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A world of colour art comes to Claydon Estate

Painter Tom Shepherd is teaming up with ceramicist Sue Lindon from this weekend to exhibit a selection of their most recent works in the stunning surroundings of an historic estate. On show will be original paintings, stoneware and ceramics, plus bowls and ornaments.

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Rip It Up

Strictly stars reveal new tour coming to south Midlands

Tickets have gone on sale for a new show featuring two former Strictly winners.
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Matilda the Musical

23 shows coming up at Milton Keynes Theatre

Here are a few of the highlights coming up in Milton Keynes Theatre's new season.

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In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

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Ellies photograph of her children and dog Nelson has been selected by International photographer Rankin

1 in 11,000 image features in new book, "This is Britain"

Ellie’s photograph of her children and dog Nelson has been selected by International photographer Rankin and included in the book which was crowd-sourced over a weekend in October to represent a snap shot of Britain.

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Waddesdon Imaginarium by Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Picture credit Mike Fear, copyright National Trust, Waddesdon Manor

Lighting up historical Waddesdon Manor for a magical Christmas holiday season

Magical lights and animals are the theme for Christmas at Waddesdon this year, with thousands of fairy lights on the trees in the house and a huge fluorescent dragon in the grounds.

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Tango Moderno

The show must go on: Tango Moderno delights, despite co-star’s absence

Theatre review by Hannah Richardson

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When do you put your Christmas decorations up?

When should you put your Christmas tree and decorations up?

For many Christmas loving Brits it’s time to start considering when the Christmas decorations will go up, but when is the correct time to start the festivities?

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A petition to save the much beloved Aylesbury Study Centre and Reference Library has amassed a mammoth 800 signatures.

Save our Study Centre! Petition reaches 800 signatures

A petition to save the much beloved Aylesbury Study Centre and Reference Library has amassed a mammoth 800 signatures.

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La Syphide

Pair of contrasting ballets at MK Theatre

Review by Hannah Richardson

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Richard Lee

Former Watford footballer and Aylesbury Grammar School pupil Richard Lee launches new book

Former Aylesbury Grammar School pupil and Watford goalkeeper Richard Lee has released his second book.

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The average woman wears just five complete outfits on a loop

The average woman wears just five complete outfits on a loop

Emma Elsworthy

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Only 60% of people can spot a manipulated picture - can you?

Only 60% of people can spot a manipulated picture - can you?

Most of us can’t tell what’s wrong with a faked picture - underlining the threat to democracy by the spread of made up propaganda, a study shows.

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The Natural History Museum in Akerman Street, Tring

Seeing eye to eye with the animal kingdom at Natural History Museum in Tring

Now open until November, a new exhibition at the Natural History Museum in Tring explores the weird and wonderful world of animal eyes.

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The Natural History Museum in Tring

See eye to eye with the animal kingdom in Tring at the Natural History Museum

Now open until November, a new exhibition at the Natural History Museum in Tring explores the weird and wonderful world of animal eyes.

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Children's author, Dame Jacqueline Wilson, speaking at Buckingham Literary Festival.

Big names perform at Buckingham literary festival

Some of the biggest names from the worlds of literature, politics and entertainment descended on Buckingham last weekend for the town’s second-ever literary festival.

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Harry Potter anniversary quiz: 20 questions to test your knowledge

Harry Potter anniversary quiz: 20 questions to test your knowledge

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first book in J.K. Rowling’s phenomenally successful series.

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Unusual ballet in Aylesbury

The Northern Ballet Company is famous for stepping outside the classical world and taking on unique projects.

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Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

A family of four will cough up almost as much as the cost of a weekly food shop to visit some of the country’s leading museums, according to new research.

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Sue Shave, new Bucks County Museum director

Sue Shave announced as new Bucks County Museum director

The County Museum Trust is pleased to announce that following Richard de Peyer’s retirement in June a new director has been selected to take the Trust on to a new phase in its development.

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