the stunning Arundells garden in the shadow of Salisbury Cathedral.

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19 Aug 22

Evening Racing at Salisbury Racecourse

Gather your friends, family or colleagues and join us for an evening of enjoyable racing with entertainment from The Deloreons!

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21 Aug 22

Salisbury Car Boot Sundays

Where someone's old becomes your new. Traditional car boot sale in Salisbury's Market Place.

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01 Sep 22

Afternoon Racing at Salisbury Racecourse

Gather your friends, family or colleagues and join us for an afternoon of enjoyable racing!

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09 Sep 22

Julia’s House Charity Race Evening at Salisbury Racecourse

Join Salisbury Races for an evening of enjoyable racing as they host the Julia’s House Charity Race Evening.

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11 Sep 22

Salisbury Street Sellers

Join us in celebrating everything that makes our city special. Traditional English crafts, products and produce from a range of independent and quirky traders, plus live music, entertainment and street food.

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17 Sep 22

Salisbury Cathedral Organ Festival: Richard Pinel

Join Salisbury Cathedral for a spectacular organ concert by the unstoppable Richard Pinel as part of their 2022 Organ festival line-up.

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18 Sep 22

Salisbury Car Boot Sundays

Where someone's old becomes your new. Traditional car boot sale in Salisbury's Market Place.

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29 Sep 22

Season Finale at Salisbury Racecourse

Gather your friends, family or colleagues and join us for an afternoon of enjoyable racing to celebrate the season finale at Salisbury Races!

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08 Oct 22

Salisbury Cathedral Organ Festival: David Briggs

A one-of-a-kind concert by improvisational master David Briggs to close Saisbury Cathedral's 2022 Organ Festival

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09 Oct 22

Salisbury Street Sellers

Join us for the last Salisbury Street Sellers of the year. Traditional English crafts, products and produce from a range of independent and quirky traders, plus live music, entertainment and street food.

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16 - 19 Oct 22

Salisbury Charter Fair

Salisbury Charter Fair takes over the Market Place; lighting up the city centre and bringing fun for all the family!

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23 Oct 22

Salisbury Car Boot Sundays

Where someone's old becomes your new. Traditional car boot sale in Salisbury's Market Place. Last of the year.

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11 Dec 22

Salisbury Teenage Market

The Salisbury Teenage Market is retuning to Salisbury Market Place as part of the Sunday Festive Market.

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Salisbury Blogs

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26 May 2022

Gilbert the Dragon and Jubilee inspired floral displays for Salisbury

Salisbury is in full bloom with Jubilee inspired floral displays and Gilbert the Dragon!

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24 May 2022

Salisbury International Arts Festival returns!

The Salisbury International Arts Festival is back and it’s bigger and better than ever! Here are some of the events you won't want to miss....

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17 May 2022

Salisbury octogenarian takes to the skies!

Fenella Monk who's 85 years-old has taken part in a tandem sky-dive to raise awareness of climate change. Experience Salisbury has been talking to her.

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13 May 2022

The best cocktails in Salisbury

It’s World Cocktail Day, which gives us the ideal excuse to try some tasty tipples! Whether you’re looking for a traditional classic or an original mix, you’ll find your perfect cocktail in Salisbury. Here are some to try.

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10 May 2022

Review: The Rise & Fall of Little Voice at Salisbury Playhouse

Award-winning play, The Rise & Fall of Little Voice, can be seen at Salisbury Playhouse until 14th May 2022. With dazzling performances and legendary divas, it's a not-to-be-missed night out!

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09 May 2022

Salisbury Cathedral Flower Festival: Behind the scenes

After a two-year delay due to Covid, Salisbury Cathedral’s Celebration of Flowers is finally underway. With about 35,000 blooms on display, it's a spectacular sight.

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06 May 2022

Little Voice musical to marvel at Salisbury Playhouse

Watch musical divas come to life as the iconic character, Little Voice, heads to Salisbury Playhouse this May. 

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04 May 2022

Things to do in Salisbury this May

Looking for things to do this May in Salisbury? We have some ideas here....

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01 May 2022

REVIEW: Private Peaceful at Salisbury Playhouse

The Michael Morpurgo novel, Private Peaceful, has been adapted for the stage. We saw the emotional production at Salisbury Playhouse.

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28 April 2022

Things to do in Salisbury this May Bank Holiday

If you’re looking for things to do in Salisbury this May bank holiday, here are some not to be missed events. From giant puppets to spring fayres and Dino Days, there’s enough to keep every age entertained!

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25 April 2022

Michael Morpurgo's Private Peaceful at Salisbury Playhouse

The award-winning novel Private Peaceful has been adapted for stage. See the popular story at Salisbury Playhouse from 25th to 30th April.

