Some bits of Salisbury-related news from t’internet

King Lear, illustrating Salisbury Festival 2013

King Lear, from Wikimedia[1]

Six highlights of Salisbury Festival 2013 classical program have been announced. These are King Lear, the Royal Philharmonic doing Mozart’s Third Violin Concerto and Mahler’s Fourth Symphony, Mark Padmore performing Schubert’s Die Wintereisse at WiltonChurch, the Tallis Scholars, Russian pianist Mikhail Rudy playing Pictures at an Exhibition and Petrushka and the Festival Opera Project performing La Traviata – News – Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival

‘Sarum Artists’ have a Contemporary Art Exhibition at Sarum College running from 14 December 2012 to 18 January 2013 at Sarum College Unity: Contemporary Art Exhibition at Sarum College

I wasn’t aware of Sarum Artists – their website is Sarum Artists

Wiltshire Council is encouraging ‘at risk’ groups to get a flu jab from their GP – Latest News | Wiltshire Council

Salisbury Museum has completed the fourth and final volume of its Medieval catalogue. The catalogue project began in the 1970s so this is a great achievement – Medieval Catalogue Completed Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum

The Guardian has both an article and a podcast about the ghost story set in Salisbury Cornelia Funke’s Ghost KnightCornelia Funke and Salisbury cathedral: the power of place and Guardian children’s books podcast: Cornelia Funke on Ghost Knight

The City of Salisbury 10 mile road race is on 10 March 2013 – City of Salisbury 10-mile road race

Salisbury’s Studio Theatre’s new Director Chris Hawley has a post on the theatre’s website. Upcoming productions include Going Postal by Terry Pratchett and Romeo and Juliet Studio Theatre – Letter from your new Director of Productions

Salisbury MP John Glen is listed as one of the opponents of marriage equality – The 118 Tory MPs the Daily Mail lists as being opposed to gay marriage Tory MPs

Saint Paul’s Home, the almshouses at the end of Fisherton Street, by Saint Paul’s church have been refurbished and re-opened – Spire FM – News – Official re-opening of ‘St Paul’s Homes’ in Salisbury


  1. By Anonymous (Galerie dramatique) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons []

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