Come and hear the wisdom of Philip Koomen. This furniture designer and artist in wood talks about the sources of his inspiration. He will be bringing some samples of his very fine work and talking about the deep love he has of his medium and the ways in which he combines his philosophy of life with the day to day demands of being an internationally acclaimed artist. Doors open 7.45pm and talk starts at 8.30pm. Tickets are £8 each – price includes delicious canapes. Available from Sue Endacott (email : email@example.com or phone 0118 9843858). Proceeds go to the upkeep of Checkendon Church and Graveyard.