Friday 19th July Mike's Munch Club at The Walnut Tree

I hear good reports of both food and friendly service here in this old pub together with quite a wide range of full and snack meals.

Car share is recommended as it is very popular, particularly on a Friday. The Walnut Tree, Hedsor Road, Bourne End.

Tel 01628 532417.

12:00 for 12:30 sit down please.

I look forward to welcoming a good crowd on the day; Bon appetit.

As usual, please book in with Mike:

Contact Mike Postcode ref: SL8 5DN

Friday 19th July TGIF at the Jolly Farmer, Cookham Dean

Chill-out with Trev.

For a drink at the Jolly Farmer; meet at 8:30pm.

Directions: Take the A4094 Bourne End to Maidenhead road, at Cookham turn into High Street (B4447) straight past shops & station on the left, after approx ½ mile, turn left at the fork into Hills Lane, keep on this road for about 1 mile. Jolly Farmer is on the right.

Contact Trev. Postcode ref: SL6 9PD

Saturday / Sunday July 20th & 21st Maidenhead Festival at Kidwells Park

The 2019 two-day Maidenhead Festival will take place over the weekend of 20th & 21st July.

The family-focused event will feature music, a beach, fairground, stalls and side shows and if you're lucky you might spot a friendly clown or acrobat!

The festival will be centred around Kidwells Park but aims to involve the whole of the town and local community.

Admission is free over the weekend. Charges will apply to refreshments and some activities; do bring a chair.

Festival Stage with bands and acts throughout the day and evening finishing with fireworks. Find out more at

No need to book, just turn up or phone Irene the day before if you want to meet up around 8pm for more information please:

Contact Irene Postcode ref: SL6 8AQ

Saturday 20th July Film Night at Gloria's Home

Watch a film together, enjoy refreshments and nibbles and then join in with a critique of the film; like a book club...but without the book!!.

Numbers very limited so book early with Gloria.

Arrive at 7:30pm.

Loads of street parking on the street.

Contact Gloria Postcode ref: SL6 2LY

Saturday 20th July Company's Summer Ball at St Michaels Church Hall, Amersham

Amersham singles club Company have again invited Liaisons to their annual Summer Ball at St Michaels Church, 70 Sycamore Rd, Amersham. Glass of Bubbly on arrival, 2 course Dinner served with wine.

This is a black tie event.

Dance the night away to Live Music of Logo with their resident singer Clare.

Commences 7pm; price £25.

Pay on arrival to 'Company' (not Liaisons)

Closing Date Monday 15th July.

To book:

Contact Peter Ward or Jim Postcode ref: HP6 5DR

Sunday 21st July

Walk from Piddington

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

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

Contact Richard Postcode ref: HP14 3BH

Sunday 21st July Car Treasure Hunt from The Bell and Bottle, Bath Road, Maidenhead

A treasure hunt thro Berkshire lanes - hunting for clues and ending up at a secret Berkshire rural pub for early supper.

Spare cars may be left at the Bell and Bottle.

Timed departures from 3:00pm.

Preferably 4 people per car. Please offer your spare seats to other Liaisons members or if you need a seat contact Nina.

Choice of food cod/chicken/veggie burger plus chips and peas. Pud of brownie and cream/ice cream. £13.

Closing date for entries 14th July.

Please book entries and menu choices with Nina, and pay at the desk to secure place.

Contact Nina Postcode ref: SL6 3RX

Saturday 27th July Ascot Races by Coach from the Crooked Billet

Bill and Anita Green landlords of the Crooked Billet have invited Liaisons members to join them on their trip to Ascot Races.

A coach will take us to Ascot at 10:15am and return after the last race, arriving back at approx 7:30pm. The cost will be approximately £55 which includes coach travel and entrance to the Premier Enclosure.

There are restaurants and bars in the grounds.

Bar meals can be purchased at the Crooked Billet on our return.

The evening entertainment will be provided by 'Lazy Days' on the patio, so lets boogie at the Billet. Dress Code: Gentlemen are required to wear jackets and ties in the enclosure, whilst for ladies hats are not compulsory but recommended for the day.

For more information and to book:

Contact Mavis Postcode ref: SL7 3SG

Sunday 28th July Walk from Bledlow

This is a walk of approximately 5 miles with two hills, taking in the villages of Saunderton and Horsenden. Bledlow can be approached from the B4009 along West Lane between Princes Risborough and Chinnor.

