The Swindogs are coming

The Swindogs are coming

So! The Swindogs are coming! ‘What are?’ I hear you cry. Swindogs is what! Like the one you see below:

Well – when I say like the one in the image – not quite. For a start, the scale of that one is not unlike the Goodie’s Kitten Kong. Yep – there I go again with my antediluvian references.

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Bouncers at the Bowl

Bouncers at the Bowl

Last year BlackBox Theatre brought Blithe Spirit to the Bowl in Town Gardens.

Now, South Swindon Parish Council welcome them back this Friday with their performance of John Godber’s tour de force, Bouncers.

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Post Office Scandal Story

Post Office Scandal Story

This is the true story of how hundreds of innocent Post Office workers fought to clear their names. They had to do so when accounting errors created by dodgy IT (an unreliable system called ‘Horizon’) led to their Post Office masters accusing them of theft and fraud.

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RPA secures lottery funding

RPA secures lottery funding

One of the south west’s leading performing arts organisations has secured £10,000 of National Lottery funding. This is for its forthcoming platinum jubilee project – a series of events to mark the historic event. The project includes the creation of a special feature-length film celebrating the longevity and tenacity of live theatre.

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SOMAG hopes for positive engagement

SOMAG hopes for positive engagement

The SOMAG campaign group welcomes the appointment of councillor Matty Courtliff to the Cabinet. Matty is SBC’s new Cabinet member for culture, heritage, leisure and town centre experience.

A spokesperson for SOMAG said: ‘the group hopes this appointment will mark the start of proactive and positive engagement over the future of the town’s museum and art collections.

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WILDERLAND WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL 

WILDERLAND WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL 

Wilderland is the UK’s first touring wildlife film festival. Sharing with audiences the best natural history films by world class filmmakers across the globe.

Selected from over a hundred entries, Wilderland is now back for its third year touring the 2022 official selection showcase.

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BIG JUBILEE LUNCH IN QUEEN’S PARK

BIG JUBILEE LUNCH IN QUEEN’S PARK

On Sunday 5 June, South Swindon Parish Council will host a Big Jubilee Lunch in Queen’s Park to commemorate Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee. 

You’re all invited to bring along a picnic and join together on the glade opposite the hot house. There’ll be an afternoon of entertainment from ZambaLando, who recently performed to an enthusiastic crowd at the Town Garden’s bandstand. There’ll also be a chance to take part in arts and crafts, games and competitions.

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