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What's On & Events in Swindon

Want to know what’s on in Swindon? Let us give you some ideas on what you can see, do and join in on in and around Swindon.

Theatre and Arts

Swindon is host to year round entertainment including theatre productions and arts performances and comedy shows at the centrally-located Wyvern Theatre.

The Swindon Arts Centre have some interesting and varied acts and the Museum and Art Gallery has an amazing art collection with an excellent reputation including Lowry, Henry Moore and Paul Nash to name a few.

Close to the Wyvern Theatre is MECA Swindon (Music, entertainment, cultural, arena) which houses regular concerts, comedy performances and sporting events.


During early May, the Swindon Festival of Literature comes to the town.With talks and lectures from a variety of authors as well as poetry, storytelling, competitions and workshops – this festival has events for all ages.

Swindon and Wiltshire Pride takes place usually during June in the Town Gardens, Swindon and has been running since 2008 and is a vibrant event!

Other festivals include the Swindon Railway Festival and the LEGO festival at STEAM Museum. Find out more about what’s on in Swindon by using the search box on the right hand side.

Family friendly events

Lots of Swindon’s attractions host family friendly events throughout the year with many putting additional events on over the school holidays.

Browse our Swindon events on the right hand side to find out more.

Sporting events

If you enjoy watching sports then there’s plenty to choose from here. See Swindon Town FC (aka the Robins), watch the Speedway or watch the Swindon Wildcats, the local ice hockey team.
Lydiard Park is also host to some outdoor sporting events from time to time including fun runs, walking events and more. Find out more by searching what’s on.

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