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.

Jan
29
Wed
The Drakes of Amersham @ St Mary's Church
Jan 29 @ 7:30 pm
Drake Chapel
Drake Chapel

We hope to see you at our first meeting of the New Year in St Mary’s Church, Old Amersham.

Barney Tyrwhitt-Drake will tell us about “The Drakes of Amersham – four hundred years of their impact on local, national and international history”. During the evening it will be possible to have access to the Drake Chapel.

Doors will open at 7.30pm when wine and soft drinks will be served and the talk will start at 8.00pm. All are welcome.

Read about Barney’s previous talk given almost 20 years ago.

Feb
26
Wed
The History of Pinewood Studios @ Kings Chapel
Feb 26 @ 7:30 pm

A talk by historian and author Mike Payne.

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
25
Wed
The World of the Honey Bee @ Kings Chapel
Mar 25 @ 7:30 pm

A talk by local apiarist Howard Pool.

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
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
27
Wed
Black Propaganda Radio @ Kings Chapel
May 27 @ 7:30 pm

Bletchley Park Guide Mike Kushner will tell us how a fake British radio show helped defeat the Nazis in World War 2.

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.

Jun
17
Wed
Society Outing to Charlecote Park and Farnborough Hall
Jun 17 all-day

Our outing in June this year will be to National Trust Properties, Charlecote Park and Farnborough Hall in Warwickshire.

Further details will be released in due course.

Sep
30
Wed
A History of the Seaside Postcard @ Kings Chapel
Sep 30 @ 7:30 pm

A talk by John Storr.

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.

Oct
28
Wed
Annual General Meeting @ Kings Chapel
Oct 28 @ 7:30 pm

The Society’s Annual General Meeting followed by an illustrated talk on the charity The Horse Trust, Speen led by Libby Surman and a team from the Horse Trust.

Nov
25
Wed
With the Gurkhas on India’s North East Frontier @ Kings Chapel
Nov 25 @ 7:30 pm

A talk by former Chairman of the Amersham Society, Martin Brooks, about his recent visit to the North East Frontier.

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.