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  • SiX The Musical Teen Edition at Christ Church

    SiX The Musical Teen Edition at Christ Church

    SiX The Musical Teen Edition at Christ Church this February Half-Term

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    Written by Steve Cox and published on 9 February 2024.
    Last edited on 9 February 2024.
  • New Christ Church Lunch Club

    New Christ Church Lunch Club

    New Christ Church Lunch Club starting this April

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    Written by Steve Cox and published on 9 February 2024.
  • Candlelight Concerts by Fever

    Candlelight Concerts by Fever

    Unforgettable nights with Candlelight - Check out our upcoming Candlelight Concerts by Fever!

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    Written by Steve Cox and published on 31 January 2024.
    Last edited on 31 January 2024.
  • Divorced, Behead, Died : An Audience with King Henry VIII

    Divorced, Behead, Died : An Audience with King Henry VIII

    ‘The year is 1544 and King Henry, the Eighth of that name, is engaged upon Royal Progress about his Realm; and has halted here to afford his Loyal Subjects the opportunity to have 'audience' with their Sovereign Lord and King.

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    Written by Steve Cox and published on 31 January 2024.
  • ELO Encounter presented by The Kelly Foundation

    ELO Encounter presented by The Kelly Foundation

    The Kelly Foundation presents - A 70's and 80's night to remember

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    Written by Steve Cox and published on 31 January 2024.
  • Swing into Spring - Swindon Concert Band

    Swing into Spring - Swindon Concert Band

    Swing into Spring – 7.30pm, Saturday 24th February 2024 - A concert in collaboration with Swindon Humanitarian Aid Partnership (SHAP) respectfully marking the 2nd anniversary of the invasion of Ukraine and raising funds to support and aid Ukrainians.

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    Written by Steve Cox and published on 31 January 2024.
  • Out of the Ashes - Chasing Away The Winter Blues

    Out of the Ashes - Chasing Away The Winter Blues

    The hotly anticipated return of Out of the Ashes following an appearance at the Old Town beer festival in 2022.

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    Written by Steve Cox and published on 15 January 2024.
  • Moonrakers Concert

    Moonrakers Concert

    An evening of traditional Celtic and contemporary songs from a local band

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    Written by Steve Cox and published on 12 January 2024.
    Last edited on 12 January 2024.
  • 4th Swindon Jazz and Soul Festival, 2024

    4th Swindon Jazz and Soul Festival, 2024

    The Swindon Jazz and Soul Festival Returns to Christ Church and the Community Centre for its 4th time this spring!

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    Written by Steve Cox and published on 12 January 2024.
  • Swindon Old Town Comedy Club Returns

    Swindon Old Town Comedy Club Returns

    Swindon Old Town Comedy Club Returns to the Community Centre this February

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    Written by Steve Cox and published on 12 January 2024.
  • Swindon Old Town Comedy Club Winter Showcase

    Swindon Old Town Comedy Club Winter Showcase

    The Swindon Old Town Comedy Club returns to Christ Church Community Centre with their Winter Showcase!

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    Written by Steve Cox and published on 15 November 2023.
  • Christ Church Charity Christmas Market 2023

    Christ Church Charity Christmas Market 2023

    The Popular Christ Church Charity Christmas Market returns this weekend!

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    Written by Steve Cox and published on 15 November 2023.
  • Are You an Young Entrepreneur?

    Are You an Young Entrepreneur?

    Nick Hewer will be returning to the Community Centre to judge young entrepreneur's idea pitches at our Apprentice-style event

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    Written by Steve Cox and published on 10 November 2023.
    Last edited on 8 December 2023.
  • Community Centre 10th Anniversary Quiz Night

    Community Centre 10th Anniversary Quiz Night

    A Quiz Night to celebrate as part of our 10th Anniversary celebrations

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    Written by Steve Cox and published on 10 November 2023.
    Last edited on 10 November 2023.
  • The Annual Old Town Autumn Fayre Returns

    The Annual Old Town Autumn Fayre Returns

    The annual Old Town Autumn Fayre to be held on September the 16th 2023 between 12 noon and 4pm.

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    Written by Steve Cox and published on 1 July 2023.
    Last edited on 3 July 2023.
  • Make A Difference Awards

    Make A Difference Awards

    Do you know anyone who has gone above and beyond?

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    Written by Jenny Hatter and published on 8 February 2023.
    Last edited on 26 April 2023.
  • Swindon Jazz & Soul Festival 2023

    Swindon Jazz & Soul Festival 2023

    Christ Church Old Town Swindon and Grounds Friday 14th April & Saturday 15th April 2023 The 3rd Swindon Jazz & Soul Festival is here!

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    Written by Chris Smith and published on 1 February 2023.
  • We're hiring!

    We're hiring!

    New role of part time Christ Church Assistant focusing on social media, marketing, communications, fundraising, grant applications and event planning.

