Hilary in the driving seat

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Milton Keynes City Orchestra will be in session at The Venue this Saturday evening.

This month, MKCO founder and vice president Hilary Davan Wetton (right) will return to conduct.

Apparently, “he has chosen a repertoire that not only answers the core music theme of the season, but continues to surprise”.

Works being played will include pieces by Haydn, Honegger and Beethoven.

Mozart’s Concerto for Flute and Harp will be fronted by soloists Ileana Ruheman and Gillian Tingay.

Show time is 7.30pm. Book by visiting www.mkco.org

>Old machinery is in the spotlight at MK Museum on Saturday, when the Old Lawnmower Club hosts its rally dedicated to the grass-cutters.

Examples from 1830 onwards will be on display.

> Westbury Arts Centre is holding a banner workshop on Saturday.

As mentioned previously, the banners will form part of a procession of Remembrance in Campbell Park in the summer.

Saturday’s session begins at 10.30am and participating is free.

Call 01908 501214 to book a spot.

> Yummy Saturday at Inter-Action, Peartree Bridge is all about Coffee, Cakes & Crafts.

Run by a talented group of young adults with disabilities, this is a great chance to meet, chat and socialise, while also browsing the range of hand-made art and up-cycled craft items.

Pop along between 10am and 2pm and get stuck in.

> Hobby Craft is hosting a Craft-tea party in Saturday, ‘celebrating everything that’s great about baking and making.’

The event is being held to raise funds for Children’s Hospice Week and monies raised will be going to Keech Hospice Care.

Pop by between 11am and 4pm.