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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 2018/19 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.
Wednesday 14th to Saturday 17th – Theatre performance of “The Accrington Pals” – commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War 1 at the Court Theatre, Station Road, Tring (HP23 5QY). The Accrington Pals, by Peter Whelan, is an exciting and heartfelt tribute to the men and women of he First World War – an entertaining yet moving story of hope, trust and loss. Performances commence at 8pm. Tickets £12 to £14. For free on-line booking go to www.courttheatre.co.uk or visit the town centre box office at Beechwood Fine Foods, Tring.
Thursday 15th – Blues Bar Tring presents the “John Verity Band” (John was formerly the frontman with Argent) at Tring Park Cricket Club, London Road, Tring (HP23 6HA). Doors and bar open 7pm – Band 8.30 to 11pm. £8 on the door. For more information, contact email@example.com, 07713 450992, or visit the website: www.bluesbartring.co.uk
Friday 16th – Tring Cinema presents: Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in “The Post” at the Nora Grace Hall, Faversham Close, Tring (HP23 5BA). Doors open 8pm, film at 8.30pm. £7 entry – tickets available from Beechwood Fine Foods in Frogmore Street, or online via www.tringcinema.com
Saturday 17th – Tring W.I. Christmas Bazaar! at the Victoria Hall, Akeman Street.10am to 12 noon. Refreshments, cakes and preserves, tombola, raffle, crafts, gifts, and Christmas bulbs.
Saturday 17th – The Chiltern Sinfonietta – Autumn Concert at the Church of St Peter and St paul, Tring (HP23 5AE). The programme includes: Brahms’ ‘Variations on a theme by Joseph Haydn, Bruch ‘Concerto of Clarinet and Viola, and Bizet ‘Symphony in C’. Admission is free, with a retiring collection. For more information visit: http://www.chilternsinfonietta.com or call 07771 822078.
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 welcome drink – all for just £65 per person. To purchase individual tickets, or to reserve a table for 10 people, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or for further details go to the website: chilternsmscentre.
Saturday 17th – Dixieland Swing Kings – Trad Jazz in the 1960’s style at the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Weston Turville (HP22 5SH) – Weston Turville Village Hall – 7.30pm. Tickets £10 on the door (under 18s free). Adult ticket price includes a glass of wine and refreshments. For further information, contact Roger Fellows on 01296 424982.
Tuesday 20th (and every Tuesday!) – Line Dancing with Paul (qualified instructor), at the Anglican Hall (behind St Peter and St Paul Church, Tring) – every Tuesday at 7.30pm-9.45pm. £5 per session. Contact Paul on 07773 191931
Tuesday 20th – Thursday 22nd at 7.30pm and Friday 23rd at 2pm – “The Accrington Pals” by Peter Whelan, performed by The Acting Course at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts. Markova Theatre, Tring Park School. Tickets £13 and £11 (concessions) – book online at http://www.tringpark.com or phone: 01442 821516
Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th – 10am – 4pm each day: TOWN FARM ART SHOW IN CHEDDINGTON. Perfectly timed for that special Christmas gift! Ten artists & makers showing an exciting mix of high-quality art & craft. Paintings, illustration, printmaking, ceramics, woodturning, embroidery & jewellery, plus willow weaving & sculpture in the garden. Photos & more info at www.townfarmartshow.blogspot.com. Mulled wine & homebaked festive treats in aid of Rennie Grove Hospice Care. ONE WEEKEND ONLY: 6 Town Farm, Cheddington, Near Tring, LU7 0TT – Please park on High Street – not in Town Farm. Free entry.
Saturday 24th – Tree Charter Day at Tring Park hosted by the Woodland Trust. Drop in along the Lime Tree Avenue anytime for free between 11am-3pm to make Christmas crafts, find out more about the Tree Charter and how you can get involved, and help decorate one of the trees. A coffee van will be on site to warm things up. Everyone welcome.
Sunday 25th – Christmas Fair at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts. 2pm – 5.30pm. Mansion Drive, Tring. Tring Parks’ Christmas Fair is bigger than ever! A wide variety of stalls selling Christmas gifts, decorations and locally sourced produce. Entry: £1 per adult. For more details, visit http://www.tringpark.com or phone: 01442 821516
Tuesday 27th (and every Tuesday!) – Line Dancing with Paul (qualified instructor), at the Anglican Hall (behind St Peter and St Paul Church, Tring) – every Tuesday at 7.30pm-9.45pm. £5 per session. Contact Paul on 07773 191931
Thursday 29th to Sunday 2nd December – College Lake Artists’ Christmas Event. An exciting group of artists and makers exhibit their work, for enjoyment and sale, at College Lake Nature Reserve, Tring (HP23 5QG) – 10am to 4pm daily – free entry! For more information visit: http://collegelakeartists.co.uk
Friday 30th – Tring’s very own “Christmas Festival” – always a night to remember – 6.30pm to 9.30pm – Tring High Street and the Victoria Hall. Father and Mother Christmas will be in the Victoria Hall plus festive stalls selling toys, decorations and stocking fillers. A full programme of entertainment on the main stage on Church Square with additional busking in Dolphin Square. The Christmas light switch on will be followed by music and dance from various local acts. The upper High Street is home to the Fun Fair – a must for all ages. Food and drink will be on offer up and down the High Street featuring local breweries and distilleries! Tring’s largest free event – don’t miss out!
