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Last year's Bicester Bike and Family Fun Day PNL-140108-165939001
Last year's Bicester Bike and Family Fun Day PNL-140108-165939001

Exploring history or getting on your bike are some of the activities available.

Today, Friday


Until November 12, Buckingham Signs Up, an exhibition at Buckingham Old Gaol commemorating the start of The Great War. Stories, facts and pictures. Usual admission price, Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm, 01280 823020.

Tomorrow, Saturday


Bike and family fun day, Pingle Field, Tour de Bicester from 10am, cyclo-cross run by Bicester Millennium Cycle Club (BMCC), advice from experts.


Auction of promises, Meadow Valley Farm, from 7pm, to raise money for the restoration of St Mary’s Church roof, pre-purchased tickets £1.50 (£2 on the night) adults and children over 12, £1 children and senior citizens, £5 for families.

Monday, September 1


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

Thursday, September 4


Free board games morning at Buckingham Library, first Thursday of the month, 10am to 11.30am, tea and biscuits.

Future and ongoing events


Live@theath with Tom Jones and’Del Boy Trotter’, Bill Lee returns to Buckingham Athletic Sports and Social Club on September 5, 8pm to 10pm.


Until September 5, archaeology hands on activities around the Old Gaol for children. Monday to Saturday, 10am - 4pm, last admission 3.30pm. Museum admission charges will apply, free entry to Trust/Friend members. 01280 823020.


Whittlebury Country Fair, September 6, noon, in the Cavalier Fields, dog show, classic cars, entertainment, food, stalls, vehicle entry £2.


St Mary’s Church Fête, September 6, noon to 3pm, at the church, and The Great Blakesley Bake Off and Produce Show. Barbecue lunch, Pimms, cream teas, live music, stalls and games, wedding dress display.


Car boot in aid of Souldern Village Hall on September 7, 8am to 1pm on playing field, £7 per pitch , free parking, hall open for bacon rolls, teas, homemade cakes etc.


Golf charity day at Silverstone Golf Club, from 1pm, September 12, Texas scramble, hole in one competition where you can win a Ford Fiesta, charity dinner, presentation, raffle, in aid of Garden House Hospice, in Letchworth.


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


Bucks Local History Network annual conference and fair, at the Royal Latin School on September 27, five lectures, doors open at 9am and first lecture at 10am.

Lectures on The Origins of Buckinghamshire − Sashes & Buckingham, Two Competing County Towns: Aylesbury & Buckingham, The County Maps C16−C18, The Large Scale Maps of the Ordnance Survey 1840−1940, The Great War At Home, The Large Scale Maps Of The Ordnance Survey 1840−1940. Booking essential at Tickets £10/£16 with lunch