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Adderbury, Deddington and District Photographic Society.

A camera club for all, irrespective of experience or equipment. Meets first Wednesday of each month at 7.30pm in the Deddington Arms Hotel. Just come along or contact Philip Rigby on 01295 812481

Adderbury Morris Men.

Meet on the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month at 8pm at the Lucy Plackett Centre. 01295 253295 or visit www.adderburymorris.org.uk/index.html

Aikido - The Japanese Martial Art.

Bodicote Village Hall. Every Wednesday 8-10pm. Contact 01295 266712.

Austin Ten Drivers Club.

Saye and Sele Arms, Broughton. 8pm on second Tuesday in month. Call Harry on 01295 279619.

Ballroom Dancing Classes.

Bodicote Village Hall, Fridays 7.45pm-9.45pm. 01295 270818.

Banbury Advanced Motorists.

Halfords, Southam Road, Banbury, 10am-noon on first Sunday of the month. Free assessment drives. 01295 250067.

Banbury Friendship Centre.

For over 50s. 11am on the first Tuesday of every month at The Priory, Bridge Street, Banbury (next to Marks and Spencer). And 11am every third Tuesday each month at The County Club for a talk by a visiting speaker. 01295 709724.

Banbury Air Training Corps.

Penrose Drive, Banbury. 7.30-10pm every Monday and Wednesday night. For boys and girls aged from 13 years old. 01295 275930. www.banburyaircadets.co.uk

Banbury All Terrain Club.

Town Hall, Banbury. 10am every Sunday.

Banbury Buddhist Group.

2nd, 3rd and 4th Tuesday of the month at The Friends Meeting House, Horse Fair, Banbury, at 8pm Introductory meditation. Call 01295 278744.

Banbury and Brackley Twins Club.

A support group for families and carers of twins, triplets, etc. Banbury, third Wednesday in month. Brackley, first Friday in month. 01280 840453 or 01295 722112.

Banbury and District Art Society.

Meets at The Cornhill Centre, Castle Street, Banbury, 7.30pm on first Thursday in month. Visitors welcome, £2 entry charge. Contact chairman Brian Bond on 01869 338351. Website: www.bdas.artz.org.uk

Banbury Caledonian Society.

Scottish Country Dancing. Harriers Ground School, Bloxham Road, Banbury, 7pm every Monday in term time. New members welcome. Secretary Sue Young 07866 465533.

Banbury and District Canoe Club.

Cropredy Wharf, Cropredy. Marathon, sprint, touring and recreational paddling is available for all levels - Sundays 10am-12.30pm; Thursdays (daylight permitting) 6.30-8pm. 01295 256130.

Banbury and District Christian Spiritualist Church.

Healing sessions. Workhouse Lane, Bloxham. Every Monday, except bank holidays. 2-4pm. All welcome. Contact Deana Toon on 01295 690777

Banbury and District Netball Clubs.

Banbury Griffins – Banbury School. 8-9.30pm every Wednesday. Contact Janice Robinson, 01295 816990.

Banbury Gastech.

Drayton School Sports Hall, Tuesdays 8-9.30pm. Contact Maggie Paynton on 01295 259480.

Banbury Greaves.

Southam College Sports Hall, Tuesdays 7-8pm. Contact Pam Cooper, 01926 613193.

SES. Banbury School Sports Hall, Wednesdays, 6.30-8pm. Contact Christine Wood, 01295 253858.

Banbury and District Sports for the Disabled.

Spiceball Sports Centre. Every Wednesday, 7.15pm. 01295 258556.

Banbury and District Vintage Ploughing Society.

Broughton and North Newington Social Club, 7.30pm, first Thursday in month, October to April.

Banbury Bridge Club.

Banbury Cricket Club, Bodicote. 7.20pm every Thursday. 01295 263823.

Banbury Bulldogs Skater Hockey Club.

