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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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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 […]

Battle of the Bands

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, […]

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 […]

Battle of the Bands

Take the Stage Returns

Take the stage are returning on Thursday 19 January with their third heat. We caught up with the organisers to find out what audiences can expect. Can you tell us a bit about the winners so far? The two acts to go through so far are Misfires and Escapade. Misfires are a 4-piece indie band from […]

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Barry Steele as Roy Orbison

Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading vocalists playing homage to legend Roy Orbison. He is bringing his show to the Neeld in January! He has stunned audiences across the globe with his uncanny similarity and ability to authentically revive the exquisite toe-tapping sound of this music giant. This is a […]

Battle of the Bands

Take The Stage

Take The Stage is back for another Chippenham Battle of the Bands! A battle of the bands event in Chippenham for all local young musicians aged 21 and under. Prizes include recording time with Riverbank and more. The first heat takes place Thursday 27 October. The winning band of the last final, Socket have played […]

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra comes to Chippenham

This autumn Chippenham is lucky enough to receive two visits from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. On September 22 the orchestra will be performing a concert at St Andrews church and in November there is a chance for you rusty and not so rusty musicians to play along side the orchestra. To find out more we […]