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Chiseldon Museum
... is now open in The Old Chapel, Butts Road, Chiseldon, every Saturday until 31st October from 2.00pm to 4.00pm.  Admission Free.

New for 2015
• The Paper Shop - from handcart to Oakley's Spar
• Gas and Trenches - Chiseldon Camp in 1915
• 100 Years of the Women's Institute
• Our Great War Heroes from 1915
• Chiseldon Cauldron in its Iron Age landscape

Special Easter Competition for Children
‘Spot the Chiseldon Chicks Hiding in the Museum’ on Saturday 11th April.  For Under 12s.  Win a chocolate egg!

Chiseldon Remembers WWI
Chiseldon Camp opened in August 1914 and many thousands of men and women were trained, hospitalised or demobilised there.  As well as the home nations, ANZACs, South Africans and Canadians were all at the camp.

CLHG would like to collect any stories or pictures relating to the camp or the men listed on the village's War Memorials, either for display in our museum or to be retained in our archives.  All original material will be returned to you after digitising.

We're now on Facebook and Twitter
You can now get updates on the work of CLHG on Facebook  - https://www.facebook.com/chiseldonlocalhistorygroup
or on Twitter @ChiseldonLHG

Our Next Meeting
Wednesday, April 15th, at 7.30 pm in The Church Hall, Butts Road, Chiseldon.

‘History of Swindon Libraries and Local Studies Resources’
Have you wondered where to go for information about your local area or village, or about your family?

In Swindon, we are lucky to have a Local Studies Team at the Central Library, and the leader, Darryl Moody, is giving a talk about the resources available.

The Central Library holds a collection that is a rich source of information for local and family historians, both online photographs and in the form of documents and books.  Learn what is available and how to access it, and the help you can get from the team.

Meetings are free to members, but there is a small charge for visitors.  Why not join us?  Membership is still only £10 a year.


 
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