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Rotary in Amersham invite you to – An Evening with Adam Henson – Saturday 28th March

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 12:25
Rotary in Amersham invite you to –  ‘ An Evening with Adam Henson’ on Saturday 28th March 2020 at The King’s Church, Raans Road, Amersham, HP6 6LX at 7.30 pm.

Adam was born into a farming family where he gained experience with animals and farming.
Adam started in television in 2001 when he was chosen from 3,500 applicants to be a presenter and has since put his farming knowledge to good use broadcasting on a wide range of programmes for both radio and TV.

Tickets cost £20 and are available from Waterstones Bookshop Sycamore Road, Amersham or for a small fee

from www.billetto.co.uk

Proceeds will go to local charities supported by Rotary in Amersham.

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Carrol Morris – Owner of Carrols Hardware Shop – Celebrates Longest “One Woman” Business in Amersham – 1st February

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 12:09

Carrol Morris, who owns Carrols Hardware Shop in Hill Avenue, celebrates the longest “One Woman” business in the Town on the 1st February 2020.

She claims that she is the longest “One Woman” business in the Town, owning the store she has personally opened almost every morning, 365 days a year at around 7.30am since 1985, including Christmas Day.  She rarely takes a day off work!  She employs a small staff to help her run the store, which has only ever closed one day in the mid 90’s when thieves broke into her van and stole her bag which contained the shop keys.

The shop sells a huge range of everyday items and one can often find that one small thing you’ve been looking for.  Individual small items can be purchased rather than multi-packs as is often the case in the larger stores.  She says, “we can give the personal help and advice people are frequently looking for”.

During her time in business she has been nominated for various business awards and the most recent being in 2016 when she won the Amersham Town Council Business of the Year Award.

A visit to ‘Carols’ will be well “worthwhile” especially during the coming month of February where many extra promotional items will be on offer.

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Amersham Art Group Meetings For February and March

Wed, 01/08/2020 - 18:09

Amersham Art Group

Amersham Art Group have meetings as follows:
Feb 4th 2020 Workshop (bring own materials),
3rd March AGM.

All in the Amersham Community Centre, starting 7:30pm-9:30pm.

£5 for non members.

More information & booking: http://amersham-art-group.org.uk/amershamartgroup@gmail.com or calling 01494 771760.

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AMCHOR Short Concert on Sunday 2 February at The Free Church, Woodside Road, Amersham.

Tue, 01/07/2020 - 11:47

AMCHOR Short Concert on Sunday 2 February at The Free Church, Woodside Road, Amersham.

More Choral Classics! – a short programme with organ featuring works by Tallis, Monteverdi, Handel, Mozart, Faure and Parry.

Venue: The Free Church, corner of Sycamore Road/Woodside Road, Amersham on the Hill HP6 6AJ

Time: 3.30pm, doors open: 3.15pm, duration 3.30-4.15pm

Tickets on the door £8children under 10 free.

Followed by tea and cake, for which donations are invited.

 

 

 

AMCHOR Choral Society Charity Number: 1057791

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Amersham Rock Choir Free Taster 15 January 2020

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 16:51

Amersham Rock Choir

date: Wednesday 15th January 2020

time: Amersham Rock Choir Free taster

venue: Join us on Wednesdays during term time for 90 minutes of feel good
singing. Dr Challoners High School (Girls School)
Cokes Lane
Little Chalfont
Amersham,Buckinghamshire
HP7 9QB

Disabled ramp at main entrance and facilities available.

