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

22
MAY
3rd European Clinical Trials Inspection Readiness
Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow Hotel

An inspection from the FDA can pop up at any time throughout a clinical trial pipeline and being prepared is key. The industry must move toward innovative methods and utilize new technologies to ensure compliance in a global environment. Change your inspection…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +1917-25 8-5158
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22
MAY
Bear Naked Mondays
PRYZM, Watford

Introducing Watfords brand new £1m PRYZM nightclub offering the best VIP experience. Get in contact with one of our sales team on: 01923 239 848PRYZM: The clubs main room is hosted by DJ Ben Loren featuring a brand new stage show sound…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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22
MAY
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both a green and free solution so the charity urges the local community in Luton to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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23
MAY
Chiddlers’ hour
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Chiddlers Hour takes place at the Museum on term‐time Tuesdays 10am to 11am.These splendiferous sessions feature 30 minutes of songs storytelling and adventure and 30 minutes of free play and crafts based on Roald Dahls books.Each weeks session is based around one…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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24
MAY
The All-Star Stand-Up Tour
Wycombe Swan

This years line‐up includes Canadian one‐liner king and star of Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo Stewart Francis from Phoenix Nights and 8 Out Of 10 Cats Justin Moorhouse and the BAFTA award winning Jim Tavare as seen on…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01494 512000
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25
MAY
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra at Watford Colosseum
Watford Colosseum

Watford Colosseum ends the World Class Concert Season in celebratory style with one of the worlds great orchestras the Moscow Philharmonic conducted by Yuri Botnari. Freddy Kempf is one of the UKs most popular pianists and his interpretation of Rachmaninovs epic 3rd…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01923 474100
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25
MAY
Speed Dating in Watford
Twisted Monkey

Speed Dating in WatfordHow Speed Dating in Watford worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Watford you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02380 784694
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26
MAY
BUSHEY 30s to 60s PARTY for Singles & Couples
Bushey Sports Club

NEW & UNMISSABLE 30s to 60s party nights for singles and couples with top DJ playing your favourite chart and dance music from 80s to date. From 8.30pm till 1am at Bushey Sports Club formerly known as Met Police Sports…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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26
MAY
talk by Bucks Pottery and Sculpture Society
Little Kingshill Village Hall

The guest speaker for this month is Stephanie Wright who makes stunning architectural and sculptural pieces with vibrant colouring. Her work explores new ways of using the potters wheel to create flowing forms. Stephanie works from her basement studio in Dorking. …

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01494 528990
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26
MAY
Teddy Bear's Picnic Ballet
Luton Library Theatre

Lets All Dance is back with this delightful treat for very young audiences. Combining classical ballet physical theatre gorgeous visuals and crystal‐clear story telling this fresh innovative dance company pitches another production perfectly to engage and enthral all children including those with…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01582 878100
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26
MAY
Teddy Bear’s Picnic Ballet
Luton Library Theatre

Lets All Dance is back with this delightful treat for very young audiences. Combining classical ballet physical theatre gorgeous visuals and crystal‐clear story telling this fresh innovative dance company pitches another production perfectly to engage and enthral all children including those with…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01582 878100
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26
MAY
Yates High Wycombe Re-opening
Yates High Wycombe

Following an investment of £350000 Yates High Wycombe will re‐open its doors on 26th May 2017 unveiling its brand‐new look The bar located on Frogmore has been transformed from head to toe with a new‐look bar area dancefloor and seating area to…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01132 431117
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27
MAY
Blunderbus Presents - Dogs Don't Do Ballet
Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre

Biff is not like other dogs. He doesnt do dog stuff likeweeing on lampposts or scratching his fleas or drinkingout of the toilet. No Biff likes moonlight and music andwalking on his tiptoes. You see Biff doesnt think hesa dog. He thinks…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03003 008125
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27
MAY
Dean Martin & Michael Buble Tribute Night
Ruislip Conservative Club

Come along to a fantastic evening listening to the best Tribute Act around for Dean Martin and Michael Buble.Staffed Bar open at reasonable pricesVenue: Ruislip Conservative Club 56‐58 Ickenham road Ickenham Road Ruislip HA4 7DQPriceBefore event: GBP 8.00On the night: GBP 10.00Links:…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01895 637477
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27
MAY
Dogs Don't Do ballet
Leighton Buzzard Theatre

Biff is not like ordinary dogs. Biff likes moonlight and music and walking on his tiptoes. You see Biff doesnt think hes a dog Biff thinks hes a ballerina which is all very well...but dogs dont do ballet ‐ do they The…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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27
MAY
Fantabulous Family Photo Frames
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Roald Dahl kept lots of special pictures on the wall of his Writing Hut. Find out more about what decorates his walls and then make your own swishwiffling picture frame to put your own special photos in. Event detailsTimes: 11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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27
MAY
Late May Bank Holiday Vintage Steamer Cruises
Bourne End Marina

