Category: Events

Discovering Devizes Castle and the town’s museum

Discovering Devizes Castle and the town’s museum

The Civic Society’s summer outing was to the Wiltshire Museum – the newly adopted name of what for some years had been the Wiltshire Heritage Museum and for many years more generally known as the Devizes Museum. The new name was intended to stress the Museum’s...
Discovering Devizes Castle and the town’s museum

Discovering Devizes Castle and the town's museum

The Civic Society’s summer outing was to the Wiltshire Museum – the newly adopted name of what for some years had been the Wiltshire Heritage Museum and for many years more generally known as the Devizes Museum. The new name was intended to stress the Museum’s...
Best foot forward for Corsham Walking Festival

Best foot forward for Corsham Walking Festival

Book now to take your pick of 22 guided walks during Corsham’s first weekend Walking Festival on 12–14 June. Building on the success of a one-day event last year, for 2015 an enthusiastic group of volunteers (generously supported by local businesses and community...
Corsham Maternity Home

Corsham Maternity Home

If you were in town on Wednesday 23 September, you may have seen approximately sixty people having their photograph taken outside Alexander House in the High Street. This building was the Maternity Home from about 1913 to 1950. There were only two homes in Wiltshire...
First World War commemorative concert held

First World War commemorative concert held

The Concert to commemorate the First World War was held on 18 October at Corsham School and was a spectacular success. Sponsored by Corsham Area heritage and the Town Council, it was an evocative portrait in words and song of those four years of terrible war. The...
Corsham commemorates the First World War

Corsham commemorates the First World War

The start of the national and international centenary events culminated on Remembrance Sunday with unprecedented interest in the men, stories and events of the Great War, with major services at the Menin Gate in Ypres, at the Cenotaph in London and from a national...