All Adult Events

 

Peace Day Picnic

Sunday 21 July
12 – 5pm


Join us on the lawn for a Community Fayre marking 100 years since  the Peace Day Celebrations, commemorating the end of WW1. With music supplied by the Lulala’s accompanied by a gramophone, swing dancing, vintage fairground rides, inflatable fun, community and craft stalls, outdoor games and sports and a circus skills workshop. Drinks and a delicious BBQ will be available to purchase on the day.

Some aspects of the event will be ticketed: Please check back soon for tickets and information.

 

Open Air Cinema: Back to the Future

Friday 26 July | 8.30pm


Wycombe Museum is pleased to announce the return of our Open Air Cinema. See our beautiful grounds transformed into a community cinema for a screening of the classic, Back to the Future. Bring along your own picnic blankets or deck chairs. Hot dogs, popcorn and a bar will be available. Film screening will begin 30 mins after entry times. In partnership with Cinemas4Fun.

Tickets | Adults £13 or £11.70 for Friends

Children £9 or £8.10

Book now  

 

Crochet Pattern Reading Workshop 

Sunday 4 August | 11.30am – 2.30pm


Learn how to follow a crochet pattern in this fun workshop aimed at all abilities. Master the difference between varying terminologies and take your skills to a new level.

Book | £33 or £30 for Friends

Book now

 

Memory Lane

Tuesday 6 August
11 – 11.45am


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. This session’s theme is ‘All Creatures Great and Small’. All are welcome.

 

Storytelling & Campfire Gin Evening

Friday 9 August


Join us for an evening of storytelling around the campfire with drinks supplied by Campfire Gin.
Check back for more info and ticket information from June.

 

Open Air Cinema: Bohemian Rhapsody [12A]

Friday 16 August | 8pm


Wycombe Museum is pleased to announce the return of our Open Air Cinema. See our beautiful grounds transformed into a community cinema for a screening of Bohemian Rhapsody. Bring along your own picnic blankets or deck chairs. Hot dogs, popcorn and a bar will be available. Film screening will begin 30 mins after entry times. In partnership with Cinemas4Fun.

Tickets | Adults £13 or £11.70 for Friends

Children £9 or £8.10

Book now  

 

Walking Wycombe with Willie: Town Walks

Saturday 17 August | 10am – 12.45pm


The distance covers 2.5 miles in about 2.5 hours with just one short, steep climb. Come and hear about the industry that made Wycombe famous throughout the world and learn about Wycombe’s serial criminal. Find out about one of only 2 British prime ministers who have also been army generals: the other was the Duke of Wellington. Discover the world renowned institution that started life
in the town and why Wycombe Wanderers score in the Guinness Book of Records. And although Britain voted for Brexit, gaze upon what will still be Wycombe’s claim to European fame even after we leave the EU.’

No need to book – just turn up!

 

Opera on the Lawn  – with afternoon tea

Sunday 18 August 
12.30 – 3.30pm


Join us for an afternoon of operatic singing on the lawn from a male and female voice duo, with afternoon tea and bar available throughout. Operatic performances will be in two 45 minute long sets.

Book with afternoon tea l 
Adults £20 or £18 for Friends
Child £12 or £10.80 for Friends

Book opera only l 
Adults £13 or £11.70 for Friends 
Child £7.50 or £6.75 for Friends

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Zorbing

Sunday 1 September | 1 – 4pm


Climb inside the zorbs and race your friends and family. You are free to roll around, safely bump, crash and tumble around the arena.

Recommended age 8+, younger children may participate but must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

This event is part of a Big Day Out including our Inflatables Fun Day and Totstock Music Festival. Take a look at our Family or Children’s events pages for more info.

Book l £7.50 of £6.75 for Friends

Tickets coming soon

 

Football Darts

Sunday 1 September | 1 – 4pm


Test your accuracy by kicking a velcro covered football on to a giant inflatable dartboard! See who can achieve the highest score.

