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Forthcoming Events in Edington

  • Westbury Shopping Trip on Thursday 30 September 2021 at 13:30 venue

    Pick up from around the village, cost £2.30.

    All these journeys accept concessionary passes and will return you to your door.
    These trips are open to all resident of our villages; we welcome everyone, of any age.

    • The Oxford Bach Soloists on Saturday 02 October 2021 at 19:30 venue Edington Priory Church

      Edington Arts are offering a mouth-watering weekend of Bach to mark the return of their concert series after the summer.

      On Saturday October 2nd at 7.30pm the brilliant Oxford Bach Soloists and instrumental ensemble under their inspirational director Tom Hammond Davies will perform a programme which includes the Brandenburg Concerto No2, in its original for six instruments and for horn rather than trumpet. Look forward also to Cantata no 96, written for the 18th Sunday after Trinity which falls on October 3rd, Telemann’s cantata on the same theme, and other jewels.

      Tickets for the Oxford Bach Soloists on 2nd October are £20/15/10 as usual, and £10 for Libby Burgess on Sunday.  There will be a 10% discount if you buy a combined ticket for both concerts and Edington Angels will have their 10% discount on top. 18 and under are free. Either email sue@edingtonarts.org or ring Chrissy on 01380 831256 to secure your seats.

      • Libby Burgess’ mammoth fundraising tour de force, Project 48 on Sunday 03 October 2021 at 14:30 venue Edington Priory Church

        For an hour on Sunday afternoon, starting at 2.30pm, she will play the 24 Preludes and Fugues from Book One of the Well-Tempered Klavier. This will be the first leg of her Wiltshire stop; her aim is to perform all 48 pieces in 48 performances in the 48 counties of England. She is raising funds for musical charities; Help Musicians, Live Music Now, Future Talent and Youth Music.

        Tickets for the Oxford Bach Soloists on 2nd October are £20/15/10 as usual, and £10 for Libby Burgess on Sunday. There will be a 10% discount if you buy a combined ticket for both concerts and Edington Angels will have their 10% discount on top. 18 and under are free. Either email sue@edingtonarts.org or ring Chrissy on 01380 831256 to secure your seats.

        Edington is situated on the northern escarpment of Salisbury Plain.  It is an historically renowned village mentioned in the Domesday book and famous for being the location of the Battle of Edington in 878 AD between King Alfred and the Danes.Welcome to the Edington village website.  We aim to provide both residents and visitors to the village with all of the information they may require.

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        The village contains a superb 14th Century Priory Church and the recently refurbished and renovated “Three Daggers” Public House as well as a number of picturesque houses. It is surrounded by very attractive countryside which offers an excellent variety of footpaths, many of which offer spectacular views from Salisbury Plain. The well-known Edington Music Festival is held annually in the Church., BBC television included a programme on the 50thanniversary of the Music Festival in its series “A Passion for Churches” which was transmitted on BBC2 in April 2006. Edington was the joint winner of the “Village of the Year” competition in 1999.  The judges were particularly impressed with the community spirit as evidenced by the wide range of events and activities. Many of these have continued to the present day; these include The Jazz Festival, The Summer Ball, The Village Fair & Evening Party, and the Flower and Produce Show.

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