Now is the time to Foster for Bucks
There is no better time to get started on your fostering journey with us.
Join our team and together we can help children and young people in the county who simply need a loving place to call home and a little bit of care and attention.
Want to find out more? Then come along to one of our next Fostering Information Evenings and you can find out everything you need to know, speak direct to our team of social workers and foster carers and ask questions on anything you would like to know.
We are holding 4 events across the county in May:
- Thursday 3 May, Buckingham Opportunities Centre, Well Street, Buckingham, MK18 1EN
- Wednesday 9 May, Coleshill Village Hall, Barracks Hill, Coleshill, Amersham, HP7 0LN
- Thursday 17 May, 7pm at County Hall, Walton Street, Aylesbury, HP20 1UA
- Wednesday 23 May, 7pm, The Hub, Easton Street, High Wycombe, HP11 1NJ
All events start at 7pm.
To find out more or book your place on one of our information evenings contact our fostering recruitment team by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone: 0800 160 1900. You can also find out more information on fostering on our website.
It's now easier than ever to find things to do with the family
Here at Bucks Family Info, we’re proud of the work we do to in help families and young people find things to do, up and down the county. Last month, our Things to do section was searched over 10 thousand times, and this month we’ve made it even better!
Listening to feedback from our trusted users, our Things to do section (and others) has been streamlined, with bright, clickable images, known as “Tiles”. Tiles not only look much better but make navigating on your mobile more attractive and user friendly, but don’t just take our word for it, see for yourself and check out all following pages that have been updated.
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What's On at the Bucks County Museum
Boogie Beat Sessions for under 4s
Fridays until 25 May, 10.15am - 11am
Music and movement sessions in the museum suitable for babies, toddlers and preschool children using props, rhymes, songs, music and dances. Sessions last 45 minutes. £3 per session. Limited spaces, to book call 01296 331441.
Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond
5 May – 30 June
Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels are brought to life through the brilliant illustrations of Paul Kidby. This exhibition showcases the wonderful book covers and illustrations for Pratchett’s novels, including favourite characters like Rincewind, the Wee Free Men and of course, Death! Paul Kidby perfectly captures Pratchett's imagined world and with Pratchett’s strong connections to Buckinghamshire this exhibition is a must for fans of both author and artist. For times and charges call 01296 331441 or visit our website.
Image courtesy of Paul Kidby
Tunnel Tours are back
26, 29 & 30 May
This May half term, Bucks County Museum will take you once more behind the scenes to explore its basements, hidden rooms and reveal secret discoveries. By the light of torches, hear tales of intrigue, superstition and magic from the museum’s past. Tickets £5.50 (including Gift Aid). Numbers are strictly limited so book early. Call or visit our website for times and to book.
Medieval Family Puppet Shows
Wednesday 30 May & Thursday 31 May
Full of daft humour, live music, eccentric puppets and audience participation, Rattlebox Theatre Company perform both the classic story of the warrior Beowulf and Viking Tales. Rattlebox Theatre’s shows bring magic and laughter to all ages. Beowulf: 11.30am & 3.30pm each day. Viking Tales: 1.30pm each day. £5 per person. Call 01296 331441 or visit our website to book.
Photo courtesy of Rattlebox Theatre.
For all events check our website and sign up to our what’s on e-newsletter at www.buckscountymuseum.org
The Museum also has a café serving light snacks and shop stocking gifts, local books and cards.
Bucks County Museum and Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery, Church Street, Aylesbury HP20 2QP. Call 01296 331441 or visit www.buckscountymuseum.org