Celebrate 121 years of village show
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