The Festive Market – 29th November 2014

Come and join the fun activities at the Festive Market here at the hospice on Saturday 29th November! There will be stalls with festive gifts to buy as well as refreshments and treats.

Let the children take part in making something special for Christmas or play some of our fun games while you have a coffee and a browse, not forgetting an appearance from a special guest! It’s a perfect opportunity to get together with your family and friends and get into the Christmas spirit.

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Doors open from 12:00pm and we would love to see everybody come down to support us!

For more details please call Alice on 01923 330349 or email

Croxley Great Barn Tour – Saturday 25th October

Event Plan:

The Croxley Great Barn Tour is here. A great local event that Meet and park at St Joan of Arc School car park at 10.45am for a 15 minute walk to the barn. The barn is Grade 2* listed, circa 1397. A 5-bay aisled threshing barn, over 100ftX40ft with crownpost roof. It has recently had renovation works carried out by SPAB – Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.

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A brief history:

Croxley Great Barn, although just outside the Parish boundary, is a hidden medieval monastic barn situated in Croxleyhall Woods built with timber felled in around 1397 and probably built by Abbott John Moote of St Albans Abbey between 1397 and 1401.

With its weather boarded bays and aisles, peg hole tiled roof the barn exudes its place in history. It has sometimes been referred to as a tithe barn but these were used to store produce given to the parish priest by parishioners.

Our regular and knowledgeable building expert and Museum volunteers will be on hand to provide information and to answer any questions.

Contact Details:

Further enquiries should be directed to 01923 772325 or 01923 251905 or email Three Rivers Museum at


The Rickmansworth Society Market

The Rickmansworth Society Market is coming up this weekend and will be held at Watersmeet from the hours of 10am-1pm on Saturday 11th October. There will be many stalls set out with light refreshments available as well. There is also going to be a raffle, so there is going to be a lot of entertainment at the event.

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You’re bound to find a few bargains at a local market like this one and weather permitting; it should be a great start to the weekend. You can find the event location at the following address:

High Street, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 1EH

Admission for the event is 50p and children under the age of 12 are allowed to enter free of charge.


Grand Jumble Sale – 27th Sept 2014

The Batchworth Sea Scouts will be organising their Grand Jumble Sale which will be held at the end of the month and is sure to be a great day out for the locals. A wide variety of items will be on display such as; shoes, jewellery, furniture, book, bikes etc. There will also be a BBQ and other refreshments served at the event which is an ideal addition to the day’s events.

The event will be run from 10:30am – 12:30pm. If you intend to participate as a seller then you are required to phone a week prior to the event in order to have your items collected.

There will be a 30p admission charge for the event which is fantastic value by the scouts team.

If you have any queries regarding the event then send your questions to: or call – 07957788402

If you want to find out more about the scouts themselves then please visit –


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Moor Park Mansion Open for Guided Tours – Thursday 18th Sept 2014

Moor Park Mansion is a Grade I listed Palladian mansion set within over 300 hundred acres in Hertfordshire. The mansion which is rich with history is open for guided tours with the next available tour date being the 18th September. The original house was built in 1678. The National Association of Decorative and Fine Art Society (NADFAS) conduct the tours with great knowledge and understanding of the build which was built in the mid 1600’s.

The mansion contains magnificent paintings in its Main Hall, Thornhill Room and its Grand Staircase therefore it is definitely worth visiting.

The tour duration is only one hour, commencing at 10am and finishing at 11am. There is a dress code requirement which states that jeans and trainers are prohibited.

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Moor Park Golf Course, Rickmansworth, WD3 1QN

Moor pictures of the Moor Park Mansion are shown below:

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