Chippenham Civic Society

Promoting Civic Pride in Chippenham

Social Calendar

We arrange a series of events throughout the year.   We invite guest speakers to give talks on a wide range of subjects and sometimes organise visits to places of interest.

All talks take place at the Rotary Hall, Station Hill, Chippenham SN15 1EG at 7.30pm unless otherwise stated.  See Map below.

Just to let you know!  The handy printed social programme usually distributed to all members will be sent out with the Spring Issue of the Buttercross Bulletin.


16 January  Recording the Scars of the English Civil War in Wiltshire  – Dan Miles from Historic England

20 February  Bus Services in North Wiltshire and Surrounding Areas 1955 to 1985 – Geoff Hobbs

20 March  AGM and Member’s short talks

17 April  Trouble at the Mill – Problems and Solutions of the Cloth Trade – Stuart Burroughs

22 May  Awards Evening

19 June Annual Heritage Lecture at St Andrew’s Church – ‘Re-writing the History of Chippenham’ – Dr John Chandler

2 August  Special lecture in conjunction with Chippenham Museum – ‘Building Georgian Chippenham’ – Mike Stone   (note change of date from 17 July)

18 September  The Story of the M Shed in Bristol – Ray Barnett

16 October  A Social History of Football in Chippenham – Sandy Webb

20 November  A presentation on the Whale and Dolphin Society in Chippenham – speaker to be advised

11 December  Yesterday’s Childhood – Bill King

Please note that these details are subject to amendment.  Any last minute changes will be published in the Buttercross Bulletin, on this website and on our facebook page.

Where We Meet

Our Social Meetings are normally held in the Rotary Club Hall, Station Hill, Chippenham. SN15 1EG at 7.30 pm.

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