5 things to do in Buckingham


Here is our guide to some of the events coming up in and around Buckingham this week.

1 Tribute
Someone Like You - The Adele Songbook, New Theatre, Oxford, 7.30pm Saturday February 10
When X Factor finalist Katie Markham was selected by Adele to appear in the BBC Adele Special presented by Graham Norton, she never dreamed she would sing live with her idol and launch a brand new UK touring show all within a year. As part of the BBC special Katie got to perform live with Adele on stage in London and now she has been selected to perform as the lead role in Someone Like You - an immaculate concert production that recreates the magic of Adele’s music from the three hit albums 19, 21 and 25. The show includes the smash hits Chasing Pavements, Set Fire To The Rain, Someone Like You, Rolling in the Deep, Hello and the multi million seller Skyfall. Tickets £22.50. Box office 0844 871 3020.
2 Conversation
An Audience with Michael Bolton - My Life Story, New Theatre, Oxford, 7.30pm Friday February 9
This is a talk show style spoken word event. Join Michael, award winning singer, songwriter and social activist, as he shares some star studded stories and life lessons that have taken him to the starry heights of Hollywood’s Hall of Fame. A special Platinum ticket package is available, which includes a meet and greet with Michael. Tickets £41.25 to £121.25. Box office 0844 871 3020 or book online:
3 Film
Dunkirk (12A), 7.30pm tonight (Friday) and Blade Runner 2049 (15), 7.30pm tomorrow (Saturday), The Film Place, Buckingham
War drama Dunkirk, starring Harry Styles and Kenneth Branagh, is back by popular demand. In 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Science fiction Blade Runner 2049 stars Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford. This is a sequel to Ridley Scott’s 1982 classic, co-written by the original screenwriter Hampton Fancher. A Los Angeles detective, Officer K, a new blade runner, investigates a long buried secret that has the potential to plunge society into chaos. Tickets £5.50 adults, £5 concessions, £3 students/children. Available on the door or from The Old Gaol or book online:
4 Valentine’s Day
Manor Restaurant, Waddesdon, 7.30 - 11.30pm Wednesday February 14
Celebrate the most romantic day of the year with a glass of Nyetimber sparkling wine and a delicious three course dinner. £55 per person. Booking essential. Call 01296 820414 or book online:
Winter Warmer, The Radcliffe Centre, Church Street, Buckingham, 7.30pm Saturday February 10
Members of the Orchestra of Stowe Opera welcome you to an evening of music to banish the winter blues. Leader Charles Sewart, conductor Robert Secret, Celia Robert (flute) and Julian Metzger (cello) present a programme including Johan Svendsen, Two Swedish Folk Melodies Op. 27; Haydn, Cello Concerto in D major; Gluck, Dance of the Blessed Spirits; Bruch, Andante sostenuto; and Haydn, Symphony No 6 Le Matin. Tickets £15, under 18s £5, available from The Old Gaol or online: