The Sherwood Singers would love you to help them "Spring into Summer", by attending their varied concert. We perform a range of musical styles from folk song, swing, and sacred and secular songs from C16 to the present, plus members’ solos, duets and instrumentals.
Queensway Methodist Church, Queensway, Fenny Stratford, Milton Keynes at 8pm
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
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.
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
UK SINGER/SONGWRITER EMMA STEVENS PLAYS MILTON KEYNES LIVE
Brit country-pop music star Emma Stevens brings her UK
‘To My Roots Spring Tour’ to Milton Keynes
Hailed as ‘just magical’ by the late great Sir Terry Wogan, Emma Stevens is the surfer chick singer/songwriter who’s taken the UK by storm with her
The Stables 2, Stockwell Ln, Wavendon, Milton Keynes
Are you ready for your piece of peace overlooking the piste?
(Sorry I couldn’t resist)
Bring your book, grab yourself a tea/coffee and biscuits....or maybe you’d prefer a glass of wine....settle back for an hour of reading. We’ll keep it nice and quiet for you.
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.
With a flypast from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster scheduled during the afternoon, this 800th anniversary celebration fete centred on All Saints’ Church is sure to attract a wide range of visitors. Open from 12.00 – 4.00pm, the fete includes stalls and activities for everyone.
All Saints Church, Pitcher Lane, Loughton, Milton Keynes and Bradwell Road (next to the old woodyard)
Come and join us at our Summer fete in support of MacIntyre Support Plus,
FREE entry and stalls offering handmade crafts and gifts, clothes, jewellery, food and more, come and join us for a coffee, bit of retail therapy and opportunity to enter our prize raffle, all in support of our amazing Support Plus
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!
Animal Scavenger Hunt around HULA; Meet & Greet the HULA Rescue Dogs all afternoon (weather permitting & dogs available); Rabbit Awareness Talk; How to care for your Small Animals; Refreshments on sale in HULA Reception; On-site Shop & Pet Bed Shed bargains; Cattery & Small Animal House will be Open;Dogs welcome &
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.
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.
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.
Come along to this well-established craft fair as there’ll be a wide variety of high quality local handmade art and craft items, with many different crafters attending. Tea, coffee and light refreshments available all day.
FREE ADMISSION and FREE PARKING in the large car park outside the hall.
A visit to Print-on-Demand and e-book publisher, IngramSpark, to discover how to make your book a reality. Based at Kiln Farm, Milton Keynes, just 12 miles from Buckingham.
10.30 Meet at Kiln Farm for coffee 11.00 Introduction to self-publishing 11.30 Tour of the works
Treat yourself to a selection of foraged teas and tapas as wildfoods tutor Kat from Hedgewitch Adventures leads you on this 2 hour gentle yet informative stroll through the water meadows, fields, river and woodland near Leighton-Linslade.
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.
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.
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.
Proper Beer, Proper Comedy.
Comedy in the Brewery.
Leighton Buzzard Brewering Co opens it’s doors to it’s unique comedy club. Live on the factory floor.
This event regularly sells out so it is recommended to book in advance.
Visit our new fully immersive escape room experience ’The Secret Hut’ - Dads go for free when using voucher code DADS4FREE at the checkout. Offer ends 17th June 2018. Only one voucher per booking. Must be accompanied by at least one full paying adult.
Acorn Farm Business Centre, Cublington Road, Wing, Leighton Buzzard
The Three Inch Fools present A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Five actors, with all manner of musical instruments, present a comic tale of runaway lovers, beguiling potions and a rather unfortunate individual who gets turned into a donkey...
A group of diverse gardens in this attractive Buckinghamshire village listed as a conservation area. Cherry Cottage is adapted for wheelchair gardening with raised beds and artificial grass. Larkspur House is a beautifully maintained modern garden with hostas and alliums being firm favourites.
Thornborough Infant School Summer Fete and Dog Show is a fun afternoon for all the family, with free entry there is plenty to see and do. The fete is opened by the children doing maypole dancing, there are traditional games, stalls, tombollas, a raffle and arts and crafts.
Steppingley is a picturesque Bedfordshire village on the Greensand ridge, close to Ampthill, Flitwick and Woburn. Although a few older buildings survive, most of Steppingley was built by 7th Duke of Bedford between 1840 and 1872.
A guided walk led by our team of expert Volunteers - looking out for the owls and bats, with some small mammal trapping on the Wetlands looking for wood mice and bank voles. We’ll be keeping an ear out - who knows what we might find!
Our expert volunteers take you on a guided walk around the Millennium Country Park to spot and identify some of the amazing wildlife that we see at this time of year. Make sure you dress appropriately for the weather and bring a hat/sun cream if it’s likely to be sunny on the day.
Join in our exciting launch day for the Symbol Spot Trail! Take part in a mini X Marks the spot workshop and then explore the Millennium Country Park with your very own compass, guided by Captain Alice of Mini Map Makers.
Our expert volunteers take you on a guided walk around the meadows of the Millennium Country Park as part of National Meadows Day. Make sure you dress appropriately for the weather and bring a hat/sun cream if it’s likely to be sunny on the day. Unfortunately no dogs are allowed.
Safari Stu is back at Mead Open Farm this May half term with his amazing reptile friends!
You might hold a Tarantula, get nose to nose with a Chameleon, pet a Royal Python or stroke a De-Scented Skunk as well as finding out fascinating facts.
Mead Open Farm, Stanbridge Road, Billington, Near Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
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.
The Smart Raspberry Cookery School, Leighton Buzzard is holding a May Half Term Super Food Children’s cookery Workshop - where we will be Introducing Super foods to our recipes to make them even more nutritious and healthy .
Toddington Village Hall, Leighton Road, Toddington
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.
The historic Capability Brown designed Ampthill Great Park in Bedfordshire offers a range of habitats to learn how to forage for edible plants and fungi growing all around us in the UK in summer. This foraging course is easy to reach from Bedford, Luton, Milton Keynes, Northampton and Dunstable.
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.
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 grounds are informal consisting of a half acre lawned area with borders, an orchard of 1.5 acres and a 2.5 acre paddock. Mature trees include oak, horse chestnut, copper beach, walnut, willow and hazel. The orchard has very productive plum, cherry and pear trees.
Wildlife Trust BCN
Come and meet the newest arrivals on the reserve. Learn about how they are looked after and more about their future role in conservation. Then join us on a ’sensory trai’ to see what we can discover about the reserve by using our senses.
Meet at National Trust Carpark, off Castle Hill Road, Totternhoe
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.
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.
This garden holds an interesting design of small gardens within a garden. Diverse planting managed in a natural and artistic way creates a place of peace and beauty; a wildlife haven. The garden is on a south facing slope with underlying limestone and clay which was originally thin top soil!