From a festive musical favourite to powerful drama, there's plenty to enjoy...
Nativity! The Musical, Milton Keynes Theatre, November 14 to 18
Join teacher Mr Maddens and his assistant Mr Poppy as they struggle with funny children and a whole lot of sparkle and shine to make everyone’s Christmas wish come true. The show features a stellar cast of West End stars.
Edith in the Dark, Stantonbury Theatre, November 14
Take a journey into the disturbing, dark and supernatural imaginings of Edith Nesbit, the celebrated author of The Railway Children, and take a haunting glimpse into the nightmarish inner world of an author whose reputation for cosy childhood innocence is only half the story.
The Venue, Walton High, Milton Keynes, November 10
Headlining is Richard Herring, who takes time out from his popular podcast to share his take on the world through the eyes of a 50-year-old father.
Opening is Simon Brodkin, known for playing the prankster Lee Nelson.
Danni Nicholls, The Stables, Wavendon, November 10
The Bedford singer has a growing reputation as one of the UK’s leading country/Americana artists and will play songs from new album Mockingbird Lane.
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How to Hide a Lion, Stantonbury Theatre, November 13
When a lion is chased out of town, a little girl, Iris, helps him to find somewhere to hide. The production is based on the magical book by Helen Stephens.
That’ll Be The Day Christmas Show, Milton Keynes Theatre, November 11
The UK’s most popular rock ‘n’ roll variety show celebrates the festive season with Christmas classics from the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s, plus plenty of comedy.
Peace Exhibition, St Mary’s Church, Wavendon, November 10 and 11
A time and place for reflection, with live presentations. There will also be a special service on Sunday at 7.30pm.
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Say Sue Me, Craufurd Arms, November 13
Say Sue Me are a surf inspired indie-rock/pop act from Busan, South Korea, and cited as one of 2018’s break-out indie bands.
The High Kings, The Stables, Wavendon, November 11
The High Kings have brought the heyday of ballad groups such as The Clancy Brothers and The Dubliners back to a new generation of music fans.
Brooklands Art and Craft Exhibition, Brooklands Centre, Newport Pagnell, November 10
The Brooklands Centre has been providing community services for the over-55s since the 1950s. Here’s a chance to enjoy art drawn and painted at the group’s weekly sessions.
Details: Call 01908 614749