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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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  • Sun
    01
    Jan
    2017
    12noonUpton House and Gardens near Banbury Warwickshire OX15 6HT

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    New Year’s Day Walk

    Come and walk off those Christmas indulgencies and enjoy a healthy refreshing start to 2017 on our 2 mile guided walk to Edgehill.

    This walk is well known for its fantastic views and its historic significance. Once you’ve walked up an appetite, why not treat yourself to a warmin

  • Mon
    02
    Jan
    2017
    11:30 amWroxton House Hotel, Silver Street, Wroxton, Oxfordshire OX15 6QB

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    Just 3 miles from Banbury, Wroxton House is the ideal venue for your country house wedding.

    Wroxton House Hotel Wedding Fair.

    Meet with our experts, see the Broughton room set in all its glory, enjoy a glass of fizz and discuss your ideas with local suppliers.

    Open from 11.30am until 3pm.

    Date: Mon

  • Fri
    06
    Jan
    2017
    8:30 amCornhill Marketplace Banbury OX16 5NG

    Popular, friendly North Oxfordshire farmers market with plenty of fresh, local produce. Come and meet your local farmers and growers.

    Banbury farmers market

    Popular, friendly North Oxfordshire farmers market with plenty of fresh, local produce.

    Go and meet your local farmers and growers.

    Open from 08:30am until 1:30pm

    Produce Available

    Baked Goods
    Dairy & Eggs
    Fish
    Lamb
    Meat
    Plants
    Pork
    Speciality Products
    Vegetables
    Venison

    You

  • Fri
    06
    Jan
    2017
    8:00 pmTowcester Town Hall, 86 Watling Street, Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 6BS

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    Towcester Antiques and Variety Market.

    Browse through a wide variety items from 50p to £500!

    From jewellery to militaria, there is something for everyone!

    Every Friday, 8:00am - 3:00pm (except Christmas and New Year).

    Free entry

    Call 07775 787176 for details or to book a stall.

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  • Sun
    08
    Jan
    2017
    11:00 amFawsley Hall Hotel - Fawsley, Nr Daventry, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 3BA

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    Come and discuss your special day with the Fawsley Hall wedding team.

    Fawsley Hall Wedding Fayre.

    Admission: Free

    Opening times: 11:00 - 15:00

    Contact Telephone: 01327 892 000

    At the Fawsley Hall wedding fayre you can meet with their wedding coordinators to discuss all of your plans for your dream

  • Wed
    11
    Jan
    2017
    8:00 pmThe Banbury Cross Pub 7 Butchers Row, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5JH

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    Banbury Folk Club present....

    The Ponderosa.

    Banbury Folk Club is back with a great band to start off our 2017 programme!

    The Ponderosa are Rod Craig (mandolin/vocals), Kate Saunders (fiddle/vocals), Simon Stafford (vocals/guitar), and Colin Tester (percussion).

    Hailing from the gently rolling hill

  • Thu
    12
    Jan
    2017
    7:30 pmMiddleton Cheney Library Main Road, Middleton Cheney, South Northamptonshire, OX17 2PD

    Dad's Army - Official Trailer

    MIddleton Cheney Library Supporter's Group presents January's film at the library, Dad's Army (PG). Includes ice cream!

    DAD'S ARMY is a 2016 British war comedy film, based on the BBC television sitcom.

    Film: DAD'S ARMY

    Directed by Oliver Parker, set in 1944, after the events depicted

  • Thu
    12
    Jan
    2017
    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

  • Fri
    13
    Jan
    2017
    7:30 pmCulworth Village Hall, Queens Street, Culworth OX17 2AU

    Eye in the Sky trailer.

    Director: Gavin Hood,

    Rating: (15)

    Running Time: (102 mins)

    British thriller film starring Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman, and Barkhad Abdi.

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    Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalat

  • Fri
    13
    Jan
    2017
    8:00 pmTowcester Town Hall, 86 Watling Street, Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 6BS

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    Towcester Antiques and Variety Market.

    Browse through a wide variety items from 50p to £500!

    From jewellery to militaria, there is something for everyone!

