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Want some help getting to grips with the latest computer technology? Visit Dacorum Communities for Learning at www.dcfl.org.uk to find inexpensive local courses on how to use your tablet or iPad, other IT skills and leisure pursuits such as sewing and baking.
To check out activities at College Lake, click on www.bbowt.org.uk
For events at the Ashridge Estate in 2017 go to What’s on at Ashridge.
Find out more about things to do throughout the Chilterns – visit Choose the Chilterns website.
To find out what’s on at the Court Theatre, Pendley, go to www.courttheatre.co.uk
Here’s a link to find out what’s on at the Natural History Museum, Tring.
Play Areas in Tring There is a well-equipped children’s play area at Mortimer Hill (on the field next to Tring School). There are also play areas at Sutton Close (off Wingrave Road), at Miswell Lane (access through gate by 86 Miswell Lane, or from Goldfield Road), and at Pond Close North – locally known as the ‘Spider Park’ (access via the Dolphin Square long stay car park or from Brook Street). For older children, there is a Skate Park on London Road, opposite Tesco.
Saturday 7th-Saturday 28th – Apple Art Exhibition by Tring Art Society in St Peter & St Paul Church, Tring.
Thursday 19th – ‘Uncle Buck Blues Band’ at Blues Bar Tring. Tring Park Cricket Club, London Road, Tring (HP23 6HA). Doors and bar 7pm – Band 8.30-11pm. Admission £6 on the door. For more information, visit www.bluesbartring.co.uk
Friday 20th – Harvest Barn Dance at Bishop Wood School – the Friends of Tring Church Heritage (FOTCH) celebrate the Tring Apple Fair 7.30 – 11pm. Tickets £15, inclusive of Ploughman’s Platter and introductory welcome drink – contact Helen Dunford on 01442 891377 or Richard Abel on 01442 825723
Friday 20th – Tring Cinema presents “Hidden Figures”
at the Nora Grace Hall, Tring. Doors open 8pm – film at 8.30. Adults £6/children £4. For more details, visit the website: http://www.tringcinema.com
Sunday 22nd – Guided Walk around College Lake. See some of the wildlife that makes College Lake so special, and learn about the history and management of the site. Booking essential (age 12+ only, please). For more information, and booking, visit the website
Tuesday 24th – Tring Women’s Institute invite you to their monthly meeting at the Nora Grace Hall – “A puppet’s tale – Part 2” – a talk by Angela Collins. 7.45pm – for more information, contact Carol on 01442 822695
Wednesday 25th – Tring Park Festival of Light. 6pm-9pm, suitable for all ages! For one night only, part of Tring Park will be illuminated for a magical evening of fun and festivities. Advanced booking is required, and entry fees apply. For more information and to book your place, visit http://woodlandtrust.org.uk/events
Friday 27th – “Museum by Torchlight” – special event at the Natural History Museum, Tring. 5pm – special drop-in event. Free, but suggested donation £2. For more information contact the website
Saturday 28th – Tring Apple Fayre’s “Apple Bake Off” 10.45am at the Tring Farmers Market (9am-1pm), on Church Square, Tring. Bake one of Trish’s apple-based recipes and see if you will be crowned “Tring Apple Fayre Champion Baker. All ages are welcome to participate, with separate categories for ‘child’, ‘teen’, and ‘adult’ – the judging will be conducted by Tring foodie celebrities on the day. Entry is free, but you need to register by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 29th – Swing Time at the Court Theatre, Pendley, Tring. “Five Star Swing” – as seen on TV and in London’s West End. Tickets £16 (concessions £15) from Beechwoods Fine Foods, Tring or via the website
Wednesday 1st – “Welly Wednesday” at the Natural History Museum, Tring. 45 minute outdoor play session at 10.30am – a different activity every month. Tickets £2. Call 020 7942 6163 or go to the website
Saturday 4th – Tring Festival of Fire. Tring’s annual firework fest will take place at Tring Park Cricket Club. There will be food and drink stalls, a guy parade and entertainment on the JR Smith stage from local artists. Discounted tickets can be purchased from 23 September to the end of October via the event website or Facebook. Family-only tickets can be bought from Beechwood Fine Foods, Tring Brewery and The Akeman at a discounted price of £15, which covers two adults and up to three children below the age of 16. On the gate tickets will be priced for families at £20, adults £8 and children under 16 £5. Under 5s have free entry.
Thursday 9th – Behind the Scenes at the Natural History Museum, Tring. See historic specimens from expeditions linked to Charles Darwin, Alfred Russell Wallace and Captain Shackleton, and find out how the world-renowned bird research collection is used today. Tickets £10 – advance booking and photo ID required. Call 020 7942 6163 or visit the website
Saturday 11th – Guided Walk around College Lake. See some of the wildlife that makes College Lake so special, and learn about the history and management of the site. Booking essential (age 12+ only, please). For more information, and booking, visit the website
Wednesday 15th – “Welly Wednesday” at the Natural History Museum, Tring. 45 minute outdoor play session at 10.30am – a different activity every month. Tickets £2. Call 020 7942 6163 or go to the website
Saturday 18th – Tring WI Christmas Market & Coffee Morning 10am-12 noon at the Victoria Hall, Akeman Street, Tring. Entry 20p Stalls will include crafts and cards, jewellery, tombola, cakes and preserves, toys and jigsaws. Raffle for charity. Refreshments available.
Friday 24th – Tring Christmas Festival: 6.30pm – 9.30pm. Tring’s traditional Christmas evening, organised by Tring Together.
Friday 24th-Sunday 26th Town Farm Art Show in Cheddington. Perfectly timed for that special Christmas gift! Eleven talented artists and makers showing an exciting mix of hand-crafted high quality artwork. Paintings, illustration, ceramics, woodcraft, woodcarving, jewellery and Egyptian quilts, plus willow weaving and sculpture in the garden. Please park on the High Street, not in Town Farm. For more information visit http://townfarmartshow.blogspot.com
Friday 1st – DENS Action Against Homelessness Sponsored Sleep-out from 9pm-7am within the grounds of Hemel Hempstead School. A night under the stars in aid of homeless people in Dacorum. Take the challenge! Call 01442 800268 for more information and to register.
Thursday 7th – Behind the Scenes at the Natural History Museum, Tring. See historic specimens from expeditions linked to Charles Darwin, Alfred Russell Wallace and Captain Shackleton, and find out how the world-renowned bird research collection is used today. Tickets £10 – advance booking and photo ID required. Call 020 7942 6163 or visit the website