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Banbury’s old town came alive on Saturday as shoppers joined a massive street party that brought back the busy days of yesteryear.
Shops, pubs and restaurants in Parson’s Street, Church Lane, Church Walk, White Lion Walk and Market Place joined in the fun as the Old Town Summer Fiesta and Street Organ Festival got underway.
Steel drums and a jazz band provided music for dancing – while face painting, balloon modelling, mask-making and children’s workshops added to the fun.
Free giveaways, street entertainers and a variety of stalls selling food and drink completed the attractions.
The event was organised to highlight the smaller, individual traders in the old streets who offer personal service and sell merchandise ‘with a difference.’
Street organists from around the country provided background music and collected cash for the mayor’s fund – money that is divided between charities in Banbury at the end of the mayoral year.
“I remember when Parson’s Street, High Street, Market Place and Church Lane were the town’s main shopping areas. That was before supermarkets, shopping centres and out-of-town retail parks.
“I hope some of the people who perhaps ‘discovered’ the old town at the fiesta will continue to use the shops, pubs and restaurants on a regular basis.
“I’d like to thank the street organists who came from far and wide to raise money for local charities. They, too, are a reminder of years gone by.”
The event was organised by Banbury Town Council and the Old Town Association and sponsored by Cherwell District Council, Castle Quay and Your Letterbox magazine.
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A collection of curated and created treasures for your home at Banbury Antiques Centre.
Banbury Antiques Centre is located at Barn Farm Plants
There is a huge array of collectables and vintage items on display in the bright and spacious showroom from Doodledash Interiors
Address: Upper Wardington, Banbury, Oxon, OX17 1SN
Hours Open: Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm
Telephone Banbury Antiques Centre: 01295 750580
Workshops and commissioned furniture revival available.
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The perfect place to relax and refuel in the heart of historic Banbury.
A Coffee House with a slight Egyptian flavour, serving a selection of freshly ground coffee, teas (including herbal teas), hot chocolate, iced drinks, fresh fruit juices, pastries, cakes and light snacks.
Hours Open: 9 to 5pm Monday to Saturday (Closed on Wednesday)
Tel: 01295 367272
For clothing alterations, suit alterations, leather alterations or basic clothing repairs STITCHES can meet your needs.
STITCHES was established in 1998 and has expanded over the years to become one of the finest and most reputable clothing repairs and alterations company in the area.
Tailors with over 30 years of experience in clothing repairs and alterations for men, women, children and even infants.
If you need clothing alterations, suit alterations, leather alterations or basic clothing repairs STITCHES can meet your needs.
Tel: 01295 256666
5 Market Place, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 5LG
Buywise Domestics is a local appliance and furniture retailer. Serving the Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire area for over 30 years. Internet busting prices and same day delivery possible.
Tel: 01295 266 087
Hours Open: 9am – 5.30pm Mon-Fri
9am – 5.00pm Sat
Dining out in Banburyshire has never been so exciting, with amazing venues popping up year upon year. Renowned for producing incredibly talented chefs, the Banbury area is developing a reputation for its growing number of excellent foodie pubs.
Sink your teeth into this list of great country food pubs around Banbury
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