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Popular Prince show Purple Rain at the Neeld

With a string of sell out shows the length and breadth of the country, including London’s iconic Scala, Purple Rain delivers a non-stop, hit packed show, spanning more than two hours. The band are comprised of Prince fans and professional musicians from all over country, who have individually performed alongside artists such as Ed Sheeran, […]

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First Day Of Summer! Our Summer Programme

Summer has now officially arrived, and the weather certainly knows it! We’ve had a super sunny start in Chippenham, and whether you’re spending the summer escaping the inevitable British summer rain or attempting to get out of the sun, we have a huge array of shows in our summer programme- from comedy to opera to […]

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The Neeld at John Coles Park Family Fun Day 2017!

This month, Chippenham Town Council will be hosting another free Family Fun Day at John Coles Park on Sunday 18th June. The event, which this year is supported by local Wiltshire firm Awdry Bailey & Douglas Solicitors, will be taking place between 10am-4pm and we’re hoping for another day of great weather!   The Neeld Community and […]

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Our Armed Forces Charity Fundraiser

On the 13th July, the highly esteemed and world renowned Band of the Scots Guards will be making a rare appearance in Wiltshire for a live concert at the Neeld, raising money for SSAFA- an armed forces charity who provide lifelong support for service personnel, veterans and their families. The Band of the Scots Guards were originally formed in 1642 […]

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Question time with Brian McNeill…

A career spanning 45 years has established Brian McNeill as one of the most acclaimed forces in Scottish music as a performer, composer, producer, teacher, musical director, band leader, and novelist. It’s not only his career that is multidisciplinary- Brian is a multi instrumentalist, chiefly fiddle, bouzouki, mandocello, guitars and concertina, and his unique show is […]

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Jongleurs!

Jongleurs, the UK’s Number One Comedy Company is coming to The Neeld by popular demand! We only have four tickets remaining for the first date. Details can be found here. Can you tell us a bit about Jongleurs and how it began? Jongleurs started over 30 years ago with one venue in Battersea, South London. […]

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Oliver in the Overworld!

Krazy Kat Theatre are coming back to the Neeld this April with their inclusive family performance of Oliver in the Overworld.   We had a chat with the company about what audiences can expect. How did the story of Oliver in the Overworld originate? It was a delightful TV series in 1970, created by Mike Hazlewood […]

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Take the Stage Final!

It is under two weeks until the Take the Stage Final and what a contest it has been. We caught up with Riverbank Studios who organise the event to ask how they feel about this years competition. What can you tell us about the bands who are taking part in the final of Take the […]

Happy 1st Birthday to the Neeld

Happy 1st Birthday to us!

The Neeld had its official launch a year ago, how time flies when you’re having fun! This week we celebrate our first anniversary since we opened with the Olivier Award winning show ‘Showstoppers’ as a part of a fun filled opening weekend. The last twelve months have seen two show packed seasons with live music, comedy, ballet, […]

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Cinderella by Vienna Festival Ballet

A mistreated young girl, a glass slipper, two comical ugly step-sisters and a handsome prince combine to make the perfect piece of story-telling. Vienna Festival Ballet’s production of Cinderella is based on the traditional story, the ballet will surely touch and reach out to everyone’s heart, with its combination of pure classical dancing and a […]