NADFAS learns about heroine

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

The Wessex branch of the The National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS) recently enjoyed a lecture by Tom Beaumont James exploring the enigma surrounding Mary Seacole.

Alderbury WI

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

WE rang the changes at our August meeting and enjoyed an evening meal together at the village hall.

Salisbury Chess Club

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

AT the recent AGM of the club the principal officers – chairman Mike Pope, secretary Jim Barnett, treasurer Kevin Huntley and match captain Steve Piper – were returned un-opposed.

The Lions Club of Salisbury

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

THE Lions Club of Salisbury is part of Lions Clubs International, an organisation that has become one of the world’s most respected charitable organisations.

Salisbury Saintes Twinning Association

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

IT has been a busy year for the association, which celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2015.

Odstock, Nunton and Bodenham WI

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

The first meeting of the new programme was held on Monday, September 8.

Fovant WI

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

For the first meeting after the summer break, Fovant WI was joined by WI advisor Christine Walker who had attended the W.I national AGM at Leeds on June 7.

Sarum DFAS

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

DR Laura de Baden gave a talk on Italian gardens to Sarum Decorative and Fine Arts Society on Tuesday, September 9. Starting with Emperor Hadrian’s Roman garden, she showed examples chronologically through to the present day and explained the philosophies which influenced their design. She explained how some Italian gardens were built vertically to cope with mountainous terrain. Terracing, steps, landings, retaining walls and grottos all stemmed from this need.

Redlynch and District WI

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

In August members enjoyed the summer outing. They travelled by luxury coach to Ocean Village, Southampton where they boarded a boat for a cruise along Southampton Water and up the river Hamble, tucking into a fish and chips lunch en route.

Pooch finishes in second place

Salisbury Journal:

5:42pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Six-year-old Poppy Bush, from Berwick St James proudly displays her rosette for coming second in the hugely popular Wylye Fete Dog Show on Saturday.

Group members contribute to origami project

Salisbury Journal:

5:44pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

MEMBERS of Salisbury U3A (University of the Third Age) have been busy folding origami elephants.

Sarum Bridge Club

Salisbury Journal:

5:41pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

On Monday September 8 we had 10 tables with Paul Wright & Hugh Cross coming 1st N/S with 63.4 per cent and Andy Tilling & Alan Burroughs 1st E/W with 59.9 per cent.

Harnham Neighbourhood Association

Salisbury Journal:

5:39pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE association celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, and all residents are invited to its AGM on Wednesday, September 24 at 7.30pm in the Church Hall, Lower Street, West Harnham. In addition to hearing the annual reports, you will be able to vote for new members of the committee, followed by refreshments, a raffle and a talk by guest speaker David Burton of Natural England.

Bulford WI

Salisbury Journal:

5:39pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Bulford WI had their afternoon meeting on September 4 at 2.30pm with 26 members present.

Dinton WI

Salisbury Journal:

5:38pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Twenty four members attended the September meeting of Dinton WI held in Dinton Village Hall.

New Sarum WI

Salisbury Journal:

5:37pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

JENNY welcomed Katrina Squires from Code Image Consultancy, who gave us an interesting and entertaining talk on how we can improve our appearance by choosing suitable colours for both clothes and make-up.

Redlynch Local History Society

Salisbury Journal:

5:36pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

WE resumed after our summer break with a very interesting talk by Alex Godden on ‘Folklore of Archaeological Sites in Hampshire’.

Laverstock Gardening Club

Salisbury Journal:

11:53am Thursday 11th September 2014

SATURDAY August, 30 saw the return of Laverstock Gardening Club’s annual show with more than 150 entries being made in the 32 classes, all displayed in Laverstock Village Hall.

Sarum Storytelling Club

11:51am Thursday 11th September 2014

BEHIND all modern forms of entertainment lies the story – and if the story's no good, then the entertainment's no good.

Friends of Clarendon Palace

Salisbury Journal:

11:55am Thursday 11th September 2014

HIDDEN away in the Wiltshire countryside are the remains of the royal rural retreat of Clarendon Palace.

Wilton Historical Society

11:54am Thursday 11th September 2014

AT their well-attended July meeting, members were treated to a lively and amusing talk called Ladies of the Tower, given by Tony Strafford, a former Yeoman Warder at the Tower of London, who arrived resplendent in his Beefeater attire.

Wilton and District Youth Band

11:51am Thursday 11th September 2014

CALLING all former players, parents and supporters! Wilton and District Youth Band celebrates its 50th anniversary next year. A number of events are being planned, including a reunion concert, and we would be delighted to see you there. If you would like to be kept aware of the band’s plans for 2015 drop an email to andyb.wdb@gmail.com.

Whiteparish Breakaway Club

10:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

The Breakaway Club held its August meeting away from the Memorial Hall again.

