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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 – or Tel: 617237

Community Cinema

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 7pm

Nativity – Fri 14th Dec – stars Martin Freeman & Ashley Jenson. This Christmas, primary school teacher Paul Maddens is charged with producing the school's nativity play. Competing against a posh rival school for the honour of best reviewed show in town, the stakes go up as Paul boasts that his ex-girlfriend Jennifer, a Hollywood Producer, is coming to see his show. Doors open 6.30pm – Film starts 7pm

All films each cost £4 for adults & £2 for children, refreshments available at reasonable prices.

Festival of Commemoration - Sat 10th Nov – 7pm. A celebration of Swindon’s role in WW1 in words, music and pictures. Featuring the award winning Aldbourne Band. In aid of the Royal British Legion. Tickets £10. Please call: 522832 for more information. Book online -

Christmas Activities

Christmas Market – Sat 17th Nov – 10am-3pm – FREE admission, many charity stalls, games and refreshments

The Journey – A theatrical re-telling of the nativity – Sun 9th Dec – The Christmas story comes to life with live actors travelling through Old Town re-telling the birth of Jesus. Performances are at 1pm and 4pm on Sunday the 9th December, get your free tickets -

Christmas Panto – Sat 15th Dec – 2pm - Jack and the Beanstalk – A hilarious family pantomime is coming to Christ Church. The panto will be performed by highly acclaimed Oooh Arrr Productions. Tickets only £5 each. Contact Chris Smith – or Tel: 617237

Alone at Christmas – Taking place on Christmas Day - 12-3pm. Come and join the fun at Christ Church. 3 course traditional meal, Christmas carols & the day will end with the Queens speech. Do you know anyone who will be on their own on Christmas Day? Would you like to get involved? Please get in touch - Chris Smith – or Tel: 617237

Afternoon Teas (in Community Centre) take place every Tuesday between 2-4pm. Come along have a piece of cake & a drink. All welcome. Different themes each week and entry by donation towards the running costs. The upcoming programme is as follows: 6th Nov – WW1 themed afternoon teas, 13th Nov – Music bingo, 20th Nov - Quiz

Winter Jazz Break (in the church) Sat 24th Nov – 8-10pm - Help the homeless with an evening featuring top jazz vocalists Ken Jell & Charlotte Hicks plus Mellow jazz, the Delta West Saxophone quartet, shades of silver, the Swindon Community Choir & Shaw Singers. For advance bookings: 875290 or

Coming up in 2019

1st Swindon Jazz & Soul Festival – Sat 6th Apr 2019
7th Old Town Beer Festival – Fri 10th & Sat 11th May 2019

Many more activities taking place weekly at the community centre – look at our activities pages for more information - 

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Published on 5 November 2018.
Last edited on 17 October 2021.
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