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Hey – Who Saw This By Boris’ Father?

HS2 cartoon train I made cross

Stanley Johnson made a video anti HS2 published on 1 Nov 2013 from BBC1 This Week, 31 October 2013. He is the father of Boris Johnson – I wish he could make his son understand the environmental cost of HS2.

Posted in Arts, Environment, Feature

Amersham Art Group – April and May Meetings

Amersham Art Group announces the following meetings in April and May 2014 as well as some information about next September’s programme. David Latham will be demonstrating painting in watercolours on Tuesday 1 April 2014 and it is open to all,

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Wild Flowers & Where to Find Them in the Chilterns 20 March

On Thursday 20 March 2014 at the Whitehill Centre Chesham the Gardeners’ Group have a visiting speaker who will talk on the subject of wild flowers in the Chilterns. Gay Beattie is well known amongst Chiltern Society members and gives

Posted in Arts, Environment

Tennis & Squash Club Open Day in Pednormead End

20/04/2014: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Chesham 1879 Lawn Tennis & Squash Club is holding its annual open day this year on Saturday 26 April 2014 from noon – 4pm. Tennis Committee Member Stuart Tennant said, ‘The prime objective of our open day is to increase

Posted in Arts, Environment, Family, Seniors, Fitness, Training, Young People

Go to Tudor Barn for Bridge with 1994 Table Money

tn_Burnham bridge club Tudor Barn

Many Bridge players will travel afar for a good venue such as the South Bucks Bridge Centre (SBBC). The Centre – based in Burnham’s historic Tudor Barn – celebrates its 20th birthday in April 2014. Twenty years of providing unique,

Posted in Arts, Fitness

JPS Stationers at Elgiva Model Railway Exhibition

Ray Williams of JPS Stationers who is retailing Clive Foxell’s book entitled Echoes of the Met Line, will have a stand offering copies at the popular Chesham Model Railway Club Exhibition on Saturday 22 March 2014 at the Elgiva. Chiltern

Posted in Arts, Business

Museum Exhibits Goya: Amersham’s Perfumery

Goya perfume Love Affair for AmMuseum

The exhibition at Amersham Museum – Goya: Amersham’s Perfumery, runs until Sunday 29 June 2014 (during the usual opening hours). The exhibition explores the story of the popular perfume and cosmetics brand Goya, which was based in Amersham from 1946.

Posted in Arts, Feature, History

Family Day Exhibition of Model Railways

The Chesham Model Railway Club annual exhibition is on at the Elgiva on Saturday 22 March 2014 from 10am to 5pm. There will be more than 12 working layouts; specialist trade support including models, books, tools; club second hand sales

Posted in Arts, History

Lead, Kindly Light Concert in Gt Missenden

Book now for the April 2014 Great Missenden Choral Society concert. It is on Saturday 12 April 2014 at 7.30pm. The evening consists of major works by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) and Howard Goodall (born 1958), as well as two

Posted in Arts

Panda Players Return to the Forbidden Planet

Join Captain Tempest and his fearless crew on their journey to hyperspace and beyond when Panda Players perform Return To The Forbidden Planet at the Elgiva theatre, Chesham. Inspired by the 1956 film Forbidden Planet and loosely based on Shakespeare’s

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Stars of the Future at Chess Valley Spring Concert

Performances by Sarah Smith saxophonist, and Jonah Halton tenor, will feature in the Chess Valley Male Voice Choir Spring Concert to be held in St Mary’s Parish Church, Chesham on Saturday 15 March 2014 at 7.30pm. Sarah who is in

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Elgiva Theatre Presents Rob Kingsley aka Elvis

A Vision of Elvis starring Rob Kingsley live is on at the Elgiva on Friday 28 March 2014 at 8pm. Rob and his band and singers bring you a full evening of the classic hits, from the hip swiveling ’50s

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Music, Good Food and Company at The Crown

Shindig is the traditional Irish music session falling on the third Friday of every month at the Crown in Ley Hill, Chesham. Music starts at 9pm on Friday 21 March 2014.

Posted in Arts, Business, Food & Drink

Music Therapy Groups in Chesham, Pleasurable Improvements

Chiltern Music Therapy is pleased to announce that it is open for referrals to music therapy group sessions now running in Chesham, at the White Hill Centre, Chesham. The groups are open to older adults including those with dementia and

Posted in Arts, Family, Seniors, Fitness, Training, Young People

JSDA Dance Behind the Facade Easter Workshop

Have you started to plan your Easter holidays yet? You can go and join the Behind the Facade team for all things food this Easter. Get your Golden Ticket* to Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory: singing, acting and dancing to the

Posted in Arts, Training, Young People

Sid’s Show for Kids at Elgiva, Keep Your Socks On

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On Sunday 23 March 2014 at 2pm you can attend a family show at the Elgiva theatre Chesham featuring Sid, the popular original star of the CBeebies channel. Sid will appear live on stage in a fun-filled adventure that’ll knock

Posted in Arts, Feature, Young People

May Ball for Chilterns Dial-a-Ride on 24

24/05/2014: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

The Chilterns Dial-a-Ride is holding its first May Ball at Amersham and Chiltern Rugby Club. Info hereunder. Chairman David Ouvry said, ‘We are holding our first ever May all on Saturday 24 May 2014.  Profits will help maintain the invaluable

Posted in Arts, Food & Drink, Voluntary, Charity

Humanists Consider Ghosts & Hauntings With Prof French

The next Chiltern Humanists Meeting investigates the Psychology of Ghosts & Hauntings with Professor Christopher French. Chris is a psychologist and vocal skeptic specialising in the psychology of paranormal beliefs and experiences. He heads the Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit at

Posted in Arts, Environment

Connecting Classrooms – Elmtree Links with Katapila School, Zambia

Elmtree School has been chosen to develop international links with Zambia as part of a major new school twinning project to boost global education. Connecting Classrooms is a UK government and British Council education initiative, and Elmtree has been selected 

Posted in Arts, Training, Young People

WEA Day School Art Appreciation: Impressionism 29 March

Due to the efforts of WEA to spread learning and knowledge, you can attend a one day course on Art Appreciation: Impressionism and How it Changed the Face of Art.  The tutor will be Barry Whitehouse and the fee is

Posted in Arts
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