Three days of events and activities have been arranged to commemorate Malmesbury's Victorian MP & balloon enthusiast, Walter Powell. Friday19th May starts the weekend of celebration with a talk from Sir David Hempleman-Adams 'At the mercy of the winds' adventures in ballooning

& James Gray will talk about 'Walter Powell Malmesbury MP' Pioneer Balloonist at the Town Hall. The evening begins at 7pm and tickets are £12.50 to include a glass of wine (students £6), available from the Athelstan Museum. Guided Walking Tours will take place on Saturday 20th May and on Sunday 21st May a re-enactment of the Eclipse Flight from the Cross Hayes in 1881 will lift off at around 6.30pm.For more detailed information about all of the events over the weekend please click here

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Monday 29th May is St. Aldhelm's Fair and the Market Cross will be closed from 5.00am to 5.00pm.  Temporary Road Order can be read here.
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Following the recent local council election Malmesbury Town Council has four vacancies which may now be filled by the process of co-option.  Anyone wishing to be considered for co-option as a Malmesbury Town Councillor should contact the Town Clerk for a Councillor Co-option pack Or forms can be downloaded here
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