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Summer 2022 at COAM

We’ve got lots of activities planned to help keep everyone entertained this summer holidays. We will be open daily 10am until 5pm from Thursday 21st July until Friday 2nd September. Every day you can explore the historic buildings, say ‘hello’ to the farm animals, take part in the trail, have a go at historic games and try on costumes.

Costumed re-enactor spinning in historic building


21st until 29th July – Come and meet the inhabitant of our Leagrave cottage and find out what life would have been like. What did she eat and what work did she do?
23rd & 24th July – Come and admire a collection of classic vehicles at our Classic Vehicle Show.
26th July – Have a go at creating items out of clay with the Dacorum and Chilterns Potters Guild.
28th & 29th July – We’re taking part in Bucks Open Weekend. Come and design leaves out of clay that will be fired in the kiln and at a later date hung from a tree on our site.
30th & 31st July – It’s our Wellington’ Army event come and watch re-enactments and find out about the Napoleonic era.

Children doing crafts


Every Tuesday in August  is a Terrific Tuesday! Join us for nature themed crafts, pottery and activities all included within the standard admission price.
2nd August – We’re taking part in the Colne Valley Festival. On this extra special Terrific Tuesday come and enjoy a nature themed interactive performance as Beatrix Potter and Sarah the Maid inhabit the gardens. This will be a rolling 10 – 15 minute interactive, promenade performance.
6th August – Come and watch and join in with some Morris dancing between 12pm and 4pm.
13th & 14th August – Join us for WW1 The Great War event and find out about soldier and the home front.
20th & 21st August – Come and watch some Medieval Jousting

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