2021 Past Events

Events Diary for 2021

  • Hogmanay Party

    NEW YEAR'S EVE

    We saw out the auld year and brought in the new one with a wee party. It was a warm evening and with Omicron in every's thoughts, but we partied! Mark & Sherridan provided live music all evening and through the bells. An excellent night was had by all. We have some New Year's photos.

    NEW YEAR'S EVE

    Fri 31st Dec

  • Santa visiting the Swan during December 2021

    SANTA'S VISITS

    Santa made several visits to The Swan: twice to meet the local children and once in secret to take some selfies. You can see our pictures ofSanta's Visits through the Christmas period.

    SANTA'S VISITS

    11th & 18th Dec

  • Winter Fayre & Living Advent Calendar 2021

    WINTER FAYRE

    What an evening! The Green Room Winter Fayre and a performance for the Windsor & Eton Living Advent Calendar all rolled into one. Absolutely cracking. See our diary for what happened at the Winter Fayre and Living Advent Calendar for 2021.

    WINTER FAYRE

    Fri 3rd Dec

  • Market and BBQ

    MARKET & BBQ

    On a very cold Sunday afternoon we held our regular market and barbecue throughout The Swan. A number of our regular stalls plus a new 2nd hand clothes one too. See more on our diary page for the day.

    MARKET & BBQ

    Sun 28th Nov

  • Coffee Morning

    WINDSOR HOMELESS PROJECT

    We hosted another Coffee Morning with proceeds going to our chosen local charity: the Windsor Homeless Project. See more on our the WHP coffee morning in our diary page for the day.

    COFFEE MORNING

    Fri 26th Nov

  • Children in Need

    CHILDREN IN NEED

    Over the day we had a number of mini-events to raise cash for Children In Need. It included a Bake Sale, waxing Micky's legs, live music, BBQ, rowing and much more.

    To learn more about the day, please visit our Children in Need page. Thank you.

    CHILDREN IN NEED

    19th Nov

  • Bonfire Night

    BONFIRE NIGHT

    Not a speare table or seat at The Swan for the ever popular Bonfire Night. We had fire, Guys, a BBQ, live music from BackTrak, and the usual sparklers, toffee apples and popcorn and the likes!

    Some Bonfire Night photos are available here.

    BONFIRE NIGHT

    5th November

  • Halloween

    HALLOWEEN

    It was a packed Halloween down at The Swan. A mini-market, live music, fancy dress, a BBQ, pumpkin carving and some spooky goings on too. It was a fab day that was appreciated by all.

    Some spooky Halloween photos are in the diary.

    HALLOWEEN

    31st October

  • Poppy Appeal

    POPPY APPEAL

    We held a coffee morning to raise funds for The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. With some fantastic donations of home bakery ensuring a success, the local community once again turned out for this very worthy cause. Thank you!

    Some photos of the Poppy Appeal coffee morning are in the Evemts Diary.

    POPPY APPEAL

    29th October

  • Dr Bike

    DR BIKE

    Expert mechanics spent approximately 30 mins on each bike, carrying out a light service and where necessary replacing consumable parts, and carried out minor repairs.

    The WCH thought that it was a great bike weekend! Some 30 bikes checked by Dr Bike and over 20 bikes security marked by @thamesvalleypolice.

    See the TVP and WCH working in our diary.

    DR BIKE

    10th October

  • Oktoberfest 2021

    OKTOBERFEST

    Bavaria game to The Swan again for a weekend of Oktoberfest. German bier, bratwurst and live music over three days. Well two as the weather was pretty crummy on one day. However it didn't dampen our spirits.

    See our Oktoberfest weekend page.

    OKTOBERFEST

    1st - 3rd Oktober

  • Mini-market and BBQ

    MINI-MARKET

    It was the last Sunday of September so time for our mini-market and BBQ. A good selection of stalls were avaiolavle, along with a BBQ brunch and some fine ales too.

    See the September mini-market in our diary.

    MINI-MARKET

    26th September

  • WCH & TVP Bike Security Marking

    BIKE SECURITY

    The Windsor Cycle Hub who are based at The Swan held a bike security event with the fantastic help of Thames Valley Police. As well as marking bikes, there were interesting talks too. And the Bike Kitchen was available for tweeks where required.

    We took some piccies of the Dr Bike session to record the event.

    BIKE SECURITY

    25th September

  • Macmillan Coffee Morning

    MACMILLAN COFFEE AM

    We held another coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Support - we managed to get it on the official day too! A fab selection of cakes were on offer - thanks. GR6 provided the baristas.

    We raised over £300. Huge thank you to all those involved.

    See our diary page for theMacmillan coffee morning to take in the event.

    MACMILLAN COFFEE AM

    24th September

  • Pirate Day

    PIRATE'S DAY

    International Talk Like A Pirate day was celebrated down at The Swan. The place was bedecked out in a pirate theme with a special drinks menu, special themed food from the BBQ and live music at night.

