Welcome to Melkshams Whats On guide.
Your guide to whats on, what to do or where to go in Melksham and the surrounding area. Anything from walks, sports, talks, film, theatre, hobbies, days out, evenings out, coffee mornings and more...
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Highlights of Melkshams Calendar
6th & 7th Sept - Wilts & Berks Canal Trust River Festival - This event is part of a series of events held this year to mark the 100th anniversary of the closure of the Wilts & Berks Canal. Starts on Saturday 6th September at 10am, when boat trips will start operating on the Avon. Then during the course of the day there will be canoe racing and opportunities to 'try canoeing', Fire Service and scuba diving demonstrations. In addition there will be steam & wilderness boat displays plus fairground rides, food stalls, beer tent and much more. Entrance during the day, which ends at 5pm, is free. In the evening it is planned to have live music in the Activity Centre for which there will be a charge. There will also be the opportunity to view the illuminated boats as they cruise by. The whole series of day time events are repeated again on the Sunday. The Festival then closes at 4pm. www.wbct.org.uk
Sunday 7th September - 6th Flower & Produce Show - 2pm-5pm - Melksham Gardeners Society - Melksham Assembly Hall - RHS Affiliated Society - www.melkshamgardenerssociety.co.uk
Saturday 13th September - Melksham Harvest Supper - Melksham Assembly Hall
Sat 6th December - Melksham Christmas Lights Switch On - 5pm www.melkshamchristmaslights.com
Melksham Lantern Parade
Melksham Scarecrow Trail 2015
Melksham Carnival Bonnie Baby & Carnival Cutie Contest 2015
Melksham Carnival Royalty Selection 2015
Melksham Food Festival Fair
Melksham In Bloom Competition
Melksham Party In The Park - King George V Playing Fields
Melksham Spot the Oddity - www.facebook.com/MelkshamSpotTheOddity