What's on inChippenham


Welcome to Chippenham

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Chippenham - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Chippenham to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Chippenham

28
MAY
Bones by Jane Upton
Burdalls Yard

19‐year‐old Mark cares for his drug‐addict mum and her baby. He knows he has to make a choice that could change things forever as he is living a life he never signed up for. But how far will he go Bones is…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +441225 876707
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28
MAY
Girls Like That by Evan Placey
Burdalls Yard

When a naked photo goes viral cliques within St. Margrets School are put to the test. Evan Placeys Girls Like That is a coming of age dark comedy which tackles bullying friendships and how advances in technology affect us all. Sun 28‐May…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +441225 876707
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28
MAY
Those Legs by Noel Clarke
Mission Theatre

Its been two years since the accident in which Georgia lost the use of her legs. Her Fianc and housemates are trying their best to support her however she cannot see past her own struggles and how much it is affecting the…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +441225 876707
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28
MAY
You’ve Got Dragons
Mission Theatre

Dragons come when you least expect it. You turn round and theyre there. A delightful tale of one childs journey to come to terms with their inner dragons. Worries fears anxieties... they are all dragons and they sneak up on most of…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +441225 876707
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29
MAY
Footprints on the Moon
Mission Theatre

Two actors one director one room and 10 sleepless days. Theatre‐makers Matthew Emeny Emma Jenkin and Josh Whatsize debut a brand new play devised from a single idea that explores exposes and challenges the love stress and anxiety of a young soldier…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 876707
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29
MAY
Madman
Burdalls Yard

For all those who still dont know but in memory of all those who did. Statistics show that 1 in 4 of us fall victim to mental illness each year. Take a dark journey through the mind of a man on the…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 876707
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29
MAY
Paying the Piper
Burdalls Yard

Paying the Piper is a devised piece of theatre exploring the darker side of folk stories and fairy tales that are normal reserved for children. When a small town in the year 1346 becomes consumed by a plague of rats its inhabitants…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 876707
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29
MAY
Squeezy Green’s Compendium of Games
Mission Theatre

Funny interactive and spontaneous. Coming to Bath for the first time this family friendly event promises to test your skills as the audience is split to compete in a range of games. Play from your seat or take the opportunity to go…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +441225 876707
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30
MAY
I Should Save This
Burdalls Yard

During her tormented high school years Katy saved over ninety AIM instant message conversations. Twelve years later she excavated them from her old desktop. What emerges is a confrontation with the pars of herself she has filed away for no one else…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 876707
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30
MAY
Seeds
Burdalls Yard

How long does it take a flower to bloom A collection of coming of age stories rooted in truth and harvested from the human soul. An original performance devised by three women exploring what it means to be you in a world…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 876707
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30
MAY
The Red Court By Clare Reddaway
Burdalls Yard

Rapscallion Theatre Company presents The Red Court the story of a real‐life 21st century Chinese‐style Macbeth. In 2011 Chinas Premier‐in‐waiting is popular charismatic ambitious. His rise to power seems unstoppable. The fortune‐teller has predicted it. What could possibly go wrong The play…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 876707
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30
MAY
What I Do For You
Burdalls Yard

They used to be a close family. Whether it was illness unemployment or the prison sentence two brothers discovered family isnt the guarantee it used to be. As their story unfolds we find out what unconditional love really means to them. How…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 876707
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31
MAY
MAKE
The Edge

Spend your half term with us and take part in either one or two action packed days playing games getting messy with arts and craft activities and creating colourful stories and characters. Both days will be a special mix of imaginative fun…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01225 386777
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01
JUN
Red Rain By Malcolm Martin
Burdalls Yard

Religious man Daniel is on holy mission for his church in a rainy market town. Hes not supposed to talk about his personal life but a chance meeting in a shop doorway challenges his commitments and leaves him wrestling with doubt and…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 876707
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01
JUN
Remedies by Matt Roberts
Burdalls Yard

Brexit benefits broken homes bickering and Viagra are only a few of the issues examined in this new original play by Matt Roberts. Set within the 4 walls of a local pharmacy this one room situation comedydrama features two opinionated strong willed…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 876707
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02
JUN
Talking Tales - Even More Banksy than Bonnets
Burdalls Yard

Talking Tales Bristols best story telling night returns to the Bath Fringe. Join the best of Bristols writers for an entertaining and inspiring night with an amazing familial atmosphere. Maybe that was what earned last years 5‐Star Review Or was it that…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 876707
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03
JUN
All the Journeys I Never Took
Burdalls Yard

A mature narrative told through a personal account of what its like to discover our place in the world. A place which echoes with unravelling journeys first dates travel break‐ups family and confidences. At turns both confessional and an exploration of current…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 876707
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03
JUN
Appily Ever After by Paul Lawless
Burdalls Yard

