Just saw this on Twitter and thought it needed to be shared. Of course I’ve blogged about our amazing Swindon Viewpoint once or twice on this blog. http://about.me/markkeen – for Swindon cable archives. SWINDON CABLE ARCHIVE – The History of Community Television in Swindon on Vimeo on Vimeo via SWINDON CABLE ARCHIVE –
So, here I am with the penultimate post in my series of 10 things to celebrate about Swindon. It’s not a definitive list of course – it’s merely the first 10 things that popped into my head of the things that Swindon has that I consider to be worthy of
14/09/2013 I’m just doing a quick post about the Swindon Town Gardens Bowls club because until today I had no idea they existed. I swear to Heaven they’ve been doing a ‘Brigadoon’ and shrouding themselves in a mist only to appear once in a while, because I’ve been to the Town Gardens
Jon is a Swindon-based professional photographer of architecture, portraits & landscapes. Currently he is photographing long-term urban regeneration & infrastructure projects. His blog features, amongst other things, Interesting Swindon based photographs, including this one of a mural on Alexandra Road. Jon is currently studying for a Foundation Degree in Professional Photography through
Born again Swindonian | What to do locally in Wiltshire. Born again Swindonian now mentioned on What to do locally, a really useful website to browse through when off visiting different parts of the UK. It covers attractions, food and drink and all manner of things, giving ratings and reviews. So
Arkell’s historic festival | Swindon Viewpoint. A short film from Swindon’s community television organisation, Swindon Viewpoint. This one recording a festival celebrating 170 years of Arkell’s brewery where, as their website tells: ‘The beer is still brewed in much the same way as it was when John Arkell first made it
Vintage Bus Tour: the joys of Swindon, with surprises and guests along the way. Last year’s poetry bus was a blast so hoping to get a ticket to ride this one!
Update: 28th June 2016 [jetpack_subscription_form] From Domestic Cherry: http://domesticcherry.blogspot.co.uk/p/poetry-capital.html: SWINDON: POETRY CAPITAL OF THE WORLD! Swindon is twinned with Ocotal but it is also tenuously half-rhymed with Chicago. Swindon is challenging global poetry inequality. Swindon Zoo contains the last known thesaurus in captivity. All our pavements rhyme. There is irony