See below a link to festival chronicle’s write up of the appearance by Roger McGough at the Wyvern Theatre in Swindon as part of the Swindon Poetry festival 2013. I was there – I concur. Roger McGough – Swindon Festival of Poetry | Festival Chronicle.
Now That I Am in Swindon and Can Think | Festival Chronicle. Swindon’s second poetry festival is under way now. Swindon IS the world capital of poetry – because Swindon does the arts in oh so many ways. Read the Festival Chronicle account of Roddy Lumsden at Swindon Arts Centre Studio: “Poems
Wiltshire and Swindon Historic Environment Record | Wiltshire Council. “The Wiltshire and Swindon Historic Environment Record online allows you to search information on the archaeological sites, monuments and finds in Wiltshire and Swindon. The Wiltshire and Swindon Historic Environment Record contains over 20,000 records on a variety of sites, from
The Richard Jefferies museum at Coate is yet another one of those things/places I’ve always been meaning to do but have never got round to. I confess I knew little or nothing about him other than that he was, in his day, a well-known writer from Swindon. Which is a bit
U Piri Piri – Home. Just a quick link to the website of U Piri Piri – definitely one of my favourite places in Swindon as anyone who has read this blog will know. Not just a great place for great Portuguese food, wine and beer, it’s also a good spot for
21st September 2013 I’ve always rather liked the Spectrum building or the Renault building as it tends to be referred to, even though the car company moved out of it some years ago. I didn’t though know very much about it until recently. Whilst I did know that it had been used
The value of everyday photos | Raking the moon I’m sharing this post from Claire Maycock’s lovely blog mostly because I think it’s just so nice. And also because there’s something very Pythonesque and I think, very, very British about the man with the big white pointer. And it just
About | sabinespicks. See, I’m not the only ‘Born again Swindnonian’. There are a number of us here you know! 🙂 In her own words: “Hello I’m Sabine, I’m French and I live in Swindon, Wiltshire. Swindon does not have a particularly positive image generally but I can honestly say
Poles to get painting gift from ‘twins’ (From Swindon Advertiser). And yet more from the Swindon Advertiser regarding multicultural Swindon. Swindon is celebrating it’s 10th anniversary with Torun in Poland.
The fate of Mela is in your hands (From Swindon Advertiser). A timely article from the Swindon Advertiser about the fate of our wonderful Mela given my ‘hot-off-the’press’ post about Swindon’s multiculturalism in the series of 10 things to celebrate about Swindon – which was a lovely guest contribution from Brian