Every Saturday from 3.30-7pm at Spiceball Park Sports Centre. All ages and abilities welcome. Please contact Darren or Carolyn Capel on 01295 278816.

Banbury Camera Club.

Meeting at Chenderit School, Middleton Cheney, at 7.30pm every Monday. Details 01295 750625 or http://come.to/bcc

Banbury Chess Club.

The Old Reindeer Inn, Parsons Street, Banbury. Tuesdays, 7.30pm. Contact Stephen Rumsey 01327 869371.

Banbury Choral Society.

Rehearsals in Banbury. 7.30pm every Monday. 01295 738108. Banbury Classical Guitar Society. For classical guitarists of all ages and abilities. 01295 722166 / 710648.

Banbury Coin Club.

St John’s Centre, Dashwood Road, Banbury. 8pm on second Monday in month. 01295 275128.

Banbury Country Music Club.

Banbury Old Peoples’ Club, Castle Street, Banbury. Fortnightly Sunday. 01295 268847.

Banbury Cross Baton Twirlers.

Ruscote Community Hall, Banbury. 6-7.30pm every Monday and Wednesday. 01295 261074.

Banbury Cross Indoor Bowls Club.

Woodgreen Leisure Centre, Woodgreen Avenue, Banbury. Contact 01295 262742. 10am to 10pm each day.

Banbury Cross Players.

The Mill, Banbury. 8pm every Tuesday. 01869 338524.

Banbury Cross Round Table.

Interested in trying new activities, raising funds for good causes and between 18-45? Contact BXRT on 01295 271932.

Banbury Do-C-Do Square Dance Club.

Meet at Church House, Bodicote, every Tuesday from 8-10.30pm. Learn to American square dance. New members welcome. 01295 262940.

Banbury Evergreens.

A sports and social club for the over 50s which meets at Spiceball Leisure Centre every Tuesday and Thursday, 2pm-4pm. For further details tel Jenny Bann on 01295 273406.

Banbury and District Fencing Club.

Fridays at Hanwell Field Community Centre, Rotary Wall. Juniors (seven-15 years) 7.30pm-8.30pm, adults 8.30pm-10pm. Beginners welcome. Contact Val on 01295 256691 or e-mail fencing@orchard5.demon.co.uk Website: www.Banburyfencingclub.co.uk

Banbury Fine Arts Society.

Lecture Theatre, Banbury School, Ruskin Road. 8pm every second Tuesday in the month. 01295 720219.

Banbury Fire Cadets (part of Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service).

For children in secondary school. 6.30-8.30pm on Thursdays in term time at Banbury Fire Station in Cope Road. Contact Allan Shepherd/ John Callaway 01295 277145.

Banbury Friends of the Earth.

Meet on the third Tuesday of each month, 7.30pm in St John’s Dupuis Centre, next to St John’s RC Church, South Bar. Contact: Chris Manley on 01295 259377 e-mail: info@banburyfoe.org.uk website: www.banburyfoe.org.uk

Banbury Hockey Club.

Drayton School, Banbury. Ladies: 7.30-9pm every Tuesday. 01295 670250. Men: 7.30-9pm every Wednesday. 01608 737816.

Banbury Horticultural Society.

St Hugh’s Church Centre. Monthly meeting during autumn and winter, and visits to places of interest during the summer months. New members welcome. 01295 262858.

Banbury Jazz Club.

Banbury House Hotel. Third Tuesday of the month for live music. 01295 250561.

Banbury Jordan ACF.

TAVR Centre, Oxford Road, Banbury. 7.30pm every Wednesday and Friday. 01295 254324.

Banbury Junior Young Farmers.

For ten-16 years. Meet second Friday every month except August. Contact Helen on 01295 721861.

Banbury Ladies Football Club.

Banbury School. 8pm every Wednesday. 01295 252535. Banbury and District Model Engineering Society. St Hugh’s Hall, Wykham Place at 7.30pm on second Tuesday of each month. Contact 01327 263696.

