july, 2024

sun21jul1:00 pm4:00 pmSeated Stories: Exploring High Wycombe's Chairmaking Heritage through DanceChair Festival Dance Event

Event Details

On Sunday, July 21st, Wycombe Museum hosts a contemporary dance performance exploring High Wycombe’s chair-making heritage. Following a free talk on marquetry, join us in the garden as a solo dancer incorporates a traditional chair prop into their dynamic movements. Suitable for all ages, the performance immerses audiences in the town’s rich cultural scene.

Attendance is free.

Can’t attend? The event will be livestreamed at www.youtube.com/@dewdanceuk offering everyone the chance to experience this fusion of dance and stories.

Accessibility info: Step free access, lift, accessible toilet, baby changing

Facilities info: There is a cafe on site serving hot and cold drinks, cake, and sandwiches. Toilets are also available.

Location: Wycombe Museum Gardens, Priory Avenue, High Wycombe, HP13 6PX


This event is free to attend, but donations are welcome.

This event is part of the Chilterns Chairs Festival, running through July in celebration of the unique chairmaking heritage of Wycombe and the local area. With a varied programme of events, you’ll learn how the industry grew from the local landscape into thriving furniture production which proudly continues today. Join us to celebrate the stories, the chairs and the surroundings which make up our history. There’s something for everyone, so get involved!

The Chiltern’s Chairs Festival is being organised by Wycombe Museum and is funded by the Chalk, Cherries & Chairs Landscape Partnership.

Time

(Sunday) 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location

Wycombe Museum

Priory Avenue

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