Pauls thumb has found the one. 3 & 12 inches long durable and black. Drawn together by a multitude of dating apps. But the key question still remains: Can one gym selfie truly capture the inner workings of your soul Serenading you…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 876707
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03
JUN
Ellipsism - The Last Days of Napoleon by Sacha San
Burdalls Yard

Napoleon sits under house arrest imagining the downfall of his European empire. Although aware he is in the final chapter of his lifes story Bonaparte and those who surround him know the end is still unwritten and time will ultimately pass judge…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 876707
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03
JUN
Memories We Lost in the Fire by Belinda Barrett
Burdalls Yard

Its the first night of freshers and the drinks are flowing. Theres nothing on the horizon but tomorrows hangover. But not for Charlie because tonights the night he says goodbye to Jenny. While the couple vow to make it work Taylor stumbles…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 876707
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04
JUN
Alf the Highwayman
The Mission Theatre

Alf has an eye for other peoples possessions. Especially belongings of sentimental value. He snatches and grabs without a thought for other peoples feelings.But its time for him to change tack and learn that there are better ways to playRoll up set…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07904 925289
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04
JUN
Ella Celebrating 100 Years
Burdalls Yard

Annette Gregory backed by her band celebrates the contribution to Jazz music made by Ella Fitzgerald with music from various songbooks. Annette reflects on Ellas earlier career in the 1930s and through the decades to 1960s. Featuring many of Ellas best loved…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 876707
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05
JUN
Films about Ghosts by Russell Eccleston
Burdalls Yard

Devoting your life to finding the truth can be a dangerous business especially when it concerns the loss of someone you love. How far would you be willing to go for the answers you seekFrom the makers of Howl Plays that hold…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01225 876707
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05
JUN
Wake Up & Deirdrealize By Lucy Harrison
Burdalls Yard

A ridiculous and improvised character romp Deirdre Me is on a mission to show the world how awesome it is one person at a time starting with you. Hailing all the way from Texas‐Tennessee and armed with the artillery of brash offensive…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 876707
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06
JUN
Stiff by Grace Woods
Burdalls Yard

Every girl remembers the first corpse she shaves. Standing over a dead body holding the cheap pink razor on a Sunday morning wasnt quite how Kate pictured her life last year. This young girl in her early twenties explores the ways in…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 876707
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06
JUN
The Perfect Woman?
Burdalls Yard

We cordially invite you to attend the final round of The Perfect Woman 2017. Two women will be fighting it out against their toughest criteria yet. There will be blood sweat and lipstick. Who will win A brash new gameshow that is…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 876707
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07
JUN
Freak by Anna Jordan
Burdalls Yard

Goya Theatre presents Freak by Anna Jordan. A brutally honest depiction of female sexuality in our techno‐media led age. Follow Georgie whose midlife crisis is increasingly fuelling her self‐destructive behaviour and Leah a teenage girl who is growing up and nervously anticipating…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 876707
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08
JUN
King Lear (alone)
Burdalls Yard

Was Shakespeare right to kill off King Lear at the end of his play This fascinating re‐examination takes us along Lears ensuing spiritual journey following the news of Cordelias death. The playwright is Frank Bramwells fifth sequel to Shakespeares plays the previous…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 876707
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09
JUN
Antigone
Burdalls Yard

Based on Sophocles tragedy Antigone offers to Himmeltheatre a wide range of possibilities to work on conflict. The human being stands against the Universe and the bodies on stage tell the struggle between the law of Men and the Law of Nature.…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 876707
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09
JUN
Great Expectations
Lydiard Park

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Charles Dickens unforgettable story of love family and friendship set in the depths of Victorian England. From the haunting marshlands of Kent to the bustling streets of Victorian London this epic tale follows the fortunes of a young…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Tourist Attractions


American Museum

These are a subtle blend of both the remnants of the old manorial pleasure grounds and parkland landscape. Much dates from the 1820s containing period features such as the grotto, the balustrade and curtain walling as well as ornamental stone work. Attributed to George Vivian, son…

Andrew Butler

Andrew Butler ‐ golf course in Corsham, Wiltshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01225 742634 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Andrew Butler golf courseclub.…

Bowood Golf & Country Club

Bowood Golf & Country Club ‐ golf course in Calne, Wiltshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01249 822228 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Bowood Golf & Country Club golf courseclub.…

Bradford On Avon Golf Course

Bradford On Avon Golf Course ‐ golf course in Bradford‐on‐Avon, Wiltshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01225 868268 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Bradford On Avon Golf Course golf courseclub.…

Bradford On Avon Swimming Pool

Swimming pool at Bradford On Avon Swimming Pool in Bradford‐on‐Avon, Wiltshire. Contact venue on 01225 862970 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Buds 2000

Buds 2000 Nightclub in Chippenham, Wiltshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01249 448369 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Chippenham? See our list of attractions in Chippenham, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.