Bushey Festival 2019


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Garden Party at Bushey House Beaumont

2.30-5pm Bushey House High St Bushey WD23 1QN
020 8421 8844
Dawn Coulbert, Sandra Caine, the staff and residents invite you to
enjoy tea, cakes and live entertainment with us and have an opportunity
to tour the house and stroll in the beautiful gardens.
Tickets £3 Pay on the door
Organised by Bushey House Beaumont – a donation will be made to
the Bushey Festival.

Flower Festival “Blessings”

28th, 29th & 30th June.
28th June 10am-5.30pm Bushey & Oxhey Metodist Church
King Edward Road WD19 4DA.
An exhibition of flowers arranged by local churches and organisations.
Tea and coffee available.
Entry inc. programme £1.50 All proceeds to Mind.


Bushey Trail

Click or tap here to download details of this years Bushey Trail

Bentley Priory Museum Tour

11am & 2pm Bentley Priory Museum,
Mansion House Drive, Stanmore HA7 3FB

In a beautiful Grade II listed Mansion House in Stanmore, Bentley
Priory Museum tells one of the most important narratives of
modern history. Bentley Priory was Headquarters Fighter Command
during the Battle of Britain. The Museum commemorates the
aircrew who fought in the skies above Britain, without whose
tireless work victory would not have been possible.
Entry £7 per person with ticket.
Pre-booking essential: www.bentleypriorymuseum.org.uk/whats-on
Phone: 020 8950 5526 or send cheque and s.a.e. to The Museum
Cafe available.

Flower Festival

See Fri 28th June for details

Lunchtime Concert

12noon St James’s Church, High Street,
Bushey WD23 1BD.

Juhee Chang – violinist from Royal College of Music
Free Entry, retiring collection


Flower Festival

See Fri 28th June for details

Dog Walk

10am-12noon King Stag Gastropub 15 Bournehall Rd Bushey WD23 3EH
Starting and finishing at the pub, voted East of England’s most dog friendly pub 2016 and runner up 2017. Free sausage for all dogs and free glass of Pimms for all humans joining the Walk (or alternative, soft drink for children) while stocks last. 020 8950 2988 www.thekingstag.com for details.

Bushey Rangers FC 6-a-side

9am-2pm and 2-6pm Bushey Rangers FC The Moatfield Bournehall Lane Bushey WD23 3JU
Age groups U7’s up to and including U14s (U7’s & U8s 5-a-side).
Refreshments available inc BBQ, fruit stall, ice cream. Bar open 12 noon.
For info and application form: michaelmfallon@aol.com  07539 300305
Entry £45 per team max 8 players.

Songs of Praise

6pm Bushey & Oxhey Methodist Church King Edward Road WD19 4DA
Come and sing some popular hymns, surrounded by the beauty of the Flower Festival  displays.


Primary Schools’ Quiz Challenge

4-6pm Bushey Manor School Grange Road Bushey WD23 2QL
Teams of four from local primary schools compete for prizes and the Festival Cup. Questions cover the obvious and the not-so-obvious but all are good fun!
Entries via the schools. All welcome. Free entry
Refreshments sponsored by Bushey Pharmacy.

Festival Quiz Night

7pm for 7.30pm prompt – 10.45pm Blue Check Restaurant High St Bushey WD23 3DH
Always one of our most popular events. Book early to avoid disappointment.
Form a table of 8 or join others for a fun evening.
Tickets £20 inc 3 course meal.
Online tickets for this event are no longer available. Please call the restaurant on 020 8421 8811


Bentley Priory Museum Tour

11am & 2pm Bentley Priory Museum,
Mansion House Drive, Stanmore HA7 3FB

See Sat 29th June for details

Purcell School Concert

7pm Constance Pilkington Hall Purcell School
Aldenham Road, Bushey, WD23 2TS

Purcell School Chamber Choir and Orchestra, performing
Copland – ‘In the Beginning’ and ‘Appalachian Spring’
and Mozart ‘Sinfonia Concertante for Wind’
Admission: £10 on the door or online: purcellchamberorchestra eventbrite.co.uk.
Concessions, Under 18’s/students £5.

For details phone 01923 331100

Charity Quiz Night

8.30-10.45pm The 3 Crowns 1 High Road Bushey Heath WD23 1EA
3 rounds of multiple choice questions and 1 picture round.
Teams of 2-6.
£3 per person. All proceeds to charity including 15% of cost of meals.


