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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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  • Thu
    01
    Feb
    2018
    10:00 amMarket place and Bridge Street Banbury

    Rallye Monte Carlo Historique and Classique

    Rallye Monte Carlo Historique and Classique comes to Banbury.

    In Bridge Street and the Market Square from 10am to 3.30pm – classic cars, street food, market and more

    There’s so much to see and do at the FREE Monte Carlo Rally event happening in Banbury on Thursday, 1 Feb as Banbury becomes a checkp

  • Sat
    03
    Feb
    2018
    2:00 pmRollright Stones Off A3400, near Chipping Norton OX7 5QB

    Imbolc Ceremony with Watchers of the Old Ways

    You are invited to celebrate Imbolc.

    Hosted by Watchers of the Old Ways

    Imbolc is one of the four Greater Sabbats in the pagan Wheel of the Year and heralds the first signs of Spring. It is dedicated to the Goddess Brigid and is the first fire festival of the year. It is a cross-quarter day, midway

  • Sat
    03
    Feb
    2018
    9:00 pmThe Cockhorse, Chatsworth Drive, Cherwell Heights, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 9YJ

    On Saturday February 3rd from 9 pm till late Gilko will be playing all the Soul & Motown you know and love!

    Soul & Motown Party

    Hosted by the CockHorse Pub - Banbury

    Get your dancing shoes on!

    On Saturday February 3rd from 9 pm till late Gilko will be playing all the Soul & Motown you know and love!

    If you enjoy;

    Free entry
    Soul music
    Disco
    Dancing

    Then this is for you.

    Address: The Cockhorse, Chatsworth

  • Sun
    04
    Feb
    2018
    8:00 pmYe Olde Reine Deer Inn, 47 Parsons Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5NA

    This month talented Banbury musician Jim Bennion joins regular host band Dave Arrowsmith, Colin Myers and Zsolt Mike. Let's jam!

    Banbury Blues Club with Jim Bennion.

    Hosted by Banbury Blues Club and Ye Olde Reine Deer Inn

    This month talented Banbury musician Jim Bennion joins regular host band Dave Arrowsmith, Colin Myers and Zsolt Mike.

    Let's jam!

    Blues
    British blues
    Blues rock

    PA, backline and drums provided.

    All welcome. 

  • Tue
    06
    Feb
    2018
    7:00 pmSibford School, Sibford Ferris, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire OX15 5QL

    Sibford School near Banbury will be presenting Monty Python’s ‘Spamalot’ from February 6 ~ 8.

    Sibford School presents SPAMALOT.

    Sibford School near Banbury will be presenting Monty Python’s ‘Spamalot’ from February 6 ~ 8.

    Performances start at 7pm. Tickets cost £10 (£8 for concessions) and include a glass of bubbles and canapés.

    Loosely based on the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail

  • Wed
    07
    Feb
    2018
    8:00 pmBanbury Cross Pub, Butchers Row, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5JH 

     Travelling Minstrel Evening Hosted by Banbury Folk Club

    Travelling Minstrel Evening.

    Hosted by Banbury Folk Club

    Only called Travelling Minstrel as both our guests come from outside the local area.

    Both have performed at our open mic night and impressed so much they've been invited back for longer sets

    Introducing Craig Joiner and Oaklees Ris

     

    Date: We

  • Thu
    08
    Feb
    2018
    6:00 pmThe Great Barn Upper Aynho Grounds, Aynho, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX17 3AY

    The Great Barn - Wedding Venue, Upper Aynho Grounds, Aynho, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX17 3AY

    The Great Barn Wedding Fair.

    Hosted by The Great Barn - Wedding Venue

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

    It is a great opportunity to take a look at our gorgeous refurbished 18th century Cotswold Stone Barn

  • Thu
    08
    Feb
    2018
    7:30 pmMagdalen College School, Waynflete Campus, Brackley

    It's Pantomime time in Brackley, and this years offering is 'Little Panto of Horrors'.

    Brackley Players Present

    It's Pantomime time in Brackley, and this years offering is 'Little Panto of Horrors'.

    Will Flora save her shop?

    Will the plant help?

    And who are those guys from another planet?

    A fun family panto, secure the best seats by booking now

    Tickets from Davies and Partners Brackl

  • Fri
    09
    Feb
    2018
    7:30 pmMagdalen College School, Waynflete Campus, Brackley

    It's Pantomime time in Brackley, and this years offering is 'Little Panto of Horrors'.

    Brackley Players Present.

