Events on 17th Jun 2018

Events for 17th Jun 2018

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  • Father's Day at STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway

    • Date: 17th June 2018
    • Location: STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway Fire Fly Avenue (off Kemble Drive) Swindon SN2 2EY
    • Time: 10:00 - 14:30
    • Cost: Adult: £25.00 (tour and 2 course lunch), Adult: £28.00 (tour and 3 course lunch), Child(3 – 15 years): £15.00 (tour and lunch)

    This Father’s Day, why not treat your Dad and Grandad to a delicious lunch and guided tour of STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway.

    This Father’s Day, why not treat your Dad and Grandad to a delicious lunch and guided tour of STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway. You will have the opportunity to handle original objects, learn more about the history of the Swindon Works and discover some fascinating stories of the workers. Tours last around 45 minutes, giving you and your loved ones a great opportunity to step in to the world of the railway worker at Swindon Works. Dining will be available in STEAM’s atmospheric Hawksworth Hall from 1pm. To book, please call our friendly Event Team on 01793 466637. Pre-booking is essential. £10 deposit per person required at time of booking. Please advise of any special dietary requirements when booking. For full details, and to see menu choices, please visit: https://goo.gl/1hyS3f

  • Monumental Trees of Stanton Park

    • Date: 17th June 2018
    • Location: Stanton Park The Avenue Stanton Fitzwarren Swindon SN6 7SF
    • Time: 14:30 - 17:00
    • Cost: Free

    Guided walk through the trees at Stanton Park

    Join Ranger Ross Sheppard for a guided walk looking specifically at the oldest and largest trees within the park. Learn how to measure and identify these species, whilst speculating about their history and grand old age. The event is free, though to ensure we can provide the public with quality events in the future, all donations will be welcome. Limited spaces on this walk, so please book early. Please wear clothes to suit the weather and stout shoes, bring a camera, if you have one. Meet at the Great Barn, Stanton Park. Event leader Ross Sheppard. Book in advance on 01793 490150 or swindonrangers@swindon.gov.uk

  • Town Gardens Sunday Band Concert

    • Date: 17th June 2018
    • Location: Town Gardens bandstand Quarry Rd Swindon SN1 4EN
    • Time: 15:00 - 16:30
    • Cost: Free

    Band in the park

    Swindon Concert Band are playing. Meet by the Band Stand at the Town Gardens. No booking needed.

  • Transport: Seven Swindon Stories

    • Date: 16th May 2018 - 1st September 2018
    • Every day
    • Location: Swindon Museum and Art Gallery Bath Road Swindon SN1 4BA
    • Time: 10:00 - 05:00
    • Cost: FREE

    Swindon has always been a town of making and moving. From canals and trams, through to trains, planes and cars, this is a town that’s always on the go.

    This exhibition explores Swindon’s transport history through seven stories. It’s not an encyclopaedic history of our transport in the town, but a look at some of the innovations, successes and tragedies that have changed the face of Swindon, including: The Golden Lion Bridge, and the Wilts and Berks Canal The Swindon Tram Disaster of 1906 Pressed Steel, and car manufacturing in Swindon The M4: The arrival of the motorway in 1970 It will also look at aeroplanes, submarines and the Old Town railway station!