Banbury Motorcycle Club.

Meetings the Elephant & Castle, Bloxham on the first Tuesday of every month and social night Wykham Arms, South Newington, on the third Tuesday of every month, both from 8.30pm. 01295 720938.

Banbury Ninjitsu.

Mark Johnston teaches traditional ninjitsu as well as corporate, personal and ladies’ self-defence courses. See www.ojika.co.uk or email ojika@hotmail.co.uk for details.

Banbury Operatic Society. Wykham Hall, Banbury School. 7.30pm every Monday.

Banbury PHAB.

Club for disabled and able bodied people from the age of ten. New members welcome. Meet every Friday in the Buttery, Banbury School, 7pm. 01295 271180.

Banbury Radio Group, 57 George Street, Banbury, Oxon, OX16 5BH, 0844 884 3050 e-mail studio@banburymusicradio.com text: 07786 202240,start your text with BMR, charged at your normal network rate.

Banbury Railway Society.

Banbury Utd Clubhouse. 7.30pm on third Monday of every month.

6th Banbury Scouts.

Meet on Thursdays from 7.15pm to 9.15pm. If you are aged between ten and 14 and are interested in joining call 01295 272807.

Banbury Section Vintage Motor Cycle Club.

Banbury Cricket Club, Bodicote, 8pm on second Wednesday of the month. 01295 261000.

Banbury Singles Friendship Group (formerly Single and Happy Over 40s Group).

For ages 40 up to 60s.

Social nights out wishing to meet others for companionship, friendship and fun nights and day/weekend trips and walks. Group meets every second Thursday at 8pm at a local venue to plan the forthcoming month activities/events. If interested please contact Jacqui 07879 215894 for details or e-mail jshappysingles@googlemail.co.uk

Banbury Slimming World Groups.

Mon Grimsbury, Tues Middleton Cheney, Weds am Hanwell Fields and Weds pm Hook Norton. Call Lucy on 01295 268639.

Banbury Social Dancing Club.

(Ballroom and Latin American dancing). Meets last Thursday of every month at the General Foods Social Club, Spiceball Park. From 8-11.30pm. New members welcome, guests £4.50 on the door. 01295 261788.

Banbury Star Cyclists’ Club.

Contact Laurie Allitt on 01295 279638 or log on to www.banburystar.co.uk.

Banbury Stamp Society.

Calder Close Centre, Grimsbury, Banbury. 7.30pm on first and third Tuesdays of each month. 01295 721235.

Banbury Steam Society.

Broughton and North Newington Sports and Social Club. Third Tuesday of the month at 8pm. P O Box 277 Banbury OX16 2RH, ring 01869 346670 or www.banburysteam.co.uk

Banbury Stroke Support Group.

Group for survivors and carers aged seven to 70, offering advice and social events. First and third Monday each month at General Foods Social Club at 12pm. Helen on 01295 267595.

Banbury Sub Aqua Club.

Friendly active scuba diving club for current divers or those who want to learn. We have our own boat, equipment and compressor with plenty of instructors eager to train new members. Call 07787 097289 or visit www.bansac.org

Banbury Swimming Club.

Spiceball Sports Centre. 6.30-9pm every Thursday. Ring 01295 256319 for details.

Banbury Tennis Club.

Horton View, Banbury. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 7pm,. Adult and junior coaching available. 01295 271357 www.banburytennis.co.uk.

Banbury Twenty Cricket Club.

Cricket for all levels including U13 and U15 who train on Tuesday evenings, a social Wednesday evening XI and two Saturday league XI’s. Stroud Park, Ermont Way, Banbury, Oxon OX16 3JT. Email www.banburytwentyclub.co.uk or call 01295 263757/258613

Banbury U3A.

Banbury University of the Third Age is a voluntary co-operative of older people, from all walks of life, which enables members to share learning, creative and leisure activities. You don’t need any qualifications to join and no qualifications are awarded. For full details of our wide range of activities or visit Banbury U3A’s website at http://banburyu3a.googlepages.com/ or the national site at http://www.u3a.co.uk and click on the local website list.

