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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
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.
[jetpack_subscription_form] Swindon Philosophical Society Well listeners. As you know, on the odd occasion I’m known to demonstrate frustration at the suggestion that there’s nothing of cultural value in Swindon. One has to question how hard these people look! Anyway – the suggestion that Swindon has no culture is a risable
24th March 2018 [jetpack_subscription_form] Eastcott Heritage Exhibition The good people of Savernake Street community hall in Eastcott have been busy again. I LOVE what they’re doing up there. It’s such a lovely thriving community centre that does some terrific stuff with its residents. At the back end of last year
23rd March 2018 [jetpack_subscription_form] The 25th Swindon festival of Literature is launched! It’s hard to believe it, But the Swindon festival of literature is 25!! Blimey! That means I’ve been coming to literature festival events almost from its outset. I moved to Swindon in 1993. I can’t imagine I knew
21st March 2018 [jetpack_subscription_form] Birdsong Not to be confused with The Birdie Song, BIRDSONG started out in 1993 as a war novel and family saga written by English author Sebastian Faulks. It’s also been televised by Auntie – aka the BBC. Birdsong on tour, marking the 100th anniversary of the end of
12th March 2018 [jetpack_subscription_form] David Bent exhibits at national memorial arboretum It’s always the greatest pleasure to write about David Bent on this blog. Because he’s a Swindon artist and because I’m a fan of his work. ‘Nuff said. He’s featured here several times before and if you want to