ARTS and crafts will be filling Salisbury’s Market Place once again in October and November, as local creatives get the opportunity to showcase their latest works.

From pottery to paintings and jewellery, members of Salisbury’s art community can gather in the heart of the city to display and sell what they have been working on during lockdown.

Organised by Salisbury Arts Scene, the first event of this kind was held on September 13 with more than 40 exhibitors taking part, accompanied by live music throughout.

Events coordinator Sally Edwards said the day was “hugely successful”, adding: “It was a lovely sunny day and everyone was so excited.

“This was just a huge opportunity for local people to display and sell brilliant work and just to get feedback.

“It’s good to get out there for the exposure, as obviously this year that hasn’t happened. Different people were milling around all day, and with the amazing live music it was lovely to see people sitting back at nearby restaurants enjoying the ambience.”

A raffle took place during the afternoon in aid of assistance dogs, supported by Stones Kitchen Cafe.

Sally added: “This [event] is something that has now arrived and made its mark, it was just an idea to start with.

“I’m really chuffed with the local quality involved and enthusiasm of the community - this could not have gone ahead otherwise.”

In the lead up to Christmas a more festive version of the market will be going ahead on Thursdays.

Future events will be held on October 11 and November 1, for more information visit