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Aug
23
Fri
Towersey Festival @ Thame Showground
Aug 23 – Aug 26 all-day
Towersey Festival @ Thame Showground

Imagine another lovelier world. A place you can forget the outside world even exists with big skies, fresh air, starry nights and a sense of belonging like nowhere else……
Welcome to Towersey Festival.

The Selecter, Newton Faulkner, Hothouse Flowers, Seth Lakeman, Bruce Foxton’s From The Jam, Steve Harley and The Unthanks headline the 2019 iconic folk and roots festival!

The annual four-day independent festival, now in it’s 55th year, also boasts appearances from folk rock legends Oysterband, the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, and Cornish shanty singers Fisherman’s Friends, fresh from the huge success of their cinema film.

Alongside an extensive music programme (with over 100 bands to choose from) the family friendly festival also features over 30 hours of ceilidh, daily workshops, silent disco, well-stocked bars, street food, storytelling, film screenings, roaming performers, arts & crafts and much more.

Acclaimed programmes of activities for children and youth festival-goers, mean there is something for everyone at Towersey.

So come along and sing your heart out, play like a child and dance like no-one’s watching.

Aug
26
Mon
Summer Playscheme 2019 @ Jonathan Page Play Centre
Aug 26 @ 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Summer Playscheme 2019 @ Jonathan Page Play Centre

We have seven weeks filled with lots of fun activities and games in store for your child. Each week has a different topic, so no matter if your child wants to come for only one day, a week or for the whole holidays there will always be something different to do each time. The children can also enjoy our secure outdoor area, which includes climbing frames for different age groups, a go-kart track, multi-use games area and outdoor learning lodge. Week beginning
25 July – Staying safe
29 July – Colours of the rainbow
4 August – Cooking week
12 August – Things that fly
19 August – Messy play week
26 August – Holidays
2 September – Making friends

Ofsted Registration EY536686 – rated “Outstanding” in December 2018

Hours and Prices (per child, per day)
8am to 6.30pm – £30 8am to 3.30pm – £22.50
8am to 12.30pm – £16 12.30pm to 5pm – £16
Playscheme is for all children from the age of 4 up to their 13th birthday.

Why not visit us before booking?
If you and your child would like to see the fantastic facilities and meet our team before making a booking please contact us to arrange a suitable date and time.

Bookings
We accept advance and last minute bookings for the After School Club and Holiday Playschemes through our online booking system. To register and book sessions for your child please visit https://jppc.magicbooking.co.uk
A small annual registration fee of £3 per account holder will be charged. All bookings must be accompanied by payment. We accept card and cash payments and childcare vouchers.

Spirit of the 1940s @ Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Spirit of the 1940s @ Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway

Two days of nostalgia on Sunday 25 and Monday 26 August – come in period 1940s costume, in uniform, or just as you are. Have fun, educate the younger folks, ride the train and enjoy a 1940s-style experience!
We cordially invite you to travel back in time. You will be able to SEE, SMELL &HEAR something of what your parents, grandparents, uncles and aunts, and others, experienced in their 1940s travels. Our pay-once-stay-all-day tickets will be issued at regular published prices, plus accompanied children 5-15 yrs go for just £1 (and 0-4 yrs travel Free). Any Adults or Seniors in 1940s attire or Allied Forces uniform can travel for Half-price (that’s half the normal Adult price at £6): just come along in your 1940s style dress and buy your tickets on the day! You may be asked, “Is your journey really necessary?” and travellers are specifically asked to “Beware of fifth columnists”. The Policeman may also ask you to produce your Identity Cards and of course, passengers must show them at once! Re-enactors will be on hand to answer your questions and the fabulous Oxfordshire Home Guard will be giving living history demonstrations at intervals at Chinnor station, whilst the NAAFI will be serving surprisingly delicious and healthy 1940s-style treats and refreshments. There will be swing music and live entertainments at intervals throughout the day at Chinnor station. Trains will be running under strict Air Raid precautions and there could be unexploded bombs and perhaps other surprises at stations and when you travel along the line. You might bump into one or two look-alike characters – you’ll know them if you see them! And if the trains do perhaps get a bit crowded… well, it is the 1940s, don’t you know! Travel on trains throughout the day with our great value Rover tickets. There is a large free car park, cafe and souvenir shop available at Chinnor station. For more information about the railway and other activities please see our website. We very much look forward to seeing you on our Spirit of the 1940s and thank you for your support.

