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.

Feb
25
Tue
The History of Pinewood Studios @ Kings Chapel
Feb 25 @ 7:30 pm

(PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE – Kings Chapel is unavailable on Wed 26 Feb)

Historian and author Mike Payne will talk about the History of Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath.

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.

Mar
6
Fri
Gilbert & Sullivan – The Men and Their Music @ St Mary's Church
Mar 6 @ 7:00 pm
Gilbert & Sullivan
Gilbert & Sullivan

“GILBERT & SULLIVAN – The Men and Their Music” is the title of the charity fundraiser on Fri 6 Mar 2020 at 7.00pm in St Mary’s Church. The speaker, Paul Huggins, is a member of the Gilbert & Sullivan Society which aims to encourage appreciation of the works of the famous duo.

It is in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society and tickets at £7 each can be obtained from the Parish Office, Dumpy Swerling or Howard Hughes. To find out more details please download the flyer.

Mar
7
Sat
Hillforts and the Prehistoric Landscape @ King's Church
Mar 7 @ 2:30 pm
Professor Cunliffe
Professor Cunliffe

This will be a rare opportunity to hear in Bucks a leading authority on Britain’s hillforts – of which Buckinghamshire has many – and what they tell us of our country’s prehistoric landscape.

Professor Barry Cunliffe, Emeritus Professor of Archaeology at Oxford University and author of ‘Iron Age Communities in Britain’, will be speaking on Hillforts and the Prehistoric Landscape on Sat 7 Mar at 2.30pm in the King’s Church in Amersham.

This is a free event jointly organised by the Bucks Archaeological Society, the Prehistoric Society and the Chilterns Conservation Board. For full details please download a printable copy of the leaflet.

Mar
22
Sun
Clean Up Day @ Market Hall
Mar 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
GB Spring Clean
GB Spring Clean

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 Sun 22 Mar at the Market Hall at 9.30am.

Bags and litter pickers will be provided.

Mar
25
Wed
The World of the Honey Bee @ Market Hall
Mar 25 @ 7:30 pm
Foraging for water
Foraging for water

(PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF VENUE – Kings Chapel is unavailable on Wed 25 Mar)

A talk by local apiarist Howard Pool.

Doors will open at 7.30pm when wine and soft drinks will be served and the talk will start at 8.00pm. No booking necessary. Guests and new members welcome.

Mar
30
Mon
Committee Meeting
Mar 30 @ 8:00 pm

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

Apr
11
Sat
Thames Valley Police Community Event @ Market Hall
Apr 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Thames Valley Police
Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police are hosting the next ‘Have Your Say’ session on Sat 11 Apr 2020 at the Market Hall, Old Town from 11.00am to 1.00pm.

The Amersham Neighbourhood Police Team will be there to answer questions, concerns and listen to any ideas. They also offer free crime prevention advice.

All residents are welcome to attend.

Apr
26
Sun
Summer Band Concert @ Memorial Gardens
Apr 26 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

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, RAF Halton Band, Chalfont Wind Band, Dixieland Swing Kings Jazz Band and Amersham Music Centre’s Proms Concert.

The concert is free and starts at 2.30pm.

Apr
29
Wed
Metroland @ Kings Chapel
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm

A talk by historian and President of the Buckinghamshire Archeological Society Julian Hunt.

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.

May
10
Sun
Summer Band Concert @ Memorial Gardens
May 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

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, RAF Halton Band, Chalfont Wind Band, Dixieland Swing Kings Jazz Band and Amersham Music Centre’s Proms Concert.

The concert is free and starts at 2.30pm.