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Amersham Society Meeting

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 00:00

Amersham Society Meeting 29 October
 
8:pm Market Hall, Old Amersham
 
A.G.M. followed by a talk by a member of Riding for the Disabled
 
 
http://www.amershamsociety.org


Single Day Event On: 29 Oct 2014

Categories: Amersham

Halloween Half-Term Fun at Amersham Museum

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 01:00

Halloween Half-Term Fun at Amersham Museum –
25th October – 2nd November 2014
 
This autumn half-term there are loads of hands-on activities and crafts for families at Amersham Museum.
 
Throughout the week (during usual opening hours  - Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday) our Spooky Halloween trail encourages children to hunt for the spooky ghosts in the museum. Find them all to win a chocolate prize!
 
On Wednesday 29th October children can prepare for Halloween and make a mask and trick or treat bag to take home. The Create! session runs form 2pm-4.30pm in the museum and costs £1 per child in addition to usual admission fees.
 
There is also a Create! session in Little Chalfont Library on Wednesday 29th October. During this session children can make WWI parcels and postcards. The session is free of charge and runs from 10am – 12 noon.
 
If you have a child or grandchild under five why not come along to our half-term Mini Museum session for the under-fives? This month’s Mini Museum takes place on Thursday 30th October has a Halloween and fireworks theme. The session runs from 10am-11am and refreshments are included in the session which costs £2 per child (no charge for accompanying adults).
 
For more information about any of our events go to www.amershammuseum.org/events
If you would like to share a story or get involved as a volunteer call 01494 723700 or email curator@amershammuseum.org  If you’re interested in finding out more about the history of the town go to the museum’s history site, www.amershamhistory.info


Ranged Event
From: 25 Oct 2014
To: 02 Nov 2014

Categories: Amersham

Chiltern Camerata Concert - Amersham Free Church

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 01:00

The Chiltern Camerata in concert at Amersham Free Church

Concert Programme:
J S Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Schumann (arr) Träumerei
Mendelssohn - Sinfonia No. 12
Richard Strauss   Metamorphosen


date: 19/10/2014

time: 7 pm (doors open 6.15)

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

cost: Tickets  £12 (£10 concessions).  under-18s free

event email: richard.morbey@gmail.com

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

event tel nos: 01494 883112


Single Day Event On: 19 Oct 2014

Categories: Amersham

MARMALADE CONCERT

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 01:00

MARMALADE CONCERT
 
Starring 60s and 70s chart stars MARMALADE performing two sets of their hits and other classics ("Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da", "Lovin' Things", "Wait For Me Mary-Anne", "Baby Make It Soon", "Reflections Of My Life", "Rainbow", "My Little One", "Cousin Norman", "Back On The Road" and "Radancer"), plus the MICK FLINN BAND whose leader was original member of THE MIXTURES (“The Pushbike Song”) and then later joined THE NEW SEEKERS (“I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing”, "Never Ending Song Of Love" )

In aid of Scannappeal (Amersham, Wycombe and Stoke Mandeville hospitals) and the Iain Rennie Hospice at Home registered charity.

Two bars, large dance floor and seated viewing for all


date: Saturday 18 October 2014

time: 8pm

Amersham Rock 'n' Roll Club
White Eagle Hall
Polish Club
Raans Road
Amersham HP6 6LX

Telephone for Tickets: The Record Shop Ltd 01494-433311

Ticket price: £15


Single Day Event On: 18 Oct 2014

Categories: Amersham

Talk: The Brazils of Amersham at War

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 01:00

Talk: The Brazils of Amersham at War
 
October 16, 2014 at 8:00 pm
 

 
Venue: Flint Barn, Flint Barn Court
 
Address: Church Street, Amersham, Bucks, HP70DB
 


Winifred, George and Sidney Brazil served their country in the Great War. Mercifully, all returned. This is their story, and that of their parents and seven siblings left at home to run the family butcher’s shop in the High Street. Written and presented by Annie Hamilton-Pike, niece of the ten Brazil children.
 
Tickets: £7.50 per person (£5 for Friends of Amersham Museum) by phoning 01494 727409 or emailing ggotch@btopenworld.com
 


Single Day Event On: 16 Oct 2014

Categories: Amersham

Adventure Talk. Dr Matt Ladbrook

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 01:00

Adventure Talk. Dr Matt Ladbrook, wilderness physician, former commando, expedition doctor - arctic, jungles, deserts & high altitudes, talking about his adventures. All proceeds to children's cancer charity, the Neuroblastoma Society.

date: Thursday 16th October

time: 8.00pm

venue: Dr Challoners High School
Cokes Lane
Little Chalfont
Buckinghamshire
HP7 9QB

cost: £10 adults, free for under-
 
email: jbsharp@btinternet.com

web: https://www.facebook...nture-Talks/618


Single Day Event On: 16 Oct 2014

Categories: Amersham

Scannappeal Frugal Fashion

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 01:00

Here’s your chance to earn yourself some cash and help raise money for Scannappeal at the same time! We need items of hardly worn or as new ladies Autumn/Winter and Party wear for our popular Frugal fashion event taking place on Saturday 11 October at Amersham Free Church.
 
