Mother and Baby Roadshow

Posted: September 14, 2012

Chippenham Birthing Centre's fundraising roadshow coming soon

Midwives and support staff at Chippenham Birthing Centre are gearing up for a special roadshow to help raise money to refurbish the centre and provide a more homely environment for mothers and their babies.

The 'Mother and Baby Roadshow' is taking place on Saturday 22nd September, from 10am-3pm at Neeld Hall in Chippenham.

The family event is free to attend and will see a host of stalls from local businesses, with everything from baby equipment, photography, crafts, to personal fitness, jewellery, nappies, and cakes. There will also be the opportunity to meet Peppa Pig who will be there from 9am.

A raffle has been organised for the roadshow with special prizes kindly donated by local businesses including Whatley Manor, The Pheasant public house, Global Travel and Allington Farm Shop.

Meg Cooper, Midwife at Chippenham Birthing Centre said:  "We are really excited about the Mother and Baby Roadshow and have had a very positive response from local businesses wanting to take part and support the event.  There are a fantastic range of stalls, with something for everyone, so we hope to get a big crowd coming down to support us on the day.

"Money raised from the roadshow and our other fundraising activities will go towards helping us refurbish the birthing centre and create a more homely, less clinical environment.  We care for over 1,800 women a year at the birthing centre, under the care of dedicated Midwives and support staff and we want to make it as comfortable as possible for mothers and their babies."

Refreshments will be provided on the day, including coffee donated from Starbucks and cakes donated by the Biddestone and Hartam Women's Institute.

Chippenham Birthing Centre would like to thank all the local businesses who have supported them with their fundraising.

Local businesses taking part so far...

  • Lowbourne Osteopathy, Osteopathy & Cranial Osteopathy, Pearce Photography, Baby Cottage Calne, Real Nappy Co.(Wilts Wildlife), Mojo fitness, Aquababies, Mandys Giftcakes and Crafts, NCT, Beau Belle Lingerie, Body Revolution, Beavais Beads, Calne Childrens Centre, Devizes Childrens Centre, Vanessa Burton - Cakes, Music and Dance for Babies, Ceramic painting - Bianca Goss, Party Lite candles.

Raffle tickets and prizes

Raffle tickets can be purchased on the day of the roadshow or in advance from Chippenham Birthing Centre.


  • Spa evening for two - Whatley Manor
  • Day out for two to New Forest - Global Travel
  • Two for one vouchers - Pizza Hut
  • Shopping vouchers - Sainsburys
  • Mother/baby gift se - Body Shop
  • Perfume - The Fragrance shop
  • Toiletries -Paprika Gifts
  • Free cut and blow dry - Supercuts
  • £20 meal voucher - Hungry Horse
  • 2 x 4 person meal vouchers - The Pheasant pub
  • Meal voucher -The Mill House
  • Fruit basket -SK Fruits
  • £15 gift voucher - Florist
  • Hamper - Allington Farm Shop
  • Teddybear -Card Market
  • Mug ans sweets - Penny Lane Sweetshop
  • Signed football shirt - Chippenham Town FC
  • Puzzle - Toymaster
  • Scarves - Milano
  • Meal voucher - The Old House at Home
  • Sweets -The Sweet Shop


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