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More details - Swindon Choral Society: If Music be the Food of Love: Songs and Readings from Shakespeare
Shakespeare’s Songs and Sonnets have been a rich source of inspiration to composers over the years. In their concert programme ”If music be the food of Love” Swindon Choral Society will perform a selection of Shakespeare settings from the Elizabethan era, via Henry Purcell to the jazz-based compositions of George...
Christ Church, Cricklade Street, Swindon
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Coate Water Miniature Railway Sunday Running
The railway is set in the North East corner of Coate Water Country Park and is operated by volunteers. We have 1 mile of dual gauge track, with our extension opened in 2016. The railway is suitable for children and adults of all ages (children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult).
Coate Water Country Park Swindon just off junction 15 of the M4
Today, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Sun 15 Jul

More details - Lydiard Park Walled Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Beautiful ornamental C18 walled garden. Trimmed shrubs alternating with individually planted flowers and bulbs incl rare daffodils and tulips, sweet peas, annuals and wall-trained fruit trees.
Lydiard Park Walled Garden, Swindon
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Hinton Parva Country Garden Fete
This year’s Fete will be held in the gardens of Church Farm in the heart of the picturesque village of Hinton Parva. It’s a great day out for all the family! Come & enjoy a wide range of attractions including . lots of stalls - homemade produce, plants, white elephant, books & DVDs, crafts etc .
Church Farm, Hinton Parva, Nr Swindon
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Hannington Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Hannington has a dramatic hilltop position and the views into and out of the village resulted in it being made a very large conservation area. The C12 church stands apart from the settlement which has a Jacobean Manor House and many other listed buildings. Large and small gardens in a variety of styles.
Hannington Village Gardens, Swindon
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Westmill Woodland Burial Ground Open Day
We’re All A-Buzz About Our Open Day Westmill Woodland Burial Ground are inviting visitors to their Open Day and Family event The day will start with a family event led by conservationists Jacquie Collins and Colin Crook. Visitors will learn how to make a bird box to take home.
Westmill Woodland Burial Ground, Watchfield, Swindon
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Whalebone: Mirabilia Tour
An evening of eclectic acoustic music from critically acclaimed trio Whalebone. The award winning instrumental trio, whose blend of Celtic folk music interwoven with strands of rock, Americana and Eastern European tradition has earned them a following both in the U.K.
Watchfield Village Hall, Chapel Hill
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Watchfield Village Fete 2018
12 noon to 5pm Family fun day, including: fun fair; companion dog show; animal attractions; old-fashioned fete stalls; arena and stage events; live music; children’s games; BBQs; bar; refreshments; craft stalls; car boot; Punch & Judy; magic show; sheepdog display and much, much more.
Watchfield Recreation Ground, High Street, Watchfield
Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - River Ramble with the Ranger along the River Thames
Join our Ranger for a walk along the River Thames discovering more about its history and the nature. Starting from Buscot village car park, join our Ranger on a two hour walk alongside the Thames, exploring the site of the former railway, Second World War and River History. Booking Essential. Phone: 01793 762209.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Wed 6 Jun

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Second World War Walk 2018
Discover Coleshill’s hidden Second World War history on this informative walk through village, woods and parkland at the home of the British Resistance. Coleshill House was the hush hush headquarters of Churchill’s secret army, or the Auxiliers.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Thu 7 Jun

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Second World War Operational Base Open Afternoon 2018
Descend into darkness and imagine life as a sabateur exploring our secret underground replica bunker on this family-friendly open afternoon. Coleshill Mill will also be open so why not pay a visit and see flour being made' (Dependent on water level).
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sun 10 Jun, Sun 8 Jul

