Events on 30th Jun 2019

Events for 30th Jun 2019

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  • Hyda Ride

    • Date: 30th June 2019
    • Location: Wood Street, Old Town, Swindon, SN1 4AN
    • Time: 08:45 - 13:00
    • Cost: £19.50 per person, Adults only

    We would like to make you aware of a new event being held in Old Town, and to ask if you could provide the link on any internal community board you may have.

    This new sportive cycle event is taking place on 30th June 2019. 'THE HYDRA' takes riders south-east of Swindon along rolling roads and stunning countryside, with rewarding verticals and swift descents. 3 routes have been designed to suit any avid cyclist, all of which start and finish on Wood Street in Old Town.

    Limited to 100 participants this year, sign up via the website is now open - http://thehydraride.co.uk/

    This event is organised by the Friends of Lethbridge Primary School, with all proceeds being donated back into the children's education.

    Many thanks for your support, 

    Friends of Lethbridge
    Registered Charity no. 291895.

     

  • Artist and Model: Portraits, Self-Portraits and Figure Studies from the Swindon Collection

    • Date: 26th March 2019 - 20th July 2019
    • Every day
    • Location: Swindon Museum and Art Gallery Bath Road Swindon SN1 4BA
    • Time: 11:00 - 16:30
    • Cost: Free

    This exhibition explores that relationship through a series of portraits and figure studies, examining both artist and sitter.

    The relationship between artist and model is one of the most powerful dynamics in art. As well as celebrating the ability of the artist to capture their sitter, this exhibition will reconsider the importance of the sitter as muse, inspiration, antagonist and confidante. The exhibition includes paintings, drawings and prints by Frank Auerbach, John Bellany, Gwen John and RB Kitaj. Please note that Swindon Museum and Art Gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 4.30pm. Please check our website for more details on exhibitions and events.

  • Infocus Stitching: Great Western Embroiderers respond to Swindon’s historic photography collections

    • Date: 28th May 2019 - 7th September 2019
    • Every day
    • Location: Swindon Museum and Art Gallery Bath Road Swindon SN1 4BA
    • Time: 11:00 - 16:30
    • Cost: Free

    This spring, members of Swindon’s renowned Great Western Embroiders will present a new exhibition of embroidery and textiles.

    For the past year, members have been exploring Swindon’s rich photographic history and creating challenging and inspiring new work. The exhibition includes examples of photography, cameras and photographic equipment from the museum’s own collections. Image courtesy © Kathy

  • Town and Country: Images of Swindon

    • Date: 11th June 2019 - 20th July 2019
    • Every day
    • Location: Swindon Museum and Art Gallery Bath Road Swindon SN1 4BA
    • Time: 11:00 - 16:30
    • Cost: Free

    This exhibition explores some of the wonderful depictions of Swindon and its countryside that can be found in Swindon’s Collection of Modern British Art.

    The exhibition includes works by David Rolt, Harold Dearden, Janet Boulton and Randolph Schwabe. The exhibition is a walk down memory lane and reveals just how much the area has changed since the early 20th century. Please note that Swindon Museum and Art Gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 4.30pm. Please check our website for more details on exhibitions and events.