Local community volunteers needed for Topic Groups

14th June 2019 / News, News-HP

The Chippenham Neighbourhood Plan has now reached an exciting stage – we are reaching out to the local community looking for volunteers to join one of our seven Topic Groups. The Topic Groups that will be set up are: -Sustainability/Climate Change -Housing -Community Infrastructure -Green Infrastructure -Town Centre -Transport -Economy Topic Groups will hold their …

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The Magic of Nature Celebrated in Chippenham Museum’s Latest Exhibition

22nd May 2019 / News, News-HP

Exhibition ‘Enchanted – the Magic of Nature’ opened at Chippenham Museum on Saturday 18 May with a number of featured artists welcoming visitors and speaking about their work. The exhibition, open until Friday 31 May with free entry, features the work of 12 local artists and is the second in Chippenham Museum’s Artspace exhibition programme. …

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Family Fun Day, John Coles Park

14th May 2019 / News, News-HP

Family Fun Day, John Coles Park Saturday 8 June 2019 12noon – 4pm Thank you to everyone who joined us this year to celebrate getting active for our Family Fun Day in John Coles Park. Thank you to our sponsors John Williams Heating Services Ltd who  supported our event again this year.  

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Bandstand 2019, John Coles Park

30th April 2019 / News, News-HP

With the Early May Bank Holiday brings the start of the concerts in our Bandstand in John Coles Park. The free concerts are on every Sunday afternoon between 3pm – 5pm, so why not bring a picnic, or get some snacks from the refreshments kiosk, sit and relax and enjoy the music.

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Starlettes Reunited at Chippenham Museum Talk

2nd April 2019 / News, News-HP

Former members of the Chippenham Starlettes were reunited with its founder, Betty Hooper, when they came to hear her talk at Chippenham Museum on Friday 29 March.

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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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Civic awards

7th February 2019 / News, News-HP

Each year the Town Council presents Civic Awards to individuals or local groups for services to the Town and people of Chippenham. If you or your organisation would like to nominate an individual or local group for a Civic Award nominations are now open. You can download the nomination form HERE which also provides more …

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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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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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