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Jul
27
Thu
Bricks Britannia: Thursday Museum Lates Evening Opening @ Bucks County Museum
Jul 27 @ 5:30 pm – Aug 24 @ 8:00 pm
Bricks Britannia: Thursday Museum Lates Evening Opening @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

MUSEUM Lates
Experience the fantastic Bricks Britannia LEGO® brick exhibition in a relaxed evening opening after work.

Thursdays: 27 July, 10 August & 24 August
5.30pm – 8pm. Last entry 7.30pm. Only £3 entry.

Enjoy over 30 amazing LEGO models in the exhibition
Make your own LEGO model (additional charge)
Bar serving wine & soft drinks
Just drop in. No need to book

Please use Church Lane entrance opposite St Mary’s Church.
Exhibition runs from 22 July to 4 September 2017

Aug
19
Sat
Bricks Britannia: The History of Britain in LEGO Bricks @ Bucks County Museum
Aug 19 all-day
Bricks Britannia: The History of Britain in LEGO Bricks @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

22 July – 2 September
Bricks Britannia is an exciting and educational exhibition documenting iconic moments in British history. 30 fantastic and detailed models will be on display using over 150,000 LEGO® Bricks, including the 1:10 scale model of The Flying Scotsman with light, sound and smoke effects. A must for everyone who has ever played with LEGO bricks. Admission charge. Check website for our special construction workshops with LEGO bricks.
Bucks County Museum, Church Street, Aylesbury HP20 2QP. Call 01296 331441 or visit www.buckscountymuseum.org

Mimi’s European Adventure @ Waddesdon Manor
Aug 19 all-day

Join Mimi the Mynah this summer for a European tour within the grounds of Waddesdon Manor.

Celebrating our Rothschild family heritage, over five weeks learn about the five brothers and the countries they moved to.

All That Glitters Is Not Gold – 20 Years of Treasure @ Bucks County Museum
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
All That Glitters Is Not Gold – 20 Years of Treasure @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

This temporary exhibition celebrates 20 Years of the Treasure Act and the work of the Portable Antiquities Scheme.

On display will be items of treasure acquired by Bucks County Museum through the Treasure Act, alongside treasured archaeological items which have been generously loaned by local finders and detectorists. This will also be the first chance to view part of the Anglo-Saxon Lenborough Hoard since it was acquired by the museum.

The Portable Antiquities Scheme database is a voluntary national program that records objects found by the public that are over 300 years old. The database can be seen here: www.finds.org.uk

This free exhibition runs until the 9th September.

Faces by Cally Trench @ Bucks County Museum
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Faces by Cally Trench @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

A unique exhibition of portraits by artist, Cally Trench, opens at Bucks County Museum on 15 July.
Cally Trench’s Faces are an ever-growing collection of life-size ink drawings of the faces of her friends and family. The drawings are based on photographs taken of each person, lying on their back and looking directly at the camera. The resulting disembodied heads stare coolly at the viewer as if from their bed of sickness or death; gravity pulls back their flesh, and they look as if they were flying off the paper into the wind.
From a distance, these faces seem to observe the viewer and wait for an approach. Close to, the individual ink marks, dots, lines, squiggles and cross hatching become obvious. Cally perceives her task of translating photographs into ink drawings as similar to the challenges met by engravers in the 18th and 19th century in translating oil paintings into engravings.
Don’t miss the opportunity to watch Cally as she demonstrates the process of creating one of her unique portraits. She will be working on a new portrait in the gallery on Saturday 29th July and Monday 31st July from 11am – 12.30 and 1 – 3.30pm. Just drop in to see her and she will be delighted to answer questions about her work.
Faces exhibition has free entry and runs until 9 September 2017.

The Beautiful Stitch: Textile Treasures of the Embroiderers Guild @ Bucks County Museum
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Beautiful Stitch: Textile Treasures of the Embroiderers Guild @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

The Embroiderers’ Guild, now settled into its new home at Bucks County Museum, owns a nationally important collection of costume and textiles from around the world.
Highlights from this unique and inspiring collection will form the basis of a major exhibition at the County Museum in Aylesbury through the summer of 2017.
Opening on 1 July to 28 October, the exhibition will focus on the diverse and ever-changing nature of embroidery across time and place, and will include some of the finest pieces from the Guild’s stunning collections of historical and contemporary embroidery: from Chinese shoes to American Indian gloves, from 18th century whitework to 21st century artwork, and from miniature stitches to the world’s longest embroidery!
Entry to the exhibition is free. For opening times and more information see www.buckscountymuseum.org or phone 01296 331441.

