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Cheese and wine evening, in the village hall, doors open 7.30pm, tickets £12 payable in advance, contact Margaret on 07736 052 584 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Ron Gleeson on 01280 822397 or email@example.com
Coffee morning in aid of Willen Hospice, 10am until noon at the Old Gaol, cakes from Buckingham WI, to fundraise for local GP, Siân Whyte’s attempt to complete the upcoming Isle of Wight Challenge - a 106km non-stop trek around the island.
Family open days at Towcester Museum, from August 2, live history sessions between 11am and 2pm, a visit from characters from Towcester’s Roman past, handle Roman artefacts and replicas, free admission for children when accompanied by an adult.
Music festival, live bands, 2pm to late, The Green Man, licensed bar, pig roast, stalls and barbecue, register for free at thegreenmanmursley.co.uk
Monday, August 4
Buckingham Tea Dance, Buckingham Community Centre every Monday, 2pm to 3.45pm, £2 including refreshments.
Future and ongoing events
Horticultural Society show, August 9, in the village hall, show opens at 2pm, vegetables, flower growing and arranging, cookery and handicrafts.
August 13, Old Gaol talk at the museum by Dr Susan Fern on The Man Who Killed Richard III, who dealt the final blow at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485. Tickets £5, from museum shop, 01280 823020.
Play Around The Parishes, Chandos Park, 10am to 3pm, August 14 and 27, play, sports and art activities for children ages one to 11. If raining the event will be in the hall at Grenville School. More information, Buckingham Town Council on 01280 816426.
An evening of First World War Poetry with Peter Wyton, followed by a wine reception, in aid of the Red Cross, August 15, 8pm, at St Mary Magdalene Church, tickets £5 in advance or £6 on the door, to reserve tickets email firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 19, 7pm to 9pm, Chandos Park, bungee run and gladiator tournament, ages 13+. Come and challenge your friends, free event, for more information contact Buckingham Town Council on 01280 816426.
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.
Enjoy a swinging jazz concert in fabulous surroundings at Chetwode Church, September 5. Doors open 7pm, licensed bar and raffle, tickets £12 (to include ploughman’s supper available from Brian Wiltshire 01280 848320 or email email@example.com.
Throughout the school holidays, take a picture of your library book from Buckingham Library on holiday and email to firstname.lastname@example.org