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Simon stands with Fiori for Aynho concert

Baroque chamber group Fiori Musicali will perform alongside violinist Simon Standage for a concert in Aynho.

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An elementary spoof for Sherlock Holmes on stage in Chipping Norton

A comedy take on Sherlock Holmes is to be presented at Chipping Norton Theatre later this month.

Theatre and Comedy
Knack is back and hes on the attack

Console Corner: Knack 2 review

Return of the Knack on PS4.

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Remembering the Battle of Britain

The Battle of Britain will be remembered in Banbury tomorrow, Sunday.

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Try yoga or tai chi at leisure centre

A low-cost day of relaxation will be held at the Woodgreen Leisure Centre in Banbury on Saturday, September 23.

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Popular pianist brings top musical classics to Deddington

The South-African born pianist Neil Hilgrove Colledge returns with a recital of popular classics at Deddington Church on Saturday.

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Five of the best things to do in and around Banbury this week

It may be turning colder but there are plenty of things to do this week, from autumnal walks around Blenheim Palace to Sherlock Holmes.

Laura Main, Steffan Harri, Samuel Holmes and Marcus Ayton

Cast revealed for Shrek musical

A star of the BBC drama Call the Midwife will swap babies for ogres as she takes on the role of Princess Fiona.

Theatre and Comedy
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Scarecrow festival to be inspired by nature

A scarecrow festival is taking place in King’s Sutton on September 24 to raise money for the village pre-school.

Leadsinger Richard Butler by Mike Pfeiffer

Post-punk favourites still gritty and pretty in pink

Remember Pretty In Pink – John Hughes’ 1980s teen movie about love, longing and compromise? Who can forget adorable love-lorn Duckie, or Andie’s brooding over “heart-throb” Blane?

You can buy a Prosecco-themed advent calendar in time for Christmas

You can buy a Prosecco-themed advent calendar in time for Christmas

It might still be four months until Christmas, but lovers of a glass of fizz can already get ready for the festive season with their bubbly-themed advent calendar.

Everybodys Golf is out now for PS4

Console Corner: Everybody’s Golf review

Truly ace but a tee-rrific grind.

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Folk stars head to Banbury in popular club’s new season

An array of top talent is coming to town in the coming weeks as Banbury Folk Club’s new season gets underway.

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North Newington folk music fan awestruck after legend Roy Bailey plays his song

A folk music fan from North Newington was left ‘bowled over’ after a ‘legend’ played his song about refugees to thousands of people at a festival last week.

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Five of the best things to do in and around Banbury this week

There is something for everyone in and around Banbury this week, from rock and roll to stand-up comedy. Here’s five of the best:


WATCH: Fire service uses Stephen King’s IT as inspiration for horror safety video

Firefighters have released a spooky parody of a horror film - to encourage people to test their alarms.

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Cropredy artist offers portraits with a difference

A Cropredy artist and dress maker is combining her creative skills to offer brides a unique memento of their special day.

Burmington Grange, Cherington, Shipston on Stour will be open to the public as part of the National Gardens Scheme NNL-170409-152334001

Burmington Grange opens its gates

Beautiful Burmington Grange in Cherington near Shipston-on-Stour, will open its gates to the public this weekend, September 9 and 10, as part of the National Garden Scheme.

Pupils at the Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts

Pauline Quirke performing arts school coming to Banbury

A popular weekend performing arts school from actress Pauline Quirke is singing and dancing its way to Banbury.

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Radway’s Civil War exhibit gets national recognition

The tireless work of four volunteers with help from their community has been recognised by a national organisation.

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