January 2018

Planned events within the parish of Rotherfield Peppard for the month of January:-

Friday 1st December to Saturday 6th January
Greys Court 10.00 – 16.00
Tudor Christmas in the Cromwellian
The Cromwellian building at Greys Court will be showing how a Tudor Christmas would have been celebrated. For further information phone: 1491628529 or email: greyscourt@nationaltrust.org.uk

Thursday 4th January
Peppard C of E Primary School
Start of School Term

Sunday 7th January
Circle Dancing at Christ the King
15.30 – 17.00
Circle Dancing is for all who wish to experience music and dance from around the world with traditional and modern choreographics. No partner needed, just comfortable shoes and a readiness to find the sense of harmony and wellbeing that it brings. Contact: 0149 1874220

Sunday 7th January
All Saints’ Church
18.30 Festival Evensong for Epiphany

Monday 8th January
Kingwood Common Conservation Group
Working Party – Venue – Cherry Croft RG9 5NA
The Kingwood Common Conservation Group work parties run from 9:30 to 13:00, and volunteers are welcome for all or any part of that time. No special skills needed, just come with your boots, old clothes, workgloves (if you have them). Hand-tools and briefings will be provided, along with tea/coffee/biscuits at break-time. You’ll need to be aged 18 or over, reasonably fit, and have plenty of enthusiasm. We welcome men and women of all ages.  Where we meet depends on where we are working but an email is sent to all volunteers on the mailing list about a week before to let them know where we will be. If anyone would like to be added to the mailing list then please contact Matthew – matthewdavis550@outlook.com Further information can be found at:  https://chilternsociety.org.uk/event/chiltern-society-kingwood-common-conservation-group/

Tuesday 9th January
Chiltern Edge Horticultural Society
Illustrated Talk
Meetings are held at the Peppard War Memorial Hall commencing at 19.30. More information can be obtained from Members of the Society or Mark Richards on 07789553838

Wednesday 10th January
Peppard WI
Ragbag and Cocktail
Commencing at 14.00 with Julia Miles at the Peppard War Memorial Hall

Saturday 13th January
Sue Ryder Sale – 10.30 – 12.30
Should any unforeseen circumstances necessitate an amendment, a revised programme will be issued. Saleable donated goods are welcomed week days 09.00 – 16.30. We regret we are unable to accept goods on the day of a sale or the day before. Volunteers are always welcome to help sort and allocate donated goods and to assist with sales every day of the week.

Saturday 13th January
Henley and Goring Ramblers
5 mile walk
Commencing at 14.00 from Henley Town Hall. Up hill to Pack and Prime Lane, up hill to Dog lane and Greys Church, returning down Happy Valley. Three stiles and some mud. Lovely views and woods. Pub stop at the end. SD 01491 Further information can be obtained by phoning 575625 / 07800819845

Sunday 14th January
Peppard Commons Work Party 10.00
The work party will meet at 10.00 at the bottom of the ‘ski slope’. For further information contact Tony Rancombe at (tonyrancombe@yahoo.co.uk) to receive confirmation of work party details each month in advance.

Sunday 14th January
Henley and Goring Ramblers
4 mile walk
Commencing at 10.30 from Rotherfield Greys, The Maltsters. Short walk in the local area. Pub stop at the end. A&TB 01491 Further information can be obtained by phoning 575500 / 07587 603981

Tuesday 16th January
St Michael’s Catholic Church
Snack & Chat
Our free monthly ‘Snack & Chat’ lunches have continued and are open to all. Come with a friend to have a bowl of soup and a chat in St Michael’s church hall (behind the church), Peppard Road, Sonning Common. Doors open at 12.00 and soup served at 12.30


Wednesday 17th January

Peppard Memorial Hall
Peppard Lunch Club
Peppard War Memorial Hall at 12.00. If anyone would like to come and join us you will be made very welcome. For further information contact Betty on 01491 681780

Wednesday 17th January
Henley and Goring Ramblers
6 mile walk
Commencing at 10.00 from Nettlebed, The Old Kiln. Undulating circular walk via Stoke Row and English Farm. Pub stop. Registered Assistance Dogs only. Phone  01491 641567 /07748 662184 for further information

Friday 19th January
Peppard Revels Film Club
The Viceroys House
Starring Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson, Manish Dayal, Huma Qureshi, Michael Gambon, Simon Callow. £10 for supper in a bowl, a glass of Laithwaites wine and the film. Tickets (which must be booked in advance) from Linda Collison 077 477 62871. or lindacollison1@aol.com. 19.00 Peppard War Memorial Hall. Book early to avoid disappointment!

Saturday 20th January
Kingwood Common Conservation Group
Working Party – Venue – Cherry Croft RG9 5NA
The Kingwood Common Conservation Group work parties run from 9:30 to 13:00, and volunteers are welcome for all or any part of that time. No special skills needed, just come with your boots, old clothes, workgloves (if you have them). Hand-tools and briefings will be provided, along with tea/coffee/biscuits at break-time. You’ll need to be aged 18 or over, reasonably fit, and have plenty of enthusiasm. We welcome men and women of all ages.  Where we meet depends on where we are working but an email is sent to all volunteers on the mailing list about a week before to let them know where we will be. If anyone would like to be added to the mailing list then please contact Matthew – matthewdavis550@outlook.com Further information can be found at:  https://chilternsociety.org.uk/event/chiltern-society-kingwood-common-conservation-group/ 

Saturday 20th January
Henley and Goring Ramblers
4.2 mile walk 
Commencing at 10.00 from Nettlebed, village hall. Park at hall, or opposite hall on other side of the road, or near The Old Kiln. Walk via Park Corner and Westwood Manor Farm. Optional lunch at the Field Kitchen or White Hart. For further information pnone  01491 640858 / 07894580413

Sunday 21st January
St John the Baptist, Kidmore End
18.30 Christian Unity Service

Saturday 27th January
Henley and Goring Ramblers
5 mile walk
Commencing at Henley Town Hall. Along the Thames Path to Aston, return via Remenham. Further information from SA 01491 871255 / 07462 404011

Sunday 28th January
Henley and Goring Ramblers
10 mile walk
Commencing at 10.00 from Nettlebed, The Old Kiln. Winter walk Nettlebed, second of Four Seasons Walk. The walk will be repeated over four seasons. Inviting all avid photographers to record the differences between the seasons. Further information from WK 07765 408168

Wednesday 31st January
Henley and Goring Ramblers
3 mile walk
Commencing at 10.30 from Rotherfield Greys village hall. A circular walk around the Greys Court estate. Option of lunch at the Maltsters Arms afterwards. Further information from HC 01491 575727 / 07738 760360