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Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

A family of four will cough up almost as much as the cost of a weekly food shop to visit some of the country’s leading museums, according to new research.

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My First Ballet presents Cinderella

Cinderella tale in Oxford

A reimagined version of the fairy tale Cinderella is coming to the New Theatre in Oxford for two days, starting on Friday April 28.

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St George's flag

8 things you need to know about Saint George’s Day

It’s Saint George’s Day today - the day we celebrate England’s patron saint.

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Kenneth Tindall

Interview: Casanova choreographer talks about ballet ahead of Milton Keynes date

We chat to Kenneth Tindall who has put together the Northern Ballet's production of Casanova coming to Milton Keynes Theatre next week

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Matthew Bourne's Early Adventures

Matthew Bourne show comes to Northampton

One of Britain’s best known choreographers will be commemorating the 30th anniversary of his dance company by bringing a show to Northampton.

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Cinderella as a ballet comes to Oxford

Classic fairy tale served up at Oxford

Children as young as three can come along and see a ballet which has been specially created for young people.

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Photo by Connie Fore

Call goes out for your funny pet photos

The Comedy Pet Photography Awards has already received a barrage of strong (and rib-tickling) contenders, but there's still time to enter.

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The Mother of Parliaments: Annual Division of Revenue by Adam Dant, 2017. Copyright Adam Dant

Aylesbury Vale MP John Bercow featured in contemporary take on artistic French calendars

Aylesbury Vale MP and Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow takes pride of place at the centre of a contemporary take on the classic French almanac on display at Waddesdon Manor.

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Almost 30 youngsters from the local area joining up with the English National Ballet

Dream comes true for Aylesbury and Buckingham dancers

Almost 30 children will dance alongside professional principals in a production of Nutcracker Suite by the English Youth Ballet.

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Sophie Hahn

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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