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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Find out about Amersham’s Arts & Crafts architecture, including homes and community buildings. Learn about J H Kennard, who designed many of our early 20th century homes. For booking please click on this link or email EmilyFind out more »
Work with artist Katy Cook to create a portrait in acrylics. Your work will be inspired by artists who moved to Amersham during WWII, including Austrian artist Marie-Louise von Motesiczky. This session is for adults and families and places must by booked for adults and children. Booking required: please email: email@example.com These sessions are supported by the Marie-Louise von Motesiczky Charitable Trust.Find out more »
Author, transport historian and former curator of the London Transport Museum, Oliver Green, will share the fascinating story of the development of Metro-land housing alongside the Metropolitan Railway. Amersham is the last and latest of the Metro-land developments. For booking and any other queries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.orgFind out more »
Arthur Liberty: the Bucks Man, the London shop, the global style 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. For booking and any other queries, please contact email@example.comFind out more »
No other medium sized town has a medieval street plan untouched by post 1800 development. A short woodland walk starting at Amersham station through the beech woods down to old Amersham will explain how this came about: including a charter of King John and evidence of domination in the 18th century by the Drake family. There will be a rare opportunity to see impressive memorials to this family in the Drake Chapel. The walk around the medieval street plan will…Find out more »
Discover one of the most important architects in Amersham’s 20th century development, J H Kennard. Join this walk around Chesham Bois and find out about the many projects undertaken by this Arts & Crafts architect. The walk starts outside the Parish Centre, Glebe Way, Chesham Bois and lasts 1½ to 2 hours. To book: www.visitchilterns.co.uk/walkingfest or email firstname.lastname@example.orgFind out more »
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