Meet at 10:45 for a prompt 11am start in the Lions public house car park, which is situated behind the pub.

Contact Richard Postcode ref: HP27 9PE

Saturday 3rd August Vietnamese Meal at Suum, Marlow

Join Julie and Tom at Suum, a Vietnamese restaurant in Marlow. Never eaten Vietnamese food? Then you should try it! And if you have, you won't be disappointed.

Address: Suum, 40-42, Spittal Street, Marlow. Website:

Arrive at 7pm, please purchase your drinks separately.

There's limited seating, so reserve your place early.

Contact Julie or Tom Postcode ref. SL7 1DP

Sunday 4th August Healing Power of Trees at Taplow Court

Several of us went along to this really interesting open air talk and walk last year..and learned a lot about trees and woodlands in general.

If you'd like to experience this please meet Gloria in the Taplow Court car park at 2pm so we can book in ready for 2:30.

Contact Gloria Postcode ref: SL6 0ER

Also Same Day Same Venue:-

Sunday 4th August Taplow Court Open Day

This is the 30th. Anniversary of SGI - UK ( the Buddhist Centre).

Mike will be be attending, should anyone be interested in joining him. The house is on the site of a 17th. C Manor House whilst the church was in ruins by 1853. not too familiar with the significance of this place, the burial mound of a Saxon king was built on top of a scarp in the early 7th. C, but the site has been in occupation since the Bronze Age!

Finds that were made are regarded as important as those made at Sutton Hoo.

Views from the rear garden stretch from Maidenhead in the west to Windsor in the East!

There is an excellent cafe & outdoor picnic area.

From 2:00 - 4:00.

For more information:

Contact Mike Postcode ref: SL6 0ER

Monday 5th August Jazz Evening at the Jolly Woodman

Nina invites you to join her for an enjoyable evening at the Jolly Woodman, Littleworth Common, Burnham. listening to the entertaining Dixieland Swing Kings Jazz Band.

A cracking band of ex professionals with Dave the drummer ending the evening with some humorous anecdotes.

Drop by for a drink and socialise or if you want a meal and guarantee of a seat ring Nina to book a space; 7:30 pm start.

Contact Nina Postcode ref: SL1 8PF

Saturday 10th August  Food and Music at "The Drawing Room" Licensed Cafe in Chesham

A new event from a new member.

Enjoy a vegan light supper Al Fresco (a selection of Tapas and Meze) in their courtyard as well as live and original music at this unique venue just behind Chesham High Street all for £20 !

10 places are available on our table which has a large umbrella in case of poor weather.

Book early to avoid disappointment and in any event by the 1st August at the latest.

The live music entertainment to be announced, check their website.

Park in the main car car park in the middle of Chesham (look for the town hall) and just walk through the alleyway to the High Street.

The "The Drawing Room " is opposite Pearce's hardware store.

Go online to look at this venue and it's interesting owner / host.

Arrive around 7:30.

Please purchase your drinks separately.

For more info and to book:

Contact Judith Postcode ref: HP5 1DG

Saturday 17th August Party at Dorothy's

Back to the good old days, a party at Dorothy's in Chesham starting at 3pm; food will be provided; cost £5.

Please bring your favourite tipple.

Contact Dorothy Postcode ref: HP5 3LZ

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

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 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.

Contact Pete C

Saturday 28th September 4th Charity Quiz Night in Aid of MS Research at Marlow Legion

It's back!

Please come along to the annual quiz in aid of this very worthy charity; t

he 3 previous quizzes have raised a total of over £3000. Your host and Quizmaster will be Pete Oxbrow aided as ever by his able helpers Mandy and Marie.

Good quizzing not essential but the ability to have a fun night is.

This is open to everyone so either bring you own team of friends/relatives or just put your name down and you will be in a Liaisons Team.

No more than 8 to a team please.

Last years winners finished bottom the year before so you are all in a with chance of glory!

Time: 7:30 for 8 prompt start.

Price £15 including a delicious fish supper delivered by Smiles of Bourne End. Venue Marlow Royal British Legion.

Contact Pete Postcode ref: SL7 1NT

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. This 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 26th October Gloria's Hallowe'en Party

At Burnham Cricket Club with DJ. Full details to follow.