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Chenderit student wins people’s award

A Year 10 Chenderit student has walked away with the people’s choice award for his pencil portrait of the ‘Godfather of Grime’, rapper Wiley.

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Sharon Green Dance Academy performed The Greatest Showman over four nights NNL-180406-150110001

In Pictures: Bodicote’s dancers celebrate 30th anniversary

Bodicote based Sharon Green Dance Academy celebrated 30 years with a show at Banbury Academy last week.

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Church Lane Gallery, Banbury. NNL-170725-134920009

All change for the month of June at Banbury’s Church Lane gallery

Following on from the success of Ruth Lyne’s contemporary glass exhibition for this months Artweeks, June sees the Banbury gallery showcase new art.

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Club Cairo will perform their latest show, Serpent Slayer at The Mill NNL-180529-141901001

Club Cairo come to Banbury’s Mill

A celebrated dance company with a middle eastern flair will be performing at The Mill next month.

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Shennington music Festival

Line-up announced for Shenfest 2018

The Shenington and Alkerton Music and Literature Festival has released details of this year’s programme.

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Sibford head teacher Tony Spence meets Terry Waite'Chiplitfest 2018 photographs from Chipping Norton Litreary Festival, Silver Apples Photography NNL-180805-152529001

Chipping Norton Literature Festival welcomed former envoy

Chipping Norton’s ChipLitFest 2018 pulled out all the stops welcoming former hostage and special envoy Terry Waite to the stage.

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Car display

Motoring history secured as trust finds new home

One of the great names in British motoring history was celebrated at a special event with classic vehicles and family members.

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Could the next John Constable be exhibiting in Chacombe?

Middleton Cheney Art Group’s big art sale

Over 100 works of art will be available to view and purchase at this weekends art show.

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Royal Ballet dancer Isabel McMeekan NNL-180417-093240001

Royal Ballet comes to Adderbury

There will be a rare chance to get up close and personal this weekend with an esteemed ballet dancer.

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Kineton Art Group prepare for anniversary celebrations

Art group ready for 30th anniversary celebration

Kineton Art Group is holding its 30th anniversary art exhibition and sale of paintings in Kineton Village Hall on Saturday and Sunday, May 12 and 13, from 10am to 5pm.

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GALLERY: Bookworms flock to Chipping Norton for ‘best ever’ literary festival

ChipLitFest organisers said it was the best year yet after thousands of bookworms descended on Chipping Norton at the weekend.

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Hannah Kemp NNL-180425-115958001

Chipping Norton student dancer on UK tour with school

A talented student from Chipping Norton is touring the UK with a young dance company from one of the most prestigious performing arts schools in Britain.

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Teresa Wilson, King's Sutton collective, Oxon Arts Week NNL-180416-130515001

Banburyshire artists ready to be in the spotlight

The countdown is under way to the Oxfordshire Artweeks Festival, with more than 150 artists in the north of the county due to take part.

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Royal Ballet dancer Isabel McMeekan NNL-180417-093240001

World-class ballerina comes to Adderbury

Royal Ballet dancer Isabel McMeekan will be talking about her life as a ballerina in Adderbury next month.

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Banbury Museum Marvellous Machines Exhibition. Hayden Byrne and Finley Byrne do a bit of steam punk dressing up. NNL-181004-163500009

In Pictures: Gadgets galore at Banbury Museum

A unique exhibition created for Banbury Museum showcasing the weird and wonderful world of machines has been wowing visitors.

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Swan Foundry building, Banbury. NNL-180304-110333009

Workshop on Banbury street is inspiration for planned sculpture and artist’s residence

Plans to build a new sculptural artwork in the form of an artist’s house at Longford Park have been submitted to Cherwell District Council.

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Rope access technician Tom Brennan came face to face with the 30-tonne marble bust of King Louis XIV, looted by the Duke of Marlborough in 1709, during an exterior inspection of Blenheim Palace.

'Sun King' keeps a watching eye on Blenheim Palace renovation

Workers with a head for heights who have been helping with the £40m renovation of the historic Blenheim Palace came face to face with France's 'Sun King' during a recent inspection.

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Rip It Up

Strictly stars reveal new tour coming to south Midlands

Tickets have gone on sale for a new show featuring two former Strictly winners.
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The show is produced and directed by husband and wife team Ester and Uri Tal

Authentic flamenco takes to Chipping Norton stage

Mi Flamenco

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Neil Simmons and Deborah Menikoff outside Trinder�s window, displaying photographs of Banbury Town Council events NNL-180503-111353001

Trinders brought to life with photo display

One of Banbury’s best-known shop windows has been brought back to life with a photographic exhibition.

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