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Final call for entries to the Thame Museum/Players survey

Is there culture in Thame? Take our survey and find out!

Where can you go locally to –

  • Watch an animated film about an 11-year old girl’s courage on the streets of Kabul?
  • Spend an evening with John Challis, star of Benidorm and Only Fools and Horses?
  • Hear about the canal that Thame might have had?

You’ll be Thame’s top culture vulture if you can answer these questions! But if you couldn’t, maybe it’s because you didn’t realise that Thame has its very own theatre and museum?

You’d be excused for not have noticed them – the theatre is inside a 100-year-old church hall just off Upper High Street and the museum is inside the former magistrates court building at the lower end of the High Street.

The Players Theatre puts on a wide range of entertainment throughout the year – from plays and pantomime to music and comedy. It also has celebrity appearances – such as one by John Challis later this year. It also hosts film screenings organised by Thame Cinema For All, including recent releases such as The Breadwinner, an animated film about an 11-year old girl living in Afghanistan.

The Thame Museum exhibits include fascinating glimpses of life 400 years ago that can be viewed with 21st century technology. It also has a regular programme of talks such as one coming later this autumn on ‘The Canal That Thame Never Had’.

We’d like to help the Players Theatre and Thame Museum by introducing them to a wider audience and letting people know what wonderful cultural and historical resources we have on our doorstep. So we’ve put together a survey that we’d like as many people as possible to complete. Can you help by taking part?  It doesn’t matter whether you’re aware of either the theatre or the museum or whether you’ve visited either in the past three years – all feedback is welcome. It takes less than 5 minutes to complete the survey – you can find it here.

Who knows – you might find something you didn’t know you could get in Thame, whether it’s the chance to experience great stand-up comedy every month, see brilliant films from Ladybird to On Chesil Beach, look at original Elizabethan wall paintings or hear about the history of plastic!

The survey is open until the end of October, and to remind you to take part, you’ll find a link on social media too. Let’s find out how many people in Thame are aware of just how much culture we have here!

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Upcoming Events

Apr
11
Thu
10:00 am Thame Museum – Easter Trail @ Thame Museum 79 High Street, OX9 3AE Thame
Thame Museum – Easter Trail @ Thame Museum 79 High Street, OX9 3AE Thame
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm
Thame Museum - Easter Trail @ Thame Museum 79 High Street, OX9 3AE Thame
Join us at Thame Museum over the Easter Holidays for some Easter fun – Entry is FREE We have a new Easter trail to follow. Can you find the 9 Easter chicks hidden round the Museum? Find them all and complete the trail sheet to win an Easter Sticker. Available throughout April. Join our POP UP book session. We are introducing pop up book sessions at the museum. Drop in to hear stories and rhymes, some new, some old favourites. Over the Easter holidays sessions are tailored to different age ranges. See the Museum website for full details of times: • Tuesday mornings for stories of mystery and imagination suitable for age 7 upwards • Tuesday afternoons for picture books and stories for younger children…

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Apr
21
Sun
10:00 am Moreton Barn Lambing Days @ Moreton Barn, OX92HP
Moreton Barn Lambing Days @ Moreton Barn, OX92HP
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Moreton Barn Lambing Days @ Moreton Barn, OX92HP
Moreton barn lambing day is FREE all we ask for is donations to the Air Ambulance. Come and meet the baby animals and stay for tea, coffee and cake. We welcome any raffle prizes please contact Rachel Britnell to arrange collection please . We also need cakes please lots of cakes.
10:15 am Celebration & Egg Hunt @ John Hampden Primary School
Celebration & Egg Hunt @ John Hampden Primary School
Apr 21 @ 10:15 am – 12:00 pm
Celebration & Egg Hunt @ John Hampden Primary School
Celebrate Easter at our fun and joyful family-friendly service and then take part in the largest Egg Hunt in Thame! Hear how Easter changes everything!
Apr
22
Mon
9:30 am Lee Caulfield Pilates Workouts @ Thame(Chinnor) Rugby Club, Kingsey Road, Thame, OX9 3JL
Lee Caulfield Pilates Workouts @ Thame(Chinnor) Rugby Club, Kingsey Road, Thame, OX9 3JL
Apr 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Lee Caulfield Pilates Workouts @ Thame(Chinnor) Rugby Club, Kingsey Road, Thame, OX9 3JL
Lee has spent over 25 years in the sports and fitness industry. Working with a range of different age groups from young groups to the over 50’s, both in groups or 1-2-1 classes. Lee has worked in gyms, fitness centres both for the county council and privately owned. She has also worked with a large franchise group in the past, dealing with people’s fitness and nutrition. Helping people to achieve weight loss, toning, fitness and personal development. Having worked across a number of different exercise disciplines in the past, over the last 10 years her focus has moved to Pilates in order to develop core strength, toning for her clients. Classes are mat based and tailored to individual needs. Each class has different ability levels…

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10:00 am Moreton Barn Lambing Days @ Moreton Barn, OX92HP
Moreton Barn Lambing Days @ Moreton Barn, OX92HP
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Moreton Barn Lambing Days @ Moreton Barn, OX92HP
Moreton barn lambing day is FREE all we ask for is donations to the Air Ambulance. Come and meet the baby animals and stay for tea, coffee and cake. We welcome any raffle prizes please contact Rachel Britnell to arrange collection please . We also need cakes please lots of cakes.

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