The 31st annual Bushey Festival kicks off today starting a fortnight of events and activities across the village.

Highlights this weekend include a performance from The North London Military Wives Choir on Saturday, the Spire Hospital 10K Junior races at Queens School on Sunday and the Bushey Rose Garden Festival Garden Party.

Many of the festival events collect money for various charities and the committee is entirely voluntary.

For more information, and to see a full programme of events, visit