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21 April 2022

The best places to have Afternoon Tea in Salisbury

It’s National Tea Day, which gives us the ideal excuse to take time out for a cuppa and slice of cake! Here are the best places for afternoon tea in our modern medieval city.

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19 April 2022

Take part in Salisbury's new Celebration Walk

Salisbury Hospice Charity is organising a Celebration Walk to raise money for their vital services and commemorate the last two years of community resilience.

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15 April 2022

Family-friendly restaurants in Salisbury

If you’re planning on spending some time with the family this Easter weekend, there are lots of delicious dining experiences to treat them to in Salisbury. Try these....

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13 April 2022

PHOTOS: The Salisbury Business Awards 2022

After a nine-year break, Salisbury’s prestigious Business Excellence Awards has returned. See photos from the glamorous event here.

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12 April 2022

Easter fun with the children

Salisbury is a city for all ages, so if you’re looking for adventures to keep the kids occupied over the Easter holidays, we have lots of options!

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05 April 2022

Things to do this April in Salisbury

There’s a lot to experience this April in Salisbury so we’ve put together a roundup of the best things to see and do to ensure you have a cracking Easter! 

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04 April 2022

Tony Award Winning play The Children to open in Salisbury

Lucy Kirkwood's The Children will have its English regional premiere at Salisbury Playhouse. We talk to its stars.

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30 March 2022

Find out what it's like being a Salisbury CCTV volunteer

Salisbury needs more CCTV volunteers to help keep the city safe. Could you help?

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30 March 2022

Salisbury's starring role on Interior Design Masters

Finally, the Salisbury episode of the BBC's Interior Design Masters has aired. We take a look at what happened when Alan Carr and his team descended on our modern medieval city.

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25 March 2022

Best Wiltshire spring walks

As spring firmly takes hold, and warmer days finally arrive, it is a great time to discover the stunning Wiltshire countryside right on our doorstep!  

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22 March 2022

Name the Salisbury Cathedral peregrines!

Salisbury Cathedral has launched a competition to name the adult peregrine's that have nested in the Tower this year.

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18 March 2022

Experience Salisbury during English Tourism Week

Salisbury is a city on a human scale, a city made for exploring. What better time to discover how special our city is than right now, during English Tourism Week.

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14 March 2022

Corrie legend Wendi Peters and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Things are getting a little spooky at Salisbury Playhouse this week! We've been talking to Coronation Street legend Wendi Peters about her role in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

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09 March 2022

Shopping in Salisbury: The Cross Keys Shopping Centre

Salisbury is the perfect city for a spot of shopping. If you're looking for a mix of leading UK high street brands, independent retailers and eateries, head to The Cross Keys Shopping Centre.

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07 March 2022

Eat all the pies with our Pie Week competition!

We are known for being a nation of pie lovers – so we have the perfect competition for you as Pie Week 2022 kicks off! 

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04 March 2022

Things to do this March in Salisbury

As we say goodbye to winter, and the weather improves, Salisbury will be filled with events and activities to encourage us outdoors and keep us entertained. Here are the events to look out for...

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02 March 2022

What's it like being a Salisbury bus driver? We find out!

Salisbury Reds has a proud heritage that can be traced back to 1915 - join them!

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01 March 2022

Salisbury's International Pancake Day Race

Salisbury's International Pancake Day Race has taken place for 2022 - we were there! Take a look at our photo gallery.

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23 February 2022

Salisbury Stars Appeal Walk For Wards

After a two year break, the Stars Appeal's Walk for Wards fundraising event is back - sign up now and help raise money for a vital local charity.

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17 February 2022

Family fun this half term in Salisbury

It’s nearly time for half term in Wiltshire and if you’re struggling to think of ways to keep the kids entertained, don’t worry, we have plenty of ideas!

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15 February 2022

What is Her Salisbury Story?

Her Salisbury Story is a project that aims to bring the city’s heritage alive through the celebration of the lives of Salisbury’s women past and present. 

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10 February 2022

New exhibition shines light on secrets of Stonehenge

The World of Stonehenge will be the UK’s first ever major exhibition on the story of the Wiltshire stone circle. It includes artefacts from collections at Salisbury Museum.

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07 February 2022

10 fun facts about Salisbury

We have medieval architecture, a towering cathedral, historic markets and beautiful green spaces. What more do you need to know? Here are our ten fun facts about Salisbury....

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04 February 2022

Salisbury Valentine gift ideas

Still not sure what to buy your loved one for Valentine's this year? We have Valentine's Day gift ideas that you can pick up in Salisbury.