Enjoy the perfect River Thames experience this Maybank holiday weekend aboard the carbon neutral 1883steam launch Alaska. Trips runon the hour starting at 11am andwith the last tripdeparting at5pm giving you a50 minute adventure aboard this beautiful vessel for an amazing price…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07774 925323
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27
MAY
Mentmore Arts Festival 2017
Mentmore Village Hall & St Mary's Church

The 9th Mentmore Arts Festival will be held from Saturday 27th to Monday 29th May 2017 from 11.00 am to 5.00 pm.We are delighted that our favourite artists continue to support the event and are also very happy to make new artists…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07919 562414
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27
MAY
Smirnoff's Big Night Out ft. Tom Zanetti and K.O K
PRYZM, Watford

The UK’s biggest club tour touches down at PRYZM onSaturday 27th May. Expect a night of high octane production andentertainment. Thisis Smirnoff’s Big Night OutPRYZM: The clubs main room is hosted by DJ Mark Allan featuring a brand new stage show sound…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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28
MAY
Bank Holiday Special
PRYZM, Watford

Introducing Watfords brand new £1m PRYZM nightclub offering the best VIP experience. Get in contact with one of our sales team on: 01923 239 848PRYZM: The clubs main room is hosted by DJ Mark Allan featuring a brand new stage show sound…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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28
MAY
Boggling Building Science
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Get hands‐on with us as we investigate how places are built. Well be making bridges building towers and creating places for both human beans as well as animals.Event detailsTimes: 11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm and 3.00pmCost: £2 per participant. Adults are welcome to pay…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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28
MAY
Milkshake! Live 'The Magic Story Book' at Watford
Watford Colosseum

Starring Milkshake favourites Bob the Builder Little Princess Noddy Fireman Sam Shimmer & Shine Pip from Pip Ahoy Winnie and Wilbur Wissper Milkshakes very own Milkshake Monkey and two Milkshake presenters this all singing all dancing musical masterpiece will take audiences on…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01923 474100
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28
MAY
Reptile Week with Safari Stu at Mead Open Farm
Mead Open Farm

You might hold a Tarantula get nose to nose with a Chameleon pet a Royal Python or stroke a De‐Scented Skunk as well as finding out fascinating facts. Plus theres all the usual farm fun including the huge Jumping Pillows and plenty…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01442 890088
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28
MAY
Teddy Bear's Bank Holiday
Leighton Buzzard Railway (Buzzrail)

Come and celebrate the Bank Holiday weekend by taking a ride on a Steam Train to our display at Stonehenge. Children accompanied by a fare‐paying adult and who bring a teddy bear will travel free. The first train leaves at 10.30 and…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01525 373888
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28
MAY
Wedding Fair
Wycombe Swan

Wycombe Swan offers a unique venue for your magical day. Come and enjoy a free glass of bubbly and browse stalls from the finest local wedding suppliers whether you are just starting the planning or finalising the last few details.Venue: Wycombe Swan…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01494 512000
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29
MAY
Live On Mars - A Tribute to David Bowie
Watford Colosseum

Influenced by Bowies legendary concert performances LIVE ON MARS fuses sound and vision to portray the essence of Bowie his alter egos and creative muses with elements of mime dance and stunning big screen visuals and animation.Featuring the electrifying vocals and uncanny…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01923 571102
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29
MAY
Ship Ahoy! Half term fun at Eden Shopping Centre
Eden Shopping Centre

Ship Ahoy Set sail to High Wycombes Eden Shopping Centre this half term for a pirate adventure There are free craft workshops at Kids Corner from Monday 29th May through to Friday 2nd June where all the little scallywags can create eye…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 768068
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29
MAY
Swishwiffling Storytelling Walk
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Join Chip Colquhoun on a family storytelling walk around Roald Dahls home village and up to Angling Spring Wood. There will be plenty of swashboggling stories including local folklore and stories told to Roald Dahl by his mother when he was a…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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29
MAY
Tales From The Trees
Stockwood Discovery Centre

Trees are awesome They enchant us with their mystery and beauty they provide us with food fuel and wood they produce oxygen for us to breathe and they inspire stories myths and legendsMeet Craig the friendly Forest Ranger and resident tree expert.…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01582 878100
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30
MAY
Curious Creatures
Stockwood Discovery Centre

Welcome to the Curious Creatures wildlife park established by Jeremiah Johnson: world‐renowned explorer zoologist and animal collector. Nobody knows more about animals than him. Unfortunately Jeremiah Johnson is currently lost somewhere in the jungles of Africa so he has handed the running…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01582 878100
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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.