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    Written by Chris Smith and published on 20 January 2023.
    Last edited on 20 January 2023.
  • Public de-fibrillator installed

    Public de-fibrillator installed

    A new de-fibrillator has been installed at the main entrance of the Community Centre @ Christ Church

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    Written by Chris Smith and published on 2 November 2022.
    Last edited on 2 November 2022.
  • Charity Christmas Market

    Charity Christmas Market

    FREE entry Charity Christmas Market at Christ Church on Saturday, 19 November 11am - 2.30pm

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    Written by Jenny Hatter and published on 28 October 2022.
  • Louis Armstrong Tribute Concert

    Louis Armstrong Tribute Concert

    For the first time since 2019 The Bateman Brothers are appearing in a headline show at Christ Church Swindon on Saturday 3rd December 2022 with support from Fleur Stevenson Trio

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    Written by Jenny Hatter and published on 28 October 2022.
    Last edited on 28 October 2022.
  • Alone at Christmas

    Alone at Christmas

    Alone at Christmas, event taking place on Christmas Day between 12noon - 3.30pm. Helping to combat loneliness in our community.

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    Written by Chris Smith and published on 28 October 2022.
    Last edited on 28 October 2022.
  • Service of Thanksgiving for the life of  Queen Elizabeth II

    Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Queen Elizabeth II

    Organised by the Old Town Partnership of Churches Friday 16th September 7pm at Christ Church, Cricklade Street

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    Written by Jenny Hatter and published on 13 September 2022.
    Last edited on 13 September 2022.
  • Mindfulness Course - MBCT-L

    Mindfulness Course - MBCT-L

    Offering skills both to meet the difficulties & stresses of life & to flourish!

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    Written by Jenny Hatter and published on 10 June 2022.
    Last edited on 13 September 2022.
  • Trainers & Tiaras

    Trainers & Tiaras

    Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee and Dance for Bowelbabe Deborah James' Charity Appeal.

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    Written by Jenny Hatter and published on 23 May 2022.
    Last edited on 13 September 2022.
  • Out of the Ashes

    Out of the Ashes

    A fitting way to celebrate the end of a great weekend at Christ Church. Help us finish off any of the beers or ciders and listen to the amazing Out of the Ashes.

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    Written by Stephen Grosvenor and published on 4 May 2022.
    Last edited on 13 September 2022.
  • The 9th Old Town Beer Festival

    The 9th Old Town Beer Festival

    This year we are ramping it back up again! Join us on either Friday 13th May or Saturday 14th May and have your pick from 45 barrels of beers and 20 different ciders. Our ticket price remains at £15 which gets you 2 free drinks, festival glass and program

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    Written by Stephen Grosvenor and published on 4 May 2022.
  • A Charity concert for Rotary Swindon Cares

    A Charity concert for Rotary Swindon Cares

    Taking place on Saturday 26th March 2022 - 7.30pm

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    Written by Chris Smith and published on 10 March 2022.
  • February 2022 Newsletter

    February 2022 Newsletter

    Filled with upcoming events our featured hirer and info on the centre.

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    Written by Jenny Hatter and published on 11 February 2022.
    Last edited on 11 February 2022.
  • Mindfulness for Parents & Carers

    Mindfulness for Parents & Carers

    FREE Mindfulness Taster Sessions and Course

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    Written by Chris Smith and published on 26 January 2022.
    Last edited on 28 January 2022.
  • December 2021 Newsletter

    December 2021 Newsletter

    Newsletter with info on what has been happening and what is coming up at the Community Centre @ Christ Church

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    Written by Jenny Hatter and published on 14 December 2021.
    Last edited on 11 February 2022.
  • Dick Whittington - Saturday 11th December - 2pm

    Dick Whittington - Saturday 11th December - 2pm

    Dick Whittington - The Family Pantomime - By Bristolian Productions Ltd

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    Written by Jenny Hatter and published on 16 November 2021.
    Last edited on 11 February 2022.
  • October 2021 Newsletter

    October 2021 Newsletter

    Welcome to our October Newsletter Open the attachment to read all about our upcoming events, the 8th Old Town Beer festival and our featured group this month!

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    Written by Chris Smith and published on 14 October 2021.
    Last edited on 17 October 2021.
  • August 2021 Newsletter

    August 2021 Newsletter

    Welcome to our Newsletter!This is the first newsletter we have released in a long time so take a look at the attachment and see what is coming up at the community centre at Christ Church and what has been happening at the centre while the world seems to have been on hold!

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    Published on 6 August 2021.
    Last edited on 16 October 2021.
  • Good News! - Grants Awarded

    Good News! - Grants Awarded

    Times may not be great for the country at the moment; however we are delighted to let you know that the Community Centre @ Christ Church has been awarded THREE grants¬ We have just received the amazing news that we've been awarded COVID-19 emergency funding, administered by the National Lottery Community Fund on behalf of the government.   This will help to take the pressure off us...

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    Published on 21 January 2021.
    Last edited on 16 October 2021.
  • Alone at Christmas - Hampers!

    Alone at Christmas - Hampers!

