Sunday, June 25, 2017

Oh what an atmosphere! Steam photoshoot is a sell out as enthusiasts travel from...

Photographers from across the country flocked to Swindon's Steam museum to take part in an atmospheric night-time shoot which transported them back in time...

Swindon’s tram disaster remembered at Museum and Art Gallery

On the 1 June 1906, 111 years ago, the No.11 Tram was travelling down Victoria Road in Swindon. It was crowded with passengers returning from the...

Delve into the past, meet experts and share ideas at Steam family history event

A free family history event will be  hosted by the Wiltshire Family History Society in Steam, the museum of the Great Western Railway. Present at...

The Children’s Fete returns for a second year running

It's time to party like it's 1866. The Children's Fete, which was successfully brought back to Swindon last year as a really successful 150th anniversary...

Historic Wiltshire parish records placed onto digital database for the first time

  More than six million historic parish records have been digitised for the first time – offering a unique insight into the history and people...

Night-time photo shoot at Swindon’s STEAM to bring heritage and photography together

Photographers from across the country will flock to STEAM next week (25 May) as the Swindon museum is transported back in time to the...

Historically important loco to be star attraction at new Steam exhibition

A Swindon-built locomotive, which made an emotional return to the town almost 18 months ago, will be the star turn in a new exhibition...

Plans to breathe new life into Swindon town centre unveiled by Forward Swindon

An ambitious plan to breathe new life into Swindon’s ailing town centre has been unveiled by Forward Swindon. The organisation has been charged with delivering...

Tree cheers for ancient park

An ancient and historically important walnut tree at Lydiard Park, destroyed by high winds three years ago, will live on thanks to the efforts...

Place your trust in us: heritage group takes on Lydiard House

A new chapter has begun in the history of the Lydiard Park estate - following Swindon Borough Council’s decision to hand over its running...

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