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.