    Sadly the Coronavirus pandemic means we are not able to run our normal Alone at Christmas event this year. Whilst nothing will replace the joy Alone at Christmas has given the lonely and isolated people who have attended the event for the last 4 years, we still want to do something during this pandemic to give those alone a bit of light and joy this Christmas.Therefore, we have decided to try...

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    Published on 10 November 2020.
    Last edited on 16 October 2021.
  • Covid-19 Update - Closure

    Covid-19 Update - Closure

    Inline with government guidance we have to close the Community Centre at Christ Church from Thursday 5th November until Wednesday 2nd December. Providing the guidance doesn't change in the mean time, this means we will be able to reopen for bookings on Thursday 3rd December. We will keep following government advice and provide updates to our regular bookings and on our social media pages...

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    Published on 2 November 2020.
    Last edited on 16 October 2021.
  • Support us with Easyfundraising

    Support us with Easyfundraising

    Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be raising free donations for Christ Church Community Centre Swindon with easyfundraising? There are over 4,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation – including eBay, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, Booking.com and M&S – and it won’t cost you a penny extra to help us raise f...

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    Published on 8 October 2020.
    Last edited on 8 October 2020.
  • Support us when you shop with Amazon!

    Support us when you shop with Amazon!

    We have enrolled with Amazon Smile, a simple way for anyone shopping online to support us as a charity at no extra cost!You shop, Amazon donates. It is that simple. When you select us as your chosen charity and shop at smile.amazon.co.uk, you will find the exact same prices, selection and shopping experience but with the added bonus that AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of the net purchase price of al...

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    Published on 7 October 2020.
    Last edited on 16 October 2021.
  • Special conditions of Hire

    Special conditions of Hire

    In order to hire our facilities you will now need to complete your own activity specific risk assessment and sign up to our special conditions of hire. See document attached to this article

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    Published on 24 August 2020.
    Last edited on 24 August 2020.
  • Reopening - 1st August 2020

    Reopening - 1st August 2020

    We are pleased to announce that The Community Center @ Christ Church is planning to reopen on Saturday 1st August 2020!We have been working hard behind the scenes to make the centre Covid Secure so we can welcome back members of the community in the safest way possible. We have had to make some changes and we are working closely with our regular customers to get their activities back up and runnin...

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    Published on 24 July 2020.
    Last edited on 24 July 2020.
  • Christ Church launches 'Keeping in Touch' Scheme

    Christ Church launches 'Keeping in Touch' Scheme

    At Christ Church we are remaining positive and are excited to launch our new ‘Keeping in Touch’ (KIT) scheme.What is KIT? It might just be a regular phone call to check in on how people are. It could be offering help with practical things like shopping, IT support or other needs.We are a community of friends who are intent on finding hope in these difficult times by connecting with and supporting...

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    Published on 3 April 2020.
    Last edited on 16 October 2021.
  • Carry on your sessions at home!

    Carry on your sessions at home!

    Many of our centre users are creating online tools to enable you to carry on your activities while staying in the safety of your own home. So we are here to detail as many as we can for you. Keep checking back as we will update this post with new information as we receive it!Even if you don't already take part in any of these activities now could be the ideal time to start; at home, with no one wa...

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    Published on 3 April 2020.
    Last edited on 16 October 2021.
  • REF: Coronavirus/COVID-19

    REF: Coronavirus/COVID-19

    REF: Coronavirus/COVID-19We just wanted to keep everyone informed that the Community Centre at Christ Church is currently closed until further notice. We are continuing to monitor and follow the advice and updates that are provided by the British Government and Public Health England. We are also being advised by the Church of England and Bristol Diocese.You can still contact us by emailing bo...

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    Published on 13 March 2020.
    Last edited on 26 March 2020.
  • 2nd Swindon Jazz & Soul Festival

    2nd Swindon Jazz & Soul Festival

    Swindon’s 2nd Jazz & Soul Festival is postponed until 18th July 2020! Over 12 hours of live music across two performance areas, bars, stalls, and swing dancing -  an event for all ages ❇Over 70 performers and the days event headlined by RAY GELATO & THE GIANTS! ❇Advance Tickets £12 (under 16’s free) available from our Tickets page or at The Royal Oak’s #JazzOnTheCorner Tuesday nights...

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    Published on 16 January 2020.
    Last edited on 16 October 2021.
  • 1st Old Town Christmas Tree Festival

    1st Old Town Christmas Tree Festival

    We at Christ Church are part of the Old Town Christmas Tree Festival. The event is to celebrate 50 years of the Old Town Partnership with ourselves, St Mary's (Commonweal Road), Bath Road and Immanuel (Upham Road). At Christ Church we will be lighting up our Christmas trees every day between 5-8pm from 1st – 22nd December. As well as a bright trail of light throughout the church grounds and inside...

