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Events Around Swindon

Today to Sat 16 Nov, closest first.    

More details - Time for Tea!
Our new ceramics exhibition brings together some of our favourite tea cups, teapots and other items from collections. This exhibition is displayed alongside modern ceramics by Ann Stokes, Lucie Rie and David Leach.
Swindon Museum and Art Gallery Bath Road Old Town Swindon
Today, Tue 22 Oct to Sat 26 Oct, Tue 29 Oct to Sat 2 Nov, Tue 5 Nov to Sat 9 Nov, Tue 12 Nov to Sat 16 Nov, Tue 19 Nov to Sat 23 Nov, Tue 26 Nov to Sat 30 Nov, Tue 3 Dec to Sat 7 Dec, Tue 10 Dec to Fri 13 Dec

More details - Ken White: Railways and Landscapes
This exhibition brings together a selection of paintings by one of Swindon’s best loved artists, Ken White. Known for his depictions of life in the GWR Works, this exhibition includes railway paintings and local landscapes.
Swindon Museum and Art Gallery Bath Road Old Town Swindon
Today, Tue 22 Oct to Sat 26 Oct, Tue 29 Oct to Sat 2 Nov, Tue 5 Nov to Sat 9 Nov, Tue 12 Nov to Fri 15 Nov

More details - Auto Memento: Stickyback Photography in Swindon, 1900-1919
In the early 20th century, a photographic studio in Regent Street, Swindon, offered a unique way of having your picture taken. Stickyback photos were quick, casual, fun and cheap. The Family Museum acquired its collection of 72 ‘Stickyback’ photographs in September 2016.
Swindon Museum and Art Gallery Bath Road Old Town Swindon
Wed 23 Oct to Sat 26 Oct, Tue 29 Oct to Sat 2 Nov, Tue 5 Nov to Sat 9 Nov, Tue 12 Nov to Sat 16 Nov, Tue 19 Nov to Sat 23 Nov, Tue 26 Nov to Sat 30 Nov, Tue 3 Dec to Sat 7 Dec, Tue 10 Dec to Sat 14 Dec, Tue 17 Dec to Sat 21 Dec

More details - Ken White: Railways and Landscapes
This exhibition brings together a selection of paintings by one of Swindon’s best loved artists, Ken White. Known for his depictions of life in the GWR Works, this exhibition includes railway paintings and local landscapes.
Swindon Museum and Art Gallery Bath Road Old Town Swindon
Sat 16 Nov 19

More details - Halloween Special at Coate Water Railway
Coate Water Railway Halloween Special Event The above railway will be open to the public on Saturday 26th October from 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm for spooky goings on. You can have a drink and a slice of cake in the clubhouse after your ride. We will continue to public run every Sunday throughout the year.
Coate Water Country Park Swindon just off junction 15 of the M4 Marlborough Road
Sat 26 Oct 19

More details - Brighter Futures Halloween Spooktacular
Trick or treat yourselves to our fun 3km for Brighter Futures at Coate Water on Saturday 26th October 2019. Whether you run, jog or walk, this event is open to all ages. Show us your scarily good costumes and be prepared for the unexpected on the course.
Coate Water Country Park, Marlborough Road, Swindon
Sat 26 Oct 19

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Introduction to Coppicing workshop
This practical day is with our expert ranger in our woods and see first hand the benefits of this traditional rural craft. Learn about the history of coppicing, tool selection and safe use, cutting stools, basic processing of wood for products and wildlife benefits. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sat 26 Oct, Sat 16 Nov

More details - Open Day - Faringdon Folly Tower and Woodland
This unique 100ft tower is Faringdon’s icon and the last major folly to be built in England.It sits on Folly Hill, within a charming woodland of splendid Scots Pine some more than 200 years old. Fantastic views over 5 counties.
Stanford Road, Faringdon
Sun 20 Oct 19

More details - Marlborough Artists’ Christmas Pop-Up
An informal Pre-Christmas show in a lovely relaxed venue with affordable art, cards and gifts by local artists. Home made teas. Toilets. Walkers with dogs welcome. Free entry. www.marlboroughartists.com
Avebury Social Centre, High Street, Avebury, Wiltshire
Fri 1 Nov 19 and Sat 2 Nov

More details - Cirencester Autumn Festival
We return to Cirencester with an Autumn Festival, following a successful launch in 2018. We are located in the centre of town on the historic market place. Food, music, beer and cider festival together with some special seasonal activities and entertainments all contribute this Autumnal celebration.
New Market place
Today and Sun 20 Oct

More details - October Festival
Join us for a family-friendly festival market featuring delicious fresh street foods, unusual and handmade groceries, music, craft beers and cider.
Cirencester Market Place,
Today and Sun 20 Oct

