Focal Events

Every Thursday in term time Rhyme Time is designed for children from birth to 4 years.  We sing and act out nursery rhymes so mums, dads, grandparents, carers and their children can play and learn together.  From 10:00 am to 11:00 am.  A voluntary contribution of £2 for an adult and child with £1 each for extra children is requested to cover overheads.

Peter Britton’s Focal Virtual Land’s End to John O’Groats Walk started on 15 February 2018 and will take him into 2019 to complete.

Focal 2019 Calendar:  Our Focal village calendar for 2019 is available from Church House during library opening hours and from the village shop and The Coach & Horses.  Cost £4.00.

14 February 2019 Focal at The Farmers’ Market  Focal will be at the Farmers’ Market in The Institute from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  Print off a voucher and enjoy a free drink from the bar.

March 2019 onwards Focal Virtual Car Boot Sales If you have items you would like to get rid of from your house and can’t face the hassle of going to a car boot sale, we will organise it for you with proceeds to Focal.  Details to follow.

2 March 2019 Focal What’s My Wine Bluff?  A wine tasting and testing event at Church House from 7:00 pm.  Tickets £9.00 each from Church House or this web site. Over 18s only please.

6 April 2019  Focal Pub Quiz Our popular and testing half-yearly quiz and raffle run by David & Aline Griffiths and held in The Bell, Adderbury from 7:00 pm by kind permission of Chris & Sandra Shallis.    Entry £5.00 per person, preferably in teams of four but not essential.

April 2019 Focal Virtual Round Britain Drive Peter Britton will be taking us on a tour of his favourite bits of Britain and hopes for your sponsorship.  Details to follow.

27 April Focal and FOSMA are combining to run a Grand Book Sale in the Church 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

May 2019 Focal Meet the Painter After several opportunities to Meet the Author and Meet the Ballerina, this event will introduce a successful painter who will talk about his work.  Details to follow.

Summer 2019 Focal Treasure Hunt at a weekend and fun for all of the family  Details to follow.

Autumn 2019 Focal Pimms & Posh Frocks Party An opportunity to dress up and visit someone’s house you may not have seen before and to enjoy plenty of nibbles and drinks together with good company.  Details to follow.

October 2019 Focal Pub Quiz Our popular and testing half-yearly quiz and raffle run by David & Aline Griffiths and held in The Bell, Adderbury by kind permission of Chris & Sandra Shallis.  Date to be confirmed.  Entry £5.00 per person, preferably in teams of four but not essential.

Winter 2019 Focal Antiques Road Show A chance to bring your objets d’art for appraisal and valuation by an expert and to learn something of the history of the village and its homes.  Details to follow.

December 2019 Focal Festive Morning At Church House from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon with mulled wine, soft drinks, tea & coffee and mince pies all accompanied by a splendid raffle and some good company with old friends and new. 

December 2019 Focal Christmas Card Delivery A low cost delivery service in Adderbury and Milton run by David Griffiths with proceeds to Focal. Leave your local Christmas cards at the library with 25 pence per card and they will be delivered in time for Christmas.