Banbury West End Tennis and Squash Club.

Chapel Lane, Adderbury. Social and competitive leagues all year-round. Tennis 6pm Tues and Thurs during summer, 6pm Wed in winter (floodlit). Squash 5.15pm Sun. Junior and adult coaching available. Clubhouse, changing rooms and licensed bar. 01295 81087 www.banburywestend-tennis-squash.co.uk

Banbury Wine and Beer Circle.

RAFA club, Broad Street, Banbury, 1st of every month at 8pm. New members welcome. Contact Lynda Dowd 01327 262938.

Banbury Women’s Institute.

St Hugh’s Church Centre, Ruskin Road. Every second Monday of month, 7.30pm. 01295 252304.

Bartons History Group.

18 North Street, Middle Barton. Contact Christine Edbury 01869 347013.

BGN Table Tennis Club.

Practise at all levels and ages. BGN. 6.15pm every Sunday. 01295 265949.

Bloxham Bridge Club.

Parish Rooms, Bloxham. 7pm Thursdays. 01295 720470.

Bodicote and Banbury Judo Club.

Sundays. Juniors (five-15 years), 6-8pm, and seniors (16 and above), from 8pm. Contact: Iain Wittwer 01295 267327 or Marco de Meis 07747 777909.

Bodicote K9 Club.

Bodicote Village Hall, 6.30pm every Tuesday. 01295 253842.

Bloxham Girls’ Brigade.

For girls aged five-18. Meets on Tuesdays at Bloxham Baptist Church from 6pm. For more information please contact Sarah Sandy on 01295 264449.

Bodicote Royal British Legion Youth Band.

Carrdus School. 7.30pm, Monday and Wednesday. 01295 252871.

Bobbytails family dog training. Meets Wenesdays in Woodford Halwse. Call Julie on 07762 712901 for more information.

Book Club.

54 Horton View, Banbury. 7.30pm every Monday. 01295 273868.

Boys’ Brigade in Banburyshire.

Activitites for boys aged from five to 18. Existing groups based in Chipping Norton, Bloxham, Deddington, King’s Sutton and Silverstone. For more information contact Nick Westbury: 01869 338230 or Oxfordshire.boys-brigade.org.uk

Brackley Badminton Club.

Brackley Recreation Centre. 8.30pm every Wednesday. 01280 850004.

Brackley Basketball Club.

Brackley Recreation Centre. 4-6pm every Sunday. 01280 701787.

Brackley and District Brass Band.

Rehearsals on Mondays at 7.30pm and Fridays at 7.45pm at Brackley Band Club (opposite town hall). Progressive but friendly. Contact Tim Cornelius on 01295 268730. www.brackleyband.org.uk

Brackley and District History Society.

Methodist Church Hall, High Street, Brackley. 7.30pm on first Wednesday in month. Visitors welcome. 01280 703508.

Brackley Flower Club.

Evenley Village Hall, Evenley. New members and visitors welcome. 01280 703219/848692.Contact 01295 267595.

Brackley Netball Club.

Woodhams Sports Hall, Magdalen College School, Wayneflete Avenue. Monday. 7-11yrs at 5.30pm, 11-15yrs at 6.30pm and adults 7.30-9.30pm. Contact: Sarah Smith 077391 33850.

Brackley Rotaract Club.

Crown Hotel, Brackley. Meet on the first Sunday of month and every Tuesday. 8pm. 01280 704220/01280 850175.

Brackley Tennis Club.

Westminster Road, Brackley. Sunday at 3pm and Wednesday at 7pm . 01280 703049.

Breaking Through.

Support group for survivors of abuse. Every second and fourth Tuesday in month 7pm. 01295 250655.

Brackley Wind Ensemble.

