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More details - Stourhead - Genius of the place:  foundations
A visit to the house brings to life the Hoare family’s ’golden path’ to success and its influence on Stourhead.
Stourhead, Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster,
Today to Tue 8 May

More details - Mompesson House - New beginnings: The story of the National Trust at Mompesson House
Find out how the National Trust redecorated, furnished and opened Mompesson to visitors in 1977 in our exhibition upstairs. In 1975 the National Trust inherited an empty house following the death of the last resident Denis Martineau.
Mompesson House, The Close, Salisbury,
Today to Tue 8 May

More details - Stourhead - Genius Story introduction walks
Join one of Stourhead’s volunteers on a guided introduction to the new Genius story at Stourhead. Discover more about the Hoare family who created this special place on a walk through the garden that was described as ’a living work of art’. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Stourhead, Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster,
Today to Fri 18 May

More details - A Night At The Races - Have a Flutter for Fun and for Fund
Stanton Social Committee will be holding a Race Night for fun and for fund. We will be helped by Chippenham Lions who are well practiced in all this and who will give us races on film.
The Parish Hall, Stanton St Quintin, Church Road
Today

More details - Brookisde Care Centre Care Home Open Day
We will be “linking communities” and have children and teachers from Forest and Sandridge School coming, we have invited team members from local stores in the community and Queensway Chapel, families of some of our residents will be joining us for lunch.
Ruskin Avenue Melksham
Today

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 to Tue 24 Apr, Thu 26 Apr to 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 - Mompesson House - Springtime discovery trail
Spot the signs of spring around the house and garden. Booking Not Needed.
Mompesson House, The Close, Salisbury,
Today to Mon 30 Apr

More details - Book Launch and Exhibition
The launch of Serena Pugh’s book ‘A Serene View of Bradford on Avon’ will take place over the weekend of Saturday 21st April and Sunday 22nd April 2018 at the West Barn, Barton Farm in Bradford on Avon. The venue will be open from 10am to 5pm on both days.
West Barn, Barton Farm Country Park, Pound Lane, Bradford on Avon.
Today, Sun 22 Apr

More details - Bigger Pickles Market(3yrs+) - Salisbury
As our followers families grow we have often been asked to do markets that cater for school aged children. Families will be able to buy and sell great quality nearly new items for children 3 years +. Nearly New Table £10 Business Table £15
Sarum Academy, Westwood Road, Salisbury
Sat 21 Apr

Marlborough Choral Society Spring Concert More details - Marlborough Choral Society Spring Concert
MARLBOROUGH CHORAL SOCIETY Spring Concert Saturday, April 21, St. Mary’s Church, Marlborough, 7:30 Popular opera choruses by Verdi, Mozart, Gilbert and Sullivan,
St. Mary’s Church, Marlborough
Sat 21 Apr
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More details - Ogbourne Primary School Jumble Sale
Jumble Sale Saturday 21st April 2018 10:00 – 12:00 Come and grab yourself a bargain Good quality clothes, shoes, accessories, toys, books, homeware, bric-a-brac, refreshments Admission 50p Raising funds for Ogbourne Primary School and local community Donations for the sale gratefully received - call
High Street, Ogbourne St. George, Marlborough
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Job's Mill - Open Garden for NGS
Delightful 5 acre garden through which River Wylye flows. Laid out on many levels surrounding old converted water mill. Water garden, herbaceous border, vegetable garden, orchard, riverside and woodland walks and secret garden. Grass terraces designed by Russell Page.
Job’s Mill, Warminster
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Nostalgia Night - Tributes to Cher & Madonna
Tributes to Cher & Madonna from Kayleigh & a trip through the years with the many faces of Russ Matthews
Wesley Road Club, Concert Hall, Wesley Rd, Trowbridge
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Dinton Park and Philipps House - Dinton Dawn Walk
Dawn in Dinton Park is a beautiful time of day - join our National Trust Ranger as he shows you around the woodland parkland in search of the wonders present at this time of year. This is a tranquil time of day to experience this special place.
Dinton Park and Philipps House, Dinton, Salisbury,
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Inflatable Fun Dayz
Back for a 2nd year the Inflatable Fun Dayz will return to Grassacres Park on Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th March, then the 3rd weekend of each month up to and including September. Come along between 11am-4pm, and let the kids bounce themselves silly.
Grassacres Park, Eden Vale Road, Westbury
Sat 21 Apr, Sun 22 Apr, Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Plant Fair
Annual fundraising plant fair for Kennet Valley Driving Group RDA. Plants, accessories, refreshments.
Barbury Racecourse, Marlborough
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Avebury - Trust10 trail run at Avebury
The Trust10 is a monthly, 10k trail run that gives you the opportunity to explore the wider Avebury landscape. Join us at Avebury on the fourth Sunday of every month between April- October for a free, 10k trail run. Enjoy a challenging run with stunning views across the wider Avebury landscape.
Avebury, near Marlborough
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 27 May

More details - Foxley Manor - Open Garden for NGS
Yew hedges divide lawns, borders, rose garden, lily pond and a newer wild area with a natural swimming pond shaded by a Liriodendron. Views through large Turkey Oaks to farmland beyond. Small courtyard gravel garden. Sculptures are sited throughout the gardens.
Foxley Manor, Malmesbury
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Salisbury St. George's Day
Salisbury will once again celebrate St. George’s Day on Sunday 22nd April! This family friendly event suitable for all ages will include, live music, fair rides, free workshops, street food, inflatables and much more!
Salisbury Market Place Blue Boar Row Salisbury
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Stourhead Garden - Open Garden for NGS
One of the earliest and greatest landscape gardens in the world, creation of banker Henry Hoare in 1740s on his return from the Grand Tour, inspired by paintings of Claude and Poussin. Planted with rare trees, rhododendrons and azaleas over last 250yrs.
Stourhead Garden, Warminster
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Tea Dance
A pleasant afternoon of social ballroom and sequence dancing. Refreshments included, with home-made cakes. Bar Open. Great music choice by Kevin. All Welcome.
Westbury Labour Club, Haynes Road, Westbury.
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Spring Farm Open Day
One of our favourite days of the year, where we welcome you to spend a day on the farm, and show you a different side to Hartley Farm. We love to show you what we get up to in an interactive, fun and educational way. The highlight of the day is our tractor rides!
Hartley Farm Shop & Kitchen
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Coate Water Miniature Railway Sunday Running
The railway is set in the North East corner of Coate Water Country Park and is operated by volunteers. We have 1 mile of dual gauge track, with our extension opened in 2016. The railway is suitable for children and adults of all ages (children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult).
Coate Water Country Park Swindon just off junction 15 of the M4
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sun 6 May, Mon 7 May, Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 27 May to Tue 29 May, Sat 2 Jun

More details - Corsham Court - Open Garden for NGS
Park and gardens laid out by Capability Brown and Repton. Large lawns with fine specimens of ornamental trees surround the Elizabethan mansion. C18 bath house hidden in the grounds. Spring bulbs, beautiful lily pond with Indian bean trees, young arboretum and stunning collection of magnolias.
Corsham Court, Corsham
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Feast of Fiddles
Feast of Fiddles embarks on its 25th annual spring tour in 2018 and will be returning to the Neeld Community and Arts Centre after a sell out show in 2017! The band that has been variously likened to a “group of geography teachers” or “Bellowhead with bus passes!” doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon.
Neeld Community and Arts Centre High Street Chippenham Wiltshire
Mon 23 Apr

More details - Devizes Town Band's Spring Concert, "Heroes and Villains"
Devizes Town Band proudly presents "Heroes and Villains" a wonderful evening of Symphonic Wind Band music to suit every taste. Pieces will include the rousing "Superman’’ theme, Tchaikovsky’s enchanting ’’Sleeping Beauty’’, the musical, "Oliver!
Corn Exchange, Devizes
Mon 23 Apr

More details - Short Walk
Paxcroft Circular
Community Centre, Paxcroft Mead ST873582
Mon 23 Apr

