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More details - Milton Keynes City Orchestra Concert
20th April at The Venue with Italian pianist Gabriele Baldocci , now living in MK, playing Chopin’s Piano Concerto No.2 in a programme also featuring Mozart, Stravinsky and Glinka. Tickets £25 £ 10 and £5 for under 18’s and students mkco.org
The Venue Walton High, Fyfield Barrow Milton Keynes
Today

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 - The Village of Fringford
A free exhibition on the rich and varied 2000 year history of Fringford. Exhibition has been created by the Fringford Village History Group.
Buckingham Old Gaol, Market Hill, Buckingham
Today, Sat 21 Apr, Mon 23 Apr to Sat 28 Apr, Mon 30 Apr to Sat 5 May, Mon 7 May to Sat 12 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 - 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 - Cliveden - Bluebell Walk
See a blanket of bluebells on a self-led trail around the estate. Nestled inside the woods at Cliveden estate, bluebells brighten up this historic forest. We’ll find the best displays and highlight them on trail map for you to stroll through. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Today to Sun 20 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 - Five Men Not Called Matt @The SongLoft
Five Men Not Called Matt were formed before time began to introduce the therapeutic effects of singing good chorus songs. Five Men Not Called Matt entertain in their own inimitable way with their powerful voices, splendid harmonies, great choruses and big personalities.
York House Centre, London Road, Stony Stratford
Today

More details - The Vicar of Dibley
Take a trip to the charming (if insane) village of Dibley. As the community prepares for the christening of Alice and Hugo’s baby, could love be in the air for local vicar Geraldine?
Stantonbury Theatre
Today and Sat 21 Apr

More details - Cliveden - Celebrate the Feminine: Statue Trail
Explore a selection of Cliveden’s world-renowned statuary collection, chosen exclusively by our onsite art curator. Femininity has a strong influence over Cliveden’s sculpture collection.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Today to Thu 31 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 - Cliveden - Cliveden's Women
An outdoor exhibition celebrating inspirational women from the local community. Cliveden’s a property with a history of powerful females. And, to commemorate the generations of women who have lived and visited here, we’re hosting a year-long programme in 2018 to celebrate their lives.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Today, Mon 23 Apr to Fri 27 Apr

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Baby and Children's Market- High Wycombe
WHATS ON OFFER? LOTS of stalls bursting with top quality LIKE NEW baby & children’s items from birth to 8 yrs plus a small selection of unique businesses in the baby & children’s industry showcasing and selling their products & services all under one roof!
Hazlemere youth centre , Rose Avenue , HP157UB
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Bucks Art Society Open Exhibition
Buckinghamshire Arts Society’s annual Open Exhibition. A chance to view the works of professional and semi-professional members alongside selected non-members work. There is a free prize draw for £100 towards the purchase of a work at the show.
The Fitzwilliams Centre, Windsor End, Beaconsfield, Bucks
Sat 21 Apr and Sun 22 Apr

More details - St George and the Dragon
Come and celebrate St Georges day with a weekend of knight and dragon inspired fun. • Take part in a dragon trail around the museum • Enjoy some dragon inspired crafts • Meet the famous knights from East and West.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sat 21 Apr and Sun 22 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 - Cliveden - Dawn chorus walk with breakfast
A unique early morning experience before the visitors arrive. Take a guided walk around the estate and hear the early morning birdsong of Cliveden’s natural inhabitants. Enjoy a breakfast afterwards.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Sat 21 Apr, Sat 28 Apr, Sat 5 May

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Quiz Night
Two children who live in Lillingstone Lovell have persuaded their parents and friends to organise a Quiz Night to raise much needed funds to buy new cricket nets for their Buckingham Junior Cricket Club. Teams of four are invited to come along to what promises to be a fun evening with food, a bar and a prize draw.
Lillingstone Lovell Village Hall
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Heart & Music Concert
Milton Keynes group ‘Heart and Music’ will be in concert to mark the 800th anniversary of All Saints’ Church in Loughton on Saturday 21 April at 7.30pm.
All Saints Church, Pitcher Lane, Loughton, Milton Keynes
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Cliveden - Skippered River Cruises
Relax and unwind as you glide along the Thames in one of our skippered boats. Our selection of boating options offer the perfect opportunity to enjoy the river on a 45 minute cruise down Cliveden’s Thames stretch. Booking Essential. Phone: 01628 605069 ext. 121. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Sat 21 Apr, Sun 22 Apr, Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sun 6 May, Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Sat 26 May, Sun 27 May

More details - Boarstall Duck Decoy - New natural play equipment
See how many things you can tick off in your ’50 things’ booklets with our exciting new natural play equipment. Booking Not Needed. Children very welcome! Dogs on leads welcome.
Boarstall Duck Decoy, Boarstall, near Bicester,
Sat 21 Apr to Mon 23 Apr, Sat 28 Apr to Mon 30 Apr, Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Cliveden - Game of Clues: Murder Mystery
A new year, a new victim, a new killer. Following last year’s crime caper, we’ve created a brand new outdoor mystery for you and your family to solve. The year is 1853 and, whilst the Sutherland’s are away visiting their London abode, Cliveden’s head butler has turned up dead on the estate.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Sat 21 Apr, Sun 22 Apr, Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr

More details - Cliveden - Rowing boats and motor boats
Relax and unwind as you row yourself along the Thames in a rowing or motor boat . Fancy a punt on the River Thames' Our selection of boating options offer the perfect opportunity to enjoy the river. Booking Essential. Phone: 01628 605069 ext. 121. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Sat 21 Apr, Sun 22 Apr, Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sun 6 May, Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Sat 26 May, Sun 27 May

More details - Boarstall Duck Decoy - Bluebells Walk
Stroll through the woods and enjoy the bluebells. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Boarstall Duck Decoy, Boarstall, near Bicester,
Sat 21 Apr to Mon 23 Apr, Sat 28 Apr to Mon 30 Apr, Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May, Sat 12 May to Mon 14 May, Sat 19 May to Mon 21 May, Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Denham Giant Car Boot Sale
Every Saturday. Sellers Set up from 7am. Sellers: Cars £15 - small size vans from £18. Buyers: £2 from 9am - 11am, £1 from 11am. Kids under 12 go free. MASSIVE, BUSY, POPULAR, ESTABLISHED EVENT. No bookings - ENQ 07947 121336. email enq@giantcarboot.co.uk. www.giantcarboot.co.
Denham Roundabout Main A40, Nr Uxbridge (from M40 then exit junc 1) Bucks, corner Denham Court Drive
Sat 21 Apr, Sat 28 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May

More details - Orchard House - Open Garden for NGS
The 5 acre garden incl several wooded areas with eco bug hotels for wildlife. Two ponds with wild flower planting, large avenues of silver birches, a bog garden with board walk, and a wild flower meadow and orchard.
Orchard House, Amersham
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Overstroud Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Artistic chalk garden on two levels. Collection of C17/C18 plants incl auriculars, hellebores, bulbs, pulmonarias, peonies, geraniums, herbs and succulents. Many antique, species and rambling roses. Potager and lily pond. Cottage was once C17 fever house for Missenden Abbey.
Overstroud Cottage, Gt Missenden
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 13 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 - 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 - Long Crendon Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Four gardens open on Sun 22 Apr. Bakers Close, partly walled with terraced lawns, rockery, shrubs and wild area. A spring planting of 1000’s of daffodils, narcissi and tulips. Barrys Close has a collection of spring flowering trees forming a backdrop to borders, pools and a water garden.
Long Crendon Gardens, Long Crendon
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 10 Jun

More details - Cliveden - Guided House Tours
Book onto one of our short guided tours to discover more about the fabulous Cliveden House. These tours allow you to see some of the rooms that were once home to Nancy and Waldorf Astor. Entry to the house is by timed ticket only and the tours last approximately 25 minutes.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Mon 23 Apr, Tue 24 Apr, Thu 26 Apr, Mon 30 Apr, Tue 1 May, Thu 3 May

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 - PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner Certification Training in Manchester, UK | iCert Global
iCert Global is conducting 4 days PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner Certification Training Course in Manchester, UK on March 18-19 and 28-26, 2017.
2 Brunswick Square, Birmingham
Tue 24 Apr to Fri 27 Apr

More details - Cliveden - Tuesday Garden Tours: Spring
Take a tour of Cliveden’s beautiful formal gardens with expert guides and see the spring scheme in bloom. Join a member of the gardens team and discover the highlights of Cliveden’s spring garden. Booking Not Needed. We do not recommend this event for children. Dogs on leads welcome.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Tue 24 Apr

More details - Hughenden - Behind the Scenes Manor Tour
Manor Tour. Join a member of the house team for a 45 minute tour behind the scenes. See our conservation work in action and get a sneak peep into some of our store rooms. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895. Adults and older children. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Hughenden, High Wycombe
Thu 26 Apr

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 - Cacao Ceremony
Join me for Chocolate and Meditation in Marlow A Cacao Ceremony in a gorgeous space. Cacao opens the heart and allows for a deeper, authentic love based connection with yourself and others.
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Gerrards Cross Comedy Evening
With Matt Richardson Troy Hawke Jenny Collier Alex Boardman
Gerrards Cross Community Association, The Memorial Centre, 8 East Common, Gerrards Cross,
Fri 27 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 - Open Day – FREE CLASSES
Whitespace Yoga Studio are offering free classes for everyone, including kids and beginners. Join friendly teachers and welcoming staff – try out a class, talk to wellbeing advisors or simply look around their beautiful light filled studio space.
Whitespace Yoga Studio
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Tenors Un Limited - ‘In Concert with Tenors Un Limited Celebrating 15 Years’
TENORS Un LIMITED is proud to present their newest touring show. Throughout 2018 the guys will tour UK theatres and concert halls performing works from their previous albums and tours as well as new repertoire. This concert series combines the rich vocal harmonies for which Tenors Un Limited are known.
The Stables, Stockwell Ln, Wavendon, Milton Keynes
Sat 28 Apr

