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MAY / JUNE 2018 | ISSUE 108

CHILTERN VIEW

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Editors

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Welcome to the May/June issue of Chiltern View magazine, the issue that we hope is a true herald of Spring!! As you will all by now be aware, we are passionate at Chiltern View HQ about all things local; businesses, communities and our amazing wildlife. So, imagine our excitement when we discovered that the rather engaging little chap on our front cover is indeed a resident of the Chilterns. He is a Common Cockchafer, also known as the May Bug, the Spang Beetle or the Billy Witch and he and his friends can be

seen in early May. We have referred to ‘him’ as the males have 7 leaves on their remarkable antler-like antennae, while females only have 6! He is only about 25-30mm long! We do hope you enjoy another magazine packed with local information and adverts, plus our amazing competitions; Aylesbury Theatre (P.34), Wycombe Swan (P.76), Thame Players (P.12) and Beacon Festival (P.50). Hoping that, by the time you read this, we will all be enjoying sunshine and warmth once again. Until next time

Jan & Coralie

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Your Local Theatre Competition

Thame Players Proudly Present: New Foxtrot Serenaders

Saturday 19th May 2018 at 7.45pm The New Foxtrot Serenaders return for their annual visit to The Players Theatre. This great little band always provide a thoroughly entertaining and foot-tapping show, not to be missed by lovers of music from the 30s, 40s and 50s.

Baroque Theatre presents Twist

Saturday 26th May at 7.45pm Twist is a play about David Woods, a mild-mannered accountant who sees a sensational way of making a fortune by writing a kiss-and-tell biography about his bitchy wife Sarah, the nation’s favourite actress from the hit soap Doctors and Nurses. He then realises that his book will do even better if she is murdered first! Unfortunately, a few obstacles get in his way...

Comedy @ The Players presents: Phil Wang: Kinabalu

Friday 8th June 2018 at 7.45pm After a sell-out Edinburgh run and at the end of his UK / Australian tour Phil Wang is coming to Thame with his acclaimed solo show: Kinabalu. As a Malaysian-born son of Chinese and British parents, Phil Wang has a unique and nuanced view of ethnicity and identity. In Kinabalu, he explores his ‘immigrant patriotism’ with silliness and sophistication in equal parts. As seen on: Live at The Apollo, Have I Got News For You, Would I Lie To You?, and 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Room 101.

Giles Shenton presents My Dog’s Got No Nose

Friday 1st June at 7.45pm Giles Shenton returns with a thought provoking and cleverly constructed piece of theatre about a man preparing to fulfil his lifelong ambition to be a stand-up comedian, “…puts one in mind of Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads” Tickets for all shows at The Players Theatre, Nelson St, Thame OX9 2DP available from online from www.thameplayers.co.uk or Spear Travels, Greyhound Walk, Thame 01844 217228

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afternoon, including compering from Dan Blasor, a whole host of food, drink and merchandising stalls and of course fantastic family activities to get involved with including; Egg throwing, Inflatables, Entertainers, Musicians, Children’s Corner and much more! Throughout the afternoon the main stage and arena will play host to local musicians, dance and performance groups.

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Villages Community Events May / June 2018 Friday 6th April to Friday 31st August High Wycombe Croquet Club

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A small friendly group who meet monthly on the first Wednesday evening of the month in Watlington Town Hall at 7.45pm for a specialist talk followed by tea and biscuits. 2nd May - John Armand talking about Unusual Bulbs and how they get to your garden. 6th June - Linda Warren talking about A Spoonful of Herbs including recipes. A number of garden visits - both coach and self-drive - are planned for the summer and details will be on display at the meetings. Non-members welcome for a small fee.

Thursday 3rd May Lane End OPAG (a group specifically for 50 plus) 3rd May – Clinical Commissioning Group 7th June – travel talk by Linden Porter 2.00 pm Lane End Youth & Community Centre, Edmonds Road, Lane End. Age 50 plus – all welcome. Jane Osborn 01494 881641 or email janemosborn3@gmail.com.

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What’s on Villages Thursday 10th May STOPAG a group specifically for retired people. Light lunch followed by a mystery speaker.

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Saturday 12th May Hambleden Valley Garden Club

Sat 12th May - Annual Bring and Buy Plant Sale 10am -12 Noon at Manor Farm, Chequers Lane, Fingest, RG96QE Hambleden Valley Garden Club welcomes guests and new members, contact Celia rcwarren@btinternet.com

Monday 21st May Downley Gardening Society

Monday 21st May - talk by Brian Fisher ‘Interesting plants for outdoor containers’ email - downleygardeningsociety@hotmail.com

Wednesday 23rd May Shopmobility

Shopmobility Quiz Night on 23rd May Riverside @ St Mary’s Street, High Wycombe (Formally the Royal British Legion) 7.30pm for 8pm start - Licensed Bar, £3 per person, max 6 per team. Phone us to reserve a table. Plenty of parking near. Friendly competition for all. Town Centre and Eden Centre collection on 16th June 10am till 4pm. Donate to Shopmobility High Wycombe

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Thursday 24th May Four Ends Flower Club

Meetings held in Lane End Village Hall on the 4th Thursday of the month at 1.45pm May meeting has the Demonstrator, Ann Anson whose demonstration is entitled “Country Living”. In June we have Gill McGregor who is demonstrating “Summer Sensation”. Contact: 01494 482724 or email carol.wheeler1@gmail.com

Saturday 26th May Stokenchurch Dog Rescue Tabletop Sales

Stokenchurch Dog Rescue has resumed holding outdoor tabletop sales in the grounds of its kennels in Oxford Road, Stokenchurch. The next will be on Saturday, May 26th, 10am till noon, with tons of donated new and nearly new clothes, household goods, bric a brac, toys, tools, books, furniture, dogs’ requisites and garden items. These large outdoor sales will continue on the last Saturday of every month until October or November and then will be held indoors in the winter. Further details available from Debby Hicks, SDR admin, on 01494 482695.

Wednesday 30th May Local Carers Support and Information Group

The Group meets on the last Wednesday of the month at 1.30pm at Stokenchurch Medical Centre. The Group is supported by Carers Bucks and a member comes to meetings whenever possible. Next meetings: Wed 30th May and Wed 27th June. For further information, please call Carers Bucks - tel 0300 777 2722 Details of speakers posted on the door of Medical Centre.

Saturday 23rd June Lane End Players

7.30pm Murder Mystery Evening (including supper). Full details on the website www.laneendplayers.com. Tickets can also be bought at the Village Hall on Saturday mornings or by ringing 01494 880662.

