Events Diary, September 2017

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Friday, September 1, 2017

19:30
Another Milestone: An illustrated talk by Mervyn Benford
Venue: Middleton Cheney Library, Main Road, Middleton Cheney, Banbury OX17 2PD

Middleton Cheney’s Library Supporters Group presents an illustrated talk by Mervyn Benford, who literally wrote the book on Milestones, relics of an age when life moved more slowly. Author Mervyn Benford tells the story of milestones and provides a fascinating and compelling arguement for their historical importance. Full details & tickets from the library or buy online. Adult £7/Child £4, including wine & soft drinks.

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Monday, September 4, 2017

19:30 - 05:30
Parish Church Floodlighting
Venue: Parish Church

The Parish Church will be floodlit tonight from dusk until dawn. Sponsored by Jill Reeve-Johnson in memory of Ron Reeve-Johnson.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

19:00 - 21:30
An Evening with the Reverend Richard Coles
Venue: Parish Church

Come and see priest, author, co-presenter of BBC Radio 4’s “Saturday Live” and now “Strictly Come Dancing” contestant, Rev Richard Coles, give a talk at the parish church. The event kicks off at 19:00 with drinks and canapés at Lovells, The Square. We’ll then move into the church for the talk at 19:45. Tickets at £12.50 from Margaret Burne on 01295 811936.

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Friday, September 8, 2017

15:00 - 18:00
Andrea Leadsom, MP Advice Surgery
Venue: The Forum, Moat Lane, Towcester NN12 6AD

Please contact Mrs Leadsom’s constituency office on 01327 353124 for an appointment or visit her website at the link below for more information. (Click here for a map showing the Forum’s location.)

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Sunday, September 10, 2017

11:00 - 16:00
Craft Fair
Venue: Millennium Memorial Hall

A chance to support local craftworkers by buying unique crafts and gifts for you, your family and friends direct from the makers: art, bags, bee/bug houses, candles, cards, crochet, cushions, jewellery, knitting, pottery, handmade rugs, textile gifts and wooden items, plus delicious homemade cakes and light lunches from our catering. Entry Adults £1.00, which includes a donation to Katharine House Hospice.


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Thursday, September 14, 2017

18:00 - 20:00
Adderbury Food Market
Venue: The Institute, The Green, Adderbury, Banbury OX17 3NE

Adderbury Food Market is held on the second Thursday of each month, bringing high quality local produce – including meat, poultry, eggs, savouries, vegetables, cakes & tarts, honey, coffee, gin & liqueurs, preserves, and lots more – closer to your door. Guest stalls provide monthly variety. There is also a bar with hot food to eat in or take away. A not-for-profit community project.

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Friday, September 15, 2017

10:00 - 12:00
Village Networks on tour
Venue: Millennium Memorial Hall

Drop into the Village Networks vehicle, the “RIC” – Rural Information Centre, for help with:

  • Welfare benefits, debt and pensions
  • Household utility bills: gas, electricity, LPG, heating oil
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Using a computer, emailing, online shopping, etc
  • Job-seeking
  • Connecting with local voluntary/community groups
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10:30 - 11:30
Andrea Leadsom, MP “Drop In” Surgery
Venue: Brackley

“Drop In” surgery – No appointment needed. (Please contact Mrs Leadsom’s constituency office on 01327 35312 for the exact location of this surgery or visit Mrs Leadsom’s website for more information.)

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Saturday, September 16, 2017

10:00 - 12:00
Makeover and Mend
Venue: Oxford city centre campus Oxpens Road,  Oxford,   OX1 1SA

Repair, reuse, recycle... Learn how to sew and upcycle fashion garments. Do you have some old clothes that you absolutely love but can’t wear anymore? Would you like to learn how to turn these items into something else? Come and learn the basics of a sewing machine usage and learn how to creatively redevelop your old clothes into new garments and accessories.

