What's On

As well as the Christmas Market, Salisbury puts on a full programme of festive entertainment, events and activities across the 25 days. The whole city comes alive with music entertainment, street performances, activities and events.

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DATE RANGE

Mistletoe and Merriment

Fisherton Mill's festive exhibition

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Meet the Giant Reindeer

Meet the 3 metre tall reindeer - a perfect family photo opportunity

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Twilight Tower Tours

View the lights of Salisbury from the Cathedral Tower

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Salisbury Christmas Market

Authentic German-style chalets and festive events in the Guildhall Square

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Salisbury Ice Rink

Salisbury's picturesque Guildhall Square hosts its first ever real ice rink!

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Beauty and the Beast Panto

This year's pantomime at Salisbury Playhouse

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The Salisbury Nutcracker Trail

Find the names of the 10 giant Nutcrackers to enter the prize draw

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Winter Exhibition

A winter exhibition at Salisbury Library

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‘From Darkness to Light’ Illuminations

A unique set of light installations in the Cathedral and the Close

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The Night Before Christmas

A magical festive musical at Salisbury Playhouse

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A Christmas Carol

Dickens’ mystical fable returns to Salisbury Playhouse

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Christmas Comedy Nights

Three comedy nights at Salisbury Arts Centre

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The Overtons

A trademark vocal harmonies group at City Hall

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Carols for Busy People

A lunchtime carols service at St Thomas's Church

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Magic of Christmas Concert

St John singers popular Christmas concert

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Salisbury Live at Christmas

Acts to be confirmed

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The Spitfire Sisters

A vintage-inspired vocal harmony group at Salisbury Arts Centre

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Salisbury Live at Christmas

Acts to be confirmed!

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Christmouse Trail

A Christmas trail involving hunting for the Christmouse

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Christmas Creativity

Design and craft your own decorations, cards or small gifts

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Christmas Story Time

A Christmas story by the nativity at Salisbury Cathedral

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Speak with Santa

Speak to Santa via Lapland Livelink at the Cross Keys Arcade! 

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Carols by Candlelight

Congregational carols, choral works and Christmas Bible stories at Salisbury Cathedral

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Salisbury Live at Christmas

Acts to be confirmed!

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Christmas Fair

Festive Christmas Fair at Salisbury Library

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Christmas Sunday Markets

Shop at a wide variety of stalls at the Market Square

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Service of Nine Lessons and Carols

A traditional service of nine lessons and carols at St Thomas's Church

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Carols by Candlelight

Congregational carols, choral works and Christmas Bible stories at Salisbury Cathedral

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Salisbury Charter Market

A twice-weekly Charter Market at the Market Place

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Midnight Mass

Christmas Midnight Mass at St Thomas's Church

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A Family Service for Christmas Eve

A family friendly service at Salisbury Cathedral

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Choral Evensong on Christmas Eve

A moving service of choral music, readings and prayers at Salisbury Cathedral.

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Midnight Mass

Christmas Midnight Mass at Salisbury Cathedral

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Christmas Day Service

Christmas Day Service at St Thomas's Church

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The Eucharist

The Eucharist at Salisbury Cathedral

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Festal Evensong on Christmas Day

Festal Evensong on Christmas Day at Salisbury Cathedral

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OPENING TIMES

Monday – Wednesday
11am-8pm
Ice Rink : 11am-8pm (last skate at 7pm)

Thursday
11am-8pm
Ice Rink : 11am-8pm (last skate at 7pm)

Friday and Saturday
10am-8pm
Ice Rink : 10am-8pm (last skate at 7pm)

Sunday
10am-6pm
Ice Rink : 10am-8pm (last skate at 7pm)

Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve
10am-6pm
Ice Rink : 10am-6pm (last skate at 5pm)

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