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Hoosiers head out on 27-date tour to celebrate debut album

The Hoosiers are heading out on the road to mark the 10th anniversary of their debut album and will playing a series of gigs in the region.

Music
Twelfth Night characters Sir Tony Belch and Andrew Aguecheek. Picture: Christopher Bonwell

Ever-popular Shakespeare comedy comes to Harlington Manor

Award-winning Shooting Stars Theatre Company come to Harlington Manor this summer with a fresh interpretation of Twelfth Night.

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Gilad Atzmon will be among the performers at the Bedford Arms

New York jazz star joins UK veteran at session in Bedford

A mainstay on the New York jazz scene performs at the Bedford Arms on Monday July 31 along with one of Britain’s most prolific musicians.

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Cinematic shots which will stay with you for the rest of your life: Dunkirk

Review: Dunkirk is powerful film-making of the highest order

Matt Adcock reviews Dunkirk (12A), directed by Christopher Nolan

Arts
The Train the Troops event will allow children to become Home Front heroes

A summer of play at Wrest

English Heritage will host a series of summer events at Wrest Park this summer which promise to keep the whole family entertained.

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Only 60% of people can spot a manipulated picture - can you?

Only 60% of people can spot a manipulated picture - can you?

Most of us can’t tell what’s wrong with a faked picture - underlining the threat to democracy by the spread of made up propaganda, a study shows.

News
We dare you to tell Abigail he has a girls name

Console Corner: Lull filled with exciting news

As we head into a bit of a video game lull until things start to heat up in September let’s take a look at some interesting bits of gaming news doing the rounds at the moment.

Lifestyle
Eating out: Beech House is buzzing in Bucks

Eating out: Beech House is buzzing in Bucks

If there was one word used to describe the Beech House in Bucks it would have to be ‘buzzing’.

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Are you brave enough to take on the Big 6 Challenge at Alton Towers? Photo - Alton Towers.

Want to get into Alton Towers for free? You’ll need a strong stomach...

Ever fancied a free day out at Alton Towers? Well here’s how - but only if you’re brave enough!

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Victorian Delights

No Wrest for kids at Park

There will be something for the entire family with two events at Wrest Park.

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Grease

Grease is the word for Louisa

If you are going to make your first appearance in a musical theatre role, appearing in Grease might be the dream job.

Theatre and Comedy

WATCH: The local performers making up 100-strong Oliver cast for Waterside Theatre’s first ever Stage Experience

The countdown is on to Aylesbury Waterside Theatre’s first ever Stage Experience in collaboration with Vivo D’Arte and Aylesbury Vale District Council featuring 126 local performers.

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Robby Miller

Bedford’s own Robby Miller is now rocking the airwaves with his new show in New Hampshire

When you’re a Bedford music legend you don’t let the small matter of being 3,266 miles from home stop you from rocking out.

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Bedford musician offered record deal by London music bosses

Musician Mick Sharp has realised his dream by landing a recording contract with London-based Copper Brown Records.

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Wonderland

Review: Wonderland at Milton Keynes Theatre

While many theatres have to rely on staging juke box-style musicals with often silly and predictable storylines written around a handful of 60s, 70s or 80s pop hits, this week Milton Keynes Theatre treats us to Wonderland, a brand new musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass... and it's a cracker!

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Summer holiday fun? Waddesdon Manor has it licked!

Don’t worry parents Waddesdon Manor has the summer holidays licked

With the six week summer holidays looming parents will be pleased to know Waddesdon Manor has it covered with all welcome to join the Estate’s feathered mascot Mimi the Mynah for a family fun European tour.

Lifestyle
A Judgement in Stone

Andrew casts judgement in criminal drama in Milton Keynes

He might have had seven years playing a policeman on The Bill but actor Andrew Lancel will put his detective skills to the rest when he appears in a Ruth Rendell crime drama.

Theatre and Comedy
Juliette Burton presents her new show Butterfly Effect

Laugh at big issues with top line-up of comics at Bedfringe

Topics weighty and trivial will get the comedy treatment as part of the Bedfringe festival at the Quarry Theatre over the next few days.

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Murder, She Didnt Write is an improvisational show based on suggestions from the audience

Thought-provoking theatre on way to Bedfringe festival

Theatre shows for a range of tastes and ages form a large part of the Bedfringe festival this weekend.

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Seska presents family show Fruit Salad on Saturday July 22

Bedfringe co-director picks her highlights of the forthcoming festival

The Bedfringe festival returns this week, promising shows galore at the Quarry Theatre. Here are co-director Fi Fowler’s picks...

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