Old Town Beer Festival 2015 – Christ Church

Christ Church is one of the few remaining historic buildings in everyday use in Swindon. It is grade II * listed but receives no government or central grants. It therefore … Continue Reading →


Easter Eve Walk

We visited Bincknoll Castle a seldom visited small Iron Age fort which sits on the end of a promontory on the escarpment beneath the Ridgeway to the South and overlooking the plains … Continue Reading →


Our Church Plan

Since work began on development and renewal at Christ Church, we have spent a lot of time reviewing our plans, gaining information from other church’s experiences and planning and building … Continue Reading →


Parish Verse for 2015

Members of our church family have been thinking about our parish verse for 2015. See Brian’s take on it below – the product of a recent Search Light service, Those … Continue Reading →


Flying the flags at Christ Church

The variety of flags flown lately at Christ Church has attracted much interest – and a few complaints about the propriety of its displaying flags other than Diocesan or Union.  … Continue Reading →


Old Town Nativity Trail Competition

In the weeks running up to Christmas, we are having a “Nativity Trail” around the shops of Old Town whereby you have to look in the shops listed below to … Continue Reading →


Report from Rwanda

Some of you attended a fund raising quiz last year to support John Howell’s mission to Rwanda. John arrived safely and has created a blog to let us know what he … Continue Reading →


Minutes of the Community Centre Advisory Group

The Christ Church Community Centre Advisory Group met on the 4th November – you can read the minutes of the meeting below. CC Advisory Group 4 November 2014


Ride & Stride 13th September 2014

It’s time to oil your chain and polish your cycle helmet. It’s the Historic Churches Trust – Ride & Stride day on Saturday 13th September. Use the list of Wiltshire … Continue Reading →


10,000 Voices

  10,000 VOICES is a place for those in the Diocese of Bristol to celebrate the diversity of God’s life-giving work and to glorify Him through what He does in … Continue Reading →