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Latest village Coronavirus News can be found here

Pictures of the Christmas cards that the children of the village have made can be seen here.

Forthcoming Events in Edington

  • A talk on Hedgehogs in the Garden with Wiltshire Wildlife, on Thursday 04 February 2021 at 19:30 venue Online

    Wiltshire Wildlife, Hedgehogs in the Garden

    January and February meetings will be on Zoom, please contact Jacky Hiscock on 830133 for the joining codes beforehand.

    • Edington Parish Council meeting on Monday 08 February 2021 at 19:30 venue Online

      This meeting will be held online. Please contact the Parish Council if you wish to attend.

      • WI February meeting on Tuesday 09 February 2021 at 19:30 venue Parish Hall

        The WI is what you make it with the people you choose to lead it. See what we have done and what we will be getting up to. There may even be the odd glass of wine!

        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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