A random piece of public art?

Walking home from Toothill village centre today, my eye was caught by the art/structure? in the photographs. It’s odd really as I’ve walked this route many times but have never spotted it before. It is just tucked away between houses. Amazing. Anyway – does anyone out there know anything about

West Swindon Sculpture walk – Part 2 – How the Mighty Fall

‘How the Mighty Fall 1989 – Artist: Tim Sandys-Renton. Material: Cast Aluminium, Cast Iron. Commissioned by Thamesdown Borough Council through the Percent for Art Policy’ In the first post of this series I wrote about the statue of Diana Dors outside the cinema at Shaw Ridge. The next statue my

I’d love a Babycham! – Once upon a Vintage

Back in the day, even before Liebfraumilch and Piersporter were considered to be¬†the drink of choice for the sophisticate, there was Babycham – launched in 1953 and originally marketed as ‘the genuine Champagne perry’ this was ‘the’ drink for many. Okay then,’what?’ I hear you cry, ‘does this have to

West Swindon localities drop-ins

If you live in West Swindon, you may or may not be aware of the drops in run by the SBC localities team, Gail Light and Paula Harrison. They are at¬†Toothill¬†Community Centre on Tuesdays 10.30am to 12.30 ¬†– there’s a health walk from 10am. Additionally there’s one at West Swindon

West Swindon sculpture walk – Part 1 – Diana Dors

Public art in Swindon: Diana Dors Right then, hands up. Who knew there was such an entity as the West Swindon sculpture walk? No? Me neither. I only discovered it when rooting about the interweb for info for this blog. In the course of my research I came across this information