Other Salisbury Societies of Interest


Friends of The Wardrobe, home of the infantry regiments of Wiltshire and Berkshire

A great museum located in The Close in Salisbury with a lively 'friends' organisation. Events and presentation evenings take place each year, as well as the occasional fundraising event, and the SoF holds its AGM in the middle of June. 


Bourne Valley History Society

Bourne Valley Historical Society (BVHS) researches local history and encourages members to study the heritage of the Bourne Valley area of Wiltshire, including the villages of Allington, Boscombe, Cholderton, Gomeldon, Hurdcott, Idmiston, Newton Tony, Porton, Winterbourne Earls, Winterbourne Dauntsey and Winterbourne Gunner. Meets on the third Thursday of the month at Glebe Hall, Winterbourne Earls.


Fisherton History Society

Fisherton History Society is open to people with an interest in the history of Salisbury and in particular, the Fisherton area of the city.  The society aims to promotes the study of  life and culture through meetings, talks and walks.  It will hold six Official Meetings per year, all at The Duke of York pub & each meeting will have a guest speaker. 


Salisbury Local History Group

The Group offers a variety of talks on aspects of local history. Meetings are held on Tuesday evenings in term time, 7.30pm, at the Salvation Army, Salt Lane, SP1 1EE, unless otherwise indicated. 


Wiltshire Family History Society

For everyone worldwide who is researching Wiltshire roots and for all family historians living in and around Wiltshire.


The Arts Society Salisbury

One of three Arts Society branches in and around Salisbury, its aims are to increase understanding and enjoyment of art, to foster friendships and to support arts education and conservation in our local community. 



The Arts Society Sarum

Sarum Arts Society was founded in 1986 and has become well established in Salisbury. It draws its members from the city and many of the surrounding towns and villages.

Lectures are held on the second Tuesday of every month, except July and August, in the Methodist Church, St Edmunds Church Street, Salisbury SP1 1EF, starting promptly at 11.00am. Coffee is available from 10.00-10.35am, and Announcements are made at 10.50am. Arriving in good time to have a cup of coffee gives members an opportunity to meet each other and to form friendships. http://www.sarumartssociety.org.uk

The Arts Society Wylye Valley

The Arts Society Wylye Valley, founded in 1978, is a member society of The Arts Society, formerly the National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies, to stimulate interest and to increase the knowledge of a wide field of fine and decorative arts subjects. 

Lectures are held on the third Wednesday of the month at 11.00am (but second Wednesday in December and no lecture in July or August). Coffee from 10.15am. http://www.theartssocietywylyevalley.org.uk/

Salisbury and South Wiltshire National Trust Association

We aim to provide social opportunities for companionship and friendship whilst raising money for the National Trust. This programme is arranged for our members by our friendly volunteer committee.

Our varied calendar of events includes a series of lectures held at the Michael Herbert Hall in Wilton on the first Wednesday of the month between October and March. https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/salisbury-and-south-wiltshire-association

Friends of Salisbury Museum

Salisbury Museum is a not-for-profit organisation. This means we put every penny that we make back into our running costs. As a member your contribution helps to support our successful exhibitions, events and learning programmes. Help support our fundraising campaigns.You also become part of the wider museum family. 


Friends of Salisbury Cathedral

A charitable partner of Salisbury Cathedral which provides a means for direct giving by individuals or Parish Church Committees.  Engage with other like-minded people who give their financial support to care for this beautiful and iconic building.  The Friends support the fabric, fittings, ornaments, furniture, music and monuments, all fundamentally enhancing the Cathedral's life, worship and ministry. 


Boscombe Down Aviation Collection

Holds a series of monthly aviation related presentations at 18:30 for 19:00 in the BDAC conference room @ Old Sarum Airfield