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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
    01
    Jun
    2018
    8:30 amCornhill Marketplace Banbury OX16 5NG

    Banbury Famers Market is on the first Friday of every month

    Banbury farmer's market.

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

    A range of quality produce, including varieties of meat, fruit and vegetables, pies, fish, bread, cakes, plants and flowers.

    The first Friday of every month

    It runs from 8.30am to 1.30pm in the Market Pla

  • Fri
    01
    Jun
    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

    Like this even

  • Sat
    02
    Jun
    2018
    10:00 amWarwick Racecourse, Hampton St, CV34 6HN Warwick, Warwickshire

     The Thai Festival is returning to Warwick this Summer!

    Warwick Thai Festival.

    The Thai Festival is returning to Warwick this Summer!

    Come and enjoy the spirit of Thailand and experience Thai culture for yourself, taste some of the wonderful traditional foods on offer and you'll understand why Thailand is one of the worlds most popular destinations and

  • Sat
    02
    Jun
    2018
    10:00 amThe Fibreworks, 10A Middle Row, Chipping Norton, OX7 5NH

    Fibre Festival 2018 Hosted by The Fibreworks

    This year's Fibre Festival once again takes over Middle Row and is inspired by traditional wool fairs.

    Look out for sheep from Home Farm Wensleydales, spinning, yarn dyeing, felting and weaving, as well as stunning hand-dyed yarns for sale.

    Saturday, June 2 at 10am - 4pm

    The Fibreworks, 10A Middle

  • Sat
    02
    Jun
    2018
    2:30 pmBanbury Museum, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 2PQ

    The way we were. Hosted by Banbury Museum.

    The way we were.

    Hosted by Banbury Museum.

    Village life in the last two centuries

    Join Laurie Stewart-Furneaux from Hornton History Group for an illustrated talk delving into tales of changing village life.

    Why was Hornton described as being ‘on the fringe of civilisation’ in 1840? How did this rem

  • Sat
    02
    Jun
    2018
    10:00 pmAtic Banbury, 10-11 Butchers Row, Banbury, Oxfordshire

    Hosted by DJ Deafout and Atic Banbury

    DJ Deafout’s Heavy Hitters.

    Hosted by DJ Deafout and Atic Banbury

    DJ Deafout brings his heavy hitting vinyl to Atic for another night of big fat rock & roll records.
    Everything from Chemical Brothers to Led Zeppelin to Bring me the Horizon.

    Great music, top selection of drinks & free entry all nigh

  • Sun
    03
    Jun
    2018
    11:00 amSulgrave Manor, ancestral home to George Washington, Manor Road, Sulgrave, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX172SD

    Join Sulgrave Manor for a spectacular celebration of all things Tudor at the end of the May half-term holiday.

    Midsummer Tudor Fair.

    Hosted by Sulgrave Manor.

    Join Sulgrave Manor for a spectacular celebration of all things Tudor at the end of the May half-term holiday.

    See Sulgrave Manor come alive with a huge range of fun activities perfect for families and all ages.

    *Historical crafts for the kids
    *Live m

  • Fri
    08
    Jun
    2018
    7:00 pmDeddington Church, Deddington OX15 0SA

    Once again we are proud to present an evening of world class jazz in Deddington.

    Deddington Festival Jazz Night.

    Hosted by John Salt.

    Once again we are proud to present an evening of world class jazz in Deddington.

    This year we welcome The Lewis Wright Duet and Chico Chica to the atmospheric setting of Deddington Parish Church.

    Lewis Wright is an award-winning British vibraphon

  • Fri
    08
    Jun
    2018
    7:00 pmWoodford United F.C, Woodford Halse, Near Daventry, Northamptonshire.

    Woodford Halse Summer Festival

    Woodford Halse Summer Festival.

    Woodford Halse sport's and community club are proud to announce they will holding their 1st summer festival this June.

    The event will be set up as a friendly family event and everyone is welcome to come on any of the 3 days and camp.

    Already lots of things are confir

  • Sat
    09
    Jun
    2018
    10:00 amTowcester Racecourse London Road Towcester NN12 6LB

    Annual celebration of artisan food and drink.

    Towcester Food Festival 2018.

    Annual celebration of artisan food and drink.

    Yummy things to eat and imbibe with up to 100 food and drink producers, chef demos, tasting workshops, street food market, live music, cocktail classes, kids cookery classes, foodie talks and free family circus.

    Saturday Ju

  • Sat
    09
    Jun
    2018
    12:00 pmHigh Street Brackley

    Come along and support this years Brackley Community Carnival

    Brackley Community Carnival.

    Hosted by Brackley Community Carnival

    Come along and support this years Brackley Community Carnival,

    Procession starts at 11am from Bracken Leas School, carries on up Pavillons Way, down Halse Road to the High Street then into Magdalen College School, arriving around 12

  • Sat
    09
    Jun
    2018
    12:00 pmSor Brook, Bodicote, Nr Banbury, Oxfodshire

    DuckFest

    Where does DuckFest take place?