    It's Pantomime time in Brackley, and this years offering is 'Little Panto of Horrors'.

    Will Flora save her shop?

    Will the plant help?

    And who are those guys from another planet?

    A fun family panto, secure the best seats by booking now

    Tickets from Davies and Partners Brack

  • Fri
    09
    Feb
    2018
    7:45 pmThe Theatre Chipping Norton Ltd, 2 Spring Street, Chipping Norton, Oxon. OX7 5NL

    The Salts are one of the most exciting and energetic bands on the folk circuit, performing rousing sea shanties

    The Salts | Songs From The Sea.

    Hosted by The Salts and Chipping Norton Theatre.

    The Salts are one of the most exciting and energetic bands on the folk circuit, performing rousing sea shanties, presenting original material alongside their interpretations of traditional songs we all know and love.

    T

  • Sat
    10
    Feb
    2018
    2:30 pmMagdalen College School, Waynflete Campus, Brackley

    It's Pantomime time in Brackley, and this years offering is 'Little Panto of Horrors'.

    Brackley Players Present.

    It's Pantomime time in Brackley, and this years offering is 'Little Panto of Horrors'.

    Will Flora save her shop?

    Will the plant help?

    And who are those guys from another planet?

    A fun family panto, secure the best seats by booking now

    Tickets from Davies and Partners Brack

  • Sat
    10
    Feb
    2018
    7:30 pmThe Theatre Chipping Norton Ltd, 2 Spring Street, Chipping Norton, Oxon. OX7 5NL

    Another chance to catch one of the most talked about, breathlessly thrlling and satirically timely films of the year.

    Film: GET OUT (15).

    Screened at The Theatre Chipping Norton

    Director: Jordan Peele - 104mins

    Another chance to catch one of the most talked about, breathlessly thrilling and satirically timely films of the year.

    It’s time for a young African American to meet his white girlfriend’s parents at their

  • Sun
    11
    Feb
    2018
    11:00 amEttington Chase, Banbury Rd, Ettington, Warwickshire, CV37 7NZ

    Ettington Chase Wedding Fayre

    Ettington Chase Wedding Fayre.

    Hosted by Diva Wedding Fayres

    DIVA Wedding Fayres have a new show - at Ettington Chase Hotel!

    We are thrilled to be bringing one of our award winning wedding shows to Warwickshire, and close to Stratford Upon Avon!

    Join us for our first show -

    FREE ENTRY

    FREE Goody Ba …

  • Tue
    13
    Feb
    2018
    11:00 amBanbury Museum Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 2PQ

    A rare chance to see fascinating fossils and beautiful crystals close up under the microscope. You can even explore what is under your own fingernails!

    Fabulous fossils goes close up!

    Hosted by Banbury Museum.

    A rare chance to see fascinating fossils and beautiful crystals close up under the microscope. You can even explore what is under your own fingernails!

    Also, dinosaur and ice age mask-making, a fossil dig where you can find and keep a fossil

  • Wed
    14
    Feb
    2018
    11:00 amBanbury Museum, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 2PQ

    Experience a world of limitless opportunity as you try the latest virtual reality technology for yourself.

    Virtual reality time – FREE!

    Hosted by Banbury Museum

    Experience a world of limitless opportunity as you try the latest virtual reality technology for yourself.

    Space Studio Banbury is coming to Banbury Museum, bringing cutting-edge kit from its unique Virtual Reality Suite. You can step into virtu

  • Wed
    14
    Feb
    2018
    8:00 pmBanbury Cross Pub, Butchers Row, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5JH 

    Banbury Folk Club Love SLAPP night

    Banbury Folk Club Love SLAPP night.

    Come and celebrate Valentines Day.

    Bring along your song, poems and stories to take a romantic look at the theme of love.

    Date: Wednesday, February 14

    Time:  8pm

    Admission: Suggested donation £3

    Tickets for any event can be reserved in advance by calling 07845 82

  • Thu
    15
    Feb
    2018
    11:00 amBanbury Museum, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 2PQ

    Animal adventures Hosted by Banbury Museum

    Animal adventures.

    Hosted by Banbury Museum

    Come on an underground adventure! Listen to the brilliant stories of Freddy the fox and Billy the badger, search high and low to solve the mystery museum trail, make your very own meerkat pop-up scene, design and decorate your very own animal mask and, wi

  • Thu
    15
    Feb
    2018
    7:30 pmThe Theatre Chipping Norton Ltd, 2 Spring Street, Chipping Norton, Oxon. OX7 5NL

    Call Me By Your Name

    Call Me By Your Name (15)

    Hosted by Chipping Norton Theatre

    *Nominated for the EE BAFTA #RisingStarAward*

    As seductive as its North Italian setting, Luca Guadagigno’s adaptation of André Aciman’s coming-of-age novel is a sun-kissed cinematic ode to the ecstasy and exquisite pain of first love.

