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 …

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Tai Chi at The Lido!

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Starting on Wednesday 16th June, then every Wednesday until 14th July, we are delighted to offer Tai Chi classes here at The Lido, 1.15-2.15pm followed by an optional swim 2.15-3.00pm. Instructed by John Hickson, these sessions are suitable for complete beginners upwards, age 16+. From early years to 100+ years, Tai Chi has something to offer everyone. Physical movement and …


Activities are back!

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We are delighted to resume our programme of activities to complement swimming and make the most of our lovely space.

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Burglary pauses booking launch

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We are very sad to report that The Lido’s office was burgled overnight. While there is never a good time to be a victim of crime, this is the worst because today we planned to announce our opening date and the launch of the new booking system. However, as vital hardware has been taken, we have had to pause bookings …

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2021, here we come!

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While we imagine most of us are delighted to wave 2020 goodbye, it is worth a quick backwards glance, if only to thank you for your support of Chippy Lido during a difficult year. Having had to open late and adapt our operations, it was great how many of you got to swim during our abbreviated season. It really endorsed …

2020 sunset

2020 season ends

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As the sun has now set on this strange 2020 season, we would just like to say thank you to everyone who supported us. Most sessions were fully booked and we received some wonderful feedback from both regular swimmers and visitors from further afield. Huge credit and gratitude is due to all the Lido staff: lifeguards, cashiers and the marvellous …

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Sunday morning yoga

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Yoga on the lawn is back! Starting 16th August, then every Sunday morning, 10.30 – 11.30am, yoga taught by Lucy Crane-Lupton in the open air (weather permitting) for safe practice. Limited capacity and pre-booking essential by phone or email (01608 643188 / [email protected]). Please bring your own mat/blanket/rug/cushion/water bottle, as no equipment can be borrowed or shared. £8 per session …

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Welcome Back (soon) for a Swim with a Difference!

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We are pleased to confirm we can open The Lido in 2020 and we should be able to announce the opening date soon. Please bear with us. You may have read Emma Pusill’s illuminating article on the challenges facing pools around the country. If so, you will understand this is no easy task and many Lidos simply will not open …