    Every Friday, 8:00am - 3:00pm (except Christmas and New Year).

    Free entry

    Call 07775 787176 for details or to book a stall.

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  • Fri
    13
    Jan
    2017
    8:00 pmThe Mill Arts Centre Spiceball Park Banbury Oxfordshire OX16 5QE

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    The Mill Banbury present...

    Los Pacaminos features Paul Young, Drew Barfield, Mark Pinder, Steve Greetham, Jamie Moses and Melvin Duffy (UK's premier pedal steel player).

    One of the UK’s most popular Live touring bands, Los Pacaminos play the very best in Tex Mex Border music from The Texas Tornado

  • Sat
    14
    Jan
    2017
    9:00 amMarket Place, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 8UE

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

    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!

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

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

    Held in the centre of Banbury outside Marks & Spencers.

    Banbur

  • Tue
    17
    Jan
    2017
    2:00 pmThe Theatre The Mill Arts Centre Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5QE

    Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) - Official Movie Trailer

    Director: Blake Edwards

    In Breakfast at Tiffany’s we meet the iconic Holly Golightly, embodied by the luminous Audrey Hepburn. Holly is a Manhattan party girl with an alluring fashion sense and a sparkling personality. When Paul (George Peppard

  • Fri
    20
    Jan
    2017
    8:00 pmTowcester Town Hall, 86 Watling Street, Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 6BS

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    Towcester Antiques and Variety Market.

    Browse through a wide variety items from 50p to £500!

    From jewellery to militaria, there is something for everyone!

    Every Friday, 8:00am - 3:00pm (except Christmas and New Year).

    Free entry

    Call 07775 787176 for details or to book a stall.

    Towcester (Roman nam

  • Fri
    20
    Jan
    2017
    8:00 pmNaomi's Café Bar 67 Bridge Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5QS

    Open Mind at Naomis

    Open Mind is back!

    Come down and celebrate all that is musical, arty and fun at your favourite Banbury venue!

    By very happy coincidence this is the relaunch day for the Cafe too! So all the more reason to get down there!

    8pm for starters, plenty of cake and Gundog Ales to consume along with less ex

  • Fri
    20
    Jan
    2017
    8:00 pmThe Mill Arts Centre Spiceball Park Banbury Oxfordshire OX16 5QE

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    The Mill Banbury present...

    As seen on BBC The One Show!

    The Sounds of Simon is a tribute to the wonderful music of Paul Simon, through the years as one half of Simon and Garfunkel, to the enduring success of his solo career.

    Come on a journey as the full band take you through the early Simon and G

  • Sat
    21
    Jan
    2017
    10:00 amJS AUCTIONS, Cotefield Auction Rooms, Oxford Road, Banbury Oxfordshire

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    The Studio Sale.

    A private collection of 20th century artworks sale.

    Selected 17th, 18th and 19th century oil paintings, water colours, prints, photographs and books

    Plus vintage and “Retro” furniture and sculpture

    Viewing

    Wednesday 18th Jan 9am-5pm
    Thursday 19th Jan 9am-5pm
    Friday 20th Jan 9am-5pm

  • Sat
    21
    Jan
    2017
    2:30 pmBanbury Museum Spiceball Park Road Banbury, OX16 2PQ

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    Banbury Museum  Present...

    British Pathe Film: Winters Past.

    Come in from cold and be thoroughly warmed watching Winter clips of the past.

    Banbury Museum have delved into the British Pathe extensive archive to create a series of special films compilations silent and with sound celebrating Banbury,

  • Sat
    21
    Jan
    2017
    7:15 pmBrailes Village Hall Castle Hill Lane Upper Brailes Nr. Banbury Oxon. OX15 5AS.

    Eye in the Sky trailer.

    Director: Gavin Hood,

    Rating: (15)

    Running Time: (102 mins)

    British thriller film starring Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman, and Barkhad Abdi.

    Brailes Picturehouse present the film - Eye in the Sky (15)

    Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalat

  • Sat
    21
    Jan
    2017
    7:00 pmEvenley Village Hall The Green, Evenley, Northamptonshire

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    Jose Golding presents....

