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SWINDON IS FOLLOWING  LOCKDOWN GUIDELINES

Like the rest of the UK, Swindon is still in lockdown, though some easing is happening. Pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops are still closed, along with entertainment and leisure venues – as well as hairdressers and beauty salons.

Where essential shops and public areas are open, Swindon Borough Council is working with Wiltshire Police to deploy specially trained staff and Police Community Support Officers to act as COVID safety marshals and help keep the public safe.

Crucially, people can still get out with their family to enjoy Swindon’s amazing green spaces; you’re even allowed to meet with six people from another household and sit with them in a park. So why not forget about the lockdown just for a while and enjoy everything Swindon and nature has to offer in its great outdoor spaces?

To find out more about Swindon’s green spaces click here.

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Win a fabulous Old Town shopping voucher bundle worth £300* in our Swindon Architecture 2021 photo challenge

Share your architecture themed photos of Swindon for Visit Swindon, the town’s official destination tourism website, and you could win a £300 Old Town shopping voucher bundle* plus a fab Sunday Roast for two** from The Bank.

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SWINDON MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY LAUNCHES NEW EXHIBITION

Swindon Museum and Art Gallery has announced the launch of a virtual exhibition, ‘Optimism: Spring to Summer’, selected by the committee of the Friends of Swindon Museum and Art Gallery, to celebrate spring and the prospect of better weather.

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HISTORIC LYDIARD HOUSE GIVEN SIGNIFICANT FACELIFT

A treasured Swindon landmark has been given a new lease of life following extensive renovation work.

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Things to do
in Swindon.

Your essential guide to the very best things to do in and around Swindon.

STEAM MUSEUM OF THE GWR

Swindon is the town that was built on steam, and this award-winning museum has the trains and social history displays to set the pulse racing. 

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Richard Jefferies Museum

RICHARD JEFFERIES MUSEUM

Set in the grounds of a 17th-century thatched cottage, there is a packed programme of activities at this museum dedicated to the nature writer, Richard Jefferies.

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MUSEUM OF COMPUTING

Visit the first museum in the UK dedicated exclusively to the history of computing and digital development.

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Swindon Museum and Art Gallery

SWINDON MUSEUM & ART GALLERY

Discover one of Swindon’s hidden gems, a museum that offers an outstanding collection of modern art and fascinating glimpse into local history.

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