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31 January 2022

Tips on how to beat the winter blues

Winter can be a tough season but there are ways to beat the blues. James Barnett from The Therapy Centre in Salisbury offers tips and advice.

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30 January 2022

Where to spend Valentine's Day in Salisbury

With its romantic restaurants, beautiful scenery and fun nights out, Salisbury is the perfect Valentine’s Day location. With only a few weeks until the big day, here are some ways to make sure it’s one to remember: 

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25 January 2022

Half term fun with Wiltshire Creative

If you are already planning what to do with the children over half term, Wiltshire Creative has got lots of ideas with activities and workshops, from pottery to craft and singing. 

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24 January 2022

Advice and wellbeing in Salisbury

Salisbury is a city that cares. If you are looking for ways to make new friends, seek out advice or increase wellbeing, there are options available. Find some of them here.

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23 January 2022

Salisbury's cosy winter cafes!

Find respite from the winter weather in Salisbury’s cosy cafes! With a wealth of inviting cafes and tearooms, there is always time for tea in our Traditional Original city.

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14 January 2022

Milford Street Bridge Project

Salisbury's fascinating history and rich culture is plain to see through a colourful mural in the heart of the city. 

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11 January 2022

WIN with Salisbury City Community Lottery!

Play Salisbury City Community Lottery and support your local community. Here's how....

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07 January 2022

New Year, new exhibitions

As we head into a new year, Salisbury continues to showcase its originality through a number of new exhibitions. Which will you experience this week?

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04 January 2022

2022 highlights at Salisbury Playhouse & Salisbury Arts Centre

Wiltshire Creative has a packed Spring 2022 line-up at Salisbury Playhouse and Salisbury Arts Centre. What do you want to experience?!

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27 December 2021

Things to see & do in Salisbury between Christmas & New Year

Christmas Day may have come and gone for another year, but there’s still lots of festive fun and entertainment to be had across Salisbury. Here’s a guide to what you can experience this week.

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22 December 2021

Festive fashion from Salisbury shops

Whether you’re still looking for some last-minute presents, a Christmas day outfit or something to keep you warm this winter, Salisbury shops have the clothes you need this festive season.

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21 December 2021

5 Questions With.... Santa!

Santa has taken time out to sit down with Experience Salisbury to answer 5 very important questions!

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17 December 2021

Salisbury's Weekend What's On 18/19 December

It’s the last weekend before Christmas, and there is a lot going on in Salisbury that will put a smile on your face this festive season. Here's the Experience Salisbury weekend guide to what's on.

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15 December 2021

How to have a green Christmas this year

If you want to be more environmentally friendly this festive season you don’t need to look any further than our beautiful city. Here are the Salisbury businesses to target for a greener Christmas.

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11 December 2021

Gift ideas for teachers from Salisbury shops

It has been another challenging year for education, but Salisbury has a range of shops where you can find the perfect thank you present for hardworking teachers.

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10 December 2021

Salisbury's Weekend What's On 11/12 December

It’s now just two weeks until Christmas, and the festive season is in full swing across Salisbury! Here's the Experience Salisbury guide to what's on this weekend...

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09 December 2021

REVIEW: Snow White at Salisbury Playhouse

Snow White and the Happy Ever After Beauty Salon is the perfect festive family treat this Christmas. What can you expect? Read our review to find out.

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08 December 2021

Things to do with the kids this Christmas in Salisbury

If you are looking for something to do with the children in the run up to Christmas, or ways to keep them occupied over the upcoming school break, then Experience Salisbury has some ideas!

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07 December 2021

Festive food and drink to enjoy in Salisbury

For 800 years Salisbury’s hospitality businesses have offered a warm, friendly welcome and they are continuing that tradition right the way across the festive season. Here's where you can find some Christmassy food and drink treats.

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03 December 2021

Salisbury's Weekend What's On 4/5 December

Want to make the most of your weekend? Here’s the Experience Salisbury guide to what’s on 4th and 5th December: 

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01 December 2021

Experience Christmas in Salisbury this December

It’s December, and the countdown to Christmas really begins! Whether you want traditional carols, original theatre, Christmas games or family trails, we have it all across our modern medieval city. 

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30 November 2021

Christmas decorations from Salisbury independents

It’s that time of year many look forward to for months – putting up the Christmas tree and decorating homes for the festive season! Here are the decorations you don’t want to miss from Salisbury indies.

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26 November 2021

Salisbury's Weekend What's On 27/28 November

Salisbury has embraced Christmas, and there are many ways to join the merriment this weekend. Here's our pick of events for this weekend....

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25 November 2021

Christmas arrives at Arundells!

