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

30
JUL
Destination presents Foor
Oceana, Watford

All roads lead to Oceana for the biggest Saturday night in HertfordshireUK Garage supergroup Foor join us for an out of this world Saturday.  The group have been regularly featured on the likes of BBC Radio 1 1Xtra and Kiss FM over…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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30
JUL
Just The Tonic Saturday Night Comedy
The Comedy Loft - Watford

Three top class comedians and a brilliant compere to host.Artists Speakers: Alistair Barrie Dana Alexander Dave Longley Mandy Knight.URLs:Booking: http:atnd.it53804‐1Twitter: http:atnd.it53804‐2…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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30
JUL
My Country
Buildings 3 & 4,

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionOur My Country exhibition illustrates how photographers across the world view their own country. For many it was an opportunity to present their country in a positive light;…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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30
JUL
Repulsant snozzcumbers
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 4 years: imagine tasting the filthsome snozzcumbers that the BFG has to eat in Giant Country. Create your own swigpill food using recycled materials and think the giants you dont have to eat it yourself £2 PER…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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30
JUL
WINDSOR Over 30s 40s & 50s PARTY
The Harte & Garter Hotel

Dance romance meet new people make new friends at this party for Over 30s 40s & 50s. Singles and couples welcome. The fun starts at 8.30pm through until 1am with great music from our top DJ. Come along and join us…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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31
JUL
The RAF Halton Triathlon & Duathlon 2016
RAF Halton

The RAF Halton Triathlon is back with a difference weve added a duathlon option too Choose to take part in either a Mini Olympic 600m swim 34.5km cycle 5km run Super Sprint 300m swim 23km cycle 5km run or Duathlon 5km…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01442 820740
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01
AUG
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: 8.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07947 106607
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01
AUG
Fuzzy Logic: Geek Chic
Oceana

The UKs biggest baddest student night is here Its all about Geek Chic so rock your Glasses and your best Geek outfits. Woo Woo: Free Entry Before 11pm.Icehouse: House Dance and Big Student Anthems.Barcelona: RnB and Hip‐Hop.Drink Offers: GBP 2.50 ‐ Selected…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: N/A
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01
AUG
Olympic Maize Maze at Mead Open Farm*
Mead Open Farm

Is it left or is it right Opening in August lose yourself this summer in our A‐Maize‐ing Maze Bigger and better than ever before moove for medals with the especially designed Olympic style animal games. Set in five acres of cornfields find…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01525 852954
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02
AUG
Frogglefrumping animals
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

10.30am 12.00pm 2.00pm and 3.30pm For 6 years: learn about the animals living in Giant Country described by the BFG such as the humplecrimp and frogglefrump. Then using gobblefunk to inspire you design and create your very own propsposterous animal.£3 PER PARTICIPANT…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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03
AUG
Leighton Buzzard Business Briefing and Networking
Leighton Buzzard Golf Club

Our briefing and networking events in Leighton Buzzard are on the first Wednesday of every other month. We would be delighted if you could join us.In collaboration with OM&M Solicitors.Event Format10:00am‐10:30am ‐ Arrival & networking10:30am‐11:15am ‐ Guest speakersCaroline OConnor ‐ Ads OxfordAnneli…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Business

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03
AUG
Rio Summer Entertainment
Eden Shopping Centre

Edens carnival themed entertainment includes lively music flamboyant crafts and glitzy outfits galore plus free giveaways and more.Every Wednesday in August Eden will be embracing the spirit of Rio with carnival‐themed craft events taking place. Grab your maracas and shimmy on down…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01494 768068
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03
AUG
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 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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05
AUG
BUSHEY Over 30s 40s & 50s PARTY
Bushey Sports Club

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. From 8.30pm till 1am at Bushey Sports Club formerly known as Met Police…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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05
AUG
Dotty the Dragon
Dorney Court Kitchen Garden

With lots of laughs and plenty of surprises this is the perfect treat for summer theres evena life‐sized fire‐breathing dragonDotty is a baby Fire Dragon. She lives in a dusty old castle with her grumpy dad Mr Dragon. She loves to…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01636 678900
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06
AUG
Rock n Roll Band Night Hawaiian Party
St Mary's Church Hall

Saturday 6th August 2016 7.30‐11.30pm Hawaiian party with Glenn Darren & the Krew Kats top Rock n Roll band from the north of England live on stage plus resident DJs The Rocking Rebels Large wooden dance floor vintage stalls raffle BYO drinks…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07947 106607
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06
AUG
Rock n Roll Live Band Party
St Mary's Church Hall

Hawaiian party with Glenn Darren & the Krew Kats top Rock n Roll band from the north of England live on stage plus resident DJs The Rocking Rebels Large wooden dance floor vintage stalls raffle BYO drinks & nibbles off licence over…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07947 106607
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06
AUG
Sophie's proghopping pillowcases
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 5 years: listen to some storytelling from The BFG and decorate your own pillowcase with fabric crayons. Will you draw fantabulous dreams or trogglehumping nightmares £3 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to be accompanied…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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07
AUG
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 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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09
AUG
Majesticle mugs
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm and 3.00pm For 6 years: decorate a ceramic mug fit for Her Majester the Queen ready to take home and fill with your favourite frobscottle£3 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to be accompanied into the workshop…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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10
AUG
Creativity
Bray House,

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionHistorically we were always trying to capture the fleeting image one that reflected reality as we saw it. By contrast in a world of iPhones and Instagram we now…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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10
AUG
Hype Under 18s
Oceana

Oceana presents the biggest Under 18s clubbing experience inside the M25 with resident DJs playing the best in RnB Hip‐Hop House Dubstep and Commercial all night longTickets are just GBP 10.Tickets Include:EntryCloakroomUnlimited soft drinks.Make sure you follow us on Twitter and Like…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: N/A
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12
AUG
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 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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13
AUG
Circus Spectacular At Odds Farm Park
Odds Farm Park

Held within the Big Top and with four shows daily each followed by Circus Skills Workshops all the extra fun is included in entry. Odds Farm Park is located just minutes from Junction 2 of the M40 near Beaconsfield. For more information…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01628 520188
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13
AUG
Ucky mucky clay giants
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 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 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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14
AUG
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 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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14
AUG
Diamond Triathlon
Dorney Lake

2012 was a big year for the UK with the biggest sporting event in the world descending on London and a Diamond Jubilee to celebrate it was party time on the streets of Great Britain. To commemorate Human Race and British Olympic…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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15
AUG
Acting fun summer school
The Old Mill

A one week professional fun drama summer school for students.The course is limited to twenty five places for students aged 8 . As well as great fun and the opportunity to mix with other students of a similar age the course…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07834 451788
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18
AUG
A-Level Results Party
Oceana

Your attendance at the biggest A‐Level results party in the UK is compulsory Whether youre celebrating or commiserating join us to celebrate the biggest day in your life so farAdmission Info:‐This is a sellout event with entry tickets essential To avoid long…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: N/A
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19
AUG
Rocket to Giant Country!
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

10.30am 12.00pm 2.00pm and 3.30pm For 6 years: in our swishwiffling science‐y session well try to find ways to send the BFG Sophie and the Bonecrunching Giants on a journey through the air back to Giant Country. Expect balloons catapults and explosions£3…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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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.…

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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.