Properties and events in Wiltshire 2017

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West Barn

Barton Grange Farm, Pound Lane, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 1LF

The West Barn was built in the late 13th century and is thought to have been the porch of a larger barn. In the last 1990s the barn was purchased…

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Bell Ringing Taster Sessions at St Mary’s Church

St Mary's Church , Church Street, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 0HU

The Bellringers at St Mary’s meet every Friday evening and Sunday morning. Participants on these two half-hour sessions will learn how a church…

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Calligraphy Demonstration with Caroline Keevil

Calne Heritage Centre, New Road, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 0JJ

Caroline Keevil is a Wiltshire based Lettering Artist. Her demonstration will start with early script styles and show their development and change…

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Calne Open Doors Day: Bevirs Solicitors

Bevirs Solicitors , 3 Market Hill, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 0EG

An opportunity to see inside one of Calne’s late 17th century houses. Now home to Bevirs Solicitors, the historic building houses some…

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Calne Open Doors Day: Calne Almshouses

The Almshouses, Kingsbury Street, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 8DF

A rare opportunity to step inside Calne's intriguing 17th century Almshouses as part of Calne Heritage Week. The Almshouses were built in 1682…

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Calne Open Doors Day: Calne Free Church

Calne Free Church, Church Street, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 0HU

Calne Free Church is a wonderful, friendly, deceptively big church. And the building isn’t bad either! It’s a Grade II listed building, built…

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Calne Open Doors Day: Calne Methodist Church

Calne Methodist Church, Silver Street, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 0JF

Methodism came to Calne in 1808, meeting at a cottage in Curzon Street and then a former weaving shop near Anchor Road. In 1867 Lord Lansdowne…

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Calne Open Doors Day: Family Wise

Family Wise, St. Marys Courtyard, Church Street, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 0QZ

Working on your family tree and hit a brick wall? Looking for guidance to take your research further? Book a free 20 minute session to discuss…

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Calne Open Doors Day: St Edmund’s Catholic Church

St Edmund's Catholic Church, 65 Oxford Road, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 8AQ

An opportunity to view St Edmund’s Catholic Church’s notable collection of work by internationally renowned sculptor Seán Crampton (1918 –…

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Calne Open Doors Day: Town Hall Council Chamber

Calne Town Hall, The Strand, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 0EN

Opened in 1886, Calne Town Hall has been the centre of the town's events and celebrations for generations. Step inside the Town Hall’s Council…

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Calne Open Doors Day: Zion Baptist Chapel

Zion Baptist Chapel, 73 The Pippin , Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 8JG

An opportunity to step inside Calne’s Zion Baptist Chapel. Built 1836, the recently restored chapel and former school is an intriguing feature…

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Guided Walk - The History of the Cherhill Down Landscape

Cherhill village opposite turning to Park Lane, Cherhill, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 8UU

Enjoy far-reaching views of rolling valleys and hills and join National Trust Ranger Keith Steggall for a 3 mile walk exploring the history of…

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St Mary’s Church Open Afternoon with Tower Tours

St Mary's Church, Church Street, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 0HU

Built on the site of a Saxon Minster, St Mary's Church is the only Grade I listed building in Calne with some parts of the building dating back to…

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Talk - David Dawson, Wiltshire Museum Director

Calne Heritage Centre, New Road, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 0JJ

Wiltshire Museum in Devizes attracts visitors from all over the world and traces the history of people living in Wiltshire back to Neolithic,…

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19A The Bridge - Kandu Arts

Kandu Arts, 19a The Bridge, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 1HA

Kandu Arts for Sustainable Development & Kandu Arts Community Projects CIC, based in Chippenham, has worked since 1998 with communities, often…

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Behind the Scenes Tours - Chippenham Museum

Chippenham Museum & Heritage Centre, 9-10 Market Place, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3HF

Join a member of the museum team for a tour of areas not normally open to the public. The tour will include the museum's collection stores and…

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Behind the Scenes Tours – The Neeld & Town Hall

Chippenham Town Council, Town Hall, High Street, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3ER

The Neeld Hall first opened in 1850 and has played several different roles in the heart of the Chippenham community throughout its history,…

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Contemporary Chippenham Architecture – Guided Walk

Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3QN

The modern age has brought a range of contemporary architecture to Chippenham over the past 100 years, some of which hasn't always been to…

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Heritage Canal Walk & Open Day at Pewsham Locks

Chippenham, Wiltshire

Pewsham locks is a unique site on the Wilts & Berks Canal; it is set in a rural area and is a remarkable industrial site in the middle of the…

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Open Afternoon at London Road Cemetery

London Road Cemetery , Chippenham , Wiltshire, SN15 3RD

London Road Cemetery opened in 1855 and covers 13 acres of carefully maintained land. The cemetery has many ornate gravestones and a section…

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REME Museum’s Local Military History 7+ Mile Walk

