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Cotswold Water Park

Talks explore natural beauty of Corsham

In March we had a talk by Mike Stone, Curator of Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre until 2010 and the author of several books on the history of Chippenham. He took us on a fascinating river trip down the By Brook to tell the story…
Chippenham Museum

10 reasons why we are a nation of collectors

At our March meeting Melissa Barnet, Curator of Chippenham Museum, told us that 66% of people are collectors, it being one of the major hobbies in the western world. She stressed that hoarders were not collectors. Melissa then listed…
Ken with the 300-year-old jug

Ken Salter's 300 year old jug

Ken Salter was born in Gastard, and is Corsham, born and bred. Always taking a keen interest in the life of the town. He recently told one of our members, Peter Tapscott, about a stone wear jug in his possession which was given to…