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  • Prolific novelist William Boyd at Marlborough LitFest

    Monday, 24 September 2018.

    This month Marlborough plays host to its annual Literary festival, attracting prolific authors from across the globe. Next Saturday the 29th of September, international award-winning author William Bo...

    Catch it while you can – Last week of stunning exhibition

    Monday, 26 June 2017.

    Quietly and without fanfare, The White Horse Gallery has been mounting knock-out exhibitions which have rapidly established its reputation as the place to go for quality art in Marlborough. This wee...

    A very Marlborough dynasty

    Wednesday, 07 December 2016.

    Marlborough and the stunning Wiltshire landscape which surrounds it are enough to elevate the most leaden of spirits and least creative of minds, but for one family it has inspired three generations of exceptional talent...

    Steins talk Marmageddon and other vital topics

    Wednesday, 02 November 2016.

    During his book signing at the Hungerford Bookshop, Rick Stein took a few minutes out to talk to Townsite about local produce and other important issues. With the recent launch of Rick Stein Marlb...

    White Horse Bookshop’s 75th birthday

    Tuesday, 17 July 2018.

    The White Horse Bookshop in Marlborough has much to celebrate this year as it marks 75 years since the shop first opened its doors in The Parade. To celebrate, the store will be promoting a book f...

    Artistic licence

    Monday, 27 February 2017.

    Arkell's seeks to commission painting for The Bear in Marlborough If you are a local artist with a decent portfolio, a love of Marlborough and some good ideas, this could be for you. The Bear is lo...
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    Originally part of the Icknield Way which ran from Norfolk to Wiltshire, the Ridgeway is Britain’s oldest road and was extended in 1972 and designated as a National Trail.

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    Alma Mater to an illustrious roll call which includes William Morris, poets Siegfried Sassoon, Louis MacNeice and John Betjeman, Bruce Chatwin, bankrupts Ian and Kevin Maxwell and the sublimely talented Nick Drake, ...

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    Avebury is a henge monument (which is an ancient place surrounded by a bank and ditch) and is the world’s largest prehistoric stone circle, originally comprising of some 100 standing stones, with two inner stone circles.

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    Dating from around 3,650 years BC West Kennet Long Barrow is one of the largest and most accessible Neolithic Tombs in Britain

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    World famous from its starring role in the smash hit drama series Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle’s future is secure thanks to the scores of visitors who have flocked to witness its imposing façade first hand.

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    This half term Cobbs Farm Shop and Play Barn are offering a little bit extra with non-stop entertainment for all the family.

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    Marlborough TOWNSITE™ is well established as a conduit for local people featuring news, events, attractions and special offers and NOW we've added a LOCAL JOBS BOARD to our already successful mix. This comprehensive section aims to connect with local job hunters in a friendly and more engaging way

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    Top of any day tripper's list when they visit Marlborough is the Merchant's House. This magnificent timber and brick building is a Marlborough landmark, constructed by prosperous silk merchant, Thomas Bayly

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    There are no shortage of great places to eat and stay, rest your weary bones and fill your boots in the loveliest town in Wiltshire,

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