An annual heritage day has attracted almost 10,000 visitors to Amersham.

The Amersham Heritage Day was hailed as a smash hit after more than 8,000 visitors descended to Old Amersham on Sunday September 10.

Visitors of all ages came to enjoy the packed programme with entertainment, activities, music and heritage,including vintage buses running from Chesham to Old Amersham, a train bringing visitors from London and classic cars on display.

Amersham Town Council clerk Steven Catanach commented the day: “On behalf of the Town Council, I would like to thank the residents, visitors, community groups and businesses that supported Heritage Day.

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"We love organising this family friendly event which brings the community together. With so many great performances and attractions we hope that there was something for everyone to enjoy. 

“Our gratitude to The Entertainer, Gatsby and Miller and Mathnasium for sponsoring the event.”

There were medieval re-enactments, falconry and ferret racing, football, children’s workshops, music from the Chesham All Girls Band and Morris dancers among others.