Events

Please find below information about forthcoming events in Amersham. The Society’s lectures are now returned to the Kings Chapel. If any member is unable to make his/her way to these meetings and would like transport to be arranged, please contact Geraldine Marshall-Andrew on 01494 433735.

Sep
26
Mon
Committee Meeting
Sep 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
Tue
Chiltern Heritage Fruit Varieties @ Kings Chapel
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm
Lindsay Engers Talk, via Chiltern Heritage Orchards
Lindsay Engers Talk

(PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DATE CHANGED TO TUE 27 SEP)

Horticulturist and lecturer Lindsay Engers is a founder and owner of Chiltern Heritage Orchards, an organic and commercial fruit growing business.  Our members have read in the May Newsletter his article about some of the plums traditionally grown in the Chilterns. We look forward to hearing more about the heritage fruit varieties that were once quite widely grown in our beautiful county.

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

Oct
1
Sat
BLHN 2022 Conference @ The Oculus
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
BLHN 2022
BLHN 2022

Buckinghamshire Local History Network (BLHN) 2022 annual conference and local history fair will be held in person only at the Oculus Centre in Aylesbury on Sat 1 Oct 2022 from 10am to 4pm.

This year subject is “The cottage industries of Buckinghamshire”. Experts in local history will speak on pots and potters, lace-making, straw-plaiting, chair-making and needle-making, while the fair will include displays and stalls by Bucks history and archaeology societies and organisations.

To find more information about the event including talks, speakers, timings and safety measures please click here.

To book tickets please click here.

Oct
26
Wed
Annual General Meeting @ Kings Chapel
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm

The Society’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Wed 26 Oct 2022 in the Kings Chapel. Doors will open at 7.30pm for refreshments, the AGM will start at 8.00pm sharp and it will be followed by a talk at 8.30pm.

The talk “Despair to Hope” will be given by Dr Andrew Shepherd, Trustee of Fountain of Peace Charity.

Nov
28
Mon
Committee Meeting
Nov 28 @ 8:00 pm

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

Nov
30
Wed
Rediscovering William Burgess Furniture @ Kings Chapel
Nov 30 @ 7:30 pm

A talk by Tom Lawrence. Details to follow.