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24th november - 18th december

Entertainment

You will certainly be entertained when you come and visit the Salisbury Christmas Market. With street performers, musicians, and everything in between, there’s something for everyone. For more details of our exciting entertainments keep reading!

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CK Gospel Choir

CK Gospel Choir

CK Gospel Choir are a London based gospel group with singers who have performed alongside Mariah Carey, Leona Lewis, Phil Collins, Beverley Knight, and much more are. They are a new generation of gospel singers bringing a unique blend of traditional gospel voices with added richness of soul, jazz, blues, classical and Latin styles to create their exclusive ‘gospel fusion’.
Date: 24th November - Launch Night
Time: 7.45pm
Location: Market Square
Absolute Buble

Absolute Buble

Michael Buble tribute act, Absolute Buble, is our opening act for the Launch Night Event on Thursday 24th November. He is sure to get you in the mood for our phenomenal Christmas period in Salisbury with his smooth songs and festive numbers.
Date: 24th November - Launch Night
Time: 5pm
Location: Market Square
Starcast Performing Arts Schools

Starcast Performing Arts Schools

Starcast are sure to dazzle you with their 4 fantistic performing groups: the Starcast Dance Company, the Starcast Dance Crew, the Starcast Singing Company and the Starcast Singing Troupe.
Date: 24th November - Launch Night
Time: 6pm
Location: Market Square
Salisbury Plain Military Wives Choir

Salisbury Plain Military Wives Choir

The Salisbury Plain choir is one of more than 75 Military Wives Choirs in the UK and overseas.
We are pleased to welcome back 24 singers from the Salisbury Plain Choir for their annual performance at our Launch Night.
Date: 24th November
Time: 6.45pm
Location: Market Square
Acro Chaps

Acro Chaps

The 3, fine, festive acrobats that are the Acro Chaps, adorned in their festive gear, are sure to entertain with their unique, interactive acrobatic performances.
Date: 24th November
Time: 5.30 – 7.45pm
Location: Market Square
Sticky Toffee Jazz

Sticky Toffee Jazz

Sandy Ince, renowned jazz and vintage singer, with a distinct, smooth singing voice and unique spin of vintage and modern classics will certainly put you in the Christmas mood with a 1920s jazz twist to add a touch of vintage smoothness to the evening.
Date: 25th November and 10th December
Time: 11am and 12.30pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Frock Stars

Frock Stars

The Frock stars will be bringing a lively festive set to Salisbury Christmas Market with an exciting Christmas and popular music repertoire.
Date: Friday 25th November
Time: 1.45pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Snow Queen

Snow Queen

Ethereal and enchanting in silver, blue and white, the Snow Queen is a sure-fire crowd pleaser that’s sure to bring a smile to your face no matter your age.
Date: 25th November
Time: 2-5.40pm
Location: Walkabout
We are Robot

We are Robot

We Are Robot will be performing their exciting indie rock repertoire, including a number of covers as well as a selection of their own music from their newest album. Date: 26th November
Time: 10.30am
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Pure Pearl

Pure Pearl

Pure Pearl are a vintage jazz and country trio. Bringing together the beautiful blend of vocals, guitar, clarinet and accordion.
Date: 26th November
Time: 3pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Face Painting

Face Painting

On 2 Saturdays over the Christmas Market period the wonderful Salisbury based Tanya Renner will be working her face painting magic at Salisbury High Street. For excellent, colourful and artistic designs for any face - young or old - Tanya will be on hand to make your design come to life. Date: 26th November and 17th December
Time: 11am-3pm and 11am-4pm
Location: Salisbury High Street
The Explorers

The Explorers

2 vintage explorers, clad in snow gear, heading to the South Pole, what could possible go wrong? Make sure to catch these family friendly entertainers as they heroically battle the elements and each other to total failure and utter hilarity
Date: 26th November
Time: 1-3.30pm
Location: Walkabout
Period Prestigation

Period Prestigation

Gather around to watch the hugely entertaining, side splitting Victorian Street Performer that is Mr Barnard. With an array of tricks and skills he’s sure to amaze and amuse.
Date: 27th November
Time: 12.30-1.15pm and 2-2.45pm
Location: Walkabout - based in the High Street
Jacques Desfontaines

Jacques Desfontaines

Jazz singer Jacques Desfontaines will be performing his signature Vocal Randonnée, a smooth collection of accompanied jazz and French chansons
Date: 29th November
Time: 11am
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Silversphere

Silversphere

The amazing acrobatic performonace that is suspended by a silver helium filled balloon. You'll be amazed by the Silvershpere acrobat as they tumble and turn in the sky about you.
Date: 1st December - Lantern Parade
Time: 7.30pm
Location: Market Square
Whiteparish All Saints CE Primary School Choir

Whiteparish All Saints CE Primary School Choir

This Year 4 and Year 5 combined choir will be performing their selection of Christmas Carols and festive songs
Date: 2nd December
Time: 12pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Hummingbird

