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Sunday at the Royal International Air Tattoo

Richard Wintle's shots of top guns putting on a spectacular show

The weather over RAF Fairford was kinder on Sunday 8 July to allow the top guns of the skies putting on spectacular performances and the thousands visiting the Air Tattoo the chances to admire the sta...


Big Arts Day in July: Fabulous acts for all the family

From dinosaurs to puppets, from lobsters to lovehearts, Lydiard Park event on 14 July will have amazing sights

From dinosaurs to puppets, from lobsters to lovehearts, this year’s Big Arts Day will have something for everyone. The free festival on Saturday 14 July at Lydiard Park includes musical acts, d...


Popular Roves Farm hopes to be back in business within a month

No animals and no humans injured in devastating blaze. Electricity board takes 3 hours to turn off the power after fuses below

Roves Farm was devastated by a major fire on 9 May with the visitor centre barns destroyed.   Thankfully all the animals and no humans were injured. The Roves Farm's web site describes how the ...


Sci-fi exhibition at Steam until 20 May

All the superheroes and baddies in one place at Swindon railway museum

The force will be with the people of Swindon as STEAM from Saturday 3 March when a brand new Sci-Fi exhibition at STEAM opens its doors. Designed to appeal to both children and adults, special dis...


Half term at Roves Farm has lots to offer

New season with the themed activity week starts with The Three Little Pigs

Roves Farm will be kick starting the new season with the themed activity week ‘The Three Little Pigs’ running daily from Saturday 11th February to Sunday 19th February. Craft sessions o...


Steam rated Wiltshire's No. 1 attraction

Trip Advisor ratings put Swindon museum top place to visit, ahead of Salisbury Cathedral, Longleat and Stonehenge

Recent customer reviews on Trip Advisor – the popular travel and days out website - have placed STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway at the top of the list of Wiltshire attractions....


Tarzan trekking trail plan for Lydiard's trees

Further discussion to take place on planning application for tree top trail at Lydiard Park

Jungle Parc UK is proposing to add another attraction at Lydiard Park, if planning permission is granted. However after objections were received Swindon Council planners are having further discussions...


Go back in time at war weekend - 10 & 11 September

Blunsdon at war organised by Swindon & Cricklade Railway

The Swindon & Cricklade Railway is to have a two day “Blunsdon at War” wartime event over the weekend of 10th and 11th September.   Visitors will be able to step back into the a...