Events and News


The amazingly popular Christine and Peter Padwick shows continue throughout 2020!

5th anniversary celebration will be on 16th October 2019

Padwick 4th anniv

Wed 16th Oct: Rivers

Showboat, the Mersey, bridges, Wind in the Willows, Schubert, Henley, Poohsticks, Dartford, fishing, Stanley Holloway, the Nile, ferries & more

Wed 20th Nov: The Queen – Snapshots of A Life
Buckingham Palace, the coronation, corgis, the Beatles, VE night, horses, Mrs Simpson, Prime Ministers, Windsor Castle, Diana & more

Wed 4th Dec: Love
Dorothy Parker, Gracie Fields, rings, Nellie Lutcher, St Valentine, Pam Ayres, Relate, Thomas Hardy, Noel Coward, Marie Lloyd & more

Wed 22nd Jan: Quirky Pictures & Curious Stories
Unusual headlines, peculiar street signs, cartoons, topical insults, caustic comments, graffiti, singular anecdotes, oddities & more

Wed 26th Feb: The Garden
Rudyard Kipling, roses, Billy Cotton, allotments, Bill & Ben, Capability Brown, Pam Ayres, greenfly, Conan Doyle, gnomes, Kew & more

Wed 18th Mar: A Romp Through 200 Years of Entertainment The Muppets, folk song, Grimaldi, radio, Peter Cook, Noel Coward, TV, the Barrow Poets, ragtime, music hall, swing, Tommy Trinder & more

Wed 22nd April: Murderers
Alfred Hitchcock, Charles Dickens, Tom Lehrer, ‘Lord of the Flies’, John Haigh, Bonnie & Clyde, Lizzie Borden, Dixon of Dock Green & more

Wed 20th May: The 1930s
George Gershwin, the driving test, Vera Lynn, the Wizard of Oz, Snow White, Chamberlain, the Olympics, the abdication, JB Priestley & more

Wed 17th Jun: Schooldays
Joyce Grenfell, uniform, dinners, Lewis Carroll, friends, reports, Eton, the cane, Eric Morecambe, the ABC, PTAs, playground games & more

Each show bristling with music, laughter, songs & facts
2.45 for 3pm: The Salvation Army Church, Salt Lane SP1 1EE
£5 on entry – ring Gordon on 01722 504295 to book or just turn up.
Every penny goes to: Salisbury Trust for the Homeless

For fundraising events please phone Gordon Pardy on 01722 504295 or email if you would like to become involved.


  • We are thrilled to announce that South Wilts Grammar School has nominated STFH as its local charity of the year as of October 2019
  • We are equally thrilled that solicitors Batt Broadbent has nominated STFH as its charity of the year
  • Salisbury Trust for the Homeless received an Office of Police Crime and Commissioner (OPCC) grant from Wiltshire Community Foundation. The grant aims to support projects which seek to bring communities together to tackle local issues to improve trust and understanding. With this funding the organisation can continue to provide housing for adults in a safe environment.WCF_Logo
  • As of September 2019 the total fundraising from Padwick Shows since October 2014 now stands at £14,884!
  • In financial year 2018/19, over four out of five of our clients who left our service returned to independent living.