What's On

There are many events going on organised by the Community Association and taking place in the Community Centre

Jazz

After a long enforced absence, we’re pleased to welcome back to Bourne End The East Side Rhythm Kings to entertain us through the evening with a programme of traditional jazz numbers. Come along and see for yourself at centreJazz on Tuesday 2nd Nov 2021

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Rock and Roll comes to the bar, Starting on 26th October centreRock will be in the bar at Bourne End Community Centre.

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Stephen Daldry's first film is charming, funny at times, dramatic, tragic, and in the end, brilliant. Billy Elliot will be screened on Sunday 21st November 2021 at 14:30.

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The 50th anniversary of the closure of the railway line from Bourne End to High Wycombe on 2 May 1970 was during the pandemic. We are belatedly commemorating this event when John Gurney tells us about the history of the Wycombe Railway, from Maidenhead to High Wycombe.

Jazz

“In the pocket” is a piece of jazz-talk for a really tight and well-coordinated rhythm section. The “In the Pocket” jazz band certainly lives up its name, come along and see for yourself at centreJazz on Tuesday 5th Oct 2021

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Keith Spencer from the Wycombe Museum will be showing the history of High Wycombe using 10 objects. This talk is on Thursday 18th November at Bourne End Community Centre

20211017 My Cousin Rachel

Film adaptation of the Daphne Du Maurier novel about a young Englishman who plots revenge against his late cousin's mysterious, beautiful wife, believing her responsible for his death. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms. My Cousin Rachel will be screened on Sunday 17th October 2021 at 14:30.

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Michael Kushner makes a welcome return in October to talk about Alan Turing and the real Imitation Game. Michael discusses the real work done by Alan Turing at Bletchley Park and elsewhere.

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Led by trombonist Simon Wyld, The Louisiana Rhythm Kings is a great band of talented and experienced jazz musicians playing both well-loved and forgotten jazz numbers in the true Dixieland style. centreJazz is on Tuesday 7th September.

 

20210715-Time and CalendarsEveryone either went to Butlins or knew someone who went there. Hear the story of the rise and fall of Britains major holiday camps on Thursday 16th September at 20:00. This is an on-line Zoom talk.

the powerhouse bandBy popular demand, a return visit to Bourne End from the amazing Power House Band. With their eclectic mix of jazz and blues from the past to the present day they guarantee an evening of great music not to be missed.

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Probably the best kept secret of WWII was the code breaking work done at Bletchley Park. The Imitation Game, staring Benedict Cumberbatch, tells the story of how the imfamous Enigma Code was broken.  Nominated for 8 Oscars. The Imitation Game will be screened on Sunday 19th September 2021 at 14:30.

dixswk thumbn“It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing”. centreJazz restarts on 6th July 2021in the May Woollerton Hall with a return visit from the celebrated Dixieland Swing Kings.

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