Stratford sub Castle Guild - 2021/2022 Programme

Enquiries:   Chairman - David Balston Tel: 01722 411628


Wed 8 September @ 7.30 pm in the Reading Room - booking required. There is also a Zoom option for this talk. 

"Salisbury Museum Developments" - Speaker - Adrian Green, Museum Director

Wed 13 October @ 7.30 pm in the Reading Room - booking required. Unfortunately the additional Zoom option wasn't available for this meeting due to circumstances beyond the Guild's control. 

"Look into My Eyes" - The history and mystery of hypnosis - Speaker Alan Jones

Wed 10 November @ 7.30 pm in the Reading Room - booking required - or Zoom option.

"The Seabirds of Ascension" - Speaker John Hughes

Wed 8 December @ 7.30 pm

Christmas Social - took place over Zoom.




Wed 12 January @ 7.30 pm - In the Reading Room with an option to view via Zoom.


"Graceful Degradation - or how to ensure continuing function in the face of calamity."

The Speaker will be Guild Member Ted Uren, who will be sharing some lessons for 2022 learnt from his Round Britain Sail in 2000.

Wed 9 February @ 7.30 pm with an option to view via Zoom.


"Decluttering your Home" - Speaker Lesley Gault, professional organiser

Wed 9 March @7.30 pm with an option to view via Zoom.


The once extinct Great Bustard has been re-introduced into the UK and is now featured on the county flag of Wiltshire. Steve Colvil, visits Manager of the Wiltshire-based charity The Great Bustard Group, will be telling us all about their project.

Wed 13 April @ 7.30 pm


"In Search of Sidney Herbert"- speaker Russ Foster

Wed 11 May @ 7.30 pm  (Details revised 12 April 2022)

AGM. It is planned to manage AGM matters mainly by email to allow plenty of time for a SPEAKER.


A representative of Soroptimist International of Salisbury will be telling us about the 'Her Salisbury Story' project through which volunteers have written, researched and interviewed inspirational women who have made a difference in the city. The project aims to share the sometimes hidden achievements of Salisbury women past and present, including female builders, cutlers and publicans as well as doctors, gardeners, artists and authors. 



Wed 8 June @ 7.30 pm  (Details revised 12 April 2022)

Traditionally this has been the time for a Guild Social Event. However, as this date is so close to the 2022 Jubilee Event, instead of a Guild Social, a SPEAKER has been booked. 

A musical talk by Miranda Pender, who will be talking and singing about "Lifting the Lid". 

Report of September 2021 talk

Report of November 2021 talk

Report of October 2021 talk

Report of January 2022 talk

Report of Christmas Social 2021

Report of March 2022 talk

Report of April 2022 talk

Report of May 2022 talk