ACE Accreditation for Chippenham Museum

21st February 2020 / News, News-HP

Chippenham Museum’s staff, volunteers and Friends group were joined recently by Cllr Teresa Hutton, Chair of the Amenities, Culture and Leisure committee to celebrate their success of being awarded Accreditation by Arts Council England. The Accreditation Scheme is the UK industry standard for museums and galleries which encourages museums to do the right things to …

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Community Donations announced

18th February 2020 / News, News-HP

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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Closed Footpath

17th February 2020 / News, News-HP

The footpath adjacent to the Revo Lounge that heads towards Monkton Park council offices is closed due to a dangerous leaning tree. The footpath will be reopened once the tree has been made safe.

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Chippenham/Calne Cycle Route – section closed

13th February 2020 / News, News-HP

Chippenham/Calne Cycle Route Part of this route is temporarily closed because of fallen trees and damage to the embankment. The trees will be cleared and Wiltshire Council is investigating the best way to make the embankment safe. Until that time unfortunately the route will remain closed between the Fisherman’s Car Park at Stanley and Black …

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ARTSPACE@Chippenham Museum Launches New Opportunities for Local Artists

11th February 2020 / News, News-HP

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, News-HP

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, News-HP

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 / Events, News, News-HP

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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Dog Policy Update

20th January 2020 / News, News-HP

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, News-HP

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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