Hummingbird

A female acoustic guitar and vocalist duo, known for their jazz, folk and country style, Hummingbird are the perfect combination of guitar and vocals, creating beautiful melodies and harmonies.
Date: 2nd December
Time:12.45pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Chafyn Grove Pre-Prep and Chapel Choirs

Chafyn Grove Pre-Prep and Chapel Choirs

These two choirs from Chafyn Grove school will be perfoming individual sets of Christmas songs and carols
Date: 2nd December
Time: 2.30pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Salisbury Methodist Junior Belletones

Salisbury Methodist Junior Belletones

Salisbury’s Junior handbell ringers will be performing a range of Christmas carols and festive tunes.
Date: 3rd December
Time: 10am
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Salisbury Community Choir

Salisbury Community Choir

Salisbury’s very own amateur choir has over 150 members and sings regularly in concerts around the country and abroad. The 4-part harmony choir will be performing a selection of Christmas carols.
Date: 3rd December
Time: 1pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Woodford Ukulele Group

Woodford Ukulele Group

An ensemble of ukulele players who specialise in old war time songs, accompanied by an acoustic and bass guitar
Date: 3rd December
Time: 3pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Daisy Chapman

Daisy Chapman

Singer/songwriter Daisy Chapman will be performing her beautiful, soulful music along with violin and piano accompaniments. This artist is known for her dark, expressive, and very unique genre which will be sure to leave you absolutely breath taken.
Date: 3rd December
Time: 4.15pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Gray Smith

Gray Smith

Well renowned in the South as a top acoustic performer, Gray Smith, will be performing his acousitc set at the Christmas Market.
Date: 3rd December
Time:5.30pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
There’s Nothing Like a Dame

There’s Nothing Like a Dame

Oh no it isn’t – oh yes it is! Panto has been let loose on the street in all its gaudy glamour and fantastic finery in the form of the Two Ugly Sisters. The hilarious pantomime duo return to Salisbury Christmas Market for more mischief and fun.
Date: 3rd December
Time: 1pm-3.30pm
Location: Walkabout
Beth Ford

Beth Ford

This is local musician Beth’s debut at the Salisbury Christmas Market. This spectacular young musician will be performing an acoustic set.
Date: 4th December
Time: 12pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
The Paper Trains

The Paper Trains

A three piece Americana guitar trio, The Paper Trains are a renowned group known for their harmony-enriched vocals, strident guitar lacked with incisive licks, demon banjo picking, truck stop honky-tonk piano, and sure-footed upright bass lines.
Date: 4th December
Time: 2pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Bourne Valley Quartet

Bourne Valley Quartet

Local acapella quartet known for their distinctive harmonies and eclectic repertoire ranging from traditional songs, madrigals, and Victorian songs to popular music from the 20th and 21st Century.
Date: 6th December and 15th December
Time: 10am and 6pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Silver Lady

Silver Lady

The ever graceful, clever and eye-catching figure, the Silver Lady, returns to Salisbury Christmas Market for another year
Date: 6th December
Time:11am-2.40pm
Location: Walkabout
Salisbury Methodist Belletones

Salisbury Methodist Belletones

Salisbury Methodist Belletones are the local handbell ringing ensemble. They will be performing in addition to the Junior Belletones, also performing a range of Christmas melodies and carols.
Date: 7th December
Time: 11am
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Bourne Valley Singers

Bourne Valley Singers

Bourne Valley Singers are an acapella choir from Salisbury celebrating 40 years of performing this year. Their repertoire stretches across the full range of musical genres
Date: 7th December and 14th December
Time: 5pm and 5pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Godolphin Prep School Choir

Godolphin Prep School Choir

Members of the Godlphin Prep School choir will be singing their selection of well known carols
Date: 8th December
Time: 1.30pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Hodman and Sally

Hodman and Sally

Utterly unique and highly entertaining, Hodman and Sally are a walkabout duo with fantastic character and wonderful tales to tell. They are one of our favourites from last year and are back by popular demand.
Date: 8th December
Time: 5.45-7.45pm
Location: Walkabout
Tom Clements

Tom Clements

Another local artist, Tom Clements has been performing solo and in a band for many years, gaining reputation and popularity every year. We are excited to have him come and perform at the Salisbury Christmas Market this year.
Date: 8th December
Time: 5.45pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Shannon Coombs

Shannon Coombs

Locally based solo artist, specialising in pop and R ‘n’ B genres, Shannon Coombs is returning to Salisbury Christmas Market to perform her selection of Christmas songs.
Date: 9th December
Time: 4.30pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
St Nicholas CE VA Primary School Choir

St Nicholas CE VA Primary School Choir

Come and support St Nicholas Primary’s school choir as they perform a range of Christmas Carols and winter songs.
Date: 9th December
Time: 11am
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Snow Queen and Snow Globe

