Many people in Swindon will have sampled the delights of the Portuguese restaurant at 29, Havelock Street run by Cidalia Dais. In addition to the restaurant, Cid also is an artist, working from her studio upstairs.
U Piri Piri is a regular music venue, and Cid also exhibits other artist's work; last night was the opening night of Andy Preston's exhibition, and his work will be featured on the walls for a couple more weeks. www.edge-effect.co.uk
I was therefore very pleased when Cid agreed to be part of Open Studios this year, and lent me a piece of her work to put into the window exhibition.
Here's the exterior of the restaurant which adds a continental feel to the eating experience: