This diary is as up-to-date as the information we receive. It may be advisable to check with the event organiser or venue, particularly if you are travelling some distance (the record for last year, incidentally, was Colorado).

Some ticketed events sell out, so get your tickets early to avoid disappointment. Note that Odells in the High Street is box office for some, BUT NOT ALL, ticketed events. Check your chosen event(s) for details.

More information such as maps or website detail can be found by clicking on the appropriate links.

 

Saturday June 3rd, 2017

2120s - Fox And Hounds, 87 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AT, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 260604
~ 9.00 - 11.00pm. The 2120s are a 6 piece blues band based in the Milton Keynes area. Already one of the best exponents of the blues in the local area their previous gigs in the Fox have been very well received and early entrance is advised as their gigs ge - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Bucks Festival - York House Centre, London Rd, Stony Stratford, MK11 1JQ, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 563361
~ 10.00am - 4.00pm. Showcasing the best of local, hand-made products, quality food and drink, local crafts and entertainment, centered around ecology, health and well-being. Great day out with family and friends. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Choir Concert - St Mary's & St Giles' Church - Stony Stratford, Church Street, Stony Stratford, Bucks, MK11 1BD, Venue Map, Venue Website
~ 7.30 - 9.00pm. Music Makers of Milton Keynes are a community choir with an emphasis on singing for fun ... mixing up a range of styles and sounds. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Comedy Night at York House - York House Centre, London Rd, Stony Stratford, MK11 1JQ, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 563361
~ 8.15 - 10.45pm. An evening of stand-up comedy featuring stand-up comedians presented by the award winning The Comedy Cow. Names to follow. - Tickets: £10.00. Tickets from http://www.thecomedycow.co.uk/venues/york-house-stony-stratford/ - More Detail


Day of Dance - Stony Stratford Town
~ 10.45am - 4.15pm. Stony Live! Day of Dance is a unique opportunity to experience talented and diverse dance acts from morris to jive, performing for free in the beating heart of the town. This year, also in Market square from 2 - 4pm. See town posters. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Family Barn Dance - Market Square
~ 6.30pm - 8.30pm. The Annual Town Barn Dance this year dancing to ‘Pump Action’ with caller Bob Adams - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Hole in the Head Gang at the Fox and Hounds - Fox And Hounds, 87 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AT, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 260604
~ 1.00 - 3.00pm. The Hole in the Head Gang present high energy bluegrass with dazzling musicianship and "high and lonesome sound” vocals from this crack six piece outfit. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Musical Coffee Morning - St Mary's & St Giles' Church - Stony Stratford, Church Street, Stony Stratford, Bucks, MK11 1BD, Venue Map, Venue Website
~ 10.00am - noon. Come and enjoy a relaxed coffee morning and hear some great music performed by Lickerish Allsorts, a local clarinet trio . Delicious refreshments and a warm welcome. - Tickets: Free music, small charge for refreshments - More Detail


Other Band - Crown, 9 Market Square, Stony Stratford, MK11 1BE, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 262888
~ 9.00 - 11.00pm. The Other Band return to Stony Live this year with their acclaimed brand of original tuneful numbers and upbeat, danceable covers. “You guys are awesome! Always great fun at OtherBand gigs!” - Tickets: Free. - More Detail


Sunday June 4th, 2017

Classic Stony 2017 - Stony Stratford Town
~ 9.30am - 4.30pm. An informal gathering of all types of Classic, Vintage, Supercars,Motorcycles, and all types of interesting vehicles. Live music on our Market Square stage - Tickets: Free - but donations to Willen Hospice welcomed. - More Detail


