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December

Whats On / December

Sunday 1st - 24th December:

Hemel Hempstead Rotary Club's Santa Sleigh
Various venues and times

Hemel Hempstead Rotary Club's Santa Sleigh will be visiting Hemel Hempstead, Apsley, Kings Langley and Bovingdon later this year.  Santa’s full schedule will be posted on the Hemel Hempstead Rotary Club Facebook page in mid November. Like and save to ensure you get updates. You will also be able to track Santa on his evening journeys. Instructions will again be posted on Facebook.

PRICE: Donations welcome
CONTACT:  01442 264407  |  https://en-gb.facebook.com/RotaryHemelHempstead/ 


1st - 31st December 2019:

Sleeping Beauty
Watford Palace Theatre, 20 Clarendon Road, Watford, WD17 1JZ

Our devoted team bring you the classic tale of Sleeping Beauty, with fabulous costumes, stunning sets, and non-stop laughs.

PRICE: Tickets from £11.50
CONTACT: Box office: 01923 225671 | www.watfordpalacetheatre.co.uk


Sunday 1st December: 

Hemel Old Town Sunday Market
11-3pm. 

A selection of locally produced baked goods, hot food, craft items, preserves, artisan gifts and much more.

CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/Hemeloldtownmarket/


Sunday 1st December: 

St Albans Antique and Vintage Market
St Peters Street Hertfordshire AL1 3DH 
9-3pm. 

The market hosts about 80 stallholders each month. All welcome - Rummaging, enjoying, creating, looking, buying and loving are all the order of the day!

CONTACT: 07502 213873 


Sunday 1st December: 

Redbourn Christmas Market
11-5pm. 

Visit the pretty historic village of Redbourn and experience the free annual winter festival. Celebrating authentic and quality local crafts, food and music, with 100+ stalls overflowing with Christmas treats and an opportunity to visit Santa himself.

CONTACT: redbournchristmasmarket.com 


Sunday 1st December: 

Advent Carol Service
St Peter’s Church, High Street, Berkhamsted.

6pm.

Enjoy a traditional church Christmas church experience with readings and carols.

CONTACT: https://www.stpetersberkhamsted.org.uk/  


Sunday 1st December: 

The Nutcracker trail at Ashridge
Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted.
10-3pm

Follow our Christmas trail for a woodland retelling of the Nutcracker. Answer all the questions along the way to receive a Christmas present at the end.

PRICE: £3 per trail, pay on the day.
CONTACT: 01442 851227 |  www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Monday 2nd to Monday 6th December: 

Christmas Pudding Walk
Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted. 
10-3pm

Follow the puddings on this self-led waymarked route through the woodland.

PRICE: Free
CONTACT: 01442 851227 |  www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd December:

Berkhamsted film Society - SHOPLIFTERS
Berkhamsted Civic Centre, High Street, HP4 3HD.   

8pm

A family rely on petty crime to make ends meet but when they find a little girl in the freezing cold they take her in. Cert 15. 120 mins. Japan/Subtitles

PRICE: Non-members £5 on the door.  
CONTACT: 01442 863155 | www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk


Thursday 5th December: 

West Herts Flower Club
St John’s Church Hall, Boxmoor.

Christmas Meal.  Please call for details.

PRICE: Annual subscription £28 plus £1 per meeting. Visitors £6 per meeting.
CONTACT: Catherine 01442 246289 /Geraldine 01442 248740


Friday 6th - Sun 8th December 2019:

Mother Goose
Boxmoor Playhouse, St Johns Road, Hemel Hempstead
Fri- 7.30pm, Sat - 1.30pm & 5.30pm, Sun 8th - 2.30pm & Sun 15th - 1.30pm & 5.30pm

HHTheatreCo are very proud to present this years Pantomime, Mother Goose by Peter Long & Keith Rawnsley. This fun filled family pantomime tells the story of a very poor widow woman, Mother Goose, who leads a meagre existence along with her son Bobby and daughter Bonnie.

PRICE: from £8 Children & £10 Adults - book on-line or by phone.
CONTACT: www.hhtheatreco.com | 0333 666 3366


Friday 6th December 2019 - 5th January 2020:

Sleeping Beauty
Alban Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans.

Don’t miss this year’s spectacular family pantomime, Sleeping Beauty starring the wonderfully wicked RITA SIMONS (EastEnders’ Roxy Mitchell) and children’s favourite ANDY DAY (CBeebies).

PRICE: Tickets from £15
CONTACT: Box office: 01727 844488 | www.alban-arena.co.uk


Friday 6th December - Sunday 5th January 2020

Beauty and the Beast
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, Exchange Street, HP20 1UG.