Flower Arranging Demonstration

2pm St James’s Church House High St Bushey WD23 1BD
An afternoon of flower arranging by Christine Long, entitled “Are you sitting comfortably”
followed by tea and cakes and a raffle of the flower arrangements.
Tickets £5 (inc refreshments)

Walking Reading Group

2pm Bushey Library, Sparrows Herne, WD23 1FA
Borrow ‘The Lido’ by Libby Page from the library then join us for
a stroll to discuss the book. Starts and fi nishes at the Library.
Places are limited, please register for your place at the Library.
Please read the book beforehand.
Free Event (donations welcomed for refreshments)

Woodside Morris Men

8-9pm The Swan Pub 25 Park Rd Bushey WD23 3EE.
Watford’s Morris Men performing at
this historic pub – the perfect combination.
You may get a chance to join!
Further info at www.woodsidemorrismen.com

Bridge Afternoon

2-5pm Sacred Heart Parish Centre London Rd Bushey WD23 1BA
Come to a friendly Chicago Bridge afternoon with refreshments and prizes.
All standards welcome. Bring a partner if you can, or partners can be
organised on the day.
Please pre-book. Tickets £5 Pay on arrival
For details contact Malcolm Cairns 07724 074725
Hall kindly given free by Sacred Heart Church
Organised by Sacred Heart Bridge Club

Murder Mystery Evening

7-10.30pm The Bushey Centre High St, Bushey WD23 1TT
‘Who Killed The Secret Agent?’ – by Chris Martin.

Come join us for a night of misdirection, suspicion and
subterfuge, and snoop out the not one, but two people
responsible for the death of a secret agent! We need YOU to
fi nd out! With dinner provided, a playful plot-line guaranteed and
plenty of other quizzes and activities to keep your detective skills
sharpened, this is a night you won’t want to miss!
£15 inc dinner. Bring your own drinks.
Payment via http://ticketsource.co.uk/stjamesmad


Cream Tea in the Rose Garden

2.30 – 4.30 pm The Rose Garden High St, Bushey WD23 3HH
Come along and enjoy a delicious, “Wimbledon style” cream tea served
in our beautiful Rose Garden.
Tickets £5.00 on the door or from http://www.friendsofbusheyrosegarden.uk/

Author Event and Afternoon Tea – CANCELLED

2.30pm Bushey Library Sparrows Herne Bushey Heath WD23 1FA
Call the Midwife, a true story of the East End in the 1950’s. Find
out the truth behind the stories seen on the TV series from the
family of the author, Jennifer Worth.
Tickets £7/concessions £5 (over 65, students under 18)
Available from www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/libraries or from the
Library. 0300 123 4049

Klezmer Evening

8-10.15pm Bushey United Synagogue 177-189 Sparrows Herne Bushey WD23 1QN
Come and join the Bushey Jewish Community for a Klezmer Concert
– traditional wedding and dance music from the Ashkenazi Jews
of Eastern Europe. Fans of Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Benny Goodman
& Artie Shaw will recognise how Klezmer Rhythms affected their
music as well as the development of American jazz.
Refreshments included.
Entry £10 Book online only at www.busheyus.org (giving names
please). Please also note that a bag check may be required on entry.


Two Choir Evening – CANCELLED

7.30-10pm. Queens’ School Aldenham Rd, Bushey WD23 2TY
One Voice Watford Community Choir have been singing for fun and
the local community since 2008. They are non-selective and all
are welcome. Come and join them! Choirs R Us, Barnet’s singing
sensation. With over 80 men and women, they sing a lively mixture
of Pop, Soul and Gospel in harmony.
Tickets £10 inc glass of wine. Under 16s £5

Bushey Auctions Valuation Day

10am-4.30pm. Elton House, Elton Way, Bushey WD25 8HA
Richard Kluk of Bushey Auctions and Sandeep Gourlay
at Elton House invite you to bring your collectables,
silver, jewellery… for a free auction valuation.
Visit Bushey’s most recent retirement care home and
have your antiques valued.
Book a valuation time by phone or just turn up with with your items.
OPEN to ALL – 07504 201 202 or 020 8386 2552

Bushey & Oxhey Round Table Beer Festival

6-11pm. The 3 Crowns High Road Bushey Heath WD23 1EA
Enjoy a selection of 10 real ales and 6 ciders in the garden. Food
available plus wines, lagers and soft drinks. Hosted by B & O
Round Table.
All proceeds to charity.


