Current & Future Events

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.
Contact Trevor.

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
Contact Jennifer.
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.

Starters

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

Thai Fishcakes
Sweet Chilli Sauce

Classic Prawn Cocktail
Marie Rose Dressing

Main Courses

Traditional Roast Turkey
Served with Pigs in Blankets, Sage and Onion Stuffing, Roast Potatoes & Gravy

Salmon Fillet
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

Desserts

Traditional Christmas Pudding
Served with a Brandy Sauce

Fresh Fruit Salad

Baileys Crème Brulee
Served with a Shortbread Biscuit

Smoked Cheddar
Grapes, Chutney & Oatcakes

Chocolate Brownie
Hot Chocolate Sauce & Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Fruit Sorbet

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.

COVID – Polite Notice

Members who are, or might be, affected by COVID, are asked to please stay away from Company events until they are considered clear of the virus in accordance with government advice. It is hoped that this will provide reassurance to event hosts and increase the number of event offers.

Compiled by Val

Past Events

Fri 1 Nov Company Bridge. 

Sat 2 Nov 7.00 p.m. Party at Kathy and Nabil’s. Details to follow. Contact Kathy. 

Sun 3 Nov 10.30 a.m. Walk and Pub Lunch. Contact Lorna. Please book for lunch by 6.30 p.m. on Fri 1 Nov. 

Thurs 7 Nov 8.00 p.m. Our weekly Club Night at the Boot and Slipper in Amersham. Meet up for a drink and a chat and catch up on the latest news.

Fri 8 Nov Company Bridge.

Sat 9 Nov 7.00 p.m. for 7.30 p.m. Join Christine for a Chinese at the Chesham Cottage, Church Street, Chesham HP5 1HU. This will be a set three course menu. Cost £22.50 to include coffee and a tip. Please contact Christine by 5 Nov to book in for this tasty evening.

Sun 10 Nov 10.30 a.m. Walk and Pub Lunch with Wilma and Jan. Contact Wilma. Please book for lunch by 6.30 p.m. on Fri 8 Nov.

Mon 11 Nov 12.30 p.m. Company’s Monthly Lunch. Meet at The Jolly Cricketers, Chalfont Road, Seer Green, Beaconsfield HP9 2YG. Contact Kathy.

Thurs 14 Nov 8.00 p.m. Club Night. Meet up with Company friends for a drink at the Boot & Slipper in Amersham.

Fri 15 Nov Company Bridge.

Sat 16 Nov 6.45 p.m. for 7.00 p.m. start. Ten Pin Bowling at Hollywood Bowl, Eden Centre, High Wycombe. And afterwards dinner at Eden Centre. Phone Richard for details and to book in.

Sun 17 Nov 10.30 a.m. Walk and Pub Lunch. Contact Jane. Please book for lunch by 6.30 p.m. on Fri 15 Nov.

Thurs 21 Nov 8.00 p.m. Club Night. Meet up with Company friends for a drink at the Boot & Slipper in Amersham.

Fri 22 Nov Company Bridge.

Sat 23 Nov 7.30 p.m. Fish and Chip Supper at Martin’s in High Wycombe. Soft drinks provided, but please bring your own alcoholic drinks. Book in with Martin by Fri morning, 22 Nov latest. Also contact him for directions. £6.00 cover charge.

Sun 24 Nov 10.30 a.m. Walk and Pub Lunch with Dave. Please book for lunch by 6.30 p.m. on Fri 22 Nov. Phone Dave.

Thurs 28 Nov 8.00 p.m. Our weekly Club Night at the Boot and Slipper in Amersham. An opportunity to enjoy a drink and a chat with friends.

Fri 29 Nov Company Bridge.

Sat 30 Nov 7.30 p.m. Dinner at the Coco Tamarind Indian Restaurant nr. Princes Risborough. HP27 9LY. Contact Robert .

Sun 1 Dec Walk & Pub Lunch. Contact Peter & Beth by Fri 29 Nov to book.

