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There will be an evening with the Pendyrus Male Choir at King’s Church, Raans Road, on Satur­day Novem­ber 7.

In aid of the char­ity Rev­e­la­tion Life, it will be from 7.30 un­til 9.30pm.

Tick­ets are £15 and there will be a bar and raf­fle.

To buy a ticket visit www.rev­e­la­tion­life.org. uk/choir, or con­tact 01494 568 930 or mail@ rev­e­la­tion­life.org.uk

Ro­tary In­ter­na­tional are or­gan­is­ing a Chil­dren in Need Col­lec­tion at Heathrow Air­port on Fri­day Novem­ber 13.

They hope that some will be able to join on the day in sup­port of the char­ity.

From 6am un­til 8pm,

Chil­dren can pre­pare for Re­mem­brance Day by mak­ing their very own poppy this week­end.

At this month’s Che­sham Mu­seum free drop-in craft ac­tiv­ity on Satur­day chil­dren will be mak­ing pop­pies.

The free event, run­ning from 11am to 1pm, is suit­able for chil­dren aged five to 11.

An adult will need to stay at the venue in Mar­ket Square.

New­town Chil­dren’s Cen­tre in Berkhamp­stead Road is sup­port­ing the Bake it Bet­ter cam­paign to raise money for Great Or­mond Street Hospi­tal Char­ity next week.

At the cen­tre’s play ses­sions on Mon­day and Thurs­day morn­ings at 9.15am and on Wed­nes­day af­ter­noon 2pm, staff will be sell­ing cakes in aid of the char­ity.

There may also be the op­por­tu­nity for peo­ple to bake their own cake att the cen­tre.

Do­na­tions of cakes are also wel­come.

To book a place on a ses­sion call 01494 778 037.

Peo­ple can pick-up lo­cal good and pro­duce at a pop­u­lar mar­ket this week­end. Che­sham Lo­cal Pro­duce Mar­ket will run in Mar­ket Square on Satur­day from 10am to 2pm.

Food, drink and crafts at the mar­ket are all from a 10 miles ra­dius of Che­sham.

Items on sale in­clude meat, eggs, cakes, home-made ready-meals, choco­late, honey, sea­sonal fruit and veg­eta­bles, baked goods, curry sauces, pre­serves, chilli sauces, ce­ram­ics, cards, sil­ver jew­ellery and or­na­men­tal plants. The WI will have a stall in the Fri­day mar­ket in the Church Hall, Church Lane, to­mor­row.

There will be gifts, jams, home­made cake, toys, blan­kets and Christ­mas good­ies, from 10am 4pm. Mu­si­cians Fiona Brock­hurst and Richard King are bring­ing to­gether vo­cal and or­ches­tral forces to per­form Gabriel Fauré’s set­ting of the Re­quiem Mass in All Saints Church, Oval Way, on Sun­dayd Novem­berb 1 1, at 7pm.

The Re­quiem – a choral Eucharist with spe­cial prayers – gives the op­por­tu­nity at All Souls-tide to re­mem­ber and pray for de­parted loved ones.

A choir of 35 voices will be ac­com­pa­nied by a cham­ber orches­tra of strings, wind, harp and or­gan.

Fol­low­ing the Re­quiem, which was last held in All Saints in 2005, the Friends of All Saints will host re­fresh­ments in the hall.

All are wel­come.

SNThe Par­ish Church Hall on Church Lane is hold­ing a quiz in aid of The Chil­dren’s So­ci­ety on Satur­day Novem­ber 28.

Teams of eight take part in the quiz which takes place from 7pm un­til 7.30pm.

It costs £13 a ticket which in­cludes hot sup­per and pud­ding, but bring your own drink.

Or­gan­is­ers ask you to book early.

Con­tact Ch­eryll Older on 01753 885 131 or Iso­bel Sil­man 07759 222 275. There will be a Wartime Cabaret at All Saints Church, Oval Way, on Novem­ber 15.

The last event for 2015, it starts at 2.30pm to cel­e­brate this year be­ing the 70th an­niver­sary of the end­ing of World War Two.

An af­ter­noon of songs from the 1930s and 40s with en­ter­tain­ment by so­prano Kirsten Cairns and pi­anist Matthew Brown.

Tick­ets cots £10, which in­cludes af­ter­noon tea.

Con­tact Paddy Hague on 01753 883 384 or Anne Hat­ton on 01753 882 425.

The com­mu­nity as­so­ci­a­tion is hold­ing an an­tiques and col­lecta­bles val­u­a­tion day at the Me­mo­rial Cen­tre, East Com­mon, on Wed­nes­day from 10am to 3pm.Each item costs £2 to be val­ued by Amer­sham Auc­tion Rooms.

En­try and park­ing are free. For more in­for­ma­tion call 01753 883 759.

The com­mu­nity as­so­ci­a­tion is host­ing a Hal­loween ghost walk on Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 31.

It will take place around the Me­mo­rial Cen­tre and the neigh­bour­ing grounds.

You can also have a com­pli­men­tary ‘Witch’s Brew’ drink in the Chiltern Bar, East Com­mon.

The first walk will be from 7pm un­til 8.30pm and the sec­ond walk will be from 9pm un­til 10.30pm.

Tick­ets cost £12 in ad­vance and £15 on the door.

Please note it is not suit­able for chil­dren un­der 14 years of age.

For more in­for­ma­tion call 01753 883 759.

A Fam­ily Fire­works Day will take place at the Me­mo­rial Cen­tre on Satur­day, Novem­ber 7.

Gates for the event, or­gan­ised by the com­mu­nity as­so­ci­a­tion, will open at 5.30pm with fire­works start­ing at 6.30pm.

There will also be a bar­be­cue and a bar.

Tick­ets cost £7 for adults £7, £5 for chil­dren and a fam­ily ticket costs £20.

Tick­ets are avail­able in ad­vance at the Me­mo­rial Cen­tre, East Com­mon, or on the gate.

For more in­for­ma­tion call 01753 883 759.

The Bucks, Berks and Ox­ford­shire Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) will be hold­ing a Plant and Pro­duce Mar­ket on Satur­day from 10am to 1pm in the Me­mo­rial Cen­tre, Great Mis­senden.

There will be ex­cel­lent value plants, home­made pro­duce, books, crafts and re­fresh­ments. En­try is free and and there is free park­ing for one hour.

Funds from the event will be used to help wildlife and also to mit­i­gate the ef­fects of HS2 which is threat­en­ing the lo­cal en­vi­ron­ment.

An ad­ven­ture talk about Hannah Welsh, who walked the perime­ter of Wales over six months with her don­key, will take place to raise money for The Neu­rob­las­toma So­ci­ety.

The talk will be held on Tues­day, Novem­ber 10 at 8pm at Dr Chal­loner’s High School, in Cokes Lane.

Tick­ets cost £10, payable on the door and free for un­der 18s.

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