Opening Up Literature classes are open to everyone— no prior knowledge needed. All classes take place in the Amersham Museum, Old Amersham. The cost of a ten week course is £150 which includes a copy of the book being studied. The tutor is Mary Sharp. Mary is an experienced broadcaster and teacher with particular expertise in literature and drama. She worked for many years for BBC Radio 4 on some of its most popular programmes including Start the Week and Woman’s Hour. For eight years, she was Assistant Head at Dr Challoner’s High School where she taught English Literature and was the Director of Sixth Form. She now runs a wide range of literature courses for adults and is an accredited lecturer for the Arts Society. She is also a professional bridge teacher.

The Spring 2020 program starts on January 7th, please click on this link for further details.


For more information and to sign up please contact:
07939 074291/01494 773139


Plan Your Visit

49 High Street
Old Amersham

01494 723700


The museum will re-open on Saturday 22nd August. We will be open at weekends only, 12 noon to 4.30pm. We ask that you pre-book your visit

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