The Portraits with special guest Emma Ballantine More details - The Portraits with special guest Emma Ballantine
Drawingroom darlings of the magnificent kind...generous, warm hearted, compassionate...the Portraits ..a meld of Irish, French and English Folk...their own original sound and featured extensively on BBC radio two and across various regional BBC shows..veterans of not one but several shows here.
The Drawingroom, Chesham
Sat 28 Apr
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More details - Stokenchurch Dog Rescue Outdoor Jumble Sale
Sale of donations in aid of Stokenchurch Dog Rescue. Lots of bargains to be had! Clothes, shoes and bags, linen, Bric-a-brac and collectables, Dog food and sundries, Books and Dvds, Tombola, Toys and puzzles, PLEASE NOTE, THIS IS AN OUTDOOR EVENT AND MAY BE CANCELED IF THE WEATHER IS BAD
Stokenchurch Dog Rescue Tower Farm Oxford Road (A40) Stokenchurch
Sat 28 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 - 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 - BFLF Family Rave X Camp Bestival 'Sailing the 7 seas'
Set sail once again with the award winning, world famous Big Fish Little Fish family ravers and their mates Camp Bestival as they bring acid house, techno, house, hip hop, drum ”n’ bass for families with 0-8 year olds as part of the ‘Around the World in 18 Raves’ Camp Bestival warm up tour.
The Swan/Old Town Hall St Mary Street High Wycombe
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Beaconsfield Farmers' Market
A friendly welcome awaits at this long-running popular market where you’ll always find a comprehensive selection of quality, local produce.
Windsor End, Old Town
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Stowe - Dawn chorus walk
Join a member of the team for an early morning walk around the gardens to experience the bird song of Stowe and enjoy the chance to see the gardens before we open to the public. Warm up with breakfast afterwards, included in your ticket price. Booking Essential. Phone: *Tickets available 2 March*. Children welcome.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Songs of Sea and Shore
Great Missenden Choral Society will perform the Following works: Henry Purcell - Welcome to All The Pleasures Ralph Vaughan Williams - Five Mystical Songs EJ Moeran - Songs of Springtime Tony Hewitt Jones - Seven Sea Poems and Gerald Finzi - Let us Garlands Bring.
Great Missenden Parish Church, Church Lane, Great Missenden
Sat 28 Apr

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

More details - Organ Recital by International Concert Organist
ORGAN RECITAL by International Concert Organist Richard Pearce, a regular performer with the BBC Symphony Orchestra including at the Last Night of the Proms. A wide range of music will be presented...one hour showcasing the magnificent Norman & Beard organ.
St Peter and St Paul’s Church , Castle Street, Buckingham
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Bisham Abbey WEDDING FAIR
All the needs of your special day under one roof. Cars, Cakes, Menswear, Bridalwear, Photographers, Entertainment, Jewellery, Hair & Make Up, Stationery and much much more... Venue show rounds available on request.
Marlow Road, Bisham, Nr Marlow, Bucks
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Schubert Mass in G and Duruflé Requiem
Chorleywood Choral Society’s Spring Concert. Soloists: Kate Wili, soprano; Leslie Davis, mezzo-soprano; James Robinson, tenor; Wyn Pencarreg, baritone; Iestyn Evans, organist. Conducted by Graham Wili.
Amersham Free Church, Woodside Road, Amersham-on-the-Hill
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Afternoon Tea at the Abbey
Join us for an elegant afternoon tea and live music in the breath taking 12th Century Abbey. Perfect gift for the special person in your life. £20pp to include homemade sandwiches, scones,cakes, tea or coffee. Tickets need to be pre-booked by contacting fundraising@chilternsmscentre.org
Missenden Abbey, Great Missenden,
Sun 29 Apr

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

More details - A Doll's House
Mr & Mrs Helmer are the iconic power couple. They excel at work, staying on top, socialising. They excel at excelling. But as his autobiography rolls out around Christmas-time, it seems there are a few things that Mr. Helmer may not have mentioned in the foreword.
Stantonbury Theatre
Mon 30 Apr

More details - Cliveden - Cliveden's Women
An outdoor exhibition celebrating inspirational women from the local community. Cliveden’s a property with a history of powerful females. And, to commemorate the generations of women who have lived and visited here, we’re hosting a year-long programme in 2018 to celebrate their lives.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Mon 30 Apr to Fri 4 May, Mon 7 May to Fri 11 May, Mon 14 May to Fri 18 May, Mon 21 May to Fri 25 May, Mon 28 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Five Star Swing in Marlow for The Wycombe Arts Festival
Marlow Jazz Club are very honoured to once again having been asked to stage the jazz event in this year’s Wycombe Arts Festival, and have booked the Nationally acclaimed Five Star Swing to play at Marlow’s Royal British Legion Hall on Tuesday May 1st at 8pm.
Marlow Jazz Club at the Royal British Legion Hall
Tue 1 May

More details - Stowe - Toddler Tuesday: Sleeping Beauty
Drop in to our toddler fun activities and meet other families in the local community. Drop in to our toddler fun activities and meet other families in the local community. Themed all things Sleeping Beauty, hear this classic fairytale’s link with Stowe’s history.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Tue 1 May

More details - Border Tales
Following a phenomenal run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to sold-out audiences, award winning company Protein presents a thought-provoking yet poignant commentary on multicultural Britain through dance, live music and dialogue compiled from the performers’ personal experiences.
Stantonbury Theatre
Tue 1 May

More details - centreJazz
Jazz night in the bar at the Community Centre Bourne End. We feature a different band each month. On April 3rd, Dave Rance and his Rocking Chair Band are giving us an evening of traditional music and on May 1st we have another visit from The Powerhouse Band who went down a storm last year with their great...
Bourne End Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End
Tue 1 May

More details - Stowe - "Aren't we worthy?" - the vote
In the year of Vote 100, help us choose great British women to sit in our modern day Temple of British Worthies. Vote for your worthy women then come back later in the year to see who was chosen. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome to place their vote too. Dogs on leads welcome.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Tue 1 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Talk: Maps For Family Historians
Maps are one of the most significant aids when plotting where ancestors lived, particularly in cities. In this talk to members of Buckinghamshire Family History Society, Alan Ruston will discuss what is available online as well as in record offices.
Methodist Church Hall, Queensway, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
Wed 2 May

More details - Speed Dating in Milton Keynes
Speed Dating in Milton Keynes How Speed Dating in Milton Keynes works When you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Milton Keynes, you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts.
Aqua, The Hub, 209 Avebury Blvd
Wed 2 May

More details - Ballistic
Instead of a Kingdom - a pub! Instead of a King - Mr Lear, the landlord! When he announces his retirement and the division of his “kingdom” between his daughters, Mr Lear imitates his famous namesake and demands to know which of them loves him the most.
Stantonbury Theatre
Wed 2 May

More details - Chiltern Painters Art Exhibition
The Chiltern Painters are a long established and well known group of artists and will be showing their latest paintings in a variety of media as well as sculpture and pottery. A large selection of reasonably priced cards will also be available. Admission to the exhibition is free and all are welcome.
The Market Hall, Old Amersham, Bucks
Thu 3 May to Sun 6 May

Circus Normandie More details - Circus Normandie
Roll Up Roll Up as Circus Normandie returns to Gerrard’s Cross West Common! The circus does not involve animals, but instead guarantees all the ingredients of a spectacular show, including mischievous clowns, nimble acrobatics, talented jugglers, daring aerialists & more. 90 minutes of fun for all the family!
West Common, Gerrard’s Cross
Fri 4 May to Mon 7 May
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More details - Relish (by Mary Scott)
Chesham based TouchPoint Productions presents “Relish“, a dark comedy written and directed by Mary Scott. “Excellent production. Good blend of humour and tension” (Oxfringe2011) Dan and his new wife, Stacy, are holding a birthday dinner party for his older sister, Fran.
The Little Theatre, Church St, Chesham
Fri 4 May and Sat 5 May

More details - Open studio at Cathy Read Art
For any artist, the magic of creation happens in the studio. Would you like to see where the magic happens? Award winning artist Cathy Read is opening her studio doors for 2 days in May. Come and see where she transforms paper into stunning architectural paintings.
Cathy Read Art, Unit 10, West Well Farm, Barton Road, Tingewick, Buckingham
Fri 4 May and Sat 5 May

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 - Great Modern Architects: WEA Day School
The course, led by Keith Hasted, will investigate the life and work of key architects of the modern era, picking out representative buildings to display their achievements. The work of Frank Lloyd Wright and of Charles Rennie Mackintosh will be set against the influential work of Mies van der Rohe and Le Corbusier.
Rectory Cottages, Church Green Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
Sat 5 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 - 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 - 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 - Cliveden - Game of Clues: Murder Mystery
A new year, a new victim, a new killer. Following last year’s crime caper, we’ve created a brand new outdoor mystery for you and your family to solve. The year is 1853 and, whilst the Sutherland’s are away visiting their London abode, Cliveden’s head butler has turned up dead on the estate.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Sat 5 May, Sun 6 May, Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Sat 26 May, Sun 27 May

More details - A welcome return of Johnny Wheeler to Amersham RBL!
A special Saturday evening of live music and dancing to a brilliant singer/guitarist. He’ll be including many songs from the 50’s and 60’s right through to the 2000’s. Music for dancing or just sit and enjoy! A very friendly club with drinks at a sensible price!
Amersham Royal British Legion, 91 Woodside Rd, Amersham
Sat 5 May

More details - Moonrakers
Oxford’s much-toured band 4-piece band, Moonrakers (Celtic harp, fiddle, stringed instruments, whistles, female/male vocals), give a full concert of songs and tunes from the English, Irish and Scottish tradition as well as their own compositions.
All Saints Church, HILLESDEN
Sat 5 May

More details - Coffee Morning
In aid of the Children’s Air Ambulance Appeal. This worthwhile organisation receives no Government money. It relies entirely on the generosity of the public- people like us. There will be coffee and cakes, a Bring and Buy Stall and a raffle. Please come along to support this venture. Bring your friends!
Freeman Church Hall, Buckingham Rd, Bletchley, Milton Keynes (Just round the corner from Bletchley Railway Station)
Sat 5 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
Sat 5 May

Wild Tweed Country Show More details - Wild Tweed Country Show
Wild Tweed is set in the beautiful Chiltern countryside. Born from a desire to bring together the very best of the great outdoors, luxury brands, good food, live music and entertainment for families, Wild Tweed is a beautifully English way to spend quality time with family and friends.
E.J. Churchill, West Wycombe Estate
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May
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More details - May Day Merriment
Experience traditional Elizabethan May Day Merriment with dancing and music Discover what it was like to live in Elizabethan times and experience an Elizabethan May Day celebration. The Suffolk Free Co.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

