Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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Scene and Heard: Fill Me Up – Amilia K Spicer

If the term “Americana” conjures clichéd images of long, dusty highways, clapboard churches and hoedowns in truck stop bars, then you need Amilia K...

Music Thursday : Sweep Me Away – Ed Lofstedt (album review)

Music can be used to do many things, evoke emotions, enhance or change moods, it can be deep and clever, throwaway and frivolous and...

Music Thursday : Daylight Ghosts – Nick Ellis (album review)

It takes a brave man to record a whole album in one, six-hour recording session, an approach that is anathema to the modern music...

Music Thursday : The String Quartets – Jethro Tull (album...

If ever there was a contemporary band whose music was the perfect subject matter for arrangement for string quartet, it is Jethro Tull. There...

Music Thursday: Only One – Billy Roberts and The Rough Riders...

Blurring lines and subverting expectation is the job of every musician worth his salt and the fact that Billy Roberts both obscures the distinction...

A strudel in the park

Having a spare Saturday afternoon and as the sun was beginning to show for the first time in a while, I fancied doing something...

The Limelight Library presents: Fat Chance by Simon Gray

Presenting the Swindonian’s new occasional thread for bibliomaniacal board-treaders the Limelight Librarian will dip into the annals of the Limelight Library to offer his...

From The Archive : Foucault’s Pendulum – Umberto Eco

In a world where Dan Brown novels are regarded by many as being semi-academic, re-examinations of histories more controversial ecclesiastical theories, thank The Lord...

Local businesses support WAA’s new Airbase

Businesses have pledged their support for Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s major fundraising appeal for its new airbase at Semington, near Melksham, by joining The 100...

Emergency Services Show has a new home

After a year’s break, the Emergency Services Show is back for 2017 – and it has a new home! The Show will be held in...