Reminiscence at Home Sessions

This was a project designed to reach out to people in their homes, who may have trouble getting out, and help them record their Life Story. Everyone has a story […]

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Chilterns Walking Festival

As part of this years Chilterns Walking Festival, Martin Pounce will host this walk on Wednesday 21st and Saturday 31st October. A poor king and rich commoners create a unique […]

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During the 1950s and early 1960s there was a small, private ‘kindergarten’ school located on Bois Lane, Chesham Bois called The Chiltern School although widely known as Giffies.   Click […]

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VJ Day – 75 Years Anniversary

On 15th August this year (2020) we will mark 75 years since VJ Day, the day when Japan surrendered, effectively signalling the end of WWII. Covid-19 will prevent some of […]

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Arthur Machen

Arthur Machen wasa a briefly notorious author of the 1890s’ ‘Decadent’ movement in literature – but that was all long before he came to live in Amersham in 1929. In […]

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LADY AMY BYNG HALL SCOTT

In this new article by Alison Bailey, she looks at the life of Lady Amy Scott of Red Leys, Chestnut Lane, Chesham Bois, the house took a direct hit from […]

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Aileen Kilburn

Aileen Kilburn of Chesham Bois was killed when she was just 19 when the Wrens Hostel in Great Yarmouth was bombed in March 1943 Read the full article by clicking […]

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Sergeant Keith Russell Baker

Sergeant Keith Russell Baker, the story of a ‘Tail-End Charlie’ who died in Holland 76 years ago by Alison Bailey, Sue Cottrell and Wessel Scheer. Click on this link to […]

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VE Day Commemoration

Due to the current crisis we are not able to celebrate 75 years since VE Day in the way we had planned. However, some of our amazing volunteers have made […]

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Launch of Amersham Museum 200 Club

The Trustees of Amersham Museum are pleased to announce that in accordance with Gambling Commission rules, we have introduced a Small Society Lottery to be known as the “Amersham Museum […]

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49 High Street
Old Amersham
Buckinghamshire
HP7 0DP

01494 723700
info@amershammuseum.org

Under lockdown restrictions the museum is currently closed, but we are running a programme of remote activities and responding to enquiries.

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