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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 - 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
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May, 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 - 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 - Avebury - Gardener's question time
Chat to head gardener Simon Brooks to discover more about Avebury Manor Garden or ask a question to solve a problem you’ve been having with your own garden!
Avebury, near Marlborough
Today, Fri 29 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
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 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 27 May, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 22 Jul

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 - 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
Mon 28 May

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
Mon 28 May

More details - Malmesbury Concert Band play at Malmesbury Market Cross
Malmesbury Concert Band will be playing a varied musical program including Music both new and old including Marches, music from film and tv, blues, jazz, marches and many more.
Market Cross/Birdcage Walk, Malmesbury
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Manor Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Set within Cotswold stone walls and with a backdrop of Crudwell church lies a half acre garden with a further 5 acres of mini parkland ideal for a Sunday afternoon stroll. The garden is divided by box and yew hedges to create different areas both formal and informal.
Manor Farm, Malmesbury
Sun 17 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 - The Magic Roundabout presents THE DOUBLE BILL MILONGAs
On the Spring Bank Holiday we will run one 6 hour milonga with DJs Bärbel Rücker and Paul Strudwick. 3.30pm to 9.30pm. Price £15 All information: www.magicroundabout.eu & www.movingexperience.eu.. - | - Free tea and coffee. You’re welcome to bring your own alcohol. - | - UPCOMING EVENTS in 2018: 28th May
Kington Langley Village Hall, Church Road, Kington Langley, Chippenham
Mon 28 May

More details - Kington Langley Scarecrow Festival 2018 - "Books"
~ On Saturday June 16th & Sunday June 17th the North Wiltshire village of Kington Langley will be celebrating "Books"...and the exhibitors will be made of straw! ~ Come and see how many you can guess from our theme for 2018 - "BOOKS". There will be clues and a map in the programme to help you.
Kington Langley, near Chippenham (M4 J17)
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 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 - Mad Hatters Tea Party
Join Alice and the Mad Hatter on a fun filled magical journey to Wonderland. There will be puzzles to solve, mysteries to unravel and a tea party to attend! Alice and the Mad Hatter need your help as they try and solve the riddle of the missing white rabbit.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Great Barn Arts Festival 2018
The Great Barn is hosting a family friendly Festival of the Arts, offering a wide variety of separately ticketed events ranging from Shakespeare to drumming, medieval storytelling to Comedians. It’s time to raise the roof and enjoy a family friendly weekend long celebration of all aspects of the Arts.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - African Drumming Workshop
Drumming brings together people of all ages in an exciting, energizing and accessible way. Come and learn a new skill and join in the foot tapping fun! From complete musical novice to professional musician, everyone enjoys getting involved with creating infectious grooves and foot tapping rhythms!
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sat 26 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Shakespeare in a Suitcase - Macbeth
Macduff invites you to hear his haunting tale of the murderous Macbeth’s in one of Shakespeare’s best know tragedies of greed, ambition, and desire for power. Join Macduff as he recounts his evocative tale of the murderous Macbeth’s and how they tore his and Scotland’s life apart.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sat 26 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Circus Skills Workshop
Why not try something you’ve never done before' Circus skills are great fun whether you’re big or small, so why not give it a try' Who hasn’t wanted to master a new skill like juggling or plate-spinning' A circus workshop is a great way to involve people of all ages in a positive, fun
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sat 26 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Raise the Rafters - Live Jazz featuring 6 PLUS 1
Raise the rafters in the Great Barn. Eat, drink and laugh with the hugely entertaining Simon Currie’s 6PLUS1, a virtuoso jazz band with New Orleans, Ska, Rock, and Funk influences and a comedy edge. 6PLUS1 is a 7 piece ensemble who came together with an obvious enthusiasm for their music.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sat 26 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Family Art Masterclass at Great Coxwell Barn
Be inspired and learn to draw surrounded by the beauty of an ancient Scheduled Monument and its rolling Oxfordshire countryside. Drawing in colour pencil. There is so much more that colour pencils can do other than just colouring in. They are a dry media like pastels and can achieve a wide range of effects.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Art Masterclass  at Great Coxwell Barn
Be inspired and learn to draw surrounded by the beauty of an ancient Scheduled Monument and its rolling Oxfordshire countryside. Drawing in colour pencil. There is so much more that colour pencils can do other than just colouring in. They are a dry media like pastels and can achieve a wide range of effects.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Shakespeare in a Suitcase - A Midsummer Night's Dream
Join a band of travelling players, as they introduce the Midsummer Night’s madness of fairies, sprites and fantastical creatures in one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sat 26 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Ask an Archaeologist Comedy Club at Great Coxwell Barn
Sit down comedy show about life as an Archaeologist, Vikings and Shakespeare’s naughty side. Paul Duncan McGarrity brings his acclaimed Edinburgh Festival show to The Great Barn Festival and where better to have a conversation with an archaeologist than in a scheduled ancient monument.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sun 27 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Spontaneous Storytelling with Michael Loader
Fire your imagination and enter the wonderful world of spontaneous storytelling. Help create a tale never told before with Michael Loader, an acclaimed Story Teller. Michael Loader will tell and perform you a tale never told before.. YOUR WORDS... You may even end on stage yourself!
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sun 27 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Candy Floss Comedy Club - Paul Duncan McGarrity
This family friendly show is a traditional comedy club set with most of the really naughty bits taken out and with just enough left in to keep the kids giggling and provide playground fodder for a quite a while!
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sun 27 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Twelfth Night at Great Coxwell Barn
Enriched with passion, wit and live music, this is a vibrant and intimate production of Twelfth Night (or What You Will). Enjoy this festive take on Shakespeare’s most delightful and thought-provoking comedy. ’In delay there lies no plenty ... youth’s a stuff will not endure’ Christmas 1917.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sun 27 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - "Sword Age, Axe Age" Viking Stories
Bring the past to life with this exciting collection of tales from Viking times told by a traditional Viking storyteller! Hear of the outrageous adventures of the Norse gods and their war with the giants. Thrill to sagas full of danger, trickery and beheading! Interactive storytelling. Booking Essential.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sun 27 May

