Upcoming Events

Chase & Chalke Volunteering Opportunity: Butterfly Counting – various dates until 30 September 2022

  Fri 01/04/2022 - Fri 30/09/2022
  All Day

Butterfly Counting at Martin Down National Nature Reserve Butterfly transects are conducted on the same route, once a week from 1 April, finishing at the end of September each year. This year and in 2023, we’re looking for more volunteers to join us in carrying out butterfly transects across five routes at Martin Down National […]


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Chase & Chalke Free Training Opportunity: Oral History training at Coombe Bissett Village Hall

  Mon 30/05/2022
  10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Are you interested in media studies, journalism, history, local life or tourism? We are actively encouraging young people (age 16-25) to take part in our oral history interviewing as part of our Memories Captured project. This training at Coombe Bissett Village Hall is free and is an opportunity to gain knowledge and hands-on practical skills; […]


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The BIG Jubilee Picnic – Sixpenny Handley

  Fri 03/06/2022
  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

We plan to recreate a traditional community street party with trestle tables and chairs and there will be plenty of space for you to bring your own chairs and rugs too! Bring your own picnic or pre-order a picnic box from Pop-up-Produce. Contact: popupproduce6d@gmail.com or message / call direct on 07795 166068 for details of […]


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Jubilee Celebratory Fete – Warminster Civic Centre

  Sat 04/06/2022
  12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Warminster has a whole host of events happening across Jubilee ‘Week’ On Saturday 4th June, Warminster Town Council will be running a Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Bake Off Competition which is open to all ages. The theme is ‘Queen’s Platinum Jubilee’ and there is no limit on cake size or type. You could bake a cake […]


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Chalke Valley History Festival 2022

  Mon 20/06/2022 - Sun 26/06/2022
  All Day

The Chase & Chalke team will be running special Roman British Living History events Our marquees will be packed to rafters (if marquees have rafters?) with a whole host of hands-on activities and information. Visit the Chase & Chalke team and explore our prehistoric and Roman Britain Living History events, get information on how you […]


National Pollinator Week – we’re buzzing!

  Mon 20/06/2022 - Sun 26/06/2022
  All Day

Help us celebrate National Pollinator Week Join us on one of our walks to find out more about the importance of pollinators and hear about recent nature conservation work in Cranborne Chase. Sign up to our e-newsletter to receive details of all of our events on offer during the week – we look forward to […]


Festival of Archaeology at Salisbury Museum

  Sat 23/07/2022 - Sun 24/07/2022
  All Day

Join the Chase & Chalke team at Salisbury Museum for this relaxed, fun and fascinating weekend of archaeology Bring the whole family and enjoy the museum, its gardens and the historic setting right next to Salisbury Cathedral. We’ll have our Archaeology Sand Boxes ready for you to find some amazing artefacts and talk to our […]


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Chase & Chalke Wild Weeks – they’re back!

  Mon 25/07/2022 - Fri 05/08/2022
  All Day

It should really be called the ‘Wild Fortnight’ as this year we’re going LARGE We will have over two-weeks’ worth of activities and events covering everything wild! With the help of our fantastic team of volunteers and expert partners, we’ll have lots of hands-on events including nature walks, river dipping, forest school activity sessions, wildlife […]