Things to Do in Wilts

Celebrating Elderhood

Celebrating Elderhood

During a week of events commemorating older people in early October, creative ageing expert Alan Heeks calls for a new form of Elderhood, and hosts a community event near Salisbury paying tribute to elders. Our Generations: Multi-generational Conservation Weekend Hazel Hill Wood, near Salisbury, Wiltshire. Friday 5 October – Sunday 7 October, Elders Circle to be held on Silver… Read More…

Living with the Heartbeat of the Land

Living with the Heartbeat of the Land

A new programme of events in a magical Wiltshire woodland celebrates the eight ancient festivals of the Celtic Wheel of the Year, starting with Mabon and Samhain. ‘A Dance of Balance’ marks Mabon (Autumn Equinox): 21-23 September and ‘Celebrating our Ancestors’ inaugurates Samhain (Halloween): 2-4 November at Hazel Hill Wood, Farley, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 1AA. An innovative… Read More…

“Treasure Island” – Outdoor Theatre at The Bishop’s Palace

“Treasure Island” – Outdoor Theatre at The Bishop’s Palace

Spend an evening in the glorious grounds of The Bishop’s Palace in Wells enjoying Boxtree Production’s adaptation of well-loved family classic “Treasure Island” on Thursday, 23rd August at 6.30pm. When Jim Hawkins discovers a treasure map amongst the possessions of the late ‘Captain’ Billy Bones, it hurtles him into a cat and mouse game with… Read More…

Wildlife Weekends with Martin Hughes-Games at the Hawks Conservancy Trust

Wildlife Weekends with Martin Hughes-Games at the Hawks Conservancy Trust

Coming up during the summer holidays of 2018, over the weekend of the 28th and 29th July 2018, is a special weekend event with wildlife TV presenter and naturalist, Martin Hughes-Games. Martin is one of the UK’s most popular and respected naturalists and zoologists, best known as one of the presenters of the BBC’s successful… Read More…

Go wild with the National Trust this summer holiday

Go wild with the National Trust this summer holiday

This July and August, summer holiday adventures are returning to the National Trust’s Fyne Court and, for the first time, Wellington Monument. Promoting getting children active in the outdoors in a fun, exploratory way, activities will differ across sites. However, each week’s activities will encourage children to explore the countryside, themed around the National Trust’s… Read More…

Everything you need for a family picnic

Everything you need for a family picnic

Looking for a way to keep the kids busy during the summer holidays? Jane Rylands, from family-friendly kitchen appliance manufacturer Belling, shares her top tips for preparing the perfect picnic. What could be better than a picnic with the kids? There’s a delicious feast to savour, a chance to spend quality time with your family,… Read More…

Join the Hawk Conservancy Trust for Music on the Wing

Join the Hawk Conservancy Trust for Music on the Wing

Join the Hawk Conservancy Trust for a unique summer musical fundraising evening, watch the stunning birds of prey soaring overhead against beautiful skyline accompanied by the London Military Band and enjoy one of the Trust’s ranges of delicious picnics and prosecco with friends and family as the sun goes down. Music on the Wing is on… Read More…

Get your brightest clothes out next week for Mind!

Get your brightest clothes out next week for Mind!

Card and gift personalisation site, Funky Pigeon, are pledging to raise money for mental health charity Mind and are inviting you to do the same. The premise is simple, wear the brightest, boldest rainbow colours to work on Wednesday, 16th May, share your photos to social media, using the #RainbowDay tag and donate to Mind.… Read More…

Alfie Evan’s parents return to court

Alfie Evan’s parents return to court

Tom Evans, 21, and Kate James, 20, the parents of Alfie Evans, are returning to court today to launch another legal bid to allow their 23-month-old son to continue to receive treatment. Alfie has a degenerative brain disease and his case has brought the debate about end of life care back to the forefront of conversation.… Read More…

Bird of Prey Family Adventures at the  Hawk Conservancy Trust.

Bird of Prey Family Adventures at the Hawk Conservancy Trust.

Rewilding has become a popular term these days in conservation and is not only important for the natural world but also vital for children. Giving them the opportunity to be in the presence of wild and beautiful creatures helps develop a connection to nature and to their own wild side. Children can flourish in this… Read More…

Ignyte Ltd. Reg number 7125489. Registered in England and Wales. Registered address: 46 Frome Road, Radstock Ba3 3LF | Refund Policy | Privacy Policy | Payment Terms