If you’re planning an event, let us know! We’re happy to publicise community events of all kinds – just email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll add your details to this page.
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 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.
We’ve also got our very own Local History museum – here’s the link to find out more: http://www.tringlocalhistorymuseum.org.uk
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 14th – St Bartholomew’s Village Fete (Wigginton). Gates open 12 noon to 4pm – circus juggler and clown, BBQ, cakes, bakes, and Pimms. Nearly new stand, children’s cprner, and lots more.
Sunday 15th – Open Day at the British File Institute in Berkhamsted (Kingshill Way HP4 3TP). 10.30am – 4pm. Entry free – talks, demonstrations, exhibits and mini-tours. No tickets or reservations required – just turn up (limited parking on site)!
Sunday 15th – “Piano and More” at the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Tring (HP23 5AE). This series of Sunday afternoon concerts continues with Robert Salter on Violin and Kathron Sturrock on piano, giving the first of four concerts presenting all of Beethoven’s violin and piano sonatas. 3pm, followed by tea – free admission with a retiring collection. For further details, see: piano-and-more.org.uk
Wednesday 18th – Monthly coffee morning with SEND Friends: Support Group for Parent Carers Tring and surrounding villages. 9.30am-11am at New Mill Baptist Church, Tring. A local group run by local people. Parents and carers of children and young people with any additional need or disability are welcome! No diagnosis necessary. Chat and make friends, share ideas and information, access local expertise in SEN support, short breaks, social care, sleep, 0-5 and post-16 services. For more information telephone 07598329823 or visit SENDfriends Facebook page.
Thursday 19th-Sunday 22nd – Graham Greene International Festival 2019. A fascinating weekend of talks, films, social gatherings and walks led by eminent academics and Greene enthusiasts. All events take place in Berkhamsted. Tickets are available to purchase at the door (except for Festival meals) and online at http://www.grahamgreenebt.org/tickets
Thursday 19th – Guy Tortora Band at Blues Bar Tring (Tring Park Cricket Club – HP23 6HA). Doors and bar: 7pm – music at 8.30pm. Entry £8 on the door. For more information go to http://www.bluesbartring.co.uk
Friday 20th – Tring Cinema presents “The Favourite” at the Nora Grace Hall. Doors open 8pm, film at 8.30pm. Adults (12 and over) £7 – available from Beechwood Fine Foods or online at www.tringcinema.com
Saturday 21st – “Walk the MS Mile” 10am-12:30pm. Walk the MS Mile is back for 2019, sponsored by Esri UK. With a brand new route and a surprise twist at the end of the course, there are a few upgrades to this annual fundraiser! The walk starts at The Exchange in Aylesbury Town Centre (HP20 1UR). Everyone’s invited – the route is completely accessible and family-friendly. Early Bird tickets (Adult £6/Child £3) – only available until Sunday 04 August(after that £8/£6). For full details and to book visit the website https://www.chilternsmscentre.org/event/walk-the-ms-mile/
Saturday 21st through to Sunday 6th October – Chilterns Heritage Festival. The Chiltern Society’s second Annual Heritage Festival. A range of events at a number of different venues. Find out more at http://www.chilternsociety.org.uk/heritage-festival
Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd – Tring Chamber Music presents “Last of the Summer” at Hastoe Village Hall. Elgar piano quintet, Hummel Concertino for piano and strings, plus music by Purcell and Sullivan – with Howard Shelley on piano – 7.30pm start, both evenings. Tickets £17 (concessions £15, and under 18s free) – season tickets also available. Advance booking highly recommended! Tel: 01442 822732 or e-mail: email@example.com http://www.tringchambermusic.co.uk
Saturday 21st – “Let’s get Lynne standing” Fun Quiz at the David Evans Court Theatre, Tring: 7.30pm – Hey Quizzers! – have you booked your tickets for this Quiz fundraiser yet? We are fund raising to help purchase a standing wheelchair for Lynne Sherring-Lucas whose MS now means she is unable to stand. The Sherring-Lucas family have long been very active in the local theatre and the local community. This is your chance to help them by supporting this evening to raise much needed funds. Tables of eight or single tickets, £12.50 per person, available from www.courttheatre.co.uk. There will be platters of food and a fully licensed bar and a raffle with prizes donated by local businesses. Come along for a fun evening and support this very worthwhile event.
