Cafe at Chippy Lido

Cafe Staff Needed

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The Lido is seeking a part-time second chef for its café for the summer season. We are looking for an individual aged 18+ with catering experience, able to prep, cook and serve food and drink, and happy to work alone at quiet times and as part of a friendly team when we are busy. The successful applicant will be sociable …

National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification (NPLQ) Course

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Would you like to train and work as a lifeguard for The Lido? At the heart of The Lido are our wonderful team of lifeguards, who span many different ages and backgrounds and are our ambassadors for fun and safety in the water. You need to attain the National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification (NPLQ), and we have a course for brand …

The Lido at Chipping Norton is recruiting for staff for the 2023 season!

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The Lido is a precious community-led outdoor facility in the Cotswolds with swimming pool and toddler pool, large lawn and lovely café. We offer swimming alongside activity classes, and we are a community space for meeting, play, exercise and relaxation. Our friendly and welcoming team are a key part of a visit to the Lido and we value our wonderful …

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Sunset swim and famous dog swim

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Our second sunset swim and famous dog swim are booking online now. The sunset swim is this Friday 19th August from 7.30pm, while the dog swim rounds off the season at 4pm on Sunday 11th September. Both events are also essential fundraisers for our lovely Lido, so we welcome your support. For more information and to book your tickets, please …

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Summer Solstice Evening Swim

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For the first time since 2019, we are pleased to offer you the chance to swim into the sunset! On Saturday 25th June, 7-10pm, join us for our late evening midsummer swim event to celebrate the solstice. With a special menu, hot and cold drinks, and a licensed bar, admission is £7 (adults) / £3.50 (under 18s). Swim under dusky …

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Tai Chi on The Lido lawn

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While the pool is now closed, there are six sessions of Tai Chi on The Lido lawn this autumn. Running on Wednesdays, 6.00-7.10pm, this outdoor class is suitable for beginners and improvers, aged 16+. You can find out more about Tai Chi here, or simply come along and give it a go – it really is for everyone! Dates: 15th, …

Sun sets on 2021 season

Sun sets on our 2021 season

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The sun sets on our 2021 season on Sunday 12th September. Sadly, we will not be marking the end of the season by holding a dog swim this year. As a highly sociable, energetic and crowded event for both dogs and people, we cannot guarantee our human participants’ safety during the pandemic. Rather than compromising or restricting the event, we’d …


BBC Drama Filming Day

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Last week Chippy Lido was transformed in to Chummy’s Holiday Camp for BBC drama, Father Brown! Regular swimmers will have noticed we were closed for the whole of Thursday last week and we can now reveal what was going on… the BBC booked the site for the day to film scenes for it’s popular daytime drama show, Father Brown. Blockley …

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Community Leisure Relief Fund award

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We are delighted to report that The Lido has been successful in its application for a grant from Sport England’s National Lottery supported Covid-19 Community Leisure Relief Fund to assist with its recovery from the pandemic. Not only does this grant help us to recover some of the losses resulting from last year’s extremely short and costly season, but it …