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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.

Bookmark our event listings for an up-to-the minute list of what’s on in and around the Banbury area and never miss an event.

The sculpture is called The Dancers. By students from Learning Disability Classes at The Mill Arts Centre - July 2005

If you’re organising an event in Banburyshire, don’t forget you can list it for FREE on this page. Simply email your event information to If you have a digital poster in Jpeg format, or video, send them too.


  • Wed
    01
    May
    2019
    6:30 pmSpace Studio, Aspirations Campus, Ruskin Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 9HY

    School production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

    Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

    by Space Studio Banbury and Wykham Park Academy

    School production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Book your tickets now
    Tickets available from: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/wykhampark

    It promises to be truly amazing!

    Timings: 1 May at

  • Wed
    01
    May
    2019
    7:30 pmThe Mill Arts Centre, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5QE

    Banbury Cross Players Present - Death Knell.

    Banbury Cross Players Present - Death Knell.

    Successful Playwright Henry Roth takes delight in telling his neurotic wife, Evelyn, he has a new, ‘seismic’ play to unleash on the theatrical world.

    To prepare for its stage debut, he has invited the charming and charismatic (but unknown) actor, Jack Wi

  • Thu
    02
    May
    2019
    6:30 pmSpace Studio, Aspirations Campus, Ruskin Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 9HY

    School production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

    Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

    by Space Studio Banbury and Wykham Park Academy

    School production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Book your tickets now
    Tickets available from: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/wykhampark

    It promises to be truly amazing!

    Timings: 2 May at

  • Thu
    02
    May
    2019
    7:30 pmThe Mill Arts Centre, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5QE

    Banbury Cross Players Present - Death Knell.

    Banbury Cross Players Present - Death Knell.

    Successful Playwright Henry Roth takes delight in telling his neurotic wife, Evelyn, he has a new, ‘seismic’ play to unleash on the theatrical world.

    To prepare for its stage debut, he has invited the charming and charismatic (but unknown) actor, Jack Wi

  • Fri
    03
    May
    2019
    8:00 amTowcester Town Hall, 86 Watling Street, Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 6BS

    towcester-town-hall

    Towcester Antiques and Variety Market.

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

    From jewellery to militaria, there is something for everyone!

    Buy, sell or barter for a bargain! Held every Friday, 8:00am - 3:00pm (except Christmas and New Year).

    Like all flea markets, the variety of goo

  • Fri
    03
    May
    2019
    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
    03
    May
    2019
    7:30 pmThe Mill Arts Centre, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5QE

    Banbury Cross Players Present - Death Knell.

    Banbury Cross Players Present - Death Knell.

    Successful Playwright Henry Roth takes delight in telling his neurotic wife, Evelyn, he has a new, ‘seismic’ play to unleash on the theatrical world.

    To prepare for its stage debut, he has invited the charming and charismatic (but unknown) actor, Jack Wi

  • Sat
    04
    May
    2019
    12 noonGrand Prix Models, 4 Thorpe Close, Thorpe Way, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 4SW

    Grand Prix Models Banbury showroom is open once a month (usually the first Saturday) from 12-5.

    Grand Prix Models Open Afternoon.

    A chance to browse, meet fellow collectors and have a chat over a cup of tea.

    Timings: Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 12 PM – 5 PM

    Address: Grand Prix Models, 4 Thorpe Close, Thorpe Way, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 4SW

    Grand Prix Models Banbury showroom is open once a mont

  • Sat
    04
    May
    2019
    5:00 pmAlso Known As, 54-56 Parsons Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5NB

    Banbury Gin Festival at AKA - 100 Gins.

    Banbury Gin Festival at AKA - 100 Gins.

    Hosted by Also Known As

    FREE ENTRY

    100 Gins to try!

    Timings: Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 5 PM – 11 PM

    Venue: + Google Map Also Known As, 54-56 Parsons Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5NB

    Also Known As...Well nothing really it's just a name. We are a lounge bar

  • Sat
    04
    May
    2019
    7:30 pmThe Mill Arts Centre, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5QE

    Banbury Cross Players Present - Death Knell.

    Banbury Cross Players Present - Death Knell.

    Successful Playwright Henry Roth takes delight in telling his neurotic wife, Evelyn, he has a new, ‘seismic’ play to unleash on the theatrical world.

