Swindon Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in Swindon? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in Swindon with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in Swindon and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Swindon, featuring the best of things to do in Swindon – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Swindon fundraisers and charity events.

Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

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The Gin and Rum festival

9 April @ 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm


The largest touring Gin & Rum Festival in the UK

Join the party and discover a unique experience that celebrates the best of Gin and Rum and promises the party of the year. 

If you’re thirsty for knowledge or just want to party the night away, the Gin and Rum Festival is for you! Discover new favourites with samples from our hand-picked guest distillers, treat yourself at our themed Gin and Rum bars and let your hair down with friends whilst enjoying music from our ward winning DJ and live entertainment.

New for 2022 –  Tequila! 

You will be spoilt for choice with over 120 of the best Gins and Rums on the market, including the best of British, spirits from around the world and a huge range of flavoured products. Our hand-picked products offer customers the chance to discover the highest quality Gins and Rums, many of which are exclusive to our festival. New for 2022 is our themed Tequila bar! With a variety of up to 20 authentic Tequilas on offer, the Gin and Rum Festival can’t wait to bring a taste of Mexico to a city near you. 

Your ticket includes entry to the event, a reusable stainless-steel straw, a G&R branded Copa glass with carry satchel for safe keeping! Complimentary samples and talks from our guest distillers and a premium selection of mixers and tonics, also free of charge! You’ll also receive an exclusive Gin and Rum guide which includes expertly crafted garnish suggestions, so you can take the perfect serve home with you.

Now touring the UK, join us at a Gin and Rum Festival near you!


9 April
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway
Fire Fly Ave, Swindon
Swindon, SN2 2EY Swindon
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