Snow White horses give Wyvern panto stars a fairytale ending

YOU know the story; girl meets boy, they fall in love, girl gets poisoned by wicked stepmother, boy saves girl and they all live happily ever after among a band of seven small people and a talking mirror. The fairytale...

Clare Moody MEP to hold public EU referendum meeting in Swindon

SOUTH West and Gibraltar MEP Clare Moody will be Labour's guest speaker at an EU referendum event in Swindon on January 6. ‘What has the EU ever done for me?" will be held at the Broadgreen Centre at 6.30pm and is open to...

StartUp business bus to give budding entrepreneurs a lift at Wharf Green event

A NATIONAL campaign aimed at aspiring businessmen and women will be coming to Swindon next week. StartUp Britain aims to harness the expertise of Britain’s leading businesspeople to encourage entrepreneurship across the UK. Founded by eight entrepreneurs and launched in March...

The most important letter in Swindon’s history. And now you can own a copy

IT IS arguably the most important letter in Swindon’s history, words which ultimately resulted in Swindon becoming the town it is today. And exactly 175 years since it was written, copies of Sir Daniel Gooch’s letter to Isambard Kingdom Brunel...

Festive fundraising ideas to support Prospect Hospice

THERE are plenty of fun and easy ways to help support Prospect Hospice over the festive period. Choose from two different dress down days, the Santa Day on Friday December 11 which costs just £5 and Prospect will provide you...

If it’s good enough for them… Volunteer open morning at Julia’s House

COULD you be a volunteer for Julia’s House? The Dorset and Wiltshire children’s hospice charity is holding a volunteer open morning on Thursday, October 22, at High Post Golf Club near Salisbury. Pop along for a coffee and a chat...

Writers to discuss the mysteries of our ‘Mystical Earth’

THREE diverse writers will take centre stage at an event at Central Library this weekend. Dr Jude Currivan will be joined by Dawn Henderson and Maria Wheatley to discuss how the landscapes of our ‘Mystical Earth’ affect them and how...

10 great ideas for Father’s Day trips in Wiltshire

IF YOU are stuck for ideas on what to get your dad this Father’s Day, VisitWiltshire have compiled a list below of top ten things you can do with your dad this Father’s Day in Wiltshire: 1. Travel back in time at...

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...

Meet Strictly star Pasha after Wyvern show

STRICTLY Come Dancing star Pasha Kovalev will be waltzing his way to the Wyvern on his brand new tour later this month and a select number of fans are invited to meet and greet with him after the show. Russian...

Melksham car dealership hosting event to showcase mobility support for the disabled

MELKSHAM Mitsubishi will host an event designed to raise awareness of the support available to disabled people when it comes to Motability and independence. Chris Edwards, Dealer Event Executive at the Motability charity, will be on hand to explain how...

TS Theatre presenting Hynds’ Four Sunsets production

LOCAL theatre company TS Theatre Productions will perform the premier of new comedy drama play Four Sunsets at the Arts Centre in September. The play, written by Company Director Peter Hynds, follows four female friends on a trip to Bali,...

Swindon: Then and Now – New exhibition opens at STEAM

AN EXCITING new exhibition opened at the STEAM Museum this weekend as part of the town’s Swindon175 celebrations. Entitled Swindon: Then and Now, the exhibition features a rich array of photographs from STEAM’s extensive Photographic Archive, alongside images from Swindon...

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...

Acting Sisterly

IN June Sister Mary Clarence pilgrimages to Devizes in a sensational soul bonanza thanks to TITCO. Before I get down and get funky, something you need to witness at your own risk, here’s a brief background on the innovative theatre...