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What's on this week in South Bucks
The Art of Sugarcraft, 2pm, Hazlemere Library, 312 Amersham Road, Hazlemere. Come along and see a demonstration of sugarcrafting by local lady Vicki Foster. Coffee, tea and biscuits will be available Admission free - no booking required. Call 0845 2303232 for more details.
Sounds of Simon- A Tribute to Simon and Garfunkel, 8pm, The Elgiva, Chesham. The full band will play such classics as Mrs Robinson, The Only Living Boy in New York, The Sounds of Silence and Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard. Tickets are £15 (£14 concessions) from 01494 582900 or go to www.elgiva.com.
Festival of Young Musicians, 9am onwards, And March 9. Wesley Methodist Church, Priory Road, High Wycombe. The Wycombe Orpheus Male Voice Choir, the Wycombe-based nationally known choir, presents its Festival of Young Musicians over two Saturdays every March, to highlight excellence in all areas of music, vocal and instrumental, by students from schools throughout the Thames Valley. There are three classes - on the first Saturday, Encouragement (for junior students who have not reached Grade 5 level), Junior (years 6 - 9) and, on the second Saturday, Senior (years 10-13). Entrance to either or both Saturdays is free and refreshments are available. The musical performances start at 9am and continue throughout the day. Detailed timings can be found on the choir website at www.wycombeorpheus.org.uk.
Fairtrade Coffee Morning, 10am to 12pm, Flackwell Heath Methodist Church, Heath End Road, Flackwell Heath. Come and enjoy Fairtrade tea and coffee and home-made cakes. Traidcraft and Bring-and-Buy stalls. Free entry.
Book signing, 11am, WHSmith, Marlow. New children's book called The Brave T.Rex by Yash Varma, who is the author of three children's titles (all went to reprint) Polar Stories, Melanie, The Lonely Koala, and Jasmina the Rainforest Macaw.
Discover Dahl's archives, 12.30, 1.30 and 2.30pm. The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, 81-83 High Street, Great Missenden. For 10+ years: 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, call 01494 892192 to book.
Free Tea Dance, 2pm, St James Church Hall, Plomer Hill, Downley. High Wycombe Lions Club and The Alzheimer's Society invite the elderly, elderly with dementia, and their carers to join our regular, monthly tea dances on the first Saturday of every month from March to December. Come and meet some new friends and enjoy dancing to old time favourites in a safe, relaxed environment. No charge - it's absolutely free. Call 01494 511629 for details.
Naphill Guides and Brownies Jumble Sale, 2pm, Naphill Village Hall, Main Road, Naphill. Jumble will be collected around the village from 9am or can be dropped off at the hall between 9am and 11am. Entry 50p. Call 01494 565571 for details.
Art Exhibition, Craft, Gift & Food Fair, 11am to 5pm, and March 3, Juniper Hill School, Churchill Close, Flackwell Heath, A family event with an exhibition by local artists (exhibits are for sale), Crafters selling a wide range of products including Mothers Day and Easter gifts, interactive art and craft activities for children and a cafe providing hot and cold food and drink.
Amersham School Huge Sunday Morning Indoor Car Boot Sale, 9am, Amersham School, Stanley Hill, Amersham. Car boot sale. Refreshments with hot drinks and bacon sausage rolls. This is the last one this school year - thank you for supporting us - see you in October. £1.50 for buyers. Call 01494 722180 for details.
Baby/Kidstuff Table Top Sale, 2pm, Naphill Village Hall, Main Road Naphill. Local mums selling nearly new baby/childrens toys, clothes, books and other essential items. Stalls to include So Solis handmade hand and footprint jewellery, Blue Door Boutique children's clothing and a local children's cake maker. Ample free parking and on site play area.Free entry.
Ian March (singer), 3pm, Royal British Legion, St Mary Street, High Wycombe. Live solo artist in the club bar from 3pm. Cash Raffles Monthly draw will take place at 6pm. Open to everyone. All Welcome. Call 01494 448800 for details.
