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November

Whats On / November

Monday 4th & Tuesday 5th November:

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

8pm

A wife (Glenn Close) who’s been instrumental in her prize-winning author husband’s success is tired of playing second fiddle. Cert 15. 100 mins

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


Friday 8th November:

West Herts Flower Club
Bennetts End Community Centre
6.30pm for 7.30pm.

Open Evening by Graham King 'It's Magic'. All welcome. 

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


Saturday 9th November:

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

CONTACT: www.tringfarmersmarket.co.uk 


Saturday 9th November:

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 9th November:

Leverstock Green Fireworks
Westwick Field, Leverstock Green, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 8QG.
5.30pm and fireworks start at 6.45pm.

PRICE: Discounted advanced tickets from Village Hall or DP Clarke Butchers. Adults £5, children £3, concessions £3, family (2a & 3ch) £15.
CONTACT: www.lgva.org.uk 


Sunday 10th November:

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

CONTACT: www.stalbansfarmersmarket.co.uk 


Tuesday 12th November: 
 
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 15th November: 

DENS Sponsored Sleepout
The Hemel Hempstead School, Heath Lane, Hemel Hempstead Hertfordshire HP1 1TX
9pm - 7am

Do something amazing! Experience rough sleeping for one night to support vulnerable people in crisis. For one night put yourself in the shoes of those sleeping rough in the cold winter months and all throughout the year.  Everybody taking part will be encouraged to raise as much in sponsorship as they can to help DENS to continue helping people rebuild their lives.

CONTACT: 01442 800268

Saturday 16th November: 

Tring WI Christmas Bazaar
Victoria Hall, Akeman Street, Tring
10am-12noon.

Cakes and preserves, gifts, crafts, cards, raffle, tombola and a new puzzles and games stall.

PRICE: Free entry. 

Saturday 16th November: 

Countdown to Christmas Fayre
St John's Church, Boxmoor 
10am - 2.30pm

Stalls will include books, cakes, jams and chutneys, toys, glass and crockery, bottle tombola, jewellery, and much more. This will be the last chance to buy tickets for our Grand Draw for which the winning tickets will be drawn at the end of the Fayre. Tickets are available from the church at £1 each (£5 a book).  The first prize is £1,000.

CONTACT: www.stjohnsboxmoor.org.uk 

Saturday 16th November: 

Jumble Sale in aid of Cats Protection Hemel Hempstead & Berkhamsted
The Village Hall, Potten End, nr Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 2QG
Doors open 11.30am so come early as we will only stay open until approx 1pm

Books, toys and games, clothes of all shapes and sizes (some of them nearly new) from baby to adult, shoes, bric-a-brac, sheets, curtains, cushions and other household items. Somebody's jumble could be your 'just what I was looking for'. Refreshments will be available so you can enjoy a cuppa. All proceeds to Cats Protection Hemel Hempstead and Berkhamsted Branch. Clearing out your clutter? To donate jumble bring it on the day at 10am (clean, unbroken, saleable items only please) or contact 01442 256545. 

PRICE: Admission 50p doors open 
CONTACT: 01442 256545

Sunday 17th November:

Berkhamsted Farmers Market
High Street,
10am-2pm

CONTACT: www.berkofm.co.uk 


Sunday 17th November:

Christmas Shopping
Number Twenty, 20 Lower Kings Rd, Berkhamsted,
11am-4.30pm.

In aid of The Hospice of St Francis. Enjoy a glass of festive fizz while you browse, while Number Twenty will be offering 15% off all purchases.

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


Monday 18th & Tuesday 19th November:

Berkhamsted film Society - WOMAN AT WAR
Berkhamsted Civic Centre, High Street, HP4 3HD.   

8pm

Funny, moving, unique. When her application to adopt a child succeeds an environmental activist plans one last attack.  Cert 12A. 101 mins. Iceland/Subtitles

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


Friday 22nd  - Sunday 24th November:

Town Farm Art Show
6 Town Farm, Cheddington, Near Tring, LU7 0TT
10am-4pm. 

Perfectly timed for that special Christmas gift! Ten artists & makers showing an exciting mix of hand-crafted, high quality artwork. Paintings, illustration, printmaking, ceramics, woodturning, embroidery & jewellery, plus willow weaving & sculpture in the garden. Mulled wine & homebaked festive treats in aid of Rennie Grove Hospice Care.

PRICE: FREE entry
CONTACT: http://townfarmartshow.blogspot.com/ 


Saturday 23rd November:

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

CONTACT: www.tringfarmersmarket.co.uk 


Saturday 23rd November:

Berkhamsted Jazz - Neil Drinkwater’s Red Stripe Band
Berkhamsted Civic Centre
8pm

First time at Berkhamsted for this band. As Neil says - "think of a smaller version of the Jools Holland Big Band, without the annoying front man".

