What's On In and Around Swindon

Today to Mon 12 Sep by date within - 20 + miles

New Exhibition- Robin Tanner: From Goldsmiths to the Great Depression

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This free exhibition will explore the life and work of Robin Tanner during his formative years between the First and Second World Wars.
Chippenham Museum 9-10 the Marketplace SN15 3HF
Today, Sat 20 Aug, Mon 22 Aug, and more dates until Tue 27 Sep

Stone Age Printing

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Children’s Printmaking Workshop In this special workshop James will guide you through a variety of fun and easy printing methods to create your own prehistoric scene.
Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester GL7 2BX
Tue 16 Aug

Cirencester Wool Walk

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The finest and most expensive wool was the English which came from the Cotswolds and, in particular, from Northleach and the great Abbey lands of Cirencester” Francesco Datini, 15th Century
Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester GL7 2BX
Tue 16 Aug

A Class Act

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A Class Act: An exhibition showcasing exciting work from Pip Shuckburgh’s oil painting class with a selection of specially invited ceramicists.
West Ox Arts Gallery, Market Square, Bampton. OX18 2JH
Tue 16 Aug to Sun 21 Aug, Tue 23 Aug to Sat 27 Aug

Woodland Club for 3-11 year olds

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Woodland Club for 3-11 year olds Cogges Woodland Club will be running hourly sessions on the first 5 Tuesdays of the summer holidays. Run by Mandy Warwick, a Level 3 Forest School leader, Woodland Club provides a range of activities...
Cogges Manor Farm, Church Lane, Witney OX28 3LA
Tue 16 Aug, Tue 23 Aug

Cirencester in the Civil War

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Ian Thomas will lead a walk around the town bringing to life the ‘storming of Cirencester’ in 1643. See where events unfolded and consider the significance of Cirencester in the English Civil War.
Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester GL7 2BX
Thu 18 Aug

Graham Smith's Jazz Allsorts at Zelda's Jazz Room

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The Jazz Allsorts are a fine midlands based jazz band led by drummer Graham Smith featuring the redoubtable Tony Pipkin on trumpet,, Dave Deakin, trombone and guest reedman Mike Wills.
The Comrades Club, Newbury Street, Wantage. OX12 8DJ
Thu 18 Aug

Charlton Down House - Open Garden for NGS

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Extensive country house gardens in 180 acre equestrian estate. Formal terraces, perennial borders, walled topiary garden, enclosed cut flower garden and large glasshouse. Newly planted copse.
Charlton Down House, Tetbury GL8 8TZ
Thu 18 Aug

Charlton Down House - Open Garden for NGS

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Extensive country house gardens in 180 acre equestrian estate. Formal terraces, perennial borders, walled topiary garden, enclosed cut flower garden and large glasshouse. Newly planted copse.
Charlton Down House, Tetbury GL8 8TZ
Thu 18 Aug, Thu 25 Aug

Westmill Wind Farm and Solar Park Guided Tour

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Westmill Wind Farm and Solar Park Guided Tour The Westmill Wind Farm & Solar Park sits on the Oxfordshire / Wiltshire border and creates clean, green energy.
Westmill Wind Farm & Solar Park Watchfield SN6 8TR
Sat 20 Aug

Jazz on a Summer's Evening

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Jazz on a Summer's Evening. The Lions Club of Chippenham has organised an evening of Jazz on Sat 20th August as a fund raiser for local and national charities.
Goss Croft Hall, Upper Seagry, Chippenham SN15 5HD
Sat 20 Aug

Aston Pottery - Open Garden for NGS

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Six stunning borders set around Aston Pottery. 72 metre double hornbeam border full of riotous perennials. 80 metre long hot bank of alstroemeria, salvias, echinacea and knifophia.
Aston Pottery, Bampton OX18 2BT
Sat 20 Aug and Sun 21 Aug

Caring for Chickens at Home

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Chickens can make delightful garden pets. This is a great workshop for beginners. We cover all the basics at a relaxed pace over 2-hours.
Farmer Gow’s Ltd SN7 7PR
Sun 21 Aug, Fri 9 Sep

Chicken Tranquillity

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Chicken Tranquillity Chickens are close ancestors to dinosaurs. They can make delightful garden pets. This 1-hour workshop is a great introduction to chickens and a terrific stress buster, including lots of handling...
Farmer Gow’s Ltd SN7 7PR
Sun 21 Aug, Fri 9 Sep

Faringdon Folly Tower and Woodland

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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.
Stanford Road, Faringdon, Oxon SN7 8EP
Sun 21 Aug, Sun 4 Sep, Sun 18 Sep, Sun 2 Oct

113 Brize Norton Road - Open Garden for NGS

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Mixed variety garden of over 1 acre inc quirky features for added interest. Lawns, meadow grass area, small woodland, native mixed hedging, wildlife pond, fish pond, tree ferns, acers, huge mix of...
113 Brize Norton Road, Witney OX29 0SQ
Sun 21 Aug

Animal Mosaic Children’s Craft Workshop

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Join Emma for a morning of mosaic making. We will explore the museum looking for inspiration from the museum’s Roman mosaic collections.
Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester GL7 2BX
Tue 23 Aug

The Pirates of Penzance

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The Pirates of Penzance The award-winning outdoor theatre company Illyria is re-staging their much-loved production of The Pirates of Penzance at Cogges Manor Farm.
Cogges Manor Farm, Church Lane, Witney OX28 3LA
Tue 23 Aug

Spotlight on the Orpheus Mosaic

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Gallery Talk with Emma Stuart The Orpheus Mosaic represents one of Britain’s finest examples from Roman Britain.
Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester GL7 2BX
Wed 24 Aug

Charlton Down House - Open Garden for NGS

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Extensive country house gardens in 180 acre equestrian estate. Formal terraces, perennial borders, walled topiary garden, enclosed cut flower garden and large glasshouse. Newly planted copse.
Charlton Down House, Tetbury GL8 8TZ
Thu 25 Aug

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