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    Published on 24 November 2019.
    Last edited on 16 October 2021.
  • Cinderella Pantomime

    Cinderella Pantomime

    This year you shall go to the ball! Bristol Pantomime Productions will be bringing their touring production of Cinderella to Christ Church on Saturday 14th December at 2pm.Join Cinderella, Buttons and many more as they embark upon a hilarious tale of love and truly finding the one that they want.Tickets can be purchased online here: https://www.book-online.co.uk/cccc/tickets/events or pop into our...

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    Published on 15 November 2019.
    Last edited on 16 October 2021.
  • Alone at Christmas 2019?

    Alone at Christmas 2019?

    Will you be alone on Christmas day? Come and join us between 12-3pm. We will be serving a 3 course Christmas Dinner (With options for any specific dietary requirements) along with mince pies, singing carols and ending the day with the Queen's speech. There is no set price to attend but a donation towards the cost would be appreciated (suggested donation £10) but you do need to book in advance...

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    Published on 15 November 2019.
    Last edited on 17 October 2021.
  • Job Opportunity - Community Centre Development Manager

    Job Opportunity - Community Centre Development Manager

    The Dorcan Church is looking to appoint a Community Centre Development Manager to manage St Paul’s Church Community Centre and St Timothy's Church. Please see attached advertisement.Please contact Chris Smith for an application pack:Chris Smith, Centre Manager, St Paul’s Church Centre, Covingham, Swindon, SN3 5BY. Telephone number 07582 305760 or e-mail:  hall.bookings@dorcanchurch....

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    Published on 9 October 2019.
    Last edited on 17 October 2021.
  • Old Town Autumn Fayre & Heritage Open Day

    This years Old Town Autumn Fayre and Heritage Open Day is on Saturday 21st September. Come and join us for a fund day for everyone. We have over 35 different stalls selling a variety of things, a bouncy castle, children's games, beer tent, tea garden and food provided from Dotty's Cafe. You can also tour the church and climb the steps of the church bell tower and give the bell a ring. Th...

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    Published on 30 August 2019.
    Last edited on 17 October 2021.
  • Charity Movie Night - Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

    Charity Movie Night - Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

    On Saturday 7th September at 7:15pm come and see Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again complete with greek supper and a complimentary drink on arrival all for the worthy cause of supporting Breast Cancer Now for just £15!A cash bar will be available throughout the evening and a raffle will also be held with all money raised from this fabulous event going to breast cancer now.Sing and dance along, and why no...

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    Published on 21 August 2019.
    Last edited on 17 October 2021.
  • Next Showing at the Community Cinema...

    Next Showing at the Community Cinema...

    After rocking out to Bohemian Rhapsody previously, this time the Community Cinema @ Christ Church is going to travel back to Bricksburg where Everything is Awesome on Friday 16th of August with The Lego Movie 2.  It’s been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO® invaders from outer space are wrecking everything faster than the people...

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    Published on 22 July 2019.
    Last edited on 17 October 2021.
  • Next Showing at the Community Cinema...

    Next Showing at the Community Cinema...

     After delving into a child's mind with Inside Out previously, this time the Community Cinema @ Christ Church is going to rock you by showing Bohemia Rhapsody (Rated 12a) on Friday 19th of July. Bohemian Rhapsody celebrates the band Queen, their music, and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers ever. &nbs...

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    Published on 24 June 2019.
    Last edited on 17 October 2021.
  • Next Showing at the Community Cinema...

    Next Showing at the Community Cinema...

      Last time we delved into depression-era London but this time the Community Cinema @ Christ Church will be delving into a child's mind with Disney-Pixar's award-winning Inside Out on Friday 21st of June. Inside Out is an animated feature about the emotions inside an 11-year-old girl's head - Joy, Sadness, Fear, Disgust and Anger - and how they work together to help her negotiate moving...

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    Published on 29 May 2019.
    Last edited on 17 October 2021.
  • Next Showing at the Community Cinema...

    Next Showing at the Community Cinema...

    Rather appropriately, the Community Cinema will be returning with Mary Poppins Returns, showing at Christ Church on Friday 24th May.In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael’s three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family redisco...

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    Published on 7 May 2019.
    Last edited on 17 October 2021.
  • Unplugged Fundraiser

    Unplugged Fundraiser

    Join us on Sunday 17th March for a special evening celebrating pure unplugged musicianship, raising much-needed funds for our very own and cherished Christ Church. From 6pm on Sunday 17th March. Free entry with a retiring collection to raise money. 

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    Published on 19 February 2019.
    Last edited on 17 October 2021.
  • Swindon Jazz & Soul Festival

    Swindon Jazz & Soul Festival

    A brand new event for Swindon! Swindon Jazz & Soul Festival brings a day of live music featuring some of the UK’s most talented Jazz and Soul artists as well as local talent, all on the beautiful grounds of Christ Church & Community Centre, Old Town (with two fully licensed bars!) This event will be on Saturday 6th April from 12noon through to 11pm. Tickets are only £10 each and can be pur...

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    Published on 11 January 2019.
    Last edited on 17 October 2021.
  • Next Showing at the Community Cinema...

