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More details - Bucks County Museum Easter Family Fun Events for All the Family
This Easter Bucks County Museum and Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery present our drop-in Family Play Zone and bookable pop-up cinema screenings from Wednesday 4th April until Saturday 14th April.
Buckinghamshire County Museum and Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery, Church Street, Aylesbury
Today, Fri 27 Apr, Fri 4 May, Fri 11 May, Fri 18 May, Fri 25 May

More details - Curator's Choice
6th March - 23rd June We asked our Collections Team to choose their favourite things from the museum collections and to tell us why they chose them.
Buckinghamshire County Museum and Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery, Church Street, Aylesbury
Today, Sat 21 Apr, Tue 24 Apr to Sat 28 Apr, Tue 1 May to Fri 4 May

More details - Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond
Paul Kidby is best known as the illustrator of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels. This exhibition showcases his wonderful book covers and illustrations for Pratchett’s novels, including favourite characters like Rincewind, the Wee Free Men and of course, Death! A must-see for Terry Pratchett fans.
Buckinghamshire County Museum and Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery, Church Street, Aylesbury
Sat 5 May, Tue 8 May to Sat 12 May, Tue 15 May to Sat 19 May, Tue 22 May to Sat 26 May, Tue 29 May to Sat 2 Jun, Tue 5 Jun to Sat 9 Jun, Tue 12 Jun to Sat 16 Jun, Tue 19 Jun to Sat 23 Jun, Tue 26 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Curator's Choice
6th March - 23rd June We asked our Collections Team to choose their favourite things from the museum collections and to tell us why they chose them.
Buckinghamshire County Museum and Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery, Church Street, Aylesbury
Sat 5 May

More details - St George's Celebration and Scout Parade
A free family fun day in celebration of England’s patron Saint George. Come along for a great day-out, steeped in traditional English history and culture, dowsed in good-old family fun and entertainment. Meet St George riding his magnificent steed, as well as a dragon who is more sweet than scary.
Market Square
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Shalamar
Shalamar. Artists performing: Shalamar.: Tickets avaiable.
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Creative Writing Course at Queens Park Arts Centre
Creative Writing with Claire Steele Big Myth Workshops One-day writing workshops, inspired by myths and legends. Places must be booked in advance – don’t forget to bring a packed lunch! All Sunday Special Workshops are suitable students for aged 16+
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Sun 6 May

More details - May Makers' Fair at Queens Park Arts Centre
Showcasing a wide range of beautiful handmade art and craft to buy, this event celebrates the talents of our students, tutors, and volunteers. Children’s activities, live music and entertainment, refreshments and free parking available throughout the day.
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Sat 12 May

More details - Blacksmithing Course
Blacksmithing with Nicholas Packham Visit a practising workshop to learn and refine the art of blacksmithing. Classes take place at Nicholas’ workshop in Milton Keynes. Call Queens Park Arts Centre (01296 424332) for address. Places must be booked in advance – don’t forget to bring a packed lunch!
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Sun 13 May

More details - Florence Nightingale Hospice Strawberry Squeeze Bingo
Florence Nightingale Hospice Strawberry Squeeze Prize Bingo. Come along to our Bingo with a difference - an afternoon session with a Strawberry Cream Tea.
The Education Suite, Unit 2 Walton Lodge, Walton Street, Aylesbury
Sat 12 May

More details - Buckinghamshire Genealogical society.
Entitled, The Drakes of Shardeloes & their impact on local history. Families were influenced by the towns or villages they lived in. Some who influenced the lives of others more than most were the Drakes.
Southcourt Community Centre, Prebendal Avenue, Aylesbury, .
Sat 12 May

More details - Talk: Birth And Baptism In The 1800s
Were there stigmas attached to pregnancy, and under what circumstances? How many brides went to the altar expecting more than the banns to have been called? If death in childbirth or death in childbed are recorded, what was the difference between them?
Turnfurlong Junior School, Turnfurlong Lane, Aylesbury
Sat 21 Apr

More details - The Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts, Aylesbury
Opened in 2007, The Pauline Quirke Academy offers weekend performing arts tuition in Comedy and Drama, Musical Theatre and Film and TV.
The Mandeville School, Ellen Road, Aylesbury, Bucks
Sat 21 Apr, Sat 28 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 26 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun

More details - The Pace Big Walk
This year’s Big Walk starts on the Icknield Way Ridgeway Link at Dunstable Downs and takes in part of the actual Ridgeway Trail, including Ivinghoe Beacon, Wigginton and Wendover. There is a choice of three routes: •Dunstable Downs to Wendover (approx. 18 miles) •Ivinghoe Beacon to Wendover (approx.
Wendover
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Badapple Theatre Company presents “Amy Johnson’
Badapple Theatre Company is celebrating 20 years on the road and to mark the milestone, it is re-presenting the first show the Company ever toured with. ’Amy Johnson’ will tour nationally starting in Yorkshire, travelling down through the Midlands, Surrey, Gloucestershire and finally Somerset.
The Cecilia Hall, Puttenham
Thu 10 May

More details - Aston Clinton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
These two cottage gardens, one well established and the other having recently undergone a radical redesign by its new owner, share a basis of seasonal interest underpinned by evergreens and perennial planting.
Aston Clinton Gardens, Aylesbury
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 17 Jun

Sing in the Vale Community Choir More details - Sing in the Vale Community Choir
Come and join us. Lively, beautiful and singable songs in four part acapella harmony . Uplifting gospel , gentle roots and rich world music all taught clearly by ear . You don’t have to have a trained voice or read music. Not scary , just good fun and a we make great sound. No experience needed.
Cuddington and Dinton Primary School (Dinton site ) School Lane, Dinton. Aylesbury
Mon 23 Apr, Mon 30 Apr, Mon 7 May, Mon 14 May, Mon 21 May, Mon 4 Jun, Mon 11 Jun
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More details - Pace Sportive
This year’s Sportive has a choice of two routes: •107k cycle through Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire •50k cycle through Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire £25 registration fee0 Registration will take place in Wendover, where parking will be available.
Wendover Memorial Hall
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Aylesbury Race For Life 5k
A 5k suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
Waddesdon Manor
Sun 13 May

More details - Wendover Choral Society May concert.
Wendover Choral Society sing Joseph Horovitz Samson featuring internationally renowned Sir Thomas Allen as Samson accompanied by The City of Cambridge Brass Band. In addition we will be performing John Tavener Song for Athene, Three Shakespeare Songs by R.
St Mary’s Church, Church Lane, Wendover. Aylesbury.
Sat 5 May

