Sat 2 October – Walk to visit Hazel and Cecil’s memorial gate
Meet at 4.00pm at The Red Lion in Chenies village.
We will do a short circular walk (less than 1.5 miles) which will take us through the gate where we can see the new plaque and reminisce about Hazel and Cecil.
We return to the Red Lion by 5.30pm for a drink or coffee and for those that wish, Chris will reserve tables for a meal chosen from the Red Lion’s daily menu. Hazel’s daughter, Paula, will be joining us.
Please book with Chris or Pearl.
Please also confirm if you wish to stay for a meal.
Sun 3 October – Company Walk
A walk leader is being sought. Details to follow nearer the time.
Sat 9 October – Quiz and Dinner. 7.00pm
Shoulder of Mutton, Wendover, 20 Pound St, Wendover, Aylesbury HP22 6EJ
(Next to Wendover station).
Tables of 4. Main Course meal + coffee in interval.
Choose from: –
A. Chicken, Leek & Mushroom pie, vegetables, chips or mash, gravy.
B. Gourmet beef burger, fried egg, smoked cheese, bacon, onion rings & fries.
C. Cod & chips, garden or mushy peas, tartare sauce.
Cost £16 per person.
Sun 10 October – Company Walk
Diana is leading the walk which starts at Great Missenden. Lunch is at the Cross Keys pub, where there is substantial seating outside with heaters. Meet at 10.45am for an 11am start. There is not much parking at the pub, so please use the Link Road car park which is near the pub. Please let Diana know if you are interested in the walk.
Sat 16 October – Meal at the Beech House Restaurant. 6.30pm for 7.00pm
Gill has booked the Beech House Restaurant, 16 Hill Avenue, Amersham, HP6 5BW, for approximately 20 people. Main courses will need to be selected ahead of time and a menu will sent out nearer the time.
Gill will need to know numbers by 8th October at the latest and members will need to tell Gill by then their menu choice.
Sun 17 October – Company Walk
Judy is leading a short walk around Chalfont St Giles followed by tea and cake at her house for a small charge of £3 per person. Meeting at Chalfont St Giles car park at 2.15pm. Please phone Judy to book in.
Sat 23 October – Chinese meal. 7.30pm
Rose & Ray are organising a meal at the China Diner, 7 The Highway, Station Road, Beaconsfield New Town, HP9 1QD. Set menu for £30 to include service charge. Drinks extra. There is a £10 booking fee which you need to pay to Rose or Ray with your booking. There is parking if you go up Burkes Road for a short distance, practically opposite the restaurant, and Penncroft Car Park is to the left and Altons Car Park to the right.
Please let Rose or Ray know if you would like to attend by 26 September.
Sun 24 October – Company Walk
Trevor is leading the walk from The Shoulder of Mutton in Wendover (near Wendover railway station) 20 Pound St, Wendover, Aylesbury HP22 6EJ. Meet in the car park of The Shoulder of Mutton at 10.30am. 3 and a quarter mile walk, up Bacombe Hill. Amazing views. No styles. Bridleway not muddy. Gentle climb near start.
Wed 27 October – Wednesday Luncheon at Ray’s. 12 noon
Ray will be supplying a two course, home cooked, set menu (meat main course) including wine. At Ray’s and Chris’s house in Chinnor, Oxfordshire.
Ring Ray to book in.
Book early as maximum 10 members. Cost £15.
Sat 30 October – Commencement time to be advised
Halloween Dinner Dance
Dress up if you wish – there may be a prize – or come as you are to enjoy a welcome drink and a 2-course meal (main and dessert with two choices from each course) followed by live music from LOGO (Lots of Golden Oldies).
The venue is Oakland Park Golf Club, Three Households, Chalfont St Giles, HP8 4LW, and the cost is just £35. We are planning to invite ‘Liaison’ members too.
Viv is organising and needs your decision as to whether or not you will be attending this event. Viv needs to know the numbers to have the time to organise the event in detail. Please let Viv know as soon as possible, and by Friday, 8 October, of your intention to come or not, so that she can proceed with the required plans. If you have any questions, please contact Viv. Once Viv has this information, she will send out the venue details in full, plus the commencement time and the choice of dishes on the menu. At that stage payment of £35 per person will be required and, as for the AGM evening, payable to Chris, your Treasurer. This is because it is necessary for Company to pay for the venue and the meals in advance.
Sat 6 November – Indian Meal. 8.00pm
The Coco Tamarind, Aylesbury Road, Princes Risborough, HP27 9LY
No set menu. Choose from the menu on the night.
Sun 7 November – Company Walk
Don Morgan is leading an Autumn walk through the historic part of old Chesham. From Chesham main car park behind Boots (free parking on Sunday ) we will walk around the lake in Lownes Park, past the historic 12th century St Mary’s church and into the historic old Chesham with its Georgian small terrace houses, mews and cottages. Taking the short Chess Valley we walk alongside the Chess river, past the swimming pool and into the “River at the Pile of Stones” (Chesham Moor). Continuing around the Moor, and back through the Chess Valley walk, through old Chesham, into Lownes Park and onto our car park. This gentle walk is completely flat and is around 3.25 miles. Lunch at 1.15pm is in the General Arms in Chesham (opposite the war memorial), where a traditional roast is £11.95, including a dessert. Great apple pie! Meet in Chesham main car park at 11.00am for 11.15am walk.
