Rennie Grove’s countdown to Christmas is well under way, with a feast of fundraising events guaranteed to help the festivities go with a seasonal swing whilst helping raise funds for this important local charity.
Test your knowledge at a charity quiz night on Saturday 18 November at 1st St Albans Scout Group, Wadley Hut, 56 Watford Road, St Albans. Tickets are £8 per person, with a maximum of eight people per team. Bring your own nibbles and drink. Call 01727 731028 to book your seat.
Learn how to give yourself a festive glow at an evening of beauty with Elizabeth Arden on Thursday 23 November at Boots in St Albans. Starting at 7pm ,the evening includes a demonstration of the product range, the opportunity to try some out for yourself, a fabulous make-up tutorial and the chance to have an Elizabeth Arden make-over. Tickets cost £5 and are available in store.
Take a coach trip from St Albans to Bury St Edmunds Christmas market on Sunday 26 November and spice up your seasonal shopping at the 300-plus stalls in the bustling street market and nearby bazaars and cathedral. There’s delicious festive food and mulled wine to enjoy while you browse the stalls and a range of cafes, tearooms, pubs and restaurants all offering a warm Suffolk welcome. Tickets are £20 and include the coach from Grove House, parking and a donation to Rennie Grove Hospice Care. Please call 01727 731010 to book your seat.
Make the neighbours green with envy over your gorgeous front door decoration, handmade under expert guidance at workshops at Grove House, St Albans on Wednesday 6 and Monday 11 December. Places are £25 and include everything you need to make your wreath as well as refreshments. Spaces are limited so call 01727 731010 to book your place.
Immerse yourself in Christmas music at Rennie Grove’s Carol Concert that takes place on Thursday 7 December at St Peters Church in St Peters Street and features The Chiltern Ladies Choir. It will be hosted by television presenter Pam Rhodes. Tickets cost £15 each and include a drink and mince pie and can be purchased from the website or by calling 01727 731028.
Full details of all these events and activities including times, dates, venues and prices are available at www.renniegrove.org/whatson.