Brackley Town Council

Telephone: 01280 702441

Town Hall Tower

Clerk: Alison Moses
20 High Street, Brackley
Northamptonshire NN13 7DS

Tags: Town Events

POSTPONED: Brackley Christmas Lantern Parade

Due to the current weather warnings in place, we are extremely sorry to say that the Brackley Christmas Lantern Parade & Light Switch On will not go ahead this evening.

This decision has not been made lightly by the council but as the lantern parade involves so many families and young children, we have to put safety first.

The Christmas lights will be switched on tonight in town and the market is... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 27 Nov 2021 12:19 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Advice & Information, Events, News, Town Events

Brackley Remembrance Service & Parade – Sunday 14 November

Brackley Remembrance Service & Parade – Sunday 14 November

Each year, Brackley Town Council work alongside the Royal British Legion to organise the Brackley Remembrance Parade and Service in town.

After a break in 2020, Brackley will once again parade down Brackley High Street in honour to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in World War I and World War II.

The parade will commence at 14:30 from... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Nov 2021 12:17 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Remembrance, Things To Do, Town Centre, Town Events, What's On

Make this Bonfire Night a Safe and Happy One

We are urging everyone to consider others in their community this bonfire night and visit a professionally staged event.

November 5 is one of several dates that cause anxiety for a large number of people, particularly pet owners whose furry friends are terrified of fireworks.

However everyone chooses to celebrate the event, some noise is inevitable so we would also like to encourage pet owners to follow... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Nov 2021 12:10 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Fireworks, Town Events, Wellbeing, West Northants Council

Brackley Christmas Tractor Run – Sign your tractor up!

Brackley Christmas Tractor Run – Sign your tractor up!

Brackley Town Council will be hosting its first Christmas tractor run on Sunday 12 December at 6pm in order to raise money for Yellow Wellies. Yellow Wellies is an award winning charity that supports the physical and mental wellbeing of UK farmers.

We are asking all local farmers/residents who wish to enter into the run and decorate vehicles with fairy lights and festive decorations to do a loop of... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 15:41 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Events, Things To Do, Town Events, What's On

South Northamptonshire Arts Trail – Brackley Town Hall

South Northamptonshire Arts Trail – Brackley Town Hall

Brackley Town Hall is proud to be one of the chosen venues for the South Northamptonshire Arts Trail 2021 between 2 – 10 October.

Simon Tipping, a Carnival Arts specialist who recently has been exploring the creation of costumes inspired by Bahamian 'Junkanoo' and ancestral spirit masks known as Makishi will display his artwork in the Town Hall starting from this weekend.

There are 51 artists exhibiting... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 11:46 by Georgia Connor

Tags: FREE, Things To Do, Town Events, What's On

Looking to have a community stall at Brackley Fireworks? Application form available!

Looking to have a community stall at Brackley Fireworks? Application form available!

Brackley Fireworks 2021 sponsored by Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team will take place on Saturday 6 November at St John's Site, Magdalen College School, Brackley.

The gates will open at 5pm and fireworks will begin at 7pm.

If you are a local not-for-profit organisation who is interested in having a community stall at the event, please complete our application form below and return to georgia.connor@brackleynorthants-tc.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 14:59 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Community, Community Services, Fireworks, Things To Do, Town Events

Remembrance Parade & Royal British Legion – Volunteers Needed

Remembrance Parade & Royal British Legion – Volunteers Needed

Royal British Legion - Poppy Appeal

Royal British Legion are looking for volunteers to help at 3 main supermarkets in Brackley on the RBL stall from 30 October – 12 November. If you can give a few hours help to contribute to the community, this would be wholly appreciated. You do not need to be a member of the RBL to help.

If you would like to volunteer, please contact the local Poppy Appeal organiser;... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 11:45 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Civic Ceremonies, Community, Events, Town Events

Countdown to Brackley Party in the Park has begun!

Countdown to Brackley Party in the Park has begun!

With just over a week to go, Brackley Town Council are gearing up to host their first Party in the Park event on Saturday 18 September at Brackley Park.

Between 14:00 and 18:00, Circus Avago will provide a superb completely interactive circus skills attraction for all the family. Children of all ages will get the chance to try tight rope walking, ride unicycles, juggling, diablo, plate spinning, stilts,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Sep 2021 16:26 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Events, Town Events, What's On

Brackley Charter Fair & Road Closures

Brackley Charter Fair & Road Closures

The Brackley Charter Fair will return this week on Thursday 9 September until Saturday 11 September and will be situated in the town centre, just outside of Brackley Town Hall.

The Mayor of Brackley, Cllr Don Thompson will officially open the Brackley Charter Fair on Thursday evening at 17:30.

The fair, operated by Wilson's Amusements will include fairground rides and attractions suitable for all the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Sep 2021 09:06 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Events, Things To Do, Town Centre, Town Events

Book onto our Christmas Lantern Workshops!

Book onto our Christmas Lantern Workshops!

Get creative and decorate your lanterns ready for the Christmas Light Switch On + Lanterns Parade on 27 November. If you would like to book onto a workshop, please call the office line on: 01280 702 441. All children will need to be accompanied.

Venue: Old Fire Station Community Room

Christmas Lantern Workshops for Kids (10am – 4pm):

  • 7th November
  • 13th November
  • 20th November

Sessions begin from 10am,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Sep 2021 11:19 by Georgia Connor

Tags: Things To Do, Town Events, What's On