More details - Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
Get ready for exhilarating adventure as the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour hits the City Hall, Salisbury, for two different film programmes on the 8 March and 24 April 2018!
City Hall, Malthouse Lane Salisbury
Tue 24 Apr

More details - Stonehenge Landscape - Wings over Stonehenge - Stonehenge Airfield Walk
Stonehenge Airfield was a hugely important place during World War 1, training pilots to fly aircraft into battle. This walk around the Stonehenge landscape is led by expert guides who will explain all about this key site in aviation history.
Stonehenge Landscape, 3 Stonehenge Cottages, King Barrows, Amesbury
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Moderate Walk
Freshford to Iford
On road outside Inn at Freshford ST790599
Wed 25 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 - Bakhtiyar's Exhibition of Fine Persian Rugs, Runners & Kilims
Once again Bakhtiyar are returning to the historic Medieval Hall, Cathedral Close in the heart of Salisbury to host their bi-annual exhibition of over 200 fine Persian rugs, runners and kilims. Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in a world of mystery and wonder with rugs from across Persia.
The Medieval Hall, Cathedral Close, Salisbury
Fri 27 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

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

More details - Salisbury Vintage Market
An eclectic mix of vintage, antique and bric-a-brac stalls from across the South showcasing some wonderful items from bygone eras taking place in Salisbury’s Guildhall Square! Enjoy live music throughout the day whilst visiting a fabulous selection of vintage stalls and sampling delicious refreshments.
Salisbury Guildhall Square
Fri 27 Apr

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 - Dreadzone
Dreadzone. Artists performing: Dreadzone.: Tickets avaiable.
The Victoria, Swindon
Fri 27 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 - Stourhead - Spring estate walks
Stourhead estate has 2500 acres of ancient, diverse and managed landscapes. Join a volunteer guided walk to enjoy the spring landscape and discover more about the countryside beyond the landscape garden.
Stourhead, Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster,
Fri 27 Apr

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 - Stonehenge Landscape - Stonehenge Dawn Walk
Dawn in the Stonehenge Landscape is a sublime experience. With our National Trust Ranger you may spot skylarks, yellowhammers and possibly deer and brown hare that make the World Heritage site their home. This is a tranquil time of day to experience this special place.
Stonehenge Landscape, 3 Stonehenge Cottages, King Barrows, Amesbury
Sat 28 Apr

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 - 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 - Joseph Storehouse Regional Conference
Vision for Israel is a non-profit organization founded by Barry and Batya Segal in 1994 out of the desire to help build and restore the Land.
Grace Christian Centre, Woodcock Industrial Estate, Woodcock Road, Warminster
Sat 28 Apr

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 - 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

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 - 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 - 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 - Iford Manor - Open Garden for NGS
Very romantic award-winning, Grade I listed Italianate garden famous for its tranquil beauty. Home to Edwardian architect and designer Harold Peto 1899-1933. Garden is characterised by steps, terraces, sculpture and magnificent rural views. (House not open).
Iford Manor, Bradford-on-Avon
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Horatio's Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Award winning hospital garden which opened in Sept 2012 and was designed by Cleve West for patients with spinal cord injury at the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. Built from donations given in memory of Horatio Chapple who was a volunteer at the centre in his school holidays.
Horatio’s Garden, Salisbury
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Waterdale House - Open Garden for NGS
4 acre mature woodland garden with rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, maples, magnolias, ornamental water, bog garden, herbaceous borders. Bluebell walk. Shrub border created by storm damage, mixed with agapanthus and half hardy salvias. Sensible footwear essential due to difficult surfaces, parts of garden very wet.
Waterdale House, East Knoyle
Sun 29 Apr

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 - Barry and Batya Segal at FCF
Barry and Batya will be ministering God’s Word.
Grace Christian Centre, Woodcock Industrial Estate, Woodcock Road, Warminster
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Fun Pub Quiz at our Community Free House
Dating from 1750 our delightful pub is set in some of Wiltshire’s most stunning scenery. On the Somerset border close to Longleat, Center Parcs, Frome and Warminster we are open 11.00 to 11 pm Monday to Saturday and 11.00 to 10 pm on Sunday and serve delicious fresh cooked food from 12.00 - 2.
Cross Keys Inn, Lyes Green, Corsley, Warminster (nr. Frome, Somerset)
Sun 29 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 - Little Pickles Market - Amesbury
A family market with nearly new tables for hire to sell baby/children’s items. Prams, maternity items, clothes, shoes, toys, books, highchairs and so much more.. Come and see what bargains you can find! Nearly New Table £11 Nearly New Space £9 Business Table £16
Amesbury Sports & Community Centre, Antrobus Road, Amesbury
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Skydive for Naomi House and Jacksplace
Imagine standing at the edge of an open doorway in an aircraft flying up at 13,500 feet – the noise of the engines and the wind ringing in your ears with only the outline of distant fields below.
Army Parachute Association Airfield Camp Netheravon Wiltshire
Sun 29 Apr

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 - Longer Walk
Westwood and Stoford
Social club car park, Westwood ST808592
Mon 30 Apr

More details - Mompesson House - Family exploration trail
Have fun exploring Mompesson House and finding the hidden objects. Booking Not Needed.
Mompesson House, The Close, Salisbury,
Tue 1 May to Thu 31 May

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 - 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 - Moderate Walk
Bistopstrow and Boating Lake
Eastleigh Wood Lane, Bishopstrow ST892432
Wed 2 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 - Stonehenge Landscape - Discover Durrington Walls
Have you ever wondered where the builders of Stonehenge lived' Our National Trust landscape guides will take you on a 2.5 - 3 mile walk to explore the Durrington Walls and discover 6,000 years of hidden history.
Stonehenge Landscape, 3 Stonehenge Cottages, King Barrows, Amesbury
Wed 2 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 - 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 - Salisbury Artisan Market
Salisbury’s Artisan Market has a very broad offering of high quality products across many stalls, including exciting fresh food, handmade arts and crafts, jewellery, home furnishings and much more!
Salisbury Market Place Blue Boar Row
Sun 6 May

More details - Little Durnford Manor - Open Garden for NGS
Extensive lawns with cedars, walled gardens, fruit trees, large vegetable garden, small knot and herb gardens. Terraces, borders, sunken garden, water garden, lake with islands, river walks, labyrinth walk.
Little Durnford Manor, Salisbury
Sun 6 May

More details - Salisbury International Market
Come and enjoy your May bank holiday weekend at the Salisbury International Market in the Market Place and Guildhall Square! The market will be bursting with international flavour with a wonderful variety of arts, crafts and gifts from across the world.
Salisbury Market Place Blue Boar Row
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Downton Band Cuckoo Fair Concert - From Darkness to Light
Downton Band and Downton Training Band celebrate the great Cuckoo Fair and the changes of the season with a concert describing the darkness to light. Come join with the band as we celebrate the arrival of Spring after what has been quite a long winter!
Downton Memorial Hall The Borough Downton Salisbury
Sun 6 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 - 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 - 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 - Short Walk
White Horse business park (Bank Holiday)
B & Q car park, Bradley Road, Trowbridge ST854562
Mon 7 May

More details - Mompesson House - New beginnings: The story of the National Trust at Mompesson House
Find out how the National Trust redecorated, furnished and opened Mompesson to visitors in 1977 in our exhibition upstairs. In 1975 the National Trust inherited an empty house following the death of the last resident Denis Martineau.
Mompesson House, The Close, Salisbury,
Wed 9 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Stourhead - Genius of the place:  foundations
A visit to the house brings to life the Hoare family’s ’golden path’ to success and its influence on Stourhead.
Stourhead, Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster,
Wed 9 May to Sat 7 Jul

