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Fairy fun comes to Pewsey

Written by Peter Davison on .

Fairy fun comes to Pewsey

Children were given the keys to a magical kingdom on Sunday, as Pewsey first Fairy Trail came to the Scotchel nature reserve.

Twenty one little doors to fairy homes – made and decorated by local children – appeared around the bases of trees, while wirework sprites and insects danced from

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Marlborough LitFest branches out with a June day celebrating summer & nature writing

Written by Tony Millett on .

Marlborough LitFest branches out with a June day celebrating summer & nature writing

Fiona Reynolds' message will chime with many people who live in and around Marlborough and enjoy its special countryside.   She will be part of a new venture, quite separate from the main festival weekend, that Marlborough LitFest is arranging to celebrate June's start of summer with a day devoted to

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Marlborough LitFest: BBC’s Frank Gardner & a celebration of William Golding's 'Marlborough novel' amongst 2017 line-up

Written by Tony Millett on .

Marlborough LitFest: BBC’s Frank Gardner & a celebration of William Golding's 'Marlborough novel' amongst 2017 line-up

Marlborough LitFest has announced more names for its 2017 line-up in its eighth year (28 September – 1 October, 2017), including BBC Security correspondent, Frank Gardner, Graeme McCrae Burnet, local crime writer Jon Stock, as well as a talk hosted by the William Golding Estate.

These authors will join this

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A varied selection of Easter Weekend events for those who like all kinds of egg hunts - and other entertainments

Written by Tony Millett on .

A varied selection of Easter Weekend events for those who like all kinds of egg hunts - and other entertainments

An egg hunt without chickens is one of the attractions organised by the National Trust in Avebury- poster at right.   These hunts have been running since April 8 with help-yourself-timings between 11.00am and 4.00pm.  As well as those Cadbury eggs, you can hunt for spring hares or get creative with

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High Street eating: The Wellington Arms has reopened - for pie and a pint and much more

Written by Sue Round on .

High Street eating:  The Wellington Arms has reopened - for pie and a pint and much more

The Wellington Arms, Marlborough’s historic pub, built on the site where the great fire of Marlborough started on April 28, 1653 and named after the Duke of Wellington who stayed the night there in 1836, has reopened after a complete refurbishment.

With an extended dining area which spills out into

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