What's on inChesham

Welcome to Chesham

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Chesham - 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 Chesham to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Chesham

26
JUL
Buckinghamshire Family History Society Open Day
The Grange School

Buckinghamshires major family history event will have something for everyone ‐ whether you are a beginner or an experienced researcher ‐ and wherever your ancestors came from. The Society's research facilities will be available including our Names Database over 5 million names…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

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26
JUL
Dancing Dogs at Riverside!
Riverside Shopping Centre,

Riverside Shopping Centre in Hemel Hempstead is hosting Richard Curtis and his amazing Dancing Dogs on Saturday 26th July. Richard is a multiple award winning Crufts Champion and is well known for performing with his dogs on BBC and ITV. His unique…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01444 474456
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26
JUL
Saturday Night in Watford! Foster's Comedy Live
Jongleurs Watford

Eat Drink Laugh and Dance at Watford.Jongleurs Watford lies in the centre of Watfords bustling night life district. Boasting a state‐of‐the‐art sound and lighting system the venue is equipped to accommodate for all types of events such as Birthdays Anniversaries Christmas Parties…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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26
JUL
West London Auto jumble / car show
Queensmead school

West London auto jumble . Come and browse through stalls selling car parts bike parts auto models . And much more Automobillia . Then you can walk through our exhibitors ring . Where you can see classic cars and enthusiasts cars from…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02085 614517
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28
JUL
Get up and go Summer courses for children
st georges school

SPORTS COURSEChildren will take part in a variety of different sporting & fitness activities from dodgeball to football swimming and much more The week is led by professional sports coaches who will encourage the children to improve sports skills become a good…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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30
JUL
Wild Wednesdays at Cliveden
Cliveden National Trust

Have some fun outdoor adventures whatever the weather at Cliveden's Wild Wednesday events. Held every Wednesday during the local school holidays there's a different theme for each session and lots of hand on activities to try. Ideal for children ages 4‐11 years.…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01628 605069
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31
JUL
NEW – Goat Agility
Mead Open Farm

These balls of fur can really move NEW for 2014 watch the cheeky goats race take part in their own Agility Show. Can you guess who'll win Mead Open Farm is situated on Stanbridge Road Billington Bedfordshire LU7 9JH. For more…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01525 852954
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31
JUL
The Cowboy Max Show
The Main Hall, Pinner Methodist Church

Cowboy Max is the best whip crackin rope spinnin deputisin cowboy aroundThe Cowboy Max Show is a hoot for all ages with comedy stunts songs and prizes. One lucky audience member will even earn a badge as Cowboy Maxs new deputyYoull cheer…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07977 467869
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01
AUG
For Remembrance: A Commemorative Exhibition
St Albans Cathedral

This commemorative exhibition reflects on St Albans Abbey parish in 1914. The display will explore the lives of those at the heart of the parish at the outbreak of war the tragedies endured and the unique way in which the local community…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01727 860780
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03
AUG
For Remembrance: A 'More to Explore' Tour
St Albans Cathedral

A reflective walk through the Cathedral examining the many memorials to the fallen including the Great West Window and the Memorial Chapel itself. Meet at the West End.…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01727 860780
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06
AUG
Performance
Bray House,

Performance was conceived early in 2012 as British excitement grew in anticipation of hosting the Olympics. Local sporting events were photographed as communities played their part in preparing for the Games. Other photographers concentrated on artistic events from dance and theatre…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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07
AUG
Family Discovery Morning: War and Peace
St Albans Cathedral

This trail looks at how conflict and resolution are depicted in the Cathedral from the battles fought by the saints through to the Battle of Hastings the Wars of the Roses and wars fought in the twentieth century. The morning combines an…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01727 860780
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10
AUG
French Brothers Boats Steamboat Tea Cruise
French Brothers Boats Windsor

An amazing event on board one of our beautiful genuine steamboats. Perfect to celebrate a special occasion or as a gift for a loved one.Enjoy the finest of traditional cream teas on the finest of genuine Victorian steam vessels as you cruise…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01753 851900
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14
AUG
Summer-time tree climbing at Cliveden
Cliveden National Trust

Enjoy an exciting day in the tree tops at ClivedenEver wondered what it is like to be high up in the tree tops Nows your chance to explore a whole new side of the woodlands with the help of the Great Big…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08442 491895
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16
AUG
French Brothers Boats Windsor - Riverboat Shuffle
French Brothers Boats - Windsor

This amazing night on the Thames in Windsor will suit all smaller groups looking to celebrate this summer.Party nights have finally arrived. This amazing night on the Thames in Windsor will suit all smaller groups looking to celebrate this summer. Suitable for…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01753 851900
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17
AUG
Medieval Festival
Manor Farm

