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Talking Shop @ Sandford
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Talking Shop’s Market & Cafe

We sell delicious local produce and run a great cafe every Saturday morning from 9am to midday in the Village Hall, Sandford-on-Thames.

The Saturday Market & Cafe was started as a fundraiser and as an opportunity to investigate the market, to work with and to build up a team of volunteers and to learn about running a shop of sorts.

The Market is run completely by volunteers – we have a pool of about 60 people involved and about 15 work on any Saturday morning to run the market.

The Weekly Staples -produce that you can get every weekmarket-photo-compilation

  • Newspapers
  • Fantastic fruit & veg, grown without chemicals, from Ashtrees Farm in Benson
  • Great local pork from Jane and Mark Cooper
  • Fresh bread and pastries from Cornfields family bakery, Wheatley
  • Local jams, honey, sauces and apple juice
  • Great English cheeses
  • Yoghurt from Woodlands Dairy in the Cotswolds
  • Butter from Netherend Farm

Guest Pitches

We have space for several additional guest pitches. We charge a £10 pitch fee, you keep your takings. We’re always excited to invite new people to join us. If you are an independent local producer, professional or not, and you are interested in selling through the market please do get in touch – email on orders.talkingshop@gmail.com or call on 01865 774661.

Wheatley Swapshop @ The Merry Bells Wheatley
Jul 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Wheatley Swapshop @ The Merry Bells Wheatley | Wheatley | England | United Kingdom

Out with the old and in with the new (well almost new!) Come and join Sustainable Whetley’s Swapshop – where you can get rid of those clothes you no longer want and find some new ones.

Broken Spoke Open Bike Workshop @ Oxford
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

However big or small your bike-related issues are, get yourself down to our open workshop. We’ve got a fully stocked community tool chest (so you don’t have to spend a fortune on a tool you’ll use twice), lots of lovely bike stands and friendly mechanics to give you a hand.

We keep a stock of all the parts that wear out regularly and we also sell secondhand parts, so if you’re looking for a deal (or something slightly rare), we might have just the thing!



East Oxford Farmers’ & Community Market @ East Oxford Primary School, Oxford
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The East Oxford Farmers’ & Community Market is a small, friendly local market which can provide the staples for your weekly shop, all from sources within 30 miles of Oxford: bread, eggs, milk, vegetables, cheese, various meats, refills for cleaning supplies – as well as a range of other products such as jewellery, clothing and secondhand books.

It has been running since August 2006, and is a non-profit making organisation, run by a committee and a group of volunteers.

We are passionate about the market and what it sells. We actively source food from within 30 miles of Oxford and encourage community stalls run by local residents. We also offer Fairtrade produce from further afield and try to make sure it comes to us by land or ship. Further details are available in our Market Manifesto.

The market has a cafe which runs each week selling delicious breakfasts, lunches, cakes and fair-trade teas and coffee. This is a lovely place to meet up and take a break from shopping.

Become a fan of the market on Facebook – see our East Oxford Farmers’ Market Facebook page.


Wallingford Local Producers Market
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Weekly market full of locally sourced fresh produce held every Saturday in Wallingford. Including vegetables, beer, bread, cheese and much more! Location changes weekly so please check out Facebook Page for location. https://www.facebook.com/wallingfordlocalproducersmarket/

Relove @ Emmanuel Church
Jul 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Relove @ Emmanuel Church | England | United Kingdom

Relove, Reduce, Re-use, Recycle is back, teaming up with the Emmanuel Church SwapShop.

Bring along your items – such as clothes, household items, small electricals, books, kids toys – ALL MUST BE IN GOOD, CLEAN RE-USABLE CONDITION PLEASE.

Entry is £1 or a donation of a tin/packet food or item of toiletries for the Bicester Food Bank. All monetary proceeds received will be donated to the Churches in Bicester Refugee Support

We weigh all items on the way out, so please make sure you stop off at Mark’s desk to have your bags of goodies weighed out. This way, we can calculate how much each event diverts from Landfill.

Cherwell District Council’s Recycling Team will be there to give out lots of fantastic tips about how to recycle, what to recycle and where and answer any questions you may have.

Just confirmed: Socialise with Ami will be there on the day to talk about Socialise in Bicester

There will be a great Community Cafe, where you can sit, enjoy a cuppa and a cake and have a chat to your friends, or the people at the table next to you about all the best finds you have nabbed so far!

Relove is the new name for our old Freecycle Live events, we have revamped and are taking Relove right into the heart of our Community. Visiting Kings End and Elmsbrook so far, our next is at Bure Park, we aim to do two/three more this year, so suggestions on a postcard please if you want us to bring Relove to your area of Bicester.

For more information please like our Facebook pages:
Relove Bicester & Relove & Emmanuel Church Swap Shop

Give or Take and More Outdoors @ Banbury Market Stalls
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Give or Take and More Outdoors @ Banbury Market Stalls | England | United Kingdom

We’re back with another free Give or Take and More outdoors, and this year we’ll be amongst the main market stalls at the top of Market Place.

Please join us on Sat, 21st July where you can give away or find reusable items for free.

Please bring Clothing, Books, Cd’s, gardening wares, household items, toys and small electricals.

Sorry, we can’t accept the following items:
White goods (fridges etc)
Large furniture/bulky items
(For large items, bring a photo or note card and we’ll advertise it on our display board)
Broken items

There is no requirement to bring or take anything, you can just come along for a chat and join in the fun!.

We have additional guest stalls and activities including Banbury Freegle, CDC Recycling Team & more

Crochet – the next stitch! @ The Mix, Wantage
Jul 21 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Crochet - the next stitch! @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

Crochet workshop for improvers, covering:
Using basic stitches to create texture and pattern
Following a written pattern confidently- understanding
abbreviations and terminology
Increasing and decreasing stitch counts
£15 per person

Fully funded places also available thanks to support
For more info or to book contact Jo
joharvey100@gmail.com / 07768 767787

Nature Conservation Day at Aston Rowant @ Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve
Jul 22 all-day
Nature Conservation Day at Aston Rowant @ Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve | Stokenchurch | England | United Kingdom

Our regular monthly visit to Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve in the Chilterns. The site is managed by Natural England and, as usual, we’ll be working under the guidance of one of the site wardens. Summer time work at Aston Rowant could be fencing, path work, or looking after the sheep. As usual, the details of the planned work will be announced on the mailing list in the week preceding the task. So if you’re not already on our mailing list, then now is the time to join it (https://www.ocv.org.uk/list.php).

We’ll provide all the tools and training and no previous experience is needed. Just remember to bring a packed lunch and wear old clothes and stout footwear.

Under-18s are welcome if accompanied by a parent or guardian.

You don’t have to tell us that you’re coming – either meet us at one of the minibus pickup points in Oxford:

1) Outside the Lamb and Flag Pub on St. Giles at 9.20am
2) Outside Tesco on Cowley Road at 9.30am
or meet us at the task site itself if you prefer (check the weekly email to find out exactly where we’ll be). We’re normally back in Oxford before 5pm.

South Oxford Farmers’ & Community Market @ South Oxford CC
Jul 22 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

The South Oxford Farmers and Community Market is a weekly market selling ethically-produced local, seasonaland/or organic food and non-food goods. ‘Local’ means produced within a 30-mile radius of Oxford: ‘produced’ means containing a significant quantity of local ingredients and labour.The market is held in South Oxford Community Centre every Sundays from 9.30am to 12pm.

Making food shopping a much more personal experience!

Come this sunday and meet our vendors!