There is No Escape

Star of Live at the Apollo and winner of BBC New Comedy Award 2004, Andrew Lawrence brings his sixth tour in six consecutive years to the Wycombe Swan for an evening of honest and uncompromising stand-up comedy in which no joke is unacceptable, no subject off-limits and no concern for political correctness.

Wycombe Swan Theatre, St Mary Street, High Wycombe, HP11 2XE, Friday, June 3, 8pm. Details: 01494 512 000

The Birmingham Quran

You can explore the story behind this particular Quran with Josephine Frank from the University of Birmingham and discover how the manuscript connects the seventh century Muslim community in the Arabian Peninsula with Birmingham’s Quaker community in the 1930s.

Bucks County Museum, Church Street, Aylesbury, HP202QP, Friday, June 3 at 6pm. Details: 01296 331441

Balloon Brilliance

Expert entertainer and balloonsmith, Danny Schlesinger, will be displaying balloon magic such as the Human Balloon, Poppy the Balloon Hound and the Giant Balloon of Death. Danny combines his stunts with a daft and silly performance, while still being dangerous and difficult, for an entertaining show.

Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, SL6 4PF, Friday, June 3, 11.30am and 2pm. Details: 01628 788997

Funhouse Comedy Club

Headlining will be the affable Ben Norris who has appeared on Never Mind the Buzzcocks and Mock the Week, once having to stand in for Frankie Boyle on the latter after he was rushed to hospital. He will be supported by Anthony King, known for deadpan humour, and Wayne the Weird who combines comedy with magic.

Missenden Abbey, London Road, Great Missenden, HP16 0BD, Friday, June 3, doors at 7pm with an 8.30pm start. Details: 01494 866811

Mods & Rockers

In the 90s a group of professional session musicians decided to create a show they could perform to keep their hands in the industry between tours. The current show features classics from the 60s and 70s, including numbers from The Who, The Kinks, The Small Faces and Desmond Dekker. Individually they have performed with the likes of Queen, Amy Winehouse, Tina Turner, Elton John and Rod Stewert.

The Elgiva Theatre, St Mary’s Way, Chesham, HP5 1HR, Friday, June 3, 8pm. Details: 01494 582900

Jumble Sale

The South Bucks RSPCA is holding a jumble sale filled with clothes and shoes, bric-a-brac, household linens and children’s toys, as well as light refreshments and cakes to keep you going while you rummage.

St George’s Scout Hall, White Lion Road, Little Chalfont, HP7 9LW, Saturday, June 4, 2pm until 4pm. Details:

Stained Glass Workshop

Discover this art form and explore the spiritual themes and designs with renowned stained glass artists Razwan Baig and David Wasley. Suitable for children under 13 if accompanied by an adult.

Bucks County Museum, Church Street, Aylesbury, HP202QP, Saturday, June 4, 10.30am. Details: 01296 331441

Parrot Magnets

Children six years and older can go along and listen to stories from Matilda, including one in which she tricks her parents by pretending a parrot up the chimney is making the voice of a burglar. Afterwards they can create their own pet parrots with a magnet so they can stick it on the fridge – not up the chimney.

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, 81-83 High Street, Great Missenden, HP16 0AL, Saturday, June 4, 12.15pm, 1.15pm, 2.15pm and 3.15pm. Details: 01494 892 192

Discover Dahl’s Archives

Children over the age of eight can experience a unique peek behind the scenes into the archive at the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, home to Roald Dahl’s original letters and manuscripts. This month archivist Rachel White will be revealing first drafts of Matilda.

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, 81-83 High Street, Great Missenden, HP16 0AL, Saturday, June 4, noon, 1pm and 2pm. Details: 01494 892 192

Tom Allen and Joel Dommett

Off The Kerb present this double bill Edinburgh preview. Tom is known for his sharp, acerbic wit combined with camp and riotous storytelling. Joel Dommett is a presenter, comedian and regular on the comedy circuit and he will be sharing hilarious stories and anecdotes from his life.

Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, SL6 4PF, Sunday, June 5, 8pm. Details: 01628 788997

The Danish Girl

Every Monday the Clayton’s Marlow bar hosts a boutique cinema and the next showing will be The Danish Girl. It is A love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener in which Lili’s ground-breaking journey as a transgender pioneer affects both their lives.

Clayton’s Marlow, Oxford Road, Marlow, SL7 2NL, Monday, June 6, 7.30pm. Details: 01628 488404

One Man, Two Guvners

Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe. But Roscoe is really Rachel, posing as her own dead brother – who’s been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers. Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a job with one Stanley Stubbers – but to prevent discovery, he must keep his two guvnors apart.

Theatre Royal, Thame Street, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1PS, Tuesday, June 7 until Saturday, June 11. Details: 01753 853444

RSC Live: Hamlet

A live screening from Stratford-Upon-Avon from the Royal Shakespeare Company. Simon Godwin directs Paapa Essiedu as Hamlet in Shakespeare’s searing tragedy. As relevant today as when it was written, confronting each of us with the mirror of our own mortality in an imperfect world.

Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, SL6 4PF, Wednesday, June 8 at 7pm and Thursday, June 9 at 2pm. Details: 01628 788997

NT Live: The Audience

A live encore screening of the National Theatre’s production in which Helen Mirren stars as Queen Elizabeth II as she meets with her Prime Ministers in private. She met each of the 12 prime ministers in a private weekly meeting known as The Audience, from Winston Churchill to the Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher to David Cameron, she has advised them on matters. A special screening to celebrate the current Queen’s 90th birthday.

Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, SL6 4PF, Thursday, June 9 at 7pm and Friday, June 10 at 2m. Details: 01628 788997

Sons of Pitches

Winners of the BBC 2 TV series ‘The Naked Choir’ in October 2015 and with nearly two million YouTube followers The Sons, as they are often called, are thought to have given a cappella a modern twist. Since 2013, The Sons have captivated audiences with highly creative vocal gymnastics and a programme of inventive pop covers, original numbers and entertaining improvised songs and now they bring their show to High Wycombe.

Wycombe Swan Theatre, St Mary Street, High Wycombe, HP11 2XE, Thursday, June 9, 8pm. Details: 01494 512 000

St Swithuns – The Musical

The UK’s largest youth musical theatre production company, RARE Productions, bring you the story of the unruly pupils of St Swithuns who, after sneaking out and going to a nightclub, end up in court with a police officer hoping to close down the school. The judge sends them to Hensley Grange in the hope that a period of recuperation will help amend their bad behaviours, but a hidden loot in the cellar gives rise to some unexpected situations.

The Elgiva Theatre, St Mary’s Way, Chesham, HP5 1HR, Thursday, June 9 until Saturday, June 11. Details: 01494 582900

Art Adventures: Pop Art Comics

Children aged between seven and eleven can explore the Pop Art of pioneer Roy Lichtenstein with Amanda Schnek and learn about the different possibilities materials give you in art making.

Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, SL6 4PF, Thursday, June 9, 4pm. Details: 01628 788997