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Chippenham Heritage Open Days

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Celebrate Chippenham’s places and stories both past and present with a host of free events during Heritage Open Days. The programme, organised by Chippenham Museum, includes the opportunity to step inside some of the town’s most celebrated and intriguing buildings. Many of the activities and events are perfect for families to enjoy together. For more details about each event visit Chippenham Museum’s website or call the museum on 01249 705020.

Whats on: * = great for families

SATURDAY 14 SEPTEMBER

Pewsham Locks with Free Shuttle Bus from town*

Site open 9am – 3.30pm, bus every 30 minutes from the Buttercross 10am – 2pm

St Nicholas Church Open Afternoon

2pm – 4pm

SATURDAY 14 & SUNDAY 15 SEPTEMBER

Sevington Victorian School*

SN14 7LD, 2pm – 5pm

SATURDAY 14 – SATURDAY 21 SEPTEMBER

Brunel & Chippenham, Display & Trail*

Chippenham Library, library opening hours, closed Sunday

13 – 26 SEPTEMBER                                              

Never Mind the Heritage Here’s the Art Show    

Yelde Hall, 10am – 4pm, closed Sundays                            

An exhibition in the medieval Yelde Hall showcasing the eclectic mix of styles of three of Chippenham’s most original artists: Emma Sally, Mike Long and Si Griffiths.

WEDNESDAY 18 SEPTEMBER

Talk: 40 Years of CLOGs

Chippenham Museum, 2pm, no need to book

THURSDAY 19 SEPTEMBER

Curator Talk: Dame Florence Hancock

Waterford Place, 7pm, booking essential via museum

SATURDAY 21 SEPTEMBER – TOWN WIDE OPEN DOORS DAY*

 Look Up! Trail*

Chippenham Museum, 10am – 4pm

Object Handling at Chippenham Museum*

10am – 4pm

Tour inside Chippenham’s Nestlé Building

10am, 11am & 12pm, no need to book

Atelier Nursery*

Emery Lane, 10am – 12.30pm

Story Explorer Session: Wave the Flag and Blow The Whistle*

Chippenham Library 11am – 11.45am, no need to book

St Andrew’s Church Open Day

11am – 4pm, drop in or enjoy a talk at 11am and 1pm

Open Day at Tanner’s Cottage

26 Westmead Lane, 11am – 4pm

Jubilee Building & Chippenham Borough Lands Charity

Market Place, 12pm – 4pm

Design Your Own Blue Plaque*

Jubilee Building, 12pm – 4pm

The Cause Open Afternoon, with Live Jazz from 2pm

12pm – 4pm

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