Swapping the cobbles of EastEnders to tread the boards of Aylesbury Waterside Theatre this Christmas is London-born actor Danny Walters currently playing Keanu Taylor in BBC’s longest-running soap opera. Danny will be starring as the Beast alongside Panto dreamteam Andy Collins (BBC Three Counties Breakfast Show) and La Voix (Britain’s Got Talent)

PRICE: Tickets from £13
CONTACT: Box Office: 0844 871 7607 (Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge) | www.atgtickets.com


Saturday 7th December:

Pop up Bazar Berkhamsted - Christmas Market
Berkhamsted Town Hall, High Street. 
10-4pm

CONTACT: https://popupbazaarberko.com/


Saturday 7th December:

Book Fair
Court House, Berkhamsted,
10am-4pm.

A huge selection of second hand books of all sorts on display.

PRICE: Free admittance.
CONTACT: Call 01442 862011


Saturday 7th December:

Little Gaddesden Village Produce Market - Christmas Market
Village Hall, Church Road, Little Gaddesden HP4 1NX.
9.30am to 12.30pm

CONTACT: www.facebook.com/LittleChalfontFarmersMarket/


Saturday 7th December:

Tring Farmers Market
The Marketplace, Brook Street, Tring 
9.00am - 12.15pm

CONTACT: www.tringfarmersmarket.co.uk 


Saturday 7th December:

Christmas Market
Berkhamsted Civic Centre,

10.30am-3pm.

Organised by Berkhamsted Churches Together. Handmade chocolates, cakes, cards, textiles, preserves, candles, soaps, jewellery and more. Refreshments available. All stalls support various charities.


Saturday 7th December:

Little Chalfont Farmers Market
Village Hall Car Park, Cokes Lane, Little Chalfont, Buckinghamshire HP8 4UD
9-1pm

CONTACT: www.facebook.com/Little-Chalfont-Farmers-Market 


Saturday 7th December:

Sing Christmas
St Mary’s Church, Ivinghoe, LU7 9EB
5pm.

Join the Beacon Community Choir for a candlelit family carol concert with a few musical surprises along the way.

PRICE: Tickets £10 (children free) online, via email or on the door.
CONTACT: https://www.beaconcommunitychoir.co.uk/ | lhewlett@btinternet.com 


Saturday 7th December:

Chipperfield Choral Society Christmas Concert
St Paul’s Church, The Common, Chipperfield
3pm and 8pm

Musical Director Delia Meehan always finds a wonderful selection of carols and other songs for the choir to sing and it is quite magical to hear this beautiful music soar up into the atmosphere of St Paul's Church. The concert will include some well known carols for the audience to enjoy singing with the choir.

CONTACT:  www.chipperfieldchoral.co.uk   


Saturday 7th December - Friday 3rd January 2020:

Cinderella
The Radlett Centre, Aldenham Ave, Radlett, WD7 8HL.

Upstage Productions present another fabulous family pantomime!!

PRICE: Tickets from £19
CONTACT: Box office: 01923 859291 | www.radlettcentre.co.uk


Saturday 7th December - Friday 3rd January 2020:

Christmas Craft Fair
Kings Langley Community Centre, The Nap, Kings Langley, Herts WD4 8ET.
10-2pm

Christmas Craft Fair with over 20 stalls of locally handmade gifts. Including sewing, knitting, cards, jewellery, art, ceramics, bottle lights, glass and much more.
So save the time the place the date and come along and eat some cake.

PRICE: Free entry
CONTACT:  07900 496077


Saturday 7th - 30th December 2019:

Beauty and The Beast
Eric Morecambe Theatre, Harpenden Public Halls, Southdown Road, Harpenden AL5 1PD

Featuring spectacular scenery, glittering costumes, amazing special effects and plenty of audience participation this pantomime is suitable for anyone aged 3 – 103!

PRICE: Tickets from £14.
CONTACT: Box Office: 01582 767525 | www.harpendenpublichalls.co.uk


Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th December: 

The Nutcracker trail at Ashridge
Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted. 
10-3pm

Follow our Christmas trail for a woodland retelling of the Nutcracker. Answer all the questions along the way to receive a Christmas present at the end. 

PRICE: £3 per trail, pay on the day. 
CONTACT: 01442 851227 |  www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th December: 

Breakfast with Santa
Dunstable Downs - Chiltern Gateway Centre Bedfordshire LU6 2GY 
09.00 - 09.45, 10.00- 10.45, 11.00 - 1145

Come and meet Santa at breakfast as he prepares for the festive season.  Adults and children alike can enjoy one of the most important meals of the day with Father Christmas himself! As you enjoy your breakfast Santa will come and chat to you about his preparations for Christmas.

