OUR  PROGRAMME

 

OCTOBER EVENTS

Sunday 1st October

Walk from Hazlemere Cross Roads near High Wycombe

This is a lovely walk with one hilly section, and some great countryside around Widmer End, Terriers and Great Kingshill.

We meet in the free car park off Beaumont Way, Hazlemere, (just off the High Wycombe - Amersham Road, the A404).

From High Wycombe head on this road going towards Amersham, from Beaconsfield take the Penn Road towards Hazlemere, when you get to the crossroads you will see two petrol stations and a parade of shops from Wycombe turn left, from Penn go straight over, as though heading towards Holmer Green, then turn almost immediately left into Beaumont Way and then sharp left into the car park.

We meet at 10:45 for a prompt 11am start.

Contact Pete

Postcode ref: HP15 7LG

Wednesday 4th October

Coffee Morning at Boulters Inn, Maidenhead

Join Maggie for coffee and maybe a warm pastry (or something stronger) on the terrace of this lovely pub, which has a beautiful setting overlooking the River Thames.

Afterwards we can stroll over to Ray Mill Island grab a snack or ice cream from the café and maybe watch the boats go through the lock.

Address: Boulters Inn, Boulter Lock Island, M/head Time: 11:30. Car Parking: Lower Cookham Road, postcode SL6 8JN. Up to 3 hours -50p (free with Advantage card) over 3 hours -£1.

Contact Maggie

Postcode ref: SL6 8PE

Friday 6th October

Charity Dance Night at Hedsor Club

Another great night of dancing to a range of music from DJ Mike from 8 till late.

Entry only £5 which is going to Wexham Park Hospital Chemotherapy Unit.

There might also be a short beginners smooth jive lesson as I believe some of the nurses from Wexham are coming (For smooth jive read ceroc).

Hope to see you there.

Contact Lindsey

Postcode ref: SL8 5ES

Saturday 7th October

Skittles, Food & Entertainment at The Greyhound, Eton Wick

Come along and join Dave for a fun evening, and mingle in the bar afterwards.

Venue: The Greyhound pub, The Walk, Eton Wick. Through Dorney, on the B3026 Eton Wick Rd.

Arrive at 6:00pm to start at 6:30pm; buffet will be served at 7:30 & drinks can be purchased from the bar.

Cost including food & entertainment £12 (good value) Book first with contact, & pay at desk, or send cheque to address in this programme.

Contact David

Postcode ref: SL4 6JE

Sunday 8th October

Walk from Wooburn Town

An undulating 5 mile walk through woods and countryside with fine views of the Thames, Cookham and Bourne End.

Directions: From Maidenhead go via Bourne End towards Wooburn Green and then right at the church.

Meet at the car park at the end. 10:45 for a prompt 11am start.

Contact Ian

Postcode ref: HP10 0PL

Sunday 8th October

1 hour Walk from Burnham Beeches

To get back into walking in beautiful woodlands.

Starting at 11.00 am.

For more information:

Contact Gloria

Saturday 14th October

Meal at Kings Arms, Amersham

Come along and enjoy a meal at this lovely old building in Amersham used on many film sets including 'Four Weddings & a Funeral'.

Table for 10 at Kings Arms, 50 High Street, Old Amersham, meet 7:30 for 8pm.

Sample of present menu:- Ballotine of chicken, pancetta wrapped, garlic, veloute sauce £17.50; Cod polenta coated, bok choi port, gremolata, champ pots £15.50; Sausage and mash, broccoli, cider & onion gravy £13.50 --- Wine. £4.20--£5.70 175ml etc..

Please purchase drinks separately. Parking in and around high street

Contact Jean

Postcode ref: HP7 ODJ

Sunday 15th October

Walk from Medmenham

Just one hill on this 4½ mile walk that promises fine views over Hambledon valley, taking in Rotten Row and the Thames and finishes back up Ferry Lane.

Directions: Take A4155 from Marlow to Henley upon reaching Medmenham turn left down Ferry Lane, just before the Dog and Badger pub, park at top end by the church.

Meet at 10:45 for a prompt 11am start.

