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Today to Tue 22 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Bowood Woodland Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
This 60 acre woodland garden of azaleas, magnolias, rhododendrons and bluebells is one of the most exciting of its type in the country. From the individual flowers to the breathtaking sweep of colour formed by hundreds of shrubs, this is a garden not to be missed.
Bowood Woodland Gardens, Calne
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Bowden Park - Open Garden for NGS
22 acre private garden within surrounding parkland. Pleasure garden, water garden, working kitchen garden with formal lawns and grotto. Rhododendrons and azaleas in flower.
Bowden Park, Chippenham
Wed 16 May

More details - Craft and Gift Market at Chippenham Town Hall by Mynt Image
Free to enter, quality and not on the high street Craft and Gift Market. Jewellery, handbags, leather goods, metal goods, textiles, beauty products, art, cards, etc etc
Chippenham Town Hall, High Street, Chippenham, Wiltshire,
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Martin Hughes-Games & Iolo Williams – ‘Wildlife Road Trip’
TV wildlife presenters from Springwatch, Autumnwatch and Winterwatch, Martin Hughes-Games and Iolo Williams present the wild and exciting Wildlife Road Trip at the Neeld on Tuesday 1st May!
Neeld Community and Arts Centre High Street Chippenham Wiltshire
Tue 1 May

More details - Richard Herring: Oh Frig, I’m 50!
“Podfather” (the Guardian) and star of Radio 4’s Relativity, Richard Herring gets to the half century (against all odds) and looks at how his life has changed in the last decade, from irresponsible, single kidult, literally fighting his way through a mid-life crisis, to married father who is mid-way to the telegram
Neeld Community and Arts Centre High Street Chippenham Wiltshire
Sat 12 May

More details - Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village - The foundation story of Lacock Abbey
Part of the Women and Power national programming theme, Lacock will be exploring the legacy of Ela the founder of Lacock. Through physical installations and sound travel back to the 1300s and find out about about the abbey’s missing churchl. Booking Not Needed.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village, Fox Talbot Museum and Village, near Chippenham,
Sat 5 May to Tue 3 Jul

More details - Short Walk
Lacock riverside walk
Car park behind the Red Lion, Lacock ST916684
Mon 21 May

More details - Devizes Book Fair (P.B.F.A.)
ANTIQUARIAN AND SECONDHAND BOOKS, MAPS, PRINTS, POSTCARDS AND OTHER PRINTED MATERIAL FOR SALE. This popular biannual fair is held in the Corn Exchange in the centre of Devizes, with the Farmers Market running outside during the morning.
The Corn Exchange, Market Place, Devizes, Wilts
Sat 5 May

More details - BUSHTON PLANT FAIR and OPEN GARDEN
Bank Holiday Monday 7th May. 2018 Plant Fair and Open Garden at BUSHTON MANOR, SN4 7PX 11am to 3pm. This is the only time that the grounds of this lovely18th Century Manor House are open to the public and folk are able to wander around and browse the 30 or so stalls which include specialist and home grown plants,...
BUSHTON MANOR
Mon 7 May

More details - Mumbo-Jumbo: Troubadours & Raconteurs
Music with a Rootsy, Folky, Bluesy Vibe. A close-harmony, eclectic, semi-acoustic piano-led wonder, Mumbo-Jumbo brings together three top Midlands singer/songwriters to produce an ‘Eclectic Acoustic’ sound at festivals, theatres and village halls across the country.
Kington Langley Village Hall, Church Road, Kington Langley, Chippenham.
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Compassion in Crisis - 80 years of Volunteering
New exhibition highlighting the work of millions of women and men during times of national crisis. From air raids during the Second World War to floods, the threat of nuclear Armageddon and tides of refugees, it explores the unsung work of the volunteers of Royal Voluntary Service (originally known as the Women’s...
Wiltshire Museum Devizes, 41 Long Street, Devizes
Mon 7 May, Sun 24 Jun

