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A world of colour art comes to Claydon Estate

Painter Tom Shepherd is teaming up with ceramicist Sue Lindon from this weekend to exhibit a selection of their most recent works in the stunning surroundings of an historic estate. On show will be original paintings, stoneware and ceramics, plus bowls and ornaments.

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Rope access technician Tom Brennan came face to face with the 30-tonne marble bust of King Louis XIV, looted by the Duke of Marlborough in 1709, during an exterior inspection of Blenheim Palace.

'Sun King' keeps a watching eye on Blenheim Palace renovation

Workers with a head for heights who have been helping with the £40m renovation of the historic Blenheim Palace came face to face with France's 'Sun King' during a recent inspection.

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Rip It Up

Strictly stars reveal new tour coming to south Midlands

Tickets have gone on sale for a new show featuring two former Strictly winners.
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Matilda the Musical

23 shows coming up at Milton Keynes Theatre

Here are a few of the highlights coming up in Milton Keynes Theatre's new season.

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Janette Manrara and Aljaz skorjanec

Strictly stars Aljaz and Janette remember Fred Astaire in new show at Northampton

Strictly husband and wife duo Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara will return to Northampton next month with their revamped version of Remembering Fred.
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In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

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WATCH: Buckingham celebrates with the annual Christmas Parade

Bagpipes, drummers, fire engines, ambulances, horse-drawn carriages, scary skeletons, creative costumes, singing, shouting, dancing and more! This year's Christmas Parade did not disappoint.
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Waddesdon Imaginarium by Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Picture credit Mike Fear, copyright National Trust, Waddesdon Manor

Lighting up historical Waddesdon Manor for a magical Christmas holiday season

Magical lights and animals are the theme for Christmas at Waddesdon this year, with thousands of fairy lights on the trees in the house and a huge fluorescent dragon in the grounds.

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Buckingham artist’s first solo exhibition explores paint’s third dimension

Buckingham artist’s first solo exhibition explores paint’s third dimension

These paintings might be a little difficult to hang on your wall. An artist from Buckingham is showcasing how paint can used to make sculptures, at a special exhibition.

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Tango Moderno

The show must go on: Tango Moderno delights, despite co-star’s absence

Theatre review by Hannah Richardson

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When do you put your Christmas decorations up?

When should you put your Christmas tree and decorations up?

For many Christmas loving Brits it’s time to start considering when the Christmas decorations will go up, but when is the correct time to start the festivities?

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Buckingham Charter Fair opening. 1 hour's free rides for disabled children. PNL-171014-180725009

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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