Banbury Food Fair 2017

Banbury Food Fair 2017

Visitors to Banbury Food Fair 2017 on Sunday enjoyed a true feast of food and drink from around the country. More than a hundred stalls provided delicacies and specialities from countries far and wide – with plenty of traditional British fare also on offer. Many people went home with new recipe ideas after attending cookery demonstrations by this year’s celebrity … Read More

News : ITV The Voice coming to Banbury

ITV’s The Voice is coming to Banbury

ITV’s The Voice is coming to Banbury ITV talent scouts are on the lookout for singing talent from Banbury for The Voice 2018.   If you think you’ve got what it takes to be the next big thing in the music business, get your talent seen at the ITV The Voice Open Mic Nights at Banbury and Bicester College. ITV … Read More

St George's Day 2017 Parade in Banbury - Banbury News

St George’s Day Parade in Banbury

St George’s Day Parade in Banbury Hundreds of young people from the Guides and Scouts were on parade in Banbury on Sunday afternoon (23/04) for the annual St George’s Day parade.   Members of the local Rainbows, Brownies, Guides, Beavers and Scout groups were led out of Broad Street by the ‘The Shires Royal British Legion Youth Band’ as the … Read More

MP Encourages Communities To Get Behind “The Great British Spring Clean”

MP Encourages Communities To Get Behind “The Great British Spring Clean” Banbury MP, Victoria Prentis, organised the campaign’s Parliamentary launch and is calling on schools, businesses and community groups to get outdoors, get active and help clear up North Oxfordshire with “The Great British Spring Clean”. “The Great British Spring Clean” follows on from last year’s very successful “Clean for The … Read More

Banbury Comic, Film and TV Convention 2017

Banbury Comic, Film and TV Convention 2017

Banbury Comic, Film and TV Convention 2017 Following the success of last years Comic Con, yesterday (28/01) saw the return of the re-named Banbury Comic, Film & TV Convention at the new venue GF Social Club.   Organised by Glyn Smith, owner of Comic Connections, one of only 2 comic book shops in Oxfordshire, the event had guest signings, photo … Read More

Steve McFadden - MooMoo Banbury

Eastenders hard man to visit Banbury

Eastenders hard man to visit Banbury Eastenders star Steve McFadden who plays Phill Mitchell in BBC ‘s Eastenders will be visiting Banbury on Saturday (28th January). From 10pm, Phill will be at a live meet & greet and posing for photo’s at the MooMoo Clubrooms 49-50 High Street, Banbury, OX16 5LA Doors open from 10pm – 3am.  

Spitfire over Banbury

Spitfire over Banbury Cross

A Spitfire AB910 (Mk Vb) performed a fly-pass over Banbury Cross and St Mary’s Church on Sunday as part of the Battle of Britain Parade in Banbury (18/09/2016). Read more about this Spitfire at: www.raf.mod.uk/bbmf/theaircraft/spitfireab910.cfm All photographs by Gary Loveday.

Large crowds at today’s Battle of Britain Sunday event

Banbury commemorated one of the critical campaigns of the Second World War today (18/09/) as the town remembered the heroic defence of the country in the Battle of Britain. Large crowds gathered as Banbury’s Battle of Britain Military and Civic Parade marched from the Town Hall at 11.00am, parading around the Banbury Cross before coming to a standstill outside the … Read More

White Stuff - Banbury

White Stuff to open new store on Banbury High Street

White Stuff has announced the opening of their new shop in Banbury on the 22nd September. The White Stuff shop will stand at 88c/89 High Street, Banbury and will feature and a mix of clothing, footwear and accessories for men and women as well as home ware. To celebrate the opening, White Stuff Banbury will be hosting a party on … Read More

Banbury Food Fair 2016 - Chef Andrew Scott and Nick Bennett

Banbury Food Fair 2016

Hands of our Horton – What Can You Do!

What can you do to help save services at Banbury’s Horton General Hospital The Horton General Hospital provides vital services to Banbury’s growing population. Consultant-led Maternity, SCBU, 24/7 Children’s Ward, A&E, orthopaedics and Critical Care Unit under threat. Write to your local GP and OCCG The most important thing you can do is write to your local GP and OCCG … Read More

Pictured: Jean-Christophe Novelli

Top chefs are coming to Banbury for the Banbury Food Fair

Top chefs are coming to Banbury for the Banbury Food Fair The Banbury Food Fair returns later this month to celebrate the very best food and drink produced in Banbury and from further afield. This annual event provides the perfect opportunity to taste, learn about and purchase some of the best food and drink as well as watching cooking demonstrations … Read More

Huge crowds enjoyed the sunshine at the Dassett Country Show.

Huge crowds enjoyed the sunshine at the Dassett Country Show last weekend. The Dassett Country Show took take place on Saturday 6th August 2016 next to the children’s park in Avon Dassett. In the main ring was the popular Dog Show, Fun Dog Agility, Terrier Racing, appearances from the Dogs for Good display team and Gateridge Farm and their Suffolk … Read More

The Dassett Country Show 2016 – Fun for everyone

The Dassett Country Show will return this weekend. With so much on offer this year, there really is something for everyone at this enjoyable countryside event. The event will take place on Saturday 6th August 2016 12 noon til 5pm next to the children’s park in Avon Dassett. Once again the Spa Strummers – the fantastic ukulele group from Leamington … Read More

Banbury North Signal Box

Book your visit to Banbury North Signal Box

Have you booked your visit to the Banbury North Signal Box, running from the 10th August – 2nd October 2016. Individuals, Groups, Schools and Businesses can now book their free visit to the historic Banbury North Signal Box before its demolition on the 8th October 2016. Working alongside Network Rail, Project Crossover have secured 10 weeks’ access to this irreplaceable … Read More

Banbury Play Day 2016 @ People's Park

Banbury Play Day at People’s Park 2016

A carnival theme has taken over Peoples Park in Banbury today (27/7) as thousands of people turned out for the 7th annual Banbury Play Pay! As the world looks forward to the Rio Olympics, Banbury’s children are currently into the Brazilian spirit to discover carnival-themed arts, circus skills, sports and multicultural projects. For parents, this is was a great way … Read More

Victoria Prentis supports Summer Reading Challenge

Children take part in Summer Reading Challenge

Banbury MP Victoria Prentis is supporting a campaign run by charity The Reading Agency to encourage all primary school children to take part in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. The initiative is a unique partnership between The Reading Agency and public libraries across the UK to encourage reading among primary school-age children. Last year over 780,000 children got involved by … Read More

Hooky Beer Fest 2016

Happy crowds enjoyed the sun at the Hook Norton Festival of Fine Ales

Last Saturday (16th July) saw the 23rd Hook Norton Festival of Fine Ales, which is more affectionately known as Hooky Beer Fest. Large crowds turned up to enjoy the 100 + real ales in the full beer tent as well as ciders, wine and Pimms. Live music entertained the large crowds including a set by ‘No Tools Required’. A large … Read More

Banbury International

Banbury stands united at International Banbury event

The community of Banbury Town turned up to the International Banbury event in good numbers to show unity together and to celebrate the diversity of the town. Everyone enjoyed live music, dancing, food, art, crafts and lots of conversation. This event proves that despite the media reports of racial disharmony after the Brexit vote, the people of Banbury still want to show … Read More

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