The Living River project

The River Avon

Living River is helping conserve the River Avon

Welcome to the Living River website - find out about the local heritage of the River Avon, where you can visit it, what's going on in the catchment to improve the river for wildlife and how you can get involved.

Find out more about the project


July 8, 2013Wet and Wild Family Fun Day on the River Saturday 19 July

Posted by: LivingRiver in Events

Bring all the family down to Laverstock Sports and Social Club on Saturday July 19th at for an action packed fun day.
Wildlife experts from STREAM, Living River and the Laverstock and Ford Downland & Watermeadow Trust will be getting their feet wet and demonstrating some of the wonders of wildlife on the river between 3.00-5.00pm. […]


July 2, 2013Spring Newsletter 2013 online

Posted by: LivingRiver in News

Our spring newsletter listing all our events happening over the summer is now online.
Join us for some Himalayan Balsam Bashing on the Avon in Wilton and Salisbury or for more river bank creation in the centre of town in Salisbury.


July 2, 2013Elvis the egret children’s book

Posted by: LivingRiver in News

We’ve published a a beautifully illustrated children’s book by Prudence Maltby for this years Salisbury International Arts Festival. This delightful book follows the story of Elvis, an egret that lives on the River Avon, as he takes a trip along the riverbank to discover the wonders of his watery world. The book is 4.99 and […]


May 24, 2013Salisbury International Arts Festival 23 May - 8 June 2013

Posted by: LivingRiver in Events

We have once again partnered with the festival to bring river inspired art to Salisbury.
Elvis is and egret and the star of a beautifully illustrated children’s book that we are launching during the festival. The book and it’s story sack will be available from the project office from 25 May 2013.
And you may have seen […]


March 17, 2013School of Fish

Posted by: LivingRiver in News

The trout in Salisbury Library are doing well at the moment. We took possession of some eggs in January and have been watching them grow over the last couple of months. They now look like the trout they are going to become. Why not pop into the Library or Langford Lakes where we also have […]



What can I do for the river?

Our tips for how you can personally help conserve the river.
Upcoming events and activities.

Places to visit

Great places to enjoy the River Avon.

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