HERE is a guide to what is happening at Banburyshire venues near you this week.

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Friday, January 18

Billy De Laine

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


The Dolphin Inn, Middleton Cheney, 9pm, free

Saturday, January 19

JK 60’s Band

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


The Horse and Jockey, Bodicote, 9pm, free

Billy De Laine

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

Mikki Jons

Banbury Trades and Labour Club, 9pm, £2

The Broombusters

The Wharf Inn, Fenny Compton, 9pm, free

Sunday, January 20

Kevin J

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


Friday, January 18 - Saturday, January 19

The Wiz

Banbury School Theatre, 7.30pm, Saturday matinee 2.30pm, £8, (£6 concessions and for all matinee tickets)

Odyssey Theatrical Productions’ latest show with Rosie Delarue as Dorothy. Tickets are available from or by calling 01295 267342.


Banbury Odeon

The Impossible (12A)

Fri-Thu: 8.30pm

Tinkerbell and the Secret of the Wings (U)

Sat-Sun: 11.15am

Quartet (12A)

Fri-Thu: 1.15pm, 3.30pm, 6pm

Les Miserables (12A)

Fri-Thu: 12.45pm, 4pm, 7.30pm

Ice Age: Continental Drift (U)

Sat-Sun: 10.30am

Odeon Kids

Taken 2 (12A)

Wed: 10.30am

Senior Screen


Thursday, January 17 - Thursday, February 7

George Grosz: The Big No

The Michael Hesteltine Gallery, Chenderit School, Middleton Cheney, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Sundays 2-4pm, free

A Hayward Touring Exhibition from Southbank Centre, London.

Other events

Thursday, January 17

Cotswold Comedy Club: Pat Monahan and more

The Theatre, Chipping Norton, 7.45pm, £10

The club’s first show at Chippy Theatre. With Pat Monahan (headlining), James Mullinger (opening) and Laura Lexx (middle act). For full details and to book call the box office on 01608 642350 or visit

Friday, January 18

Film: The Long Good Friday

The Ex-Servicemens’ Village Hall, Bloxham, 7.45pm, £2

A crime drama mystery. There are refreshments for sale or to bring your own. For more details call John Groves on 01295 720513, e-mail or visit

Saturday, January 19

Street hockey session

Spiceball Leisure Centre, Banbury, 1.30pm-2.30pm, free

With Banbury Bulldogs Skater Hockey Club. Up to 12 years. First session free, no experience required and all kit provided. Visit for more.

Sunday, January 20 & Tuesday, January 22

Observing the moon and Jupiter

Chipping Norton town centre by Jaffe and Neale, 5pm-9pm, free

Weather permitting. For more information call 07527 224411 or visit

Monday, January 21

A talk by geologist Graham Cunningham

The Fox, Chipping Norton, 7.30pm, free