Friday 23rd August

Mike's Munch Club at Baroosh, Marlow

A very different but interesting venue this month, with a garden, do come & join me at Baroosh, 56 - 58 High St. Marlow. (Half way down on the right coming from the top).

Contact Mike B

Postcode ref: SL7 1AH

Saturday 24th August Meal at The Red Lion, Wooburn Green

Join Dianna for dinner at The Red Lion Wooburn Green, meeting there at 6:30 for 7pm.

Book first with Dianna.

The pub has been recently refurbished and has a wide range of dishes. When you book with Dianna please let her have your menu choices.

A copy of the menu is on the Club Notice Board.

Please purchase your drinks separately.

Contact Dianna Postcode ref: HP10 0EU

Sunday 25th August

Walk from Downley Common

This walk is appropriately 4 miles of undulating country landscape. Directions:

On entering Downley village, take Plomer Green Lane to the cricket pitch (towards the Le De Spencer pub) and park by the side of the common/cricket pitch.

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

Contact Richard

Nearest postcode ref: HP13 5TN

Saturday 31st August Brass Band Concert in the Bandstand

The lovely new Bandstand in Alexandra Gardens Windsor is showcasing a variety of music events this summer.

How about we go down to the gardens at around 12:30 with a picnic and then settle down for some rousing music.

If you want to come phone Gloria to let her know and make arrangements. No charge for the concert.

Contact Gloria

Postcode ref: SL4 3HY

Saturday 31st August

Glitter Sisters at Ivy Leaf Club, Maidenhead

Just turn up. £2 for Liaisons members, next to Magnet Leisure Centre.

Postcode ref: SL6 8AW

Sunday 1st September

Walk from Dorney Garden Centre

Join us for a flat 4 miles walk taking in the River Thames and views of Windsor Castle.

We meet in the car park by Dorney Court Garden Centre; go along the A4 between Maidenhead and Slough until you get to the Sainsburys Roundabout. Turn right, if coming from Maidenhead or left if coming from Slough, down Lake End Road, go over the Motorway and then turn right by the sign for Dorney Court Kitchen Garden (formerly the Walled Garden Centre) and then immediately left again.

PLEASE NOTE there is often a car boot sale on the A4 near Taplow so allow extra time if coming that way. Meet at 10:45 for a prompt 11:00 am start

Contact Pete

Postcode ref: SL4 6QP

Tuesday 3rd September * ALL TEN PLACES HAVE NOW BEEN TAKEN *

Rebellion Brewery Tour at Marlow Bottom

The launch of the Rebellion Brewery in 1993 marked the revival of Marlow's illustrious brewing tradition dating back over 240 years.

It is now located at Bencombe Farm, Marlow Bottom, and I invite you to join me there for a convivial and informative Open Night. As well as sampling their current draft beers, it is also a chance to look around the brewery and hear about its story. Included is an excellent talk by the owners on the social, historical and political view of brewing and their brewing methods.

For non-beer drinkers and drivers there is cider, wine and soft drinks by the glass in exchange for tokens. Doors open at 7pm and entry is £7 payable at the door for two drink tokens plus a souvenir glass to drink from and take home.

Group numbers are limited to 10.

Parking on-site and surrounding area is very limited and visitors are advised to use taxis, public transport or arrange lifts (the event typically attracts several hundred visitors).

I am told that limited on site parking is available for early arrivals - no prior reservation possible.

For more information and to reserve a place in the group:

Contact Martin

Postcode Ref: SL7 3LT

Friday 6th September

Dance 8 Till Late at the Hedsor Club

Dance the night away or just listen to the great music that Mike Dines plays with an occasional live band night.

Reasonably priced bar and ample parking at the Hedsor Club, Hedsor Rd Bourne End. £5, pay on the door.

Check the poster on the notice board at the Crooked Billet or for more information:

Contact Annette B

Postcode ref: SL8 5ES

Saturday 7th September

Aero Club Members Day at White Waltham

Opens at around10:00am.

Flying starts about 12:30, £6.00 to Air Ambulance and Help for Hero's for entry tickets.

Bring a Chair and Picnic.

Venue: West London Aero Club, White Waltham Airfield, Maidenhead.

Contact Pete C

Postcode ref: SL6 3NJ

Saturday 7th September

The Roy Orbison Story at Wycombe Swan

Enjoy the music of The Big O. and the songs he performed and wrote for other artists, hear songs like I Drove All Night, Only the Lonely, You Got it, Oh Pretty Woman, Love Hurts, It's Over and many more hits which will delight you and bring back memories.

The show also covers the hits Roy performed with Travelling Wilburys in the 80s.

Tickets for this wonderful show are a mere £24.50, we have secured 10 seats for this show on a first come first pay basis Starts at 7:30.

from the webmaster: I frequently stream the Travelling Wilburys on my system; this could be excellent.

To reserve a ticket before paying the club:

Contact Dorothy

Postcode ref: HP11 1XE

Sunday 8th September

Walk from Winchmore Hill (The Plough)

This is a walk of approx 5 miles, taking in the village of Colsehill, with undulating countryside and woodland.