The popular medieval festival returns for 2014 with the usual mix of authentic re‐enactments thrilling battles and all manner of medieval curiosities.The headline attraction this year will be the return of the Mounted Jousts on Pinn Meadow.Elsewhere on site you will find...A…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01895 673200
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18
AUG
Show in a Week - Beauty & The Beast
Heidi School of Dance

Do you enjoy performing Want to learn to sing dance and act from West End professionals including choreographers and musical directors in current leading productions The Theatre Academy is Windsors foremost youth theatre training academy for children and young adults who are…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 020333 724934
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24
AUG
French Brothers Boats Windsor Steamboat Tea Cruise
French Brothers Boats Windsor

An amazing event on board one of our beautiful genuine steamboats. Perfect to celebrate a special occasion or as a gift for a loved one.Enjoy the finest of traditional cream teas on the finest of genuine Victorian steam vessels as you cruise…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01753 851900
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24
AUG
The J45s High Energy Rock 'n' Roll
The Old Crown

The J45s perform an unfaltering brand of good‐time rocknroll soul blues and hits from the past four decades with their own unique flair while retaining all the impact and flavour of the original…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02089 544748
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25
AUG
Show in a Week - Fame
Heidi Rhodes School of Dancing

Do you enjoy performing Want to learn to sing dance and act from West End professionals including choreographers and musical directors in current leading productions The Theatre Academy is Windsors foremost youth theatre training academy for children and young adults who are…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02033 724934
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25
AUG
The stage is yours 2014
The Compass Theatre

A five‐day musical theatre workshop for ages 7 to 14.Spend five days on stage in the auditorium and the studio at Compass Theatre rehearsing songs and dance routines from hit musicals old and new led by skilled tutors and performers of Musical…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01895 673200
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28
AUG
George’s Marvellous Medicine
Cliveden National Trust

Enjoy a special performance of Roald Dahl's children's classic George's Marvellous Medicine in the Water Garden at Cliveden this summer. Bring a picnic and some friends and relax in the beautiful surroundings. Advanced booking required. Book your tickets by calling 0844 249…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01628 605069
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30
AUG
Outdoor theatre at Cliveden – A Midsummer Night
Cliveden National Trust

Enjoy a special performance of the shakespearian classic A Midsummer Night's Dream in the Water Garden at Cliveden this summer. Bring a picnic something fizzy and some friends and relax in the beautiful surroundings. Saturday 30 August 7‐9pm gates open 6pmAdults £16.50…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01628 605069
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02
SEP
Lee Mack
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Lancashire‐ born stand‐up comic and actor Lee Mack is famed for his social satire and observational comedy. He wrote and starred in the sit‐com Not Going Out and is team captain on TVs Would I…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
SEP
NSPCC Celebrity Golf Classic
Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel

Come and take part in the inaugural NSPCC Celebrity Golf Classic and Gala Dinner hosted by some of the all‐dancing all‐twisting Strictly' cast including the wonderful Len Goodman Anton du Beke and Chris Hollins. This is a fantastic opportunity for a round…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02078 252703
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06
SEP
Outdoor theatre at Cliveden – Romeo and Juliet
Cliveden National Trust

Enjoy a special performance of the shakespearian classic Romeo and Juliet in the Water Garden at Cliveden this summer. Bring a picnic something fizzy and some friends and relax in the beautiful surroundings. Saturday 6 September 7‐9pm gates open 6pmAdults £16.50 children…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01628 605069
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07
SEP
Back to Broadway
The Theatre Royal Windsor

Back To Broadway is the all‐singing all‐dancing theatrical sensation that invites you to take a breathtaking journey through the magical world of musicalsNow in its 3rd successful year Back To Broadway returns with a stunning new show for 2014. All the best‐loved…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01753 853888
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07
SEP
French Brothers - Wildlife Cruise
French Brothers Boats - Windsor

Join our skipper Ian for a very special bird and 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…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01753 851900
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07
SEP
French Brothers Boats on September 07
French Brothers Boats - Windsor

An amazing event on board one of our beautiful genuine steamboats. Perfect to celebrate a special occasion or as a gift for a loved one.Enjoy the finest of traditional cream teas on the finest of genuine Victorian steam vessels as you cruise…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01753 851900
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13
SEP
Riverboat Shuffle Disco Cruise 13th
French Brothers Boats

This amazing night on the Thames in Windsor will suit all smaller groups looking to celebrate this summer.Party nights have finally arrived. This amazing night on the Thames in Windsor will suit all smaller groups looking to celebrate this summer. Suitable for…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01753 851900
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Tourist Attractions


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.…

Adeyfield Adventure Playground

Adeyfield Adventure Playground ‐ Amusement Park in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01442242852 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

AMF Bowling

Bowling at AMF Bowling in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. Contact venue on 01442 840200 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Want more?

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