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What’s on Villages Saturday 7th July Friends of Stokenchurch Primary School (PTA) Summer Fete

12 noon - 3pm Stokenchurch Primary School, George Road, Stokenchurch HP14 3RN. Come along and join us at our summer fete for a fun-filled afternoon. All the usual activities plus a few extras to keep everyone entertained, including licenced bar, BBQ, ice-cream, games, inflatable assault course, tombola, and much more. All welcome www.facebook.com/StokenchurchPTA or email: info@stokenchurchpta.org.uk

Saturday 21st July West Wycombe Chamber Choir

Choir practices take place at West Wycombe Combined School, Church Lane, West Wycombe, Bucks. HP14 3AH every Wednesday 7.45pm - 9.45pm term time. Choir practices £48 per term. Practices for next concert start on Wednesday 25th April 7:45pm. Summer Concert on Saturday 21st July 7pm St Lawrence Church. A concert of 60’s music including a tribute to The Beatles. Conductor Barry Hodkinson. Manager Michele Hodkinson 01494 536617 wwchamberchoir@gmail.com mailto:wwchamberchoir@gmail.com westwycombechoir.org.uk

Registered Homeopath BA(Oxon) LCHE RSHom For appointments and information Call 07950 005233 Email lilli.may@zen.co.uk www.lillimayhomeopathy.com

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Ongoing Stokenchurch Women’s Institute Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. 7.30pm -9.30pm New meeting place -The Stokenchurch Centre, Youth Room, Bartholomew Tipping Way, Stokenchurch HP14 3RX Music Therapy with Rosie Axon MD, an Open Meeting - All welcome. Non members: £3 entry. Refreshments available. Contact Christine 01494 482888

The Stokenchurch Educational Charity - Community Grants

Village Groups should apply by letter to Mrs P Colling (Secretary), Kinda Cool, Wycombe Road, Stokenchurch, HP14 3RR or email: pcatkc@gmail.com (Tel: 01494 483120) ~ Strict closing date is 30th June 2018.

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We meet in St James Church, Plomer Hill HP13 5NB on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7.45pm. In May we will hear about the Supershoes charity and in June the talk is Good Morning Lords and Ladies. Come and join the fun downleyeveningwi.weebly.com Rosemary Byrne 01494538966

Stokenchurch Day Centre

The Day Centre meets Mondays and Wednesdays between 10 a.m. and 2.30 p.m. Clients enjoy coffees/teas and refreshments, board games, quizzes and sing-songs before a freshly cooked meal, followed by cakes and Bingo! There are also occasional trips out and visitors who come in to entertain us. The Stokenchurch Day Centre is looking for volunteers to help with the cooking. Anyone wishing to volunteer is welcome to come and help as and when it suits them. Please call Alan on 01494 483937 or 07768 287806 parsley.redkite@hotmail.co.uk

Stokenchurch Medical Centre

We shall be closed on the afternoons of Tuesday 15th May and Wednesday 13th June for clinician and staff training. 1st Tuesday of month at 7.45pm Meet at the Community Centre, School Close Downley. Each month we have speakers, members are informed about future events. Refreshments, raffle and a competition make up the format for the evening. 01494 535998 or email patheath@virginmedia.com. Pat Heath President

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New to the area and want to meet people? Come along on first Weds of month at 7.30pm to Radnage Village Hall. Programme details in Contact and online at www.radnage. net/village-life/organisations/w-i/. All enquiries please email radnage.wi@outlook.com. We are a friendly bunch all living in or close to Radnage. A visitor fee of ÂŁ3.50 helps cover hall hire costs.

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What’s on Villages artisan food and craft stalls held in the historic, beautiful Village Hall in the pretty and much-filmed village of Hambleden Organiser: Jo Flowers 01491 637827/07951 278706 jo@dovecote.vnworks.net

Over 65s Lunch Club Stokenchurch

Held every third Tuesday at local venue. Cost under £10.00. Please contact Peter Lipman 01494 483523 for further details.

Pilates at Radnage Village Hall Thursday lunchtime and evening classes 11.10am, 12.15am, 5.30pm & 6.30pm Contact Tracey on 07469 882257 email pilatesaligneduk@gmail.com www.pilatesaligned.co.uk Pilates matwork Teacher Level 4 Low Back Pain Practitioner.

Lane End Evening W.I.

We meet in the Sycamore Room, Lane End Village Hall at 8p.m. All are welcome. Do come along. Contact Ann Carter 01494 881987

Lane End Junior Youth Club

Tuesday evening term times from 6.30pm for 2 hours and is open to the age group 7-11. Lane End Youth & Community Centre. Youth leader is Rebecca Acres on 07714 866837 or email reacres2@gmail.com.

Downley Bridge Club

Every Thursday evening 7pm -10.15pm at Downley Community Centre. We are a small friendly club and all standards of players are welcome. with or without a partner. Players who have not played in a club before are also welcome. For those wishing to learn bridge no previous knowledge is necessary. Lessons weekly at 6pm 01494 440892 or 07867 786274 or pennyhancox@aol.com. Website www.bridgewebs.com/downley

Lane End Bridge Club

Every Monday evening at 7.30 pm and every Wednesday afternoon at 1.30pm Lane End Village Hall. It is a friendly club and welcomes people who have some experience of duplicate bridge. We operate a host system, so you can come without a partner. For further information ring Sheila Davies (Sec) on 01628522439

Downley Evening W.I.

We meet in St James Church, Plomer Hill HP13 5NB on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7.45pm. In January we will hear about Glenn Miller’s disappearance and in February our talk is about “Madagascar”. Come along for a visit. downleyeveningwi.weebly.com Rosemary Byrne 01494538966

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Health

Are you lifting correctly? It’s one of the most natural things for a parent to do, but new research shows that more than 80,000 Britons a year sustain injuries to their backs, knees and other joints by incorrectly lifting or carrying youngsters. The most common problems, resulting in back and knee strain, were caused by lifting children from the floor, lifting babies from cots and balancing them on hips. A fifth suffered injury helping a child out of a car seat, lifting them out of a high chair or carrying a toddler on their shoulders. When picking up a child from the floor, a high chair or buggy, adults are best advised to bend at the knees rather than from the waist, and children should be carried across the chest rather than balanced on the hip to avoid strain.

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Grandparents are particularly at risk if they have been diagnosed with the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis. Top tips for avoiding back pain when you look after young children: • Only lift a child if you have to. • Do switch sides if you need to carry them on the hip. • Stand evenly on both legs avoiding weight bearing on one hip and leg. • Avoid carrying a bucket car seat for too long, and with the same arm. This will cause uneven strain on your back.

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Ageing can be a pain! Dr. Kathryn Miller BVSc CertAVP PgCertVPS MRCVS Osteoarthritis (arthritis) is a very common condition, affecting over 80% of older cats and dogs. It causes painful, irreversible destruction of the cartilage within the joints. This ultimately leads to reduced use of the joint, wastage of the surrounding muscle, lameness and chronic pain. Despite this, less than 60% of animals with arthritis will ever be treated! Many owners are unaware of their animal’s suffering. Animals in chronic pain will still eat and still walk and almost never yelp; but they may be slower, stiffer to get up, more reluctant to jump, and lick their sore joints. Cats often stop grooming (thus dandruff is one of the first signs of arthritis). Other owners notice their animal getting stiff, but assume it is an unavoidable part of ageing. In clinics, owners often report “He has started slowing down and limping on his walk, but he’s not in pain”. This misconception comes from the fact that animals in chronic pain rarely yelp when you touch/manipulate

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Your Local Theatre Competition

West End Phenomenon arriving in July! The boys from the wrong side of the tracks are coming to town in Jersey Boys at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Tue 3 – Sat 14 Jul. The Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning musical will see Michael Watson playing Frankie Valli, Simon Bailey as Tommy De Vito, Declan Egan as Bob Gaudio and Lewis Griffiths return to play Nick Massi. Michael, Simon, Declan and Lewis have all previously performed their roles in Jersey Boys to great acclaim, and Lewis is looking forward to returning to the venue, having performed there before in Legally Blonde, Dirty Dancing, and the last tour of Jersey Boys. Lewis is looking forward to a return visit: “I am thrilled to be coming back to the Waterside. Jersey Boys is a massive production and you’ll certainly know we’re in town when our 8 trailers arrive, ready to off-load our set, costumes, props, lighting, sound and staging ready for the first show. I’m genuinely honoured to be gracing the stage of the Aylesbury Waterside Theatre again with our fantastic show and hope audiences enjoy it as much as we’re going to!”

