Strictly Cookham – Beginners’ Dance Course

Friday 24 April, 1 May, 8 May and 15 May  at 2.30pm Pinder Hall, Lower Road SL6 9EH. £24 for all four classes. Back by popular  demand, local dance enthusiasts Penny and Peter Bysshe are running their Beginners’ Ballroom and Latin dance course. During these four 90-minute classes you will learn enough basic steps in the […]

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Open Air Painting Competition

Saturday 2 May – Friday 8 May Enter the Open Air Painting Competition and capture your own unique view of Cookham in the medium of your choice. The competition is open to all with first and second prizes awarded in adult, junior and child categories. Registration fee £5 adults, £2 children aged 11-18 years, free […]

The Poppy Trail

Saturday, 9 May and Thursday, 14 May  3pm. Tickets £3. Click here for a pdf version of the trails. Three guided walks around the Cookhams take in many of the homes of the soldiers, describe the Cookham they left  behind, and tell the story behind the local memorials.  Each guided walk lasts approximately one hour (maximum 10 […]


Wine and Canvas

Monday, 11 May at 7.30pm   Bel and the Dragon,  High Street, SL6 9SQ , Ticket £25. Award-winning local artist Mandy McAllen shows you  how to splatter and scrape to create an acrylic painting on canvas in just one evening. Wear old clothes or overalls and with glass in hand enjoy this fun, messy and congenial […]

Jazz Workshop

Saturday, 16 May at 10am. Holy Trinity Church, Sutton  Road, Cookham SL6 9SP. Ticket £10 Led by members of Clint’s Jazz Band, this jazz workshop offers GCSE and ‘A’Level students the chance to play jazz and perform with professional jazz musicians. Whether you play an instrument or are a budding vocalist, take this opportunity to give […]

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Strictly Cookham Festival Tea Dance

17 May, 2.30pm to 5pm Odney Club, Odney Lane SL6 9SR. Ticket £10 for dancers and spectators alike. To round off the Festival, dance the afternoon away to great music in the elegant surroundings of the  Odney Club. Spectators are welcome.  Enjoy a magnificent afternoon tea and a dance demonstration by a top prizewinning young […]