Arundells reopens to the public today, and it's decorated top to toe for Christmas! There are a range of workshops and festive events over the next few weeks. We've been looking at what's on at Arundells.

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25 November 2021

Salisbury's Best Christmas Window competition 2021

Salisbury BID, in partnership with the Salisbury Journal, launched a Best Dressed Christmas Window Competition.

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24 November 2021

5 Questions With... Snow White!

Wiltshire Creative is ready to inject a little sparkle and magic into the festive season with Snow White and the Happy Ever After Beauty Salon. We've been speaking to Snow White and Artistic Director Gareth Machin for our 5 Questions With.. feature.

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19 November 2021

Salisbury's Weekend What's On 20/21 November

Christmas has arrived in Salisbury! Magical lights, Santa, Nutcrackers, Christmas Trees and festive fairs.... we have them all! Here’s the pick of what’s on this weekend in our Traditional Original city. 

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17 November 2021

Salisbury's not-to-be-missed Christmas highlights

Christmas is on the way and there are a lot of events that will bring festive fun and merriment to our beautiful city this year. We've put together a list of the not-to-be-missed experiences...

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12 November 2021

Salisbury's Weekend What's On 13/14 November

Our Traditional Original city is packed with creativity and imagination this weekend. There's something for everyone! Here are our weekend highlights...

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10 November 2021

Questions with the cast: The Hound of the Baskervilles

The brilliantly witty adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Hound of the Baskervilles brings Sherlock Holmes to the stage at Salisbury Playhouse. This is what the cast has to say...

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08 November 2021

Window Wanderland 2021 Gallery

Salisbury's first Window Wanderland ended on 7th November. Take a look at the illuminating designs that lit up the city centre.

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06 November 2021

Christmas at Salisbury Cathedral

With over 800 years of history, you are guaranteed an authentic, traditional Christmas at Salisbury Cathedral this year. Find the highlights, here.

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05 November 2021

Salisbury's Weekend What's On 6/7 November

Salisbury comes alive this weekend with imaginative art, magical trails, unique Christmas gifts, laugh-out-loud comedy and the buzz of live music. Here are the events we think you should experience in the city this weekend... 

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03 November 2021

Salisbury celebrates Diwali

Ahead of the start of Diwali, Experience Salisbury has been speaking to the Nepalese Society of Salisbury about the festival and launching Window Wanderland with an evening of traditional dance and music.

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02 November 2021

November with Wiltshire Creative

Whether you want live music, theatre, exhibitions or a movie night, Wiltshire Creative has it all this November. 

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29 October 2021

Salisbury's Weekend What's On 30/31 October

It’s Halloween weekend, and if you’re brave enough to venture out, you’ll find some ghoulishly good events in Salisbury! Take a look at the Weekend What's On here.

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28 October 2021

Salisbury’s cracking Christmas party venues!

Our Traditional Original city is full of warm and welcoming hospitality venues, which is just what you need for a fun Christmas night out! Here are some of the venues you might want to for some festive merriment...

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26 October 2021

Reasons to give a Salisbury Gift Card this Christmas

If you are planning your Christms present buying already, why not think about giving the Salisbury Gift Card. It really is the perfect gift!

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22 October 2021

Salisbury's Weekend What's On 22/23 October

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.

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21 October 2021

Half term family fun in Salisbury

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!

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20 October 2021

Experience Salisbury's 5 Questions With.....

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. 

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15 October 2021

Salisbury's Weekend What's On 16/17 October

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.

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15 October 2021

Songs of Praise at Salisbury Cathedral

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.

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11 October 2021

Can you handle scary Salisbury?!

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.

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08 October 2021

Salisbury's Weekend What's On 9/10 October

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.

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06 October 2021

Salisbury's Spooky Stories and Spooky Walks

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.

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05 October 2021

A musical autumn with Wiltshire Creative

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. 

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02 October 2021

Get creative with Salisbury's Christmas workshops

Whether you want to create something Christmassy for yourself, or a gift for a loved-one, there is a workshop to suit in Salisbury.

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28 September 2021

5 questions with.... David Christie

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.

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18 September 2021

Silver Salisbury Programme 2021 launches

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.

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17 September 2021

Salisbury's Weekend What's On 18/19 September

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. 

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16 September 2021

September in the Rain: Questions with the cast

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!

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14 September 2021

Salisbury District Hospital: Reflections on a pandemic

‘Reflections’ is a new project from Salisbury District Hospital which created a poetic record of life during a global pandemic.

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10 September 2021

Salisbury's Weekend What's On 11/12 September

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.

