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9th Old Town Beer Festival – Saturday Evening Session

Christ Church

With 45 Beers and 20 ciders to choose from the Old Town Beer Festival is back for its 9th year. Tickets available from Eventbrite or from  Tel 01793 617237


Out of the Ashes

Christ Church

A concert of Jazz, R&B and Blues with Gospel Roots. Read about them Doors open 6pm Concert starts at 6.30 Ticket £10 includes beer cider and snacks


Quiz night on behalf of Christian Aid

Bath Road Methodist Church

Bath Road Methodist Church are holding a quiz night on Saturday 21st May at 7pm on behalf of Christian Aid Week. Tickets are £5 pp which includes drink and cake are available from   Mike Palmer 01793 635112


Friends of Christ Church Annual Lecture “Wales to Westminster”

Christ Church

  The Friends of Christ Church are pleased to confirm that the Right Hon Sir Robert Buckland QC MP will be the guest speaker at our annual lecture. All are welcome, there is no entry fee but donations towards the work in the Jubilee Memorial Garden would be appreciated. You can do that via the Parish office or on line by Just Giving The Friends of Christ Church work tirelessly to maintain the fabric and surroundings of our historic church and always welcome new members. Annual membership subscriptions are now due: £5 single/£10 family. Contact Caroline Pitt for details of [.....]

Concert by Aldbourne Band and the Reading Phoenix Choir

Christ Church

  9th July Christ Church 7pm Concert featuring the Aldbourne Band and The Reading Phoenix Choir. Programme includes some stunning joint performances of Handel’s ‘Zadok the Priest’ and Lauridsen’s ‘O Magnum Mysterium’ Tickets on the door £10. .  Proceeds from the event will be shared with the DEC Ukraine Fund.


Organ Recital by John René André of Rennes Cathedral

Christ Church

A programme of European organ music played by John René André Programme will include Toccata and Fugue in D Minor (J.S. Bach). Nimrod from the Enigma Variations by Elgar. Other composers featured include Mendelssohn, John Stanley, Guilmant, Widor and Duruflé. He will also be playing one of his own compositions written during lockdown. There will be an interval for refreshments, for which there will be a donation plate. Tickets on the door £10 Profits will go for the maintenance and upkeep of the organ.


Paul Jones in Concert

Christ Church

Paul Jones will be performing live at Christ Church in Old Town Swindon with a stellar line up of some of the UK's leading Jazz musicians! This headline concert is in support of the next Swindon Jazz & Soul Festival which will be held in 2023 Paul was the original frontman for the legendary 1960’s pop group Manfred Mann and co-composed many of their hit records. Manfred Mann were at the forefront of the 60’s pop revolution alongside The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Animals and enjoyed many million-selling records before Paul left to pursue an acting career [.....]