Jersey Boys is the true story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and their rise to stardom. These four boys from New Jersey became one of the most successful bands in pop history, were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and sold 175 million records worldwide, all before they turned 30. The show is packed with their hits, including Beggin’, Sherry, Walk Like A Man, December, 1963 (Oh What a Night), Big Girls Don’t Cry, My Eyes Adored You, Let’s Hang On (To What We’ve Got), Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Working My Way Back to You, Fallen Angel, Rag Doll and Who Loves You. Tickets are selling fast! Visit atgtickets. com/aylesbury (bkg fee) or call 0844 871 7607 (Bkg fee. Calls 7p per min plus phone company’s access charge)

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CHINNOR & PRINCES RISBOROUGH RAILWAY Enjoy a leisurely heritage train ride along the Chiltern foothills. Sit back, relax and enjoy the lovely scenery. Open on every Sunday & Bank Holiday - see website for additional dates, book-ahead fares and timetables. We also offer delicious Cream Teas and Ploughman's Lunches on selected dates*. Free car parking, tea room and souvenir shop at Chinnor station.

What's on - Special Trains and Events 05 to 07 May - Teddy Bear Days, 5-15yrs with Teddy travel FREE 12 May - Murder Mystery Night*, Fish & Chip Supper, new lower price 20 May - Senior Specials, 60+ yrs travel for just £5 26 May - History & Nature Ride, Railcar, 5-15yrs just £1 27 to 28 May - Steaming on Bank Holiday weekend, 5-15yrs just £1 02 June - Open Day, behind the scenes and Railcar rides FREE 17 June - Father's Day, accompanied Dad can travel FREE 23 June - Murder Mystery Night*, 3-courses Supper, new lower price Note: All dates with steam except 05, 26 May & 02 June. Under 5 yrs travel FREE. *Advance booking required.

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Gardening

Grow your own vegetables These days, with all of us being more aware of where our food actually comes from, concerns about plastic packaging and a desire to cut down on ‘food miles’, growing your own vegetables makes more and more sense. You will be able to eat the freshest of produce knowing full well that your vegetables have been grown organically. Everyone agrees that home grown vegetables taste far better than anything you can buy in a supermarket, and you will also reap the benefit of being out in the fresh air getting some exercise. It’s a win win situation. If you’re setting about growing your own for the first time, a bit of preparation now will pay dividends later in the season. One thing to bear in mind is to not be too ambitious. If you’re taking on an allotment or are planning to dig a plot in your own garden, don’t go mad and take on a huge area. A small plot, something like 3 metre square, is a good size area at begin with. If you tackle a bigger space, you will soon find the management of the plot begins to be a problem. Weeds, watering and general maintenance takes time, that’s fine if you plan to spend pretty much every day tending your vegetables, but most of us have other things like work and a family to look after! To the other extreme, if space is an issue -as in not having any, you can easily grow vegetables successfully in containers. Once you have decided on where you plan to grow - ideally an open sunny spot with a water source nearby - dig the plot over, getting

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rid of any large stones and weeds. Then get as much good nutritious matter into your area - well rotted organic farmyard manure is ideal, but do be aware, if you are importing manure from an outside source you may well be bringing in unwanted weeds into your garden. To be safe, go for pre-bagged manure that has been screened and cleansed. It sounds obvious, but grow what you like to eat. It’s tempting to buy loads of seeds, lots of different vegetables - but how many turnips or celeriac will you really want? The more tender vegetables such as peppers and chillies will really need some protection to thrive, a greenhouse ideally. Tomatoes and cucumbers too prefer a sheltered environment, although there are outdoor varieties that should crop well during the varied weather of a British summer. All of us at Askett Nurseries enjoy growing vegetables, so if you have any questions, do pop in. Happy Gardening,

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Hearing For Life For the last fourteen years the UK has run a very successful, highly respected Universal Neonatal Hearing Screening programme. The newborn hearing screening is a very quick objective test that is conducted on every newborn baby within weeks of their birth. The test helps to identify babies who have permanent hearing loss as early as possible. This means parents can get the support and advice they need right from the start. The initial screening test is a very quick way to identify a potential problem, and the baby is then referred on to audiology for a more in-depth assessment, which will often conclude that there is no problem. For every 1000 babies born however, one to two babies are found to have been born with permanent hearing loss in one or both ears. This increases to 1 in every 100 babies who have spent more than 48 hours in intensive care. This incredibly valuable programme introduces families to the importance of hearing literally within the very few weeks of birth but assuming all is well then what happens? When is the next stage that we consider our personal hearing health? The truth is pretty shocking – it is likely that the neonatal screening is the only formal hearing assessment the majority of people will have until perhaps they are screened through work or when they notice a problem. It is recommended that we keep an eye on our child's hearing as they develop, but regular hearing checks are not the norm at any stage in life – which is odd when you start to consider how vitally important our hearing is at all stages of life.

We are all encouraged to regularly have our eyes tested and a visit to the dentist a couple of times a year is accepted as the norm. There is no question that this a good idea and an essential part of managing our general health and wellbeing but our hearing is not given the same level of attention. Having a hearing test is often seen as being unnecessary. It is only when something is wrong that people think about getting support and advice. We encourage everyone to take their hearing seriously, whether you are of school age or in retirement. If you are unable to hear well your everyday life and social well-being become affected and you can find yourself very vulnerable in many situations. You may also find you can no longer enjoy listening to music and just general conversations become extremely challenging without the support of technology. Throughout 2018 we will also be giving you tips and advice to ensure you are keeping you ears safe so that you may enjoy better hearing. Protecting your ears from loud noises, for example, and how to care for your ears to keep them clean and safe from infections. We take hearing seriously - will you?

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Thame Community Events May / June 2018 From May 1st Thame Town Cricket Club

GLYNSWOOD OF THAME

Women’s cricket – training on Thursday evenings from 7.00 pm at Church Meadow (in front of St. Mary’s Church). Contact Bridget on women@thamecricket.org.uk Junior cricket – the different age-groups train on different nights of the week, boys and girls – Under-9, U11, U13, U15. Contact Sheena Beard for details, on juniors@thamecricket.org.uk or call 01844-213695 Men’s cricket (16 and over) – training on Tuesday evenings at Church Meadow, matches on Saturdays primarily. Contact Mike Higgs for details, on higgzee@hotmail.co.uk

Wednesday 2nd May Thame Bowls Club

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Thame Bowls Club, now in its 94th year is hosting recruitment days on Wednesday May 2nd from 6.00 pm and Sunday May 20th from 11.00 am. Why not come and try your hand at Lawn Green Bowls, bring flat shoes but bowls are provided.

