Arts and Culture
From international festivals to theatrical events and award-winning museums to independent galleries, Wiltshire is rich in both arts and culture.
The Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival takes place from 24 May to 8 June 2013 in and around Salisbury. This year the Festival celebrates the vibrant arts of Catalunya with music, dance, theatre, circus, film and food. Plus there's a full classical music programme, literature events and family-friendly fun.
For two weeks in the summer, the International Street Festival and Carnival comes to Devizes. The festival includes a confetti battle and carnival parade as well as lots of street theatre.
Anyone with an eye for the arts should head to Fisherton Mill. Here lies a treasure trove of amazing artwork in the largest independent art gallery in the South West. See on-site artists in their studios and discover beautiful handmade cards and jewellery for sale. In the heart of the Wylye Valley is the Black Barn Gallery housed in a beautifully restored barn and in Kington Langley there's Church Farm Arts Venue a contemporary arts space inside a 17th centuary barn.
The Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford-on-Avon hosts regular concerts in its 300 seater hall attracting internationally renowned musicians including the City of London Sinfonia, jazz legend Courtney Pine and famous guitarist John Williams.
To find out more about exhibitions and the many arts events that take place in Wiltshire search our what's on pages.