Swindon Philosophical Society

Swindon Philosophical society

[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

Eastcott Heritage Exhibition

Eastcott exhibition

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

Birdsong

front cover of Birdsong programme

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

Artsite Studios

Artsite Studios

11th March 2018 [jetpack_subscription_form]   Artsite Studios Hello listeners. This post is really by way of a share of a blog post put together by Lynette Thomas of Artkore Mosaics all about Artsite Studios and the people there. The blog introduces the artists and they share what it means to

Some Mothers do ‘ave ’em

Some Mothers do ave em

23 January 2018 [jetpack_subscription_form] Some Mothers do ‘ave ’em or a Comedy of Errors! ‘This is going to be interesting’ I thought. ‘How on earth are they going to translate a much-loved show that featured broad, large-scale physical comedy (think the nativity play and the roller skating scene) to a

Swindon celebrities get knitted

Swindon celebrities get knitted

20th February 2018 [jetpack_subscription_form] Swindon celebrities get knitted If you’re in the vicinity of Stitch ‘n’ bitch ladies you’ll hear the click clack click of knitting needles as they get to work on their latest project aimed at raising funds for Swindon Mind. What they’re creating is a knitted art installation

The Swindon Recital Series

Swindon Recital Series

9th February 2018 [jetpack_subscription_form] The Swindon Recital Series Not infrequently, and always on social media, is heard the cry ‘There’s no culture in Swindon’ and words to that effect. I have NEVER understood this attitude. There’s more culture and creativity in Swindon than you can shake a Doric column at.