Dickens of a Christmas will be held on Sunday 9th December 2018 from 10:00am until 4:00pm. It brings a taste of Victorian England to Olney. This very popular event attracts many thousands of visitors to enjoy the sense of days gone by. Stalls with all manner of merchandise fill the Market Place and the High Street and the Farmers Market is held on the same day, offering many opportunities to purchase Christmas presents as well as supporting local charities.
Stallholders dress in outfits from the period and there is also the chance to visit one of three craft fairs. Olney Town Council organises 'Dickens', with councillors part of a subcommittee to ensure the smooth running of this significant event. For a stall application please click here.
The Cowper and Newton museum (pictured) always hold special events - and dress up, naturally - and sell a lovely range of warming drinks too.