What’s On

Due to Corona Virus restrictions, many of the usual events have been cancelled.

Scroll down to find local events that were planned for March-April. Most of the events are created and run by volunteers.

Wendy Page’s Winter’s Tales

Medieval Furtho, Tudor Tales, Cosgrove children and more 

3pm, Wednesdays in March, Barley Mow Pub, Cosgrove

Donations for Cosgrove Church welcome

01234 742057

FoSSL Talks

Talks followed by drinks and cake
Stony Stratford Library, 5-7 Church Street, Stony Stratford 

Tickets, free from the Library, contributions welcome
Stony Stratford Library

Buckingham Canal Society Charity

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Cheese & Wine Social with AGM, Talk – Boats Without Water, Neil Loudon

7pm, Saturday 21 March 

Buckingham Community Centre, Cornwalls Meadow, MK18 1RP

0300 323 1350 buckinghamcanal.org.uk
FB BuckinghamCanalSociety | twitter BCSocietyuk


Rotary Club Race Night

7pm for 7.30pm, Friday, 20 March

Medbourne Pavilion, 31 Pascal Drive, Medbourne, MK5 6LS
Adults £12, under 16s £6 Fundraiser, 6 filmed races, Ploughman’s style supper. Cash only licenced bar and tote. Tote bets, sponsor a race, be an owner or jockey. Raffle for bottle of champagne

MKGU alison@harlington.net
WSD sueleigh55@btinternet.com


1st Wolverton Scout Group Jumble Sale

 28 March
Wolverton Scout Hall, Furze Way, Wolverton, MK12 5AP

Raising funds for new camp equipment and scout hall roof. Tombola, hot and cold refreshments.

Free, donations welcome 

FirstWolvertonScouts@gmail. com

Stamp Fair

Dealers, stamp club members, advice on items or selling collections
10am-4pm, Saturday, 28 March

Methodist Hall, Queensway, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK2 2HB
01908 521220 miltonkeynesphilaticsociety.co.uk

Danesborough Chorus – Vivaldi, Telemann, McDowall

7.30pm, Saturday 28 March 

St Mary’s Church, Woburn 

£20 and £15 (reserved), £10 (unreserved), under 18s £5. Danesborough Tickets, 3 Rock Lane, Leighton Buzzard LU7 2QQ

01525 373512 – Send SAE and cheque to ‘Danesborough Chorus’. danesborough.org.uk


Towcester Art Society

Sat 11 April 9am – 5pm
Sun 12 April & Mon 13 April 10am – 4.30pm

Towcester Town Hall
Sale of quality framed original paintings and greeting cards by local amateur artists at very reasonable prices. Excellent gifts. Coffee/tea and homemade cakes, raffle, free admission. towcesterart.com

Quality Antique and Collectables Fair

Militaria, ceramics, coins, glassware, silverware, lighting & more. 

10.30am – 3.30pm, 4th Sunday of the month, park at Slated Row School
The Old School House, Old Wolverton MK12 5NP

£1 in aid of PSP (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy) U16s free  

Jane 07941 419114


What's on Westbury Arts Centre

11am – 4pm, 18 – 19 April
Westbury Arts Centre, Foxcovert Road, Shenley Wood MK5 6AA
Evening ticketed event

Celebrating the rich biodiversity at Westbury grounds, home to wildlife, veteran trees and plants. Display of survey findings, exhibition of artwork and activities for children and adults. Talk by Patrick Barkham, writer and a journalist. Events and workshops westburyartscentre.org.uk


McConnell Drive, Wolverton MK12 5EL  01908 316222 miltonkeynesmuseum.org.uk

Easter Fun and Egg Hunt

11am – 4.30pm, 10 – 13, April (Summer opening – Wednesday – Sunday)
Easter Egg Hunt – win a yummy chocolate prize! Connected Earth gallery, human communication, Victorian farmhouse, historic local transport, air-raid shelter, brass rubbings

Bradwell Windmill

1.30 – 4.30pm, last Sunday of the month (April – October) and selected days (check website)
MK13 7UE, park Nightingale Court, Wheelers Lane. No access to the mill from Mill Lane (off Bradwell Road)

Free admission, donations welcome  Care required – trip and slip hazards, beams, steep, narrow access

Mothering Sunday Afternoon Tea

4pm, Sunday, 22 March
Granary Tea Room
£15 per person
Selection of tasty finger sandwiches, cream scones with jam, and choice of
the museum’s famous homemade cakes. Unlimited tea and coffee. Gift for mum too! Booking essential.

Milton Keynes Museum

Spring half term children’s activities
11am – 4.30pm, 17-21 February
McConnell Drive, Wolverton MK12 5EL 

01908 316222


York House Events

York House feature in our What’s On, in every edition. They are a local community centre offering a range of affordable and fun events and group activities.

York House Centre, London Road, Stony Stratford, MK11 1JQ


Drinks including real ales available, proceeds go to York House Centre’s community events.

Eat Street

Quality street food with six or seven vendors  

5 – 10pm Friday, 6 March & Friday, 3 April 

Free entry

Stony Tracks

Derek Gibbons chats – life, photos, and music  

8 – 9.30pm Wednesday, 11 March – Jonathan Taylor 

8 – 9.30pm Wednesday 8 April – Kate Davies

Kent Duchaine & Leadbessie

American bluesman and his 90-year-old National Steel Guitar
7.30 – 11pm, Saturday, 7 March
Tickets £6 wegottickets.com/event/489647 or York House Centre

kentduchaine.com or york-house.org.uk

Craig Joiner @The Song Loft

For folk music fans, recorded by Bonnie Tyler, Hollywood films, session musician for Tom Jones and more. BYO
Doors open 7.30pm, 8 –11pm, Fri 20 March

Tickets £12 + booking fee or £15 on door  01234 742189 or 07738 968804

songloft@gmail.com | thesongloft.co.uk

Friends of the Song Loft

Don Adam Perera

European and South American music  

8.15 – 10.30pm, Saturday, 28 March

Whose Turn is it Anyway?

Based on “Whose Line is it Anyway?”
Doors open, 7.30pm, 8 –10pm, Sat, 21 March 

Tickets whoseturn.org.uk / on door david@whoseturn.org.uk

Evie Ladin & Keith Terry

Appalachian and Americana music & dance 

Doors open 7.30pm, 8.30 – 11pm, Thursday, 30 April Tickets £8 wegottickets.com/event/489646 or evieladin.com

Evie Ladin & Keith Terry

Return of the duo bringing an intimate evening of acoustic music and dance; American folk arts. Evie and Keith will be playing at WOMAD this year

 8.30 – 11.00pm, Thursday, 30 April
 Tickets £8, wegottickets.com or York House Centre


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