From High Wycombe head towards Amersham on the A404, after about 5 miles you are going downhill, a right turn signposted Winchmore Hill will appear, take this road, continue along the road until you reach a sharp right turn, here you turn left, continue up this road, with the common on your right till you reach The Plough, please don't park in the car park.

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

Contact Richard

Postcode ref: HP7 0PA

Sunday 8th September

1 Hour Amble from Maidenhead

Join us for a stroll through the Maidenhead Thicket just off the A404 or the A4 depending where you live.

Refreshments and/or lunch afterwards in the Shire Horse...a very varied menu on offer.

Meet Gloria in the Thicket Car park on the Henley Road (same road as Stubbings.)

We will set off at 11:15am so please aim to be there by 11:10 latest.

Hope to see you.

Contact Gloria

Friday 13th September

Mikes Munch Club at Ivy Marlow Garden

Please come and join me at this lovely restaurant at 12:00 for 12:30 with the hidden asset of a delightful and highly imaginative garden - partly covered - if needs be, weather wise.

Don't worry price wise, at lunchtime they have two price offers; Two courses £16.50 Three courses. £21.00 Comprising of Three starters, four mains with additional extra options from 11 sides.

There are three desserts and various coffees;  in common with nearly all restaurants in the area, wine prices need watching, although house wines seem to be on par !

Do come, I am sure you won't be disappointed. I will be making arrangements in advance re. seating in order to try and get us in the most favourable position therefore it is important that you advise me as soon as you can if you are coming and most importantly, in good time if you have to cancel !

It is a very popular venue, and it will be difficult to change things at the eleventh hour

 I very much look forward to welcoming you on the day.

Address: 66-68 High St, Marlow.

Please book in preferably through my home phone / answer phone:

Contact Mike

Postcode ref: SL7 1AH

Saturday 14th September

Cheese and Wine Evening at Sue Stone's Home in Downley

Join Sue for a cheese, wine and nibbles evening at the Hawthorns, Downley. Just bring a bottle of your favourite drink.

Arrive from 6:30 onwards, numbers will be limited so early booking is essential.

£5 payable on the night.

Contact Sue

Post Code HP13 5YL

Sunday 15th September

Walk from Hughenden Valley

A hilly 5mile walk taking in The Longrove Plantations and the lovely Cryers Hill.

We meet at the Harrow public house on the junction of Valley Road and Warrrendene Road (small car park on the left opposite pub).

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

Contact Ian

Postcode ref: HP14 4LX

Saturday 21st September

Meal at The Old Bell in Wooburn Green

The Old Bell is a traditional family-run English country inn bursting with character and dating back to the 16th Century you're sure to be charmed by the beamed ceilings, open fresh vibrant bar and a large al fresco garden to the rear of the property.

Choose from mix of famous real ales and local guest ales as well as an extensive food menu with home cooked favourites at 7:30 for 10 people.

Drinks to be purchased separately.

Contact Chrissie

Postcode ref: HP10 0PL

Sunday 22nd September

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 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 the right. Park on the right near the pub.

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

Contact Richard

Nearest postcode: HP7 0QZ

Wednesday 25th September

Visit to Cumbermere Barracks, Windsor

Tour of The Household Cavalry Museum, The Cavalry Blacks (horses) are away on their annual holidays during July / August.

The cost of the tour is £15 and the duration time of the tour is 10:30 till approx. 14:45,

 Meet at Barracks at 10:00. Lunch will be served in the Dining Hall/ Cookhouse price approx. £4.00.

People attending will need form of identity (driving license, bus pass….).

Parking is at Stag Meadow which is a leisurely 10 minutes' walk from the Barracks.

Interested parties in this visit which can accommodate up to 30 persons.

Please contact me, I will send you a copy of the itinerary with all of the relevant information.

Contact George H

Postcode ref: SL4 3DN

Friday 27th September

Macmillan Coffee Morning + Country Walk at Kay's, Stokenchurch

Kay is still living in Stokenchurch for the foreseeable future, and would like to host her usual Macmillan coffee morning at around 10am followed by a circular walk from the house so you are all invited to come along for some home made cake, coffee/tea and a friendly chat.

This is a countryside fund-raising event to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Research so your support would be much appreciated.

To work off all that lovely cake, you are very welcome to join Kay for a 3 mile (approx) gentle stroll (around 12:30) across country towards Radnage. So bring some spare cash and comfortable shoes.

Please book in with Kay.

Contact Kay

Postcode ref: HP14 3QT

Saturday 28th September *THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT*

4th Charity Quiz Night in Aid of MS Research at Marlow Legion

Your host and Quizmaster will be Pete Oxbrow aided as ever by his able helpers Mandy and Marie.

Time: 7:30 for 8 prompt start. Venue: Marlow British Legion.

Contact Pete

Postcode ref: SL7 1NT

Sunday 29th September

Walk from Pinkneys Green

A walk of approx 5 miles from Pinkneys Green taking in the old brick works and various other local points of interest to Stubbings Church, mainly flat ground with part, down country lanes.

