Events

Please find below information about forthcoming events in Amersham. If any member is unable to make his/her way to Society meetings and would like transport to be arranged, please contact Geraldine Marshall-Andrew on 01494 433735.

Mar
24
Sun
Community Tree Plant @ Willow Wood
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Plant a tree
Plant a tree

The Amersham Town Council through the Amersham in Bloom initiative is holding a community tree plant event on 24 Mar at Willow Wood (behind Stanley Hill Cemetery). Planting will start at 10.00am and ends at 11.30am.

Access to Willow Wood is through the cemetery or via the footpath beside the cemetery entrance.

All are welcome to come along and plant a tree.

Mar
25
Mon
Committee Meeting
Mar 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.

Mar
27
Wed
Desert Island Pictures @ Kings Chapel
Mar 27 @ 7:30 pm
Joan Greening
Joan Greening

A talk by the art lecturer and award winning playwright Joan Greening about the eight pictures she would most like to have on a desert island.

Coffee/tea and biscuits will be available from 7.30pm. The talk starts at 8.00pm. No booking necessary. Guests and new members welcome.

On-site parking is normally available and there is good disabled access.

NB This talk was originally listed in the programme for February

Mar
31
Sun
Clean Up Day @ Market Hall
Mar 31 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
GB Spring Clean
GB Spring Clean

The Amersham Town Council is inviting you to take part in Old Amersham’s Clean Up Day as part of the national Great British Spring Clean initiative.

The clean up will take place on 31 Mar at the Market Hall at 9.30am.

Bags and litter pickers will be provided.

 

Apr
7
Sun
Old Amersham Walk @ Amersham Museum
Apr 7 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Amersham Museum
Amersham Museum

Join a guided walk of Amersham Old Town for a fascinating insight into the history of the town, its inhabitants and its development. Here you will see many of the details of the town that you may never have noticed before.

The walk is approximately one hour and a half in duration.

The walks leave from the museum at 2.30pm every Sunday from the beginning of April to the end of September.

£3 for adults, children are free.

Apr
24
Wed
Moats, Mottes and Castles @ Kings Chapel
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm
Corfe Castle
Medieval Castle

Archaeologist Michael Farley will discuss the evidence available for conflict in Buckinghamshire from the Viking Period to the Civil War.

Coffee/tea and biscuits will be available from 7.30pm. The talk starts at 8.00pm. No booking necessary. Guests and new members welcome.

On-site parking is normally available and there is good disabled access.

Apr
28
Sun
Tudor Walk @ Amersham Museum
Apr 28 @ 2:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Tudor Walk
Tudor Walk

Join a guided walk to learn more about life and death in Tudor Amersham. Guides in 16th century costumes will tell you about the the markets and fairs, the housing and work, language and health.

The walk stops at about 8 places, some directly relevant to events of the time. It lasts about 2¼ hours (short-cut possible) and includes a climb up through the fields (taken slowly).

The Amersham Museum opens at 12:00pm, reduced-price combined tickets (£5) are available.
May
5
Sun
Old Amersham Walk @ Amersham Museum
May 5 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Amersham Museum
Amersham Museum

Join a guided walk of Amersham Old Town for a fascinating insight into the history of the town, its inhabitants and its development. Here you will see many of the details of the town that you may never have noticed before.

The walk is approximately one hour and a half in duration.

The walks leave from the museum at 2.30pm every Sunday from the beginning of April to the end of September.

£3 for adults, children are free.

Summer Band Concert @ Memorial Gardens
May 5 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Music in the Gardens
Music in the Gardens

The Amersham Town Council presents Music in the Remembrance Gardens Summer Band Concerts.

This year performers include Amersham Band, Buckinghamshire Band of The Royal British Legion, Love That Jazz Quintet, Fabulous Shirtlifters Jazz Band, Bisham Concert Band, Dixieland Swing Kings Jazz Band and Soundforce Big Band.

The concert is free and starts at 2.30pm.

May
19
Sun
Summer Band Concert @ Memorial Gardens
May 19 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Music in the Gardens
Music in the Gardens

The Amersham Town Council presents Music in the Remembrance Gardens Summer Band Concerts.

This year performers include Amersham Band, Buckinghamshire Band of The Royal British Legion, Love That Jazz Quintet, Fabulous Shirtlifters Jazz Band, Bisham Concert Band, Dixieland Swing Kings Jazz Band and Soundforce Big Band.

The concert is free and starts at 2.30pm.