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Thursdays during term-time, 10.30am- 12noon Join Noeline Beasley for a welcoming session for...
Every Tuesday until 25 October, 12noon-4pm, Quilting Groups from all over the region demonstrate...
Our 2016 exhibition tells the story of the impact of the First World War on the St John family and...
A remarkable collection of unique works on paper spanning almost 40 years, and complimented from a...
This year, we celebrate 175 years since the birth of Swindon as a railway town... Swindon: Then...
'Reimagined' 30th April - 30th October 2016 What did the invention of the bicycle mean for people a...
An exhibition about the life and works of renowned artist Robin Tanner and his writer wife Heather....
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Wiltshire’s thriving arts scene is as inventive as it is engaging. First class venues include the south west’s leading producing theatre and a music centre with ‘the finest acoustic outside London’. In addition we have cinemas, arts centres and more, bringing top quality performances to visitors and local residents alike.
Let us help you… you’ll discover a huge variety of events on offer in Wiltshire from international festivals through to family-friendly and sporting events.
A line up of Festivals to impress
One of the major highlights in Wiltshire’s events calendar is the annual Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival which comes to venues across south Wiltshire during late May to early June. Each year the festival has a different theme with recent themes including countries of the northern lights and Russia.
Other major festivals include WOMAD near Malmesbury, the Larmer Tree Festival and End of the Road Festival in the stunning Larmer Tree Gardens, the Chippenham Folk Festival, the Iford Arts Festival held in the Peto Gardens of Iford Manor and the Wylye Valley Arts Trail, the Vintage Nostalgia Festival and the Chalke Valley History Festival.
Swindon is host to an annual Literature Festival with many famous authors attending each year and jazz lovers should head to Marlborough for its annual Jazz Festival.
Theatrical events in Wiltshire
See productions before they break the London stage at the Salisbury Playhouse as well as many one-off and touring productions at the Wyvern Theatre, Swindon, the Pound Arts Centre in Corsham and the Salisbury Arts Centre.
Music events to suit all tastes
Many of our arts venues host regular music events. If music is your thing then be sure to check out what’s happening at the Wiltshire Music Centre in Bradford on Avon. Search our listings for other music events taking place in Wiltshire ranging from large-scale concerts through to intimate gigs in pubs.
Family friendly events in Wiltshire
Many of our attractions put on family friendly events during the school holidays and at the weekend to help you keep your family entertained. From re-enactments at some of our English Heritage properties through to interactive exhibitions, there’s plenty going on here – just search the dates for what’s on when you are planning to visit.
Find out more and plan your time for Wiltshire
For more information on the many timeless pleasures to be enjoyed through Wiltshire’s events simply use the search box on this page and find what’s on in Wiltshire.
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