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

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
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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02
AUG
Eden’s Food Fair 2014
Eden Shopping Centre

Get your knife and fork ready as Edens annual Food Fair returns on August 2nd. Sample delicious delights from Edens eateries including Zizzi Nandos Pizza Express Wagamama Yo Sushi Frankie & Bennies and Ranch Burger. Get up close and personal with the…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

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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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03
AUG
Friendship Day at Snakes and Ladders
Snakes and Ladders Dunstable

To celebrate Friendship Day on 3 August 2014 children can bring their best friend to visit for free with a special 2 for 1 offer. Its always more fun when theres someone to play with Youll need a voucher from facebook. Get…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01528 660111
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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

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
Class A LEVEL RESULTS NIGHT
Oceana Watford

Oceana Presents CLASS A ALEVEL RESULS PARTYSchool maybe over but your Attendance is compulsory Whether youre celebrating or commiserating Join Us For Class A Party With The Subject: KHISSTORYYSpinning you all your favourite Throwback AnthemsMain Arena DJ INTHERIOUS DJ SIRoom 2: DJ…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08452 932874
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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

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

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

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

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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14
SEP
Car display at Cliveden
Cliveden National Trust

Enjoy a tantalising line‐up of extra special cars along Clivedens spectaular Grand Avenue. Visit the National Trust gardens and admire some marvellous motors whilst having the opportunity to find out more from their owners.Free after normal admission prices. …

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01628 605069
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14
SEP
Chilterns 3 Peaks Challenge
Princes Risborough School

The Chilterns 3 Peaks Challenge a fundraising event to support Rennie Grove Hospice Care returns on Sunday 14 September for its sixth year Join us for our own version of the famous national challenge and experience the beautiful scenery along part of…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01442 820740
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15
SEP
FREE taster session at the High Wycombe Rock Choir
St Michaels School

The local High Wycombe choir is run by singerpianist Katy Seath. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Katy. Rock Choir…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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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.