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

02
JUL
Bath Thai Festival
Royal Victoria Park

A two day event to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Royal Victoria Park Bath is brought to you by Magic of Thailand.Treat yourself to a weekend wonder and bring along your families and friends to feel a touch of…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07832 139802
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04
JUL
The Tempest, Shakespeare Live
Lackham House

Dramatic shipwreck romance. magic music murder plots philosophy and rollicking comedy combine to create a heady mix perfect for a summers evening.This is local company Shakespeare Lives 28th annual outdoor show. Their production standards are of the highest quality with great sound…

Location: 1.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07780 938107
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14
JUL
Fiddler on the Roof
Kingswood Theatre

From the award‐winning producers of The King and I and High Society comes a new production of one of the world's favourite musicals directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood the nation's favourite Strictly Come…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
JUL
Sense & Sensibility
Lydiard Park

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. This exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make mistakes and experience heartbreak for the…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (01793) 465270
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22
JUL
Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
St Magaret's Church

Pop‐Up Opera challenge the way opera is traditionally performed by taking it into unusual spaces and making it fun fresh and intimate. Rossinis famous opera buffa Il Barbiere di Siviglia The Barber of Seville is brought to life by the critically…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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23
JUL
Therapeutic Knitting Workshop with Betsan Corkhill
Fashion Museum Bath

Over the course of the day you will learn from Betsan Corkhill how to use knitting as a tool to deliberately improve your wellbeing.Therapeutic knitting is not just for those with medical problems everyone can benefit from having a tool at hand…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01225 477789
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25
JUL
Togas and Tunics
The Roman Baths

Find out how the Romans dressed at our family activity. Children must be accompanied by an adult.Included in Roman Baths admission price.Two sessions: 10am ‐ 1pm and 2pm ‐ 4pm…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01225 477785
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02
AUG
Miss Minoes
ICIA The Edge

This utterly charming classic family film tells the tale of Miss Minoes a cat who is transformed into a young woman Carice van Houten and befriends Tibbe Theo Maassen a shy bumbling cub reporter for the local newspaper. Miss Minoes still recognized…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01225 386777
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06
AUG
The Country Superstars Experience
Trowbridge Civic Centre

This truly unique show is hosted by Sarah Jayne who has been performing as Dolly Parton for over 24 years and is Europes Leading Tribute to the Queen of Country ‐ Dolly Parton. Sarah Jayne and Award Winning Vocal Impersonator Andy Crust…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02085 916920
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20
AUG
Crabstock Festivals
Chippenham Rugby Club

The team behind Crabstock Festivals would like to invite you to the First Crabstock Shellfish Festival to be held at The Chippenham Rugby Club Chippenham Wiltshire on the 19th and 20th August 2016.But firstly you will be asking yourself what is…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

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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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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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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

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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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.…

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