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What's on at the Chorleywood Christmas Festival?

posted 1 Dec 2011, 12:08 by Tomo   [ updated 1 Dec 2011, 14:50 ]
Where?

Lower Road (from Berks Hill) through Main Parade and Whitelands Avenue

When?

Friday 2nd December 2011, 4pm to 9pm.

Who's going to be there?
  • Stalls run by local charities, organisations and crafts people
  • Chorleywood Bookshop: Local illustrator Lizzy Duncan signing the new Tollins book Dynamite Tales. Where’s Wally Treasure Hunt HQ : find Wally hidden in shops. Pick up and return forms to Bookshop
  • ‘What’s not in the window?’ Competition from Chorleywood Primary
  • Sewell and Gardner: Mulled wine and chocolates, Christmas tattoos and Disco vibes
  • Catch of the Day: Fish Fight soup and fishy concoctions
  • J & J May: Roast chestnuts and home made pies
  • Morgan’s Deli: Christmas sweet treats
  • Manna Fine Foods: Free sausage roll with every glass of Bailey’s / irish Coffee
  • Santa’s Grotto at Sheraton House supported by Binks Estate Agents. £1 to local charity. Take colouring competition entries to Santa!
  • Poores: Santa 6pm — 9pm free gifts to children under the age of 12
  • Budgens: Food and wine tasting
  • John Roberts: Mulled wine and mince pies. Scalectrix racing
  • Hetheringtons: Seasonal tipples
  • Hair Studio: Sherry and mince pies and quick fix creative hair — plaiting, curling
  • Sevenoaks Sound and Vision : Bucks Fizz and mince pies. Free entry into a draw for Mini speaker system for iPod worth £299.00
  • Ultimate Destinations: Golf game with prizes including champagne
  • Satya Photography Kodak Express : Face Painting from 5pm, donations to The Peace Hospice. Free gift for all loyalty card customers
  • Eden Pose: 15% off all clothing and bag for life giveaway
  • Andrew Fleming: 20% off flowers ordered on the night
  • Timeless interiors : A free glass of bubbly and canapes and free raffle for a prize of stylish Christmas tableware
  • PCFixup Tea, coffee, biscuits and mince pies
  • Purple Hedgehog: Free gift with every E10 spent
  • Dove Spa : Beauty goodies offers : 3 for 2 on new bath and body range
  • Higgins’ famous Hog Roast
  • Parade Pharmacy: Mulled wine
  • Stratton Bakery : Mulled wine and mini savouries
  • Bichard Neil Barbers: Badminton Game
  • James Peddle : write a tag and hang on the Christmas tree in memory of a loved one
  • Chorleywood Sports: 25% off everything on the night from 5.30pm — 8.30pm
  • Chiltern Physiotherapy: Charity raffle to win champagne and 10 week Pilates course
  • Real Eyes, JD’s Barber, E Clips, Sheratons : all sewing festive drinks and nibbles
  • The cast of Talkwood Productions’ Christmas Carol will be challenging children to track down Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future, then answer some questions relating to the story.
The festival will have two main stages at either end of the event

ACOUSTIC STAGE (Whitelands Avenue / End of Main & New Parade)

4.00 Russell School singers
4.15 Christ Church School singers
4.30 Chorleywood Primary School singers
4.45 Carol Kristian Theatre School presents a taste of panto
5.00 Talkwood Productions —Songs from their upcoming Memorial Hall Christmas shows
5.15 Musical Interlude
5.30 Festive singalong led by Mick Flinn and local musicians
5.50 Beatboxing —Vocal percussion from Voicetramentalist and friends
6.05 Amersham A Cappella - Award winning chorus
6.20 Chorleywood Choral Society bring Christmas cheer
6.35 Musical Interlude
6.50 Community Carol singing - Churches of Chorleywood
7.10 Tollins are back! An extract read from Conn lgguIden’s Tollins Dynamite Tales
7.20 Seasonal tuneage and more from Watford Hospital Radio

MAIN STAGE (Lower Road / Foot of Berks Hill)

5.00 St Clement Danes Jazz Band — 22 piece big band
5.25 Community Carol singing — Churches of Chorleywood
5.40 Amersham A Cappella — Award winning choru
6.10 Talkwood Productions — songs from their upcoming Memorial Hall Christmas shows
6.30 Potted Panto - CBBC’s Dan & Jeff give a taster of their witty Olivier Award nominated show prior to their west end run at the Garrick Theatre I I
6.50 Jack Garratt — Acoustic sounds from local singer songwriter
7.15 Beatboxing — Vocal percussion from Voicetramentalist and friends
7.35 Blues Brothers Banned — 10 piece high energy showband play soul, swing, R&B and ska on the stage where it all started 9 years ago.

TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE
(Information replicated from Chorleywood Business Assocation)

The Chorleywood Residents Association will be opposite the Main Stage near the junction of Lower Road and Berks Hill.
Please come and say hello, we'll have committee members available from 3pm to 8pm.
  • Pin the nose on the Reindeer
  • Raffle for two hampers
  • Hot Chocolate and something to nibble
More information is available on the slight changes to the event this year here.
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