Victorian Terrific Tuesday – 28 May – Chiltern Open Air Museum

Victorian Terrific Tuesday

The Museum’s Education team have created some educational May half-term activities with this special Victorian themed Terrific Tuesdays. Join us for themed family activities, games and crafts all for the standard admission price!

Victorian Terrific Tuesday

This May half-term Tuesday will focus on the Victorians. Join us to celebrate 200 years since the birth of Queen Victoria (born 24th May 1819).

During this Terrific Tuesday you can take part in our silhouette trial of Victorian objects. In our craft barn you can make Victorian paper dolls, lavender bags, binka samples and Victorian cards. Visit the Victorian pharmacy and find out about cures and ailments of Victorian times. Try on some Victorian props and hats and take a few selfies to show your friends.

You can also take part in a Victorian school session and try your hand at cooking a Victorian recipe. These activities have limited spaces so please sign up for a session upon arrival.

All Terrific Tuesdays

Enjoy themed family crafts and activities all included in the standard admission price
Activities run from 11am   3.30pm
Tea Room with drinks, light lunches, cakes and ice creams
Plenty of space for picnics
Baby changing facilities
Adventure playground
Small working farm
Ample free car parking
Dogs welcome on short leads
30 vernacular historic buildings to explore

Additional information

Activities are still to be confirmed and are subject to change. Standard admission prices apply. Free entry for Annual Pass holders.

We recommend that you bring a carrier bag with you so that you can take home all the wonderful crafts and creations that you have made.

date: 28/05/19

time: 11am – 3.30pm

venue: Chiltern Open Air Museum
Newland Park
Gorelands Lane
Chalfont St Giles

cost: £6.50 – £10.50

event email:

event web:

event tel nos: 01494871117


Special May Bank Holiday Event – 26th – 27th May – Chiltern Open Air Museum

Special May Bank Holiday Event

If you re looking for a great educational and fun family day out this May Bank Holiday then come and see our Roman Gladiators battle! Watch provincial gladiators in action as a team of criminals, barbarians and other prisoners of war, disgraced soldiers and thrill seekers fight for the entertainment of the crowds and the Emperor. Who will live, and who will die: you decide!

The gladiators will be brought to life by Britannia, one of the largest (and oldest) re-enactment groups in the U.K., they will be demonstrating the excitement and brutality of life in the late Roman period. Britannia has worked on over 150 TV and film projects, including Ridley Scott s Gladiator and CBBC s Horrible Histories.

Meet costumed re-enactors, explore the living history encampment and learn about life in Britain in the 1st century AD
Enjoy thrilling combat displays as Roman gladiators compete for the Emperor and the favour of the crowds
Buy your own replica Roman gladiator weapons in the shop
Be warned, there may be (fake) blood   not for those of a sensitive disposition!

Please be aware that all activities are subject to change and weather.

Standard admission prices apply. Free entry for annual pass holders.

date: 26th – 27th May

time: 10am – 5pm

venue: Chiltern Open Air Museum
Newland Park
Gorelands Lane
Chalfont St Giles

cost: £6.50 – £10.50

event email:

event web:

event tel nos: 01494871117

Johnny Wheeler Concert Amersham Royal British Legion – 18 May

Johnny Wheeler is returning to Amersham RBL. One of the
members favourite artistes will be returning to the club
for another evening of brilliant live music. Songs for
your dancing or listening pleasure. A wide selection of
beers, wine and spirits on offer plus soft drinks and
coffee to your taste. Non members welcome! Free parking.
Call ahead for peace of mind. 01494 433443 during club

date: 18th May 2019

time: 20.00

venue: Amersham Royal British Legion.
91 Woodside Road
Amersham HP6 6NU

cost:  01494 433443 for details

Woodrow High House – Summer Fun Day – Saturday 1st June

Woodrow High House – Summer Fun Day – Saturday 1st June – 10am to 4pm

Woodrow High House, is part of the London Youth Charity working with children and young people to help them to be the best that they can be.  Woodrow is one of the charity’s residential centres based in Amersham, offering children and young people from all areas of life the opportunity to learn and have fun outside of formal settings.  This is essential in helping young people develop the skills and confidence they need for the rest of their lives.

Our Summer Fun Day will be open to everyone and entry is free.  There will be activities, attractions,  stalls,  treasure hunts and raffles.  The attractions will include HamsterZorbs, Go-karts, Archery, High Ropes, Bushcraft and many more exciting things to try.  There will food and drink provided by many local suppliers.

The day is all about increasing our relationships within the community giving a better understanding of Woodrow High House and the charity, and all the amazing ways you can support or be involved with us!

For more information about the day, to have a stall or provide an attraction, please contact on 01494 433531 or email Website: