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Eden Food Fair, from 9am, Eden Shopping Centre, High Wycombe. Join cake queen and star of BBC’s ‘Great British Bake Off’, Mary Berry who will be cooking up her favourite recipes on stage at Eden’s live cookery theatre. Tickle your taste buds by sampling gastronomic delights at over 25 food stalls packed with the highest quality local produce along with stalls showcasing carefully selected food from your favourite restaurants in Eden. Bring the little ones along to the sushi making master class with free workshops for all ages. There’s a petting farm with piglets, rabbits, chicks and more! Live music throughout the day, as well as traditional games. Lots of competitions too including the ‘Great Big Bucks Bake Off’ judged by Mary Berry, Style Your Wooden Spoon competition for children plus your chance to win a luxury foodie lover’s hamper worth over £500.
Park Lodge Ju-Jitsu Open Day, 9.30am, Marlow Sea Cadets, Wethered Road, Marlow. Adults 10:30am, Tigers (5-7yrs) and Dragons (8-11 yrs) 11:30am, Genbu (11-14yrs) and Suzaku (14-17yrs). A chance for new starters to come along and have a go, and find out what Park Lodge jujitsu is all about. Go to www.ParkLodgeJJK.co.uk. or call 07957 727054. Free first trial lesson.
CELEBRATE new management, 7pm, Bricklayers Arms, High Street, Downley.Celebrate new management team at the pub with live singers and BBQ all free. Pints are all £3, all other drinks £2.50 or less all welcome. Call 01494 520597 for details.
The Happy Union Abba/70s themed fancy dress karaoke, 8.30pm, The Happy Union, 265, Boundary Road, Loudwater. Call 01628 520972 for details.
Hampden String Quartet and Friends invite you to an evening of Serenades, 7.30pm, The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Hambleden, Near Henley on Thames, A selection of serenades by Tchaikovsky, Elgar and others. Violinists of the group of nine players, Alexandra and Charlotte Reid, both led the National Youth Orchestra and graduated recently with honours from the Royal Academy of Music. Tickets are £12.50 (friends £10, children £5) from 01189 403555 or 01491 571588. Late applications available at the door.
Craft Co-op Market, Community Live Site, Kidwells Park, Maidenhead. Between July 27 and August 12 there will be a big screen in Kidwells Park showing BBC coverage of the Olympic Games. Fun fair and rides over the three weeks. At Maidenhead riverside there will be guided walking tours daily at 2pm and 4pm between July 28 and August 11. Walks start from the Thames Riviera Hotel and finish at Ray Mill Island next to Boulter's Lock. Up to date information at www.enjoymaidenhead.com
Cream Tea Sundays, 2-6pm, until August 27, West Wycombe Community Library, Swan Yard, High Street, West Wycombe. Open every Sunday afternoon,until the end of August (and August Bank Holiday), for cream teas and light lunches, homemade cakes and toasties. Tea served the old fashioned way in china teapots and cups and saucers. Beautiful National Trust owned village, come along for good service and a great tea. Call 01494 449958 for details.
The Puddingstone Summer Craft Fair, 10am, The Memorial Hall,, Two Dells Lane, Ashley Green, Chesham. This craft fair is an opportunity to buy beautifully handcrafted items from a variety of stalls or refresh yourself with morning coffee or a transitional afternoon cream tea. Stalls available ring Shakela on 07527605119 or Julie on 07565098196 or visit our web site www.ldpevents.com.Tickets: Admission is £1 children under 14 free.
Little Marlow walk, 2.30pm, Coldmoorholme Lane Car Park, Little Marlow. Walk around Little Marlow led by volunteer guides from the Marlow Society. There is no need to book. Just turn up. £2.50 per adult and children free. Enquiries to 01628 482754.
Weekly Hash (Run), 7.45pm, The Gate, Bryants Bottom Road, Prestwood. 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. They are (very!) mixed ability and welcome anyone regardless of how fit they are (or aren´t). No-one gets left behind, and they all end up back at the pub for a post-run drink. Find out more at www.hwh3.co.uk. £1 to join in and free the first time.
For more events see the community news section in the Bucks Free Press.
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