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 […]

The Mill this September

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on August 31, 2019

Having previously thrilled audiences with hit shows The Thing That Came From Over There and What The Dickens, we are excited to welcome back Gonzo Moose with Once Upon a Time, a comedy fairy tale adventure bursting with physical comedy, absurd jokes and magical illusion. “A riot from start to finish” Venue Magazine Coming to […]


Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on July 2, 2019

Dance Banbury is a weekend of dance performance taking place in Banbury town centre locations and celebrating cutting edge dance from leading UK and International professional companies. These are all dance companies pushing the boundaries and combining non-traditional dance elements; from augmented reality to parkour, whilst also blurring the lines between watching, and becoming part […]

Christmas Come Early at The Mill!

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on June 1, 2019

Hot off the heels of yet another hit Edinburgh Festival Fringe performance and sell out shows across the UK, Oxfordshire based Morgan & West look forward to a Christmas at home with their A (sort of) Christmas Carol Magic Show which runs at The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury from 13th – 24th December 2019! Join […]

Theatre, Circus and a whole lot of Fun!

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on April 28, 2019

This May half term will see the Big Top arrive on Bicester’s Whitelands Farm Sports Ground as the climax of the Mill Arts Centre’s B-Live season for a week-long run of performances of The Hogwallops. Spectacular circus skills blend seamlessly with physical comedy, theatrical storytelling and slapstick in this chaotic and colourful tale of a […]

10 Questions with… Tim Plester

Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on March 11, 2019

Tim Plester is a British actor, playwright and film-maker from Adderbury, Oxfordshire, best known for the award-winning documentary Way of the Morris and a huge variety of film and TV roles. Sophie – Way of The Morris – a documentary film you directed with Rob Curry is a charming ode to one of the oldest […]

Vienna Festival Ballet return to The Mill

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on March 1, 2019

Following their sell-out visit with The Nutcracker in November, Vienna Festival Ballet are back at The Mill this Spring with their latest full-scale production of Coppélia. Colourful costumes, lively characters and beautiful music from Delibes all combine to create a magical telling of the classic story of old Dr Coppelius, his prized doll Coppélia and […]

Movies, Music & Manifesto


Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on January 2, 2019

Christmas may be over and winter has firmly arrived, but there’s still plenty to look forward to at The Mill this month. THE SHY MANIFESTO stars Theo Ancient who has recently been appearing as Albus Potter in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London’s West End. This is a bittersweet coming-of-age comedy drama about […]

Hey Diddle Diddle

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Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on October 15, 2018

As the only dedicated arts provision in the area The Mill Arts Centre have a vision to inspire creativity and enrich the lives of our communities by providing a high quality, varied artistic, education and participatory programme. Offering communities, the chance to engage with and be entertained by a variety of art forms they play […]

Human Story Theatre

human theatre story

Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on October 15, 2018

Human Story Theatre: Gaye Poole and Amy Enticknap The driving force behind Human Story Theatre is a friendship between former nurse and encyclopaedia salesperson and now actor/writer, Gaye Poole, and actor, voiceover artist and medical role-player, Amy Enticknap. Their unique bond and their shared concerns over community healthcare have been pivotal in the creation of […]

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