    To prepare for its stage debut, he has invited the charming and charismatic (but unknown) actor, Jack Wi

  • Sun
    05
    May
    2019
    7:30 amBodicote Farm Shop, Whitepost Road, Bodicote, OX15 4BN

    Car Boot Sales

    Car Boot Sale at Bodicote Farm Shop.

    If you like to bag a bargain, or looking at how you can make some cash from your unwanted clutter by selling at a car boot sale.

    There is no need to book in advance - just turn up on the morning to sell.

    Timings: Gates open at 7.30am and close at 12.00 Noon for

  • Mon
    06
    May
    2019
    7:30 amBodicote Farm Shop, Whitepost Road, Bodicote, OX15 4BN

    Car Boot Sales

    Car Boot Sale at Bodicote Farm Shop.

    If you like to bag a bargain, or looking at how you can make some cash from your unwanted clutter by selling at a car boot sale.

    There is no need to book in advance - just turn up on the morning to sell.

    Timings: Gates open at 7.30am and close at 12.00 Noon for

  • Tue
    07
    May
    2019
    10:00 amBicester Salvation Army, Hart Place, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX26 4FR.

    Creative Crafts. Hosted by B-Live and The Mill Arts Centre

    Creative Crafts.

    Hosted by B-Live and The Mill Arts Centre

    The first Tuesday of each month we’ll be running crafty sessions in the Bicester Salvation Army Building.

    Come along and enjoy some gentle activities, meet like-minded people and perhaps even inspire a new hobby!

    This is the perfect session

  • Thu
    09
    May
    2019
    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!

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

    Just outside one of the entrances to the shopping centre (close

  • Thu
    09
    May
    2019
    6:00 pmAdderbury Parish Institute, The Green, Adderbury, Oxfordshire OX17 3NE

    With lot's of delicious fresh produce.

    Adderbury Farmers Market.

    With lot's of delicious fresh produce.

    Look out  for special offers.on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/adderburyfoodmarket/.

    Adderbury Farmers Market is a not for profit community market offering a wide selection of local artisan food stalls.

    Next market Thursda

  • Thu
    09
    May
    2019
    7:30 pmVillage Hall, Main Road, Middleton Cheney OX17 2LR

    The Lynden Players Present – The Mouse that Roared

    The Mouse That Roared.

    From the 9-11 May 2019, the Lynden Players will be staging The Mouse That Roared for their Spring 2019 production. Written by Leonard Wibberly and adapted for the stage by Christopher Sergel, the show will be directed by Pete Bailey and produced by Katy Roberts.

    What do you d

  • Fri
    10
    May
    2019
    5:00 pmBlenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1PP

    The largest festival celebrating the car marque Jaguar in 2019. With over 1500 cars expected to attend including some show stoppers from the world of "Film".

    Jaguar Festival 2019.

    Hosted by Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club and Blenheim Palace.

    The largest festival celebrating the car marque Jaguar in 2019. With over 1500 cars expected to attend including some show stoppers from the world of "Film".

    The Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club (JEC) is the largest Jaguar Club i

  • Fri
    10
    May
    2019
    7:30 pmVillage Hall, Main Road, Middleton Cheney OX17 2LR

    The Lynden Players Present – The Mouse that Roared

    The Mouse That Roared.

    From the 9-11 May 2019, the Lynden Players will be staging The Mouse That Roared for their Spring 2019 production. Written by Leonard Wibberly and adapted for the stage by Christopher Sergel, the show will be directed by Pete Bailey and produced by Katy Roberts.

    What do you d

  • Sat
    11
    May
    2019
    2:00 pmBanbury Museum, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 2PQ

    John Bridgeman (former CEO of British Alcan Aluminium Plc) shares the secret story of aluminium in Banbury.

    Banbury’s Aluminium Legacy.

    THE sights and sounds of one of Banbury's oldest factories will be bought to life at a historical talk at the town's museum.

    John Bridgeman (former CEO of British Alcan Aluminium Plc) shares the secret story of aluminium in Banbury.

    In this illustrated talk as he shares

  • Sat
    11
    May
    2019
    7:30 pmVillage Hall, Main Road, Middleton Cheney OX17 2LR

    The Lynden Players Present – The Mouse that Roared

    The Mouse That Roared.

    From the 9-11 May 2019, the Lynden Players will be staging The Mouse That Roared for their Spring 2019 production. Written by Leonard Wibberly and adapted for the stage by Christopher Sergel, the show will be directed by Pete Bailey and produced by Katy Roberts.