Open Studio & Garden

6th & 7th July 10.30am-4pm
The Old Bakery, 53 Park Road Bushey WD23 3EE
An opportunity to see paintings by local water colour artist,
Anthony Wildig and to explore his hidden garden in Park Road.
Free entry 020 8950 6498 anthony.wildig1@gmail.com

Reveley Artists’ Challenge

11am-4pm Reveley Lodge 88 Elstree Rd Bushey Heath WD23 4GL
Choose your own medium. An opportunity to paint or draw in the garden at Reveley Lodge.
Judging at 3.30pm. Please bring your own equipment and refreshments.
To register ring 020 8950 1017 or email granville.taylor@googlemail.com.

Lunchtime Concert

12noon St James’s Church, High Street, Bushey WD23 1BD.
The North London Military Wives choir.
Free Entry, retiring collection

Bushey Parish Summer Fair 

11am-3pm St James’s Church, High St Bushey WD23 1BD
Entry by Lucky Programme (£1)
Stalls including White Elephant, Tombola, Beer & Fizz Tent.
Fun and games in and around St James’s Church: BBQ, Ice-creams,
food served in Church House throughout the Fair.
1-3pm Tower Tours: Climb up the 15th Century Tower, watch a
demonstration and try your hand at bell ringing, then go right up to
the tower roof – only 76 steps! Enjoy the best view in Bushey.
Escorted groups of 10, visits approx. 30 mins
Tickets £4, under 18s £2, 5-12s free (with adult supervision).
Sorry, no under 5s on Tower Visits.

Bushey & Oxhey Round Table Beer Festival

Noon – 11pm The 3 Crowns
See Fri 5th for details

Rockin’ In The Park

Festival Marquee, King George recreation Ground
From 7 to 9.30pm

Join The Kopy Katz for an eveningof high-octane rockabilly
rok ’n’ roll, covering songs by 50’s rockers like
Eddie Cochran, Carl Perkins and Jonny Cash to
The Stray Cats, T. Rex, Rolling Stones and Billy Idol.
Supported by Helen, Vintage Singer
FREE event, licenced Bar


Festival in The Park

An all day family fun event in the King George Recreational Ground.
Featuring local live music, dancing, fairground rides, craft stalls, animals to pet, food & drink and lots more.
Click here for more info.

Bushey & Oxhey Round Table Beer Festival

Noon – 6pm The 3 Crowns
See Fri 5th for details

Bushey Festival Circular Walk – BADFA

King George Recreation Ground King George Ave Bushey WD23 4NT
10.45am for prompt 11.00am start. 4.5 miles
A circular walk taking in the Millennium Cairn and the Jubilee
Bridge in Merry Hill Wood and the sink hole in Attenborough Fields.
Meeting point: Café in King George Rec Ground.
Restricted parking at the Park (entrance off King George Ave)
Bring a picnic. Under 16s to be accompanied by an adult.
Leader: David Bearfield 020 8950 4950 / 07585 151 757
or davidbearfield@badfa.org.uk

Open Studio & Garden

6th & 7th July 10.30am-4pmThe Old Bakery, 53 Park Road Bushey WD23 3EE
See Sat 6th for details


Bushey Museum Exhibitions

Bushey Museum & Art Gallery Rudolph Rd Bushey WD23 3HW
‘Painting the Seasons: the Art of Colour’ 6th July until end
December 2019
Paintings from the Museum’s collection, mainly by local artists,
explore ways in which artists use colour to convey mood, light and
the physical landscape as the seasons change.
Open: 11am-4pm Thurs-Sun
Admission Free. Full disabled access.

Bushey Festival & Bushey Museum Photographic Competition

Exhibition during July & August at Bushey Museum.
Three classes:
Open: prints, ‘Emotions in Colour: digital & ‘Bushey’: digital.
Entry forms and Rules from www.busheymuseum.org
or at Bushey Museum
Print entries accepted at the Museum, digital entries at
photo@busheymuseum.org by 16th June.
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