Meets every Wednesday evening during school term time in central Brackley, 7.30pm-9pm. For more information please visit our website www.bwemusic.co.uk or ring 01280 875596

Breast Cancer Support Group.

Orchard Health Centre, Banbury. First Tuesday in month 7.30pm. 01295 253664.

Bridge Club.

Friendly rubber bridge at Beauchamp Centre, Bloxham, 7pm, every Monday. 01869 338650.

British Legion.

Banbury Royal British Legion meet at 8pm on the fourth Monday of the month at the RAFA Club, Broad Street. Contact the secretary Mr Chris Smithson for more information on 01295 265231 or via e-mail chris.smithson@tiscali.co.uk.

Business Breakfast Club.

Meet first Thursday of the month at various venues. Contact Shaun Jardine on 01295 257575.

Business Women’s Club.

Meet at The National Herb Centre, Warmington on second Tuesday of each month 12.30-2pm. Contact Jenny Reynolds on 01295 738125.

CDC Social Badminton Club.

Plays at Spiceball Sports Centre on Thursdays 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Contact Geoffrey Bywaters 01295 750229.

Chacombe Badminton Club.

Village hall, Mondays, 7.30-9.30pm, September to April. Contact 26508.

Cherwell Chiefs Skater Hockey and Ice Hockey Team.

Adult recreational skater hockey and ice hockey team based at Banbury School, Ruskin Drive OX16 9HY. The team is organised by its members and its ethos is no frills just hockey.

The team also has an active social calendar and plays friendly games throughout the UK. Annual membership is £20.00 and weekly fees are £6.50

www.cherwellchiefs.co.uk, 0795 791 5741

Cherwell Orbit Club.

Littlebury Hotel, Bicester. 8pm on first and third Tuesday in the month. 07767 645566 or 07703 828456.

Cherwell Runners.

Woodgreen Leisure Centre, Banbury. 7pm every Tuesday and Thursday. 01295 261717.

Cherwell Valley Branch of the Embroiderers’ Guild.

Meets at St Mary’s House, Wykham Lane, Broughton, third Thursday in the month 7pm, and some Saturday workshops at St Mary’s House, Broughton. Carolyn Walker (01608) 685842

Chipping Norton Amateur Operatics.

Contact Edna Sparks on 01295 254 988.

Chipping Norton Rugby Club.

Greystones, Burford Road, welcomes new players young and old. Senior squad training, Tuesday and Thursday evening. Contact Tony Cripps on 01608 641182.

Chipping Norton Tennis Club.

Chipping Norton School. Tuesday 6pm Sunday 10am. 01608 641511.

Chipping Norton Scrabble Club.

Social playing for anyone, any age to join in. Currently there are eight of us who meet at each others houses, once a month, usually last Thursday of the month, 8pm. See www.freewebs.com/chippyscrabble for contact info.

Civil Service Retirement Fellowship.

Meet second Tuesday of month, St Hughs Centre, Ruskin Road, 2.30pm. Contact Sue, 252304.

Dads on Saturday.

Centre for Families, Ferriston, Banbury, next to the community centre. Dads and under 8s welcome, 2nd and 4th Saturdays in the month. 01295 271841.

Dance-Addiction.

Ballroom and Latin-American dance classes, Monday-Friday evenings for adults and children, Banbury Town Hall and other local venues. Caring and professional tuition. Beginners welcome. Tel Richard or Jennie on 01295 788079.

Double D Line Dancing Club.

Chipping Warden Village Hall, Monday 7.30-9pm. Beginners and improvers. £3.50 per person. Contact Clive Drew on 01295 660649.

Deddington Badminton Club.

Windmill Centre, Deddington. Every Tuesday 7pm and Thursday 8pm. Contact Janet Raby, 01869 340065.

Deddington Tennis Club.

Windmill Centre, Deddington. Every Wednesday, contact Peter Gough on 01295 810354.

Diabetes UK.

Meet at the Rowan Day Centre, Horton Hospital every two months. Contact David Martin on 01295 265775.

