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Amersham Track Party On December 9th

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 09:51

Amersham Track Party

On December 9th, at Amersham Community Centre we have an
epic train track ready for your little ones to play on.
To complete the #epicplaytime experience we also have
great car tracks and hundreds of toy dinosaurs to play
with! (Adults and children under 16 are free when
attending and not playing. Under 16 s not taking part
must remain seated or in arms, or they will need a
ticket)

PHOTOGRAPHY
We encourage the use of photography by parents at our
events. If you do not want your child to be in an
environment where photography is taking place please
contact Track Party before you make your purchase

date: December 9, 2018

time: 10am-5pm

venue: Amersham Community Centre, Chiltern Ave, Amersham HP6 5AH,
UK

cost: 7.50

event email: richard@trackparty.co.uk

event web: https://trackparty.co.uk/event/amersham-9th/

event tel: 07895 775965

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Friday 14th December Wear It Festive to support local Hospice

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 09:48

Wear It Festive
On Friday 14th December Wear It Festive to support your
local Hospice. From full-on festive frocks to subtle
snowman socks – anything goes! Simply donate £2 and get
all your friends or colleagues involved in the fun too!

Make a day of it and have a mince pie bake off or pin the
nose on Rudolf.

Did you know that just £66 could pay for 12 patients in
our In Patient Unit to have a Christmas lunch, complete
with mince pies, mulled wine & festive crackers? At such
a difficult time of year, your support could have a huge
impact helping our patients and their families smile this
Christmas.

Don’t forget to tell us how to Wear It Festive! We can
provide, buckets, balloons and banners. We’d also love to
see what you get up to, so use the hashtag
#wearitfestive2018

date: Friday 14th December 2018

time: 09:00 – 17:00

venue: Schools, work places, everywhere

cost: £2

event email: fundraising@stfrancis.org.uk

event web: www.stfrancis.org.uk/wearitfestive

event tel: 01442 869555

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Chiltern Humanists – 12 December – Valerie Jack – A Happy Ending – Amersham

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 10:47

Chiltern Humanists

8.00 pm   Wednesday

12 December

Valerie Jack

A Happy Ending

(Without the Ever After)

Valerie Jack will be talking about the work-in-progress of her creative non-fiction book A Happy Ending (Without the Ever After).   It will present a tapestry of voices of the non-religious, exploring how we may find happiness and meaning in the face of mortality.   Valerie has spoken to more than 60 non-religious people about their personal experiences of bereavement, life-limiting illness and other confrontations with mortality.

 

Valerie read English at Oxford and York Universities, and qualified as a teacher at Brunel.   She taught at sixth form colleges for 12 years.   She had a poetry collection, Educational, published in 2009, and has another in the works.   She has written several stage plays, one of which has been produced in London twice.

 

Small Barn Hall, Amersham Community Centre,

Chiltern Avenue,   Amersham HP6 5AH

Ample free parking.

Everyone is welcome at our meetings. Just come along.

For more information please visit www.chilternhumanists.org.uk

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Charity Family Christmas Concert Sunday 9 December 2018 Amersham

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 10:20

Charity Family Christmas Concert Sunday 9 December 2018

AMCHOR and Friends of the Belarusian Children’s Hospice (UK) present a Family Christmas Concert with Davenies School Choir.

Carols and Christmas Music for all ages followed by tea, cakes and mince pies.

Sunday 9th December 2018 3pm,
Amersham Free Church,
Woodside Road,
Amersham HP6 6AJ.

Tickets £10, under 12s free, available from 07914 975966, 01494 785822 or on the door.

Doors open 2.50pm

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The Shape of the World – a new comic drama – Nov 24 / 30 Dec 1

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 09:01

The Shape of the World – a new comic drama

It was in 1735, that an expedition led by three Frenchmen
set out to discover the true shape of the earth, using
only measuring poles, maths and star sightings.  It was
an epic journey, during which they lost two of their
team, one of whom was murdered by the Spanish.  They
climbed the Andes mountains to accurately measure a 200
mile long path, travelled through uncharted parts of the
Amazon jungle at a time when it was still thought that
dragons were real and managed to make two very important
discoveries that would have a tremendous effect on the
western world.  Yet, during much of their adventure the
three Frenchmen had tremendous arguments and spent much
of their time refusing to speak to each other!

This was a quite perilous expedition and an almost
unbelievable experience undertaken by three amazing
characters.  This is their story, it’s delightful, it’s
funny, it’s a real adventure and it’s also true!

