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Films and Food at COPAG’s Nostalgic Film Night

On Saturday 24 May 2014 at 7.30pm you are invited to a nostalgic film evening at Chesham Town Hall. It is hosted by COPAG (the Chesham Over 50s Positive Action Group). Chris Boulter said, ‘Come and enjoy seeing Buster Keaton

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Elgiva Hosts ‘I Love To Boogie’ with T.Rextasy

Sweeney Entertainments proudly present I Love To Boogie with T.Rextasy on Friday 2 May 2014 at 8pm. It is 40 years since the release of a record that would bridge the generation gap and become a rock anthem to both

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Art @ Christ Church ‘Heaven and Earth’

The Waterside art exhibition is on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 May 2014 from 11am – 5pm at Christ Church, Waterside, Chesham, Buckinghamshire HP5 1PY. It is an exhibition of paintings and craft created by artists from the Chesham area,

Posted in Arts, Family, Seniors, Food & Drink, Voluntary, Charity, Young People

Reasons to be Cheerful – Interior Furniture for Outdoors

Chesham’s artists and makers are getting creative with chairs and lampshades ready for BURYFields on Saturday 21 June 2014. This year’s plan is to decorate the beautiful location of The Bury, Chesham with quirky artworks based around lampshades and chairs

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Sounds of the Glenn Miller Era

There will be classic big band at Chesham’s Elgiva Theatre on Saturday 3 May 2014 at 8pm. The lights soften, the mood settles. An audience waits for that first moment of sound. The Big Band is poised, relaxed, but with

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Spring Garden Competition with Chesham In Bloom

InBloom spring garden comp

Submit a photo of your garden – either the front or the back garden – for a chance of winning a garden voucher in the Chesham In Bloom Spring Garden Competition. Take your photographs this Spring and send them in

Posted in Arts, Environment, Governance

20 Foot High – Shed’s Hard Hitting Global Warming Production

Shed@ ThePark Theatre Company’s 2014 production 20 Foot High will be performed in Chesham on Wednesday 30 April 2014 at Chiltern Hills Academy at 6pm. Two further performances will be at Chesham Youth Centre on Sunday 4 May at 1.30

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Chesham Museum Free Children’s Activity

Free children’s activity is on offer at the Chesham Museum on Saturday 26 April 2014. From 11am – 1pm they can see lace makers at work, how it is done and have a go. Lacemaking is a local traditional craft.

Posted in Arts, History, Training, Young People

King Lear at Elgiva Screened Live from the National

Book now for King Lear screened live to the Elgiva Theatre in Chesham. Academy award winner Sam Mendes (known from James Bond: Skyfall, American Beauty) returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale (known for Timon of Athens,

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Suggest Project Ideas for the Environmental Group AGM

The Chesham Environmental Group’s Sunday work party will be on 20 April 2014  at 10am (yes that is Easter Sunday). Georgina Lomnitz said (on behalf of Chairman Phil), ‘We meet at the Moor Road Car park, to litter pick will

Posted in Arts, Environment, Voluntary, Charity

Street Tidy Lend a Hand with Chesham in Bloom

Chesham in Bloom has a Street Tidy on Saturday 19 April 2014. Janet Rance said, ‘We will be meeting in the Broadway from 10.30am – outside Chancellors. Litter pickers and black bags will be provided, please bring gloves.‘ New members

Posted in Arts, Environment, Training

The WI for Inspiring Women

We’ve rarely had occasion to report the Women’s Institute (WI) in Chesham. The WI has produced a leaflet inviting new members. Meetings are the second Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm at Chesham Town Hall Lowndes Room, so the next will

Posted in Arts, Environment

Event-Holders – Post Direct on Chiltern Voice Social Media

Chiltern Voice contributors – you are encouraged to add your own events direct to our social media pages. For example Facebook and Twitter. Your editor is not into social media but will check and reproduce relevant items here on the

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Chesham Amazing Stories, Name and Fame Wednesdays

Thankyou to Facebook’s Chesham Amazing Stories voters who voted me their Golden Hug for last week’s Name and Fame Wednesday! 2 April 2014 – yes I’ll even allow the ubiquitous exclamation mark here. The hug was personally delivered and do

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HS2 Petitioning Advice, Show Parliament It’s Not a Goer

A critical stage has been reached in the campaign against HS2. The HS2 Hybrid Bill is proceeding through Parliament and all three main parties are still in favour. The Hybrid Bill to authorise the construction of HS2, will have its

Posted in Arts, Business, Environment, Governance, History

Heaven and Earth Art @ Christ Church 2014 – Start Painting

Artists are reminded about the next Waterside art exhibition which will be held on Friday 9 May 2014 to Sunday 11 May at Christ Church, Waterside. The theme is Heaven and Earth which can be interpreted in many ways –

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Prospective Extrovert Town Criers Apply by 14 April

Chesham Town Councillor Alan Bacon tells me, ‘We are calling for applicants for a new Town Crier‘. Chiltern Voice reported on 05/03/2014 For Calling Out Loud, Chesham Town Crier Resigns. The role of the Town Crier is to attend, promote

Posted in Arts, Governance, Training

Chesham Town Bell Funds for Clock Tower Hanging

Stirling Maguire is fund raiser for the re-installation of the Town Bell in the clock tower in Market Square Chesham. He is thrilled by the public’s response and support of the project. ‘The funds have been coming in at a

Posted in Arts, Governance, History, Voluntary, Charity

Secret Happening on 12 April in Chesham

Lots of hints on Facebook and Twitter indicate a secret happening on Saturday 12 April 2014 at noon at the Chesham Street Market. Visit Something Happy This Way Comes.  Lee Marshall said, ‘Tell no one. OK Tell your best friend

Posted in Arts, Environment, Fitness, Voluntary, Charity

Chesham Street Market a Swinging, Jazzy, Saturday

On Saturday 12 April 2014 from 10am – 2pm you will find Chesham Street Market relocated to the High street since Market Square is taken over by the works of re-maining Vale Brook. Lou’s Sextet will be providing the entertainment

Posted in Arts, Business, Food & Drink, History, Voluntary, Charity
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