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

01
MAR
Deconstruction
The Edge, University of Bath

A series of four afternoon workshops that embrace the innovative methods of deconstruction found in the work of James Capper. Participants will learn about the use of line mark making repetition and layered surfaces. The workshops cater to participants of all abilities…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01225 386777
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02
MAR
Artists' Cafe Trowbridge
Trowbridge Town Hall

Come along to meet other local artists over a cup of tea or coffee and a slice of cake.This is an informal drop in session where you can share news and ideas discuss your practice and artistic challenges and find out about…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01225 774306
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02
MAR
Artists’ Film and Video Exhibition Launch
Trowbridge Town Hall

A new collaboration with Bath Spa Universitys MA Curatorial Practice students who have been invited to create an exhibition of artists film. Expect to find artists moving image works within the gallery and throughout the Town Hall building.The exhibition continues until 20…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01225 774306
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03
MAR
Artists’ Film and Video
Trowbridge Town Hall

Fri 3 March ‐ Thu 20 AprilA new collaboration with Bath Spa Universitys MA Curatorial Practice students who have been invited to create an exhibition of artists film. Expect to find artists moving image works within the gallery and throughout the Town…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01225 774306
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04
MAR
Marks and Pencils – Mastering Mono-print
Trowbridge Town Hall

Using a variety of techniques such as mark‐making layering and tracing as well as using textural objects such as leaves fabric even coins mono‐printing is a simple and accessible printmaking method offering the scope to produce subtle complex and beautiful artworks. The…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01225 774306
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04
MAR
THISBE
BRINKWORTH VILLAGE HALL

On the 4th of March Door Ajar Theatre present Thisbe in Brinkworth Village Hall. This is a comic sequel to Midsummer Nights Dream and takes one of its most famous lines the course of true love never did run smooth to develop…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01666 510545
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09
MAR
Dementia Friends
Trowbridge Town Hall

We are proud to be assisting Alzheimers Support in helping to make Trowbridge a Dementia friendly town.You are invited to come along to one of our free one‐hour‐long sessions to learn a little bit about what dementia is what its like to…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01225 774306
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10
MAR
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 Trowbridge…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01225 774306
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11
MAR
International Women's Day - Screening of Sonita &
Trowbridge Town Hall

West Wiltshire Multi Faith Forum in partnership with Town Hall Arts invites ladies to celebrate International Womens Day with a free screening of Sonita.Undocumented Afghan refugee living in Iran Sonita dreams of being a famous rapper. Her dreams are dangerous: the Iranian…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01225 774306
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13
MAR
Town Hall Poets
Trowbridge Town Hall

Town Hall Poets is a Poetry Society Stanza group led by Josephine Corcoran that meets on the second Monday of every month 6‐8pm at Trowbridge Town Hall. A friendly inclusive group for anyone with an interest in poetry. We read…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01225 774306
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15
MAR
Pride and Prejudice
Trowbridge Library

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austens witty and romantic masterpiece is one of the best‐loved stories of all time dealing with the most important questions in life Will Mrs Bennet manage to offload her numerous daughters in record time…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 774306
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16
MAR
Science Showoff
The Edge, University of Bath

Need a bit more geek in your life but want to get a proper evenings entertainment at the same time Geek comedian Steve Cross hosts some of Baths top science comedy and performance talent in a night of clever chaotic cabaret. Come…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01225 386777
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16
MAR
Twilight Talk - Luxury or Novelty? Fashion Fabrics
Fashion Museum Bath

Dr Caroline Ness and Dr Anita Quye of the University of Glasgow will outline their research into the use of synthetic fibres in fashion fabrics by British couturiers and ready to wear designers in the 1950s and 1960s. The speakers will refer…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: +44(0)1225 477789
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18
MAR
Bullfish Spring Therapy & Craft Fayre
Chipping Sodbury Town Hall

If you 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…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07761 256542
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18
MAR
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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18
MAR
Free event to celebrate The Shires new look
The Shires Shopping Centre

