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Project to celebrate Salisbury's women set for launch

Project to celebrate Salisbury's women set for launch

Published by Jack Deery at 6:00am 8th March 2020.

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From 10am to 3pm today, (Sunday 8th March) Mayoress Carrie Walsh is officially starting it at The Guildhall.

'Her Salisbury Story' will see the city's heritage brought to life by celebrating the lives of Salisbury women, past and present. 

Over the next few months, volunteers from the project will be writing and publishing the stories of women in the city.

Her Salisbury Story logo

They will come together in October, as part of the 800 year anniversary celebrations of Salisbury. 

Soroptmist International of Salisbury, who have initiated the project, have been awarded a £10,000 grant by the Heritage Fund for it. 

LAUNCH EVENT

There will be an exhibition, a quiz, musical performances and creative workshops to launch the project, which also coincides with International Women's Day

'Her Salisbury Footprint' walking tours of the city will also be taking place. 

Anyone with an interest can take part in the project or nominate women for inclusion by contacting hersalisburystory@gmail.com.

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