See what’s on across the Advertiser and Review region.
Buckingham Rugby Club, auction of promises hosted by TV auctioneer Charlie Ross, doors open at 7pm, event starts at 7.30pm, 40 lots, entry £5, first drink and nibbles free.
Family fun day at Garth Park, 1pm to 4pm, cakes, crafts, hot dogs, bouncy castles, nail-painting, face-painting, balloon-modelling, skate park competition, climbing wall.
Open gardens, noon to 6pm, 18 gardens, visit historic church with displays of flowers themed around First World War, bee keeping exhibition, bell ringing and organ music, plants, afternoon cream teas, admission £5, purchase a ticket on Saturday and gain free admission on Sunday. Children under 16, free, children’s treasure hunt, contact Bruce Sawford 01280 860680.
Sunday, June 1
Celebration service at Garth Park, 10am to 11.30am, churches in Bicester gather together for open air worship.
Open gardens at Abbots House, Church Street, 2pm to 5.30pm for The National Gardens Scheme. Garden arranged in four sections, features include a new pond, pergolas and walled garden with potager. Homemade tea and cakes, plants for sale.
Money raised goes to NGS sponsored and local charities.
Future and ongoing events
Buckingham Athletic Sports and Social Club, June 6, 8pm until 11pm, live music from Tommy Livingstone. Entrance is free to both members and non members.
Winslow Bowls Club open day, June 7, 10am to 5pm, coffee, lunch, cream tea, demonstrations and coaching, The Spinney, Elmfields Gate, next to the public hall.
English Genius Purcell and His French Contemporaries, The Eisenach Ensemble, June 7, 7.30pm, Cate McKee, soprano, Angela Hicks, soprano, Phoebe Butler, voice flute, Sue Snell, viol and voice flute, Piers Snell, viol, Dawn Johnston, theorbo, Katharine May, harpsichord and organ, in aid of the Organ Restoration, at SS Peter and Paul, tickets £10 (under 18s £5). Admission by programme or reservations email@example.com.
Summer fete at Passenham Manor, June 7, 12.30pm to 5pm, in aid of Willen Hospice, £2 entry fee, over 60s £1.50, under 12s free, includes talk on the historic house and Tithe Barn at 2pm, additional activities at St Guthlac’s Church, free parking.
Adstock open gardens, June 7 and 8, 2pm to 6pm, village gardens, open to the public for viewing, small charge. Tea and cakes in the village hall during the afternoon, Pimms and ice cream garden, plant and book stalls. Local artists will be exhibiting in the church.
June 8, Stony Stratford Classic Car Festival in partnership with Stony Stratford Business Association, live music on the Market Square stage, 9.30am to 4.30pm,in aid of Willen Hospice, details from www.sscf.co.uk.
Family fun day to raise money for Bubbles Pre-School, June 8, 3pm to 5pm, Southwold Community Centre, bouncy castle, face painting, a raffle under 12s free, adults and children over 12 50p.