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  • OPEN MEETING – CLIMATE CHANGE the Impact on Architecture and Historic Buildings

    OPEN MEETING – CLIMATE CHANGE the Impact on Architecture and Historic Buildings

    Published on: 30th October 2023

    Wednesday 8 November 2023 The Salisbury Civic Society OPEN MEETING this year will discuss the subject of CLIMATE CHANGE and its Impact on Architecture and Historic Buildings.  The meeting is co-sponsored by the RIBA, featuring two speakers: the architect Duncan Baker Brown and from the National Trust Charles Bain Smith, Senior Buildings Conservation Manager. Duncan Baker Brown is an architect, […]


    Published on: 29th October 2023

    The inspiration for Anthony Trollope’s novel “The Warden” was recognised with the unveiling of a Blue Plaque at St. Nicholas Hospital in Salisbury on 25th October commemorating  800 years of service and worship on this site, the buildings’ unique heritage, and the connection to the novel by Anthony Trollope.   The unveiling ceremony was performed […]

  • Fisherton Street Mural Completed.

    Published on: 13th September 2023

    David Shillinglaw and Lily Mixe…, arrived in Salisbury last week to start work on their mural at 69 Fisherton Street. They  finished the mural on Tuesday 12 Sept. They have worked in New York, Vancouver, Palestine and many other national and international locations.

  • Society to award Blue Plaque to St Nicholas Hospital.

    Society to award Blue Plaque to St Nicholas Hospital.

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    A society plaque to Celebrate St Nicholas Hospital will be installed at the Hospital,  5 St Nicholas Rd, Salisbury. SP1 2SW on Wednesday, 25 October at 2:30 pm, followed by refreshments and an overview by the  Chairman of the Trustees of the hospital’s notable events and people associated with the site. St Nicholas Hospital



    Published on: 28th August 2023

    The Cathedral Close Preservation Society invites you to join them for their Autumn Lecture which will take place at the Guildhall on Wednesday 20th September 2023. 7.00pm for 7.30pm start. They are delighted that Alex McCallion, Director of Works and Precinct at York Minster, will be the speaker for what promises to be an inspiring […]

  • New Bin Stores in Salisbury

    Published on: 23rd August 2023

    The sudden arrival of new bin stores in the city, positioned by Wiltshire Council without any need for planning permission, has been discussed by Civic Society committee members. They acknowledged the need for something to be done about the many bins prominent outside properties in the city centre, particularly Butcher Row, but felt that bin […]

  • Update on the Fisherton Street Mural

    Published on: 19th August 2023

    Work on the mural has begun! A call for entries in January of this year resulted in 25 submissions, the judging panel, after a rigorous process, selected a work that fulfilled the brief of looking to the future, whilst exhibiting consideration for the diverse nature of the locality. David and Lily are partners, working both […]

  • Plaque to Marina Seabright

    Plaque to Marina Seabright

    Published on: 12th August 2023

    A society plaque to Marina Seabright will be installed at Pembroke House, Fisherton Street on Wednesday, 6 September at 2:30 pm, followed by afternoon tea and a talk on Dr. Seabright’s contribution to the fields of cytogenetics and clinical genetics by a member of the Wessex Genetics Unit at Salisbury hospital. Plaque to Marina Seabright.

  • CPRE Summer Party

    CPRE Summer Party

    Published on: 27th July 2023

    Campaign to Protect Rural England South Wiltshire Group Summer Party Wednesday 30 August from 6.00-8.00pm at Hyde’s House, Dinton, Salisbury SP3 5HH by kind permission of George Cruddas 6.00 members and guests arrive 6:30 welcome by Suzanne Keene, chair of CPRE South Wilts and Introductory talk by George Cruddas Hyde’s House is located in the […]

  • Annual Awards Party

    Annual Awards Party

    Published on: 10th February 2023

    150 guests attended the the Salisbury Arts centre for the Society’s Annual Awards Party on 19 January.  Awards this year were for  excellence in conservation work to existing buildings with 6 awards given,  2 commendations and the prestigious Lady Radnor Award for the most outstanding project.  Helen Birchenough is Chair of the Arts Council South […]