Thu 5 Dec 8.00 p.m. Club Night. 

Fri 6 Dec Bridge.

Sat 7 Dec 7.30 p.m. Dish and Bottle Party at Philip’splease ring him to discuss food and directions etc. Or email. Cover charge £6.00. Please do not contact him before 10 Nov.

Sun 8 Dec Walk & Pub Lunch. Contact Chris & Pearl by Fri 6 Dec to book.

Thu 12 Dec 8.00 p.m. Club Night.

Fri 13 Dec Bridge.

Sat 14 Dec 7.00 p.m. for 7.30 p.m. COMPANY Christmas Dinner Dance at Harewood Downs Golf Club, Cokes Lane,Chalfont St Giles, HP8 4TA. Black Tie event. Dancing to LOGO. 3 Course meal with tea/coffee and mints plus mince pie. A glass of Prosecco on arrival and a glass of red or white wine at the table. Cost £35.00 Please Contact Ray Stockwell to book in. Menu has been sent to all members and your choice should be emailed to Ray by 23 Nov 2019. Please send your cheque, made out to COMPANY, to Chris Evans or pay electronically to COMPANY.

Sun 15 Dec Walk & Pub Lunch. Contact Anne by Fri 13 Dec to book.

Thu 19 Dec 8.00 p.m. Club Night.

Fri 20 Dec Bridge.

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Fri 20 Dec 7.30 p.m. Blag “SO, HERE IT IS MERRY CHRISTMAS!” Come along to the Pump House Theatre, Local Board Road, Watford, WD17 2JP. It’s another year of their festive, fantastic, funny, first-class, frolicking, fabulous, familiar, flamboyant, five-star, feel-good, twenty first, family Christmas Show. A look back at 2019, Mega Audience participation, ‘Love Island’…with Tinsel, X-mas Factor,  a festive Brexit, What’s been going on in the West End, An audience with a multiple award winning Centergenarian actor, How your pets cope with all the festive Shenanigans, singing trees, turkeys and balls! Tickets £12.00. Ring Don to book in.

Sat 21 Dec 7.30 p.m. Join Delia and Ron for a Christmas Mix and Mingle in Ruislip-mulled wine, mince pies and more. Cost £10.00. Please book in no later than Mon 16 Dec.

Sun 22 Dec Walk & Pub Lunch. No walk planned. Any offers?

Thu 26 Dec Boxing Day no Club Night.

Fri 27 Dec Bridge.

Sat 28 Dec 7.30 p.m. Join Lorna in Croxley Green for a Surprise Party. Please ring to book in, arrange food and for directions. Cost £18.00.

Sun 29 Dec Walk & Pub Lunch. Contact Dave by Fri 27 Dec to book.

Tue 31 Dec 8.30 p.m. New Years Eve Concert, Polish Club, Amersham. 20/20 Party band, Tickets £15.00. Phone or email Peter Ward. Closing date 22-12-2019.

Thu 2 Jan 8.00 p.m. Club Night. 

Fri 3 Jan Bridge.

Sat 4 Jan 7.30 p.m. Join Lilian for a delightful Chinese set meal at Meng House, 13 Cokes Lane, Nightingale Corner, Little Chalfont, HP7 9PZ Cost £24.50 plus drinks and tip. Please let her know by 16 Dec.

Sun 5 Jan Walk & Pub Lunch. Contact Anne by Fri 3 Jan to book.

Thu 9 Jan 8.00 p.m. Club Night.

Fri 10 Jan Bridge.

Sat 11 Jan 7.00 p.m. for 7.30 p.m. Liaisons’ Buffet Dinner & Dance. Beat those January Blues. As it was so successful last year the lovely venue of Harleyford Golf Club, Harleyford Estate, Henley Road, Marlow, SL7 2SP has been rebooked. Glass of Bubbly on Arrival, Buffet Dinner – then just dance the night away to great music till midnight, Tickets  £35.00. Menu and more details to follow. Book early with Peter (we sold out early last year).