    Green Forms - a play by Alan Bennett.

    After a very successful solo performance in Evenley two years ago of two of Bennett's Talking Heads monologues, Sara Green returns with Maggie Brush and Rod Green to perform Green Forms.

    This is one of the two plays that make up the so

  • Sat
    21
    Jan
    2017
    8:00 pmThe Mill Arts Centre Spiceball Park Banbury Oxfordshire OX16 5QE

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    The Mill Banbury present...

    Zoe Lyons: Little Misfit

    Zoe hits the road with a brand new show for 2016 after a year that has seen her appear on Live at the Apollo (BBC2), The John Bishop show (BBC1) and win the Chortle Best comic award. You might also recognise her from Alan Davies as Yet Untitled,

  • Wed
    25
    Jan
    2017
    7:30 pmCastle at Edgehill, Edgehill, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX15 6DJ

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    Burns Night.

    Hosted by Castle at Edgehill.

    Burns Night 3 course dinner & whisky tasting £30 per person.

    Five whiskies from each whisky producing region, address of the haggis and three course traditional Scottish menu prepared by John their very own Scotsman.

    Booking essential, with £10 deposit req

  • Wed
    25
    Jan
    2017
    7:00 pmBroughton Castle, Broughton, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX15 5EB.

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    Burns Night Meal & Whisky Tasting At Broughton Castle.

    A selection of whiskies will be on offer to taste during the evening, with information from an expert speaker from SH Jones.

    All whiskies will be available to order on the night.

    Limited tickets available

    Tickets £30 each
    Booking- 01295 713 888

  • Thu
    26
    Jan
    2017
    6:15 pmSt Mary's Church Banbury Horse Fair, Banbury, OX16 0AA

    Consultation Meeting held by OCCG

    Consultation Meeting held by OCCG.

    The first consultation with Banbury regarding the downgrading of acute services at the Horton General Hospital.

    Supporters are asked to gather outside the town hall at 6:15 pm with torches before the meeting starts officially at 7pm

    Thursday, January 26 at 6:15 pm

  • Thu
    26
    Jan
    2017
    6:00 pmThe Great Barn Upper Aynho Grounds, Aynho, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX17 3AY

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    The Great Barn Wedding Fair.

    A wide range of the Great Barn's preferred suppliers will be on hand to help you plan & gain inspiration for your special day!

    6pm-9pm Thursday 26th January 2017.

    Free entry, everyone welcome.

    The Great Barn Aynho. A beautiful 18th century barn set in a 250 acre wooded

  • Thu
    26
    Jan
    2017
    7:30 pmThe Mill Arts Centre Spiceball Park Banbury Oxfordshire OX16 5QE

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    The Mill Arts Centre presents....

    The Vanishing Man

    Hugo Cedar was an Edwardian magician known as "The Vanishing Man". He created the perfect trick and then disappeared forever, but his story lives on...

    Directors and performers Simon Evans (magical consultant to the NT, Old Vic and Donmar Warehous

  • Thu
    26
    Jan
    2017
    7:00 pmTHE KITCHEN Main Street Farnborough Nr. Banbury OX17 1DZ

    Rabbit and Bacon Pie

    Thursday Night is Pie Night!

    The Kitchen, in Farnborough are celebrating the very best in British Comfort Food and Thursday they are serving their simply wonderful Rabbit and Bacon Pie served with creamy mash for just £10.

    Can't get more comforting than that!

    The Kitchen is a country eating house s

  • Thu
    26
    Jan
    2017
    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

  • Fri
    27
    Jan
    2017
    7:00 pmButterfly Bridal Boutique, 7A Deans Court, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX26 6RD

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    Butterfly Bridal Boutique's 6th Birthday Celebrations

    As part of our 6th Birthday celebrations we will be starting by hosting a preview of our 2017/2018 collections starting with a catwalk on the evening of Friday 27th January

    If you are searching for your dream dress why not join us for a glass of

  • Fri
    27
    Jan
    2017
    8:00 pmTowcester Town Hall, 86 Watling Street, Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 6BS

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    Towcester Antiques and Variety Market.

    Browse through a wide variety items from 50p to £500!

