What’s on where around Banbury: listings, September 10 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 September 11

The Bell Inn, Grimsbury, 9pm

Under the Covers. Free entry.

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

Billy De Laine. Members free, non-members £1.

Saturday September 12

Red Lion, Brackley, 9.30pm

Memphis Blue (50s-60s rock n roll band).

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

Southern Culture. Members free, non-members £1.

Middleton Cheney Social Club, doors open 7pm

Expressive Harmony (male/female duo). Admission £2 for members, £4 for non-members.

St Mary’s Church, Banbury, 7pm

LiveArts at St Mary’s: Last Night of the Proms. With bubbly and canapés. Tickets £10 on the door.

Banbury Trades & Labour Club, West Bar Street, doors open 7pm

Lexy & Ian Richardson. £2 on the door.

Sunday September 13

King’s Sutton parish church, 3pm

The Walton String Quartet. Entry free, donations invited. Music by Beethoven, Ravel, Anderson, Bach and Dvorak

Middleton Cheney Social Club, doors open 7pm

Jackie Faye. Admission £2 for members, £4 for non-members.

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

The Dorne Valley Country Band. Admission for all persons £5.

Saturday September 19

Banbury Trades & Labour Club, West Bar Street, doors open 7.30pm

Miss CJ Soul & Steve Curtis. £2 on the door.


ODEON (Friday September 11 to

Thursday September 17)

Inside Out 2D (U)

Legend (18)

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (12A)

Pixels (12A)

Odeon Kids

Strange Magic (U)

1h39m – £2.50 per ticket – prompt start time – wheelchair access available

Sat - Sun 10:00

Odeon silver screen

A Royal Night Out (12A)

1h47m – £3.50 per ticket– prompt start time – wheelchair access available

Wed 11:00

Far From The Madding Crowd (12A)

2h09m - £3.50 per ticket– prompt start time – Wheelchair access available

Thu 11:00


Today (September 10)

The Mill, Banbury, 7.30pm

Our Friends, The Enemy is an account of the Christmas Truce, an event that symbolised peace and humanity during a savage and desperate war.

Tickets £14 or £12 for concessions.

Visit www.themillartscentre.co.uk

Middleton Cheney Library, 7.30pm

Film at the library: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Adult £6, child £4, includes ice-cream.

Saturday September 12

Marsh Gibbon Village Hall, Clements Lane, Marsh Gibbon, Bicester, OX27 0HG, 1pm to late

Marsh Gibbon Beer Festival, with 17 beers and eight ciders, live music, barbecue and pig roast and family fun day. Free entry.

The Manor House, Mill Lane, Adderbury, 2pm to 4pm

A garden party will be held by kind permission of Sir Martin and Lady Jacomb. Lots of stalls including plants, homemade produce, cakes, jewellery good second hand items and lots more.

Punch & Judy show and teas. Entrance £3, includes tea. In aid of St Mary’s Church, Adderbury.

Crown & Cushion Hotel, Chipping Norton, 7.30pm for 8pm start through to midnight

Chipping Norton Royal British Legion present The End of the War Dance with the Magdelen Swing Band. Tickets £20 including finger buffet. 1940s dress optional, prize for best costume.

All proceeds go to the British Legion. Tickets available from the Crown & Cushion, West Street Newsagents or stevekingsford@gmail.com

Until September 12

Adderbury Library

Record Breakers – The summer reading challenge for 2015. Collect rewards as you discover astonishing real life achievements and world records.

There is one for children and one for adults.

Visit the library and check out the fantastic collection of new books or visit www.record-breakers.org.uk

Until September 13

Compton Verney

The Arts and Crafts House: Then and Now. Visit www.comptonverney.org.uk for more. The exhibit traces the origins, legacy and enduring appeal of the historic Arts and Crafts Movement and its fascination with the creation of the home. It looks at the work and ideas of John Ruskin and William Morris, among others.

Another exhibition, titled The Hart Silversmiths: A Living Tradition, tells the story of four generations of the Hart family, who still produce handmade silver in the Cotswolds today.

Wednesday September 16

The Mill, Banbury

Every Brilliant Thing, written by

award winning playwright Duncan Macmillan, directed by George Perrin. It’s performed as a one-man, in the round, show by comedian Johnny Donahue, had a 2014 tour and run at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival – securing a great reception from audiences and critics alike - which, subsequently, resulted in a 16 week off-Broadway run in New York. Every Brilliant Thing is an interactive piece of theatre that involves members of the audience, making each show a unique experience. Call 01295 279002 or go to www.themillartscentre.co.uk for more information.

Friday September 18 to Saturday September 26

The Theatre, Chipping Norton

RSC actor Greg Hicks stars in a gripping one-man play. The Olivier-nominated actor will appear in The Kreutzer Sonata - a complex thriller with themes of love, lust, jealousy and murder. It is based on Leo Tolstoy’s novella and was adapted for the stage by Irish playwright Nancy Harris in 2009.

Hicks’ performance will be accompanied by the musical talents of Hannah Watson on piano and Justin Wilman on violin, as Beethoven’s Sonata resonates throughout the production.

Tickets cost £15 each (£13 concessions), available from 01608 642350 or online at www.chippingnortontheatre.com

Saturday September 19

The Brailes annual photography competition

Open to all amateurs. Over 20 classes to enter, all sponsored by local businesses or organisations. Entries are required before September 17, exhibition of entries open 10am to 1pm on September 19 in Brailes Village Hall.

Further details from Susan Gilkes on 01608 686248.

Until October 13

The Michael Heseltine Gallery, Chenderit School, Archery Road, Middleton Cheney

Horse, Woman, Tree, Moon – an exhibition of paintings by George Wagstaffe. Open 9am to 5pm weekdays and on Sundays September 13 and 27, and October 11 from 10am to 4pm.