On the buses for Heritage Day
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.