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PURY HILL: Caribbean buffet evening, Caribbean cook, Gladys Benjamin, will be joined by catering students and members of staff from The SWAN Centre to prepare traditional dishes, at The SWAN Centre, in the Pury Hill Business Park, from 6.30pm. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01327 810094.
BRACKLEY: An Evening’s Musical Entertainment with Ian Colling, baritone, accompanied by Andrew King with Sue Blunsdon – mezzo, Ian Blunsdon – organ, Nick Planas – flute, Stuart Hubble – tenor, Jen Hubble – ‘cello. Programme includes Vaughan-Williams’ Songs of Travel, Phantom of the opera, Rejoice, Spirituals, You’re Still You, 7.30pm, The Chapel of St James and St John, Magdalen College School, Brackley NN13 7EN. Tickets £10 and £5 (concession), from Magdalen College School reception, 01280 846300
EAST CLAYDON: East Claydon Village Hall is holding a chilli and quiz night. Teams of six will compete for honour and a bottle of wine each. Tickets are £7.50 and available from 01296 711898.
BUCKINGHAM: The Big Head play their first gig at The Kings Head, 9pm to 1am, free entry.
Tuesday, February 5
BUCKINGHAM: Inner Wheel soup lunch, Buckingham Community Centre, 11am to 2pm, home-made soups with roll and butter, scones, tea or coffee, £4.
Wednesday, February 6
BUCKINGHAM: The Ridgeway Ensemble will kick off the University of Buckingham’s 2013 Concerts and Lecture Series at the Radcliffe Centre, 7.30pm, tickets £7.50/£5 concessions. The Ridgeway Ensemble will perform songs by Clara, the Fantasiestucke by Robert and Brahms’ E Minor Cello Sonata and Geistliche Lieder op. 91 for voice, cello and piano.
Thursday, February 7
BLAKESLEY: Blakesley and Woodend Village Hall, from 7.30pm, Kepow Theatre Company present Seven Ages, starring Kevin Tomlinson and guests. Tickets £8 (£5 under 16), Janet Clark 01327 860461 email email@example.com.
Future and ongoing events
BRACKLEY: Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs Of Brackley, performed by Brackley Players, Magdalen College School, February 7 and 8, from 7.30pm and February 9, at 2.30pm. Tickets, £7 adults or £5 for senior citizens and under-16s are available from Davies and Partners, in Market Place, or Keith on 01280 701501.
STEEPLE CLAYDON: Open mic evening at the Prince of Wales pub, new monthly event, next session on February 8. Starts at around 8.30pm. All welcome, PA system available to use.
BUCKINGHAM: Coffee, croissant and kugelhopf, at the Old Gaol on Saturday, February 9, from 10am to noon.
TWYFORD: Panto, Sleeping Beauty, directed by Liz Boardman. Performances will be held in Twyford Village Hall during February half term week on Friday February 15 at 7.30pm, Saturday, February 16 at 2.30pm and 8pm, Thursday February 21, 7.30pm, Friday February 22 at 7.30pm, Saturday February 23 at 2.30pm and 8pm. Tickets £5 for adults, £3 for under 18s and concessions, except on the last night when tickets will be £6 for adults and £4 for under 18s and concessions. To book tickets, contact Denise Wade on 07939 200121, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets need to be paid for on collection from Twyford Village Stores, and please make any cheques out to TADS.
BUCKINGHAM: Pancake Race, February 16, on the green outside St Peter & St Paul Church, starting at 11am. Four age groups. Bring your own frying pan. Don’t forget to wear a headscarf and apron. Pancakes will be provided.
BUCKINGHAM: Buckingham Food Fair, February 23 and 24, Community Centre. 10am to 3pm. Amongst the exhibitors will be Clays of Buckingham, Buckingham Brewery, Monkshood Coffee. Meet 2012 World Jampion Vickie Humber of Humber preserves. Prego of Buckingham will be holding pizza making sessions. If you would like to make your own pizza, please contact Prego’s manager Chris on 01280 821205 to book a session.