WHAT'S ON

WHAT'S ON

Your guide to what's on and the latest events taking place across Wiltshire. Add your own listing now!

King stars in new ‘loco legend’ exhibition

A SWINDON-built locomotive, which made an emotional return to the town almost 18 months ago, stars in a new exhibition now open at STEAM. King George V returned to Swindon Borough Council’s STEAM Museum via a low loader in November...

Bowood opens its gates on bumper 2017 season

BOWOOD House and Gardens and the Woodland Garden open again on Saturday, April 1. After the success of last year, where there were 128,000 visitors and appearances on BBC1's Antiques Roadshow, the attraction between Calne and Chippenham promises  several new...

The Homecoming promises to be knockout night for boxing fans

IN their second outing as professional boxing promoters, brothers Mark and Tony Neilson bring their Neilson Boxing event to a new venue in Swindon in their first show of 2017. In the first professional boxing event to take place at...

Chance to board Gipsy Moth IV at open weekend

THERE will be the chance to board Gipsy Moth IV, the yacht in which Sir Francis Chichester became the first sailor to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe 50 years ago, at Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour in Hampshire on Saturday. A new...

Concert to provide hospital teddies backed by Wiltshire Freemasons

A CONCERT to raise much need funds in support of Teddies for Loving Care is being sponsored by Wiltshire Freemasons. The concert on Saturday, March 18, in St Peter's Church, High Street, Marlborough. will feature instrumental soloists Helen Pysaczyn (clarinet) and...

Welcome Wiltshire homecoming for Police Dog Hogan star

POLICE Dog Hogan bring their driving country-rock and Americana vibe to Salisbury’s City Hall on Saturday, February 25. And it will be a welcome homecoming for Emily Norris, trumpet player with the band. She said: “It’s great to come back to...

Top tips for budding business speakers at ‘Bradcamp’

LEADING motivational business speaker, the founder of 4Networking, Brad Burton, is bringing his ‘Bradcamp’ here. Brad, 44, will be hosting a seminar for anyone who wishes to become a successful and paid public speaker with his one-day speaker training programme...

Award-winning folk duo take to Corsham stage

WINNERS of 2014's BBC Radio Two Folk Award for Best Duo, Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin, who have come a long way since busking on a seafront, will be performing in Corsham on February 16. In 2009, Phillip, one of the...

Tiff brings Edinburgh Fringe Festival triumph to town

STAND-UP comedian, actor and writer Tiff Stevenson brings her show Seven, about the effect huge events have on us, to Swindon next month. Tiff delves into morality, modernity, vanity, mental health, film reboots and clouds in seventh stand-up show...

Panto star Ryan finds ‘home from home’ in Swindon

PANTO star Ryan Thomas has found his perfect haven in Swindon while he plays the role of Prince Charming in Cinderella at the town’s Wyvern Theatre. The 32-year-old, best known for his role as Jason Grimshaw in ever popular soap...

Lucy Porter’s comedy of Consequences in new show

LUCY Porter will be taking to the stage at Swindon Arts Centre during her  newly-announced tour Consequences. A familiar face from TV shows such as QI, Mock The Week and Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Lucy's tour follows a month-long run at the Edinburgh...

Talk is Cheap: Ryan Martin returns with new coaching set-up

SWINDON Welterweight boxing prospect Ryan Martin has been confirmed as an addition to the already packed ‘Talk is Cheap’ card being held at the Oasis leisure Centre on 26th November. With a current record of seven wins and no defeats,...

The bizarre beasts of Lacock and other spooky goings on around Wiltshire

THE mysteries of Halloween have brought out the creativity of the National Trust which is celebrating the end of October in very different ways. Children are being invited to solve a mystery of missing beasts at Lacock, join a Halloween...

Masterchef judge Jay Rayner bringing food commandments to Swindon

THE original Ten Commandments have very little to offer when it comes to the complex business of how and what we eat. Now the award-winning restaurant critic and Masterchef judge Jay Rayner has decided it’s time to act. Enter our new...

Comedian bringing comic exploration of cancer to Swindon stage

AFTER two hugely successful runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and a world tour, critically acclaimed actor and comedian Beth Vyse takes her hilarious and poignant show As Funny As Cancer on a UK tour. This important and life-affirming show...