Daily Archives: 17th May 2017


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Ring In The Festival

Cookham Bells ring in the Festival 2017   A full peal was rung on Cookham bells to launch the first Cookham Festival in 1967. To mark the 50th anniversary the Cookham bells, now 10 in number, rang again on Saturday 13th May. The peal, which took 2 hours 58 minutes to ring, consisted of 5003 […]


2017 Come and Sing

Come and Sing with Russell Scott on Sunday May 14th saw a disparate group of over 30 people attending the Odney Club for a choral workshop. To achieve his ends Russell employs humour, anecdotes and above all an infectious enthusiasm for music. With this mixture he was able to create an amazingly professional sound. The […]

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2017 Brewing in Cookham

Cookham and its Brewing History: Talk by Keith Parry   After thirty years research experience in the agrochemical industry, Keith retired to develop his interest in history gaining a Diploma and then an M.Sc. in English Local History at Oxford University. His new research took him and his sell-out audience at Cookham Dean Cricket Club […]