Do you want to visit Wiltshire when it’s blossoming with fireworks, passion, and vibrant parades? The good news is that a diversity of events take place in this tourist destination yearly. Discover the vibrant ambience that marks the shopping events. When you need to procure a unique gift for someone or even a keepsake, those are the perfect events to join. The art exhibitions and their creative works and relics are both spectacular and inspiring. And the food events are going to show you the height of farm produce in Wiltshire.
Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival is a fun event for the family, featuring spectacular acts like The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. There is a mix of UK based and international artists to entertaining audiences at different venues such as the Salisbury Arts Centre, Salisbury Playhouse, City Hall and the Cosy Club.
Address: 87 Crane St, Salisbury SP1 2PU, UK
Phone: +44 845 241 9651
Set in the Wiltshire south-west fields for seven days, the sleepy town rises to the blast of Merlin engines, muskets, cannon-fire and music. The Chalke Valley Festival is a celebration of history with a unique combination of debates, speaker events and discussions. The highlight is the living history entertainment featuring combat displays, interactive experiences like Sword School, the Trench and Archery.
Address: Church Bottom, Broad Chalke, Salisbury, Wilts, SP5 5DS
Phone: +441722 781133
The top choral singers and organizers gather at Edington to belt out the best songs ever written. The 14th century St Katherine Priory Church and All Saints in Edington hosts one of the oldest church music festivals in the world. Since its inaugural event in 1956, it has flourished into a popular festival of music within the liturgy, gathering music from religious institutions and European Cathedrals to the small community of Wiltshire. Highlights include organ recitals, new songs, plainchant, psalms, polyphony, anthems and sacred music from different eras,
Address: Priory Church, Monastery Lane, Edington, Westbury, Wilts, BA13 4PG
Phone: +441380 831454
Iford Arts festival founded by Judy Egllington in the 1980s is an annual summer festival of jazz and opera, holding at Iford Manor. The small budget operas performed at the event are produced by the Iford Festival Opera. The setting for the festival is at the Italian gardens that offers an intimate theatre within the manorfor a small crowd of 90 people. Picnic with amazing views of the Iford valley whilst enjoying proms, operas and classical concerts.
Address: The Gatehouse, Iford Hill, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 2BA, UK
Phone: + 44 1225 868124
The festival features four days of excellent folk traditions, music and dance right in the heart of Wiltshire. The event is the biggest in Chippenham and boasts an itinerary of over 200 events rolled in the bank holiday weekend. There are dedicated events such as workshops to learn and improve your current dance styles or skill of musical instruments, storytelling, wild ceilidh dances, cabaret acts and intimate concerts to meet the musicians.
Address: The Cause Art Centre, Causeway, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3DD
Phone: +441249 657190
Bring a picnic basket with you when attending the Chippenham Folk festival to enjoy a delightful lunch by the river and save money you would spend buying food at the venues. As the event dates draw close, Visit Wiltshire post updates on special offers and discounts so keep an eye on their website.
Find out more about Wiltshire events, including their dates and venues, by calling or visiting Seek South West information centres in Wiltshire.