Let’s push the boat out!
Be transported to 18th century Venice and ‘take a pair of sparkling eyes’ as you meet the handsome brothers, Marco and Giuseppe Palmieri, gondoliers extraordinaire.
Our feckless pair have just married their pretty girlfriends, Gianetta and Tessa.
Stantonbury Theatre Stantonbury Arts & Leisure Stantonbury Milton Keynes
The weekend of 10/11 March sees the much anticipated return of MK Handmade & Vintage Fairs, for their huge Spring Event! The huge Middleton Hall in front of John Lewis at The Centre: Milton Keynes is transformed into a huge treasure trove of 128 indoor market stalls, all hosting hand-picked exhibitors.
In front of John Lewis in Central Milton Keynes Shopping Centre (the centre:mk)
The first concert conducted by our new Musical Director, Mark Jordan, features a mix of well-known and unfamiliar 18th Century music.
Handel wrote the majestic Zadok the Priest for the coronation of King George II in 1727 and since then it has been performed at every coronation of a British monarch.
St James Church, Church Street, New Bradwell, Milton Keynes
A welcome return of the master of mid-life angst. Accompanied by fellow song-smith Les Glover you are guaranteed an evening of aural pleasure.
After over 38 years in the music business – and with a credit list longer than both your arms – in 2009 Henry Priestman (having not sung since 1981!!
This event is upstairs (no lift) in ROOM 2.3
Richard Grainger is a prolific and diverse artist, performing on the British Folk Scene .
’Widely respected songwriter and guitarist with a clear and ’captivating’ vocal style’.
A guitar concert of exciting classical and South American music to welcome Springtime.
The welcome return of a master of the guitar, Don Perera. His repertoire focuses on enchanting South American music, but embraces many other composers.
A WEA day school that will introduce the student to the political and social structure of Vienna, the development of the fine and decorative arts, and the economic and industrial development of the Austrian Empire.
York House Centre, London Road, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes
Take home a Memento Photo Magnet of you & your Mum, Children’s Workshop making a ’Card for Mum’; Find the Teacups Treasure Hunt; Afternoon Tea for Mum including scones with jam & cream; Bargains in the Bazaar & Pet Bed Shed, Refreshments on sale in Reception; Meet & Greet the HULA dogs throughout
Paint your own bespoke Mothers Day gift and have it glazed and fired in time for Mothers Day. Prices are between £5-£14 inclusive of the glaze and firing. Please call or see our website for more information. 07474575976, www.sirramics.co.uk, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Reading Room, Husborne Crawley, Woburn, Beds MK43 OXB. Sunday 4th March 2.30pm-4.30pm. Paint your own bespoke Mothers Day gift and have it glazed and fired in time for Mothers Day. Prices are between £5-£14 inclusive of the glaze and firing. Please call or see our website for more information.
07474575976, www.sirramics.co.uk, email@example.com
Meet at 10.15am at the Forest Centre. Finishes at approx. 12pm. A light, guided stroll with our Forest Volunteers. Paths are all surfaced, but please dress for the weather. If you are a buggy or wheelchair user, please let us know. No need to book – pay the leader £1 on the day.
Cottage garden, acre with a large collection of many varieties of snowdrops. Hellebores, spring bulbs and other colour. Pergolas, wildlife pond, kitchen garden and raised bed. Woodland area and island beds.
Two gardens, The Knoll and The Folly, about 400 metres apart, both about 1/3 acre, packed with snowdrops, hellebores and other Spring flowers. Over 600 different snowdrops are grown (though not all are open on any one day). Open to raise money for Macmillan and Marie Curie nurses.
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"
A talk by Bedfordshire Archives about some of the treasures revealed during the cataloguing of the architectural drawings from the Ampthill office of Richardson & Houfe. Sir Albert Richardson was a well-known architect and the drawings reflect this with projects of all shapes and sizes throughout the British Isles.
Women are often thought of as under represented in the historic record but as letter writers, diarists and witnesses they do have a voice. This talk from Bedfordshire Archives looks at some examples from the archives.
Small woodland garden of about 1½ acres created by plantsman the late William Nourish. Trees, shrubs, bulbs and many interesting collections throughout the yr. Maintained since 1987 by The Friends of the Garden on behalf of Ampthill Town Council.
REDBORNE ASSOCIATION INDOOR BOOT FAIR - Sunday 25th February
Come along and have a browse at our Indoor Boot Fair.
If you are interested in booking a table at a cost of £8 per pitch / table (tables provided) please forward a cheque (payable to Redborne School Fund) to the above address.