This event is part of a Big Day Out including our Inflatables Fun Day and Totstock Music Festival. Take a look at our Family or Children’s events pages for more info.

Book l £4 of £3.40 for Friends

Tickets coming soon

 

Open Air Cinema: Mary Poppins Returns

Friday 6 September | 7.30pm


Wycombe Museum is pleased to announce the return of our Open Air Cinema. See our beautiful grounds transformed into a community cinema for a family screening of Mary Poppins Returns. Bring along your own picnic blankets or deck chairs. Hot dogs, popcorn and a bar will be available. Film screening will begin 30 mins after entry times. In partnership with Cinemas4Fun.

Tickets | Adults £13 or £11.70 for Friends

Children £9 or £8.10

Book now

 

Walking Wycombe with Willie: Town Walks

Saturday 7 September | 10am – 12.45pm


The distance covers 2.5 miles in about 2.5 hours with just one short, steep climb. Come and hear about the industry that made Wycombe famous throughout the world and learn about Wycombe’s serial criminal. Find out about one of only 2 British prime ministers who have also been army generals: the other was the Duke of Wellington. Discover the world renowned institution that started life
in the town and why Wycombe Wanderers score in the Guinness Book of Records. And although Britain voted for Brexit, gaze upon what will still be Wycombe’s claim to European fame even after we leave the EU.’

No need to book – just turn up!

 

 

How to be More Resilient: Action For Happiness Bucks

Saturday 7 September | 10am – 1pm


Join us as we explore resilience to understand what it is, reflect on our own levels of resilience and learn some practical ways to boost our resilience, so we can better withstand the demands of modern life and be happier. Resilience is recognised by AfH as one of the 10 Keys to Happier Living – it’s a key life skill.

Suggested donation l £12

Tickets coming soon

 

Open Air Cinema: The Jungle Book

Saturday 7 September | 7.30pm


Wycombe Museum is pleased to announce the return of our Open Air Cinema. See our beautiful grounds transformed into a community cinema for a family screening of Disney’s much-loved The Jungle Book (1967). Bring along your own picnic blankets or deck chairs. Hot dogs, popcorn and a bar will be available. Film screening will begin 30 mins after entry times. In partnership with Cinemas4Fun.

Tickets | Adults £13 or £11.70 for Friends

Children £9 or £8.10

Book now

 

Introduction to Crochet Course

Sunday 8, 15, 22 and 29 September | 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 or £80 for Friends

Book now

 

Memory Lane

Tuesday 10 September
11 – 11.45am


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. This session’s theme is ‘Moving Pictures’. All are welcome.

 

Wellbeing Evening: Wellbing for Mums
Thursday 12 September | Timings TBC


Over the year we have a series of themed Wellbeing evening events. Each event will feature a variety of talks and workshops aimed at improving overall well being in everyday life.

More info coming soon.

 

A History of Wycombe in 7 Drinks
Saturday 14 September | 7.30 – 9.30pm
At ‘The Village Hall’, Hughenden Gardens Village, Hughenden Boulevard,  HP13 5GA


A merry experience of local history presented through seven drinks and seven of the Museum’s artefacts. A real taste of history, including Prehistoric-style beer, wine from a Classical Roman grape, Medieval-style mead and an ‘Old Tom’ Victorian style gin through to a modern day English white wine. With nibbles and light local history on the side.

Please let us know when booking and by 7 September at the latest if you have special dietary requirements.

This is an off-site event, run in partnership with Extracare.
Please leave your car at home as alcohol will be served.

Book | Standard tickets £22 or Friends tickets £20*

*Friends’ tickets are only available in person or over the phone

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Talk: A History of Castle Hill House
Tuesday 24 September | 7pm

Discover the history of the home of Wycombe Museum in this repeat of our popular talk. Follow the historic progression of the site, the architecture of the house, and the lives of the people who lived at Castle Hill House before it
became the home of Wycombe’s history. Talk starts at 7.15pm.

