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Devizes Diary


The Devizes Diary brings you details of events happening in Devizes and Mid-Wiltshire. Read details of upcoming events, or if you're holding your own event, tell us all about it.


Regular Events

Tuesdays Men's Shed

Men's Shed runs every Tuesday from 10 'til 1. It's open to men and women at Needham House in Victoria Road, Devizes, and it's a chance for you to work on community projects, or one of your own.

Wednesdays Devizes Children’s Choir

On Wednesdays from 4.30 to 5.30pm the Devizes Children’s Choir takes place at the Baptist Church Hall Sheep Street. This is a children’s community choir for children from Year 1 upwards. They have been running for just under a year and their aim is to sing for fun and to go out and about in the community. The team sings at local events in the community, and at places like care homes. There are currently 24 children but would like to increase their numbers into their second year. For more information or to get involved call Heather Flower on 01380 722013.

Thursdays Salsa

The Devizes Salsa Classes on a Thursday Night have moved! They are now at Needham House in Victoria Road, so pop along for the best Salsa fun in town, 7.30pm on Thursday evenings.

Saturdays Slimming World

Every Saturday at 9am and 11am, pop along to Slimming World at the Nursteed Centre. Lose weight and feel great. Join the gang and make new friends whilst receiving some great support to help you lose weight.

First Saturday Each Month Wiltshire Farmers Market

On the first Saturday of the month it's the Wiltshire Farmers Market. It takes place in the Market Square, Devizes from 9am 'til 1pm with local artisan food, crafts and top quality goods available to purchase directly from the producers.

Sat 27 Jul Antigua Joe

The very popular maestro of Reggae, Calypso, Soca and Ska, Antigua Joe, is returning to the Littlebrook Centre in Melksham (near Waitrose) for a reunion concert on Saturday the 27th of July to re-connect with his many fans in Melksham and surrounding area. It's set to run from 11.30 'til 2pm, weather permitting, so why not pop along.


DOCA Devizes Carnival 2019

It's all change this year! Here's the programme of events taking place in August.

Sun 18 Aug Picnic in the Park @ Hillworth Park

25-26 Aug International Street Festival

Sat 31 Aug Confetti Battle & Colour Rush

Sat 31 Aug Motown & Northern Soul Night

Devizes Scooter Club are hosting a top Motown & Northern Soul Disco with local DJ Mark Anthony. It takes place on Saturday the 31st of August at the Devizes Conservative club.

Tickets cost £7 in advance, available from the club or Vinyl Realm music shop. Admission is also available on the night for £8. There will be a raffle being held during the evening, and everyone's welcome!


Tue 3 Sep The Mystery of Agatha Christie

At St Andrew's Church Hall, Long Street, Devizes on Tuesday the 3rd of September, from 7.30pm, the Ladies Evening Group will be having a talk by Lynda Warren into Agatha Christie's curious life, books and characters, including her disappearance and two marriages. All ladies welcome. Find out more at

Sat 7 Sep Chirton Concerts

The Chirton Concerts are back, and on Saturday the 7th of September, The Daunt Trio pay their first visit to Chirton with a varied and hugely entertaining programme of music for bassoon, flute and clarinet. Full details at

Date: Saturday 7th September

Time: 18.00

Location: Church of St John The Baptist, Chirton, Devizes, SN10 3QS

Entrance: To include a glass of wine or soft drink in the interval: £15 in advance, £17.50 at the door, £5 for children.

Contact: Anthony Mather on 01380 840261 or via email:

Sat 14 Sep Macmillan Coffee & Classics

On Saturday the 14th of September, it's the Coffee and Classic cars for Macmillan event. 

A chance for you to bring your classic car, bike or scooter and join the team for a coffee. Or just come along and have a look at the show, buy a coffee and a raffle ticket for this worthy cause. It takes place at Bromham Social Club from 10am 'til 1pm.

Tue 17 Sep Going to Blazes

At St Andrew's Church Hall, Long Street, Devizes on Tuesday the 17th of September, from 7.30pm, the Ladies Evening Group will be having a talk by John Craig on his time as former Wiltshire Fire Chief. All ladies welcome. Find out more at

Fri 20 Sep Comedy @ The Corn Exchange

There's Comedy @ The Corn Exchange on Friday the 20th of September, with a fantastic line up of comics; rising stars Tom Lucy and Tanya Lee Davis and the seasoned impressionist Mike Osman and stand up Keith Farnan. Always a great night out.

Tickets are £16, available from the website or on sale at Devizes Bookshop.

This event is supporting The Helen Straker Fund who donate to Dorothy House Hospice Care and the Royal United Hospital, Bath


Tue 1 Oct Wiltshire Beekeeping

At St Andrew's Church Hall, Long Street, Devizes on Tuesday the 3rd of September, from 7.30pm, the Ladies Evening Group will be having a talk by Chris Rawlings, who spends his days travelling around the Wiltshire countryside looking after his bees, collecting swarms, giving talks and selling honey products. All ladies welcome. Find out more at











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