We are all about sharing the achievements of women past and present who have made a difference to our city or indeed the wider community. Meet female builders, cutlers and publicans as well as doctors, gardeners, artists and authors.
Our articles about historic women have been written and researched by our volunteers while on the contemporary side volunteers have been recording interviews with inspirational women for you to listen to.
New on the website is our competition. This is for you if you have literary ambitions, are a woman ages between 20 & 35 and live in the SP postcode area. To find out more about the competition and the fabulous prizes visit our Win a Tuscan (Re)treat page
Jill Furse was a young actress of rare talent who enjoyed brief success in the late 1930s. Thwarted by both ill health and the Second World War, she was nevertheless determined to live a full and joyful life and is remembered as much for her effect on others as for her acting credits.
Hear Eve talk about her amazing life, full of unusual twists and turns. From a cocooned life of privilege in-between the wars, to joining the WRNS to becoming part of a new elite category known as Night Vison Testers, to a happy family life after the war despite being impacted by sorrow and loss
To mark World Teachers Day on 5 October, we showcase two women from Salisbury’s history who were pioneering leaders in providing education for girls here