All Adult Events

 

 

CANCELLED Happy Cafe: Garland Making Workshop

Thursday 13 December | 7 – 9pm


Using a variety of glitter felt and woollen felt, make your own personalised garland to decorate your home.

Book | £16.50

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CANCELLED Happy Cafe: The Colour Wheel

Thursday 13 December | 7 – 9pm


Explore the beauty and meaning of colours and how they impact on our lives. Create a collaged colour wheel. All materials included.

Recommended age: 16+

Book | £10

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CANCELLED Happy Cafe: Being Vegan: The Basics

Thursday 13 December | 7 – 9pm


Interested in being vegan? Or maybe you’re considering taking part in Veganuary in the new year? Hear from Charmaine from Khepera Org about the basics of going vegan, from the ethical and environmental impact of your diet to ensuring your nutritional requirements are being met. Join in the discussion!

Recommended age: 16+

Book | £10

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Festive Foliage

Sunday 16 December | 10am – 1.30pm


Create your own festive wreath or tree decoration. All materials are provided. Dress warmly as some time will be spent outdoors.

Recommended age: 14+

Book | £22

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Happy Cafe: Introduction to Mindfulness

Thursday 10 January | 7 – 9pm 


Mindfulness helps you to find peace of mind, improves your health, is cost effective and everyone can do it! This is the second of five evenings that work individually or as a series – come to one or all. This session focuses on living life in the moment.

Book | £20 per session or block book all 5 for £90

Book now

 
Happy Cafe: Mindset and Emotional Wellbeing Workshop for Mums

Thursday 10 January | 7 – 9pm 


These sessions aim to equip you with the tools and insights you need as a mum in order to move beyond survival mode and feeling overwhelmed into adopting a grounded and centred state so that you can parent from a rock solid foundation of love and kindness.

You will learn how to:

  • Develop a mindset that works for you rather than against you.
  • Have more energy, health and vitality.
  • Consistently embody the values and behaviours you wish to pass on to your children.

Each session will be based around a different topic. Come along to just one or to all four as a series.

Book | £11 per session

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Happy Cafe: Herb for Health – Herbs for Cough and Colds

Thursday 10 January | 7 – 8pm 


Understand the benefits of herbs and how they can be used to target particular health concerns, and learn the art of blending simple infusions to combat them. This talk is delivered by Alice Nugent of Hippopot Herbs, a qualified Medical Herbalist. This session focuses on how to combat winter coughs and colds.

Tickets | £11

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Introduction to Crochet Course

Sunday 13, 20, 27 January and 2 February | 11.30am – 1.30pm


This course consists of four weekly fun and sociable classes to help complete beginners get to grips with crochet through mini-projects. All materials are provided, including take-home how-to guides. Refreshments included.

Recommended age: 14+

Book | £88

Book now

 

Memory Lane

Tuesday 15 January
11 – 11.45


These reminiscence sessions are an opportunity to meet socially and share stories of the past. These drop-in sessions are free and last about 45 minutes. Each session will be based around a different theme. All are welcome.

Tuesday 15 January – Keeping Warm

Let’s Cook: Winter Warmers

Saturday 19 January | 10am – 3pm 


Learn some basic cooking techniques along with how to maximise store cupboard ingredients and reduce waste with lots of cooking and tasting. Whether you’re on a low budget or just want to learn some new skills whilst promoting a healthier lifestyle let Let’s Cook help you out! 

Let’s Cook is a project working in conjunction with the Buckinghamshire Waste Partnership to promote healthy eating, home cooking and reducing food waste. Sessions will also touch on menu planning, smart shopping, portion sizing, batch cooking and freezing. Let’s get the community cooking! Instructors have been trained and certified by the Let’s Cook Project.

You can find out more here!

Please let us know about any dietary requirements you have by Saturday 12 January.

Recommended 18+

Book | £5

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Behind the Scenes: The Mayor’s Chamber

Tuesday 29 January | 6.30pm


This exclusive event for Friends of Wycombe Museum will take you behind the scenes into the mayor’s chambers. 

More information to follow soon!

To become a Friend click here.

Tickets free to Friends. Please reserve your space.

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Basket Making Weekend Workshop

Saturday 2 February 10am – 4pm and Sunday 3 February 2 – 4.30pm


Over this two-day course you will learn how to use traditional basket-making methods to make a quality English willow basket that you take home and use in years to come.

