Autumn Fayre is here – 9th September 2017 12-4pm

Come along and support our annual Autumn Fayre. Old fashioned family fun with vintage rides, petting farm and games. Lots of craft stalls, real ale tent, local craft gins, delicious organic burgers and sausages plus tasty vegetarian options. Tradititional afternoon tea and homemade cakes. Everything you need for a fun day out with the family.

Doors open at 12.00.

Interested in family history or our local heritage? Come and take a look at our newly refurbished church building where you will find a range of fascinating activities as part of our celebration of Heritage day. Find out about traditional lace making, and take the opportunity to try it for yourself. Talk to English Heritage volunteers about local history and research methods.

Watch historic Pathe films about Swindon on our new Laser projector and big screen.  (showings 12.30 and 2.30) See historic pictures supplied by the Swindon Society

Look up your family’s Christ Church burial records on our online database. Enjoy a tour of the church building from one of our expert guides. Experience the fascinating world of bell ringing up close – tours of the belltower 12 – 3 (you do need to be able to handle some steep steps though).

Explore your family’s past using¬†ancestry.com, findmypast and forces-war-records with our family historian.

Display of work from the Old Town Stitching Bee

Something for everyone.

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