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Coleshill Mill Open Afternoons 2018
Ever wondered how grain is turned into flour' Visit our restored mill at Coleshill and find out more... you can also explore our replica Second World War Operational Base which will be open this afternoon.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sun 10 Jun, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Ashdown House - Ashdown Woodland Walk
Explore our historic woodland and find out more on a two hour walk with our Ranger and learn about its trees, history and the nature around. Booking Essential. Phone: 01793 762209. Dogs on leads welcome.
Ashdown House, Lambourn, Newbury
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Woolstone Mill House - Open Garden for NGS
Redesigned by new owner, garden designer Justin Spink in 2015, this 1½ acre garden has large mixed perennial beds, and small gravel, cutting, kitchen and bog gardens. Topiary, medlars and old fashioned roses. Treehouse with spectacular views to Uffington White Horse and White Horse Hill.
Woolstone Mill House, Faringdon
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Midsummer House - Open Garden for NGS
On moving to Midsummer House three years ago, new owners created the garden using herbaceous plants brought with them from their previous home at Woolstone Mill House. Herbaceous border, parterre with new topiary, and espaliered Malus Everest.
Midsummer House, Faringdon
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Great Coxwell Artweeks
10 artists exhibiting and demonstrating in 4 venues in the village. Oxfordshire Artweeks Venue number 461. A wonderful variety of art on display including: ceramics, drawing, jewellery (second weekend only), mosaics, painting, pastels, pottery, stone carving, green woodworking, digital art and wire modelling.
Great Coxwell village
Today

4th Lechlade Annual Vintage Rally & Country Show More details - 4th Lechlade Annual Vintage Rally & Country Show
at ROUGH GROUNDS FARM, (A 361) LECHLADE, GLOS GL7 3EU 2nd & 3rd June 2018, commencing at 10.00 am both days.
Rough Grounds Farm, Burford Road, Lechlade Glos.
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun
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Lechlade  Collectors Club 4th Lechlade Annual Vintage Rally & Country Show More details - Lechlade  Collectors Club 4th Lechlade Annual Vintage Rally & Country Show
Our 4th Lechlade Annual Vintage Rally and Country Show will be held at Rough Grounds Farm, Burford Road, ( A361 ) Lechlade, Glos.
Rough Grounds Farm, Burford Road, ( A361 ) Lechlade, Glos.
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun
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More details - Faringdon Folly Tower and Woodland
This unique 100ft tower is Faringdon’s icon and the last major folly to be built in England.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
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 15 Jul

More details - South Cerney Street Fair and Duck Race
The immensely popular South Cerney Street Fair and Duck Race takes place once again on Bank Holiday Monday, 28th May. With more than 100 different stalls and attractions, visitors to this FREE event won’t be disappointed.
Atkyns Manor, South Cerney, Cirencester
Today

More details - South Cerney Street Fair and Grand Duck Race
South Cerney Street Fair and Duck Race 28th May 2018 This immensely popular event takes place once again on Bank Holiday Monday, 29th May. With more than 100 different stalls and attractions, visitors to this FREE event won’t be disappointed.
Atkyns Manor, Church Lane
Today

More details - Minety and Upper Minety Open Gardens and Plant Fair - Open Garden for NGS
Minety and Upper Minety which takes its name from the wild mint plant found growing in and around the villages will be offering 7 inspirational gardens from sweeping herbaceous borders, productive fruit/veg plots, country estate grounds, tranquil nature reserve and arboretum, open meadows with St Leonard’s
Minety and Upper Minety Open Gardens and Plant Fair, Malmesbury
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Avebury - May half-term fun
This half-term at Avebury you can celebrate nature’s spring ’B’s with 50 things activities every day in the garden. It will be a week of bees, butterflies, birds and blooms so join us in the garden and tick off one of your 50 things!
Avebury, near Marlborough
Today to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Avebury - Yoga on the lawn
Relax in the stunning setting of Avebury Manor garden as you take part in a rejuvenating outdoor yoga session with a local instructor . Parking in the main visitor car park is free for event attendees.
Avebury, near Marlborough
Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Sat 21 Jul

