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.
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.
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.
“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?
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.
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.
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!
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
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.
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.
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
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.
On Friday 18th May @ 7pm, We are holding a fantastic Bubbles, Spa & Shopping Pamper Evening to raise monies for Bow Brickhill Primary School.
There will be lots of fantastic pamper treatments on the night starting at only £4!!
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
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
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)
Enjoy a glass of Prosecco on arrival and treat yourself to an evening of pampering and relaxation. With stalls offering a variety of treatments from massages, to manicures; tarot readings to eyebrow threading.
Dan East is the closest thing you’re going to get to Ed Sheeran himself - from the loop pedals, to the perfect vocals, Dan will knock your socks off (at a fraction of the price of seeing the real Ed Sheeran!)
Show start 8pm approx (with a 30 minute interval)
Food served from 7pm - 8pm
We’ll be looking and listening out for black caps, nightingales, song thrushes, terns, warblers and (hopefully) turtle doves on this guided walk around the Millennium Country Park. Afterwards, we’ll stop in the Lakeside Cafe for a cooked breakfast, included in the price.
A guided walk led by our Volunteers around the Millennium Country Park. We’ll be using surfaced paths so the walk is suitable for buggies and wheelchairs but make sure you dress appropriately for the weather and wear sensible footwear, just in case!
A slightly later alternative to our Dawn Chorus Walk. We’ll be looking and listening out for black caps, nightingales, song thrushes, terns, warblers and (hopefully) turtle doves on this guided walk around the Millennium Country Park.
Back by popular demand! A stunning display of over 100 varieties of tulips all under one roof. Beautiful terracotta pots full of tulips can be bought to instantly add colour to your garden.
Brunches, lunches, teas and Prosecco Bar available all day.
Our Friday Art Club is a full day for you to bring the art work of your choice, share the space with others and spend the day creating. Whether you want to sculpt, paint, draw, doodle or make - we should be able to accommodate you.
The session is untutored but help is available.
Bring your own materials.
A series of four workshops running over four consecutive weeks where artistic expression, spirituality and meditation combine. We will work together to encourage and support to re-awaken our inner artist by using different creative exercises, art activities and discussion each week.
Arrive on Friday, 18th May and stay for two nights’ in one of our well appointed executive bedrooms
On the Friday evening enjoy a wine tasting, with a canapés reception followed by a three course meal with wines selected to complement each course, this evening will be hosted by George Atkinson-Clark MD of
Are you looking for a new way to get outdoors and active or find something you can enjoy together with the family? If the answer is yes, Stewartby Water Sports Club in is inviting you and your family to come and try sailing for free on 12th May.
Stewartby Water Sports Club, Green Lane, Stewartby
Topiary garden greets visitors before they enter a genuine Japanese Feng Shui garden incl bonsai every plant is strictly Japanese, large Koi pond and lily pond and Japanese Tea House. The garden was created from scratch by the owners and has many interesting features.
Enjoy a private view of some of the treasures housed within Woburn Abbey’s extensive library collection. The viewing will take place in the Holland Library, normally only open 3 days a week and used as the family’s principal drawing room.
childrens fun day
childrens wristband fair,pay £7,99 and you get unlimited use of all our attractions consisting of inflatables,bungee trampolines,train ride,carousel,teacups and much more.we have food and refreshments and toilets facilities .
Its 70s Disco Time!!
Saturday 12th May 2018
Mursley Village Hall
Dancing and costume prizes
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
Ampthill Antique and Vintage Fair is held on the last Sunday of each month (except August and November). There is ample off road parking. 32 stalls selling china, books, furniture, coins, cigarette cards, silver, model trains, vintage clothing, dress jewellery, gold etc.
Refreshments by "Crumbs"
The 3 acre garden at Close Cottage is 16 yrs old and encompasses a formal terraced garden, orchard and paddock. The garden is laid to lawn and planted with a wide variety of shrubs, bulbs and perennials.
Our ninth annual Plant Sale will feature a wide range of nurseries including some newcomers. We are expecting 9 nurseries from 6 counties: Alpines, Clematis, Herbs, Perennials and Shrubs, Roses, vegetables, Shade-lovers, basket and bedding plants, Sundries. Some foodstuffs.
Alpine lovers can see a wide variety of alpines in two small scree gardens, front and back of bungalow plus pans, dwarf Salix, rhododendron, daphne’s. Dwarf acers, conifers and pines, hellebores, epimediums. Two small mixed borders of herbaceous salvias, lavenders and potentillas.
Our Paw-some Afternoon Tea is a great excuse to get together with your friends, family, colleagues and school mates, to indulge in some tasty treats all to raise money for the thousands of unwanted cats and kittens ...
Film - The Sense of an Ending Cert. 15 108 mins .
A man becomes haunted by his past when he is presented with a mysterious legacy that causes him to re-think his current situation in life.
Cast: Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Harriet Walter
Big Bang VW festival is the first and friendliest VW festival on the calendar. With high-octane racing, the festival remains as laid-back and family friendly as ever. All Vee Dubs welcome! Three days of VW fun in the sun with great racing and entertainment at the home of European Drag Racing!
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
’That 80s Rock Show’ is a theatre show, performed by a 100% live 6 piece band playing all the biggest anthems and power ballads from the 1980s. Relive the decade that taste forgot with this high energy, fun, tongue in cheek family friendly show.
Christoph Altstaedt conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra in a programme featuring Wagner’s Siegfried Idyll, arias and excerpts from Massenet’s Cendrillon and Verdi’s La traviata, As well as Liszt’s Les Préludes.
Browse through a wide variety items from 50p to £500! From jewellery to militaria, there is something for everyone! Every Friday, 8am - 3pm (except Christmas and New Year). Call 07775 787176 for details or to book a stall. More details on our website at www.antiques2go.co.uk
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.
Several gardens around this lovely village, varying in size and interest. These wonderful country gardens are well maintained by enthusiastic amateur gardeners offering mature shrubs, trees, herbaceous borders, vegetable patches, roses, perennials and many other plants.
Milton Ernest Village Gardens, Holly Tree Cottage, Chestnut Cottage, 2 Huntmans Way, Ouse Bank Cottage. (Meet at the Village Hall)