Book l £7 or 5 for Friends

Tickets coming soon

 

Toddler Yoga Course (6 week)
Saturdays 28 September – 2 November | 9.45 – 10.45am

Come and have fun whilst introducing your little one to the wonderful world of Yoga! This six week course includes yoga-inspired movement and exercise as well as singing, stories,treasure baskets and sensory play. It is a perfect way for the two of you to reconnect at the end of a busy week and reap the amazing physical, emotional and wellbeing benefits of Yoga!

All equipment is provided and no previous yoga experience required.
Suitable for babies from toddling upwards. Course is structured over six weeks to ensure you and your little ones get the maximum benefit:

Tickets £60 (six week course)
Places are limited and therefore booking is essential.
More info contact Charyn on 07738626569

Book now

 

Pregnancy Yoga Course (6 week)
Saturdays 28 September – 2 November | 11.15 – 12.30pm

Breathe. Relax. Connect. A six week Pregnancy Yoga course, which includes yoga-inspired movement and exercise as well as breathing, relaxation and mindfulness. It’s a wonderful way to nurture your body and prepare your mind for the birth of your baby.
All equipment is provided and no previous yoga experience required. Suitable from 14 weeks gestation onwards.
The course is structured over six weeks to ensure you get the maximum benefit.

Tickets £65 (Six week course) 
Places are limited and therefore booking is essential.
More info contact Charyn on 07738626569

Book now

 

Wellbeing Evening: Work/Life Balance
Thursday 3 October | Timings TBC


Over the year we have a series of themed Wellbeing evening events. Each event will feature a variety of talks and workshops aimed at improving overall well being in everyday life.

More info coming soon.

 

Memory Lane

Tuesday 8 October
11 – 11.45am


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. This session’s theme is ‘Potions, Lotions, and Cure-Alls’. All are welcome.

 

Wellbeing Evening: World Mental Health Awareness Day Event
Thursday 10 October | Timings TBC


Over the year we have a series of themed Wellbeing evening events. Each event will feature a variety of talks and workshops aimed at improving overall well being in everyday life.

More info coming soon.

 

Walking Wycombe with Willie: Town Walks

Saturday 12 October | 10am – 12.45pm


The distance covers 2.5 miles in about 2.5 hours with just one short, steep climb. Come and hear about the industry that made Wycombe famous throughout the world and learn about Wycombe’s serial criminal. Find out about one of only 2 British prime ministers who have also been army generals: the other was the Duke of Wellington. Discover the world renowned institution that started life
in the town and why Wycombe Wanderers score in the Guinness Book of Records. And although Britain voted for Brexit, gaze upon what will still be Wycombe’s claim to European fame even after we leave the EU.’

No need to book – just turn up!

 

Next Steps Crochet
Sunday 13 October | 11.30 – 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.

Book | £33 or £30 for Friends

Book now

 

Walking Wycombe with Willie: Short Town Walks

Saturday 13 October | 2 – 3pm


Join Willie far a new, shorter one mile walk round the centre of the town which is suitable for motorised buggies and is completely flat. It will start at Pann Mill on The Rye at 10.00 and thread its way through the town to finish at Frogmoor at 11.00. The walk is free but any donations will go to our partner organisation www.streetkidsdirect.org.uk 

No need to book – just turn up! 

Please note that this walk does not start from the Museum.

 

Walking Wycombe with Willie: Rail, River & Riots Walk

Saturday 19 October | 10am – 12.30pm


Join Willie for a new 2.5 hour walk starting from the car park at Wycombe Rye Lido at 10.00 which follows a rectangular route to Loudwater and back. The walk is free but any donations will go to our partner organisation www.streetkidsdirect.org.uk.

No need to book – just turn up! 

Please note this walk does not start from the Museum.