More details - Avebury - Lecture: breaking ground at Avebury
To mark the 100 year anniversary of women first gaining the right to vote in Britain, this year at Avebury we’ll be exploring the female archaeologists who worked here in the 20th century.
Avebury, near Marlborough
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Avebury - Spring  garden experience
Spend half a day with Head Gardener, Simon Brooks and discover more about Avebury Manor garden as well as tips and practical experience for your own garden. You’ll enjoy a guided tour of Avebury Manor garden with helpful hints on planning and nurturing your own garden.
Avebury, near Marlborough
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Avebury - Landscape walk - East of Avebury circuit
The East of Avebury circuit heads out of the stone circle towards the Ridgeway, taking in prehistoric round barrows before returning by the Avenue. The volunteer guide will help you unlock the history of the landscape as you walk.
Avebury, near Marlborough
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Avebury - Trust10 trail run at Avebury
The Trust10 is a monthly, 10k trail run that gives you the opportunity to explore the wider Avebury landscape. Join us at Avebury on the fourth Sunday of every month between April- October for a free, 10k trail run. Enjoy a challenging run with stunning views across the wider Avebury landscape.
Avebury, near Marlborough
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Dauntsey Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
This group of 6 gardens, centred around the historic Dauntsey Park Estate, ranges from the Classical C18 country house setting of Dauntsey Park, with spacious lawns, old trees and views over the River Avon, to mature country house gardens and traditional walled gardens.
Dauntsey Gardens, Chippenham
Sun 24 Jun

More details - The Old Mill - Open Garden for NGS
Water running through a multitude of channels no longer drives the mill but provides a backdrop for whimsical garden of pollarded limes and naturalistic planting. Paths meander by streams and over small bridges. Vistas give dramatic views of downs beyond.
The Old Mill, Ramsbury
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Littleworth Family Fun Day and Dog Show
A traditional village Fete, with Fun Dog Show, home made teas, BBQ, Pimms Tent. Lots of stalls and Activities including Egg Throwing, Bouncy Castle, Coconut Shy, Nerf Gun Challenge, Books, Plants, Cakes and lots more. Fairground organ music for a wonderful atmosphere. A great afternoon out for families.
Littleworth Playing Field, Littleworth, Near Faringdon
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Rooksnest - Open Garden for NGS
Approx 10 acre exceptionally fine traditional English garden. Rose garden (redesigned 2017), herbaceous garden, pond garden, herb garden, fruit, vegetable and cutting garden, and glasshouses. Many specimen trees and fine shrubs, orchard and terraces. Garden mostly designed by Arabella Lennox-Boyd.
Rooksnest, Lambourn Woodlands
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Langford Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Langford is a charming small Cotswold village with both the important Grade I listed St Matthew’s Church and a splendid pub where lunch is available. 25 gardens will be open, with a delightful mix from large formal to small cottage gardens.
Langford Gardens, Lechlade
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Friars Court - Open Garden for NGS
Three acres of formal and informal gardens are within the remaining arms of a C16 moat, which partially surrounds the large C17 Cotswold stone manor house. Bridges span the moat and beyond the gardens is a woodland walk. A museum detailing the history of Friars Court is located in the old Coach House.
Friars Court, Clanfield
Today

More details - Cadenham Manor - Open Garden for NGS
The glorious 4 acre garden comprises a series of rooms around a listed manor and dovecote. Divided by yew hedges and moats, the rooms are furnished with specimen trees, mixed borders, plus fountains and statues to focus the eye. Vegetable garden, herb garden and water garden in old canal.
Cadenham Manor, Chippenham
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Whalebone: Mirabilia Tour
An evening of eclectic acoustic music from critically acclaimed trio Whalebone. The award winning instrumental trio, whose blend of Celtic folk music interwoven with strands of rock, Americana and Eastern European tradition has earned them a following both in the U.K.
West Challow Village Hall, The Glebe, West Challow, Wantage
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Chestlion House - Open Garden for NGS
The garden surrounding the house (not open), has been planted since the new owners took on the house 7 yrs ago. The garden to the rear of the house, has approx ¾ acre of mixed planting, with many blowsy roses adorning the walls and soft romantic planting in borders.
Chestlion House, Bampton
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Chestlion Manor - Open Garden for NGS
The garden surrounding the house (not open), has been planted since the new owners took on the house 7 yrs ago. The garden to the rear of the house, has approx ¾ acre of mixed planting, with many blowsy roses adorning the walls and soft romantic planting in borders.
Chestlion Manor, Bampton
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Inholmes - Open Garden for NGS
Set in 10 acres with wonderful views over parkland. A wide variety of different areas to enjoy such as a walled garden, many spring bulbs, inspirational herbaceous borders and rose beds. Walks to the lake and through the meadow.
Inholmes, Woodlands St Mary
Wed 13 Jun

