The museum has a wide ranging programme of exhibitions, talks, walks and workshops for adults.

The museum welcomes pre-arranged visits by groups outside normal museum opening hours, during the day or in the evening. An introductory talk, either before the visit or when you arrive at the museum, can usually be arranged if requested.

We can also arrange a guided walk as part of your visit to the museum.

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September 2018

50 Fantastic Objects Trail

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until September 23, 2018

Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
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To celebrate The Arts Society golden jubilee we are running a special Our True Gold trail for people of all ages. Discover 50 of the museum's special objects, including many that are usually in the stores. There are opportunities to handle objects and make creative responses to them.  Free after admission. 

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50 Fantastic Objects Trail

September 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until September 23, 2018

Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
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To celebrate The Arts Society golden jubilee we are running a special Our True Gold trail for people of all ages. Discover 50 of the museum's special objects, including many that are usually in the stores. There are opportunities to handle objects and make creative responses to them.  Free after admission. 

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October 2018

Chiltern Club of Arts: Talk & Try – Upcycling & Recycled Crafts with Marjolein Trewavas

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on September 21, 2018 at 10:00am

Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
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Visit the museum for a series of creative workshops for adults with real artists. Each pair of sessions will include a talk and demonstration, then a chance to try your hand at the artform or craft.   Book Now  

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Chiltern Club of Arts: Talk & Try – Multimedia Craft with Anna Schofield

October 12 @ 10:00 am
Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
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crafts workshops free

Visit the museum for a series of creative workshops for adults with real artists. Each pair of sessions will include a talk and demonstration, then a chance to try your hand at the artform or craft.   Book Now  

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Talk: The Landscape at Shardeloes

October 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Amersham in 1775

On Wednesday 17th October Edward Copisarow, a resident at Shardeloes and keen historian on the house’s history, will be giving a talk ‘The Landscape at Shardeloes’ at the museum. Shardeloes was rebuilt in the 18th century and Edward will discuss the ideas and plans of garden designers - including Nathaniel Richmond and Humphrey Repton - for the house's surrounding landscape.  Doors open at 7.30pm and the talk starts at 8pm. Tickets cost £8 each or £6 each for Friends of…

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Chiltern Club of Arts: Talk & Try – Multimedia Craft with Anna Schofield

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
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crafts workshops free

Visit the museum for a series of creative workshops for adults with real artists. Each pair of sessions will include a talk and demonstration, then a chance to try your hand at the artform or craft.   Book Now    

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November 2018

Chiltern Club of Arts: Talk & Try – Straw Plaiting, Heather Beeson

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
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Visit the museum for a series of creative workshops for adults with real artists. Each pair of sessions will include a talk and demonstration, then a chance to try your hand at the artform or craft. This session is the practical workshop rescheduled from 2nd March 2018. New bookings are encouraged but please note there will not be a demonstration session proceeding this workshop.   Book Now  

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Talk: Revolting Women: Our Local Suffragettes

November 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Market Hall, Amersham, High Street
Amersham, HP7
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Local historian Alison Bailey will shares the stories of the women, and some men, who lived locally and campaigned for women's suffrage. If you lived in Amersham in 1914 would you have been a suffragette, a suffragist or an Anti? If you think Brexit is divisive come and hear out talk about the local suffrage movement and think what your views might have been at the time.  The talk takes place in the Market Hall, High Street, Amersham. Doors open…

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Talk: Suffragette Voices – Recordings of Veterans Telling their Stories

November 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Antonia Raeburn’s “The Militant Suffragettes”, published in 1973, has been described as a ‘forgotten classic’.  It is the Suffragette story, told where possible in their words, taken from numerous personal recordings she made at the time. Much of the recorded material has remained unheard and Antonia will present it together with the contemporary relevant illustrations.    The talk takes place in the Market Hall, High Street, Amersham. Doors open at 7.30pm for an 8pm start. Tickets cost £8 each or…

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December 2018

Christmas Wreath Making – The Chiltern Club of Arts

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
£25

Join this popular session, facilitated by Shaw's of Amersham, and learn how to make a wonderful wreath or table centre for Christmas. Price includes wreath, materials, mulled wine and mince pies. Booking required.

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49 High Street
Old Amersham
Buckinghamshire
HP7 0DP

01494 723700
info@amershammuseum.org

OPENING TIMES
In 2018, the museum is open from 10th February, every Wednesday to Sunday (and Bank Holiday Mondays) from 12 noon to 4.30pm.
We are open throughout the week for groups, schools, workshops and special events.

£3 Adults | Children are free

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