Out and about over the weekend and next week? Here's your guide to what's on across south Bucks and beyond.


A memorable evening of hysterical nonsense, as we take a peek into the circus lurking deep within the mind of probably the greatest comic storyteller ever to grace the stage. Jethro beguiles and befuddles his audience with the endless stream of irreverent twaddle that has created a comedy genius. Now, with stories old and new he presents live on stage Jethro 40 Years the Joker.

Wycombe Swan Theatre, St Mary Street, High Wycombe, HP11 2XE, Friday, September 16, 7.30pm. Details: 01494 512 000

You’re Getting Warmer

This interactive family adventure is a treasure hunt which uses technology to help children understand more about climate change and discover the world around them. The adventure is presented by Pebble Gorge theatre company, who produce theatre-based events specifically designed for families to explore real world issues in a playful way.

Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, SL6 4PF, Saturday, September 17. Details: 01628 788997

Museum of the Unexpected

Celebrate Roald Dahl’s 100th birthday in the heart of Roald Dahl country. The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre will be packed with exciting and unexpected surprises. Smell your way around the Museum on the SCENTenary Trail, write your own lines for the Big Birthday Poem, meet Storyteller in Residence Sandra Agard and join in with special Roald Dahl 100 art activities. Explore the village on our guided walks and enjoy face painting., balloon modelling, magic and archive talks. throughout the day.

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, 81-83 High Street, Great Missenden, HP16 0AL, Saturday, September 17, 11am to 5pm. Details: 01494 892 192

Windsor Festival

Aspiring to be amongst the premier Music and Arts Festivals in the UK, Windsor Fest seeks to be an important part in the cultural life of the community. The festival includes music performances from the Royal College of Music and the Philharmonia, Windsor Festival’s Associate Orchestra. There will also be talks, plays, walks and tours.

Sunday, September 18 until Sunday, October 2. For more information email helen@martindenny.co.uk or visit windsorfestival.com

You Made Me Love You

Jessica Martin began her career as a comedy impressionist, appearing on Spitting Image and Copy Cats before moving into a career in musicals. She has starred in many West End musicals. This is her personal journey of discovering the music of Judy Garland.

Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, SL6 4PF, Sunday, September 18, 7.30pm. Details: 01628 788997

Boutique Cinema

Every Monday Clayton’s Marlow transforms into an intimate Boutique Cinema to show you the very best in film. This week will be the realistic remake of the Disney classic, The Jungle Book (PG).

Clayton’s Marlow, Oxford Road, Marlow, SL7 2NL, Monday, September 19, from 7.30pm. Details: 01628 488404

The Royal Windsor Arts Festival

To celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday and the success of our Olympians in Rio, Theatre Royal Windsor are hosting a week-long celebration of all things British. From cricket to comedy, cabaret to culinary critique, rock and roll to royalty, they are promising it all. Names on the bill include Henry Blofeld, Dillie Keane, Jay Rayner and Arthur Smith.

Theatre Royal, Thame Street, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1PS, Monday, September 19 until Saturday, September 24. Details: 01753 853444

Return of the Genius

Often described as Marlow Jazz Club’s most popular star guest, Gary Potter is back. Now widely recognised as the finest guitarist today playing in the Django Reinhardt style, his brilliant technique and fast fingering never cease to amaze. His Hot Club Quartet will feature another star guitarist – Nils Solberg, top bass player Andy Crowdy and the extrovert Irish fiddle player Noreen Cullen, from RiverDance.

The Royal British Legion, Station Approach, Marlow, SL7 1NT, Tuesday, September 20, 8.30pm. Details: 01628 486 571