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  • Talk by Alison Craig on ZERO SALISBURY

    Event Date: Thursday 12th March 2020

    Alison Craig will be talking on Zero Salisbury: The Exciting Journey to a Clean, Green City.  Alison is a project manager, campaigner and writer, she holds an honours degree in English and a postgraduate qualification in nature conservation.  Along with others she is a co-founder of Salisbury Community Energy. The meeting will take place at The […]

  • Film – The Great White Silence

    Event Date: Wednesday 18th March

    In conjuction with the blue plaque to Herbert Ponting, to be installed on Saturday 21st March at Oatmeal Row, Salisbury,   the Civic Society and Bemerton Film Society will be showing The Great White Silence, filmed by Ponting, on Wednesday 18th March This early full-length documentary from filmmaker Herbert Ponting follows Captain Robert F. Scott and […]

  • Blue Plaque to Herbert Ponting

    Event Date: Saturday 21st March 2020

    A blue plaque to Herbert Ponting, the photographer,  will be installed in Oatmeal Row, Salisbury marking  the 150th anniversary of his birth on Saturday 21st March. Herbert Ponting (1870 – 1935) born the son a successful banker in Salisbury  was the official photographer on Captain Scott’s ill-fated exploration of Antarctica in 1911, taking early videos, […]

  • Planning Forum: Climate Change and its impact on planning

    Event Date: Thursday 30th April 2020

    The annual planning forum, arranged by the development team, will focus on the subject of Climate Change and how this impacts upon planning. The meeting  takes place at The Methodist Church,  St Edmund’s Church Street, Salisbury SP1 1EF,  starting at 6.30pm and is free to members, £2.50 for everyone else.

  • Talk: Salisbury – New Cathedral, New City: What Happened 800 Years Ago

    Event Date: Wednesday 6th May 2020

    Timed to coincide with the 800th anniversary celebrations, the Civic Society are hosting a talk on Salisbury Cathedral – ‘New Cathedral, New City: What Happened 800 Years Ago’, to be given by by Tim Tatton-Brown.  Tim will specifically cover the foundation of the Cathedral and the founding of the city of Salisbury up to the […]

  • Visit to Wilbury House, Newton Tony, Wiltshire

    Event Date: Wednesday 13th May 2020

    A visit to Wilbury House,  Newton Tony, Wiltshire has been arranged for members and their guests on Wednesday 13th May 2020. Wilbury House is a Grade I listed building, and the surrounding park and garden are Grade II listed. The visit will start at 10.00 am, finishing around 12.00.  We’ll arrange the party in two groups of […]

  • 2020 AGM

    Event Date: Wednesday 10th June 2020

    The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Salisbury Civic Society will be held in the Methodist Church, St Edmunds Church Street, Salisbury, SP1 1EF on Wednesday 10th June 2019 commencing at 6.30pm.    This event is free to everyone. The formal business will be followed by a talk by Phil Harding ALONG THE LINE: A […]

  • Blue Plaque to Dorothy Brooke

    Event Date: Wednesday 10th June 2020

    The installation of a Blue Plaque to Dorothy Brooke (1883 – 1955) Founder of Brooke animal welfare facilities will take place on 10th June 2020 at Malmesbury House, The Close, Salisbury.  Time and details of ceremony tbc. Dorothy Gibson-Craig was born in Scotland in 1883. She had loved horses since childhood and was an accomplished […]

  • Visit to Melbury Vale Vineyard

    Event Date: Wednesday 8th July 2020

    An evening visit to the Melbury Vale Vineyard, Shaftesbury has been arranged for members and their guests.  Melbury Vale was bought in December 2003 by brother and sister, Glynn and Clare, as 28 acres of derelict and dilapidated farmland and buildings, formerly part of Barfoot Farm, near to Melbury Mill and Cann Mill. They have lovingly […]

  • Walk & Talk by David Richards on St George, Dragons and Medieval Salisbury

    Event Date: Thursday 6th August 2020

    Blue Badge guide, David Richards will take an evening walk and talk, introducing us to  St George, Dragons and Medieval Salisbury. Date: Thursday 6th August 2020 Start time and ticket prices tbc