14th June 2018 Victory Breakfast The Victory Breakfast is going to be a splendid event in celebration of votes for women. It’s taking place at Swindon’s Marriott Hotel on Thursday 5th July, 2018 and is raising funds for Swindon’s Womens’ Aid. Tickets are £10. To get one contact: Carol:01793 522955
14th June 2018 SWINDON AUTHOR OFFERS HELP TO WOULD-BE WRITERS Well this is something of personal interest dear listeners, having recently written a book myself. Mine though is a different sort of a paperback being non-fiction. Secret Swindon is out mid-July and you can find out more about it
13th June 2018 Swindon Stitch & Bitch & The Longest Knit Ha! The good ladies of Swindon’s super duper Stitch and Bitch group are busy clacking their needles for their latest yarn-based challenge all for a local charity. To find out more read on: Swindon’s Stitch and Bitch are going
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.