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 - Wild Tweed
the definitive country show Wild Tweed is set in the beautiful Chiltern countryside, just an hour from central London. Live music, celebrity interviews on the wild tweed sofa, children’s shows and special guests will entertain you throughout the day on our main stage.
E.J. Churchill Shooting Ground Park Lane Lane End High Wycombe Buckinghamshire
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - You've Got Dragons
“Dragons come when you least expect it. You turn round…and they’re there.” Lots of people get them; bad dreams, swirly tummy, feeling prickly. And sometimes they make you feel alone. So, what can a young child with a bad case of the dragons do?
Stantonbury Theatre
Sun 6 May

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 - Family music festival - Subwoofers
Looking for something fun to do on the May bank holiday? Join the first family, dog and deaf friendly fun day with live music, in aid of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, at our Buckinghamshire grounds on Sunday 6 May. It promises to be a great day out - and you can bring your four-legged friend, too!
Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, The Grange, Wycombe Road, Saunderton, Princes Risborough.
Sun 6 May

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 - Cliveden - Guided House Tours
Book onto one of our short guided tours to discover more about the fabulous Cliveden House. These tours allow you to see some of the rooms that were once home to Nancy and Waldorf Astor. Entry to the house is by timed ticket only and the tours last approximately 25 minutes.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Mon 7 May, Tue 8 May, Thu 10 May, Mon 14 May, Tue 15 May, Thu 17 May, Mon 21 May, Tue 22 May, Thu 24 May, Mon 28 May, Tue 29 May, Thu 31 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 - Talk:  The Lost Language of Headstones
Many of us wander around churchyards and cemeteries, tracing family members or just out of interest. Kevin Varty’s illustrated talk to members of Buckinghamshire Family History Society explores the sometimes hidden meanings of the symbols which are often found carved into the headstones, revealing a lost...
Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End
Tue 8 May

More details - The 2018 Chalfont St Giles and Jordans Literary Festival
The eighth Chalfont St Giles and Jordans Literary Festival gets under way on the 8th May at 7.15pm in the Memorial Hall at Chalfont St Giles. A host of distinguished guest speakers have been lined up, who between them will deliver 12 days of sessions designed to delight, entertain, and inform.
Chalfont St Giles
Tue 8 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Two
From Jim Cartwright, the award-winning writer of Little Voice and Road, comes Two, a gritty yet heart-warming look at northern life filled with pathos and humour. Set in a Northern Pub where the Landlord and Landlady’s cheery greeting and friendly banter barely disguise their contempt for each other.
Stantonbury Theatre
Tue 8 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 - 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 - Hughenden - Make a Doll Workshop with Made by Maggie
Let your imagination take over as you create your very own lavender filled Victorian keepsake doll. All materials supplied and no previous sewing experience required. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895. Not suitable for children. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Hughenden, High Wycombe
Thu 10 May

More details - Trolls
Trolls ; an enchanting musical by the late, great Peter Skellern. The Trolls have gathered to celebrate the Midsummer Feast. There is also to be a wedding, with King Smee set to marry Bleeta. As the ceremony gets underway, a terrible event takes place.
Winslow Public Hall, Elmfields Gate, Winslow
Thu 10 May to Sat 12 May

More details - A Brave Face
Afghanistan: 2009. Ryan is there to see the world, learn a trade, get a life. Training’s complete, combat is a buzz. But on one particular hot and desperate tour of duty, Ryan sees things he can’t talk about, to anyone. And when he returns home, the trouble really begins.
Stantonbury Theatre
Fri 11 May

More details - Quiz Night for Cancer Research UK
Buckingham and District Action Group for Cancer Research UK invite you to enter a team at their Quiz Night. Teams of 4/6 people but these could be made up on the night. There will also be a raffle, and there is a licensed bar available.
The Woolpack (The Cote), Well Street, Buckingham.
Fri 11 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 - 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 - The Great British Dog walk - Hughenden National Trust
The Great British Dog Walk is an annual event in aid of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. 20 dog walks across the UK Picturesque locations A free doggie bandana for each adult ticket purchased Working hearing dogs at the walks who you can meet Fun activities for all the family Stalls with gifts and...
Hughenden Manor, High Wycombe, Valley Rd, High Wycombe
Sat 12 May

More details - Boarstall Duck Decoy - New natural play equipment
See how many things you can tick off in your ’50 things’ booklets with our exciting new natural play equipment. Booking Not Needed. Children very welcome! Dogs on leads welcome.
Boarstall Duck Decoy, Boarstall, near Bicester,
Sat 12 May to Mon 14 May, Sat 19 May to Mon 21 May, Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - LEGO® Friends House of Heart Tour comes to intu Milton Keynes
This Spring, LEGO Friends invites children and their families to join them on the House of Heart Tour, which will be travelling to 8 intu shopping centres across the UK in a quest to put more heart into the world.
intu Milton Keynes, 67 Midsummer Blvd
Sat 12 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 - 70's Disco
Its 70s Disco Time!! Saturday 12th May 2018 7.30pm—11.45pm Mursley Village Hall Dancing and costume prizes licenced bar Bring your own snacks or purchase Fish and Chips from Howe’s mobile van 7.30pm approx. Proceeds to Mursley Church Maintenance
Mursley Village Hall, Mursley, Milton Keynes, MK17 ORT
Sat 12 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 - Marlow May Fayre
The Annual Marlow May Fayre will take place on Saturday 12th May, 2018 in Higginson Park, Pound Lane, Marlow.
Higginson Park, Pound Lane, Marlow
Sat 12 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 - Enchanted Museum
On Saturday 12th May, see the Enchanted Museum come to life as legendary creatures (including the beautiful winged Pegasus) appear at an exciting twilight event at Chiltern Open Air Museum. The Museum’s historic buildings will be lit up by candle, lantern and firelight for you to explore.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sat 12 May

More details - Prestwood 10k / 5 k and Children's Ultimate Warrior Run
Fun for all the family: 10k and 5k adult races, children’s obstacle run, Ultimate Warrior new for 2018. Register online from February www.chilternsmscentre.org 10k £16 per adult / £14 affiliated runner,5k £10, Children’s Ultimate Warrior £10
Sprinters Leisure Centre, Prestwood,
Sun 13 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 - 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 - There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly. I don’t know why she swallowed a fly... But The People’s Theatre Company do! And now you can too as they bring one of the world’s best loved nursery rhymes to life just in time to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Pam Adams’ bestselling book!
Stantonbury Theatre
Sun 13 May

More details - Moonrakers
Oxford’s much-toured band 4-piece band, Moonrakers (Celtic harp, fiddle, stringed instruments, whistles, female/male vocals), give a full concert of songs and tunes from the English, Irish and Scottish tradition as well as their own compositions.
St Peter’s Church, BURNHAM
Sun 13 May

More details - Red Kites - Open Garden for NGS
This much admired 1½ acre Chiltern hillside garden is planted for yr-round interest and is lovingly maintained with mixed and herbaceous borders, wild flower orchard, established pond, vegetable garden, managed woodland area and a lovely hidden garden.
Red Kites, Bledlow Ridge
Tue 15 May

More details - New Penny Theatre Company presents Ayckbourn's "Bedroom Farce"
After “NOISES OFF” & “RELATIVELY SPEAKING” New Penny Theatre Company hits the stage at the Elgiva once more with Alan Ayckbourn’s hilarious hit comedy “BEDROOM FARCE”. Set in the seventies, we visit three bedrooms over one night and the next morning, following the story of four married couples.
Elgiva Theatre, St Mary’s Way, Chesham
Tue 15 May to Sat 19 May

More details - The Loyal Grenville Lodge of Oddfellows
New exhibition on The Loyal Grenville Lodge of Oddfellows based in Buckingham. Their first meetings were held at The Woolpack, then at The George before moving to the purpose built Oddfellows Hall in Well Street in 1893. See their story in this special exhibition.
Buckingham Old Gaol, Market Hill, Buckingham
Wed 16 May to Sat 7 Jul

More details - Stowe - Man's Best Friend Monthly Dog Walk
Join the dogs of Stowe on a paw patrol with a different theme and leader each month. Booking Not Needed. Children welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Wed 16 May

More details - Tom Kerridge presents Pub in the Park
Tom Kerridge’s food and music festival, Pub in the Park, is now on sale! 2018 will see the festival go on tour this summer, with the laid-back celebration returning to Marlow after its sell-out debut last year, and also heading to Bath, Tunbridge Wells and Knutsford.
Higginson Park, Marlow
Thu 17 May to Wed 20 Jun

More details - Mark Bruce Company presents Macbeth
Multi-award-winning Mark Bruce Company presents a striking dance theatre adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, a tragic descent into the darkest sides of human nature.
Stantonbury Theatre
Thu 17 May and Fri 18 May

More details - Charity Race Night in support of MacIntyre
Saddle up and take the reigns, join us for a fabulous evening of racing, food and fundraising Tickets are just £7.
Moot Hall (next to MacIntyre Coffee Shop), 54 Haddon, Great Holm, Milton Keynes
Thu 17 May

More details - Family History Talk: Willpower
Meryl Catty will cover the subject of wills from a different angle, looking at how wills were made, and how they can be used to solve a variety of family history research problems. This talk is followed by Buckinghamshire Family History Society’s Annual General Meeting.
Turnfurlong Junior School, Turnfurlong Lane, Aylesbury
Sat 19 May

More details - Music at Windmill Hill: Steven Devine (Harpsichord)
Join us for some memorable musical concerts in the spectacular setting of Windmill Hill at Waddesdon. Internationally acclaimed harpsichordist Steven Devine returns to Windmill Hill with a virtuosic programme titled ‘Bach and the Dance - an evening of harpsicord masterpieces’.
Waddesdon Manor Nr Aylesbury
Sat 19 May

