Keith Spencer from the Wycombe Museum will be showing the history of High Wycombe using 10 objects. This talk is on Thursday 18th November at Bourne End Community Centre
This talk tells the story of the Wycombe district from prehistory to the present day through 10 key objects chosen from thousands in the Museum's collection. From Roman oil lamps to Buckinghamshire point lace, from WW1 aircraft to Victorian chair arches, the story of Wycombe is dynamic and varied.
Wycombe Museum is a family friendly museum that explores the history of High Wycombe and the surrounding areas, through hands-on galleries. Known to many as the chair museum, the collection not only spans Wycombe’s furniture-making history, but also includes, art, photography, and many varied artefacts documenting the area’s rich social history. Wycombe Museum is housed in a Grade II listed building, with parts dating back to the 1600s. They have an on-site cafe and are surrounded by a big beautiful garden, great for exploring. Wycombe Museum is an independent charity managed by Wycombe Heritage and Arts Trust.
Thursday 18th November 2021 at 19:45 (doors open 19:30) @ Bourne End Community Centre.
To attend at the centre £7 (£6 for Community Ass'n members). Please book in advance by clicking the link below or tickets can be purchased at the Community Centre Office
To join the talk via Zoom £7. Please book in advance by clicking the link below
centreTalks are a fund raising activity of Bourne End (Bucks) Community Association.