Pancakes, art and pre-history at the Old Gaol

Stonehenge archaeologist David Jacques
Stonehenge archaeologist David Jacques

There’s lots going on at the Old Gaol this month.

Aylesbury Vale Remembers is the title of an exhibition from six local schools during their study of the impact of the First World War on their community.

Buckingham Old Gaol is hosting this free entry exhibition from Saturday, February 14, to Saturday, February 21. The schools involved are Akeley Wood, Buckingham Primary, the Royal Latin, the Cottlesloe in Wing, the Grange in Aylesbury and Halton Community Combined.

On Wednesday, February 18, it’s Pancake Time at the Old Gaol any time between 1.30pm and 3.30pm. Pancake eating, fun and games will be going on, so just turn up and join in.

Entry is £1.50 per child if a museum member, £3 if not, and children must be accompanied.

Call 01280 823020 for more information.

Archaelogist David Jacques is the speaker at the first of the Spring Talks organised by Buckingham Old Gaol Trust at 7.30pm on Thursday, February 26, at the museum.

Research fellow of the University of Buckingham, Mr Jacques will give a talk entitled Time and Time and Time Again – a long-term Mesolithic encampment discovered at Stonehenge.

Tickets £5, available now from the museum shop.