    From jewellery to militaria, there is something for everyone!

    Every Friday, 8:00am - 3:00pm (except Christmas and New Year).

    Free entry

    Call 07775 787176 for details or to book a stall.

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  • Fri
    27
    Jan
    2017
    8:00 pmThe Mill Arts Centre Spiceball Park Banbury Oxfordshire OX16 5QE

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    The Mill Banbury present....

    Embraceable Ella with Singer Joanna Eden and pianist Chris Ingham.

    In Ella Fitzgerald’s centenary year, the distinguished duo of singer Joanna Eden and pianist Chris Ingham present an entertaining evening of anecdote, insight and classic songs associated with the legend

  • Sat
    28
    Jan
    2017
    10:00 amGF Social Club Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5QA

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    Banbury Comic, Film and TV Convention 2017.

    Following on from the success of the 2016 Banbury Comic Convention, we return in 2017 with the All New Banbury Comic, Film and TV Convention.

    Saturday 28th January 2017, at the GF Social Club, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, OX16 2PA

    10am is Early Bird Admi

  • Sat
    28
    Jan
    2017
    7:30 pmThe Mill Arts Centre Spiceball Park Banbury Oxfordshire OX16 5QE

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    The Mill Banbury present....

    Los Endos

    Returning to The Mill after a sell out performance!

    Los Endos is a long established tribute band, committed to bringing Genesis fans a thrilling show of the highest quality by presenting to the audience a stunning visual experience with unbelievable sound qual

  • Sat
    28
    Jan
    2017
    7:00 pmSt Mary's Church Banbury Horse Fair, Banbury, OX16 0AA

    St Marys Annual Variety Show

    St Mary’s Annual Variety Show.

    Don’t miss our spectacular Variety Show featuring fabulous local talent! Singing, dancing, musical and theatrical acts. Now in its 12th year!

    It’s on Saturday 28th January 2017 at 7pm.

    Tickets are available from Banbury Tourist Information Centre in Castle Quay, from

  • Sat
    28
    Jan
    2017
    7:00 pmThe Black Boy Inn, Milton, near Banbury, OX15 4HH

    Burns Supper

    Burns Supper.

    Hosted by The Black Boy Inn.

    Back by popular demands is our annual Burns Supper.

    With songs and verse written by the bard and music from our piper Richard Jasper.

    Please book early to avoid disappointment.

    Tel 01295 722111

    Saturday, January 28th at 7 pm - 10 pm

    The Black Boy Inn, Mil

  • Sat
    28
    Jan
    2017
    9:00 amDeddington Market, Market Place, Deddington, Oxon, OX15 0SE

    Featuring over 40 stalls, it offers the very best in locally produced beer, bread, crafts, eggs, fish, flowers, fruit, meat, preserves, ready-made meals including foreign cuisines, vegetables and much, much more.

    Deddington Farmers' Market, in north Oxfordshire, is one of the largest farmers' markets in the country.

    The market features over 40 stalls, offering the very best in locally produced beer, bread, crafts, eggs, fish, flowers, fruit, meat, preserves, ready-made meals including foreign cuisines, vege

  • Sun
    29
    Jan
    2017
    11:00 amMercure Banbury Whately Hall Horsefair Banbury Cross Banbury Oxon OX16 0AN

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    Mercure Banbury Whately Hall Wedding Fair.

    Admission to the fair is free and each bride will receive a free goody bag, with lots of helpful information to help you plan your perfect wedding.

    The fair is open from 11 am to 3 pm, and will give you a great opportunity to meet and chat with some of Ban

  • Sun
    29
    Jan
    2017
    7:00 pmRock The Atic 10-11 Butchers Row, Banbury, Oxfordshire

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    Rock The Atic Present....

    New Comedy Show

    Looking forward to welcoming the fantastic Dane J. Baptiste!

    Star of his own TV show 'SUNNY D'

    As seen on

    Live at the Apollo
    8 Out of 10 Cats
    Mock The Week
    Virtually Famous

    Also on the night

    MICHAEL ODEWALE - BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2016 Finalist

    KATE LU

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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