Please bring your items of clothing (max 20 on hangers, clean and in good condition) to our clothes registration sessions taking place in the Ground floor corridor at Amersham Hospital, Whielden Street (entrance D) on the dates and times shown below. Prices will be agreed with you in advance of the sale, we offer a 50/50 split but if you prefer you can fully donate the clothes to Scannappeal to help raise extra funds.
 
Saturday 4 October (1000hrs to 1400hrs)
Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8, Thursday 9 October (0930hrs to 1500hrs)
 
For more details of the Frugal Fashion Sale event at Amersham Free Church on Saturday 11 October please visit http://www.scannappe...es/events-diary


Single Day Event On: 11 Oct 2014

Categories: Amersham

Chiltern Humanist Group "Modern British Funeral"

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 01:00

Chiltern Humanist Group present "The Modern British Funeral" with Simon Allen, Humanist Celebrant. Simon will illustrate the evolution of the format of funerals and the influence non-religious funerals have had on traditional services. Opportunity for questions afterwards. All welcome.

date: 8th October 2014

time: 20:00

venue: The Cloisters Hall
The Cloisters
Rickmansworth
Herts
WD3 1HL

cost: Free. Everyone welcome.

web: www.chilternhumanists.org.uk


Single Day Event On: 08 Oct 2014

Categories: Amersham

Little Missenden Festival

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 01:00

Little Missenden Festival

The Festival features promising young talents as well as
nationally and internationally famous artists and composers.
The programme ranges from classic masterworks through less
familiar territory. It includes something for all.  Early,
baroque, classical and contemporary music rub shoulders with
jazz, folk music, art lectures, poetry and children's
events.

date: 3 - 12 October 2014

time: Begins at 8pm

venue: St John the Baptist Church
Little Missenden
Nr. Amersham
Bucks
HP7 0RA

cost: Tickets begin at £8
email: contact@little-missenden.org

web: www.little-missenden.org

tel: 01494 958 148


Ranged Event
From: 03 Oct 2014
To: 12 Oct 2014

Categories: Amersham

Remembrances - Musical Memories - Chiltern Musica

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 01:00

Remembrances - An Evening of Musical Memories performed by Chiltern Musica

Chiltern Musica, a group of local and international professional musicians return to Amersham performing a range of music to provoke memories of all kinds.
The ensemble is made up of Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn and Piano and they bring a relaxed friendly atmosphere to their performances as well as mingling with the audience during the interval drinks.

date: 27th September 2014

time: 7.30pm

venue: St Mary's Church, Church Street, Old Amersham, HP7 0DB

cost: £12.00, or under 16s and Senior Citizens £7.00

email: info@chilternmusica.co.uk

web: www.chilternmusica.co.uk


Single Day Event On: 27 Sep 2014

Categories: Amersham

Woman in Mind - Chesham Bois Catholic Players

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 01:00

"Woman in Mind" by Alan Ayckbourn performed by Chesham Bois
Catholic Players

Chesham Bois Catholic Players' autumn production of "Woman
in Mind" is widely regarded as one of Alan Ayckbourn's best
plays.. A lady wakes up after a minor accident in her garden
to find that her mind and her life of domestic "bliss" are
slowly unravelling. A whole host of fascinating characters
are introduced during this funny and poignant dark comedy.

Director Nic Barton says "I saw this show in the West End
when I was a teenager and I loved the characters and what an
extremely well written play it was. When I was choosing the
play for the Autumn production and saw this was available I
had to give it a go. The main part of Susan has to stay on
stage the whole time throughout the performance and that is
extremely challenging, especially for someone involved in
Amateur dramatics. We have an excellent person playing that
role and a supporting cast who will do this excellently
written production justice."

Our cast list is as follows:Susan (Mary Murray), Gerald
(Paul Paul Eckersall. Muriel Jacinta Blackburn), Rick (Calum
Beney), Andy Alex Micallef), Tony Steve Turner) and Lucy
(Sue Felix). It is being Directed by Nic Barton and the
Assistant t Director is Jonathan Coburn

Friday 26th Sept 8pm, Sat 27th Sept 7.30pm, Sun 28th Sept
4pm at The Little Theatre. Tickets: £12 adults, £10
concessions. Some unsold tickets may be available at the
door. From www.cbcp.ticketsource.co.uk or Tel: 0844 8700887
(£1.50 surcharge for telephone bookings).

"Woman in Mind" will round off what has been a very
successful year for CBCP - following on from Terry
Pratchett's "Mort" in June and our award-winning production
of "Honk!" in January.

date: 26th-28th September 2014

time: 26th at 8pm, 27th at 7.30pm, 28th at 4pm

venue: The Little Theatre by the Park, Church Street, Chesham Bucks
HP5 1HU


cost: £12 or £10 concessions

email: turnerfam4@ntlworld.com

web: www.c-b-c-p.org


Ranged Event
From: 26 Sep 2014
To: 28 Sep 2014

Categories: Amersham

Amersham Society Meeting

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 01:00

Amersham Society Meeting 24 September
 
8:pm Market Hall, Old Amersham
 
Buckinghamshire Healthcare - a talk by a member of the Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust
 
 
http://www.amershamsociety.org


Single Day Event On: 24 Sep 2014

Categories: Amersham