High Wycombe Society was founded 40 years ago to bring
together people who valued our town and wanted to prevent its
deterioration in the face of the development pressures that had run
rampant in the 1960s.
the bodies that manage the town - the Wycombe District Council and the
Bucks County Council - are today far more mindful than their
predecessors of so much that is of value in our historic town, the
work of the High Wycombe Society continues. There is much still to do.
hold five meetings a year. We run trips to places of local interest,
and of course we hold fund-raising events. Members receive a quarterly
newsletter, usually 12 pages long, packed with interesting articles
and information. Much of our activity is focused on the work of the
Society's six groups.
enjoy cordial relations with High
Wycombe Museum (formerly the "Chair Museum") and several of our
members serve there as volunteers. The museum and its staff are a mine
of information about the history of the town and there are frequent
are a registered charity and
are members of ANTAS (the Association of North Thames Amenity
above all, we
welcome new members, whether they are individuals or groups, whether they live in the town
or in the surrounding countryside or far away. Click here to
find out more.