UNTIL Sun 10 Dec
Christmas fair at Waddesdon
11am-6pm 80 hand-selected exhibitors all housed in charming wooden chalets.
Fri 1 Dec
Chorleywood Christmas Festival. 4.45pm – 8.45pm
Sat 2 Dec
Christmas Fair, Plants, toys, jewellery, home-made Christmas cakes, bottles, 10-12.30am, St John Fisher Church, Shire Lane, Proceeds to charity
Sun 3 Dec
Chorleywood Choral Society, Sir Christemas – selection of seasonal music inc carols for choir and audience featuring Christ Church School Choir and English Philharmonia Brass. 6.30pm. Amersham Free Church, Woodside Road, HP6 6AJ Tickets from The Record Shop, Amersham, CW Bookshop, or 01923 283179. £13 in adv, £15 on door (students 13-16 £5, under 13s free).
Sun 3 Dec
SCD Christmas Market, 11am – 3pm, £1
The PA Committee has yet again pulled together an inspired bunch of makers and sellers of gifts, homeware, clothes, accessories, jewellery, seasonal edibles, tree decs, cards, art and photography. As well as over fifty artisan stalls there’s a hands–on craft workshop run by artist Lizzy Duncan, henna tattooing and face painting plus a café, mulled wine and the famous barbeque. Chocoaholics will be happy that the Chocolate Tombola is back – in addition to the traditional bottle one. The famous BBQ grilled by the Dream Team is back and pancakes / cakes / mulled wine and the best cups of tea will be served throughout the day at the Festive Cafe.
But to really get into the Christmas atmosphere don’t miss the school choir at 12 noon.
Mon 4 Dec – Fri 8 Dec
Christmas Wreath Making workshops Rowan Garden Centre, HP8 4AB, 11am (1hr), £35 . Book on 01494 872335 or pay on day (if space)
Mon 4 – Fri 8 Dec
Wreath Making workshops at Rowan Garden Centre, 11am
Wed 6 Dec, Fri 8 Dec and Sat 9 Dec
Christmas Shop and wreath/garland making workshops at Chenies Manor, 10am – 4pm
Sat 9 Dec
Christmas Concert, Kings Chamber Orchestra, St Andrew’s Church
Thurs 14 Dec
Chorleywood RSPB Plants Control Animals – Flower Power Dr Brenda Harold, 8pm Russell School, £3.50 Non members, just turn up
Sun 17 Dec
Blues Brothers Banned at the 100 Club, 7.30pm.
Wed 20 Dec
Kids’ Christmas at Hattie’s, New Parade. Zumbini with Kaleidoscope, Decorate buns with Beth, Santa’s Grotto£10 for children. Babies under 12 months free. £10
Weekends of 2/3, 9/10, 16/17, 23, 30/31 Dec,
Children’s Christmas trail, Ashridge Estate, Berkhamsted. 10am-3pm, £3 HP4 1LT
St Mary Magdalene Latimer
Sun 10 Dec
4.30pm Scratch Nativity and Christingle
Sun 17 Dec
4.30pm Nine Lessons and Carols with choir
Sun 24 Dec at 4.30pm
Carols by candlelight then mince pies and mulled wine at the hotel
11.30pm Midnight Holy Communion
Christmas Morning 11am Family Communion
NEW YEAR EVENT
SUN 31 DEC
Buble´and bubby at the Bedford Arms . Gourmet dining experience and a Michael Bublé tribute show with singer/songwriter Tom Cary.
Champagne reception and Toast, followed by a Hot Buffet with Trio of Salmon, Tomato and Goats Cheese Tart, Beef Stroganoff, Spinach and Rocket salad, Potato Salad, Dark Chocolate Torte and Glazed Lemon Tart, 9pm, £100. Book on 01923 283301 at least one week before event
Sun 31 Dec
The White Horse, Masquerade Motown Disco Party. Black Tie, 8pm, £10
Sat 20 Jan
Out of Bounds Comedy for Chorleywood Common Youth Football Club, Memorial Hall, Doors 7pm. Start 8pm £13 Book at www.ccyfc.events.co.uk