More details - The Rhythm of Nature’
Exhibition by Faisal Khouja and Laura Mirjami 9 May – 3 June “The Rhythm of Nature” will explore themes of flora, fauna and landscape through the painting print and craft of two artists, Faisal Khouja and Laura Mirjami.
Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester
Today to Sat 9 Jun

More details - Roman Abacus
Children’s Workshop Make this simple, but fascinating tool and learn how Roman children learned maths. Hope we can ‘count on’ you to join us! You may be surprised in this age of technology that devices to make life a little easier have been around for thousands of years.
Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester
Tue 29 May

More details - Roman Houses
Discovery Zone Tuesday 29 May, 11-12pm What did Roman houses look like? What were the differences between wealthy and not so wealthy households? To find out, come and look at fascinating archaeological plans to find clues and handle real Roman building materials and other artefacts.
Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester
Tue 29 May

More details - Pop-Up Roman Garden
Family Drop-in Make your own pop-up Roman garden at this creative event inspired by Roman gardens. The Romans loved gardens, and they planted them for use and for pleasure. Wealthy Romans had enclosed gardens for use as outdoor rooms, surrounded by colonnades and furnished with statues and fountains.
Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester
Wed 30 May

More details - Green Man
Family Drop-in Make your own collaged Green Man face, using cut and coloured leaves, and natural greenery. The Green Man, or Jack-in-the-Green, is a symbol of rebirth. He may once have been a pagan fertility figure or nature spirit, but he is found carved in Christian churches as far back as the fifth century.
Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester
Wed 30 May

More details - Anglo-Saxon Shields
Family Drop-in Make your own Anglo-Saxon Shield at this exciting and arty drop-in event. The main defensive item of the Anglo-Saxon warrior was the shield. The Anglo-Saxon shield was made from wood and covered with leather or heavy cloth, with an iron boss in the centre.
Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester
Thu 31 May

More details - Roman Military
Evening Lecture with John Smith An evening lecture exploring the Roman Army and their campaign in Britain. Military historian John Smith will explore archaeological evidence of Roman military equipment through re-enactment and how this translates into creating a picture of the Roman soldier.
Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester
Thu 31 May

More details - Mini Mosaics
Children’s Workshop Join us for a morning of mosaic making. We will explore the museum looking for inspiration from the museum’s Roman mosaic collections. During this morning workshop you will create a mosaic tile to take home using colourful, safe glass tiles. All materials and instruction provided.
Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester
Thu 31 May

More details - Inside Roman Buildings
Discovery Zone Drop in to this Handling Session and take an up close look at real Roman objects. Learn more about the engineering, decoration and artefacts that made up Roman homes in Corinium.
Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester
Thu 31 May

More details - Early Man Film
Family Film Friday Friday 1 June, 11am   Set at the dawn of time, when dinosaurs and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of how one plucky caveman unites his tribe against a mighty enemy and saves the day!   Booking recommended
Corinium Museum Park Street Cirencester Gloucestershire
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Family Film Friday Early Man
Family Film Set at the dawn of time, when dinosaurs and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of how one plucky caveman unites his tribe against a mighty enemy and saves the day! Booking recommended
Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester
Fri 1 Jun

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