Sunday 22nd– The Hospice of St Francis Open Afternoon: 2–5pm. Wander round the beautiful gardens, explore the art exhibition and model railway, treat yourself to tea, cake and prosecco; and for children, there’s a woodland treasure hunt, story time with a local author, and face painting. Celebrating 40 years of Hospice care, the afternoon will also give visitors the opportunity to see the Spring Centre, in addition to learning more about the specialist care and support offered. Blue Badge parking is available at the Hospice, and a free shuttle service is available for visitors to use, to and from the nearby Egerton Rothesay School.
Sunday 22nd – Rock the Park! at Tring Park Cricket Club in support of The Hospice of St Francis. Event runs from 4pm-9pm: a mix of live music and DJs playing rock classics. Tickets available online £7 per Adult in advance (£10 on door if still available) and family ticket (2. Adults and 2 x 5-18y/o) £20 via the TPP website at https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/tpcc/rock-the-park/2019/16.30/t-ngiqka
Tuesday 24th – Tring WI invite you to their monthly meeting at the High Street Baptist Church at 7.45pm. A demonstration of scarf tying and jewellery demonstration by Wendy Warren. Contact 822695 for more information.
Friday 27th: The Bob Dylan Story at The David Evans Court Theatre, Tring(HP23 5QY) Doors and bar: 7pm – show starts 8pm. Staged by BluesBarTring, and supporting Rennie Grove Hospice Care. Get tickets online or from Beechwood Fine Foods, 42 Frogmore Street, Tring (HP23 5AU)
Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th – Annual Art Show at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts. In the ballroom and grounds of Tring Park School Saturday 9am – 4pm/Sunday 10am – 4pm. Free entry. For further information contact Dawn Adam by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday 28th – Wedding Dress Ball for Hospice of St Francis. Whatever your marital status, if you’re up for a laugh come to the Wedding Dress Ball. All proceeds support the Hospice. A great opportunity to get frocked for a good cause! More at www.stfrancis.org.uk/support-us/events/detail/wedding-dress-ball
Saturday 28th – The Chandos Ensemble at The Church of St Peter and St Paul, Tring – 7.30pm. This popular local ensemble presents works by Tchaikovsky (Andante Cantabile for Strings) and Mozart (Clarinet Concerto in A major, and Symphony no 40 in G minor). Admission free, with a retiring collection in aid of the Children’s Society.
Saturday 28th: Albert Lee at The David Evans Court Theatre, Tring(HP23 5QY) Doors and bar: 6.30pm – show starts 7.30pm. Staged by BluesBarTring, and supporting Rennie Grove Hospice Care. Get tickets online or from Beechwood Fine Foods, 42 Frogmore Street, Tring (HP23 5AU)
Thursday 26th: Ralph McTell at The David Evans Court Theatre, Tring(HP23 5QY) Doors and bar: 7pm – show starts 8pm. Staged by BluesBarTring, and supporting Rennie Grove Hospice Care. Get tickets online or from Beechwood Fine Foods, 42 Frogmore Street, Tring (HP23 5AU)
Thursday 3rd – Community Defibrillator Seminar – 5 minutes to save a life! At High Street Baptist Church, 89 High Street, Tring (HP23 4AB) 14.30 – 16.30pm. The Community Heartbeat Trust will be demontrating the use of defibrillators and explaining how the equipment works. If you’re interested, please contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday 3rd – Blues Bar Tring at Tring Park Cricket Club (HP23 6HA) Doors and Bar 7pm, band on stage at 8pm. Entry £8 on the door. For more information go to http://www.bluesbartring.co.uk
Saturday 5th – Aylesbury Opera presents Berlioz’ “Beatrice and Benedict” 7.30pm at Holy Cross and St Mary Church Quainton (HP22 4AP). Tickets £12 from the village shop (01296 655342)
until Sunday 6th October – Chilterns Heritage Festival. The Chiltern Society’s second Annual Heritage Festival. A range of events at a number of different venues. Find out more at http://www.chilternsociety.org.uk/heritage-festival
Thursday 10th to Saturday 12th – Refresh your wardrobe for free! – sustainable clothes swap. Bring along your old, good quality clothes (max 10 items) during the drop-off times and exchange for tokens (one per item). Return for the swap later and choose items which are new to you! At The Forum (first floor), Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead. For full details, visit dacorum.gov.uk/textiles
Saturday 12th – Aylesbury Opera presents Berlioz’ “Beatrice and Benedict” 7.30pm at St Mary’s Church Princes Risborough (HP27 9AW). Tickets £12 available from 07725 868092 or via www.aylesburyopera.org.uk
Saturday 12th – A Concert of Piano Music given by Tring pianist and teacher David Berdinner and his students in St Martha’s Church, Park Road, Tring at 7.30pm. This year’s concert will focus on Bagatelles and Sonata movements – ‘Moonlight’, ‘Waldstein’ and ‘Les Adieux’ – by Beethoven – and more in various styles from younger performers. Admission is free with refreshments and a collection for Christian Aid. More information at http://www.davidberdinner.co.uk
Friday 18th – Monthly coffee morning with SEND Friends: Support Group for Parent Carers Tring and surrounding villages. 9.30am-11am at New Mill Baptist Church, Tring. A local group run by local people. Parents and carers of children and young people with any additional need or disability are welcome! No diagnosis necessary. Chat and make friends, share ideas and information, access local expertise in SEN support, short breaks, social care, sleep, 0-5 and post-16 services. For more information telephone 07598329823 or visit SENDfriends Facebook page.