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

More details - Lover Garage Sale
Up to 40 houses having a garage sale, along with pitches on Lover Green , in the same village on the same day ! Village hall open for bacon butties, home made cakes, tea and coffee. You name it - it might be for sale !
The Village of Lover - on the Hampshire /Wiltshire border
Sat 12 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 - Little Pickles Market Warminster
A pre loved children’s items market with nearly new tables for hire for just £11. You keep all of your takings. You will find everything you need from maternity items up to clothing and bikes for 4 year olds. All at bargain prices. You can’t afford to miss it.
Civic Centre Sambourne Road
Sat 12 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 - Little Pickles Market - Salisbury
A family market with nearly new tables for hire to sell baby/children’s items. Prams, maternity items, clothes, shoes, toys, books, highchairs and so much more.. Come and see what bargains you can find! Nearly New Table £11 Business Table £16
Sarum Academy, Westwood Road, Salisbury
Sat 12 May

More details - Stonehenge Landscape - Stonehenge Spring Archaeology Walk
The Stonehenge landscape is an intriguing place with many of its secrets still lying tantalisingly below ground. However, this enjoyable and informative 4 mile walk with an expert guide will have you looking at this landscape with new eyes.
Stonehenge Landscape, 3 Stonehenge Cottages, King Barrows, Amesbury
Sat 12 May, Wed 23 May

More details - Stourhead - Immortal 10k
The wonderful run takes you through Stourton village, past the lakes and into the wooded estate. In early May the flora and fauna, sights and smells will distract you from the tough route. Booking Essential. Phone: www.immortalsport.com/events.
Stourhead, Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster,
Sat 12 May

More details - Craft and Gift Market at Salisbury Guildhall 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
The Guildhall, Market Place, Salisbury, Wiltshire,
Sat 12 May

More details - Midnight Walk
*Be fabulous in fluorescents and join Salisbury Hospice Charity for their 10th Annual Midnight walk.* Registration is now open for this year’s Midnight Walk and to celebrate the 10th anniversary of this special event there are two new routes.
Five Rivers Leisure Centre, Hulse Road, Salisbury
Sat 12 May

More details - Stourhead - Immortal Megasprint triathlon
Don’t be fooled, this event will test even the fittest and fastest triathletes. This tough and challenging race will start off with a 900m swim in the large lake, followed by a beautiful and fast 18 mile ride through the Wiltshire, Somerset and Dorset counties before finishing in a 4.5 mile run!
Stourhead, Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster,
Sat 12 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 - 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 - 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 - Whoosh!
In this delightful, wordless performance, three musicians -a trombonist, a clarinettist and a French horn player – use the language of music to explore the world of breath and wind.
The Edge, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath
Sun 13 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 - Stourhead - Immortal half triathlon
This middle distance triathlon returns to Stourhead. The superb venue guarantees fantastic and breath-taking scenery. This tough and challenging race will start off with a 1900m swim in the beautiful lake, followed by a 52 mile bike ride, which is stunning yet fast and tough in equal measures.
Stourhead, Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster,
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 - Moderate Walk
Biss Meadows
Broadcloth Lane East (on bridge) ST864574
Wed 16 May

More details - Jean Abreu: Performance Solo for Two Date and time
A performance by British-Brazilian choreographer Jean Abreu, who has now spent half his life in Brazil and the other half in Britain. Solo for Two is the second production in a trilogy where he explores his own identity, formed in-between different cultures and dance languages.
The Edge, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath
Wed 16 May and Thu 17 May

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 - Little Pickles Market - Tidworth
A family market with nearly new tables for hire to sell baby/children’s items. Prams, maternity items, clothes, shoes, toys, books, highchairs and so much more.. Come and see what bargains you can find! Nearly New Table £10.50 Nearly New Space £8.50 Business Table £15.50
Tidworth Leisure Centre, Nadder Road, Tidworth
Sat 19 May

More details - Workshop:  Behind-the-Mind with Jean Abreu
Find out more about how Jean Abreu works as a choreographer by taking part in this challenging & rewarding workshop for professional dancers, based on his new work, Solo for two. Jean Abreu is a Choreographer and Performer born in Brazil.
The Edge, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath
Sat 19 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 - Stourhead - Genius Story introduction walks
Join one of Stourhead’s volunteers on a guided introduction to the new Genius story at Stourhead. Discover more about the Hoare family who created this special place on a walk through the garden that was described as ’a living work of art’. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Stourhead, Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster,
Sat 19 May to Thu 31 May

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 - 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 - Stonehenge Landscape - Discover Durrington Walls
Have you ever wondered where the builders of Stonehenge lived' Our National Trust landscape guides will take you on a 2.5 - 3 mile walk to explore the Durrington Walls and discover 6,000 years of hidden history.
Stonehenge Landscape, 3 Stonehenge Cottages, King Barrows, Amesbury
Sat 19 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 - Chris Horwood at FCF
Chris is always a blessing when he ministers here. He has been Pastoring a church in Russia for many years now.
Grace Christian Centre, Woodcock Industrial Estate, Woodcock Road, Warminster
Sun 20 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 - 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 - Community Cafe
Community café Sunday 20th May from 2.30pm to 5.00pm in the Reading Room (oppo. St Lawrence Church) where there is plenty of free parking. Free entry. Disabled access/wc. Everyone is welcome. We will be serving beverages, delicious cream teas and homemade cakes (including at least one Gluten free/Dairy free option.).
Reading Room (oppo St Lawrence Church), Stratford Road, Stratford sub Castle, Salisbury
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 - Ark Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Informal hidden gardens in beautiful setting with small wooded area, pond, water plants, lakeside walk, views of Old Wardour castle.
Ark Farm, Salisbury
Sun 20 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 - Short Walk
Lacock riverside walk
Car park behind the Red Lion, Lacock ST916684
Mon 21 May

More details - Moderate Walk
Poulshot to Potterne
Car park by village hall, Poulshot. ST969596
Wed 23 May

More details - Windmill Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
1 acre cottage style, wildlife friendly garden on greensand. Mixed beds and borders with long season of interest. Roses on pagoda, large vegetable patch for kitchen and exhibition at local shows, greenhouse. Whole garden virtually pesticide free for last 20yrs. Small bog garden by wildlife pond.
Windmill Cottage, Market Lavington
Thu 24 May, Fri 25 May, Thu 14 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Thu 12 Jul, Fri 13 Jul

More details - Stourhead - Spring estate walks
Stourhead estate has 2500 acres of ancient, diverse and managed landscapes. Join a volunteer guided walk to enjoy the spring landscape and discover more about the countryside beyond the landscape garden.
Stourhead, Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster,
Fri 25 May

More details - Iford Arts Festival 2018: Candide
Enjoy opera as you’ve never seen it before - in the stunning Peta Garden and cloister of Iford Manor. Candide is a breathtaking work, hovering somewhere between opera and operetta, defying description.
Iford Manor Iford Bradford on Avon
Sat 26 May, Tue 29 May, Wed 30 May, Fri 1 Jun, Sat 2 Jun, Tue 5 Jun

More details - Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village - Healing herbs family trail
800 years ago, the nuns of Lacock Abbey couldn’t just pop down the doctors to buy their medicine, so they grew their own. Find out more on our fun family trail. Booking Not Needed. Great for children of all ages. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village, Fox Talbot Museum and Village, near Chippenham,
Sat 26 May to Tue 24 Jul

More details - Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village - A photography exhibition by Karen Knoor
The photographic work of Karen Knorr is our second exhibition in the 2018 Women and Power celebration. Her work arises out of cultural research she undertakes and is in response to traditions, materials, furniture and ways of living.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village, Fox Talbot Museum and Village, near Chippenham,
Sat 26 May to Tue 24 Jul

More details - Avebury - May half-term fun
This half-term at Avebury you can celebrate nature’s spring ’B’s with 50 things activities every day in the garden. It will be a week of bees, butterflies, birds and blooms so join us in the garden and tick off one of your 50 things!
Avebury, near Marlborough
Sat 26 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Job's Mill - Open Garden for NGS
Delightful 5 acre garden through which River Wylye flows. Laid out on many levels surrounding old converted water mill. Water garden, herbaceous border, vegetable garden, orchard, riverside and woodland walks and secret garden. Grass terraces designed by Russell Page.
Job’s Mill, Warminster
Sat 26 May

