Adderbury Community Day – 15 September

Celebrating and showcasing all that’s great about Adderbury.
Stalls, games and exhibitors from The Green along the High Street to Lucy Plackett Playing Field. The High Street will be closed to traffic from 11.00 am until 5.00 pm so bring the family along and explore the stalls, enjoy the music, dance, food, drink and lots of fun and games provided by local clubs, groups and businesses.

Adderbury History Association – 17 September

Liz Woolley will give a talk in the Methodist Schoolroom at 7.30 pm on ‘Beer, Sausages and Marmalade: Oxford Food and Drink in the 19th Century’. In the nineteenth century Oxford became well-known for its ‘Celebrated Oxford Sausages’ and for Frank Cooper’s ‘Oxford Marmalade’ , and the brewing, baking and grocery trades. This talk will examine the fascinating relationship between food production, tourism and politics in the city. For more information contact Phil Mansell (Secretary) email history@adderbury.org  or phone 01295 812125.

Meet Sylvia Vetta – 19 September

Focal are hosting Sylvia Vetta for their next event in the ‘Meet the Author’ series which will be held in the library at 4.30 pm.  Sylvia Vetta has written for the Oxford Times and its monthly magazine, Oxford Limited Edition, every month since 1998. Tickets from the library or by e-mail from Keith Mitchell

Happy Third Birthday ‘Adderbury Wheels’

Adderbury Wheels are celebrating their three years of riding through the rain, wind, snow and even this summer’s beautiful sunshine.

The friendly group meet on Wednesday evenings for 6.30 pm start (from Early April to when the clocks go back in October) and EVERY Saturday. They always meet outside Adderbury library.

What’s going on at the Church?

Workmen’s huts in the graveyard, scaffolding going up the tower – what’s going on??
Well major work is now starting by the contractor Stone Edge to rebuild the badly damaged eastern parapet, re-lead the parapet gutters, replace gargoyles, repair the belfry louvres, repair the carved frieze and redecorate the clock faces. Visit the gallery of photos kindly sent by Damian Dyer to see the scaffolding around the church.