Drayton Badminton Club.

Drayton sports hall on Monday 8-10pm. All standards welcome. Contact Len Hawkins on 01295 256651.

Easy-Riders Cycling Group.

Chipping Norton Town Hall for 25-30 mile ride. Third Sunday of the month 10.30am. 01608 642667.

Evenley Bridge Club.

Evenley village hall. Every Wednesday 7pm-10.30pm. 01280 847098.

Gaydon Radio Control Car Club.

Meets every Friday at 6.15pm at the Gaydon test centre. 10th and 12th class. Call Clive Grisold on 01295 770869.

Girls’ Brigade.

Meets at King’s Sutton Baptist Church on Friday evenings from 6.30pm. For girls aged 5-18. Tel 01295 711625. Website: www.kingssuttongirlsbrigade.btck.co.uk/

Hardwick Community School of Dance and Drama.

Hardwick Community Hall, Ferriston, Banbury. Classes in cheer, street, disco, musical theatre, ladies dance. Contact Helen on 07796 633135 or Nina on 07970 429303.

Harriers (Banbury) Athletic club.

Meet at Drayton School, Banbury. All ages welcome. 7pm every Tuesday and Thursday. Contact 01295 253053.

Helmdon Gardening Club.

Holds meetings on the third Thursday of each month in The Reading Room, Church Street, Helmdon NN13 5QJ. New members are welcome as are ‘guests’ who pay just £2 on the door. Contact chairman Caroline King on 01295 768695.

Heyday.

Group for people over 50 meets 11am on the first Tuesday of every month at The Priory, Bridge Street, Banbury (next to M&S) and 11am on the third Tuesday at County Club, High Street, Banbury (next to Britannia), for a talk by a visiting speaker followed by coffee. New members welcome. For details call John on 01295 709724.

Hook Norton Brass Band.

Practises take place every Monday at 7.30pm at Banbury School, Ruskin Road. Brass players welcome. Contact Martin Quartermain on 01608 737269.

Hook Norton Harriers. Hook Norton Sports and Social Club. 7pm every Tuesday. All runners welcome. 01869 338942.

Hook Norton Sports & Social Club.

www.hooknortonsportsandsocialclub.co.uk

A thriving club which offers great social and sporting opportunities for Hook Norton and other local communities. Club sports sections include junior and senior cricket, junior and senior football, The Harriers running club, netball and year round tennis for all ages.

Large range of events in the upgraded clubhouse.

Hook Norton Tennis Club.

The Bourne, Hook Norton. All-year tennis Tuesdays and Fridays 7-9pm, Sundays 10am-1pm. 01608 684007.

Home Farm Trust.

Drop-in centre for people with learning disabilities, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at The Mill in Banbury. For more details call 07774 222119.

HUG (Holbech Umbrella Group).

Outpatients Department, Horton Hospital, Banbury. Full details of future meetings from Annie on 01295 738128.

King Cobra Kickboxing.

All ages. Trains at the Dojo, Station Approach, Banbury (just before Banbury Utd), Sunday, 6-8pm. Jimmy 07762933656. E-mail kingcobra_kickboxing@hotmail.com

Lions Club of Banbury.

Meets first Tuesday at the Wroxton House Hotel at 7.45pm. Website www.Banburylions.co.uk and email banburylions@aol.com.

Lynden Players.

Amateur theatre group, based at Middleton Cheney Village Hall. Call 01295 710732 for further details of how to become a member.

Marlborough Badminton Club.

Blessed George Napier School. 7pm every Thursday. 01295 255819.

Mid-Warwickshire Mind.

The Ellen Badger Hospital, community day room, Shipston on Stour. On alternate Thursdays between 10am -12.30pm. 01926 450745.

Middleton Cheney Badminton Club.

Chenderit School, each Monday, Juniors 6-7pm, adults 7-9.30pm.

Middleton Cheney karate and self-defence.

