Society & Culture

Links to Swindon organisations, local politics, local history, religious groups, voluntary organisations, charities, the police, local culture etc.

Museum of Computing

Devoted to the history of computing and digital development, the museum has active displays as well as providing a forum for the provision of lectures. Well worth a visit.

No Added Sugar

Community Arts organisation managed by professional artists on a mission to provide creative opportunities for people of all ages and abilities.

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

One of the only organisations concerned with all aspects of the environment in Wiltshire and a successful nature conservation charity, the Trust has helped to create over 36 wildlife havens, effectively lobbied local and national government and dramatically reduced waste in Wiltshire.

Volunteer Centre Swindon

Information and advice to individuals and organisations about volunteering.

Swindon Borough Council

Local government, local services.

Swindon history

History of Swindon Wikipedia

Swindon probably began life as a settlement linked to a military encampment during the Roman occupation, on the junction of two Roman roads, between Cirencester and Marlborough.

Swindon Philosophical Society

The Swindon Philosophical Society meets in term-time, on Fridays from 7.40 to 9.40 at the Friends’ Meeting House, Eastcott Hill, Swindon SN1 3JF. We first met in 1963 – over 50 years of great thinking!

Swindon Museum and Art Gallery

A remarkable art collection with some of the best of British 20th century art outside London as well as displays of local history, archaeology and geology telling the story of Swindon’s Jurassic past, its connections with the Roman Empire and the more recent social history of this thriving town.