WHAT'S on listings for August 1-7


Stonemasonry Works Yard Tour, Salisbury Cathedral, 2pm-3pm. Also Tuesday. Info: salisburycathedral.org.uk

Bishopdown Fun Day, Bishopdown Sports Field, 11am-3pm.


Cello Summer, recital with Kate Buttimer creating to J.S. Bach and Dall’ Abaco, St Mary’s Church, Hale, 7pm. Children free and collection for Wessex Cancer Trust. Info: francesbartlettcello@gmail.com


Drop-in Guided Art Tour, Salisbury Cathedral, 11am-12pm. Also Monday, 2pm-3pm.

Meet the Artist, meet the artists whose artworks are displayed in the Salisbury Group of Artists Summer Exhibition, Gallery 4, Salisbury Library, 12pm-3pm. Info: salisburygroupofartists.co.uk

Wessex Folk Orchestra, Mompesson House, Cathedral Close, Salisbury, 2.30pm. Free.

Salisbury Hospice & Salisbury MS Society Quiz Night, St Mark’s CoE School, Salisbury. Doors open 6pm for 6.30pm. Info: 07890284142 or 9entax@gmail.com

Great Dorset Chilli Festival, St Giles House. Wimborne St Giles. Also Sunday. Info: greatdorsetchillifestival.co.uk

Talking Objects, hear the stories behind some of Salisbury Museums objects, Salisbury Museum, 2pm-4pm. Runs until September 28. Info: salisburymuseum.org.uk


Close Encounters, explore the picturesque close and learn about the history, Salisbury Cathedral, 11am and 3.30pm.

Artisan Market, Market Place, Salisbury, 10am-4pm.


Stained Glass Tour, Salisbury Cathedral, 12pm-1pm.


Summer Discovery Days: Harvest Corn Dollies, Salisbury Museum, 10am–12.30pm and 1.30pm–4pm.

Orchestral Concert: The Medieval Hall, Cathedral Close, Salisbury. 7.30pm. Info: medieval-hall.co.uk, 07773 210706 or 01722 324731.


Musical Megaphones, interactive organ exhibition using the family trail, Salisbury Cathedral, 10am-3pm. Drop-in, no booking needed.

Second World War: Get ready for war, family day, The Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum, The Close, Salisbury, 11am-3pm. Free.

Salisbury Playday, Churchill Gardens, Salisbury, 12pm-4pm.

South Transept Recital Series: Songs of the Forest, Salisbury Cathedral, 7.30pm. Info: salisburycathedral.org.uk


The Wizard of Oz, Salisbury Playhouse. Runs from August 7-10. Info: wiltshirecreative.co.uk or 01722 320333.

All Hands on Deck: A Tale of Two Wrens, St Mary’s Church Hall, Fordingbridge. Runs Sunday, 2pm. Info: forestlive@azanialtd.com or 07980374971.


Standing by my darling’s side, Mompesson House, The Close, Salisbury.

Peter Thursby: The Power of Line and Form, Salisbury Museum. Runs until September 15.

Augustus John: Drawn From Life, Salisbury Museum. Runs until September 29.

British 20th Century Contemporary Prints, including works by Piper, Frost, Rago and Blow, Young Gallery, above Salisbury Library.

Prints from the Marlborough Collection, including works by Freud, Auerbach and Kossoff, Young Gallery, Salisbury.

Creative Wiltshire: A Celebration of Art in Wiltshire, Salisbury Museum. Runs until September 29.

Beyond by Diane Maclean, Salisbury Cathedral. Runs until September 29.

Christopher Kurtz, Messums Wiltshire, Tisbury. Runs until September 1.

Material: Wood, Messums Wiltshire, Tisbury. Runs until September 1.



Tom Speight, Laverstock and Ford Sports Club, 7pm. Tickets: eventbrite.co.uk/e/tom-speight-tickets-64246924280

Rhythm Blasters, Wig & Quill, Salisbury, 9pm. Free entry.

Funked Up, Five Bells, Salisbury. 9pm. Free.


Killer Bunny, Wig & Quill, Salisbury, 9pm. Free entry.

Beaky, Devizes Inn, Salisbury, 9pm.

Punkture, Avon Brewery Salisbury, 9pm. Free entry.

Lady Winwood’s Maggot, The Duck Inn, Laverstock, 9pm. Free entry.


Music in the Park with Shannon Laura, Queen Elizabeth Gardens, Salisbury, 2pm-4pm. Free.