More details - Trantor House - Open Garden for NGS
Border Oak timber framed house on country lane surrounded by approx acre of both formal and informal gardens. Attractive mixed and herbaceous colour themed borders, rose garden, wildlife pond and stream. Summerhouse, raised vegetable beds and wildflower meadow. Chickens. Sloping garden with steps.
Trantor House, Durrington
Sun 27 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Calstone and Cherhill Downs - Cherhill Butterfly Walk
Join us to explore the stunning chalk downland of Calstone and Cherhill Downs. This landscape is packed with beautiful wild flowers and rare butterflies. Calstone and Cherhill Downs are home to some of our most beautiful and rare butterflies, such as the Marsh Fritillary and Adonis Blue.
Calstone and Cherhill Downs
Sun 27 May

More details - Cottage in the Trees - Open Garden for NGS
Enchanting ½ acre cottage garden, immaculately planted with water feature, raised vegetable beds, small wildlife pond and gravel garden. Spring bulbs, hellebores and pulmonarias give a welcome start to the season, with pots and baskets, roses and clematis.
Cottage in the Trees, nr Salisbury
Sun 27 May

More details - The Magic Roundabout presents THE DOUBLE BILL MILONGAs
Two informal milongas with traditional music and cortinas, with a break for food inbetween. Your DJs will be DJ Bärbel Rücker & DJ Paul Strudwick. - | - Free tea and coffee. You’re welcome to bring your own alcohol. - | - UPCOMING EVENTS in 2018: 28th May
Kington Langley Village Hall, Church Road, Kington Langley, Chippenham
Mon 28 May

More details - Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village - Whispering Woods outdoor acrobatic theatre
Family outdoor theatre with a twist, Whispering Woods bring ancient tales to life using circus acrobatics, live music and storytelling to weave a transporting journey for the audience amongst the trees.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village, Fox Talbot Museum and Village, near Chippenham,
Mon 28 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Longer Walk
Rudloe Circular (Bank Holiday)
Park off A4, opposite Leafy Lane ST843702
Mon 28 May

More details - Grittleton Plant and Spring Fair
Grittleton House will be opening its doors and gardens on Monday 28 May for the ‘Grittleton Plant and Spring Fair’ to help raise funds for children’s charity Action Medical Research. The event is being held in the beautiful house and grounds by kind permission of the Shipp family.
Grittleton House, Grittleton, Near Chippenham
Mon 28 May

More details - Tidy Up
A very tidy dance-theatre performance that gets messed up. The world can be a messy place – but as we organise our way through it we can discover things anew.
Salisbury Playhouse Malthouse Lane Salisbury
Tue 29 May

More details - Plant in the Park
Hillworth Park Events—Plant in the Park Tuesday 29th May, 10am to 2pm The Hillworth Park team are once again joining forces with the Devizes in Bloom Committee to help teach our younger park-goers the joys of gardening!
Hillworth Park Cafe, Queens Road, Devizes, Wiltshire
Tue 29 May

More details - MAKE - Children's May Half Term Workshops
Spend your half term with us and take part in either one or two action packed days playing games, getting messy with arts and craft activities and creating colourful stories and characters.
The Edge, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath
Wed 30 May and Thu 31 May

More details - The Little Mochi Man
It’s almost New Year and little Mochi Man, tired of being bullied because of his small size, decides to run away. Join him on his adventures as he travels from the snowy mountains of Hokkaido, to the hustle and bustle of Tokyo. What dangers lurk around the corner?
Salisbury Playhouse Malthouse Lane Salisbury
Wed 30 May

More details - Moderate Walk
Seend Canal walk
Rusty Lane, Seend ST943612
Wed 30 May

More details - Wiltshire Guild of Spinners Weavers and Dyers Summer Sale of handmade textile and craft work
The Wiltshire Guild of Spinners Weavers and Dyers is holding a summer sale of our member’s work at our premises in Steeple Ashton (located behind the village shop). The Guild aims to preserve the skills associated with our local heritage of the wool trade.
The Textile Studios, 3 St Mary’s School Building, High Street, Steeple Ashton near Trowbridge
Fri 1 Jun to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Disgusting Songs for Revolting Children
Jay Foreman is an award winning musical comedian whose songs have been heard on BBC Radio 4, Radio 4 Extra, The One Show, London Live TV and Dave Gorman’s UK/Ireland tour.
Salisbury Playhouse Malthouse Lane Salisbury
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Matt Forde: A Show Hastily Re-Written in Light of Recent Events – Again!
The UK’s leading political comedian and host of Unspun presents a show completely changed by events which haven’t yet happened. Ultra-topical comedy as seen on The Royal Variety Performance, Mock the Week, The One Show and Question Time. Now with added Trump.
Neeld Community and Arts Centre High Street Chippenham Wiltshire
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Hyde's House - Open Garden for NGS
3 acres of wild and formal garden in beautiful situation with series of hedged garden rooms. Numerous shrubs, flowers and borders, all allowing tolerated wild flowers and preferred weeds, while others creep in. Large walled kitchen garden, herb garden and C13 dovecote (open).
Hyde’s House, Dinton
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Cherished Vehicle and Farm Fun Day
Chippenham Lions will be holding a Cherished Vehicle and Farm Fun Day on Sunday 3 June from 11am at Allington Farm Shop, Chippenham, SN14 6LJ, (on the A420).  This is the seventh year we have held this event and it grows in size and popularity every year.
Allington Farm, Chippenham, Wiltshire, , (A420)
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Crofton Lock House - Open Garden for NGS
¾ acre garden in idyllic setting around 200 yr old, off grid lock keeper’s cottage. Garden comprises herbaceous beds designed with a painter’s eye to provide riotous colour, sculptural form, and an abundance of wildlife from spring to autumn; at rear a small orchard, collection of apple and soft fruit...
Crofton Lock House, Marlborough
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 29 Jul

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
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Cantax House - Open Garden for NGS
Queen Anne former vicarage (not open). Medium-sized garden of colour, pattern and scent straddling the Bide Brook.
Cantax House, Lacock
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Forest Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
A large, peaceful garden in the New Forest, developed from a paddock in 1997. Cottage garden areas contrast with shrubs and trees forming wandering pathways and open spaces. Two ponds encourage a wide variety of wildlife, and a wildflower meadow behind has many wild orchids.
Forest Cottage, Lyndhurst
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Short Walk
Broadmead and London Bridge
Car park at Studley Green community hall ST840572
Mon 4 Jun

More details - Moderate Walk
Holt and Chalfield (alternative walk)
Glove Factory Car Park, Midlands, Holt ST860619
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Cadenham Manor - Open Garden for NGS
The glorious 4 acre garden comprises a series of rooms around a listed manor and dovecot. Divided by yew hedges and moats, the rooms are furnished with specimen trees, mixed borders, plus fountains and statues to focus the eye. Vegetable garden, herb garden and water garden in old canal.
Cadenham Manor, Chippenham
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Corsham Walking Festival
This three day Walking Festival takes place from the 9-10 June. Corsham is a medieval market town on the fringe of the Cotswolds and at the heart of the Corsham Walking Festival, from where our walks explore the beautiful rolling north Wiltshire countryside on paths dating back to Roman times.
Springfield Campus
Fri 8 Jun to Sun 10 Jun

More details - Iford Arts Festival 2018: Peto Prom
Enjoy live musical entertainment in the magical setting of Iford Manor’s Peto Garden. Pack a picnic, buy a cocktail then relax and listen to... James Taylor Quartet For a quarter of a century, the James Taylor Quartet (or JTQ) have set the standard for the coolest sounds in funky acid jazz.
Iford Manor Iford Bradford on Avon
Sat 9 Jun

