Categories and Listings

Area: Wiltshire

Category Modern History

'The largest Festival dedicated entirely to history ... The aim is to excite, enthral and entertain about the past. All proceeds from the festival have, since 2012, been directed to the Chalke Valley History Trust, which promotes the understanding of history to all ages, but especially children.' Held Mid June.

Category Road Transport

'Founded in 1998 CTP is a club for commercial transport enthusiasts where like minded people enjoy their particular pastime in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The club has nationwide membership but is centred in the Salisbury area where indoor social events are held during the winter months.'

Category Wiltshire

Member of the Local Nature Partnerships: England Grouping

'We celebrate the best of writing and literature during our annual festival held in the beautiful market town of Marlborough.' Normally held Early October.

'The Mercers’ Lectures are named in recognition of the links between Dauntsey’s and the Mercers’ Company, which go back to Mercer founder Alderman William Dauntesey, Master of the Worshipful Company of Mercers, who founded the School in West Lavington in 1542. The lectures are a central part of our enrichment programme which encourages pupils to engage with the world outside the school gates, and to think beyond their academic curriculum. Through the programme, we have welcomed a diverse array of eminent speakers to Dauntsey’s; all are warmly invited to the lectures, and over the past few years over 15,000 have attended.'

'Sarum College is a centre for study and research where our passion is learning that nourishes the human spirit. The Sarum community offers welcoming space and time for all those who aspire to grow in wisdom and courage.'

'The Swindon Philosophical Society normally meets in term-time, on Fridays ... We’re not affiliated to any view, religion, creed, belief, political party, ethos or organisation – just great ideas, discussion and argument! – everyone is welcome!'

’For over ten years we have hosted one major crop circle event each year The Summer Crop Circle Lectures - an annual conference in Devizes, UK ... We have re-visioned the event and are offering some additional crop circle events to our repertoire ... Annual Conference ... Crop Circle Retreat ... Introduction to the Crop Circles talk ... Online Workshops and Seminars ... ‘ Annual Conference held Early August.'

'The WBKA ... represents and organises events and education for beekeepers in Wiltshire. It is a Member of the British Beekeepers Association.'

'The Wiltshire Museum has been located in the historic market town of Devizes since 1874 and contains the largest collection of Early Bronze Age gold ever put on public display in England. Award-winning displays transform public understanding of the era and feature 500 Stonehenge period objects, including 30 pieces of gold treasure, together with archaeology, art, natural history, local history, and an Archive and Library which is open to the public ... The Museum is open throughout the year for visitors and researchers and in addition to the permanent galleries offers a variety of events, lectures and special exhibitions for all ages.'

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