Museum Shop Meet the Makers

22nd November 2021 / News archive

A special Sunday opening of Chippenham Museum with festive offers celebrating Christmas gifts with a local twist. Enjoy 20% off all Chippenham themed books, cards and calendars and meet some of the local makers and authors supported through our museum shop:


Bloemen & Blue: Cyanotype Kits to try a historic photographic process in your own home

Blue Artemis: hand finished Chippenham fine china baubles and mugs

Meet the Author book signings with 20% off all books

10am-12pm: Richard Broadhead, The Great War: Chippenham Soldiers

12-2pm: Ray Alder, Unity & Loyalty: The Story of Chippenham’s Red Cross Hospital

2-4pm: Chris Dallimore, Chippenham Street Names


Plus! Christmas badge making and family crafts with the Friends of Chippenham Museum.


This is event is part of Museum Shop Sunday, a national event celebrating cultural shops, and also an additional opportunity to visit exhibition Sam Heath: The Three Crowns, open until Tuesday 30 November.

Enjoy lots of festive fun in the town centre on this day, with Chippenham’s Festival of Christmas brining lantern making, fire performers and festive stilt walkers to the town plus much more!