Saturday 1st – Grand Christmas and Craft Fayre – Church of St Mary the Virgin, Weston Turville (HP22 5SH) – Weston Turville Village Hall – 11am to 4pm. Many stalls, including cakes, jams, pickles, books, plants, toys, handicrafts, raffles, tombola, games and competitions, etc., etc. – fun to be had by all. For further information, contact Roger Fellows on 01296 424982.
Saturday 1st – Christmas Market to raise funds for the Hospice of St Francis at the Aubrey Park Hotel, Hemel Hempstead Road, Redbourn AL3 7AF from 10am-4pm. Stalls will be selling gifts, local produce and art; there will also be a number of workshops. Entry costs £2 with all fees going to support the Hospice. More information at https://www.stfrancis.org.uk/support-us/events/detail/christmas-market
Tuesday 4th (and every Tuesday!) – Line Dancing with Paul (qualified instructor), at the Anglican Hall (behind St Peter and St Paul Church, Tring) – every Tuesday at 7.30pm-9.45pm. £5 per session. Contact Paul on 07773 191931
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.
Saturday 8th – Long Marston & Puttenham WI Annual Christmas Workshop at Wilstone Village Hall HP23 4PE. From 2.30pm-4.30pm enjoy a hands-on guided workshop by Nikky and create your own festive door wreath and table decoration using blue pine, holly, ivy and seasonal decorations. All materials will be provided. Tickets cost £17 which includes refreshments. Booking essential on 012965 660370.
Saturday 8th – 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
Saturday 8th – Aylesbury Choral Society presents Chris Williams’ “Tsunami Requiem” (World Premiere of a new arrangement) + Respighi’s “Lauda per la Nativita del Signore” + Carols. 7.30pm at St Mary’s Church, Aylesbury (HP20 2JJ) . Tickets £15 (under 16s £6) from http://www.aylesburychoral.org.uk
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. For further details visit: http://www.piano-and-more.org.uk/
Sunday 9th – Join the Santa Dash in support of the Hospice of St Francis. Stroll, sprint or scoot the 2.5 miles from Riverside in Hemel Hempstead.Medals, mince pies, hot chocolate and drinks for all! Sign up at http://www.stfrancis.org.uk/santadash
Tuesday 11th (and every Tuesday!) – Line Dancing with Paul (qualified instructor), at the Anglican Hall (behind St Peter and St Paul Church, Tring) – every Tuesday at 7.30pm-9.45pm. £5 per session. Contact Paul on 07773 191931
Saturday 15th – Tring Choral Society performs: Charpentier’s “Te Deum” and Mozart’s “Mass in C minor” in the church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Tring at 7.30pm (doors open 6.45pm). Tickets £15 (no concessions but free for under-18’s) from Beechwood Fine Foods, Frogmore Street, Tring, or by email to email@example.com
Saturday 15th – Tring Cinema presents: “Paddington 2” Family Christmas Matinee at the Nora Grace Hall, Faversham Close, Tring (HP23 5BA). Doors open 2pm, film at 2.30pm. Tickets available from Beechwood Fine Foods in Frogmore Street, or online via www.tringcinema.com
Tuesday 18th (and every Tuesday!) – Line Dancing with Paul (qualified instructor), at the Anglican Hall (behind St Peter and St Paul Church, Tring) – every Tuesday at 7.30pm-9.45pm. £5 per session. Contact Paul on 07773 191931
Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th – “A Christmas Carol” performed by Drama Impact at The Maltings Arts Theatre, St Albans, Herts. On each day there will performances at 10.30am (for schools) and at 8pm. Tickets online at http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/ovo A classic favourite Christmas story – a dark tale of enlightenment and fear, ghost’s and awakenings, from the master himself, Charles Dickens. Suitable for all. These special intimate performances of the famous Christmas tale will be followed by a short discussion and Q&A with the cast.
Sunday 23rd – Chiltern Chamber Choir present J.S. Bach’s “Mass in B Minor” 7.30pm in St. Peter’s Church, Berkhamsted. Tickets £15 (under 18s free) – available on the door, from any choir member, Brown and Merry Estate Agents (next to St. Peter’s) or online at http://chilternchamberchoir.com
Friday 18th – Tring Cinema presents: “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society” at the Nora Grace Hall, Faversham Close, Tring (HP23 5BA). Doors open 8pm, film at 8.30pm. Tickets available from Beechwood Fine Foods in Frogmore Street, or online via www.tringcinema.com