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.
Jan 17th Dr Alan Wadsworth – The Farm Buildings of Wiltshire: Recording the Past for the Future
Feb 21st John Girvan – Doing Time in Wiltshire: Police, Prisons and Lockups
March 21st AGM & Presentation: Mackness and Humphries: Wagon and Car Repairers in Chippenham
April 18th ‘My Chippenham: Past, Present and Future’ by David Powell
May 17th (Note change of date from published calendar) Conservation & Environment Awards Evening
June 27th *Friends of St Andrew’s Heritage Talk: Marc Allum Anatomy of Collecting *At St Andrews Church (please note the date – this a correction to the previously published date on the Members Social Calendar issued to Civic Society Members).
Sept 19th Brunel Education Trust Speaker – Brunel and the SS Great Britain
Oct 17th Richard Broadhead – Messines Campaign Centenary 1917-2017
Nov 21th Dr Robert Owen – Celebrating the Centenary of Leonard Cheshire VC in War and Peace 1917-2017
Dec 12th Chippenham Movie & Video Club Chippenham Past and Present in film
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.