News archive

Community Donations announced

18th February 2020 / News archive

The Community Donations sub-committee meet three times a year to hear from applicants who are applying for a community donation. Applications must have objectives which support a vibrant Town Centre, a sustainable environment or neighbourhood and community benefits. They can also be in support of the voluntary and community sector working on improving the quality …

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Chippenham Museum Opportunities for Local Artists

11th February 2020 / News archive

Following the success of the 2019 programme, Chippenham Museum is hosting our second ARTSPACE season of exhibitions celebrating local creativity, accompanied by a series of talks and special pop-ups displays at the Yelde Hall throughout the season. Artists Opportunities ARTSPACE Yelde Hall Pop-Ups Chippenham Museum is offering the Yelde Hall as a space for pop-up …

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Free Half Term fun at Museum, Library & Yelde Hall

10th February 2020 / News archive

Canal Days Tuesday 18 and Thursday 20 February 10.30am – 3pm Yelde Hall, Museum & Library Free entry Join the Wilts & Berks Canal Trust, Chippenham Museum and Chippenham Library to celebrate the Chippenham Arm of the Wilts & Berks Canal. This ‘lost canal’ used to finish where the bus station stands today. Become canal …

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Goldiggers Exhibition Open Now at Chippenham Museum

7th February 2020 / News archive

Chippenham Museum’s highly anticipated new exhibition ‘Goldiggers’ opened to the public on Saturday 1 February, with over 170 people visiting on the first day to view memories and memorabilia telling the story of this iconic Chippenham venue. The exhibition is free to enjoy until Saturday 25 April, opening 10am to 4pm every day except Sundays. …

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Pancake Race

28th January 2020 / News archive

It’s back! Working with our event partners Chippenham Connected, the Pancake Race will be taking place in Chippenham High Street on Tuesday 25 February. There will be three race categories: Children / Adults where individuals can take part and a Business category where a team of 4 can take part. You can sign up in …

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Volunteer Opportunities with Chippenham Museum

24th January 2020 / News archive

A team of over 60 volunteers support the museum in a number of ways including welcoming visitors and supporting the museum’s education and collections activities. Current volunteer opportunities:   Discovery Time Volunteer Help to support and develop our under 5s session on Monday mornings, 9.30am – 12.30pm every or every other Monday. Applications open until: …

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Dog Policy Update

20th January 2020 / News archive

We have recently reviewed our Dog Policy. To ensure that we are committed to providing an environment which is welcoming for all, at all of our venues. We urge you to help us ensure our shared spaces are respected and safe for all by following and complying with some simple rules. Our venues will now …

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Temporary Road Closure

2nd January 2020 / News archive

On behalf of Wiltshire Council Highways, Chippenham High Street will be closed from January 5 2020. The closure will take place between the hours of 19:30 and 9:30 until 26 March 2020. This is in addition to the daily traffic enforcement that already takes place between 9:30 and 19:30. It is anticipated that the works …

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Civic Awards

31st December 2019 / News archive

Civic Awards Each year, Chippenham Town Council presents Civic Awards to individuals, organisations and groups who have made a material contribution to the advancement, wellbeing and welfare of the people of Chippenham or demonstrated outstanding citizenship. You must be able to demonstrate that the person(s) nominated have fulfilled at least one of the following: • …

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2019 Year Review

30th December 2019 / News archive

We are all winding down towards the end of another busy year, (busy decade in fact) we thought we would take some time to reflect back on the highlights from 2019. Although January was a pretty quiet month, the Wedding Fair at the Neeld Community & Arts Centre brightened up the month, with a selection …

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