More details - West Lavington Manor - Open Garden for NGS
5 acre walled garden first established in C17 by John Danvers who brought Italianate gardens to the UK. Herbaceous border, redeveloped Japanese garden, new rose garden, orchard and arboretum with some outstanding specimen trees all centred around a trout stream and duck pond.
West Lavington Manor, West Lavington
Sat 9 Jun

More details - The Old Mill - Open Garden for NGS
Water running through a multitude of channels no longer drives the mill but provides a backdrop for whimsical garden of pollarded limes and naturalistic planting. Paths meander by streams and over small bridges. Vistas give dramatic views of downs beyond.
The Old Mill, Ramsbury
Sun 10 Jun

More details - North Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
On leaving car park, walk past vegetables and through wild flowers to reach house and gardens. Although small there is much variety to find. Garden is divided with lots to explore as each part differs in style and feel.
North Cottage, Tisbury
Sun 10 Jun, Sun 24 Jun

More details - Lydiard Park Walled Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Beautiful ornamental C18 walled garden. Trimmed shrubs alternating with individually planted flowers and bulbs incl rare daffodils and tulips, sweet peas, annuals and wall-trained fruit trees.
Lydiard Park Walled Garden, Swindon
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Chisenbury Priory - Open Garden for NGS
Medieval Priory with Queen Anne face and early C17 rear (not open) in middle of 5 acre garden on chalk. Mature garden with fine trees within clump and flint walls, herbaceous borders, shrubs, roses. Moisture loving plants along mill leat, carp pond, orchard and wild garden, many unusual plants.
Chisenbury Priory, East Chisenbury
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Longer Walk
Poulshot and Caen hill locks
Car park by village hall, Poulshot. ST969596
Mon 11 Jun

More details - Moderate Walk
Beckington & Orchardleigh
On road at Beckington Village Hall ST799522
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Pear Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
A ’jewel of a small garden’ choc full of interest all yr. Spiral paths and low hedges, with alpines, hellebores, perennials, peonies in the front. Vibrant exotic patio at the back, steps up to quirky topiary, roses, grasses, clematis, herbs, fruit. Timber greenhouse.
Pear Cottage, Devizes
Fri 15 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - 1 Southview - Open Garden for NGS
An atmospheric small town garden that leads you through many different, fascinating areas as it seems to go on and on.
1 Southview, Devizes
Fri 15 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Craft and Gift Market at Salisbury Guildhall 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
The Guildhall, Market Place, Salisbury, Wiltshire,
Sat 16 Jun, Sat 21 Jul

More details - Community Cafe
Community café Sunday 17th June from 2.30pm to 5.00pm in the Reading Room (oppo. St Lawrence Church) where there is plenty of free parking. Free entry. Disabled access/wc. Everyone is welcome.
Reading Room (oppo St Lawrence Church), Stratford Road, Stratford sub Castle, Salisbury
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Manor Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Set within Cotswold stone walls and with a backdrop of Crudwell church lies a half acre garden with a further 5 acres of mini parkland ideal for a Sunday afternoon stroll. The garden is divided by box and yew hedges to create different areas both formal and informal.
Manor Farm, Malmesbury
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Short Walk
Melksham short walk
Park in Riverside Drive, Melksham ST904646
Mon 18 Jun

More details - Farley Music Festival 2018
This year’s Farley Music Festival runs from 19-24 June, at All Saints Church, Farley, presenting world-class performances of classical music in the intimate setting of an iconic church.
All Saints’ Church, Farley, Salisbury
Tue 19 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

More details - Moderate Walk
Westbury Leigh to Dilton Marsh
Westbury Leigh Car Park (opp Chinese Restaurant. ST862500)
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Special Plants - Open Garden for NGS
Architect-designed ¾ acre hillside garden with stunning views. Started autumn 1996. Exotic plants. Gravel gardens for borderline hardy plants. Black and white (purple and silver) garden. Vegetable garden and orchard. Hot border. Lemon and lime bank. Annual, biennial and tender plants for late summer colour.
Special Plants, Cold Ashton
Thu 21 Jun, Thu 19 Jul, Thu 16 Aug

More details - The Blues Band- 40 Years and Back for More
Featuring Paul Jones, Dave Kelly, Tom McGuinness, Rob Townsend and Gary Fletcher. Many of the Blues Band’s 21st century fans weren’t even born when these five virtuosos, already music industry veterans, decided to fly in the face of musical fashion in 1979 and form a band ‘just to play the blues’.
Neeld Community and Arts Centre High Street Chippenham Wiltshire
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Salisbury Bubble Rush 2018
After the outstanding success of last year, Salisbury Hospice Charity are bursting to announce Salisbury Bubble Rush is back - bigger, better and bubblier.
Hudson’s Field, Castle Rd, Salisbury
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Hope For Tomorrow - charity concert
An evening of fantastic music in order to raise money for the charity Hope For Tomorrow who provide Mobile Cancer Care Units in order to bring care and treatment nearer to the patients home. The money raised at this event will go to keeping Helen’s wheels turning...
Sundial Theatre, Stroud Road, Cirencestrer
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Iford Arts Festival 2018: Partenope
Partenope (one of the most bewitching of Handel’s sex kittens and a warrior to boot) Queen of Naples, is single and a ruler in her own right. She seems to be toying with three very different lovers – whose motives and ambitions are revealed as the opera unfolds.
Iford Manor Iford Bradford on Avon
Sat 23 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Tue 3 Jul, Wed 4 Jul

More details - "Where the Bells Toll" - murder mystery and hog roast
On Saturday 23 June Smoke & Mirrors are returning to Wilton Windmill for the sixth Murder Mystery and Hogroast. The event is also a fundraiser for the Windmill. It’s always popular and early booking is advised.
Wilton Windmill, Wilton, Nr Marlborough
Sat 23 Jun

More details - The Stanton St Quintin Annual Fete & Novelty Dog Show
The Stanton St Quintin Annual Fete & Novelty Dog Show will be held on Buckley Barracks Sport’s Ground on Saturday 23 June.  Find all the fun of a village fete with plenty for the family to enjoy. A Licensed Bar will be available with BBQ and Tea Tent.
Buckley Barracks Sports Field, Chippenham
Sat 23 Jun

Whiteparish Village Fete 2018 More details - Whiteparish Village Fete 2018
Whiteparish All Saints’ Church & School will be holding their annual village fete on Saturday, 23rd June. This traditional Village fete will be themed around the 250th Anniversary of ’The Circus’ as an entertainment idea.
Whiteparish Memorial Ground, Common Road, Whiteparish.
Sat 23 Jun
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More details - Lavender Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Small lavender field with adjacent cottage and annual garden. Mostly grass pathways in garden area. Cottage plants, lavender, herbs and roses. Tearoom, nursery and gift shop open Wed - Sun (10-4).
Lavender Gardens, Salisbury
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Cottage in the Trees - Open Garden for NGS
Enchanting ½ acre cottage garden, immaculately planted with water feature, raised vegetable beds, small wildlife pond and gravel garden. Spring bulbs, hellebores and pulmonarias give a welcome start to the season, with pots and baskets, roses and clematis.
Cottage in the Trees, nr Salisbury
Sun 24 Jun

