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Crime & Punishment –180 years of Wiltshire Police

August 3 @ 10:00am - September 28 @ 4:00pm
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This exhibition at Chippenham Museum explores crime and punishment from the Saxon period through to the present day. It marks 180 years of Wiltshire Police (the first and best!) and will include loans from their historic police collection including early uniforms, handcuffs and shackles. A programme of free themed family activities and two guided walks are running alongside this exhibition, for more details contact Chippenham Museum or visit the What’s On section of the museum’s website. Chippenham Museum is open…

Never Mind the Heritage Here’s the Art Show

September 13 @ 10:00am - September 26 @ 4:00pm

An exhibition showcasing the eclectic mix of styles of three of Chippenham’s most original artists: Emma Sally, Mike Long and Si Griffiths. This exhibition, open Monday to Saturday with free entry, takes place in Chippenham’s medieval timber framed Yelde Hall and forms part of a town-wide programme of events for Heritage Open Days. For the full programme of free Heritage Open Days events taking place in the town visit Chippenham Museum’s website.

Chippenham Heritage Open Days

September 14 - September 21

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…

Doing Time in Wiltshire with John Girvan

September 26 @ 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Meet local historian John Girvan to hear about how Chippenham’s offenders were treated in the past, see Chippenham’s old lock-up in the Yelde Hall and discover some weird and wonderful tales from Wiltshire’s history. Places are free but limited, booking is essential. Please visit Chippenham Museum, email heritage@chippenham.gov.uk or call 01249 705020 to book. John Girvan’s book ‘Doing Time in Wiltshire’ is available to buy from Chippenham Museum’s shop (£12.99). The book investigates punishment in Wiltshire through the ages and…

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