Celebrating our Heritage Enhancing our Environment Shaping our Future
  • Walk exploring the impact of development on the rivers & landscapes of Salisbury

    Event Date: Saturday 21 May 2022

    Hadrian Cook of the Harnham Water Meadows Trust will lead a walk describing the development of Salisbury since the nineteenth century and how this has impacted on the rivers and  older landscapes including water meadows, the floodplain and former agricultural land. The walk will take in Lower Bemerton – Broken Bridges, Middle Street Meadows, Harnham […]

  • Wizards, Witches and Wiltshire Folklore – a walk

    Event Date: Friday 10 June 2022

    David Richards, the well known and popular Blue Badge guide will lead a walk around the city exploring  Wizards, Witches and Wiltshire Folklore on Friday 10 June 2022. In 16th and 17th Century Salisbury,  religion and superstition co-existed. There was a common belief in the supernatural and in the existence  of magic, sorcery and witchcraft. […]

  • AGM to be followed by a talk from Phil Harding

    Event Date: Wednesday 15 June 2022

    The Society’s annual Annual General Meeting 2022 takes place at the Methodist Church on Wednesday 15 June, followed by a talk from the celebrated archaeologist, Phil Harding. 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. […]

  • Walk around the villages of Odstock & Nunton

    Event Date: Thursday 23 June 2022

    Blue Badge guide Hazel Docherty will lead a walk around the villages of Odstock and Nunton taking in some of the agricultural and domestic history as well as visiting both churches, St Mary’s Church, Odstock and St Andrew’s Anglican Church at Nunton.  There will be walking on pavements as well as field footpaths which can be muddy in […]

  • Evening Walk – In the Footsteps of Pevsner

    Event Date: Tuesday 12 July 2022

    Richard Deane will lead an evening walk around the city on Tuesday 12 July ‘In the Footsteps of Pevsner’ – a walk looking at insights and revelations from the new Pevsner volume, in central Salisbury on Tuesday 12 July 2022. Julian Orbach’s revision of the Wiltshire Pevsner which he started in 2014 was published in […]

  • Evening Walk – In the Footsteps of Pevsner

    Event Date: Wednesday 13 July 2022

    Richard Deane will lead an evening walk around the city on Wednesday 13 July  ‘In the Footsteps of Pevsner’ – a walk looking at insights and revelations from the new Pevsner volume, in central Salisbury on Tuesday 12 July 2022. Julian Orbach’s revision of the Wiltshire Pevsner which he started in 2014 was published in […]

  • Dinton – A village story through peace and wartime

    Event Date: Saturday 20 August 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 […]

  • Heritage Open Days – The Rivers and Waterways of Salisbury

    Event Date: 8 to18 September 2022

    Heritage Open Days is England’s largest festival of history and culture, celebrating heritage, community and history. Salisbury Civic Society, over the week of 8 to 18 September, will be exploring the Rivers and Waterways of Salisbury, providing an exceptional opportunity to see hidden places, discover our wonderful rivers and try out new experiences. There will […]

  • Impact of Climate Change on Architecture and Planning

    Event Date: Wednesday 5 October 2022

    Our regular Planning Forum for members and their guests arranged by the Development team, in conjunction with the RIBA, will focus on Climate Change and how this is impacting on Architecture and Planning. Date: Wednesday 5 October 2022