The weather may have been grey, but there was a celebration of colour in Aylesbury’s Market Square on Friday 2 October as the lucky winners of the Waterside Festival (at home) colouring competition and Aylesbury Market Live colouring competition were awarded goodie bags filled to the top with products donated by market traders. Taking cover [...]
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A task force has been launched in Aylesbury town centre to spearhead supporting new businesses to realise their ambitions. From Monday 10th to Saturday 15th February, 10am to 3pm Hale Leys will be hosting a pop up advice and support drop in centre for anyone interested in pursuing their business idea in Aylesbury town centre. [...]
To mark Time to Talk Day, Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) is launching ‘Happy to Chat’ benches to help combat the social isolation affecting over 9 million people in the UK. Inspired by the original ‘Happy to Chat’ campaign in Cardiff, AVDC recognises that loneliness has an impact on mental wellbeing, and so with the [...]
On Wednesday 27 November, Stay and Play will open its doors to Aylesbury town centre visitors, providing an exciting independent Soft Play and Coffee Lounge. Located in Hale Leys Shopping Centre, the state of the art indoor playground is a welcomed addition to the town centre's attractions offering family-friendly fun. Stay & Play caters for [...]
Photo: Family-friendly fun at The Exchange, WhizzFizzFest 2019 Watch the highlights from last year's festival! Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) is excited to announce the return of WhizzFizzFest on Saturday 27 June 2020. Festival goers can expect another whizzfizzingly wonderful day as the eagerly-anticipated family-friendly literary and arts festival returns to Aylesbury for 2020. Following on [...]
There's an exciting new addition to Aylesbury's town centre... Located in the heart of the town in Hale Leys Shopping Centre, Stay and Play are opening the doors to 'The Arcade' on Friday 25 October. Jam packed with all the family-favourites, visitors (of all ages!) can test their shooting, driving and gaming skills with a [...]
Photograph: Paralympic Heritage Flame Lighting Ceremony at Stoke Mandeville Stadium for PyeongChang 2018 Winter Paralympic Games. Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) is offering an amazing opportunity to students from Buckinghamshire, aged 12+, to become part of Aylesbury Vale’s Paralympic history. Students with a keen eye for design and engineering are invited to help create a [...]
This Saturday marks four weeks to go until Waterside Festival (Saturday 14 September, 11am – 5.30pm), meaning the countdown is officially on for the return of Aylesbury’s fantastic canal festival taking place at Waterside canal basin in Aylesbury town centre! With just one month to go until the big day, everyone’s invited to take a [...]
Fantastical fun and whizzfizzing wonderfulness filled Aylesbury town centre on Saturday 22 June, as thousands of festival goers celebrated children’s art and literature at this year’s WhizzFizzFest. The popular family-friendly festival, in its grand tradition, opened with a spectacular street parade which saw the town’s Market Square brought to life with colour, music and creativity. [...]
Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) was saddened to hear about the passing of much-loved author and illustrator Judith Kerr, who will be sorely missed at this year’s WhizzFizzFest. Taking place on Saturday 22 June, 10.30am – 5.30pm, WhizzFizzFest, Aylesbury’s family-friendly literary and arts festival, had included Judith Kerr alongside Cressida Cowell and Nick Butterworth as [...]