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.

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.

 

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Saturday 6th October & Wednesday 10th October, 11am, £3 per person, children free

Discover one of the most important architects in Amersham’s 20th century development, J H Kennard. Join this walk around Amersham-on-the-Hill and find out about the many projects undertaken by this arts & crafts architect. The walk starts outside Amersham station and lasts 1 ½ to 2 hours. 

Booking required. To book go to: https://www.visitchilterns.co.uk/walkingfest.html 

Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund 

 

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

 

Sunday 14th October & Wednesday 17th October, 11am, £3 per person, children free

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 at St. Leonard’s Parish Centre, Glebe Way, Chesham Bois, Amersham HP6 5ND and lasts 1 ½ to 2 hours.

Booking required. To book go to: https://www.visitchilterns.co.uk/walkingfest.html 

Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund 

 

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 the Museum and include a glass of wine.

Booking required. To make a booking, click here

Wednesday 24th & Thursday 25th October 12-4pm

Mask-making inspired by our Cinderella puppets’ masquerade costumes to wear for Halloween.

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.

 

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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.

 

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Discover the incredible stories of local women who
supported the war effort in WWI and campaigned for
women’s suffrage. The exhibition will be regularly changed,
featuring different women each time.

The exhibition will be complemented by the display of the drawings of local artist Car Richardson, of recuperating WWI soldiers. There will be over 50 images on display of images drawn by car or injured servicemen and women. 

Plan Your Visit

49 High Street
Old Amersham
Buckinghamshire
HP7 0DP

01494 723700
info@amershammuseum.org

We are open from Wednesday to Sunday, 12 noon until 4:30pm. You can pre-book your time slot or drop-in.

“Enjoyed our visit to this wonderful interactive museum where you are positively encouraged to touch things!”

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