Events

Please find below information about forthcoming events in Amersham.

Jan
30
Wed
The Destruction of Shardeloes @ King's Chapel
Jan 30 @ 7:30 pm

Edward Copisarow will tell the story of how Shardeloes narrowly avoided being pulled down in the 1950s.

Coffee/tea and biscuits will be available from 7.30 pm. The talk starts at 8.0 pm. No booking necessary. Guests and new members welcome.

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

Feb
16
Sat
Amersham Museum Reopens
Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm

Amersham Museum reopens on Saturday 16 Feb 2019 and is then open every Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (and Bank Holiday Monday) from 12 noon to 4.30 pm, finishing on 1 Dec.

Feb
27
Wed
Desert Island Pictures @ King's Chapel
Feb 27 @ 7:30 pm

A talk by Art Lecturer Joan Greening about the eight pictures she would most like to have on a desert island.

Coffee/tea and biscuits will be available from 7.30 pm. The talk starts at 8.0 pm. No booking necessary. Guests and new members welcome.

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

Mar
27
Wed
Cliveden, Power Politics and Scandal @ King's Chapel
Mar 27 @ 7:30 pm

Historian, Peter Hague, returns to tell us about scandal in the history of this famous stately home.

Coffee/tea and biscuits will be available from 7.30 pm. The talk starts at 8.0 pm. No booking necessary. Guests and new members welcome.
On-site parking is normally available and there is good disabled access.

Apr
24
Wed
Moats, Mottes and Castles @ King's Chapel
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm

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 7.30 pm. The talk starts at 8.0 pm. No booking necessary. Guests and new members welcome.
On-site parking is normally available and there is good disabled access.

May
29
Wed
The London Cage @ King's Chapel
May 29 @ 7:30 pm

Historian Helen Fry will talk about the Secret History of Britain’s World War II interrogation centre.

Coffee/tea and biscuits will be available from 7.30 pm. The talk starts at 8.0 pm. No booking necessary. Guests and new members welcome.
On-site parking is normally available and there is good disabled access.

Jun
13
Thu
Society Visit to St Mary’s Church, Fairford, Gloucestershire and Buscot Park National Trust Property in Oxfordshire.
Jun 13 all-day

Note that this visit is on a THURSDAY. Further details will be released in due course.

Sep
25
Wed
The Ascent of Everest @ King's Chapel
Sep 25 @ 7:30 pm

Physicist and Mountaineer Dr. Melanie Windridge, will tell us the story of her summit attempt in 2018.

Coffee/tea and biscuits will be available from 7.30 pm. The talk starts at 8.0 pm. No booking necessary. Guests and new members welcome.
On-site parking is normally available and there is good disabled access.

Oct
30
Wed
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING followed by a talk about Emergency Rider Volunteers @ King's Chapel
Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Amersham Society

followed by a talk by Kamran Irani about Emergency Rider Volunteers who deliver blood and emergency supplies to hospitals.

Coffee/tea and biscuits will be available from 7.30 pm. The talk starts at 8.0 pm. No booking necessary. Guests and new members welcome.
On-site parking is normally available and there is good disabled access.

Nov
27
Wed
The Forgotten River @ King's Chapel
Nov 27 @ 7:30 pm

Discovering the wildlife and history of the tranquil River Thame, an illustrated talk by naturalist John Tyler.

Coffee/tea and biscuits will be available from 7.30 pm. The talk starts at 8.0 pm. No booking necessary. Guests and new members welcome.
On-site parking is normally available and there is good disabled access.