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'Corsham in Music' concert heralded a big success

'Corsham in Music' concert heralded a big success

Saturday evening, November 16th, in St. Bartholomew’s Church was rather a special occasion for the Society in its Golden Jubilee year. An audience of 100 enjoyed the ‘Corsham in Music’ concert which began with the singing of ‘Deep River’, one of Michael Tippett’s...

Update on Springfield Community Campus

Update on Springfield Community Campus

Midas, the main contractor for the community campus, has set up its site office and signs on the Springfield site and actually started work. During July and August this will be happening inside the Leisure Centre and some activities are being affected by the...

Early days of universal suffrage in Corsham

Early days of universal suffrage in Corsham

The demand for women to have equal political rights with men started in 1866 when a group of women organised a petition. This led to a proposed amendment to the Reform Act that would give women the same political rights as men, put forward by two Members of...

10 reasons why we are a nation of collectors

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 ten reasons for collecting....

Corsham in the 1930s and 40s

Corsham in the 1930s and 40s

It’s so long ago, I’m sure I’ll miss a few When I was a boy the Corsham shops I knew. Each side of narrow High Street, shops galore, The variety of choice, one couldn’t ask for more. Butchers: Beszants, Loves and Tommy Ives For...

Corsham Station reopening included in top 10 schemes

Corsham Station reopening included in top 10 schemes

Fortunately for me, Ruth Hopkinson, the new Chairman of Corsham Town Council, was unable to attend the Mayor-Making Ceremony in Bath a few weeks ago. I offered to attend in her place and enjoyed a most memorable and happy day. Greeted at the Guildhall by the soon-...