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.

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.

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.

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.

Sep
27
Wed
Repton’s 1794 Red Book for Shardeloes @ Kings Chapel
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm

Talk by Barney Tyrwhitt-Drake. More details will follow closer to the date.

Oct
25
Wed
Annual General Meeting @ Kings Chapel
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm

The Society’s Annual General Meeting will be held in the Kings Chapel and will be followed by a talk Buckinghamshire Search and Rescue Dogs by Jonathan Crowther. More details will follow closer to the date.

Nov
29
Wed
Amazon Adventure @ Kings Chapel
Nov 29 @ 7:30 pm

Talk by Dr Jill Eyers. More details will follow closer to the date.