#RAFP100Fest More details - #RAFP100Fest
The Royal Air Force Police (RAFP) celebrate their formation 100 years ago (01 April 1918) on Saturday 19th May 2018 with a day of demonstrations, sport, music and fun filled activities for all the family.
Aylesbury RFC, Brrok End, Weston Turvile
Sat 19 May
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More details - Waddesdon Manor - Music at Windmill Hill: Steven Devine (Harpsichord)
Join us for some memorable musical concerts in the spectacular setting of Windmill Hill at Waddesdon. Internationally acclaimed harpsichordist Steven Devine returns to Windmill Hill with a virtuosic programme titled ’Bach and the Dance - an evening of harpsichord masterpieces’. Booking Essential.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Sat 19 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Dawn Chorus
Get up early and enjoy the dawn chorus in the grounds at Waddesdon. Listen to the magical sounds of early morning bird song and learn about our aviary’s conservation and breeding work. Your morning will finish with a delicious cooked breakfast served in the Manor Restaurant. In association with the RSPB.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Sat 19 May

More details - A Saturday Night of Live Music by 'Wheelers Wheels'!
Johnny Wheeler and his new band will be appearing at the Cressex Club & Community Centre on this special Saturday evening of live music A four piece band that’ll get yer feet movin’! A friendly club with reasonably priced drinks and free car park. Call ahead for peace of mind - 01494 526970
Cressex Community Centre, 203 Cressex Road, Booker, High Wycombe.
Sat 19 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,
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,
Sun 20 May, Wed 23 May to Fri 25 May, Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May, Thu 31 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,
Sun 20 May, Wed 23 May to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May, Thu 31 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,
Sun 20 May, Wed 23 May to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May, Thu 31 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,
Sun 20 May, Wed 23 May to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May, Thu 31 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,
Sun 20 May, Wed 23 May to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May, Thu 31 May

More details - BBOWT Plant and Produce Charity Market
Choose from a wide selection of good value home-grown plants and home-made cakes, pickles and preserves....plus books, crafts, gifts and excellent refreshments all to raise funds for local wildlife conservation. The plant market is run by volunteers from the Chilterns Group of The Wildlife Trust.
Great Missenden Memorial Centre
Sun 20 May

More details - The Manor House - Open Garden for NGS
Paved garden, parterres, shrub borders, old roses and walled kitchen garden. Water garden with paths, bridges and walkways fed by 14 chalk springs, plus 2 acres of landscaped planting.
The Manor House, Nr Princes Risborough
Sun 20 May

More details - Milton Keynes City Orchestra Concert
20th May at MK Theatre Opera in Concert Gala a cultural celebration of classical music and opera with soloists Janice Watson, who performed at the 2015 MK Proms and Dominic Natoli making his MK debut with MK’s own Polymnia Choir and guest singers. Tickets £12-£36 £5 ticket under 18’s and students mkco.org
Milton Keynes Theatre
Sun 20 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,
Sun 20 May, Wed 23 May, Fri 25 May to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May

More details - Chiltern Hills Vintage Vehicle Rally
in its 24th year The Chiltern Hills Rally offers over a 1000 classic and vintage vehicles of all ages including cars, Motor Bikes, Buses, Lorries, Tractors and Emergency Vehicles. its Good value for money, Still only £6 per adult and Children under 14 go free.
Weedon Park, New Rd Weedon, Aylesbury Bucks
Sun 20 May
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More details - Chilterns Walking Festival
The Chilterns Walking Festival invites you to explore the landscapes, locations and legends of The Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with an exciting programme of guided walks, activities and special events available.
The Chilterns covers Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire
Mon 21 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Tom & Bunny Save The World
As 2018 falls to a zombie apocalypse, Tom and Bunny begin their perilous journey to Yorkshire in quest of sanctuary and a proper cup of tea. From the creators of the award-winning sellout hit Buzz: A New Musical comes a gender-stereotype destroying, black and bloody comedy with a live folk soundtrack.
Stantonbury Theatre
Thu 24 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Michael Eden
Michael Eden’s work sits at the intersection of craft, design and art. For this solo exhibition Eden, formerly a potter, explores contemporary themes through the reinterpretation of historical objects using digital means.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Fri 25 May to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May, Thu 31 May

More details - Colourscape
Long views of intense colour and light stretch out – the longest view ever created in Colourscape. Enter a new world where you can explore intense light, colour and space. 56 interlinked chambers will see you encounter unusual musical experiences.
Waddesdon Manor Waddesdon
Fri 25 May to Sat 2 Jun

More details - Stowe - Stowe trail run - Gold Swan Events
Whether you have just started running or are an experienced runner, trail running allows you to enjoy the great outdoors. This 10k trail race series is organised by Gold Swan Events with Stowe providing the backdrop. Enjoy the mix of paths, grass and gravel tracks.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Fri 25 May

More details - Inland Waterways Association (IWA), Milton Keynes Branch, LOCK HELP WEEKEND
Join us at Three Locks on the Grand Union Canal (between Milton Keynes and Leighton Buzzard, as we raise funds for waterway restoration by helping the boats through the locks. Donations are welcome from visitors too!
Three Locks, Leighton Road
Fri 25 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Tunnel Tours: Explore Below the Museum
This May half term, Bucks County Museum will take you behind the scenes to explore its basements, hidden rooms and reveal secret discoveries. By the light of torches, hear tales of intrigue, superstition and magic from the museum’s past.
Buckinghamshire County Museum and Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery, Church Street, Aylesbury
Sat 26 May, Tue 29 May, Wed 30 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Colourscape
During Spring 2018 an extraordinary experience of colour and light lands again on the Waddesdon lawns. A brand new Colourscape with long sensational views will be installed on the Aviary lawn. Colourscape returns with a brand new structure created to specially fit the Aviary lawn.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Sat 26 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Children's Half Term Activities
Come in and celebrate the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with a ’Royal’ quiz around the museum and lots of fun activities on the terrace in the exercise yard. Ending of course with a prize in the museum shop.
Buckingham Old Gaol, Market Hill, Buckingham
Sat 26 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - John Hegley: All Hail The Snail (and other creatures)
Join poet John Hegley as he takes us on a humerous journey through his living library of poems, songs, stories and animal drawings. Enjoy the rhyme and rhythm of this mandolin playing muse and his hilarious struggle with words as they threaten to twist and turn out of his grasp.
Stantonbury Theatre
Sat 26 May

More details - Stowe - Book fair
Drop in to our historic Parlour rooms to peruse our vast array of second-hand books for sale. All profits help restore the gardens at Stowe. Booking Not Needed. This is a family friendly event, children welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Mentmore Arts Festival 2018
The 2018 Mentmore Arts Festival will be held from Saturday 26th to Monday 28th May from 11 am - 5pm. We are delighted that this year will be our 10th festival. We will be welcoming over 60 artists including painters, photographers, jewellers and ceramicists.
St Mary’s Church Mentmore, Leighton Buzzard
Sat 26 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Roman Gladiators
If you’re looking for a great educational and fun family day out this Bank Holiday then come and see our Roman Gladiators battle!
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - Clayton's Marlow Presents... Café Del Marlow All Day Party
Clayton’s welcome summer with Café del Marlow, their annual Ibiza style all day party. By day, it’ll feel like you’re lounging in the Balearics as DJs Mouse and Toney White set the tone with laid back & soulful sounds from the garden bar whilst the cocktails flow and the bbq sizzles.
Clayton’s Marlow, 16 Oxford Road
Sun 27 May

More details - Fressingwood - Open Garden for NGS
Thoughtfully designed garden with yr-round colour and many interesting features. Shrubbery with ferns, hostas, grasses and hellebores. Small formal garden, herb garden, pergolas with roses and clematis. Topiary and landscaped terrace. Newly developed area incorporating water with grasses.
Fressingwood, Great Missenden
Sun 27 May

More details - Glebe Farm - Open Garden for NGS
A large cottage garden with an exuberance of colourful planting and winding gravel paths, amongst lawns and herbaceous borders on two levels. Ponds, a wishing well, vegetable beds, a knot garden, a small walled garden and an old tractor feature. Everything combines to make a beautiful garden full of surprises.
Glebe Farm, Buckingham
Mon 28 May

More details - The Claydons - Open Garden for NGS
Three small villages, originally part of the Claydon Estate with typical north Buckinghamshire cottages and two C13 churches. The Old Vicarage, a large garden on clay with mixed borders, scented garden, dell, shrub roses, vegetables and a natural clay pond.
The Claydons, East Botolph and Middle Claydon
Mon 28 May

More details - Children's May Half Term Workshops at Queens Park Arts Centre
Tue 29 May: Little Bub and the Woolly House with Pippa North Come and make Bub, and a small woolly house to keep him safe. Wed 30 May: Pottery Ugly Mugs with Elizabeth Browning Let your imagination loose and make a proper ugly mug!
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Tue 29 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Terrific Tuesday - Become a Museum Explorer
Every Bucks school holiday Tuesday throughout the Museum’s open season the Museum’s Education team have created special themed family activities, games and crafts all for the standard admission price! Join us on Tuesday 29th May and become a Museum Explorer.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Tue 29 May

More details - Rufus Longbottom and The Space Rabbit
When Space Rabbit’s planet is destroyed by a meteorite she and her family escape in the nick of time. But a blast separates her space pod from the others, sending her hurtling towards Earth, where she lands outside the Tandaria Carehome, frightened and alone.
Stantonbury Theatre
Tue 29 May

More details - Medieval Family Puppet Show: Viking Tales
Medieval Family Puppet Show Wednesday 30 May, 1.30pm. Lasts 45 minutes. Thursday 31 May, 1.30pm. Lasts 45 minutes. Full of daft humour, live music, eccentric puppets and audience participation. Rattlebox Theatre Company perform Viking Tales which will bring magic and laughter to all ages. £5 per person.
Buckinghamshire County Museum and Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery, Church Street, Aylesbury
Wed 30 May and Thu 31 May

More details - Medieval Family Puppet Show: Beowulf
Medieval Family Puppet Show Wednesday 30 May, 11.30am. Lasts 45 minutes. Wednesday 30 May, 3.30pm. Lasts 45 minutes. Thursday 31 May, 11.30am. Lasts 45 minutes. Thursday 31 May, 3.30pm. Lasts 45 minutes. Full of daft humour, live music, eccentric puppets and audience participation.
Buckinghamshire County Museum and Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery, Church Street, Aylesbury
Wed 30 May and Thu 31 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Waddesdon at War: stories of military service in the First World War
Join Catherine Taylor, Waddesdon’s archivist, to learn more about the research she has done into the impact of the First World War on the men of Waddesdon.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Wed 30 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Photography School
Children can learn all about photography on this 3 day course. Sharp Shots Photo Club will be teaching 3 days of exciting, inspiring and fun photograph courses for children aged 9-15.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Wed 30 May and Thu 31 May