Friday 18th – Tring Cinema presents “Can you ever forgive me?” at the Nora Grace Hall. Doors open 8pm, film at 8.30pm. Adults (12 and over) £7 – available from Beechwood Fine Foods or online at www.tringcinema.com
Friday 18th – “Quiz and Chips” – at Wendover Memorial Hall (HP22 6HF), in aid of the Chilterns MS Centre. 7:30-10:30 pm. £15. This ever-popular quiz is back! Join in for a fun-packed evening of quizzical delight, topped off with a delicious meal of fish (or sausage) & chips (special dietary requirements provided for on application). Limited tables available (8 seats to a table). This event sells out fast so book your tickets soon to avoid disappointment. Bar will open at 7pm/quiz starts 7:30 pm.For full details and to book, visit the website: https://www.chilternsmscentre.org/event/quiz-chips/
Friday 18th – Sunday 20th – Hyde End Craft Fair a good day out for family and friends at Hyde End, nr Great Missenden. For more details, and to book tickets visit the website
Saturday 19th – Magic Lantern Show of Old Tring at the Nora Grace Hall – 7pm to 10pm. Tickets £10 (to include a glass of wine) can be purchased at Beechwoods Fine Foods, Frogmore St., Tring – tickets available from 1 September. All proceeds in aid of Charlotte Grace’s school’s ‘World Challenge Fund Raiser event 2020’. For further info e-mail email@example.com
Sunday 20th – 10k Fun Run. Starts 10am at Long Marston Cricket Club, Cheddington Lane, Long Marston, Tring HP23 4QP. 10k run through our local countryside and 1k family run around our cricket pitch. Prizes for top men and women finishers; medals and goodie bags for all. For an entry form visit http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/longmarstoncricketclub
Saturday 26th –‘Tackling Climate Change’ a climate change exhibition hosted by Tring Town Council in the Victoria Hall, Akeman St, Tring. The event will bring together local organisations to showcase what is being done to tackle climate change and to promote practical ways to encourage sustainability in Tring. Further details will be made available as soon as possible.
Saturday 26th – Tring Park Festival of Light. Now in its sixth year, the festival of light allows visitors to see Tring Park and its impressive trees in beautiful illumination. Light installations, night time wildlife exhibits and craft lanterns, along with food and drink, make this a night to remember. Time slots will be 5.30pm, 6.15pm, 7pm and 7.45pm. Booking is essential as places are limited Tickets available from https://woodlandtrusttickets.cloudvenue.co.uk/TPfestivaloflight
Friday 1st – Museum by Torchlight at the Natural History Museum, Tring. 5pm-8pm. What happens when the lights are turned off? Get dressed up, bring your torch and explore the Museum. Spooktastic crafts and trails available at a small cost. Suggested donation £2.
