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Events taking place in 2022!
MARKET

Westbury Market is held in the High Street, every Wednesday from 8am-2pm.

More information can be found on our Market page.

MAY

We started the year with a bang!… the White Horse Soapbox Derby took place on Saturday 21st May 2022!

A practical introduction to STEM for young people, plus 20 teams of ‘brave’ competitors taking on the Steepest and Most Challenging Course in the UK, winding (hurtling) down the picturesque chalk escarpment above Westbury, Wiltshire.

You can look back at the event, photos and videos here –  www.facebook.com/whitehorsesoapbox.

Thank you Westbury and everyone that support this first ever Soapbox Derby. It was a brilliant event!

JUNE

In June we celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

To mark the extraordinary achievement of longevity of her Majesty the Queen, Britain’s longest ever serving Monarch, we had two events taking place on Thursday 2nd June 2022. From 2pm-5pm a children’s street party in the High Street and at 9.45pm the Beacon at the White Horse was lit, along with more than 1,500 Beacons lit at the same time across the UK, Channel Islands and UK overseas territories.

It was a special day and thank you to Westbury for celebrating with us.

SEPTEMBER

We see the return of the Chilli Fest! Saturday 24th September 2022 – more information to follow near the time, visit our Chilli Fest page for the latest updates.

Chilli Fest 2022
NOVEMBER

We will come together on Sunday 13th November 2022 for the town’s Remembrance Service. More information will be available on our Remembrance Service page nearer the time.

DECEMBER

Westbury Christmas Celebrations will be held on Saturday 3rd December 2022. More information will be a available on our Christmas page nearer the time.

Westbury Town Council has an active events calendar throughout the year with a focus on community and family friendly things to do. In 2022, these range from the first ever Soapbox Derby, the Jubilee celebrations, the return of the Chilli Fest and through to the Remembrance Service in November and the very popular Christmas event at the end of November/beginning of December.

The council has also had involvement with community partners in other events throughout the year such the World War II commemorative events over the past four years and the annual Westbury Festival which runs for two weeks in late summer.

This list isn’t exhaustive, of course, as our events programme is continually changing and expanding.

We will advertise all events through social media and our newsletters and on the Town Calendar.

For more information, contact our Events Manager on 01373 822232 or events@westburytowncouncil.gov.uk