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Film: ABOUT TIME (28th October)

This latest comedy hit from Richard Curtis is about Tim, an engaging young man who uses his new-found gift of time travel to improve his chances of getting a girlfriend! Domhnall Gleeson in the lead, ...469

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Psychic Fayre (2nd November)

Tarot Readers, Mediums, Therapists, Aura Camera, Trade Stalls etc. You can pre-book a therapy online at www.spirit-tarot.co.uk or come along and make your choice.

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Diabetes UK Swindon Group Meeting (4th November)

The Guest Speaker will be Consultant Dr Vladimir Vaks

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Film: LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON (12th November)

The lives of two Japanese families are turned upside-down when they learn that their 6-year-old sons were accidentally switched at birth. A lovely family drama from Hirokazu Koreeda, director of Still...355

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Film: WE ARE THE BEST! (19th November)

A charming and funny film from Sweden, capturing what it's like to be young and misunderstood. In the early 1980's, three teenage girls decide to form a punk band, even though two of them can't play, ...369

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Friends of Christ Church Charity Christmas Market (22nd November)

Free tables for charities/community groups Refreshments To book a table: 01793 521732 Email: fdpitt@yahoo.co.uk or carolinempitt@googlemail.com

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Film: BELLE (25th November)

Inspired by the real-life Dido Belle, the mixed-race daughter of an 18th century British Naval Officer, this handsome period drama interweaves a fascinating story of love, intrigue and stirring social...411

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Film: BELLE (25th November)

Inspired by the real-life Dido Belle, who was the mixed-race daughter of an 18th century British Naval Officer, this handsome period drama interweaves a fascinating story of love, intrigue and stirrin...412

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Film: NEBRASKA (28th November)

In this funny and affectionate road movie, Bruce Dern plays an aging, booze-addled father who travels from Montana to Nebraska with his long-suffering son to claim a million-dollar marketing prize. Ce...215

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Diabetes UK Swindon Group Meeting (2nd December)

Details of speaker yet to be confirmed

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Film: THE GREAT BEAUTY (3rd December)

Winner of just about every major prize this year - Paolo Sorrentino's stylish and beautifully filmed homage to Rome is also a meditation on first love, squandered talent, and the moral chaos that per...370

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Christmas at STEAM (6th December - 7th December)

Come and join in the festivities with a superb live choir, festive entertainment and a luxury Christmas Market.

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Film: THE LUNCHBOX (17th December)

A delightful and engaging film from India, about a grumpy accountant and a bored housewife whose paths cross because of a mistake in delivery of their lunchboxes. Cert PG, 104 mins A Swindon Film Soc...308

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Swindon Scene Stories

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GWP team to climb mountains for Foodbank

Nine walkers from Cricklade-based packaging team aim to raise £3000 when they embark on Three Peaks Challenge

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Wessex Male Choir announces its new Musical Director

Katrine Reimers brings fresh approach to male voice singing

Swindon guide dog appeal smashes its target

An appeal set up in memory of a guide dog has raised a remarkable £30,000 in just over a year – enough to train six puppies

Willows Counselling Autumn Concert

Sunday 28 September at Blunsdon House Hotel, featuring the Kentwood Show Choir

New podcast for aspiring authors

‘Conversations with Authors’ is a brand new podcast series available online

Be aware of meningitis signs as new school year starts

National charity Meningitis Now issues warning as children start back at school

Are you up for the challenge at the CAB?

Use your skills, try something new, and be a part of an enthusiastic team at Swindon Citizens’ Advice Bureau.

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Emergency Services Show looks to the sky - Sunday 7 September

This year's Emergency Services Show on Sunday 7 September will have attractions in the sky as well as on the ground!

September events at Swindon Central Library

Saturday 6th to Thursday 25th September

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Swindon Open Studios, September 2014

David Robinson and Mark Worrall - 6/7 and 13/14 September

Academy staff put on their walking shoes for dementia charity

Churchfields Academy staff to take part in Alzheimer's Society's fundraising Stonehenge to Avebury Trek.

GWH Swindon holds free talk on surviving the menopause

David Griffiths, consultant gynaecologist and Chris Pearce a nurse consultant, will give free talk and advice

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End of the Track in Swindon on 13 September

Rock the night away for Swindon's homelessness charity, Threshold Housing Link.

Recently retired? Swindon U3A holds Freshers Fair on Saturday 30 August

Vast number of courses and events on offer to the retired

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A Railway at War – New Exhibition at STEAM Swindon

A new thought-provoking exhibition about the role of the Swindon works a century ago

Arval supports Internet safety in Swindon schools

Child Internet Safety programme sponsored by leading vehicle leasing and fleet management company

New Return to Practice course gets healthcare professionals back into work

GWH NHS Foundation Trust's programme for nurses, health visitors and midwives who have had a break from their profession

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StreetGames Pop Up Club festivals at Swindon venues

Try your hand at athletics, table tennis, badminton, dodgeball and rugby

Tenants invited to help improve council’s housing service

A group which scrutinises Swindon Borough Council’s housing service is looking for new volunteers.

Christmas comes early for Swindon Homeless Charity, thanks to Brunel Shopping Centre

Pop Up Shop, Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 August - raising funds for Christmas Care charity.

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Uffington White Horse Show - 24/25 August

Festival Circus, historic vehicles, funfair, Wantage Silver Band, arena displays, beer tent and much much more!

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Bath Rugby's Micky Young at Pinewood School

Free car health checks with Green Flag offered at Activate Sport summer camps

Respect Us campaign launched to crackdown on abuse of NHS staff

GWH NHS Foundation Trust clamps down on assaults against staff

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