OCTOBER PROGRAMME


Monday 1st October

Jazz at The Jolly Woodman

The Dixieland Swing Kings are a six piece jazz band and they play every month at the Jolly Woodman, Littleworth Road, Burnham, Bucks. thejollywoodman.com

The music commences at 7:30 but the food is good and if you would like to join us for supper then plan to arrive at 6:30pm.

I have booked a table for 10 so if you would like to come along please call:

Contact Jan P

Postcode ref: SL1 8PF

Thursday 4th October - New Regular Event

Mike's Monthly Munch Club
On the first week of the month, Mike will organise a different lunch venue.

We are kicking off at the Marlow Donkey. Great prices and a wide menu choice ie. 2 for one Pub Classics - from £10.99 or smaller meals for £5.99.

Other members are welcome to host one of the monthly lunches or suggest a different venue, if you have a favourite place let Mike know.

PLEASE BOOK IN WITH MIKE in good time so that we can get sufficient places.

10 places have been reserved.

Arrive12:30.

Address: Marlow Donkey Station Rd.

Contact Mike B

Postcode ref: SL7 1NW

Friday 5th October

Poppy Day Appeal Dance at Flackwell Heath RBL

Join John at Flackwell Heath Legion in the good hall for their Poppy Day appeal dance with singer Nick Caruso performing hits from the 50's 60's and 70's. 7:30 till late.

Ticket only event from John Harris at £5.

The Legion is in Common Road, car parking on site or available street parking.

Contact John H

Postcode ref: HP10 9NS

Saturday 6th October

'Bit of a Do' at Gloria's home

Let's socialise together over a Pimms and light finger buffet/snacks. With maybe a few silly games....to a background of music we love. (Hopefully).

Bring other drinks if Pimms not your tipple of choice.

Looking forward to welcoming you to my home...but limited to 18/20...so please book in direct with me early then pay £8 at desk before the 30th September.

Plenty of parking alongside my home which is just a few minutes off the A404 junction for Maidenhead and/or 1 mile the other side of Maidenhead on A308.

Drive under motorway bridge then turn left off A308 into Holyport Rd; after about quarter of a mile turn left into Stroud Farm Rd.; drive past the village shops then shortly afterwards left into Bucklebury Close.

Arrive from 7:30pm.

Contact Gloria

Postcode ref: SL6 2LY

Sunday 7th October

Walk from Hazlemere Cross Roads

This is a 5 mile walk of moderate difficulty with some hills and styles.

We meet in the car park behind the shops at Hazlemere Cross Roads.

From High Wycombe take the A404 Amersham Road to Hazlemere where you will see 2 Petrol Stations, turn left and then left again behind the new Retirement Flats into the free car park.

Arrive by 10:45 for prompt 11pm start.

Contact Pete

Postcode ref: HP15 7LG

Sunday 7th October

Amblers 1hr Flat Walk from Braywick Nature Park

Ambling is back after a short break.

I hope you can join me in the car park at Braywick Nature park for a nice leisurely stroll through a very pretty area.

This is appx 1 mile off the A404 where it meets the M4 8/9 junction. Off Hibbert Road which is off the A308.

We will set off from the free car park at 11:15.

It's a lovely park with pond and a variety of natural habitats to attract small wildlife; there's a cheap and cheerful carvery just minutes away if needed, for the truly intrepid a couple of minutes away there is a very watery and pretty crazy golf course.

Or you could just come for the walk!

Contact Gloria

Postcode ref: SL6 1UU

Thursday 11th October
Talk - Secret London at Bourne End Community Centre

Learn about a statue older than Cleopatras Needle, a little bit of Texas in the centre of London, the "body railway ", where the cause of cholera was found.

The worlds largest library devoted to women and many other curiosities in our capital city.

This is a talk by Mike Beech who had given talks to U3A on this fascinating subject.

The talk starts at 7:45, meet in the bar around 7:15 or in Smiles fish restaurant about 200 yards away at about 6:30.

Free parking outside from 7pm.

 Tickets £5 on the door £4 in advance from the centre office or bar

£1 discount for Community Centre members.

For info email centretalks@bebca.org.uk

Contact Pete O

Postcode ref: SL8 5SX

Saturday 13th October

Lipstick on your Collar at the Kenton Theatre

Rock 'n' roll show at the Kenton Theatre, Henley Starts at 7:45.

An award winning musical direct from the West End performed by a live band with superb singers. Dancing in the isles compulsory!

Featuring the music of Brenda Lee, Connie Francis, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, The Beatles, Cilla Black, The Ronettes and many more.

We have 6 front row balcony seats at £24 each.

Please book with Marie before paying the club. Once these have gone you can book direct with the theatre if available.

Contact Marie

Postcode RG9 2BP (free parking at Waitrose Car Park 5 minutes walk)

Sunday 14th October

Walk from Little Marlow

A 5 mile hilly walk taking in Bloom Wood and the Thames.

Meet at the crossroads by a small green at the end of Pond Lane (just before the Queens Head).

