Salisbury Christmas Market - 28th November - 21st December 2013.
Fantastic festive Wiltshire events for all ages including Christmas markets, carol services, iceskating and more...
Salisbury Christmas Lights Switch On - 21st November.
Celebrate the start of Christmas in Salisbury at the ‘Christmas Lights Switch On’ in the Salisbury Guildhall Square from 6 – 8pm.
'Oliver' The Musical @ Salisbury City Hall - 26th-30th November.
Packed with magnificent songs including Food Glorious Food, Consider Yourself and You’ve Got to Pick a Pocket or Two plus colourful dance routines, comical moments and breath taking stage settings depicting life in the Dickensian streets of London. Great for all the family!
Darkness to Light @ Salisbury Cathedral - 29th November - 1st December.
Many hundreds of people from throughout the diocese and beyond are expected to attend one or more of these imaginative and spectacular services. This is one of the most popular services of the year. It begins with the Cathedral in total darkness and silence before the Advent Candle is lit. By the end the cathedral will be illuminated by almost 1300 candles!
Lantern Procession - Salisbury City Centre - 28th November 2013
One of the highlights of the Christmas Market will be the spectacular lantern procession on the Opening Night. Led by the Band of the Bugles of The Rifles, it will start at 6.00pm from Leaden Hall School in the Cathedral grounds.
'Christmas Celebration Concert' - 11th December @ 7.30pm
Dont miss the 'Christmas Celebration Concert with the Cathedral Choir on 11th December @ 7.30pm
New Restaurants - 2013 has seen the opening of several new shops and restaurants in Salisbury. With 4 more restaurants opening before Christmas!!
is a beautiful and historic medieval building, an international symbol of Christianity and a world class heritage attraction.
The Cathedral hosts regular classical, choral and contemporary concerts featuring English and visiting International choirs, and the renowned Organ Recital Series. Morning Worship with Holy Communion and Choral Evensong services are held most days. www.salisburycathedral.org.uk
Stonehenge is the world's best known Megalithic monument. Built around 3100BC, the huge stone circle is a World Heritage Site. Stonehenge stands on Salisbury Plain, just 8 www.stonehenge.co.uk
Wilton House is one of the Treasure Houses of England. The home of the Earl of Pembroke, this 460 year old building with its history, architecture, art treasures and 21 acres of gardens and parkland attracts visitors from all over the world.www.wiltonhouse.co.uk
Salisbury Racecourse - Set in the middle of picturesque Wiltshire countryside, within view of the Cathedral, the Racecourse hosts around 15 thoroughbred flat race meetings during the year plus a race-day for Arabian horses. www.salisburyracecourse.co.uk
Hawk Conservancy Trust - If you’ve ever wanted to get close to, or even hold, a bird of prey then the Hawk Conservancy Trust, in Hampshire is the place to visit. As a specialist bird of prey centre, which has operated for over 25 years, the staff are recognised as being among the best falconers in the world. Set in 22 acres of woodland and wildflower meadow, the Trust is home to over 150 birds of prey – from the tiny Pygmy Owl to the impressive Steller’s Sea Eagles. www.hawkconservancy.org
Cholderton Charlie's Rare Breed Farm - A fun day out for all is guaranteed at Cholderton Charlie’s Farm Park situated on the Wiltshire/Hampshire border near Stonehenge. The Rare Breeds farm offers plenty of hands on activities to keep you entertained from walking a goat around the farm to cuddling chicks... www.choldertoncharliesfarm.com