Middleton Cheney Social Club, Wednesdays, 7.30pm. Contact 01295 712154 for more details.

Middleton Cheney Cricket Club.

Astrop Road, Middleton Cheney. Two senior teams on Saturday, a mid-week side, and under 13s & 15s. Club is always looking for U13s. Contact Carole Twynham 07749 596572/Andy Mayo 07931 966948. www.middletoncheney.play-cricket.com

Minis On The Run.

For Mini enthusiasts. 8pm on first Wednesday in month. Call 07900 404230 or visit www.minisontherun.co.uk for more details.

Model Railway Club.

Cricket Pavilion, Bloxham. 7.30pm every Tuesday. 01295 252931 (evenings).

Monday Afternoon Bridge Club.

St Hugh’s Hall, Ruskin Road, Banbury. 1.45pm-4.45pm, every Monday. 01295 278483.

Mother and Toddlers’ Group.

Meet at St Paul’s Hall, Warwick Road, Banbury. Every Friday morning from 10 - 11.30am, except Bank Holiday Weekends.

Mountaineering Club.

Dewey Climbing Wall, Bloxham School. 8pm every Tuesday. info@banburymc.org.uk

Music & Drama Events.

Holiday events for children 5-12 years, St John’s Priory School, Banbury, www.stjohnspriory.co.uk

Myasthenia Gravis Association.

Oxfordshire Branch. For details of meetings and activities ring 01295 811134.

National Women’s Register.

Banbury. Contact Jackie on 01295 251353.

Nik Nak’s Circus Skills.

The Mill, Banbury. Seven years upward. 4-5.30pm every Wednesday. 01295 252050.

North Oxfordshire Squash Club.

Plays Tuesdays at Spiceball Park Sports Centre, 7.50pm. Two men’s teams in Oxfordshire leagues. Contact Pam Eagles 07765 775932 e-mail pe@bloxhamschool.com

North Oxon Guild of Weavers,

Spinners and Dyers. Meet on third Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm, in the Hook Norton Baptist School Room. New members welcome. 01295 253789.

Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society.

Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford. 01865 778457.

Oxfordshire Parents with Disabilities Network.

Chuff family centre. 2nd and 4th Tues. 01295 271841.

Parents and Carers Drop In.

Grimsbury Community Hall. 10.30am every Tuesday. Costs 70p per family.

Parkinson Disease Society.

Rowan Day Centre, Horton Hospital. 7.30pm on third Thursday in the month. 01295 710116.

Phoenix Archaeology,

The Flowing Well, Broughton Road, Banbury. Meet on first Tuesday in the month. For details contact 01295 256552.

Ratley Rubber Bridge Club

Village hall, Ratley. 7.30-10.30pm every Monday, except bank holiday. 01295 670223/01295 680095.

Ride a Cock Horse Folk Club,

Millers Bar, The Mill, Spiceball Park. Every Wednesday, 8.30pm. Nine Mile Ride - Bill McKinnon and friends. 01295 770952.

Royal Enfield Owners’ Club.

The Banbury branch of the Royal Enfield Owners’ Club now meets at the Cricketers Inn, 41 Middleton road, Banbury. Meetings are on the first Tuesday of the month at 8pm. For information call 07831 665971.

Royal British Legion,

R.A.F.A Club, Broad Street, Banbury. 8pm on the 4th Monday of the month. Contact Mr C Smithson 01295 265231 for more details.

Salsa Club.

Meet at Banbury Football Club on Tuesdays 8-10pm. New members welcome. Contact Barbara or Mark on 01327 312453.

Sea Cadets.

Banbury corp (TS Harvester), meets at TA centre, Oxford Road, Banbury. Prade nights Mondays and Thursdays 7pm to 9.30pm. Ages ten to 12 Junior Cadets, 12 to 18 Cadets, adult volunteers welcome. Contact Lt Jon Cox 07531 262618 (on parade nights).

Sequence Dancing.

