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 Yardley Hastings
Open Gardens
Sunday 30th June 11.00am - 5.30pm
Admission by Programme only Yardley Hastings Memorial Hall Northampton Road NN7 1EX
Entry £6 Adults Concessions £5 Accompanied U16s Free
14 Open Gardens
In aid of St. Andrew’s Church
More info:
Email: Facebook: loveyardleyhastings
Tea and Chat
Mon 10th, Olney Centre, 2-3pm
Regular meeting of this friendly chat group where the tea is good and the friendship is amazing. More details: Debbie Whitworth, 07494 681907.
Denton & District Gardening Club
Mon 10th, Denton Village Hall, Vicarage Lane, NN7 1DT, 7.30pm
AGM at 7pm then Helen Picton of Old Court Nurseries will talk about ‘Daisy Days’. She will bring plants for sale and there will be a raffle and home-made refreshments. Entry: free to members, £3 visitors. Everyone is welcome. More details: Margaret, 01604 890875,
Newport Pagnell WI
Tue 11th, Brooklands Centre, Newport Pagnell, 7pm
Entertainment from the Rapskallian Morris Dancers. All visitors welcome to join in, entry: £5. Refreshments served and there’s a raffle. Details: newportpagnellwi@gmail. com.
Monthly coffee morning
Tue 11th, Olney United Reformed church, High Street, 10am-12pm
Great selection of delicious homemade cakes available to eat in the warmth and chat with friends or to take-away.
Clothing Swap
Wed 12th, Carlton House Club, High Street, Olney, 7-9pm
Take your clothes, some cash for a raffle ad a friend. Event hosted by Olney WI in partnership with the Co-op. Funds go to Olney Infant Academy’s wildlife area and pond.
Cameo (Come and Meet Each Other)
Wed 12th, Baptist Church, Market Place, Olney, 2-4pm
They welcome again Rosemary Towers, chairman of Frost’s Garden Centre, who will discuss how gardens and garden centres have changed over the last 20 years to meet modern needs. Join in for chat, table games and a delicious tea. All welcome. Details: Chris James, 07970 973226, Christine Chatt, 07786 658767.
The Arts Society North Bucks
Thu 13th, Lovat Hall, Newport Pagnell, 10.15am
Lecture entitled ‘The Trials and Tribulations of Vincent Van Gogh as seen through his works’, given by Carole Petipher. Coffee served from 10.15 am and the lecture starts at 10.55. Guests are welcome for a small fee. More details: membershipnorthbucks@
Refreshments in the Courtyard
Thu 13th, Cowper & Newton Museum, Olney, 10.30am-12.30pm
Enjoy delicious homemade cakes, a choice of tea, coffee, speciality tea or juice and a relaxing stroll around the beautiful 18th century, tranquil gardens. Entry: £6. No need to book in advance, just purchase your refreshments ticket in the shop.
Songs for a Summer’s Evening
Fri 14th, Harrold Centre, High Street, Harrold, 7.30pm
An evening of songs form Sharnbrook Com- munity Choir including hits from Adele, The Beatles, Abba, Les Misérables, Blood Broth- ers and more. Pimms is served in the gar- den. Tickets: £10 (U12s free) strawberries and cream included. More details: 01234 632201.
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Bedford National Trust Association
Tue 18th, Addison Centre, Kempston, 2.30pm
AGM followed at 2.30pm by speaker Anne French from Wimpole Hall. The Senior Volunteering Officer and will talk about ‘Some of the exciting work being done at Wimpole and how it is supported by our wonderful volunteers’.
Refreshments available Entry: free. No need to book. Plenty of parking space. More details: Betty Thomas, 01480 860421.
NGS Open Garden
Sat 22nd/ Sun 23rd, Old Park Barn, Dag Lane, Stoke Goldington, 1.30-5pm Opening for charity through the National Garden Scheme, a garden of almost three acres with lots to see. Homemade teas, plant sale, WC, no dogs please. Entry: £5 (child free). Details: search for Old Park Barn on
Repair Café
Sat 22nd, The Mead Centre, Newport Pagnell, 9.30am-12.30pm
Take your broken household items and see if repairers can fix them. Have a cup of tea while you wait.
RSPCA 200 Summer Fair
Sat 22nd, Great Linford Memorial Hall, 12pm-4pm
Free entry and parking. Well-behaved dogs on leads welcome.
Weston Underwood Summer Fete
Sun 23rd, Village Green, Weston Underwood, 1pm
Village fair with book stalls, toys, homeware, flowers, tea, barbecue and a raffle among the attractions. Olney Brass Band will be supplying the music. Entry: £2, free parking available. Details: WestonFete
Olney and District Gardening Club
Tue 25th, Olney Centre, 7.30pm
Return of popular speaker Peter Lickorish, who will talk about plant propagation and give practical demonstrations on how to increase plant stock using easy and cheap methods.
Refreshments available from 7.15pm. Non- members welcome: £5.
Cameo (Come and Meet Each Other)
Wed 26th, Baptist Church, Market Place, Olney 2-4pm
Go along and hear about the amazing work of Medical Detection Dogs. These are dogs literally saving lives with their incredible noses.
Lots of chat, fun, table games and a delicious tea. All welcome. Details: Chris James, 07970 973226, Christine Chatt, 07786 658767.
Yardley Hastings Open Gardens
Sun 30th, Yardley Hastings Memorial Hall, NN7 1EX, 11am-5.30pm
Brunch, lunch and teas with plant sales in aid of St Andrew’s Church. Admission by programme only. Entry: £6 (concessions £5, U16s free).
Strawberry Teas
Sun 30th, St. Laud’s Church, Mercers Farm, Crofts End, Sherington, 3-5.30pm Back after five years absence, this popular event offers an extravaganza of strawberries, cream, cakes, Pimms and more. Relax and enjoy this farmhouse garden setting as you indulge with friends. Entry: £10. All welcome. Details: Alan Sims, 07921 622516.
 Capturing Nature
Art Exhibition
 29th June - 7th July (Closed Monday 1st & Tuesday 2nd July)
10am - 4pm
Supported by
   The Old School Hall, The Square,
Yardley Hastings. NN7 1EU
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