If you’re planning an event, let us know! We’re happy to publicise community events of all kinds – just email info@tring.gov.uk 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 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

Display at Tring Museum

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.

 

 

July

Thursday 19th – Giles Hedley and the Aviators at Blues Bar Tring at Tring Park Cricket Club, London Road, Tring (HP23 6HA). Giles Hedley has been singing and playing roots blues, solo and with the Aviators, across the UK and Europe since the 1960s, on acoustic and electric guitars and harmonicas – his trademark is simultaneous nose-and-mouth harmonica playing!. Doors and bar 7pm – band on 8.30 – 11pm – £8 on the door. For more information, visit: www.bluesbartring.co.uk or phone 07713 450992

Sunday 22nd – “Piano and More” series – an hour of music on Sunday afternoons. 3pm start in the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Tring. Anna Le Hair (piano) and Gill Kinsey (flute), and others. Free admission, with a retiring collection. This concert will be followed by a strawberry tea! For further details visit: www.piano-and-more.org.uk/

Saturday and Sunday 28th and 29th – Dacorum Steam and Country Fayre – at Green Croft Farm, Potten End (HP1 2SG) – 10am-5pm. £8 per adult, £5 per child or £20 for family of 4 –   Steam Engines, Classic Cars, Military Vehicles, Vintage Tractors, Heavy Horses and Birds of Prey, as well as stalls and entertainment for all the family. For more details, visit http://stfrancis.org.uk/steamfayre

Tuesday 31st – Morris Dancing at the Half Moon, Wilstone: 8pm – the Whitchurch, St Albans, and ‘Etcetera’ Morris teams

Tuesday 31st – FUTURE LuToN – public consultation about proposals to expand Luton Airport: at Pitstone Memorial Hall, Vicarage Road, Pitstone (LU7 9EY) 4pm-8pm

 

August

Wednesday 1st to Sunday 5th – Pendley Shakespeare Festival presents “Much Ado About Nothing” at Pendley Manor, Tring. 8pm daily, with a 3pm matinee on the Sunday. For more details, and bookings, visit: http://pendleyshakespearefestival.co.uk or call: 01442 820060

Thursday 2nd – “Street Food Heroes”: Street Food Trucks, DJ and Drinks on Tring Market Place 4-9pm on the first Thursday of every month, through to December.

Saturday 4th – Long Marston and Puttenham Traditional Village Show (and Dog Show!) from 2pm at the Long Marston Recreation Ground: Live music in the marquee; a Marketplace of stalls; sideshows, games. Bar, refreshments and barbeque

Tuesday 7th (and the first Tuesday every month!) – Tring Lions Club invite you to join them at Pendley Manor Hotel, Cow Lane, Tring (HP23 5QY) at 8pm. Just turn up, or if you require more details contact 0845 8337496, info@ tringlions.org.uk, or visit the website

Wednesday 8th to Sunday 12th – Pendley Shakespeare Festival presents “Richard III” at Pendley Manor, Tring. 8pm daily, with a 3pm matinee on the Sunday. For more details, and bookings, visit: http://pendleyshakespearefestival.co.uk or call: 01442 820060

Friday 10th – Tring Cinema presents an outdoor screening of “Thelma and Louise” at the Nora Grace Hall. Doors open 8pm – film at 8.30pm. Tickets £7 from Beechwoods or http://www.tringcinema.com 

Sunday 12th – Pitstone Green Museum/Heritage Park – open on the second Sunday each month through to October, and on the Bank Holiday 27 August. Open from 11am to 5pm. See the website for details.

