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Madam Renards Mini Fringe 2015 call of applications!
The Madam Renards Mini Fringe, Swindon’s only fringe theatre festival, has opened its gates for submissions for the Mini Fringe 2015. Matt...
Come celebrate The Cellar Bar’s tenth anniversary
This month The Cellar Bar at The Bear Hotel in Devizes is celebrating its tenth anniversary. That’s ten years of putting Devizes on the m...
OxfordOxford is here!
Futuristic three-piece, Klaxons, are now confirmed as the headliner of new arts festival OxfordOxford in one of many new confirmations for t...

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Come celebrate The Cellar Bar’s tenth anniversary
This month The Cellar Bar at The Bear Hotel in Devizes is celebrating its tenth anniversary. That’s ten years of putting Devizes on the m...
Groovers on Manouevres - The realities of running a local gig
By Dave Franklin of Dancing About Architecture blog I just thought that I would share some of the more amusing things that we constantly fin...
Groovers on Manouevres - The Cottonettes
By Sid Siddle of Club Velocity The Cottonettes are a proper modern punk band.In attitude-spirit and of course music. They are not some stuc...
 

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Groovers on Manouevres - The Cottonettes
By Sid Siddle of Club Velocity The Cottonettes are a proper modern punk band.In attitude-spirit and of course music. They are not some stuc...
Groovers on Manouevres - Francis Pugh and The Whisky Singers
By David Murphy There are six members of Francis Pugh and the Whisky Singers.  None of them is called Francis Pugh, but they have been in v...
A Monkey’s Shuffle....
Bob Dylan once sang, “the times, they are a-changin’”, a late sixties sentiment hailing cultural change that suddenly seems very appro...

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Groovers on Manouevres - The realities of running a local gig
By Dave Franklin of Dancing About Architecture blog I just thought that I would share some of the more amusing things that we constantly fin...
Can you keep a secret?
Breaking A Leg by John Palmgren What makes you want to see a play? Perhaps it’s a recommendation from a friend, or a good review, or even ...
The Battle for Iraq
Ocelot columnist Luke Coleman lives in the Kurdish city of  Erbil in Northern Iraq. He now finds himself caught up in a major conflict and ...
 

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Wychwood Go With The Quo
Status Quo have swapped rock n’ roll for rhythm and booze by getting together with Wychwood Brewery in Oxfordshire to produce their own be...
Who will be Abingdon’s Head of the River?
That there Thames liked to spread it about a bit over the winter but this month you’ll be able to see humans once again conquering the riv...
Prepare to be schooled in the ways of rock
Gaz Saunders gets about a bit. The musician is not only the current manager of the fantastic George Wilding, who is courting interest from S...

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Fancy being on Come Dine With Me Couples?
Channel 4's Come Dine With Me Couples are looking for fantastic food-loving couples from SWINDON to apply for the show. The second series ...
International Pan of Mystery - Avocados
Native to central America, but now grown successfully anywhere there’s a bit of sunshine – the Avocado is a truly remarkable ingredient....
Dave for all Seasons - September 2014
I’m on a veggie kick this month and have been coming up with a few alternatives to classic dishes. It’s a fun challenge. If you’re int...