More details - Hughenden - Behind the Scenes Manor Tour
Manor Tour. Join a member of the house team for a 45 minute tour behind the scenes. See our conservation work in action and get a sneak peep into some of our store rooms. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895. Adults and older children. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Hughenden, High Wycombe
Thu 31 May

More details - Music at Windmill Hill: Flute & Harp Concert
Join us for some memorable musical concerts in the spectacular setting of Windmill Hill at Waddesdon. Anna Noakes (flute), Gabriella Dall’Olio (harp), Roger Chase (viola) Regulars Anna and Gabriella are back for a fourth consecutive year.
Waddesdon Manor Nr Aylesbury
Sat 2 Jun

More details - St Leonards Village Fete
A traditional village fete with something for all the family: Horseshow and Gymkhana, Dog Show, BBQ, Tombola, Cream Teas provided by our wonderful W.I. Tug-o-War, Morris Dancing, Classic Cars, Bouncy castle, Punch and Judy and much much more. Horseshow and Gymkhana starts at 9.
St Leonards Parish Hall, Jenkins Lane, St Leonards
Sat 2 Jun
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Open Gardens Weekend ~ 21st Anniversary Event ~ Lillingstone Lovell - Buckingham MK18 5BD More details - Open Gardens Weekend ~ 21st Anniversary Event ~ Lillingstone Lovell - Buckingham MK18 5BD
More than 20 gardens in Lillingstone Lovell will be open for viewing, including two previously featured NGS gardens. The centre of this small village is a beautiful conservation area, with the focal point being the 13th Century church decorated with beautiful flower displays.
Lillingstone Lovell, Buckingham
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun
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More details - Turn End Trust - Plants for Shade
Join Jackie Hunt, Turn End’s gardener for an exploration of the different areas of Turn End garden. Jackie will identify a range of easy to care for plants that tolerate low light levels, including plants for the trickiest of garden areas, dry shade.
Turn End, Townside, Haddenham, Aylesbury, Bucks
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Roadrunner! Roadrunner!
After TOO long an absence, the magnificent Roadrunner will tear down to Stony for an evening of high energy R&B and R&R and a fair bit of mayhem. Not to be missed if you love wild performance, fiendishly-good musicianship, and a rocking good night.
York House Centre, London Road, Stony Stratford
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Craft Fair
A special mid year Craft Fair with some of your favourite stalls. Refreshments will be served on the education terrace of the exercise courtyard, cake, coffee and tea by the Friends of The Old Gaol Museum.
Buckingham Old Gaol, Market Hill, Buckingham
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Quaker Family History Society  Jordans Meeting & AGM 2018
The Quaker Family History Society are holding their ’London’ One Day Meeting & AGM on Saturday 2nd June 2018 at Jordans Friends Meeting House. Jordans is 10 minutes walk from Seer Green & Jordans station on the Chiltern Line direct from Marylebone London and Birmingham via High Wycombe.
Jordans Quaker Centre, Welders Lane, Jordans, Beaconsfield, Bucks
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Annual Chiltern Bonsai Society Show
Bonsai displays by both the Chiltern and other local clubs, as well as a display by the British Suiseki Club. Sales of trees, books and pots, incuding speciality pots. Expert advice on all aspects of bonsai care and cultivation. Workshop demonstrations by bonsai stylist Harry Harrington.
Liston Hall, Chapel Street, Marlow.
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Vertavo Quartet at Jordans Summer Festival
Haydn - Quartet No. 58, Op. 74 No. 2, Hob III:73. Ravel - Quartet in F major. Smetana - Quartet No. 1 (’From My Life’). Our festival opens with the Norwegian Vertavo Quartet, who delighted us on their last visit in 2012.
Jubilee Hall, School Lane, Seer Green, Beaconsfield
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Loosley Dene - Open Garden for NGS
Within 4½ acres, set into hillside, the garden has panoramic views of the Chiltern landscape. Well established trees and shrubs with yr-round interest has been redesigned in the last 6 yrs maintaining some original features dating to C19.
Loosley Dene, Princes Risborough
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Talk: Brandy For The Parson
Did your ancestors live on the coast? If so, they may have been involved in some way in the smuggling of contraband. Meryl Catty traces the history and activities of smugglers in their hey-day, and indicates to members of Buckinghamshire Family History Society some of the sources available for research.
Methodist Church Hall, Queensway, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
Wed 6 Jun

More details - An Evening with Patricia Allati
An evening of songs from the opera, musical theatre and folk and a fascinating life story. Accompanied by pianist John Miller. Patricia’s is living a fascinating life, from singing professionally with the LSO, to being married in Jerusalem, from working as an archeologist to being an actor.
York House Centre, London Road, Stony Stratford
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Chris & Kellie While @The Songloft
Mother and Daughter, two beautiful voices, combine in what promises to be a spell binding evening. The highlight of StonyLive 2018 Doors open at 7.30pm and York House’s charming and efficient bar staff will sell you real ale, cider, lager, wines and soft drinks at the cash-only bar.
York House Centre, London Road, Stony Stratford
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Flower Festival "Eureka" A Celebration of British Discoveries and Inventions
Flower Festival – Eureka! From Friday June 8th to Monday June 11th 2018 a spectacular Flower Festival with music will be held at St. Dunstan’s Church, Monks Risborough, the oldest recorded ecclesiastical parish in England.
St Dunstan’s Church Burton Lane, Monks Risborough, Princes Risborough
Fri 8 Jun to Mon 11 Jun

More details - Moonrakers
Oxford’s much-toured band 4-piece band, Moonrakers (Celtic harp, fiddle, stringed instruments, whistles, female/male vocals), give a full concert of songs and tunes from the English, Irish and Scottish tradition as well as their own compositions.
Holy Trinity Church, PRESTWOOD
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Lindengate Fair
The annual Lindengate Fair is a classic English garden fete in our beautiful gardens; it’s a day of fun and celebration with the chance to look at the gardening projects that have been accomplished this year.
The Old Allotment Site, off Worlds End Garden Centre car park, Aylesbury Road, Wendover
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Flower Festival Concert
A concert of popular classical music by "Manor House String Quartet" is to be held on Saturday evening 9th June during the weekend of the St Dunstan’s Church, spectacular Flower Festival in Monks Risborough. See details below for tickets..
St Dunstan’s Church Mill Lane Monks Risborough HP27 9JE
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Nether Winchendon Fete
A quintessential English Garden Fete in the grounds of the historic Nether Winchendon House. Something for all the family, from a Vintage car display, 50 piece brass band, Punch and Judy, Children’s Arts corner, Children’s Races, Tractor Rides, Delicious homemade Teas, A Pimms Lawn and all the classic Fete...
Nether Winchendon House
Sat 9 Jun
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More details - Cowper & Newton Museum Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
The tranquil Flower Garden of C18 poet William Cowper, who said ’Gardening was of all employments, that in which I succeeded best’, has plants introduced prior to his death in 1800, many mentioned in his writings.
Cowper & Newton Museum Gardens, Olney
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Haddenham Village Fete
Haddenham’s extremely popular traditional village fete takes place on the 9th June around its beautiful duck pond and village green - which has been the location for several episodes of Midsomer Murders.
Church End and Flint Street, Haddenham
Sat 9 Jun

More details - StonyLive! Hoedown!
Come along to StonyLive’s first ever Hoedown with Stony Stratford’s own Taylor’d Country. Wear yer Stetsuns, boots, denim and checked shirts and give us a yee haw! Great country music and fun!
York House Centre, London Road, Stony Stratford
Sat 9 Jun

More details - 18 Brownswood Road - Open Garden for NGS
A plant filled garden designed by Barbara Hunt. A harmonious arrangement of arcs and circles introduces a rhythm that leads through the garden. Sweeping box curves, gravel beds, brick edging and lush planting. A restrained use of purples and reds dazzle against a grey and green background.
18 Brownswood Road, Beaconsfield
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Chesham Bois Village Fete
Please join us for a fabulous family day out on Saturday 9th June on Chesham Bois Common for a traditional Village Fete.
Chesham Bois Common, North Road
Sat 9 Jun

More details - The Great British Dog walk - Stowe National Trust
The Great British Dog Walk is an annual event in aid of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. We will have: 20 dog walks across the UK Picturesque locations A free doggie bandana for each adult ticket purchased Working hearing dogs at the walks who you can meet Fun activities for all the family Stalls with gifts and...
New Inn Farm, Stowe, Buckingham
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Michael Collins (clarinet) & Michael McHale (piano) - Wendover Music
Programme - Finzi: Five Bagatelles Ireland: Fantasy Sonata Arnold: Sonatina Debussy: Rhapsody Widor: Introduction and Rondo Horovitz: Sonatina Michael Collins is one of the most complete musicians of his generation.
St Mary’s Parish Church, Church Lane, WENDOVER, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Firecrest MTB - Aston Hill Downhill - Mash Up 2018
The race on Sunday 10th June 2018 see racers take on a Mash Up of some of the most popular downhill tracks on Aston Hill. Starting from the top of the hill the riders will take on the top of Surface to Air before crossing over to Root Canal and then finishing with the bottom section of Ricochet.
Aston Hill Bike Park, Aston Hill
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Milton Keynes Race For Life 5k & 10k
A 5k suitable for all abilities - or up the challenge and take part in a Race for Life 10k! HOW TO ENTER: Online via the Race For Life Website - raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/find-an-event?utm_source=WhereCanWeGo&utm_medium=Listing&utm_campaign=RFL18 Women of any age welcome.
Willen Park
Sun 10 Jun

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.
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Sun 10 Jun

