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Event summary for a week starting Thursday 22nd July
This is the first of our weekly summarys which will go out every Thursday.
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.
This is the first time the new facilities are being used, so pop in and have a look and buy some lovely treats at the same time.
Coffee and cards
Every Friday 3-4pm with a second session 5-6pm. Wellbeing Centre at Croft Lodge, High Street, Brackley.
Friendly, welcoming group. £7 inclusive of tuition, supplies for 2 cards and refreshments. Comment or message Jenny McCormac on Facebook to book.
Syresham Scarecrow Festival and Open Gardens
Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th July 10:00am- 6:00pm each day
Scarecrows, stall and games all around the village. Tea/coffee and home-made cakes in the village hall. Please join them if you can - a lovely outing for the whole family.
Aynho Summer Fayre
Sunday 25th July 11:30pm-4:00pm, Aynho Pavillion Field OX17 3AP
Over 25 gorgeous stall and our very own Brackley Hogwatch will be there with their fundraising gift stall.
Brackley Town Football
Tuesday 27th July *Now Cancelled due to covid case in the squad*
This would have been a home match against Northampton Town FC for a pre-season friendly
Brackley Open Air Shopping
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 I say it...early Christmas shopping?
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.
Upcoming events that require booking
Brackley Teddy Bear Festival
Tuesday 10th August – 10am-2pm. Brackley Park
Bring your teddies, picnics and join us for the ultimate teddy bear event in Brackley Park. Lots of teddy bear fun including; teddy bear hunt and trail, teddy bear parachuting, teddy bear stories and rhymes, cake stalls, tombola and lots more!
All proceeds from this festival will be shared between Breast Cancer Now and the Mayor of Brackley charities.
· 10am - £3 per child: Rhymes, ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ story followed by a bear hunt for under 5s. Price includes a bear related gift.
· 1pm - £2 per child: Kite making activities suitable for over 5s.
Please visit Brackley Elves Facebook Group for more details on how to sign up. Bear Gifts are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.
Three Musketeers Outdoor Theatre
Sunday 15th August and Monday 16th August 4:30pm. Evenley Wood Gardens
Immersion Theatre invite you on a swashbuckling adventure of epic proportions as they proudly present an action-packed adaptation of The Three Musketeers!
Follow the young D’Artagnan as he travels to Paris to join the legendary Musketeers in a thrilling production brimming with excitement, danger, comedy, and in true Immersion style, bags of audience interaction. Will our heroes thwart the scheming Cardinal Richelieu and the deadly Milady de Winter? Will they retrieve the Queen’s jewels and restore her honour before it’s too late? Find out in this gripping tale guaranteed to have families on the edge of their seats. All for one – and one for all!
Recommended age: 8+
The perfect summer treat for all the family!
Ticket prices Adults (16+) £10, Children 4-16 £8, under 3 Free, Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children £32) available on their Facebook page until 14th August
Brand new comedy night on Brackley -
Thursday 19th August. Doors open at 7pm and the show is from 8pm to 10.30pm. The Venue, Brackley Town Football Club
Brackley Town Football Club, are hosting The Laughing Saint Comedy Club at the Venue, this will be the first of a monthly event featuring well-known and up-and-coming comedians on the circuit.
The first one on Thursday 19th August features Comedy Store regular Alistair Barrie, Karen Bayley, David Ward and Paul Revil.
LAND AHOY! No need to hit the beach... they'll be bringing the coastal theme right to the heart of Brackley. Join your fellow pirates aboard the Good Ship St Peter as they go in search of paradise! 4 days focussed on fun, friendship and faith. Book now by emailing email@example.com, and leave your children with their lovely, DBS-checked leaders, safe in the knowledge they'll have a fantastic time.The cost is £10 per child (you can pay online) regardless of how many days are attended as they encourage children to be there for the whole time, if possible, so they can get the most out of it..More information here: https://www.stpetersbrackley.org.uk/holiday-club
The Jungle Book Outdoor Theatre
Monday 30th August and Tuesday 31st August. Evenley Wood Gardens
A brand-new swingin’ musical adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling family favourite, THE JUNGLE BOOK!
Following a greatly reduced season in 2020 as a result of the pandemic, Immersion Theatre are roaring to bring their trademark energy to their wildest show yet; a brand-new swingin’ musical adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling family favourite, THE JUNGLE BOOK!
Filled with original music, audience interaction, and the chance to meet the characters after the show, you are invited to join Mowgli and his friends, Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther, on a madcap jungle adventure as they meet and attempt to outwit a slithering snake, some cheeky monkeys, and the fierce tiger, Shere Khan!
Funny, exciting and wildly entertaining, this larger-than-life musical will have you howling with laughter; The perfect treat for the whole family!
Ticket prices Adults (16+) £10, Children 4-16 £8, under 3 Free, Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children £32) available on their Facebook page
Kids Art Classes- Brackley We are excited to announce we have a children’s spring art class for all ages on Thursday 13th April. The class starts at 9.45am-11.45, held at Brackley Cricket Club. Hot drinks, drinks for children and biscuits will be provided. Prices are £21 per child and £7.50 per extra sibling. Booking is essential due to limited availability. Get in touch today on 07900218118 or send us a message.
From Thursday 29 th 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.
WEEKLY WHAT’S ON! So much happening again this week from litter picking to Medieval banquets! Lots of great live music to keep everyone entertained as well. Please let me know of any events you may have coming up over the next few months. Either message me or email firstname.lastname@example.org CHATTY CAFE Thursday 20 th July 3:00pm – 5:00pm Lounge Bar Cafe, Brackley Chatter and Natter table is a wonderful way of encouraging people of all ages to talk to others and not feel so socially isolated. So pop along if you fancy a spot of company and meet someone new. Having a chat can brighten someone’s day. WALKING RUGBY Thursday 20 th July from 7:00pm Brackley Rugby Club £2.50 per month to join, just pop along. QUIZ NIGHT Thursday 20 th July from 7:00pm The Chequered Flag, Brackley Join the entertaining Andy Bannard with an evening to test those brain cells. MORRIS DANCING Thursday 20 th July from 8:00pm, The Town Hall, Brackl