    Timo

  • Fri
    16
    Feb
    2018
    2:00 pmThe Mill Arts Centre, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5QE

    Don't Dribble On The Dragon

    Don't Dribble On The Dragon.

    Hosted by The People's Theatre Company and The Mill Arts Centre

    My brother has a dragon and he keeps it secretly Within a box beneath his socks. He’s hiding it from me…

    Tom is a toddler with a cool older brother, a secret dragon… and a dribbling problem that just won’t

  • Fri
    16
    Feb
    2018
    7:30 pmThe Theatre Chipping Norton Ltd, 2 Spring Street, Chipping Norton, Oxon. OX7 5NL

    Call Me By Your Name

    Call Me By Your Name (15)

    Hosted by Chipping Norton Theatre

    *Nominated for the EE BAFTA #RisingStarAward*

    As seductive as its North Italian setting, Luca Guadagigno’s adaptation of André Aciman’s coming-of-age novel is a sun-kissed cinematic ode to the ecstasy and exquisite pain of first love.

    Timo

  • Sun
    18
    Feb
    2018
    11:00 amThe Tythe Barn Manor Farm Charbridge Lane Launton Bicester Oxon OX26 4SR

    The Tythe Barn Wedding Fair

    The Tythe Barn Wedding Fair in Launton Bicester.

    Hosted by Guides for Brides Wedding Fairs

    The Tythe Barn is a beautiful 14th Century barn in Oxfordshire.

    This stunning venue is always a popular wedding fair, so pop along to The Tythe Barn and meet some of Oxfordshire’s top wedding suppliers, as we

  • Sun
    18
    Feb
    2018
    2:00 pmAtic Banbury, 10-11 Butchers Row, Banbury, Oxfordshire

    Stand Up Comedy Compèring & One-Man Improv Workshop.

    Stand Up Comedy Compèring & One-Man Improv Workshop.

    Hosted by Atic Banbury and Ben Van der Velde.

    Whether you’re an open mic comic wanting to learn the basics of compering or a more seasoned pro keen to extend your skill set, join accomplished compere Ben Van der Velde for this four hour workshop

  • Sun
    25
    Feb
    2018
    11:00 amCompton Verney, Nr Warwick, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ

    Compton Verney specialises in bespoke weddings, tailoring each part of the day exactly how you want it.

    Compton Verney Wedding Fayre.

    Hosted by Compton Verney

    Date: Sunday, February 25

    Time: 11am - 3pm

    Join us on Sunday 25 February and discover how to make your dream day a reality. Our Wedding Fayre is the perfect opportunity to view our range of spaces from stunning galleries and restored chapel to …

  • Sun
    25
    Feb
    2018
    11:00 amSulgrave Manor Manor Rd, Sulgrave, Nr Banbury OX17 2SD

    Sulgrave Manor’s Wedding Showcase

    Sulgrave Manor’s Wedding Showcase.

    Hosted by Sulgrave Manor, ancestral home to George Washington.

    Sulgrave Manor is a unique historic property which allows a couple to create a wonderful bespoke backdrop for their wedding celebrations.

    Join us for our wedding showcase and meet Alexandra and Sarah-L …

  • Sun
    25
    Feb
    2018
    11:00 amBanbury Town Hall

    Banbury Town Hall Wedding Fair - Town Hall Buildings, 1 Bridge St, Banbury OX16 5QB

    Banbury Town Council Events are delighted to be hosting their first Banbury Town Hall Wedding Fair of 2018.

    Date: Sunday 2th February.

    Doors open from 11.00am until 3.00pm:

    The Wedding Fair is free to attend.

    Not able to make the event?

    There is an excellent list of recommended wedding businesses b …

  • Sun
    25
    Feb
    2018
    11:00 amMiddle Aston House, Middle Aston, OX25 5PT

    Middle Aston House Wedding Fair

    Middle Aston House Wedding Fair.

    Hosted by Guides for Brides Wedding Fairs

    This beautiful venue boasts rolling landscaped grounds and it's very own lake - perfect for those photo opportunities! You can also get married outside, weather permitting.

    The fair will be open from 11 am to 3 pm and all br …

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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