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What's on this week
Esio Trot Treasure Pots at The Roald Dahl Museum, 12pm, The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, 81-83 High Street, Great Missenden. Sculpt a clay pot in the shape of a tortoise, with the tortoise shell as the lid. Perfect for keeping all your thingalingalings in! £3.50 per participant in addition to museum entry. Call 01494 892192 to book. Workshops at 12pm to 1pm and 2pm to 3pm.
Discover Dahl's Archives at The Roald Dahl Museum, 12.30pm, The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, 81-83 High Street.Great Missenden. A behind-the-scenes look at our archive store which houses Roald Dahl’s manuscripts and letters, with Collections manager and archivist, Rachel White. Free for Museum visitors. Talks at 12.30 pm, 1.30 pm and 2.30 pm. Call 01494 892192 for details.
North Indian Thali Festival Curry Night, 7pm, The Tree Hotel, Cadmore End, Marlow Road, High Wycombe. Celebrate the North Indian festival of Thali at the Tree Hotel at Cadmore End. A delectable Indian menu prepared by their specialist chef features traditional dishes of chillies, saffron, cool yoghurt and cottage cheese - priced at £9.99 per person. Call 01494 881 183 for details.
Yoga class - Tracy N'Jie Yoga, 7.30pm, St Michaels Church Hall, Grenfell Road, Beaconsfield. Hatha based yoga combining flowing posture work and breathing techniques (finishing each class with a relaxation session) to improve well being, flexibility and strength. Call 07939373609 for details.
JUST JHOOM! BOLLYWOOD DANCE FITNESS CLASSES, 6pm, Oakley Hall, Castle Street, High Wycombe. Try today's class for just £2. Blending Indian Dance moves with fitness steps and Yoga style stretches it's a fun, fat-busting dance workout for most abilities. The class is great for newcomers, and helps you build your fitness, stamina and ability as you learn a new routine each week. All Just Jhoom! instructors are carefully selected and trained. This class is instructed by Tina-Louise who has 17 years dance experience and has been running her own dance school for 12 years. Suitable for all ages over 16, all shapes and sizes welcome Please dress for a workout and wear trainers or dance shoes and bring bottled water. Find out more at: www.tinalouisebellydance.co.uk or call 01494 716947. Tickets are usually £7 for drop in, £6 prebook.
Family History Talk: Was Your Ancestor Really Married?, 7.45pm, Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End. Dr Colin Chapman outlines what constituted a valid marriage recognized by both church and state, and the circumstances under which our ancestors undertook their marriage vows. Surviving records will be highlighted. Non-members of Buckinghamshire Family History Society are very welcome; a small donation will be appreciated
ZUMBA WITH KATRINA, 7:45pm, Beaconsfield High School, School Gym, Wattleton Road, Beaconsfield. The Zumba class is open to all who would like to improve their fitness, meet new people and have some fun! You don't even have to know how to dance. The classes cost £5 each payable on the door (£2.50 for your first session) or you can buy a five session punch card for £20.
Belly dance taster course for complete beginners, 8.30pm, St Thomas Hall, Mayflower Way, Beaconsfield. Four week taster course. Get your New Year fitness regime off to a great start with a fun, gentle, ancient dance form which has a wealth of benefits for your fitness and well being. Suitable for females of all ages (min age three years), all sizes and most abilities. Genuine instruction from professional Belly Dancer with 17 years experience. Learn the basics in a relaxed, non competitive learning environment. Limited spaces - pre-booking required. Run by the Tina-Louise School of Egyptian Belly Dance and Hawaiian Hula, established 2011. Book early to benefit from Early Bird Special Price from 01494 716947. Tickets: £28 for four wks (Early Bird), £34 for late bookings.