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Forthcoming Events in Edington

  • Westbury Shopping Trip on Thursday 09 December 2021 at 13:30 venue

    Pick up from around the village, cost £2.30.

    All these journeys accept concessionary passes and will return you to your door.
    These trips are open to all resident of our villages; we welcome everyone, of any age.

    • Christmas Tree lighting up on Friday 10 December 2021 at 00:00 venue Playing field

      A date for your diary, come and see the Christmas tree being illuminated and join in the carol singing with Bratton junior training brass band.

      Time to be announced.

      • Salisbury shopping trip on Saturday 11 December 2021 at 09:30 venue

        All these journeys accept concessionary passes and will return you to your door.

        These trips are open to all resident of our villages; we welcome everyone, of any age.

        Contact Pauline to reserve a place.

        Edington is situated on the northern escarpment of Salisbury Plain.  It is an historically renowned village mentioned in the Domesday book and famous for being the location of the Battle of Edington in 878 AD between King Alfred and the Danes.Welcome to the Edington village website.  We aim to provide both residents and visitors to the village with all of the information they may require.

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        The village contains a superb 14th Century Priory Church and the recently refurbished and renovated “Three Daggers” Public House as well as a number of picturesque houses. It is surrounded by very attractive countryside which offers an excellent variety of footpaths, many of which offer spectacular views from Salisbury Plain. The well-known Edington Music Festival is held annually in the Church., BBC television included a programme on the 50thanniversary of the Music Festival in its series “A Passion for Churches” which was transmitted on BBC2 in April 2006. Edington was the joint winner of the “Village of the Year” competition in 1999.  The judges were particularly impressed with the community spirit as evidenced by the wide range of events and activities. Many of these have continued to the present day; these include The Jazz Festival, The Summer Ball, The Village Fair & Evening Party, and the Flower and Produce Show.

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