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29th October 2016 The Richard Jefferies museum http://www.richardjefferies.org About Richard Jefferies: “John Richard Jefferies (6 November 1848 – 14 August 1887) was an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels. His childhood on a small Wiltshire farm had a great influence on
27th September 2016 The Penny Readings and Royston’s poem The Penny Readings Hooray! Today was the day of the September Penny Readings. That wonderful, poetry and prose filled frolicsome venture between Poetry Swindon, Swindon Civic Voice and the Mechanics’ Institute Trust. The Penny Readings are great fun and a fabulous
14th July 2016 Wellbeing Wednesday – a blog This is a quick share of a blog I’ve come across: https://wellbeingwednesday.wordpress.com What it’s about: We are a collection of different people who meet together on Wednesday afternoons in a Library in Swindon. Whilst there we chat, laugh, eat, drink and cry together.
7th June 2016 The Penny Readings Return In a fun and exciting collaborative adventure, Swindon Civic Voice and the good people of Poetry Swindon are proud to bring back to Swindon the Penny Readings. Swindon Civic Voice on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/swindoncivicvoice Poetry Swindon on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=poetry%20swindon In a town that has a Mechanics’
This post is just by way of highlighting a lovely blog called ‘Swindon Arts Blog‘: https://swindonartsblog.wordpress.com I love the strapline on it: SWINDONARTSBLOG: Living in an unexpected creative hotspot… because we do – and the author of this blog, Benjamin, Twitter: @swindonartsblog – is not alone in having noticed that Swindon
Just a quick press of the programme for the 2014 Swindon festival of poetry. I’ve enjoyed events from the last two festivals very much – the poetry bus of previous years in particular was a blast. So if you haven’t been to any of these events before then try and
I’ve mentioned on this blog more than once that Swindon IS the world capital of poetry. I’m sure you’ve all been wondering just how that can be so. And if you haven’t – why on earth not? Anyway – follow the link to the blogpsot of Domestic Cherry and find