The Amersham Society



Amersham & Chesham E-mail Newsletter Free community newsletter service.
Amersham History An off-shoot of the Amersham Museum, this "giant scrap-book" collects  together an increasing number of articles about the history of buildings and people in the Amersham area.
Amersham Martyrs Community Play The web site for the highly acclaimed community play, to be staged in March 2016 in St Mary's Church, Amersham, by the Amersham Society.
Amersham Museum

Local history museum based in a 15th century timber-frame hall house. (Shortly to expand into  building next door.) Open March to August (2016), Thursday, Friday, Sunday, Bank Holiday Monday afternoons (14.00 - 16.30) and all day Saturdays (10.00 - 16.30).

Also organises local guided walks.

Amersham News, Views and Information Excellent Source of local information, photographs, history, events and emphemera, including a comprehensive list of films and television productions that have used Amersham as a location
Amersham Town Council 3rd Tier Local Authority, parks, cemeteries etc. Councillor contact details
Association of North Thames Amenity Societies (ANTAS) Sub regional grouping of civic and amenity societies from Bucks, Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Hertfordshire
Beaconsfield Society Neighbouring Society
Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society Publishes reports (Records of Buckinghamshire), organises lectures and maintains a library.
Buckinghamshire Churches Covers historic churches throughout the county, mainly focussing on stained glass. St Mary's Amersham features prominently
Buckinghamshire County Council Ist Tier Local Authority. Responsibilities include highways, footpaths etc
Buckinghamshire Family History Society

Family History research in Bucks. Registered Charity founded in 1976

Bucks Tree Club

The Bucks Tree Club was formed for anyone keen to share their interest and knowledge of trees and where the notable ones are to be found in Buckinghamshire.

Chesham Society Neighbouring Society
Chilterns Conservation Board Public body established to conserve and enhance the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Chiltern District Council Local Planning Authority (LPA) see below. 2nd Tier Authority also responsible for refuse collection etc
Chiltern District Council Planning Local Planning Authority (LPA) for all planning matters incuding Applications and Consultation
Chiltern Railway Timetables for fast overground service from London Marylebone and Aylesbury. See also Transport for London for Metropolitan Line Service
Chiltern Society Caring About the Chilterns
Chiltern Voice Excellent news source for Chesham, Amersham & the local district
Civic Voice

The new national umbrella Civic Societies organisation and successor to the Civic Trust
County Museum Aylesbury Award winning County Museum in attractive old town area of Aylesbury
Crown Hotel Amersham Local accommodation. Under the same management as the King's Arms- see below
Department for Communities and Local Government Central government department responsible for local government
Department for Transport Information on proposals for a high speed rail network and the work of High Speed Two Ltd (HS2 Ltd).
English Heritage Exists to protect and promote England's spectacular historic environment 
HS2 Action Alliance Local Campaigning Organisation suported by the Amersham Society against HS2 
HS2: Evening Standard Evening Standard article
HS2: Stop HS2 http://<> Advice and support on petitioning
King's Arms Local accommodation. Under the same management as the Crown Hotel- see above
Lenborough Hoard Appeal The appeal, launched by the Aylesbury Museum, to raise money to allow the Museum to buy the hoard of over 5 000 Saxon coins (mostly from the reigns of Æthelred and Cnut) found near Buckingham in 2014.
Old Amersham Business Association n/a Local Business Association for Old Amersham. No website Tel: 01494 43483
Parish Church of St Mary's

Ancient Church in the centre of Old Amersham

South Buckinghamshire Riding for the Disabled South Buckinghamshire Riding for the Disabled Association is a UK charity promoting the aims of the Riding for the Disabled Association  by providing people with the opportunity to ride to benefit their health and well-being. Other RDA groups exist in other parts of the county.

Seasons Café Deli A place to meet - a coffee shop and cafe deli. Rated by The Independent one of the top coffee shops and delis in England. At 6 Market Square.

The Grocer at 91

The Grocer at 15

More places to meet, coffee shops and grocer delis with Italian influence. "Well worth going out of your way to visit”  TRIP ADVISOR May 2013.

At 91 High Street and at 15 The Broadway

Transport for London Timetable for Metropolitan Line  Underground service from Baker Street and the City to Amersham. See also Chiltern LIne.
Thames & Chilterns in Bloom

Local Information on Thames & Chilterns in Bloom and how to enter.

Please note the Amersham Society is not responsible for any of the contents or services offered by these third party websites listed here under Links, nor any liabilites associated with them. 

Latest Events

Sat Jun 24 @14:30 -
Tudor walks in Amersham
Sun Jun 25 @14:30 - 04:30PM
Amersham Town walk
Sat Jul 01
A charity cycle ride to support Chiltern Samaritans
Sun Jul 02 @14:30 - 04:30PM
Amersham Town walk
Sun Jul 09 @14:30 - 04:30PM
Amersham Town walk
Mon Jul 10
Street cleaning - High Street, north side (odd numbers)
Wed Jul 12 @12:00 - 04:30PM
Amersham Museum re-opens
Thu Jul 13 @12:00 - 04:30PM
Amersham Museum
Sun Jul 16 @12:00 - 04:30PM
Amersham Museum
Sun Jul 16 @14:30 - 04:30PM
Amersham Town walk
Wed Jul 19 @12:00 - 04:30PM
Amersham Museum
Thu Jul 20 @12:00 - 04:30PM
Amersham Museum