What’s On in Buckinghamshire & Berkshire in May

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May Events in Buckinghamshire & Berkshire – Laughter, Racing, and Cultural Exhibits


Comedy Night at De Vere Wokefield Estate

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17 May
De Vere proudly presents their inaugural Comedy Night at Wokefield Estate, boasting an exciting roster of comedians. Abi Carter Simpson, a standout semi-finalist from Britain’s Got Talent 2023, brings her versatile talents to the stage. She’ll be joined by Gerry K, who transformed a simple dare into a flourishing comedy career, and Mike McClean, famed for hosting the Big Breakfast on Channel 4 and renowned as an exceptional mind reader.

Visit De Vere Wokefield Estate to know more.


Al Shaqab Lockinge Day at Newbury Racecourse

18 May
Witness the pinnacle of Newbury’s flat season with the Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes, a Group 1 race that has crowned champions like Frankel, Palace Pier, and Baaeed. With a staggering £400,000 purse, this race promises intense competition. Beyond the track, the day is filled with festivities, including the Lockinge-style awards, adding excitement to Ladies Day.

Learn more about Newbury Racecourse.


Disney’s Aladdin at Milton Keynes Theatre

Until 19 May
Disney Theatrical Productions invites you to Milton Keynes Theatre for the awe-inspiring musical Aladdin. Directed by Thomas Schumacher, this West End and Broadway sensation is part of its inaugural UK and Ireland tour. Discover the enchanting tale complete with magic, comedy, and eye-catching spectacles. Join over 14 million people who have experienced the wonders of Aladdin, where the magic lamp could change everything.

Visit Milton Keynes Theatre Tickets for ticket enquiries.


Icons of British Fashion at Blenheim Palace

Until 30 June
Blenheim Palace’s anticipated Icons of British Fashion exhibition spotlights premier British designers, each taking charge of the palace’s historic rooms. The exhibition pays homage to British fashion trailblazers, starting with Dame Vivienne Westwood and Andreas Kronthaler’s creations in the Great Hall. Witness this visually captivating exhibit set against the backdrop of the palace’s own priceless collections.

Know more about Blenheim Palace.


Ed Gamble at Milton Keynes Theatre

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23 May
Ed Gamble, an award-winning comedian and co-host of the Off Menu podcast, brings his biggest tour to date, “Hot Diggity Dog,” to Milton Keynes Theatre. Prepare for classic Gamble rants and raves, guaranteeing an evening of laughter and entertainment. Don’t miss the chance to see this comedy powerhouse live.

Visit Milton Keynes Theatre Tickets for ticket enquiries.


The Bucks Country Show at Penn House Estate, Beaconsfield

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5-6 May
Immerse yourself in the Bucks Country Show, an event-packed weekend featuring the Bucks We Love Dogs Show. This event is perfect for Country Show enthusiasts, foodies, dog lovers, families, and history buffs. Enjoy unique shopping opportunities, marvel at rural craftsmen, and maybe even enter your dog into the show. Plus, there’s something for every music lover at this event.

Learn more about The Bucks Country Show.


Al Murray Hosts Old Library Fundraiser at Corn Exchange Newbury

One of Britain’s top comedians, Al Murray will host a special fundraising event at the Corn Exchange Newbury to support the Old Library’s transformation into an arts hub. Joining him on 25 June will be Ania Magliano, a hit at the Fringe.

The Old Library requires £2.6 million for the renovation, with significant contributions from various trusts. This engaging evening promises laughter and contributes to a cause that will enhance cultural experiences and community well-being.

Find more details about the Corn Exchange Old Library Fundraiser.

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