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Forthcoming Events in Edington

  • Parish Council meeting on Monday 14 June 2021 at 19:30 venue Parish Hall

    Due to Covid restrictions space is limited, if you wish to attend this meeting please inform the Parish Counicl via email at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

    • Picnic in the Park on Saturday 26 June 2021 at 14:00 venue Playing field

      This year’s fair will take the form of picnic in the park to live music. The idea is to bring your own picnic and rug or chairs. There will be a few of your favourite stalls to browse but no tea tent however the Daggers pub and shop will be selling tea, cakes pizzas and snacks.
      Unfortunately most of our games are not covid compatible as they share balls, bats etc. instead we hope to have a children’s entertainer and Bingo in the interval. We are still finalizing artists.

      • EDGC visit - Larmer Gardens on Wednesday 30 June 2021 at 14:00 venue

        Visit – Larmer Gardens Tour 2-4pm

        Leaving at 12.45pm

        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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