Classic, Vintage and Interesting Busking Day - Market Square
~ 10.30 - 16.30. Well established and well known local Musicians will be supporting this year’s Stony Stratford Classic Car Festival. An informal gathering of Classic, Vintage and Interesting Vehicles on show across the Town - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Folk Workshop - Bull Hotel - Vaults Bar, The Bull, 64 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AQ, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 567104
~ 12.30 - 3.00pm. At the age of 38. probably the longest-running open session in the country. No electricity involved - just voices and instruments.Mainly folk-music-based, but all styles welcome. Just turn up and say hello to Steve, the man at the window - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Fun Cello Concert with Eleanor Hart - St Mary's & St Giles' Church - Stony Stratford, Church Street, Stony Stratford, Bucks, MK11 1BD, Venue Map, Venue Website
~ 3.00 - 5.00pm. Hear the beautiful tones of this very skilled cellist. Music for everyone – all tastes and ages! - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Murphy's Law live at The Crown - Crown, 9 Market Square, Stony Stratford, MK11 1BE, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 262888
~ 6.00 - 8.30pm. Local Milton Keynes Pub covers band of exceptional quality, style, rhythm and energy. Check out demo songs on You Tube – an evening of bopping and singing – Dancing pants required. - Tickets: Free (donations please) - More Detail


Stony Stratford Big Lunch - Wolverton Road Recreation Ground, Access via Magdalen Close or Vicarage Walk., Stony Stratford.
~ 12.00 - 4.00pm. Big Lunch is an opportunity for friends, neighbours etc to come and spend some time together and sharing some fun times - Tickets: Free. - More Detail


Stony Stratford in Bloom Town Walk - Market Square
~ 10.30 - 12.30pm & 2.00 - 4.00pm. TWO WALKS: round Stony visiting the 15+ sites created & maintained by SSiB. The walk is just over 3 miles, but feel free to drop out at any point.Just turn up. Meet outside The Crown 10 minutes before the start of walk - Tickets: Free, but any donations to SSiB gratefully accepted - More Detail


Woburn Jazz for StonyLive! - Cock Hotel - Marquee Suite, 72 - 74 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AH, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 567733
~ 4.00 - 6.00pm. Woburn Jazz is 16 of talented musicians playing easy listening jazz and big band music. This includes everything from Duke Ellington and Count Basie to Freddy Mercury and Stevie Wonder. The last two Stony Live gigs have been a sell-out. - Tickets: £7.00. From wegottickets or on the door. - More Detail


Youth Bardic Trials - Wolverton Road Recreation Ground, Access via Magdalen Close or Vicarage Walk., Stony Stratford.
~ Runs through the afternoon during The Big Lunch. Stand up, speak out! The Youth Bardic Trials invites young wordweavers (eg poets, storytellers, songwriters, comedians) to compete to become the voice of young people in the Stony area. SIGN UP EARLY! - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Monday June 5th, 2017

Good Time Jazz - Conservative Club, York Road, Stony Stratford, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 567105
~ 8.00 - 10.30pm. Good Time Jazz are a unique five piece New Orleans style jazz band. Playing traditional jazz, ragtime, boogie-woogie,and blues.. all-in-all great Dixie! - Tickets: Free. Non-members welcome. - More Detail


The Journeymen - Old George, 41 High Street,, Stony Stratford,Milton Keynes, Bucks., MK11 1AA, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 562181
~ 8.45 - 11.30pm. The Journeymen, fronted by Peter Webster and Bill Reed, are a rocking covers band who play everything from Louis Jordan to the Rolling Stones and the Eagles to Steely Dan. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Traditional Tune Session - Bull Hotel - Stables Bar, 64 High St, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AQ, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 567104
~ 8.00 - 11.00pm. A traditional tune session hosted by Wolverton folk band Innocent Hare. Musicians, audience, step dancers and general lovers of folk warmly welcome. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Tuesday June 6th, 2017

1967 - A Summer of Love and All That! - Bull Hotel - Stables Bar, 64 High St, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AQ, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 567104
~ 8.00 - 11.00pm. Growing Old Disgracefully, aka Monty Lynds and Pat Nicholson plus guests, celebrate The Summer of Love - the year they left school to become hippies! Songs and banter from the era. - Tickets: Free but Pat’s Hat of choice will be passed around. - More Detail


An Evening with the Bard and Friends - York House Centre, London Rd, Stony Stratford, MK11 1JQ, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 563361
~ 8.00 - 11.00pm. Bard Stephen Hobbs introduces outstanding local performers who will delight though music, storytelling, poetry, and comedy. Includes: Daniel Collins (from world renowned “The Sixteen”); Red Phoenix; and a special surprise! - Tickets: Free (donations please) - More Detail


