What's on inAmersham

Welcome to Amersham

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Amersham - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Amersham to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Amersham

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Live in the Park – Part of Parklife Weekend
Vale Park

This great day out for all ages is enhanced with free traditional fun‐fair rides inflatables family entertainment and the introduction of a Community Involvement Area where you will be able to have a go at a wide range of games crafts and…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 425678
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Open-air theatre: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Cliveden National Trust

This battle‐of‐the‐sexes comedy is a whirlwind of romance and conflict taking place in a supernatural dystopian world. An evening treat best enjoyed with friends.…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08442 491895
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Proms in the Park – Part of Parklife Weekend
Vale Park

Aylesbury Concert Band with soloists Alison Langer and Lawrence Thackery will delight you at this typically English outdoor concert. Bring your Union Jack flags rugs picnics friends and family to enjoy the mix of traditional and contemporary arrangements. This year we celebrate…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01296 425678
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Ucky mucky clay giants
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

2.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 4 years: listen to Roald Dahls description of the nine rotsome giants who eat human‐beans. Then get ucky mucky with clay and create your own horrible giant just a small one though £3 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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Beginners Jive Classes
Harefield Cricket Club

FUN FRIENDLY and RELAXED beginners Jive classes every Monday Make new friends and get fit whilst learning to dance Absolutley no experience needed or partner required Drop in classes ‐ start any week Doors 7.30pm beginners Jive class 7.45pm with…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07947 106607
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Big friendly ears
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

10.30am 12.00pm 2.00pm and 3.30pm For 4 years: learn about the BFGs enormous ears and how they help him hear the buzzy‐hum silvery soft noises of dreams. Then make your own BFG ears so you can listen out for the secret whisperings…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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Headstone Manor Museum
Headstone recreation grounds

Nothing says bank holiday weekend like a good old fashioned village fair especially in the beautiful historic grounds of Headstone Manor Museum Nurture your creative side with a variety of arts and crafts stalls activities alongside a busy market place…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02088 636720
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Zim Zam Zoom! with James Carter
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

1.30pm and 3.00pm For 5 years: fancy something zany and creative Well come and meet James Carter the wildest poet and guitarist anywhere ‐ for an action‐packed hour of fun and frivolity First sit back and enjoy a lively burst of performance…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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Summer Poetry Meetup Group
Tasty Bites

This is a short Summer Poetry Meetup Group that will make your summer the one to remember. This meetup group will take place every Wednesday from 2pm‐3pm and it will take place from 10th of August 2016 to 31st August.Note: The cost…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07539 662063
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Telling tales with Sandra Agard
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.00am 1.00pm and 3.00pm For 5 years: meet our Centenary Storyteller in Residence Sandra Agard. Sandra will be entertaining audiences with big friendly tales from different times countries and cultures. Plenty of opportunities to join in and be part of the story£3…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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Wild Wednesdays
Cliveden National Trust

Come along for an outdoor adventure designed for the whole family. Each week theres a new theme meaning youll never do the same thing twice.…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01628 605069
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Dahl-ightful dream catchers
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 5 years: hear how the BFG catches dreams and then make your own dream catcher net decorating it so that you catch only the really phizz‐whizzing dreams £3 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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Flame Celebration
Vale Park

2016 marks the second occasion that the Paralympic Flame starts its official journey to the host city from Stoke Mandeville Stadium the birth place of the Paralympic movement.To celebrate our areas unique link to this international sporting occasion the town will be…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 425678
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Flushbunkled giant party!
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 4 years: what whoopsy‐splunking news the giants have been caught Join us for some classic party games to celebrate.£2 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to be accompanied into the workshop room by an…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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HEATHROW Over 30s 40s & 50s PARTY
The Concorde Club (Olympus Hall)

NEW & UNMISSABLE Over 30s 40s & 50s Party Nights for Singles and Couples with top DJ playing your favourite chart and dance music from 80s to date. THE place for Over 30s 40s & 50s to dance romance meet new people…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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Harrow Festival and Holifest 2016
Byron Park Recreation Ground

. Headline Sponsor http:harrowfireworks.co.ukThe Harrow Festival and Event is coming to you this September Spread over two days an estimated 15000 are expected to walk through our gates With a huge family funfair first fully licenced outdoor bar in Harrow world food…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07412 224446
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Open-air theatre: Much Ado About Nothing
Cliveden National Trust

On Saturday 3 September come along for a performance true to its 16th‐century origins; in the open air in full Elizabethan costume and with traditional music and dance. Much Ado About Nothing tells the story of courtship and scandal between sweet Hero…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08442 491895
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Skinny Dip in aid of Rennie Grove Hospice Care
Diogenes Sun Club

Dare to skinny dip in aid of Rennie Grove HospiceCare in the lovely surroundings of the Buckinghamshirecountryside at the Diogenes Sun Club and raise moneyfor charity.…