Lover of Souls, 2:30 to 4:30pm, Jordans Meeting House, Welders Lane, Jordans. A play devised, written and performed by Lynn Morris and a dramatic evocation of the life of Elizabeth Hooton. Elizabeth was a 17th century woman who left her home in the East Midlands to become a travelling Quaker preacher. She endured persecution and prison, confronted Cromwell and Charles ll, made several dangerous Atlantic crossings and ended her days in Jamaica. Tickets are £8, includes refreshments. Advanced booking requested by calling 01494 876594 or e-mail email@example.com
Salsa Dancing, 7pm, Harleyford Golf Clubhouse, Harleyford Estate, Marlow. Classes are light hearted, not too serious and they aim to ensure there is a relaxing environment to learn and have fun. Call 07518 72363 for details.Tickets are £7 per night.
Author Week At High Wycombe Library, 11am, until March 10. High Wycombe Library, 5, Eden Place, Eden Shopping Centre. A week of free talks by local authors and publishers covering topics such as self publishing, translation of novels and their writing careers. Speakers include Jonathan Lipman, Chan Ling Yap, Beverley Hansford, Stefan Tobler, Oli Jacobs and High Wycombe Writers Group. Each talk is free to attend - just go up to the second floor of High Wycombe Library. Contact 0845 2303232 for more information.
Amersham Art Group's AGM with Art Critique by June Perkins, 7.30pm, The Lounge, Amersham Community Centre. Non members £3, members free, raffle tickets available too. For more information, go to www.amersham-art-group.org.uk/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Weekly Hash (Run), 7.45pm, The Full Moon, Hare Lane, Little Kingshill. High Wycombe Hash House Harriers - drinkers with a running problem - meet every Tuesday at a local pub (normally within a 10-mile radius of HW town centre) and go for a run, seeking out a trail that has been previously laid by one of their number. Mixed ability and welcome anyone regardless of how fit you are (or aren´t). No-one gets left behind, and all end up back at the pub for a post-run drink. Find out more at www.hwh3.co.uk.
Lillian Boutte, 8.30pm, Marlow Jazz Club, Royal British Legion Hall, Station Approach, Marlow. The legendary lady from New Orleans is back in Marlow with her band featuring Denny Ilet Jnr. This is an "Advance Ticket" gig. There are unlikely to be any tickets on the door. Phone 01628 486571 for bookings- tickets £10.
Yoga class - Tracy N'Jie Yoga, 9.30am and 7.30pm, Reading Room, High Street.Chalfont St Giles.Hatha based yoga with flowing poses incorporating breath work and deep relaxation to improve well being, fitness and flexibility. Call 07939373609 for details.
Milton Jones, 7.30pm, Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, Exchange Street, Aylesbury. The comedian is back on the road with another tour. Hundreds of his celebrated one liners and more. Tickets are £20 from 0844 8717607 or go to www.atgtickets.com/aylesbury.
Scannappeal Bake Sale, 10am to 3pm, Ground floor corridor at Amersham Hospital, In conjunction with the Speech and Language Therapy Department at Amersham Hospital. There will be a delicious selection of home made cakes and plants at very reasonable prices plus the Scannappeal stall selling Easter themed gifts, ladies fashions from Jenny Gill and handbags from Monica Joyce. Entry is free.
Volunteer Recruitment Event, 2.30 to 5pm, Waddesdon Manor, Near Aylesbury. Interested in volunteering at Waddesdon Manor? Join us for an informal chat, a cup of tea and a piece of cake at the Manor Restaurant about the possibility of joining their team of volunteer room wardens, raffle ticket sellers, land train drivers. Or perhaps you have an interest in contemporary art and will be interested in helping the manor manage their art gallery at the Coach House. Contact Bonnie Bennett on 01296 653258 or email email@example.com if you are planning to come along.
World Book Day party at The Roald Dahl Museum, 3.30pm, The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, 81-83 High Street, Great Missenden. Free admission from 3.30pm to 5pm. For all ages: come to our after-school party and celebrate World Book Day. Exchange your voucher in our Shop, get a treat from Cafe Twit and join in with games, storytelling and crafts.
Jack Dee, 8pm, Wycombe Swan, St Mary Street, High Wycombe. Catch Jack as he hits the road for his 2012 tour.After a six year absence from Stand-Up, he’s back, agonizing over the slightest of annoyances and misdemeanors. Tickets are £22 from 01494 512000 or go to www.wycombeswan.co.uk.
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