Contact Ian

Postcode ref: SL7 2HE

Thursday 19th October

Charity Quiz Night at Bourne End Community Centre

Fancy being part of a Liaisons team taking part in a fun Quiz which could lead to a £500 prize?

Every Autumn, Wycombe Lions run a Quiz competition in aid of local Charities. Heats are held in local pubs and clubs with the the top 2 teams going through to a grand final, at Cressex Community Centre in November with a prize of £500 up for grabs.

Teams of up to 6 are invited to come along to the Community Centre bar for the Bourne End heat Entry is £3 pp and the fun starts at 8:30.

All proceeds to the Lions Charities.

Free parking right outside the centre in Wakeman Road.

If you would like to be part of the team:

Text Julie

Postcode ref: SL8 5SX

Friday 20th October

Medieval Night at Adams Park

Drawbridge lowered at 7pm and raised at 11pm

The Caledonian Suite Adams Park Hillbottom Road High Wycombe Knights and Ladies by decree you are invited to enjoy a night of merriment and jollity.

The Court Chamberlain will guide you through an evening of fun and jollity with the help of a medieval herald and the serfs from Dudley Manor. Comedy maidens and knaves will entertain you throughout the feast.

This is a fundraising event by the Rotary and The BARTS Society for Rennie Grove Hospice Care.

Cost £35 (please pay Gerry not Liaisons).

Tickets will sell out fast so please reserve your space asap by contacting Gerry; "please call me first to check for availability".

Contact Geraldine

Postcode ref: HP12 4HJ

Saturday 21st October

Barn Dance at Sands

Another fun dance and a lot of laughs at Sands Village Hall, organised by Daphne from 8:00 till 11:15 pm tickets from Daphne are £8.

Bring a plate of food to share and your own drinks.

To get there from Junction 4 of the M40 (Handy Cross) take A4010 signposted Aylesbury (and Adams Park signs) at the mini roundabout at bottom of hill, turn left into Lane End Road, the hall is100 yards along on right hand side, car parking is at rear of hall.

No boots please.

For further information: Contact Daphne

Saturday 21st October

Annual Poppy Fund Dance at Marlow Legion

All funds in aid of the poppy appeal.

Dance the night away to the Flashback Band, a five piece outfit playing Swing and Rock and Roll hits from the 40s and 50s. Boogie to the music of amongst others, Little Richard, Glenn Miller, Chuck Berry, Bill Haley and the Andrews Sisters.

Tickets are £12 (£10 to Marlow RBL Members) INCLUDING FOOD.

Please get your tickets direct from the Legion.

Doors 7 pm Music about 8:30 ends 11:30

Contact Pete O

Postcode ref: SL7 1NT

Sunday 22nd October

Walk from Piddington

Approx 5 mile walk towards Horseley Green. Meet in the slip roadoutside The Dashwood Arms, which can be found off the A40 afterleaving West Wycombe towards Stokenchurch.

Meet at 10:45 for a prompt 11:00 start.

Contact Richard

Postcode ref: HP14 3BH

Saturday 28th October

Equus at Lancaster Arts Centre, Wycombe

Fourways Theatre Company presents Equus by Peter Shaffer at Lancaster Arts Centre, Wycombe Abbey School, High Wycombe.

Performance starts at 7:45pm, meet at 7:30pm.

Car parking.

Tickets cost £12 (concs) ONLY from Mike not via the club.

Contact Mike

Postcode ref: HP11 1PE

Sunday 29th October

Walk from Little Missenden

This is a walk of approximately 5 miles taking in Little Missenden and Amersham.

Little Missenden can be found off the A413 between Amersham and Great Missenden. On leaving High Wycombe take the A404 towards Amersham, turn left at the A413.

At the next roundabout keep straight on, after about ½ mile take the slip road on the left signposted Little Missenden, follow this road until you reach the Red Lion pub on your right. Park on the road near the pub.

Meet at 10:45 for a prompt 11:00 start.

Contact Richard

Nearest postcode: HP7 0QZ

 

 NOVEMBER PROGRAMME


Saturday 4th November

Live Band and Dancing at Ivy Leaf Club, Maidenhead

Dance or listen to the group Academy (general music), at the Ivy Leaf club. A good social atmosphere, large dance floor and sensible bar prices (there will be bingo for those who wish to partake).