Sunday 12th – “Piano and More” series – an hour of music on Sunday afternoons. 3pm start in the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Tring. Arensky Trio – David Gaster (Violin), Julian Ogilvie (Cello) and Anna Le Hair (piano).  Free admission, with a retiring collection. For further details, visit: www.piano-and-more.org.uk/

Saturday 18th – Shakespeare’s comedy ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’  to be performed in Elizabethan costume canal side in the garden of the  Grand Junction Arms at Bulbourne. Doors open at 6.00 pm and there is an inclusive pre-show talk and fun participation event at 7pm followed by performance at 7.30pm.  The show runs 90 mins with an interval. For more details, contact:   http://dramaimpact.com/events/  or phone 07834 451788

Monday 27th – Pitstone Green Museum/Heritage Park – open on the second Sunday each month through to October, and on the Bank Holiday 27 August. Open from 11am to 5pm. See the website for details.

September

Tuesday 4th (and the first Tuesday every month!) – Tring Lions Club invite you to join them at Pendley Manor Hotel, Cow Lane, Tring (HP23 5QY) at 8pm. Just turn up, or if you require more details contact 0845 8337496, info@ tringlions.org.uk, or visit the website

Thursday 6th – “Street Food Heroes”: Street Food Trucks, DJ and Drinks on Tring Market Place 4-9pm on the first Thursday of every month, through to December.

Sunday 9th – Chilterns 3 Peaks Challenge. Raise funds for Rennie Grove Hospice Care: join a 7,11 or 20-mile sponsored walk along the Ridgeway. Start: Princes Risborough School. Adult £20, child (5-16) £10. Under-5s free. More information from http://www.renniegrove.org/chilterns3peaks

Sunday 9th – Pitstone Green Museum/Heritage Park – open on the second Sunday each month through to October. Open from 11am to 5pm. See the website for details.

Sunday 9th – “Piano and More” series – an hour of music on Sunday afternoons. 3pm start in the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Tring.  Leon Bosch conducts the Icknield Ensemble in 3 Concertos by Josef Haydn for organ (Jonathan Lee), cello (Helen Godbolt) and piano (Anna Le Hair).  Free admission, with a retiring collection. For further details visit: http://www.piano-and-more.org.uk/

Sunday 16th – Chelsea Garden Grand Opening Event at the Hospice of St Francis, Berkhamsted, (HP4 3GW). 12.30-5pm. Tickets £20 each – advance booking is recommended. Ticket price includes guest speakers (including designers of the Silver-Gilt winning Myeloma UK Garden, John Everiss and Francesca Murrell, who will give talks about its creation and planting scheme), a welcome glass of fizz, canapes, live music from steel pan pioneer Sterling Betancourt MBE and his band, butterfly and bee displays, as well as tours of the Hospice’s seven-acre gardens. Dame Carolyn McCall, DBE, OBE and the first female Chief Executive of ITV, together with Rosemarie Finley, CEO of Myeloma UK, will officially cut the ribbon. For more details, visit http://www.stfrancis.org.uk/support-us/events/detail/rhs-chelsea-garden-grand-opening

Thursday 20th – Sunday 23rd – 20th Graham Greene International Festival. A range of activities, presentations and talks at different venues in and around Berkhamsted. For more details visit: www.grahamgreenebt.org

Saturday 22nd – ‘Jazz Baroness’  at Hastoe Village Hall (HP23 6LS) Tring Local History and Museum Society presents a celebration in words and music of Nica Rothschild’s 35 years as a friend and patron of jazz musicians in New York! Narrative based on the book by Hannah Rothschild, and the music connected with Nica will be played by ‘The Shoe Horns’. Tickets £15 pp include a ploughman’s supper – 7.30pm start. For further information, call 01442 827702.

Saturday 29th to Sunday 30th – Art Show at Tring Park School, Mansion Drive, Tring, (HP23 5LX).  For one weekend in September the Rothschild Mansion will throw open its doors and welcome in visitors to the Ballroom and grounds of Tring Park School where you will find on display paintings, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, glass and jewellery, by local and national artists.  The event is held in aid of the School’s building project and the new Cardiac screening programme for all 6th form students. Doors open at 9am on Saturday 29th and 10am on Sunday 30th – closing both days at 4pm. The exhibition is free to attend – for further information, contact art@tringpark.com.