More details - Imogen Cooper (piano) - Wendover Music
Programme - Haydn - Sonata in C major, Beethoven: Bagatelles Op 119, Schoenberg: Six Little Pieces Beethoven: Variations on a Theme by Diabelli. Regarded as one of the finest interpreters of Classical and Romantic repertoire, Imogen is internationally renowned for her virtuosity and lyricism.
St Mary’s Parish Church, Church Lane, WENDOVER, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Sat 12 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Contemporary art & architecture tour
Join us for a tour of Flint House and Windmill Hill Archive. This is your chance to see exquisite interiors and artworks of two pieces of contemporary architecture on the Waddesdon estate, Windmill Hill Archive and Flint House.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today, Fri 18 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Water Garden Walk at the Dairy
Discover the beauty of the Water Garden. A wonderful opportunity to enjoy a free 45 minute peaceful walk around the beautiful Water Garden located in the grounds of The Dairy. Public access to this garden is limited and these guided walks only take place on Wednesdays.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 22 Apr, Wed 25 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May to Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Discovery Talk
Discover the history of Waddesdon Manor. A 20 minute talk by one of our House Guides, uncovering an aspect of Waddesdon’s extraordinary collection and history. A different topic will be covered each day, with guides discussing their areas of interest and expertise. Booking Not Needed.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 22 Apr, Wed 25 Apr, Fri 27 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May, Fri 4 May to Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May, Fri 11 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May, Fri 18 May, Sat 19 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Introductory Walk
An introduction to the history of Waddesdon Manor. Join one of our volunteer garden guides on a 45 minute walk to explore the history of the gardens, the Manor and the Rothschild family. This walk goes through the grounds on paved and gravel paths. Hosted daily at 11.30am (also 2pm on Wed & Fri). Booking Not Needed.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 22 Apr, Wed 25 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May to Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Meet the Aviary Keeper
Meet our collection of rare and endangered birds. A free 20 minute talk on weekdays about the Aviary and its work, presented by a member of the Aviary team. Learn about the exotic collection of rare and endangered birds at Waddesdon and the important conservation work of this registered zoo.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 22 Apr, Wed 25 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May to Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance Mystery
For the first time in more than 150 years some of the most extraordinary and enigmatic treasures of the Renissance, a set of 12 European silver-gilt standing cups will be reunited and displayed together at Waddesdon Manor.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 22 Apr, Wed 25 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May to Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sun 20 May, Wed 23 May to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May, Thu 31 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Riches of the Earth
Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild’s collection was full of objects made of precious materials: hardstones, minerals, silver and gold. Many examples of these extraordinary objects are still to be found throughout Waddesdon.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today, Sun 22 Apr, Wed 25 Apr to Fri 27 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May to Fri 4 May, Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May to Fri 11 May, Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Fri 18 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Wine Cellars Talk
Discover the history of Rothschild wine. Have the history of the Rothschild wine brought to life in this free 20-minute talk on the Rothschilds and their wines.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 22 Apr, Wed 25 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May to Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Glorious Years: French Calendars from Louis XIV to the Revolution
Glorious Years is a celebration of the power of the printed image before photography. An exhibition of rare calendars, published in Paris in 17th and 18th centuries.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 22 Apr, Wed 25 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May to Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Rothschild Wines from around the World
Join us for an informal tasting of twelve Rothschild wines from around the world. The Rothschild portfolio is as diverse as it is impressive.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Spotlight on Joshua Reynolds
Discover how Joshua Reynolds transformed portraiture and what recent scientific analysis has revealed about his technique and his experiences with paint.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Early Doors House Guided Tour
Join one of our expert guides for a tour on Waddesdon’s history and collection. Enjoy a tour of the ground floor before we open to the public. The tour will end with an exclusive viewing of the elephant automaton in action. Booking Essential. Phone: 01296 820414. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Fri 4 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Exhibition Tour: Silver Caesars
Join Head of Collections, Pippa Shirley, for a tour of The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance Mystery. For the first time in more than 150 years some of the most extraordinary and enigmatic treasures of the Renaissance, a set of 12 European silver-gilt standing cups - known as the ’Aldobrandini Tazze’ - will be...
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Wed 9 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Artisan Food Market
Start your weekend with delicious, locally-grown food and produce. Offering the very best in quality, fresh, seasonal produce all locally sourced. Our new Artisan Market aims to support local, small-scale, independent food producers.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Sat 12 May

More details - Chilterns Countryside - Woodland Flower Walk
Woodland Flower Walk at Pulpit Hill and Wood. Join Nick, Pulpit’s Ranger, for a walk through the woodland identifying spring flowers. A two hour walk followed by tea/coffee and a chance to learn more about the flora and fauna of the area. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895. Not suitable for children.
Chilterns Countryside, Lodge Hill, Butlers Cross, Aylesbury
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Nether Winchendon House - Open Garden for NGS
Nether Winchendon House has fine and rare trees, set in a stunning landscape surrounded by parkland, with 7 acres of lawned grounds running down to the River Thame. A Founder NGS Member (1927). Enchanting and romantic Mediaeval and Tudor House. Picturesque small village. Interesting Church.
Nether Winchendon House, Aylesbury
Sun 6 May, Sun 27 May

