On Thursday 21st of March, the 20th Swindon Festival of Literature was launched in the former Reference library next to the Central Library.
The event runs for 2 weeks, from the 6th-18th of May, to find out more: www.swindonfestivalofliterature.co.uk
To book tickets: www.swindontickets.co.uk
Matt Holland the festival director/organiser was as entertaining and enthusiastic as ever; he gave us a taste of Swindon Slam by competing with Sara-Jane Arbury, each had to perform for 3 minutes with an inspiring piece of prose/poem.
And below a gorgeous photo of a fire juggler at the Dawn Chorus taken by Linda Lee:
And most wonderfully for us, page 11 where you can find the Open Studios advertisement: