PFP OTD 2013 More tea Bishop. Bishop Lee Rayfield and Mayor Mick Bray at Fair Trade Tea Day at Steam.
Business West held a Jobs Festival in the Steam Museum where companies from many disciplines interfaced with students of all ages to show what they had to offer in the way of apprenticeships and employment. Gallery:
Camera, The campaign for Real Ale, celebrated their 35th year with a beer festival at STEAM Museum.
Where once the sounds of heavy industry clattered and banged, on Friday the Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 played by soloist Daniel Lebhardt echoed round the beautifully restored Grade II railway building, that was in the heart of the former Swindon railway works, that now houses the STEAM Museum. The event was part of the
Thamesdown Transport took over the front of STEAM Museum to name four buses as the famous Swindon hooter sounded. The buses carried the destination board of Swindon 175. The naming was part of the Swindon 175 celebrations. Gallery.
We have been celebrating 30 years with silence and monochrome memories. £30 years ago the Railworks shut, and the last shift departed and hooty stopped calling us to work. Just a small reminder of 26th March 1986: And the rather wet but colourful celebrations thirty years on.
The sound of Swindon is heard again after 30 years of silence. Today, 22nd March 2016, thirty years since that famous sound echoed across Swindon, the sound of the Swindon Railway works hooter has been heard again. Engineer, Colin Hatch, has recreated the steam powered hooter using the original drawings and after being installed on