Mystic Market More details - Mystic Market
Come along to our wonderful Mystic Market in the heart of Castle Combe. Located in the village hall we will have stalls selling all things Mystical and Magical. We will also have Aura Photography, Reflexology, Soul Balancing and more.
Castle Combe Village Hall The Street Castle Combe
Sun 24 Jun
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More details - The Old Rectory, Boscombe - Open Garden for NGS
The elegant gardens of this period property feature a traditional walled garden with herbaceous borders and vegetable beds, contrasting with a parkland of sweeping lawns, mature trees and flowering shrubs.
The Old Rectory, Boscombe, Salisbury
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Dauntsey Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
This group of 6 gardens, centred around the historic Dauntsey Park Estate, ranges from the Classical C18 country house setting of Dauntsey Park, with spacious lawns, old trees and views over the River Avon, to mature country house gardens and traditional walled gardens.
Dauntsey Gardens, Chippenham
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Minety and Upper Minety Open Gardens and Plant Fair - Open Garden for NGS
Minety and Upper Minety which takes its name from the wild mint plant found growing in and around the villages will be offering 7 inspirational gardens from sweeping herbaceous borders, productive fruit/veg plots, country estate grounds, tranquil nature reserve and arboretum, open meadows with St Leonard’s
Minety and Upper Minety Open Gardens and Plant Fair, Malmesbury
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Hannington Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Hannington has a dramatic hilltop position and the views into and out of the village resulted in it being made a very large conservation area. The C12 church stands apart from the settlement which has a Jacobean Manor House and many other listed buildings. Large and small gardens in a variety of styles.
Hannington Village Gardens, Swindon
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Longer Walk
Upton Scudamore
Westbury Leigh Car Park (opp Chinese Restaurant. ST862500)
Mon 25 Jun

More details - Avebury - Wiltshire Landscape walking challenge
This is an opportunity to discover more of Wiltshire’s iconic landscape, rich in archaeology, wildlife and plants. You can enjoy beautiful open spaces and challenge yourself to complete all eleven walks at our landscape sites.
Avebury, near Marlborough
Wed 27 Jun to Fri 24 Aug

More details - Moderate Walk
Corsham Park Walk
Football car park, Lacock Road ST880702
Wed 27 Jun

More details - Whatley Manor - Open Garden for NGS
12 acres of English country gardens with 26 distinct rooms each with a strong theme based on colour, scent or style. Original 1920s plan inspired the design and combines classic style with more contemporary touches; including specially commissioned sculpture.
Whatley Manor, Malmesbury
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Dane Brook - Open Garden for NGS
Approx 1 acre of gardens, incl herbaceous beds, shrubs, trees, semi formal garden, roses, oxbow pond with planted banks and thatched summerhouse. Tree lined river walk runs the length of the garden, leading to shrubbery. Also lawns and paved areas with planted containers. Far reaching views from paddocks.
Dane Brook, Pewsey
Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Sun 29 Jul

More details - Wiltshire Armed Forces & Veterans Celebrations
A weekend packed with displays from serving and veteran military personnel, re-enactors, bands, flypasts, entertainment, bands, choirs, vehicles, mock battles, traders.
Trowbridge Park, St Stephen’s Place, Trowbridge, Wilts
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

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
Sun 1 Jul to Wed 29 Aug

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 1 Jul

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,
Wed 4 Jul to Sun 15 Jul

More details - Iford Arts Festival 2018: Midsummer Prom
Enjoy live musical entertainment in the magical setting of Iford Manor’s Peto Garden. Pack a picnic, buy a cocktail then relax and listen to... Michelle John Michelle John was born to sing!
Iford Manor Iford Bradford on Avon
Fri 6 Jul

More details - The Ridgeway Hike - Race For Life
If you love walking in the great outdoors then this is the event for you. Take on 20 to 26 miles of stunning countryside. Walk alongside hundreds of other strong women. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
Rutland Farm, Avebury, Marlborough
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Swindon Cheese & Chilli Festival
The Cheese and Chilli Festival is the only show in the UK which celebrates both Cheese and Chilli within a festival setting. The event is organised by 33rd Management Ltd who created the first event in 2014. The events are aimed towards the family audience as there is simply something for everyone.
Lydiard Park Hook Street Swindon
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Cheese & Chilli Festival
The Cheese and Chilli Festival is back again in 2018 with a bang! The Cheese & Chilli Festival is a family show offering something for everyone. There are approximately 100 trade stands selling cheese and chilli associated products as well as craft and retail goods.
Lydiard Park, Lydiard Tregoze, Swindon
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Iford Arts Festival 2018: Final Fling
Enjoy live musical entertainment in the magical setting of Iford Manor’s Peto Garden. Pack a picnic, buy a cocktail then relax and listen to... Miss Kiddy and the Cads Miss Kiddy and the Cads are a unique vintage musical sensation featuring 5 piece band and stunning tap dancer.
Iford Manor Iford Bradford on Avon
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Corsham Summer Fete
Come and join us for a fun family day out to celebrate her Majesty’s 90th Birthday at Corsham Summer Fete on Saturday 11 June from 12-4pm at Springfield Recreational Ground.
Springfield Recreational Ground, Corsham
Sat 7 Jul

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 7 Jul

More details - Westbury Summer Celebration
Everybody is welcome to our Caribbean themed Summer Celebration on Saturday 7th July. There will be a day packed full of entertainment, craft and food stalls, all rounded off with an evening concert with headline band Oasis - Definitely Mightbe. More details to follow later in the year.
Westbury Town Centre and Market Place
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Mitre Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
’Mitre cottage exemplifies what can be achieved in ¾ of an acre without looking contrived or over designed. Well chosen and often unusual plants are balanced at this time of the year by effusive plantings of old fashioned roses and perennials.
Mitre Cottage, Dinton
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Tony Sheard at FCF
Tony is an International minister of The Gospel. He always brings a word in season. Bring your friends to hear a word from God.
Grace Christian Centre, Woodcock Industrial Estate, Woodcock Road, Warminster
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Stourhead - Genius of the place:  foundations
A visit to the house brings to life the Hoare family’s ’golden path’ to success and its influence on Stourhead.
Stourhead, Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster,
Sun 8 Jul to Wed 5 Sep

More details - Braemar Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
This vibrant and colourful Nursing Home garden is tucked all around the building. Paths lead through the Butterfly Walk, down past our small orchard, along the Woodland Walk, to the main courtyard garden of roses, clematis and perennials. Plenty of seating with a tea house by the Rose Garden.
Braemar Lodge, Salisbury
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Duck Pond Barn - Open Garden for NGS
Garden of 1.6 acres with large duck pond, lawns, ericaceous beds, orchard, vegetable garden, big greenhouse, spinney and wild area of grass and trees. Large dry stone wall topped with flower beds with rose arbour. New addition of 3 ponds linked by a rill in the flower garden. Set in farmland and mainly flat.
Duck Pond Barn, Trowbridge
Sun 8 Jul

More details - 84 Studley Lane - Open Garden for NGS
Created from a field is a small, quirky garden of rooms: orchard, vegetables, dwarf conifers, dianthus, roses, fuchsias, grasses, exotics, coastal, heathers, herbarium, alpines, cottage, specimen trees. All divided by lawns, paths, walls and arches. Fish pond, fountains, waterfall, wetland and beach.
84 Studley Lane, Calne
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Cherry Orchard Barn - Open Garden for NGS
Charming 1-acre garden created over past 4 yrs from the corner of a field, with open views of the surrounding countryside. Containing 7 rooms, 3 of which are densely planted with herbaceous perennials, each with individual identities and colour themes. The garden is described by visitors as a haven of tranquillity.
Cherry Orchard Barn, Luckington
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Manor House, Stratford Tony - Open Garden for NGS
Varied 4 acre garden with all yr interest. Formal and informal areas. Small lake fed from R Ebble, waterside planting, herbaceous borders with colour from spring to late autumn.
Manor House, Stratford Tony, Salisbury
Wed 11 Jul, Wed 22 Aug

More details - Sense and Sensibility
Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society.
Arundells, The Cathedral Close, Salisbury
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Once Upon a Time in the West Festival
Back for it’s fifth year The OUT West Festival returns to Deepest Wessex for a party of discernible excellence. Nominated for “Best Small Festival” & “ Grass Roots Award” at the UK Festival Awards.
Bratton Road, West Ashton, Nr Trowbridge
Fri 13 Jul to Sun 15 Jul
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More details - Dr John Cooper Clarke
Dr John Cooper Clarke + Special Guest poets. Artists performing: Dr John Cooper Clarke .: Tickets avaiable.
MECA, Swindon
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Market Lavington Vintage Meet
Vintage Meet, Stationary Engines, Minature Steam Powered Devices, Vintage/Classic Cars, Vans, Motorbikes, and Farm Machinery. Historical displays. Entertainments, craft stalls, food and drink. Go to www.marketlavington.org.uk/Links.html if you want to take part in the meet.
The Elisha Field, Drove Lane, Market Lavington
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Derry Hill Village Fete
The fete committee’s objectives are to give the communities of Derry Hill and Studley a great day out and to raise funds for our local community groups. The 2017 Derry Hill & Studley Fete was held in sunny weather on Saturday 8th July.
Lansdowne Hall, Petty Ln, Derry Hill
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Symphonie Fantastique
The Amadeus Orchestra, under the baton of Principal Conductor Philip Mackenzie, return to Wiltshire Music Centre for a much anticipated performance of three ground-breaking masterpieces: John Adam’s Short Ride in a Fast Machine, Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring and Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique.
Wiltshire Music Centrre
Thu 19 Jul

More details - Inflatable Fun Dayz
Back for a 2nd year the Inflatable Fun Dayz will return to Grassacres Park on Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th March, then the 3rd weekend of each month up to and including September. Come along between 11am-4pm, and let the kids bounce themselves silly.
Grassacres Park, Eden Vale Road, Westbury
Sat 21 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sat 18 Aug, Sun 19 Aug

More details - Iford Arts Festival 2018: Madame Butterfly
The poignant image of the young Japanese girl faithfully, but vainly, waiting, watching the sea, longing for her husband’s return, sits at the core of this opera.
Iford Manor Iford Bradford on Avon
Sat 21 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Thu 26 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Tue 31 Jul, Thu 2 Aug, Sat 4 Aug

More details - A Boundless Summer - JOOLS HOLLAND & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra featuring Gilson Lavis with special guest CHRI
A Boundless Summer - JOOLS HOLLAND & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra featuring Gilson Lavis with special guest CHRIS DIFFORD and guest vocalists Ruby Turner, Louise Marshall & Rosie Mae. Artists performing: Jools Holland.: Tickets avaiable.
Bowood House, Calne
Sat 21 Jul

More details - A Boundless Summer  -BOUNDLESS SUMMER PROMS with KATHERINE JENKINS With the NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA and conductor AN
A Boundless Summer -BOUNDLESS SUMMER PROMS with KATHERINE JENKINS With the NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA and conductor ANTHONY INGLIS Special Guest JOHN OWEN-JONES. Artists performing: Katherine Jenkins.: Tickets avaiable.
Bowood House, Calne
Sun 22 Jul

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 22 Jul

More details - Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village - A photography exhibition by Karen Knoor
The photographic work of Karen Knorr is our second exhibition in the 2018 Women and Power celebration. Her work arises out of cultural research she undertakes and is in response to traditions, materials, furniture and ways of living.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village, Fox Talbot Museum and Village, near Chippenham,
Wed 25 Jul to Sun 9 Sep

More details - Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village - Healing herbs family trail
800 years ago, the nuns of Lacock Abbey couldn’t just pop down the doctors to buy their medicine, so they grew their own. Find out more on our fun family trail. Booking Not Needed. Great for children of all ages. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village, Fox Talbot Museum and Village, near Chippenham,
Wed 25 Jul to Sun 2 Sep

More details - WOMAD Festival 2018
WOMAD – The World’s Festival GLOBAL PARTY WOMAD FESTIVAL WITH AMADOU & MARIAM, CAMILLE, DJANGO DJANGO, LA DAME BLANCHE, SHARON SHANNON, KEN BOOTHE, DOBET GNAHORé and many more WOMAD, the most vibrant, colourful and unique festival on the planet today announces the first names appearing at this year’s global
Charlton Park, Malmesbury
Thu 26 Jul, Sun 29 Jul

More details - 130 Ladyfield Road & Allotments - Open Garden for NGS
Very pretty small garden with more than 40 clematis, climbing roses and small fish pond. Curved neat edges packed with colourful herbaceous plants and small trees. 2 patio areas with lush lawn, pagoda and garden arbour. Also Hungerdown Allotments, 15 allotments owned by Chippenham Town Council.
130 Ladyfield Road & Allotments, Chippenham
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Classic Ibiza with Ministry of Sound
Set in the stunning grounds of Bowood House, Classic Ibiza starts with a chill-out set where people can enjoy their picnics and a drink, or dance along as the sun fades.
Bowood House & Gardens, Calne
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Crofton Lock House - Open Garden for NGS
¾ acre garden in idyllic setting around 200 yr old, off grid lock keeper’s cottage. Garden comprises herbaceous beds designed with a painter’s eye to provide riotous colour, sculptural form, and an abundance of wildlife from spring to autumn; at rear a small orchard, collection of apple and soft fruit...
Crofton Lock House, Marlborough
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Open Days
Visit our stockfree certified organic garden where we produce organic seed - vegetable, herb and flower seed. We will be around to answer questions on our system of culture. Note that the event is mobile phone-free, and camera-free. We like you to look at the plants here and talk to each other and to us!
THE HERBARY, 161 CHAPEL STREET, HORNINGSHAM, WARMINSTER, WILTSHIRE
Fri 10 Aug to Sun 12 Aug

More details - Woolley Grange Hotel - Open Garden for NGS
Beautiful 14 acre garden with mixed borders, pond, orchard and wildlife garden. The Victorian walled garden has been restored and is fully productive, and a gang of Indian runner ducks roam free keeping the slugs at bay. Lots to do for the children incl White Witch’s House and Woolley Sheep Trail.
Woolley Grange Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon
Fri 10 Aug and Sat 11 Aug

More details - Craft and Gift Market at Salisbury Guildhall 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
The Guildhall, Market Place, Salisbury, Wiltshire,
Sat 18 Aug, Sat 15 Sep

More details - Trowbridge Carnival Soap Box Derby
Remember Dennis the Menace and his soap box? Basically a box on wheels? Why not join with the kids (or grandkids) and make one to enter the Soap Box Derby - fantastic fun, chicanes, timed runs down Castle Street? Similar to Red Bull Derby but on a smaller scale.
Castle Street, Trowbridge
Sun 19 Aug

More details - The Old Mill - Open Garden for NGS
Water running through a multitude of channels no longer drives the mill but provides a backdrop for whimsical garden of pollarded limes and naturalistic planting. Paths meander by streams and over small bridges. Vistas give dramatic views of downs beyond.
The Old Mill, Ramsbury
Sun 19 Aug

More details - Avebury - Wiltshire Landscape walking challenge
This is an opportunity to discover more of Wiltshire’s iconic landscape, rich in archaeology, wildlife and plants. You can enjoy beautiful open spaces and challenge yourself to complete all eleven walks at our landscape sites.
Avebury, near Marlborough
Sat 25 Aug to Mon 22 Oct

More details - Great British Food Festival
More than ‘just another food festival’, The Great British Food Festival combines the nation’s love of great food and drink with some of the country’s most treasured locations, providing a unique opportunity to explore new flavours and beautiful venues, all at the same time!
Bowood House, Calne
Sat 25 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

Lacock Village Fair More details - Lacock Village Fair
Following a break in 2017 the event of the year will, once more, be taking place in the village on August Bank Holiday, Monday 27 August 2018. Wiltshire Vale Rotary Club will be running the village street Fair as a community project with all proceeds going to the Parish Council for the benefit of the village.
Lacock Village
Mon 27 Aug
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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
Thu 30 Aug to Sun 28 Oct

More details - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful characters.
Lacock Abbey, High Street, Lacock, Chippenham
Thu 30 Aug

More details - Simple Minds and Pretenders GRANDSLAM 2018 Tour
Global icons Simple Minds and The Pretenders continue to enjoy outstanding musical journeys and phenomenal worldwide success. They now come together on the same stage for the first time since Live Aid to present a unique opportunity to see both bands as they tour throughout the UK in 2018.
Lydiard Park, Swindon
Fri 31 Aug

More details - Simple Minds and The Pretenders
Simple Minds and The Pretenders With Very Special Guest KT Tunstall. Artists performing: Simple Minds, KT Tunstall.: Tickets avaiable.
Lydiard Park, Swindon
Fri 31 Aug

More details - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful characters.
Neeld Community and Arts Centre, High Street, Chippenham
Sat 1 Sep

More details - Stourhead - Genius of the place:  foundations
A visit to the house brings to life the Hoare family’s ’golden path’ to success and its influence on Stourhead.
Stourhead, Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster,
Thu 6 Sep to Sun 28 Oct

More details - The Meadows - Open Garden for NGS
Small garden developed over past 3 yrs for yr-round interest. A good demonstration of the potential of a restricted space. In early spring the focus is on small bulbs; in September, salvias, phlox, anemones, a pond, even a young dawn redwood, witch hazels and liquidambars.
The Meadows, Mere
Thu 6 Sep and Fri 7 Sep

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 8 Sep, Sat 20 Oct

More details - Saying Goodbye Service - Malmesbury
Saying Goodbye are an International baby loss support charity (part of the Mariposa Trust. ) Since 2012, 100 services have been held across the UK, France & North America, the services are completely free and open to anyone of any faith or no faith.
Malmesbury Abbey, Malmesbury
Sat 8 Sep

More details - Trowbridge Carnival Country Fayre & Boot Sale
A relaxed family event in Trowbridge park with stalls, boot sale, charities, music, dance groups, "open mic" - come and have a go on the Bandstand, fair rides, refreshments - fun and games for all ages.
Trowbridge Park, St Stephen’s Place, Trowbridge
Sat 8 Sep

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 12 Sep

More details - Big Country - Celebrating THE CROSSING 35th Anniversary
Big Country - Celebrating THE CROSSING 35th Anniversary + support. Artists performing: Big Country.: Tickets avaiable.
MECA, Swindon
Fri 14 Sep

More details - Inflatable Fun Dayz
Back for a 2nd year the Inflatable Fun Dayz will return to Grassacres Park on Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th March, then the 3rd weekend of each month up to and including September. Come along between 11am-4pm, and let the kids bounce themselves silly.
Grassacres Park, Eden Vale Road, Westbury
Sat 15 Sep and Sun 16 Sep

Hundred Watt Club - An 80s themed evening of burlesque in Salisbury More details - Hundred Watt Club - An 80s themed evening of burlesque in Salisbury
Join Hundred Watt Club for a burlesque and cabaret celebration of the 80s: a decade of decadence, Dirty Dancing and very silly hair!
City Hall Salisbury, Malthouse Lane, Salisbury
Sat 15 Sep
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More details - Special Plants - Open Garden for NGS
Architect-designed ¾ acre hillside garden with stunning views. Started autumn 1996. Exotic plants. Gravel gardens for borderline hardy plants. Black and white (purple and silver) garden. Vegetable garden and orchard. Hot border. Lemon and lime bank. Annual, biennial and tender plants for late summer colour.
Special Plants, Cold Ashton
Thu 20 Sep, Thu 18 Oct

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 22 Sep, Sat 13 Oct

More details - Make It! And More
The New Craft, Hobby & Handmade Show • SHOP FOR CRAFT SUPPLIES • MEET INSPIRATIONAL MAKERS & DESIGNERS • TASTER WORKSHOPS - TRY NEW CRAFTS • MEET EXPERTS, CRAFT CELEBS AND MORE!
STEAM - The Museum of the Great Western Railway Fire Fly Avenue, Swindon
Sat 22 Sep and Sun 23 Sep

More details - The Early Early Christmas Fair 2018
This delightful and popular fair is a great social occasion to start those festive preparations early. It’s, among the first fairs of the season so filled with ideas and fresh inspiration, and stalls full of new goodies.
Tedworth Park Tidworth Wiltshire
Tue 25 Sep and Wed 26 Sep

More details - Cricklade Half Marathon, 10k and Fun Run  Sunday 7 October 2018
Cricklade holds an annual half marathon, 10k and Fun Run race on 7 October 2018. We can have up to 400 registering runners in the half marathon and 10k. The fun run is a short race of 1.5 miles - for families or children on their own, or adults new to running.
Cricklade Leisure Centre, Stones Lane Cricklade
Sun 7 Oct

More details - From The Jam
From The Jam. Artists performing: From The Jam.: Tickets avaiable.
Salisbury City Hall, Salisbury
Sat 13 Oct

More details - Craft and Gift Market at Salisbury Guildhall 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
The Guildhall, Market Place, Salisbury, Wiltshire,
Sat 20 Oct, Sat 3 Nov, Sat 17 Nov, Sun 2 Dec, Tue 11 Dec, Sun 16 Dec

More details - Trowbridge Carnival Procession
An illuminated Carnival Procession through the streets of Trowbridge - large floats, masqueraders, bands, dance groups. Starts at 7pm from Canal Road, finishing at Cradle Bridge - NO spectating in Bythesea Rd (dismissal area). Great family fun - laughter guaranteed
Trowbridge, Wilts
Sat 20 Oct

More details - Avebury - Wiltshire Landscape walking challenge
This is an opportunity to discover more of Wiltshire’s iconic landscape, rich in archaeology, wildlife and plants. You can enjoy beautiful open spaces and challenge yourself to complete all eleven walks at our landscape sites.
Avebury, near Marlborough
Tue 23 Oct to Thu 20 Dec

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
Mon 29 Oct to Sun 11 Nov

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 10 Nov, Sat 15 Dec

More details - George Ezra
George Ezra. Artists performing: George Ezra.: Tickets avaiable.
Oasis, Swindon
Fri 16 Nov

More details - Cricklade Leisure Centre Christmas Fare 18 November 2018
Cricklade will be holding its annual Christmas Fare on 18 November at Cricklade Leisure Centre. Calling all Christmas shoppers. Come and get all your Christmas shopping under one roof, from local traders. Only £1 entrance fee.
Cricklade Leisure Centre, Stones Lane Cricklade
Sun 18 Nov

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 24 Nov, Sat 8 Dec

More details - The Mersey Beatles
The Mersey Beatles plus special guests. Artists performing: The Mersey Beatles.: Tickets avaiable.
Salisbury City Hall, Salisbury
Sat 24 Nov

More details - Bad Manners
Bad Manners. Artists performing: BAD MANNERS.: Tickets avaiable.
MECA, Swindon
Fri 30 Nov

More details - Westbury Christmas Street Fayre & Lights Switch on
Join us in Westbury Town Centre on Saturday 1st December for our annual Christmas Street Fayre and lights switch on. More details to follow later in the year
Market Place
Sat 1 Dec

More details - Bad Manners feat. Buster Bloodvessel
Bad Manners feat. Buster Bloodvessel + support: MAX SPLODGE (Splodgenessabounds). Artists performing: BAD MANNERS.: Tickets avaiable.
Salisbury City Hall, Salisbury
Fri 7 Dec

More details - Christmas Lights Switch On
Corsham starts the festive season with a family-friendly, traditional event in and around the High Street that sees the town’s Christmas Lights switched on.
Town Centre and High Street, Corsham
Fri 7 Dec

More details - Avebury - Wiltshire Landscape walking challenge
This is an opportunity to discover more of Wiltshire’s iconic landscape, rich in archaeology, wildlife and plants. You can enjoy beautiful open spaces and challenge yourself to complete all eleven walks at our landscape sites.
Avebury, near Marlborough
Fri 21 Dec to Mon 31 Dec

More details - 2019 Swindon 'Winter Image' Bonsai Show
A large display of mature bonsai. 12 clubs/societies as well as a number of some of the best bonsai trees in the UK. Numerous traders supplying everything for those in this hobby. Exhibitors and visitors attend this event from all over the UK as well as some from Europe
Grange Leisure centre, Grange Drive, Stratton St Margarets, Swindon
Sun 24 Feb 19