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The Diary: June
    Join us for the
Weston Underwood
Summer Fete
Sunday 23rd June 2024 1pm on the Village Green
£2 admission (Free Parking available)
Stalls include:
Books, Toys, Homeware, Clothes, Cakes, Plants & Flowers, Tombola, Raffle & Silent Auction
Childrens Games, Olney Brass Brand Refreshments: Teas & BBQ
Find and follow us:
Weston Underwood Fete Westonfete
 Baptist Church Coffee mornings
Sat 1st and Sat 15th, Baptist Church, Olney, 10-11.30am
Pop in for coffee and a piece of cake in friendly surroundings. Donations in aid of Olney is Kind.
Olney Water
Sat 1st-Sat 29th, Three Hares Gallery, Cowper & Newton Museum, Olney, 11am- 4.30pm
Exhibition by internationally acclaimed artist Wayne Warren, who was born in Olney and lived here until he was 10. Wayne is also creating an Intervention Art Trail running throughout the museum and into the garden, featuring his interpretation of William Cowper and John Newton’s life from a 21st century perspective. Entry: free.
Two Brewers
High Street, Olney
Two dates for your diary at this popular local: Medium Night (1st). 6.30pm. Phone the pub for information. Monthly Quiz Night (13th), 7.30pm.
Details: Ian Riley, 07976 427396,
Newport Pagnell Probus Club
Tue 4th, Swan Revived Hotel, Newport Pagnell, 12.15pm
Popular club hosts a lunch and a talk. This month: Mark Niel – ‘The Poet Laureate you never knew you had’. Amusing music and verse. For more information or to visit, contact: John Brimley, 01908 605378,;Neil Beeton, 01908 914771, neilbeeton@sky. com.
Olney Archaeological Society
Tue 4th, Olney Centre and Zoom, 10am- 12pm
AGM followed by ‘From Iron Age to Saxon: ordinary life and unusual death at RAF Cardington’, a talk by David Ingham, Project manager, Albion Archaeology, Secretary to S&E Midlands CBA. Visitors welcome at The Olney Centre: £4. Tea, coffee, biscuits included. Details: www.
Olney WI
Wed 5th, Olney Centre, 7.30pm
‘The North Bucks Way by Feet and Stitches’, a talk by Daphne Preece. Entry to visitors: £5. More details: Janet Smith, 07711 505864.
The Olney Ukulele Guitar and Singing Club
Wed 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, Olney Centre, 2-4pm
Go along and join in the fun. No previous experience necessary. Details: Ruth, 07500 506851.
Time 4 Everyone
Thu 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, The Mead Centre, Newport Pagnell, 10.45am- 2.30pm
Drop in for a cosy chat and meet new people. Friendly and inclusive with a warm welcome for everyone. Details: www.
Bedford Art Society
Fri 7th, Putnoe Heights Church, Bedford, 7.15pm
Oliver Winconek, ‘A demonstration of oil and acrylic portrait’. More details: Jean Paterson, 01234 307210 or www.
The Mead Centre
Spectrum! A colourful mixed media extravaganza
Fri 7th June 1-4pm, Sat 8th 12noon-2pm then Mon to Thurs 9.30am-230pm until 20th June. Final day Sat 22nd June 9am- 1pm.
Olney Senior Citizens Club
Olney Centre, 2-4pm
Popular social club holds regular meeting. Gathering in June include Whist/Cha (7th), Bingo (14th), Strawberry Tea Afternoon (21st), DIY Flower Arranging (28th).
Bucks Art Weeks
Sat/Sun 8th/9th, 15th/16th, 22nd/23rd, Thu 13th/20th, 1 Holes Lane, Olney, 11am-6pm (Thu 10am-2pm)
Visit artists on your doorstep, via town art trails or plan a trip further afield. Details:
Motorama 2024
Sun 9th, Market Place, Olney, 12pm
Olney Classic Car Club (OCCC) are once again supporting and helping Newport Pagnell and Olney Lions Club at their 2024 Motorama. OCCC will officially have its own area and this year hope to draw attention to its 10th Anniversary.
Vintage event
Sat 1st, Newport Pagnell, 11am-5.30pm
With stalls all along the High Street and on Bury Common, this will be a fun packed day with something for everyone. More details:
   Newport Pagnell Singers
Saturday 13 July 7.30pm Parish Church Newport Pagnell
Supporting UnityMK (Winter Night Shelter)
    Tickets available from
Cambourne Travel, Newport Pagnell Singers Adult £12; Child £5
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Line Dancing Classes
Ousedale School, Aspreys, Olney, 7pm-8pm Tuesday (term time only) Line Dance classes for beginners on Tuesday evenings (term time only). No need to book or pre-pay. Classes are £6.50 pay as you go (correct money if possible please). Country and Modern music. Fun and friendly, great for fitness, making friends and improving your memory! All welcome.
Contact: Georgia 07590 558765
Children’s Garden Trail ‘All about Trees’
Sat 1st-Sun 30th, Cowper & Newton Museum, Olney, 11am-4.30pm
Family fun time! Follow the trail and learn about trees with the garden trail. Entry: £1 per trail includes a small prize. Usual admission applies for adults.
Olney Bridge Club
Mon 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, Olney Centre, 6.45pm
A friendly club affiliated to the EBU which plays duplicate bridge every Monday evening apart from Bank Holidays. New members are very welcome. More details: John Claydon, 01234 713045.
Love to Move
Mon 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th / Tue 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, Portfields Commu- nity Centre, Newport Pagnell, 11am- 12.30pm/11.30am-1pm
Age and dementia friendly seated movement programme developed by the British Gymnastics Foundation. This therapy is especially designed to help both cognitively and physically and is not just a movement class. More details: Susan Maison,
Roade Community Orchestra
Tues 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, Roade Primary School, 6.30-8.15pm
Rehearsals to which players of all ages are welcome to join them in making music. Let them know if you are attending so they can bring the right scores for you.

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