See what’s on across the Advertiser and Review region this week
Winslow Community Cinema screening of Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine, starring Cate Blanchett as a Manhattan socialite fallen on hard times who turns up at her sister’s cramped San Francisco apartment, film starts at 7.30pm in the Rose Room, Winslow Centre.
Sunday, February 23
Coffee morning, 10am to noon, RBL Hall, Elmfields Gate in aid of RBL Women’s Section.
Snowdrop Sundays, at Cottisford Church, 2pm to 4pm, free entry, homemade jams, cakes, snowdrops and hellebores for sale, in aid of Friends of Cottisford Church.
Wednesday, February 26
February 26, Trust Talk, Brackley and Buckingham: Twins or Aliens by Professor John Clarke at the Old Gaol. A comparison of the two ancient towns. Tickets £5 available from the museum shop in the Gaol. 01280 823020.
Future and ongoing events
The Old Gaolers’ present All Gas and Gaiters, music, sketches and readings, an irreverent and hilarious look at the world of vicars, clerics and other ne’er-do-wells, by the likes of Anthony Trollope, George Gershwin, Rowan Atkinson and Alan Bennett.In aid of Saint Mary’s Church Thornborough, February 28, 7.30pm at St Mary’s Church. Tickets £10, to include wine and canapés, from Dave Bury 01280 814558 and at the door.
The Big Brew, March 1, 10am to noon at the Old Gaol, celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight, enjoy Fairtrade tea or coffee, homemade cakes to raise funds for Traidcraft Exchange.
Pancake race, March 1, on the Green outside St Peter and St Paul Church, from 11am, age groups five and under, six to 11yrs, 12 to 16yrs and adults open class, competitors are required to wear a headscarf and apron and to bring their own frying pan. Pancakes will be provided. For more information contact Buckingham Town Council 01280 816426 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
50s and 60s night, March 1, 8am to 11.30pm, Lee Malvern 4 Plus 1, WI Hall, BYO food and drink, tickets from Jems Stationers or on the door, proceeds to Katherine House Hospice.
Women’s World Day of Prayer, March 7, 11am, St Bernardine’s Church, Chandos Road, service by Christian women in Egypt with the theme Streams in the Desert, guest speaker Jenny Taylor, founder and director of Lapido Media, light refreshments, all welcome, crèche available, call Jan on 01280 817445.
Painting the Elements, by Rod Craig, who will demonstrate the painting of a watercolour landscape, March 11, 8pm to 10pm, Well Street United Church, free entry to members and £5 to visitors, www.buckinghamartforall.co.uk.
Piano concert, a programme of popular classics and light music by international pianist, Phillip Dyson, March 26, 7.30pm, Aylesbury Methodist Church and Centre, in aid of the Buigiri School for the Blind in Tanzania and for the upkeep of church property, entry £12, or £10 if booked in advance, students half price, available from the church office on weekday mornings and Aylesbury Tourist Office.