With spring just around the corner, there is so much to explore in and around Aylesbury over the coming months.

The area offers a great range of visitor attractions and other highlights for those interested in history and heritage, arts and culture, as well as those that love entertainment.

The Discover Bucks Museum will be continuing its eclectic range of exhibitions and galleries. In particular, Your Amazing Brain, the new mid-baffling, hands-on feature for all ages, continues to mid-April.

Meanwhile, at the Queen’s Park Arts Centre meanwhile, you can catch Earth and Water, an exhibition featuring the works of Brenda Hurley and Amanda Curbishley, which runs between 20 February and 9 March.

And at The Waterside Theatre continues to offer its usual mix of entertainment and family fun, including music and comedy, as well as new and classic films.

Over the coming weeks, you can take in a screenings of Shakespeare’s enduring tragedy Othello, brought to you by the National Theatre, as well as Puccini’s wonderful Turandot.

Also showing at the venue is the Dickens Theatre Company’s fresh new adaptation of Macbeth (Tue 21 and Wed 22 March) as well as their acclaimed production of the Victorian classic Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, on Thursday 23 March.

And at The Petri Dish you’ll have the chance to take in some great live music, which includes the exceptional Tom Remon and David Lyttle, who explore the guitar and drums duo format, as well as the English indie folk trio Ivan Campo.

Around the county, with the days getting longer, there is so much more going on if you fancy venturing out. Check out this great guide from our friends at Visit Buckinghamshire.