Guest blog: Wiltshire College student Millie Weller talks about her Work Placement with Chippenham Museum

5th March 2019 / Museum, Museum blog

I am a student from Wiltshire College studying Travel & Tourism at the Chippenham campus. My course includes researching and learning about the Tourism Industry in terms of its growth, employment opportunities and so much more. We are encouraged to undergo a 60 hour work experience placement during the first year of the course and …

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Objects in Focus Talks at Chippenham Museum

26th February 2019 / Museum, News, News-HP

Looking to do something different over lunch? Chippenham Museum’s current programme of free Object in Focus talks are perfect for local culture-loving workers, residents and students to pop in and learn something new whilst at lunch. The half-hour weekly talks start at 1pm and will be running alongside the museum’s current temporary exhibition ‘What’s in …

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Go Behind the Scenes with Museum’s Latest Exhibition

31st January 2019 / Museum, News, News-HP

Exhibition – What’s in Store:  Behind the Scenes at Chippenham Museum Date: 1 February – 23 April 2019, free entry A rare opportunity to view objects from the museum stores and find out about what happens behind the scenes to care for the museum’s collection of over 35,000 objects Chippenham Museum’s latest exhibition ‘What’s in …

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Remembrance – Chippenham Museum’s World War 1 Commemorations

23rd November 2018 / Museum, Museum blog

Blog post by Chippenham Museum’s Curator Melissa Barnett “Chippenham had a second joy day, or rather evening, on Wednesday expressive of all their feelings at the fact that the war is at length over. A torchlight procession hurriedly arranged, but excellently carried out was held. The procession formed up in the Market Place ( at …

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Chippenham Remembers the Great War

2nd November 2018 / Museum, News, News-HP

On Sunday 11 November 2018, exactly 100 years since the Armistice that ended fighting on land, sea and air in World War 1, Chippenham Town Council will unveil a special commemorative tapestry in the town’s museum. This has been crafted by local textile artist Fi Redmond and is the result of a Community Tapestry project …

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Museum blog

1st March 2018 / Museum blog

Our blog is brought to you by Chippenham Museum. We will regularly post and engage with our audience. Please come back soon to find out going on at the museum and much more.

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Latest collections

16th June 2016 / Collections, Museum

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