Saturday 5th May The Coull Quartet and Thame Chamber Choir

St Mary’s Church, Thame. The Coull Quartet and Thame Chamber Choir present a concert of music by Schubert: the famous C major string quintet with its haunting adagio, the early G minor quartet, and some of Schubert’s greatest works

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Saturday 12th May Artists and Makers Fairs

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Saturday 19th May Concert - Crendon Chamber Orchestra

Elgar’s Introduction and Allegro for Strings with other English string favourites: Warlock: Capriol Suite, Holst: Brook Green Suite, Walton: Henry V. Also, a Scandinavian Serenade from Dag Wiren and Martin’s Pavane from Switzerland. Conductor: Roger Coull, St Mary’s Church, Thame at 7.30pm Tickets £12, Student £9, U14 free, from ForeGolf, Buttermarket, Thame or 01844 208905

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Saturday 9th June Oakfest’18

12.45pm to Midnight Music and Beer Festival. 14 Brilliant Bands & Artists. Real Ales, Barbecue, Tea Tent, Film Tent. Children’s Activities Adults £10, Under 18s & Over 65s £5 Special Offer - free child ticket, with each adult ticket ends 25th May Oakley C of E Combined School Field, Worminghall Road, Oakley HP18 9QY. Tickets available from the school office or on line at www.cuatoakfest.co.uk

Saturday 28th July to Wednesday 8th August Exhibition of Lace and Lacemaking by Isis Lacemakers at Thame Museum During Museum opening hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturday 10am-4pm. Sundays 12pm-4pm.

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What’s on Thame All-day lacemaking demonstrations and a chance to have a go. Further details from www.isislacemakers.org.uk or www.thamemuseum.org

Regular meetings Hambleden Community Market

On the second Saturday of every month except September. A showcase of local artisan food and craft stalls held in the historic, beautiful Village Hall in the pretty and much-filmed village of Hambleden Organiser: Jo Flowers 01491 637827/07951 278706 jo@dovecote.vnworks.net

Thame & Wheatley Ramblers

The Thame & Wheatley group of the Ramblers organise long and short walks throughout the year locally and in the Chilterns and Cotswolds. We also work to protect and improve the footpath network. More details are on the website www.ramblers-oxon.org.uk or phone 01844 213608.

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The Greatest Hits Choir

Thursdays 8.00pm (term time). Guide HQ Southern Road, Thame OX9 2EP. Pop/rock choir. New members always welcome. www.greatesthitschoir.co.uk

Thame Choral Society

A friendly group of about 45 mixed-voice singers who perform a wide range of choral music. There is no audition and new singers are always welcome to try us out before joining. We rehearse in Haddenham Methodist Church on Wednesdays at 7.30pm. Visit the website thamechoralsociety.org.uk for more details or ring 01844 216801. Tickets £13 in advance, £15 on the door. thamechoralsociety.org.uk or ring Liz 01844 216801.

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We meet on the third Saturday in the month at the Guide HQ in Southern Road Thame at 2.00pm. We welcome widows & widowers & anyone who has lost a long-term partner. Our

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Thame Seniors Keep Fit

Term time Mondays at Thame Barns Centre Ladies 5.00pm - 5.45pm Men 6.00pm 6.45pm Contact Stuart on 01844 215822 email: thamekeepfit@hotmail.com

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St Mary’s Church, Thame OX9 3AJ www.thamechamberchoir.org info@thamechamberchoir.org Tel: 01844-212900

Thame National Women’s Register

Meet every two weeks in each other’s homes for stimulating discussions on a wide range of topics. For more details phone 01296 614699 or check the website www.nwr.org.uk

Long Crendon Day Centre

Open every Tuesday for games, entertainment and exercises but most importantly our lovely hot fresh meal.

Thame Pop Choir

Meetings Tuesdays 8pm (term time) at Guide HQ, Southern Road, Thame OX9 2EP. Sessions £5 a week or £35 a term. The choir is currently at full capacity - please contact Ian English 01844 261171 or via ‘Contact’ page on website www.thamepopchoir.com to join the waiting list.

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What’s on Thame Cuttle Brook Conservation Volunteers (CBCV)

CBCV is a group of dedicated volunteers that helps to maintain the Cuttle Brook nature reserve in Thame. We have two work parties per month, on the third Sunday and the last Wednesday. We meet at 10.00am in the recreation ground car park. All tools are provided, plus refreshments. Work finishes around 1.00pm. Email: info@cuttlebrook.org.uk Website: www.cuttlebrook.org.uk

Thame Hockey Club

www.thamehockey.co.uk We welcome players of all abilities - it’s all about taking part and enjoying the company of fellow hockey players in and around Thame. We run 6 adult teams training on a Wednesday or Thursday evening at Thame Leisure Centre, where we also run junior hockey training on a Saturday morning from 9am11am for ages 6 to 14. From humble beginnings in 2008, the club is growing steadily and our teams play at a variety of levels in the local league divisions. If you are interested in playing please contact the club secretary. Email: info@thamehockey.co.uk

The Rotary Club of Thame

The Rotary Club of Thame welcomes new members both women and men. The club’s meetings take place at the Spread Eagle Hotel on Wednesdays at 7.30 pm. For more information about club activities or to enquire about becoming a member, please visit the Rotary Club of Thame’s website: www.thame.rotary1090.org

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Curl Up with a book

and sister drift away, Jules finds solace in a classmate, Alva. Spanning 40 years of loneliness, disconnection and disjointed memories, this novel touches on many themes, from dementia to grief, via hope, love and friendship. Quietly brilliant, The End of Loneliness was awarded the European Prize for Literature in 2016 and has recently been translated from German to English.

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The Witchfinder’s Sister – Beth Underdown Alice Hopkins finds herself caught up in her brother Matthew’s war against witches in 17th century England. How far will she go to draw suspicion away from herself and those she loves? When a birthmark can be seen as evidence of witchcraft, no one is safe. Tense, atmospheric and chilling in its reimagining of historical events, The Witchfinder’s Sister makes for a gripping read.

Only Child – Rhiannon Navin Seven year old Zach Taylor’s world changes forever when his brother is killed in a mass shooting. As his parents struggle to cope with their grief, Zach finds his own ways of dealing with his loss. A beautiful story that is as much about forgiveness and family as it is about loss. We can’t guarantee you won’t cry, but you certainly won’t forget Only Child in a hurry. The Sealwoman’s Gift – Sally Magnusson Historical fiction at its finest, The Sealwoman’s Gift is based on the true story of Ásta and her family, who were kidnapped by pirates in Iceland in 1627. Along with hundreds of other Europeans, Ásta was shipped across the globe and sold into slavery in Algiers. In this fictionalised account, Magnusson imagines how Ásta, a pastor’s wife, would have coped in a culture that was completely alien to her. In the end, Ásta has to choose between her freedom and the only child who hasn’t yet been ripped away from her. Save this book for a long train journey, because you won’t want to put it down. The End of Loneliness – Benedict Wells Jules is sent to boarding school with his siblings following the death of his parents. As his brother

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The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle – Stuart Turton Groundhog Day meets Agatha Christie meets Quantum Leap in this tightly plotted debut novel. A man wakes up in the forest with no memory of who he is or how he got there. He soon finds out that he needs to solve a murder, and will keep reliving the day over and over again until he does so. Very clever, highly original and a real page turner to boot, The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle deserves to rocket up the bestseller charts. The Radleys – Matt Haig Rowan Radley has no idea why he feels so lethargic all the time, is sensitive to light and suffers from insomnia. Until, that is, his sister kills a would-be attacker and Rowan’s parents reveal that the whole family are vampires. A witty, easy read from the bestselling author of The Humans and How To Stop Time, The Radleys is less gothic horror and more a gentle poke at middle-class life and the pressure put on people to conform. Not a recent release this one, but worth a mention nonetheless.