Location: 5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01442 890222
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Chilterns 3 Peaks Challenge 2016
Princes Risborough School,

The Chilterns 3 Peaks Challenge a fundraising event to support Rennie Grove Hospice Care returns on Sunday 11 September for its eighth year Join Rennie Grove for their own version of the famous national challenge and experience the beautiful scenery along part…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01442 820740
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French Brothers - Bird & Wildlife Cruise
French Brothers Boats - Windsor

Join us for a very special bird & river wildlife enthusiasts cruise with Ians tailored commentary on all the wildlife along the Thames.Starting from Windsor you will see birds and wildlife of all varieties on this tour including the elusive Chinese mandarin…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01753 851900
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High Wycombe Mum2Mum Market
Hazlemere Community Centre

STALLS AVAILABLE TO BOOK NOWPlease get in touch to pre book.Book a stall at our award winning baby and kids market and SELL your outgrown kids stuff and keep 100 of the proceeds. Dont worry if you havent sold before. Our expert…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07885 881185
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SuperTri Children's Youth and Junior Open Water
Dorney Lake

The event takes place at Dorney Lake Eton a leading venue for Senior and Elite triathlon events giving young people the opportunity to feel what it is like to compete on a grand stage. Dorney Lake was the venue for the rowing…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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Chiddlers’ hour: The BFG
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

10.00am to 11.00am For 0 to 3 years: 30 minutes of songs storytelling and adventure and 30 minutes of free play and crafts based on Roald Dahls The BFG.£3 PER CHILDWe recommend pre‐booking as workshops can sell out in advance. Please give…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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Just The Tonic Saturday Night Comedy - Watford
The Comedy Loft

Three top class comedians and a brilliant compere to host.Artists Speakers: Ian Cognito Brennan Reece Glenn Wool Andre Vincent.URLs:Booking: http:atnd.it53812‐1Twitter: http:atnd.it53812‐2…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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British Skin Foundation Dragon Boat Challenge
Dorney Lake

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and a…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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MAIDENHEAD Over 30s 40s & 50s PARTY
Bird Hills Golf Club (Clubhouse)

Unmissable Very popular EVERY FRIDAY Party Night for Over 30s 40s & 50s from 8.30pm till 1am. Singles and couples welcome. …

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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SLOUGH Over 30s 40s & 50s PARTY
The Pinewood Hotel

NEW & UNMISSABLE Over 30s 40s & 50s party nights for singles and couples with top DJ playing your favourite chart and dance music from 80s to date. These parties are THE place for Over 30s 40s & 50s…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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Chocolate decorating
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.15am 12.15pm 1.45pm 2.45pm and 3.45pm For 4 years: join Kate Head Chef at Caf Twit to decorate a chocolate bar with sweets and treats£4 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to be accompanied into the workshop room by an…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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Family Fun Day at Cancer Research Harrow Relay For
Bannister Sports Centre

For our 10th anniversary were pulling out all the stops to celebrate cancer survivorship remember those lost and fight back by raising money to beat cancer soonerWeve got live entertainment fete stalls a bouncy castle and much more of the usual fun…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07872 344874
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Firestation's Big Picnic
Alexandra Gardens

The last blast of the summerHang out with us at The Firestations eighth Big Picnic A whole day of live music food and drink and pop‐up stalls from indie shops makers and community associations.On the bill;WildflowersElectric WoodMe And The MoonCarrie JaneLivvy BeerCosmic…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01753 866865
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Tourist Attractions


Cliveden

Grade I listed garden, extensive woodlands and Italianate mansion. This spectacular estate overlooking the River Thames has a series of gardens, each with its own character, featuring topiary, statuary, water gardens, a formal parterre, Octagon temple, informal vistas, woodland and riverside walks. The present house, the…

The Hellfire Caves

The Caves are an ideal visit for all the family and especially children ‐ their imaginations can be set free. The attraction consists of almost a mile of underground passages with various figures depicting the life and times of the members of the infamous Hellfire Club. …

Bekonscot Model Village

Welcome to Bekonscot Model Village, the world's oldest model village. Bekonscot is different from other model villages; this is an entire miniature kingdom stuck firmly in an idyllic 1930s timewarp. There are six little villages in a 1 acre miniature landscape of farms and fields, castles…

Hughenden Manor

Queen Victoria's trusted prime minister Benjamin Disraeli lived here from 1848 until his death in 1881. Most of his furniture, books and pictures remain in this, his private retreat from the rigours of parliamentary life in London. There are beautiful walks through the surrounding park and…

A P Amusements

A P Amusements ‐ Amusement Park in Watford, . Contact venue on telephone number 01923256348 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Action Kid

Action Kid ‐ Amusement Park in Bushey, Hertfordshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01923818281 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Amersham? See our list of attractions in Amersham, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.