The sounds and steps of the fifties and sixties will feature in a vintage day at the Town Gardens tomorrow.

Helen Mansell and Gavin Taulbut are putting on their dancing shoes to entertain in a fun a vintage picnic as a thank you to the community that supported them in the pandemic.

Their dancing on the bandstand, performing jives, Lindy Hops and rock and roll numbers became popular during lockdown on social media after people started posting videos.

It will be a jam-packed day with entertainment from The Vipers, Haney’s Big House and Jon Clare – The Piano Man. Swingout Swindon and Just Jive dance groups will be there to teach people how to dance.

The picnic runs from 10 am until 7.30 pm and is free with support from sponsors including Charles Harding Estate Agents, Duncan Self-Drive and Gastech.

People can dress in 1940s and 50’s style if they want to and are asked to respect Covid social distancing guidelines.