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

17
OCT
David Starkey Henry VIII: The First Brexiteer
Wycombe Swan

Henry VIII is the only king whose shape you remember and the decisions he took still reverberate today. The Reformation is the first Brexit; his ministers devised the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty and his tumultuous personal life pitted religion against politics as…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01494 552260
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18
OCT
Dominic Kirwan In Concert With Lisa Stanley
Wycombe Swan

Firmly established as one of Irelands greatest ever entertainers Dominic Kirwan hits the road with a brand‐new show. Accompanying Dominic will be Lisa Stanley one of Irelands top female vocalists and star of Keep It Countrys The Lisa Stanley Show. Mixed with…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01494 512000
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18
OCT
Midge Ure, The Christians, Altered Images feat Cla
Wycombe Swan

With millions of albums sales and iconic hits plus over 30 years perfecting their craft performing to audiences at sold out stadiums intimate unplugged sets and everything in between this authentic 80s triple‐header is not to be missed with absolute hits that…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01494 512000
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18
OCT
The Tempest
Luton Library Theatre

The Tempest is a gripping comedy of magic love and redemption. The sorcerer Prospero and his teenage daughter Miranda are exiled on a strange magical island. When Prospero raises a storm to destroy his enemies revenge ‐ and escape from the island…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01582 878100
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20
OCT
BUSHEY 30s to 50sPlus PARTY for Singles & Couples
Bushey Golf & Country Club

NEW & UNMISSABLE 30s to 50sPlus 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 30s to 50sPlus to dance romance meet new…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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20
OCT
Chiddlers’ hour: Esio Trot
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 10.30am to 11.30amCost: £3 per child. Accompaning adults do not need to pay. Cost does not include Museum entry which you dont need to purchase to enjoy Chiddlers Hour.Age: for 0 to 3 year olds.Type of workshop: storytelling songs games…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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20
OCT
Dining Through The Decades - 70s
Wycombe Swan

The era where disco began flares were big and ABBA won the Eurovision Song Contest. Tuck in whilst this super duo perform all those ABBA favourites from your childhood. Includes three‐course meal and live entertainment. Venue: Wycombe Swan St Mary Street High…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01494 512000
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20
OCT
Joan
The Hat Factory Arts Centre

What happens when a disguise soon becomes something a lot more real and you have to fight for who you really are The latest daring fusion of lyrical new writing and anarchic cabaret from the multi‐award winning Milk Presents and performed by…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01582 878100
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21
OCT
Freaky FunFest at Mead Open Farm
Mead Open Farm

From the milder Creepy Cottage to the twists and turns of Mr Toppers and The Shed of Dread theres something spooky for everyone Plus there are plenty more Halloween‐themed activities including a daily Halloween fancy dress competition street entertainers spooky puppet…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01525 852954
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21
OCT
Hallowe'en Half-Term at Cliveden National Trust
Cliveden National Trust

This year at Half‐Term experience Halloween from a new perspective. Visit dressed up as woodland sprite or in other halloween finest and discover a world of natural wonders. From Saturday 21 to Sunday 29 October follow a trail into the magical woodland…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01628 605069
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21
OCT
Jack and The Beans Talk
The Hat Factory Arts Centre

Jack lives on a small farm with his mum and very little to eat. Imagine his surprise when he swops his cow for some magic beans and starts to hear a whispering in the breeze and a giant rumble in the sky.Jack…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01582 878100
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21
OCT
Just The Tonic's Saturday Night Comedy
Just The Tonic at The Comedy Loft Watford

Our fabulous weekend shows bring the best comedy on the high street to WatfordFeaturing Rudi Lickwood Adam Staunton Mark Simmons and Andre VincentWe bring you four different acts at every show including some of the best up & coming comperes and headliners…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02037 403700
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21
OCT
Los Pacaminos featuring Paul Young
Luton Library Theatre

Los Pacaminos features Paul Young Drew Barfield Mark Pinder Steve Greetham Jamie Moses and Melvin Duffy UKs premier pedal steel player.Los Pacaminos play the very best in Tex Mex Border music from The Texas Tornadoes and Ry Cooder to Los Lobos and…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01582 878100
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22
OCT
Bogtrotting Baddies Party
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 11.30pm 12.30pm 2.00pm and 3pmCost: £2 per participant. Price does not include Museum entry which you will also need to book to take part in the workshop.Age: recommended for 4 years. Under 8s will need to be accompanied by an…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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22
OCT
The Circus of Horrors Voodoo
Grove Theatre

