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Here’s a snapshot of our events throughout the year.
For information about any of these events, please call 01442 869555, email or visit our website
Valentine’s Ball
Saturday 13th February,
7pm – midnight,
Berkhamsted Town Hall
An evening of live music, bubbly and a three-course meal awaits, organised by two of our 2016 trekkers.
Art & Crafts Exhibition –
Returned to Glory
Saturday 27th February,
10am – 5pm and Sunday
28th February, 10.30am – 4.30pm A new event showcasing the
work of local artists with the opportunity to buy paintings, prints, ceramics and glassware.
For more information, phone 01442 874356 or email
Make A Will Month
Make your Will in March with a local solicitor who will waive their fee in lieu of a donation to the Hospice. See page 3 for details and visit
Sunday 20th March, Hinton Airfield, Brackley See page 5 for details.
Berkhamsted Golf Day
Friday 15th April,
Berkhamsted Golf Club
A fun day on the fairway – with a gala dinner and auction to follow. Find out more by emailing
Brighton Marathon
Sunday 17th April
Renowned for its buzzing atmosphere and roaring crowd support, The Brighton Marathon is one of the UK’s favourite 26.2-milers.
Land’s End to John
O’Groats Cycle
3rd – 15th May or
30th August – 11th September This tough 1,000-mile challenge is a fabulous way to see some
of the most stunning and remote countryside in the British Isles by bike.
Spring Designer Event –
Returned to Glory
Saturday 7th May,
10am – 5pm,
Sunday 8th May,
10.30am – 4.30pm
Be early to grab the best bargains! Upcycled furniture, designer fabrics and much more.
For more information, please phone 01442 874356 or email
Spring Ball
Saturday 14th May, 7.30pm ‘til late,
Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon, NW9 5QW
See page 4 for details or for more information email
Markyate Plant Sale
Saturday 28th May,
from 10am, 64 High Street, Markyate, AL3 8HZ
From summer bedding plants and a selection of perennials to the ever popular fruit and vegetable plants, Markyate’s party of the year for garden lovers is back!
Harpenden Golf Day
Wednesday 8th June, Harpenden Golf Club, Hammonds End
3 Cities Bike Ride
8th – 12th June
Ride from London to Brussels via Amsterdam!
St Albans Half Marathon
Sunday 12th June
Read all about it on page 5.
Laura’s Fashion
Sample Sale
Thursday 30th June,
10am – 6pm, The Spring Centre, The Hospice of St Francis
With over 2,000 garments and items of jewellery on sale, treat yourself to something for the new season. Cash/cheques only.
The Challenge Trophy Stocks Golf Club
Friday 8th July, Stocks Golf Club
London to Paris Cycle Ride
– Tour de France Edition
20th – 24th July
Cycle from London to Paris, travelling through the best cycling routes in Europe!
Dacorum Annual Steam
and Country Fayre
30th – 31st July,
Green Croft Farm, Potten End,
nr. Hemel Hempstead
A great family day out with a range of local craft stalls and activities for all ages, and plenty to see for steam and tractor enthusiasts! Visit www.dacorummachineryandsteam.
RideLondon-Surrey 100
Sunday 31st July
Take on a cycling challenge like no other through the closed roads of London and the Surrey Hills.
Great North Run
Sunday 11th September,
From Newcastle to South Shields Be part of the world’s most iconic half marathon! Visit www.stfrancis.
Ashridge Golf Day
Wednesday 14th September, Ashridge Golf Club
This will be our 15th annual Golf Day at Ashridge Golf Club! Email
Trek Machu Picchu &
Community Project
24th September – 4th October
See page 4 for more details about this once-in-a-lifetime challenge!
Royal Parks Half Marathon
Sunday 9th October
This fantastic course takes in four of London’s stunning royal parks on its 13.1-mile route.
Coffee morning
Come along to the Hospice on the last Friday of every month from 10am for tea and cake, a tour (optional) and a browse around the craft fayre.
Film forum
Everyone is invited to our monthly film forum in The Spring Centre on the first Wednesday of each month. Find out more by emailing
Midnight Walk
Saturday 25th June,
Hemel Hempstead
Our tenth anniversary special! See page 4 for details or
visit midnightwalk
Garden Party at
Ashridge House
Sunday 22nd May, 1pm – 5pm
See page 4 for details.
Mud Pack III
Sunday 23rd October,
Ashridge House
Mud Pack III is coming... Get ready for even more mud than before! Register your interest by emailing
Bubble Rush – the frothiest fun run in Herts & Bucks Sunday 17th April, Gadebridge Park, Hemel Hempstead
Find details of our brand new Bubble Rush on page 5 and at bubblerush
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Events Calendar 2016

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