Community Groups

An update on: RATLEY OPEN GARDENS 

Posted on March 30, 2020

RATLEY OPEN GARDENS  can no longer take place on Sunday 31st May 2020 We hope to open our gardens either later in the year, or next spring, so WATCH THIS SPACE!!     ‘…Fundraising to mend the church roof!!’

An update from: Banbury Breathe Easy Club.

Posted on March 30, 2020

“I would like to let members and friends of the club know that both the June meeting and the July trip are cancelled. The Club does not envisage meeting until Monday August 3rd at the earliest when we would hope to have our AGM and 24th birthday party all being well. Members are asked to […]

Virtual Job Club: SNC Job Club.

Posted on March 30, 2020

As we have currently postponed running the SNC Job Club weekly Tuesday session, we have updated our website to create a Virtual Job Club which provides as much resources as possible, so local residents can continue to access employment support. Please click here to visit the SNC Job Club.

Aynho and : Aynho History Society.

Posted on March 30, 2020

Aynho Village Hall has been shut down until further notice, so all events are currently cancelled with the exception of the two-hour post office on Tuesday afternoons. In particular, the history society has cancelled meetings until September and will rearrange the talks for next year where possible. Aynho Parish Council has been proactive in informing […]

Update: The Heseltine Gallery

Posted on March 30, 2020

Unfortunately the Heseltine Gallery had to close but the plus side of this is that they have been able to launch their new website with an online exhibition of Focus on Photography. www.theheseltinegallery.org.uk

An update from: Banbury Breast Cancer Support Group

Posted on March 30, 2020

The Banbury Breast Cancer Support Group will NOT be meeting until further notice. For support please contact Brenda on 07719 455669, Beverley on 07771 772992 or look for us on Facebook: Banbury Breast Cancer Support Group.

An update from: Banburyshire Advice Centre.

Posted on March 30, 2020

During the current crisis Banburyshire Advice Centre is still functioning. Anyone who needs assistance they can contact us via helpdeskbancp@yahoo.com or by phoning 01295 279988. It is a digital phone and may cut out if WiFi is lost or high demand on internet, if this happens leave a message with contact details and we will […]

An update from: The Hummingbird Cancer Support and Therapy Centre

Posted on March 30, 2020

The Hummingbird Cancer Support and Therapy Centre temporarily closed her doors, Monday 16th March 2020, since then we have been trying to support our guests by telephone, emails, social media and our webpage.  We’ve been posting blogs for relaxation, meditation and home massage, and over time other team members are bringing new ideas to this […]

Tempoarily: The Banbury Buddhist Meditation Group

Posted on March 30, 2020

The Banbury Buddhist Meditation Group is currently meeting online. For more details please email banburybuddhistgroup@hotmail.co.uk or call 07840 352973.  

An update from: Bloxham Flower Club.

Posted on March 30, 2020

Bloxham Flower Club would like to apologise for cancelling their March, April and May meetings at such short notice due to the Coronavirus. At the moment their June meeting is still going ahead but as the Government guidelines keep changing they would suggest you call 01295 720154 to make sure before you make the journey. […]

An update from: The Cropredy Painting Group.

Posted on March 30, 2020

The group had to cancel its last two sessions before the break due to the Village Halls closing. It also looks more than likely that our Exhibition in May will also be cancelled. Our tutor Rachel has sent the members a couple of projects via email for us to work on and then we can […]

An update from: Wroxton and Drayton Gardening Club.

Posted on March 30, 2020

We have cancelled our last meeting (which was in April) before our summer break. Speaking to various members they are spreading compost setting seed in the greenhouse weeding and doing all the sorts of jobs that usually have to be fitted in with the daily routine but this year are occupying as much time as […]

Update: Banbury Stamp Society

Posted on March 30, 2020

In view of the current Covid 19 pandemic, Hanwell Community Centre has been closed until further notice and, obviously, the meetings of the Banbury Stamp Society cannot take place. Anyone interested in attending future meetings, when the situation improves, can find the latest information on the Society website www.banburystampsociety.co.uk or contact the Secretary, John Davies, […]

75th Anniversary Season Update from: Banbury Cross Players

Posted on March 30, 2020

“As you may already have seen on our website and social media, due to the Covid-19 virus situation, we have had no option but to cancel the rest of our Season – particularly disappointing as this was our 75th Anniversary. This Season has already been challenging for BCP with the re-schedule of The Thrill of Love […]

Cherwell Canoe Club: Learn to Canoe in Banbury this Summer.