Salisbury Motorycle Club

10:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

Salisbury Motorcycle Club is holding a giant charity jumble sale in aid of Wiltshire Air Ambulance on September 13 starting at 2pm at the Scout Hall, Lower Road, Harnham.

Family History Society

10:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

RIOTS on the Greencroft, the day St Edmund’s Church tower collapsed, and the mayor’s efforts to limit the effect of the plague, were among the historical nuggets members of Salisbury of Wiltshire Family History Society learned about during a guided walk in the city.

The Indian Community of Salisbury

Salisbury Journal:

10:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

THE Indian community of Salisbury held their first social event on August 15 at Laverstock Village Hall.

Salisbury Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

11:17am Thursday 28th August 2014

AS the General Election in 2015 approaches, Salisbury CND members are stepping up their efforts to persuade the electorate that Trident should not be replaced at a cost of £100 billion in 2016.

Indian Community of Salisbury

Salisbury Journal:

11:16am Thursday 28th August 2014

THE Indian Community of Salisbury was founded on Friday, August 15. Vinod Desai MBE, chairman and founder of Artasia, a Southampton-based charity, graced the occasion as the guest of honour.

Salisbury Folk Dance Club

11:15am Thursday 28th August 2014

Salisbury Folk Dance Club will be starting their new term of weekly dances on Tuesday, September 2 at 7:30pm at St Martin's School.

Bulford Village WI

11:14am Thursday 28th August 2014

BULFORD Village WI met on August 7 in the garden of Joan Flint. It was a lovely afternoon with 18 members in attendance.

Harnham Garden Society

11:14am Thursday 28th August 2014

Harnham Garden Society will be holding its summer show on Saturday, September 6 in Harnham Church Hall, Lower Street, starting at 2.30pm.

Laverstock Gardening Club

11:13am Thursday 28th August 2014

Members of Laverstock Gardening Club are now reaping the rewards of a very wet spring and generally warm sunny summer, and it is hoped that this will be reflected in entries for the summer show. This is being held in the village hall on Saturday, August 30 and is open to the public from 3pm.

Salisbury Bonsai Society

11:13am Thursday 28th August 2014

The Salisbury Bonsai Society’s last meeting was about accent planting by Rita and Mark Cooper.

Sarum U3A

11:12am Thursday 28th August 2014

THE August monthly meeting of Sarum U3A hosted Robin Miller’s talk on Our Wonderful Solar System.

The Onward Stroke Club

11:11am Thursday 28th August 2014

The Onward Stroke Club meets on alternate Thursday mornings in Salisbury.

Entry now open to take part in flower and hobbies event

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A FLOWER and hobbies show is being welcomed by Whiteparish Garden Club on Saturday.

Coaching to aid athletics skills

11:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

AN athletics programme for youngsters is coming to Tidworth next week.

Help to secure carnival future

Salisbury Journal:

10:57am Thursday 21st August 2014

ENTRIES are needed for Tisbury carnival.

Plenty to do at summer fete

10:59am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE Orders of St John Care Trust at Buckland Court in Amesbury held their summer fete on July 26, which raised £567 for the residents’ amenities fund.

Rotary club’s car boot sale

11:02am Thursday 21st August 2014

WILTON Rotary Club will hold its mammoth car boot sale on Bank Holiday Monday in the grounds of Wilton House.

Dinton Historical Society

9:30am Thursday 14th August 2014

BRIBERY, oriental treasures, corrupt politicians, and an illustrious political dynasty: the rich treasure of one of Salisbury’s most notorious former residents was revealed to Dinton’s Historical Society.

Whiteparish Village Council

9:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

- A VACANCY has arisen due to the resignation of Anne Baker. Please contact the parish clerk or a councillor for further information on joining the parish council.

Salisbury & District Natural History Society

9:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

DURING this season of field meetings members have been enjoying excursions both local and further afield.

Salisbury & District U3A

9:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

MANY people set out to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. It is something both young and old can achieve if they are very fit.

Tidworth Ludgershall Activities

9:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

A FUN-PACKED programme of summer activities for young people will include sports, arts and crafts and parkour.

Tisbury History Society

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

TISBURY History Society is in the process of researching a book about Tisbury during the First World War.

Whiteparish Breakaway Club

9:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

THE July meeting of Whiteparish Breakaway Club was held at Sarah's Stamp Shack Craft Centre at Richmond Farm.

Revving up for car supershow

Salisbury Journal:

10:22am Thursday 7th August 2014

THE Wessex Country Fair is returning to Wilton House next weekend.

RSPB hosting nature stroll

12:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A FUN nature walk is taking place in Newton Tony tomorrow.

Council seeks new sponsors

Salisbury Journal:

10:19am Thursday 7th August 2014

PITTON Social Club is organising an outing to see the matinee performance of Calamity Jane at the Watermill Theatre in Newbury on August 14.






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