Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Waterways Experiences volunteers

Royal Award For Volunteers

Waterways Experiences of Hemel Hempstead has been granted The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for its work introducing the disadvantaged to the joys of boating on the Grand Union Canal. The group were nominated by Cllr Bob Mclean, Mayor of Dacorum, who said: ‘I first visited Waterways Experiences during our Deputy Mayoral year 2015/2016, as […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Raphael Wallfisch and John York

A Musical Birthday Party

Berkhamsted Music’s new season opens on 6 October with Raphael Wallfisch and John York’s celebration of 35 years of their collaboration. They will play some of their favourite sonatas by Schubert, Brahms and Franck. Raphael is one of the most celebrated cellists performing on the international stage. He was born in London into a family […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Nica Rothschild

A Night Of Jazz At The Museum

Nica Rothschild, known as The Jazz Baroness, spent part of her early life at Tring Mansion. To celebrate her remarkable story and her 35 years as friend and patron of jazz musicians in New York, the Tring Local History Society is holding a jazz concert at Hastoe Village Hall on Saturday 22 September at 7.30pm. […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines 20mph sign

20mph Zone For Berko?

Plans are afoot for a 20mph zone in parts of Berkhamsted, from Bank Mill Lane to Mill Street, taking in Ellesmere Road, and Ravens Lane. The plan was subject to a public consultation in June, and is currently under discussion by Hertfordshire County Council. ‘If they decide there’s enough support for it, it will go […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Walk the MS Mile volunteers

Walk A Mile, Make Someone Smile

Walking a short distance may seem easy to most people, but for those with multiple sclerosis (MS) it can be a real challenge. Despite this, members of the Chilterns MS Centre will be walking a mile through Aylesbury town centre on 22 September and they would love people to join them. This local charity offers […]

Berkhamsted Living Magazine Berkhamsted FC

Football Row

The row between Berkhamsted Football Club and Berkhamsted Raiders Community Club seems to be showing no sign of abating. Earlier this year, Berkhamsted Raiders drew up detailed proposals with the aim of transforming the club into a brand new Berkhamsted Community Stadium. Berkhamsted Football Club were not happy about the proposals. Keith Pollard, Chairman of […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Swan Youth Centre

Swan Seeks Backers

A resource that’s vital to Berkhamsted’s future generations – the Swan Youth Centre (SYC) – is struggling for funds, and it needs the town to be more involved. The Swan has lost almost 50% of its funding in recent years and it needs about £45,000 just to maintain the facilities and activity programmes it offers. […]

Berkhamsted Living Magazine Berkofest book tent

Brand New Book Tent For Berkofest

Plans have been bubbling along all summer, and now, finally, Berkofest 2018 has arrived – and this year it’s got a brand new Waterstones book literary tent! With talks and panels with authors including Erin Kelly, author of Sunday Times’ bestseller He Said She Said; Berkhamsted’s very own bestseller Rowan Coleman, author of The Summer […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Chiltern Walking Berkhamsted trenches

Best Foot Forward

Get your walking boots on and get exploring the beautiful Chilterns countryside this autumn. The Chiltern’s Walking Festival takes place from 6-21 October, and as usual the 16-day programme of over 50 themed guided walks and activities includes walks for everyone from experienced walkers to complete novices. Led by experienced, local volunteer guides, the autumn […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Hospice Blue Head

Blue Head For The Hospice

A garden that brought the wow factor to this year’s Chelsea Flower Show is to open at The Hospice of St Francis in September. The Silver-Gilt winning Myeloma UK Garden will open at the Hospice on Sunday 16 September. Its designers, John Everiss and Francesca Murrell, will give talks about its creation and Dame Carolyn […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Lockers Park School The Scholars

Academic Success At Lockers Park

Lockers Park School celebrated academic success last term with its 100% pass rate for the Common Entrance exams, with all pupils securing places at their chosen schools. Five pupils also attained sought-after scholarships to leading British senior schools. The academic accomplishments see three boys securing Academic Scholarships to St Albans School, a Music Exhibition to […]

Berkhamsted Living Magazine Graham Greene

20 Years Of The Graham Greene Festival

Berkhamsted’s favourite and best-known author is celebrated for the 20th year in a four-day extravaganza this September. Running from 20-23 September, the Graham Greene International Festival includes talks, guided walks and film and music nights at the Civic Centre, Town Hall and Berkhamsted School. Founded seven years after the author’s death, this annual event is […]