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November 2021 - Discover a secret haven in the forest

In this issue

We meet opera singer Carly Paoli, who is lending her voice to campaigning for the protection of our countryside; in My Wiltshire, Charlie Luxton explains how the Beckford Arms provided the perfect escape; Pradeep Bhardwaj, of the Swindon Hindu Temple gives an insight into the importance of their presence and work in the town, and far beyond; Nick Fogg looks at how the 17th century writer Samuel Taylor Coleridge found a brief solace during his time in Calne; Amanda Jane Smith from Tedworth Equestrian, explains how they support people experiencing difficulties relating from mental health, to trauma; Gary Lawrence reveals Chippenham’s impressive contemporary art connections; we head to Devizes Museum as it hosts a new exhibition bringing together the stunning downland artwork of Eric Ravilious; Simon Heptinstall unearths the top 10 hoards discovered in the county, and the team at Forestry England share their favourite fungi to look out for this autumn.