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Apr
25
Thu
Hands-on Victorians @ Bucks County Museum
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hands-on Victorians @ Bucks County Museum

Find out what life was like during Queen Victoria’s reign in this special exhibition for families and schools. Lots to touch, see and do.

Samurai: Warriors of Ancient Japan @ Bucks County Museum
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Samurai: Warriors of Ancient Japan @ Bucks County Museum

6 April – 13 July 2019
Discover stunning examples of historical Samurai armour and weapons, from complete suits to beautiful swords and ornate helmets. Not to be missed! Entry by donation.

Apr
26
Fri
The Revelators @ The Birdcage
Apr 26 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
The Revelators @ The Birdcage

Lively and very danceable blues, boogie and classic rock, for fans of Seasick Steve, Hendrix and the Stones

Hands-on Victorians @ Bucks County Museum
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hands-on Victorians @ Bucks County Museum

Find out what life was like during Queen Victoria’s reign in this special exhibition for families and schools. Lots to touch, see and do.

Samurai: Warriors of Ancient Japan @ Bucks County Museum
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Samurai: Warriors of Ancient Japan @ Bucks County Museum

6 April – 13 July 2019
Discover stunning examples of historical Samurai armour and weapons, from complete suits to beautiful swords and ornate helmets. Not to be missed! Entry by donation.

Apr
27
Sat
Buckinghamshire Arts Society Spring Open Exhibition @ Fitzwilliams Centre
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Buckinghamshire Arts Society Spring Open Exhibition @ Fitzwilliams Centre

A wonderful art exhibition featuring work by both members and non-members. A variety of styles and subjects by professional and semi-professional artists. Refreshments available, entry is free and parking is nearby.

Hands-on Victorians @ Bucks County Museum
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hands-on Victorians @ Bucks County Museum

Find out what life was like during Queen Victoria’s reign in this special exhibition for families and schools. Lots to touch, see and do.

Samurai: Warriors of Ancient Japan @ Bucks County Museum
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Samurai: Warriors of Ancient Japan @ Bucks County Museum

6 April – 13 July 2019
Discover stunning examples of historical Samurai armour and weapons, from complete suits to beautiful swords and ornate helmets. Not to be missed! Entry by donation.

Spring Festival of Colours @ Bucks Country Museum
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Spring Festival of Colours @ Bucks Country Museum

Experience an exciting new colours festival event first time in Aylesbury. A newly formed charity Aylesbury Hindu Temple Trust organising the event in association with Aylesbury Town Council, the William Harding charity and Bucks County Museum. The Spring Festival of Colours aims to share knowledge about Hindu rich heritage while promoting British values to generate mutual understanding and respect within society.

The Spring festival of colours takes place at Bucks County Museum on Saturday, April 27 between 11 am and 4 pm. Dignitaries including Aylesbury MP David Lidington, Aylesbury mayor Mark Willis and others will be in attendance.

Activities and entertainment include playing with dry powdered colours or “Gulal”, sampling items of Indian street food, Craft & Jewellery stalls, Musical and dance performances (Be a part of it), children’s storytelling & activities, a raffle draw and more.

Entry to the event is free for all. Join and celebrate the event, with all colours, foods, and music to reflect the diversity, versatility, and deliciousness.

Mentmore plant sale @ Mentmore village green
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mentmore plant sale @ Mentmore village green

Looking for some new additions to your garden or terrace? Or in need of some horticultural advice from friendly experts? Then join us at the Mentmore plant sale! As well as a fantastic selection of plants and gardening paraphernalia on sale, you can also enjoy some delicious homemade cakes or something off the BBQ, in the glorious surroundings of Mentmore village. All proceeds go to local community projects.

Adult Art Short Course: Painting for Beginners – Acrylics @ Queens Park Arts Centre
Apr 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Adult Art Short Course: Painting for Beginners - Acrylics @ Queens Park Arts Centre

Painting for Beginners – Acrylics with Leila Ward
Over three consecutive Saturday afternoons, you will learn the basic techniques of painting with acrylics.
For more information, contact: leila_ward@msn.com

Places need to be booked in advance. Courses are suitable for adults and students aged 16+.

Fish & Chip QUIZ NIGHT @ Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Fish & Chip QUIZ NIGHT @ Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway

Come and join us for a Fish & Chip QUIZ NIGHT on The Watlington Flyer vintage diesel hauled train, the evening commences with 3 rounds of general knowledge on the first round trip from Chinnor station to Thame Junction and return. Throughout the evening a selection of beers, wines and soft drinks is available to purchase on the train. A locally fried Fish and Chip supper will be served on the train whilst the teams tackle the picture round on the second trip. Alternatives available include sausage, chicken, steak pie, and veggie burger – all with chips (or even just chips, if you prefer!). The evening continues with further rounds of General Knowledge during the third and final trip to Thame Junction. Answers and Prizes for the winning team will be given out prior to the train arriving back at Chinnor. All booking reservations must be made in advance. If this date is fully booked, please check our website as we are running more of these nights through the year. 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 Fish & Chip QUIZ NIGHT and thank you for your support.

The Unravelling Wilburys @ Queens Park Arts Centre
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
The Unravelling Wilburys @ Queens Park Arts Centre

A band of good ‘ol boys, turning their skills to replicate the sound and songs of the late 80s super-group, which featured George Harrison, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty, Bob Dylan and Jeff Lynne.

Apr
28
Sun
Pace Sportive @ Wendover Memorial Hall
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Pace Sportive @ Wendover Memorial Hall

You can help transform young lives by putting on your cycling shorts and joining us for the 2019 Sportive.

This year’s sportive has a choice of two routes:

107k cycle through Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire
50k cycle through Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire
About your place

Registration:

£25 early bird offer until end of February

£30 from March to event date

£35 sign up on the day

Under 16 cycle for free, and must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration will take place at the Memorial Hall in Wendover and parking will be available nearby.

The start times are from 8.00 am

The cycles are signed and garmin routed and there will be a team supplying drinks and snacks and plenty of motivation en route.

Refreshments, snacks and a warm, celebratory welcome will greet you at the end of the cycle.

Run the Claydons @ East & Botolph Claydon Village Hall
Apr 28 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Run the Claydons @ East & Botolph Claydon Village Hall

‘Run the Claydons’ returns to East Claydon on Sunday 28th April 2019.

Races for Adults (16+), Juniors (12-15 & U12) and dog owners (Canicross) – a race for all!

The main event for Adults and Canicross runners: 7 mile multi-terrain run around the Claydon Estate. This route has something for everyone with footpaths, unmade roads, fields, woods, tracks, avenues and roads. Keep your eyes peeled and you might be lucky to see bluebells, red kites, buzzards, rabbits, hares, muntjac or roe deer.

For the younger Juniors we have a 1 mile footpath route around East Claydon. Older Juniors will do two laps. Both Junior races start and finish at the main race finish.

All finishers will receive a bespoke ‘Run the Claydons’ medal and a chip time to record their result.

Entry: www.racesonline.co.uk. Further details: www.royallatin.org/friends-of-rls/runtheclaydons or Facebook – ‘Run the Claydons’.

Sponsors: Venus Works and MK18 Private Medical Practice.