Contemporary basket maker, Christine Brewster returns for a repeat of this popular weekend workshop. See more of Christine’s work here.

All materials provided. Refreshments included.

Recommended 12+. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Book | £85

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Memory Lane

Tuesday 5 February
11 – 11.45


These reminiscence sessions are an opportunity to meet socially and share stories of the past. These drop-in sessions are free and last about 45 minutes. Each session will be based around a different theme. All are welcome.

Tuesday 5 February – Famous Faces

Next Steps Crochet

Sunday 10 February | 11.30am – 2.30pm


Already know how to chain stitch, double stitch and treble stitch? In this session, you will learn new techniques to get started on more advanced projects. All materials provided, including take home how-to guides. Refreshments included.

Recommended age: 14+

Book | £22

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Moats, Mottes and Castles: Status and Defense in Medieval Buckinghamshire

Tuesday 12 February | 7pm


No single memorable battle is recorded in Buckinghamshire and the county has only one surviving stone-built defence – Boarstall Tower. Nevertheless, the sites of several castles and a considerable number of lesser defensive works do survive. We may not have enough evidence to finally decide where Desborough ‘Castle’ and the large mound in Wycombe Museum’s garden fit in, but perhaps consideration of the overall county picture might help? 

Hear Mike Farley, former Bucks County Archaeologist, speak and make your own mind up! 

Doors at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Free glass of wine on arrival.

Tickets £7 or £4 for Friends

To find out more about becoming a Friend click here

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Happy Cafe: Book Making Workshop

Thursday 14 February | 7 – 9pm 


Using hand dyed and recycled papers, make a simple book and decorate using wooden printing blocks and embellishments. All materials included.

Recommended 16+

Tickets £10

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Happy Cafe: Introduction to Mindfulness

Thursday 14 February | 7 – 9pm 


Mindfulness helps you to find peace of mind, improves your health, is cost effective and everyone can do it! This is the third of five evenings that work individually or as a series – come to one or all. This session focuses on the art of self-love.

Book | £20 per session or block book all 5 for £90

Book now

 

 Raku Ceramics Workshop

Sunday 17 February 10am – 1pm and Sunday 24 February 11am – 5pm


Create strikingly glazed ceramic pieces with raku, a unique Japanese ceramic technique, in this two-session workshop. Spend the first session crafting your design in clay, and then return a week later to fire them. Unlike conventional firings, raku is a firing technique that pulls ceramics from the kiln at temperatures of up to 1,000 degrees centigrade. The pots are then immediately placed in burning sawdust before being dramatically plunged into water, creating patterns in the glaze.

Recommended for 16+

Book | £75

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Archery & Den Building Day

Sunday 24 February


Den Building & Fire Lighting
11am-12.15pm; 12.45-2pm; 2.30-3.45pm
Perfect your forest hideout with a den making session – complete with a campfire and hot chocolate to keep you warm! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults do not need tickets.

Recommended age: 5+ but all are welcome

Book l £6.50

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Archery Sessions
Starting 11.30am, 12pm, 12.30pm, 1pm, 1.30pm, 2pm, 2.30pm, 3pm
Aim for a bulls eye in an archery workshop! Children must be accompanied by an adult – adults only need buy tickets if they are participating.

For adults and children aged 7+ 

Book | £12

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Action For Happiness: Exploring What Matters

Tuesday 26 February – 16 April | 7 – 9pm

Exploring What Matters is a secular, science-based course created by Action for Happiness for people who want to learn how to live happily and spread happiness to those around them. Each week is based around a big question.

Week 1: What really matters in life? 
Week 2: What actually makes us happy? 
Week 3: Can we find peace of mind? 
Week 4: How should we treat others?
Week 5: What makes for great relationships? 
Week 6: Can we be happier at work? 
Week 7: Can we build happier communities? 
Week 8: How can we create a happier world?  

Age 18+

Tickets £90 suggested donation

Tickets are not sold through the museum – please click here to purchase tickets.

 

Beginners and Improvers Photography Course

Saturday 2, 9, 16 and 23 March | 10am – 1.30pm


This popular four-week course, led by members of Wycombe Photographic Society, will help you get to know your digital SLR camera and learn various techniques to produce quality images. The sessions will introduce you to landscape, portrait and macro photography.