Doors open at 7:30, Liaisons tend to get there at 8-8:30

Address: Holmanleaze, Maidenhead. Off A4 Saint-Cloud Way (Bath Rd) next to Magnet Leisure Centre, drive into the leisure centre car park & follow it round to the right (past Tenpin) & out, turn right at Holmanleaze where you will find Ivy Leaf club.

Just £2 on the night, and say you're from Liaisons.

Contact John Harris

Postcode ref: SL6 8AW

Sunday 5th November

Walk from Penn Pond, Penn Village near High Wycombe

This is a 4 mile walk through fields and woodland going down to Penn Bottom, a lovely part of Bucks. Penn is a village about 5 miles from both Beaconsfield and High Wycombe.

We meet by Penn Pond which is opposite the Red Lion Pub, Penn on the Penn/Beaconsfield Road.

From Beaconsfield take the Penn Road B 474 through the New town, from High Wycombe/Hazlemere also take the B474 Penn Road, if coming from High Wycombe on the A404 turn right at Hazlemere Cross Roads onto that road.

Meet at 10:45 for a prompt 11:00am start.

Contact Pete

Postcode HP10 8LF

Sunday 5th November

Carvery Lunch at The Riviera Restaurant, Maidenhead

Come and join Val and your friends for a leisurely lunch by the river before the dark evenings set in. A table for 6 has been booked and can be increased if necessary. The food and prices are very good,

1 course £10.95, 2 courses £16.95, 3 courses £21.95. at 13.00.

Please book in with Val by 1st November.

Venue: Thames Riviera Hotel and Blue River Café, Maidenhead.

The venue is by the river and next to the bridge on the A4.

Please purchase drinks separately.

Contact Val

Postcode ref: SL6 8DW

Saturday 11th November

A Night of Rock at Bourne End Community Centre

Two Bands The Echo, and The Stormflies for under a tenner! and a night of great and probably rather loud music at Bourne End. The Echo, a five piece band who do The Kinks, The Jam, Blur, The Kaiser Chiefs etc. and The Stormflies, also 5 piece who do Springsteen, Bryan Adams, Free, AC/DC etc.

Tickets are just £8.25, we have bought 10 please book with Pete O and pay the club.

Doors 7pm, free parking outside.

Please note you can't book tickets via the centre for this event

Contact Pete

Postcode ref: SL8 5SX

Sunday 12th November

Walk from Great Missenden

This is an undulating ridge walk with great views and a few stiles with the unforgettable steep hill at the beginning; once you have ascended this hill the rest will be easy.

Please meet at the Link Road car park Great Missenden, HP16 9AE ; from the Great Missenden A413 bypass from Amersham there is a stretch of dual carriageway; after the dual carriageway you will pass the Deep Mill Diner on your left; drive under a railway bridge and ignore the first left turn to Great Missenden probably signposted to the Chiltern Hospital; drive over the first roundabout about a mile hence and then take the left exit at the immediate next roundabout; this is signposted Great Missenden and you are on the Link Road where you will see two opposite car parks; it doesn't much matter which you park in but I will try to be in the one on the right as it is our walk start.

There is no parking charge on a Sunday.

Please be there no later than 10:45 for an 11:00am start.

Remember the earlier you are the easier it is to park

Contact Peter J.

Postcode ref: HP16 9AE

Saturday 18th November

Indian Meal at The Last Viceroy, Bourne End

Join Angela for a meal at this popular Indian restaurant. Booking for the meal is on a first come first served basis. Arrive before 7:30.

To see menu use website: thelastviceroy.co.uk.

Address: 74, The Parade, Bourne End. Please purchase your drinks separately.

Parking in Wakeman Road, car park free after 7pm.

To book or for more info:

Contact Angela

Postcode ref: SL8 5SS

Sunday 19th November

Walk from The Harte & Magpies, Coleshill

This is a walk of approximately 5 miles with a few gradients.

The Harte & Magpies (formerly The Mulberry Bush) is located on the main A355 Beaconsfield to Amersham road.

Parking is diagonally opposite the pub in a half moon slip road (please park to one side of the road).

Ensure your cars are locked securely and all contents out of sight. 

Meet at 10:45 for a prompt 11am start.