    What do you d

  • Sat
    11
    May
    2019
    8:00 pmAtic Banbury, 10-11 Butchers Row, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5JH

    We have a cracking night planned to celebrate 4 years of Atic with you guys and gals!

    DJ JFB at Atic's 4th Birthday.

    Hosted by Atic Banbury and JFB.

    We have a cracking night planned to celebrate 4 years of Atic with you guys and gals!

    DJ JFB will be mixing and scratching Hip-Hop classics with old school beats... JFB's unrivalled skills have won him the UK DMC Championship in 2007, 2

  • Sun
    12
    May
    2019
    2:00 pmV Lounge Banbury 22 South Bar Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 9AF

    2nd Anniversary of EASE YOUR MIND on Sunday 12th May

    Something different for a Sunday Afternoon in Banbury!

    We celebrate the 2nd Anniversary of EASE YOUR MIND on Sunday 12th May and we are very honoured to welcome The Good Doctor himself, DrBob Jones to the V LOUNGE.

    A music career which has spanned over 50 years, that has seen Dr Bob play quality bl

  • Sun
    12
    May
    2019
    7:00 pmAtic Banbury, 10-11 Butchers Row, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5JH

    Fourth Birthday Comedy Show with Milton Jones & more. Sold out.

    Fourth Birthday Comedy Show with Milton Jones & more. Sold out.

    Hosted by Atic Banbury

    As part of our big fourth birthday weekend.
    We've got another unmissable comedy show!

    MILTON JONES
    Regular on Mock the Week (BBC2), has appeared on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow (BBC1), Live at the Apollo (B

  • Thu
    16
    May
    2019
    7:00 pmBanbury United FC, Station Approach, Banbury OX16 5AB

    Glenn McCrory's Legends of Boxing Show- "An Evening With Ricky Hatton" Thursday 16th May 2019 at Banbury United FC.

    An Evening With Ricky Hatton.

    Hosted by Sportz Connexions Events

    Glenn McCrory's Legends of Boxing Show- "An Evening With Ricky Hatton"

    A unique chance to spend time in the company one of British boxing's most successful and popular fighters of all time

    ‘An Evening With Ricky Hatton' show is a hila

  • Fri
    17
    May
    2019
    5:00 pmThe Falcon at Warmington, Warwick Road, Warmington, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX17 1JJ

    Falcon Beer & Cider Festival Hosted by The Falcon

    Falcon Beer & Cider Festival.

    Hosted by The Falcon

    It's all happening from;

    5-10pm Friday 17th,

    12-10pm Saturday 18th

    12-8pm Sunday 19th May

    The garden will host Beer and Cider festival!

    Over 25 cask ales and over a dozen ciders for you to try.

    Over 25 Live music acts will be playing across the wee

  • Fri
    17
    May
    2019
    7:30 pmThe Mill Arts Centre, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5QE

    Following the massive success of their critically acclaimed studio and ‘LIVE’ acoustic albums, ‘Talon – The Acoustic Collection’ is back.

    Talon: In The Raw 2019.

    Hosted by The Mill Arts Centre.

    Following the massive success of their critically acclaimed studio and ‘LIVE’ acoustic albums, ‘Talon – The Acoustic Collection’ is back.

    This year, ‘In The Raw’ will feature breathtakingly beautiful acoustic arrangements of their own personal

  • Fri
    17
    May
    2019
    7:30 pmThe Church of St Mary The Virgin, 1 Mill Lane, Adderbury OX17 3LP

    Voices Accross Time will be performing their new musical “A Clockwinder’s Tale”, inspired by Adderbury’s rich history, on 17th and 18th May in St Mary’s Church.

    A Clockwinder's Tale.

    Voices Across Time will be performing their new musical “A Clockwinder’s Tale”, inspired by Adderbury’s rich history, on 17th and 18th May in St Mary’s Church.

    There will be three showings, including a family-friendly matinee on Saturday at 2:30pm.

    Those of you who have been t

  • Sat
    18
    May
    2019
    2:30 pmThe Church of St Mary The Virgin, 1 Mill Lane, Adderbury OX17 3LP

    Voices Accross Time will be performing their new musical “A Clockwinder’s Tale”, inspired by Adderbury’s rich history, on 17th and 18th May in St Mary’s Church.

    A Clockwinder's Tale.