More details - Blues Caravan 2018 - Three Musicians on a Mission
Featuring Mike Zito, Vanja Sky and Bernard Allison This is no ordinary club tour.......this is the Blues Caravan 2018.
Long Street Blues Club, Wilsford House, 30 Long Street, Devizes
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Avebury - Breaking ground: Avebury's female archaeologists
To mark the 100 year anniversary of women first gaining the right to vote in Britain, this year at Avebury we’ll be bringing to light the contributions made by female archaeologists working here in the 20th century.
Avebury, near Marlborough
Today to Tue 1 May

More details - Avebury - Gardener's question time
Chat to head gardener Simon Brooks to discover more about Avebury Manor Garden or ask a question to solve a problem you’ve been having with your own garden!
Avebury, near Marlborough
Fri 27 Apr, Fri 25 May

More details - Avebury - Breaking ground: Avebury's female archaeologists
To mark the 100 year anniversary of women first gaining the right to vote in Britain, this year at Avebury we’ll be bringing to light the contributions made by female archaeologists working here in the 20th century.
Avebury, near Marlborough
Wed 2 May to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Avebury - May Day celebrations
Have you ever wanted to dance around the Maypole' At Avebury we’ll be celebrating the beginning of May with traditional festivities including Morris Dancing and Maypole Dancing, as well as family craft activities.
Avebury, near Marlborough
Mon 7 May

More details - Avebury - Landscape walk - Waden Hill circuit
The Waden Hill circuit takes in some of the Neolithic monuments which make up this ancient and intriguing landscape. The volunteer guide will help you to unlock their past by explaining the history of the landscape as you walk.
Avebury, near Marlborough
Sun 13 May

More details - Avebury - Spring floral workshop
During this relaxed workshop with local florist Sue Scott you will be able to work with a selection of seasonal, British grown flowers to create a beautiful floral arrangement using your favourite jug from home. At this time of the year spring blooms begin to fill our landscape and gardens.
Avebury, near Marlborough
Sat 19 May

More details - Avebury - Spring foraging course
Discover some of nature’s wild food secrets on this half-day foraging course with Fred Gillam. You’ll be able to enjoy walking through the Avebury landscape as Fred teaches you how to identify plants growing in our hedgerows, fields and woods.
Avebury, near Marlborough
Sun 20 May

More details - Broadleas House Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
6 acre garden of hedges, herbaceous borders, rose arches, bee garden and orchard stuffed with good plants. It is overlooked by the house and arranged above the small valley garden which is crowded with magnolias and rhododendrons, cornus and hydrangeas.
Broadleas House Gardens, Devizes
Sun 20 May

More details - Jay Millers Circus
Jay Millers Circus, celebrating 250 years of Circus entertainment, returns by popular demand with an all new production for 2018. Its the show that all members of the family will enjoy.
CHIPPENHAM Allington Farm Shop
Wed 2 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Chippenham
Jay Millers Circus, celebrating 250 years of Circus entertainment, returns by popular demand with an all new production for 2018. Its the show that all members of the family will enjoy.
Allington Farm Shop
Wed 2 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Allington Grange - Open Garden for NGS
Informal country garden of approx 1½ acres, around C17 farmhouse (not open) with yr-round interest and a diverse range of plants. Many early spring bulbs. Mixed and herbaceous borders, colour themed; white garden with water fountain. Pergola lined with clematis and roses. Walled potager. Small orchard with chickens.
Allington Grange, Chippenham
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Sutton Lane Meadows - Orchid Walk in Sutton Lane Meadows
Orchids galore! These little known but lovely flower rich meadows are a riot of colour at this time of the year. Our National Trust Ranger will take you on a short work to explore their floral delights. Sutton Lane Meadows is a traditionally managed hay meadow.
Sutton Lane Meadows
Sun 13 May