Friday 1st – Wine Tasting Evening at Nora Grace Hall. ………. ‘where Call My Bluff meets Would I lie to you!, and where your team tries to guess the wine! No expertise needed. Tickets £17 in advance (£20 from 1 October) – to include wine and cheese – from Beechwoods Fine Foods or via tringtogether
Saturday 2nd – Tring Festival of Fire: Tring’s annual Firework Fest where every penny raised goes to support sport in the local community. A fantastic night out for the whole family with food stalls, beer tent, live music, bonfire and the most spectacular fireworks display. Takes place at Tring Park Cricket Club (opposite Tesco)
5.30pm – Doors open: Food stalls and Beer Tent, Carousels, Sparkler area
6.00pm – Live Music: Tring School Swing Band
6.30 – Winner of the Tring Guy Competition. Lighting of the bonfire with mini display.
6.45pm – Live Music
7.20pm – MAIN DISPLAY TO POPULAR CLASSICS
7.50 pm – Live Music: Our Friends Electric
8.30 – Close
Advance discounted tickets on sale until end of October – save £6 on a Family Ticket by buying now at www.tringfireworks.co.uk. Entry on the door subject to availability only.
Thursday 7th – Tring Brewery Night 7pm-10.30pm at Tring Brewery, Dunsley Farm, London Road, Tring, Herts HP23 6HA. Take a behind-the-scenes look at Tring Brewery and sample some beers along the way. It’s a great night out for all and you’ll be supporting the Chilterns MS Centre at the same time! Tickets are £25 each and include all your beer, the tour and a fish & chip supper. Tickets can be booked at https://www.chilternsmscentre.org/event/tring-brewery-tour/
Friday 8th to Sunday 17th: Tring Book Festival, various venues throughout Tring. More information here
Friday 15th – Tring Cinema presents “Rocketman” at the Nora Grace Hall. Doors open 8pm, film at 8.30pm. Adults (12 and over) £7 – available from Beechwood Fine Foods or online at www.tringcinema.com
Friday 15th – Do something amazing! Experience rough sleeping for one night to support vulnerable people in crisis. Take on the Sleepout Challenge by swapping your cosy bed for a sleeping bag at The Hemel Hempstead School. For one night put yourself in the shoes of those sleeping rough in the cold winter months and all throughout the year. Everyone will be given a nightlight to shine throughout the night as a symbol of support for those who are not just homeless but those facing poverty and social exclusion to take the next positive step in their lives. Wake at sunrise with a glowing sense of achievement knowing what a huge difference you have made to individuals and families facing crisis. Everybody taking part will be encouraged to raise as much in sponsorship as they can to help DENS to continue helping people rebuild their lives. To pre-register and receive updates when registration is open, please go to: www.dens.org.uk/sleepout
Sunday 17th – Zumbathon at Tring School (HP23 5JD) to raise money for The Hospice of St Francis. 2-4pm – tickets £12 – Zumba the afternoon away with friends, for a feel-good experience. For more information contact Roxanne Hussain on 07703 056774 or at: firstname.lastname@example.org, or at http://www.stfrancis.org.uk/zumbathon
Wednesday 20th – Monthly coffee morning with SEND Friends: Support Group for Parent Carers Tring and surrounding villages. 9.30am-11am at New Mill Baptist Church, Tring. A local group run by local people. Parents and carers of children and young people with any additional need or disability are welcome! No diagnosis necessary. Chat and make friends, share ideas and information, access local expertise in SEN support, short breaks, social care, sleep, 0-5 and post-16 services. For more information telephone 07598329823 or visit SENDfriends Facebook page.
Friday 29th – Tring’s very own Christmas Festival takes over the town centre for this well-established evening, with something for everyone – details to follow.
Saturday 30th – Community Planting at Tring Park. Bring the whole family and get active with a day out planting on the Tring Park extension. Help us to start bringing the new land to life. Planting is a great family day out and is suitable for everyone, no experience necessary. More details to follow from the Woodland Trust.
Sunday 8th – The Very Lazy Sundays invite you to an afternoon of music with special guests Craig Joiner and In the Forest. Tickets £15. Doors open 4.15 pm. More at http://www.courttheatre.co.uk
Saturday 14th – Tring Choral Society Christmas Concert. 7.30pm in the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Tring. Doors open at 6.45pm. Tickets £15 (under 18s free) available from Beechwoods Fine Foods, Frogmore St, or e-mail: email@example.com. Items include: Rouse’ ‘Karolju’, Haydn ‘Te Deum, and a selection of Christmas carols.