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Aylesbury exhibition celebrates Paralympic heroes

A special exhibition commemorating the success of GB Paralympic athletes celebrates their victories against a backdrop of Grecian mythology in a display at the county museum.

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The Red Shoes at Milton Keynes Theatre

If you love ballet, don’t miss this show

The Red Shoes: Theatre review by Hannah Richardson

Whats on
Brendan Cole in his new show

Interview: Brendan Cole bringing Strictly magic to Aylesbury

You might think that after finishing a long series of a popular Saturday night show Brendan Cole may want to step back, but he is one to persevere.
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Cordelia Braithwaite as Aurora in a previous production of Sleeping Beauty

Cordelia steps into The Red Shoes

For someone who wanted to be a vet, Cordelia Braithwaite’s career has taken a surprise turn.

Theatre and Comedy
St Petersburg Ballet

Classic ballet comes to Northampton

An acclaimed Russian Ballet company are making a return to Northampton for two classic shows.

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Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes coming to Milton Keynes Theatre

Beloved fairy tale dances onto Milton Keynes stage

A beloved fairy tale and award winning movie, The Red Shoes has seduced audiences and inspired generations of dancers with its tale of obsession, possession and one girl’s dream to be the greatest dancer in the world.

Theatre and Comedy
Ballet coming to Aylesbury's Waterside Theatre

Top ballet comes to Aylesbury

Ballet fans are in for a treat with plenty to entertain them at the Waterside during the new season.

Theatre and Comedy
The Twits. Photos: Pamela Raith Photography

Don’t be a Twit! Enter this rather marvellous, disgustingly good competition

We have teamed up with Aylesbury Waterside Theatre to celebrating their New Year of must-see entertainment in style with a chance to win 4 passes to the Roald Dahl Museum in Great Missenden and 4 tickets to see the author’s classic The Twits.

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Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag

Strictly star Anton returns to Northampton

Suffering from post-Strictly blues syndrome? Famous dancing couple Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag are in Northampton to help lift the gloom.

Theatre and Comedy
Some of the displays to be seen in Tring

Plenty of artwork is on display in Tring

Eight different artists will be displaying their work at a four day extravaganza coming to the College Lake Nature Reserve near Tring.

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Post-truth crowned Word of the Year 2016

Post-truth crowned Word of the Year 2016

The Oxford Dictionary has announced that the word “post-truth” is Word of the Year 2016.

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David Bowie

Unique insight into touring with Bowie

A UK exhibition tour of many stunning, never seen before, photographs of David Bowie has been extended to include a visit to Milton Keynes next spring.

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Kandeez dancers brought home 23 trophies from the National Finals

Kandeez find it a breeze as young dancers do town proud at national finals

Dancers from Aylesbury’s Kandeez Dance school did the town proud when they brought home a brilliant 23 trophies from the ISTD DFR National Grand Finals Competition at the Guildford Spectrum last week.

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English Youth Ballet.

Chance to take part in ballet

Young ballet dancers who want to perform on stage at a real theatre alongside professional principal dancers are invited to attend an audition with the English Youth Ballet.

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Sue Rudland

Brush up on artists in Eydon and Upper Stowe

Artists in venues including Eydon and Upper Stowe will be opening up their galleries for a nine day event starting on Saturday, October 8.

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More women are opting for trainers over heels

More women buying trainers than high heels

Women are swapping high heels for comfy trainers as they follow in the footsteps of fashion icons such as Victoria Beckham who have ditched skyscraper shoes.

Lifestyle
The Beano Annual 2016

Do you remember these kids’ comics from your childhood?

Kids’ favourite The Beano is getting a revamp. The DC Thompson-published comic has had its print edition redesigned and has launched a brand-new website they’re calling the Ultimate Feed of Awesome’.

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Heyford Park water tower in the sunset. PNL-160922-125452001

Campaign launched to save water tower

A fight to save an historic water tower which has become a habitat for wildlife has been launched.

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Roald Dahl at work in his famous writing hut

Roald Dahl Day celebrates 100 years since Aylesbury Vale author’s birth

Exactly 100 years ago today Roald Dahl was born and children and adults around the world will be coming together to celebrate the life and works of the much-loved author.

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Red Priest present their Winter Baroque Carnival in the Ugland Auditorium in December

Stowe House hosts music, theatre and art

Music, theatre, art, comedy and children’s events are all part of the autumn programme through to December at Stowe House.

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