10 things to celebrate about Swindon. No 5: Ken White – Swindon’s mural man

Sunday 1st March – update with link to blog post from Creative Wiltshire: https://creativewiltshire.wordpress.com/2015/02/25/swindons-artistic-hammerman/comment-page-1/#comment-1 A nice blog post about Ken from Creative Wiltshire that has a good picture, courtesy of Swindon Libraries, of one of Ken’s sadly now long-gone murals.  Ken, as they say, like Alfred Williams – the Hammerman poet, before

West Swindon Sculpture walk – Part 2 – How the Mighty Fall

‘How the Mighty Fall 1989 – Artist: Tim Sandys-Renton. Material: Cast Aluminium, Cast Iron. Commissioned by Thamesdown Borough Council through the Percent for Art Policy’ In the first post of this series I wrote about the statue of Diana Dors outside the cinema at Shaw Ridge. The next statue my

West Swindon localities drop-ins

If you live in West Swindon, you may or may not be aware of the drops in run by the SBC localities team, Gail Light and Paula Harrison. They are at Toothill Community Centre on Tuesdays 10.30am to 12.30  – there’s a health walk from 10am. Additionally there’s one at West Swindon