More details - 18 Brownswood Road - Open Garden for NGS
A plant filled garden designed by Barbara Hunt. A harmonious arrangement of arcs and circles introduces a rhythm that leads through the garden. Sweeping box curves, gravel beds, brick edging and lush planting. A restrained use of purples and reds dazzle against a grey and green background.
18 Brownswood Road, Beaconsfield
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Overstroud Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Artistic chalk garden on two levels. Collection of C17/C18 plants incl auriculars, hellebores, bulbs, pulmonarias, peonies, geraniums, herbs and succulents. Many antique, species and rambling roses. Potager and lily pond. Cottage was once C17 fever house for Missenden Abbey.
Overstroud Cottage, Gt Missenden
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Talk: How English Historical Records Work
England has lots of records but they weren’t devised with family historians in mind and we have to accept pluses and minuses. Michael Gandy explains to members of Buckinghamshire Family History Society the logic behind the records that we have and how to make the best use of them.
Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Richard the Third - Open Air Theatre
Open Air theatre set in glorious parkland of Hall Barn, Old Beaconsfield with the audience under cover. Chiltern Shakespeare Company will be bringing this powerful tale of jealousy, manipulation and deceipt to life.
Hall Barn Old Beaconsfield
Wed 13 Jun to Sat 16 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sat 23 Jun

More details - Milton Keynes City Orchestra Concert
15th June Just announced the winner of the Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe Scholarship Clarinettist Piotr Dec who will perform Weber No.2 and the programme will include MKCO playing Mozart Symphony No 35 and Haydn’s Symphony No 104
The Venue Walton High, Fyfield Barrow Milton Keynes
Fri 15 Jun

More details - The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Thames Valley Golf and Networking Event
Why not come and join us for a morning/day on this fabulous golf and networking event. All golfing abilities are very welcome! this event will be a singles Stableford competition and to add some interest, participants will be going out in teams of three with the best two scores counting to the team prize.
Burnham Beeches Golf Club, Green Lane, Burnham
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Lords Wood - Open Garden for NGS
Lords Wood was built for the artist Mary Sargent Florence in 1899 and has been the Messum’s family home since 1974. Lords Wood’s artistic connections continue to this day.
Lords Wood, Marlow Common
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Live Band 40s/50s Hawaiian Party with The Cadillac Kings
The Rocking Rebels 4th Hawaiian Party with LIVE BAND The Cadillac Kings Friday 1st September at Marlow British Legion! The Cadillac Kings play top class Rock n Roll combining the sounds & styles of ‘40s & ‘50s R’n’B, Jump Jive & R’n’R to keep you on the dance floor all night!
Station Approach
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Dagnall Village Fete 2018
The Dagnall Village Fete will be held on Saturday 16th June at Dagnall recreation ground. We will be raising funds for Dagnall Village Hall, Dagnall School & Dagnall Church. Entry is free and car parking is available. We will have a dog show running throughout the day, with sign up from 11.
Dagnall Recreation Ground, Nelson Road, Dagnall, Herts
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Bushcraft Weekend
Visit our site on this exciting weekend and experience the outdoors. You will have an opportunity to take part in a number of Bushcraft activities and explore areas of the site which are not usually open to the public.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Feast 2018
Feast returns for summer 2018! Fun for all the family to enjoy.  Come along and see the North Front of Waddesdon transformed with decorations, live music, food and wine stalls, craft activities, a dance-a-thon, international performances and much more...
Waddesdon Manor Waddesdon
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Talk: Coroners' Inquests
Requiring no legal or medical knowledge until more recent times, the Coroner was an elected official. Inquests were often held in rooms in pubs.
Turnfurlong Junior School, Turnfurlong Lane, Aylesbury
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Gershwin: Porgy & Bess concert Suite & Tippett: Five Spirituals from A Child of our Time
Wooburn Singers & our brilliant accompanist, Simon Howat under musical director Tom Hammond-Davies have a delightful programme of music for our summer concert. We present the concert suite from Gershwin’s iconic Porgy & Bess, combined with the five beautiful spirituals from Tippett’s A Child of our Time.
St Lawrence Church, Church Lane, West Wycombe
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello) & Isata Kanneh-Mason at Jordans Summer Festival
Boccherini - Cello Sonata No.6 in A major, G. 4. Poulenc - Cello Sonata Op. 143. Debussy - Cello Sonata in D minor. Brahms - Sonata for cello and piano No.2 in F major, Op. 99. Our second concert is by the thrilling 2016 BBC Young Musician, cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason.
Jubilee Hall, School Lane, Seer Green, Beaconsfield
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Sunday Special Workshops at Queens Park Arts Centre
Woodcarving with Jeremy Turner Discover 3D carving techniques by carving a relief panel or small dish. Tools provided – bring your own if you have them! Pottery - Throwing with Charlie Butters Learn the basic principles of throwing clay to make cylinders (the basis of most pots).
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Sun 17 Jun

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! Workshops are suitable students for aged 16+ For full details about each of these workshops please visit www.qpc.
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Old Park Barn - Open Garden for NGS
We made a garden from a rough field of just under 3 acres, 20 yrs ago. Near the house a series of terraces, cut into the sloping site, create the formal garden with long and cross vistas, lawns and deep borders.
Old Park Barn, Newport Pagnell
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Hillesden House - Open Garden for NGS
By superb church Cathedral in the Fields. Carp lakes, fountains and waterfalls with mature trees. Rose, alpine and herbaceous borders with 80 acres of deer park. Wild flower areas and extensive lakes developed by the owner. Lovely walks and plenty of wildlife.
Hillesden House, Hillesden
Sun 17 Jun

More details - 126 Church Green Road - Open Garden for NGS
A gentle sloping mature garden of ½ acre is a plant lover’s delight, which incl a small formal garden, shady areas and mixed borders of shrubs, perennials and roses. Features incl a thatched wendy house, pergola, formal pond, wildlife pond, productive fruit and vegetable garden, two greenhouses and patio.
126 Church Green Road, Milton Keynes
Sun 17 Jun

More details - 126 Church Green Road - Open Garden for NGS
A gentle sloping mature garden of ½ acre is a plant lover’s delight, which incl a small formal garden, shady areas and mixed borders of shrubs, perennials and roses. Features incl a thatched wendy house, pergola, formal pond, wildlife pond, productive fruit and vegetable garden, two greenhouses and patio.
126 Church Green Road, Milton Keynes
Tue 19 Jun

More details - Turn End Trust - Midsummer Night's Tour
Join Jackie Hunt, Turn End’s gardener for a glass of Pimms or cordial and a leisurely stroll to enjoy the scent and colour of midsummer in Turn End garden. Turn End consists of an award-winning house and an internationally renowned garden.
Turn End, Townside, Haddenham, Aylesbury, Bucks
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Acer Corner - Open Garden for NGS
Garden designer’s garden with Japanese influence and large collection of Japanese maples. The enclosed front garden is Japanese in style.
Acer Corner, Wendover
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Slapton Midsummer Fete
Slapton Midsummer Fete brings together families from Slapton and surrounding areas for traditional summer fete fun on Slapton Recreation Ground in the heart of Slapton village.
Slapton Recreation Ground, Slapton
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Showblitz!
Hold onto your seats ‘cos it’s showtime as local groups Wolverton Gilbert & Sullivan Society and Wolverton Light Orchestra combine to bring you a fantastic selection of pieces from the musical theatre.
Stantonbury Theatre Stantonbury Arts & Leisure Stantonbury Milton Keynes
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - 11 The Paddocks - Open Garden for NGS
Small peaceful garden with mixed borders of colourful herbaceous perennials, a special show of David Austin roses and a large variety of spectacular named Blackmore and Langdon delphiniums. A tremendous variety of colour in a small area.
11 The Paddocks, Wendover
Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Suffragettes
In the early 20th century Newland Park, a Georgian style house set in the 550-acre estate in Chalfont St Giles (next to what is now the Museum site), was a refuge for suffragettes.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Turn End Trust - Quiet Garden
Come and spend a leisurely day enjoying the tranquil environment of Turn End garden in early summer.
Turn End, Townside, Haddenham, Aylesbury, Bucks
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful characters.
West Wycombe Park, High Wycombe
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Fundraising Fish & Chip Quiz Night at Queens Park Arts Centre
Tuck into tasty fish & chips then test the little grey cells at our fundraising quiz, hosted by Grace & Faye. Teams (6 people max) must be booked in by 19th June.
Queens Park, Aylesbury
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Living History Weekend
Explore what life was like 100 years ago and see what you can discover.  Join us for Living History Weekend and expect a fun day filled with re-enactors, displays from the Western to Home Front. 
Waddesdon Manor Waddesdon
Sat 23 Jun

More details - 17th Spectacular Dragon Boat Festival in support of MacIntyre
Paddles at the ready, we’re looking for teams to sign up to the 17th spectacular Milton Keynes Dragon Boat Festival to support MacIntyre, the new festival charity for 2018 No previous experience is required, just plenty of team spirit!
Willen Lake, Milton Keynes
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Classic Car and Bike Show - Sunday 24th June 2018
Hedsor Club, Hedsor Road, Bourne End, Bucks SL8 5ES (next to the Flowerland Garden Centre) Tel: 07721 842142 or email george.gatrell@btopenworld.com Hedsor Club in Bourne End is hosting their 12th annual classic car & bike show on Sunday 24th June 2018.
Hedsor Club, Hedsor Road, Bourne End, Bucks
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Tythrop Park - Open Garden for NGS
10 acres of garden surrounds a C17 Grade I listed manor house (not open). This large and varied garden blends traditional and contemporary styles; a pool border rich with grasses and a green and white theme, walled kitchen/cutting garden with large greenhouse, and at its heart a box parterre.
Tythrop Park, Kingsey
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Flummoxed Festival
Flummoxed Festival, 29th June - 1st July, Bletchley Celebrating the 6th Anniversary of our boutique child friendly festival in 2018 A small but perfectly formed family festival just 3 miles from Milton Keynes.
Bletchley, near Milton Keynes
Fri 29 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - WhizzFizzFest 2018
WhizzFizzFest, Aylesbury’s annual festival that celebrates children’s art and literature, is back on Saturday 30 June! With celebrity guests Dame Darcey Bussell and Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill headlining, this year is going to bigger and better than ever!
Aylesbury town centre
Sat 30 Jun

