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

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

10 things to celebrate about Swindon. No 1. Lots of parks & green spaces. A: Lydiard Park and house

November 2014: Sadly the stormy weather of Christmas 2013 destroyed the ancient walnut tree pictured below.  Go here for more information about it. Below is a picture I took just the other day of how this once proud and ancient tree looks now. Such a shame but such is life.   Swindon is