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  • 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 […]

  • June Magazine

    June Magazine

    Published on: 1st September 2020

    The June 2020 issue of the Society magazine is now available to read online here featuring a Salisbury Churches Quiz, an article by Frogg Moody on The Chapel in Milford Street, photographs from the Spirit and Endeavour exhibition in Salisbury Cathedral and The Close, and an update on the new river park planned for the centre […]

  • Society Shows Support for ETRO

    Society Shows Support for ETRO

    Published on: 11th August 2020

    Peter Dunbar, chair of Salisbury Civic Society,  has written to The Journal expressing the Society’s support for the planned Salisbury Experimental Traffic Regulation Order stressing that the proposal is NOT pedestrianisation of the city centre and quoting the results from the recent Community Survey conducted by the SCC Neighbourhood Steering Group.  A transcript of the letter […]

  • People Friendly Streets Salisbury

    People Friendly Streets Salisbury

    Published on: 30th July 2020

    Wiltshire Council have released initial designs for the exciting and ambitious People Friendly Salisbury project.  The project will help to transform the city of Salisbury, making it a more attractive place to visit, shop and work; and improving air quality.    The designs are open for comments from the public, businesses and local groups.    […]

  • What’s happening to plans for Maltings and Salisbury Library?

    What’s happening to plans for Maltings and Salisbury Library?

    Published on: 8th June 2020

    Plans for the redevelopment of the old British Heart Foundation building in Malthouse Lane are on hold.  Peter Dunbar, Chair of Salisbury Civic Society has written an open letter to the Salisbury Journal asking the question WHAT’S HAPPENING TO PLANS FOR MALTINGS AND SALISBURY’S LIBRARY? Demolition completed in December 2019 – nothing being started on […]

  • Cancellation of Events until September

    Cancellation of Events until September

    Published on: 5th June 2020

    Due to the coronavirus pandemic and current guidelines on social distancing we have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel the following events.  Our annual AGM due to take place on 10 June, the planned visit to Melbury Vineyard on 8 July and the walk with David Richards on St George scheduled for 6 August. We […]