The Shires Shopping Centre is inviting the local community to join them on Saturday 18th March to celebrate the official unveiling of their new logo signage and website with a range of free activities and giveaways. Between 11am and 4pm a number…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01225 777255
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21
MAR
GrowthCLUB 90 day planning workshop 21st March
Cumberwell Park

Do you have a weekly plan to improve your business generate sales and create growth If not then you need one Having a long term plan or goals is great and all businesses should have one. But a yearly plan is just…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01672 512001
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23
MAR
Simon Singh: The Simpsons & Mathematical Secrets
The Edge, University of Bath

Simon Singh: The Simpsons & their Mathematical Secrets. You may have watched hundreds of episodes of The Simpsons and its sister show Futurama without ever realizing that cleverly embedded in many plots are subtle references to mathematics ranging from well‐known equations to…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01225 386777
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23
MAR
Speed Dating in Bath
Circo

Speed Dating in Bath for anyone aged 30 to 45 on Thursday 23rd March 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingbath106458.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Baths most popular singles night How speed dating in Bath works ‐ When…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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30
MAR
Twilight Talk: Historical Gloves - Status and Sple
Fashion Museum Bath

Fashion and design historian Rebecca Unsworth of Queen Mary University of London and the Victoria and Albert Museum will talk about gloves from the 1600s in the context of her work of early modern clothing and shared European fashion. The Fashion Museum…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: +44(0)1225 477789
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02
APR
Tavaziva Professional Workshop
The Edge, University of Bath

This workshop is £10 or offered at £16 with an AFRICARMEN show ticket included.As part of Tavaziva Dance Company coming to The Edge in April we are delighted to offer a half day professional dance workshop with company dancers Anna Watkins and…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 386777
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06
APR
1000 years of Warp to Weft
Trowbridge Town Hall

Starting in the medieval period with the production of cloth for local consumption David Birks will explain how the woollen trade developed into an international trade driven by wealthy Wiltshire clothiers until it became a mighty industry drawing in the workers from…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01225 774306
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08
APR
Getting Dressed
The Edge, University of Bath

Have you ever put your coat on the wrong‐way Or couldnt find the right arm holes in your trousers Or had a day where you just didnt want to wear clothesDive into a world of colour texture and movement with SECOND HAND…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01225 386777
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08
APR
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: Lifestyle

TEL: +44(0)1225 477785
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08
APR
Tavaziva Dance: Africarmen
The Edge, University of Bath

The specially commissioned original sound track is composed and arranged by Fayyaz Virji of the Warriors International. Through a synthesis of ballet contemporary and African dance Bawren Tavazivas interpretation of the Carmen story is strikingly powerful sensual and beautifully performed by…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 386777
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22
APR
coLAB
The Edge, University of Bath

Hosted in the University of Baths Creativity Centre the day allows you to explore work in the Edges purpose built galleries and studios. Edge Arts present a day to explore pioneering ways that movement can collaborate with technology. coLAB offers opportunities to…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 386777
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22
APR
Neon Dance - Empathy
The Edge, University of Bath

Touching and emotionally charged. Empathy reflects on what influences us to empathise with others. Five dancers jostle for position folding lifting and balancing against one another as they navigate through a beguiling laser light design.Taking inspiration from the work of psychologist…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 386777
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28
APR
Six Steps to a Better Business - 28th April - with
Stanton Manor Hotel

Do you want your business to give you moremore profitmore time to spend away from the business doing the things you lovea more engaged and effective teamAt thisFREE seminar we will go through the six steps to a better business that successful…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01672 512001
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20
MAY
Dogs Don't Do Ballet
Goods Shed

Blunderbus Theatre are staging two performances of Dogs Dont Do Ballet the award‐winning childrens book by Anna Kemp. Blunderbus is a professional childrens theatre company with a wonderful knack for creating magical theatre experiences for children and their grown‐ups. Their Artistic Director…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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20
MAY
Summer Therapy & Craft Fayre
Chipping Sodbury Town Hall

If you 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…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07761 256542
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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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