Please remember to always check dates & venue with the respective websites for changes and cancellations
Wiltshire has an impressive and varied range of festivals throughout the whole year. Catering for all tastes, the rich heritage of Wiltshire provides an ideal backdrop for all your celebrations. In the world renowned category are WOMAD and the Stonehenge summer solstice but of no less importance are the many community & other festivals that sprinkle the calendar.
The Forces Festival
Sunday 29th May 2011
Double Hedges, Bulford, Wilts SP4 9PA
The Forces Festival is exactly as it sounds: a great festival celebrating our incredible armed forces. There is something for everyone with Live music, aircraft displays and fly-pasts, huge events arena with displays throughout the day, fun fair, spectacular firework finale, licensed bar and refreshments, free parking and much, much more…
All proceeds go to PROJECT 65 Ã± The Veterans Charity
Chippenham Folk Festival
27th to 30th May 2011
Chippenham Folk Festival is now in its 40th successful year…
Although it has seen many changes since its beginnings in Lacock
all those years ago, it still retains its ‘village’ atmosphere,
providing three and a half days packed with song, dance, workshops
and dance displays. Over 200 events take place within the town centre,
turning the whole town into a giant party.
The Woolley Festival 13
15th, 16th, 17th July 2011
Womad Charlton Park Malmesbury
29th to 31st july 2011
From Thursday evening performances through to Sunday night delights…
… WOMAD Charlton Park 2011 dates are 28th July – 31st July 2011.
Who will be your discovery at WOMAD 2011?
Ã¬With hundreds of artists from everywhere in the world,
everyone’s WOMAD will be different,Ã®
The Evening Standard, 2010.
A DJ with his own barbershop quartet and 6 piece band
from Ireland to a rebellious band of Chinese throat singers,
WOMAD brings artists from all over the world to a location
known for its rolling hills, green trees and rural beauty.
Discovery is the key, and musical revelations causing spine
tingling sensations are rife.
Pewsey Music Festival
Saturady 6th August 2011
The full 2011 lineup will be announced in June…
Saturday 27th – Sunday 28th August 11
Bring the kids; bring the husband, wife, boyfriend, girlfriend…
… lover, brother sister, granny and granddad for hours and hours of fantastic Dance, Rock and Funk music.
Swindon Railway Festival
10th & 11th September 2011
The Swindon Railway Festival brings together some of the UK’s…
… biggest and best GWR and BR (w) model railway layouts, high street brand leaders Hornby and Bachmann, steam demostration area and lots more to entertain the family!
Pete Waterman is a popular figure at STEAM’s Swindon Railway Festival along with his amazing ‘Just Like the Real Thing’ models.
Mere Literary Festival
10th – 16th October 2011
Each year, starting on the second Monday of October, residents of the small town of Mere…
… in Wiltshire, along with their friends, get together to put on a Literary festival to support the local Linkscheme charity.