Artistic director of Lift Off says the festival ‘can be part of the recovery’ for the public

Six months on from the shock of the nerve agent attack on the Skripals, the people of Salisbury are attempting to use the power of the arts to reclaim the streets, work through the trauma of the assault and draw visitors back to the cathedral city.

Over the bank holiday weekend, a festival of arts events has been taking place across the city, ranging from craft demonstrations close to the bench where the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia collapsed, to a community opera involving more than 100 local amateur singers that has sold out, suggesting people are confident about venturing back.

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