What’s on where around Banbury: listings, June 9 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.

MUSIC

Friday June 10

The Folly Inn, Folly Lane, Napton, 8.30pm

The Canalboat Crew, who are touring the area by canal, host a relaxed, all-inclusive session of acoustic music. Call 07887 607008 for details.

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

David Lane. Members free, non-members £1.

Saturday June 11

The Wharf Inn, Wharf Road, Fenny Compton, 8.30pm

The Canalboat Crew, who are touring the area by canal, host a relaxed, all-inclusive session of acoustic music. Call 07887 607008 for details.

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

Ignition. Members free, non-members £1.

Middleton Cheney Social Club, doors open 7pm

Phil Allen. Admission £2 members, £4 non-members

Sunday June 12

The Great Western Arms, Station Road, Aynho, 8.30pm

The Canalboat Crew, who are touring the area by canal, host a relaxed, all-inclusive session of acoustic music. Call 07887 607008 for details.

Middleton Cheney Social Club, doors open 7pm

Paul James. Admission £2 members, £4 non-members

Upton House, 1pm to 3.30pm

Warwick University Big Band will be playing on the back lawn. Picnic on the lawn at Upton House & Gardens and soak up the sounds of this classic big band. Normal admission prices apply, and there is no need to book.

Country Music Club, Cornhill Centre, Banbury, doors open 7pm

Mel Paul and Mary Lacy. Admission £5.

Wednesday June 15

Ye Olde Reinedeer Inn, 47 Parson’s Street, Banbury, 8.30pm

The Canalboat Crew, who are touring the area by canal, host a relaxed, all-inclusive session of acoustic music. Call 07887 607008 for details.

Thursday June 16

The Brasenose Arms, Station Road, Cropredy, 8.30pm

The Canalboat Crew, who are touring the area by canal, host a relaxed, all-inclusive session of acoustic music. Call 07887 607008 for details.

Friday June 17

The Folly Inn, Folly Lane, Napton, 8.30pm

The Canalboat Crew, who are touring the area by canal, host a relaxed, all-inclusive session of acoustic music. Call 07887 607008 for details.

Saturday June 18

Red Lion, Brackley, 9.30pm

Memphis Blue (50s & 60s rock & roll covers band) 9.30pm

CINEMA

ODEON (Friday June 10 to Thursday June 16)

2D Alice Through The Looking Glass (PG)

2D Angry Birds Movie (U)

2D Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows (12A)

2D Warcraft: The Beginning (12A)

2D X-Men Apocalypse (12A)

Me Before You (12A)

The Conjuring 2 (Cert Tbc)

Odeon Kids: 2D Snoopy And Charlie Brown: A Peanuts Movie (PG)

Odeon silver cinema: Eddie The Eagle (PG)

Odeon silver cinema: Room (15)

OTHER

Until Sunday July 3

Broughton Castle

Using the castle’s landscapes and gardens as their inspiration, members of the Banbury & District Branch of the Embroiderers’ Guild, who meet at St Mary’s House, Broughton, have interpreted them with fabric and thread to produce unique pieces of work, which will be displayed throughout the castle. Visit www.broughtoncastle.com for information about opening times, and www.banburydistricteg.com for more information about the guild.

Until Saturday June 11

Lighthorne Village Hall

Eleven top Amateur Theatre companies will again perform 12 plays over four nights in this year’s fourth Lighthorne Festival of One Act Plays. Four of this year’s participating groups, including last year’s Lighthorne winners, Abbey Players from Nuneaton, together with Lighthorne Drama Group and newcomers Great Witley Operatic Society from Worcestershire, are former national finalists. Email lighthornefestival@gmail.com, visit lighthornefestival.org.uk or call 01926 651239 to book and for more details.

Thursday June 9

Middleton Cheney Library, 7.30pm

Meet the Author: The Dambusters, the creation of a unique squadron 1943/45.

This is an illustrated talk by Colin Higgs

who has interviewed many RAF veterans to write the book. Adult £6, children £3, including refreshments.

Friday June 10

The Theatre, Chipping Norton, 7.45pm

Comedian Russell Kane will be exploring what it is like to be the right and wrong age in his new show. Russell’s belief is that no one is ever the right age, which is the curse and beauty of being a real person. Tickets cost £16.50. Call 01608 642350 or visit www.chippingnortontheatre.co.uk to book.

Oxford Playhouse, 8pm

Ballet Black make their first appearance at Oxford Playhouse in their 15-year history with their inspiring triple bill tomorrow (Friday).

Dancer Cassa Pancho founded Ballet Black in response to the need to provide opportunities for black and ethnic minority dancers in classical ballet. Tickets start from £11.50. Call 01865 305305 or visit www.oxfordplayhouse.com to book.

Saturday June 11

Banbury Museum, 2.30pm

A Trip to the Ally: Alcan Revisited. For many years Banbury’s aluminium factory was a major part of the town’s life. Shortly before it closed in 2008, Rosy Burke created a photographic record of the site, while there was still fire in the furnaces and power in the press. This is a rare chance to see these images and video footage on the big screen and discover or remember this part of the town’s heritage. Admission £5 per person.

Woodford Halse, 1pm to 8pm

A traditional country fair with classic vehicle rally, live bands, BBQ and mini beer festival. The 11-year-old blues guitar sensation Toby Lee will perform. Visit www.facebook.com/woodfordhalsecountryfair for more.

Lucy Plackett Playing Field, Adderbury, 12 noon to 4pm

Ptfa Christopher Rawlins School and St Mary’s church fete, with dog show, duck races, BBQ, stalls, games, music and a chance for children to design a crown for a king or queen. Call 810497 for more information.

Monday June 13

National Herb Centre, Warmington, 7.30pm

The Warwickshire Gardens Trust and Warmington Heritage Group are joining forces to present a debate in Warmington on the legacy of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. Dr Christine Hodgetts is speaking in favour of Brown. On the opposing side will be Stephen Wass, writer, teacher and archaeologist, Call Jenny Handscombe on 01295 690286 to register interest.

Tuesday June 14 to Saturday June 18

Oxford Playhouse

Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited will be appearing in its first large-scale stage production. Based on Tony award nominee Bryony Lavery’s adaptation, this classic novel has roots within the historic city, This much-loved story features Brian Ferguson, who has an extensive and impressive list of theatre credits to his name, in the guise of Charles Ryder. Tickets start at £15. Call 01865 305305 or visit www.oxfordplayhouse.com to book.

Thursday June 16 to Sunday June 19

The 2016 Deddington Festival gets off to a gentle start with a guided walk along the Clifton river valley led by Home Farm’s George Fennimore from 6-8pm. Also on Thursday, the Rev Annie Goldthorp,will lead a historical tour of the parish church from 2pm to 3pm. No tickets are required. Visit www.deddingtonfestival.org.uk for more.