Fabulous Miss Jones and The Blue J’s Jazzy Extravaganza - Crown, 9 Market Square, Stony Stratford, MK11 1BE, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 262888
~ 7.30 - 10.00pm. The Fabulous Miss Jones and The Blue J’s love anything jazzy and will entertain you with all the classics from the great American Songbook plus throw in some of the latest popular tunes giving them an extra jazzy twist. DOWNSTAIRS BAR. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Story of the Stony Stratford Willis Pipe Organ: a talk by Anna Page - Stony Stratford Library, 5-7 Church Street Stony Stratford, MK11 1BD, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 562562
~ 7.00 - 9.00pm. The organ in St Mary and St Giles Church in Stony Stratford started life in Edinburgh in 1882. Anna Page describes the fascinating history of this superb musical instrument. - Tickets: Free but donations invited to cover costs - More Detail


Wednesday June 7th, 2017

Good time Jazz - Cock Hotel - Marquee Suite, 72 - 74 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AH, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 567733
~ 8.00 - 10.30pm. Good Time Jazz are a unique five piece New Orleans style jazz band. Playing traditional jazz, ragtime, boogie-woogie,and blues.. all-in-all great Dixie! Special guest: sax-maestro Boysey Battrum currently touring with Roy Wood. - Tickets: £3.00 on the door - More Detail


Hooray for Handbells! - St Mary's & St Giles' Church - Stony Stratford, Church Street, Stony Stratford, Bucks, MK11 1BD, Venue Map, Venue Website
~ 4.00 - 5.00pm. The art of tuned Handbell Ringing is aLive in Stony Stratford! Hear the children ring too. Stay for some tea time nibbles and hear SMSG Band at 5.15pm. St Mary & St Giles Church Handbell Ringers and featuring SMSG School Handbell Team. - Tickets: Free (donations, please) - More Detail


Simply Floyd at the Fox and Hounds - Fox And Hounds, 87 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AT, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 260604
~ 8.30 - 11.00pm. The best of Pink Floyd from Darkside,The Wall,Wish you were Here. No distractions, just classic Floyd.! - Tickets: Free. - More Detail


StonyLive! Presents… - Crown, 9 Market Square, Stony Stratford, MK11 1BE, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 262888
~ 8.30 - 11.00pm. The Annual Showcase of Youthful Talent from Stony Stratford and hereabouts - Tickets: Free (bucket shake for StonyLive!) - More Detail


Tea Time with SMSG Band - St Mary's & St Giles' Church - Stony Stratford, Church Street, Stony Stratford, Bucks, MK11 1BD, Venue Map, Venue Website
~ 5.15 - 6.15pm. Tea Time nibbles at 5pm followed at 5.15pm with an hour’s music from the Band. We guarantee to get your toes tapping! You are welcome to drop-in and drop-out. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Thursday June 8th, 2017

Good time Jazz - Calcutta Brasserie, 7 St Pauls Court, High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1LJ, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 566577
~ 7.15 - 10.00pm. Good Time Jazz are a unique five piece New Orleans style jazz band. Playing traditional jazz, ragtime, boogie-woogie, and blues.. all-in-all great Dixie! - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Hellzaboppin return to the Fox - Fox And Hounds, 87 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AT, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 260604
~ 8.30 - 11.00pm. Jump Jivers Hellzaboppin make a welcome return to the Fox and Hounds. This is one not to be missed. Jump Jive, rock and roll, and blues, promises to be a great night. Raising funds for Headway charity. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Millbrook Ensemble (violin & piano) - St Mary's & St Giles' Church - Stony Stratford, Church Street, Stony Stratford, Bucks, MK11 1BD, Venue Map, Venue Website
~ 6.30 - 8.00pm. Louisa Fuller and Charlotte Brennand are two very accomplished musicians who work in a variety of genres, from a ceilidh band to radio plays. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Richard Digance at The SongLoft - Cock Hotel - Marquee Suite, 72 - 74 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AH, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 567733
~ 8.15 - 11.00pm. The Song Loft, presents RICHARD DIGANCE., as part of the StonyLive festival. Door open 7.30pm. - Tickets: £12 from wegottickets.com or via website - More Detail