At General Foods Social Club, Spiceball Park, Banbury. Beginners 7.30-8pm, dancing 8-10.30pm. Contact Tony Stickings 01295 720666/Pat Gardner 251114.

Sequence Tea Dancing.

St Paul’s Church, Warwick Road, Banbury. 2-4pm every Friday. 01295 810433.

Shires Spectrum Support Group.

Autism and associated problems. Meet second Friday of the month at Banbury Carer’s Centre, 10am to midday. Contact Sue White on 01295 712287.

Shotokan Karate.

Brackley Recreation Centre, Wednesday 6.30-7.30pm, Friday 6.30-8.30pm. Visit www.cfts.co.uk.

Shukokai Karate.

St Joseph’s Hall, Banbury. 5.30pm every Thursday and 6pm every Wednesday. 01295 272436.

Single File (Chipping Norton)

Social group for unattached professionals aged 50-65 with a varied programme of pub nights, meals out, walks etc. Tel: 01295 788474 for details.

Social Dancing.

Chasewell Comunity Centre, Banbury. 7.30pm, third Saturday in month. Society of Recorder Players. Chipping Norton School. 2.30-5pm on fourth Saturday of the month. 01608 641037.

St John Ambulance.

St John HQ, Duke Street, Banbury. Wednesday at 7.30pm for adults, 6.15pm for cadets. Thursday at 6pm for badgers and 7pm for band. 01295 262499.

Table Tennis

School’s league. BGN school. 6.30pm every Saturday. 01295 265949.

Tadmarton Folk Dance Club.

Tadmarton Village Hall every Tuesday from 7.45pm - 9.45pm. Contact 01295 788180.

Taekwondo Self Defence.

Police Station Gym, Cope Road, Banbury. Every Monday and Thursday 7-8pm. 07715 17940.

Taoist Tai Chi. Beginner classes in 2010:

Banbury - Mondays 7.30pm at BGN School

Brackley - Tuesdays 7pm at Brackley Junior School

Middleton Cheney -Thursdays 10.30am at the village hall

For information please visit www.taoist.org.uk or call 01295 275407.

Tang Soo Do

Main activity hall at Spiceball Park Sports Centre every Sunday from 3.30-4.30pm and Tuesdays from 7-8pm. First lesson free. Wear loose clothes.

Tao Noy Sing Karate. Fitness, confidence, self-defence. Hardwick Community Centre, Monday and Thursday 7.30pm. Contact: 01295 750570 or 07850 783248 for more details.

Team Cherwell Triathlon and Multi-Sport Club.

Every Monday, children from 6pm; adults from 7pm. Meet at Drayton athletic track. 01295 269155.

The Bartons Vintage and Collectors Club.

Third Tuesday of the month. Contact Les Bolton on 01869 340768.

Three Bs Badminton Club.

For competitive and and social play. Monday, Warriner School, 7.30pm, Thursday, Banbury School, 7pm, Contact Colin on 01295 271357 or Stuart 01295 262362.

Toh Kon Karate Kai.

Thursday 6-7pm children, 7.30-8.30pm adults. Traditional system with a modern approach. Ruscote Community Centre, Banbury. Contact Scott 01295 272814.

Townswomen’s Guild.

St Hughes Church Hall, Ruskin Road, Banbury. 7.15pm on second Thursday in month. 01295 262353.

Volunteer Corps of Frontiersmen.

Meets 7-9pm every other Wednesday. 11-111 years welcome! Contact Warrant Officer Cara Gilbert or Staff Sergeant Owen Perkins on 01295 257746 for details.

Waistcoats in Harmony.

Chipping Norton Methodist Church, 8pm every Thursday 01869 340627.

Warriner Choral Society.

Warriner School lecture theatre. 7.45-9.15pm every term-time Tuesday. Welcomes new members, especially tenors. 01295 730671.

Woodford Halse Social Club.

Woodford Halse. 01327 262423.