Here is our guide to some of the events coming up in and around Buckingham.
George Michael Tribute, Whittlebury Hall, Towcester, Friday May 11
From Wham Rap to Careless Whisper, George Michael fans will be able to experience their hero’s favourite tunes. £55 per person including a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine and entertainment. Call 01327 857857 or book online:
Trolls, Winslow Public Hall, Elmfields Gate, 7.30pm Thursday May 10 to Saturday May 12
Winslow Players present their third and final production of the 2017 - 2018 season to celebrate their Golden Anniversary. Trolls opens with the Midsummer Feast and wedding of King Smee to beautiful Bleeta. Chaos ensues when an evil Goblin interrupts and runs away with the bride. Featuring a cast of elves, goblins and unlikely heroes. Trolls is an adventure of good versus evil and love conquering all that will appeal to everyone, young and old alike. Tickets are £6 on Thursday and £8 on Friday and Saturday, available from Divine Diva Fancy Dress in Winslow or call 01296 712728 during office hours.
Crooked House (12), 7.30pm Friday May 4 and Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle (12A), 7.30pm and Saturday May 5, The Film Place, Buckingham
Crooked House stars Max Irons, Christina Hendricks, Gillian Anderson and Glenn Close and is based on the 1949 Agatha Christie novel. A much loathed patriarch is murdered and a houseful of relatives are under suspicion. In Jumanji (pictured above and right, below) four American high school students discover an old video game console and are drawn into the jungle setting of the game. They discover you don’t just play Jumanji, you must survive it. Tickets £5.50 adults, £5 concessions, £3 students/children. Available on the door or from The Old Gaol or online:
You’ve Got Dragons, Stantonbury Theatre, Milton Keynes, 2.30pm Sunday May 6
Children are invited to slay their bad dreams and dragons in this highly visual, yet sensitive, production. Based on the book by Kathryn Cave this treat for the whole family features live original music and is a humourous and touching exploration of the dragons that we all face. Dragons come when you least expect it, you turn around and ... they’re there. Lots of people get bad dreams, leading to swirly tummy and feeling prickly. And sometimes they make you feel alone. So what can a young child with a bad case of the dragons do? Remember, no dragon is more powerful than you! Tickets £12, concessions £10, family £38. Box office 01908 324466 or book online:
Two, Stantonbury Theatre, Milton Keynes, 7.30pm Tuesday May 8
The gritty yet heartwarming tale of northern life set in a pub where the landlord and landlady’s cheery greeting and friendly banter barely disguise their contempt for one another. During the course of the evening as event happens that triggers a move towards a fragile reconciliation. Tickets £13, concessions £13. Box office 01908 324466 or book online: