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  • Dinton – A Village Story – Sat 20 August

    Dinton – A Village Story – Sat 20 August

    Published on: 15th July 2022

    Join David Richards  in an idyllic Wiltshire village for a gentle stroll passing grand houses, formal parkland (that once held a USAAF camp), an ancient church and delightful cottages. We glimpse the large, classical, Philipps House before a brief visit to the Grade 1 listed gothic church. Our walk continues passed the birthplace of the […]

  • Phil Harding talks on his life in Archaeology

    Phil Harding talks on his life in Archaeology

    Published on: 14th June 2022

    We were lucky to have the celebrated archaeologist Phil Harding give an insight into his life in archaeology with an entertaining talk after the AGM on Wednesday 15 June. Phil began his career as a field archaeologist more than 50 years ago, and has worked for Wessex Archaeology since 1979, including many sites in and around […]

  • Salisbury River Park Project

    Salisbury River Park Project

    Published on: 11th April 2022

    The Salisbury River Park is the centrepiece of the Salisbury Central Area Framework and is a collaborative project between Wiltshire Council and the Environment Agency to reduce flood risk to various areas in the city, to provide environmental improvements and opportunities for biodiversity, to improve leisure and recreation and to support the regeneration of the […]

  • FUTURE HIGH STREETS FUND SALISBURY (Proposals for the development of the station forecourt and Fisherton Street)

    FUTURE HIGH STREETS FUND SALISBURY (Proposals for the development of the station forecourt and Fisherton Street)

    Published on: 11th March 2022

    As promised, we are letting members know how they can find out the details of the proposed major expenditure by Wiltshire Council on the railway station forecourt, and the Fisherton Gateway, using money from the government’s Future High Streets Fund.  The objectives of the FHSF are to increase vibrancy within the city centre, to support ‘experience’ visits, encourage […]

  • Civic Societies & the Planning Process

    Civic Societies & the Planning Process

    Published on: 9th February 2022

    A new report brings to light the extraordinary amount of time and energy that civic societies put into engaging with the planning system.  The report makes it clear that civic societies balance a role between being place leaders and place stewards. The independent report which aims to better understand the role that civic societies play in […]

  • Salisbury is to become a Window Wanderland this autumn

    Salisbury is to become a Window Wanderland this autumn

    Published on: 10th September 2021

    Salisbury is to become a Window Wanderland this autumn – Salisbury BID and Wiltshire Creative are organising this unique art gallery trail to bring a little magic and light to the city as the nights get darker and they’re  looking for people and businesses to get involved! Window Wanderland is a project for the whole community, started […]

  • Experience Salisbury – The Ultimate Guide

    Experience Salisbury – The Ultimate Guide

    Published on: 11th June 2021

    The ultimate guide to our modern medieval city, Experience Salisbury experiencesalisbury.co.uk is the new ‘go to’ place for all the latest news and events, as well as showcasing the world-class attractions and local businesses that make the area a true original. Along with the new website, a suite of social media channels have also been established to […]

  • Supernatural Salisbury

    Supernatural Salisbury

    Published on: 20th March 2021

    Many thanks to  Frogg Moody for an atmospheric fireside online talk highlighting some of the topics from his forthcoming book ‘Supernatural Salisbury’. Taking his audience through witchcraft and magic, from ghosts, spirits to other mystic sciences, he recounted some puzzling and mysterious events in Salisbury! Frogg has researched and co-authored six books on local history and […]

  • Welcome to our new Patron and President

    Welcome to our new Patron and President

    Published on: 26th January 2021

    We are delighted to announce that following the decision of our President, Dame Rosemary Spencer, to stand down at the end of 2020 she generously accepted our suggestion that she become our Patron. The offer of the role of President has been accepted  by Alastair Clark who you will know as the immediate past Chairman […]

  • Open Meeting Webinar

    Open Meeting Webinar

    Published on: 18th November 2020

    The fast moving events of Covid-19  has presented the Civic Society with surprising opportunities. The pandemic  is challenging the norms of how we live, work and plan for the future but also provided opportunities to trial a different format for the annual autumn Open Meeting, to forge new partnerships, to potentially widen the audience, and […]