Contact Richard

Postcode ref: HP7 0LU

Saturday 25th November

Gary Roman as Elvis (and as others) at Marlow Legion

The 'fabulous' Gary Roman will be doing his stuff at Marlow Legion, a locally renowned performer, this guarantees to be a great night of music and dancing.

Please obtain your tickets direct from the Legion. They are priced at £9 non RBL members and £7 members.

If you want to eat beforehand at the Marlow Donkey at about 6:30 let me know.

Doors 7pm music around 8:30.

Elvis leaves the building around 11:30

Contact Pete

Postcode ref: SL1 1NT

Sunday 26th November

Walk from Taplow

This is a slightly hilly 5 mile walk taking us past Victorian Hitcham House  through Haunts Wood, past the three storey Hitchambury Manor and finally past Taplow Court which has in its grounds the 7th century burial mound of the Saxon chief “Taeppa”.

We meet outside the Oak & Saw pub at 10:45 for a prompt 11:00 start.

To get there from Maidenhead take A4 towards Slough after crossing the river take first left, after about 1 mile turn right into Rectory road, pub down here on the right.

To get there from Bourne End/Wooburn follow signs to Cliveden, come past entrance, keep right at fork, follow road for about two and a half miles keeping right at next fork in about half a mile look for left into Rectory road.

Park in free village car park or on the road near the pub.

Contact Ian

Postcode ref: SL6 0ET

FUTURE EVENTS

Saturday 2nd December

Meal at Cote Brasserie, Marlow

Join Jan and Jane at this vibrant French restaurant. Time: 7:30 pm. Please purchase your drinks separately. For more info/menu go to:

https://www.coterestaurants.co.uk/restaurant/details/marlow

Table for ten booked. Address: 57 West Street, Marlow opp. Platts (motor). Car parking near by. To book for this event contact:

Jan or Jane

Postcode ref: SL7 2LS

Saturday 9th December

Music and Dancing to the Big Band "Soundforce" at Bourne End

Soundforce are an 18 piece big band with vocalists playing the music of the likes of Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Duke Ellington as well as more modern arrangers/composers and as its that time of year they will be also playing some festive songs.

Tickets are £12 each and we have booked a table of 8, food not included but you are invited to bring your own picnic for your table.

Please purchase your drinks from the bar.

Starts around 7:30 ends around 10:30 but the cosy lounge bar is open to at least 11.

We have 8 tickets available please book with Pete O before paying the club promptly. Once the 8 are sold you can book via the community centre office direct if any still left.

Venue: Bourne End Community Centre.

Free car parking outside.

Contact Pete

Postcode SL8 5SX

Saturday 16th December

Christmas Dinner Dance at Holiday Inn, Maidenhead

The Liaisons Christmas dinner dance is again at the Holiday Inn, Maidenhead, will include a 3 course meal, half a bottle of house wine, Christmas novelties, and disco.

Venue: Holiday Inn, Manor Lane, Maidenhead (off Shoppenhangers Rd).

Arrive from 7:00pm, Dinner served 7:45pm dancing until 1:00pm.

The cost will be £36 per person (same as last year), when booking can you please also book your meal and the full amount, before 24th October.

For menu see end page. For more information:

Contact Pat

Postcode ref: SL6 2RA

25th December

Christmas Day Meal

Alone on Christmas Day?

Then why not join Mike B and others at The George and Dragon on the causeway (by the bridge) Marlow at 3.00 pm.

I went there last year and was really well looked after- we will NOT be hassled out early by the way!

For anyone interested, I will need a £10 deposit and your menu choice (nearer the time) go to website,

Mike will also have copies of menu. 4 places booked.

3 Courses: £47.99, 4 Courses: £50.99.

Please let me know if interested:

Contact Mike

Postcode ref: SL7 2AA

Friday 4th May

Weekend at Norton Grange Isle of Wight 2018

16 Single Chalets have been booked for a three night break at the above Warners Resort. Entertainment includes top tribute to the Temptations from the Temps Experience. Cost is £150 per person with a non refundable deposit of £50 required at the time of booking to secure your place. An extra cost of £30 is required nearer the time for the trip on the car ferry. Ring contact for more info and booking.

Contact Richard