More details - Children’s Pumpkin Trail
Children’s Pumpkin Trail 01 Oct – 09 Nov Take part in our seasonal Pumpkin Trail this half term. We invite younger children to find the pumpkins hidden around the museum and older children who find them will answer questions relating to the spooky season. Once complete, children claim their prize at the end.
Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester
Today to Sat 9 Nov

More details - Don Pasquale
Royal Opera House Live Royal Opera favourite Bryn Terfel heads the cast for this new production of Donizetti’s comedy of domestic drama across two generations.
Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester
Thu 24 Oct 19

More details - Where’s Wally? The Big Museum Hunt
26 Oct – 03 Nov Join the search for Wally with your family at Corinium Museum this half term. We’re part of the national Where’s Wally? The Big Museum Hunt, organised by Kids in Museums and Walker Books, to celebrate the release of the new Where’s Wally? book, Double Trouble at the Museum.
Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester
Sat 26 Oct 19 to Sun 3 Nov

Natural Causes More details - Natural Causes
From the writer of Rising Damp and Only When I Laugh, Eric Chappell’s darkly funny masterpiece Natural Causes. Vincent makes a visit to the home of Walter Bryce, a historical writer. Vincent is from Exodus, an agency offering an unusual service to help people face the final curtain.
Sundial Theatre, Cirencester
Fri 15 Nov 19 and Sat 16 Nov
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More details - Mr Onesiphorus Oliver Collett and the 'Bampton Voiturette'
The next exhibition in the Vesey Room will be Graham Newman’s intriguing ’Mr Onesiphorous Oliver Collett and the Bampton Voiturette’, a fascinating insight into an inventive genius and the story of how his inventions might have led to the birth of the car industry in Bampton.
Vesey Room, Bampton Public Library, Church View, Bampton
Today to Sun 3 Nov

More details - Hungerford Antiques & Flea Market
Flea Market selling a wide variety of goods including - antiques, vintage, collectables, silver, glass, ceramics, jewellery, good quality craft and many more unusual and interesting items.
Town Hall, High Street, Hungerford
Sun 20 Oct

More details - Talk by archaeologist, author and broadcaster Julian Richards
Julian Richards presents ’A Career in Ruins’ Fifty years of digging, discovery and an obsession with Stonehenge. All proceeds go to ’Cots for Tots’ charity
The corn exchange, town hall, Hungerford
Fri 8 Nov 19

More details - Autumn Foraging Courses in Cirencester
These courses will be held around the southern part of the lovely Bathurst Estate which has a mixture of open grassland and woodland, which provides a range of wild foods throughout the year.
The Tunnel House Inn, Tarlton Road, Coates, Cirencester
Sun 3 Nov

More details - The Magic Roundabout MILONGA in Kington Langley
Special tango event. Please check website for further information.
Kington Langley Village Hall, Church Road, Kington Langley, Chippenham
Sun 27 Oct 19

More details - Bazaar in aid of Cancer Research
Bazaar in aid of Cancer Research with craft stalls, home produce, toys, games Jewellry, Xmas decorations and gifts. china, knitted goods. bric a brac something for everyone. Come along and get your gifts for Xmas and support a great charity. Raffle will be drawn at 1.30
Hanney war memorial hall
Sat 16 Nov 19

More details - Shalbourne Giant Booksale
Giant Book and Jigsaw Sale with hundreds of books for sale all priced at about £1 each with Children’s books priced at 50p each; jigsaws priced at about £3 each and tea and coffee being available
Shalbourne Village Hall Kingston Road Shalbourne
Sat 26 Oct 19

More details - Strange & Wonderful Beings: The Work of Clifford & Rosemary Ellis
This exhibition celebrates the work of Clifford and Rosemary Ellis. From tube posters to wartime sketches, explore the artistic output of this fascinating design duo and their legacy at the Bath Academy of Art in Corsham.
Chippenham Museum, 9 - 10 Market Place, Chippenham, Wiltshire
Today to Sat 30 Nov

More details - Motown with Allsorts Community Choir
Join Marius Frank, Cindy Stratton, and Allsorts Community Choir in a fabulous day of community singing. Learn some of the secrets of singing blues, funk, and soul. Above all, enjoy the experience of playing along with a live band at the end of an epic day!
Sheldon School, Hardenhuish Lane, Chippenham
Today

More details - The Arts Society Cotswolds November 13 Lecture in Burford
November 13th “William Shakespeare and his turbulent world” with Elizabeth Merry It’s said that a Shakespeare play is being performed somewhere in the world every minute of every day.
The Warwick Hall, Church Green, Burford
Wed 13 Nov 19

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