Pick of the bunch
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.