West Wycombe Art Group Summer Exhibition 2019 @ West Wycombe Village Hall
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
West Wycombe Art Group Summer Exhibition 2019 @ West Wycombe Village Hall

An exhibition comprised of an exciting and inspiring eclectic mix of paintings in oils, watercolours, acrylics, pencil, pastels, mixed media, and 3D art. Our featured artist this year is Joanna Brownbridge, who produces wonderful abstract paintings.

West Wycombe Village Hall, High St, West Wycombe, Bucks. HP14 3AB
August Bank Holiday Weekend
(Friday 23rd August to Monday 26th August, inclusive)

Opening times:
– Friday and Monday 10 am to 5 pm
– Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 6 pm
– free entry
– wheelchair access
– parking available

Local artists work for sale. Credit card facility available
www.westwycombeartgroup.com

Aug
27
Tue
Summer Playscheme 2019 @ Jonathan Page Play Centre
Aug 27 @ 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Summer Playscheme 2019 @ Jonathan Page Play Centre

We have seven weeks filled with lots of fun activities and games in store for your child. Each week has a different topic, so no matter if your child wants to come for only one day, a week or for the whole holidays there will always be something different to do each time. The children can also enjoy our secure outdoor area, which includes climbing frames for different age groups, a go-kart track, multi-use games area and outdoor learning lodge. Week beginning
25 July – Staying safe
29 July – Colours of the rainbow
4 August – Cooking week
12 August – Things that fly
19 August – Messy play week
26 August – Holidays
2 September – Making friends

Ofsted Registration EY536686 – rated “Outstanding” in December 2018

Hours and Prices (per child, per day)
8am to 6.30pm – £30 8am to 3.30pm – £22.50
8am to 12.30pm – £16 12.30pm to 5pm – £16
Playscheme is for all children from the age of 4 up to their 13th birthday.

Why not visit us before booking?
If you and your child would like to see the fantastic facilities and meet our team before making a booking please contact us to arrange a suitable date and time.

Bookings
We accept advance and last minute bookings for the After School Club and Holiday Playschemes through our online booking system. To register and book sessions for your child please visit https://jppc.magicbooking.co.uk
A small annual registration fee of £3 per account holder will be charged. All bookings must be accompanied by payment. We accept card and cash payments and childcare vouchers.

Aug
28
Wed
Summer Playscheme 2019 @ Jonathan Page Play Centre
Aug 28 @ 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Summer Playscheme 2019 @ Jonathan Page Play Centre

We have seven weeks filled with lots of fun activities and games in store for your child. Each week has a different topic, so no matter if your child wants to come for only one day, a week or for the whole holidays there will always be something different to do each time. The children can also enjoy our secure outdoor area, which includes climbing frames for different age groups, a go-kart track, multi-use games area and outdoor learning lodge. Week beginning
25 July – Staying safe
29 July – Colours of the rainbow
4 August – Cooking week
12 August – Things that fly
19 August – Messy play week
26 August – Holidays
2 September – Making friends

Ofsted Registration EY536686 – rated “Outstanding” in December 2018

Hours and Prices (per child, per day)
8am to 6.30pm – £30 8am to 3.30pm – £22.50
8am to 12.30pm – £16 12.30pm to 5pm – £16
Playscheme is for all children from the age of 4 up to their 13th birthday.

Why not visit us before booking?
If you and your child would like to see the fantastic facilities and meet our team before making a booking please contact us to arrange a suitable date and time.

Bookings
We accept advance and last minute bookings for the After School Club and Holiday Playschemes through our online booking system. To register and book sessions for your child please visit https://jppc.magicbooking.co.uk
A small annual registration fee of £3 per account holder will be charged. All bookings must be accompanied by payment. We accept card and cash payments and childcare vouchers.

Aug
29
Thu
Summer Playscheme 2019 @ Jonathan Page Play Centre
Aug 29 @ 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Summer Playscheme 2019 @ Jonathan Page Play Centre

We have seven weeks filled with lots of fun activities and games in store for your child. Each week has a different topic, so no matter if your child wants to come for only one day, a week or for the whole holidays there will always be something different to do each time. The children can also enjoy our secure outdoor area, which includes climbing frames for different age groups, a go-kart track, multi-use games area and outdoor learning lodge. Week beginning
25 July – Staying safe
29 July – Colours of the rainbow
4 August – Cooking week
12 August – Things that fly
19 August – Messy play week
26 August – Holidays
2 September – Making friends

Ofsted Registration EY536686 – rated “Outstanding” in December 2018

Hours and Prices (per child, per day)
8am to 6.30pm – £30 8am to 3.30pm – £22.50
8am to 12.30pm – £16 12.30pm to 5pm – £16
Playscheme is for all children from the age of 4 up to their 13th birthday.