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Turn End Trust Turn End Trust launches new Website and Events Programme for 2018 Turn End is a RIBA award winning group of three houses and a garden in the heart of Haddenham, designed by architect Peter Aldington. It is widely regarded as a fine example of post-war housing design. In November 2017 Historic England listed Turn End’s garden at Grade II and added it to the Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England. At that time Turn End was the only post-war listed house and garden created by the same hand. Turn End Trust runs an events programme which includes education, creative and community led events appealing to architecture lovers, garden design lovers and those who care about good design in the area. It operates a Friends Scheme offering private access to the garden, participation in exclusive Friends events and free or discounted entry to other events and welcomes Volunteers to help run the programme and prepare the garden. Highlights of this year’s programme include a second public screening of the film Turn End in Haddenham Youth and Community Hall, guided walks, house and garden open days with a Sculpture Exhibition and Open Studios, an annual lecture, this year on Rescuing Ruins by Alastair Dick-Cleland of the Landmark Trust and an architectural tour, this year in partnership with 58

Waddesdon Manor for a visit to Flint House and Windmill Hill on the Waddesdon Estate. Please visit the What’s On page (https://www.turnend.org.uk/ new-events/) for full details and online bookings at http://turnendtrust.eventbrite.com. Bookings can also be made by email to: turnendtrustevents@gmail.com For information about Turn End, its creator Peter Aldington and the Trust set-up to care for it please visit the new interactive, informative and easily navigated website www.turnend.org.uk. You will be able to find out how to visit, become involved and shop for booking of events, membership to the Friends Scheme and books by Peter Aldington. The site will be updated frequently with new events. The Trust are sincerely grateful to Aylesbury Vale Community Chest who awarded a a grant towards the development of the website which links to the Trust’s social media and online booking sites. To find out more about Turn End, the events programme, Friends Scheme or Volunteer appeal: www.turnend.org.com turnendtrustevents@gmail.com 07591 018601 You can follow Turn End at Facebook.com/TurnEndTrust or instagram.com/turn_end_trust. www.chilternviewmagazines.co.uk


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Tuesdays @ 7.30pm Lane End Village Hall, Church Road, Lane End Buckinghamshire HP14 3JE Call Caroline: 07841 644120

Mondays @ 5.30pm and 7.30pm Longburrow Hall, Park Lane, Stokenchurch, High Wycombe, HP14 3TQ Call Debbie: 07824 641510

Wednesdays @ 9.30am Chinnor Community Pavilion, Station Road, Chinnor, OX39 4PU Call Charlotte: 07932 949599

Thursdays @ 9.30am Princes Risborough Community Centre, Wades Park, Princes Risborough, HP27 9AX Call Fran: 07554 141810

Wednesdays @ 5.30pm and 7.30pm Baptist Church Hall, Bell Street, Princes Risborough, HP27 0AD Call Jo: 07511 008403

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Barnes & Wells Tree Care

All aspects of Tree Work undertaken Trees Cut, Pruned, Lopped and Felled Hedges Pruned and Trimmed Stump Grinding Fully public liability insured Free no obligation quotation

01296 615969 07754 865711 (Any time) Stables Farm, Marsh Road, Little Kimble, Bucks Proprietor John Wells

Risborough Community Events May / June 2018 Sunday 1st April onwards Lacey Green Windmill

In 2018 the windmill will be open on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays from Sunday 1st April until Sunday 30th September from 2 pm to 5 pm. Admission is £2.50 per adult and £1 per child (aged 5-15). On National Mills Weekend we will be open on Saturday 12th May from 2 pm to 5 pm, and on Sunday 13th May from 11 am to 5 pm. For further details about the windmill, including travel information, please see www.laceygreenwindmill.org.uk or telephone 01844 275871.

Wednesday 2nd May Princes Risborough Library inc DISC We service and repair all makes and models of: Washing Machines Tumble Dryers Dishwashers Electric Ovens Vacuum Cleaners Authorised Hoover & Candy

Tel: 01494 413404 / 01844 291296 Email: mail@domestic-services.com 3 LONG WALL, HADDENHAM, BUCKS HP17 8DL

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Wednesday Afternoon Group. Talk by Art Historian Susanne Carr (May 2nd) and Talk on Local Railways (June 6th) Both free events and start at 2pm. 4th May 7pm - An Evening with Sharon Bolton, author of “The Craftsman” – Tickets £3 13th June 2pm - An Afternoon with Annie Murray, author of “The Doorstep Child” – Tickets £3 All events - Free Refreshments 01296 382415 We welcome Text Relay calls prefix 18001 librarybuckscc.gov.uk www.buckscc.gov.uk/libraries

Thursday 3rd May Princes Risborough Evening W.I.

7.45 pm for 8.00 pm start, finish at 10.00 pm – dates as below Mercy Ships by Ken and June Brazier (May 3rd) Treasure Hunt (June 7th) Non-member ladies are always welcome to attend (£3 on the door). The Princes Centre, Clifford Road, Princes Risborough, HP27 0DP.

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What’s on Risborough Contact: risboroughevewi@gmail.com or Cath Campbell: 01844 274962

Saturday 5th May Rita’s Charity Dances

Princes Risborough Community Centre. Wades Park/Stratton Rd, Princes Risborough HP27 9AX. 8.00pm - 11.45pm. Next date June 16th. 50’s and 60’s Music with Live Bands. No Bar So Bring Your Own Favourite Tipple & Nibbles. Come & Join us for a Good Night Out. All Proceeds Go to Charity. Tickets Cost £10 Payable at the Door. Contact Mrs. Barbara Williams for Details 01844 345959

Wednesday 9th May Princes Risborough Morning W.I.

Resolutions Meeting and Plant Sale (9th May) Remarkable Story of our National Chair, The Windsor, Stewart Linford (13th June) 10.00am Carrington Room of the Community Centre. Visitors and new members are most welcome. Information: 01844 344246.

Monday 14th May Forget Me Knot Café

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We meet twice monthly 10.30am - 12.30pm at Chinnor Village Centre. Music & Entertainment Jinglers Band (May 14th). Folk Dancing & Singing Black Dog Band (June 11th). Singing and Guitars with Julia Hollander and Roddie (June 25th) For further information please contact Michele on 01844 353154 / 07779 732097 or at info@holisticmassageuk.co.uk or Val on 01844 352254 or at valerie.edwards2053@btinternet.com to find out more. Chinnor Village Centre www.facebook.com/forgetmeknotcafe

Saturday 26th May Plant Sale

Whiteleaf Golf Club, HP27 0LY from 10am. A wide variety of plants will be on sale for the herbaceous border and kitchen garden. To include specialist dahlias and begonias, alstroemerias, salvias and much more. Definitely worth a visit! Contact: 01844 343161 or email joybiggs@aol.com

Saturday 26th & 27th May Railex 2018 Model Railway Exhibition

Presented by Risborough & District Model

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What’s on Risborough Railway Club. Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Stadium Approach, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. HP21 9PP 10.30-17.30 Sat, 10.00-17.00 Sun Adults £9.00, Children £5.00, Family £20.00 (2+3). Up to two children can be admitted free with each paying adult on Sunday only. For full details see our website www.railex.org.uk For more details call David Lane, Evenings 01296 437475 Email railexmanager@rdmrc.org.uk