Parking: The car park can get busy as there are other groups using the
school so please allow enough time to park on streets nearby.

https://goo.gl/maps/FEBKWg1jQzP2 Register for your free taster online

cost: Free taster session

event email: Christina@Rockchoir.com

event web: Rockchoir.com

event telnos: 01252 714276

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General Election Hustings – Amersham – Sat Dec 7

Fri, 11/29/2019 - 15:01
General Election Hustings Event Date and Start Time – Saturday 7 December at 8.00pm. Coffee will be available from 7.30-8.00pm Event Venue and address – Drake Hall, Amersham Community Centre, HP6 5AH Event Cost  – Free Entry and coffee also free Everyone welcome! Come to listen and put questions to the candidates,
who are standing in this Constituency Sponsored by
Churches-on-the-Hill Amersham
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Amersham Rotate with Janie’s Homeless Friends – collecting to help homeless on Sat Dec 7 at Amersham Christmas Festival

Mon, 11/18/2019 - 12:18

Amersham Rotate in conjunction with Janie’s Homeless Friends are collecting to help our homeless on Saturday December 7th at Amersham Christmas Festival.

Key donation items: sleeping bags, large rucksacks, walking boots, winter coats, fleeces, waterproof jackets, pop up tents, thermal mats, gloves, scarves, hats. Drop off points Harris + Hoole and outside At Michael’s Church Sycamore Road. Time 12-4 pm
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Upcoming Amersham Art Group Meetings

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 16:08

Amersham Art Group

Amersham Art Group have meetings as follows:
Dec 3rd Christmas Party,
Feb 4th 2020 Workshop (bring own materials).

All in the Amersham Community Centre, starting 7:30pm-9:30pm.
£5 for non members.
More information & booking: http://amersham-art-group.org.uk/amershamartgroup@gmail.com or calling 01494 771760.

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Santa’s Winter Wonderland – Amersham Field Centre – 30 Nov, 7 & 8 Dec

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 09:39

Santa’s Winter Wonderland

 Experience the magic of Christmas at Amersham Field Centre Elf School.

Santa and his elves are visiting Amersham Field Centre to train a new generation of Elf Helpers. Meet some of Santa’s top elves as you train as an Elf, explore our winter woodland and make a Christmas decoration in the Elves’ Workshop. Meet Santa in his grotto and receive your Elf School graduation certificate, elf hat and small gift.

A fun and active way for the whole family to start the Christmas season

 

Dates: 30/11/19 (10-midday & 1-3pm), 07/12/19 (10-midday & 1-3pm) , 08/12/19 (10 – midday)

 

Venue: Amersham Field Centre, Mop End, Amersham, HP7 0QR

Cost: £14 per child, £4 per adult  Booking essential

Further info: enquiries.am@field-studies-council.org, 01494 721054

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Charity Christmas Concert Thursday 19 December – Amersham

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 09:34

Charity Christmas Concert Thursday 19 December 2019 7.30pm

Friends of the Belarusian Children’s Hospice (UK) (reg charity 1116116) and AMCHOR (reg charity 1057791) present a Family Christmas Concert

Venue: Amersham Free Church, Woodside Road, Amersham HP6 5AJ.

Carols and Christmas music for all ages.

Concert starts 7.30pm, followed by refreshments for which a donation is invited.

Tickets £10 adults, £5 children aged twelve and over; under 12s free.

Available on the door or contact box office on 07702 608314

Doors open from 7pm

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The Chiltern Camerata – Amersham Free Church – 23 November

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 14:19

The players of The Chiltern Camerata make a welcome return to the Amersham Free
Church for the first in its 2019/20 season of concerts.

The concert, under the baton of guest conductor Simon Walton, is themed ‘Dance’ and
includes music by Brahms, Piazzolla, Parry, Rautavaara and Anna Semple.

Reflecting the theme ‘Dance’, the concert includes compositions by Brahms, Parry,
Piazzolla and Rautavaara

Brahms is represented by his ever-popular ‘Liebeslieder’ Waltzes.  Originally for
voice and piano, these are performed in an arrangement for strings.

Parry’s contribution is in the form of his gorgeous ‘English Suite’ for strings,
composed in 1914

Early English music of Purcell brings a suite of dances from The Fairy Queen,
arranged by Simon Walton

The atmosphere heats up with dance music by the vibrant Argentinian composer Astor
Piazzolla in special arrangements by Simon Walton.

