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FRIGHT, FIREWORKS & FUN!
Our guide to the scariest parties and best firework displays in Swindon...
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SWINDON HALF-TERM FUN
OCTOBER 2014: As if kids aren't scary enough! INDOORS & OUT entertainment - FULL GUIDE
OCTOBER PONY DAYS
At Rein & Shine Riding Centre with riding games, lessons & competitions - 28 & 30 OCTOBER
PUMPKINS AT ROVES FARM
Carve your own special pumpkin and take it home in time for Halloween! 23 OCT - 02 NOV
A SPOOKY NIGHT AT LYDIARD HOUSE
Join a guide for a humorous night time tour of Lydiard House with plenty of audience participation! - 28-30 OCTOBER - WATCH VIDEO
HALLOWEEN DISCO PARTY AT JOLLY ROGER
Top children's halloween party with fun for all the family - 29 & 31 OCTOBER
BONNIE & CLYDE: THE MUSICAL
The Ridgeway Theatre will be hosting a new musical based on the book by Ivan Menchell - 30 OCT - 01 NOV
WITCHES AND WIZARDS
Join a master wizard for a spellbinding time at Lydiard Park - 30 OCTOBER
FRIDAY NIGHT ACOUSTIC & TAPAS AT RIFFS
Featured artists + Open Mic THIS WEEK: ROB RICHINGS
Cricklade House will be holding a spooktacular ball with a 3-course dinner, live band and disco - 31 OCTOBER
HALLOWEEN AT THE CLIFTON
Head to Swindon's most haunted pub this Friday and you could win yourself a prize for the best and scariest Halloween costumes - 31 OCTOBER
Swindon Round Table will be holding a fireworks evening in aid of Wiltshire Air Ambulance - 31 OCTOBER
OVER THE RAINBOW
The award-winning musical that tells the story of Eva Cassidy comes to the Wyvern Theatre - 31 OCTOBER
HALLOWEEN AT THE VICTORIA
Head to The Vic this October for a charity fundraiser with bands and burlesque! - 31 OCTOBER
Swindon's biggest Halloween party heads to Grange Drive Community Hall - 31 OCTOBER
HALLOWEEN AT SWINDON & CRICKLADE RAILWAY
Take a spooky ride along the rickety rails - will you see a ghost? - 31 OCT & 01 NOV
SWINDON FILM GUIDE
And when it's a wet & windy week ahead?..... Grab some popcorn!
THE WILTSHIRE POPPY BALL
STEAM will be hosting a charity event featuring the Band of HM Royal Marines - 01 NOVEMBER
FROM BAGS TO RICHES
Join Linda Lusardi and daughter Lucy Kane at the Brunel for a Handbag Amnesty to raise money for the Brighter Futures cancer charity - 01 NOV
HA HA HOOD!
Ha Ha! returns to the Wyvern by popular demand with the next instalment in the series - 01 NOVEMBER
LIVE MUSIC AT WOODLANDS EDGE
Every Saturday night at the Sparcells' pub, West Swindon THIS WEEK: ZING!
STANTON MANOR WEDDING SHOW
Meet with reputable Wiltshire wedding suppliers and chat about your wedding plans - 02 NOVEMBER
FESTIVAL OF REMEMBRANCE
The annual concert organised by Swindon Royal British Legion to remember all those who have fought for their country - 02 NOVEMBER
Winner of the Blue Peter Book of the Year, Michael Morpurgo's Private Peaceful is brought to life on the Wyvern Theatre stage - 03 NOV
JIM DAVIDSON: NO FURTHER ACTION
Fresh from winning the most successful ever series of Big Brother by a landslide, Jim Davidson is back - 04 NOVEMBER
MARTY WILDE'S ROCK N ROLL PARTY
Marty Wilde, Eden Kane and John Leyton join forces with The Wildcats and Nancy Ann at the Wyvern Theatre - 05 NOVEMBER
LIVE MUSIC @ 20 AT THE KINGS
Top local bands and acts - EVERY SUNDAY EVENING. THIS WEEK: TEDDY WHITE BAND
TURNER - WATERCOLOURS FROM THE WEST
Swindon Museum and Art Gallery are hosting works from one of the foremost landscape painters in British art - 15 OCT - 13 DEC
JAZZ AT THE PLOUGH
Enjoy some smooth sounds at Old Town's newest bar - EVERY SUNDAY
SWINDON SHIN SPLINTS WEEKLY RUNS
Open to all standards of runner - EVERY WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY
A RAILWAY AT WAR
A brand new exhibition at STEAM to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War - FROM 22 AUGUST
ONE TOWN'S WAR EXHIBITION
A new Swindon in the Great War exhibition opens at Swindon Museum and Art Gallery - UNTIL 31 JANUARY
Watch the Robins in the Elite League at the Abbey Stadium - EVERY THURSDAY
EATING OUT GUIDE
Italian restaurant in Swindon? Chinese, perhaps? A quick bite at lunch-time? Or Sunday lunch?...
JAZZ IN SWINDON
Our regular gig guide with Swindon's king of all things jazz, Dave Knight...
A NIGHT AT THE DOGS!
At Swindon Greyhounds. FREE Entry + FREE Racecard for upto 4 people on us!
LIVE SPORT AT THE PLOUGH, OLD TOWN
Cask Marque ales & ciders + football & rugby on Sky Sports & BT Sport - WHAT'S ON
A weekly FREE timed 5K run in the picturesque grounds of Lydiard Park every Saturday...
Did he pop the question, ladies?! Wedding fayres coming up in Swindon in 2014...
SIP BACK & RELAX!
The sun has got his hat on again! Our guide to the best Swindon pub gardens, patios and terraces to make the most of these precious last few days of warmth...
THE GIG TO REMEMBER
At the Oasis with live music from The Bootleg Beatles and Duke Beatbox - 08 NOVEMBER
CHAMPIONS OF MAGIC
Join a team of liars, swindlers and cheats for a night of trickery you’ll be trying to work out for a long time to come - 09 NOVEMBER
DIVE-IN WITH MIRANDA
Head to Swindon Sub-Aqua club for a talk by TV presenter and wildlife conservationist Miranda Krestovnikoff - 15 NOVEMBER
The innovative comedian is back at the Wyvern with a brand new show featuring more of his unique blend of stand-up and visual story-telling - 12 NOVEMBER
British Comedy Award winning and BAFTA nominated duo Cardinal Burns are hitting the road - 13 NOVEMBER
TALON - THE BEST OF EAGLES
This new production will feature all the classic Eagles hits from the timeless back catalogue - 14 NOVEMBER
Following 14 sell-out tours, the king of improvisational comedy is back at the Wyvern with another mind-blowing UK tour - 16 NOVEMBER
ERIC AND LITTLE ERN
An affectionate, moving and funny homage to the greatest comedy double act that Britain has ever seen - 19 NOVEMBER
The sister of the legendary John Bonham brings her classic mix of Blues Rock and Soul to Riffs Bar - NOVEMBER 21