Tonight (Friday)
Brackley Bowls Club have their signing on for the Indoor season at
8pm at the  Bowls Club (off Buckingham Road).

Saturday 14th as part of the ongoing exhibition at Chenderit School in Middleton Cheney ‘Forty Years On: A Celebration of Memories’, is a drop-in event between 12-3pm for alumni of Chenderit and the wider community. Go and share your memories of Chenderit School, take your photos and memorabilia to share and be recorded for a 40-year archive.
More details

Sunday 15th has the Culworth Fun Run.  Meet at The Forge Coffee House in Culworth. Start time 10.30am. Distance is 5 miles, with a shorter loop for under-11s. Register via Key word is culworth.  For further details call Rupert Rowling on 07833 694336

Monday 16th to Wednesday 18th John Lawson Circus will be in Brackley Park, (the one on the High Street).
Monday @ 7pm; Tuesday @ 4.30pm & 7.30pm; Wednesday @ 4.30pm. For tickets, Click Here.

Evenley Gardening Society’s at Evenley Village Hall on Tuesday September 17th at 8pm.
The speaker is from Milton Keynes Parks Trust and the subject will be “The Works of the Parks Trust”
Non members welcome £3. If you can’t make it then at least look at their website to see what amazing activities they have practically on our doorstep

On Thursday Winchester House School launches Brackley Community Dementia Choir, inspired by Vicky McLure’s two-part BBC documentary, Our Dementia Choir. Singers of all ages and abilities who are suffering from dementia are invited to join the first of the weekly Thursday rehearsals in The Forum at Winchester House, High Street, Brackley, NN13 7AZ. Tea, coffee and cakes will be served from 10am, Link with singing from 10.20am to 11am. Carers are most welcome and membership of the choir is free. To register your interest, please email

Also on Thursday, U3A have their next event at 10.00am.  Held at the Methodist Church, High Street, Brackley, NN13 7DT.  The speaker is Alan Tumber and his topic is Rhyme Nor Reason – collection of comic song and poetry with live music, pictures and film clips from a bygone age.  Go along if you are semi-retired or retired and find out what U3A is all about.

A week on Monday (23rd) is the Wildlife Trust meeting at the Methodist Church.
Andrew Jackson from Brackley Hogwatch will be explaining about his work saving hedgehogs and how Brackley can help these endangered animals.
Put the date in your diary, more details on the Brackley Wildlife website.


REMEMBER to book your tickets for the Christmas Wine Tasting and Mini Christmas Fair being held on the 7th of December in Brackley WI Hall. Get in early to take advantage of the early bird special of just £10 per person. Many different wines to choose from and available to purchase gift ideas from local friends of Brackley Wines showcasing their skills and talents. Visit and click on events.

Finally, a reminder the Fair is in town this weekend so avoid driving through the Market Place until its gone on Saturday evening.
There is more news on forthcoming events on the BOP website

Have a great weekend.

Alan Smith

Tel: 07957 806497