Ruth Mayhew

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Registration Open for Soapbox Derby

Registrations are now open to take part in the 2017 Soapbox Derby on Sunday 18 June.  Places are limited to 30 karts, all karts must be registered by 2 June to take part - this will close earlier, once all of the places have been taken. For all of the information, details and forms for [...]

March 1st, 2017|

Heritage Flame Celebration, 2016

2016 marked the second occasion that the Paralympic Flame started its official journey to the host city, from Stoke Mandeville Stadium, the birth place of the Paralympic movement. To celebrate our area’s unique link to this international sporting occasion, the town  provided a variety of events for you to take part in.  The biggest one [...]

January 23rd, 2017|

Carolfest, 2016

Sunday 11 December, 2016 FREE EVENT Carolfest was held in St Mary’s church, where around 350 people filled the church to the rafters with traditional Christmas Carols, helped along by the children of Oak Greeen School, the Wingrave Singers and Caduceus Brass Quintet.  It was a very relaxed atmosphere, with children and parents standing in the [...]

January 23rd, 2017|

Festive Family Fun, 2016

Sunday 11 December, 2016 FREE EVENT "It was Christmas Eve, Clara and her little brother, Fritz, were listening at the ballroom door, waiting for the party to begin…………… there were Nutcracker Soldiers everywhere ……….. this is how it was when Godfather Drosselmeyer came to stay", and this is how it was at this year’s Festive Family [...]

January 23rd, 2017|

The Rose Thief (A Walking Play), 2016

Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 November, 2016 Once again Aylesbury Town Council teamed up with local writer, director and actor David Pustansky from Sparky Buddy Productions to bring you an evening’s entertainment in Aylesbury that goes above and beyond any normal night out in the town.  Giving you the opportunity to be part of an [...]

January 23rd, 2017|

Halloween Fun, 2016

27 October, 2016  FREE EVENT So this half term, lots of little monsters, aliens, ghosts, wizards, witches and children came along to Market Square, for an afternoon of free family Halloween fun and entertainment. The very popular Pantoween, was back again, with “It’s behind you” gags and “Oh no it isn’t” jokes, and this year we [...]

January 20th, 2017|

Tudor Fayre, 2016

Sunday 11 September, 2016 FREE EVENT This is an amazing way to bring the Tudor's to life.  Wandering the grounds of the Bucks County Museum meeting everyone from King Henry VIII and his Court Jester to Queen Elizabeth I and Sir Walter Raleigh.  Spice merchants, embroidery experts, sea traders, navigators, builders and master tilers were [...]

January 19th, 2017|

Proms in the Park, 2016

Sunday 28 August, 2016 FREE EVENT The crowds came with their picnics, rugs and Union Jack flags to Vale Park, to enjoy this long standing Aylesbury event.  Aylesbury Concert Band took to the stage at 7.15pm for the Great British tradition, entertaining the crowds with a mix of contemporary and traditional orchestral pieces, accompanied by a talented soloists Alex [...]

January 19th, 2017|

Live in the Park, 2016

Saturday 27 August, 2016  FREE EVENT.  Part of Parklife Weekend Vale Park was filled with over 8,000 people enjoying the vast array of free entertainment and activities on offer.  9.5 hours of live music was provided by a host of local artists and bands.  Essential Motion opened the show at 12noon, performing a mix of all-time [...]

January 19th, 2017|

Aylesbury on Sea 2016

Sunday 3 July, 2016 FREE EVENT With thousands of happy, smiling, laughing, faces this year’s Aylesbury on Sea was the most GIANT of them all.  Children enjoyed climbing inside a giant 50ft Whale where they were enthralled with tales of the deep, they slid on the giant crocodile slide and danced with giant lobsters.  In [...]

January 19th, 2017|