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Swindon Christmas Toy Appeal

15 November 2021

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6 December 2021

Run by churches across Swindon, the Swindon Christmas Toy Appeal begins on Monday 15th November, and runs until Monday 6th December. Churches, businesses, schools, and organisations will be accepting donations of new toys for children aged 0-16, and a financial donation point has been set up on the website, which raised over £10k last year for those in need. To find local donation points or to donate through the website, visit gatewaychurchswindon.org.uk/toy-appeal

Enchanted Gardens Light Trail

2 December 2021

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31 December 2021

Swindon Town Gardens will host the Enchanted Gardens Light Trail, designed by Light Art Pioneers and Luminism, and supported by the South Swindon Parish Council. The event will run for almost a month and follows a 1.5km path through Swindon Town Gardens, featuring a piece made by local Swindon schools titled "Reflections of Swindon". The tours will run from 5PM-9PM Sunday to Thursday, and until 10PM Friday and Saturday. The Trail will be closed on Christmas and Boxing Day. Tickets are £10.50 per adult, and £5.50 per child under 18. For more information or to book your tickets, visit skiddle.com/groups/enchantedgardens.

Chiseldon Christmas Concert.

3 December 2021

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3 December 2021

Held at Holy Cross Church, Chiseldon, the 25th annual Chiseldon Christmas Concert will be performed by the Aldbourne Band, starting at 7:45PM. Tickets are £10 per adult and free for under 16's.

Blue Plaque Unveiling

4 December 2021

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4 December 2021

At 12PM on 4th December, a blue plaque marking the crash of a spitfire in 1941 will be unveiled in Ermine Street, Stratton. All welcome.

Bands of Brunel Christmas Concert.

4 December 2021

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4 December 2021

Christchurch, Swindon is hosting the Bands of Brunel Brass Christmas Concert at 5pm on Saturday 4th December. Adult tickets are £10 and free for under 16s.

Mozart Concert

5 December 2021

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5 December 2021

Hosted at the Wiltshire Music Centre in Bradford-on-Avon, the Trowbridge Philharmonic Choir will be performing a Mozart concert. For more information, or to book your tickets, visit wiltshiremusic.org.uk.

Santa vs Rudolph Run

5 December 2021

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5 November 2021

In support of Brighter Futures and Wiltshire Air Ambulance, the Rotary Club of Swindon Phoenix is hosting a fun run at Lydiard Park on Sunday 5th December, with lengths of 3K, 5K, and 10K. The event begins at 11AM and all finishers will recieve a Christmas themed medal. To sign up for the event, visit www.swindonsanta.org.uk

A Christmas Carol Concert

10 December 2021

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10 December 2021

All Saint's Church in Oakhurst is hosting Swindon Brass and Oakhurst Community Primary School Choir for a Christmas Carol Concert. The event starts at 7PM and tickets, for £5 each, will be abailable at the door. For more information, visit swindonbrass.co.uk.

Dick Whittington

11 December 2021

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11 December 2021

Produced by Bristolian Productions, the family pantomime Dick Whittington is coming to Swindon, at the Community Centre at Christ Church and St Paul's Centre, on Saturday 11th December. To find more information and to book tickets, visit brisprod.co.uk/box-office

Royal Wootton Bassett Christmas Concert

11 December 2021

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11 December 2021

Swindon Concert Band will be performing at the Royal Wootton Bassett Memorial Hall at 7:30PM. Tickets are £8 for adults and free for under 16's. To book or for more information, call 01793 85361, or email at ticketsswindonconcertband.co.uk.

Ho Ho Ho! Christmas Show

13 December 2021

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24 December 2021

An interactive show put on by Olly Taylor Productions is being shown at the Wyvern Theatre from 13th to 24th December - Santa and snow at every show, with a display of the elves workshop and reindeer to feed. Shows are at 9:45 and 11:45 from 13th to 15th December, and 9:45, 11:45, 2:30, and 4:30 every day until Friday 24th December. To book your tickets, go to swindontheatres.co.uk.

Rotary Club Christmas Concert

14 December 2021

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14 December 2021

The Aldbourne Band and Soloists from the Kentwood Choir, featuring the Swindon Down's Syndrome and Spotlight Choirs, will be performing a Christmas concert at 7PM, presented by the Rotary Club of Swindon. Tickets are £12 each and refreshments are available for purchase. To book tickets, call Sue Frawley at 07881 246110 or Alan Holmes Music at 01793 520948.

Swindon Male Voice Choir Christmas Concert

17 December 2021

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17 December 2021

This event has been cancelled.

Sing Nowell

18 December 2021

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18 December 2021

Christchurch is hosting a family Christmas concert on Saturday 18th December at 6:30PM. Tickets are £10 each or free for accompanied under 18's. The concert features the Wroughton Silver Band and the JTPTrust Concert Choir, accompanied by conductor Elinor Cooper and organist Ian Crabbe. For more information, visit swindonchoral.org.uk.

Christmas Concert at the Bandstand

19 December 2021

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19 December 2021

A free concert, presented by Swindon Brass and Town Gardens Cafe, will be taking place at 2PM on Sunday 19th December. Entry is free and the cafe will be open until 5PM for hot drinks and cake.

Swindon Christmas Hamper Scheme

20 December 2021

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23 December 2021

Christ Church Swindon are once again running their Alone at Christmas scheme for the second year running, aiming to provide the lonely and less fortunate of the community with a Christmas hamper to celebrate the season. Last year, the scheme provided 120 hampers to locals. For those interested in helping out, the Christ Church community centre will be accepting donations and help to make up the hampers on the morning of either Monday 20th or Tuesday 21st Dcember, and the hampers will be delivered to those in need on Thursday 23rd December. For more information, visit the Christ Church Community Centre website for more, at ccccswindon.co.uk.

Cirencester Farmers Market.

8 January 2022

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8 January 2022

A wide range of local delights! Venue:

Cirencester Market Square from 9am

Evolution Wrestling.

15 January 2022

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15 January 2022

Venue: Polish Community Centre, Queens

Drive/Whitbourne Avenue, Swindon. Start: 7pm

Swindon Moves, dance class for solos.

19 January 2022

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19 January 2022

Venue: Grange Leisure Centre. Stratton,

Swindon.

Start: 6pm

The Aldbourne Band in Concert

29 January 2022

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29 January 2022

The Aldbourne Band will be performing at Immanuel Church, Upham Road on Saturday 29th January at 7PM. Tickets are £10, or free for under 16's, available for purchase at the door. Special guests are Kathy Hughes Gill May from the Kentwood Show Choir, accompanied by Sheila Howard. Refreshments will be available at the venue.

Mobile Broadcasting Unit

We received a customised mobile broadcasting unit worth £12,000 from newspaper retailer Smiths News, enabling us to raise the profile of the station out and about in the community.

"At Swindon 105.5 we are passionate about engaging with all aspects of our community and as the town's community radio service we're also passionate about getting out and about as much as possible," - Shirley K Ludford

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If you are a charity group, business or individual who would like us to promote your event live on air then get in touch.