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This week in Salisbury history: 14th – 21st April

This week in Salisbury history the following occurred: 13th April 1980 – Salisbury Rugby club-house is opened 14th April 2013 – more Swing Rioters transported 15th April 1912 – the Titanic sinks 18th April 1655 – Penruddock goes on trial at Exeter 19th April 1882 – hoax ‘dynamite outrage’ at …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 6th – 13th April
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This week in Salisbury history: 6th – 13th April

This week in Salisbury history is mainly about music 6th April 1967 – Pink Floyd play Salisbury City Hall 8th …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 31st March – 5th April
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This week in Salisbury history: 31st March – 5th April

This week in Salisbury history: 30th March 1851 – Census Day 1st April 1219 – wooden chapel started on site …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 16th – 23rd March
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This week in Salisbury history: 16th – 23rd March

This week in Salisbury history: In 1675, Salisbury got a new charter Screaming Lord Sutch played at Salisbury City Hall …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 24th February – 3rd March
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This week in Salisbury history: 24th February – 3rd March

This week in Salisbury history: ‘The Picture House’ became ‘The Odeon’ in 1950 – it’s now the City Hall The …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 9th – 16th Febuary
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This week in Salisbury history: 9th – 16th Febuary

This week seems to have been a fairly quiet one in Salisbury’s past…. 12th February 1922 – Salisbury War Memorial …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history – 2nd – 8th February
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This week in Salisbury history – 2nd – 8th February

This week in Salisbury’s recent and less recent history: prog-rockers Uriah Heep release a record called ‘Salisbury’ Doctor Who films …Read the Rest

This Week in Salisbury History – 27th Jan to 2nd Feb
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This Week in Salisbury History – 27th Jan to 2nd Feb

This week in the mists of Salisbury’s past: 27th January 1847 – the first Salisbury Railway station opens at Milford …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history – 13th-19th January
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This week in Salisbury history – 13th-19th January

This week in Salisbury’s history: the UK was declared free of foot-and-mouth Sir Cecil Beaton was born the Rolling Stones …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 6th – 12th January
This Week In Salisbury History

This week in Salisbury history: 6th – 12th January

This week in Salisbury history…..a lot happened. Salisbury Cathedral was flooded. Bishop Poore died Sam Christer’s ‘Stonehenge Legacy’ was published. …Read the Rest

This week in Salisbury history: 30th December – 5th January
This Week In Salisbury History

This week in Salisbury history: 30th December – 5th January

This week in local history, two Stonehenge trilithons fell (in 1900 and 1797 respectively). The last film was shown at …Read the Rest

Stonehenge Winter Solstice 2013
Stonehenge

Stonehenge Winter Solstice 2013

Here’s some pictures from this morning’s ‘sunrise’ at Stonehenge. ‘Sunrise’ here is in quotes because we didn’t really see the …Read the Rest

Stonehenge Winter Solstice 2013
Stonehenge

Stonehenge Winter Solstice 2013

I’m looking forward, as ever, winter solstice at Stonehenge. Although I’m not sure what the weather forecast is, and I’m …Read the Rest

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