What’s on

Diary dates
Diary dates

What’s on across the region over the coming weeks

Today, Friday


Open Studios Northants, work from local artists on display at Towcester Museum, September 6 to 8.

Tomorrow, Saturday

Aylesbury Vale

Aylesbury Ramblers walking festival, 18 circular walks, from four to 11.8 miles, from starting points around the Outer Aylesbury Ring, from 10am, www.aylesbury-ramblers.org.uk, register at oarwalk7sept@gmail.com.

Sunday, September 8


Car boot sale, Souldern playing field in aid of village hall. Boots £7 per pitch, free parking, hall open for food and teas from 8am to 1pm. Donations to Katharine House Hospice, call 01869 345874. Guide dogs only.

Wednesday, September 11


Shutlanger & Stoke Bruerne Flower Club, demonstration by Jackie Page, That’s Capital, Roade Village Hall, Baileys Brook Road, 7.30pm, pay £5 on the door, refreshments and biscuits included, raffle.

Thursday, September 12

Blakesley and Woodend

Treasure Island, 6pm, an action packed musical adventure for all the family with Looking Glass Theatre. Adults £4, children £3, ring Angela Locke 01327 860594 or Janet Bodily 01327 860463 to reserve tickets.


7.30pm. Buckingham Old Gaol. Talk by Julian Hunt, county historian and author, on Buckinghamshire’s Great Houses. Tickets £5 available now from the museum shop in the Gaol, 01280 823020.

Future and ongoing events


September 14, 11am to 4pm, find out more about St Bernardine’s Catholic Church, on Chandos Road (opposite the Royal Latin), church trail on features and traditions throughout the day, activities for children. Refreshments.


Food Festival & Crafts Market, September 14, 10am-1pm, St Mary’s Church, barbecue, supplied by Padbury Meats, entertainment, 01280 813162 lenborough.vicar@gmail.com, follow us on Facebook www.facebook/padburymarket.

Yardley Gobion

St Leonard’s Church, Autumn Extravaganza, September 14, 2pm to 5pm, dog show, competitions, sideshows, refreshments, to enter or for further details 01908 542322.


Ladies Night at Buckingham Community Centre, September 14, fully licensed bar, DJ Jaspa, drag queen, doors open at 8pm, tickets £12 each or £10 each for group bookings of six or more, available at The New Inn, Bridge Street, Pegasus Catering trailer on the Buckingham ring road or at www.waynopromo.co.uk, via the contact page or call 01280 822446. Proceeds to charity.


River Rinse, September 15, meet at Bourton Park car park at 10.15am, cleaning river from the bridge on the bypass towards the cricket club, children need to be supervised by an adult, Buckingham Town Council 01280 816426.


Farthinghoe Workers’ Educational Association, America in the Jazz Age, tutor: Len Jenkins, £52.50 for 10 meetings from September 20 at Farthinghoe Village Hall, 7.30pm to 9pm, contact Lin Deeley on 01295 711938.

Blakesley and Woodend

September 20, 7.30pm for 8pm, film night, Sing-along Grease, prize for best dressed, tickets £4, ring Angela Locke 01327 860594 to reserve tickets.


Buckingham Twinning Association murder mystery evening, Confessions, September 28, 7.30pm in the Community Centre. Tickets £8.50 including a buffet supper, from Sue Watkins 01280 816266 or sue@mkteddy.com.