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.

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

If you wish to raise anything at the Amersham Society Committee Meeting, please contact the Chair, Edward Copisarow, on 07932 152522.

Feb
11
Sat
Amersham Museum Reopens
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm
Amersham Museum
Amersham Museum

Amersham Museum reopens on Sat 11 Feb 2023. For more information about visiting the museum please click here.

Feb
20
Mon
The World of the Honey Bee @ Kings Chapel
Feb 20 @ 7:30 pm
Howard Pool Talk
Howard Pool Talk

A talk by local apiarist and trustee of the British Beekeepers Association Howard Pool was originally scheduled for Mar 2020, but unfortunately had to be postponed due to the pandemic. We were very grateful to Howard for the article he wrote for our Newsletter. Now we are looking forward to hearing him in the Kings Chapel.

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

Feb
26
Sun
Amchor Spring Afternoon Concert @ Amersham Free Church
Feb 26 @ 3:30 pm
Amchor in rehearsal
Amchor in rehearsal

The Amersham and Chesham Bois Choral Society (Amchor) of today is a well-regarded choir of some 60 singing members, who come together from a variety of backgrounds and locations to embark on a repertoire ranging widely from Monteverdi to Vivaldi, Handel, Haydn, Mozart and Rossini through more modern composers such as Lauridsen, Britten and Rutter. Music Director is Nick Austin.

The season usually starts from an informal afternoon concert with tea and cake in Amersham Free Church. The main concerts are in May and December in St Mary’s Church, Old Amersham.

Click here for more details.

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

If you wish to raise anything at the Amersham Society Committee Meeting, please contact the Chair, Edward Copisarow, on 07932 152522.

Mar
28
Tue
Liberty: The Bucks Man, the London Shop, the Global Style @ Kings Chapel
Mar 28 @ 7:30 pm
Sir Arthur Lasenby Liberty by A. Hacker, 1913, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Sir Arthur Lasenby Liberty by A. Hacker, 1913

Liberty, the iconic London shop, needs very little introduction. Yet the story of this world famous department store is full of surprises, from its historical connection to Buckinghamshire to the effects of wartime on the company’s creative vision. Come and find out more at this talk by Will Phillips, Keeper of Social History at Bucks County Museum.

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

Apr
26
Wed
Buckinghamshire Spies and Subversives @ Kings Chapel
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm

Talk by Denise Beddows. More details will follow closer to the date.

May
13
Sat
Amchor May Concert @ St Mary's Church
May 13 @ 7:30 pm
Amchor in rehearsal
Amchor in rehearsal

The Amersham and Chesham Bois Choral Society (Amchor) of today is a well-regarded choir of some 60 singing members, who come together from a variety of backgrounds and locations to embark on a repertoire ranging widely from Monteverdi to Vivaldi, Handel, Haydn, Mozart and Rossini through more modern composers such as Lauridsen, Britten and Rutter. Music Director is Nick Austin.

The season usually starts from an informal afternoon concert with tea and cake in Amersham Free Church. The main concerts are in May and December in St Mary’s Church, Old Amersham.

Click here for more details.

May
22
Mon
Committee Meeting
May 22 @ 8:00 pm

If you wish to raise anything at the Amersham Society Committee Meeting, please contact the Chair, Edward Copisarow, on 07932 152522.

Jun
5
Mon
The Muses Garden Statuary Project at Stowe @ Kings Chapel
Jun 5 @ 7:30 pm

Talk by Gillian Mason of the National Trust. More details will follow closer to the date.