PRICE: £7.95 per adult, £5.95 per child 
CONTACT: 01582 500923 |  www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Sunday 8th December:

St Albans Farmers Market
St Peters Street, St Albans
8am to 2pm

CONTACT: www.stalbansfarmersmarket.co.uk 


Sunday 8th December: 

Santa Paws walk
Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted. 
11am - 12 noon

Bring your dog for a festive walk with Father Christmas around the meadow.  Meet at the Visitor Centre. 

PRICE: £1 per dog, pay on the day. 
CONTACT: 01442 851227 |  www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Sunday 8 December

HEMEL HEMPSTEAD SINGERS' Xmas  Concert
St Francis of Assisi Church, Hammerfield at  7.30pm

Charpentier Te Deum, Vivaldi Magnificat plus carols

PRICE: Tickets:  £12 on the door

CONTACT: www.hemelhempsteadsingers.org.uk    


Tuesday 10th December: 
 
Berkhamsted Speakers Meeting
Quaker Meeting Hall, 289 High Street, Berkhamsted

8pm (Doors 7.30)

Glossophobia is the fear of standing and speaking in front of an audience. Sometimes it can’t be avoided, especially at work. Help is at hand with Berkhamsted Speakers. Part of Toastmasters International, we help people to speak with confidence and pride. No experience necessary, just a willingness to learn and above all, have fun and make friends.  Free to guests – come along, enjoy a wide range of speeches and see how lives have been transformed through the power of speech. 

CONTACT: Vice President Membership (Paul) – 07970 643084 or Vice President Education (Andy) – 07800 904140 |  berkhamstedspeakers.co.uk 

Friday 13th - Monday 16th December: 

Christmas Tree Festival
St John's Church, Boxmoor 

More details to come!  

CONTACT: www.stjohnsboxmoor.org.uk 

Fri 13th - 15th December 2019:

Mother Goose
Boxmoor Playhouse, St Johns Road, Hemel Hempstead
Fri- 7.30pm, Sat - 1.30pm & 5.30pm, Sun 8th - 2.30pm & Sun 15th - 1.30pm & 5.30pm

HHTheatreCo are very proud to present this years Pantomime, Mother Goose by Peter Long & Keith Rawnsley. This fun filled family pantomime tells the story of a very poor widow woman, Mother Goose, who leads a meagre existence along with her son Bobby and daughter Bonnie.

PRICE: from £8 Children & £10 Adults - book on-line or by phone.
CONTACT: www.hhtheatreco.com | 0333 666 3366


Saturday 14th December:

Tring Shop Local Day
Church Square, Tring
9am-12 noon.

Come along to the Festive Farmers’ Market. Tring retailers will have promotions and you could win a goodie bag filled with the best our shops have to offer, just by shopping locally! (t’s and c’s apply).


Saturday 14th December:

Tring Choral Society Christmas Concert
St Peter & St Paul's church, Tring,
7.30pm.

With special guests The Choir of Brookmead School, Ivinghoe. Works to include:Christoper Rouse: Karolju, Joseph Haydn: Te Deum
and Carols for all

PRICE: £15 (under-18s free) from Beechwood Fine Foods or by email. 

CONTACT: tickets@tringchoral.org.uk | https://www.tringchoral.org.uk/ 


Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th December: 

The Nutcracker trail at Ashridge
Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted. 
10-3pm

Follow our Christmas trail for a woodland retelling of the Nutcracker. Answer all the questions along the way to receive a Christmas present at the end. 

PRICE: £3 per trail, pay on the day. 
CONTACT: 01442 851227 |  www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th December: 

Breakfast with Santa
Dunstable Downs - Chiltern Gateway Centre Bedfordshire LU6 2GY 
09.00 - 09.45, 10.00- 10.45, 11.00 - 1145

Come and meet Santa at breakfast as he prepares for the festive season.  Adults and children alike can enjoy one of the most important meals of the day with Father Christmas himself! As you enjoy your breakfast Santa will come and chat to you about his preparations for Christmas. 

PRICE: £7.95 per adult, £5.95 per child 
CONTACT: 01582 500923 |  www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Sunday 15th December:

Berkhamsted Farmers Market
High Street,
10am-2pm

CONTACT: www.berkofm.co.uk 


Sunday 15th December:

Santa Dash
Riverside Shopping Centre, Hemel Hempstead,
10am

The festive fundraiser is back so don your festive attire and sprint, stroll or scoot the route in style!

PRICE: £15 adults, £5 children, family tickets available, all raising funds to help local people live.
CONTACT: www.stfrancis.org.uk


Sunday 15th December:

Hospice St Francis Carol Concert
St Albans Cathedral,
3-4.30pm.

