Follow us on twitter @OVLMagazine Find us on Facebook OVL Magazine 69 Charity and fundraising events for the October/November edition to be supplied by 10 September to info@ousevalleyliving.com Please email your entry with a maximum of 40 words and quote Diary Dates in the subject box. diarydates Friday 7 September Bedford Art Society, 7.30pm Putnoe Heights Church Popular artist Marie Antoniou demonstrates painting animals in acrylics. Members free, visitors £5. Contact Jean Paterson 01234 307210 or www.bedsartsociety.co.uk The Soane Lecture Moggerhanger Park, 7.30pm Lecturer John Phibbs. Hear how beautiful vistas were created in Georgian England. Tickets from £18 (£12 Moggerhanger Park Friends) includes wine and canapés. Contact Mary Burt 07736 411144 / 01767 631839 or mjoburt@tiscali.co.uk Sharnbrook Community Choir St Mary’s Church Carlton, 7.30pm Concert of contemporary, gospel, inspirational, folk and traditional songs. Tickets £8 including wine and nibbles available from PCC members and on the door. Saturday 8 Sept Table Top Sale, 9-12 noon Christ the King Parish Hall Harrowden Road, Bedford Entry 50p. Tables to rent £5. Refreshments available. For information call 01234 965497. Sunday 9 September The Biddenham Show, 12-4pm St James’ Primary School Children’s fancy dress, dog show, Punch & Judy, toddlers play area, bouncy castle, BBQ, Jazz DJ, Pimms tent, teas and cakes. Warden Abbey Vineyard Open Day & Wine Sale, 11-4pm Adults £3, children free. Wine tasting, local food and other stalls, Petting Farm, BBQ and refreshments. Info and directions at www.wardenvineyard.org.uk Tuesday 11 September ACTIVI-TEA, 2.30pm Methodist Church, Sharnbrook Churches together with Tibbs Dementia foundation. Meet with other carers knowing the person you care for is safe enjoying other activities. Suggested donation cared-for £4, carers £1. Linda Hoar 07791214148 lindahoar@hotmail.co.uk Friday 14 September Project Linus Quilt Making, 10-4pm Tudor Rose Patchwork, Oakley Help us make quilts for critically ill children. Use your own design or go to the Project Linus website for free patterns. Donation of £1 required for materials.  Mon 17 to Sat 22 September The Crucible by Arthur Miller Sharnbrook Mill Theatre, 7.30pm Historical drama about the Salem witchcraft trials in Massachusetts in 1692. Tickets from www.sharnbrookmilltheatre.co.uk or in person from Pick-a-Lily in Sharnbrook. Friday 21 September Tours & Tastings Warden Abbey Community Vineyard Advanced booking only. www.wardenvineyard.org.uk for details. Gift vouchers available. Colmworth & Neighbours History Society Village Hall, 7pm AGM. Kevin Varty - Pictures in the Parlour: the history of magic lanterns. www.colmworthhistory.org.uk Tuesday 25 September ACTIVI-TEA, 2.30pm Methodist Church, Sharnbrook Churches together with Tibbs Dementia foundation. Meet with other carers knowing the person you care for is safe enjoying other activities. Suggested donation cared-for £4 carers £1. Linda Hoar 07791214148 lindahoar@hotmail.co.uk Friday 28 September Afternoon Vintage Tea, 2-4pm Christ the King Parish Hall Harrowden Road, Bedford Admission £3 - Tea, cake and dancing. For information call 01234 404563. Saturday 29 September Breast Cancer Care Tea Morning, 9.30-12.30pm Williams Antiques, School Lane, Colmworth, Tea, coffee, homemade cakes and raffle. Antiques showroom with 10% of all sales to breast cancer care. www.williamsantiques.co.uk Tours & Tastings Warden Abbey Community Vineyard Advanced booking only. www. wardenvineyard.org.uk for details. Gift vouchers available. Race Night Great Barford Village Hall Adults £10, children £7.50, family ticket £30 includes freshly cooked fish and chips. Contact Matthew Young 01234 871620 / 07710 609750. Tickets also available from Great Barford Post Office. Friday 12 October Concert - The Maestro Sharnbrook Mill Theatre, 7.30pm Lincoln Noël, concert pianist. Tickets £20 including ploughman’s supper from Brian Woodrow 01234 349455 or brainwoodrow538@gmail.com. Licensed bar. A Mill Theatre Trust Warm Up Appeal event.