Tickets: £12 and £10 (concessions)
Box Office: www.ticketsource.co.uk/cbcplayers   or
telephone 0844 8700887 (£1.50 surcharge for telephone
bookings)

date: Nov 24th & 30th, Dec 1st

time: Saturday Nov 24th (7.30pm), Friday Nov 30th (8pm)

venue: The Little Theatre by the  Park (The Temperance Hall),
Church Street, Chesham, HP5 1HU

cost: £12 (£10 concessions)

event email: publicitycbcp@gmail.com

event web: cbcplayers.co.uk

tel: 0844 8700887 (£1.50 surcharge for telephone booking

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2nd Amersham Common Scouts Jumble Sale – 17 November

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 14:13

2nd Amersham Common Scouts Jumble Sale

date: 17th November

time: 9.30 til 12

venue: St. John’s Methodist Church Hall
Woodside Road
Amersham
HP6 6AJ

cost: 50p

event email: ebroomby@hotmail.com

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Rotary Amersham present An Evening with Michael Portillo 19 Jan 2019

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 12:12

Rotary in Amersham present An Evening with Michael Portillo.
Saturday 19th January 2019 at 7.30pm.
At The King’s Church, Raans Road, Amersham HP6 6LX
Tickets £20 Available from Waterstones bookshop, Sycamore Road, Amersham
or for a small fee from www.billetto.co.uk

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Amersham Art Group Oil Painting Demonstration – 6 November & Self Lead Workshops 28 Nov

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:56

Amersham Art Group welcome visitors to enjoy an Oil painting demonstration by June Perkins of a subject from Cornwall on 6th Nov.

Additional self lead workshops on 28rd Nov, 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 Mostly Mozart Saturday 24 November – Amersham

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 09:43

AMCHOR Mostly Mozart Saturday 24 November 2018 7.30pm

St Mary’s Church, Church St. Amersham, HP7 0DB

Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus; Exsultate, jubilate; Requiem

Albinoni: Adagio for Organ and Strings

With the New Mozart Orchestra and soloists Elizabeth Adams (Soprano), Olivia Thornber (Contralto), Ryan Williams (Tenor), Jack Holton (Bass)

James Mooney-Dutton (Organ)

Musical Director: Nick Austin

Tickets £16/£8.00 (students) from box office on 07702 608314; www.WeGotTickets.com/amchor

Perfect Pitch, Chesham; The Record Shop, Amersham

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Chiltern Humanists – Morals in Artificial Intelligence – Amersham – 10 October

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 14:43

Chiltern Humanists

8.00 pm   Wednesday 10 October

 

Bob Sampson

Morals in Artificial Intelligence

 

Artificial Intelligence (AI), sometimes called machine intelligence, is intelligence demonstrated by machines, in contrast to the natural intelligence displayed by humans and other animals.   It includes any device that perceives its environment and takes actions that maximize its chance of successfully achieving its goals. Colloquially, the term “artificial intelligence” is applied when a machine mimics “cognitive” functions that humans associate with other human minds, such as “learning” and “problem solving”.   But what about morals?

 

Bob Sampson now works in IT after some years in the army.   He will describe the rise of AI, and how a future society might cope.   He will discuss the social, moral and religious impacts of such an environment on the human population.   He thinks Humanism is implicitly relevant in any such discussion.

 

Small Barn Hall,

Amersham Community Centre,

Chiltern Avenue,

Amersham HP6 5AH

 

Ample free parking.

 

Everyone is welcome at our meetings. Just come along.

 

For more information please visit www.chilternhumanists.org.uk

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Classic Model Train Show – Amersham – 27 October

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 15:34

Classic Model Train Show.

Model trains mainly from the 1920s to the 1960s. 16 working layouts including a self drive Lego train.
Light refreshments available.

date: 27th October 2018

time: 10:30am to 5pm

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

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

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

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Amersham Track Party – Sept 23 – 10-5pm

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 09:54

Amersham Track Party

We have an epic train track ready for your little ones to
play on. To complete the #epicplaytime experience we also
have great car tracks and hundreds of toy dinosaurs to
play with!

date: September 23, 2018

time: 10am-5pm

venue: Chiltern Avenue
Amersham, Buckinghamshire HP6 5AH

cost: 7.50

event email: richard@trackparty.co.uk

event web: https://trackparty.co.uk/event/amersham-3/

event tel nos: 07895 775965

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Acrylic Artist Demonstration -Amersham Art Group – 2nd October

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 16:25

Niki Bell Acrylic Artist Demonstration

Amersham Art Group welcome visitors to enjoy a still life Acrylic demonstration by well known local artist Niki Bell on Oct 2nd.  June Perkins on 6th Nov.  Additional self lead workshops on 26th Sept, 17th Oct, 28rd Nov, 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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