What’s on where around Banbury: listings, January 14 edition

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Here’s your guide to what’s on where around Banbury over the coming week. Please email editorial@banburyguardian.co.uk with details of your events at least a week before the edition in which you’d like them to appear.


Friday January 15

GF Club, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, 8pm to 11pm

Beth Berwick Lowe. Members free, non-members £1.

Saturday January 16

Middleton Cheney Social Club, doors open 7pm

Hombre (Country and Western). Admission £2 members, £4 non members.

GF Club, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, 9pm to midnight

Continuum. Members free, non-members £1.

Banbury Soul Club, Banbury Trades & Labour Club (use side entrance by car park) West Bar Street, Banbury, 8pm to 1am

The music played on the night will be Motown and Northern Soul classics, all played on original vinyl records by resident DJs Charlie Mc, Steve Milsom a d Tom Howard. Large wooden dance floor for those that love to dance and a friendly atmosphere. Admission £5, payable on the door. Further information from Tabs 07528 285977 or Steve 07943 793417.

Sunday January 17

Middleton Cheney Social Club, doors open 7pm

Mr Bojangles. Admission £2 members, £4 non members.

Saturday January 23

Middleton Cheney Social Club, doors open 7pm

J Kays 60s band. Admission £2 members, £4 non members.

Sunday January 24

Middleton Cheney Social Club, doors open 7pm

Bill James. Admission £2 members, £4 non members.


ODEON (Friday January 15 to

Thursday January 21)

Creed (12A)

2D Snoopy and Charlie Brown: A Peanuts Movie (U)

2D Star Wars: The Force Awakens (12A)

The Good Dinosaur (Pg)

The Danish Girl (15)

Odeon Kids

2D Maya The Bee (U)

1H28m – £2.50 Per Ticket – Prompt Start Time

Sat-Sun 10:00

Odeon Silver Cinema

The Lady In The Van (12A)

1H44m – £3.50 Per Ticket– Doors Open 10:00Am - Prompt Start Time – Wheelchair Access Available

Thu 11:00

Everest (12A)

2H01m – £3.50 Per Ticket– Doors Open 10:00Am - Prompt Start Time – Wheelchair Access Available

Thu 11:00

*All of our advertised film start and running times exclude adverts and trailers. During busy performances you may be required to queue outside until the auditorium is ready. Please check our website for the most up to date films and times available for booking.


Today (Thursday) January 14

Middleton Cheney Library, 7.30pm

Film at the Library: Woman in Gold. Adults £6, child £4, including ice


The Mill, Banbury, 8pm

Banbury Cross Players are holding open auditions for their April 2016 production of the classic Agatha Christie thriller The Hollow. Roles available are Henrietta Angkatell, Sir Henry Angkatell, Lady Angkatell, Gudgeon (butler), Midge Harvey, Edward Angkatell, Doris (maid), Gerda Cristow, Dr John Cristow, Veronica Craye, Inspector Colquhoun and Sgt Penny. Casting is flexible with ages ranging from 30s to 70s. Rehearsals will be on Mondays and Thursdays from January to April. You do not have to be a member to audition but will be required to join if cast. Performance dates are April 20 to 23 and you will need to be available for technical and dress rehearsals from 17 April onwards. For further details see www.banburycrossplayers.org.uk or email mail@banburycrossplayers.org.uk.

Friday January 15

Oxford Playhouse

Stewart Lee returns to Oxford Playhouse with A Room With a Stew, a live show that will become the fourth series of BBC 2’s Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle. Tickets cost £21. Call 01865 305305 to book.

Saturday January 16

The Playhouse, Oxford, 7.30pm

Star of Eight Out Of Ten Cats, Mock The Week and QI, the razor sharp Canadian comic Katherine Ryan comes to Oxford with a highly anticipated new show. Tickets cost £20.50. Call 01865 305305 to book.

Sunday January 17

Ramblers walk - non ramblers welcome

Meet at 10am in the Spendlove car park in Charlbury for an eight mile walk to Finstock (pub stop) and Chilson. Registered assistance dogs only. For more info: (01295) 710143 / 279656

Wednesday January 20

Ramblers walk - non ramblers welcome

Meet at 1.30pm near the village hall in Burdrop for a five-mile circular walk in the area. N.B.The fields could be very wet & muddy. Registered assistance dogs only. For more info: (01295) 710143

Thursday January 21 and Friday January 22

The Playhouse, Oxford, 7.30pm

Josh Widdicombe returns with his new stand-up show What Do I Do Now? Described as “priceless” by the Times, Widdicombe’s Channel 4 show The Last Leg has been nominated for numerous awards and won a Royal Television Society Award. His brand new sitcom, Josh, starts on BBC3 in November 2015. Tickets cost £17.50. Call 01865 305305 to book.

Saturday January 23

The Theatre, Chipping Norton

Hal Cruttenden performs his latest show Straight Outta Cruttenden.

Tickets cost £16. To book call 01608 642350.

The Playhouse, Oxford, 7.30pm

Showstopper!, a playful improvised musical show that changes every single night with comic consequences. This on-the-spot performance relies on audience suggestions to craft and create the piece that very night. Tickets cost £16. Call 01865 305305 or visit www.oxfordplayhouse.com to book.

Wednesday January 27 to Saturday January 30

Memorial Hall, Hook Norton

Hooky Players Drama Group present the pantomime Dick Whittington. The Pantomime follows closely the traditional story of Dick Whittington’s journey to London to find fame and fortune, where he has many adventures on the way. There’s evil King Rat doing battle with Fairy Bow Bells, Fitzwarren’s Shop, a Shipwreck and the Sultan’s Palace where there will be plenty of fun and action. Tickets cost £8 for adults and £6 for children and concessions. Call 01608 730355 or email sheila.littlenook@gmail.com to book or for more information.

Thursday January 28

Middleton Cheney Library, 7.30pm

Illustrated talk on ‘How to survive as a Freelance Sports Photographer’ with Steve Bond. Adults £7, children £4, including refreshments.

Thursday January 28 and Friday January 29

Adderbury Institute, The Green, Adderbury, 2.30pm and 7.30pm

Adderbury Theatre Workshop presents Sleeping Beauty Untold, told from the perspective of Maleficent. The pantomime is set in the fictional lands of Adderbrasia and Suttonia in an unspecified timeline. Most of the adventure takes place in the forest of Adderbrasia or the castle of King Clarkson. Tickets cost £8 for evening performances and £5 for the Saturday matinee. Tickets are available from Adderbury Stores, High Street, Adderbury.