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Open Garden - Laplands Farm, Aylesbury
Location: Ludgershall Road, Brill, Aylesbury, Bucks HP18 9TZ
Time: 2pm - 5pm
A self-made country garden dug out of a field incorporating a pond and stream.
The garden has evolved over the years as the planting has been done with plants from everywhere, not garden centres. Guinea fowl and ducks wander freely. There is an interesting rare breed fowl section and vegetable section.
Teas available on the terrace or in marquee if wet.
North Bucks County Show
Location: Pilch Farm, Pilch Lane, Singleborough. A421, Nr Milton Keynes, MK17 0NX
Time: 9:30am - 5:00pm
The North Bucks Country Show will take place at Singleborough, near Milton Keynes, on Saturday 1st June 2013. The day will feature traditional young farmer competitions alongside many main ring attractions.
With trade stands, a farmers market, rural and livestock demonstrations and an arts and craft fayre the day promises to be a success. It will be a country show featuring something for all the family, with plenty to keep Kids amused, from bouncy castles to animals and pets to admire.
The event is organised and hosted by Edgcott &Winslow Young Farmers’ Club On behalf of the Buckinghamshire Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs.
"All in all, the North Bucks Country Show will be the event not to be missed in 2013!"
Sunday 2nd June 2013
Open Garden - Historic Houses, Open Gardens & River Trips!
Location: Bisham Abbey, Bisham SL7 1RR
Time: 2pm - 5pm
Ample parking in the by courtesy Riverside Nurseries on Temple Lane and on Green Lane by courtesy of Bisham Farm and Farmshop. A guide map and descriptive leaflet will be available at all locations.
The Abbey is based around an ancient preceptory built by the knights Templar who owned the manor in the 13th Century. Today Bisham Abbey is HQ of Sport England and a major contributor to our Olympic hopes. The 800 year old Abbey, itself once home to Henry VIII and Elizabeth I.
Bisham Abbey not only offers the uniqueness of time and history but also sits in such stunning grounds - extending to 40 acres with many mature trees and extensive lawns, on the banks of the River Thames - that one cannot fail to be impressed!
All Saints’ sits in a wonderful spot, right on the Thames riverbank. The huge chunky Norman tower dates from around 1175 with an exceptional late 16th century south chapel known as the “Hoby Chapel”- filled to overflowing with a spectacular collection of monuments to the Hoby family, who lived at Bisham Abbey.
GRANGE COTTAGE: TEMPLE LANE BISHAM BERKSHIRE SL7 1RS
A welcome return to this riverside cottage, built onto the original Abbey wall. Lovely river and country views from the two gardens, with lawns and productive borders. Several historic and other points of interest. Grange Cottage will again form the ferry point for pleasure trips to the Abbey.
One of the oldest houses in the village, The Orchard dates from 1400 and was built as a small manor house, probably for the steward of Bisham Abbey. The house has been lovingly restored and extended and sits in its own grounds, facing the Abbey entrance.
East Ilsley Sheep Fair
Location: Pen Meadow, High Street, East Ilsley, Berks RG20 7LF
Time: 12pm - 4:30pm
The East Ilsley Sheep Fair always promises to be a big, free and fun weekend!
There will be a craft tent, fun races for all ages, a children's entertainer, classic cars and bikes, a great selection of refreshments in the new look food hall, court and bar showcasing local real ales and so much more.
Shire Horse cart rides, Bungee Jumping, Fun Fair, Craft Tent. Bring your dog and enter the East Ilsley ‘Crufts’ dog show.
A great day out!
Friday 7th June 2013
Charity Dinner at the Forbury Hotel
Location: 26 The Forbury, Reading, Berks RG1 3EJ
Time: 7pm - 11pm
On Friday 7th June 2013, in association with Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance and Coe Vintners, the Forbury Hotel are pleased to offer you the opportunity to come and enjoy an evening of exceptional wine and award winning food!
All proceeds from the sale of tickets for this event will be going towards our nominated charity, the TVACAA. Your ticket includes a champagne and canapé reception, followed by a three course dinner.