    It takes place on Sor Brook - the easiest way of explaining where this is, is as follows...

    There is a road opposite Bodicote Village Stores - which turns to a track - follow this track to Sor Brook. (There is no parking except for blue badge holders sorry).

    So how d

  • Sat
    09
    Jun
    2018
    1:00 pmJubilee Park, Barley Close, Bloxham, Near Banbury, Oxfordshire

    Bloxham Family Fun Day returns to the Jubilee Park for 2018.

    Bloxham Family Fun Day 2018.

    Hosted by Jubilee Park, Bloxham

    Save the date! Bloxham Family Fun Day returns to the Jubilee Park for 2018.

    Saturday, June 9 at 1pm - 7pm

    Jubilee Park, Barley Close, Bloxham, Near Banbury, Oxfordshire

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  • Sun
    10
    Jun
    2018
    10:00 amHornton Grounds Farm, Hornton Grounds, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 6HH

    Open Farm Sunday Hosted by Hornton Grounds Farm.

    Open Farm Sunday.

    Hosted by Hornton Grounds Farm.

    Hornton Grounds is participating in Open Farm Sunday on 10th June 2018. 10am - 4pm.

    **FREE ADMISSION**

    - Hog Roast / BBQ
    - Tea, Coffee & Cake
    - Tractor & Trailer rides
    - Farm Shop Open all day
    - Sheep shearing demonstration
    - Lots of animals to see,

  • Sun
    10
    Jun
    2018
    10:30 amSpiceball Park, Banbury

    Banbury & District Show

    Banbury & District Show.

    Banbury and District Show is held in Spiceball Park every year and is free entry.

    There are two fields packed with family fun entertainment. Funfair, inflatables, various food & drink, arena entertainment, activities, dog show, beer tent and lots lots more to keep the famil

  • Sun
    10
    Jun
    2018
    10:30 amSpiceball Park, Banbury

    A one day Art Festival showcasing the best artisans of the area!

    Banbury ArtFest 2018.

    Hosted by Banbury Art Fest

    A one day Art Festival showcasing the best artisans of the area!

    One huge marquee, one day, and over thirty talented artists and crafts people showcasing their wares and demonstrating their skills.

    Sunday at 10:30 am - 4 pm

    Spiceball Park, Banbury

    Li

  • Sun
    10
    Jun
    2018
    11:00 amCentre of Deddington, Osfordshire

    Deddy-Car-Fest 2018  Hosted by Deddy-Car-Fest

    Deddy-Car-Fest 2018.

    Hosted by Deddy-Car-Fest

    Sunday, June 10 at 11 am - 4:30 pm.

    Deddy Car Fest is back for a second season showcasing some of the village’s fastest, oldest, rarest and downright wackiest vehicles.

    This year we are raising money that will go to a Children's Mental Health Charity.

    A

  • Thu
    14
    Jun
    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

  • Thu
    14
    Jun
    2018
    6:00 pmAdderbury Institute The Green Adderbury OX17 3NE

    A community food market for the village. It comprises of lots of different food stalls:- veg, cheese, meat, breads, cakes, chocolates, chutneys and more

    A community not for profit food market for the village.

    It comprises of lots of different food stalls:- veg, cheese, meat, breads, cakes, chocolates, chutneys and so much more.

    Open from 6pm to 8pm.

    Cotswold Baking

    The Adderbury Food Market will be working hard to continue to bring a wide and interesting variety

  • Fri
    15
    Jun
    2018
    8:00 pmThe Mill Arts Centre, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5QE

    'God gave Rock and Roll to you' and Scarlet Nights gives Rock Burlesque to Banbury.

    Hosted by The Mill Arts Centre.

    Scarlet Nights is back once more with 'Ride a ROCK horse'!

    'God gave Rock and Roll to you' and Scarlet Nights gives Rock Burlesque to Banbury.

    We have the Best Burlesque Artists the industry has to offer including the compere that got Banbury crying with laughter, ba

  • Mon
    18
    Jun
    2018
    10:00 amKids Corner Cafe, 67 Bridge Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 5QF

    Fun Spanish for Kids - with Andi Sanchez, Kidslingo Hosted by Kids Corner Cafe

    Fun Spanish for Kids - with Andi Sanchez, Kidslingo.

    Hosted by Kids Corner Cafe.

    Kidslingo Andi Sanchez is coming to the Café to run her fun Spanish Class.

    If you would like your little one to come along please let Andi know either on here, by messaging Kids Corner Cafe.

    Or by signing up via the we

  • Sat
    23
    Jun
    2018
    10:00 amThe Yew Tree at Avon Dassett, Main street, Avon Dassett, Warwickshire, CV47 2AS

    Avon Dassett Soapbox Derby

    Avon Dassett Soapbox Derby.

