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TEDxBanbury – To Be Filmed Live – 29 February 2020

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Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on December 6, 2019

A Day of Different Ideas from Banbury Worth Spreading… …Locally & Globally! How many of us have watched the infamous TED Talks on TED.com or TEDx Talks on YouTube? One of the most watched is by Sir Ken Robinson, whose talk titled ‘Do Schools Kill Creativity’ has reached over 63 million views! In July of […]

Win a FREE copy of Dragon Mouse

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Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on November 27, 2019

Dragon Mouse jumped out of bed stretched and looked for something to eat for breakfast. He found a half-eaten acorn, which he gobbled up, wondering what adventures the day would bring. He set off on his journey, not knowing his destination. After walking for an hour he hadn’t managed to get very far on his […]

Dickens’ Classic Tale with a Magical Twist

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on November 25, 2019

It’s nearly time to join the Victorian era’s finest time-travelling magicians as they tackle one of the festive season’s most iconic tales; Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol – adding their own blend of fantastical storytelling and mind-bending illusions to the mix. “The likeability of this dashing duo, and truly impressive sleight of hand magic, will […]

Compton Verney hosts Major Photo Exhibition

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on November 25, 2019

Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park is hosting Magnum Manifesto, an exhibition featuring some of the most significant and enduring images from The Magnum Photos agency, focusing on the history of the second half of the 20th century through the lenses of 75 leading photographers. This is the only place in the UK in which this […]

TEDxBanbury Speaker Announcement

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Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on October 29, 2019

Local Comedy Writer – Simeon Courtie Local writer Simeon Courtie is announced as the latest speaker at TEDxBanbury event in February 2020. Simeon is a communications trainer and experienced broadcaster. He has presented national television and radio for over 20 years, from his Children’s BBC days in the 90s, to hosting the All England BBC […]

The Royal British Legion “Remember Together”

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on October 29, 2019

This year, The Royal British Legion is asking for communities across Britain to ‘Remember Together’ the service and sacrifice, friendship and collaboration of the men and women of Britain, the Commonwealth and Allied nations who fought together in 1944. Remembrance Sunday is the second Sunday in November. This year it falls on the 10th November. […]

Vienna Festival Ballet return to The Mill

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on October 29, 2019

Classical ballet takes centre stage once again when the highly acclaimed Vienna Festival Ballet Company return to town by popular demand, following huge acclaim for their recent productions of The Nutcracker and Coppelia. Their original production of Snow White will dazzle the whole family, telling the timeless fairy-tale of a journey through a magical world […]

Network Arts @ The Heseltine Exhibition

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Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on October 28, 2019

Network Arts are pleased to be exhibiting for the first time at The Heseltine Gallery. This exhibition continues to celebrate their 30th Anniversary bringing together a range of quality contemporary and traditional art from emerging and established artists in the region. It features a diverse range of work by members in a variety of media, […]

Theatre for all ages

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on September 30, 2019

From hard-hitting drama, to classic family favourites and a nostalgic look back at one of the UK’s best loved comedy classics, there’s a theatrical treat for all tastes at The Mill this October. Award-winning Box Tale Soup present their adaptation of best-selling author Henry James’ disturbing story, The Turn of The Screw. A young governess […]

Bank Holiday Festival Highlights

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on September 30, 2019

The Big Feastival More than 55,000 visitors flocked to the fields of Alex James’ farm in the Cotswolds across the August bank holiday weekend to be entertained by world-class musicians, Michelin star chefs and a huge variety of family activities. The host said “It’s been a perfect summer’s weekend here on the farm, our hottest […]

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