What’s on

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See what’s on across the Advertiser and Review region over the coming weeks.

Tomorrow, Saturday


Glee Club UK Buckingham performing outside The Old Gaol, 10am.


Candleford Beer Festival & Fayre, Fringford Cricket Green, in aid of Fringford Church Restoration Fund, noon to 11pm, £10 entry to beer tent includes commemorative glass and £6 beer tokens (equivalent of two pints).


Ceilidh, Buckingham Community Centre, 8pm, dancing to Jamie’s Wigg. Tickets £10 includes a ploughman’s supper, available from the Old Gaol or Geoff Shaw on 01280 812457. Licensed bar available.


Church fete, The Priory, 2pm to 4pm, stalls, raffle, refreshments, performances from the Sylvie Essame dancers.

Preston Bissett

Buckingham and District Angling Association open junior match, Woodfield Lake, draw at 1.30pm, fishing 2pm to 4.30pm, presentation and barbecue 5pm, 50p to enter, bring your own fishing tackle and bait.

Sunday, June 16

East and Middle Claydon

Open gardens, The Old Rectory, Middle Claydon, 9 Church Way, Inglenooks and The Old Vicharage, in East Claydon, 2pm to 6pm, entry £5 adults, children free, plants for sale, details from www.ngs.org.uk.


Pattishall Parish Hall and playing field car boot sale, in aid of its refurbishment, sellers set up from noon, buyers from 1pm. Stalls will be moved inside if wet. Hot food. School Road, Astcote.


Open garden at The Old Dairy, Leckhampstead to Maids Moreton Road, cream teas, homemade cakes, off-road parking, proceeds to air ambulance, June 16 and August 11, 3pm to 6pm, details 01280 822150 or 07719 719288.

Monday, June 17


Bicester Local History Society meeting, The Clifton Centre, 23 Ashdene Road, 7.30pm, Pete Chivers on A Shopping History of Bicester, non-members £2, details from Pete Chivers 01869 600109.

Tuesday, June 18


Oxford Fiddle Group performing in the Old Town Hall, 8pm, tickets, £5, from the Tourist Information Centre.

Wednesday, June 19


Ghosts of Buckingham Past, walk by Ed Grimsdale, 8pm, from outside the Old Gaol, tickets £2.50 from the Tourist Information Centre.


Buckingham WI meeting, 7.30pm, Buckingham Community Centre, talk by Maria Greenhill on Lightening Your Load – Gardening For Leisure, visitors £3.

Thursday, June 20


Buckingham Wine Circle meeting, Buckingham Community Centre, 8pm, guest speaker Charles Bennett, of Hanslope Wines presenting wines from the new world, details from the secretary, 01280 847039.

Future and ongoing events


Production of Annie in aid of Cancer Research UK Relay for Life, Radcliffe Centre, June 14, 7.30pm, June 15, 2pm and 5.30pm, June 16, 5.30pm.


The Core group of nine artists exhibition, meet the artists, free draw for a framed scenic photograph, Chantry Chapel, June 8 to 16, open daily 10am to 5pm, closes 4pm on June 16. Free entry. See thecoregroupart.wordpress.com/.

Preston Bissett

Come and try angling sessions with Buckingham and District Angling Association, Woodfields Lake, June 22 and July 13, 2pm to 4pm, 10 children per session, tickets from Seahawks, Brewery Houses, 4 Castle Street, details info@bdaafishing.org.uk.


Food and drink festival, June 23, 11am to 4pm, local produce, stalls in the village hall and Crown pub, ales, wines and spirits to sample, barbecue.


Young Variety, June 23, 11am to 6pm, Buckingham Athletic Sports and Social Club, Stratford Fields, performances by Buckingham schools, musc and dance with Ellie Ray and Casual Panic, free entry, proceeds raised on the day to Alec’s Angels and Motor Neurone Disease, stalls, face painting, licensed bar, burger van.


Car boot, June 23, on Souldern playing field in aid of village hall. Boots £7 per pitch, free parking, hall open for hotdogs, bacon butties, teas and homemade cakes from 8am to 1pm. Any donations to Katharine House Hospice welcome. For details call 01869 345874. Guide dogs only please.


Fundraiser in aid of Buckingham Pre-school Playgroup, UB40 tribute act supported by RDG and DJ JASPA, surprise special guest, June 29, 7.30pm, Old Town Hall, tickets from Villiers Hotel reception, details www.waynopromo.co.uk.


Brackley Lodge Nursing Home, open day fete, bric-a-brac, wisdom pot, tea, barbecue, July 6, 1.30pm to 4.30pm, 01280 700062.