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Banbury & District Show

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

Sunday 9th June, 10am – 4.30pm, Spiceball Park. The Banbury & District Show offers something for everyone, even the canine members of the family. The centre-piece to the Show are the arenas situated in both fields, ranging from stunts to local clubs showcasing their talents, show them your support along the way. This year there […]

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 […]

WIN FREE TICKETS TO THIS YEARS 16TH CORNBURY FESTIVAL 

Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on May 16, 2019

Cornbury Festival goers are in for a treat in July with a terrific line-up over the 3 day Festival from Friday 5th July to Sunday 7th July and you could be going completely free of charge. Your Letterbox has a number of free weekend tickets to give to lucky winners of this online competition. This […]

Woodgreen Leisure Centre 80th birthday

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

This month marks the 80th birthday of the swimming pool. It is amazing to think that it opened just before the outbreak of WW II and has played a part in the lives of many people since then who have fond memories of it. The exact date of opening was 23 May 1939 after £7,900 […]

Mechanical Mysteries at Banbury Museum this May!

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

Roll up! Roll up! The Mechanical Circus is coming to town! This May, the team at Banbury Museum invite you to go back in time with them and remember those idyllic childhood days of magic and curiosity, where the marvels of the fairground and circus brought imaginations to life. The latest exhibition to open in […]

Cotswold Wildlife Park – Events

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

1st April to 30th April – CotsWild Explorers. The Cotswold Wildlife Park’s new ‘CotsWild Explorer’ activity trail launches in April for children aged 6-11 years old. The Egg themed trail pack (available from the gift shop) comes with a pop badge, lanyard and a pencil, for £2.50 per pack (plus normal entrance price) with 10% […]

3rd Annual Banbury Friendship Festival

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

The Banbury Friendship Festival organising committee are delighted to announce Festival number three. This year’s will be on Sunday 19th May. All the action will be in the community garden off Bridge Street and will be themed around the need to reduce our impact on the natural world. If you walk or cycle locally – […]

On Mother’s Day – Make a Fuss of Her

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

Mothering Sunday, sometimes known as Mother’s Day, is held on the fourth Sunday of Lent in the UK. It is exactly three weeks before Easter Sunday and usually falls in the second half of March or early April. As such this year it is on Sunday 31st March, so you don’t have very long to […]

Remember, Remember Fireworks Safety On 5th November

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on November 1, 2018

As Bonfire Night approaches, people are being reminded that the safest way to celebrate is to attend a large professionally organised public event. Chris Barber, Community Safety Manager from Oxfordshire County Council Fire and Rescue Service, said: “Organised fireworks displays are more fun, cheaper and far safer than hosting your own fireworks or bonfire party. […]

A Fathers Guidance

A Fathers guidance

Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on October 11, 2018

The Hummingbird Centre To keep a promise is not always easy, and my Dad was to give me the biggest challenge of my life. Just before he passed away he made me promise that one day I was to create something good out of our loss as a family. Time passed, I moved to Bicester […]

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