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February 2018

The Watercolours of Car Richardson

February 10 - April 29

Discover the wonderful watercolours of local artist Car Richardson, who lived in Chesham Bois. This exhibition, which features many previously unseen works, focuses on her paintings of local people, places and events from the end of WWI to the 1940s.

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May 2018


May 2 - June 3

Find out more about about Workaid, an amazing local charity. Each year their happy team of volunteers breathe new life into 80 tonnes of tools and equipment you might otherwise send to landfill. These tools are then sent to Africa to help people work their way out of poverty.

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June 2018

Amersham Toys

June 6 - September 2

Discover the wonderful and varied objects produced by Amersham’s local toy factory in the early 20th century. From table tennis and bagatelle, to tea sets and dolls' houses there is something for everyone to enjoy. Lots of hands-on activities for people of all ages to play with!

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September 2018


September 5 - October 28

A fascinating insight into the 18th century redesign of the home of the town’s Lord of the Manor, Shardeloes. Find out about the skilled craftspeople – both locally and nationally renowned – who helped create this iconic local building.

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October 2018

Amersham at War

October 31 - December 31

This exhibition explores what it was like to live in Amersham during WWI; the experiences of the women and children left behind as well as those who passed through the town. Learn about the people who returned to Amersham from the Front and the commemoration of war in the town.

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December 2018

Christmas Market

December 1 @ 10:00 am - December 2 @ 4:00 pm

Shop for wonderful Christmas gifts made by local craftspeople. To get you in the Christmas spirit there is carol singing, festive crafts for children & refreshments. Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd December, 10am-4pm

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49 High Street
Old Amersham

01494 723700

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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