Special Events

In addition to the membership meetings, other special events are organised from time-to-time. Please see the special events and dates listed below.

Screenshot 2019-05-21 at 09.46.55SATURDAY 8 JUNE 10.30AM: A TOUR OF ST MARY’S CHURCH HIGHAM WITH A BIG LUNCH


Join a guided tour of the church, churchyard and the nearby area. Followed by a ploughman’s lunch (with beer, cider or fruit juice).


TICKETS: £15 (limited to 20 people) and you can book via PayPal below.

BIG Lunch – Saturday 8 June 2019

This event is part of the national BIG LUNCH which sees millions of people getting together to share food, have fun and get to know each other better. Every year, over 6 million people join in for a few hours of community, friendship and fun, as well as helping to raise money for the Inspire Higham Project.


PHONE 01634 718285 or EMAIL info@highamvillagehistory.org.uk for further information.


The Street, Cobham. Guided tour + tea and cake.

Built in 1683/4, Owletts was the birthplace of the renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker, who designed the Bank of England.

Entrance: £4.50 (Free for National Trust members) + £3.50 for tea.

To book, email: info@highamvillagehistory.org.uk

Interested in Local History?

Want to find out about the history of your house?

Our fantastic collection of photographs, maps and other items about the village is now stored in Higham Library,

Come along to the Library on the first Friday of every month to take a look, or ask a question. Drop in any time between 11.00am and 1.00pm

Enquiries: info@highamvillagehistory.org.uk or Phone 01634 718285

Library poster

Past special events:
History Walk
  • What:  The last of 3 walks with Andrew Rootes covering Lower Higham.
  • When:  Meet at 2pm on Sunday 30 September.
  • Where:  St Mary’s Church.
  • Cost: £4 per person – includes hot drinks and cakes in the church at the end of the walk.

The walk is mostly on the flat, across fields and will last around 2 hours,

To book a place: Email info@highamvillagehistory.org.uk or phone our secretary on 01634 718285.