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Helena Blackman performs at the Waterside on Saturday. Hendrix gets the Horne is at the Limelight Theatre on Friday
Helena Blackman performs at the Waterside on Saturday. Hendrix gets the Horne is at the Limelight Theatre on Friday

CLICK here to see some of the highlights on offer this weekend. For a comprehensive seven day round up see this week’s Bucks Herald (Feb 29 - March 7)

FRIDAY

Live Music

Hendrix gets a tribute show at Aylesbury’s Limelight Theatre. Acclaimed guitarist Lachlan Horn will show off his guitar wizardry, psychedelic dress and atmospheric lighting. Expect to hear classics such as Purple Haze and Foxy Lady. Show starts at 8pm. For details visit www.qpc.org

Comedy

Doc Brown and Rob Becket perform at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre from 8pm. Doc Brown used to work with music producer Mark Ronson and is a former rapper. Rob Becket returns to the comedy club with his unique observations, unusual take on life and tales of growing up in a large South London family. For details visit www.atgtickets.com/aylesbury

SATURDAY

Theatre

Helena Blackman of the BBC’s How To Solve A Problem Like Maria TV show is coming to Aylesbury as part of her new tour where she sings songs from Disney films. She is the first to dedicate an entire show to music from Aladdin, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and the Little Mermaid. Blackman will perform in the second space of Aylesbury Waterside Theatre from 7.30pm. For more details visit www.atgtickets.com/aylesbury

Family fun day

Plant a tree to help create a new 60-acre woodland at Waddesdon Manor to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Once it opens, in two years’ time, the new woodlands will be free to enter and feature 37,000 new trees. Lord Rothschild is due to plant the first one and has invited families to come and join him for a fun day between 11am-1pm. The event was cancelled last month because of snow. For details visit www.waddesdon.org.uk

Live music

More than 100 schoolchildren will perform an exciting new piece at Thame Leisure Centre with Oxford Pro Musica singers and a jazz quintet. The African-based arrangement, Zimbe, was created by former Lord Williams’s School pupil Alexander L’Estrange who is now a flourishing composer. L’Estrange has written music for US TV show Glee, BBC drama Sweeney Todd and created background music for the Armstrong And Miller Show. Show starts at 7pm. For details visit www.opms.org.uk

SUNDAY

Theatre

Strictly stars Anton du Beke and Erin Boag perform at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre at 3pm and 7pm. Britain’s favourite dance couple will be joined by singer Lance Ellington, superb guest dancers and a live orchestra conducted by Richard Balcombe. Expect to hear classic hits such as Don’t Rain On My Parade. For details visit www.atgtickets.com/aylesbury

Berkhamsted-based Pepper Foundation is holding open auditions for its annual live rock show in July. Informal auditions for both male vocalists and female vocalists will be held at Berkhamsted School in Castle Street, from 1pm-4pm. For details visit www.peppershow.com

Why not try?

Winslow Farmers’ Market will be selling meats, cheeses, breads and vegetables from award winning producers in Market Square, 10am-2pm. For details visit www.winslowbucks.org

Aylesbury CTC fortnightly Sunday cycle ride. Leaves Newington Nursery, Stadhampton at 9.30am. For details visit southbuckscycling.org.uk/aylesbury