    Next Showing at the Community Cinema...

    Newly released Christopher Robin will be showing at the Community Cinema at Christ Church on Friday 25th January. Christopher Robin -- now a family man living in London -- receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pal, Winnie-the-Pooh. With Christopher's help, Pooh embarks on a journey to find his friends -- Tigger, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo. Once reunited, the lovable...

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    Published on 3 January 2019.
    Last edited on 17 October 2021.
  • Alone at Christmas 2018

    Alone at Christmas 2018

    Alone at Christmas will soon be running at the Community Centre @ Christ Church for the 3rd year running. We organise a traditional 3 course Christmas dinner for anyone who will be on their own. This takes place between 12-3pm on Christmas Day. There will be fun, laughter, Christmas songs and the Queens speech. Each year we have brought more lonely and isolated people together on Christmas day. We...

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    Published on 30 November 2018.
    Last edited on 17 October 2021.
  • Christmas Panto - Jack & The Beanstalk

    Christmas Panto - Jack & The Beanstalk

    This Christmas Oooh Arrr Productions are bringing a Christmas Panto to Christ Church!Oooh Arrr productions are professional theatre company that pride themselves on being "fun, affordable and relevant". They are presenting Jack & The Beanstalk in Christ Church on Saturday 15th December. Tickets are only £5 each. This means a great entertaining family event at an affordable price!Tickets a...

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    Published on 27 November 2018.
    Last edited on 17 October 2021.
  • Community Cinema - Mamma Mia 2 - Here We Go Again!

    Community Cinema - Mamma Mia 2 - Here We Go Again!

    Showing this week at the Community Cinema at Christ Church we have Mamma Mia 2 – Here we go again! – Fri 30th Nov – starring Lily James, Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Julie Walters & any more. 5 years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past.Doors open 6.30pm – Film starts...

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    Published on 27 November 2018.
    Last edited on 17 October 2021.
  • Exciting activities at Christ Church

    Exciting activities at Christ Church

    Wine tasting fundraiser - Sat 17th Nov – 7.30pm. Come & try 7 different wines. Only £15 per person. All funds raised to help furnish a new and much needed hospital in Sachibondu, Zambia. To book tickets please contact Chris Smith – chris.smith@ccccswindon.co.uk or Tel: 617237 Community Cinema Mamma Mia 2 – Here we go again – Fri 30th Nov – starring Lily James, Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan,...

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    Published on 5 November 2018.
    Last edited on 17 October 2021.
  • Coming Soon To Community Cinema @ Christ Church

    Coming Soon To Community Cinema @ Christ Church

    Ocean's 8 will be showing at the Community Cinema at Christ Church on Friday 2nd November. Danny Ocean's estranged sister Debbie attempts to pull off the heist of the century at New York City's star-studded annual Met Gala. Her first stop is to assemble the perfect all-female crew. Cast is: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchet, Anne Hathaway, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter .Certificate:12A ...

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    Published on 28 September 2018.
    Last edited on 28 September 2018.
  • A Jazz Evening at Christ Church

    A Jazz Evening at Christ Church

    Join us for an evening of jazz hosted by the Stable Yard Jazz Band.  Tickets: Adult £12, Child £6 Ticket prices include a welcome drink on arrival. Doors open 7pm. Tickets are available from  http://bit.ly/CCticketoffice

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    Published on 10 August 2018.
    Last edited on 10 August 2018.
  • Community Cinema in the Summer Holidays

    Community Cinema in the Summer Holidays

    This summer The Community Cinema at Christ Church is bringing you 2 films for the school holidays. On Wednesday 15th August Peter Rabbit will be showing from 6:00pm (doors open at 5:30) On Friday 31t August, Early Man will be showing from 6:30pm (doors open at 6:00pm) Tickets for all the Community Cinema showings are £4 per adult and £2 per child. Tickets are purchased on the door a...

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    Published on 10 August 2018.
    Last edited on 10 August 2018.
  • Community Cinema @ Christ Church

    Community Cinema @ Christ Church

    Next Showing at the Christ Church Community Cinema...Darkest HourStarring Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill in this thrilling and inspiring true story.Tickets on the door. Adult £4 - Children £2Friday 29th June 2018Doors open 6:30pm, Film Starts 7:00pmRefreshments also available to purchase on the night. 

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    Published on 8 June 2018.
    Last edited on 8 June 2018.
  • Bateman Brothers Jazz Band - Fundraiser Concert

    Bateman Brothers Jazz Band - Fundraiser Concert

    THE BATEMAN BROTHERS JAZZ BAND  Christ Church, Swindon, 21st July 2018 Doors 7pm (and Bar) - First set 7.30 TRIBUTE TO LOUIS ARMSTRONG AND HIS ALL-STARS Louis Armstrong left us almost 50 years ago, leaving a legacy of some of the greatest jazz music ever recorded and performed. His music still lives on in the form of The Bateman Brothers Jazz Band, who have taken their breath-t...

