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Avebury Manor
Avebury SN8 1FRF
0370 333 1181 Monday 6 May, 11am - 4pm
May Day Celebrations
Celebrate the beginning of May with traditional festivities including Morris Dancing and Maypole Dancing and family craft activities.
Sunday 19 May, 12.30pm - 4.30pm Spring Foraging Course
On this half-day foraging course, you will be taken through the Avebury landscape by Fred Gillam, who will teach you how
to identify the edible plants growing in hedgerows, fields and woods.
Saturday 25 May - Sunday 2 June, 12pm - 4pm
May Half-Term Fun
This half term, children can discover more about the natural world whilst making something special to take home.
Bowood House and Gardens
Calne SN11 0LZ
Saturday 25 May - Monday 27 May Tractor Ted Big Machines Weekend The perfect day out for all the family. Amazing big machine arena displays from the telehandler challenge to the tractor tug- of-war and slurry soak.
Friday 31 May - Sunday 2 June
RunFestRun, billed as Britain’s biggest running party and join Chris Evans and friends for a weekend of top bands, live DJs, inspiring talks and glorious running. Saturday 29 June - Sunday 30 June Bowood Triathlon
Swim, cycle and run through the beautiful Bowood Estate, home to the Marquis and Marchioness of Lansdowne. There are two distances LPS Events are offering, a choice of a Sprint and a Super Sprint Triathlon. Now - 3 November
Victoria, Albert and
The Lansdowne’s 2019 Exhibition By the time of Queen Victoria’s and Prince Albert’s births in 1819, the 3rd Marquess
of Lansdowne had held his title for 10 years. Set in The Orangery and curated by Bowood’s archivist Dr Cathryn Spence, The exhibition will draw on Lansdowne family correspondence, diaries, paintings and photographs.
Dinton Park and Philipps House
Dinton, Salisbury SP3 5HH
01672 539920
Wednesday 29 May, 11am - 3pm Remembering D-Day at Dinton Commemorating wartime Dinton, 75 years on from the beginning of the end of the Second World War.
High Street, Bath BA1 5AW
01225 477442
Saturday 18 May - Sunday 19 May
Die Fledermaus - Johann Strauss Iford Arts will open its 2019 season in the glamorous banqueting room of Bath’s Guildhall. International conductor Oliver Gooch (musical director, piano), legendary comic baritone Simon Butteriss and Nadine Benjamin as Rosalind.
Lacock Abbey
Lacock, Chippenham SN15 2LG
01249 730459 Saturday 25 May - Sunday 1 September, 10.30am - 5.30pm
Mindful Moments Family Trail
Pause, breathe and take a mindful moment with them this summer. A fun family
trail with activities to make you aware of your thoughts and feelings in nature’s surroundings.
Thursday 11 July, 7pm
Pride and Prejudice
Outdoor Theatre Performance
Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet, Jane Austen’s notorious heroine. Bring along a rug and a picnic and settle in for an evening of theatre beneath the stars.
Tuesday 28 May - Friday 31 May Workshops for Children with Nettie Edwards
This simplified, messy workshop uses colourful flowers, berries, or vegetables
like beetroot to make photographs
using a totally environmentally friendly photographic process. Perfect for children and accompanying adults. Remember to bring your own apron! Booking essential.
Marlborough College
Bath Road, Marlborough SN8 1PA 01672 892566 Sunday 5 May, 3pm Southbank Sinfonia - Concert Series
The full orchestra of the Southbank Sinfonia will present a programme which will include Brahms Symphony no 1. This concert
will be the finale for a season which has brought outstanding musical events to Marlborough.
Marlborough Town Hall
5 High Street, Marlborough SN8 1AA 01672 512465 Monday 24 June, 8pm
Marlborough Folk-Roots Concert - Nancy Kerr and James Fagan
A rare chance to see this superb husband and wife duo presenting material from their new live album of their favourite songs.
Minal Hall
Home Farm Close, Marlborough SN8 2NY 01672861279
First Thursday of each month, 2pm Marlborough Floral Club
A monthly floral group with guest demonstrators in which the arrangements are raffled at the end of the meeting.
Salisbury Arts Centre
Bedwin Street, Salisbury SP1 3UT 01722 321744 Thursday 9 May, 7pm
NT Live - All About Eve
Gillian Anderson and Lily James lead in All About Eve, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London. (delayed live) Friday 14 June & Saturday 15 June Beerex 2019
Your annual Beer and Cider Festival is back bigger and better.
Salisbury Playhouse
Malthouse Lane, Salisbury SP2 7RA 01722 320333
Monday 17 June - Saturday 22 June Educating Rita
Written by one of the greatest ever playwrights Willy Russell and starring one of our best loved actors Stephen Tompkinson as Frank and introducing Jessica Johnson as Rita.
Stourhead House and Gardens
Stourton, Warminster BA12 6QF
01747 841152 Wednesday 1 May - Sunday 30 June Floralia - A Celebration of Spring As the rhododendrons, azaleas and magnolias burst into magnificent bloom once more, celebrate the ancient Roman festival of spring. Tuesday21&28May&Tuesday4&11 June
Spring Wreath Workshops
A workshop for all abilities and anyone interested in getting creative with spring blooms and foliage with the help of professional florist Sarah Pettigrew. Wednesday 29 May & Saturday 1 June Tree Climbing
Book for this unique experience at Stourhead. See the world famous landscape from up high with the Big Tree Climbing Company. There are 6 sessions per day with 8 bookable slots in each.
Sutton Lane Meadows
Sutton Lane, Chippenham SN15 4LW 01672 539920
Sunday 12 May, 11am & 1.30pm Orchid Walk
Orchids galore! These little known but lovely flower rich meadows are a riot of colour at this time of the year.

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