AMCHOR Autumn term – new members welcome! – Starts September 2

AMCHOR Autumn term – new members welcome!

Amersham  & Chesham Bois Choral Society’s (AMCHOR) new term starts on Monday 2 September 2019. We will be rehearsing Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna and Haydn’s Nelson Mass for our Winter concert on Saturday 7 December.

Rehearsals take place Monday evenings at the Free Church, Woodside Road, Amersham 8-9.45pm.

New singers are very welcome so do come along and try us out! We welcome singers for all parts but especially Tenors and Sopranos.

Substantial discount on membership fees for younger singers aged 16-26. More information at www.amchor.com or from the Recruitment Secretary, recruitment@amchor.com

 

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Hospice of St Francis Open Afternoon, Sunday 22nd September

Come along to The Hospice of St Francis Open Afternoon, Sunday 22nd September 2019 2.00 – 5.00pm. Wander round our beautiful gardens, explore the art exhibition and model railway, treat yourself to tea and cake, 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 we offer.

Blue parking is available at the Hospice. A free shuttle service is available for visitors to use from nearby Egerton Rothesay School.

https://www.stfrancis.org.uk/

Hospice of St Francis (Berkhamsted) Ltd, charity number 280825, company number 1507474, registered in England and Wales at Spring Garden Lane, Berkhamsted, Herts, HP4 3GW.

Gordon King Watercolour Demonstration – Amersham Art Group – 3rd September

Gordon King Watercolour Demonstration

Amersham Art Group have art demonstrations as follows: 3rd Sept Gordon King – Watercolour, 1st Oct Susan Gray, 5th Nov Niki Bell – Watercolour Cats.  All in the Amersham Community Centre, starting 7:30pm-9:30pm.  £5 for non members.  More information & booking: http://amersham-art-group.org.uk/amershamartgroup@gmail.com or calling 01494 771760.

Full Details for those who want it

September 3rd 2019 Demonstration Gordon King – Watercolour
October 1st 2019 Demonstration Susan Gray – see her website for her style www.susan-gray.co.uk/
November 5th 2019 Demonstration Niki Bell – see her website for her style www.nikibell.co.uk

Amersham Art Group – Oil Painting Demonstrations 2019

Oil Painting Demonstration

Amersham Art Group have art demonstrations as follows:

July 2nd, Simon Chalk – Oils,
3rd Sept Gordon King  – Watercolour.

Self lead workshops on 26th June, all in the Amersham Community Centre, starting 7:30pm-9:30pm.

£5 for non members.

More information & booking: http://amersham-art-group.org.uk/amershamartgroup@gmail.com or calling 01494 771760.

Full Details for those who want it

July 2nd 2019 Demonstration Simon Chalk – Oils
September 3rd 2019 Demonstration Gordon King – Watercolour
October 1st 2019 Demonstration Susan Gray – see her website for her style www.susan-gray.co.uk/
November 5th 2019 Demonstration Niki Bell – see her website for her style www.nikibell.co.uk

Living History Tudor Courtroom Event – Chiltern open Air Museum – 10 – 17 August

Tudor Courtroom

A living history Tudor Courtroom event.

The year is 1585 and a Justice of the Peace commissioned by Queen Elizabeth I has arrived to hold court.  Come and learn about the intrigues of village life and join in to help decide the rights and wrongs of each case.

Has the landlord watered the beer?  Will Goodwife Manwood be granted a divorce?  Who abducted Widow Besser s grandson?  Will the village scold be sent to the ducking stool?

– Chat with the costumed re-enactors walking around the Museum to find out what was happening in the year 1585.
– Become the jury and participate in the court cases.  The fate of the accused is in your hands!
– Want to know more about the Tudors and Stuarts?  Talk to the red-shirted  interpreters  who will be happy to answer your questions!

Standard admission prices apply. Free entry for Annual Pass holders.

date: 10th – 11th August

time: 10.00 – 17.00 daily

venue: Chiltern Open Air Museum
Newland Park
Gorelands Lane
Chalfont St Giles
Buckinghamshire
HP8 4AB

event email: enquiries@coam.org.uk

event web: www.coam.org.uk

event tel nos: 01494 871117

Wild About Wool Knitting Event – Chiltern open Air Museum – 12/13 October 

Wild about Wool

Knitting is a traditional craft that has been dated back
to the 11th century in Eygpt. During WWI men, women and
children knitted large volumes of clothing and
accessories to help with the war effort making socks,
scarves, sweaters, hats and balaclavas for the troops.

Join us for our special Wild About Wool knitting event
and discover different types of wool and help solve your
knitting conundrums by talking to our friendly experts.

This event is suitable for all ages and levels, from
beginners to experienced knitters.

All activities are weather dependent and subject to
change.

Standard admission prices apply. Free entry for Annual
Pass holders.

date: 12.10./13.10.2019

time: 11:00-4:00

venue: Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane,
Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire HP8 4AB

cost: 6,50

event email: enquiries@coam.org.uk

event web: https://www.coam.org.uk/events/wild-about-wool-kni

event tel nos: 01494 871117

Family Harvest Event -Chiltern open Air Museum – 28-29 Sept

Family Harvest Event

Discover the fascinating traditions of our farming
history.  This popular annual harvest event provides a
unique opportunity to explore the sights, sounds and
smells of harvest past, with the Museum s restored 1947
threshing machine working hard to process the year s
wheat crop as long as the rain holds off!

Over the weekend the Museum s Henton chapel will be home
to a beautiful traditional harvest display.

Learn about rural life see our saw pit and pole lathe in
action and learn more about our charcoal kiln. Watch
demonstrations of traditional skills and discover a range
of traditional crafts.

Our Harvest event was featured in the Telegraph s Best
Harvest Festivals 2018

Please note that all activities are subject to change and
weather.

Standard admission prices apply. Free entry for Annual
Pass holders.

date: 28.09./29.09.2019

time: 10:00

venue: Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane,
Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire HP8 4AB

cost: 6,50

event email: enquiries@coam.org.uk

event web: https://www.coam.org.uk/events/harvest-event-bucki

event tel nos: 01494 871117