Join us for a magical afternoon of popular carols, guaranteed to get you in the festive spirit! With special performances from talented local choirs this Sunday afternoon is the perfect opportunity to bring loved ones together in the spirit of Christmas.

PRICE: Tickets £10 - £18/ Children £8 - £14
CONTACT:  www.stfrancis.org.uk  | 01727 890290


Sunday 15th December:

Parish Carol Service
St Peter’s Church, High Street, Berkhamsted.
6pm.

Enjoy a traditional church Christmas church experience with readings and carols at St Peter’s church this festive season. Followed by mulled wine and mince pies.

CONTACT: www.stpetersberkhamsted.org.uk 


Sunday 15th December:

Aldbury Village Local Craft and Produce Market
Aldbury Club House, Toms Hill Road, Aldbury, HP23 5SA
9.30-12.30pm

CONTACT: 07528 777085 | www.facebook.com/Aldbury-Local-Craft-and-Produce 


Monday 16th December:

BERKHAMSTED and district ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY Lecture

Chapel of Berkhamsted School, Castle Street, Berkhamsted
7.45pm

Ivinghoe Monastery, the Women of the Woods by Roger Bolton. British Television and Radio producer and presenter. Visitors most welcome.

PRICE: Visitors £5.
CONTACT: Call 01442 875597 |  www.berkhamstedarchaeology.co.uk 


Monday 16th December:

Berkhamsted film Society - WILD ROSE
Berkhamsted Civic Centre, High Street, HP4 3HD.   

8pm

A rebellious country singer (a brilliant Jessie Buckley) dreams of escaping Glasgow for Nashville.  Cert 15. 100 mins (preceded by a short AGM)PRICE: Non-members £5 on the door.  

PRICE: Non-members £5 on the door. 
CONTACT: 01442 863155 | www.berkhamstedfilmsociety.co.uk


Saturday 21st December:

Tring Farmers Market
The Marketplace, Brook Street, Tring 
9.00am - 12.15pm

CONTACT: www.tringfarmersmarket.co.uk 


Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd December: 

The Nutcracker trail at Ashridge
Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted. 
10-3pm

Follow our Christmas trail for a woodland retelling of the Nutcracker. Answer all the questions along the way to receive a Christmas present at the end. 

PRICE: £3 per trail, pay on the day. 
CONTACT: 01442 851227 |  www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Saturday 21st to Monday 23rd December: 

Breakfast with Santa
Dunstable Downs - Chiltern Gateway Centre Bedfordshire LU6 2GY 
09.00 - 09.45, 10.00- 10.45, 11.00 - 1145

Come and meet Santa at breakfast as he prepares for the festive season.  Adults and children alike can enjoy one of the most important meals of the day with Father Christmas himself! As you enjoy your breakfast Santa will come and chat to you about his preparations for Christmas. 

PRICE: £7.95 per adult, £5.95 per child 
CONTACT: 01582 500923 |  www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Sunday 22nd December:

Harpenden Farmers Market
Lower High Street, Harpenden
10am to 2pm

CONTACT: www.facebook.com/HarpendenFarmersMarket/ 


Sunday 22nd December:

Pop up Bazar Berkhamsted - Christmas Market
Berkhamsted Town Hall, High Street. 
10-4pm

CONTACT: https://popupbazaarberko.com/


Tuesday 24th December:

Midnight Mass
St Peter’s Church, High Street, Berkhamsted.
11pm

Christmas Eve Choir carols at 11pm, service starts at 11.30pm.

CONTACT: www.stpetersberkhamsted.org.uk 


Wednesday 25th December:

Christmas Day Family Service
St Peter’s Church, High Street, Berkhamsted.
9.30am

CONTACT: www.stpetersberkhamsted.org.uk 

 


Thursday 26th to Sunday 29th December: 

The Nutcracker trail at Ashridge
Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted. 
10-3pm

Follow our Christmas trail for a woodland retelling of the Nutcracker. Answer all the questions along the way to receive a Christmas present at the end. 

PRICE: £3 per trail, pay on the day. 
CONTACT: 01442 851227 |  www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Friday 27th December: 

Post-Christmas walk
Ashridge Estate Visitor Centre, Moneybury Hill, Berkhamsted. 
10-3pm

Enjoy a scenic post-Christmas walk through the estate to burn off the indulgence of the season.

PRICE: £5 adults/£3 children
CONTACT: 01442 851227 |  www.nationaltrust.org.uk


27th December - 5th January 2020:

Peter Pan
The Court Theatre, Station Road, Tring, HP23 5QY

While there is not a soap star in sight this pantomime features an abundance of local talent with over 40 years experience producing traditional family pantomimes.

PRICE: Tickets from £10
CONTACT: Box Office: 07543 560478 | www.courttheatre.co.uk

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