More details - New Japan Pro Wrestling: Strong Style Evolved UK
New Japan Pro Wrestling: Strong Style Evolved UK. Artists performing: Revolution Pro Wrestling.: Tickets avaiable.
Milton Keynes Ice Arena, Milton Keynes
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Sunday afternoon with live music by solo singer/guitarist Johnny Wheeler.
We welcome back talented singer/guitarist Johnny Wheeler to our newly refurbished club. He’ll be entertaining the members and guests with an afternoon of live music from the days of swing through Rock ’n’ Roll to ballads and reggae.
Riverside Ex Servicemens Club, St. Mary Street. High Wycombe.
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Wingrave Village Fete
We will once again be hosting the biggest annual event in Wingrave, this year will be the biggest yet, with attractions for children and adults, our fantastic BBQ as well as our lovely craft stalls, so why not pop along and support the Village :) Please contact if you would like to hold a stall at this years fete..
Wingrave Sports and Social Club
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Freddy Kempf (piano) at Jordans Summer Festival
Kapustin - Concert Études - Prelude, Intermezzo and Final (1,7 and 8). Chopin - Études, Op. 10. Rachmaninov - Études-tableaux, Op. 39. We welcome back one of today’s most successful pianists, Freddy Kempf.
Jubilee Hall, School Lane, Seer Green, Beaconsfield
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Lowthorpe House - Open Garden for NGS
The narrow hornbeam-lined drive, opens out to reveal a sunny, secluded acre garden, tucked away in the conservation area of Askett. Emphasis is on flowers in deep herbaceous borders; soft fruit cage, tree area, fern garden and grasses. Some interesting trees and conifers.
Lowthorpe House, Princes Risborough
Sun 1 Jul

More details - The White House, Askett - Open Garden for NGS
A cottage garden surrounding a C17 thatched cottage (not open), with many flower borders, an ancient well in the small front garden, a secret garden, an evergreen border, pond, box edged herbaceous border and several peaceful seating areas.
The White House, Askett, Princes Risborough
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Talk: Prisons, Punishment And Pain
Prisons have always been important institutions in London, and their records are one of the richest for genealogy and family research. Colin Oakes looks at the large numbers of prisons that have existed in London from medieval times to the present and their myriad forms.
Methodist Church Hall, Queensway, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
Wed 4 Jul

More details - Music at Windmill Hill: National Youth Choir Fellowship Octet
Join us for some memorable musical concerts in the spectacular setting of Windmill Hill at Waddesdon. An evening of sublime a cappella choral music performed by eight outstanding young singers.
Waddesdon Manor Nr Aylesbury
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Willow Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
A Collaborative Vegetable garden in Catherine’s garden. Tended by 4 local people each sharing in the toil and the spoils of the produce. Established 5 years ago we are all learning as we go. We have a no dig approach and love cut and come again produce.
Willow Lodge, Milton Keynes
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - St Mary's Village Carnival
One of the biggest rural Carnival’s in the country, set in delightful rural location below Dunstable Downs. Free admission, free parking, plenty of free entertainment. Houses on procession route dressed to the event’s theme of ’Games’.
Edlesborough Green
Sat 7 Jul

More details - A Social Evening with Music by Johnny Wheeler - Solo Singer/Guitarist
A very special Saturday evening of live music and dancing. Johnny Wheeler will be returning for his first visit of the year performing songs from the days of swing through to the 2000’s. Including Rock ’n’ Roll, ballads and chart material. A very friendly club in the High Wycombe area.
Flackwell Heath Royal British Legion, Common Road, Flackwell Heath, High Wycombe
Sat 7 Jul

More details - St Mary’s Village Carnival
One of the biggest rural Carnival’s in the country, set in delightful rural location below Dunstable Downs. Free admission, free parking, plenty of free entertainment. Houses on procession route dressed to the event’s theme of Ganes. 11am to 5pm, Procession 12.30 to 1.
Edlesborough Green
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Using Your DNA To Trace Your Family Tree
DNA testing is the latest high-tech tool to aid your family tree research. It can help you research your surname or put you in touch with long lost cousins who can help you break through those brick walls in your own research.
Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End
Tue 10 Jul

More details - Meet Sharpe’s Rifles
Be transported back in time to the Napoleonic era. • Meet Napoleonic soldiers and find out about the life of a Rifleman in Wellington’s army during the Peninsular War • Visit the living history encampment and learn how the soldiers’ families lived • At 3.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Sense and Sensibility
Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society.
Claydon House and Gardens, Middle Claydon
Sat 14 Jul

More details - A Special Saturday Evening of Live Music with Johnny Wheeler!
We once again welcome talented singer/guitarist Johnny Wheeler to our new club. He’ll be entertaining the members and guests with an evening of live music from the days of swing through Rock ’n’ Roll to ballads and (a little) country.
Chesham Royal British Legion, The Douglas McMinn Centre, East Street
Sat 14 Jul

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! Workshops are suitable students for aged 16+ For full details about each of these workshops please visit www.qpc.
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Nash Ensemble at Jordans Summer Festival
Mozart - Flute Quartet in C, K 285b. Debussy - Syrinx for solo flute. Dohnanyi - Serenade in C, Op. 10 for string trio. Mozart - Flute Quartet in D, K285. Bozza - Images for solo flute. Beethoven - String trio in C minor, Op. 9 No. 3.
Jubilee Hall, School Lane, Seer Green, Beaconsfield
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Red Kites - Open Garden for NGS
This much admired 1½ acre Chiltern hillside garden is planted for yr-round interest and is lovingly maintained with mixed and herbaceous borders, wild flower orchard, established pond, vegetable garden, managed woodland area and a lovely hidden garden.
Red Kites, Bledlow Ridge
Tue 17 Jul

More details - Penn Festival - Pre-pitched accommodation
Penn Festival - Pre-pitched accommodation EVENT ENTRY NOT INCLUDED - PLEASE PURCHASE SEPERATELY: Tickets avaiable.
The Big Park, Buckinghamshire
Fri 20 Jul

More details - Classic Vehicles Show
Every July Chiltern Open Air Museum hosts a popular weekend celebration of classic vehicles. Come and admire an amazing collection of classic cars, lorries, traditional fire engines, motorcycles and historic bicycles.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sat 21 Jul and Sun 22 Jul

More details - High Wycombe Race For Life 5k & 10k
A 5k suitable for all abilities - or up the challenge and take part in a Race for Life 10k! HOW TO ENTER: Online via the Race For Life Website - raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/find-an-event?utm_source=WhereCanWeGo&utm_medium=Listing&utm_campaign=RFL18 Women of any age welcome.
The Rye
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Iver Environmental Centre - Open Garden for NGS
The gardens at Iver Environment Centre are a hidden gem. A visual treat awaits you at every turn as you explore our 4½ acre site. Our winding pathways lead you through woodland, allotments, an orchard and a sensory garden.
Iver Environmental Centre, Iver
Tue 24 Jul, Fri 24 Aug

More details - Children's Summer Holiday Workshops at Queens Park Arts Centre
Wed 25 July: Pottery Summer Houses with Elizabeth Browning Make your own cottage in a beautiful garden. Thu 26 July: Effalante Runs Away with Pippa North Our little elephant needs a new outfit and a comfy bed to sleep in.
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Wed 25 Jul to Fri 27 Jul

More details - Sense and Sensibility
Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society.
West Wycombe Park, High Wycombe
Thu 26 Jul

More details - Ragged Victorians living history event
This is a unique opportunity to learn about the less savoury aspects of Victorian life in a fun, family-friendly environment with the ‘Ragged Victorians’! Meet costumed re-enactors in our buildings and around the Museum site.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sat 28 Jul and Sun 29 Jul

More details - Buckinghamshire Family History Society Open Day
The Society’s Open Day is Buckinghamshire’s major family history event. It’s the day when numerous research opportunities will be available in one place, including the Society’s Buckinghamshire names database, containing well over five million surname entries taken from parish registers, wills, census...
The Grange School, Wendover Way, Aylesbury
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Sunday Special Workshops at Queens Park Arts Centre
Leatherwork – ‘What a Belter!’ with Elizabeth Bond Make a riveted belt, along with stamping, decorating and finishing. Blossom Choker with Pippa North Hand felt blossoms, stitch and embellish, choosing from a beautiful range of materials Bring a neck ribbon with you.
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Pottery Summer School at Queens Park Arts Centre
Pottery Summer School with Helen Neighbour Create some larger hand built pieces or develop and practice your throwing skills. Ideal for novice potters looking to learn additional skills. Places must be booked in advance. Entry price excludes the price of clay. Wear an apron and bring a packed lunch.
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Mon 30 Jul to Thu 2 Aug

More details - Children's Summer Holiday Workshops at Queens Park Arts Centre
Tue 31 July: Cats go Catwalk with Pippa North Design outfits for our little friends to strut their stuff on their catwalk. Wed 1 Aug: Flights of Fancy with Andrea McIntosh Sew a handy memo keeper decorated with birds, butterflies or maybe a dragon.
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Tue 31 Jul to Fri 3 Aug

More details - Terrific Tuesday - The Cherry Harvest
Terrific Tuesday – 31st July – The Cherry Harvest Every Bucks school holiday Tuesday throughout the Museum’s open season the Museum’s Education team have created special themed family activities, games and crafts all for the standard admission price!
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Tue 31 Jul

More details - Photography Summer School
Children can learn all about photography on this 3 day course. Please bring your own packed lunch. £150 per child for three days, camera included.
Waddesdon Manor Waddesdon
Wed 1 Aug to Fri 3 Aug

More details - Family History Talk: Coping With Kew
This talk to members of Buckinghamshire Family History Society by Gwyneth Wilkie is an introduction to The National Archives; what you may hope to get from TNA’s holdings, which records are accessible at home and which on site, which ones you have to pay for, what else is on open access and whether you need a reader’s
Methodist Church Hall, Queensway, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
Wed 1 Aug

More details - Rural Life
Join us for this event and learn about rural life and discover a range of traditional crafts. • Watch demonstrations of traditional crafts in and around the Museum’s historic buildings and site • Visit a selection of stalls selling traditional hand-made merchandise Standard admission prices apply.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sat 4 Aug and Sun 5 Aug

More details - Fenny Stratford Canal Festival
Free canal festival. Trading boats, stalls galore. History of boating talks. Theatre
Grand Union Canal bridge 96
Sat 4 Aug and Sun 5 Aug

More details - Big Camp
Come and be part of the National Trust’s Big Camp at Waddesdon. Booking opens March 2018.  Your ticket includes your admission and a breakfast roll in the morning. There will be an evening BBQ which you will be able to pay for on the day.
Waddesdon Manor Waddesdon
Sat 4 Aug and Sun 5 Aug