The evening is themed around food and wine, particularly wines to enjoy during the summer months. You will enjoy a different glass of wine with each course, each explained and described by Coe Vintners, our wine supplier.
This is a perfect opportunity to enjoy a great atmosphere, quality food and wine along with helping to raise money for the Air Ambulance.
Tickets for this truly memorable evening are just £55.00 per person, this includes canapés and a glass of champagne on arrival, followed by our three course bespoke menu and a carefully selected glass of wine per course.
To reserve your tickets on one of our shared event tables, please call 01189 527770 and speak to Stephanie or Peter or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively visit: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/peaksmunkeesforbury
Saturday 8th June 2013
Radcliffe Orchestra Concert
Location: Tingewick Hall, John Radcliffe Hospital
The orchestra consists mainly of members of the healthcare profession, including many from the John Radcliffe and other Oxford hospitals, and have been rehearsing and performing there for over 26 years. There are three concerts a year, each in aid of one of more medical charities.
The Radcliffe Orchestra’s next performance is to be held on Saturday 8th June, at 7.45pm, in the Tingewick Hall of the John Radcliffe hospital.
They are delighted to welcome once again Catherine Underwood as the conductor for this concert, and Olivier Bonnici as the violin soloist. The planned programme of music for this concert includes:
- Hue - Fantaisie for Flute & Orchestra
(soloist: Eleanor Blamires)
- Sibelius - Violin Concerto (soloist: Olivier Bonnici)
- Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.4
Tickets (including refreshments) - £10 adult, £8 concessions (students & senior citizens), under 16s free Tickets are available from the Cairns Library on the JR site and on the door.
West Bletchley Carnival
Location: Rickley Park, Shenley Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK3 6HF
Time: 12pm - 5pm
Now in it’s 12th year, West Bletchley Carnival just keeps getting bigger with regular crowds exceeding over the 10,000 mark, it’s an event that you just can’t miss out on!
The theme this year is ‘A day at the Zoo’ will provide some colourful and creative entertainment and the parade starts at Melrose Avenue at 12pm. Come down, enjoy the fun and support your local Air Ambulance!
Sunday 9th June 2013
Open Garden - Binfield Heath Village
Location: Binfield Heath Village, RG9 4ED
Time: 2pm - 5pm
- 6, 13 & 16 Heathfield Avenue, Binfield Heath RG9 4ED
- Gosbrook House, Common Lane, Binfield Heath RG9 4JY
- Binfield House - Entrance via Gosbrook House
- Edwinstowe & Homeside, Kiln Lane, Binfield Heath, RG9 4EH
These wonderful cottage gardens include herbaceous borders, shrubs, annuals, trees, fruit and vegetables. Tea and plants for sale at No 13 Heathfield Ave.
Full garden details can be found in our Brochure
Saturday 15th June 2013
Chopstock Custom & Classic Bike Show
Location: The Dashwood Arms, Old Oxford Road, Piddington, High Wycombe, Bucks, HP14 3BH
The annual custom bike show returns for 2013 with Chopstock at the Dashwood Arms. Come along, it’s only £8 on the date with free weekend camping and all proceeds will go towards the Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance.
There will be live music, good hot and cold food, outside bar, stalls and top trophies.
Open Gardens - Earley, Berks
Location: Gypsy Lane RG6 7HF
Time: 2pm - 5pm
- 21 Gypsy Lane, Earley, Berks RG6 7HF
Cottage potager style garden. Unusual herbaceous plants, chickens, dovecote, and stream pack this garden with interest throughout the year. Includes small plant nursery with plants sale.
- 50 Gypsy Lane, Earley, Berks RG6 7HD
Corner plot making good use of irregular shaped garden. Raised vegetable plot, all year round interest, with attractive topiary globe.
- 17a Gypsy Lane, Earley, Berks RG6 7HF
Lovely roses in the front garden leading to attractive low level garden with beautiful containers.
Sunday 16th June 2013
Open Gardens - Tokers Green Gardens - Back by Popular Demand!
