b'diarydatesThursday 1 August Saturday 10 August Sat 24, Sun 25 & Mon 26 Knit & Knatter Sue Ryder St. Johns Hospice,AugustThursdays 9.30-11.30am Moggerhanger Country FayreArt Exhibition & Sale, 2-5pmRiseley Village Hall & Festival, 1-10pm All SaintsChurch, OdellCoffee, knitting, needlework,Live bands, dog show, familyTo exhibit paintings and knattering. Wendy 709083entertainment, vintage afternoonphotographs contact Catherine ronandwendy@btinternet.com tea, raffle, auction, hot food,Corkery 01234 720348 or licensed bar & lots more. Adults 5,catherinelcorkery@yahoo.co.uk. Thu 1 to Sat 31 August children 1. Hanging fee 2 per painting. Cowper & Newton MuseumClosing date for applications Georgian Party Time Thursday 15 August Wednesday 7 August. Entry 2, Childrens summer trail with prize!Embroiderers Guild, 7.45pm under 16 free. Light refreshments.1 per child with prize. Usual adultSt Marks Church Hall, Calder admission fee to museum applies. Rise, Bedford Saturday 31 August Out of the Fold will be sharingForest Family Fun Day, 10-4pmFriday 2 August their work.Seehttps:// The Forest of Marston ValeMan Cave outofthefoldtextilegroup.blogspot. Dog show, nature trail, rides and Fridays 10am-1pm com orwww.facebook.com/ games, Grand raffle, kids crafts, Sharnbrook Scout Hut Bedfordembroiderersguild. Salesanimal encounters and loads of Unemployed, retired or just liketable, refreshments. Visitors 4. stalls. Plus Paw Patrol! 1 adult, 2 some company? Make new friends,child (advance booking) 2/3 on chat and share experiences.ForSaturday 17 August the day.more info call Bernard Royal British Legion PoppiesFree parking. 01234 767037 or 07711 664451. at the Mill Music Festival www.marstonvale.org/eventsJordans Mill, Broom, 2-11pmSaturday 3 August Two stages featuring local bands,Sunday 1 SeptemberGarden Open for Nationalsolo artists, local choirs, BedfordPage to Stage; Series of Garden Scheme, 12-4.30pm Pipe Band. Gift stalls, food andMonologues & Duologues1a St Augustines Road,drinks. Entrance to the mill duringSharnbrook Mill Theatre, 6pmBedford, MK40 2NB the day. Tickets from Bedford Writers Circle new writings, Refreshments and homemadewww.eventbrite.com performed by Mill Theatre actors. teas. Adults 3.50, children free. ATickets 7 from Susan Moore colourful town garden with cottageThursday 22 August 01933 318318 (including wine/style herbaceous borders, climbers,Cowper & Newton Museum,soft drink). Warm-up/Cool-down green house and pond. PrettyOlney, 10.30-12 noon Appeal.terrace lined with ferns and hostas.Enjoy refreshments in the tranquil Sale of homemade chutneys andCourtyard & Gardens. 3 (usualMonday 2 Septemberpreserves. admission applies to see inside theAlpine Garden Society (Beds)museum). Wilstead Village Hall, 7.30pmMonday 5 August Paul Cumbleton on Alpines of the Alpine Garden Society (Beds) Saturday 24 August Wasatch and Ruby mountains.Plant Wilstead Village Hall, 7.30pm Chill Out on Bank Holiday,and Art displays.Visitors 3.Question Time with experienced2.30pmgardeners tackling your questions.St Owens Church, Bromham Friday 6 SeptemberPlant and art displays.VisitorsMusic and poetry providedBedford Art Society, 7.15pmwelcome, 3. by Georgina ArnoldviolaPutnoe Heights Churchaccompanied by David Williams withRob Waring, famous portrait Thursday 8 August readings by Eileen Whitmore. Adultsartist, will show us how to paint a Cowper & Newton Museum,8, u16 4. Teas available after theclothed full figure in oils. Members Olney, 10.30-12 noon concert. Further information fromfree, 5 visitors. Contact Jean Enjoy refreshments in the tranquil01234 825454 or 826551. Paterson 01234 307210 or www.Courtyard & Gardens. 3 (usualbedsartsociety.co.uk for information.admission applies to see inside the museum).Follow us on twitter @OVLMagazine Find us on Facebook OVL Magazine 73'