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  • 2023 AGM Report Published.

    Published on: 20th February 2024

    The 2023 AGM report may now be viewed from the AGM Page.

  • SALISBURY ACTIVE TRAVEL CONFERENCE – Saturday 24 February at the Guildhall, Salisbury

    SALISBURY ACTIVE TRAVEL CONFERENCE – Saturday 24 February at the Guildhall, Salisbury

    Published on: 17th February 2024

    To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Cycling Opportunities Group for Salisbury (COGS) are bringing together transport experts to celebrate the joys of active travel for everyone. The implementation of active travel has become more challenging since the UK Government announced a devastating £200m cut to the active travel budget in England in March 2023. This will have […]

  • ANNUAL AWARDS PARTY

    Published on: 15th February 2024

    130 guests attended the  Society’s annual Awards Party for members, their guests and award winners on Thursday 25 January 2024.  This year’s awards were  for New Buildings The Salisbury Journal has recently given the Society  extensive coverage on the 2023 Awards.  With thanks to the Salisbury Journal for allowing us to reference the article. Click to […]

  • SIT STOP

    Published on: 11th January 2024

    The idea of SIT STOP began in 2005, an idea promoting more places to sit down.  The aim of SIT STOP is to ask shops and businesses to display a sign so that people would know they could go inside and sit down without the need to buy anything. A very simple concept which has […]

  • 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, […]

  • Unveiling of the St. NICHOLAS PLAQUE to ANTHONY TROLLOPE

    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

  • “LOOKING TO THE FUTURE TO CARE FOR THE PAST”

    “LOOKING TO THE FUTURE TO CARE FOR THE PAST”

    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 […]