This is a practical taught course and you will need your own SLR camera.

Refreshments included.

Recommended for 14+

Book | £86

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Bitesize Introduction to Crochet

Sunday 3 March | 11.30am – 2.30pm


Want to learn to crochet, but don’t want to do our full four-week course? Aimed at complete beginners, this crash course will get you started on your own projects! All materials provided, including take-home how-to guides.

Recommended age: 14+

Book | £33

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Memory Lane

Tuesday 5 March
11 – 11.45


These reminiscence sessions are an opportunity to meet socially and share stories of the past. These drop-in sessions are free and last about 45 minutes. Each session will be based around a different theme. All are welcome.

Tuesday 5 March – Moving About

 

International Women’s Day Tea

Friday 8th March | 1 – 3.30pm 


We love celebrating women at Wycombe Museum – they’re so important to our town, to our history, and they make up the majority of our staff and volunteers! We’d like to invite you all (men and women alike) to join us for an informal cuppa and a piece of cake to chat and appreciate the women in our community and in our lives! 

This is a free drop in event.

 

Happy Cafe: Indian Hand Embroidery

Thursday 14 March | 7 – 9pm 


Learn how to decorate a block printed image using simple Indian hand embroidery. All materials included. 

Recommended age: 16+ 

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Happy Cafe: Introduction to Mindfulness

Thursday 14 March | 7 – 9pm 


Mindfulness helps you to find peace of mind, improves your health, is cost effective and everyone can do it! This is the fourth of five evenings that work individually or as a series – come to one or all. This session focuses on connecting with your body-mind.

Book | £20 per session or block book all 5 for £90

Book now

 

Happy Cafe: Mindset and Emotional Wellbeing Workshop for Mums

Thursday 14 March | 7 – 9pm 


These sessions aim to equip you with the tools and insights you need as a mum in order to move beyond survival mode and feeling overwhelmed into adopting a grounded and centred state so that you can parent from a rock solid foundation of love and kindness.

You will learn how to:

  • Develop a mindset that works for you rather than against you.
  • Have more energy, health and vitality.
  • Consistently embody the values and behaviours you wish to pass on to your children.

Each session will be based around a different topic. Come along to just one or to all four as a series.

Book | £11 per session

Book now

Action for Happiness: The Art of Relating

Saturday 23 March | 10am – 1pm 


Join us as we explore the importance of practising positive relating: having good relationships with ourselves, our intimate family, neighbours and colleagues, as well as the bigger picture of our lives. A three-hour workshop, run by Karen Matovu, an accredited couples therapist and covering four of Action for Happiness’s 10 Keys to Happier Living – Relating, Giving, Meaning and Acceptance. Places limited – booking essential. 

Age 18+ 

Book | £12 suggested donation

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Next Steps Crochet Course

Sunday 24 March | 11.30am – 2.30pm


Already know how to chain stitch, double stitch and treble stitch? In this session, you will learn new techniques to get started on more advanced projects. All materials provided, including take home how-to guides. Refreshments included.

Recommended age: 14+

Book | £22

Book now

 

Tasting History of Gin 2: The Gin Craze

Friday 29 March | 7.30 – 9.30pm


Following last year’s hugely successful gin event, we present to you our all-new Tasting History of Gin, showcasing historic vs contemporary styles of gin. Featuring fresh, light and juniper-scented gin history, six different gins for your delectation and enjoyment and specially selected snacks to complement the gins. Drinking ‘mother’s ruin’ with your mum at this event would make the perfect Mother’s Day Gift.

Sponsored by Griffiths Brothers

Tickets £28

Strictly 18+
Please leave your car at home.

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Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

Sunday 31 March | 11.30am-1pm; 1.30-3pm; 3.30-5pm


A family-friendly afternoon tea to celebrate all wonderful mums. Indulge in a selection of sweet and savoury treats including sandwiches, scones and cakes. Accompanied by The Lulalas, performing popular songs from the 1900s-1960s. Please let us know about any dietary requirements by Sunday 24 March.

Book 
Adults £25
Children 15 & Under £18

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Memory Lane

Tuesday 2 April
11 – 11.45


These reminiscence sessions are an opportunity to meet socially and share stories of the past. These drop-in sessions are free and last about 45 minutes. Each session will be based around a different theme. All are welcome.

