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Summer Holiday Activities in Chippenham

Chippenham schools are rapidly breaking up for summer holidays, and if you’re struggling for things to do in Chippenham with the family for the next 7 weeks, look no further! From one-off carnival events to fun educational workshops, we’ve compiled a list of the best things to do in Chippenham over the summer break.   […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

King Arthur

King Arthur

Story Pocket Theatre returns to the Neeld next month with a production of King Arthur based on the book Arthur: High King of Britain by Michael Morpurgo. We caught up with the company to find out what audiences can expect from this show. Why did Story Pocket pick King Arthur as their latest production? We […]

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A Christmas Carol

This weekend we are continuing our festive programme with the Dickens classic A Christmas Carol. We spoke to Chapterhouse’s Producer and Artistic Director, Richard Main about what audiences can expect from the show. Why did Chapterhouse choose A Christmas Carol? It is one of the most wonderful stories of all time. I have been fond of it […]

Rapunzel comes to the Neeld

Family Theatre in Chippenham Krazy Kat Theatre are bringing the well know story Rapunzel to us next month but they will be putting their own twist on the story. This will be an accessible and family friendly relaxed performance with music, puppet figures and singing as well as fully integrated sign language. It will feature […]

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Christmas at the Neeld

This Christmas we have plenty of entertainment for all the family, from comedy to ballet and Disney to Dickens. Book your tickets now for some festive fun! The Nutcracker Audiences have the opportunity to catch one of Tchaikovsky’s world famous classical ballets The Nutcracker when the highly acclaimed Vienna Festival Ballet company returns to town. […]

Chippenham Sci-Fi

Chippenham Sci Fi event on Sat 17th Sept. 2016 at the Neeld

Chippenham Sci-Fi After a fantastic first event last October Chippenham Sci-Fi Convention will be back in 2016 – but this time much bigger and better! Once again the main event is focused in the Neeld Community Arts Centre and Town Hall.  This has undergone a huge investment in the last 18 months. The superb facilities are now the […]

Jazz in Chippenham with Wiltshire Youth Jazz Orchestra

On the 3 July the Wiltshire Music Centre are bringing WYJO to us for a big band summer concert of jazz in Chippenham. Don’t miss out, get your tickets here We caught up with Mike Daniels, Music Director of WYJO to find out a bit more about the orchestra and what they will be playing: […]