Event summary for the week starting 29th July 2021

 

It’s amazing what you can find when you have a good hunt around, luckily you don’t have to! Brackley Events Watcher has their beady eyes looking for events in and around Brackley. Here is what we found this week.


MAIZEMANIA

From Thursday 29th July, Shalstone Grounds Farm, Shalstone, Buckingham MK18 5NE

Maizemania is open again for their 3rd year. They have a new design and hope you will have loads of fun finding all the clues.

They are opening on 29th July and have some new things for the summer including a mini maze for the younger age group. Adults £6 children £5 under 3 free, no booking required and dogs on leads very welcome. Cash and cards accepted.

They really look forward to seeing you all this summer for some family fun.


LIMES FARM SUMMER TRAIL,

From Wednesday 28th July, Limes Farm DriveThru, Farthinghoe

Enjoy the farm grounds and enter their Ocean conservation trail and meet some of the creatures that live in our oceans by following the mermaid trail.

£4.50 per entry. Pick up your map at the DriveThru.

No booking

Open Wednesday- Sunday all the way thought it the summer holidays

This summers trail has many more stops and £1 goes towards the Underwater gallery project in Sri Lanka- on completion you can choose a fidget toy and the Sri Lankan tourist board have donated a hand carved keyring for everyone


COMMUNITY QUIZ NIGHT

Every Thursday from 8:00pm. The Chequered Flag, Brackley.

Hosted by Andy Bannard, join in and have a laugh with The Chequered Flag’s Community quiz night raising money for good causes. £2 per person. It’s the easiest way to raise money for your local group or organisation! If you are interested in having your own quiz night at the pub, please get in touch with them. 

 

BRACKLEY COUNTRY MARKET

Every Friday 10:00am-11:30am. Brackley Library Community Room

Back in Brackley Library with a full market! Not only will they have the normal Bakes, Handcrafted Goodies and Home Grown but they have a wonderful new supplier of local Honey.


SYRESHAM CABARET EVENING (tickets still available)

Friday and Saturday from 7:00pm. Syresham Village Hall

Out of Lockdown... into Showtime!

We all deserve a great evening out after this year, so treat yourselves to an evening's brilliant live entertainment at the new Village Hall!

A variety of local acts from the surrounding area will entertain you as you sit at your table with waiter service from the bar.

Tickets cost £12 per person, OR organise some friends to sit with you and book a table of 8 for £80! On sale now at the Village Shop, Syresham.

Proceeds will be going to Katherine House Hospice.


BRACKLEY TOWN FOOTBALL

Saturday 31st July 3pm Kick off

Home match against Kettering Town as part of the Newland Shield competition


BRACKLEY OPEN AIR SHOPPING EVENT

Sunday 1st August 10:00am-4:00 pm. Brackley Cricket Club

Support our amazing local businesses at this great event. Hundreds of unique gifts for sale and live entertainment. Dare we say it...early Christmas shopping?

There will be a large amount of local crafts and small businesses at the cricket club ground along with a BBQ and refreshments so please come down support local businesses.


TOVE OLYMPICS

Tuesday 3rd August 2:00pm-4:00pm, St. Lawrence Church, Towcester

The Olympics come to Tove!
Tove Benefice are delighted to announce that they will be running a children's Olympics trail around their Church yard. This is a free event for children of all ages to come along, play some games and have some fun! Come along at any time between 2 and 4pm to join in.
They will also be offering tea, coffee, squash and cake to keep your energy levels up!
They hope to see you there!!


CYANOTYPING AT STOWE

Tuesday 3rd August 11:00am-1:00pm and 2:30pm – 4:30pm, Stowe House

Join Stowe house for an experimental art-making workshop inspired by the beauty and history of Stowe House. Try your hand at cyanotyping - a Victorian era invention and cousin of photography. Capture images using sunlight, a careful mix of chemicals and water.

Ages 7-17 £5 per child
Other Dates: Wed 11th Aug | Thurs 19th Aug & 26th Aug

Pre-booking is essential
Visit: https://www.stowe.co.uk/house/whats-on
Call us on: 01280 818002

*Adults are required to remain with children, house admission costs apply


BRACKLEY TOWN FOOTBALL

Wednesday 4th August 7:45pm Kick off

Away match against Corby Town as part of the Newland Shield competition


THE TEMPEST PERFORMED BY THE PANTALOONS

Wednesday 4th August from 7:00pm, Sulgrave Manor

The Tempest' comes to Sulgrave Manor!

Join open-air Shakespeare specialists The Pantaloons on a voyage to an enchanted island full of adventure, romance, magic and… monsters!

Expect music and mayhem, poetry and puppetry in the Bard’s brilliant tale of shipwrecks, sorcerers and silly servants.

Doors open at 6.30pm with the performance starting at 7pm.

Please bring a picnic and chairs or a blanket to sit on!

£16 for adults £12 for children and students Tickets available from sulgrave-manor-and-garden.arttickets.org.uk 

 

SUMMER READING CHALLENGE

Throughout the school summer holiday. Brackley Library

Sign your children up for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge and encourage them to read during the school break. They have to read at least 6 books and will collect stickers and a medal and certificate along the way. Also keep an eye out for Creation Club craft packs that are available to collect from the library. The best part is it’s completely free.


BRACKLEY HOGWATCH have just started a fabulous fundraiser… a Silent Auction

An amazing experience of half an hour trial flight with fully qualified flight instructor, Nick.

The lucky winner of this fantastic prize will take to the skies with up to 3 passengers of their choice. Best of all, YOU get to decide what YOU are willing to pay.

To enter, simply do one of the following:

* Private message your highest bid to Brackley Hogwatch on Facebook

*Email Brackley Hogwatch on Hogwatch@outlook.com with your name and highest bid

*Post your name, number and highest bid to ( John Clare Close, Brackley, NN13 5GG

* Or enter at one of their local fundraising events or stalls.

Final date for entries is 12 Noon on Saturday 26th September 2021, the winner will be announced later that day.


There are details on THE BRACKLEY TEDDY BEAR FESTIVAL, SUMMER JUNIOR FOOTBALL CAMPS, OUTDOOR THEATRE AT EVENLEY WOOD, A NEW ART CLASS starting in Brackley ART EXHIBITIONS and plenty more events to be found on the BRACKLEY EVENTS WATCHER Facebook page and online blog (simply google Brackley Events Watcher).


If you wish to let us know of an event please email info@brackleyeventswatcher.com or leave a message.


 


 

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