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Macmillan fundraising, 2pm to 4pm, at Akeley Village Hall, refreshments, cake, a raffle, prizes include a meal for two at the Bull and Butcher, a painting by local artist Zoe Day, a pair of silver and gold daisy earrings by Aneata Boote design.
World’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer at Preston Bissett Cricket Club, 10.30am to 2.30pm. Snacks made to order. Bring toddlers for a play while you have a chat with friends. All contributions of cakes/biscuits readily accepted.
Free creative prayer event, 11am to 11pm, at Buckingham Parish Church, run by the parish church, St Bernardine’s R/C and Well Street United Church. Refreshments available.
Buckingham Swan Market’s Macmillan Big Coffee Morning, Salvation Army Hall, 8am to noon, coffee or tea and a slice of cake, stalls selling cakes, savouries, eggs, preserves and fresh fruit, vegetable and flowers.
Twinning Association murder mystery evening, 7.30pm in the Community Centre. Tickets £8.50 including supper, Sue Watkins 01280 816266 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, October 1
Illustrated talk at the Old Gaol, 7.30pm. John Sunderland on All The Business of War, 1913 British Army Manoeuvres. Tickets £5 from the Old Gaol, 01280 823020.
Wednesday, October 2
7.30pm, Lady Deborah Hayter will talk about Northamptonshire and its Hearth Taxes at Brackley and District History Society, meets in the Methodist Church, on the first Wednesday of the month, members free, visitors £2, details 07917 401228 or email@example.com.
Thursday, October 3
Help plant aquatic plants along the disused Buckingham Canal, meet 10am, lay-by next to BM Academy School, Burleigh Piece, details Athina Beckett 01908 661217.
Older People’s Day, representatives from North Bucks Carers, Age UK, fire service and other groups, 10am to 4pm, at Buckingham Library.
Learn to partner dance, all ages, beginners welcome, 7.30pm to 11pm, call Cheryl on 07713 631155, Waddesdon Hall, High Street, free entry and membership on your first night, every Thursday.
Future and ongoing events
October 4, quiz night at the Old Gaol, 7.30pm. Teams of four, can be made up on the night, £4.50pp. Tea/coffee in interval. BYO alcohol, 01280 823020.
Dads and grandads craft session, Buckingham Library, October 5, 10.30am to 11.30am, free, advanced booking needed.
Charter Fair, October 12 and 19, from 1pm, rides free for local disabled children in the first hour on October 12, roads closed from 6am, October 11 to midday on October 13 and then again from 6am, October 18 to noon, October 20, a road closure is in place for all of Market Hill, Market Square and the High Street, to allow rides and sideshows to operate safely.