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Event: The Journey

This event looks like being epic. Though not as epic as the journey it sets out to portray: that of Joseph and the pregnant Mary from Nazareth to Bethlehem. They had to travel 90 miles to the city of Joseph's ancestors: south along the flatlands of the Jordan River,...

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Event: The Full Monty at the Wyvern

The tragi-comic Full Monty began life as a 1997 (yes - THAT long ago!) British comedy film set in Sheffield, Yorkshire with a screenplay by Simon Beaufoy, The film starts with a travelogue of a 1972 Sheffield and tells the story of six unemployed men - four of them...

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Event: Bringing Science to Swindon

Bringing Science to Swindon Reaching for the Sun When: Tuesday 23rd October 2018 Starting at: 7:00 pm (all welcome) Where: Venue: Lecture Theatre, New College Swindon, SN3 1AH The Science and Technology Facilities Council (the other STFC) based here in Swindon funds...

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Event: The Big Knit at the Orbital

Paula Nunnery set up the Big Knit in Swindon just over two years ago. It's now an established group meeting every six months or so. True story - no spinning yarns on this blog! The group meet up to knit or crochet eight inch squares. They then sew them together to...

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