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10:30 - 12:30
“Dee’s Dee-lights”!
Venue: Parish Church

The Church of St Peter and St Paul presents “Dee’s Dee-lights” starring Dee Thobourne With a supporting cast of cakes, coffee and books! A small raffle too. A warm welcome awaits you, so come along and join in on:

Saturday 16 September

Saturday 21 October

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Monday, September 18, 2017

14:00 - 16:30
Learn Woodcarving
Venue: Oxford City Centre Campus, Oxpens Road,  Oxford OX1 1SA

You learn woodcarving techniques from a selection of demonstrations and exercises. More advanced students will develop ideas with design and technical guidance from the tutor. In this class you work on your own carving at a pace appropriate to your skills and experience. There is no formal assessment but there is ongoing advice, guidance and feedback from your teacher.

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

18:30 - 21:00
Introduction to Woodwork skills
Venue: Oxford City Centre Campus, Oxpens Road,  Oxford OX1 1SA

This course is run in 5-week sessions throughout the academic year on Tuesday evenings between 18:30 and 21:00. It’s for people with little or no experience in woodwork.

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

19:30 - 21:30
Women’s Institute: Freelance Photographer – A presentation by Paul Howard
Venue: Millennium Memorial Hall

Tea hostess: J Brown. Competition: A vintage family photo. The WI meets at 19:30 on the third Wednesday of the month in the Millennium Memorial Hall. Guests are always welcome and can attend up to three meetings in a year, after which they will be invited to join. The cost for guests is £2.00, which includes refreshments. Why not come along and enjoy the evening? For more information, please call 01295 816562 or use the email link below.

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21:00
Live Jazz
Venue: White Horse Public House

Resident jazz musicians, headed up by David McCormack, play acoustic jazz performances at the White Horse on the third Wednesday of every month. Come and listen to (or participate in) their jam sessions while sampling something from the pub’s wine list and maybe a cheeseboard.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

18:00 - 20:30
Introduction to Fashion Accessories: Design, Sculpt and Make.
Venue: Oxford City Centre Campus, Oxpens Road,  Oxford OX1 1SA

During this 5-week course, you will have the opportunity to design and make a completely unique wearable accessory. You will design an accessory of your choosing, taking inspiration from gathered images and considering your own style. We will explore the different ways that your design could be realised – weighing up various creative processes including sculpting, taking relief moulds, laser cutting, printing and painting techniques.

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18:30 - 21:00
Developing Woodwork skills
Venue: Oxford City Centre Campus, Oxpens Road,  Oxford OX1 1SA

This course is run in 5-week sessions throughout the academic year on Thursday evenings between 18:30 and 21:00. The course is aimed at students with experience in furniture making. (Students with little or no experience of furniture making should attend the Tuesday class: Introduction to Woodwork Skills.)

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Saturday, September 23, 2017

19:30 - 06:30
Parish Church Floodlighting
Venue: Parish Church

The Parish Church will be floodlit tonight from dusk until dawn. Sponsored by Chris Hone in memory of Fred Hone.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

19:30 - 06:30
Parish Church Floodlighting
Venue: Parish Church

The Parish Church will be floodlit tonight from dusk until dawn. Sponsored by Mary Townsend in memory of Derek Townsend.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

19:30
Garden Club: “Healthy House Plants – What to Buy, Where to Keep Them” with Mr Whittaker
Venue: Millennium Memorial Hall

Gardening enthusiast? Meetings of King’s Sutton Garden Club take place in the Millennium Memorial Hall on the last Wednesday of each month starting at 19:30, except where otherwise stated. We’re always happy to welcome new members to enjoy our regular talks, demonstrations and garden visits. The Garden Club’s annual membership subscription is £10.00. Guests can attend any of our meetings for just £1.50. Call Carol on 01295 811271 for details (or use the link below to email her).

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Friday, September 29, 2017

10:00 - 12:00
World’s Biggest Coffee Morning (in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support)
Venue: King’s Sutton Baptist Church Hall

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event of the year. People all over the UK host their own Coffee Mornings, and donations on the day are made to Macmillan. Last year alone, £29.5 million was raised for this great cause and this year’s aim is to raise even more. Please come and have a cuppa and bring your friends! Any cake donations would be really appreciated too. For more info or to offer help, call Zara on 07990 525321 or use the email link below.

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