Events

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Upcoming events (next 30 days)

24 August 2017: 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 read more…

27 August 2017: Fun Family Day

A fun, family day, featuring:  BBQ & bar  soft ball (8 per team)  tug-of-war (8 per team)  bouncy castle  tombola  egg & spoon race  sack race  welly wanging … and more IN AID OF BELLA’S FUND – to help support a family whose two year old daughter read more…

29 August 2017: The Penruddock Royalist Uprising

Learn about the fascinating story; Cromwell, plots and secret societies. A talk by Heritage Education Officer Ruth Butler. Tickets are £3.00 and are available from the History Centre and to reserve on 01249 705500 or localstudies@wiltshire.gov.uk

30 August 2017: Summer Holiday Museum Workshops: Saxon Shield Making

Enjoy history-themed creative family workshops every Wednesday at Chippenham Museum throughout the school holidays, 10.30am to 12 noon. £4 per child, ages 7 to 11 Booking is advised as places are limited. Please call 01249 705020, email heritage@chippenham.gov.uk or visit the museum to book. Workshops: Victorian Toys – Weds 26 July Stick Maps – Weds read more…

31 August 2017: Crafts from the Past: Basket Weaving

Step back in time and meet the maker at Chippenham Museum every Thursday throughout August from 10.30am to 4pm. 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 read more…

7 September 2017: Wiltshire Citizens Advice Volunteering Open Day

Wiltshire Citizens Advice is holding an open day at its Chippenham office. If you are interested in volunteering and would like more information on the roles and training available, please drop in for coffee and a chat with our team. To find out more, contact Paula via volunteer@citizensadvicewiltshire.org.uk or visit www.cabwiltshire.org.uk

9 September 2017: Bath Moonlight Walk 2017

9 September, 2017 10:00 pm – 2:00 am Be a NIGHT DIVA on Saturday 9 September!# Join over a thousand friends, mothers, daughters, aunts, grandmas and sisters, doing it for themselves, and hitting the streets for the 8km Bath Moonlight Walk. Get your glitter, glow and disco gear on and celebrate the vital work of read more…

10 September 2017: The Bath Dragon Boat Race

BUILD YOUR CREW, GRAB YOUR PADDLES AND GO FOR GLORY! Enter a team and help raise money to give free Wizzybug powered wheelchairs to kids under 5. Fancy dress optional! Up to 11 people will paddle each 30′ boat with a drummer up front beating time and a helm at the tail steering a straight read more…

12 September 2017: Corsham & Chippenham RAFA Meeting

The Corsham & Chippenham Royal Air Force Association (RAFA) Branch provides a meeting place where members get together on the second Tuesday of every month at 7:30pm at the Royal British Legion Club Corsham, Newland Road, SN13 0BH. Members can meet for a drink and a chat, providing an important social venue for friendship and read more…

13 September 2017: All you ever wanted to know about Parish Registers

A detailed examination of the changing format of parish registers, 1538-1837, and the information they contain. A rare opportunity to work with original registers, some dating back to Tudor times. Tickets are £20.00. The course lasts from 10-4pm. Tea and coffee are provided but please bring your own lunch. Arrive for refreshments from 9:30.