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What’s on in Banbury and surrounding area

There’s never a shortage of things to do in Banburyshire. Family entertainment. Open Gardens. Countryside and Nature Events. History and Heritage. Street Markets. Fayres. Fetes. Live Music. Dance. Nightlife. Theatre. Films. And a firm favourite, Eating Out.

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  • Fri
    11
    May
    2018
    9:00 amMarket Place Banbury Oxfordshire

    international market ‘Flavours of the World’ is visiting Banbury

    Flavours of the World comprises between 20 to 30 carefully selected stalls. The market will comprise international traders selling top quality artisan-produced foods and craft products from around the world.

    You have tasted baguettes, you’ve experimented with croissants and we all love a warm pain-

  • Sat
    19
    May
    2018
    9:30 amSt Mary's Church, Church Green, Witney, OX28 4AW Oxfordshire

    Witney Festival of Food and Drink on Saturday, May 19 at 9:30am

    Witney Festival of Food and Drink has gone from strength to strength.

    It proved so popular – and grew so rapidly – that within two years of the first festival every available inch of St Mary’s and the surrounding area was filled.

    So, being the foodie’s West Oxfordshire Glastonbury, the onus is now

  • Mon
    21
    May
    2018
    10:00 amBanbury Museum, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 2PQ

    Making it Work: The Everyday History of a Banburyshire Village.

    Making it Work: The Everyday History of a Banburyshire Village.

    Hosted by Banbury Museum.

    Discover more about the changing way of life in the villages of North Oxfordshire from Victorian times to recent times.

    This foyer exhibition looks at Hornton as a prime example of a North Oxfordshire rural co

  • Wed
    23
    May
    2018
    11:00 amBanbury Museum, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 2PQ

    A walk on the wildside Hosted by Banbury Museum

    A walk on the wildside.

    Hosted by Banbury Museum.

    Come along and join members of Banbury Museum’s ‘Times Gone By’ group and Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust, for a very special walking tour of Spiceball park, Banbury.

    We will be meeting at 11am by the wooden gated entrance ne

  • Thu
    24
    May
    2018
    9:00 amMarket Place, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 8UE

    Twice monthly antiques market held on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month from March - November.

    Banbury Antiques Market.

    Browse through a variety of antique and collectable items from jewellery to militaria, from clocks to collectables - and pick up a bargain!

    Browse through a variety of antique and collectable items from jewellery to militaria, from clocks to collectables - and pick up a bargain!

    With prices from £1 to £1,000 they have something for every collector!

    Held in the centre of Banbury outside Marks & Spencers.

    Banbur

  • Sat
    26
    May
    2018
    9:00 amDeddington Market, Market Place, Deddington, Oxon, OX15 0SE

     Come to the finest, and probably the happiest Farmer's Market in the county.

    Come to the finest, and probably the happiest Farmer's Market in the county.

    All stallholders have to undergo a rigorous selection procedure so you can rest assured that everything you buy is of the highest quality.

    More details of offers and new products can be found on www.deddingtonfarmersmarket

  • Sat
    26
    May
    2018
    11:00 amBlenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PP

    One of the world’s most respected chefs, Raymond Blanc OBE.

    Hosted by Fantastic British Food Festivals and Blenheim Palace.

    We’re really excited about this years line up at beautiful Blenheim Palace.

    Last year we welcomed 25,000 visitors and this year the festival is even bigger!

    We’ve organised fascinating masterclasses with food and drink experts, includi

  • Sat
    26
    May
    2018
    11:00 am Upton House & Gardens, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 6HT

     Fledgling Birds Trail for May Half Term - Hosted by Upton House and Gardens NT

    Fledgling Birds Trail for May Half Term.

    Hosted by Upton House and Gardens NT.

    If you followed our lifecycle of a bird trail over Easter, you'll love what we have planned for May Half-term!

    Follow the Fledgling trail to learn about the next step in a birds growth cycle; nestlings into fledglings an

  • Sat
    26
    May
    2018
    6:45 pmWoodgreen Leisure Centre, Woodgreen Ave, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 0HS

    DON'T MISS An evening of Live Amateur Boxing featuring local talented young boxers.

    LIVE Boxing - Hosted by Banbury Boxing Club.

    DON'T MISS An evening of Live Amateur Boxing featuring local talented young boxers.

    Male and female, schoolboy, youth and senior bouts.

    Fully licensed England Boxing Event.

    Bar refreshments.

    Saturday, May 26 at 6:45pm - 11pm

    Woodgreen Leisure Centre, Woo

  • Sun
    27
    May
    2018
    10:00 amMarket Square, Warwick

    Warwick Food Festival Hosted by CJ's Events Warwickshire Limited

    Warwick Food & Drink Festival.

    Hosted by CJ's Events Warwickshire Limited

    Warwick Food Festival will return for it's fourth year on Sunday 27th May 2018, 10am - 6pm to celebrate the diverse food and drink from across Warwick District and beyond.

    The Festival will feature a mouth-watering line up of

  • Sun
    27
    May
    2018
    11:00 amBlenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PP

    One of the world’s most respected chefs, Raymond Blanc OBE.

    Hosted by Fantastic British Food Festivals and Blenheim Palace.

    We’re really excited about this years line up at beautiful Blenheim Palace.

    Last year we welcomed 25,000 visitors and this year the festival is even bigger!

    We’ve organised fascinating masterclasses with food and drink experts, includi

  • Sun
    27
    May
    2018
    12 NoonThe Dog and Gun Banbury, 6 North Bar Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 0TB

     Family Fun Charity Day For Make A Wish Foundation

    Family Fun Charity Day For Make A Wish Foundation.

