Celebrate our local heritage and connect with the past
22nd September – 6th October

We’re thrilled to launch our first annual Chilterns Heritage Festival! From 22nd September – 6th October, we’ll be running a series of exciting events across the region that are designed to celebrate the diverse heritage of the Chilterns. This festival of experiences promises something for everyone to enjoy!

With exclusive visits to iconic Chiltern houses, historical open days, heritage walks and countless other special events, this extraordinary festival will help us learn about our local heritage and open it up to the people who live both within the Chilterns and beyond. The Festival will bring together historic buildings, museums, landscapes and organisations charged with keeping our heritage alive.

Heritage is not just in the past, it is a living breathing part of everyday life that is just waiting to be discovered and celebrated.

In addition to the events below, we will also be holding a heritage photography exhibition in High Wycombe from 25th September – 6th October.

Festival Programme

Please note that spaces are limited at the majority of our events, so booking is essential except where otherwise specified. All our events are open to everyone, but we offer our members discounted prices. Not a member? Join us to receive the discounted rate.

November 2018

Tour of Ewelme Watercress Beds

November 4 @ 10:30 am
Ewelme Watercress Beds, High Street
Ewelme, Oxfordshire OX10 6HQ United Kingdom

See an old film of the watercress industry from the 1960s.   Our guides will then take you on a tour of the Upper and Lower sites. No need to book.  Adults £3 to be paid on arrival.  Chiltern Society members and accompanied children free. No dogs please except assist dogs and sensible footwear is advisable.  RefreshmentsRead More

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December 2018

Tour of Ewelme Watercress Beds

December 2 @ 10:30 am
Ewelme Watercress Beds, High Street
Ewelme, Oxfordshire OX10 6HQ United Kingdom

See an old film of the watercress industry from the 1960s.   Our guides will then take you on a tour of the Upper and Lower sites. No need to book.  Adults £3 to be paid on arrival.  Chiltern Society members and accompanied children free. No dogs please except assist dogs and sensible footwear is advisable.  RefreshmentsRead More

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January 2019

Yoga Retreat at Chenies Manor

January 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Chenies Manor, Chenies
Rickmansworth, WD3 6ER United Kingdom

Tickets will go on sale soon Retreat to the stunning setting of Chenies Manor, in the heart of the Chilterns countryside, for a day of yoga, guided meditation and relaxation that will set you up for a great 2019. We all start the year with good intentions but this year Kim Sprague (founder of KimRead More

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