Salisbury Charter Market
The historic Charter Market returns to the Market Place on Tuesday 29th December and Saturday 2nd January for the first of 2021. The market offers a wide range of goods including food (meat, fish, fruit and vegetables, cheese, bread, cakes, tea and coffee), clothes, shoes, bags, jewellery, watches, flowers and plants, music, tools, collectables, homeware, pet food and linen to name just a few.
It has been given the 'We're Good to Go' accreditation by Visit England to signal that the City Council has worked hard to follow Government and industry COVID-19 guidelines and have a process in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.
Salisbury Festive Corner
Running until 30th December 2020
If you are heading into Salisbury city centre to do some shopping in the post-Christmas sales why not also stop off at the Salisbury Festive Corner.
There are only a few days left to take a ride on the carousel or enjoy a bratwurst and hot drink.
The Festive Corner is located at the Guildhall Square and is open every day from 10:30am until after the shops shut.
The Cathedral has now been closed due to Salisbury entering Tier 3 of the Covid-19 restrictions. Therefore, all events within the Cathedral, along with the refectory and Gift Shop, have been shut to visitors.
Public worship is still permitted to continue though, which means they will continue to live-stream services regularly. Those attending services in person must not mingle with anyone outside of their household or support bubble.
Alos, the Spirit and Endeavour artwork is still running outside in the surrounding groundsof the Cathedral until 18th April 2021. 20 iconic and important pieces of contemporary art by notable artists such as Henry Moore and Grayson Perry, exhibited both inside and outside the Cathedral.
Salisbury Christmas Lights and Christmas Tree Trail
You have until January 4th to finish the Christmas Tree Trail. Download a map and hunt down the 12 Christmas trees that make up the Trail. They are situated across the city centre, creating a magical trail for the whole family to enjoy safely. Starting at Salisbury Cathedral and finishing at the Market Place, the trail will guide you through the medieval streets of Salisbury. Click here to find out more, and learn how you could also win a £50 Salisbury Gift Card by taking part.
While you are winding your way through the streets of Salisbury looking for the Christmas trees on the trail don’t forget to take in the beautiful Christmas lights. Wait until dark and see the Market Place sparkle and the massive bauble shine in the Old George Mall.