Location: Cedar Lodge, Dysons Wood, Berks RG4 9EB
Time: 2pm - 5pm
4 gardens opening which include:
- Cedar Lodge. Influenced by Gertrude Jekyll with interesting plants, vegetable garden and small water feature.
- Hollywood, Tokers Green Lane. Large grounds, fine herbaceous borders, pools, wild garden and parterre kitchen garden.
- Little Orchard, Tokers Green Lane. 3/4 acre garden with herbaceous beds, rose arches, wodded wildlife area and potager.
- Tamarisk - 3/4 acre garden displaying shrubs, grasses, herbaceuous borders, shady spots, vegetables, pond and wild garden.
Open Garden - Waltham St Lawrence Gardens, RG7 0JH
Location: The Grange, The Street, Waltham St Lawrence, RG10 0JJ
Time: 2pm - 5pm
4 gardens opening including, The Grange, Coltmans Farm, Kellinghams and Paradise House.
This garden is aptly named. A lovely large garden with views overlooking the local countryside. Herbaceous borders around the walled rose garden. Mature trees, specimen planting, extensive walled vegetable and fruit garden with matching greenhouses. A delightful setting for tea and cake. New eco-feature: a lake which produces hot water and heating for the house. Stroll around the edge which has natural planting to encourage wildlife.
Saturday 22nd June 2013
Richmond Letcombe Regis Retirement Village Summer Festival 2013
Location: Richmond Village, South Street, Letcombe Regis, Wantage, OX12 9JY
Time: 10am - 4pm
The Wantage Summer Festival, held throughout the month of June, celebrates the people of Wantage and the surrounding villages!
Richmond Letcombe Regis is delighted to be taking part, holding a weekend of special events, including an art exhibition, Big Band concert, musical and comedy entertainment plus some Gilbert & Sullivan. We are aiming to have something to appeal to everyone.
The team from the TVACAA have also be invited to attend so please join us for Richmond Letcombe's Summer Open Day where you are invited to look around the award-winning Retirement Village.
There will also be a wide variety of stalls selling jewellery, plants, cards and gifts, plenty of refreshments available and a raffle with fantastic prizes!
TMP Charity Race Night
Location: The Grandstand, Newbury Racecourse, Berkshire RG14 7NZ
Time: 7pm - 2am
The TMP Foundation is proud to invite you to an evening of champagne, a gourmet meal, the best live music around and some great entertainment. Jump into your most glamorous summer finery and head to the racecourse.
Last year’s Ball raised over £7,000 for Young Dementia UK. This year we’re planning to fly even higher for another wonderful local charity, the Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance.
Tickets are £50 per person, including: Champagne reception, Gourmet three-course dinner with wine, Live band & Entertainment
We’d love it if you could join us. Please email: email@example.com for tickets.
Sunday 23rd June 2013
Open Gardens - Murrell Hill Grange - Back by Popular Demand!
Time: 2pm - 5pm
46 acres of gardens, parkland, and woodland containing many unusual features. This small estate is made up of 3 acres of landscaped gardens displaying many interesting areas with 12 acres of parkland. This contains a standing stones feature commemorating the Solar Eclipse of 1999, depicting the line and partiality seen from this point at 10.11 Universal Time (UT) on August 11th.
Within this area is a lake with its shoreline bronze safari park and Gorilla Island. The gardens, parkland, and lakeside contains a collection of over 50 unique chainsaw sculptures in a variety of timbers. To the southwest corner of the parkland lies a path leading to the 15-acre ancient bluebell woodland known as Pockets Copse, where the last ecological survey identified over 1,000 species of ancient plant life.
A new feature has been added to the Oriental Garden showing a display of thirteen life size images of the Terracotta warriors and a Cavalry Horse. The warriors have been imported from China and depict the famous Terracotta Army discovered in the Shaanxi province by local farmers in Lintong District, Xi'an. The Terracotta Army is a form of funerary art buried with the Emperor Qin Shi Huang, first Emperor of China, 210-209BC, to protect him in his afterlife – Entry by donation to this exhibition.
