Vouchers are quick, easy solutions, get them locally!
An afternoon tea treat is a hit with all ages – even better if you can go with the recipient. From £22.50 pp at De Vere Latimer Estate, 01494 545550, £16.50 pp standard tea, £24.50 Champagne Tea,
Bedford Arms Tel 01923 283301, Veggie and gluten free upon request.
Vouchers available at both venues
Buy some time with an expert … Local photographer Rob Purbrick runs UPhoto courses…
“So many people just use their cameras on automatic , I can help them get seriously creative.”The day includes practical advice and tips, a photo shoot around Chorleywood, analysing the work and improving images with software. www.u-photo.co.uk or call 07825 705210. £150 for the day with two other delegates.
Blacksmith Peter Williamson offers one-to-one day workshop
Penny Pugh saw Peter at Chorleywood Village Day last summer and bought a blacksmith experience for her creative eleven year old grandson James to be accompanied on the day by Grandfather Mike. They made a cheese/veg knife with carved initials in collaboration with Peter and a fire poker swirl “They both loved it !
Prices start at £120 per adult for a three hour session. You can add on a taster session at £205.
Most Chorleywood shops and salons issue gift vouchers .. Tracie Ness of Boutique at Number One sells more to husbands and boyfriend on Christmas Eve than an average month. Check the use-by date though and avoid buying vouchers for anything less than six months for people with busy lives