Thursday, 30 June 2011

Village News

with Margaret Morbey

Chearsley on Sunday July 10th
What better way to spend a very local, relaxing afternoon and evening in Chearsley with friends and neighbours than by enjoying a Traditional Afternoon Tea in the Village Hall, followed by a Choral Floral Delights concert in St Nicholas Church.

There will be sandwiches, cream teas and cakes at a Traditional Afternoon Tea organized by the Village Hall Committee to raise funds for the Village Hall from 3 until 5pm on Sunday July 10th. Tickets for this will be available price £4.50 for adults, or £5.00 on the day. There will be face painting and a nature trail to keep the children occupied. Please contact Claire Lazaruk on 07810823629 or Julia Witcher on 07905755995 or email for tickets.

A Choral Floral Delights concert is being held on Sunday July 10th at 7pm at St Nicholas Church when the Aylesbury Consort of Voices conducted by Kelvin Turner will be singing music by Wilbye, Byrd, Finzi, Pearsall, Britten, Howells and Saint-Saens. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy these lovely voices in the beautiful setting of our 14th century village church. Tickets cost £8 each which includes wine and canap├ęs. Tickets are available at the door or from

Cricket Club – 100 Club
More members of this fund raising scheme are welcomed. It costs £24 to take part in the monthly lottery, when approximately 50% of the ticket revenue is paid out in prizes. The more participants there are means the greater the amount of money available for prizes and for vital funds for the Club. If you are interested, please contact

Baskets for plastics, paper and cans are due to be collected on Tuesday July 12th

Hanging Basket Competition
Don’t be shy in entering your hanging basket into this village competition. This will be the third year, this category has been included in the annual Village Show. New competitors are needed. Judging takes place in the week beginning 18th July.

Entry forms for this are available from Rosemary Wallis, Merrifield, Dark Lane.

Summer Party at The Bell
This is taking place on Saturday 27th August. There will be Alvin as Elvis, a Steel band, pig roast, Thai buffet, real ales, activities for the children. Tickets cost £30. No charge for children. There are a few tickets still available from The Bell.