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2nd July and 10th July This December there will be a huge public performance of the Nativity story that winds it way through the streets of Old Town, involving members of the Swindon community as actors, singers, production team members and much much more! The Journey will tell this well trodden tale but with fresh contemporary eyes, presenting the difficu ..

Partnership Walk from Ramsbury to Marlborough alon ..

Easter eve (Easter Saturday) 31 Mar 2018 Most of the way is on footpaths/bridleways.  Some on quiet minor roads.  Two short (300 yds) sections on the Ramsbury/Marlborough road, where there is no footpath. Appropriate footwear is essential – wellies, trainers or walking boots.  There are a few short sections which are muddy and, if wet, will be very slippery ..

Partnership Lent Course – Romans For Today ..

 Five reflections during Lent 2018 for the Old Town Partnership of Churches from Wednesday 21st Feb until Wednesday 21st March, Swindon 7.30pm – 9.15pm.Led by the Revd Dr David Wenham. Romans is arguably the most influential letter the world has ever. The great theologian Karl Barth called it ‘the clearest gospel of all’, but for many readers it is anything ..

Job Club in the Community Centre ..

Are you looking for help to find a job. The Swindon Job Club can help. Monday 9.30 - 3.00pm at the Community Centre   ..

Partnership Walks Programme 2018 ..

I would like to put together a walks programme for 2018. Please join us on the New Year’s Day ramble with a view to sharing ideas for the 2018 programme. Maybe six planned walks throughout the year – possibly including a weekend visit to southern Snowdonia. Background The first outing of the Walking Group was on New Year’s Day 1999, when we walked over ..

Concert - Black Feathers with Rob Richings - Frida ..

You can now buy your tickets for this concert on our website. £10 The ability to write songs that are both modern and ancient is a rare thing. The product of an arcane art of weaving in traditional influences so thoroughly that they become the warp and weft of fresh creations. The Bl ..

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 ..

Join our Workshop on Growing Leaders led by James ..

This Sunday morning 21st May 10am at Christ Church we have the ?acclaimed speaker James Lawrence from C.P.A.S coming to preach.  He has kindly agreed to lead a workshop following the service between 12 and 1pm in the Community Centre. I would like to invite you to come to the service and/or workshop, ideally both!!  I can highly recommend him as a speaker an ..

Easter Eve Ramble - Saturday 15 April 2017 ..

A walk from Avebury to Marlborough via Fyfield Down. Meet outside Prospect shop in Victoria Road Old Town, to catch 10.10 bus to Avebury (Stagecoach service 49). 7 miles walk Avebury to Marlborough. Please bring a packed lunch, spare clothes and waterproofs. Late afternoon bus back from Marlborough (e.g. 16.35 Stagecoach service 80). Option of early evening ..

Up on Nob Hill - Friday 2 June 7.30pm ..

An illustrated history of Old Swindon by Andy Binks The Swindon Society Tickets £5 on the door (to include a glass of wine or soft drink) At the newly refurbished Christ Church, Cricklade Street, Old Town Swindon SN1 3HB Licensed bar and raffle All proceeds towards further improvements to the church building.   ..


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