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

30
JAN
Only Fools and 3 Courses
The Bear Hotel

Join us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Includes 3 Course MealMarlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to plan with Del…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08007 720561
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02
FEB
FREE taster session at the Bath Rock Choir
Saint Swithin's Church

Your local Bath choir is run by Somerset based musician Michael Childs. Rock Choir is unequalled in the opportunities we can offer our members ‐ from performing at top music and arts venues like Wembley Arena and Eurodisney to raising money for…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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06
FEB
Impromptu
Gallery 3

A layered sound work paying homage to the impromptu sing‐alongs of Freddie MercuryImpromptu is a layered sound work made up of specially commissioned recordings of Freddie Mercury tribute act Gary Mullen winner of Stars In Their Eyes 2000. LOW PROFILE aim to…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01225 386777
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06
FEB
Miranda Whall : Passage
Gallery 2

ICIA is delighted to present the premiere of Passage a multi‐screen and surround‐sound installation accompanied by a publication with text by Ciara Healy.…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01225 386777
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06
FEB
Picture in the Paper
Arts and Management building

During 2014 LOW PROFILE canvassed the people of Bath to help them decide on 20 groups for a series of photographs that will now be put on permanent public display in the Arts and Management building.…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01225 386777
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06
FEB
Simon Faithfull : 0ΒΊ00 Navigation
Gallery 1

An epic and quixotic journey around the globe following the Meridian Line.000 Navigation is the second of a trilogy of works by Simon Faithfull that track his epic and quixotic journey around the globe following the Meridian Line. This new work consists…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01225 386777
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06
FEB
Two Destination Language - Manpower
Weston Studio

Manpower is the world premiere from Total Theatre award winners Two Destination Language a celebration of everyday maleness. Prepare to laugh wince and find yourself thinking of men youve known loved hated and wanted to be as Two Destination Language uncover what…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 386777
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06
FEB
Seth Lakeman
The Forum

English Folk musician Seth Lakeman was born and raised in Devon and along with his brothers Sam and Sean has played a variety of instruments and recorded folk music in their own band first of…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
FEB
Gruff Rhys
Komedia

Gruff Rhys shouldnt require much introduction. Not only has he fronted Welsh legends Super Furry Animals who are currently on hiatus for 17 years hes lately been responsible for some supremely innovative solo records and…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
FEB
Bach and Bubbles
Christ Church (Nailsworth)

Not just nursery rhymes. Listen watch gurgle feed burp enjoy Experience live music classical and many other genres. Let your baby babble away or your toddler get up close and awestruck. Also a themed craft activity and interactive music‐making. Coffee and cake…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07812 168398
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13
FEB
9th Bath Cider Festival with The Mangledwurzels
Bath Pavilion

The 9th Bath Cider Festival is one of the largest gatherings of real ciders and perries ‐ and cider and perry drinkers ‐ in the West. There are three sessions ‐ Friday: 7.30pm‐11pm and Saturday 11.30am‐4pm and 7.30pm‐11pm. Session tickets on sale…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01373 466626
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13
FEB
Sam Bailey
Forum Bath

Winner of series ten of The X Factor in 2013 Sam Bailey has gone from strength to strength and is now in the enviable position of being a highly sought after performing artist. Following…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

19
FEB
Deborah Light: HIDE
Weston Studio

HIDE is a bold dance performance from an acclaimed choreographer with a distinctive aesthetic stark beautiful and intimate. Three remarkable female dancers reveal and re‐invent themselves. With disarming honesty and subtle humour they blur the boundaries between autobiography and fiction.…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 386777
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25
FEB
Practice - a critic for the evening
Weston Studio

Strong opinions about performance Practice is a chance for artists and audiences to see and test innovative contemporary performance and dance then discuss how it could be developed. Four selected extracts of work‐in‐progress by solo performers and companies will be showcased for…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 386777
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28
FEB
Create Club
Fine Arts Studio

A monthly creative event for all the family.Suitable for children and adults of any age Create Club is a fun and exciting hands‐on creative workshop. Led by experienced artist‐educators and workshop facilitators Create Club explores some of the themes from the current…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01225 386777
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28
FEB
Jane Mason & Phil Smith: Weekend Workshop
Weston Studio

