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Community news for Beaconsfield, Gerrards Cross, Seer Green and Jordans
AUTHOR Frederick Forsyth, who lives in Seer Green, will read from his new book at a concert in the village this evening. Holy Trinity Church is hosting the event, which also features Royal Opera House soprano Melissa Alder, supported by the church choir. Organisers promise something for everyone, including religious music, opera and musical theatre. Tickets are £10 to include a glass of mulled wine and are available from The Jolly Cricketers pub.
HOLTSPUR Senior Citizens Club meets at Kiln Court on Tuesday at 12.30pm for their annual lunch. New members welcome. Details from Norman on 01494 674947.
PINEWOOD Studios and Amersham & Wycombe College are set to explore the creation of a ‘centre of excellence’ for students. The project, which would be based at the Iver Heath film studios, would give students the chance to work with industry experts and gain qualifications that have been designed for and by employers.
THE Seer Green and Jordans Society urgently needs new committee members if it is to continue to serve the two villages. Contact Nigel Morgan on 01494 672416.
BEACONSFIELD’s National Film and Television School is screening Salmon Fishing in The Yemen as part of a charity event this evening. The event is in aid of a Rotary project in Uganda and kicks off at 7pm with the film, starring Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Kristin Scott Thomas and Amr Waked starting at 8pm. Tickets are £16 including wine and canapés. More details from Cliff Dorling, 01494 677999 or Jenny Owen, 01494 677571.
ANOTHER ten-week Nordic Walking course starts at the Beacon Sports Centre in Holtspur on Monday, January 28 from 10am to 11am, costing £50 with poles provided. To book call 01494 677764.
BEACONSFIELD Library has a coffee morning on Friday from 10am – 12 noon. All welcome.
GERRARDS Cross & District Committee for Macmillan Cancer Support invite you to Bridge Afternoon at the Memorial Centre on Monday, January 28 at 1.30pm prompt (doors open 1.15pm). £32 a table with tea included in the price. Chicago Bridge and raffle. Reserve your table and purchase tickets in advance from Pat Chapman on 01753 883573 or Nan Perkins on 01753 885124.