Event summary for w/c 5th August

 

Once again we have been searching for what’s happening in our area.

It’s a week for teddies with events on at Stowe and also keep your eyes open as BRACKLEY ELVES GO TEDDYTASIC!


TEDDIES ON TOUR STOWE

Thursday 5th August 10:30-12:00, Stowe House

Treat your favourite soft toy to a grand tour of Stowe House. Listen to a story in the grand library, look for animals in the marble hall and move your body in the music room. Bring a picnic along and finish the tour with lunch on the front lawn.

Ages 3-6 £3 per child
Other Tour Dates: Tues 10th Aug | Wed 25th Aug

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

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


No Community Quiz Night at The Chequered Flag this week!

Banny is having a well earned break.


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.


THE BLAKESLEY SHOW

Saturday 7th August 8:00am-5:00pm, NN12 8HH

A rural and traditional event, The Blakesley Show hosts an array of livestock and trade exhibitors - there is so much to see and do!

Stop by the Michael Graham hospitality area, say hello and relax - we'll be serving refreshments in our seating area throughout the day.

August 7th 2021
8:00am to 5:00pm

Entry costs:
£30 for Family (Two Adults, up to 3 Children)
£15 for Adults
£5 for 8-16yrs
and free for under 8yrs. Onsite parking is free also.

For all details please visit:
https://www.theblakesleyshow.co.uk/


LITTER PICK

Saturday 7th August 10:00am-12:00 noon, start at Brackley Library

As part of the this year's Summer Reading Challenge the library are asking your children to become Brackley Wild World Heroes by helping to keep our town free from litter.

Pop along to the library at 10:00 with a bin bag and some gloves! Wear a superhero outfit or fairy wings if you wish! Look out for three Brackley Elf fairies.


BRACKLEY TOWN FOOTBALL

Saturday 7th August 3pm Kick off

Home match against Oxford City for a pre-season friendly

 

BRACKLEY TEDDY BEAR FESTIVAL

Tuesday 10th August – 10am-2pm. Brackley Park

Organised by Brackley Elves and Brackley Town Council and joined by Brackley Community Radio.

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.

Pre-booked activities

· 10am – 11 am £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 – 2pm £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.


TEDDIES ON TOUR STOWE

Tuesday 10th August 10:30-12:00, Stowe House

Treat your favourite soft toy to a grand tour of Stowe House. Listen to a story in the grand library, look for animals in the marble hall and move your body in the music room. Bring a picnic along and finish the tour with lunch on the front lawn.

Ages 3-6 £3 per child
Other Tour Dates: Wed 25th Aug

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

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


CYANOTYPING AT STOWE

Wednesday 11th 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: 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



Upcoming events which require booking

LEGENDS OF POP

Sunday 15th August 1:00pm-11:00pm, Towcester Racecourse

Join us for a fantastic afternoon of live greyhound racing followed by live performances from Danny Oliver as Michael Jackson and ABBA REVIVAL - The UK's Number 1 ABBA Tribute band.

Ticket prices include:
- Admission & Racecard for the Greyhound racing
- Admission to the live performances

Times:
Gates open = 1pm
Greyhound racing from 2pm
Live entertainment from 6pm

Book now!
https://towcester-racecourse.co.uk/legends-of-pop/


THE LAUGHING SAINT COMEDY CLUB

Thursday 19th August 8:00pm-10:30pm. The Venue, Brackley Town Football Club

Brand new comedy night in Brackley!

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.

It's great value at £12 per person.

Don’t miss out, tickets available now - https://btfc.ticketco.events/.../the_venue__comedy_show...

Doors open at 7pm and the show is from 8pm to 10.30pm.


Don’t forget

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 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 blog www.brackleyeventswatcher.co.uk


Please let us know of any events so we can help spread the word. Please email info@brackleyeventswatcher.com or leave a message.

 

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