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What's on this week in south Bucks
Laughter and Tears- An Evening of Poetry and Music with Sybil Mitchell and Friends, 7.45pm, The Players Theatre, Thame. Sybil Mitchell is the niece of the celebrated actress Sybil Thorndike, and she leads six musicians and actors. The group will perform a blend of music and words, from Noel Coward and Flanders and Swann to Laurie Lee and Lennon and McCartney. Tickets are £8 and £7 from 01844 217228.
Advance registration of items for sale for Scannappeal's Frugal Fashion event on Saturday 13 October, Also on October 10 and 11. Either 50/50 split or, donate all the proceeds to Scannappeal. Items should be clean, in good order, and on hangers. Prices will be agreed in advance of the sale. At the Scannappeal office at Amersham Hospital. Telephone 01494 734161 for times.
Beaconsfield Model Railway Exhibition, 10.30am, Beaconsfield High School for Girls, Wattleton Road, Beaconsfield. At Beaconsfield and District Model Railway Club's Golden Jubilee Year exhibition there will be a good selection of working layouts in various scales and gauges, plus full trade stand support and good quality refreshments available all day. Call 01753 677709 for details. Tickets are £4 for adults, concessions: £3 children: £2.
Grand jumble sale in aid of South Bucks RSPCA, 2pm, St George's Scout Hall, White Lion Road, Amersham Lots of stalls- mens, ladies and children's clothes, bric-a-brac, books, linen, household and toys for sale and much more. Something for all the family. Tickets are 50p entry.
The Monster Kids Sale, 10am-12pm, Tring Baptist Church Hall (opposite the library). There will be lots of baby and children's clothes, toys and equipment. £1 entrance free for adults (U 16s free).
The Marlow Town Band Charity Concert Celebrating 40 Years of the British Dyslexia Association, 7pm, John Hampden Grammar School, Marlow Hill, High Wycombe. 32-piece brass band established in 1906 will be performing a medley of music from the last 40 years Tickets are £8 Adult, £5 Children, £20 Family ( for 4) from 01344 381 559.
Organ Recital by Iestyn Evans, 7.30pm, Holy Trinity Church, Penn. Tickets are are £15, which includes a finger buffet and a drink. Tickets from Pat Seddon on 01494 813268 or Gail Wellings on 01494 813254.
Certified, 9pm, The George Inn, 94 High Street, Great Missenden. A highly experienced and professional covers band bringing you the best songs from a massive range of artists and genres. Certified play contemporary classics to present day anthems. They perform anything from Police to Pulp, Kinks to Kaiser Chiefs and Clash to Commitments. Free entry. Call 01494 862084 for details.
A Charity Rock Night with The Bumnotes, supported by Elton Tom and the Rocket Men, 7.30pm, The Court Theatre, Tring. Tickets £15 to include a fish and chip supper- proceeds to be shared between the MS Centre, Halton and the Evelina Children's Heart Organisation at St Thomas' Hospital. To book call Brian on 01442 824778.
St John's Chamber Orchestra, 7.30pm, Norden Farm, Maidenhead. Joined by award-winning pianist Jun Ishimura, who was born in Japan and has studied at the Royal College of Music. She began playing piano at the age of four and performed Beethoven on national TV aged just 10. Call 01628 788997 or go to www.nordenfarm.org. Amersham School Huge Sunday Morning Car Boot Sale, 9am, Amersham School, Stanley Hill, Amersham. Lots of stalls. Refreshments are hot drinks, bacon and sausage rolls for sale. Every penny raised will be spent by the school PTA. Call 01494 722180. Buyers £1.50.
Charity Sponsored Walks, 10.15am, Stokenchurch Dog Rescue, Tower Farm, Oxford Road, Stokenchurch.Choice of two sponsored walks (about three or six miles) in aid of Stokenchurch Dog Rescue's welfare work and to help pay for extra kennels' storage space. You can walk your own dog or pre-book one of the dogs in the kennels. (Call 01494 482695) Or you can walk without a dog. Children under 16 must be accompanied. Book-in time is 10.30am and the walks leave at 11am. Sponsorship forms are available from www.stokenchurchdogrescue.co.uk or from the kennels’ reception. Further details are available from organiser Dave Bevan on 01844 344601.
Ultimate Bridal and Prom Show, 11am-4pm, Crowne Plaza Marlow, Fieldhouse Lane, Marlow. Free entry and a glass of Champagne on arrival. The show provides inspiration and useful contacts for any bride or groom. To register for free show tickets and to also receive exclusive bridal discount vouchers, visit www.theultimatebride.co.uk. Belly Dance Taster Course, 3pm, until October 28, Chesham Town Hall, St Mary's Way, Chesham. Four week taster course of belly dance basics for complete beginners.Suitable for females of all ages (min age three years), all sizes and most abilities. Places limited. Book on 01494 716947. Tickets: four weeks at £34 (Concessions & Offers available).
Computing for carers, 9.45am, Millbrook Adult Learning Centre, Mill End Road, High Wycombe. Free computing course for beginners starting today for 10 weeks to help you learn how to use a mouse and keyboard, get on the internet and search for information, do some online learning, with a friendly qualified tutor. Call to book a place as spaces are limited on 08450454040. Free to registered carers.
Family History Talk: From Scribble To Script, 7.15pm, Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End. Meryl Catty and Audrey Gillett present From Scribble To Script, and show members of Buckinghamshire Family History Society the right way to go about researching family history, avoiding all the common errors people make when starting out. Non-members are very welcome; a small donation will be appreciated.
Winter Flowering Plants, 8pm, Liston Hall, Liston Road,Marlow. Marlow and District Horticultural Society is hosting a talk by Edwin Rye on 'Winter Flowering Plants.' Edwin Rye was BBC Gardener of the Year in 2002 when he created a garden in three and a 1/2 days. £1 for members and £2 non members. Call 01628 486206.
Karen Sharp at Marlow Jazz Club, 8:30pm, Royal British Legion Hall, Station Approach, Marlow. With The Frank Toms Trio. Karen Sharp is a highly rated saxophonist who became a major star in the Humphrey Lyttelton Band. Tickets are £7 from 01628 486571.
Circus Wonderland, 4.30pm & 7.30pm, until October 14. Weekend times are 2pm & 5pm on Saturday and 2pm on Sunday, Pedestal Field, West Wycombe. Clowns Kriss Freear and Paul Carpenter have launched their own show. Tickets cost £9 or £7 on the first day. For further information call 07531 612240.
Indulgence and Shopping Evening, 7-9pm, Great Marlow School, Bobmore Lane, Marlow. Free admission. There will be lots of treatments on offer for £10 from massages, natural therapies, Reiki, reflexology, allergy testing and more. There will also be lots of stalls. Money raised will go to World Challenge.
The Johnny Cash Roadshow, 8pm, The Elgiva, Chesham. A show not to be missed by avid fans or the casual listeners. The UK's number one tribute singer/ songwriter Clive John with The Spirit Band. Featuring Jill Schoonjans as June Carter. Tickets are £17 from 01494 582900 or go to www.elgiva.com.
For more events go to www.bucksfreepress.co.uk/leisure and click on events, or see the Top Five Things to Do This Weekend on the leisure page or see the Community News page in the Bucks Free Press.
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