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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March 2020

CANCELLED – TALK: Arts & Crafts Architecture in Amersham

March 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Market Hall, AMERSHAM, 19 Market Square
AMERSHAM, HP7 0DG
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£10
The Gables, Hervines Road, Amersham

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 Emily 

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April 2020

CANCELLED – Singing Group

April 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on April 2, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 7, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 11, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on July 9, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on September 10, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 15, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 12, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on December 10, 2020 at 10:00 am

Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
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Join us for a sing-a-long to much loved songs from the 20th century. This session is once a month on a Thursday, 10am-11.30am and it’s FREE and drop-in.

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CANCELLED – Portrait Painting

April 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
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£5
Art Class

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: emily@amershammuseum.org These sessions are supported by the Marie-Louise von Motesiczky Charitable Trust.

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CANCELLED – TALK: Revisiting Metro-Land 1890-1940

April 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Barn Hall, Amersham, Chiltern Avenue
Amersham, HP6 5AR
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£10
Metropolitan Railway Electric Locomotive, Sarah Siddons

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 emily@amershammuseum.org 

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May 2020

CANCELLED – Singing Group

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on April 2, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 7, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 11, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on July 9, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on September 10, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 15, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 12, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on December 10, 2020 at 10:00 am

Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
+ Google Map

Join us for a sing-a-long to much loved songs from the 20th century. This session is once a month on a Thursday, 10am-11.30am and it’s FREE and drop-in.

Find out more »

CANCELLED – TALK: Libertys – The Bucks Man behind the Famous Shop

May 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
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£10
Arthur Liberty

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 emily@amershammuseum.org 

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CANCELLED – A Poor King and Rich Commoners made Amersham

May 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
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£5

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…

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CANCELLED – J H Kennard and Chesham Bois Walk

May 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
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£5

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 info@amershammuseum.org

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June 2020

CANCELLED – Singing Group

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 2, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 7, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 11, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on July 9, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on September 10, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 15, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 12, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on December 10, 2020 at 10:00 am

Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
+ Google Map

Join us for a sing-a-long to much loved songs from the 20th century. This session is once a month on a Thursday, 10am-11.30am and it’s FREE and drop-in.

Find out more »

July 2020

CANCELLED – Singing Group

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 2, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on May 7, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on June 11, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on July 9, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on September 10, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 15, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on November 12, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on December 10, 2020 at 10:00 am

Amersham Museum, 49, High Street
Old Amersham, HP7 0DP
+ Google Map

Join us for a sing-a-long to much loved songs from the 20th century. This session is once a month on a Thursday, 10am-11.30am and it’s FREE and drop-in.

Find out more »
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49 High Street
Old Amersham
Buckinghamshire
HP7 0DP

01494 723700
info@amershammuseum.org

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In view of the Corona Virus (Covid-19) the museum will be closed until further notice.

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