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Banbury is in the centre of the ‘golden triangle’ between Oxford, Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon. Banbury has the advantage of being close enough to all three to visit, but far enough away to retain its own character and atmosphere.
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Help! I’ve Been Asked To Read At A Wedding! Being asked to read at a wedding. Do you love the idea, or does the thought leave you shaking in your shoes? It is often said that speaking in public is one of our greatest fears (not something that affects me, thankfully!), so if your best… Continue Reading
Kings Seven. Oxfordshire Art Weeks. At King’s Sutton from 3rd May until 21st May 2017 Lots to see, meet the artists and even have a go yourself. 10 Artists, 3 Venues. 3 Great exhibition venues all within a 5 minute walk. The King’s Seven group exhibition will be located in the village’s landmark spired church, […]
The poem ‘People’s Park Banbury’ has been inspired by the photographs. The photos, and poem were first posted on our hugely active Facebook group. Quite a thread emerged. People’s Park Banbury. Beautiful Flower Beds tendered with care An Open Space ready to share Glorious Trees coming in bud Treat it with care, you know that […]
A Monster Calls. Star Rating: 5 stars Rating: 12 Release Date: 2016/2017 Cast: Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Liam Neeson, Toby Kebell Based on Patrick Ness’ award winning novel, from an original idea by Siobhan Dowd. It is not often when a film based on a book, which will forever remain one of the […]
The poem ‘Banbury High Street’ inspired by the photograph. Ten to one and all is fine On a lovely Summer’s day Banbury in bloom is what it is As folks go on their way. Drinking coffee on the pavements A holiday to book The watchman on the High Street Why don’t you take a look. […]
Bicester Wildcats Girls Football Club sessions every Thursday. Girls will be enjoying social football over the summer thanks to an FA-led football programme. Cherwell District Council’s sports and recreation activators will be delivering the Bicester Wildcats Girls Football Club sessions every Thursday from 4pm to 5pm at Bicester Leisure Centre as part of the Football […]
Grant will put theatre in the hot seat. Banbury’s popular Mill Arts Centre will get help making visitors comfy with a new council grant. Cherwell District Council has approved a capital grant worth £80,000 to the Mills Arts Centre Trust to purchase a new seating rake. The decision comes into effect today, 13 April. It […]
Silverstone residents to decide on neighbourhood plan. One of the world’s most famous villages is taking the first steps towards having a greater say over its future. Last week South Northamptonshire Council’s (SNC) Cabinet approved Silverstone Parish Council’s (SPC) application to establish a Neighbourhood Area (NA). Designation of the NA is the first step towards […]
Poem by Cate Gillett: Leisure pursuits 2017. I sit and watch & as time goes by, I realise things have changed & I wonder why! In my day, at the weekend we would go out & play, Dressed in old clothes, with scuffs on our shoes And on each knee there was bruise! We swam in […]