Culture
  • Elizabeth Buchan at a book signing

    Authors book in

    March 18, 2019

    Frustrated at discovering two talks by the same local author had been cancelled, a newcomer to Long Crendon has teamed up with other library volunteers to launch a series of Meet the Author talks in the village. Former journalist Diana Bowerman became a volunteer at Long Crendon library soon after moving from Devon to the […]

  • Rupert and Marita Lietz

    Bubbly duo’s big launch

    March 13, 2019

    Twice Michelin starred chef Atul Kochhar has announced that stars of BBC Two show Million Pound Menu, husband and wife team Rupert and Marita Lietz, will be opening the Bubble& Café Bar at his Amersham restaurant Hawkyns on Monday, February 25. While the 2 AA Rosette Hawkyns restaurant will remain offering Pan-Indian Cuisine, the fun, […]

  • The Exchange public space

    The Exchange unveiled

    March 7, 2019

    The opening event of Aylesbury town centre’s latest new development, The Exchange, takes place this Friday March 8. The new public space will feature contemporary artwork for both residents and visitors to enjoy – providing an impressive outdoor setting for Aylesbury town centre’s first purpose-built mixed restaurant, commercial and residential development. The Exchange has been positioned to reflect how […]

  • Cressida Cowell

    Authors add more fizz

    March 2, 2019

    Three family-favourite authors are joining WhizzFizzFest 2019, Aylesbury’s annual literary and arts festival. The festival will be returning to Aylesbury town centre on Saturday June 22, when there will be even more whizzfizzing fun in store. Alongside some free activities, this year will also see the debut of The Wonder of WhizzFizz show, taking place at […]

  • Wind vane in silhouette at sunrise

    Wind warning

    The Met Office have issued a yellow weather warning for strong winds affecting Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire this weekend, from late Sunday 3rd to Monday 4th March. We often think of severe driving conditions being down to ice and snow, but strong winds can cause some of the most treacherous conditions on the roads. Travel Safe […]