A competition (entry £1) will be available where the chainsaw sculptures are to be identified. The first, second and third placed will receive ice skating vouchers as their prizes.
Midsummer Madness Day
Location: Leon Park, Queensway, Bletchley, MK2 2EH
Time: 1:30pm - 5pm
If last year is anything to go by, this year’s Midsummer Madness event will be a fabulous and fun day. In 2012 visitors enjoyed lots of stalls selling a variety of gifts and products, an artificial ice skating rink (yes, in the height of summer!), a falconry display and ferret racing and 2013 promises to hold the same magic and excitement!
Come down and support your local Air Ambulance!
Wednesday 26th June 2013
Open Gardens - Windsor Great Park - New Gardens!
Location: Park View, 7 The Village, Windsor Great Park, Windsor, Berks SL4 2HU
Time: 2pm - 5pm
A productive garden in Windsor Great Park, growing vegetables, fruit and flowers for all seasons. It contains a pond, with mature fish and a greenhouse full of tomatoes and cucumbers. Enjoy delicious cakes and strawberry cream teas looking over the parkland.
Finesta, Queen Anne Ride, Windsor Great Park, Berks SL4 2HU
Very close to park view, this well laid out garden is full of summer colour, herbaceous plants and roses. Hanging baskets, tubs and vegetable garden.
Friday 28th June 2013
Film Night at the Forbury Hotel Cinema
Location: 26 The Forbury Reading, West Berkshire RG1 3EJ
127 Hours (2010)
'A mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive'
A team at The Forbury Hotel are climbing The 3 Peaks on Tuesday 30th July 2013. Captained by climbing instructor & hotel manager, Peter Farquhar, who wants to complete this challenge and support a LOCAL charity.
So The Forbury Hotel and Volunteer Fundraisers 3munkees have teamed up to raise funds for The Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance!
A fundraiser launch night will be held in January, followed by a series of related film evenings at The Forbury Hotel Cinema once a month, right up until the actual climb.
Tickets: £10 Advance / £12 Door - 7pm arrival, film starting promptly at 7:30pm. A glass of Champagne and Popcorn is included. Cinema tickets are on a first come first served basis & can be bought online from: uk.virginmoneygiving.com/peaksmunkeesforbury
Saturday 29th June 2013
Beaconsfield Donkey Derby
Location: St Mary’s School, Maxwell Rd, Beaconsfield, Bucks, HP9 1RG
Time: 12pm - 4:30pm
Fun galore with plenty to enjoy at this year’s Beaconsfield Donkey Derby on Saturday 29th June.
Come down to St Mary’s School in Beaconsfield for fun for all the family with donkey racing, bouncy inflatables, beat the goalie, a Hog Roast and hopefully once again you’ll get a chance to splat the teacher!
We also hope to have a visit for BOB the helicopter so fingers crossed you’ll be able to also see your local air ambulance (mission permitting).
Armed Forces Day
Location: Aylesbury Rugby Club, Ostler’s Field, Brook End, Weston Turville, Bucks, HP22 5RN
Time: 1pm - 6pm
Look out for our stall at the Armed Forces Day celebration in Aylesbury on Saturday 6th April!
This is your chance to speak with some of our volunteers about the workings of the Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance and how you can support them. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, they can also provide you with all the information you need!
Air Ambulance merchandise and literature will be available.
Sunday 30th June 2013
Rotary Club of High Wycombe Dragon Boat Race
Location: Eton Dorney, Dorney Lake, off Court Lane, Dorney, Windsor, SL4 6QP
Time: 6am - 6pm
This exciting event is being organised by the High Wycombe Rotary Club in aid of the Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance and the South Bucks Hospice.
This is a unique opportinuity to expeierinece the ancient Chinese art of Dragon Boat Racing atht eh Olypcing venue, Eton Dorney.
Crews made up of companies and organisations from High Wycombe and the surrounding area are expected to battle it out in 30ft brightly painted Chinese dragon boats over the 200m course.
Races will be running from 10.30am to 5.30pm.
We hope to see you there!
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