What’s on

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See what’s on across the Advertiser and Review region

Tomorrow, Saturday


A/V sale of ex-library stock, Buckingham Library, 9.30am to 4pm.


Gawcott Past and WWI exhibition, Holy Trinity Church, 10am to 6pm, free entry.


Horticultural Society show, in the village hall, show opens at 2pm, vegetables, flower growing and arranging, cookery and handicrafts.

Sunday, August 10


Cream teas at the Old Dairy, 3pm to 6pm, proceeds to air ambulance.

Monday, August 11


Buckingham Tea Dance, Buckingham Community Centre every Monday, 2pm to 3.45pm, £2 including refreshments.

Wednesday, August 13


Old Gaol talk and book signing at the museum by Dr Susan Fern on The Man Who Killed Richard III, who dealt the final blow at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485. Tickets £5, from museum shop, 01280 823020.

Thursday, August 14


Play Around The Parishes, Chandos Park, 10am to 3pm, August 14 and 27, play, sports and art activities for children ages one to 11. If raining the event will be in the hall at Grenville School. More information, Buckingham Town Council on 01280 816426.

Future and ongoing events


An evening of First World War Poetry with Peter Wyton, followed by a wine reception, in aid of the Red Cross, August 15, 8pm, at St Mary Magdalene Church, tickets £5 in advance or £6 on the door, to reserve tickets email bookmarksfest@gmail.com.


August 19, 7pm to 9pm, Chandos Park, bungee run and gladiator tournament, ages 13+. Free event, for more information contact Buckingham Town Council on 01280 816426.


Bandjam, August 24, 1pm to 10pm, town centre, free music event featuring young local musicians and bands, organised by Sean Allen, Bandjam and sponsored by Buckingham Town Council.


Auction of promises, August 30, Meadow Valley Farm, from 7pm, to raise money for the restoration of St Mary’s Church roof, pre-purchased tickets £1.50 (£2 on the night) adults and children over 12, £1 children and senior citizens, £5 for families.


September 4, free games morning at Buckingham Library on the first Thursday of the month, 10am to 11.30am, 20 board games available, tea and biscuits.


Until September 5, archaeology hands on activities around the Old Gaol for children. Monday to Saturday, 10am - 4pm, last admission 3.30pm. Museum admission charges will apply, free entry to Trust/Friend members. 01280 823020.


Enjoy a swinging jazz concert in fabulous surroundings at Chetwode Church, September 5. Doors open 7pm, licensed bar and raffle, tickets £12 (to include ploughman’s supper available from Brian Wiltshire 01280 848320 or email brianwiltshire1940@gmail.com.


Throughout the school holidays, take a picture of your library book from Buckingham Library on holiday and email to lib-buc@buckscc.gov.uk