Meet at 10:45 for a Prompt 11:00 start.

Contact Ian

Postcode ref: SL7 3SR

Saturday 20th October

Barn Dance at Sands

Another fun dance and a lot of laughs at Sands Village Hall, organised by Daphne from 8:00 till 11:15 pm tickets from Daphne are £8.

Bring a plate of food to share and your own drinks.

To get there from Junction 4 of the M40 (Handy Cross) take A4010 signposted Aylesbury (and Adams Park signs) at the mini roundabout at bottom of hill, turn left into Lane End Rd, the hall is100 yards along on right hand, park at rear of hall.

No boots please.

For more info: Contact Daphne

Saturday 20th October

Turkish Meal at Chanak, Bourne End Table for 10 booked at Chanak Turkish restaurant in Bourne End at 7.00pm.

There is no need to pre-book your menu choices as they will take the orders on the night. Meals and drinks to be paid individually.

To book please contact Chrissie

Postcode ref: SL8 5SS

Sunday 21st October Walk from Little Missenden

This is a walk of approximately 5 miles taking in Little Missenden and Amersham.

Little Missenden can be found off the A413 between Amersham and Great Missenden.

On leaving High Wycombe take the A404 towards Amersham, turn left at the A413.

At the next roundabout keep straight on, after about ½ mile take the slip road on the left signposted Little Missenden, follow this road until you reach the Red Lion pub on your right.

Park on the road near the pub.

Meet at 10:45 for a prompt 11:00 start.

Contact Richard, nearest postcode: HP7 0QZ

Saturday 27th October
Race Night at Bourne End Community Centre

Join us for a night of fun with the chance of a flutter on the Gee Gees (didn't they write the songs for Saturday Night Fever?).

If you have never been to an indoor race night before it's all the enjoyment of a race meeting only on film and in the dry and warm.

The event is in the big hall at the Centre arrive at 7:30 for the first race at 8pm.

Licensed Bar and free parking right outside.

Tickets are just £10 including a fish and chip supper.

Please state when booking if a vegetarian option preferred.

Tickets are available direct from the Community Centre office in Wakeman Road normal office hours or call 01628 522604.

If you let me know you are coming I will try to book us a table or two.

Contact Pete O

Postcode ref: SL8 5SX

Sunday 28th October Walk from West Wycombe

This walk takes in the villages of West Wycombe and Downley. West Wycombe is on the A40 High Wycombe to Oxford road.

Go through the village and turn right into Chorley Road, the entrance to the garden centre (although no longer a garden centre) can be found on the left after 100yds.

Meet at 10:45 for a prompt 11am start, in the 'garden centre' car park.

Contact Richard, nearest postcode ref: HP14 3A

FUTURE EVENTS

Monday 26th - Friday 30th November

Turkey and Tinsel at Warners Lakeside (LAST CHANCE TO BOOK)

There will be no Xmas Dinner Dance this year but in place of this annual event, sixteen single rooms have been booked for a 4 night midweek break at Lakeside. Turkey and Tinsel festive fun, an early Christmas & New Year rolled into one, with comedy from Paul Boardman and vocalist Luke Sabitino.

Address: Lakeside Coastal Village, Fishery Lane, Hayling Island, Hampshire.

For more information:

Contact Richard

Postcode ref: PO11 9NR

Saturday 1st December

Cilla The Musical at Wycombe Swan

Join Mavis for this final performance of Cilla The Musical, staring Kara Lily Hayworth (who as we know is Mavis's granddaughter) has had rave reviews and might possibly go to the West End. is a spectacular and heart-warming musical adaptation of the critically acclaimed ITV mini-series based on the early life of Cilla Black, by BAFTA winner, Jeff Pope. Kara Lily Hayworth is a superstar -Liverpool Echo.

Last chance to see this show.

Ticket prices: Stalls £42. side upper circle £32 concessions.

Pay at desk or send cheque (with cover note)

Performance starts at 7:30. Book first with Mavis.

Contact Mavis

Christmas Day - 25th December

Christmas Lunch at George and Dragon

Alone on Christmas day?

Then why not join Mike.

As it was so successful year last year, Mike B has again booked a table for Christmas Day at the George and Dragon by Marlow Bridge - The Causeway Marlow.

There is a Great menu choice, from 5 starter courses, 5 mains & 5 puddings for £47.99 with optional coffee & chocolate truffles at an extra cost of £2.99.

Menu is on the notice board at the Crooked Billet or can be viewed on line at https://www.whitbreadinns.co.uk/george-dragon/promotions/christmas

Contact Mike with your menu choice by the end of November when full payment will be due

Contact Mike B Postcode ref: SL7 2AA

Saturday 12th January

Beat the Winter Blues - New Year Party

Dancing and lovely food at a great venue, Harleyford Golf Club, Marlow.

An opportunity to dress up in a smart Jacket & tie or party frock. Put the date in your diary, more information to follow next month.

Saturday 26th January

Kay's Birthday Barn Dance at Stokenchurch. Details to follow