What's on around Swindon

Today to Thu 3 Jun, closest first.
Coronavirus: Do check with venue for Cancellations

Twigs Community Garden - Open Garden for NGS

Details
Delightful 2 acre community garden, created and maintained by volunteers. Features incl 7 individual display gardens, ornamental pond, plant nursery, Iron Age round house, artwork, fitness trail,...
Twigs Community Garden, Swindon SN2 2QJ
Sun 23 May, Sun 18 Jul

Coat Water Railway

Details
Coate Water Railway (CWR) is happy to announce that it will reopen on Sundays from 11.00am to 5.00pm from 18th April. We will be observing social distancing for passengers and volunteers.
Coate Water Country Park SN3 6AA
Sun 9 May, Sun 16 May, and more dates until Sun 13 Jun

Friars Court - Open Garden for NGS

Details
Over 3 acres of formal and informal gardens with flower beds, borders and specimen trees, lie within the remaining arms of a C16 moat which partially surrounds the large C17 Cotswold stone house.
Friars Court, Clanfield OX18 2SU
Mon 31 May

Broughton Poggs & Filkins Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Details
14 gardens incl flourishing allotments in these beautiful and vibrant Cotswold stone twin villages. Scale and character vary from the grand landscape setting of Filkins Hall, to the small but action...
Broughton Poggs & Filkins Gardens, Lechlade GL7 3JH
Sun 30 May

Cadenham Manor - Open Garden for NGS

Details
This glorious 4 acre garden comprises a series of rooms around a listed C17 manor house and dovecote. Divided by yew hedges and moats, the rooms are furnished with specimen trees, mixed borders with...
Cadenham Manor, Chippenham SN15 4NH
Thu 3 Jun

A Russian Doll

Details
A Russian Doll The Barn Theatre in Cirencester and the Arcola Theatre in London co-produce the world premiere of Cat Goscovitch’s new play, A Russian Doll.
Barn Theatre 5 Beeches Road GL7 1BN
Tue 18 May to Sun 23 May, Tue 25 May to Sun 30 May, Tue 1 Jun to Sun 6 Jun, Tue 8 Jun to Sat 12 Jun

Calne Classic Car Run

Details
This is the Rotary Club’s 5th Annual Calne Classic Car Run. Between 8am and 9.30am on Sunday 23rd May one hundred Classic Cars will meet and drive off from Calne Leisure Centre Car park.
Start at Calne Leisure Centre Car Park SN11 0SP
Sun 23 May
Premium Listing

West Ox Arts at Artweeks

Details
9 Talented Oxfordshire Artists Exhibit at WOA for Artweeks 2021.
West Ox Arts Gallery, Market Square, Bampton OX18 2JH
Today to Sun 9 May, Tue 11 May to Sun 16 May, Tue 18 May to Sun 23 May, Tue 25 May to Sat 5 Jun

Hungerford Indoor Market

Details
Hungerford Market Day is EVERY WEDNESDAY both out on the High Street and inside the Town Hall. We have everything you need to do your weekly shop and so much more!
Hungerford Town Hall RG17 0NF
Wed 12 May, Wed 19 May, Wed 26 May

Foxley Manor - Open Garden for NGS

Details
Yew hedges divide lawns, borders, rose garden, lily pond and a newer wild area with a natural swimming pond shaded by a liriodendron. Views through large Turkey oaks to farmland beyond.
Foxley Manor, Malmesbury SN16 0JJ
Sat 22 May

The Old Rectory, Farnborough - Open Garden for NGS

Details
In a series of immaculately tended garden rooms, incl herbaceous borders, arboretum, secret garden, roses, vegetables and bog garden, there is an explosion of rare and interesting plants, beautifully
The Old Rectory, Farnborough, nr Wantage OX12 8NX
Sun 16 May

Stowell Park - Open Garden for NGS

Details
Magnificent lawned terraces with stunning views over Coln Valley. Fine collection of old-fashioned roses and herbaceous plants, pleached lime approach to C14 house (not open).
Stowell Park, Cheltenham GL54 3LE
Sun 16 May, Sun 13 Jun

Broadleas House Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Details
6 acre garden of hedges, perennial borders, walled rose garden, secret garden, bee garden and orchard stuffed with good plants. Well stocked kitchen and herb garden.
Broadleas House Gardens, Devizes SN10 5JQ
Sun 16 May

Tristenagh House - Open Garden for NGS

Details
Garden of approx 2 acres, created over the past 20 years. Island beds with a mixture of herbaceous plants, bulbs, annuals and shrubs.
Tristenagh House, Devizes SN10 5LW
Mon 31 May

Rookwood Farm House - Open Garden for NGS

Details
This exciting valley garden, a work in progress, has elements all visitors can enjoy. A rose covered pergola, fabulous tulips, giant alliums, and a recently developed jungle garden with cannas,...
Rookwood Farm House, Newbury RG20 8JX
Mon 31 May

The Garden at Miserden - Open Garden for NGS

Details
Winner of Historic Houses Garden of the Year 2018, the Garden at Miserden is a lovely, timeless walled garden with amazing views over a deer park and rolling Cotswold hills beyond.
The Garden at Miserden, nr Stroud GL6 7JA
Fri 21 May

Lime Close - Open Garden for NGS

Details
4 acre mature plantsman’s garden with rare trees, shrubs, roses and bulbs. Mixed borders, raised beds, pergola, topiary and shade borders. Herb garden by Rosemary Verey.
Lime Close, Abingdon OX14 4HU
Sun 30 May

Windmill Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

Details
1 acre cottage style, wildlife friendly garden on greensand. Mixed beds and borders with long season of interest.
Windmill Cottage, Market Lavington SN10 4QB
Thu 20 May, Fri 21 May, Thu 3 Jun, Fri 4 Jun, Thu 1 Jul, Fri 2 Jul

Open Air Sculpture Exhibition

Details
‘Altered States’ The Orangery Lawn at Shaw House will be transformed into an open air sculpture exhibition where you can discover artworks by acclaimed sculptors in the grounds of this lovely
Shaw House, Church Rd, Newbury RG14 2DR
Sat 29 May to Sun 27 Jun

Indoor theatre: Oldilocks and the Three Bears

Details
Oldilocks finds a teddy bear in the park and remembers a delicious bowl of porridge she tasted years ago in the woods.
Shaw House, Church Rd, Shaw, Berkshire RG14 2DR
Tue 1 Jun

Things to do in Swindon