Current & Future Events

Company Programme:  April/May/June 2022

Compiled by Jane Munnoch and Trish Nichols.

Below are Company’s events for the second quarter 2022. But we also have the following weekly fixtures in the Company calendar:

Club Nights
Our Club Nights are held each Thursday at 8pm at the Boot and Slipper pub in Amersham – 2 Rickmansworth Road, Amersham, HP6 5JN. An opportunity to enjoy a drink and chat with friends. This quarter’s Club Night dates are: April 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th, May 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th, June 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th. Please note that food is available at the Boot and Slipper, and members wishing to eat can come earlier and eat in the restaurant or arrive at the normal time and order food to be eaten at the Club table.

Sunday Walks
The Sunday walks are coordinated by Sandra Clarke, so please contact her to lead one. The individual walk leader will send out an email with full details about a week to 10 days before the walk with their contact details to book in. It will be most helpful if members wishing to walk always either phone or email the walk leader to ensure they have you on their list, and whether you are walking, lunching, or both.

Bridge Group
Our thriving Bridge Group meets every Friday evening. If you would like to play, please contact Jennifer Mann to book in.

Friday April 1st Mill at Sonning Noel Coward’s Still Life
Inspiration for the classic film Brief Encounter. 3pm Matinee. Tickets £25.00 each. Jane Munnoch has purchased 10 tickets. All of these are now allocated to members who have confirmed they wish to attend. Members who have not already booked please go on the Mill at Sonning website and purchase tickets online. Contact Jane to book.

Saturday 9th April Concert at the Berkhamsted Jazz Club
Civic Centre, High Street, Berkhamsted, HP4 3HD. Louis Armstrong Tribute Band. 7.15pm for 8.00pm. Finishing c. 10.30 pm. £15.00 per ticket. Bring your own booze/snacks. Jane Munnoch has purchased 10 tickets – all now allocated to members who have booked. If any members would still like a ticket can they please go to www.bjazz.org and purchase online. Contact Jane for further details.

Wednesday 13th April “Ray’s Luncheons”
12.30 Hrs. Join Ray Brindley for a two course luncheon at Ego At The Pomeroy Restaurant 131 White Lion Road, Amersham, HP7 9JY. Please order and pay for your drink before sitting down. Thank you! Contact Ray latest by 9th April to book in. 

Saturday April 16th Kimble Races near Aylesbury
Further details to follow. Please contact Peter Johnston if you are interested in going. It is a fun day out for groups of friends, like Company. Bring your own picnic, drinks, table and chairs, and rugs. 

Saturday April 23rd Company 2022 Annual General Meeting
At 6 pm at the Large Barn Hall, Amersham Community Centre, Chiltern Avenue, Amersham, HP6 5AH. Following the AGM a booking has been made at the nearby Barracuda Restaurant for those members who wish to attend. The Barracuda is at 96 Sycamore Road, Amersham, Bucks HP6 5EN.

Friday April 29th “Dreamboats and Petticoats” Show at the Wycombe Swan Theatre
St Mary’s Street, High Wycombe, HP11 2XE, 7.30pm. With Marty Wilde and Eden Kane (Remember them?). Helen Graham has booked 16 seats in the circle. 5 remaining. £32 (including senior discount). Payable to Company. Please contact Helen to book in. Deadline for booking and payment now March 28th.

Saturday May 7th Meal at The Kings Head, Little Marlow
Join Val Taylor at The Kings Head, Church Road, Little Marlow SL7 3RZ. 7.00pm for 7.30pm. An email will be sent nearer the time with menu choices, which Val kindly asks you to let her have before the day. There will be a 10% service charge. Bills to be paid separately. Please contact Val to book in. 

Wednesday May 11th “Ray’s Luncheons”
12.30 Hrs. Join Ray Brindley for a set menu Chinese Meal at the Meng House, 13A Nightingales Corner, Little Chalfont, Amersham HP7 9PZ. Please order and pay for your drink before sitting down. Thank you! Contact Ray latest by 7th May to book in.

Saturday May 14th Last Rock and Roll Concert at the Amersham Polish Club
7.30 pm. Amersham Polish Club, Raans Road, Amersham HP6 6LX. Tickets £25.00. Contact Trish Nichols to book in.

Saturday May 21st Meal at The Pomeroy Restaurant
131 White Lion Road, Amersham HP7 9JY. 7.30 pm. Please book in with Helen Graham.

Saturday May 28th Meal at the Beech House, Amersham
16 Hill Avenue, Amersham HP6 5BW. 7.00 pm. Please contact Mike Harris to book in. The restaurant will need menu choices beforehand and a menu will be  emailed to members nearer the time. 

Saturday June 4th John’s Summer Quiz
2.00 pm for 2.30 pm. An afternoon quiz to be held in the function room at the Peacock Country Inn, Henton, Nr. Chinnor, OX39 4AH. Followed by afternoon tea.  John Forsaith will be compiling a very interesting quiz. Tables of 4 for c. 24 maximum depending on pub capacity. Four rounds then afternoon tea (possibly in the garden) followed by a further three rounds. Drinks and a meal at the pub in the evening, after a ‘gentle’ country stroll, for those who wish to. Contact John to book in. 

Wednesday 8th June “Ray’s Luncheons”
Join Ray Brindley for a lunch by the River Thames at Benson. We meet at Ray’s House – 6 St Andrews Road, Chinnor, OX39 4HG. Leaving Chinnor at 11.30am to travel to Benson and the Waterfront Café, Benson, OX10 6SJ for lunch. Afterwards we will have a gentle walk to Benson Lock. Then home via Chinnor! Contact Ray Brindley latest by 4th May to book in.

Sunday 12th June Trip to London
A trip to London to include Greenwich by boat from Embankment. Meeting at Amersham Station. Time to be confirmed nearer the date. Walk from Greenwich Pier to The Trafalgar Tavern for Sunday lunch. Options to visit: Cutty Sark, Royal Observatory, Royal Naval College, Greenwich Park, Greenwich Market, etc. Meet for a cocktail and return by boat to Embankment or tube. Please contact Helen Graham to book in. 

Saturday 18th June Evening at the British Legion
Royal British Legion Hall, 9 Woodside Road, Amersham HP6 6AL. (Opposite Amersham Fire Station) Starts at 7.30 pm. £8.00 payable on the door. Cheap bar, no food, live music, dancing, bingo and lottery. Contact Howard Newton (not until March 16th) if you would like to come along and see your Company friends.

Monday 20th June to Friday 24th June Short Stay at Holme Lacy House Hotel
Holme Lacy House Hotel, Bridge Road, Holme Lacy, Hereford HR2 6LP, is a Grade I listed mansion, completed in 1674, and reportedly visited by Charles II and William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, who held cabinet meetings in the gardens. Set in 20 acres of gardens in the Wye Valley, Holme Lacy is one of Herefordshire’s treasures. There is plenty to do, with daily entertainment and an indoor pool. The hotel also arranges visits around the area, including the Cathedral City of Hereford. 21 members have so far signed up but more members can be accommodated. Singles £669. Sharing £390. The music is 70’s. Contact Trevor Goosey to book in. 

Your Committee

Viv Knott, Chairman

Chris Evans, Treasurer

Robert Martin, Secretary  robert.martin1957@btinternet.com

Sandra Mead, Membership Secretary

Christine Smith, Membership Secretary

Val Taylor, Welfare Officer

Sandra Clarke, Member Without Portfolio and Sunday Walks co-ordinator

COVID – Polite Notice

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

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.