Plenty happening across the region this weekend and over the coming weeks.
BRACKLEY: Magdalen College School advent fair, at Waynflete Hall, 6pm to 8pm, Christmas market, Father Christmas, competitions.
BRACKLEY: Grand Christmas Whist Drive, in aid of Help for Heroes, Brackley WI Hall, 7.30pm. Seasonal prizes, contact Kathy Rush 01280 702172.
TOWCESTER: Towcester & District Art Society Christmas Exhibition, Towcester Town Hall, Watling Street, Saturday, November 24, 9am to 5pm. Sunday, November 25, 10am to 4.30pm. Over 200 original artworks and exclusive greetings cards for sale, refreshments (home-baked cakes) and raffle, free admission.
BUCKINGHAM: Christmas Fair organised by the Buckingham Needle & Thread Society, 10am to 12.30pm at Buckingham Parish Church. Stalls include jewellery, cakes, bric-a-brac as well as a big raffle and bottle tombola.
BUCKINGHAM: Christmas light switch-on and carol service, 6pm outside the Old Gaol.
BUCKINGHAM: Swan Market Christmas tasters morning, Salvation Army Hall, Moreton Road, 8am to noon. Come and enjoy a glass of mulled wine, cakes, preserves, and other festive treats. Orders can be placed for Christmas cakes and other items. Entry is free.
Sunday, November 25
CROUGHTON: Croughton All Saints School Christmas fair, 11am to 3pm, Croughton Village Hall, Wheelers Rise, children’s crafts, Santa’s grotto, secrets room, bacon rolls, cakes, 20 trade stalls.
Monday, November 26
BUCKINGHAM: Bingo at the West End Bowls Club, starting at 7.30pm, everybody welcome.
Thursday, November 29
BRACKLEY: Adults only magic show, at the Deli Wine Bar and Bistro, tickets £5 available at brackleywines.co.uk.
Future and ongoing events
BUCKINGHAM: Visit Father Christmas at Buckingham Old Gaol between 10.30am and 3.30pm, December 2, £3 per child includes a gift, accompanying adults free. Christmas robin competition December 2 to 31, £1 plus usual admission charge, 01280 823020.
BUCKINGHAM: Bourton Meadow Academy Christmas Fayre, December 1, 1pm to 4pm, Santa’s grotto, mulled wine, craft stalls, school choir, mountain dogs, £1.50 adults, children free, all funds to the school.
MIDDLETON CHENEY: Middleton Cheney Library Supporters’ Group presents A Christmas Carol, performed by James Hornsby, December 5, in the library, from 7.30pm, tickets £7.50 including mulled wine and mince pies, event suitable for ages, raffle, to book email Amy Singleton on firstname.lastname@example.org.
PADBURY: Charity flower demonstration, Christmas Is Coming, in the village hall, NAFAS demonstrator Jackie Page (Bicester Flower Club) will demonstrate her Christmas ideas, December 6, 7.30pm, tickets £8 each from 01280 812609 or 07890 334775.
WINSLOW: Florence Nightingale Hospice Tree of Light service, December 9, St Laurence Church, 4pm.