Sing-a-long-a-BBQ - Children's Centre, London Road, Stony Stratford, Stony Stratford, MK11 1JH, Venue Map
~ 7.15 - 9.00pm. An opportunity to join the choir for an evening of singing with a lot of audience participation. Group Karaoke with hotdogs and burgers. - Tickets: Free entry - More Detail


VAULTAGE Open Mic Stony Live Special - Bull Hotel - Vaults Bar, The Bull, 64 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AQ, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 567104
~ 8.30 - 11.00pm. Special Stony live edition of this popular town centre open mic. Special guests this evening will be Phil Riley and Neil Mercer. Hosted by Pat Nicholson - Tickets: Free. - More Detail


Friday June 9th, 2017

Crime Scene Improvisation - Crown, 9 Market Square, Stony Stratford, MK11 1BE, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 262888
~ 8.00 - 9.00pm. Mirth meets murder in the world's daftest whodunnit! C.S.I. create a unique comedy who-dunnit every show, solving a surreal murder mystery created by the audience. No one knows who the killer is...not even the cast! - Tickets: £6.50. Tickets from: www.eventbrite.co.uk - More Detail


Higgs Boson & Friends - Swinfen Harris Hall (Greek Church Hall), London Road, Stony Stratford, MK11 1JA, Venue Map, Venue Website
~ 8.00 - 10.30pm. Higgs Boson are 3 couples who occasionally collide to produce exquisite harmonies and top class musicianship. - Tickets: £1 + Bucket Shake for StonyLive! - More Detail


TC3 in Concert - Methodist Church, Silver Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1JS, Venue Map, Venue Website
~ 8.00 - 10.30pm. Ian, Irene and Louise take a break from Taylor’d Country, to bring you a relaxed acoustic concert of their favourite songs. - Tickets: £5.00 - More Detail


The Dilemma (4 Piece Lively Band) - Bull Hotel - Vaults Bar, The Bull, 64 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AQ, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 567104
~ 9.00 - 11.15pm, A lively four-piece local band playing covers of classic tunes. The Dilemma apply their unique style to songs from Elvis Costello, The Jam, Pulp, Blur, Oasis, Bowie, and Muse. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Saturday June 10th, 2017

Canals of Old England - York House Centre, London Rd, Stony Stratford, MK11 1JQ, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 563361
~ Matinee 3.00 - 4.30pm; Eve 8.00 - 10.30pm. Songs and poetry weave together with real canal tales and history to tell the stories of the working people on the early canals and the incredible society they created. - Tickets: Family Matinee £6, Evening Performance: £8/£7concs - More Detail


Open Day & Plant sale - London Road Allotments, London Road (south end), Stony Stratford,Milton Keynes, Bucks.
~ 12.00 - 4.00pm. Take a look around our site at a huge variety of thriving plots. Maybe you’ll get inspired to start growing things yourself. Stall with plants and seedlings for sale. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


Riverside Fair - Millfield - Stony Stratford, Venue Website
~ 1.00 - 4.00pm. The 12th Annual Riverside Fair with free rides and attractions, stalls and entertainment. Food available or bring a picnic and enjoy the fun. - Tickets: Free. - More Detail


Sunday June 11th, 2017

Folk Workshop - Bull Hotel - Vaults Bar, The Bull, 64 High Street, Stony Stratford, MK11 1AQ, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 567104
~ 12.30 - 3.00pm. At the age of 37. probably the longest-running open session in the country. No electricity involved - just voices and instruments.Mainly folk-music-based, but all styles welcome. Just turn up and say hello to Steve, the man at the window. - Tickets: Free - More Detail


MK50 Music & Cream Teas - St Mary's & St Giles' Church - Stony Stratford, Church Street, Stony Stratford, Bucks, MK11 1BD, Venue Map, Venue Website
~ 2.30 - 4.30pm. Some grand music to hear in the wonderful acoustic of this church to celebrate MK50. Delicious cream teas and a warm welcome. - Tickets: Music free; charge for cream tea - More Detail


Music at The Naidni - Naidni, 10-12 Wolverton Road, Stony Stratford, MK11 1DX, Venue Map, Venue Website, Phone: 01908 635009
~ 7.00 - 10.00pm. Dine well to the best in acoustic rock, country and folk from the internationally acclaimed Borderline Crossing trio - Tickets: Free. - More Detail


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