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Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

A family of four will cough up almost as much as the cost of a weekly food shop to visit some of the country’s leading museums, according to new research.

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Ballet Central present Dracula

Ballet performers coming to Chipping Norton

There will be a chance to see the up and coming ballet performers when a show comes to Chipping Norton Theatre on Friday June 9.

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An artist's impression of the Pye Gallery which is to be built at Banbury Museum after it received a donation. NNL-170905-101941001

Museum to build new gallery after donation

Banbury Museum will be building a new special exhibitions gallery thanks to a major donation.

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Vienna Festival Ballet presents Cinderella

Cinderella story in Banbury

A rags to riches tale is transported to the world of ballet for two performances at The Mill Arts Centre in Banbury.

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Week 3 winner of Hidden Banbury as voted by the public NNL-170405-102654001

Week three winners of Banbury Camera Club competition

The month long competition to find ‘Hidden Banbury’ is reaching its conclusion with this weeks winning images going through to the grand final.

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My First Ballet presents Cinderella

Cinderella tale in Oxford

A reimagined version of the fairy tale Cinderella is coming to the New Theatre in Oxford for two days, starting on Friday April 28.

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Scenes from Providence Island, off the coast of Nicaragua. Picture by Tom Feiling who wrote a book about a Puritan colony on the island. NNL-170425-110212001

Book on Caribbean island reveals its link to Banbury

The fortunes of an English colony on a remote Caribbean island – many of whom came from Banbury – is the subject of a book.

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St George's flag

8 things you need to know about Saint George’s Day

It’s Saint George’s Day today - the day we celebrate England’s patron saint.

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Telephone boxes make the final of the Banbury Camera Club 'Hidden Banbury' competition NNL-170419-165217001

Banbury Camera Club week one winners announced

Banbury Camera Club’s (BCC) month long competition to discover ‘Hidden Banbury’ is well under way with the week one winners being announced.

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Cinderella as a ballet comes to Oxford

Classic fairy tale served up at Oxford

Children as young as three can come along and see a ballet which has been specially created for young people.

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Photo by Connie Fore

Call goes out for your funny pet photos

The Comedy Pet Photography Awards has already received a barrage of strong (and rib-tickling) contenders, but there's still time to enter.

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Banbury Signal Box north NNL-160202-143112001

A fond farewell to a Banbury landmark

After more than a century of service, Banbury’s Signal Box North is no more.

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Author Sue Priest with her book Chagford Twins 1 The Quizling Question published uner her maiden name SP Davidson NNL-170320-120518001

Banbury author looks to excite with science

A Banbury author and science club business owner has released her first novel that she hopes will inspire the next generation of female scientists.

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St Johns Church Hornton. John Bridgeman in front of a picture of the Black Prince NNL-170320-124851001

Discover the hidden mysteries of a village church

More than 900 years of intrigue, hidden paintings and compelling evidence of an anchoress will be just some of the topics covered during a tour and talk of Hornton’s St John’s Church.

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Part of a canvaswork by Sue Davie, which is among the works exhibited

The art of the stitch on show in Rugby

Exquisite pieces of art stitched by hand go on show in Rugby next month.

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Artwork by Grayson Perry will be on display at the Banbury Musuem NNL-170703-093521001

Grayson Perry exhibits come to Banbury Museum

Banbury Museum has announced that it will be the first port of call for two large scale tapestries from Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry to go on display.

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Author Lawrence Prestidge in the new Prestidge Library NNL-170227-110321001

Prestidge-ous honour for children’s author

A Banbury primary school unveiled its new library this week naming it after a local children’s book author.

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Church Lane Art Gallery, Melanie Charles NNL-170227-094037001

New gallery pops up in Banbury

As one Banbury art venue closed its doors - Naomi’s Cafe - another opened at the weekend as the Church Lane Art Gallery popped up.

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Susie Wightman, from Sibford Gower is calling on knitters to 'yarn bomb' for Oxfordshire Art Weeks. NNL-170214-130305009

Keen knitters and crochet fans sought to yarn bomb village for Artweeks

Knitted tree covers and wall coverings may be coming to Sibford Gower in May as part of Oxfordshire Artweeks.

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