More details - ABBA Tribute Night
Get your dancing shoes on and join us for a fantastic ABBA Tribute evening, full of all the ABBA classics. ’Sing Out Sisters’ are sure to get you on your feet and dancing the night away. Tickets are £35 each and includes a 2 course buffet dinner with coffee & mints. Email events@bradmoorfarm.co.
Bradmoor Farm, Stanbridge Road, Haddenham
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Artists and Makers Spring fair
A unique occasion to buy from the very best British artists and makers whose work expresses true passion and originality. Great opportunity to have bespoke pieces made by our fine and talented array of established makers. All the participants happy to talk about their work and working practices.
Bradmoor Farm, Stanbridge Road, Haddenham, Buckinghamshire
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr
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More details - Mentmore Village Plant Sale-Saturday 21st April 2018 12-4pm
Hello All, We hope that you will be able to come to the annual Mentmore Village Hall SPRING PLANT SALE which will be held on the Mentmore Village Green on: SATURDAY 21st APRIL, 12pm – 4pm. We plan to have at least 10 nurseries booked to attend and we will have a local village garden stand.
Mentmore Village Green-
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Turn End Trust - House and Garden Open Weekend with Sculpture Exhibition
Come and visit this award-winning family home designed and built by architect Peter Aldington and explore the enchanting series of walled gardens. Enjoy the Sculpture Exhibition which will bring together the work of ten local sculptors with pieces intriguingly displayed throughout the garden rooms of Turn End.
Turn End, Townside, Haddenham, Aylesbury, Bucks
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr
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More details - Turn End Trust - National Gardens Scheme Open Day
Explore Turn End garden in late spring. Visit the studio of artist-in-residence Heather Hunter. Proceeds to NGS who support caring and nursing charities. Plants and books for sale Teas and homemade cakes for Christian Aid. Turn End consists of an award-winning house and an internationally renowned garden.
Turn End, Haddenham, Aylesbury
Mon 7 May

More details - Turn End - Open Garden for NGS
Intriguing series of garden rooms each with a different planting style enveloping architects own post-war 2* listed house (not open). Dry garden, small woodland, formal box garden, sunken gardens, mixed borders around curving lawn, framed by ancient walls and mature trees.
Turn End, Aylesbury
Mon 7 May

More details - Longwick Village Fete 2018
Our Village Fete is held to generate funds for Longwick Village Hall and to continue the tradition of the May Day Garlands. It is well supported by the local community. The Fete is held on the Playing Field off Thame Road, Longwick.
The Green Longwick
Sat 5 May

More details - Tring Spring Fayre Launch Day
Join us in welcoming Spring to Tring with our launch of our Spring Fayre fortnight. Community Stalls, mobile zoo (fee applies), Tring Farmers’ Market and FREE children’s treasure trail. Plus we are launching our Tring Spring photo competition
Church Square, High Street, Tring
Sat 28 Apr

More details - FOTCH Family Fun Day
Fun for all the family at St Peter’s and St Paul’s Church in Tring. Children- bring your teddy for a ride on the Teddy zip wire. Climb the spiral tower staircase and try some bell ringing. Stalls: plants, jewellery, toys, cake stalls. Raffles and tombolas.
Tring
Sat 12 May

More details - Violin and Guitar Duo Concert with Simon Davies and Benjamin Harte
Benjamin Harte and Simon Davies present an eclectic programme of beautiful music written for violin and classical guitar. Including music from the 19th Century virtuoso, Paganini via the Baroque splendour of Vivaldi to the Argentine Tango of Piazzolla. The concert takes place in the beautiful Hastoe Village Hall.
Hastoe Village Hall, Tring
Fri 18 May

More details - Ascott - Open Garden for NGS
Combining Victorian formality with early C20 natural style and recent plantings to lead it into the C21, with a recently completed garden designed by Jacques and Peter Wirtz who designed the gardens at Alnwick Castle, and also a Richard Long sculpture.
Ascott, Leighton Buzzard
Mon 7 May

More details - Tring Bowls Club Open Days
TRING BOWLS CLUB OPEN DAYS. PENDLEY SPORTS CENTRE, COW LANE TRING, HP23 5NS We welcome all newcomers to our Open Days whether you’ve never bowled before, perhaps have played a few ends in a public park, or maybe you used to bowl and are thinking about taking it up again.
TBC, Pendley Sports Centre, Cow Lane, Tring, Herts
Sun 6 May

More details - Hank Wangford Bass Combo
Hank Wangford Bass Combo; What better way of navigating the dark underbelly of Country than with the thump and thud of twin bass guitars drilling their way through sad songs of lost love, breakups and betrayal, the malignant glue of relationships and the sticky end of the divorce court.
Iron Room, Station Road, Tring Station
Sat 21 Apr