Houghton Regis Has Got it All Going On!

Classic Car Show takes place on 14th September. Photos: A D Winter
A working group at Houghton Regis Town Council met for a couple of hours last night (3rd Sept) to reflect on this year's carnival event, go over the details of the forthcoming Classic Car Show, and agree some dates for future events.

The group agreed or confirmed the following event dates:

14th September 2014 - Classic and Vintage Car Show, @ The Green Houghton Regis
26th September 2014 - Mayor's Charity Quiz Evening @ Chequers (part of Mayor's events)
1st November 2014 - Halloween Fancy Dress Hunt (Bedford Square - part of Mayor's Events)
25th November 2014 - Celebration of Christmas (Grove Theatre - part of Mayor's events)
13th December 2014 - Santa's Grotto
17th February 2015 - Pancake Race
4th April 2015 - Easter Egg Hunt
22nd May 2015 - May Fayre
11th July 2015 - Carnival with the theme "Summer Vacations"
13th September 2015 - Classic and Vintage Car Show
November 2015 - Celebration of Christmas at Grove Theatre (subject to sponsorship being available)
5th December 2015 - Santa's Grotto
9th February 2016 - Pancake Race
26th March 2016 - Easter Egg Hunt
6th May 2016 - May Fayre

To book stalls (where events have stalls), or for more information about these events, please contact the Houghton Regis Town Council events organiser, sarah.gelsthorp@houghtonregis.org.uk - 


Mayor's Quiz Night: 26th September

The Town Mayor of Houghton Regis, Councillor Laura Ellaway is hosting a 'very different' Quiz Night on Friday 26th September 2014 at The Chequers Public House, East End, Houghton Regis,
in aid of her chosen charities!
The event includes a Fish and Chips or Chicken and Chips Supper (vegetarian option available)
Tickets are £10 each. For more details please email the Mayor's Secretary sarah.gelsthorp@houghtonregis.org.uk


Halloween Fancy Dress Hunt! 1st November


Tickets for this years's Celebration of Christmas go on sale mid-September available from The Grove Theatre, Dunstable. The performance was a huge success last year and the venue is ideal to hear local children singing. Expected to take part are choirs from six Primary schools, The Chiltern School and Luton Mencap with stage performances from Full House Theatre. The event is made possible by a generous discount from Central Bedfordshire Council on theatre hire, and sponsorship from a local developer. Proceeds from the event goes into Houghton Regis Mayor's nominated local charities, which this year are  Dunstable Army Cadets, Houghton Regis Day Centre, and Kingfishers.


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