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  • Heyford Airbase Duathlon & Runway Races – 19th and 20th June 2021 - Race at the base this summer and take on one of the longest runways in Europe! Set in Oxfordshire’s beautiful Cherwell Valley, this deserted Cold War airbase opens its gates for a challenging weekend of running and cycling. Pancake-flat, traffic-free and with the wind at your back, you’ll bomb along the runway and taxiways of […]
  • Socially distanced Swift watching - Swift watching this summer A suggestion for an interesting activity, which you can incorporate into your local exercise walk, and stay within the social-distancing guidelines… It’s simply this. Keep a look out for your local Swifts. They arrive in early May, and quite likely there’ll be some near you. If you see any – fast […]
  • 2020 Flower Festival announced/cancelled - Due to the current Coronavirus situation this event has – sadly – been cancelled. After the great success that was this year’s inaugural event – see some pictures here in the Gallery – next year’s dates have been booked. Please put Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of April 2020 in your diaries. We look forward to seeing […]
  • Flower Festival – 5-6th May 2019 - Upper Heyford Flower Festival From 2pm to 4.30pm on Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday 5/6th May, at St Mary’s in Church Walk There will also feature a plant sale, cake stall and cream teas on the nearby Reading Room green. Entry will be £2 for adults. We hope to see you there.
  • Strength & Balance at Heyford Park Community Centre, Thurs 10.45am - Strength & Balance at Heyford Park Community Centre Thursdays 10.45 – 11.45 am Evidence based exercise class focusing on developing strength, balance, flexibility and mobility. A chair is used for support as well as a range of equipment. It is ideal for people who are worried about their balance. Your first class is free, and […]
  • Mixed Ability Pilates Class: Friday mornings in the Reading Room - Having run the Pilates class in the weeks up to Christmas, I’ve now started a class in the Reading Room Friday mornings.  Mixed Ability Pilates Class Upper Heyford Reading Room Fridays 10-11am £8 for drop ins or £36 for 6 weeks If you’re interested, please call 07590 005022 or email for more details. Joanne […]
  • Pilates for Mixed Abilities – 3 week taster from 7th Dec 2018 - Pilates for Mixed Abilities Starting Friday 7th December 10-11am – Upper Heyford Village Hall I’m a qualified Yoga Teacher and Remedial Massage Therapist, currently studying to teach Pilates. I need some teaching practice before my assessment in January, so I’m looking for willing participants to come along to a class at Upper Heyford Village Hall. The […]
  • Do you know and use Your True Voice? Workshop, 8th September - Do you know and use Your True Voice? Workshop on the 8th September at the Community Centre, Upper Heyford Please see the flyer, above, for event details and contact information. To introduce Chris: He visits the UK twice a year from Australia and offers us a wonderful opportunity to develop our expression by exploring and […]
  • Soup Sundays are upon us again! - We are running 2 Soup Sundays this year, as follows: 28th January 2018 25th February 2018 12-2pm  at the Upper Heyford Reading Room Mike and Margaret Hardcastle have kindly agreed to make their tasty soups, which will be served with rustic bread for just £2.50. Tea and Coffee will also be available. We will be […]
  • Art Exhibition & Sale, 11th Nov - Art Exhibition & Sale Affordable art for the home or as gifts Paintings, prints, ceramics, jewellery, metalwork, woodwork and other media from 10 local artists. Tea & cakes will be available. 11am – 4.30pm, Saturday 11th November at Upper Heyford Village Hall. Free entry
  • Upper Heyford Village Flower & Produce Show 2017 - Saturday 2nd September 1pm – 4.30pm, on the Village Green … with Cream Teas in the Reading Room. Our Flower and Produce Show will be an informal event on The Green, similar to last year. An opportunity for everyone to bring flowers, fruit, vegetables, foods and crafts to display and then discuss over a cream tea. As […]
