St Mary's Church
By Haddenham Webteam - 27th July 2013 7:00pm
Haddenham Sports & Social Club hosted a walking treasure hunt on Saturday afternoon, a wonderful opportunity for families to get out and about, exploring the village and enjoying a fun time together.
Creative talent Helen Lewis was responsible for crafting the clever set of puzzles, all of which were based on notable, intriguing and sometimes slightly wacky house names to be seen around Haddenham
Thankfully the weather stayed warm and dry throughout the event, despite TV and radio's dire predictions of heavy thundery rain. This arrived much later than forecast, by which time all treasure hunters had managed to return to the clubhouse ready to consume some of the delicious looking hot dogs and hamburgers, cooked to perfection by head chef, bottle washer and club chairman, Ian Bamford.
To top it all off, the youngsters were given goody bags to enjoy — although the chance of these getting home with any of the consumable goodies still intact looked highly remote!
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Haddenham Sports & Social Club welcomes new members. It is a welcoming organisation, offering a comfortable club house, good value drinks and a wide range of events.
Located in the paying fields pavillion, near the tennis courts on Woodways, HSSC is open as follows:
- Wednesdays, from 7.30pm to 11pm
- Fridays, from 7.30pm to 11.30pm
- Saturdays, from 12.30pm to 11.30pm
- Sundays, from 12 noon to 6pm
Annual family membership is just £10, individual membership is £6, and reduced rates are offered to seniors.
- Quiz Nights
- Games Nights
- Bingo (on Fridays)
- Meat Draws (once a week)
- Plus many more
The club shows all televised Premiership football matches on Saturdays and Sundays, plus many other televised sporting events.
The annual LagerFest in May and the OktoberFest (in October, strangely enough!) are also very popular club events.
Chairman Ian is keen to encourage anyone to visit the club, or to contact him for further information. Telephone: 01844 295893 or email: email@example.com
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