A NEW entertainment venue in downtown Swindon will open later this month with a circus-themed extravaganza.
The finishing touches are brought to the Boom Battle Bar at Regent Circus, ready for its first event on October 16.
The grand opening will feature a piste master presenting a range of spectacular acts, including a contortionist, hula hoop performers, ribbon dancers, singers, a fire show and an LED show.
Doors open for The Greatest Show Ever at 6 p.m. and end at 11 p.m.
An Oktoberfest-themed event will follow on October 22 from 7 p.m. and transform the venue into a German brewery, with a sausage-eating contest and a live Oompah band.
The Battle Bar now occupies four units of the complex next to the new Korean restaurant Funky Grilla, occupying space that was mostly vacant and includes the former home of Coal Kitchen.
The leisure destination is across from Lamaya Lebanon Kitchen and Cineworld Cinema.
It will offer an unusual array of activities for visitors, including ax throwing, ‘crazier’ golf, virtual reality stands and augmented reality darts, as well as billiards, karaoke and table tennis. pong.
In between games, visitors can relax and refuel by trying street food, cocktails, and craft beer.
The 15,000 square foot space represents a Â£ 1.5million investment from the franchise owners and will bring a total of 50 new and part-time jobs to the area.
News of the new site in the works was first announced in March when AGD Nine applied for a license asking for permission to sell alcohol and play music.
Work began in July after its approval.
The Adventure Bar has existing branches in Cardiff and Norwich and plans to open in Oxford, Liverpool, Eastbourne, Leeds and Manchester.
For more information visit www.boombattlebar.co.uk