On the buses for Her­itage Day

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - HERITAGE OPEN DAYS -

OR­GAN­IS­ERS of Amer­sham Her­itage Day have promised that this year’s event will the best one yet.

The pop­u­lar an­nual event will take place in Amer­sham Old Town on Sun­day, Septem­ber 11 and it boasts a more jam-packed pro­gramme than ever be­fore.

The Amer­sham So­ci­ety and the Che­sham So­ci­ety have teamed up so that peo­ple can catch one of the free her­itage buses run­ning from Che­sham to Amer­sham in­clud­ing Che­sham Bois.

The buses will run ev­ery 20 min­utes from 10.45am to 5.15pm.

The Memo­rial Gar­dens in The Broad­way will fea­ture en­ter­tain­ment through­out the day with the Chiltern Jive Club at 2.15pm and the Sound- force Big Band at 3.30pm.

Plus, there will be me­dieval re-en­act­ments, Ir­ish Danc­ing and the Che­sham All Girls March­ing Band will be pulling in the crowds at about 2pm.

This is in ad­di­tion to mu­sic fea­tur­ing in sev­eral pubs along the High Street, fair­ground rides, clas­sic cars and steam trac­tion en­gines.

Her­itage mar­ket stalls will line the High Street com­ple­ment­ing the craft stalls fea­tur­ing demon­stra­tions as well as a Vic­to­rian tea room be­ing held in Mar­ket Hall.

There will also be Punch and Judy shows, a bird of prey dis­play, an an­i­mal pet­ting zoo and dows­ing.

New for 2016 is archery as well as Ter­rier Rac­ing.

Build­ings that will be open to the pub­lic for free this year in­clude Kings Chapel, Methodist Church, Quaker Meet­ing Room, Amer­sham Mu­seum, St. Mary’s Church in­clud­ing the Drake Chapel and Mar­ket Hall.

For more in­for­ma­tion visit www.amer­shamtc.gov.uk.

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