With its trigger in Janes fathers old slide projector and his archive of images Life Forces uses materials objects and movement to explore light change place and home the utopian impulse to build things together and to let them go.…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 386777
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01
MAR
Bath Half Marathon 2015 in aid of Cystic Fibrosis
Great Pulteney St

Bath Half Marathon 2015 in aid of Cystic Fibrosis TrustOne of the longest established road races in the UK the Bath Half offers a fast flat route making it ideal for first‐time half marathon runners as well as those looking for a…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03003 731100
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03
MAR
Jane Mason & Phil Smith: Life Forces
Weston Studio

With its trigger in Janes fathers old slide projector and his archive of images Life Forces uses materials objects and movement to explore light change place and home the utopian impulse to build things together and to let them go.…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 386777
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11
MAR
Gallery Tours
ICIA

Join ICIAs exhibition team for an informal and free tour of the current exhibitions…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01225 386777
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11
MAR
Tom Frankland & Keir Cooper : Don Quijote
Weston Studio

Do you count yourself among the contented or the afflictedA playful exploration of Cervantes novel combining incredible visual imagery anarchic performance and original music. This production is about standing up for what you believe in despite what society may say.Staged amongst the…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 386777
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24
MAR
Chris Dobrowolski: All Roads Lead to Rome
Weston Studio

Chris has lovingly repaired his family Triumph Herald Estate so that he can drive it from his childhood home in Braintree to Rome via Turin where this quintessentially English car was designed. All Roads Lead to Rome hilariously brings together car mechanics…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 386777
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26
MAR
Spiro
Komedia

Imaginative inventive and highly disciplined Spiro transform the traditional music of the British Isles into something entirely their own. Signed to Peter Gabriels Real World Label they achieved both fRoots and Songlines magazines Album of the Year 2009.…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01225 386777
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27
MAR
Barry Sykes : Sociable Hermit
Gallery 3

An immersive environment of Sykes open‐ended research methods.With the University campus as his focus Sykes has explored its potentials and limits through a series of conversations collaborations and experiments including examining his own role as residency artist. Using connections made in the…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01225 386777
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27
MAR
Simon Faithfull : Artist Talk
Weston Studio

An epic and quixotic journey around the globe following the Meridian Line.000 Navigation is the second of a trilogy of works by Simon Faithfull that track his epic and quixotic journey around the globe following the Meridian Line. This new work consists…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01225 386777
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04
APR
The Vaccines
Pavillion Bath

Following the recent announcement of their Brixton Academy headline show and their support slots on the Arctic Monkeys arena tour The Vaccines have announced a run of U.K. headline shows. The bands debut album What…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
APR
Karla Shacklock: The Happiness
Weston Studio

Youll leave with smiley acheUsing the companys trademark combination of breakneck choreography spoken word live sound and ever transforming images The Happiness is an emotional and colourful explosion of joy grief and confusion. Performed by three dancers and a musician who decide…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 386777
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16
APR
Barry Sykes : Artist Residency Symposium
Fine Arts Studio

An immersive environment of Sykes open‐ended research methods.With the University campus as his focus Sykes has explored its potentials and limits through a series of conversations collaborations and experiments including examining his own role as residency artist. Using connections made in the…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01225 386777
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18
APR
Alexander Balanescu
Weston Studio

We are delighted to present a premiere of original works created through our Artist‐in‐ Residence programme based in the Department of Politics Languages and International Studies PoLIS and working with partner institution Tlcom Paristech. The project will explore the idea that we…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01225 386777
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18
APR
FM Micro Transmitter Workshop
Fine Art Studio

Build your own FM micro transmitter and reclaim the airwaves Take part in a hands‐on one day workshop led by Radio Arts an independent artists group who promote radio as a site for creative experimentation.…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01225 386777
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22
APR
Zoielogic : SAFE
Weston Studio

Masculinity versus fragility what is the state of your empireZoieLogics powerful new production is dance theatre at its most thrilling. Set against the backdrop of New Yorks Empire State Building five outstanding male performers inhabit the world of heroic 1930s construction…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01225 386777
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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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