PRICE: Members £10, Visitors £13.
CONTACT:  http://www.berkhamstedjazz.co.uk/  | 01442 824173


Saturday 23rd November - 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/ 


Sunday 24th November:

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


Sunday 24th November:

Harpenden's Christmas Carnival
Lower High Street, Harpenden
12-5pm

The carnival will include the monthly Farmer's Market which is being extended for the occasion up to Santa's Grotto on Thompsons Close.
There will be a fun fair, main stage, stilt-walkers, walk about entertainment and procession before the big lights switch on at 5pm.


Sunday 24th November:

Christmas Fair
Tring Park School, HP23 5LX

A great chance to have a wander around the Mansion and to get ahead with your Christmas shopping.

CONTACT: www.tringpark.com 


Sunday 24th November:

Festival of Light
St Peter's Church, Berkhamsted 
4-7pm.

Take a break from Berkhamsted’s Festival of Light and enjoy the stillness, quiet and beauty of St Peter’s church as it is lit up by hundreds of flickering candles symbolising the light that Christ brings into the world at Christmas.

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


Monday 25th November:

BERKHAMSTED and district ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY Lecture

Chapel of Berkhamsted School, Castle Street, Berkhamsted
7.45pm

Oplontis and the Villas of Pompeii. A digger’s view of the project 2010-2019
Professor W.E. Martin, PhD, PCEng, FIET, FRAS. Member of BDAS. Visitors most welcome.

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


Tuesday 26th November: 
 
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 

Wednesday 27th November:

Hemel Hempstead History Society Meeting
Carey Baptist Church Hall, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead
8pm (Doors 7.30pm)

SHEILA MACQUEEN M.B.E - "THE FIRST LADY OF FLOWER ARRANGING"
The Famous Flower Arranger from Leverstock Green. By Barbara Chapman. All welcome.

PRICE: Non-Members £2
CONTACT: www.historysochemel.bravesites.com


Friday 29th November:

Tring Together Christmas Festival
Tring, 
6.30pm - 9.30pm

The High Street is transformed into a Christmas Market; many High Street businesses are open for late-night shopping along with a Tring Brewery Tent , Food stalls and lots of Christmas stalls. 

Father and Mrs Christmas are in residence in the Victoria Hall along with festive themed stalls selling all manner of toys, gifts, decorations and more.
Entertainment is provided on the main stage in Church Square, with the Design a Light competition winner announcement and Christmas lights switch on, followed by a variety of dance and music performances by Tring’s schools and dance academies. Dolphin Square provides more entertainment in the form of Christmas busking.

The Fun Fair is in the upper High Street with big rides in the library car park and the rides for children and games stalls on the High Street, for more laughter and fun.

CONTACT: www.tringtogether.org.uk 


Friday 29th November:

Chaulden Christmas lights switch-on
Chaulden Shops, Long Chaulden, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP1 2HX
5.30pm - 6pm

Come and join in the festivities at your local Neighbourhood Centre.

CONTACT: http://www.dacorum.gov.uk/home/community-living/community-partnerships  


Saturday 30th November:

St Albans Vineyard Christmas Market
The Vineyard, 7 Brick Knoll Park, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 5UG
11-3pm

Showcasing a range of artists, cooks and crafters. There will be a number of food stalls, and our in-house cafe, The BLEND bar, will be open, serving a range of warming, ethical hot drinks.The entire market is inside so whatever the weather you can expect a warm welcome.

CONTACT: www.thevineyardchurch.co.uk  | 01727812765


Saturday 30th November:

Christmas Festival in Hemel Hempstead
From Riverside to the Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead

11-7pm

Christmas is well and truly arriving in Hemel. Across the town from Riverside Shopping Centre to Marlowes Shopping Centre and the High Street we have fun for all.


Saturday 30th November:

Chaulden Community Centre Christmas & Craft Fair
Chaulden Community Centre, Long Chaulden.
11.30 till 3.00

Craft Stalls, Refreshments, Face Painting, Tombola, Raffle - 1st prize £100 cash, 2nd prize Hamper, 3rd prize Wine and chocolates, Plus many more
For further information on having a stall please contact David on 07725 339276

Free Entry


Saturday 30th November:

Boho Boxmoor's Christmas Lights 2019
On the Grass Verge opposite Boxmoor Village Stores
4pm

Join us for a sing-a-long, mince pies, mulled wine and a festive Boho guest. With singing from Boxmoor and South Hill School Choirs, it's the perfect way to get in the festive spirit!

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


Saturday 30th November & Sunday 1st December:

Berkhamsted RCTA Christmas Floating Market
The towpath of the Grand Union Canal Opposite Waitrose, Berkhamsted

10 - 4pm

There will be lots of trading boats with interesting crafts on sale showing amazing talent and a range of fantastic unique items available for you to buy the perfect Christmas gift! 

CONTACT:  www.rcta.org.uk    

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