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
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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20
AUG
Wiltshire Wildlife Trust's Festival of Flight
Blakehill Farm Nature Reserve

A celebration of Wiltshire Wildlife Trusts Blakehill Farm Nature Reserves history as a WW2 military airfield and its current value as a wildlife‐rich hay meadow and pasture. Activities include: Tethered hot air balloon for aerial view of reserve; 1940s duo The Mellor…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

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29
AUG
The Railway Children
The Manor House An Exclusive Hotel & Golf Club

Chapterhouse Theatre Company proudly presents The Railway Children the unforgettable and heart‐warming story of adventure and family set in the heart of the Yorkshire countryside. The lives of three children are changed forever by the mysterious disappearance of their father. Finding a…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (01249) 782206
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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
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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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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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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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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