Posted on February 29, 2020

Cherwell Canoe Club are running novice courses this summer in Banbury. These will take place at Woodgreen Leisure Centre, Banbury’s outdoor pool on Wednesday evenings (7pm to 8 pm). There will be 3 courses of 5 weeks each, running from May through to September. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. The novice […]

Salt Way Activity Group.

Posted on February 25, 2020

Meeting twice a month to carry out conservation work on this public right of way on the south side of Banbury. Activities include: coppicing, hedge laying, tree planting and grassland enhancement. They are a community group with a Facebook page and Website. For more information contact David on 07871 436456 or email swag.banbury17@gmail.com

Currently Recruiting: The Shires RBL Youth Band.

Posted on February 2, 2020

A Bugle, Drum & Glockenspiel Marching Band. They perform at local and further afield fetes, carnivals, parades etc. You don’t have to be able to read music as you will be taught by ear. Uniform, instruments and tuition are all provided free of charge (membership fee payable after a trial period of 4 weeks is […]

Banbury Book Group.

Posted on January 19, 2020

Meeting on the 2nd Monday of every month, 7pm. The White Horse, 52 North Bar Street, Banbury, OX16 0TH. For more information email James at banburybookgroup@gmail.com.

Brackley Country Market.

Posted on January 19, 2020

Every Saturday, 10.30am to 12pm. Brackley Library, Manor Road, Brackley, NN13 6AJ. For homemade produce, eggs and honey, handcrafted gifts, baby clothes, cards and plants.

Banbury Friendship Club.

Posted on January 19, 2020

A mixed group of people over 50 years, who meet twice a month. First Tuesdays of the month, 11am meet at General Foods Sports and Social club, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, OX16 2PA. £1. Third Tuesdays of the month, 10am meet at The Chestnuts Bowls Club, The Shades, West Bar, Banbury, OX16 9RS. For different […]

Cherwell Business Awards 2019

Posted on May 20, 2019

  Digital Accounting Enterprises, a Bicester-based accountancy practice supporting small Limited companies and Sole Traders, has been named ‘one to watch’ after it won the New Business category at Cherwell Business Awards 2019 last Friday night. Based on Market Square, Bicester, Digital Accounting beat the two other companies shortlisted for the ‘New Business’ award sponsored […]

Banbury Civic Society.

Posted on March 3, 2019

The aim of the Civic Society is to encourage a sustainable future for the Town and to safeguard its historic past. The Society is consulted on critical planning applications, both for modern developments and in the Conservation Areas. Issues such as Town Planning, public transport, new roads and housing developments as well as preserving our […]

Probus, call to retired Banbury businessmen

Posted on January 4, 2019

The Banbury branch of a national club for retired businessmen is looking to recruit new members. The Probus Compton Club of Banbury, which meets monthly at the Whately Hall Hotel, is a forum for retired business people. Chairman Roger Moore explains: “It can be a very lonely life when you retire from business – and […]

Adderbury Village Morris Men

Posted on January 4, 2019

Be part of a unique local tradition, improve your fitness, enjoy friendship and camaraderie. With members aged between 7 and 70. 2019 practices and taster sessions begin on Wednesday 20th February. To find out more, organise a taster session, or enquire about booking the side to attend an event, call John on 01869 811741. www.adderburyvillagemorrismen.co.uk

Painting Group

Posted on October 15, 2018

The Painting Group in Cropredy meets on Mondays from 2.30pm – 4.30pm in the months from September to June.

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