One of the greatest musicals of all time returns to the stage in a magnificent new production to enchant and enthral the young and the young at heart. Award-winning Scottish actor Gray O’Brien joins Bill Kenwright’s spectacular five-star production of The Sound Of Music as Captain von Trapp, in what will mark his musical theatre debut. Gray, who played ruthless businessman Tony Gordon in Coronation Street, will join BBC One’s The Voice runner-up Lucy O’Byrne, who will star as Maria von Trapp, as they visit Wycombe Swan the February. Based on Baroness Maria von Trapp’s 1949 autobiography, this wonderfully lavish new staging of The Sound Of Music tells the true story of the world-famous singing family, from their romantic beginnings and search for happiness, to their thrilling escape to freedom as their beloved Austria becomes part of the Third Reich at the start of WWll. The Sound of Music features some of the world’s most memorable songs, including ‘Edelweiss’, ‘My Favorite Things’, ‘Do-Re-Mi’, ‘Climb Ev’ry Mountain’, ‘So Long, Farewell’ and of course, the title song, ‘The Sound of Music’.
The Arts4every1 Open Mic Nights are really popular with many different types of acts taking the opportunity to entertain us. From solo singers to bands, from poetry to comedy, from songwriters to authors each night is great fun. Whether you want a great night out or want to try out some new material in front of a friendly and receptive audience come along to the Arts4every1 Open Mic Night Doors and bar open at 7.30pm. First act 8pm
Half Term fun for the children this half term with Planes, Trains and Automobiles at Hughenden Manor. Come and explore Victorian engineering at Hughenden. Admire the Wycombe District Model railway Society's OO gauge train layout and control your own train; make a model plane and see how far it flies and race your car on the slot car track.
High Wycombe RUFC playing at home to Grove in the the South West 1 East Division. Kick off at 2,15pm.
The Chairboys are playing Exeter at home in the Sky Bet League 2. Kick off at 15.00
Wander the woods on a 2 hour walk between 10.00am and 12.00 midday with our knowledgeable forester as you learn about the history of Hughenden's forests and how they are managed today. The walk will finish with a hot soup, tea and coffee in our ever popular Dizzy's tea room.
The Snowdrop Walk is a special day to remember the babies and children who have died and the children who are bereaved each year. The park is available for you to walk around at your leisure with the addition of a children's Treasure Hunt where they receive a fun-filled goody bag at the end. Snowdrops are available for purchase on the day and charity staff and volunteers will be on hand to help with the planting at The Temple of Venus within the park. Hot food and refreshments will be available from West Wycombe Village Hall at the end of the walk, where some extra children's activities will also be taking place including colouring and puzzle building. Booking isn't required, please just turn up on the day between 11am and 4pm. Last entries at 3pm. Only guide and hearing dogs are permitted within the park.
Join West End stars Kelly Burke and Gary Tushaw for an evening of spectacular musical theatre. The programme includes well-known songs performed by Kelly & Gary, accompanied by musical director and pianist Tom Wakeley, as well as performances by two guest singers! Tickets cost £15. Food is available to order prior to the show which starts at 7pm.
The RSPB will be visiting the Wycombe Museum on Saturday 15 February for a fun-filled day for adults and children. Make an apple feeder, dissect an owl pellet, view birds through a telescope and more. Drop in anytime from 10.30 - 4pm. Create your own magnificent mythical creature at our 'Unicorns, Dragons and More' drop-in sessions on Tuesday 18 and Thursday 20 February, suitable for age 5+. For children looking for something a bit more challenging discover how to make moving mechanisms and pop-up pictures in a practical two hour workshop for children age 7+ on Wednesday 19 February. Perfect for budding young inventors and engineers! Half term rounds off with a nature feast on Sunday 23 February from 2.30 - 4pm.
Old Amersham’ meet in the town car park (adjacent to Tesco’s fees apply) 5 mile walk to the south of the town through fields, woods and farms towards Chalfont St Giles & Coleshill, probably muddy and sometimes slippery, some moderate climbs, no stiles, one nasty road to cross.