    Hosted by The Dog and Gun Banbury.

    Come down for another fantastic family fun charity day.

    Enjoy a bbq, bouncy castle, face painting, kids games, music and much much more.

    This year our designated charity is Make a Wish Foundation which grants wish

  • Sun
    27
    May
    2018
    4:00 pmThe Wine Vaults, 5/6 Parsons Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 5LW

    Fruits of the Summer Festival. Hosted by The Wine Vaults.

    Fruits of the Summer Festival.

    Hosted by The Wine Vaults.

    20+ Different Fruit Ciders

    Inside and Outside Bars

    Plus DJs and Hog Roast

    From 4pm on Sunday, May 27th

    The Wine Vaults, 5/6 Parsons Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 5LW

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  • Sun
    27
    May
    2018
    9:00 pmCastle at Edgehill, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 6DJ

    Outdoor Cinema at The Castle

    Outdoor Cinema at The Castle.

    Hosted by Castle Events and Castle at Edgehill

    We shall be holding our third year running open air cinema night on Bank Holiday Sunday 27th May for everyone to enjoy the end of the Bank Holiday and some Sunday chilling.

    Our wood fired ovens shall be going for food avai

  • Mon
    28
    May
    2018
    11:00 amBlenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PP

    One of the world’s most respected chefs, Raymond Blanc OBE.

    Hosted by Fantastic British Food Festivals and Blenheim Palace.

    We’re really excited about this years line up at beautiful Blenheim Palace.

    Last year we welcomed 25,000 visitors and this year the festival is even bigger!

    We’ve organised fascinating masterclasses with food and drink experts, includi

  • Tue
    29
    May
    2018
    10:30 amBanbury Museum, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 2PQ

    Make your own marvellous machine - Hosted by Banbury Museum

    Make your own marvellous machine.

    Hosted by Banbury Museum.

    Exercise your artistic and engineering skills while learning some basics about the science of mechanical movement in this creative technology workshop.

    Using a mix of pre-made parts, chopsticks, a box, and a load of art and craft materials

  • Wed
    30
    May
    2018
    11:00 amWilliam Morris School, Bretch Hill, Banbury, OX16 0UZ

    Come along to William Morris primary school annual summer fayre.

    Come along to William Morris primary school annual summer fayre.

    30th June 2018 from 11am til 2pm

    Lots to do fo all ages, including tombolas, raffle, fair rides and ice creams.

    William Morris School, Bretch Hill, Banbury, OX16 0UZ

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  • Wed
    30
    May
    2018
    2:00 pmBanbury Museum, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 2PQ

    Brick Jam! Hosted by Banbury Museum

    Brick Jam!

    Hosted by Banbury Museum.

    Back due to popular demand. This event has proved VERY popular! If you're thinking of coming along, please be aware you may have to wait as we can only fit 25 children in the room at a time....

    Meanwhile there's our Marvellous Machines exhibition to see, and mak

  • Thu
    31
    May
    2018
    10:30 amBanbury Museum, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 2PQ

    Hobby horse happenings. Hosted by Banbury Museum

    Hobby horse happenings.

    Hosted by Banbury Museum.

    Inspired by the rhyme of ‘Banbury Cross’ come and make your very own special wooden hobby horse.

    Times: 10:30am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm

    Price: £4 per child

    Suitable For: Ages 4+

    Drop in Activity, come along whenever you like. Closed for lunch between 1

  • Thu
    31
    May
    2018
    11:00 amCastle Quay Shopping Centre, Castle Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5UN

    Step into the 360° pop-up planetarium for a truly out of this world experience.

    Pop up Planetarium at Castle Quay

    Step into the 360° pop-up planetarium for a truly out of this world experience.

    There is no need to book simply come down on the day to join in.

    Thursday, May 31 at 11am - 4pm

    Castle Quay Shopping Centre, Castle Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5UN

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  • Thu
    31
    May
    2018
    11:00 amUpton House & Gardens, near Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 6HT

    Upton House and Gardens NT‎Summer Fair

    Upton House and Gardens NT‎Summer Fair.

    Combine a visit to Upton house and our beautiful summer gardens with a visit our first ever summer fair where you'll find interesting hand made local products such as textiles, foods and arts and crafts.

    There will be a variety of local business exhibiting wi

  • Thu
    31
    May
    2018
    2:00 pmThe Mill Arts Centre, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 5QE

    Morgan & West: More Magic For Kids. Hosted by The Mill Arts Centre

    Morgan & West: More Magic For Kids.

    For all aged 5+ (Not a problem with under-fives in the audience but not aimed at them) 60 minutes – no interval.

    Time-travelling magicians Morgan & West return to the stage with a marvellous magic show full of crazy capers for the young, old, and everyone in-betw

Places to visit

  • British Motor Museum. Banbury Road Gaydon Warwickshire. The world’s largest collection of historic British cars www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk
  • Fir Tree Falconry. Located in a spectacular valley north of Banbury on the Warwickshire/Oxfordshire border www.firtreefalconry.co.uk
  • The National Herb Centre. Located on the B4100 just outside Warmington Village, 5 miles north of Banbury and 11 miles south of Warwick www.herbcentre.co.uk
  • Evenley Wood Garden. Evenley Northamptonshire. A privately owned woodland garden – open daily to the public between February and the end of October www.evenleywoodgarden.co.uk
  • Catanger Llamas. Situated on the Northamptonshire/Oxfordshire border. A llama trekking and breeding centre and are not open to the general public – advanced booking is essential to ensure a place on a trek. www.llamatrekking.co.uk

 


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