Tuesday 2 April – Sunday Best

 

Happy Cafe: Garland Making Workshop

Thursday 4 April | 7 – 9pm


Using a variety of glitter felt and woollen felt, make your own personalised garland to decorate your home.

Book | £16.50

Book now

 

Happy Cafe: Herbs for Health – Herbs for Sleep

Thursday 4 April | 7 – 8pm 


Understand the benefits of herbs and how they can be used to target particular health concerns, and learn the art of blending simple infusions to combat them. This talk is delivered by Alice Nugent of Hippopot Herbs, a qualified Medical Herbalist. This session focuses on herbs to help you to sleep better.

Tickets | £11

Book now

 
Happy Cafe: Introduction to Mindfulness

Thursday 4 April | 7 – 9pm


Mindfulness helps you to find peace of mind, improves your health, is cost effective and everyone can do it! This is the first of five evenings that work individually or as a series – come to one or all. This session focuses on managing stress and anxiety.

Book | £20 per session or block book all 5 for £90

Book now

 

Happy Cafe: Mindset and Emotional Wellbeing Workshop for Mums

Thursday 4 April | 7 – 9pm 


These sessions aim to equip you with the tools and insights you need as a mum in order to move beyond survival mode and feeling overwhelmed into adopting a grounded and centred state so that you can parent from a rock solid foundation of love and kindness.

You will learn how to:

  • Develop a mindset that works for you rather than against you.
  • Have more energy, health and vitality.
  • Consistently embody the values and behaviours you wish to pass on to your children.

Each session will be based around a different topic. Come along to just one or to all four as a series.

Book | £11 per session

Book now

 
Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting

Sunday 7 April | 12-4pm (sessions start every 30 mins)


Test your aim in these 30-minute laser clay pigeon shooting workshops – a realistic but environmentally friendly version of real clay shooting. Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting is suitable for all ages and abilities above 8yrs old (there is no kick back from the guns).

Book l £12

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Stargazing Evening: The Moon

Monday 8 April | 7 – 9.30pm


Get to know the night sky! This family-friendly stargazing evening will feature a talk from Dr Sandy Giles on the most prominent feature in the night sky – the moon. This will be followed by some time spent looking at the stars through telescopes from the museum grounds with local Wycombe Astro experts, and dinner.

Please make sure to dress appropriately as some time will be spent outside.

Your ticket will include a Wycombe Museum beer, alcoholic hot chocolate or a soft drink alternative, and dinner of a meat or veg biryani with flatbreads. Final bookings for catered tickets will be on Monday 1 April. Please state any dietary requirements when booking. After this point, it may be possible to book tickets without food. Please contact the Museum directly to enquire.

Adults £17.50
Under 15’s £10.00
Under 5’s £3.00

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Introduction to Crochet Course

Sunday 28 April, 5, 12 and 19 May | 11.30am – 1.30pm


This course consists of four weekly fun and sociable classes to help complete beginners get to grips with crochet through mini-projects. All materials are provided, including take-home how-to guides. Refreshments included.

Recommended age: 14+

Book | £88

Book now

Memory Lane

Tuesday 7 May
11 – 11.45


These reminiscence sessions are an opportunity to meet socially and share stories of the past. These drop-in sessions are free and last about 45 minutes. Each session will be based around a different theme. All are welcome.

Tuesday 7 May – Fetes and Festivities

 

Happy Cafe: Vegan Cooking Class

Thursday 9 May | 7 – 9pm


Get some ideas for new dishes from this vegan cooking and food prep class with Charmaine from Khepera Org ahead of National Vegan and Vegetarian Week. Learn how to make your own homemade milks, juices, snack bites, salads and desserts that will contribute to a healthy and well-nourished vegan and vegetarian lifestyle.

Recommended age: 16+

Tickets | £15

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Happy Cafe: Introduction to Mindfulness

Thursday 9 May | 7 – 9pm


Mindfulness helps you to find peace of mind, improves your health, is cost effective and everyone can do it! This is the last of five evenings that work individually or as a series – come to one or all. This session focuses on the art of compassion.

Book | £20 per session or block book all 5 for £90

Book now