Event

Crafts from the Past: Blacksmithing

Enjoy free demonstrations of traditional crafts including wood bodging, weaving, blacksmithing and basket weaving.

Spinning – Thursday 3 August
With the North Wiltshire Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers
Weaving & Spinning – Thursday 10 August
With the North Wiltshire Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers
Wood Bodging – Thursday 17 August
With The Artful Bodger
Blacksmithing – Thursday 24 August
Hector Cole with a Victorian Forge
Basket Weaving – Thursday 31 August
With Cath ‘Cradle to Grave’ Basket Maker

Visitors can also enjoy the museum’s two floors of exhibitions spanning Chippenham’s history from the Saxon times to the present day. Current temporary exhibition Power of Maps, open until 30th September, features maps of Chippenham and the wider area spanning nearly 400 years and explores how maps accidentally or intentionally influence our ideas and behaviour.

Chippenham Museum is open Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm, free entry

Date: 24 August 2017
Time: 10:30
Organiser: Chippenham Museum
Location: Chippenham Museum, Market Place, Chippenham, SN15 3HF (Map link)

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