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

29
SEP
Twilight Talk - Tudor Shirts and Blackwork Decorat
Fashion Museum Bath

Beneath their ornate doublets and richly decorated robes Tudor men and women of fashion chose to wear fine linen shirts shifts and smocks frequently decorated with beautiful blackwork embroidery. Dr Susan North of the Victoria and Albert Museum will explore this hidden…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +44(0)1225 477789
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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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05
OCT
Stags and Hens by Willy Russell
Rondo Theatre

When Dave and Linda unknowingly book the same venue for their stag and hen nights they cannot know the chaos that will ensue ‐ and all set to music from the 70s…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03336 663366
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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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13
OCT
Twilight Talk - The Birth of Cool
Fashion Museum Bath

A special talk to celebrate Black History Month 2016. Professor Carol Tulloch will showcase and share stories and images of black fashion and style in Britain drawing on the research for her recent book The Birth of Cool. This obsession with dressing…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +44(0)1225 477789
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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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27
OCT
Museums at Night: Lighting up the Great Bath
The Roman Baths

Come along to the Roman Baths when we stay open late for Museums at Night. Enjoy the Great Bath by torchlight with the opportunity to make mini lights. Last entry 7.00pm.Venue: The Roman Baths Stall Street Bath BA1 1LZPriceMuseum entry: GBP 15.00Links:…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +44(0)1225 477785
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28
OCT
Craig Green In Conversation with Gordon Richardson
Fashion Museum Bath

Electric blue cotton and quilted ensembles by the award‐winning British menswear designer Craig Green were chosen by Gordon Richardson chief designer at Topman as the Fashion Museums Dress of the Year 2015. Hear both the designer and the selector in a special…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: +44(0)1225 477789
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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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29
OCT
Supercar Saturday
Castle Combe Race Track

On the day you are given the opportunity to experience the thrill of being driven around the circuit by knowledgeable drivers. With a choice of exception cars ranging from the classic mini to exotic modern supercars with racing and rally cars…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01179 111493
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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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10
NOV
Twilight Talk - The Worth Paquin Archive at the Fa
Fashion Museum Bath

The Fashion Museum collection includes a fantastic and extensive archive collection of fashion photographs drawings and press scrapbooks from two leading French couturiers the house of Worth and the house of Paquin. Elaine Uttley will talk about her recent work uncovering this…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +44(0)1225 477789
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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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19
NOV
The Ancient History Express with George Sharpley
The Roman Baths

A little Latin is needed for this two‐day course ‐ a natural follow‐on from George Sharpleys day for Latin beginners.On the first day we visit Rome in the early days of legends Hannibal and Carthage the 1st century BC of Caesar Pompey…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +44(0)1225 477785
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24
NOV
Twilight Talk - Telling Fashion Stories
Fashion Museum Bath

Miss Lachasse is a 1950s fashion doll with a complete couture wardrobe and one of the star objects in the exhibition A History of Fashion in 100 Objects currently showing at the Fashion Museum Bath. Professor Amy de la Haye from the…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +44(0)1225 477789
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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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03
DEC
A Christmas Carol
The Neeld Community and Art Centre

One magical night Scrooge is visited by mystical ghosts who show him there is more to life than work and money slowly he begins to recognise the true meaning of Christmas. With a cavalcade of…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
DEC
Peter Brown: A Bath Painter’s Travels
Victoria Art Gallery

This exhibition features over 100 new oil paintings and drawings by Bath‐based artist Peter Brown commonly known as Pete the Street for his habit of painting outdoors in all weathers. The exhibits all to be captured in a brand new book include…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +44(0)1225 477233
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17
DEC
A Christmas Carol Evening Performance
The Neeld Community and Art Centre

The Neeld Community and Arts CentreChippenham Wiltshire SN15 3ERSaturday 17th December 2.30pm & 7.00pmSunday 18th December 4.00pmTickets and Information fromBox Office 01249 446 699Adult £15 Child £11 Family 2 Adults & 2 Children £4410 discount for parties of 10 or more…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (01249) 446699
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17
DEC
A Christmas Carol Matinee Performance
The Neeld Community and Art Centre

The Neeld Community and Arts CentreChippenham Wiltshire SN15 3ERSaturday 17th December 2.30pm & 7.00pmTickets and Information fromBox Office 01249 446 699Adult £15 Child £11 Family 2 Adults & 2 Children £4410 discount for parties of 10 or more…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (01249) 446699
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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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