    You got to see our diary for International Talk Like A Pirate's Day.

    PIRATE'S DAY

    19th September

  • Creative Drawing

    CREATIVE DRAWING

    The first week of a three week creative drawing class held in The School Room. A professional artist was leading the activities.

    See the Creative Drawing class photos to see what happened.

    CREATIVE DRAWING

    15th September

  • Cheese & Wine

    CHEESE & WINE

    The return of The CheeseMunger along with specials on wines made this a thoroughly enjoyable evening. The cheese & wine event is recorded in our diary.

    CHEESE & WINE

    15th September

  • Mini-Market

    MINI-MARKET

    The August Bank Holiday weekend was perfect timing for our Mini-Market and to have another BBQ. Again they both proved very popular with the locals. Some pictures of the August Bank Holiday mini-market are in the diary.

    MINI-MARKET

    29th August

  • Swanfest Birthday Party

    SWANFEST

    Guest ales, music and kids events. What more can you want? Come down and join us any time on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.

    . This is essentially our 2nd birthday party that was postponed due to Covid restructions. See our SwanFest page that brings it altogether for the full weekend.

    You can see each of the days individually: Preparations, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

    SWANFEST

    13-15th August

  • SATURDAY BBQ

    SATURDAY BBQ

    Saturday BBQs are alway popular. However this day we had a wee shower or two that kept people away. Well, shower should read deluge. Have a peek at the Barbecue Event for pictures and videos.

    SATURDAY BBQ

    31st July

  • JULY MINI-MARKET

    JULY MINI-MARKET

    The Courtyard and The Coach House were full of a wide variety of stalls, and of course the BBQ too. It was a good afternoon with a lot of people coming down to buy produce and craft fare, and take in a wee refreshment too. See the photos of the July mini-market.

    JULY MINI-MARKET

    25th July

  • ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

    ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

    Our AGM was held on what is supposed to be our 'Freedom Day'. This marks the end of covid restrictions and the start of normal life ... well that is what we are told.

    Usual format in The Courtyard, update from each of the main areas that are involved in The Swan. See the AGM videos and pictures recording the event for posterity.

    AGM 2021

    19th July

  • Coffee Morning

    COFFEE MORNING

    We held a charity coffee morning for our chosen local charity, the Windsor Homeless Project, a very worthwhile cause. We raised nearly £250 for them and added another £100 from our Euro 2020 sweepstake. See the WHP coffee morning in the events diary.

    COFFEE MORNING

    15th July

  • Wimbledon Flowers

    WIMBLEDON FLOWERS

    Lavender Green Flowers donated flowers to The Swan during and after Wimbledon. These were a mixture of cut and potter plants. See more in our more in the fabulous flower arrangements from Wimbledon.

    WIMBLEDON FLOWERS

    Early July

  • Sunday Market

    SUNDAY MARKET

    Another market and BBQ was reasonably well attended despite the unusually cold weather. Stalls varied from cards, to cheese, to chilli jam to crafts. Read more in our June mini-market diary entry.

    SUNDAY MARKET

    27th June

  • Volunteering Matter

    VOLUNTEERING MATTERS

    The charity Volunteering Matters was on a great British cycle ride stopping off and celebrating the significant contribution of volunteers. One of our own was recognised, see our volunteering matters champion.

    VOLUNTEERING MATTERS

    6th June

  • Monday Market

    MONDAY MARKET

    Another fabulous day and we had our first Monday Market. Lots of varied stalls brought out the local community to get some excellent and tasty products. See some piccies of the May Bank Holiday mini-market.

    MONDAY MARKET

    31st May

  • Windsor Cycle Hub Launch

    WINDSOR CYCLE HUB

    The Windsor Cycle Hub had their launch event from their current home, The Swan. There were a lot ogf things to do, and it was a gorgeous day, so the local community came out to support an participate. See some photos of the Windsor Cycle Hub launch in our Events Diary.

    WINDSOR CYCLE HUB

    30th May

  • James and Louise Brown

    THE WEDDING

    We were delighted to help the new Mr & Mrs Brown celebrate their wedding. See some photos of the newly married couple in our Events Diary.

    THE WEDDING

    22nd May

  • THE BROWNIES

    THE BROWNIES

    The 6th Windor and the 1st Clewer Brownie groups came to The Swan for some hot chocolate and biscuits. Whilst here, they were drawing and colouring in. See more of the visiting Browie packs in our diary.

    THE BROWNIES

    16th + 18th May

  • ST GEORGE'S WEEKEND

    ST GEORGE'S WEEKEND

    Despite having our music events curtailed, we still got into the spirit of celebrating St George's Day throughout the weekend. Special beers, place was decorated, and some covid friendly things for young and old too. See more of our St Georges celebrations.