More details - Semington Slog 10km/2km/fun run
Back for its fourth year, the Semington Slog this year will include a 10KM, 2KM and a Fun Run. This is a circular run taking in the beautiful Wiltshire countryside including the canal towpath, and country tracks. Barbecue, refreshments, bouncy castle and lots more to keep everyone entertained, whether running or not.
St George’s School, Pound Lane, Semington, Nr Trowbridge
Sat 28 Apr

More details - RWBTFC v RAF FA charity match
Royal Wootton Bassett Town Veterans (over 40’s) welcome their RAF FA equivalents to the Gerard Buxton Sports Ground on Sunday 29th April in a charity match raising funds for the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund.
New Gerard Buxton Sports Ground, Brinkworth Road, Royal Wootton Bassett
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Hazelbury Manor Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
8 Acres of Grade II landscaped organic gardens set around C15 fortified manor (not open). Edwardian garden consisting of yew hedges, topiary, pleached beech, and laburnum tunnel. Large variety of plants fill 5000 square metres of planting; many of which are native or herbal.
Hazelbury Manor Gardens, Box
Wed 25 Apr

More details - The Courts Garden - Spring flowers
Crocuses, daffodils, snowdrops, primroses and hellebores; the flowers of Spring burst into glorious life at The Courts garden. Every visit to The Courts throughout March will be different as the flowers wake up after a long winter’s rest.
The Courts Garden, Holt, near Bradford-on-Avon,
Today, Thu 26 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Castle Combe Market
Come along to our wonderful friendly Market. We have a great selection of stalls selling Jewellery, housewares, collectables, wood work and much more. We also serve cakes, hot and cold drinks and our famous Bacon Rolls. Sunday 6th and Monday 7th May 11am-3pm We have a Facebook page
Castle Combe Village Hall The Street Castle Combe
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Oare House - Open Garden for NGS
1740s mansion house later extended by Clough Williams Ellis in 1920s (not open). The formal gardens originally created around the house have been developed over the years to create a wonderful garden full of many unusual plants. Current owner is very passionate and has developed a fine collection of rarities.
Oare House, nr Pewsey
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 24 Jun

More details - Swindon Pretty Muddy 5k & Mini Muddy
Pretty Muddy® isn’t like any other fundraising event. It’s a muddy obstacle course that women of any ability can climb over, crawl under, and charge through. Choose from either 5k or 10k Pretty Muddy events. Whatever the distance. However dirty you get. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
Lydiard Park
Sat 19 May

More details - Swindon Race For Life 5k & 10k
A 5k suitable for all abilities - or up the challenge and take part in a Race for Life 10k! HOW TO ENTER: Online via the Race For Life Website - raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/find-an-event?utm_source=WhereCanWeGo&utm_medium=Listing&utm_campaign=RFL18 Women of any age welcome.
Lydiard Park
Sun 20 May

More details - Wessex Concert Orchestra Spring Concert
Malmesbury Abbey Saturday 28th April 7.30pm Mozart Overture to the Magic Flute. Beethoven Piano Concerto No 1 - Soloist Max Li. Brahms Symphony no 2 Conductor:- Tim Harrison Leader:- Nicola Ashton
Malmesbury Abbey
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Afternoon Tea
Join the residents and care team at Goodson Lodge Care Centre for afternoon tea 2pm -3pm followed by some light entertainment between 3pm -4pm. This will continue to take place every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month
Goodson Lodge Care Centre, Hilperton Road, Trowbridge
Fri 27 Apr, Fri 11 May

More details - St Aldhelm’s Fair
Medieval style fair with Morris Dancing, food, stalls, art exhibition, a flower festival, children’s craft activities and a chance to try the Long Bow. Dress up in Medieval costume to get into the spirit of the event.
Malmesbury High Street and Market Cross
Sat 19 May

More details - Moderate Walk
Biss Meadows
Broadcloth Lane East (on bridge) ST864574
Wed 16 May

