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The planning of our events are constantly revised and adjusted to reflect current Covid-19 controls and constraints that are in place. Please see below the programme of events.

We are delighted to recommence the walks programme from Wednesday April 14th as outlined below. For more information see link.

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December 2020

Free

Organised Walk – Hambleden Village, Oxon (‘Groovers’ – a casual, easy-paced walk)

December 16, 2020 @ 10:20 am

Participants to assemble 15 minutes before the walk commencement time for Welcome Briefing etc. Meet in the public car park in Hambleden village, just beyond The Stag and Huntsman PH, RG9 6RP. A 5.5 mile walk through the Hamble valley and surrounding hills. Some brief climbs, but nothing too strenuous. With luck the Hamble Brook may be flowing again, as it was earlier in 2020. Explorer 171 GR SU 785865 CS Map 11 Oxon By completing the booking you are confirming that…

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Organised Walk – Hambleden Village, Oxon (‘Movers’ – a slightly more brisky pace)

December 16, 2020 @ 10:35 am

Participants to assemble 15 minutes before the walk commencement time for Welcome Briefing etc. Meet in the public car park in Hambleden village, just beyond The Stag and Huntsman PH, RG9 6RP. A 5.5 mile walk through the Hamble valley and surrounding hills. Some brief climbs, but nothing too strenuous. With luck the Hamble Brook may be flowing again, as it was earlier in 2020. Explorer 171 GR SU 785865 CS Map 11 Oxon By completing the booking you are confirming that…

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January 2021

Dacorum Local Plan Consultation – Open Event

January 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Dacorum Borough Council has published its Local Plan, and we would like to hear your thoughts before the Chiltern Society respond at this open event. Agenda: 17.00 - Welcome: Tom Beeston: Chief Officer 17.05 - Chiltern Society Position (to date): Colin Blundel: Planning Officer 17.15 - Chiltern Society Planning Local Representatives discussion 17.30 - Q&A / Open Forum 17.55 - Meeting Close/Roundup: Colin Blundel: Planning Officer A copy of our open letter sent to Dacorum District Councillors and local Dacorum MPs,…

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Photogroup’s Heraldry Presentation – Online

January 16 @ 10:15 am
On Line (Zoom), Call-in details to follow

The Chiltern Society's Photogroup are delighted to invite you to John Hockey's heraldry presentation on Saturday, 16 January 2021 at 10.30am via Zoom (the 'virtual doors' will open at 10.15am). Covid-19 prevents us holding indoor meetings for the foreseeable future, so we have decided to meet online using Zoom. John Hockey will give a presentation on heraldry, defined as a system of devising and regulating coats of arms and other armorial bearings. However, John describes heraldry as being, “Colourful, full…

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March 2021

Free

Running with Wildlife in the South Chilterns (Online Talk)

March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online, Full details to follow

Join us for the first Chiltern Society talk, celebrating our green landscape. This talk is being led by our guest Tim Davie, Director-General of BBC with talk host Simon Kearey, Chiltern Society Chair. Tim is passionate about the Chilterns and is a keen supporter of the work the Chiltern Society does to map and maintain the footpaths of the Chilterns. A while back, after over a decade of running the paths of South Oxfordshire and across the world, Tim set…

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April 2021

Free

Food Shopping for Wildlife (Online Talk)

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online, Full details to follow

Join us for the second Chiltern Society talk, celebrating our green landscape. This talk is being led by our guest Russ Carrington, Manager of Knepp Regenerative Farms with talk host Tom Beeston, Chiltern Society Chief Officer. Russ Carrington, is leading Knepp Castle Estate’s new vision of a regenerative agricultural enterprise to sit alongside its rewilding venture. Russ is seen as one of the UK’s experts in farming in harmony with nature and wildlife. Call-in details are as follows: When: Apr…

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