Why not visit us before booking?
If you and your child would like to see the fantastic facilities and meet our team before making a booking please contact us to arrange a suitable date and time.

Bookings
We accept advance and last minute bookings for the After School Club and Holiday Playschemes through our online booking system. To register and book sessions for your child please visit https://jppc.magicbooking.co.uk
A small annual registration fee of £3 per account holder will be charged. All bookings must be accompanied by payment. We accept card and cash payments and childcare vouchers.

Buskin’ @ The Boy @ The Black Boy Oving
Aug 29 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us every Thursday evening from July 4th until the end of August for live music in our beautiful beer garden. We will have a different act busking for you each week. Donations on the night going either to the act or to charity.

Aug
30
Fri
Summer Playscheme 2019 @ Jonathan Page Play Centre
Aug 30 @ 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Summer Playscheme 2019 @ Jonathan Page Play Centre

We have seven weeks filled with lots of fun activities and games in store for your child. Each week has a different topic, so no matter if your child wants to come for only one day, a week or for the whole holidays there will always be something different to do each time. The children can also enjoy our secure outdoor area, which includes climbing frames for different age groups, a go-kart track, multi-use games area and outdoor learning lodge. Week beginning
25 July – Staying safe
29 July – Colours of the rainbow
4 August – Cooking week
12 August – Things that fly
19 August – Messy play week
26 August – Holidays
2 September – Making friends

Ofsted Registration EY536686 – rated “Outstanding” in December 2018

Hours and Prices (per child, per day)
8am to 6.30pm – £30 8am to 3.30pm – £22.50
8am to 12.30pm – £16 12.30pm to 5pm – £16
Playscheme is for all children from the age of 4 up to their 13th birthday.

Why not visit us before booking?
If you and your child would like to see the fantastic facilities and meet our team before making a booking please contact us to arrange a suitable date and time.

Bookings
We accept advance and last minute bookings for the After School Club and Holiday Playschemes through our online booking system. To register and book sessions for your child please visit https://jppc.magicbooking.co.uk
A small annual registration fee of £3 per account holder will be charged. All bookings must be accompanied by payment. We accept card and cash payments and childcare vouchers.

Aug
31
Sat
Big Diesel Saturday Kids £1 @ Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway
Aug 31 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Big Diesel Saturday Kids £1 @ Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway

For those who enjoy first generation diesels then please do come along and enjoy the majesty and throaty roar when travelling behind one of our resident locomotives. Please see our website for more details for the locomotive roster nearer the time. There are 5 trains to choose from, Chinnor 9.30, 11.00, 12.15, 13.35 and 15.00, from Princes Risborough, 10.15, 11.35, 12.50, 14.10 and 15.35. There is a large free car park, cafe and souvenir shop available at Chinnor station. For more information about the railway and other activities please see our website. We very much look forward to seeing you on our Big Diesel Saturday and thank you for your support.

Sep
2
Mon
Summer Playscheme 2019 @ Jonathan Page Play Centre
Sep 2 @ 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Summer Playscheme 2019 @ Jonathan Page Play Centre

We have seven weeks filled with lots of fun activities and games in store for your child. Each week has a different topic, so no matter if your child wants to come for only one day, a week or for the whole holidays there will always be something different to do each time. The children can also enjoy our secure outdoor area, which includes climbing frames for different age groups, a go-kart track, multi-use games area and outdoor learning lodge. Week beginning
25 July – Staying safe
29 July – Colours of the rainbow
4 August – Cooking week
12 August – Things that fly
19 August – Messy play week
26 August – Holidays
2 September – Making friends

Ofsted Registration EY536686 – rated “Outstanding” in December 2018

Hours and Prices (per child, per day)
8am to 6.30pm – £30 8am to 3.30pm – £22.50
8am to 12.30pm – £16 12.30pm to 5pm – £16
Playscheme is for all children from the age of 4 up to their 13th birthday.