    Voices Across Time will be performing their new musical “A Clockwinder’s Tale”, inspired by Adderbury’s rich history, on 17th and 18th May in St Mary’s Church.

    There will be three showings, including a family-friendly matinee on Saturday at 2:30pm.

    Those of you who have been t

  • Sat
    18
    May
    2019
    7:30 pmThe Church of St Mary The Virgin, 1 Mill Lane, Adderbury OX17 3LP

    Voices Accross Time will be performing their new musical “A Clockwinder’s Tale”, inspired by Adderbury’s rich history, on 17th and 18th May in St Mary’s Church.

    A Clockwinder's Tale.

    Voices Across Time will be performing their new musical “A Clockwinder’s Tale”, inspired by Adderbury’s rich history, on 17th and 18th May in St Mary’s Church.

    There will be three showings, including a family-friendly matinee on Saturday at 2:30pm.

    Those of you who have been t

  • Thu
    23
    May
    2019
    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!

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

    Just outside one of the entrances to the shopping centre (close

  • Sun
    26
    May
    2019
    8:30 pmCastle at Edgehill, Edgehill Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire OX15 6DJ

    The Castle at Edgehill are holding our fourth year running open air cinema night on Bank Holiday Sunday 26th May

    The Castle Open Air Cinema Night.

    Hosted by Castle at Edgehill

    We shall be holding our fourth year running open air cinema night on Bank Holiday Sunday 26th May for everyone to enjoy the end of the Bank Holiday and some Sunday chilling.

    Our bbq shall be cooking for food available to buy, hot dogs,

  • Wed
    29
    May
    2019
    7:30 pmSouthfield Primary Academy, Banbury Rd, Brackley NN13 6AU

    This classic Victorian thriller is sure to have you on the edge of your seats.

    Brackley Players present Gaslight as their Spring play.

    Written by Patrick Hamilton. Directed by Jim Howson.

    Set in Victorian London this classic thriller of the twentieth century revolves around a very modern crime.

    Tickets: £9 (£7 Concessions)

    Tickets now on sale.

    Online at Ticketsource.
    By phone

  • Thu
    30
    May
    2019
    7:30 pmSouthfield Primary Academy, Banbury Rd, Brackley NN13 6AU

    This classic Victorian thriller is sure to have you on the edge of your seats.

    Brackley Players present Gaslight as their Spring play.

    Written by Patrick Hamilton. Directed by Jim Howson.

    Set in Victorian London this classic thriller of the twentieth century revolves around a very modern crime.

    Tickets: £9 (£7 Concessions)

    Tickets now on sale.

    Online at Ticketsource.
    By phone

  • Fri
    31
    May
    2019
    4:00 pmPeople's Park Banbury Oxfordshire

    To help celebrate 100yrs of People's Park, Banbury Town Council Events invite you to Film Friday.

    Film Friday - celebrating 100yrs of People's Park, Banbury.

    To help celebrate 100yrs of People's Park, Banbury Town Council Events invite you to Film Friday.

    Banbury Town Council Events will be offering 2 films:

     Film showing from 5pm

    1. Mary Poppins Returns: A wonderful family orientated event. De

  • Fri
    31
    May
    2019
    7:30 pmSouthfield Primary Academy, Banbury Rd, Brackley NN13 6AU

    This classic Victorian thriller is sure to have you on the edge of your seats.

    Brackley Players present Gaslight as their Spring play.

    Written by Patrick Hamilton. Directed by Jim Howson.

    Set in Victorian London this classic thriller of the twentieth century revolves around a very modern crime.

    Tickets: £9 (£7 Concessions)

    Tickets now on sale.

    Online at Ticketsource.
    By phone

  • Fri
    31
    May
    2019
    8:00 pmAtic Banbury, 10-11 Butchers Row, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5JH

    Fringe Night! Electric thriller & irreverent comedy Hosted by Peppered Wit Productions and Atic Banbury

    Fringe Night! Electric thriller & irreverent comedy.

    Hosted by Peppered Wit Productions and Atic Banbury

    Peppered Wit are proud to announce a collaborative evening of provocative Fringe theatre, in association with Lynden Players!

    Here's your chance to see the early previews of our Edinburgh Fringe

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
  • Banbury Museum located in Banbury’s town centre, next to the idyllic canal side, and opposite Tooley’s historic boatyard. www.banburymuseum.org/
  • 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
  • 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

Whether you live, work or just love the Banbury area known as Banburyshire, this website is for you.