Salisbury Business Improvement District

Monthly round up – January 2023

31st January 2023

The Vanner Gallery have announced that they will be hosting The Graduate Art Show at the Gallery next month! They will be showing some of the most talented young artists in the country who have been invited by director David Christie to exhibit at his gallery. The show will run from 23 February until 11 March 2023.
The Vanner Gallery will be hosting a group show of the nation’s emerging artists. The art graduates from Goldsmiths, Central Saint Martins, Liverpool, Norwich and other universities were selected initially by the Graduate Art Show 2022, a new and exciting platform which supports young inspiring contemporary artists, to showcase in London during Frieze Week. To read more click here.


Swindon and Wiltshire Growth Hub are holding a range of support workshops being held online and in person that you may be interested in joining.
The majority of these are free to access for SMEs based in the Swindon and Wiltshire area as part of our ERDF funded SME Competitiveness programme, with their premium content being open to businesses across the Southwest. To read more click here.


Arman’s Turkish Handcrafted Shop, Wine & Coffee House is set to expand! Formerly, the Real Eating Company café at 55 Silver Street is soon-to-be a second store for Arman’s.

Arman’s Turkish Handcrafted Shop, Wine & Coffee House in the Maltings have announced they are opening a second retail shop and small cafe on Tuesday 7th February 2023. This new shop will sell Turkish mosaic lights, ceramics, handmade cooper homeware, bluer beads and silver jewellery as well as Turkish delight, baklava and Turkish coffee. To read more click here.


Round up of 2022! We have posted a round up of everything BID from 2022 on our website. Throughout the year we have planned and executed many projects from small to large. You can read about them all here.


Did you know using a MiPermit season ticket could save you up to 50% on your parking. For just £97 per month, a Wiltshire Council MiPermit season ticket allows you to park in any of the long stay car parks in Salisbury. Read more here.


The Business Excellence Awards are back for another year, bigger and better in every way! The awards are open to Salisbury Chamber of Commerce and Salisbury BID members.

If you wish to enter any of our award categories please submit your request here, where you can also join as a member of the Chamber if not yet signed up.

The award categories for 2023 are:

  • Start up Business of the Year Award
  • Innovation Award
  • Green Business Award
  • Charity Award
  • Service Excellence Award
  • Tourism Award
  • Business of the Year Award 2023


Salisbury Chamber of Commerce: 60 Minutes – A market update from the Bank of England.

There a lot of impacts to the world economy over the last few years with Britain seeing it's fair share of economic trauma. Salisbury Chamber of Commerce are pleased to have Andrew Holder, representative for The Bank of England joining them to provide an update on macro-economic factors impacting markets and the economy as a whole. This event will be free to all BID members and is one not to miss. To find out more or book your place click here.


Wiltshire Council would like to invite you to exhibit at the 19th May 2023 Youth Employment Event at Wiltshire College – Salisbury Campus (10am – 3pm). This event is being jointly facilitated by Wiltshire Council’s three Area Boards in the south of the county (Salisbury, Southern Wilts and South West Wilts). For those unfamiliar with Area Boards, they serve as decision making committees ensuring devolved funding and resources are targeted to tackle local priorities. Youth Employment is a key local priority in the south of the county, particularly since the pandemic.

Please email by the end of February to express any interest.