Snow Queen and Snow Globe

Ethereal and enchanting, the Snow Queen is a sure-fire crowd pleaser that’s sure to bring a smile to your face no matter your age. Find this mystical being in her magical Snow Globe as she traverses the city.
Date: 10th December
Time: 11.30am - 1.30pm
Location: Walkabout - based in the High Street
Stone Curlews

Stone Curlews

Stone Curlews are returning to perform carols and Christmas songs for their second year running.
Date: 10th December
Time: 5.20pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Laura the Singer

Laura the Singer

Salisbury based soul, jazz and show tune singer Laura is another of our returning artists. Laura will be performing her range of festive jazz and vintage numbers.
Date: 11th December.
Time: 11.30am
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Inflate-a-belles

Inflate-a-belles

Charming and highly skilled, the Inflate-a-Belles are a balloon twisting force to be reckoned with. From delicate jewellery and bespoke costuming to their very own signature designs, they are guaranteed to bedazzle you with their brilliant balloons
Date: 11th December
Time: 12pm
Location: Walkabout - based in the High Street
Leehurst Swan Prep Choir

Leehurst Swan Prep Choir

The Leehurst Swan Junior Choir will be performing a colection of Christmas songs and traditional carols Date: 12th December
Time: 11am
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Broad Chalke School Choir

Broad Chalke School Choir

The local junior school choir from Broad Chalke return to the Salisbury Christmas Market with their collection of traditional and modern Christmas carols and songs
Date: 12th December
Time: 2pm and 3.30pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Timeless

Timeless

Timeless are a vocal harmony trio performing music from the Forties to the Noughties
Date: 13th December
Time: 12pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Western Downland Primary School Choir

Western Downland Primary School Choir

Another junior choir, we are looking forward to having the children of Western Downland Primary School at the market, who will be singing carols and Christmas songs
Date: 13th December
Time: 2.15pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Semley Primary School Choir

Semley Primary School Choir

The Semley Primary School choir of 6-11 year olds will be singing a number of Christmas carols and songs as they have done in previous years
Date: 13th December
Time: 5pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Norman Court Prep School Choir

Norman Court Prep School Choir

The Norman Court Prep School are bringing their junior choir to sing carols and songs at the market this year
Date: 15th December
Time: 10.15am
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Churches Together in Salisbury

Churches Together in Salisbury

Christians from Salisbury churches will be performing a number of Christmas Carols with their accompanying band
Date: 15th December
Time: 6.45pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Snow Queen and Elf

Snow Queen and Elf

The stunning snow white Snow Queen on stilts accompanied by the globe walking pointy eared Ice Elf are an entertaining and engaging sepctacle with great character. They're sure to spread the festive cheer at the market this year.
Date: 15th December
Time: 5.45pm
Location: Walkabout
The Pocket Orchestra

The Pocket Orchestra

From Blues and Ragtime to Hot Jazz and Songs from long agom the FB Pocket Orchestra explores a musical repertoire that formed the embryo of what is now known as popular music
Date: 16th December
Time: 12pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Jennifer Crook

Jennifer Crook

Renowned multi-instrumental artist Jennifer Crook will be performing songs from her forthcoming album “The Year, She Turns”. Be the first to hear her new material at the Salisbury Christmas Market.
Date: 16th December
Time: 3pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
The Original Lycanda Blues Band

The Original Lycanda Blues Band

This lively band, reformed this year with the Original members, will be playing their collection of well known Blues and Boogie numbers as well as some new compositions of thier own which are sure to entertain the crowds.
Date: CANCELLED
Time:
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
St Thomas’ Church Handbell Ringers

St Thomas’ Church Handbell Ringers

Date: 17th December
Time: 10.15am
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Story Telling

Story Telling

Our wonderful Story Teller is sure to delight with his energetic and expressive way of spinning tales and engaging your imagination. Come along for a tale or two at the Children's Section of Salisbury Library.
Date: 17th December
Time: 11.30am , 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm
Location: Salisbury Library - Children's Section
Kim G

Kim G

Fantstic solo vocalist, Kim G, sings swing, jazz and pop amonth other genres of music. She will be singing a combination of festive and popular music to bring a lively atmosphere to the Market.
Date: 17th December
Time: 3pm
Location: Christmas Market Bandstand
Lost Elves

Lost Elves

Astride Rudolf’s back, these cheeky Lost Elves roam the streets on the lookout for Santa. This hilarious duo need your help to find their way back to the North Pole
Date: 16th December
Time: 2pm-4.30pm
Location: Walkabout

Guildhall Square
Blue Boar Row
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP1 1TP

24th Nov - 18th Dec
Mon-Wed 10am-6pm
Thur 10am-8pm
Fri & Sat 10am-6.30pm
Sun 10am-4pm

01722 426581
info@salisburychristmasmarket.co.uk