More details - Johnny Wheeler at Rivet Sports and Social Club.
Rivet Club welcomes singer/guitarist Johnny Wheeler back to our club for the only time in 2018. He comes highly recommended! Songs from every era, swing, ballads, rock ’n’ roll and a little bit of country can be expected.
Whitehead Way, Lavender Grange, Mandeville Road, Aylesbury
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Monks Risborough Horticultural Society Show
Have you ever been to our Show? You should come! It is one of the best horticultural shows in the area. But it is also much more than that and provides an afternoon of entertainment for all the family. This is an annual event now in its 110th year.
Rangers’ Football Ground, bottom of Peter’s Lane on A4010, Monks Risborough
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Barn Dance
To be held in the marquee after Monks Risborough Horticultural Society Show. Dancing to Jubilation. Hog roast. Licensed bar and Raffle. This is an annual event and always good fun for the whole family so come and give it a go. Proceeds to Rotary Charities.
Rangers Football Ground bottom of Peter’s Lane, Monks Risborough
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Children's Summer Holiday Workshops at Queens Park Arts Centre
Mon 6 Aug: Pottery Turtles & Crabs with Elizabeth Browning Create clay sea creatures and decorate their shells. Tue 7 Aug: Monkey and the Map with Pippa North Create monkey’s tropical Island and plan his next place to visit.
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Mon 6 Aug to Thu 9 Aug

More details - Terrific Tuesday - Communication
Terrific Tuesday – 7th August - Communication Every Bucks school holiday Tuesday throughout the Museum’s open season the Museum’s Education team have created special themed family activities, games and crafts all for the standard admission price! Discover how communication has changed over time.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Tue 7 Aug

More details - Be Our Guest Children's House Tour
Children can experience the house as if a guest of Baron Ferdinand in this special house tour. Booking opens March 2018. This tour is for children aged eight to twelve.  Discover what life was like at a 19th-century house party and watch our special musical elephant wound up.
Waddesdon Manor Waddesdon
Wed 8 Aug

More details - Danesfield House - Open Garden for NGS
The gardens at Danesfield were completed in 1901 by Robert Hudson, the Sunlight Soap magnate who built the house. Since the house opened as a hotel in 1991, the gardens have been admired by several thousand guests each yr.
Danesfield House, Marlow
Wed 8 Aug

More details - Classic Car Show - display of motor vehicles from yesteryear
Our 10th annual show of classic motor vehicles comprising , in the main, cars manufactured before 1990 The number of vehicles attending was steadily increasing - in 2016 we saw 135.,Unfortunately 2017 was basically a washout as the day turned out to be the wettest of the year!
The Memorial Centre, 8 East Common, Gerrards Cross
Wed 8 Aug

More details - Amanda Curbishley Solo Marine Art Exhibition
First Solo Art exhibition of Marine and Coastal Art. I am a contemporary artist who works in acrylic and mixed media. I feel a connection to light, shape and colour in nature which is reflected in my work. I try to incorporate bright colours and textures into my paintings which lean toward the semi abstract.
The Stables, The Courtyard, Claydon House, Middle Claydon, Bucks
Sat 11 Aug to Sun 19 Aug

More details - Terrific Tuesday - The Great Outdoors
Terrific Tuesday – 14th August – The Great Outdoors Every Bucks school holiday Tuesday throughout the Museum’s open season the Museum’s Education team have created special themed family activities, games and crafts all for the standard admission price!
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Tue 14 Aug

More details - Family History Talk: Parish Registers Online
Parish registers are the most important resource for family history before the start of civil registration in 1837, and there are increasing numbers of indexes, transcriptions and images online.
Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End
Tue 14 Aug

More details - Peter Pan in a Pickle:  Half-day activity for children with SEND & their families
Suitable for children/young people with PMLD, ASD, ADHD, Down’s, Complex Health Needs, SLD, MLD, ABI, neurodevelopmental disorders. Head2Head Theatre presents PETER PAN IN A PICKLE, bringing siblings together in age appropriate FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY. Approx. 70 minute walkabout, interactive performance.
Booker Park Special School, Aylesbury
Wed 15 Aug and Thu 16 Aug

More details - Autism Friendly Session for Families of children/young people with neurodevelopmental disorders
Autism Friendly Session for Families of children/young people with neurodevelopmental disorders Suitable for children/young people with Autism and/or anxieties & their families. Venue is wheelchair accessible with hoist & changing bed facilities. Small group session.
Booker Park Special School, Aylesbury
Wed 15 Aug

More details - Iron Age Life
Discover what it was like to live in the Iron Age. “The Vicus” re-enactment society bring to life this fascinating period of history, illustrating daily life for people living in the Iron Age.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sat 18 Aug and Sun 19 Aug

More details - Terrific Tuesday - War Time Tuesday
Terrific Tuesday - 21st August – War Time Tuesday Every Bucks school holiday Tuesday throughout the Museum’s open season the Museum’s Education team have created special themed family activities, games and crafts all for the standard admission price!
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont st Giles
Tue 21 Aug

More details - The Story of Guitar Heroes
“If you like music and guitars you will LOVE this show!” Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Hank Marvin, Brian May and Slash are just some of the outstanding guitar heroes you will have chance to experience in one amazing show!
Waterside Theatre, Exchange Street, Aylesbury
Wed 22 Aug

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 26 Aug

More details - Turn End Trust - House and Garden Open Day
Visit this award-winning family home, meet Peter and Margaret Aldington, who built it, and explore the enchanting series of walled gardens. Teas and homemade cakes. Turn End consists of an award-winning house and an internationally renowned garden.
Turn End, Townside, Haddenham, Aylesbury, Bucks
Mon 27 Aug

More details - Terrific Tuesday - Terrible Tuesday
Terrific Tuesday - 28th August – Terrible Tuesday Every Bucks school holiday Tuesday throughout the Museum’s open season the Museum’s Education team have created special themed family activities, games and crafts all for the standard admission price! Are you brave enough to join us for this terrible day.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Tue 28 Aug

More details - Chilli Fest
The ultimate chilli experience! Food tasting, live music, craft activities and much more...  Throughout the weekend you can also enjoy live music, family fun and children’s craft activities as well as the opportunity to walk around the gardens and explore the house (pre-booking recommended).
Waddesdon Manor Waddesdon
Fri 31 Aug and Sat 1 Sep

More details - Turn End Trust - Talk: Rescuing Ruins – a Personal Perspective. A talk with Alastair Dick-Cleland
Come and meet Alastair Dick-Cleland. Alastair has worked for the Landmark Trust, one of the UK’s largest building preservation trusts, for over 20 years.
Turn End, Haddenham, Aylesbury
Sat 1 Sep

More details - Milton Keynes Pretty Muddy 5k, 10k & Mini Muddy
Pretty Muddy® isn’t like any other fundraising event. It’s a muddy obstacle course that women of any ability can climb over, crawl under, and charge through. Choose from either 5k or 10k Pretty Muddy events. Whatever the distance. However dirty you get. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
Willen Park
Sat 8 Sep

More details - A Charity Dance with music by Wheelers Wheels.
Please support this worthwhile charity function. John and the band will be playing music from the 50’s through to the 2000’s. Please check for ticket availability. Free car parking. Bring-your-own food and drinks.
Princes Risborough Community Centre, Stratton Road
Sat 8 Sep

More details - Talk: All Drawn By Horses
Speaker Ian Waller examines the horse drawn transport age from the mail coaching networks to transport on the estate or farm. A huge number of carriages, carts and wagons existed and Ian will look at the regional differences, the types of transport and the horses which pulled them.
Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End
Tue 11 Sep

More details - NEW An Evening of Music and Song- with the RAF Halton Voluntary band
Join us in the beautiful St George’s church for a wonderful evening of music and song. Adults £15. Tickets need to be pre-booked by contacting fundraising@chilternsmscentre.org
St George’s Church RAF Halton
Sat 29 Sep

More details - Music at Windmill Hill: Doric String Quartet
Join us for some memorable musical concerts in the spectacular setting of Windmill Hill at Waddesdon. Firmly established as one of the world’s leading quartets, the Doric String Quartet has performed at Carnegie and Wigmore Halls and the Aldeburgh Festival.
Waddesdon Manor Nr Aylesbury
Sat 29 Sep

More details - Talk: All Roads Lead To Smithfield
Many of our ancestors were cattle dealers or the like, and may have spent many a day along the established drovers routes from Scotland or Wales to London. Those that did would have travelled with their families or met their spouses en-route.
Methodist Church Hall, Queensway, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
Wed 3 Oct

More details - Talk:  Family History From Education Records
Education was provided in Britain initially by the Christian Church, subsequently by private benefactors, public charities and the Government. Schools for boys and girls, and later for adults, were established in many villages and towns. University education has been available since the 12th century.
Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End
Tue 9 Oct

More details - Harvest Festival
Discover the fascinating traditions of our farming history. This popular annual harvest event provides a unique opportunity to explore the sights, sounds and smells of harvest past, with the Museum’s restored 1947 threshing machine working hard to process the year’s wheat crop – as long as the rain holds off!
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sat 13 Oct and Sun 14 Oct

More details - Acer Corner - Open Garden for NGS
Garden designer’s garden with Japanese influence and large collection of Japanese maples. The enclosed front garden is Japanese in style.
Acer Corner, Wendover
Sat 20 Oct and Sun 21 Oct

More details - Turn End Trust - Putting the Garden to Bed
Join Jackie Hunt, Turn End’s gardener for a walk around the autumn garden identifying plants with late season interest.
Turn End Townside
Sat 20 Oct

More details - Identifying and Dating Old Photographs
Great-grandmother didn’t write the names on the back of the photographs, because she knew who the people were! Speaker Tom Doig will offer members of Buckinghamshire Family History Society clues to help identify them, and will suggest procedures for dating. Bring your photographs along.
Methodist Church Hall, Queensway, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
Wed 7 Nov

More details - Family History Talk: Fraud, Forgery, Feuding
Gwyneth Wilkie will focus on the difficulties experienced before the introduction of civil registration in proving age, identity, lineage and entitlement - and the opportunities which arose for false claims to be made.
Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End
Tue 13 Nov