Park near the Boundary Arms (formerly, Waggon and Horses).

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

Contact Joe

Postcode ref: SL6 5DN

Tuesday 1st October Let's Twist Again, 60's Show at Brick Lane

I'm organising a trip to Brick Lane Music Hall - would you like to come and discover this unique theatre venue?

6 tickets are available at £46 each includes return coach, show and afternoon tea!

The coach will depart from old Budgens, Flackwell Heath at 12 noon and return after Show at 5:15pm.

Cheque payment (no cash please) payable M Finch at time of booking.

Cheques will be cashed beginning of July to fulfil booking requirements.

 Please contact me direct: Contact Marilyn

Wednesday 9th October Lulu In Concert at Wycombe Swan

Join the 'oldies' for a night of Lulu 'On Fire' when her tour comes to Wycombe Swan and enjoy a show packed full of hits, such as 'The Man Who Sold The World', "Relight My Fire", 'To Sir With Love' and 'Shout' and many others, as Lulu recounts her remarkable life now at 70 years old and a career that has outshone that of many of her contemporaries.

Ten tickets booked for Side Circle Left, Rows L and K at £36.50 each.

Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Book with Tim and then pay at the desk.

Contact Tim G

Postcode ref: HP11 2XE

Saturday 12th October

Skittles at The Greyhound at Eton Wick (change of venue)

Join David, for a fun evening knocking down skittles. With prizes for the teams with the highest score.

 More information in next edition.

Contact David McCulloch

Saturday 19th 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

Postcode ref: HP12 4JF

Saturday 19th October

Bee Gee Tribute + Meal at the Barn Club

Cost for 2 course meal and entertainment only £20. Arrive at 7:00, food served at 7:30.

Contact Yvonne

Postcode ref: SL7 3NA

Saturday 19th October

Leander Rowing Club Lunch and Tour at Henley

Have lunch in the UK's premier Rowing Club and get a look behind the scenes at what makes a Gold Medallist.

Two course lunch in the clubhouse (cash bar available), followed by a guided tour of the state of the art facilities used by elite athletes.

Discover more about the the Club's illustrious history and what goes into making Henley Royal Regatta such a prestigious event.

Free on-site parking for the duration of the event 1200 - 1430 (and beyond if you fancy a walk by the river or a jaunt around the town) 12 to 18 spaces available.

 £25 per person advance payment.

Contact Mel

Postcode ref: RG9 2LW (just by the river on the Bucks side)

Thursday 24th October

Quiz Night in aid of Lions Charities at Bourne End Community Centre

Fancy being in with a chance of winning £500?

On the 24th October, Bourne End Community Centre are staging a heat of the Annual Wycombe Lions quiz challenge.

As well as enjoying a fun night of quizzing, the top two teams on the night go forward to the Grand Final at Cressex Community Centre, (on Wednesday 13th November).

The winning team in that Grand Final share a prize of £500.

Liaisons are forming a team of 6 for the Bourne End night.

You pay £3 that night with proceeds again going to the Lions Charities.

The evening starts at 8:30; the quiz is in the comfortable lounge bar.

To be on the team:

Contact Julie

Postcode SL8 5SX

Saturday 26th October

Spooky - Halloween Dance Night at Burnham

Great fun evening for everyone with first drink on the house, plus some nice nibbles and tasty bites!!!?

Dress code just as casual as you like or spooky / Halloween, up to you.

Join us at Burnham Cricket club, 7.30 till late

All witches, werewolves and vampires are also welcome ?

Taplow Common Road, Burnham (just a few minutes drive from the entrance to Cliveden)

Cost £10 don't delay book in with Jan ASAP

Contact Jan Potts

Postcode ref: SL1 8LP

Saturday 16th November

The Magic of Motown at Wycombe Swan

Join us to help celebrate the sound of a generation in The Magic of Motown at Wycombe Swan at 8.00 p.m with 40 back to back classic hits from the music of Marvin Gaye, Dianna Ross, Stevie Wonder etc etc.

10 Tickets available at reduced price of £26.50 each.

Book with Tim and pay at the desk.

Contact Tim G

Postcode ref: HP11 2XE

Tuesday 19th November

That'll Be the Day Show at the Swan

The UK's most popular Rock 'N' Roll variety show celebrates the festive season with all your favourite Christmas classics from the 50's, 60's & 70's, plus plenty of hilarious comedy!

Contact Yvonne

Saturday 23rd November

Illegal Eagles at the Swan Wycombe

Featuring the very best from the Eagles repertoire including Hotel California, Take it to the limit, Life in the fast land, Take it easy, Lyin' Eyes, Desperado and plenty more.

They have been touring for two decades and continue to acclaim their extraordinary mastery of the Eagles distinctive sound.

Not to be missed.

The cost of the tickets are £24.50 and are concessions. Show starts at 7:30.

Please book first and purchase tickets from Caroline, not at desk.

Contact Caroline W

Postcode ref: HP11 2XE