The entertainment continues with a vivacious suite ‘Fiddlers’ composed in 1952 by the
Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara.

The talented young composer Anna Semple has also written ‘Tango’ for the orchestra,
which will receive its first public performance at this concert

date: 23/11/2019

time: 7.30 pm

venue: The Amersham Free Church, Woodside Road, Amersham, HP6 6AJ

cost: £12 (accompanied under 18s free)

event email: info@chiltern-camerata.org.uk

event web: http://www.chiltern-camerata.org.uk

event tel nos: 01494 481146

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Santa Dash  – St. Francis Hospice – December 15

Wed, 10/23/2019 - 14:19

Santa Dash

Whether it’s your family’s favourite tradition or you’re
a first time festive fundraiser, Santa Dash is the
perfect way to kick start your Christmas! Sign up to take
part in our 2.5 mile fun run through Hemel town centre
and Gadebridge Park.

Whether you choose to skip, stroll, sprint or scoot the
route  the difference you make will go far beyond the
festive season.

date: Sunday 15th December

time: 10:00 – 13:00

venue: Riversdie Shopping Centre
Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire
HP1 1BT

cost: £5 – £40

event email: santadash@stfrancis.org.uk

event web: https://www.stfrancis.org.uk/support-us/events/det

event tel nos: 01442 869555

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Amersham – Model Railway Exhibition – 26 October

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 15:02

Model Railway Exhibition

19 Working Models and Displays
Self drive Lego Train

Light refreshments available

date: 26th October 2019

time: 10:30 to 5pm

venue:
St John’s Methodist Church,
60 Woodside Road,
Amersham,
HP6 6AN

cost: Adults £4; Children £2; Families (2+2) £10

event email: ronald.j.mccaskie@btinternet.com

event tel nos: 01494 875904

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Chiltern Open Air Museum – Traditional Christmas Event – 7-8 December

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 14:56

Traditional Christmas

A special Christmas event

Come and find out about how Christmas was celebrated in the past. At this special Christmas event the Museum s historic buildings will be decorated traditionally for Christmas and brought to life by costumed characters.

Visitors can meet Father Christmas and hand deliver their Christmas lists to him.

The reconstructed Victorian toll house will be decked with holly and ivy gathered from the woods and illuminated by candles and firelight, creating a warm, festive flair. The 1940s Prefab will show how people celebrated a restrained wartime Christmas enlivened by make-do-and-mend decorations.

There will be a small artisan Christmas market and the Museum s shop will be full of handmade products made by local crafts people including jewellery, candles, preserves and gin   perfect for a bit of Christmas shopping!

Standard admission prices apply. Free standard admission for annual pass holders.

date: 7 – 8 December 2019

time: 11am – 4pm

venue: Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, HP8 4AB

cost: £6.50 – £10.50

event email: enquiries@coam.org.uk

event web: https://www.coam.org.uk/events/christmas-event/

event tel nos: 01494871117

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Amersham Are Group Demonstrations in November and December

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 14:51

Amersham Art Group have art demonstrations as follows:
5th Nov Niki Bell – Watercolour Cats.
Dec 3rd Christmas Party, all welcome.
All in the Amersham Community Centre, starting 7:30pm-9:30pm.
£5 for non members.
More information & booking: http://amersham-art-group.org.uk/amershamartgroup@gmail.com or calling 01494 771760.

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AMCHOR Winter Concert Saturday 7 Dec – St Mary’ Church, Old Amersham

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 14:46
AMCHOR Winter Concert 7.30pm Saturday 7 December 2019 Venue: St Mary’ Church, Old Amersham Haydn: Nelson Mass; Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna; Elgar: Serenade for Strings Amersham & Chesham Bois Choral Society and soloists Conductor: Nick Austin, with the New Mozart Orchestra and Ben Giddens on organ Tickets: £16 adults/£8 students, available from The Record Shop, Amersham; Perfect Pitch, Chesham; Box Office 07702 608314 and from WeGotTickets.com/amchor www.amchor.com Registered Charity 1057791

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