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 - 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 - 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 - North Wiltshire Symphony Orchestra Concert
"Last Night of the Proms" A delightful journey through the music of Britain and France. Featuring: Elgar, Sea Pictures (soloist Rebecca Leggett); Bizet, Carmen Suite, local composer Kevin Riley, In Flanders Fields to commemorate 1918, Arnold, Cornish Dances and favourite items from the Last Night of the Proms.
St Andrew’s Church, Market Place, Chippenham
Sat 16 Jun

More details - The NWSO Spring Concert
The final concert of the NWSO 2017/18 season is a delightful journey through the music of Britain and France.
St Andrews Church, Market Place, Chippenham, Wiltshire
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Great Gatsby Dinner and Dance
Dig out your flapper dresses and gangster outfits and come and enjoy a cocktail on arrival followed by an authentic 1920s/30s 5 course dinner followed by dancing to the local celebrity DJ Mark Burdge’s amazing music.
Bishops Cannings School, Bishops Cannings
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Matt Forde: A Show Hastily Re-Written in Light of Recent Events – Again!
The UK’s leading political comedian and host of Unspun presents a show completely changed by events which haven’t yet happened. Ultra-topical comedy as seen on The Royal Variety Performance, Mock the Week, The One Show and Question Time. Now with added Trump.
Neeld Community and Arts Centre High Street Chippenham Wiltshire
Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Blues Band- 40 Years and Back for More
Featuring Paul Jones, Dave Kelly, Tom McGuinness, Rob Townsend and Gary Fletcher. Many of the Blues Band’s 21st century fans weren’t even born when these five virtuosos, already music industry veterans, decided to fly in the face of musical fashion in 1979 and form a band ‘just to play the blues’.
Neeld Community and Arts Centre High Street Chippenham Wiltshire
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Hodges Barn - Open Garden for NGS
Very unusual C15 dovecote converted into family home. Cotswold stone walls host climbing and rambling roses, clematis, vines, hydrangeas and together with yew, rose and tapestry hedges create formality around house.
Hodges Barn, Tetbury
Sun 3 Jun and Mon 4 Jun

More details - Cherished Vehicle and Farm Fun Day
Chippenham Lions will be holding a Cherished Vehicle and Farm Fun Day on Sunday 3 June from 11am at Allington Farm Shop, Chippenham, SN14 6LJ, (on the A420).  This is the seventh year we have held this event and it grows in size and popularity every year.
Allington Farm, Chippenham, Wiltshire, , (A420)
Sun 3 Jun

Brassed Off More details - Brassed Off
Cirencester Theatre Company (originally Stratton Drama Group) are delighted to be performing Brassed Off at The Sundial Theatre. We are collaborating with The Cirencester Band for this production so expect some wonderful rousing brass music during the performance.
Sundial Theatre, Cirencester
Thu 21 Jun
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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 - Murder on the Orient Express
Rural Cinema What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into one of the most stylish, suspenseful and thrilling mysteries ever told.
Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

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 - 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

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