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    Published on 5 June 2018.
    Last edited on 13 July 2018.
  • 1940's Tea Dance

    1940's Tea Dance

    During Dementia Awareness Week we are holding a 1940’s tea dance for any families affected by dementia. Come and join us for an afternoon of dancing, tea, coffee and cake. Entry is free. Any donations made on the day will be donated to Swindon’s Alzheimer’s Society.To Book e-mail julia101edwards@btinternet.com or call Community Centre @ Christ Church on 01793 617237

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    Published on 18 May 2018.
    Last edited on 18 May 2018.
  • The First Community Cinema - The Greatest Showman

    The First Community Cinema - The Greatest Showman

    Come along to the first Community Cinema at Christ Church. We are kicking it off with The Greatest ShowmanFriday 25th May, Doors open at 6:30pm, Film starts at 7:00pm.Tickets: Adult £4, Children £2 to be purchased on the door Refreshments will also be available to purchase. This will be the first of many screenings so keep your eyes peeled for future film screenings.

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    Published on 18 May 2018.
    Last edited on 18 May 2018.
  • A Sting In The Tale

    A Sting In The Tale

    Wednesday 23rd May 2018, 7:30pm, Tickets £5 on the door.This will be one of the most entertaining, yet thought provoking Church evenings ever!Come and sing-a-long to his fun stories and parables and hear him talk about his family & farming years. Breaking the law & discovering grace. Punk & glories & facing chemo and finding a Cathedral! Plus a whole lot more!This will be an audience with Ish that...

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    Published on 18 May 2018.
    Last edited on 18 May 2018.
  • "UNPLUGGED" Young Musicians Fundraising Concert

    "UNPLUGGED" Young Musicians Fundraising Concert

    Sunday 18th March 2018 6:30-8:30pm at Christ ChurchFrom the community, for the community. A fundraising event in aid of Christ Church.Talent of all ages will bring you a very special evening celebrating voices, instruments, the church organ, and the splendour of the Church itself.Tickets £5 Adults / £3 Children are available from www.christchurchswindon.co.uk or from Chris at the Community Centre...

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    Published on 16 February 2018.
    Last edited on 16 February 2018.
  • Job Opportunity - Community Centre Operations Manager

    Job Opportunity - Community Centre Operations Manager

    COMMUNITY CENTRE OPERATIONS MANAGER (CCOM) 36 hours per week to include some evening and weekend working. Salary £21,000 Applications are invited for the post of Community Centre Operations Manager (CCOM). The Community Centre @ Christ Church is looking to appoint a CCOM who will work between the Community Centre @ Christ Church, Buckhurst Park Community Centre...

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    Published on 9 October 2017.
    Last edited on 9 October 2017.
  • Black Feathers & Rob Richings in concert

    Black Feathers & Rob Richings in concert

    Coming Soon – Concert @ Christ Church As part of our serving our community we at Christ Church are delighted to welcome local singer-songwriter Rob Richings and The Black Feathers, a Gloucestershire duo, to Christ Church, Old Town, Swindon Friday, 20th October, doors open 7.30 pm. Tickets cost £10 per person and can be purchased online at: http:/...

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    Published on 5 October 2017.
    Last edited on 5 October 2017.
  • Thinking about your family history?

    There are only a few days to go to the largest family history event of the year in Wiltshire and Swindon on 10th June between 10am and 3pm.The Wiltshire Family History Society's Family History Day will be held in the perfect historic surroundings of the massive Great Western hall at STEAM. Exhibitors will include family history societies, genealogy supplies and experts, local history groups and re...

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    Published on 4 June 2017.
    Last edited on 4 June 2017.
  • Old Town Beer Festival

    Old Town Beer Festival

    The 5th Old Town Beer and Cider festival took place on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th May in the church at Christ Church. This is the first time that we have introduced an extra day and we increased our numbers in attendance by nearly double the amount of people to 1100 this year.There were double the amount of beers and ciders with the Chocolate Amaretto Guerilla winning the vote for the top beer....

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    Published on 12 May 2017.
    Last edited on 12 May 2017.
  • May Day Fayre - Donkey Day

    May Day Fayre - Donkey Day

    May Day Fayre Donkey Day! Monday 1st May 11am – 3pm Community Centre @ Christ Church Entry: Adults £2 Children £1 Boutique Clothes, Homeware, Garden, Toys, LEGO, Raffle, Games, Prizes, Cakes, Refreshments, Donkey Biscuits & Much More! Brought to you by: Yoga with Yasmin & David

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    Published on 21 April 2017.
    Last edited on 21 April 2017.
  • Are you on your own this Christmas Day?

    Are you on your own this Christmas Day?

    We are running an event at the Community Centre @ Christ Church on Christmas day and ask for your help. We are inviting people who are going to be on their own on Christmas day to come along to the Centre for a 3 course meal between 12-3pm. We do have some spaces still available. If you know of anyone who is going to be on their own this Christmas, please ask them to get in touch with me directly...