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08 September 2021

Wiltshire Creative this September

Sandy sandwiches, stroppy donkeys, crafting exhibitions, discussions about playwrights and fun for the under 5s - it's all happening this September with Wiltshire Creative!

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06 September 2021

Taste Salisbury 2021 Gallery

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!

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04 September 2021

Salisbury's Hidden Foodie Gems

Salisbury has some hidden foodie gems that we think you should try. Get ready to feel hungry!

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03 September 2021

Salisbury's Weekend What's On 4/5 September

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? 

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28 August 2021

Taste Salisbury's beautiful beer gardens!

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.

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27 August 2021

Salisbury after dark!

Salisbury has a real tradition of hospitality, which makes it a great location for a night out!

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26 August 2021

Salisbury's Bank Holiday What's On

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: 

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25 August 2021

The Salisbury Story Trail

Take on our family friendly adventure taking you on a journey through the history of the creation of our modern medieval city. **please note this trail has now finished

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20 August 2021

Salisbury's Weekend What's On 21/22 August

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! 

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18 August 2021

Top 10 things to do in Salisbury this summer

You will never be at a loose end this summer with so much to see and do around Salisbury! 

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13 August 2021

2 weeks until Taste 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. 

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05 August 2021

'Happy to Chat' benches in Salisbury

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. 

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03 August 2021

Summer holiday family friendly events

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! 

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02 August 2021

Staycation Salisbury: City in the countryside

With an impressive city and beautiful countryside, Salisbury makes the ideal staycation location.

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01 August 2021

Experience a staycation in Salisbury

With international travel looking unlikely this year, discover why Salisbury is the perfect staycation destination.

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29 July 2021

Salisbury's sustainable independents

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.

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29 July 2021

Salisbury Live is 'Out & About' this Friday

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.

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23 July 2021

Top summer essentials from Salisbury indies

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.

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09 July 2021

The story of the Spitfires 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.

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07 July 2021

New independent businesses opened in Salisbury during Covid

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.

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01 July 2021

Salisbury celebrates independents month with free shopping bags

July is Independents Month, and throughout the month we'll be championing and celebrating the city’s impressive array of independent businesses.

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01 July 2021

Quirky teacher gift ideas

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!

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30 June 2021

Only in Salisbury

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.

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18 June 2021

Salisbury's top picnic spots

There is nothing better than a leisurely picnic on a lazy summer's day. And Salisbury has plenty of perfect spots.

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15 June 2021

Wiltshire Creative gives youth a voice through SHIFT project

SHIFT is an exciting initiative that gives youngsters a platform to showcase their art work and inspire change for future generations. 

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14 June 2021

Dog friendly eateries in Salisbury

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.

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11 June 2021

Where to watch the Euros 2020 football games 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. 

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01 June 2021

Father's Day gift ideas from Salisbury independents

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. 

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01 June 2021

Outdoor events to look forward to this summer in Salisbury

With summer just around the corner, outdoor events are the hot ticket of the season. These are just some we think you'll enjoy.

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Hidden gems in Salisbury

There is much more to Salisbury than meets the eye. It is a city where extraordinary is ordinary. Discover Salisbury's hidden gems. 

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Salisbury's not to miss summer events

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.

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Pictures to inspire your Salisbury experience

Salisbury. A modern medieval city that calls out to be photographed! Take a look at the pictures that will inspire you to experience Salisbury.

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Salisbury's Novichok story

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.

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Experience Salisbury Cathedral

A visit to Salisbury is not complete without taking in the majestic Salisbury Cathedral.

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Things to do on a rainy day in Salisbury

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.

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Salisbury's hidden architecture

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!

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14 things you may not know about Salisbury Cathedral...

Salisbury Cathedral dominates the city skyline and is an international attraction, but how well do you really know it?

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24 hours in Salisbury

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.

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The Rail Crash in Salisbury in 1906

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.

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Discover Salisbury's five rivers

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?

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Britain's tallest spire

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.

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The world's oldest working clock

A clock that can be found in Salisbury Cathedral is actually the world's oldest surviving working clock.

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A traditional original city

This is Salisbury. A beautiful heritage city, with an eye on the future.

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St Thomas’ Doom Painting

As well as Salisbury Cathedral, there is another place of worship within the city centre that draws international attention: St Thomas’ church.

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Salisbury's oldest pub? Definitely the spookiest!

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! 

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10 reasons to visit Salisbury Cathedral

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.

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Sir Edward Heath's home in Salisbury

Former Prime Minister, Sir Edward Heath is perhaps one of Salisbury’s most famous former residents. Find out about his home in Salisbury.

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Salisbury has become the first full-fibre broadband city in the UK

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.

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