Saturday 9th June St Dunstan’s Church

Flower Festival Music Concert. A Concert of Popular Classical Music by Manor House String Quartet. Saturday 9th June at 7.30 pm. St. Dunstan’s Church, Mill Lane, Monks Risborough, HP27 9JE. Raffle. Tickets £10 with a complimentary glass of wine/soft drink. Tickets can be purchased from: - Johanna Powell 01844 343996 or Sally’s Sewing Box, Duke Street, Princes Risborough or www.ticketsource.co.uk/st-dunstans-church

Thursday 28th, 29th and 30th June Princes Risborough Music Society

Princes Risborough Music Society is a friendly Society of about 40 members. Rehearsals are at Princes Risborough Secondary School on Tuesday evenings at 7.30 pm. New members are always welcome. Please contact the Membership Secretary on01844 4083. The Summer Concerts will be held at Longwick Village Hall on the 28th 29th and 30th of June at 7.30 pm. We will be singing a Concert version of the Mikado by Gilbert and Sullivan. Tickets will be available from The Risborough Cook Shop, Art and Office Information Centre in the Library, or at www. princesrisboroughmusicsociety.org If transport is required, the Community Bus will be running. Please contact 07941 963097/01844 345554

Saturday 7th July FestiRail Model Railway Exhibition

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Risborough & District Model Railway Club. Community Centre (adjacent to Springs swimming pool), Wades Park, Stratton Road, Princes Risborough, Bucks, HP27 9AX. 11.00am - 4.00pm. Admission: FREE Contact: Paul Wright 01844 275748 Email: chairman@rdmrc.org.uk www.rdmrc.org.uk

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 Sunday 15th July Lacey Green Productions Amateur Drama Group

Rehearsing for a Murder Mystery set in Cowboy America in 1855. Can you guess who killed Ronald Crump and why? Performance Sunday 15th July. Tickets on sale 1st May. Want to know more? Meet us at Naphill Fete on Saturday 9th June or see www.laceygreenproductions.co.uk Facebook. Rehearsals on Wednesdays. Membership is free.

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Ongoing Lucy Clark Scottish Country Dance Club

We are a friendly and fun club who meet and dance on Thursday evenings at The Oldham Hall, Great Missenden HP16 0AZ. Whether you are new to Scottish dancing or already a dancer, why not come along and see what we have to offer? Visit our website www.lucyclark.org.uk for more details or telephone Liz Mitchell, club Secretary on 07947 000368

Chiltern Art Group

Meet every Monday evening, 7-9pm at St. Marys Church Hall, Princes Risborough. A relaxed, non-tutored art group that welcome new members any time, whether new to the hobby or with years of experience. Simply come along with your materials/project. Tel: 01844 343105 for more information.

2nd Wednesday Folk session

2nd Wednesday in the month 2 - 4pm ÂŁ4 per session, including refreshments The tune list is circulated monthly. Play by ear, from music displayed on screen or print out your own music. All welcome â&#x20AC;&#x201C; at whatever level. Some come to listen rather than play. Chinnor Methodist Church, Station Road OX39 4PZ

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Specialist Joiners and Cabinetmakers

Contact Liz Thorpe 01844 351565 for more information.

Chinnor Windmill KITCHENS (new installations or refurbishment) BATHROOMS BEDROOMS CUSTOM BUILT FURNITURE RESTORATION RENOVATION OF DOORS/ WINDOWS ON PERIOD PROPERTY SHOPFITTING

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Working party at the mill, which is also open for tours. 10.30am –2.30pm Chinnor Windmill, Mill Lane, Chinnor. 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month all year. Everyone welcome. Contact Adrian Marshall 01844 292095 chinnorwindmill@gmail.com http://www.chinnor-windmill.blogspot.com

Princes Risborough Ukelele Group (PRUG)

We meet to sing and play every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at the Bird in Hand pub in Station Road. 7.30pm to 9.30pm and sometimes later. We are a friendly group of people intent on playing our ukuleles and having fun. Beginners and experienced players are welcome to join us. Contact: Ron Holland 07738 009795 or email ron.t.holland@gmail.com for more information

St Mary’s Church

Details of our weekly services and events for the month can be found at www.stmarysrisborough.org.uk. In particular, everyone is welcome to our regular events: Thursdays 10.30 am - Coffee in the Chapter House; First Sunday of the month at 3 pm - Open Door in the Chapter House. All welcome to join us for afternoon tea. We particularly cater for the lonely and those recently bereaved.

Risboro’ Lacemakers

We still meet at the Cherry Baker Room, Princes Risborough Community Centre on the 4th Wednesday of each month 7.30pm 9.30pm and usually the second Saturday of each month 9.30am - 4.30pm. For more details see our website http://adkins61.wix.com/ risborolacemakers

Princes Risborough Country Market We are a local co-operative selling plants, cakes

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What’s on Risborough and preserves, fresh garden produce and craft all home produced. Our gardening season has now begun and we have lots of plants, which because they are grown locally, will suit your soil. Do come and see us. We are under the Market House, Market Square, Princes Risborough, every Thursday morning 9.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. For further information please ring Lorraine on 01844 347230.

Table Tennis Group

Every Wednesday 4.30pm – 6.30pm Princes Risborough Baptist Church. Between £10/£15 for 10 weeks. More information: Tel: 01494 562647, k.maynard627@btinternet

Risborough Bridge Club

Priority Service Ltd

We meet on Tuesday afternoons and Wednesday nights at the community centre.

South Bucks Art Group

Meet on the 4th Tuesday of the month 10.30am -2.30pm. Small art group with visiting artists, working in a variety of mediums. Holmer Green Village Centre, HP156XG £80 annually. Organiser Lo Smith Tel 01494 881147 or email: lorrainesmith00@gmail.com

Risborough & District Bridge Club

We are a small friendly Bridge Club and meet in the Carrington Room of the Risborough Community Centre. Duplicate bridge is played each Wednesday evening from 7.25pm until around 10.30pm. Teams of Four are played on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Table money is £2 to include refreshments. Partnerships can usually be arranged by ringing one of the numbers on our website, or alternatively ring Tony Molesworth 01844 344975; Barbara Oates - 01844 344264 or Hugh Guilford on 01494 865949.

Princes Risborough U3A Bridge Group meeting

First Monday and Third Friday of every month. Learn and play bridge in a friendly, relaxed way. Members include both beginners and those who have played already. Some basic training and lots of advice (some good, some lousy!). 2pm - 5pm. Cherry Baker Room, Community Centre, Stratton Road, Princes Risborough. £1.50. Tony Molesworth. Tel 01844 344975

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However, many pointed out that men wish to support the Hospice as well. “Men also lose loved ones to cancer or suffer from cancer just the same as ladies,” one lady wrote.

This year, Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity’s annual Midnight Walk will be open to everyone aged 11+ on 23rd June.

The Charity also asked if people would like to change the distances to a 5 mile route and a 10 mile route. “54% of respondents said they would prefer a choice of five or ten miles, and so we have decided to trial this,”says Jo.

“We asked the public whether they would like the event to be open to men and boys as well as women and girls,”explains Jo Turner, Head of Fundraising at the Charity. “80% of respondents said they would like men to take part.”

