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What's on this week in south Bucks
Author Week At High Wycombe Library, 11am, until March 10, High Wycombe Library, 5, Eden Place, Eden Shpping Centre, High Wycombe. A week of free talks by local authors and publishers covering topics such as self publishing, translation of novels and their writing careers. Each talk is free to attend - just go up to the secnd floor of High Wycombe Library. Contact 0845 2303232 for more details.
Fridays Curry and Pint event, 6pm, Royal British Legion, St Mary Street.High Wycombe. Curry and pint or wine or soft drink from the bar. All for £6.50. Call 01494 448800 for details.
Race Night, 7pm, The Lambert Arms, London Road, Aston Rowant, Watlington. Enjoy a buffet while betting on the horses on the big screen. £9.95 per person. Call 01844 351496 for details.
The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular Show, 7.30pm, Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, Exchange Street, Aylesbury. Featuring the greatest music of the 20th century. Wonderful memories of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Junior. Tickets are £17 to £21 from 0844 8717607.
Shazia Mirza, 8pm, Wycombe Swan, St Mary Street, High Wycombe. A new show from this award winning stand-up comedian. Tickets are £15 from 01494 512000 or go to www.wycombeswan.co.uk.
Chorleywood Literary Festival, The Great Little LitFest, until March 15, The festival, the first of its kind in the area, will feature authors and poets like Carol Ann Duffy, Rachel Bright, Simon Mayo, Laura Dockrill and Jez Alborough; bringing to life their stories, how they write and how children can read and write both fiction and non-fiction for their own enjoyment. Go to http://www.littlelitfest.org/ for more details.
Beaconsfield NCT Nearly New Sale, 1.15pm, Curzon Centre, Maxwell Road, Beaconsfield. NCT members can enter the sale early from 1pm (you will be asked to show your valid membership card) Non-members from 1.15pm. Entry is £1 (in aid of charity). Refreshments available.
Jumble sale, tombola and cake stall, 2pm, Lacey Green Millennium Hall, Main Road, Lacey Green. Also Bric-a-Brac, clothes, toys, books, bags and shoes. Refreshments available.30p entrance. Call 01844 345452.
The Chiltern Camerata performs The Bach Saint Matthew Passion, 6.30pm, All Saints’ Parish Church, Church Street, High Wycombe. The Chiltern Camerata, Conductor Sam Laughton with Bene’t Coldstream (Evangelist) and the Camerata Consort of singers performs J.S. Bach’s Saint Matthew Passion. Tickets are £12 and under 18s free admission, from the tourist information offices in: High Wycombe, Marlow and Princes Risborough. Music shops in Perfect Pitch, Chesham, Rosehill Istruments, Strings of Penn or from 01494 883112.
Psychic Supper, 7pm, Royal British Legion Suite, St Mary Street, High Wycombe. Psychic supper with buffet so you could graze all night, each guest will have a short reading from one of the guest mediums on the night. Book your place now. Numbers are limited. Tickets £18 from 01494 448800.
Martin Turner's Wishbone Ash, 7.30pm, Arts4Every1 Centre, Desborough Road, High Wycombe. Featuring original bassist and frontman Turner alongside former Diesel Park West/ Brooklyn alumni Danny Wilson and ex Landmarq/Gaskin drummer Dave Wagstaffe. Tickets £14 advance £15 on the door. Go to www.arts4every1.com
Skasouls UK, 7.30pm, Cressex Community Centre and Social Club, 203 Cressex Road, High Wycombe. A night of ska music. Doors open at 7.30pm and band starts at 9.15pm. Members £2 and non-members £5 on the door. Call 07930 910087 for more details.
Club Hispanico Charity Quiz Night, 7.45pm, Fitzwilliams Centre, Windsor End, Beaconsfield. Quiz night in aid of Dreamflight charity including Antonio's famous cocktails and tapas with cash prize for the winning team. £5 members and students, £7 non members. Call 01494 813477.
Tea Tasting Workshop, 10am, Chiltern Woodland Burial Park, Potkiln Lane, Jordans, Beaconsfield. Beaconsfield.Chiltern Woodland Burials is supporting Marie Curie's Great Daffodil Appeal and their Great Tea Party by hosting a Tea Tasting Workshop, run by Jennifer Wood from The Canton Tea Company. This workshop will offer you a variety of teas. Jennifer, will talk about the origin of each artisan tea, how it is grown and produced by hand and the way in which it is brewed. Raffle with the chance to win a tea hamper plus a variety of handmade cakes on sale, with all donations to Marie Curie. Tickets are £6 each. Book online via the events page on the website www.chilternwoodlandburials.co.uk or by calling 01494 872158.
NGS - Gardens Open For Charity, 2pm, Wind in the Willows, Moorhouse Farm Lane, Denham. Stunning three acre wildlife-friendly year round garden comprising informal,woodland and wild gardens separated by streams lined by iris and primulas. Visitors also welcome by appointment. Tickets £4. Call 07740177038.
Youth Music Concert, 7.30pm, All Saints Church, Marlow. Organised by the Rotary Club of Marlow in association with Wycombe Music Centre. Tickets are £10 from Gerald Sheppard on 01628 521635.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, 7.30pm, Wycombe Swan, St Mary Street, High Wycombe. Renowned pianist Peter Donohoe perfroms Grieg's dramatic Piano Concerto. The programme also features Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture and Sibelius' Symphony No.2. Tickets are £15.50 to £30.50 from 01494 512000 or go to www.wycombeswan.co.uk
Great Mums Get Together, 10am, Auberge du Chocolat, 27, Packhorse Road, Gerrards Cross. Auberge will give 50p for every sale made that day to Clicsargent. Call 07872 992995 for details.
Open Afternoon, 2.30pm, The Wooburn Club, 16, The Green,Wooburn. Wooburn Residents' Association invites you to an open afternoon (tea and cakes served) to have your say about The Future of the Wooburns - Community Led Plan. Your chance to say how you would like The Wooburns to develop. CAll 01628 525033 for details.
Comedy at The Legion, 8pm, British Legion, Candlemas Lane, Beaconsfield. A night of amateur stand up comedy. Any amateur comedians who wish to try out their material in front of a friendly crowd should email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details..Tickets £5.
Family History Talk: Burial and Burial Grounds in the 19th Century, 7.15pm, Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End. Churchyards are one of the nation’s priceless and unique heritages. Kirsty Gray gives a lighthearted review of our forbears' commemorations, and demonstrates how to locate and explore these storehouses of history. Non-members of Buckinghamshire Family History Society are very welcome; a small donation is appreciated. Free help available - our Names Database (over 5 million names), Parish Register library, Bucks People (genealogies, histories, documents), Bucks Places, Exchange Journals and general libraries are available for consultation at most of our Aylesbury meetings.
Weekly Hash (Run), 7:45pm, The Boot and Slipper, 2, Rickmansworth Road, Amersham. High Wycombe Hash House Harriersmeet every Tuesday at a local pub and go for a run, seeking out a trail that has been previously laid by one of their number. Mixed ability. Tickets: £1 or free for the first time.
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