Special events for August and September
TEDDY BEAR’S PICNIC
Tuesday 1st August and Thursday 3rd August 10:00am – 12:00noon Brackley Library
Join Brackley Elves for a couple of special morning of rhymes, stories and fun. The elves will be taking over Brackley Library Rhyme times and Storystomps but there will also be a teddy hunt, cakes and biscuits, spin the wheel and more. Please feel free to bring a blanket and a picnic to enjoy the library garden.
To book please email the library Brackley.LibraryPlus@westnorthants.gov.uk
SUMMER HOLIDAY CRAFT @ THE LIBRARY
Wednesday 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd August 10:00am – 11:00am Brackley Library
Join Brackley Library for some fun during the summer holiday.
Please visit Brackley Library Facebook page for further information and details on booking.
WEEKLY WEDNESDAY MINI -WOMBLE
Wednesday 2nd , 16th and 30th August 10:00-11:00 Meet at Poppyfields Park
Wednesday 9th and 23rd August 10:00-12:00 Meet at Brackley Library
Join Brackley Litter Wombles for a short litter pick during the school holiday. We will alternate between the town centre and The Poppyfields Estate. Children are highly encouraged to join us. Please wear sensible shoes!
SNYE BRACKLEY PLAY & ACTIVITY DAY
Wednesday 2nd August 11:00am – 3:00pm Brackley Town Park
Free entrance and activities. Fun for all the family. All ages welcome.
Activities include face painting, rodeo bull, junk modelling with Art Avalance, go karts, inflatable obstacle course, bungee run, giant bubbles, body zorbing, Muddy Feet nature play, police car, football, music and lots more!
BIKE NIGHT AT THE LION
Wednesday 2nd August from 5:00pm The Red Lion, Brackley
Come along to the monthly Bike night at The Lion, Brackley running the first Wednesday of every month. Event starting at 5pm (pub open from 12). All bikers will have full access to free & safe ride in parking in the courtyard. BBQ available from 5pm
*This is an open event to all members of the public with or without a bike*
Every Thursday and Saturday throughout August 10:30am-11:30am Brackley Library
A free craft session for children aged 4+ with a new craft to make each week. Throughout summer, Grandad Ken and Estelle will have a selection of new craft and previous Creation Club crafts for children to revisit or try something new. All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Saturday 5th August 12:00noon – 11:30pm The Red Lion, Brackley
After the huge success of last month’s family event, The Lion have another even BIGGER family day with fun, food and music!
BRACKLEY LITTER WOMBLES COMMUNITY LITTER PICK
Saturday 19th August 10:00am -12:00noon starting from Brackley Library
Brackley Litter Wombles would love you to join them in their fourth community litter pick!
Today they will be tackling the Buckingham Road Industrial Estate. Please wear sensible footwear.
21st - 25th August St Peter’s Church
Each August St. Peter’s Church run a holiday club for children of primary school age focussed on fun, friendship and faith. These are full of activities, games and age-appropriate Christian teaching. In 2023, the theme is “The King’s Quest” to tie in with the church’s 800-year anniversary. Book your child ing now by visiting https://www.stpetersbrackley.org.uk/holiday-club
Tuesday 22nd August 1:30pm -4:00pm Brackley Town Park
Exciting news, everyone - the circus is coming to town!
Get ready for an unforgettable experience filled with acrobats, aerialists, clowns and much more! Bring your family and friends and prepare to be amazed by the incredible talent on display. Get your early bird tickets now and prepare for a two hour fun packed professional show for all the family. Ticket price is £12 per person + booking fee (under 3 years on lap for free). Available from https://www.wegottickets.com/event/586709
MEGA BOUNCE PLAY PARK
Saturday 26th August – Sunday 27th August 10:00am – 6:00pm Brackley Rugby Club
All Day Play for one fantastic price!
An outdoor inflatable park is the ultimate destination for fun and excitement.
From bouncy castles and slides, to obstacle courses and interactive games, the inflatable structures offer a wide range of activities to challenge and engage your senses.
Child Tickets: £10.00 Adult Tickets: £2.00 Pay on the day!
POP UP SHOPS
Saturday 26th August 10:00am – 3:00pm Alexander & Co, Market Square, Brackley
Pop up shops have come to Brackley and will run the last Saturday of the month throughout 2023.
With a rotation of Brackley small businesses, pop along to Alexander & Co to support some of the wonderful businesses of Brackley.
BRACKLEY CHARTER FAIR
Thursday 7th – Sunday 9th September (times below) Market Square, Brackley
Wilson’s Amusements are proud to be returning to Brackley for the annual charter fair
Open Thursday and Friday from 5pm and Saturday from 1.30pm until late.
There will be a range of rides and attractions for all the family including extreme ride, family rides and juveniles for the children. There will also be games stalls and food outlets offering a range of fun fair favourites and sweet treats. Most rides and attractions take cards and cash.
Friday 8th September The Venue, Brackley
Join us at The Venue, home of Brackley Town Football Club, for an evening of barn dancing. For more details visit https://www.stpetersbrackley.org.uk/800events
RIDE AND STRIDE
Saturday 9th September St. Peter’s Church
Ride & Stride is a great way to enjoy getting out and about as well as raising much-needed funds through sponsorship. You can walk, cycle or even ride your horse between participating churches. Funds raised are split between the Historic Churches Trusts and St Peter’s Church. For more details visit https://www.stpetersbrackley.org.uk/800events
Saturday 23rd September S. Peter’s Church
Celebrate the start of Harvest Festival at St Peter’s harvest supper. Enjoy a performance of a Mummers Play. Tickets will go on sale from August. For more details visit https://www.stpetersbrackley.org.uk/800events