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  • New and rescheduled events for 2021

    New and rescheduled events for 2021

    Event Date: 28th September 2020

    All is not lost!  In spite of unavoidable cancellations this year,  most of the events have been rescheduled for 2021, thanks to the generosity and flexibility of speakers, hosts, venues and the hard work of members of the GP committee. We hope to open our 2021 events  in May with a talk from Pippa Goldfinger.  […]

  • BLUE PLAQUE to Dorothy Brooke

    Event Date: 15th October 2020

    The installation of the plaque to Dorothy Brooke (founder of the Old Warhorse Hospital in Cairo in the 1930s, later renamed as the Brooke Hospital for Animals) will go ahead on  15 October  when it will be placed outside her home, Malmesbury House in the Close, which acted as the initial headquarters of the charity. However due to […]

  • Annual Open Meeting (our first online event!)

    Annual Open Meeting (our first online event!)

    Event Date: Wednesday 21st October 2020

    THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE EMERGING SALISBURY NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN from 7.00 – 8.30pm on  Wednesday 21st October 2020 This online event is a joint venture with Salisbury Neighbourhood Plan team curated by Wiltshire Creative and inspired by the Big Weekend Salisbury Conversations held earlier this year. We want to examine some of the trends […]

  • Cancelled – TALK Caroline Dakers – Fonthill Houses

    Event Date: Thursday 19th November 2020

    Due to the Covid-19 restrictions we have taken the decision to cancel, for this year, the talk by Professor Caroline Dakers and have provisionally rescheduled for Thursday 16 September in 2021 Professor Dakers will be taking us on a journey through Fonthill Houses: Lost, Recovered and Rebuilt.    Professor Dakers has  been Professor of Cultural History at […]

  • BLUE PLAQUE to Herbert Ponting

    Event Date: 25th November 2020

    The installation of the plaque marking the birthplace of Herbert George Ponting will go ahead at 21 Oatmeal Row in Salisbury’s Market Place on 25 November.  However, due to the current Covid-19 restrictions there will be no unveiling ceremony or refreshments. Born in 1870, the son of a bank manager, Herbert eventually chose photography as a career. His […]

  • FILM The Great White Silence

    Event Date: Saturday 28th November

    In conjunction with the installation of the blue plaque to Herbert Ponting at Oatmeal Row, Salisbury,  the Civic Society and Bemerton Film Society will be showing Herbert Ponting’s film THE GREAT WHITE SILENCE on Saturday 28th November at St John’s Place. All seats must be pre-booked through bemfilmbooking@gmail.com with name, address and phone number for each […]