More details - The Trowbridge Chorus Spring Concert
Trowbridge Chorus Spring Concert. With invited Soloists and Orchestra, the choir will be performing Vivaldi’s‘ Gloria’ and Easter music from Handel’s ‘Messiah’ on Saturday 12 May 2018 in The Parish Church of St. James’ Trowbridge, BA14 8RU at 7.30 pm. Doors open 7.pm.
The Parish Church of St. James’, Trowbridge
Sat 12 May

More details - Moderate Walk
Edington
Edington Priory Church Car park ST926532
Wed 9 May

Spring Fayre More details - Spring Fayre
Marlborough and District Rotary Club are holding a Spring Fayre at Marlborough Town Hall on Saturday 28 April, opening hours from 10am to 4pm. There will be something for all the family with stalls selling homemade cakes, beautiful clothes, jewellery, accessories, garden Items and many other craft goods.
Town Hall, High Street, Marlborough
Sat 28 Apr
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More details - Craft and Gift Market at Marlborough Town Hall by Mynt Image
Free to enter, quality and not on the high street Craft and Gift Market. Jewellery, handbags, leather goods, metal goods, textiles, beauty products, art, cards, etc etc
Marlborough Town Hall, 5 High Street, Marlborough, Wiltshire,
Sat 19 May

More details - Purton House - Open Garden for NGS
This is something different. A large organically managed garden with beautiful specimen trees and Georgian house. Used as wedding venue. The huge ancient plane tree by the lake (formerly monastic carp ponds) is home to a fairy garden. Walled garden with many old varieties of fruit trees, soft fruit and vegetables.
Purton House, Swindon
Sun 13 May

More details - Art Classes Free and Paying
A contemporary Art Exhibition with works by Lisa Metcalfe and Amanda Meaden. Textiles furniture, prints and cards for sale plus a series of workshops Contact lisametcalfe41@gmail.com or 07934696546 www.facebook.com/BA151RF/
Huntingdon Gallery Bradford on Avon
Sat 5 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Friends of John of Gaunt Quiz night
The inaugural Friends of John of Gaunt School Quiz Night! Staff, parents, governors, friends (no students/children) Gloucester Hall - John of Gaunt School - Wingfield Road - Trowbridge To have fun, raise money for school projects and for the trophy!
John of Gaunt School Wingfield Road Trowbridge
Fri 11 May

More details - Dreadzone
Dreadzone. Artists performing: Dreadzone.: Tickets avaiable.
The Victoria, Swindon
Fri 27 Apr

More details - The Three Little Pigs: Family Concert
Rebecca Kenny narrator Discover the magic of musical instruments as the Magnard Ensemble and narrator Rebecca Kenny bring to life the characters of Roald Dahl’s The Three Little Pigs in this interactive family concert with storytelling and live music.
Wiltshire Music Centre Ashley Road Bradford on Avon
Sun 13 May

More details - Longer Walk
Avoncliff and Winsley
Canal Car Park (Baileys Barn, next to canal bridge by Sainsburys ) ST826600
Mon 14 May

More details - Short Walk
White Horse business park (Bank Holiday)
B & Q car park, Bradley Road, Trowbridge ST854562
Mon 7 May

More details - Twigs Community Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Delightful 2 acre community garden, created and maintained by volunteers. Features incl 7 individual display gardens, ornamental pond, plant nursery, Iron Age round house, artwork, fitness trail, separate kitchen garden site, Swindon beekeepers and the haven, overflowing with wild flowers.
Twigs Community Garden, Swindon
Sun 20 May

More details - The Christians
‘One of the best voices in pop’ (The Daily Mirror) The Christians took the British pop charts by storm in the late 80s/early 90s with a multi platinum debut album (THE CHRISTIANS).
Swindon MECA
Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Accrington Pals by Peter Whelan
To mark the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice Trowbridge Players present this moving drama. ’The Accrington Pals’ follows the story of the innocent and enthusiastic men who volunteered their services to their country after Kitchener’s calls for a New Army.
The Arc Theatre, College Road, Trowbridge
Wed 25 Apr to Sat 28 Apr