Check the events calendar for more details of each event.
Saturday, May 19th (7.30 – 11.00pm): Yorkiefest 2018
This year Yorkiefest will raise funds for Willen Hospice. Tickets are £7.00 – the same as it costs to run Willen Hospice for ONE MINUTE. For this very reasonable outlay, you will be treated to music from five superb music acts plus some great poetry from the 2018 Bard of Stony Stratford, Mr Sam Upton.
Plus, of course, all our regular activities like youth clubs, toddler groups, pilates, tai-chi, meditation, wargamers……….
WHAT YOU MAY HAVE MISSED:
Friday, May 4th (5.00 – 10.00pm: Eatstreet
Magnificently busy, and what a wonderful atmosphere in the sunshine. Excellent food from Baja Cantina, Saf’s Kitchen, Good Times Cafe UK, OMG Streetfood, Monsta Pizza, Uncle G’s Gourmet Fried Chicken, I Am Dumpling, La Flamenca Churros, ProCocktails, AND Stony Beer Bear beers.
Friday, May 4th (8.00 – 11.00pm): Steve Ashley @The Songloft.
Another Songloft success, with the fine singing and songwriting of Steve Ashley.
Wednesday, May 9th (8.00 – 0.30pm): Stony Tracks
Another sold out show, as best-selling author, Sarah Pinborough, talked about her life and works, and favourite music. The photos and choices from Sarah Pinborough’s show are now on the website. www.stonytracks.com
Friday, May 11th (8.00 – 10.30pm): Words without Songs
A nice full room of people, and a weird and wonderful mix of choices of lyrics to read: George Formby, Motorhead, Roy Harper, Ronnie Barker (yes, that one), Elvis Presley, Leonard Cohen……..and a dozen-to-twenty others. Sam Pepys did not turn up.
Saturday, May 12th (2.30 – 4.30pm): Medieval Food and Banquets
Michael Brown, also known as ‘The Historic Gardener’ has a wealth of knowledge in medieval gardens and food. Forget Hollywood’s version of bone throwing and dogs all over the place. Discover how the wealthy ate, and what the peasants had too.
Wednesday, May 16th (7.30 – 9.00pm): Native American History – The Plains Indians.
A full house for Peter Gage’s talk on the often tragic history of the Plains Indians. A goodly sum was raised for Peter’s school project on a reservation in Dakota.
Friday, May 18th (8.00 – 11.00pm): Flossie Malavialle @The Songloft
Super night at the Song Loft on Friday with the wonderful Flossie Malavialle great songs and humorous chat and a French lesson as well. Well supported by floor spots from Jeff, Andy, and Andrew and Julia Metcalfe. What’s not to like???