FIND out when Salisbury Charter Fair is returning this year.

The annual attraction lights up the centre of the city with a variety of traditional and modern rides, stalls and attractions.

Salisbury City Council anticipates thousands of visitors to descend upon Market Place for the fair, which runs from Sunday, October 15, until Wednesday, October 18.

Among the many activities, the fair will feature a carousel, dodgems and waltzers.

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There will also be street food and sweet treats including toffee apples to enjoy.

The mayor of Salisbury, councillor Atiqul Hoque will officially open the Charter Fair on Sunday 15 October at 2pm alongside fellow Salisbury City Councillors and members of the Showmen’s Guild Western Section.

Salisbury Journal: Mayor Atiqul Hoque at Salisbury Charter Fair in 2022.Mayor Atiqul Hoque at Salisbury Charter Fair in 2022. (Image: Salisbury Journal)

Juvenile rides will cost just £2 until 6pm.

In 1227, seven years after the building of Salisbury Cathedral began, King Henry III granted a Charter to the Bishop of Salisbury to hold a fair on the third Monday in October.

The Fair will open from 2pm until 9pm on Sunday, and then 11am until 10pm Monday through to Wednesday.