The Midnight Walk will take place on 23 June 2018, starting and finishing at Aylesbury College as usual. The Midnight Walk is FNHC’s largest fundraising event and last year raised over £55,000 for the Hospice.

While the majority were in favour of the change, some fear that it will affect its unique atmosphere. “It’s nice to celebrate with girlfriends in a relaxed atmosphere. I feel that may change and become more competitive,”said one respondent.

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Saturday 12th May - 12.00 3.30pm Brook Street - Kingston Blount Free Admission and Parking Craft Stalls - Games - BBQ Beer & Pimms Tent The ever popular Barn Dance will take place at the Village Hall in the Evening from 7.30pm. Tickets are ÂŁ12 and include a ploughman's supper. Licenced bar available. To purchase tickets please contact us through our Facebook page below or email kbfayre@btinternet.com Please look out for further updates on flyers and "like" our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/KingstonBlountStreetFayre

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Travel time. Make it a spa trip by visiting one of the thousands of natural hot springs known as onsen, or spend your days in Tokyo, sampling some of the finest cuisine in the world.

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Your Local Theatre Competition

Celebrate the season at

Wycombe Swan John Finnemore’s Flying Visit

Fri 18 May 7.30pm John Finnemore , writer and star of the multi-award winning BBC Radio shows “John Finnemore’s Souvenir Programme”, “Cabin Pressure” and “John Finnemore’s Double Acts” brings his brand new live show to the stage! John will be performing brand new sketches, some old favourites and - unless someone can stop him - quite possibly a song.

Officer and a Gentleman

Mon 7 – Sat 12 May The world premiere of a new musical that will simply sweep you off your feet! ‘An Officer and a Gentleman’ is based on the Oscar-winning film starring Richard Gere. Its feel-good soundtrack includes the hit song from the movie Up Where We Belong along with many 80s classic anthems including Girls Just Want to Have Fun, Livin’ On A Prayer, Heart of Glass, Material Girl, Don’t Cry Out Loud, I Was Made for Lovin’ You, and The Final Countdown.

Hairspray

Mon 21 – Sat 26 May It’s Baltimore, 1962, where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams and dance her way onto national TV. Featuring the hit songs Welcome To The 60s, You Can’t Stop The Beat, The Nicest Kids in Town and many more.

Balletboyz – Fourteen Days

Tue 29 May 7.30pm For the new works in the first half of Fourteen Days choreographers Javier de Frutos, Craig Revel Horwood, Ivan Perez and Christopher Wheeldon are teamed with composers Scott Walker, Joby Talbot, Charlotte Harding and Keaton Henson and each given just fourteen days to create their pieces.

20th Century Boy

Thu 21 – Sat 23 June Featuring some of the greatest rock songs ever written, 20th Century Boy tells the life story of the legendary Bolan and his band T.Rex. This show exposes some of the myths and takes the audience on a tearful yet feel-good journey through Marc’s fascinating life, cut short by a cruel twist of fate.

Exclusive Competition For a chance to win two tickets to the opening night of 20th Century Boy, simply answer the question below: Which of these is NOT a song by the rock band T. Rex? A) We Love to Boogie B) Ride a White Swan C) Timeless to Me Email your answers along with your name and address to villageview@live.co.uk by Thursday 14th June 2018

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Local favourite Billy Watman

returns to Music in the Park Enjoy some mesmerising finger-style guitar skills Thame: Local guitar star Billy Watman will be back to entertain the crowds at Music in the Park. He’ll thrill the audience with a genre-defying fresh new approach, featuring a repertoire spanning Classical, Flamenco and Pop, through to Electronic Trance and Classic Rock – all on one guitar. Billy will get you singing along to classic songs by artists such as Queen, Led Zeppelin, Iron Maiden, Tommy Emmanuel and The Eagles. Billy is an award-winning 16-year-old Anglo-Brazilian classical / flamenco / fingerstyle guitarist, inspired by the likes of Rodrigo y Gabriela, Tommy Emmanuel, Mike Oldfield and Paco De Lucia. In early 2016, at the age of just 14, Billy successfully auditioned for ‘Guitar Star’ - a guitar-based talent show open to all ages and genres on Sky Arts TV in the UK. Please mention Chiltern View when replying to adverts

Billy stunned audiences with some extraordinary performances - for judges and mentors including Jazz legend George Benson, Classical Virtuoso Miloš Karadaglić, Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi, and David Bowie’s long-time producer Tony Visconti who described him as ‘a little boy genius’. You can find out more about Billy at www.billywatman.com. Advance tickets now available online You can now buy tickets for Music in the Park, which takes place on Sunday May 6, online at: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/427258. Tickets cost: Family (two adults and three children) £25; Adult £10; Concessions £7 (Plus 10% booking fee). To keep up-to-date with news of next year’s Music in the Park event, visit the Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/MusicInTheParkThame) or website (www.musicinthepark.org.uk). 79


Walking Festival

Spring Event Programme live for Chilterns Walking Festival The programme for May’s Chilterns Walking Festival spring event has been announced by the Chilterns Conservation Board, organiser of the popular festival. Running from Saturday 19 May to Sunday 03 June 2018, the programme includes over 80 guided walks, events and activities covering the whole of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), which stretches from Oxfordshire through Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire into Hertfordshire. The new programme includes specialist themed walks, and opportunities to discover lively stories and scenic landscapes associated with the Chilterns. Some walks include the prospect of sampling local food and drink, others provide ‘have-a-go’ sessions or chances to learn about the area’s wildlife, history and colourful characters. The Spring programme opening weekend highlights include:

• Food, Farming and the Future – a walk around an organic family farm high up in the Chilterns near Prestwood, where there are different land uses, spectacular views and farmhouse tea & cake.

Each walk is guided by an experienced leader who knows the area well and is keen to share stories of the people and places that have shaped the countryside.

• Checking on Chequers – travel through ancient woodlands from Coombe Hill Monument, following the Ridgeway to enter the Chequers Estate, the country home of British prime ministers.

Chilterns Conservation Board People and Society Officer Annette Venters said “The Chilterns is a rich source of inspiring stories about amazing people and places. Every year we uncover more which we are delighted to share through the Walking Festival programme. We want people new to the Chilterns, or new to walking, to feel comfortable that they will have a wonderful day out, meet new people and explore new areas without having to plan everything themselves”.

• Wild Bee Walk – join enthusiasts Joshua Wells and Stephen Howard at Aldbury Nowers Nature Reserve amid the small but beautiful flowers of chalk grassland which supports solitary bees and bumblebees. • Walk the Chalk – on World Nordic Walking Day follow in the footsteps of ancient travellers along the Icknield Way to explore the flowers and late spring delights in Oxfordshire’s chalk hills. • Cemetery Circular: Stepping Stones - Step into a peaceful haven in Berkhamsted, where dramatic storytelling and interpretation will bring some of the town’s past personalities to life.

