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Acoustic guitars at Musicians Zone, Lincoln Road, New England
Acoustic guitars at Musicians Zone, Lincoln Road, New England

See what events are coming up in the Advertiser and Review region

Today, Friday

BUCKINGHAM: Until December 31, Christmas Star Hunt, find the stars hidden around Buckingham Old Gaol and win a prize. Children £1 plus usual admission charge. Flower displays by Buckingham U3A. Telephone 01280 823020 for further details.

Christmas Eve

BICESTER: 4pm, crib service, children encouraged to come dressed as angels and shepherds then at 11.30pm, First Communion of Christmas.

Christmas Day

BICESTER: 8am, Holy Communion, 10.30am, Family Communion.

Boxing Day

LITTLE HORWOOD: Duck race, see all the action at The Brook, from noon.

BLISWORTH: Funk and soul at the Walnut Tree Inn, with Cousin Avi, music from 9.15pm.

Future and ongoing events

TOWCESTER: Christmas art exhibition at Towcester Library, by Michele Field, paintings include scenes of Northants and Oxon, contemporary floral canvases, canals, wildlife, horses also feature in Michele’s work, runs until January 6.

GREATWORTH: New Year’s Eve dance at the village sports and social club, music from Meridian, a three piece harmony group plus disco, starts at 8pm, December 31.

CHIPPING NORTON: Chipping Norton Amateur Astronomy Group will be hosting public astronomy events in and around the town as part of their contribution to BBC2’s Stargazing LIVE programmes. The Moon , Jupiter and the stars will be the main targets beginning on Monday, January 2 and Tuesday, January 3, with a collection of telescopes and astronomers outside Jaffe & Neales Bookshop and Cafe in the town centre from 4.30pm until 8pm.

WINSLOW: The Beat That My Heart Skipped, screened by the Buckingham and Winslow Film Society, January 6, Winslow Centre, Park Road, 7.30pm. Admission £2 members, £4.50 non-members. More info and New Year programme at or call 01296 712230.