The Lakes Open Day – 16 September

Adderbury Lakes, the local nature reserve that belongs to all of us in the village, will be holding an Open Day. Lasting from 10.00 am till 4.00 pm, with free entry, the Open Day will bring activities for all the family. Some will be available continuously all day: there will be crafts and competitions for children of all ages, pond dipping, demonstrations of spinning and weaving, with the chance to try both for yourself, a demonstration of bee-keeping and a photography competition, where you can either pick up the details on the day or request them from

Adderbury Cricket Needs You! – 3 September

Fancy a game? –phone Nick Fennell now on 811059.
Well you never know, after the Parish Poll we might get our cricket field back, but in the meantime we will have to make do with the 23rd staging of the annual match against the boys from Milton.

This year the big match will be on Sunday 3 September at Broughton & North Newington CC at 2.00 pm, when we will be fighting to regain our hold on the Millennium Trophy, inaugurated as part of the village celebrations in 1995.

Adderbury & Milton Royal British Legion Appeal for New Members

This is an  appeal on behalf of the Royal British Legion, Adderbury andMilton Branch.  Our branch has been in existence since 1922 so this is our 95th year.  I would like to appeal or offer an invitation, on behalf of the Branch, for more new members.  Our numbers are very low and we do not seem to be attracting any new interest.  We are currently meeting bi-monthly and we meet at the Bowls Club on a Thursday at 2.00 pm.

Adderbury Gardening Club Summer Show – 26 August

The show is open to members of the Adderbury Gardening Club and the villagers of Adderbury, Twyford and Milton. Classes for Show Exhibitors start soon.

Along with growing vegetables, fruit and flowers there are adult and junior classes for baking sweet and savoury goodies, flower arrangements and even photography.

The Show will be held in the Institute.  Even if you do not enter an item you are welcome go along at 2.30 pm to view the entries, join in the raffle and auction as well as watch the prize giving. Here is the schedule for the Summer Show.

Children’s Summer Reading Challenge

From mid-July this year’s summer reading challenge is all about mysteries, spies and secret Animal Agents! There will be stickers and prizes as well as events and activities.  Come along to the library to find out more and discover brand new books!