October

Tuesday 2nd (and the first Tuesday every month!) – Tring Lions Club invite you to join them at Pendley Manor Hotel, Cow Lane, Tring (HP23 5QY) at 8pm. Just turn up, or if you require more details contact 0845 8337496, info@ tringlions.org.uk, or visit the website

Thursday 4th – “Street Food Heroes”: Street Food Trucks, DJ and Drinks on Tring Market Place 4-9pm on the first Thursday of every month, through to December.

Saturday 6th – A Concert of Piano Music given by David Berdinner and his students in St Martha’s Church, Tring. This year’s concert features Moments Musicaux, Impromptus, songs and sonata movements by Franz Schubert. Admission free with refreshments and a collection for Christian Aid. More information from http://www.davidberdinner.co.uk

Sunday 14th – Pitstone Green Museum/Heritage Park – open on the second Sunday each month through to October. Open from 11am to 5pm. See the website for details.

Sunday 14th – “Piano and More” series – an hour of music on Sunday afternoons. 3pm start in the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Tring.  Cliff Brown (organ and piano). Free admission, with a retiring collection. For further details visit: http://www.piano-and-more.org.uk/

Sunday 21st Mud Pack Challenge at Ashridge House, Berkhamsted. 10am-2pm. Early bird price £30. Take on the filthiest mud-fest fundraiser for miles around and get filthy for St Francis at our legendary 5 or 10 mile Mud Pack Challenge! For more details, visit stfrancis.org.uk/support-us/events/detail/mud-pack-challenge

Saturday 27th – Jazz at Tring Park School. The Friends of Tring Church Heritage (FOTCH) present “The Jolly Jazzers” in a club-style evening of entertainment and refreshment. Tickets £15, inclusive of finger buffet and a glass of wine. 7pm start in Tring Park Mansion. Places are limited, so book early! A complimentary bottle of Fine Fizz for party bookings of 10 or more. For tickets, contact: Helen Dunford (01442 891377), Annette Reynolds (01296 662326) or Grahame Senior (01442 822770)

 

November

Thursday 1st – “Street Food Heroes”: Street Food Trucks, DJ and Drinks on Tring Market Place 4-9pm on the first Thursday of every month, through to December.

Sunday 11th – “Piano and More” series – an hour of music on Sunday afternoons. 3pm start in the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Tring.  Angela Rowley (Soprano) and Anna Le Hair (Piano) – to include Schumann’s song cycle “A woman’s love and life”.  Free admission, with a retiring collection. For further details visit: http://www.piano-and-more.org.uk/

Saturday 17th – “Winter Wonderland Ball” at Pendley Manor Hotel, Tring. A ‘black tie’ ball, hosted by the Chilterns MS Centre (and raising funds to provide ongoing care and support for people with Multiple Sclerosis). Entry is by ticket only and includes all entertainment, a three course dinner and wlecome drink – all for just £65 per person. To purchase individual tickets, or to reserve a table for 10 people, please e-mail: fundraising@chilternsmscentre.org.uk or for further details go to the website: chilternsmscentre.org

 

December

Thursday 6th – “Street Food Heroes”: Street Food Trucks, DJ and Drinks on Tring Market Place 4-9pm on the first Thursday of every month, through to December.

Saturday 9th – Santa Dash at Riverside Shopping Centre, Hemel Hempstead. Paint the town red and join a jolly sea of Santas as they dash around Hemel Town to raise vital funds for The Hospice of St Francis.Celebrate the festive season by taking on the 2.5-mile festive route around Hemel in aid of the Hospice of St Francis. Dash across the finish line and you’ll be awarded your shiny medal, well-deserved mince pie and hot drink plus treats for dashing dog. For more details, visit: stfrancis.org.uk/support-us/events/detail/santa-dash