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Exhibitions

Eliot Hodgkin Rediscovered

Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury. 11am-5pm. To 20 Oct. Free with grounds admission. Brought to Life: Eliot Hodgkin Rediscovered is the first major exhibition of the artists’ work in nearly thirty years, and brings together the largest ever exhibition of Hodgkin’s paintings and drawings, many of which have never been seen in public before.

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Exhibitions

Madame de Pompadour in the Frame

Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury. 12-4pm. To 27 Oct. An exhibition collaboration with Factum Foundation, using digital technologies to recreate two Madame de Pompadour portraits and their frames.

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Music

Our House

The Court Theatre, Station Road, Tring HP23 5QY, 7.30pm. To 7 Sep. £12 Adult, £10 Concs, £5 Student/Child. Tring Youth Senior’s team present the Madness Musical, based on the songs of Madness and written by Calendar Girls playwright Tim Firth.

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Talks

Shackleton – The Greatest Survival Story Ever Told

St Bartholomew’s Church , 8pm. £3, coffee and refreshments included. The full story of the ill-fated expedition given by Geoff Selley (FRGS).

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Music

East-West Maxwell Street Band

Blues Bar, Tring. 8pm.

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Business

Six Steps To Business Happiness

The Gateway, Aylesbury. 8.45-10.30am. Free attendance and parking. Refreshments provided. Seminar by SR Consulting with Haines Watts where business strategy advisors will run you through the six steps to achieving happiness in business.

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Dance

Hemel Hempstead Folk Dance Club

Grovehill Community Centre, Stevenage Rise, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 6BJ. 8.15pm and most Fridays during term time. £4 (1st night free). No special shoes required. Contact Neil Macdonald for further information.

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Exhibitions

Herts Open Studios

Various venues to 29 Sep. With five local artists featuring paintings, pottery and textiles. Contact Open Door of visit website for more information.

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Evergreen Africa and PhotoAid

The Black Gallery, Silk Mill Business Park. To 21 Sep. Exhibition of images taken during an expedition to the Foothills of Mount Elgon, Uganda to document the work and story of Evergreen Africa. Also includes a screening of the documentary shot during the period on the hills.

Exhibitions

Berkhamsted Quilters Exhibition

Northchurch Social Centre, Bell Lane, Northchurch HP4 3RD, 10am-5pm. £3. A chance to see a selection of beautiful quilts made by the Berkhamsted Quilters group. Charity quilt raffle in aid of Sunnyside Rural Trust. Refreshments, sales table, traders, parking.

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Kids

Give Bees A Chance Family Fun Day

Hemel Food Garden, 11am-3pm. Join the Sunnyside Rural Trust team, the Mayor of Dacorum and friends from the bee-loving community to celebrate bees. Bring the whole family to enjoy a fun day of Bee-themed activities; make a Bee B & B, frame for a hive, Bee treasure hunt around the orchard and you can even adopt a bee! Music by Electric Umbrella and Dacorum Community Choir, delicious food stalls, local markets stalls, bouncy castle and the chance to meet some friendly reptiles.

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Fairs / Festivals

Berkofest 2019

Ashlyns Hall Estate, Berkhamsted, 11.30am-7pm. Adult £10, family £15, concessions £5, under 5s free. Line-up includes Vegas Girls, Shane Lamont & The Warriors of Light, Honey Ryder, Mandt Melon, Berkhamsted Big Band and Robin Ince.

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