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Follow us on twitter OVLMagazine Find us on Facebook OVL Magazine 75 Monday 26 October The Royal British Legion WW1 Commemorative Lecture Series Harpur Suite 7.30pm Zeppelin Blitz - The Story of Zeppelin Air Raids on Great Britain - Neil Story. Tickets 5 4 concessions from the Corn Exchange. Free entry for under 18s and FT students. Thursday 29 October Rushden Flower Arrangement Club Full Gospel Church Hall 7 for 7.30pm Practical evening with help and advice and Faith Supper. Raffle. Friday 30 October Halloween Family Dance Great Barford Village Hall 7-11pm Music by solo artiste Eleni Demetriou and the Buzz Light Disco. Fancy dress optional prizes for best adult and child. BYO nibbles. Licensed bar. Tickets 7.50 4 under 16s family 20 2 adults 2 children from the village shop or Val 01234 871040. 8.50 4.50 and 22 on the door. The Friends of Moggerhanger Park Concert 7.30pm Based on the Thornton family who commissioned Sir John Soane to re-model Moggerhanger Park. A live ensemble perform the work written by music historian Dr Jane Troughton. 15 Friends 12 to inc. a glass of wine from Kate Henderson 01234 838610 email henderson641btinternet.com Saturday 31 October Coffee Concert by The Glencroft String Quartet Bunyan Meeting Mill St 11am Proceeds to support the Church Roof Fund - tickets from the church office church coffee shop or on door suggested donation 8 includes cup of coffee. Sunday 1st November Blunham Fire Works Display Blunham Playing Field Gate Opens 5.30pm bonfire 6pm fireworks 6.30pm. Adults 5 accompanied U16s free - max of 3 per family. BBQ bar hot drinks. www.blunhampfa.co.uk Friday 6 November Bedford Art Society 7.15 for 7.30pm Putnoe Heights Church MK41 8EB Kate Wyatt demonstrates wildlife native species in watercolour. Members free 5 visitors. Contact Jean Paterson 01234 307210 or www.bedsartsociety.co.uk Saturday 7 November Sharnbrook Bowls Club Art Craft Fair Village Hall 10.30-4pm 1 entrance - children free. Cambs Beds Hardy Plant Society 2pm Weatherely Centre Eagle Farm Rd Biggleswade Group AGM and Richard Ford Specialist Nursery Owner speaking on Winter Colour in the Garden. Plants for sale. Visitors welcome. Tuesday 10 November Bedford Branch of the Historical Association HA Bedford School Library 7.30pm Talk Other Europeans and the making of the Eighteenth century British Empire by Professor Stephen Conway of University College London. Free to HA members. Others welcome with donation. Details 01234 266839 jamessimla.org.uk Wednesday 11 November The Wildlife Trust Bedford Local Group Priory Park Visitor Centre 7.30pm Illustrated talk by Oliver Burke Is The Great Fen great enough. All welcome voluntary contributions appreciated. www.wildlifebcn.org or at 01234 266057. Fri 16 to Fri 21 November Parade 7.30pm Sharnbrook Mill Theatre Sophisticated dark drama soaring matching score. Music-Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown book by Alfred Uhry co- conceived by Harold Prince. Tickets from www.sharnbrookmilltheatre.co.uk Twinkle Twinkle Boutique or Bedford Central Box Office 718044. Saturday 17 November Kimbolton Flower Club Mandeville Hall Kimbolton 7.30pm Demonstration by Bob Harris Rejoice Rejoice Raffle of arrangements plant stall and sales table. Visitors 6 includes light refreshments. Thursday 19 November Bedford Music Club presents Elicia Silverstein violin John McKean harpsichord Bunyan Meeting 7.45pm Baroque programme JS Bach Corelli Biber etc. Tickets on door or from 01234 261811 enquiriesbedfordmusicclub. co.uk or Central Box Office. Saturday 21 November St Marys Christmas Bazaar Carlton Village Hall 10-1pm Grand Draw at 12.30. Entry 1 adults children free. Friends Jazz Night 7.30pm Pavenham Village Hall Graham Hughes Sunshine Kings an exciting young London Dixieland Band with 2-course hot supper. Tickets 19.50 from Derek Bliss 01234 823821 or bliss259btinternet.com Monday 23 November The Royal British Legion WW1 Commemorative Lecture Series Howard Room Corn Exchange 7.30pm Re-establishment of Poland - Mags Brady. Tickets 5 4 concessions from the Corn Exchange. Free for under 18s and FT students. Thursday 26 November Rushden Flower Arrangement Club Full Gospel Church Hall 7 for 7.30pm NAFAS Demonstrator Clare Allen Something Christmas. Seasonal refreshments raffle of designs. Sunday 29 November R.A.T.S. Re-homing Animal Telephone Service Christmas Fayre Parkside Hall Ampthill MK45 2HX 1-3.30pm Craft stalls raffle homemade refreshments gifts for pets and more. All proceeds for the animals in our care. Tuesday 1 December Bedford Floral Art Society 7.30pm Addison Centre Kempston John Chennell NAFAS National Demonstrator presents In Festive Mood. Raffle of arrangements seasonal refreshments. Visitors 7. www.bedfordfloralartsociety.co.uk Wed 2 to Sun 6 December Christmas Tree Festival The Joy of Music St Pauls church Bedford 10-5pm Sunday 2-5pm 2.50 children free. Refreshments. 60 trees decorated by local charities. Childrens choirs throughout the week. Concert by Cellophany eight cellos on Friday at 7.30pm. Tickets 01234 340163 Anne Mills adminstpaulschurchbedford.org.uk and www.bedfordhospitalscharity.org.uk Charity and fundraising events for the DecemberJanuary edition to be supplied by 10 November to infoousevalleyliving.com Please email your entry with a maximum of 40 words and quote Diary Dates in the subject box diarydates