What’s on where around Banbury: listings, November 5 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 November 6

The Mill, Banbury, 8pm

Buddy Holly & the Cricketers, performing Buddy Holly favourites. Tickets: £17.50. Call 01295 279002 or go to www.themillartscentre.co.uk for more information to book.

The White Horse, North Bar, Banbury, 9pm

Texan singer songwriter Butch Kincaid will be promoting his album Red Wine and Roses with slide guitarist Ian Bramble, and Nicky Bramble on backing vocals. Free entry.

Also Known As,Parsons Street, Banbury

Martin Luke Brown, a 22-year-old multi-instrumentalist, plays at the venue.

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

Stephen Cesari. Members free, nonmembers £1.

Saturday November 7

The Mill, Banbury, 8pm

Dire Straits tribute act Money for Nothing. Tickets: £16.50. Call 01295 279002 or go to www.themillartscentre.co.uk for more information to book.

Saints Peter & Paul Church, Deddington, 7.30pm

Warriner Choral Society present their Opera Gala, featuring many ‘hits’ of the opera world, including Soldiers Chorus from Faust, Brindisi from La Traviata, the Anvil Chorus from Il Trovatore and the March of The Toreadors from Carmen. The choir will be supported by the 28 piece Akeman Chamber Orchestra, along with two professional soloists, Belinda Evans (soprano) and Alberto Sousa (tenor). Tickets £12 from Hamptons Deddington, or online from www.warrinerchoralsociety.co.uk

Eydon Village Hall, doors open 7.30pm

Peggy and AJ return for another fun folk fundraiser, supported by Harry Pane. Tickets: £12.50. Visit eydonfolk2015.eventbrite.co.uk to book.

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

Brilltones. Members free, nonmembers £1.

Sunday November 8

St Peter and St Paul’s Church, Swalcliffe, 4pm

Renowned British cellist Orlando Jopling plays music by Bach. Tickets cost £12.50 and are available from Gay Harris on 01295 788427.

Middleton Cheney Social Club, doors open 7pm

Kevin J. Admission £2 members, £4 non-members.

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

Jonny Williams and Lynnette Marie. Admission £5.

Friday November 13

Red Lion, Cropredy, 8pm

Swedish singer/songwriter Benjamin Folke Thomas returns to Banburyshire to play a solo spot. Although now based in his native Sweden, Ben lived in London for some years and built a substantial following in Britain. He has played throughout the UK including a festival appearance at Glastonbury. Call 01295 758680 for details.

Rock the Atic, Butchers Row, Banbury, doors open 7pm, music starts 7.45pm

Country trio Acoustic Journey are soon to release their eagerly awaited EP Get Back Up and will be marking the occasion with their very own EP launch and barbecue at Rock The Atic. The Brackley-based trio have had a busy year with shows up and down the country and received a few award nominations along the way. They will be rounding off a successful 2015 with a party to thank all the fans for their support. The band are joined by two other UK Country artists, BCMA award winners Luke & Mel and the talented Megan O’Neill. Banbury’s own Jammin BBQ will be cooking up some Jamaican-inspired food. Tickets are £5 and are available online at http://www.wegottickets.com/event/333968.Over 18s Only.

Saturday November 14

Banbury Trades & Labour Club (use side entrance), 8pm to 1am

Banbury Soul Club celebrate its 12th anniversary. Guest DJ Sean Chapman. With club residents Charlie Mc, Steve Milsom and Tom H. Playing Northern Soul, R&B, crossover and Motown. All music played on original vinyl records.

Large wooden dance floor and plenty of seating. Friendly atmosphere. Admission: £5 on the door.


ODEON (Friday November 6,to

Thursday November 12)

Hotel Transylvania 2 2D (U)

Spectre (12A)

Royal Ballet: Carmen LIVE 2015

Odeon Kids

Big Hero 6 (PG)

1h48m – £2.50 per Ticket – Prompt Start Time - Wheelchair Access Available

Sat-Sun 10:00

Odeon silver cinema

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation (12A) 2h15m – £3.50 per Ticket– Doors Open 10:00am - Prompt Start Time – Wheelchair Access Available

Wed 11:00

Ricki And The Flash (12A)

1h51m – £3.50 per Ticket– Doors Open 10:00am - Prompt Start Time – Wheelchair Access Available

Thu 11:00


Today (Thursday) and Friday November 6

Darlingscott Farm, Darlingscott, Shipston-on-Stour, 6pm to 8.30pm today and 9am to 4pm Friday

Designer sale for Shipston Home Nursing. Up to 80 per cent off previous autumn/winter collections.

Friday November 6

The Park Suite, Brackley Town FC, 7.30pm

Comedy night, with Jen Brister, Javier Jarquin and Amir Khoshsokhan and compere Archie Maddocks.

Saturday November 7

St James’s Church, Somerton, 6.30pm

Renowned British cellist Orlando Jopling plays music by Bach. The cellist, conductor and curator was taught by many notable figures in the classical music field, including William Pleeth and Raphael Wallfisch. He is currently Principal Conductor of the 140-year-old Royal Orchestral Society in London. Tickets cost £15 and are available from Jill Burton on 01869 345147.

The Dupuis Centre, Dashwood Road, Banbury, 7.30pm

The Charm of the Magic Lantern by Lantern Light. Victorian life seen through the lens of the magic lantern with music, words and humour. Tickets £10. Licensed bar. Contact: John Haywood 07785 235715 or a.j.haywood@hotmail.co.uk

Friday November 13

Mercure Hotel, Banbury, doors open 6.45pm for 7.30pm start

Ex-hairdresser Steve Holbrook, one of the UK’s best-known clairvoyant mediums, demonstrates his “unique ability to act as a telephone exchange between this world and the spirit world”. Tickets £17 in advance or £18 on the door. Call 01536 506123 to book.

Until December 20

Blenheim Palace

A new exhibition by American artist and founding figure of Conceptual Art, Lawrence Weiner. Visit www.blenheimpalace.com for details.

Until January 9

Banbury Museum

The museum’s new exhibition sees a return of artwork by Sir Terry Frost RA, one of Britain’s most successful and acclaimed abstract artists of the 20th century. . During the 1960s and early 1970s he lived in Banbury and this exhibition, marking what would have been his 100th birthday, celebrates the personal side of his life. It includes original paintings and artefacts on loan from Terry Frost’s family. Visit www.banburymuseum.org