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Let us entertain you! There is plenty to keep everyone happy in Salisbury, from family-friendly events to first class theatre performances, live music, exhibitions, craft workshops, international festivals and much more! Whether you want something to do tomorrow, next week or next month you can find it here.

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Featured Events

23 May - 31 Aug 24

Current - The Art of Salisbury River Park

The Current: The Art of Salisbury River Park exhibition, hosted by the Young Gallery, celebrates the new, permanent artworks that have been created for the Salisbury River Park, which aim to reconnect the city with the river. A visit to the exhibition will help residents and visitors alike gain a deeper understanding about how the arts programme has developed, and the stories and inspiration behind the artworks, particularly the very special biodiversity found in and around the river Avon.

23 May 24

Jane Austen’s Persuasion

Too many characters and not enough actors will see this much-loved Austen novel brought to life in a comedic and potentially hat-astrophic production. In a similarly choreographed, character-swapping style to our critically acclaimed productions of The Importance of Being Earnest (2018), The Three Musketeers (2020) and A Comedy of Errors (2022), audiences will love this truly unique adaptation!

26 May 24

Patch's Parade

Patch is a giant who lives beneath Milford Street Bridge and is very, very shy. Patch loves looking at the wonderful murals painted on the walls but dreams of venturing out into the exciting city of Salisbury to meet other giants.

This isn't going to be any ordinary Sunday is playing, there are dancers in the street and with help from Penguin, Patch feels brave enough to step out on a big adventure.

26 - 27 May 24

City Encounters

A special Spring Bank Holiday treat for all the family. The city comes alive with professional, original street theatre, dance, music and circus performances that will delight all ages. There will be craft activities and fun for all the family.

29 May 24

Rap Masterclass

Join South West based hip-hop artist Isaiah Dreads for an introduction to writing, performing and recording rap music. All resources and technology will be provided, and no experience is necessary.

Isaiah has performed at festivals across the UK including Glastonbury and the Isle of Wight Festival. Through performing and consistent release of videos online he has become an acclaimed MC and rapper, with over 7 million streams on Spotify this year.

29 May 24

Tim Kliphuis Trio

Award-winning Dutch violinist Tim Kliphuis has created a new style embracing classical, gypsy-jazz and folk. Hailed as a ‘current-day improvising Paganini’, his inclusive and innovative approach has thrilled audiences and is influencing a new generation of string players.

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