Stargazing at Waddesdon @ Waddesdon Manor
Aug 19 @ 7:30 pm – 11:59 pm
Stargazing at Waddesdon @ Waddesdon Manor | Waddesdon | England | United Kingdom

Join Wycombe Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing.

Enjoy an evening stargazing that includes a delicious two course dinner with wine served in the Manor Restaurant followed by a lecture by local expert Dr Sandy Giles on ‘Celestial Signposts: A guided Tour of the Night Sky’ in the Powerhouse.

The evening will end with stargazing on the Parterre.

Ticket price includes a £5 donation to Wycombe Astronomical Society.

Hale Leys Utd U12s @ Fairford Leys Pitches
Aug 19 @ 10:45 pm – 11:45 pm
Hale Leys Utd U12s @ Fairford Leys Pitches  | England | United Kingdom

Hale Leys Utd are expanding our teams up to a brand new U12s.
This will take place at Fairford Leys Pitches from 10:45-11:45am.
We welcome children of all abilities to join our new team for season 17/18.
Our coaches are DBS checked and we have a very high standard of safeguarding all of our players at the club.
We make sure that the players have a very high standard of coaching as well as implementing respect,teamwork and of course fun.
Your child’s first session is FREE and £3 thereafter for training per training session per child.
We would love to see your child join up with the amazing and very welcoming club of Hale Leys Utd.
Please contact me for more information regarding this age group.
Thanks Marc Kenny
Head Coach/Welfare Officer
07875723707

Aug
20
Sun
Bricks Britannia: The History of Britain in LEGO Bricks @ Bucks County Museum
Aug 20 all-day
Bricks Britannia: The History of Britain in LEGO Bricks @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

22 July – 2 September
Bricks Britannia is an exciting and educational exhibition documenting iconic moments in British history. 30 fantastic and detailed models will be on display using over 150,000 LEGO® Bricks, including the 1:10 scale model of The Flying Scotsman with light, sound and smoke effects. A must for everyone who has ever played with LEGO bricks. Admission charge. Check website for our special construction workshops with LEGO bricks.
Bucks County Museum, Church Street, Aylesbury HP20 2QP. Call 01296 331441 or visit www.buckscountymuseum.org

Mimi’s European Adventure @ Waddesdon Manor
Aug 20 all-day

Join Mimi the Mynah this summer for a European tour within the grounds of Waddesdon Manor.

Celebrating our Rothschild family heritage, over five weeks learn about the five brothers and the countries they moved to.

Little Diggers Eat Lunch for £1 at Wyevale Garden Centres @ Wyevale Garden Centres
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Little Diggers Eat Lunch for £1 at Wyevale Garden Centres @ Wyevale Garden Centres

Bring the entire family to Wyevale Garden Centres this week for an afternoon out for less!
With Summer Holidays well under way, kids visiting Wyevale Garden Centres can eat lunch for £1 with the purchase of one full price adult meal*.
Choose from a selection of delicious hot meals including cod fish fingers, chicken nuggets, and tomato pasta, or select a My Picnic Bag and choose up to four items from the picnic menu.

Head to www.wyevalegardencentres.co.uk/cmsassets/Kids-Eat-for-1-PR-Voucher.pdf to download your voucher. Offer ends Sunday 20th August.

*This offer is available for up to 2 children per paying adult – T&Cs apply

Combe Mill `In Steam` @ Combe Mill
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Combe Mill `In Steam` @ Combe Mill | England | United Kingdom

Combe Mill in Steam Sun 20th August 2017

Theme:- Model Engineering at the Mill:-

We will be running all of our steam and water powered machinery in this restored Sawmill and workshop that once served the Blenheim Palace Estate. Enjoy seeing Engineering Models at their best and through them explore engineering principles at work in all aspects of this restored Sawmill and workshop. This hands-on museum takes pride in making you think and learn. See how country houses and farms would have powered their machinery. See our working Beam Engine and Line Shafting together with the restored Waterwheel. Demonstrations of craftsmen’s tools plus a collection of working Historic Tower Clocks make for an enjoyable visit. . Have a go at making a poker in our Blacksmiths’ Forge
Refresh yourselves in our popular Riverside Tea Room. and enjoy the picnic area by the River Evenlode.
There is a Millie-the-mill-cat trail for the children to win a `Millie` badge

