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Occasions

Radley enjoys a series of popular events throughout the year:

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Good Friday Walk

This annual charity event on Good Friday involves walking from the Bowyer Arms in Radley to Oxford and back – a distance of 12.5 miles.  Certificates are presented to all finishers and there are prizes for: 1st Man and 1st Lady 1st Local Man 1st Over 35 Man and 1st Over 35 Lady 1st …

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Christian Aid Plant Sale

This popular bring and buy sale is held outside the front of 3 St James Terrace, Radley on the second Saturday morning in May to coincide with Christian Aid Week. It starts early and finishes at noon. The event always raises a large sum for Christian Aid. All contributions of plants and seedlings are …

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Flower Show

The Radley Fete and Flower Show are annual summer events held together at the Village Hall and playing field in Gooseacre each year on a Saturday in late June/early July. The Flower Show is an opportunity for villagers to show off their horticultural, culinary, artistic and handicraft skills in some 60-70 different …

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Summer Fete

The fete is held concurrently with the Flower Show on the playing field off Gooseacre on a Saturday in June or early July. See the Calendar for the date. It consists of a variety of stalls, raffles, tombolas, etc in aid of local groups, as well as entertainment events staged mostly in an …

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Garden Competition

This annual event is organised by Radley Parish Council and takes place on a Saturday in late June or early July. See the Calendar for the date. Gardens are judged as seen from the road or frontal footpath. Prizes are awarded for Best Tubs and/or Hanging Baskets (Parish Council Trophy); the …

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Brains of Radley

This popular annual event takes place each year on a Friday evening generally in early November in the Village Hall. Teams of four (any age, any mix) compete over eight rounds of ten quiz questions (some with ‘sound’ and ‘pictures’).  Each team is charged an entry fee of £8 (£2 per person). Profits …

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Christmas Bazaar

Radley’s Christmas Bazaar is held every year in the Village Hall on a Saturday afternoon in late November. See the Calendar for the date of the next event. The 20 or so stalls offering a range of activities, novelties and gifts are run by: • village organisations and clubs •  local crafts •  local branches …

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