Ten of the best things to do in and around Milton Keynes in the next seven days

From top slapstick fun to a thrilling murder mystery, there's plenty to enjoy...

Wednesday, 14th November 2018, 9:55 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th November 2018, 11:01 am
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery takes to the stage at Milton Keynes Theatre

1 THEATREThe Comedy About A Bank Robbery, Milton Keynes Theatre, November 20 to 24Ocean’s Eleven meets the Marx Brothers in this dynamite new comedy now in its third year in the West End. Following the sell-out success of their multi-award-winning The Play That Goes Wrong, Mischief Theatre return with their latest smash hit.Details: atgtickets.com/MiltonKeynes

2 MUSICNerina Pallot, The Stables, Wavendon, November 19Stay Lucky, her sixth album, has been the most critically acclaimed release of her highly lauded career with The Sunday Times calling the album “a masterclass in sly songwriting” and Mojo, Classic Pop and the Sunday Express awarding it four-star reviews. Here’s a chance to catch her solo.Details: stables.org

3 THEATRESherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four, Stantonbury Theatre, November 19 and 20Adventure, romance, comedy and, of course, one or two rather brilliant deductions are to be had in The Sign of Four, Arthur Conan Doyle’s second Sherlock Holmes tale.Details: stantonburytheatre.co.uk

4 MUSICOysterband, The Stables, Wavendon, November 20The multi-award-winning outfit that brought passion, power and not a little poetry to folk and roots music, enter their 40th year as vital and creative as ever, with some of the finest songs in the modern folk canon to their name.Details: stables.org

5 MUSICGabrielle Ducomble Quartet, The Stables, Wavendon, November 18Blending suave tones with natural charm and sophistication, Gabrielle Ducomble embarks on her fourth live tour, presenting a programme of French chanson, modern jazz, Brazilian choros and tango.Details: stables.org

6 ARTMilton Keynes Society of Artists exhibition, Camphill Cafe, Willen, until January 25Enjoy a diverse array of art in this showcase of talent from Milton Keynes.Details: mksa.org.uk

7 MUSICClare Teal & her Trio: The Swing’s The Thing, The Stables, Wavendon, November 16A celebration of music from the golden age of song with the award-winning jazz vocalist and Radio 2 presenter. Expect favourites from Cole Porter, Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh and more.Details: stables.org

8 MUSICHothouse Flowers, The Stables, Wavendon, November 21They’ve always been hard to pigeonhole, being equal parts rock ‘n’ roll band, traditional band and soul band. Even after 30 years of singing and playing all over the world no two shows have ever been the same.Details: stables.org

9 COMEDYScreaming Blue Murder Comedy Club, November 21Presenting the comedy stars of tomorrow today. Compere Andrew Bird introduces rising star James Bran and the headliner is Jessica Fostekew.Details: stables.org

10 MUSICThe Hawklords, Craufurd Arms, Wolverton, November 21The expansive space-rock veterans return with their big sound and grand vision.Details: thecraufurdarms.com