Please note that tickets are now no sale for the summer events 2017!! You can purchase them from the offices at Garth Park but due to technical difficulties, we are unable to sell them online at this time. Please keep visiting the website as we hope to have this resolved as soon as possible.
The Mayor Elect Councillor Les Sibley has chosen a cultural theme for one of his first fundraising events of the forthcoming Mayoral Year.
Bicester Arts Club and Bicester Sculpture Group will present over 120 works of art by 30 local artists including, oil and watercolour painting and sculpture in a range of mediums over the weekend of May 12th to 14th. The event coincides with Bicester’s Healthy Town initiative and Art Weeks as well as marking the 30th Anniversary of Bicester Arts Club.
Established Bicester Watercolourist David Meeks will be painting during the exhibition.
Bicester Village are proud sponsors of the Art collaboration which takes place in Bicester’s John Paul II Centre and is free to the public on Saturday and Sunday opening from 10 till 4pm.
Tickets are also available from Bicester Town Council for a special private view reception on Friday the evening of 12th May with proceeds going to the Mayors Charities (tickets are £10 and can be purchased from the Council Offices at Garth Park). The Mayor Elect’s charities for 2017/18 are Bicester Foodbank, Auditory Verbal UK, Victim Support and the Hummingbird Centre.
To launch the “Paint the Town” exhibition – young people are invited to enter a competition to produce a drawing or painting in any medium of the Town. Pictures should be received at the Council offices by Wednesday 10th May and the best entries will be on display at the exhibition throughout the weekend.
You can now book your stall for this year’s Bicester Carnival in association with Armed Forces Day!
All you need to do is complete the application form and risk assessment below and get them into us at the Council Offices in Garth Park by Friday 19 May 2017.
For more information about the event, click here.
A vacancy now exists in the office of Councillor for Bicester Town Council in the Town Ward.
To read the official notice, please click here.
For more information and to book your tickets online, click here.
Please note that as of Monday 16 January for approximately 2 weeks there will be no vehicular access to Garth Park whilst essential groundworks are carried out.
Please be advised that Bicester Town Council will be closed from 12 Noon on Friday 23rd December until Tuesday 3rd January 2017.
We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very merry Christmas and a happy new year.
The Snowflake Competition is now LIVE!!
Scattered around Bicester Town are 20 numbered snowflakes. All you have to do is find them and send your entry form into us at the Council Offices.
3 entrants will be picked at random by the Mayor and will each win a Kindle Fire and the opportunity to switch on Bicester’s Christmas Lights on Thursday 1st December.
The competition is open to all primary school children in Bicester and surrounding villages and closes on Thursday 24th November. If you haven’t received an entry form via your school you can download one by clicking here. Alternatively, you can pick one up from our offices in Garth Park or at the customer services desk in Sainsbury’s.
Keep your eye out for clues that we will add to our website over the next few weeks!! To start you off, the first snowflake can be found in the Bicester Town Council window in Crown Walk.
This competition has been sponsored by Sainsbury’s and is supported by Cherwell District Council.
Please note that the following Play Areas are due to be closed for refurbishment:
- Holm Square, Southwold
- Shakespeare Drive
- Lucerne Avenue, Langford Village
Thank you for your patience whilst the works are carried out.
This year the Christmas Lights Switch on Event is on Thursday 1st December in Sheep Street.
With stalls, festive foods and live stage acts there is plenty for everyone and don’t forget to visit the nativity animals in Pioneer Square.
For more information click here.