applause arts centre

9th January 2017 Put your hands together please Applause sculpture at Swindon Arts Centre These are dark days in Swindon. What with the Health Hydro hullabaloo ( the fire at the agricultural museum up at Coate Water there’s much to be concerned about. And then there’s the libraries, parishing, the

A ram but no ham

Ram sculpture front view

3rd January 2017 Ram sculpture in Swindon’s Old Town But why no pig? When I mention RAM dear listeners I speak not of Random Access Memory a la computer land but of the ram sculpture that resides in Swindon’s Old Town. I get that, as this article – –  by

Happy Feet!

metal art on fence at royal mail office

21st May Not being a driver I don’t generally get to the  Royal Mail sorting office out at Dorcan. But recently I was there with someone else and was pleasantly surprised to see this artwork on the perimeter fence. Now I’ve searched and searched on Google for some more information

Ten things to celebrate about Swindon No 4: The sculptures. E: The Wish Hounds

The Wish Hounds - sculpture of large black dogs

The Wish Hounds “And then he sought the dark-green lane, Whose willows mourn’d the faded year, Sighing (I heard the love-lorn swain), ‘Wishness! oh, wishness! walketh here.’” — The Wishful Swain of Devon. By POLWHELE. THE tradition of the Midnight Hunter and his headless hounds–always, in Cornwall, associated with Tregeagle–prevails