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Black Music Matters

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Ray Norman reminisces at a recent club meeting Listening to Mike Dunn’s excellent talk a few weeks ago about his adventures in 60’s West End I got to thinking ‘who have I met?’ The answer came back quite quickly – no one really in the 60’s One thing did come to mind though much more […]

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Swindon Bowl’s dramatic turn

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Swindon’s iconic bowl is to host a number of summer outdoor theatre productions through the Summer. South Swindon Parish Council have secured the services of three touring theatre companies to perform plays ranging from William Shakespeare to Noel Coward. Cracking new season Opening the summer outdoor theatre production season is the Black Box Theatre Company […]

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A vision for the iconic Swindon Bowl

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Neil Hopkins, South Swindon Parish Council Chair, gave us a great talk on Wednesday. He shared with us the plans for the repair and improvement of Town Gardens iconic Bowl.  Neil explained that the Bowl is an iconic Art Deco concert bowl. It is probably the only one of its kind remaining in the UK.  […]

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How to spot Modern Slavery and report it

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Our District 1100 has asked us to use our powers to spot Modern Slavery and to report it. Simon John from RAGAS warned us it was all around us even in Swindon and Wiltshire. This helpful video shows us to identify people who are being forced into slave labour. Let’s try to put a stop […]