Trinity Festival
Plans Progress

(Updated March 2003)



Wednesday 30 April 2003 - Monday 5 May 2003


After the successful Festival in 2001, the second Festival will be held over the May Bank Holiday week this year.

Concentrating on Arts and Music in a number of different Village locations this should appeal to a wide variety of tastes.

Date Where Time Event
1. Thursday 1 May  Moor Hall 3-6pm

Cookham, then and now

An exhibition in which the camera looks at our village, together with creative imagery from Desborough School.

Admission FREE

2.  Holy Trinity Church 8pm

Young Soloists' Concert

Hear and support some of our best youg musicians.

Tickets 5, incl glass of wine/soft drink

3. Friday 2 May Moor Hall 3-8pm

Cookham, then and now

Exhibition continues.

Admission FREE

4. Pinder Hall 7.30pm

'A Muse amused'

A Revue which explores Cookham's unique relationship with the muses! Preceded by a light quiz and a heavy supper, with cash bar.

Tickets 10

5.  Moor Hall 8-9.30pm

Digital photography workshop (A)

Can you be more creative by combining your camera and computer? Yes, you can, with a little help...

Tickets 4

6. Saturday 3 May Moor Hall 9-12pm

Cookham, then and now

Exhibition continues.

Admission FREE

7. Moor Hall 10-11.30am

Digital photography workshop (B)

A repeat of workshop A

Tickets 4

8. Odney Club 10am - 4pm

Art at Odney

Visit the Odney gardens and be inspired to paint and draw. Experts o hand to give help and advice if required. Bring a stool and picnic, and dres for the weather. (Indoors an alternative.) Some materials provided for beginners.

Admission FREE (but a piece of work for display on Monday is encouraged)

9. Odney Club 10am - 4pm

Camera at Odney

Odney gardens can provide a real source of inspiration for photographers of any skill.

See also event 13.

Admission FREE

10.  Parish Centre Morning

Teddy's Music Club

Great fun for pre-school children, with their parents and/or grandparents. Music, dancing, action rhymes, colouring.

Tickets 1 per child.

11.  Village 11.00am

Cookham Walk with Spencer

Two alternative walks for an hour, including private gardens in the village, with Spencer enthusiasts, finishing with lunch at Ovey's Farm.

Tickets 8 incl  lunch

12. Odney Club 2-3pm

Brass at Odney

The award winning St Sebastian Band give an open air concert.

Admission FREE

13.  Odney Club 3pm prompt

Camera Walk at Odney

A tutored walk in the grounds, with experienced photographers to guide you. The ticket includes the cost of processing one print film, ready for display on Monday.

Tickets 5 incl the processed film.

14. Cookham Dean Village Hall 7.30pm

The Pleasure of Words

Jean Hedger hosts an evening with well-known personalities from the local area - with selections from their favourite books and poems. Share their thoughts, challenge their choices, and relax with a glass of wine.

Tickets 6 incl a glass of wine

15. Sunday 4 May
St Elizabeth's Catholic Church 9.15am
Holy Trinity 9.30am
St John's Cookham Dean 9.30am
Methodist Church 10.30am

Church Services

Holy Trinity's family service is available to all, as are the services of all the village churches.

16. Odney Club 10am - 4pm

Art and Camera at Odney

Another opportunity to create your own pictures in these delightful grounds

Admission FREE

17. Holy Trinity School 3pm

Art and War - the Bishop's view

The Rt. Rev. Richard Harris, the Bishop of Oxford, explains art and the depiction of war from his expert knowledge of Stanley Spencer, and the Gallery exhibition of Spencer as a war artist in Glasgow.

Tickets 3

18. Holy Trinity Church 8pm

Berkshire Youth Chamber Orchestra 

Robert Roscoe conducts music which includes Hummel's tuneful trumpet concerto, (with the young local soloist, Jack Ross) and Schubert's 3rd Symphony.

Tickets 10, 8 (numbered) and 5 (unnumbered), incl a glass of wine. (Concessions to under 16s. 2 off numbered seats.)

19. Monday 5 May Odney Club From 10am

Display at Odney

Paintings, drawings and photographs produced over the weekend can be seen in the River Room where, from midday, a free glass of wine and a cash bar will be available to help the Festival finish on a convivial note. All welcome. Work can be collected afterwards.

Admission FREE

The Trinity Festival are looking for sponsors, if you can help or have any ideas or suggestions for the event e-mail
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