 

Talk: Art and Design in the Chilterns
Sunday 20 October | 2pm


The Chilterns has played host to many artists and craftsmen. Hear Decorative Arts Historian Graham Twemlow talk on some of the 20th century artists who either made the Chilterns their home or found inspiration here. Works by artists such as, Paul & John Nash, John Piper, Eric Gill, Clare Leighton, E. McKnight Kauffer and the textile designer Marion Dorn will be discussed, and their contribution to the applied arts in its many forms. Talk will start at 2.15pm.

Book l £7 or £5 for Friends

Tickets coming soon

 

RESCHEDULED –
Ceramic Tiles Workshop

Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 November | 10am – 1pm


Join us for a weekend ceramics workshop creating Penn tiles – a traditional craft originating from Penn & Tylers Green in the 14th century. At the height of the industry, tiles were ordered from Penn to decorate parts of the Tower of London, Windsor Castle and Westminster palace. Over the weekend you will create moulds, form your tiles, decorate and glaze your creations using traditional techniques.

For 15+

Book now

 

Archery Sessions

Sunday 3 November
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 l £12.50 or £11.25 for Friends

Tickets coming soon

 

Memory Lane

Tuesday 5 November
11 – 11.45am


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. This session’s theme is ‘Moving About’. All are welcome.

 

Wellbeing Evening: Wellbing for Mums
Thursday 14 November | Timings TBC


Over the year we have a series of themed Wellbeing evening events. Each event will feature a variety of talks and workshops aimed at improving overall well being in everyday life.

More info coming soon.

 

Indian Hand Embroidery Workshop
Saturday 16 November | 2 – 4pm


Master the embroidery technique of shisha – the art of attaching small mirrors to your project and add pretty embroidery around them. All materials provided. Handout will be available and embellishments for sale separately.

Book l £10 or £9 for Friends

Tickets coming soon

 

Stargazing Evening
Saturday 16 November | 7 – 9pm


Get to know the night sky! This family-friendly introduction to stargazing will feature a talk from Dr Sandy Giles on how to find your way around the sky
using stars and constellations. 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.

Ticket includes an alcoholic/soft drink, and dinner of a meat/veg chilli.
Please let us know about any dietary requirements at least a week before the event.

Recommended age 8+

Book l Adults £17.50 or £15.75 for Friends
Under 15s £10 or £9 for Friends
Under 5s £3 or £2.70 for Friends

Tickets coming soon

 

Bitesize Introduction to Crochet

Sunday 17 November | 11.30am – 2.30pm


This class aimed at complete beginners, will get you started on your own crochet projects. This class will be Christmas-themed! All materials provided, including take-home how-to guides. 

Refreshments included.

Book | £33 or £30 for Friends   

Book now

 

Tastes of Christmas: Festive Fizz

Friday 29 November | 7.30pm – 9.30pm


Are you a prosecco lover, or do you always insist on champagne? What about English sparkling and have you ever tasted the original French fizz? This is an opportunity to taste 6 different sparkling wines and discover your true fizzy favourite. With lightly sparkling festive history from our Curator, tastings led by Keith and nibbles – the ideal way to get one Christmas essential planned early!
Let us know by Sunday 24 November if you have any dietary requirements.

Over 18s only. Leave your car at home as alcohol will be served.

Standard tickets £27
Friends tickets £25.50*
10% discount on any group of 4 or more tickets booked at the same time*

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*These ticket offers are available on tickets booked in person or by phone only

 

Festive Foliage

Sunday 1 December | 11.30am – 2.30pm


Create your own festive wreath or tree decoration with Julie Hopton of Nature’s Jules. All materials are provided. Dress warmly as some time will be spent outdoors.
Recommended age: 14+

Book l £22

Tickets coming soon

 

Memory Lane

Tuesday 3 December
11 – 11.45am


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. This session’s theme is ‘Keeping in Touch’. All are welcome.

 

Christmas Fayre

Sunday 8 & 15 December | 12 – 5pm


Visit Santa in his grotto, explore our winter woodland trail, meet real-life reindeer, decorate gingerbread, browse our local craft stalls, hear carols from local choirs and more. More information and ticket prices will be available from October.