What’s on

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Events from across the region.

Today, Friday

STEWKLEY: Stewkley Singers present music and mince pies, December 7 and 8, village hall, from 7.15pm, tickets £7 adults, £4 children under 16.

BUCKINGHAM: The Kings Head, We Love The 80s night.

Tomorrow, Saturday

BUCKINGHAM: Hamilton House Christmas bazaar, 2pm - 4pm.

BUCKINGHAM: Buckingham Choral Society performs Haydn’s The Creation, Buckingham Parish Church, from 7.30pm, tickets £15, £13 (concessions) and £5 under 18s, from The Duke’s Music, the Tourist Information Centre, The Old Gaol, or www.wegottickets.com.

BUCKINGHAM: Father Christmas returns to the Old Gaol, between 11am and 2.30pm. He will be in his special grotto waiting to give you a present. Admission is £3 per child with accompanying adults free. The museum Christmas robin competition will be on, £1 plus usual admission fee, a prize every time. 01280 823020.

BLISWORTH: Dirty Monkee, pop/rock at The Walnut Tree Inn, from 8pm.

WINSLOW: Winslow Bowls Club coffee morning and jumble sale, 10am to noon, stalls and bargains.

BUCKINGHAM: Live music with Courtin a Storm, playing classic music from the 60s, 70s and 80s, The Kings Head.

AKELEY: St James and St John School Christmas bazaar, 2pm to 4pm, at Akeley Village Hall.

Sunday, December 9

BRACKLEY: Christmas fun day, Little Oaks Pre-school, Manor Road, from 10.30am, entry £1 children, adults free

WINSLOW: Florence Nightingale Hospice Tree of Light service, St Laurence Church, 4pm.

BLISWORTH: Live Sunday lunch jazz, at The Walnut Tree Inn, with Slide by Slide, from midday, entry £7.

AKELEY: Carol service in the village hall, 3pm. Embrace Christmas singing carols and enjoy a cup of tea with friends

Future and 
ongoing events

BUCKINGHAM: Buckingham Canal work party at Bourton Meadow, December 13 and 27, January 10, 13 and 24. For more information email info@buckinghamcanal.org.uk or ring 01908 661217.

BUCKINGHAM: Great Horwood Silver Band playing outside Tesco, on the ring road, December 15 from 10am to 4pm and December 18, from 6pm.

BUCKINGHAM: The Old Gaolers and the University of Buckingham present A Westminster Christmas featuring material from Dickens, Evelyn Waugh, Hans Christian Andersen and John Nulius Norwich, and performances for Cantores, Radcliffe Centre, December 15, 7.30pm, admission £10, tickets available from the main reception at the university or The Duke’s Music.

NASH: Saturday, December 29, Nash Village Hall, 8pm, an evening in the company of Samuel Pepys with readings and music. Mr Simpson’s Little Consort with Cate McKee, soprano and John Alexander as Samuel Pepys. Tickets £5 to include Pepysian refreshment and nibbles. Bring own own wine. 01908 501942.