10th June 2018 Swindon Civic Day 2018 So next Saturday, 16th June, is shaping up to be a fantastic #Swindon day. Swindonians, with a bit of forethought and planning you can visit our civicday event, honouring Swindon’s medical fund society heritage and our contribution to the formation of the
5th June 2018 Secret Swindon: the book Hello listeners! I can’t lie. I can barely sit still for the excitement! The reason? I’m soon to be a published author for the first time. ‘Secret Swindon’, via Amberley Publishing, is due for release in the middle of July 2018. But the story
25th May 2018 Writing the West: Literature and Place Okay listeners. I know – there’s an argument that this one is a bit of a cheat being as how it’s not Swindon based. BUT despite what some people in Salisbury might think (don’t ask), Swindon is full of literature lovers
The Prosecco Party: Making a Party Pop One can’t have failed to notice how, over the last five years or so, the Italian tipple Prosecco has out-popped big brother Cava in the affordable-celebration-fizz stakes. Before we have a look at how that’s happened let’s be clear on what Prosecco is.
29th April 2018 Uncelebrated Journey Swindon’s talent – telling Swindon’s Story Earlier this week I attended a press launch of the above named-event. This one-off, set-to-be-spectacular event is the brainchild of the new and current, High Sheriff of Wiltshire, Nicky Alberry. Uncelebrated journey celebrates Swindon and its journey by celebrating
24th April 2018 [jetpack_subscription_form] Swindon’s Famous Duck Race: It’s Quackers! Right then listeners! I’ve been trying to get something written on here about the Old Town Rotary (one of them) and their world famous, in Swindon, duck race for I don’t know how long! And as the time is drawing
22nd April 2018 [jetpack_subscription_form] Call for Swindon Open Studio 2018 Artists A Call for Swindon Open Studio 2018 Artists: Swindon Open Studios (SOS) has become a much loved annual event on the Swindon Calendar. It is a fabulous opportunity for Swindon’s creative talent to display, demonstrate and discuss their artwork.
11th April 2018 [jetpack_subscription_form] Pop-up Business school comes to Swindon Free places are on offer for business masterclasses If you’ve ever thought about setting up your own business this information is for you. The PopUp Business School in Wiltshire will be at: Emery Gate Shopping Centre, Chippenham from 16-27 April