Wendover Buckinghamshire

Diary

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Dates for your Diary
September 2020
Thu Sep 24thStrollersWendover Walk
Meet at the Clock Tower for a walk of about 2.5 miles. Across the fields by HS2 and the Archaeological digs on the re-routed footpaths, returning to Wendover via the Heron path. No stiles, a steady slope and some gates. Please read Risk Assessment from the link on this page. Leader: BH

Walking in a Covid Secure Way – guidance for walkers
• Please read the Personal Risk Assessment document attached as a link to the Strollers Group page and assess whether it is safe for you to take part in the walk.
• By taking part you agree to your contact details being made available for track and trace if required.
• Walkers are advised not to share cars with non-household members and to follow guidance for travelling on public transport.
• Walks will be limited to groups of 6 initially. Please maintain physical distancing throughout the walk and when gathering at the beginning and end.
• Carry a face covering in case of incidents where social distancing may not be possible.
• Walkers are advised not to share food, drink or equipment.
• Avoid touching gates and path furniture where possible and carry hand sanitiser.
• Please be aware that help cannot be given when climbing stiles other than by household members and take this into consideration when deciding to walk.
Fri Sep 25thFilmNo Film Group meetings until further notice
Tue Sep 29thWalking GroupBurnham Beeches
Starting 10.00am from main car park (use post code (SL2 3PS) to get you to site entrance. 4.8 miles
Three styles and several gates. Two moderate climbs.
Toilets available near car park.
Leaders PM and GC.
THIS WALK IS NOW FULL (waiting list in operation in case of drop-outs)

Walking in a Covid Secure Way – guidance for walkers
• Please read the personal risk assessment document attached as a link below and assess whether it is safe for you to take part in the walk.
• By taking part you agree to your contact details being made available for track and trace if required.
• Walkers are advised not to share cars with non-household members and to follow guidance for travelling on public transport.
• Walks will be limited to groups of 6 initially. Please maintain physical distancing throughout the walk and when gathering at the beginning and end.
• Carry a face covering in case of incidents where social distancing may not be possible.
• Walkers are advised not to share food, drink or equipment.
• Avoid touching gates and path furniture where possible and carry hand sanitiser.
• Please be aware that help cannot be given when climbing stiles other than by family members and take this into consideration when deciding to walk.
October 2020
Wed Oct 7thMain MeetingThe musical theatre of Gilbert & Sullivan

Bernard Lockett
Thu Oct 8thWalking GroupPink and Lily pub HP27 0RJ. 10.00am
5 miles. No stiles. Walk mainly on woodland tracks and quiet roads. 1 steep hill down and up. The tracks can be slippery in places if wet. Leader LSh
THIS WALK IS NOW FULL (waiting list in operation in case of drop-outs)

Walking in a Covid Secure Way – guidance for walkers
• Please read the personal risk assessment document attached as a link below and assess whether it is safe for you to take part in the walk.
• By taking part you agree to your contact details being made available for track and trace if required.
• Walkers are advised not to share cars with non-household members and to follow guidance for travelling on public transport.
• Walks will be limited to groups of 6 initially. Please maintain physical distancing throughout the walk and when gathering at the beginning and end.
• Carry a face covering in case of incidents where social distancing may not be possible.
• Walkers are advised not to share food, drink or equipment.
• Avoid touching gates and path furniture where possible and carry hand sanitiser.
• Please be aware that help cannot be given when climbing stiles other than by household members and take this into consideration when deciding to walk.
Wed Oct 14thWalking GroupWendover Woods
Starting 10.00am from Wendover Clocktower. Following the Ridgeway to Boswells Farm and an easy climb through the woods above the Hale,leading eventually to Wendover Woods. Coffee stop at the Café in the Woods then walk back to Wendover. About 6.5 miles. No stiles.
Repeat of walk of 26th August.Leader IC

Walking in a Covid Secure Way – guidance for walkers
• Please read the personal risk assessment document attached as a link below and assess whether it is safe for you to take part in the walk.
• By taking part you agree to your contact details being made available for track and trace if required.
• Walkers are advised not to share cars with non-household members and to follow guidance for travelling on public transport.
• Walks will be limited to groups of 6 initially. Please maintain physical distancing throughout the walk and when gathering at the beginning and end.
• Carry a face covering in case of incidents where social distancing may not be possible.
• Walkers are advised not to share food, drink or equipment.
• Avoid touching gates and path furniture where possible and carry hand sanitiser.
• Please be aware that help cannot be given when climbing stiles and take this into consideration when deciding to walk.
Wed Oct 14thChurches & CathedralsNo visits until further notice
Thu Oct 22ndStrollersDunstable Downs
Meet at the National Trust Car Park, Gateway Centre, Dunstable Downs, Dunstable Road, Whipsnade, LU6 2GY (GR:007 195) don’t forget your NT card. Circular walk to Tree Cathedral, panoramic views, no stiles. Leader: PA

Walking in a Covid Secure Way – guidance for walkers
• Please read the Personal Risk Assessment document attached as a link to the Strollers Group page and assess whether it is safe for you to take part in the walk.
• By taking part you agree to your contact details being made available for track and trace if required.
• Walkers are advised not to share cars with non-household members and to follow guidance for travelling on public transport.
• Walks will be limited to groups of 6 initially. Please maintain physical distancing throughout the walk and when gathering at the beginning and end.
• Carry a face covering in case of incidents where social distancing may not be possible.
• Walkers are advised not to share food, drink or equipment.
• Avoid touching gates and path furniture where possible and carry hand sanitiser.
• Please be aware that help cannot be given when climbing stiles other than by household members and take this into consideration when deciding to walk.
Fri Oct 23rdFilmNo Film Group until further notice
Wed Oct 28thWine AppreciationWINES OF SICILY-Pete. Buffet-Eleanor & Liz. St Anne's Hall 7.30pm
Wed Oct 28thGenealogyAutumn Speakers Meeting
Preserving Family Memories: Frederique Hull (t.b.c.)
Fri Oct 30thWalking GroupTBA Approx 5 miles.
Leader MT
November 2020
Wed Nov 4thMain MeetingAGM followed by:
Passports, Assassins, Traitors and Spies

Martin Lloyd
Thu Nov 5thMeetingConvenor's meeting at St Anne's hall, Wendover.

All Convenors are invited to attend and anyone thinking of becoming a convenor would be most welcome.

Start 2.00 pm
Mon Nov 9thChurches & CathedralsDVD - Churches and how to read them - meeting in St Mary's Centre
Tue Nov 10thWalking GroupBledlow
TBA Approx 5 miles
Leader MW
Wed Nov 18thStrollersAlbury
Circular walk from the pond in Albury GR:965 125
3 miles max. 1 short gentle ascent. Leader: LS

Walking in a Covid Secure Way – guidance for walkers
• Please read the Personal Risk Assessment document attached as a link to the Strollers Group page and assess whether it is safe for you to take part in the walk.
• By taking part you agree to your contact details being made available for track and trace if required.
• Walkers are advised not to share cars with non-household members and to follow guidance for travelling on public transport.
• Walks will be limited to groups of 6 initially. Please maintain physical distancing throughout the walk and when gathering at the beginning and end.
• Carry a face covering in case of incidents where social distancing may not be possible.
• Walkers are advised not to share food, drink or equipment.
• Avoid touching gates and path furniture where possible and carry hand sanitiser.
• Please be aware that help cannot be given when climbing stiles other than by household members and take this into consideration when deciding to walk.
Fri Nov 27thFilmBlithe Spirit 1945

Blithe Spirit by Noël Coward

Starring Rex Harrison Constance Cummings Kay Hammond Margaret Rutherford

Charles and his second wife, Ruth, are haunted by the spirit of his first wife, Elvira.
Medium Madame Arcati tries to help things out by contacting the ghost.
December 2020
Wed Dec 2ndMain MeetingPlants, murder and medical mysteries

Sandy Primrose
Tue Dec 8thTravel TeamChristmas at Layer Marney Tower Cost £73 Including a performance of Beatrix Potter’s The Tailor of Gloucester, Morning Coffee, 3 course Christmas Lunch and afternoon mulled wine and mince pies.
Arriving at the stunning Layer Marney Tower, a Tudor Palace built to impress Henry VIII. After coffee a guided tour of the house, visiting rooms not normally open to visitors, for this is a family home and you will see it decorated for a family

Christmas lunch will be served in the Long Gallery, once the Tudor stables, then transformed in Edwardian times to the grand room it is today. After lunch, the actors will escort you to the nearby church for the The Tailor of Gloucester. Followed by singing some well known carols. Returning to the Corsellis Room for mulled wine and mince pies, prior to departure at 4.30pm.

On sale at the July Main Meeting Travel Team B.H.
Mon Dec 14thChurches & CathedralsChristmas meeting - tbc
Wed Dec 16thWine AppreciationCHRISTMAS EVENT-John. Buffet-Gill. St Anne's Hall 7.30pm
February 2021
Wed Feb 3rdTheatre LocalStrictly Ballroom - Aylesbury Waterside, 2.30pm Matinee. £26
June 2021
Sun Jun 20th
→Fri Jun 25th
Travel Team

Cumbria Holiday 2021

Sunday 20th June 2021 5 nights 6 days
Cost £495 per person £115 single supplement all on a half board basis and travel.

Some spaces available, to book please contact Travel Team B.H.

Staying at the Washington Central 4* Workington, Cumbria CA14 3AY

Proposed Visits

Outward journey via Tatton Park
The Beacon Museum -The Sellafield Story- nuclear power
The Rum Story Whitehaven- The world's first exhibition depicting the story of the UK rum trade
Jennings Brewery tour optional and Wordsworth’s home National Trust
Threkeld Mine museum and optional mine tour and the Derwent Pencil Museum
Coniston south Lake cruise on Gondola.
Windermere cruise to Brockhole House and Gardens, optional Wray Castle National Trust.
Optional short level walk to Buttermere and one to the Bowder Stone - slightly undulating.
Returning via Trentham Village

Please ensure that you have travel insurance.