Salisbury Recorded Music Society

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

THE new season started last week with a presentation by Michael Salmon, who asked: 'Is this another renaissance in British music?' British music seems to have gone through several waves, he said, with composers like Purcell and Arne in the 17th century followed by something of a lull until the first half of the last century when composers such as Elgar, Walton, Delius and Vaughan Williams began to make waves.

Salisbury Embroiderers’ Guild

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Salisbury Embroiderers’ Guild had two excellent and very different meetings in September.

Winterslow and Firsdown WI

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

President Pat Cudby welcomed members and a birthday posy was presented to Marion Rosselli.

Salisbury and District U3A

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

TRICIA Carr, a U3A member, led her audience at the October meeting through an architectural tour-de-force of two city states in northern Italy.

Durrington WI

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

OUR president Marion Wardell opened the meeting and, after welcoming several guests, she introduced us to Clare McNaughton, who spoke to us about her life as A Modern Military Mother.

Whiteparish Breakaway Club

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

MEMBERS gathered to hear a fascinating talk by Peter Jones about his wanderings through Central Asia.

Sarum Concern for Israel and Palestine

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

BERNARD Regan, of Action 4 Palestinian Children, came to talk to Sarum Concern for Israel and Palestine (SCIP).

Salisbury Xanten Twinning Association

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

THE Salisbury Xanten Twinning Association (SXTA) welcomed 50 visitors from the German city of Xanten.

Downton Evening WI

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

MEMBERS and visitors were welcomed to the September meeting of Downton Evening WI by president Edna Pike.

Sarum Morris

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

THE Sarum Morris AGM was held at Salisbury Rugby Club.

Whiteparish Parish Council

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

ongratulations are in order with the news that Whiteparish has come second in its category in the county round of this year’s Best Kept Village Competition, which was sponsored by Hills.

Bemerton Townswomen’s Guild

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

HAVING enjoyed a summer with the sort of weather one usually hopes for but often doesn’t get, Bemerton TG gathered in September for the busy period leading up to Christmas.

Redlynch Local History Society

Salisbury Journal:

9:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

THE society’s annual exhibition was held at Morgans Vale and Woodfalls Village Hall.

English Speaking Union

Salisbury Journal:

11:55am Thursday 2nd October 2014

JANE Easton, the new director general of the English Speaking Union (appointed in March 2014) visited the Salisbury and south Wiltshire branch of the ESU.

St Francis Community Flower and Produce Show

Salisbury Journal:

11:53am Thursday 2nd October 2014

WHEN the committee members were planning the 66th show during the bad weather which struck the country at the beginning of the year, there was concern about how conditions would affect growth of produce in gardens and allotments.

Wiltshire Family History Society

Salisbury Journal:

11:52am Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE search for ancestors usually begins at the end and works backwards, but members of Salisbury branch of Wiltshire Family History Society have been reminded just how much information from the past 100 years is readily available.

Amesbury Evening WI

Salisbury Journal:

11:51am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Members met for the monthly meeting in Antrobus House and were welcomed by the president.

Salisbury Bonsai Society

Salisbury Journal:

11:51am Thursday 2nd October 2014

AT the last meeting of the Salisbury Bonsai Society it was drills at the ready.

Salisbury Recorded Music Society

Salisbury Journal:

11:50am Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE new season started on Monday, September 22 and will concentrate on English music.

Sarum U3A

Salisbury Journal:

11:49am Thursday 2nd October 2014

AT the Monthly Meeting of Sarum U3A our speaker was Lynda Thompson, clearly an intrepid traveller to wild places.

Dinton Historical Society

Salisbury Journal:

11:49am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Around 45 members, visitors and friends heard David Dawson’s lecture.

Broad Chalke WI

Salisbury Journal:

11:48am Thursday 2nd October 2014

THIS was a very lively meeting as it was the first time members had met in two months.

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.






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