See what’s on across the Advertiser and Review region over the next few weeks.
WINSLOW: Hardy Plant Society Bucks and Oxon Group, talk by Donald Everitt on lilies and other summer flowering bulbs. He is a lecturer and grower who trained at Wisley, and a founder member of Somerset NCCPG (Plant Heritage). Winslow Centre, Park Road, talk starts at 2.15pm, £4 visitors.
Future and ongoing events
BLISWORTH: At the Walnut Tree Inn, all free, at 8pm; January 19, Adrenalin, punk/indie/rock; January 26, Boxeddy, rock and pop. Live Sunday Lunch Jazz, all at noon, entry £7, January 13, Dave Moorwood’s Rascals of Rhythm; January 20, Barry Palser’s Savoy Jazz Band; January 27, Tad Newton’s Jazz Friends.
WINSLOW: Showing of Shadow Dancer at Winslow Community Cinema, January 25, at 7.,30pm, Rose Room, Winslow Centre. Admission £4.50, members £2.
GAWCOTT: Coffee morning, Friday, January 25, from 10.30am to noon in Holy Trinity church. All are welcome. A good way to meet up with friends or get to know new people.
BUCKINGHAM: January 25, cheese and wine social evening/AGM plus talk on the Restoration of Narrowboat Raymond, the last unpowered wooden commercial carrying craft ever built in the UK. 7.15pm, Buckingham Community Centre, Cornwall’s Meadow. Details ring 01908 661217.
MIDDLETON CHENEY: Meet the author event at Middleton Cheney Library, Linda Newbery, January 26, 2.30pm, tickets £5 adults, £2 children, including tea, coffee, soft drinks, cakes and biscuits, available in advance from the library or via firstname.lastname@example.org.
PURY HILL: Caribbean buffet evening, February 1, Caribbean cook, Gladys Benjamin, will be joined by catering students and members of staff from The SWAN Centre to prepare traditional dishes, at The SWAN Centre, in the Pury Hill Business Park, from 6.30pm. Email email@example.com or call 01327 810094.
BRACKLEY: An Evening’s Musical Entertainment with Ian Colling, baritone, accompanied by Andrew King with Sue Blunsdon – mezzo, Ian Blunsdon – organ, Nick Planas – flute, Stuart Hubble – tenor, Jen Hubble – ‘cello. Programme includes Vaughan-Williams’ Songs of Travel, Phantom of the opera, Rejoice, Spirituals, You’re Still You. Saturday, February 2, at 7.30pm, The Chapel of St James and St John, Magdalen College School, Brackley NN13 7EN. Tickets £10 and £5 (concession), from Magdalen College School reception, 01280 846300
EAST CLAYDON: East Claydon Village Hall is holding a chilli and quiz night on February 2. Teams of six will compete for honour and a bottle of wine each. Tickets are £7.50 and available from 01296 711898.
BRACKLEY: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs of Brackley, performed by Brackley Players, Magdalen College School, February 7 and 8, from 7.30pm and February 9, at 2.30pm. Tickets, £7 adults or £5 for senior citizens and under 16s are available from Davies and Partners, in Market Place, or Keith on 01280 701501.
BICESTER: Goldilocks, February 14 to 16, Cooper School Performance Hall, from 2.30pm to 7.30pm each day. Tickets £8 adults, £4 children, box offices Launton Post Office and the Bicester Oxfam Shop.