What’s on

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See what’s on across the Advertiser and Review region

Today, Friday


Live@theath with Tom Jones and’Del Boy Trotter’, Bill Lee returns to Buckingham Athletic Sports and Social Club on 8pm to 10pm.


Buckingham Art School art demonstration evening, 7pm to 9pm, calligraphy, Manga, traditional portraiture, sculpture, printmaking and contemporary art, refreshments, art materials on sale, Stowe Castle, Bycell Road.


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.

Tomorrow, Saturday


Whittlebury Country Fair, noon, Cavalier Fields, dog show, classic cars, food, stalls, vehicle entry £2.


St Mary’s Church Fête, noon to 3pm, and The Great Blakesley Bake Off and Produce Show. Barbecue, Pimms, cream teas, live music, stalls and games, wedding dress display.

Sunday, September 7


Delicious cream teas, 3pm to 5pm, at Edgcott Village Hall, £2.50 per head.


Car boot in aid of Souldern Village Hall, 8am to 1pm on playing field, £7 per pitch , free parking, hall open for bacon rolls, teas, homemade cakes.

Monday, September 8


Swan and Pen lecture, Fear and Surprise in the Recent Poetry of Geoffrey Hill, by Stefan Hawlin, 7pm, Sunley Lecture Theatre,


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

Wednesday, September 10

Maids Moreton

Open garden at Old Mill House, to raise funds for a scanner, 2pm to 5pm.

Future and ongoing events


Golf charity day at Silverstone Golf Club, from 1pm, September 12, Texas scramble, hole in one competition where you can win a Ford Fiesta, charity dinner, presentation, raffle, in aid of Garden House Hospice, in Letchworth.


September 14, five-mile heritage walk with the Buckingham Canal Society along the Buckingham Canal and the Ouse Valley, 2pm, Cosgrove Lock, Grand Union Canal, call 01908 661217 Athina Beckett, www.buckinghamcanal.org.uk.


Talk by Julian Hunt on Buckinghamshire Workhouses, September 17, 7.30pm. Tickets £5 from the museum shop, 01280 823020.


September 19, quiz night at the Old Gaol, 7.30pm, teams of four but can be made up on the night. BYO alcohol, tickets £5 per person from the museum shop, 01280 823020.


Nearly new clothes sale, September 20, 2pm to 5pm, ifor Race for Life, in village hall.


Bucks Local History Network annual conference and fair, at the Royal Latin School on September 27, five lectures, doors open at 9am and first lecture at 10am. Lectures on The Origins of Buckinghamshire − Sashes & Buckingham, Two Competing County Towns: Aylesbury & Buckingham, The County Maps C16−C18, The Large Scale Maps of the Ordnance Survey 1840−1940, The Great War At Home, The Large Scale Maps Of The Ordnance Survey 1840−1940. Booking essential at www.bucksas.org.uk. Tickets £10/£16 with lunch.