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Welcome to Wycombe Heritage and Arts Trust (WHAT)

Our mission statement –

Wycombe Heritage and Arts Trust (WHAT) aims to engage the local and wider communities in an exciting and creative range of story telling and displays promoting a love of heritage, culture and the arts to enthuse, enlighten and inspire.     

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WHAT was asked by Wycombe District Council to produce a comprehensive heritage and arts programme to enhance the cultural life and learning of the local community in the Wycombe District serving the three historic market towns and surrounding areas of High Wycombe, Princes Risborough and Marlow.

WHAT was registered with the Charity Commission in January 2014 and is managed by a Board of Trustees from local organisations and backgrounds (see Trust page for information about Trustees).

The Trust works closely with Wycombe District Council and other local partners in delivering a comprehensive programme of events and maintaining a collection with many items of national significance.