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Jun
22
Fri
Bucks Art Weeks @ St Dunstan's Church
Jun 22 all-day
Bucks Art Weeks @ St Dunstan's Church | Monks Risborough | England | United Kingdom

Inspirational ‘Bucks Art Weeks’ group show in medieval church. Meet the Nine Artists & Makers who are showing paintings, illuminations, print-making, photography, paper sculpture, turned vessels, mosaics, ceramics & jewellery. Photos and more info at www.artatstdunstans.blogspot.com. A commission on all sales goes to church funds. Delicious home-baked cakes & drinks on offer throughout the show. Cream teas weekend afternoons.
Open Saturday16-Sunday 24 June Weekdays & Saturdays 10-5, Sundays 12-5

Curator’s Choice @ Bucks County Museum
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Curator's Choice @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

We asked our Collections Team to choose their favourite things from the museum collections and to tell us why they chose them.

The museum collections are divided into four main groups: Art, Archaeology, Social History and Natural History and each group is looked after by one of the Team.

Come and discover what they have chosen and their reasons for choosing them.

Do you have a favourite object in the museum?

Entry by Donation.

Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond @ Bucks County Museum
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

Paul Kidby is best known as the illustrator of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels.

This exhibition showcases his wonderful book covers and illustrations for Pratchett’s novels, including favourite characters like Rincewind, the Wee Free Men and of course, Death!

A must-see for Terry Pratchett fans.

Admission charges to be confirmed. Please see website.

Image: The Shepherd’s Crown by Paul Kidby. Copywright Paul Kidby.

Tring Carnival @ Pound Meadow
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 pm
Tring Carnival @ Pound Meadow

Help us celebrate Tring Carnival 21st – 24th June, with our theme of Tring beside the Sea. The carnival starts with Tring Cinema and Sing-a-long Grease the movie Thurs 21st June, The Dung Beatles Fri 22nd, Carnival Day followed by Beer & Band Night on Sat 23rd and finale of a free Community Concert with RAF Halton Voluntary Band & Castle Choir. Something for everyone.

Glorious Years: French Calendars from Louis XIV to the Revolution @ Waddesdon Manor
Jun 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Glorious Years: French Calendars from Louis XIV to the Revolution @ Waddesdon Manor | Waddesdon | England | United Kingdom

Glorious Years is a celebration of the power of the printed image before photography. An exhibition of rare calendars, published in Paris in the 17th and 18th centuries, from their golden period under Louis XIV, through to the Revolution, when time itself was re-invented, with new ways of illustrating and naming the days and years.

Riches of the Earth @ Waddesdon Manor
Jun 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Riches of the Earth @ Waddesdon Manor | Waddesdon | England | United Kingdom

Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild’s collection was full of objects made of precious materials: hardstones, minerals, silver and gold. Many examples of these extraordinary objects are still to be found throughout Waddesdon. Discover them through this self-led trail of the Manor.

Riches of the Earth @ Waddesdon Manor
Jun 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Riches of the Earth @ Waddesdon Manor | Waddesdon | England | United Kingdom

Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild’s collection was full of objects made of precious materials: hardstones, minerals, silver and gold. Many examples of these extraordinary objects are still to be found throughout Waddesdon. Discover them through this self-led trail of the Manor.

Free exhibition included with house and grounds admission.

The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance Mystery @ Waddesdon Manor
Jun 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance Mystery @ Waddesdon Manor  | Waddesdon | England | United Kingdom

For the first time in more than 150 years some of the most extraordinary and enigmatic treasures of the Renaissance, a set of 12 European silver-gilt standing cups – known as the ‘Aldobrandini Tazze’ – will be reunited and displayed together at Waddesdon Manor.

Swing with Laughter @ Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
Jun 22 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Swing with Laughter @ Aylesbury Waterside Theatre | England | United Kingdom

Variety is back with a capital V as British entertainers Jimmy Tarbuck OBE and Kenny Lynch OBE swap their golf clubs for a night of comedy and music in the company of talented friends.

Jimmy who is recognised worldwide as one of the masters of light entertainment, will take you back in time to recreate those golden shows such as Sunday Night at The London Palladium, Live From Her Majesty’s and Tarby & Friends.

He’ll be joined on stage by a huge range of talent including comedian Kenny Lynch who will be performing his famous hits Up On the Roof and Stand By Me, Anita Harris (Carry On films Follow that Camel and Carry on Doctor), multi-talented impressionist Jessica Martin (Spitting Image, Copy Cats and The Anniversary Waltz) and David Alacey as compere.

Between introducing the stars, David will be saluting the likes of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Buddy Greco by performing with his band The Buddy Greco All-Stars.

Packed with stunning dancers and superb bands, Swing with Laughter is guaranteed to provide a night of magic and entertainment like no other.

Jun
23
Sat
Bucks Art Weeks @ St Dunstan's Church
Jun 23 all-day
Bucks Art Weeks @ St Dunstan's Church | Monks Risborough | England | United Kingdom

Inspirational ‘Bucks Art Weeks’ group show in medieval church. Meet the Nine Artists & Makers who are showing paintings, illuminations, print-making, photography, paper sculpture, turned vessels, mosaics, ceramics & jewellery. Photos and more info at www.artatstdunstans.blogspot.com. A commission on all sales goes to church funds. Delicious home-baked cakes & drinks on offer throughout the show. Cream teas weekend afternoons.
Open Saturday16-Sunday 24 June Weekdays & Saturdays 10-5, Sundays 12-5

Curator’s Choice @ Bucks County Museum
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Curator's Choice @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

We asked our Collections Team to choose their favourite things from the museum collections and to tell us why they chose them.

The museum collections are divided into four main groups: Art, Archaeology, Social History and Natural History and each group is looked after by one of the Team.

Come and discover what they have chosen and their reasons for choosing them.

Do you have a favourite object in the museum?

Entry by Donation.

Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond @ Bucks County Museum
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

Paul Kidby is best known as the illustrator of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels.

This exhibition showcases his wonderful book covers and illustrations for Pratchett’s novels, including favourite characters like Rincewind, the Wee Free Men and of course, Death!

A must-see for Terry Pratchett fans.

Admission charges to be confirmed. Please see website.

Image: The Shepherd’s Crown by Paul Kidby. Copywright Paul Kidby.

Tring Carnival @ Pound Meadow
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 pm
Tring Carnival @ Pound Meadow

Help us celebrate Tring Carnival 21st – 24th June, with our theme of Tring beside the Sea. The carnival starts with Tring Cinema and Sing-a-long Grease the movie Thurs 21st June, The Dung Beatles Fri 22nd, Carnival Day followed by Beer & Band Night on Sat 23rd and finale of a free Community Concert with RAF Halton Voluntary Band & Castle Choir. Something for everyone.

Glorious Years: French Calendars from Louis XIV to the Revolution @ Waddesdon Manor
Jun 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Glorious Years: French Calendars from Louis XIV to the Revolution @ Waddesdon Manor | Waddesdon | England | United Kingdom

Glorious Years is a celebration of the power of the printed image before photography. An exhibition of rare calendars, published in Paris in the 17th and 18th centuries, from their golden period under Louis XIV, through to the Revolution, when time itself was re-invented, with new ways of illustrating and naming the days and years.

Riches of the Earth @ Waddesdon Manor
Jun 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Riches of the Earth @ Waddesdon Manor | Waddesdon | England | United Kingdom

Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild’s collection was full of objects made of precious materials: hardstones, minerals, silver and gold. Many examples of these extraordinary objects are still to be found throughout Waddesdon. Discover them through this self-led trail of the Manor.