Sun 12 Jan Walk & Pub Lunch. Contact Jennifer by Fri 10 Jan to book.

Thu 16 Jan 8.00 p.m. Club Night. 

Fri 17 Jan Bridge.

Sat 18 Jan 7.00 p.m. Games Evening with Jennifer at her home. Rumikub was very popular last year, so will play that and some others. Please let Jennifer know, beforehand, if you have any game suggestions. £12.00 cover charge. Contact Jennifer by phone or email.

Sun 19 Jan Walk & Pub Lunch. Contact Robert by Fri 17 Jan to book.

Thu 23 Jan 8.00 p.m. Club Night.

Fri 24 Jan Bridge.

Sat 25 Jan 7.30 p.m. Please join us to celebrate Burns Night in style with a special four course meal at the Crown Pub in Penn (Church Road, HP10 8NY) with musical accompaniment from a Scottish piper! There will be a set menu offering both traditional and other choices at a cost of approximately £20.00 per person excluding drinks. Full details are not available at time of going to press but final menu and cost will be emailed to all when available. To book in, please email or call Jan. PS And feel free to wear some tartan!

Sun 26 Jan Walk & Pub Lunch. Contact Wilma by Fri 24 Jan to book.

Thu 30 Jan 8.00 p.m. Club Night.

Fri 31 Jan Bridge.

Sat 1 Feb 7.00 p.m. for 7.30 p.m. Join Val for excellent Italian Cuisine at the Dolce Vita Restaurant at Wooburn Green, HP10 0EU. Choose from the menu on http://dolcevitawooburn.co.uk/menu.html and let Val know by 27 Jan. There will be a 10% service charge added to your individual bill.

Sun 2 Feb Walk & Pub Lunch. Contact Chris & Pearl by Fri 31 Jan to book.

Thu 6 Feb 8.00 p.m. Club Night. 

Fri 7 Feb Bridge.

Sat 8 Feb 7.00 p.m. for 7.30 p.m. Turkish meal at Village Mangel, 13 Hill Avenue, Amersham, HP6 5BD. Booked for approx 12 people. Cost £25.00 plus drinks and tip. Need numbers by 31 Jan at latest. Please contact Gill.

Sun 9 Feb Walk & Pub Lunch. Contact Sandra by Fri 7 Feb to book.

Thu 13 Feb 8.00 p.m. Club Night.

Fri 14 Feb Bridge.

Sat 15 Feb 8.00 p.m. Valentines Dance, Polish Club, Raans Road, Amersham, HP6 6LX. Tickets £18.00.  2 rock Bands. Phone or email Peter.

Sun 16 Feb Walk & Pub Lunch. Contact Jane by Fri 14 Feb to book.

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Sun 16 Feb 7.30 p.m. Fascinating Aida at Wycombe Swan Theatre. We have tickets booked for this hilarious Award Winning trio. Discounted price £28.00. Deadline for payment 9 Jan. Please contact Helen.

Thu 20 Feb 8.00 p.m. Club Night. 

Fri 21 Feb Bridge.

Sat 22 Feb 7.00 p.m. Join Sonia & Tony for a GET TOGETHER – shake off the winter blues!  This will include a buffet, wine and soft drinks. Cost £15.00. Please telephone Sonia or Tony to book in and for directions.

Sun 23 Feb Walk & Pub Lunch. Contact Sue & Bernie by Fri 21 Feb to book.

Thu 27 Feb 8.00 p.m. Club Night. 

Fri 28 Feb Bridge.

Sat 29 Feb 7.30 p.m. Join Jan & Gerry’s for one of their FAMOUS! Pie, Pasta and Puzzle Nights! Cost £15.00. To book in phone Jan or Gerry.

Sun 1 Mar Walk & Pub Lunch. Contact Helen by Fri 28 Feb to book.

Thu 5 Mar 8.00 p.m. Club Night. 

Fri 6 Mar Bridge.