Swindon Civic Day 2107

Swindon civic day - Tapestry depicting the railway village key buildings

18th June 2017 Swindon Civic Day 2107 Hello listeners. So yesterday, in my Swindon Civic Voice hat, I was busy down at the central community centre. The erstwhile GWR medical fund hospital was the hub of Swindon’s civic day celebrations and the great get together to commemorate Jo Cox (the

Civic Day 2017

Civic Day 2017 - logos for SCV and MIT

4th June 2017 Civic Day 2o17 Saturday June 17th is Civic Day 2017 Soon it’s Civic Day 2017! Read all about it here on the Swindon Civic Voice website: http://www.swindoncivicvoice.org.uk/2017/05/civic-day-2017-celebrating-50-years-of-conservation-areas/ See the Facebook event. Join us for national ‘Civic Day’ on Saturday 17th June from 11am – 4pm. This year Civic

The Children’s Fete

The Children's Fete - volunteers needed for childrens fete

01/07/2017 The children’s Fete Saturday 8th July from 12pm to 8pm As it says on the Mechanics’ Institute Trust website: ‘The Children’s Fete is Swindon’s oldest summer event, dating back to 1866. Organised by the Mechanics’ Institution, it ran until 1939 with the outbreak of the Second World War. The tradition was

Lights, camera, action!

central community centre cinema

16th April Cinema at Central Community Centre A brand new Community Cinema for Swindon! So last Saturday listeners I went to a most splendid thing: Cinema at the Central Community Centre. This being the launch event it was a free ‘do’. Subsequent showings will have a charge but a modest

Public art needs you!

applause arts centre

Public art needs you!  OOOHHH. Listeners. This is interesting! Creative Wiltshire are running a project to ‘locate, record and photograph public art, namely artwork made by an artist, arts practitioner or craftsperson and located in publicly accessible spaces and places in Wiltshire.’ A call for volunteers… ‘We need the help