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The Greatest Showman, Saturday 8th December 2018

'The Greatest Showman’ Wardington Village Cinema On Saturday 8th December 2018 At Wardington Memorial Hall Doors open at 7.15pm, for a start at 8pm The Greatest Showman is an original American musical film directed by Michael Gracey in his directorial debut, written by Jenny Bicks and Bill Condon and starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson and Zendaya. It is inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum and celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. The film won The Golden Globe Award for best original song ’This is me’ written and composed by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Please inform

The Wardington Swifts: An Illustrated Talk on Swifts by Chris Mason

  Wardington Garden Club The Wardington Swifts: An Illustrated Talk on Swifts by Chris Mason Wednesday November 21 at 7.45pm Wardington Memorial Hall We are very lucky to have a thriving small colony of Swifts in Wardington.  Through good years and bad their numbers have been slowly increasing. Nationally they are threatened. Chris Mason is the Oxfordshire authority on these magnificent small birds.  Come and join us, everyone is welcome. Wine and soft drinks provided. There will be a small charge of £3 for non-Garden Club member. 

OFF-GRID exhibition finishing party 13th & 14th October

We are having a Finishing Party at Lockbund Gallery on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th October from 11.30 am to 4.00pm.  All, plus friends, are welcome to celebrate the end of this very successful exhibition. Wine and cake! The river Cherwell flows from a trickle at Hellidon to a surge at Oxford. Winter finds it cutting through deep snow, rising to flooded heights. No landmarks are to be found, no waymarkers to be navigated as the known landscape is consumed, overlaid with a new world. In April, mess and muck is left behind, clinging to grasses and tree trunks, and then the green days come, with a dry heat only to be tempered by a slide down muddy banks into a

Harvest Supper next weekend – Reminder to book

Please come and join the 2018 Harvest Supper on Saturday 6th October 2018 at 7:30pm at Wardington Memorial Hall Cottage Pie followed by Harvest Desert Pie* and Cheese & Biscuits Cash bar and Raffle Proceeds to St. Mary Magdalene Adults £10.00 OAP/Children £7 (Under 12’s FREE) Tickets from Friends of St. Mary Magdalene or Philippa Hunt on 01295 758087 *Harvest Desert Pies - Please contact Philippa if you would like to make a desert pie from the fruits in your garden.

Harvest Supper 2018

Please come and join the 2018 Harvest Supper on Saturday 6th October 2018 at 7:30pm at Wardington Memorial Hall Cottage Pie followed by Harvest Desert Pie* and Cheese & Biscuits Cash bar and Raffle Proceeds to St. Mary Magdalene Adults £10.00 OAP/Children £7 (Under 12’s FREE) Tickets from Friends of St. Mary Magdalene or Philippa Hunt on 01295 758087 *Harvest Desert Pies - Please contact Philippa if you would like to make a desert pie from the fruits in your garden.

Wardington Horticultural Show at the Fête – Additional category

The website editor apologises that he missed off the final category from this year's Horticultural Show! Section H is for Best Dressed Owner and Pet. Please download a revised copy of the schedule PDF using the link at the bottom of this article if you would like to print it out at home. The forecast is looking good for Saturday and we look forward to seeing you there. The categories for this year's Horticultural Show at the fête are as follows: Section A - Flowers (Please bring your own vase to display your flower) 1 - Best Bloom 2 - a. Best Pom Pom Dahlia - b. Best Decorative Dahlia 3 - Best Rose 4 - Best arrangement in a

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Wardington Horticultural Show at the Fête

The categories for this year's Horticultural Show at the fête are as follows: Section A - Flowers (Please bring your own vase to display your flower) 1 - Best Bloom 2 - a. Best Pom Pom Dahlia - b. Best Decorative Dahlia 3 - Best Rose 4 - Best arrangement in a jug. Section B - Vegetables 5 - Longest Runner Bean 6 - 4 Potato - any variety 7 - a 5 Cherry Tomato - b 3 Large Tomato Section C - Fruit (All fruit in fruit classes must have stalks attached) 8 - 4 Cooking Apples- any variety 9 - 4 Eating Apples – any variety 10 - Autumn Saucer of Raspberries Section D – Eggs 11 -

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Wardington Fete – Saturday 1st Sept.

Wardington Fete & Horticultural Show will be on Saturday 1st September from 2 - 5pm in the gardens of the Manor. Mrs Evelyn Phillips will open the fete at 2pm. Attractions include Horticultural classes, Morris Dancers, Bulb Stall, Cream Teas, Tombola, Games, Cake Stall, Pimms & strawberries. To raise money for Dogs for Good and the Memorial Hall. There will be a dog and handler from Dogs for Good at the fete. This year's fete is kindly sponsored by Mansion Hill Vets of Middleton Cheney. Download the poster here.  

Fairport Cropredy tickets

Three day entrance permits (80 in total) are again available this year for Williamscot residents and children (over the age of 12 years) at the special price of £40. Any surplus tickets after 30th June will be made available to Wardington residents, two per household, on a first come first served basis. Children under 12 years of age accompanied by an adult have free admission as advertised in the Warbler. If there are enough tickets still available after the 15th July, then the names of Wardington residents who have requested additional tickets will be allocated their reasonable residents request. If there is a shortfall in tickets required after the 15th July a draw will take place and the allocation made