REME Museum, MoD Lyneham, MoD Lyneham, Lyneham, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 4XX

Join the REME Museum staff on a military history themed circumnavigation walk of MoD Lyneham (former RAF Lyneham). The walk will be 7.5 miles…

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Restoration of the Yelde Hall – Talk & Demonstration

Yelde Hall, Market Place, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3HL

Meet historic buildings restoration specialist, Francis Stacey, and hear about his work to restore Chippenham’s medieval Yelde Hall. Francis…

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St Andrew’s Church

St. Andrews Church, Market Place, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3HT

The earliest church on the site of St. Andrew’s is thought to have been Saxon, probably built from timber and demolished completely in order to…

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Urchfont Church - Guided Tours and Bell Ringing Introduction

Urchfont Parish Church, High Street, Urchfont, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 4QP

Morning visitors will be given an explanation of English church bell ringing by our resident experts, an opportunity to have a go at ringing a…

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Pewsey Downs National Nature Reserve Heritage Walk

Pewsey Downs National Nature Reserve, Alton Barnes, Marlborough, Wiltshire

Join the Natural England Reserve Manager to explore this dramatic chalk downland nature reserve with its striking prehistoric earthworks, ancient…

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The Merchant’s House, Marlborough

132 High Street, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 1HN

The Merchant's House is a fine example of 17th-century architecture, built following the Great Fire of Marlborough in 1653 by silk merchant Thomas…

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Human Henge: a sensory experience of Stonehenge’s ancient landscape

Stonehenge New Visitor Centre, Amesbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 7DE

Join the Human Henge group for a sensory experience of Stonehenge's ancient landscape. Together we will walk a circuit of the stones, sing and…

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In Search of Romano-British Beer: Heritage Open Day’s Lecture at Salisbury Rugby Club

Salisbury Rugby Club, Stewards Bungalow, Castle Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3SA

Come along and hear about the origins of our national drink on Thursday 7th September 7pm for a 7.30pm start at Salisbury Rugby Club. The bar will…

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Mathematical Tiles in Salisbury

Salisbury City Council, The Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1JH

A walk and talk concerning a rare architectural feature called mathematical tiles. Hanging tiles which think they are brick. Concentrating on a…

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Salisbury Guildhall cells and tunnel

The Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Market Place, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1JH

Tours of the historic cells and basement of the Guildhall will be available on Thursday 7th and Friday 8th September at 10.00am and 2.00pm. Due to…

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The Secret Garden (St Clements Churchyard)

St Clements Churchyard, Mill Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7RX

The Secret Garden is project, aimed at bringing the magic and restorative power of nature in to the lives of old and young. From planting for bees…

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Tours of The Former Three Crowns Inn Harnham

Three Crowns Guesthouse, Town Path, Harnham, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 8EU

The former Three Crowns Inn now a family-run guesthouse, was a winner of a 2016 Conservation Award from the Salisbury Civic Society. This partly…

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Tours of the Haunch of Venison Pub Salisbury

Haunch of Venison, 1 Minster Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1TB

This mid-C15th building is one of Salisbury’s most historic and atmospheric pubs and is listed in CAMRA’s National Inventory of Historic Pub…

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Christ Church Heritage Open Day with Autumn Fayre

Community Centre At Christ Church, Cricklade Street, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 3HB

On the big screen NEW! A programme of Pathé newsreel film footage including: King George and Queen Mary visit in 1924, Princess Elizabeth's…

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St Marys Church Lydiard Tregoze Swindon

St Marys Church , Church Lane , Lydiard Tregoze, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 3PA

St Marys is the site of over 1000 years continual Christian worship physically dating from the 11 century/13 century Norman, extended in 14th-16th…

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Athenaeum Centre for the Community

The Athenaeum Centre, 18-20 High Street, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 9AE

Built in 1857, the Athenaeum is a fine Grade II listed building. Uses have ranged from a literary institution to cinema, theatre and now a vibrant…

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Culverhouse Barn

Warminster School, 2-3 Church Street, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 8PG

Culverhouse 'Barn' is actually a purpose-built 18th century maltings that retains most of its original features except its oven and 'steeps'. It…

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Dents Museum and Demonstration of Factory Products

Dents, Furnax Lane, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 8PE

Dents is one of Britain's longest established glove makers, exporting around the world and with the Royal family amongst its clientele. Its new…

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Small Arms School Weapons Collection

Waterloo Lines, Imber Road, Warminster, Wiltshire

Guided tour of the Army's unique collection of historical small arms from around the world.

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Warminster Maltings

Warminster Maltings Ltd, 39 Pound Street, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 8NN

Warminster Malting leads the market for the supply of local 'craft' beer with world wide acclaim. Listed Grade II building, dating from 18th…

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Warminster’s Watermeadows

Hensford Marsh, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 9PA

An escorted walk around one of Warminster's historic watermeadows, during which the history and operation of watermeadows will be explained.

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