  • Dorchester community consultation about Village Centre proposals - From Dorchester Living:  There will be a chance to view the latest plans for this “exciting new retail and residential scheme”, talk to Dorchester Living staff about the proposals and also provide your feedback, which will help inform the final scheme. Wednesday 8th February at Heyford Park Community Centre, Brice Road, Heyford Park, OX25 5TE. during the following time slots: 10:00 – 12:00 and 17:30 […]
  • Heyford Park Christmas Bazaar - 3rd December, 10.30am – 3pm, at the Chapel, Brice Road, Heyford Park – 30 stalls – Tombola – Raffle – Santas Grotto – Facepainting – Teas and Coffees – Burger Van All proceeds go to the Heyford Park Community Garden Contact: Anna Rosewell email: Tel: 01869 233932
  • ‘Cell Talk’ – a dramatised presentation for Palm Sunday 2017 at St. Mary’s Church - Cell Talk  concerns imagined ‘conversations’ between Dame Julian of Norwich and Margery Kempe, two real women living in the 14th Century.  It will be presented by two actresses from Cambridge.  The text is based on two books, Julian’s Revelations of Divine Love and Margery’s Book.  The latter, written by Margery Kempe, is autobiographical and the […]
  • NEW Village Project – The Portway - We are looking for residents to register their interest in helping clear out and do some replanting of the ancient Portway hedgerow. If you are interested please email or ring Jo 232291 or Ian 232788
  • Cream Teas 2016 & the Queen’s Birthday - Come along and sample some delicious scones, jam and cream washed down by a lovely cuppa, and still only £2.50. Sunday 12th June 2-4pm at the Village Hall, in celebration of the Queen’s 90th Birthday and the new Village Playground. July 17th and July 31st at The Reading Room, 2-4pm. All welcome
  • Work Party Needed – 13th March 2016 - The grass has taken over some of the path from Portway to the bottom of Camp Road.  We need a work party with spades to push back the grass to uncover the path underneath.  If you have a spade and an hour or two on Sunday 13th March between 10-12 please just turn up and help […]
  • Soup Sundays 2016 - Come along and enjoy a delicious homemade soup and crusty bread for just £2.50.  Finish off with a scrumptious slice of homemade cake and a cuppa for only £1.50. 12-2pm on the 7th Feb, 28th Feb and 13th March at The Reading Room, The Green, Upper Heyford.  
  • Heyford Park Christmas Bazaar - Saturday 5th December 2015, 11am – 3pm at The Chapel, Heyford Park Over 30 stalls plus raffle and tombola. Hopefully Father Christmas will also make an appearance if he has time. Last year’s event was a huge success with over 350 people attending and £450 raised for the Community Garden. All stall fees and raffle […]
  • Heyford Park Gardens Open Day - Sunday 5th July 10 – 4pm Collect your map and pay your entrance fee at The Community Garden, Brice Road, OX25 5TE
  • Easter Egg Hunt - Friday 3rd April 2 – 5pm Around the Community Centre and Chapel at Heyford Park, Brice Road, OX25 5TE Cost £2 per child or three children for £5 As well as Easter Eggs each child can win some vegetable seeds which they can plant in pots on the day and take home. They can then […]
  • Mongol Rally Chat -
  • Heyford Park Christmas Bazaar - 6th of December, 11am – 3pm at the Chapel, Heyford Park. Over 25 stalls, raffle, tombola and Ricos Pizza Van. All stall fees and raffle income to be donated to the Heyford Park Community Garden Project –  
  • Bonfire Night -
  • Parish Council Election - Election scheduled for 9 October 2014
  • Goodbye & Good Luck Genghis Cone - Wish Bon Voyage to Upper Heyford’s very own Mongolia Ralliers. Barley Mow: Friday 18th July at 7:30pm. Two fine Upper Heyford fellows, Ray Funnell & Marc Colclough-Hoey, are leaving the village on the 19th July at 12-30 from the Reading Room to join the Mongol Rally. The rally is 18,000 miles, 23 countries, 5 desert crossings, 3 […]
  • Flower Show 2014 - September 20th 2014 Upper Heyford Recreation Ground. Enter your flowers, fruit, vegetables and crafts. Look out for more details in the next Valley News.   Please see below the Flower Show Categories & Entries PDF Forms. Flower Show Categories 1 Flower Show Categories 2 Flower Show Categories 3