Sunday, August 19, 2018
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Going Backwards Together with The Pub Landlord

Publican. Politician. Other thing beginning with P. Philosopher, yeah, that. The nation’s critically acclaimed bar-based-braveheart, Al Murray - The Pub Landlord embarks on a...

The rogues are on the road again

Blowers and Backers are back again by popular demand! The two rogues are doing a handful of special Autumn performances after their sell out...

Sherlock’s Mark Gatiss appears in production at SBC chamber

Sherlock creator and actor Mark Gatiss is to appear in Prime Theatre’s latest production to start a year of celebration for the company’s 30th...

Alun Rossiter reflects on a “frustrating” year

Swindon Speedway boss Alun Rossiter admits he looks back at the 2016 season with a feeling of frustration. 
The M&S Van Rental Robins narrowly...

Swindon has a new festival

Harbour Fest Swindon is a multi-cultural arts festival, running from Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th October, to support local charity the Harbour Project. The festival...

The Stick Man cometh…

From the book by Julia Donaldson, Illustrated by Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo comes a magical mix of music, theatre, fun and frolics...

The Play’s The Thing :The Mousetrap @ The Wyvern Theatre

Any conversation about the Mousetrap is sure to start with its startling attributes; the record breaking run – three score years and then some,...

The Play’s The Thing: The Mousetrap’s 60-year journey to Swindon

For a play that its author, Agatha Christie, thought would run no more than 8 months, The Mousetrap is as famous for the records...

10 things you may have missed this week….

Our weekly round up of the bigger and more interesting stories we have covered in the last seven days. 1. Has Swindon got talent? Not long...

Swindon Musicians Against Homelessness gig

In support of the infamous Alan McGee’s Musicians Against Homelessness, a bunch of Swindon’s musicians are doing their bit for this most worthy of...