What's On

There are many events going on organised by the Community Association and taking place in the Community Centre

20171021 BECC50Anniversary PictureBoards Gold bunting, gold balloons and people enjoying tea from vintage cups. Celebrations had started to recall 50 years since the Community Centre was built and opened by the Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire. There were moments to look back, remember and delight in a building that had grown bigger and provided space for thousands of occasions.

centreTalks 20171109 MarkLewisSorry you have missed this centreTalk. This talk explores how our colourful Christmas traditions and customs came into being and how they are celebrated.

 

 

BEBCA Community Centre 50years Don’t miss out on the 50th Anniversary Celebrations at Bourne End Community Centre. To celebrate 50 years since the opening of the Centre we will be holding a daytime and evening event on Saturday 21st October

 

 

centreTalks 20171012 David Scott talks about High Wycombe And AviationSorry you have missed this centreTalk. Luis Bleriot lived in Bourne End, Wycombe’s furniture makers switched to aircraft manufacture in WW2. David Scott talks about the area’s contribution to aviation documented in his book.

 

 

20171209 Soundforce Locals are in for a treat in December when we have again invited the wonderfully talented and very popular Soundforce Orchestra to play in the May Woollerton Hall at the Community Centre. You are invited to bring along your own Picnic in the evening with drinks available from the Centre Bar.

 

 

20180208 SpiesLiesXXAgentsThis is a future centreTalk. During WW2 we captured every single German spy that was sent to Britain. This completely brilliant true story can now be told. But you will have to disengage your disbelief.

 

20170914 centreTalks AbbeyRoad Crossing BeatlesSorry you have missed this centreTalk. Most people when they hear "Abbey Road" immediately think of The Beatles but the studios have been used by top artists ever since Edward Elgar made the first recording there in 1931. Cliff Richard, The Shadows, Pink Floyd, The Hollies, Cilla Black, Gerry and the Pacemakers, Deep Purple, Kate Bush, Genesis, Wings, Al Stewart, Duran Duran and the list goes on. Ken Townsend was at Abbey Road for 42 years starting as an engineer and retiring as General Manager.

20170708 SImon Goodall and the Bourne Again Shadows thumbnailSorry you have missed this event. Get your tickets now as they are going fast for Simon Goodall and the Bourne Again Shadows at Bourne End Community Centre on Saturday 8th July.

"Simon’s the first person I’ve heard who I think actually sounds like me. It’s uncanny! When my manager played me the songs from Simon’s tribute album, I could have sworn Simon had sampled my vocals – you’ve done such a fantastic double......... Simon is without doubt the best "Cliff Soundalike" in the business" - Sir Cliff Richard

20170713 centreTalks Cookham 1852Sorry you have missed this centreTalk. Cookham and Maidenhead are separated by acres of National Trust commons. In the early 19th century there was quite a battle over ownership and rights and the implications are still with us today.

centreTalks 20170413 FlorenceNightingale thumbnail Sorry you have missed this centreTalk. April's centreTalk is by Paul Whittle and is about Florence Nightingale who as Paul will explain was much more than "The Lady with the Lamp".

centreTalks 20170511 JohnLewisSorry you have missed this centreTalk. In May Judy Faraday will talk about the history of John Lewis. John Lewis is over 150 years old and is a well known retailer across the country. This talk will cover its growth and development covering the people, places and events which have led to its current size, employing over 90,000 people from Aberdeen to Saltash.

centreTalks 20170309 handwriting Sorry you have missed this centreTalk. In March's centreTalk Elaine Quigley will talk about Graphology.

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