    A fun day of thrilling soapbox cart races on a challenging course

    Saturday, June 23 at 10am - 6pm

    The Yew Tree at Avon Dassett, Main street, Avon Dassett, Warwickshire, CV47 2AS

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  • Sat
    23
    Jun
    2018
    10:00 amSmiths Field in Milton Road, Bloxham, Oxfordshire.

    The Banbury Steam Rally was first launched in 1968 and will celebrate its 50th anniversary by hosting its most action-packed programme to date.

    Banbury Steam Rally to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

    The Banbury Steam Rally was first launched in 1968 and will celebrate its 50th anniversary by hosting its most action-packed programme to date.

    The event will take place on 23 and 24 June from 10am-5pm with entertainment available until late in

  • Sat
    23
    Jun
    2018
    11:00 amThe Mill Arts Centre, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5QE

    A fantastical new ballet for the whole family!

    Alice in Wonderland.

    Hosted by Let's All Dance and The Mill Arts Centre

    A fantastical new ballet for the whole family!

    Let’s All Dance returns with this fabulous family favourite. Stunning dancing, much loved characters and super costumes bring the famous tale to life in this magical ballet product

  • Sat
    23
    Jun
    2018
    1:00 pmThe Manor Park Shutford Church Lane Shutford Banbury OX15 6PG

    Shutford festival 2018

    Shutford festival 2018.

    A fun day out for all the family.

    Held in the grounds of The Manor Park, Shutford, the fun starts at 1:00pm, with Juggling John opening the festival.

    Traditional stalls,, cookery demonstrations, pottery workshops, Interesting & Classic Car rally, Dog Show. All day BBQ and Ba

  • Sun
    24
    Jun
    2018
    10:00 amSmiths Field in Milton Road, Bloxham, Oxfordshire.

    The Banbury Steam Rally was first launched in 1968 and will celebrate its 50th anniversary by hosting its most action-packed programme to date.

    Banbury Steam Rally to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

    The Banbury Steam Rally was first launched in 1968 and will celebrate its 50th anniversary by hosting its most action-packed programme to date.

    The event will take place on 24 June from 10am-5pm with entertainment available until late in the ev

  • Sun
    24
    Jun
    2018
    10:30 amCompton Verney, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35 9HZ

    Summer Fayre Hosted by Compton Verney

    Summer Fayre.

    Hosted by Compton Verney.

    Set in the stunning grounds of Compton Verney, indulge your inner artisan with stalls and demonstrations for all the family.

    It's a lovely day out for all the family, showcasing a wonderful range of vintage games and workshops, to historic craft demonstration

  • Thu
    28
    Jun
    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

  • Fri
    29
    Jun
    2018
    7:30 pm St Mary’s Church, Horse Fair, Banbury, OX16 0AA

    Banbury Academy’s newest show is sure to have you dancing in the pews!

    Banbury Academy Present Sister Act.

    Banbury Academy’s newest show is sure to have you dancing in the pews!

    After the success of previous productions including We Will Rock You, The Lion King, The Wizard of Oz, Through the Looking Glass and Billy Elliot, students at Banbury Academy are once again ha

  • Sat
    30
    Jun
    2018
    10:00 amMarket Place Banbury

    Armed Forces Day in Banbury Saturday 30th June 2018

    Banbury Town Council present's...

    Armed Forces Day.

    Banbury Town Council are extremely proud to organise this event alongside local military units.

    A Spitfire flypast will take place during the event.

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  • Sat
    30
    Jun
    2018
    2:30 pm St Mary’s Church, Horse Fair, Banbury, OX16 0AA

    Banbury Academy’s newest show is sure to have you dancing in the pews!

    Banbury Academy Present Sister Act.

    Banbury Academy’s newest show is sure to have you dancing in the pews!

    After the success of previous productions including We Will Rock You, The Lion King, The Wizard of Oz, Through the Looking Glass and Billy Elliot, students at Banbury Academy are once again ha

  • Sat
    30
    Jun
    2018
    7:00 pmThe Mill Arts Centre, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 5QE

    Blue Meanies - Hosted by The Mill Arts Centre

    Blue Meanies.

    Hosted by The Mill Arts Centre.

    On 16th July 1983, the Blue Meanies played their first gig at Banbury School.

    Since then, the band has gone on to become something of a Banbury musical institution.

    Now, 35 years later, the 1983 line up are getting together again to celebrate.

    Playing a

  • Sat
    30
    Jun
    2018
    7:30 pm St Mary’s Church, Horse Fair, Banbury, OX16 0AA

    Banbury Academy’s newest show is sure to have you dancing in the pews!

    Banbury Academy Present Sister Act.

    Banbury Academy’s newest show is sure to have you dancing in the pews!

    After the success of previous productions including We Will Rock You, The Lion King, The Wizard of Oz, Through the Looking Glass and Billy Elliot, students at Banbury Academy are once again ha

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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