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PICTURE SPECIAL: Charter fair returns to the town centre this weekend

The traditional Charter Fair came to Buckingham over the weekend of October 14 and 15, and it rolls back into town today (Friday) to prepare for another day of family fun on October 21.

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La Syphide

Pair of contrasting ballets at MK Theatre

Review by Hannah Richardson

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Richard Lee

Former Watford footballer and Aylesbury Grammar School pupil Richard Lee launches new book

Former Aylesbury Grammar School pupil and Watford goalkeeper Richard Lee has released his second book.

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Lynzi Worth's photograph of her dog, Willow, is in the final of a photographic competition by Snaptrip.com. PNL-170914-114726001

Amateur photographer from Bicester makes it to final of competition

An amateur photographer from Bicester is the finalist in a competition to find the best snaps of British summer.

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The average woman wears just five complete outfits on a loop

The average woman wears just five complete outfits on a loop

Emma Elsworthy

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Only 60% of people can spot a manipulated picture - can you?

Only 60% of people can spot a manipulated picture - can you?

Most of us can’t tell what’s wrong with a faked picture - underlining the threat to democracy by the spread of made up propaganda, a study shows.

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The Natural History Museum in Akerman Street, Tring

Seeing eye to eye with the animal kingdom at Natural History Museum in Tring

Now open until November, a new exhibition at the Natural History Museum in Tring explores the weird and wonderful world of animal eyes.

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The Natural History Museum in Tring

See eye to eye with the animal kingdom in Tring at the Natural History Museum

Now open until November, a new exhibition at the Natural History Museum in Tring explores the weird and wonderful world of animal eyes.

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Children's author, Dame Jacqueline Wilson, speaking at Buckingham Literary Festival.

Big names perform at Buckingham literary festival

Some of the biggest names from the worlds of literature, politics and entertainment descended on Buckingham last weekend for the town’s second-ever literary festival.

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Harry Potter anniversary quiz: 20 questions to test your knowledge

Harry Potter anniversary quiz: 20 questions to test your knowledge

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first book in J.K. Rowling’s phenomenally successful series.

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Unusual ballet in Aylesbury

The Northern Ballet Company is famous for stepping outside the classical world and taking on unique projects.

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

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

Theatre and Comedy
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.

Theatre and Comedy
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.

Theatre and Comedy
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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