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Friday 2 June 2017


Ahoy! Batten down the hatches as Swindon Town Centre will be buzzing with free entertainment and activities for all the family to enjoy – inspired by all things Pirates


From Friday 2nd through to Sunday 4th June 2017 the town centre will host a Pirate Fest spectacular to coincide with the launch of the Pirates of the Caribbean new film ‘Dead Men Tell No Tales’ which opens in cinemas at the end of May 2017.

There will be an abundance of free activities designed especially for families. Wharf Green will be transformed into Captain Hook’s Pirate Ship Zone, featuring lIVE music and dance, children’s entertainment, competitions and prizes. Activities will include apple bobbing, Pirate limbo, funfair rides and free face painting and lots more! 

The Brunel Shopping Centre will have a whole host of skullduggery activities for you. From competitions, face painting (Saturday and Sunday11am -3pm), pirate craft sessions to meeting Captain Jack! Lots of Jolly Roger fun for your little pirates.

You could also WIN tickets to see the NEW Pirates of the Caribbean film at Regent Circus.

Visitors will also be able to take advantage of lunchtime offers from town centre businesses and take part in a hunt for golden treasure in the Brunel Pirate Treasure Hunt. Plus, there will be opportunities to meet all your favourite Peter Pan and Pirate characters across the whole town centre.

Don't forget to enter the Golden Treasure Chest Competition and you could WIN BIG! WATCH THIS SPACE for further information. 

The Pirates event, which is taking place during the June school half-term, is the result of partnership working between The Brunel Centre, inSwindon BID Company, The Parade and Regent Circus.

What's on...

Wharf Green: 

Friday 2nd - Saturday 3rd June

  • Pirate Ship Zone – featuring LIVE music & entertainment
  • Captain Hook Host
  • Peter Pan Walkabout Characters
  • Buccaneer's
  • Pirate Crafts & Pirate Face Painting
  • Fancy Dress Competition
  • Prizes & Giveaways
  • Pirate Limbo
  • Apple Bobbin


The Brunel Shopping Centre

Friday 2nd June

  • Pirate Crafts 10.30 – 4pm
  • Captain Jack meet and greet 11am – 3pm
  • Peter Pan & Pirate Walkabout Characters

Saturday 3rd June

  • Pirate Crafts 10.30 – 4pm
  • Captain Jack meet and greet 11am – 3pm
  • Balloony Pirates 11am – 2.30pm
  • Face painting 11am – 3pm
  • Peter Pan & Pirate Walkabout Characters

Sunday 4th June

  • Captain Jack meet and greet 11am – 3pm
  • Music 11.30am – 2pm
  • Face painting to Saturday and Sunday 11am – 3pm
  • Seagull Mania 12 – 2.30pm

The Parade Shopping Centre 

Friday 2nd & Saturday 3rd June

  • Pieces of Eight Interactive Competition - WIN tickets to see the NEW Pirates of the Caribbean film at Cineworld, Regent Circus 
  • Goodie bags and vouchers 
  • Peter Pan & Pirate Walkabout Characters

Regent Circus  

Friday 2nd & Saturday 3rd June

  • Face painting and selfie competition
  • Peter Pan & Pirate Walkabout Characters





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