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.

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Forthcoming events in Chippenham

03
SEP
Weave Workshop
Fashion Museum Bath

Taking a light brown and blue striped wool gauze dress with blue pom‐poms from the 1840s as a starting point this workshop will guide you through how to thread up your own rigid heddle backstrap loom and then weave cloth with it.…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01225 477789
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09
SEP
Sheer Music Present... JACOB & DRINKWATER
The Lamb

Lukas Drinkwater playing in about 1300 bands extensively tours the breath of Europe performing at the biggest and smallest festivals going he even ran a stage at Glastonbury. Thus he largely lives out of a suitcase. He also has a super cool…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 7505 492539
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09
SEP
Unsigned
Trowbridge Town Hall

. Alice McNeil is a young singer songwriter from Holt who has released 2 Eps and performed as part of festival events in Bradford on Avon and Trowbridge.Building on the success of her Alice McNeil Presents music events that Alice held at…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01225 774306
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10
SEP
Kenneth Armitage 1916 - 2002 Centenary sculpture
Victoria Art Gallery

On moving to the area Kenneth Armitage aspired to carve in Bath stone however on seeing Brunels engineering achievements he decided to work in metal.He became one of the new generation of sculptors whose work responded to the anxieties of the arms…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: +44(0)1225 477233
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10
SEP
Live Pro Wrestling
Devizes Corn Exchange

Twelve larger than life stars from the world of CSF Wrestling arrive in Devizes on Saturday 10th September when the popular Corn Exchange hosts Main Event Wrestling The evening of bone crunching body slamming action packed family entertainment will see five professional…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07939 275636
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10
SEP
Trowbridge Heritage Open Days 2016
Trowbridge Town Hall

. Saturday 10 September 10am‐2pmSunday 11 September 1pm‐4pmEach year the Heritage Open Days scheme arranges for a number of properties across the U.K. that are either generally closed to the public to open their doors and for others to waive their admission…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01225 774306
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15
SEP
Practice
ICIA The Edge

BE THERE AT THE START OF NEW THEATRE AND DANCE IN DEVELOPMENT.Practice gives artists and audiences the opportunity to come together to test new and innovative contemporary performance in development. Four extracts of work in progress selected by application are followed by…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 386777
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15
SEP
Twilight Talk - ‘The neatest worker of the party
Fashion Museum Bath

It is well known that work is synonymous with needlework in Jane Austens novels. Austen herself was proud of her prowess with the needle. Drawing on her letters and novels Maggie Lane considers the role of needlework in bonding communities…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +44(0)1225 477789
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20
SEP
Brigid Keenan In Conversation
Fashion Museum Bath

Brigid Keenan will discuss her far‐from‐ordinary life growing up in India and coming of age in sixties London to being Fashion Editor at the Sunday Times at the age of 21. This event includes a book signing of Brigids new memoir Full…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +44(0)1225 477789
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23
SEP
Sheer Music Presents... MARK MORRISS (The Blueston
The Lamb

The year is 1996 and Britpop is at its peak. The NME and Melody Maker cost £0.75p Oasis have gone in at number one with Whats The Story Supergrass have won Best breakthrough act at the Brit Awards when it meant something.…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 7505 492539
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01
OCT
Kit Holmes with Al Greenwood
Trowbridge Town Hall

Expect an enthralling and energetic live performance of blues‐driven roots with a soul sensibility.Kits recent concerts include: the Anne Frank Awards at the BBC Paul McCartneys LIPA a performance for Bill Bryson and Andy Kershaw and a headline show at the International…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01225 774306
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01
OCT
Royal School of Needlework Workshop
Fashion Museum Bath

Royal School of Needlework tutor Deborah Wilding will be teaching a bespoke Blackwork class at the Fashion Museum Bath Study Facilities on Saturday 1st October 2016. This class is suitable for both beginners and more advanced stitchers and is based on this…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +44(0)1225 477789
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08
OCT
Sheer Music Presents... Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer
The Lamb

Back in 2015 Mr B performed Devizess beautiful Georgian town hall. With all the splendour a Chap could want the gig had triumph written all over it. Only it wasnt.A terribly echo in the room meant for less volume for more clarity.…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 7505 492539
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14
OCT
Mystery Jets
Komedia

Eclectic British 5 piece the Mystery Jets have announced a release date for their long awaited new album Radlands and a 16 date tour of the UK to follow in support starting on the 28th…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
OCT
Pottery for Beginners
The Roman Baths

Book onto our day school on early pottery in Britain. You will get the opportunity to handle pottery from late Medieval to Victorian times and learn how to identify them. Book on 01225 477773. £45.00£35.00 for Discovery Card holders.Category: Classes Courses…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01225 477773
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15
OCT
Teenage Market
Trowbridge Town Hall

. 15th October from 11am‐3pm Outside Town Hall Arts and into Fore Street.We are really pleased to be supporting this years Teenage Market.The Teenage Market is a fantastic opportunity for young people between the ages of 13 and 24 to showcase their…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01225 774306
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21
OCT
Level 42
Pavillion Bath

Level 42 could have called it a day in 2010 following their successful 30th anniversary tour but true to form Mark Kings thumping bass refuses to quit as the legendary British band announce a tour…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
OCT
Steve Howe
Trowbridge Civic Centre

For nearly 40 years Steve Howe has been a leading songwriter as well as a guitarist.Simply referring to him as just a guitarist is limiting beause he plays many more instruments as well. If it has strings and a fretboard Howe has…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01225 774306
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29
OCT
Monster Scary-Crow Trail
Worton & Marston Village Hall

A monster‐themed scary‐crow trail just for Halloween. Come & wander round Worton & discover Dracula lurking in the bushes Frankenstein frolicking in the ferns or a hairy Hound from Hell hiding in the undergrowth. Its all for fun & is child &…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

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02
NOV
The Beaux Stratagem by George Farquhar
The Rondo Theatre

What could a gentleman do in the 18th Century when he was short of cash There were no credit cards or pay day loans available sohe either enlisted donned a mask and robbed someone or as a final resort married a…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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19
NOV
Christmas Bullfish Craft & Therapy Fayre
Town Hall Chipping Soidbury

Want something unique unusual quirky and different come to one of our fayres come along and try out a therapy we provide a great opportunity for a smaller than usual fee to experience one of the many marvellous holistic therapies that are…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07761256542/07788 710999
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25
NOV
A Night for Dorothy
Trowbridge Town Hall

. The line‐up will include many of the Village Pump favourites including Mike Scott Rosie Upton and Pete MacGregor.Please see below for further details of this years line up.All proceeds go to Dorothy House Hospice Care.A Night for Dorothy Programme8.00 Rosie Upton…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01225 774306
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28
JAN
Latin for Beginners
The Roman Baths

Meet the classical authors discover the Latin words behind many English ones see how the language works... and hear the Latin of poets and others all in a day.Next time you visit the Roman Baths Museum you will look with fresh eyes…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)1225 477773
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04
FEB
Greek for Beginners
The Roman Baths

By the end of the day students will be able to read the Greek alphabet and recognise the Greek origins of many English words. Well begin learning how the Greek language is structured. Well also discuss the history of the Greek language…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)1225 477773
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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.…

Want more?

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.