Why not visit us before booking?
If you and your child would like to see the fantastic facilities and meet our team before making a booking please contact us to arrange a suitable date and time.

Bookings
We accept advance and last minute bookings for the After School Club and Holiday Playschemes through our online booking system. To register and book sessions for your child please visit https://jppc.magicbooking.co.uk
A small annual registration fee of £3 per account holder will be charged. All bookings must be accompanied by payment. We accept card and cash payments and childcare vouchers.

Sep
3
Tue
Summer Playscheme 2019 @ Jonathan Page Play Centre
Sep 3 @ 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Summer Playscheme 2019 @ Jonathan Page Play Centre

We have seven weeks filled with lots of fun activities and games in store for your child. Each week has a different topic, so no matter if your child wants to come for only one day, a week or for the whole holidays there will always be something different to do each time. The children can also enjoy our secure outdoor area, which includes climbing frames for different age groups, a go-kart track, multi-use games area and outdoor learning lodge. Week beginning
25 July – Staying safe
29 July – Colours of the rainbow
4 August – Cooking week
12 August – Things that fly
19 August – Messy play week
26 August – Holidays
2 September – Making friends

Ofsted Registration EY536686 – rated “Outstanding” in December 2018

Hours and Prices (per child, per day)
8am to 6.30pm – £30 8am to 3.30pm – £22.50
8am to 12.30pm – £16 12.30pm to 5pm – £16
Playscheme is for all children from the age of 4 up to their 13th birthday.

Why not visit us before booking?
If you and your child would like to see the fantastic facilities and meet our team before making a booking please contact us to arrange a suitable date and time.

Bookings
We accept advance and last minute bookings for the After School Club and Holiday Playschemes through our online booking system. To register and book sessions for your child please visit https://jppc.magicbooking.co.uk
A small annual registration fee of £3 per account holder will be charged. All bookings must be accompanied by payment. We accept card and cash payments and childcare vouchers.

Sep
6
Fri
Beginners’ Acrylics – short course @ Queens Park Arts Centre
Sep 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Beginners' Acrylics - short course @ Queens Park Arts Centre

Taking place over three consecutive Fridays, these courses are ideal for anyone with a passion for drawing and painting; they cover everything you need to know to get started. Please bring your own materials. Suitable for adults and students aged 14+

Places must be booked in advance; more information on our website (www.qpc.org)

Sep
7
Sat
Beginners’ Drawing – short course @ Queens Park Arts Centre
Sep 7 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Beginners' Drawing - short course @ Queens Park Arts Centre

Taking place over three consecutive Saturdays, these courses are ideal for anyone with a passion for drawing and painting; they cover everything you need to know to get started. Please bring your own materials. Suitable for adults and students age 14+.

Places must be booked in advance; for more information visit the Queens Park Arts Centre website (www.qpc.org)

Murder Mystery Steam Supper @ Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Murder Mystery Steam Supper @ Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway

Murder, Mystery and Suspense – solve the clues on our steam train steam supper evening! The scene is set at Chinnor station, All you have to do is follow the clues, question the suspects, find the physical evidence and solve the case before Sherlock Holmes makes his deductions.. The Theft, and Colonel Holman Stevens, the railway magnate, has called upon the services of Sherlock Holmes to investigate the ongoing thefts from his trains, which are believed to be the work of a ruthless gang. Meanwhile the mysterious Captain Basil, a famous explorer, is on board a train with a valuable haul of gold coins, which he is to present to the British Museum. A murder follows but the body appears to be that of an innocent passenger, one Doctor Dietler. Who is Captain Basil? Why was a murder committed? What is the motive for the subsequent blackmail aboard the train? Join Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson as they unravel no less than three crimes in this complex case. Your evening starts at 19.00 and finishes at approx. 22.30 back at Chinnor station, where the murderer is revealed. We suggest a minimum age of 10 years. Price includes three round trips of the line, locally fried Fish & Chip* supper with Beechdean Ice Cream to follow – there is also a paid-for service of alcoholic beers and wines, soft drinks etc, served at your seat by our volunteer stewards. *Alternatives include sausage, steak pie, and veggie burger – all with chips (or even just chips, if you prefer!)Advance booking only as the numbers are limited, so we recommend that you do book early to avoid disappointment please. For full details about the evening or information about the railway and other activities please see our website. We very much look forward to seeing you on our Murder Mystery Steam Supper and thank you for your support.