What’s on this week?

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CAROLS, gigs and much more this Christmas...

Today, December 20

St Agnes Fountain

St Mary’s Church, Banbury, doors open at 7pm for an 8pm start, £22

Friday, December 21

The Jolly Rogers

The Wharf Inn, Fenny Compton, 9pm, free

Big Baloosh

The Dolphin Inn, Middleton Cheney, 9pm, free

Mike Nelson

GF Club, Banbury, 9pm, members free, guests £1

Saturday, December 22

DJ Screamin Jack Hawkins celebrates 50 years of The Beatles and The Stones

The Plough Inn, Bodicote, 8pm, free

Grandpa T Smith

Middleton Cheney Social Club, 7pm, members £2 non-members £4

Kim Robinson

Banbury Trades and Labour Club, 9pm, £2

8 Ball Joe

GF Club, Banbury, 9pm, members free, guests £1

Spank the Monkey

The Brasenose Arms, Cropredy, 9.30pm, free


Friday, December 21

Carol Service

Hempton Parish Church, Hempton, 6.30pm, free

Carol service followed by refreshments.


Banbury Odeon

Nativity 2 - Danger in the Manger (U)

Fri-Sun: 12.15pm

Mon: 11.15am

Wed-Thu: 12pm

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 3D (12A)

Fri-Sun: 12.30pm, 8pm

Mon: 12.30pm, 7.20pm

Wed-Thu: 12.30pm, 8pm

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 2D (12A)

Fri-Mon: 4pm

Weds-Thurs: 4pm

The Life of PI 3D (PG)

Fri-Sat: 5.40pm, 8.40pm

Sun: 2.40pm, 5.40pm, 8.40pm

Mon: 4.20pm, 7.15pm

Wed-Thu: 2.40pm, 8.40pm

The Life of PI 2D (PG)

Fri-Sat: 2.40pm

Mon: 1.40pm

Wed-Thu: 5.40pm

Home Alone (PG)

Fri-Mon: 11am

Thu: 11am

Odeon Kids


Les Miserables (12A)

Fri 11/01-Thu 17/01

Fri: 4pm, 7.30pm

Sat-Sun: 12.30pm, 4pm, 7.30pm

Mon-Thu: 4pm, 7.30pm

Other events

Today, December 20

The Mill Comedy Club: Sara Pascoe and Mary Bourke

The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury, 8pm, £10 in advance (£12 on the door)

Two comedians for the price of one! To book, call the box office on 01295 279002 or go to www.themillartscentre.co.uk

Friday, December 21

Carols round the village

Barford St Michael, 6.30pm, free

Meet at the junction of Broad Close, Barford St Michael

Christmas Carols

The Village Green, Adderbury, 6pm, free

Adderbury and District WI invites you to join them in singing Christmas carols.

Sunday, December 22

Made in Chelsea’s Jamie and Proudlock

The Chapel, Banbury, doors open at 11pm, £2 entry before midnight

The stars of the reality TV show are coming to The Chapel to meet and greet with all of you! Grab your chance to party and get a photo taken with both of them.

Sunday, December 23


Barford St Michael, 6.30pm, free

Boxing Day: Wednesday, December 26

DJ set by MistaJam

The Chapel, Banbury, doors open at 11pm, £2 entry before midnight

One of the UK’s biggest DJs who hosts a daily radio show on BBC Radio 1xtr will play an hour-long DJ set.

Disco and Karaoke

Middleton Cheney Social Club, 12pm-5pm, free