What’s On

Diary Dates
Diary Dates

Films, bingo and music are among the events happening in the coming week.

Tomorrow, Saturday


The Film Place presents Iron Man 3 (12A), from 7.30pm, on the corner of chandos Road and Station Road, tickets from The Old Gaol, on the door or online at www.thefilmplace.org.uk.


Mursley Music Festival, Green Man Pub, from 2.30pm, music from 2.30pm, Rief, Kobold, Sidewinder, Vicky Aimes Band, Palmerston, The Fabulites and Kong, to raise money for Help for Heroes, Chiltern MS and Mursley Church.


Paulerspury Horticultural Society annual show, in the village hall, doors open at 2pm, £1 entry, presentation of trophies at 4.15pm followed by auction of produce and raffle.

Sunday, August 4


Charity fun day and nearly new sale, 11am to 3pm, Winslow Centre, Park Road, carousel, face painting, raffle, admission £1 children free, in aid of Great Ormand Street Hospital, Helen and Douglas House and Ronald McDonald House.

Monday, August 5


Prize bingo, 1.15pm, Buckingham Day Care Centre, Verney Close.

Wednesday, August 7


Buckinghamshire Family History Society Bill Torrens Memorial Lecture on Mapping Rich and Poor, Sue Donnelly will discuss Charles Booth’s Enquiry into London Life and Labour, Methodist Church Hall, 7.15pm for 7.30pm.


Teddy bears’ picnic, 11am to 3pm, Garth Park, free activities, best dressed bear competition.


Stories and more, team of professional actors telling interactive stories, 11am, Buckingham Library, advanced booking essential, tickets from the library at £2.50 per child.

Future and ongoing events


August 8 and 21, 10am to noon and 2pm to 4pm , Barbara of the Spotted Chicken Ceramics will be running children’s workshops, courses include a home made goody and tea and coffee for the adults. Cost is £3 plus the cost of any pottery you paint. Booking is essential.


An evening with Gerald Seymour, writer of The Corporal’s Wife, at Coles Books, August 9, from 7.30pm, in conversation with Kat Orman of BBC Radio Oxford, reserve tickets by calling 01869 320779.


Book launch and talk, August 10, 2.30pm, St Laurence Room, Winslow in 1556 by David Noy, published by the Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society. Readings from the original documents, display of Winslow History Project work, free refreshments.

Murcott and Oddington

Flower festival at three Otmoor churches, August 24 to 26, St Mary’s, at Charlton-on-Otmoor, St Andrews, at Oddington and Murcott Chapel, 10am to 6pm, refreshments at Charlton, songs of praise at St Mary’s on August 26.


Open Studios Northants, work from local artists on display at Towcester Museum, September 6 to 8.


Buckingham Twinning Association murder mystery evening, Confessions, September 28, 7.30pm in the Community Centre. Tickets £8.50 including a buffet supper, from Sue Watkins 01280 816266 or sue@mkteddy.com.