The 40th annual Alderton Arts Festival and outdoor plays happen on The Mount next weekend (September 3 & 4).
The event, set close to Towcester, takes the remains of a ringwork castle with a dramatic moat as its base.
An exhibition and sale of over 200 paintings by local artists, plus unframed paintings and prints will be hosted at Saint Margaret’s Church.
There will be entertainment, a craft fair, white elephant stall, second-hand book stall, tombola, raffle, home produce sales, and other attractions, including an all-day an barbecue.
The event runs on Saturday 10.30 am to 6.30 pm, and Sunday 10.30 am to 4.30 pm. Admission is £1 and parking is free.
Proceeds will go to Saint Margarets Church and the Motor Neurone Disease Association Milton Keynes branch.
> Two open-air theatre performances by Heartbreak Productions, a national touring theatre company will also play out.
Murder on the Terrace at 7.00 pm Saturday evening and Shakespeare’s The Tempest at 5.00 pm Sunday.