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  • Suju Comedy Club

    Lars Laughington presents the fantastic February instalment of the Old Town Comedy Club at Suju, with Raymond & Mr Timpkins Revue, Ray Peacock, Jon Wagstaffe and Angie Belcher.

  • Where To Watch Sport

    If you fancy catching a game down the pub with a pint and a couple of mates but don't know where to go, use our handy guide to sports bars in Swindon to ensure that you find the best seats in town.

  • 2015 Make It Count

    It's a brand new year, so why not make it a brand new you to match? We've got all of the very best, fitness, business and fashion tips to ensure that you make 2015 count.

  • TGt January Sale

    Kick start 2015 with one of our fantastic January Sale Advertising Offers!

  • Next Generation Family Pass Compeition

    We've teamed up with Next Generation to offer you a very special New Year's prize for all the whole family.

  • Cineworld Regents Circus Coming Soon

    Find out everything you need to know about getting a job at the fantastic new Cineworld Cinema at Regent Circus in Swindon.

  • National Self Build and Renovation Show

    If you’re still dreaming of building your own home, planning to renovate, or have a project that’s stalled and you’re unsure of how and where to start, then this show is for you. You'll find everything you need to know about self build and renovation under one roof!

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About Swindon

Swindon may be many things, but boring certainly isn’t one of them; steeped in history and culture Swindon is one of the most dynamic and prosperous settlements in the South West.

From a sleepy market town during the 1800s to one of Europe’s fastest developing destinations during the 90s. Swindon has blossomed and bloomed over the years, earning itself a reputation as a haven for business, sport, leisure and shopping. Whether you want to shop designer brands, go ice skating, or eat a Dominos Pizza, Swindon has it all.

Formerly a Saxon colony, Swindon was known as ‘Swine Dun’ right up until the 14th century; its name quite literally translating to ‘pig hill’ or ‘the hill where pigs were bred’ - with its eclectic mix of independent shops, traditional pubs and stylish cafes and bars it’s hard to believe that Old Town now stands where the original town first lay.

Although, Swindon steadily began to expand and improve over the years, it wasn’t until 1840 that it really started to make a name for itself thanks to pioneering designer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, who selected Swindon as his base for the Great Western Railways.

Today the works are Swindon's Designer Outlet Village; a popular retail centre, offering shoppers luxury labels such as Ralph Lauren, Hugo Boss and Kurt Geiger at discounted prices.

As well as premium shopping facilities, a thriving sports scene and the infamous Magic Roundabout, Swindon boasts an impressive array of dining options and international cuisine. Thanks to regular events at the Wyvern Theatre and Arts Centre, the town can also add burgeoning arts scene to its list of achievements too. 

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