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.

St Mary’s Church, Higham – has a Heritage Open Day on Saturday 21 September between 10.30am and 3.30pm.

Free Historic Tours will run at 11am 12 noon 1pm and 2pm.

All Donations will go to ‘Inspire Higham’ – a major fund raising project to repair and preserve the church spire

Tea and cake available to buy.

Please click the link below to view the flyer.

Heritage Open Day v1


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:

Sunday 30 September 2018, 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.

Saturday 8 June 2019, St Mary’s Church & 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).

Sunday 30 June 2019 at 3.00pm.

This is a visit to Owletts. The Street, Cobham; a 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 is £4.50 (or free for National Trust members) + £3.50 for tea. Both entrance and tea costs are payable on the day.

Email to book a place info@highamvillagehistory.org.uk or phone 01634 718285.