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    Published on 9 December 2016.
    Last edited on 9 December 2016.
  • Mess Around Party - Saturday 5th November 2016

    Mess Around Party - Saturday 5th November 2016

    Welcome to Mess Around Berks & Wiltshire - Messy Play Swindon owned and managed by Jules Davis. Come along and play at our Mess Around Party on Saturday 5th November at Community Centre at Christ Church. Our sessions are suitable for children aged 6 months (or sitting unaided) to 5 years old. Our sessions are special as everyone is welcome to join in including older siblings aged between 6-10 y...

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    Published on 31 August 2016.
    Last edited on 31 August 2016.
  • New Yoga Dance classes @ Christ Church - Dance it for Donkeys

    New Yoga Dance classes @ Christ Church - Dance it for Donkeys

    As an introduction to a new class at Christ Church, Yasmin Fattori will be starting up her new Yoga Dance class "From Bhakti to Shakti" on Bank Holiday Monday from 10-11.30am at the Community Centre. Tickets are £8 in advance or £10 on the door. All monies raised will be donated to the Donkey Sanctuary. Contact Yasmin for more details: www.yogawithyasmin.com

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    Published on 29 July 2016.
    Last edited on 29 July 2016.
  • Afternoon Teas - Coming soon

    Afternoon Teas - Coming soon

    Every Tuesday from 2-4pm starting on Tuesday 13th September. Come along for a hot drink and cake. The first session will be an informal opportunity to meet up with others and make friends. After this there will be different activities each week. This is a free activity to attend although donations are welcomed. We may be able to provide transport for people who have a need for this. For more infor...

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    Published on 20 July 2016.
    Last edited on 20 July 2016.
  • Computer Courses

    Computer Courses

    Do you have an elderly relative or neighbour who you think would benefit from learning how to use a computer. If you do, please tell them about the new beginners course starting at the Community Centre @ Christ Church. The first course will run from Wednesday 7th September to Wednesday 19th October and will be from 10-11am each week. The initial content will be to learn how to set up an email, how...

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    Published on 20 July 2016.
    Last edited on 20 July 2016.
  • My Mum

    My Mum

    Community Centre @ Christ Church - Sunday 17th July 2016 - 2-3.30pm - Need to have a clear out? Fed up of trying to sell your baby and kids items online? Tired of getting wet or cold at car boot sales? If you have pre-loved baby or kids items, from age 0-10 yrs, why not book a table at the Baby and Kids market and sell your new items in the comfort of an indoor venue. Stress free selling with the...

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    Published on 24 June 2016.
    Last edited on 24 June 2016.
  • Free event will focus on Swindon’s services for older people.

    Free event will focus on Swindon’s services for older people.

    A free event aimed at showcasing services for older people is being staged in Swindon by the town’s leading care at home provider Bluebird Care. The event on July 5 at Christ Church Community Centre, Old Town, will be a chance for older people living in the area, and their family and friends, to find out about what services are on offer to help them to stay safe, secure, healthy and independent i...

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    Published on 8 June 2016.
    Last edited on 8 June 2016.
  • Another Huge success at the beer festival

    Another Huge success at the beer festival

    EVERY Old Town Beer Festival at Christ Church has been blessed with glorious sunshine and this weekend was no exception as hundreds raised a glass to the beautiful weather. More than 3,500 pints of beer and cider were guzzled as revellers poured into the church and the community centre yesterday to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy around 36 different beers and 15 ciders on offer. One of the quic...

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    Published on 23 May 2016.
    Last edited on 23 May 2016.
  • Huge success for the Donkey Sanctuary!

    Huge success for the Donkey Sanctuary!

    A FAMILY'S love of hard-working donkeys saw a popular yard sale up sticks and move to the Community Centre @ Christ Church for its biggest sale yet.

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    Published on 4 May 2016.
    Last edited on 22 May 2016.
  • Donkey Day - Monday 2nd May

    Donkey Day - Monday 2nd May

    Charity Yard sale taking place on Monday 2nd May between 11am-3pm. Boutique clothes, Books, DVD's, Garden, Home, Toys, Raffle, Games and Refreshments. The event will be held in the garden room. The event is sponsored by Yoga with Yasmin. All proceeds raised will go to The Donkey Sanctuary

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    Published on 20 April 2016.
    Last edited on 20 April 2016.
  • Painting Season

    Painting Season

    The Community Centre @ Christ Church would like to say a big thank you to a group of staff from One Technologies International (OTI). As a new company to Swindon, they wanted to give something back to the Community whilst also giving them an opportunity to bond as a new group of work mates.They were able to continue the good work that had already been started a couple of weeks a...

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    Published on 13 August 2015.
    Last edited on 13 August 2015.
  • The Old Town Autumn Fayre - 12th September - 12-4pm

    The Old Town Autumn Fayre - 12th September - 12-4pm

    One of Old Town Swindon’s most popular seasonal events – The Old Town Autumn Fayre – is returning with more new activities for 2015. This traditional style fayre in the church grounds and new Community Centre will be held on Saturday 12th September 12noon – 4pm. With delicious food outlets, and live music from the superb Bill Bailey Jazz Band, vintage swing boats and traditional games from Hoop...