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Ricotta Stuffed Pork This is a great way to jazz up pork steaks for a midweek meal. Serve with brown rice or creamy mashed potatoes on the side. Serves 4 Ready in 1 Hour

Ingredients: • 4 thin-cut pork loin steaks • 175g ricotta cheese • 2 tbsp fresh chopped basil • 1 tsp finely grated lemon zest • Salt and freshly ground black pepper • 1 tbsp olive oil • 15g butter • 450ml meat or vegetable stock • 4 tbsp dry sherry or apple juice • 175g green beans, trimmed • 2 tbsp pine nuts, toasted

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Heat the oil and butter in a large non-stick frying pan over a medium heat. Fry the pork rolls for 4-5 minutes, turning once until browned all over. Pour in the stock and sherry or apple juice and simmer for 20-25 minutes until cooked through. Remove the pork rolls and keep warm. Add the green beans to the frying pan and cook for 5-6 minutes until just tender.

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Slice each pork roll and serve on the green beans with the pan juices and toasted pine nuts.

Place the pork steaks between two sheets of cling film or greaseproof paper and bash with a rolling pin until very thin. In a small bowl, mix the ricotta cheese with the chopped basil and lemon zest and season lightly with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

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Place a spoonful of the cheese mixture at the base of each piece of pork then carefully roll up to enclose the stuffing and secure each with a wooden cocktail stick.

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Index

Chinnor Web Design 1 Accounting / Bookkeeping / Jinca Ltd 7 Administration Stokenchurch PC’S 21 Anning Admin 65 Wendover Computers 63 Cashtrak 47 Domestic Services and Appliances Chiltern Consultancy Ltd 60 Domestic Services 64 Coco Accounting 66 Downley Laundrette 22 Rona Herrington 44 Full Steam Ahead 49 Stefanie O’Bryen (Solicitor) 45 Sharley Domestics 87 Aerials Driving School Aerial - Tech Solutions Ltd 77 Dave Bunston Driving 25 Amersham Aerial Fix Ltd 15 Electrician TVT Aerials & Satellites 13 25 Building & Construction Services Altea Electrics Amptec Electrical 37 Acorn Building & Construction 59 Ian Williams 77 AMG Construction 40 John Earley 85 Blanchford & Co Ltd 7 Springbok Electrical Ltd 91 C & R Caine 89 Tim Mahon 67 C.Putnam and Sons Ltd 39 Garage Services E P Building LTD 62 Browns Thame Ltd 1 / 96 Hammond Construction 17 Durward’s Autoshop 83 Homes Made Happy 18 FW 4x4 33 LPB Builders Ltd 66 Les Liney Vehicle Hire 81 M C Taylor 2 M L Sears 73 Steven Powis 9 McDonalds Motors 37 Wolstenholme Ltd (Architects) 60 8 Carers / Home Help / Care Homes Motec Stokenchurch Service Centre 14 Professional Care Services 71 Gardens and Maintenance Risborough Carers Ltd 52 Able Garden Services 40 Carpentry & Joinery Allen Landscaping 60 Aspect Carpentry 56 Allscapes 5 Aston Woodware 78 Askett Nurseries 39 D J Carpentry Services 28 Barnes and Wells Tree care 64 Out of the Woods 68 Barnes and Wells - Fencing 67 Cleaning Botany Gardens 10 A1 Clean Sweep (Chimneys) 9 Caz Renshaw Design 71 Cleaning with a Smile 44 Curtis Jones 29 Oven Proud 46 D J Macleod 33 Oventeam 10 Devey Tree Care 89 Priority Service Ltd 69 M J Gee (Nursery) 55 Procare Cleaning Ltd 87 Malcolm Gascoyne Community Garden Design 47 Stokenchurch Parish Council 87 Markland Gardening Services 85 Tenants Association of Oxford Oak Tree Surgery 10 the National Trust 11 Peter Farrell Mechanical Complementary Therapy Engineering (Lawnmowers) 33 Bodyworkz Massage Therapy 56 Rand Contracting 81 David Gray Osteopath 26 Stoneworld Ltd at Diana Cliffe (Physio) 89 the Gallery 6 / 55 Feet Treat 89 Stotts Nursery 21 Fiona Gibbard (Feet) 6 Hair & Beauty Grovewood Foot Clinic 29 Ashridge Beauty 13 Helen Boehm (Feet) 78 Liana Freelance Hairdressing 77 Hughenden Foot Clinic 65 Salon on the Green 88 Lilli May Homeopathy 23 Health, Fitness and Wellbeing Sara Hammond (Mindfulness) 52 Aston Hearing Services 41 Wayne Twitchen (Osteopathy) 18 Caz Yoga 43 Computer Services Dawn Wilton (Pilates) 20 Chiltern Computer Services 19

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Independent Living Consultants 30 Oakview Restorations Ltd 15 Onyx Health & Fitness 75 Slimming World 61 The Garden Room 28 Tracey Davis 25 Yangsheng School of Tai Chi and Qigong 51 Home Improvements Airs House Carpets 91 Allan Robinson (Painting & Decorating) 15 Bay Tracks (Curtains & Poles) 90 Bondright Roofing Services 43 Chiltern Stoves 37 Coulon Stone 51 Country Roofing Ltd 79 DC Home Improvements 42 Gary Burton 13 Green Square Stokenchurch 85 Home Improvement Garage Doors 95 J Plumridge Wall to Floor Tiling Ltd 7 Jon Woodbridge (Painter & Decorator) 20 Leocraft (Furniture restoration) 51 North Mill Stoves 40 Oakley Wood Limited 81 R S Hall Upholstery 93 Shutter Spec Security 35 Simple Kitchens (Thame) Ltd 46 Stoneworld Ltd at the Gallery (Kitchen) 59 Stuart Law (Painter & Decorator) 23 The 50 Plus 68 Tony Reeve Home Improvements 93 Hotels, Restaurants and Cafes Coco Tamarind 9 Kings Hotel (UK) Ltd 53 Lambert Arms ( The ) 83 Leisure Activities and Events David Rixon (Bikes) 65 Double Diamond Scooter Club 57 Floral Vintage Crockery 87 Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary 29 Stagecoach Thame 1 / 19 Thame Snooker Club Limited 75 Locksmiths Promac Locksmiths 37 RPC Locksmiths 13

Pest Control All Types 70 Pet Health & Services Crossroads Veterinary Centre 32 Harry’s Hounds 73 Kennel Shop 93 Sprinz and Nash 84 Photographer Megan Guard Photography 72 Picture Framing Neil Harris Picture Framing 24 Plumbing, Drainage, Heating Services & Fuel Supplies Andrew Law (Boiler Servicing) 7 APS & Sons Ltd 24 Apt Heating 48 Bill Blake (Plumber) 90 Call Plumbing 55 Drains and Downpipes 45 E P Building LTD 62 External Plumbing Services Ltd 51 Oil Serv 91 Premium Plumbing & Heating 5 Print & Embroidery Make Promotion Simple Ltd 18 Retailers Bromptons 9 Glynswood Thame 42 Village Store West Wycombe 23 Schools & Nurseries The Mary Towerton School 83 Sunshine Montessori 91 Taxi & Transport Services Chinnor and PR Railway 35 Community Bus Princes Risborough 36 Express Minibuses 71 Jon’s Airport Cars 19 T C Trucking 2 Yellow Cars Ltd 22 Tuition Angela Borrelli 56 Jaaganroop Marshall 63 Larato Ltd 69 Little Red Writing Agency 43 Windows and Window Cleaning A C George 67 Cloudy2Clear Oxford Ltd 27 Silent View Windows Ltd 3 The Finishing Touch 20 The Sash Window Workshop Trading Ltd 31 The Window Doctor 6 Visual Impact 21

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