Contact Don to book in.
Friday 12 November – Scannappeal quiz
Time: Doors open at 7.30pm, quiz starts at 8.00pm.
Venue: Hazelmere Golf Club, Penn Road, Hazelmere HP15 7LR.
Price: £120 per table of 8 or £15 per person. Sandra has provisionally booked 2 tables – her firm booking will depend on response.
Scannappeal raises funds to purchase life-saving equipment for Amersham, Stoke Mandeville, Wycombe and Community Hospitals which serve people living in Buckinghamshire and neighbouring parts of Berkshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Middlesex and Oxfordshire.
As usual you will be served a fish & chip supper at the halfway point (approx. 9pm) and the bar will be open throughout the evening.
Sat 13 November – Offers welcome
Sun 14 November – Company Walk
Anne Piercy is organising the walk. Details to follow. Please contact Anne to book in.
Sat 20 November – Ten Pin Bowling. 6.45pm for 7.00pm start
Join Robert for Ten Pin Bowling at the Hollywood Bowl, High Wycombe. Eden Centre, 9 Denmark Street, High Wycombe, HP11 2DB. Followed by a meal afterwards at the Eden Centre.
Contact Robert to book.
Sun 21 November – Company Walk
Jane Munnoch is organising the walk. Details to follow. Please contact Jane to book in.
Sat 27 November – Fish and Chips Supper Evening. 7.00pm
Soft Drinks supplied – bring your own wine or beer. Cost will not exceed £7 per head. Book before Friday, 12 November.
Contact Martin to book.
Sun 28 November – Company Walk
Jennifer Mann is organising the walk. Details to follow. Please contact Jennifer to book in.
Sat 4 December – Dinner at the Peacock Country Inn, Henton, Oxfordshire. 6.30 for 7.00pm
Bren Phillips is organising this dinner. 2 or 3 courses from their Christmas menu, as below. 2 Courses £28.00 – 3 Courses £32.50. Includes service charge and tea or coffee to follow. V = vegetarian. Meal choices are required one week prior to the event. Contact Bren to book. If telephoning to book, please do so after 10 November.
Roasted Butternut Squash & Chilli Soup (V)
Crusty Roll and Butter
Mini Baked Camembert (V)
Served with Crusty Bread and Cranberry Sauce
Chicken Liver Pate
Red Onion Marmalade & Melba Toast
Sweet Chilli Sauce
Classic Prawn Cocktail
Marie Rose Dressing
Traditional Roast Turkey
Served with Pigs in Blankets, Sage and Onion Stuffing, Roast Potatoes & Gravy
Served with Buttered New Potatoes & Beurre Blanc
Slow Braised Beef
Served on Wholegrain Mustard Mash, Red Wine Jus & Honey Roast Parsnips
Winter Veg Filo Tart (V)
Buttered New Potatoes
Pan Roasted Chicken Breast
Buttered New Potatoes, Tarragon Cream Sauce
Selection of Seasonal Vegetables served with all the above Mains
Traditional Christmas Pudding
Served with a Brandy Sauce
Fresh Fruit Salad
Baileys Crème Brulee
Served with a Shortbread Biscuit
Grapes, Chutney & Oatcakes
Hot Chocolate Sauce & Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Sun 5 December – Company Walk
Sandra Clarke is organising the walk. Details to follow. Please contact Sandra to book in.
Sat 11 December – Christmas Lunch. 1.00 for 1.30pm
Our Christmas Lunch has been booked at the Gerrards Cross Golf Club – Chalfont Park, Chalfont St Peter, Gerrards Cross SL9 0QA. There is plentiful parking and an added bonus in that the Clubhouse has just been refurbished to an excellent standard. The standard of food is excellent and their Xmas Menu is great. There will also be a Pianist to play background music for us – so there should be a lovely Christmassy feel.
Viv Knott is organising the lunch and needs your decision as to whether or not you will be attending this event. Viv needs to know the numbers to make sure it is viable, and to have the time to organise the event in detail. Please let Viv know as soon as possible, and by Friday, 8 October, of your intention to come or not, so that she can proceed with the required plans. If you have any questions, please contact Viv.
Sun 12 December – Company Walk
Chris and Pearl Evans are organising the walk. Details to follow. Please contact them to book in.
Sat 18 December – Christmas evening event. 7.00pm
Join Sonia and Tony to celebrate Christmas, to include drinks, soft drinks and a buffet of seasonal goodies. Telephone Sonia & Tony to book in
from Monday, 15th November. Cost £15.00.
Sun 19 December – Company Walk
Helen Graham is organising the walk. Details to follow. Please contact Helen to book in.