How To Get Your Garden Summer Ready

Ascot-based designer Sarah Barclay offers a few essential styling tips that you can use to freshen up your outside space for some summer fun When approaching your outdoor area, it’s important to keep in mind what atmosphere you want to share with your guests. An afternoon BBQ setup will look different to that of evening […]

9 Events Not To Miss In Bucks And Berks In August

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With the holidays here, you need a little local inspiration. Here are 9 events that take our fancy in August around Buckinghamshire and Berkshire Wondrous Family Walks Until 30 August The Roald Dahl Museum Strap on your walking boots and head off with the family to explore the village and countryside that inspired some of […]

Discovering The Hand & Flowers Offshoot, The Shed In Marlow

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We speak to Andrea Ellis, Sales & Events Executive for The Shed in Marlow, the unique 10-seater Hand & Flowers offshoot When was The Shed first launched and what was the idea behind it? The Shed launched in 2016 and was originally used as the development kitchen for The Hand & Flowers, but as the […]

A Georgian Getaway At The Retreat At Elcot Park

Exterior of The Retreat at Elcot Park

The Retreat at Elcot Park is now open, offering everything from delectable dining options to sensual spa experience At the end of a winding gravel driveway is a Georgian country house with a rich history, now reimagined as The Retreat at Elcot Park, reviving its former splendour with a playful modern twist. Nestled between the […]

Behind The Scenes At Waddesdon Manor In Buckinghamshire

North Front, Waddesdon Manor © National Trust, Waddesdon Manor. Photo Chris Lacey

We interview Pippa Shirley, Director of Waddesdon, about its history, what they want to offer today, and why this summer is an exciting one for the landmark For those not familiar with Waddesdon Manor, can you offer a potted history of the venue? Waddesdon is a Rothschild house. It was built in the 1870s by […]

Natalie Pinkham On The Festival In Memory Of Caroline Flack

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Natalie Pinkham explains to Natalie Li why leaving a positive legacy for Caroline Flack is behind Flackstock, a one-day festival celebrating the life of her close friend Weeks before the world entered lockdown, a well-loved and popular presenter took her own life. Caroline Flack’s death on 15 February 2020 shocked the nation, with tributes flooding […]

7 Events Not To Miss In Berkshire And Buckinghamshire In July

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It’s summer, so unsurprisingly festivals and music take centre stage with some of the best July events in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire McFly 3 July Waddesdon Manor The Feeling have been announced special guests McFly’s Waddesdon Manor show. The Feeling first burst onto the English rock scene with the release of their UK Top 10 single […]

FREE Fun for Everyone at Eden’s Big Day Out!

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Eden Shopping Centre in High Wycombe has announced a brand new event this July! ‘Eden’s Big Day Out’ is a FREE mini festival with everything from live music from local bands, acoustic singers and choirs, delicious food stalls, meet and greets at intervals with the one and only Peppa Pig, a kids village with craft […]

Ready. Set. Bake! The Big Bucks Bake Off is Back!

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Do you have what it takes to be crowned the 2022 Big Bucks Bake Off champion? Eden Shopping Centre has announced the return of the local fan favourite, the Big Bucks Bake Off. Making a comeback for the first time since 2020 after a short hiatus during Covid, it looks to be more popular than […]

Eden Shopping Centre Celebrates The Queen’s Jubilee

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Have a Royally Good Time at Eden Shopping Centre with Celebrations for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee To mark Her Majesty The Queen’s 70th anniversary as Monarch, Eden Shopping Centre in High Wycombe has announced a week long line-up of themed activities starting from Monday 30th May until Sunday 5th June. Craft Workshops Little ones will have a royally good time […]

60 Years Of James Bond In Buckinghamshire


This year marks 60 years since filming began at Buckinghamshire’s Pinewood Studios on the first-ever Bond film. We take a special look back at cinematic history When the James Bond movie Dr. No was released in October 1962, it proved an unlikely hit. It launched Britain’s greatest film franchise, and cemented Buckinghamshire’s enduring reputation as […]

Power Up at Eden Shopping Centre High Wycombe

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High Wycombe’s premier shopping destination has installed eight brand new electric vehicle charging points. Eden’s Easee Charger electric vehicle charging points can be found on Green Level 2 of the car park and cost 50p per kWh. Operated through the Fuuse mobile app, the chargers are simple and speedy to use. Eden’s Centre Manager, Tony […]