What’s on in the week ahead

Buckingham Fairtrade steering group with cups of tea, a banana and their renewal certificate. From the left, Tina Mitchell, Grace Hemsley, Flo Thornton, Cllr Ruth Newell, mayor and Margaret Gateley.'140301M-A031 PNL-140103-130125001
Buckingham Fairtrade steering group with cups of tea, a banana and their renewal certificate. From the left, Tina Mitchell, Grace Hemsley, Flo Thornton, Cllr Ruth Newell, mayor and Margaret Gateley.'140301M-A031 PNL-140103-130125001
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Looking for something to do this weekend and next week? Take a look.

Today, Friday

Silverstone

Golf charity day at Silverstone Golf Club, from 1pm, Texas scramble, hole in one competition to win a Ford Fiesta, charity dinner, presentation, raffle, in aid of Garden House Hospice, in Letchworth.

Sunday, September 14

Cosgrove

Five-mile heritage walk with the Buckingham Canal Society along the Buckingham Canal and the Ouse Valley, 2pm, Cosgrove Lock, Grand Union Canal, call 01908 661217 Athina Beckett, www.buckinghamcanal.org.uk.

Monday, September 15

Buckingham

Buckingham Tea Dance, Buckingham Community Centre every Monday, 2pm to 3.45pm, £2 including refreshments.

Tuesday, September 16

Winslow

RBL Women’s Section meeting, Roger on cycling across America, RBLHall, Elmfields Gate, Winslow, 7.30pm. New members are always welcome.

Wednesday, September 17

Buckingham

Talk by Julian Hunt on Buckinghamshire Workhouses, 7.30pm. Tickets £5 from the museum shop, 01280 823020.

Future and ongoing events

Granborough

Granborough Art Group coffee and light lunches in aid of Macmillan nurses, September 19, 10.30am to 3.30pm, cakes, plant stall and raffle, paintings and cards for sale from local artists, contact Jane Derry 01296 670064

Buckingham

September 19, quiz night at the Old Gaol, 7.30pm, teams of four but can be made up on the night. BYO alcohol, tickets £5 per person from the museum shop, 01280 823020.

Akeley

Nearly new clothes sale, September 20, 2pm to 5pm, ifor Race for Life, in village hall.

Buckingham

Fairtrade Town anniversary event, September 20, 10am to noon in the Old Gaol, Fairtrade refreshments, Traidcraft food and gift stalls, displays, Finca el Monte will be selling some of their fairly traded ranges.

Buckingham

Oasis tribute band, Oasis UK, performing at Villiers Ballroom, in the Old Town Hall, September 26, doors open 7.30pm, tickets £14, on 01280 822444 or www.villiers-hotel.co.uk/villers-ballroom-events.

Buckingham

September 27, fundraising morning at the Old Gaol, 10.30am to 12.30pm, second-hand sale, children’s tombola and lucky dip, hand painting and ‘tattoos’, all money raised will be given to the PACE Centre – transforming the lives of children with disabilities.

Bicester

Free St Edburg’s Foundation Living History event, tales from St Edburg’s past, trails at 3pm and 4pm, September 27, 3pm to 5pm, refreshments, www.stedburgsfoundation.co.uk

Buckingham

Bucks Local History Network annual conference and fair, at the Royal Latin School on September 27, five lectures including the origins of Bucks; Aylesbury and Buckingham; county maps; The Great War. Doors open at 9am, first lecture at 10am. Booking essential at www.bucksas.org.uk. Tickets £10/£16 with lunch.

Buckingham

Inner Wheel Club of Buckingham fashion show, Old Town Hall, October 7, 7pm for 7.30pm. All items avaiIable to buy on the night. Tickets £5 in aid of the local Multiple Sclerosis Centre Charity, contact Shirley Hughes 01280 817549.