Wyvern’s Tina Turner tribute is Simply the Best

THEY say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery so we imagine that superstar singer Tina Turner must be one Proud Mary right now, as her protégé Justine Riddoch has just scooped up not one but four industry awards...

Hollow Crown display at Lacock Abbey: The closest you’ll get to Benedict Cumberbatch’s trousers

AN EXHIBITION of costumes from the hit BBC Two series, 'The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses', including those worn by stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Keeley Hawes and Sophie Okonedo, is on display at Lacock Abbey, where many scenes...

Top 10 things to do with the kids in Wiltshire during the summer holidays

THE summer holidays are fast approaching and if you are wondering what to do with the children then look no further. Our friends at VisitWiltshire have put together their top 10 list of ways you can entertain your children in...

Free ‘taster’ rides at first Swindon Cycle Fest

SWINDON'S first bicycle festival, Swindon Cycle Fest, is offering free bike rides, led by some of the town’s best cycling groups on Sunday 17 July. With rides of different lengths, the activities are suitable for everyone.  Ranging from a four-mile...

World’s most dangerous pic? Underwater Photographer of the Year 2016 at Lacock Abbey

AWARD-WINNING images from this year’s Underwater Photographer of the Year competition are on display at the Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey, Britain’s birthplace of photography, from 16 July to 11 September 2016. Created by some of the most talented...

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,...

Jay Rayner preaching his Ten (food) Commandments in Corsham

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 - and...

South West Expo set to open doors at STEAM

MORE than 100 Swindon and Wiltshire businesses will be taking part at the South West Expo in Swindon on Thursday. The event, running for the third year, is at STEAM, supported by the Swindon Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber is hosting a free breakfast in partnership...

Air Tattoo reveals trademark showstopper ahead of July event

VISITORS to RAF Fairford next month will be treated to one of the Royal International Air Tattoo’s show-stopping joint flypasts that over the years have become the trademark of the world’s greatest military airshow. Featuring the F-35B ‘Lightning’, two RAF...

TV psychic bringing special gift to Swindon

EVEN as a child, Tony Stockwell knew he was different from other children. From an early age, Tony saw people that others could not. It was common for him to hear his name being called by someone unseen and...

10 Day Orchestra Challenge coming to Swindon

MUSICAL trailblazers Shaun Buswell and Erik Nyberg are set to take their latest orchestra challenge on tour in 10 different locations across England and Scotland. They’ve completed challenges to create pop-up orchestras at Glastonbury Festival, Edinburgh Festival, for Decca...

Open Farm Sunday returning to Lotmead

THE UK’s best Pick Your Own, Lotmead Farm, off Wanborough Road, will again be taking part in Open Farm Sunday on 5 June and will be holding a range of activities perfect for all the family. The nationwide event takes...

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...

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...

ELO again: City Hall to host fantastic Electric Light Orchestra anniversary tribute

The ELO Experience - Sensational Tribute to The Electric Light Orchestra 10th Anniversary Tour 2016 Tuesday 26th July, 7.30pm The ELO Experience, the world’s foremost tribute to The Electric Light Orchestra return to City Hall, Salisbury on Tuesday 26 July. With...