    ST GEORGE'S WEEKEND

    23rd-25th April

  • DR BIKE

    DR BIKE

    Feee bike safety checks were performed in The Coach House and Courtyard. THis has the uspport of The Prince Philip Trust Fund and Windsor Cycle Hub. See more of the Dr Bike session and the great work they do in our diary.

    DR BIKE

    22nd April

  • Re-opening after Lockdown 3 (12/Apr/21)

    RE-OPENING

    Lockdown 3 has officially finished and the pub was allowed to re-open. Some took advantage of the good weather and the recently tidied Courtyard to have a wee drink or too whilst meeting friends for the first time in many months. You can share our re-opening after lockdown in our diary.

    RE-OPENING

    Monday 12th April

  • The Courtyard Clear-up (10/Apr/21)

    THE COURTYARD CLEAR-UP

    Anyone that was passing got roped into clearing up The Courtyard so the pub was ready for opening on April 12th. There was a lot to do and they got really stuck in. Huge thanks to all involved. We took some photos of the volunteers clearing up The Courtyard for our diary.

    COURTYARD CLEAR-UP

    Saturday 10th April

  • Online Bingo #16 (17/Mar/21)

    ONLINE BINGO

    What may be our penultimate online bingo night was held on St Paddy's Day. And the players didn't disappoint getting into the spirit of the occasion. And we had some Bingo too! See St Paddy's Day bingo photos here.

    ONLINE BINGO

    Wednesday 17th March

  • Online Quiz #15 (10/Mar/21)

    ONLINE QUIZ

    Many thanks to quizmaster Rachel from The Friends and also to the Windsor Homeless Project who received all donations mafe on the night. Winners are recorded in our Online Events Diary for that evening.

    ONLINE QUIZ

    Wednesday 10th March

  • RACING & BEER NIGHT

    RACING AND BEER NIGHT

    An excellent evening of horse racing with themed beers to match! The 'Clewer Gold Cup' was a noisy event as our "punters" cheered on their horses. Some pictures can be found on our Race & Beer Night page.

    RACING AND BEER NIGHT

    Saturday 6th March

  • Online Bingo #15 (3/Mar/21)

    ONLINE BINGO

    Fortightly Bingo returned and so did our regulars who were great to see. Did Richard Douglas continue his winning streak? See our Online Bingo events for the answer.

    ONLINE BINGO

    Wednesday 3rd March

  • Online Quiz #14 (24/Feb/21)

    ONLINE QUIZ

    Many thanks to quizmasters RubyQ (Fiona, Andrew & Caitlin) for a challenging evening. Winners are recorded in our Online Events Diary for that evening.

    ONLINE QUIZ

    Wednesday 24th February

  • Online Bingo #14 (17/Feb/21)

    ONLINE BINGO

    This is the night of all nights - Richard Douglas on the fourteenth time of asking actually won a game. There were other winners but only one will be remembered on this evening. See our Online Events Diary.

    ONLINE BINGO

    Wednesday 17th February

  • Online Quiz #13 (10/Feb/21)

    ONLINE QUIZ

    Set by regular Paul Drake, this quiz really got the grey cells going!. Thanks to all who participated and also fdonated, we raised over £100 of the night. Winners are recorded in our Online Events Diary for that evening.

    ONLINE QUIZ

    Wednesday 10th February

  • Beer and Cheese Tasting (6/Feb/21)

    BEER & CHEESE

    A very popular online event to help get us through Lockdown 3. Seems people like beer and cheese with a little entertainment thrown in too. See our Photo Diary for that evening.

    BEER & CHEESE

    Saturday 6th February

  • Online Bingo #13 (3/Feb/21)

    ONLINE BINGO

    Another evening of pure escapism under the watchful eye of 'resident caller' Richard Allen saw many more bingo winners. See our Online Events Diary for that evening.

    ONLINE BINGO

    Wednesday 3rd February

  • Online Quiz #12 (27/Jan/21)

    ONLINE QUIZ

    Set by regulars Colin Armfield and Sue Rigby, this was a quiz with a twist and allowed us to share some of their holiday locations. Winners are recorded in our Online Events Diary for that evening.

    ONLINE QUIZ

    Wednesday 27th January

  • Online Bingo #12 (20/Jan/21)

    ONLINE BINGO

    Another night of bingo saw a phenomenal result as Sue Rigby scored a hat trick of wins. See our Online Events Diary for that evening.

    ONLINE BINGO

    Wednesday 20th January

  • Online Quiz #11 (13/Jan/21)

    ONLINE QUIZ

    First quiz of the year was set by Anne Tebbatt and as usual was well attended. Winners are recorded in our Online Events Diary for that evening.

    ONLINE QUIZ

    Wednesday 13th January

  • Online Bingo #11 (6/Jan/21)

    ONLINE BINGO

    Eyes down for the first bingo session of the new year. Some were rusty when "39 more steps" was interpreted as 39 and not 78. See our Online Events Diary for that evening.

    ONLINE BINGO

    Wednesday 6th January