Combe Mill, Blenheim Palace Sawmills, Long Hanborough, Oxfordshire OX29 8ET
Admission :- Adults £7.50, Concessions & Children £6.00, under 5s free, Family Ticket discount
Open:- 10am to 5pm
Contact:- Combe Mill Society, 01993 358694.| www.combemill.org | for events see events page |
E-mail :- events@combemill.org

Other Opening:- NOT in STEAM
Wednesdays (every) | April – September 2017
Sundays `NOT IN STEAM` 1st Sun of each month only | April – October
Admission :- Adults £5.00 concessions & children £4.00, u5`s free
Opening:-10.30 – 16.30 last admission 15.30
Volunteers will be available for viewing, with a `Theamed` Guided Tour explaining the workings and history of Combe Mill.

Combe Mill in Steam Sun 20th August 2017 @ Combe Mill
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Combe Mill in Steam   Sun 20th August 2017 @ Combe Mill | England | United Kingdom

Combe Mill in Steam Sun 20th August 2017

Theme:- Model Engineering at the Mill:-

We will be running all of our steam and water powered machinery in this restored Sawmill and workshop that once served the Blenheim Palace Estate. Enjoy seeing Engineering Models at their best and through them explore engineering principles at work in all aspects of this restored Sawmill and workshop. This hands-on museum takes pride in making you think and learn. See how country houses and farms would have powered their machinery. See our working Beam Engine and Line Shafting together with the restored Waterwheel. Demonstrations of craftsmen’s tools plus a collection of working Historic Tower Clocks make for an enjoyable visit. . Have a go at making a poker in our Blacksmiths’ Forge
Refresh yourselves in our popular Riverside Tea Room. and enjoy the picnic area by the River Evenlode.
There is a Millie-the-mill-cat trail for the children to win a `Millie` badge

Combe Mill, Blenheim Palace Sawmills, Long Hanborough, Oxfordshire OX29 8ET
Admission :- Adults £7.50, Concessions & Children £6.00, under 5s free, Family Ticket discount
Open:- 10am to 5pm
Contact:- Combe Mill Society, 01993 358694.| www.combemill.org | for events see events page |
E-mail :- events@combemill.org

Other Opening:- NOT in STEAM
Wednesdays (every) | April – September 2017
Sundays `NOT IN STEAM` 1st Sun of each month only | April – October
Admission :- Adults £5.00 concessions & children £4.00, u5`s free
Opening:-10.30 – 16.30 last admission 15.30
Volunteers will be available for viewing, with a `Theamed` Guided Tour explaining the workings and history of Combe Mill.

Faces by Cally Trench @ Bucks County Museum
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Faces by Cally Trench @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

A unique exhibition of portraits by artist, Cally Trench, opens at Bucks County Museum on 15 July.
Cally Trench’s Faces are an ever-growing collection of life-size ink drawings of the faces of her friends and family. The drawings are based on photographs taken of each person, lying on their back and looking directly at the camera. The resulting disembodied heads stare coolly at the viewer as if from their bed of sickness or death; gravity pulls back their flesh, and they look as if they were flying off the paper into the wind.
From a distance, these faces seem to observe the viewer and wait for an approach. Close to, the individual ink marks, dots, lines, squiggles and cross hatching become obvious. Cally perceives her task of translating photographs into ink drawings as similar to the challenges met by engravers in the 18th and 19th century in translating oil paintings into engravings.
Don’t miss the opportunity to watch Cally as she demonstrates the process of creating one of her unique portraits. She will be working on a new portrait in the gallery on Saturday 29th July and Monday 31st July from 11am – 12.30 and 1 – 3.30pm. Just drop in to see her and she will be delighted to answer questions about her work.
Faces exhibition has free entry and runs until 9 September 2017.

Aug
21
Mon
Bricks Britannia: The History of Britain in LEGO Bricks @ Bucks County Museum
Aug 21 all-day
Bricks Britannia: The History of Britain in LEGO Bricks @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

22 July – 2 September
Bricks Britannia is an exciting and educational exhibition documenting iconic moments in British history. 30 fantastic and detailed models will be on display using over 150,000 LEGO® Bricks, including the 1:10 scale model of The Flying Scotsman with light, sound and smoke effects. A must for everyone who has ever played with LEGO bricks. Admission charge. Check website for our special construction workshops with LEGO bricks.
Bucks County Museum, Church Street, Aylesbury HP20 2QP. Call 01296 331441 or visit www.buckscountymuseum.org