Keep up to date with all the latest events
Saturday, July 2
AKELEY: Soul Fever, in the village hall, Church Hill, from 8pm to midnight. Tickets £10. Call either Sherri on 01280 860486 or Dave and Mary on 01280 860384.
BARTON HARTSHORNE: Village fete, 2pm to 4pm, refreshments, stalls, car and tractor display, Manor gardens open.
GREAT HORWOOD: Church fete on village green, 1pm. Part of a rear wing of a Red Bull F1 racing car autographed by Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber to be auctioned by sealed bid.
STONY STRATFORD: MK handmade and vintage fair, Swinfen Harris Hall, London Road, 10am to 3pm, free entry and free parking.
SLAPTON: Traditional church fete with live musical entertainment by The John Miller Trio, cream teas, skittles, darts, jewellery, white elephant, bicycle gymkhana and the impressive human fruit machine, 2.30pm, details 01327 860019.
STOWE: Course on how to set up, run and maintain a community or your own orchard, 11am to 3pm at Home Farm Orchard, Stowe Landscape Gardens (£25 members £35 non members).
BUCKINGHAM: Performance of HMS Pinafore, by the Buckingham Choral Society, at SS Peter and Paul, from 8pm, MP John Bercow is guest narrator, tickets £10 adults, £5 under 18s, available from The Duke’s Music and the TIC.
Sunday, July 3
MAIDS MORETON: Maids Moreton CE School summer fayre, Avenue Road, noon to 3pm, traditional stalls, magic show, children’s crafts, bouncy castles, bar, barbecue, cakes, refreshments and raffle.
STOWE: Recital by international concert organist Joseph Nolan including works by Guilmant, Bach and Elgar, 5.30pm at Stowe Landscape Gardens. Entry is £8 or £5.
STOWE: Budding course, 11am to 3pm at Home Farm Orchard, Stowe Landscape Gardens (£25 members £35 non members).
TOWCESTER: Bellydancing for beginners, three week introduction to the art of Egyptian dance at Nicholas Hawksmoor School, no dance experience necessary, 6.45pm to 7.45pm, £5 per class, booking essential, 07801 966198.
Thursday, July 7
BUCKINGHAM: 7pm for 7.30pm. Talk and public valuations by Simon Davies of Bonhams at Buckingham Old Gaol. Tickets (£5) from the Museum Shop. Details 01280 823020.
BUCKINGHAM: Opening of an exhibition of artwork by Year 10 and 11 students from The Buckingham School, at The Gallery Dental and Implant Centre, 1a Cornwall Place, 5.30pm to 7.30pm.
GAWCOTT: All Gas and Gaiters, readings and songs, 7.30pm at Holy Trinity Church, performed by members of the Old Gaolers Drama Group ‘and friends.’ Entry £5, bookings through Susanne Winterbottom on 01280 821079, or on the door.
WINSLOW: July 9, Buckinghamshire Record Society launch of Winslow Manor Court Books, 1327-77 and 1423-60, St Laurence Room, 2.30pm. Talk by the translator and readings from the books.
TWYFORD: Taffy Thomas presents Tales from the Tale Coat, at Twyford CofE School, July 13, 7.30pm, tickets in advance only available from Jane Horwood 01296 730751.