If you’re planning an event, let us know! We’re happy to publicise community events of all kinds – just email email@example.com and we’ll add your details to this page. Events designed with children in mind are highlighted in pink below.
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. Click here for a poster of all available courses and here for information about tablet/iPad courses in Tring in 2017.
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.
Thursday 24th – Debbie Bond Blues Band at the Blues Bar Tring. Doors + Bar 7pm,l Band 8.30-11pm. Admission £6 on the door. Tring Park Cricket Club, London Road, Tring HP23 6HA.
Bank Holiday Monday, 28th – Berkhamsted Lions Club Summer Fete. 11am to 5pm at Berkhamsted Cricket Club HP4 1HE. Tickets £5, accompanied children free.
Saturday 26th to Monday 28th –Marsworth Flower Festival at All Saints Church, Marsworth. Over 25 stunning flower arrangements – refreshments, stalls, tombola, book sales, musical recitals, cream teas, BBQ and Pimms tent! For more information, visit the website
Saturday 2nd – Tring Market Auctions – General sale. From 9.30am. Viewing: Thursday 2pm-5pm (trade only) & Friday 9.30am-6pm. Catalogue available from 5pm Thursday prior to sale. Brook Street, Tring, Herts. HP23 5EF. Tel: 01442 826446. Or visit the website
Saturday 2nd – Tring Farmers Market – 9am to 1pm on Church Square. For more details, visit the website
Sunday 3rd – Wendover Arm Trust Restoration Open Day 12.30-4.30pm. Guided tours along the towpath, kayaks and paddle boards on the water, walks from Drayton Church. teas, home-made cakes and preserves for sale. Free admission, donations welcome. Car parking at St Mary’s Church, Drayton Beauchamp HP22 5LS.
Sunday 10th – Charity Car Boot Sale – Tring Lions Club in Market Square, Brook Street, Tring. 10am-3pm (set up from 9am). Cars £8 – Charity stall £5. To book a place, call Alan on 01442 824287 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 10th – Halton House Open Day – a rare opportunity to view the ground floor rooms at Halton House – the fabulous country residence of Alfred de Rothschild. Free admission – open 10am – 4pm. For further details visit the website: www.haltonhouse.org.uk
Wednesday 13th – Ballroom Dancing Classes commence at Hastoe Village Hall: Beginners 7pm-7.45pm; Improvers 7.45pm-8.30pm; Intermediate/Advanced 8.30pm-10pm. Sessions also at Cheddington Village Hall on alternate Fridays 8.30pm-10pm, and at Leighton Buzzard on Tuesdays. For more details contact: email@example.com or 07717 153317
Saturday 16th – Tring Farmers Market – 9am to 1pm on Church Square. For more details, visit the website
Thursday 21st to Sunday 24th – College Lake Artists – 10am to 4pm daily at College Lake Nature Reserve HP23 5QG
Sunday 24th – How to change predatory chase behaviour in dogs with David Ryan, who has written a book on this issue. If you’ve had problems with your dog chasing people, cars or stock then this is for you. At Nora Grace Hall, Faversham Close, Tring HP23 5BA from 10am-4pm. Refreshments available throughout the day. Tickets £65 on a first come first served basis. Contact 07976 743031/01442 768894 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday 29th – Tring Market Auctions – General sale. From 9.30am. Viewing: Thursday 2pm-5pm (trade only) & Friday 9.30am-6pm. Catalogue available from 5pm Thursday prior to sale. Brook Street, Tring, Herts. HP23 5EF. Tel: 01442 826446. Or visit the website
Saturday 30th – Tring Farmers Market – 9am to 1pm on Church Square. For more details, visit the website
Saturday 30th –1920s Whodunit Evening – Join Tring Together at the Nora Grace Hall, Faversham Close, Tring (HP23 5BA), for a whodunit evening with a difference – where you might just be the suspect! Tickets £20 – includes a 3 course meal and a gin cocktail. Cash bar available, 1920s dress optional. To book, email email@example.com or visit the website
Sunday 1st – Sponsored Dog Walk in the Ashridge Estate – fundraising event for Gaddesdon Place ‘Riding for the Disabled’. Choice of 6 mile or 1 mile wheelchair friendly route. For further information and registration details contact 01442 246924 or visit the website
Saturday 7th – St Martha’s Church Tring at 7.30 pm – recital of piano music by David Berdinner and his students. This year will include particularly Mazurkas, Preludes and Nocturnes by Chopin. Admission Free – Collection for Christian Aid www.davidberdinner.co.uk
Saturday 7th – Wedding Dress Ball – Pendley Manor Hotel, Tring: A unique opportunity to wear your favourite wedding outfit for a great cause (The Hospice of St Francis) 7pm to midnight. For more information, call 01442 869555 or visit the St Francis Hospice website
Sunday 15th – The Mud Pack Challenge. St Francis Hospice websiteJoin the adrenalin-fuelled, fun-filled, 5 mile obstacle course in the beautiful grounds of Ashridge House. All in aid of the Hospice of St Francis. for more details visit the or call 01442 869555
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
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: http://www.tringfireworks.co.uk
and Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TringFestivalofFire
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.