Events

Please find below information about forthcoming events in Amersham. At present the Society’s lectures are organised by Zoom.  We hope to return to the Kings Chapel once the pandemic is under control and it is safe to do so.

Jan
25
Mon
Committee Meeting
Jan 25 @ 8:00 pm

If you wish to raise anything at the Amersham Society Committee Meeting, please contact the Chair, Dorothy Symes, on 01494 434858.

Jan
27
Wed
7 Days of Birding @ Zoom
Jan 27 @ 7:45 pm
Nick Prentice Talk
Nick Prentice in ‘combat’ gear

In this talk Nick Prentice will take us on a world tour, with his 7 most exciting days birding ever – one from each continent, highlighting how conservation efforts are saving our endangered birds.

Nick has been active in bird conservation for the past ten years or so, and has served on the Global Council of BirdLife International. He is currently a Trustee of a tropical lowland rainforest project in Sumatra, Indonesia and also Chairman of South Georgia Heritage Trust, which is dedicated to the environmental and cultural heritage of the island in the South Atlantic, and which undertook the rat eradication there.

The talk starts at 8.00pm. If you wish to participate in the meeting please email to info@amershamsociety.org requesting the invitation.

Feb
24
Wed
A Brief History of Bible Translation @ Zoom
Feb 24 @ 7:45 pm
Thomas Kirkby, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
John Wycliffe

To mark the 500th Anniversary of the Amersham Martyrs, David Morgan from Wycliffe Bible Translators will give a talk “A Brief History of Bible Translation” surveying translation history up to the time of the Lollards.

The talk starts at 8.00pm. If you wish to participate in the meeting please email to info@amershamsociety.org requesting the invitation.

Mar
29
Mon
Committee Meeting
Mar 29 @ 8:00 pm

If you wish to raise anything at the Amersham Society Committee Meeting, please contact the Chair, Dorothy Symes, on 01494 434858.

Mar
31
Wed
The Brewers of Amersham @ Zoom
Mar 31 @ 7:45 pm
Wellers Brewery, © Amersham Museum 2005, via Brewerypedia
Wellers Brewery

Julian Hunt, President of the Bucks Archaeological Society and one of our popular regular speakers, returns with his new talk “The Brewers of Amersham” about brewing in Amersham from the 17th century to the 20th century.

The talk starts at 8.00pm. If you wish to participate in the meeting please email to info@amershamsociety.org requesting the invitation.

Apr
28
Wed
Rural Clothing @ Zoom
Apr 28 @ 7:45 pm

A talk by a member of the Aylesbury Museum.

The talk starts at 8.00pm. If you wish to participate in the meeting please email to info@amershamsociety.org requesting the invitation.

May
24
Mon
Committee Meeting
May 24 @ 8:00 pm

If you wish to raise anything at the Amersham Society Committee Meeting, please contact the Chair, Dorothy Symes, on 01494 434858.

May
26
Wed
Amersham Festival of Music @ Zoom
May 26 @ 7:45 pm

Iain Ledingham, founder of the Festival, will talk about some of his favourite pieces of music from Bach and Mozart to Cole Porter.

The talk starts at 8.00pm. If you wish to participate in the meeting please email to info@amershamsociety.org requesting the invitation.

Jul
26
Mon
Committee Meeting
Jul 26 @ 8:00 pm

If you wish to raise anything at the Amersham Society Committee Meeting, please contact the Chair, Dorothy Symes, on 01494 434858.

Sep
27
Mon
Committee Meeting
Sep 27 @ 8:00 pm

If you wish to raise anything at the Amersham Society Committee Meeting, please contact the Chair, Dorothy Symes, on 01494 434858.