Today to Wed 23 May, by distance, closest first.    

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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
Milton Keynes Theatre
Sun 20 May

More details - Popworld Milton Keynes Opening
Milton Keynes is braced to welcome the nation’s biggest party when Popworld opens the doors to its 25th bar on April 27.
499 Lower Twelfth Street
Fri 27 Apr

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 - 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 - 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

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 - 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 - Bubbles, Spa & Shopping Pamper Evening
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!!
Bow Brickhill Primary School
Fri 18 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 - 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 - 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 - Pamper Evening
TREAT YOURSELF 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.
Forest Centre
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Ed Sheeran Tribute
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!) Doors 7pm Show start 8pm approx (with a 30 minute interval) Food served from 7pm - 8pm
Forest Centre
Fri 4 May

More details - Dawn Chorus Bird 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. Afterwards, we’ll stop in the Lakeside Cafe for a cooked breakfast, included in the price.
Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine
Sat 5 May

More details - Sunday Stroll
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!
Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine
Sun 6 May

More details - Dawn Chorus Bird Walk for Late Risers
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.
Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine
Sat 12 May

More details - Totally Tulips
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.
Yardley Hastings Memorial Hall
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Friday Arts Club
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.
The Old School Hall, The Square, Yardley Hastings
Fri 27 Apr, Sat 26 May, Sat 23 Jun

More details - Exploring the Creative Spirit
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.
The Old School Hall, The Square, Yardley Hastings
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May

More details - Woburn Wine Weekend
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
The Woburn Hotel, George Street, Woburn
Fri 18 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Try sailing in May with RYA Push the Boat Out
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
Sat 12 May

More details - 22 Elmsdale Road - Open Garden for NGS
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.
22 Elmsdale Road, Bedford
Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Old Rectory, Quinton - Open Garden for NGS
A beautiful contemporary 3 acre rectory garden designed by multi award-winning designer, Anoushka Feiler.
Old Rectory, Quinton, Northampton
Sun 20 May

More details - Jonathan Moseley's Cutting Garden
We are delighted to welcome Jonathan Moseley to Woburn Abbey again to present this new seasonal study day. Jonathan has been working professionally with flowers for over 20 years.
Woburn Abbey and Gardens
Fri 18 May

More details - Treasures of the Library and Afternoon Tea
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.
Woburn Abbey and Gardens
Fri 18 May

More details - children's wristband fair
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 .
bromham water mill,bedford
Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr

More details - Spring Bingo 2nd May 2018 7.45pm
Spring Bingo Tickets available from club office ( 01234 853262 ) Or from the club bar opening times 7.00 - 11.00 pm Eyes down 7.45 pm
Kempston Hammers Sports & Social Club
Wed 2 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 - The Rod Stewart Experience
Garry Pease IS Rod Stewart (in all but name...). Fantastic Tribute Artist - booked over a year in advance due to his huge popularity.
Odell Village Hall
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Ampthill Antique and Vintage Fair
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"
Parkside Hall, Woburn Street, Ampthill, Beds
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Close Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
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.
Close Cottage, Leighton Buzzard
Sun 6 May

More details - Pavenham Nursery Plant Sale
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.
Pavenham Village Hall
Sat 12 May

More details - Secret Garden - Open Garden for NGS
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.
Secret Garden, Bedford
Sat 5 May

More details - Pawsome Afternoon Tea
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 ...
Lakeview Village Hall, Wixams
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Milton Malsor Film Club
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
Village Hall, High St., Milton Malsor
Fri 4 May

More details - Big Bang VW Show
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
Fri 27 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - That 80s Rock Show
’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.
Bedford Corn Exchange 13 St Paul’s Square
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Bedford: Passion & Poetry
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.
Bedford Corn Exchange 13 St Paul’s Square
Wed 9 May

More details - Towcester Antiques & Variety Market - Antiques2Go
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
Towcester Town Hall, 86 Watling Street, Towcester
Fri 27 Apr, Fri 4 May

More details - Quiz Evening
A Quiz Evening with Quizmaster Hilary Aslett to raise funds for the Tove Valley Centre. Teams of 6 maximum. Smaller groups and individuals welcome and can be made up into teams on the night.
Saracens Hotel, 219 Watling Street, Towcester
Fri 11 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 - British Red Cross Bedfordshire OPEN GARDENS, MILTON ERNEST VILLAGE
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)
Sun 20 May