After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation Voodoo. The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre & fantastic circus acts acts all woven into a…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01582 602080
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23
OCT
Blown Away
The Hat Factory Arts Centre

A windy day a brand new kite for Penguin Blue a maiden flight...Packed full of spectacular circus magical puppetry and catchy songs Metta Theatres joyous stage adaptation of Rob Biddulphs award‐winning childrens book is fun for all the family.Age guidance: 3‐11 yearsJoin…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01582 878100
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23
OCT
Trunchpots
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 11.00am 12.00pm 1.00pm 2.00pm 3.00pm and 4.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults are welcome to pay to make their own. Price does not include Museum entry which you will also need to book to take part in the workshop.Age: recommended for…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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24
OCT
Rastamouse! with Michael de Souza
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 11.00am and 12.30pmCost: £3 per person adults and children. Everyone who attends needs to pay for a space although children under 2 who can sit on laps are free of charge. Price does not include Museum entry which you will…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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24
OCT
Sponge and Spiker Spoon Puppets
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 2.30pm and 3.30pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults are welcome to pay to make their own. Price does not include Museum entry which you will also need to book to take part in the workshop.Age: suitable for 4 years. Under 8s…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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25
OCT
Vermicious Knid Masks
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 11.00am 12.00pm 1.00pm 2.00pm 3.00pm 4.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults are welcome to pay to make their own. Price does not include Museum entry which you will also need to book to take part in the workshop.Age: suitable for 4…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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26
OCT
Captain Beastie with Lucy Coats
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per person adults and children. Everyone who attends needs to pay for a space although children under 2 who can sit on laps are free of charge. Price does not include Museum entry which you…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01494 892192
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26
OCT
Ruby Wax
Wycombe Swan

Lakin McCarthy presents Ruby Wax the much loved US born comedian actor and writer who is based in the UK. Starting out as an actor at the RSC she went on to write and perform…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
OCT
Child of the Divide
The Hat Factory Arts Centre

Summer 1947 and 16 million people are on the move between India and the newly‐formed Pakistan. Amid the violent political upheaval young Palis fingers slip from his fathers hand and his destiny changes forever.Taken in by a Muslim family he is given…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01582 878100
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27
OCT
Disgusterous Dinner Plates
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 11.00am 12.00pm 1.00pm 2.00pm 3.00pm 4.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults are welcome to pay to make their own. Price does not include Museum entry which you will also need to book to take part in the workshop.Age: suitable for 4…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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27
OCT
MAIDENHEAD New!! 30s to 50sPlus PARTY
Maidenhead Rugby Football Club

NEW & UNMISSABLE 30s to 50sPlus 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 30s to 50sPlus to dance romance meet…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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28
OCT
Mix ‘n’ Match Baddies Book
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults are welcome to pay to make their own. Price does not include Museum entry which you will also need to book to take part in the workshop.Age: suitable for 4 years. Under…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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28
OCT
Steam Glow Photo Evening
Leighton Buzzard Railway (Buzzrail)

Our recently overhauled loco Doll will transport you at 1830 to Stonehenge Works where five more locos will be available for night‐time photography.We want to lay on a good show for keen photographers so all of the locos will be moved around…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01525 373888
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28
OCT
The Girl and the Giraffe
The Hat Factory Arts Centre

Climbing up as high as she can to get a better view she is surprised when she comes face to face with... Giraffe As their friendship grows Girl discovers that Giraffe isnt very well. She tries everything she can to make him…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01582 878100
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28
OCT
The Wind in the Willows: A Folk Opera
Luton Library Theatre

Join Ratty Mole Badger and of course the irrepressible Mr Toad as they embark on various adventures on the river on the road and in the dark and dangerous Wild Wood. Using traditional English folk melodies set to new lyrics the…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01582 878100
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29
OCT
THE STORY OF BART
The Radlett Centre

Lionel Bart was a songwriting genius having a career penning huge global chart hits musicals film scores and one of the biggest musicals of all time Oliver Because of this success Bart was earning in the 1960s the same as the average…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01923 859291
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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.