Plenty to see and do over the Easter break
Buckingham Old Gaol and Tourist Information Centre open 10am-4pm, last admission 3.30pm. 01280 823020.
Good Friday service at SS Peter and Paul, from 11am, refreshments served, followed by Easter meditation, at 2pm.
West Buckingham Benefice Choir remembers the crucifixion of Jesus in A Good Friday Meditation 1613 – 2013 at 2pm, in Shalstone Parish Church, passages from John Donne and others.
Towcester and District Art Society spring exhibition, Towcester Town Hall, March 30, 9am to 5pm and March 31, 10am to 4.30pm, over 150 original art works and exclusive greetings cards for sale, free admission, refreshments (home baked cakes) and raffle, visit website www.towcesterart.com.
Buckingham Swan Market chocolate tasting day, with complementary hot chocolate, 8am to noon, Salvation Army Hall, Moreton Road.
Harmony group Meridian performing at the Stratton Arms, from 8pm.
Traditional Holy Communion at SS Peter and Paul, at 8am, with Family Communion for all, at 10am, to be follwed by an Easter egg hunt.
Buckingham Athletic family open day, Stratford Fields, football match at 10.30am, raffle, children’s Easter egg hunt at 1pm, £1 per child aged between two and 10.
Easter charity bingo, community centre, doors open 7pm, eyes down 8pm. Charity bingo also being held on April 4 and 7.
Monday, March 31
Buckingham Old Gaol and Buckingham Tourist Information Centre open 10am-4pm, last admission 3.30pm. 01280 823020
Future and ongoing events
Now until April 13, Easter egg hunt around the Old Gaol. 50p plus normal admission charge, prize every time. Open Monday-Saturday, 10am-4pm (last admission 3.30pm). 01280 823020.
Brackley and District Floral Club meeting, April 2, in the village hall, 7.30pm, Wendy Pitkin demonstration Spring Into Action, Wendy Wesley 01280 822994.
Comedy night at the Old Town Hall, April 7, from 8pm, Hal Cruttenden, tickets £12.50 (over 18s only), from Villiers Hotel or the TIC.
Evening of ebooks with the Towcester Writers’ Group, April 17, 7.30pm, in the library, entry £3, refreshments, guest speaker Morgen Bailey, chair of Northampton writers’ group.
Velvet Brass, performing at SS Peter and Paul, April 26, from 8pm. Tickets £6 and £4, available by calling 07803 507142 or emailing email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org. Also available from the church office, in aid of the Parish Church Roof Appeal.
Stewkley Singers present A Night At The Opera, music from Puccini and Borodin, May 19, 7.30pm, St Laurence Church, tickets £12 (£6 under 17s), 01525 240671/240570 or Jenny Wren’s Tea Rooms.