Year: 2017

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Get looking in the Snowflake Search

30th October 2017

Be in with a chance to switch on Thame’s Christmas lights!   Christmas is fast approaching and to get Thame into the festive spirit, the Town Council will once again be launching a treasure trail around the town centre for the young and young-at-heart throughout the month of November.   In the lead up to […]

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Senior Citizen’s Christmas Tea Party 2017

26th October 2017

FULLY BOOKED Have you booked your place?  Senior residents of Thame are invited to the annual Senior Citizen’s Christmas Tea Party which will be held at Thame Football Club. This yearly celebration, jointly organised by the Town Council, Rotary, Inner Wheel and the Football Club will be taking place on Friday 8 December 2017 between […]

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No persuasion needed

19th October 2017

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Thame town centre shops once again showed their support for one of the town’s annual events –  Thame Arts & Literature Festival . To celebrate and promote the event they donned their top hats, coats & tails (not forgetting the doilies) to tie in with the Jane Austen […]

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Appointment of Maintenance Assistant

16th October 2017

Thame Town Council is seeking a Maintenance Assistant to join its busy Maintenance Team to help provide a planned and reactive maintenance service. You will work within a small team maintaining the Council’s parks, play areas, open spaces, street furniture, buildings and providing event support. The role is varied and interesting involving general property maintenance […]

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Spooky fun at Thame’s Tuesday Charter Market

10th October 2017

Thame Market Traders invite you to come and join in with some spooky activities at Thame’s Tuesday Charter Market with two frighteningly fun events! On Tuesday 24 October and Tuesday 31 October head down to the market to guess the weight of the pumpkin, and during half-term week on 24 October, children aged 10 and […]

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French Market 2017

9th October 2017

On Thursday 19 to Saturday 21 October, Thame will be playing host to a French Market for three days of selling the finest French products and gifts on the cobbled area around the Town Hall. Our friends from across the pond will be selling classic French food including bread, patisserie, cheese and olives, as well […]

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Photos sought for Mayor’s charity Christmas cards

5th October 2017

The Mayor of Thame would like a festive image of St Mary’s Church on the front of his charity Christmas cards this year and is inviting the community of Thame to send in their photographs. If you have captured St Mary’s Church in the snow, or perhaps at a festive moment, please send your photo(s) to […]

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Thame October Fair

21st September 2017

Thame Town Council and the London and Home Counties Section of the Showmen’s Guild are pleased to confirm that the Thame October Fair will go ahead as normal on 13 and 14 October 2017. We look forward to a successful and enjoyable event for all concerned. The Guild and Thame Town Council have also committed […]

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Thame Art Crawl

19th September 2017

This year, as part of Thame Arts & Literature Festival (TAL), Thame will host its first ever ‘Art Crawl’, giving festival goers the chance to stroll around Thame between events and explore the different venues celebrating art in the town centre. Running from Wednesday 11 – Saturday 14 October, the Art Crawl includes the ‘Sparksartists’ event […]

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Thame September Fair – Briefing Paper

15th September 2017

This document should be read in conjunction with the Town Council’s two prior press releases: 08/09/17 – Thame Fair Cancelled 12/09/17 – Thame September Fair (an update)   Introduction By refusing to sign a reasonable one year agreement, the Showmen’s Guild has caused the cancellation of the Thame Fair in September.  Two press releases were […]

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Thame September Fair Update

12th September 2017

Following enquires from residents and businesses and the discussions on social media over the weekend, we are sorry to inform you that in spite of last ditch efforts instigated by the Town Council that the Guild have decided that the Thame Fair in September should still not go ahead. The Town Council sincerely wants the […]

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Thame Fair Cancelled

8th September 2017

The Showmens Guild of Great Britain have informed the Town Council on Friday 8 September that the invitation to enter into a new four year Agreement has been rejected by their members.  Thame Town Council is disappointed to inform residents, businesses and visitors that the September Fair will therefore not be taking place this year. […]

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