Cel­e­brate 121 years of vil­lage show

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - WHAT'S ON THIS WEEKEND -

1 TAKE part in a vil­lage’s 121st an­nual show on Satur­day. Stoke Po­ges, Wex­ham and Ful­mer Hor­ti­cul­tural So­ci­ety is hold­ing its an­nual vil­lage show at Bells Hill Recre­ation Ground.

The tra­di­tional vil­lage event will have flow­ers, plants, fruit and vegeta­bles, art, craft and pho­tog­ra­phy com­pe­ti­tions.

There is also a chil­dren’s com­pe­ti­tion sec­tion, with ev­ery ju­nior en­trant re­ceiv­ing a rosette.

The af­ter­noon show fea­tures a mar­quee with the com­pe­ti­tion en­trants plus a clas­sic car dis­play, gift, craft and food stalls, spe­cial­ist plant sales, gar­den equip­ment, band, harpist, lunches, bar­be­cue, cream teas, beer tent, Pimms and bub­bly, skit­tles, co­conut shy, kite-mak­ing, face paint­ing and a bouncy cas­tle.

There will also be dis­plays by lo­cal clubs and char­i­ties. Grounds open at 12.30pm, mar­quee open 1.30pm. Prize-giv­ing is at 5pm.

Free park­ing is in Bells Hill Recre­ation Ground.

For the sched­ule, en­try form, mem­ber­ship de­tails and in­for­ma­tion on the 130-year-old so­ci­ety, visit www.hort­soc.org.

Tick­ets for adults cost £3, con­ces­sions £2, chil­dren £1. Call 07720 289 522 or visit www. hort­soc.org.

CHIL­DREN can keep 2 them­selves en­ter­tained this week­end by mak­ing their own teddy bears. Che­sham Mu­seum’s monthly drop-in hands-on craft ac­tiv­ity ses­sion for chil­dren will take place on Satur­day from 11am to 1pm.

This month chil­dren will make their own teddy bear.

The free ses­sions run on the fourth Satur­day of each month.

While the ses­sions are free do­na­tions are ap­pre­ci­ated and a par­ent or carer will need to stay in the mu­seum.

YOU can find out more 3 about the lo­cal peo­ple who served the coun­try dur­ing the First World War. The Amer­sham and District Royal Bri­tish Le­gion is putting on an ex­hi­bi­tion on Satur­day and Sun­day from 11am un­til 4pm in the Mar­ket Hall, The Broad­way in Amer­sham. The ex­hi­bi­tion is called The Re­turn of our Lo­cal He­roes.

FAM­I­LIES are be­ing 4 en­cour­aged to flock to a coun­try park this week­end when an an­nual fes­ti­val takes place.

The Colne Val­ley Fes­ti­val is tak­ing place on Sun­day from 11am un­til 4pm a the Colne Val­ley Park in Den­ham.

Peo­ple will be able to en­joy in the countryside and attractions will in­clude fer­ret rac­ing, face paint­ing, cir­cus skills, model aero­planes, river dip­ping and lots of other crafts and ac­tiv­i­ties.

There will be live mu­sic, and a big se­lec­tion of fresh lo­cal food and drink to taste.

Items such as cards and gifts with also be on sale.

En­try to the event is free and park­ing is £2.50 at nearby Pri­ory Meadow. Signs di­rect­ing driv­ers will be put in place close to the event.

YOU can dec­o­rate a cloth 5 bag to fill with Wonka treats at The Roald Dahl Mu­seum, High Street in Great Mis­senden on Satur­day from mid­day un­til 2pm.

Any­one over the age of four can dec­o­rate a tummy-tick­ling treat bag.

Olly Ashby, six, has a go at brass rub­bing, watched by grandma Anthea Hart­ley, at a pre­vi­ous craft event at Che­sham Mu­seum – this week­end young­sters can try mak­ing a teddy bear

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