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.

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.

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.

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.

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’.

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.

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.

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.

Five things we won’t miss about the VHS video recorder

Five things we won’t miss about the VHS video recorder

In a world where the pocket calculator was as close as many of us got to technology, the video recorder seemed like it had come from outer space (or possibly off the set of Tomorrow’s World). A whole world of television viewing opened up in the late 1970s with TV shows and the latest(ish) films available to watch whenever we wanted.

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A survey says you should stop visiting Ibiza when you're 40

Taking selfies at 34 and visiting Ibiza at 40? You’re too old!

People should stop taking selfies at 34 and throw away their replica football shirts at 42.

Move Me, dance event

Chance for dancing in the street

Two free dance events will see an explosion of energy on the streets as professional performers invite the public to enjoy expressing themselves.

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Althorp House

A world of books

A stately home which was once home to one of the greatest private libraries of all Europe is hosting a literary festival.

Hilary Grayson's work

A great art attack!

Don’t forget to check in with participants from this year’s Bucks Open Studios event in the coming few days – it’s your last chance!

One of Tim Peake's space pictures

10 amazing pictures from space by astronaut Tim Peake

Astronaut Tim Peake is due to return to earth this weekend after six months on the International Space Station.


Festival attracts big names

Top names from the worlds of screenwriting, broadcasting, journalism and history are amongst the line up of speakers taking part in this year’s Althorp Literary Festival.

Bucks Open Studios - a ceramic by Martin Upstone PNL-160531-142403001

Biggest art event yet

A record number of entries from artists and makers across the county will make this year’s Bucks Open Studios the biggest to date.

George Washington

Star attraction yields surprises for Sulgrave

A painting of George Washington which was recently sent for conservation has yielded surprises for its owners, the Sulgrave Manor Trust.

Northern Ballet - Jane Eyre. Javier Torres as Mr Rochester, Hannah Bateman as Jane Eyre. Picture by Justin Slee

Balletic Jane Eyre down by the Waterside

Join one of literature’s most iconic heroines on a journey of courage, romance and tragedy with the World Premiere tour of Northern Ballet’s Jane Eyre.

Buckingham's Music in the Market 2015.Pictured, Janey Betts gets the crowd to Zumba

Dancing in Market Square

A large free annual music event for the whole family takes place once again at the end of the month.

Mills & Boon publishes colouring-in book

Mills & Boon publishes colouring-in book

Romantic fiction publisher Mills & Boon is to launch its first ever colouring book.

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