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    Published on 9 August 2015.
    Last edited on 9 August 2015.
  • An Evening of Good Taste

    An Evening of Good Taste

    As a bit of an contrast to our last highly successful toilet twinning event, we held an evening of good taste in support of the Brighter Futures appeal for radiotherapy services at GWH. Guests were treated to a welcoming glass of sparkling Cava followed by four distinctive wines from our own Magnum Wine shop in Wood Street. Tasting notes teased as guests had to guess which descr...

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    Published on 19 June 2015.
    Last edited on 19 June 2015.
  • Tots for Cots Charity Event

    Tots for Cots Charity Event

    A parent and toddler event took place at the Centre on 26th May to raise money for Cots for Tots. The Cots for Tots Appeal is the charity for the South West region’s Special Care Baby Unit at St Michael’s Hospital in Bristol.The Appeal raises funds to support the world-class work of the unit’s staff, saving the lives of the sickest, most premature babies from Bristol, Bath, the South West of Engla...

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    Published on 27 May 2015.
    Last edited on 27 May 2015.
  • An Evening of Good Taste

    An Evening of Good Taste

    Come along to our lighthearted wine tasting quiz and supper at 7:30 on June 5th in the Community Centre@Christ Church. A glass of sparkly to welcome you, followed by a fun wine tasting of four wines (you can spit it out if you have to!), fabulous supper cooked by local (soon-to-be celebrity chef, Lucy), general knowledge quiz and puzzles. All topped off with a licenced bar and great company. Ticke...

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    Published on 26 May 2015.
    Last edited on 27 May 2015.
  • Market Schmarket

    Market Schmarket

    Come and join us for a great afternoon of hot food, beverages, entertainment and local business stalls. Ice cream supplied by Old Town's very own Ray's Ice Cream. Saturday 11th July at the Community Centre @ Christ Church from 2-6pm.Email: oldtownmarketschmarket@gmail.comInstagram: oldtownmarketschmarketTwitter: OTMarketschmark

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    Published on 20 May 2015.
    Last edited on 25 May 2015.
  • Success at the beer festival!

    Success at the beer festival!

    PINTS, pies and a perfect sunny day were on the menu at the third Old Town Beer Festival on Saturday. The annual event, held at Christ Church in Old Town featured a range of West Country beers and ciders for visitors to sample with pies, also on offer, courtesy of Wilson’s butchers and Indian food from Biplob restaurant also available.Visitors to the beer bonanza sipped their pints in style from c...

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    Published on 18 May 2015.
    Last edited on 25 May 2015.
  • The wedding season is coming up

    The wedding season is coming up

    Did you know that you can hold your wedding reception at the Community Centre @ Christ church? Situated in the quiet of the churchyard at Christ Church and boasting modern facilities - including a fully equipped kitchen and large hall - it is the ideal venue for a cost effective but stylish occasion.Seating up to 120, you can choose from rectangular or circular tables - we know what works so conta...

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    Published on 15 May 2015.
    Last edited on 15 May 2015.
  • See how the Community Centre was built

    See how the Community Centre was built

    See how the old Community Centre @ Christ Church and surrounding area were transformed into the centre we have today: Click here to view our building photo album from start to finish.

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    Published on 17 September 2014.
    Last edited on 15 May 2015.
  • The Engaged Festival

    The Engaged Festival

    This charity event will take place at The Dorcan Academy on Sunday 31st August 2014 between 11am-5pm. The festival is for all ages and the day will include entertainment such as live music, bouncy castle for the children, inflatable assault course for the adults and much more. There will be catering vans available on site too.All monies raised will be split between 5 local charities, Swindon Carer...

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    Published on 14 August 2014.
    Last edited on 15 May 2015.
  • Brighter Futures family fun day appeal

    Brighter Futures family fun day appeal

    Come along to the Community Centre @ Christ Church on Wednesday 20th August 2014 between 11am-3pm. There will be lots of fun activities for all the family including face painting, guess the teddies name, arts and crafts, brick a brack, origami, refreshments and much more. The event is being organised by young people aged 15-17 years old to raise funds for Brighter Futures Breast Cancer appeal

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    Published on 14 August 2014.
    Last edited on 15 May 2015.
  • Steve Cotter IKFF Workshop in Swindon

    Steve Cotter IKFF Workshop in Swindon

    Saturday 9th August 2014, 10:00am to 5:00pm, Community Centre @ Christ Church. In August 2014, there will be the first IKFF Kettlebell Workshop (potentially leading to the IKFF Level 1 certification next year for South-West of England) so any trainers/fitness enthusiasts looking to meet/train and become qualified by the man who wrote the complete encyclopedia of Kettlebells, please contact me...

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    Published on 14 July 2014.
    Last edited on 15 May 2015.
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