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SATURDAY 9th MAY


10am - 12 noon 10 am - 4 pm


10am - 5 pm 10am - 5 pm


STALLS (inside and outside) at the Baptist Church High Street, with refreshments, including a ploughman’s lunch and a bouncy castle. Enquiries to David Langley (01923-720643).


THREE RIVERS MUSEUM open at Basing House, High Street. Open during Ricky Week and throughout the year, Mondays - Fridays 2-4 pm and Saturdays 10 am – 4 pm. Enquiries to Ann Vernau (Hon. Secretary) (01923-775882).


ART EXHIBITION (Rickmansworth Art Society) in the RVS Centre, off Bury Lane. Paintings by members of the Society. Admission free. Enquiries to Simon Allard (Chairman) (01923-776641).


MIND, BODY & SPIRIT EVENT (Phoenix MBS Events) – Holistic event at Watersmeet. Admission £4-50p (£3-50p on production of the advertisement in this programme). Enquiries to Ronaldo Miguel (07887-734218) or on www. phoenixmbsevents.co.uk .


11 am – 5 pm


RICKMANSWORTH’S NATURE RESERVE ; OPEN WEEK-END (Maple Lodge Conservation Society). At Maple Lodge Nature Reserve, Maple Lodge Close, off the Denham Way (A 412), Maple Cross. Guided tours, plant sale, second-hand books, tombola and refreshments. Come and discover Rickmansworth’s secret sanctuary. Admission (last admission 4 pm) and parking free (see advertisement or further details). Enquiries to Keith Pursall (Chairman) (07580-535986).


11.30 am – 12 pm


12 noon - 5 pm


OPEN WEEKEND (Rickmansworth Royal British Legion Club) at 24 Ebury Road (see advertisement for further details). Enquiries to the Club (01923-444605).


OPEN DAY with BARBECUE (Rickmansworth Conservative Club) in the Club forecourt in Bury Lane (see advertisement for further details).


THE RICKY WEEK CARNIVAL PARADE


(Organised by the Rickmansworth and District Residents’ Association) Chief organiser: Martin Jones


12.30 - 12.45 pm


12.45 - 1.15 pm


DECORATED FLOATS and other entries assemble on the southern side of the High Street between the railway bridge and St Joan of Arc School.


JUDGING of entries starts. (Awards: Jennings Cup for youth organisations, Garrett Cup for local firms, Deans Cup for individual entries and Round Table Cup for adult organisations.)


The parade moves off to the Bury grounds via the High Street, Station Road, Northway, Church Street and Bury Lane. The collection along the route this year is for the Rickmansworth Royal Voluntary Service (formerly the WRVS), a local registered charity, and towards the cost to the Rickmansworth Society of promoting Ricky Week.


1.30 pm 1.30 - 5 pm


GRAND CARNIVAL FÊTE in the Bury Grounds (Batchworth Sea Scouts). Barbecue, teas, many stalls and sideshows, District Cubs’ tug-of-war competition and other attractions.


CROWNING OF MISS RICKMANSWORTH 2015 and formal opening of the 61st Rickmansworth Week, with presentation of the John Whiteside Memorial Cup for the best window display for the Week and the Lamb Shield for the winners of the tug-of-war. This will be followed by the Rickmansworth Society reception (admission by invitation only) in the RVS Centre nearby.


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