What’s on

Fri 12 Feb: Charlbury Society: Food and drink in Tudor times

Talk to be given by Martin Sirot-Smith

Memorial Hall 8 p.m. Refreshments 7.30 p.m.
All welcome. Non-members £3.00. Under 18 free.

"My talk will be in full costume as a Tudor Lord of the Manor. During my presentation I will set the scene, outline the meaning and significance of my costume, then turn to diet and what its consequences were for all levels of Tudor society."

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Please consider possible new members for the committee and send nominations to the chairman, Anne Lawson-Porter (phone: 01608 810359, email:kennap@talktalk.net) by the end of April.

Gerald Draper · Link


Fri 12 Feb: LENT LUNCH AT FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE

First in series of Community Lunches throughout Lent.
From 12 Feb to 18 March.

Friday 12 February 12 to 2 pm

in the Friends Meeting House (Quakers), Market Street.

Hosted by St Teresa's parishioners

Lunch is soup, bread and cheese, tea and coffee
for a donation to Christian Aid. Gift aid envelopes available

Funds will be earmarked for the charity's work with Syrian refugees

For more information please contact:
Madeleine Wheare, 07811 496 102
mad@wheare.org

Madeleine Wheare · Link


Sat 13 Feb: Valentine's Pop-up Restaurant

Like the supper clubs of the '60s, this Valentine's weekend why not try something new and unusual? For one night only, a romantic dinner to be held in the Memorial Hall Garden Room. Four courses with a welcome drink, coffee and extras. Numbers strictly limited to the first 26, in tables of 2, 4 or 6.

Saturday 13th February 2016 at 7.30pm
£27.50 per person

Pre-booking and full pre-payment essential. E-mail nicolamorgan50@gmail.com or call 01608 811507 with your menu choice from the list below. Payment can be made by cheque to CCCA, c/o M Glasgow, Noah's Ark, Market St, by latest 6th February.

MENU CHOICE:

• Welcome cocktail

• Salmon terrine
• Filo pastries (v)

• Amuse bouche (v)

• Duck, parsnip purée with buttered leeks
• Celeriac fondant with roast cauliflower (v)
• Moroccan lamb tagine with vegetable couscous

• Turkish Delight pannacotta
• Chocolate torte with ice cream
• Cheese and biscuits with chutney

• Coffee and truffles

Wine, beer, soft drinks and port available to purchase at the Garden Room bar

event in aid of the soon-to-be-built Charlbury Community Centre

Kate Smith · Link


Sat 13 Feb: Coffee Morning

Coffee Morning Saturday 13th February 9.30am-12pm at the corner house, Charlbury.
Crafts, cakes, jams, Savouries, biscuits, books, bric a brac and our famous raffle, all welcome come along and enjoy a cuppa with the Spelsbury W.I ladies

Tim at Cotswold Frames · Link


Sun 14 Feb: "Testament of Youth" - ChOC Film of the Month

Testament of Youth (Cert. 12 / 2hrs 7mins).

Starring Kit Harrington and Alicia Vikander, a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman's point of view.
A searing journey from youthful hopes and dreams to the edge of despair and back again.

"it packs a punch that will stay with you long after the final credits roll" - Brian Viner / Daily Mail

Memorial Hall, Charlbury at 7pm

Admission: £5 / U15s £3.
Doors & licensed bar 6.15pm.

Jackie Hague · Link


Sun 14 Feb: 6 o'clock worship (this month at St James' Centre, Stonesfield)

You are invited to a contemporary evening service led by the 6 o'clock worship team.

We are made up from churches in West Oxfordshire whose heart is to worship God and provide some time in God's presence with time to reflect, worship and pray. We are here to serve the local community in West Oxfordshire, to bring refreshment to Christians and provide a complementary service for local churches. Open to all denominations (or none).

Come along to be in God's presence for an hour before the next week begins.

We run services every month (alternating in Charlbury and Stonesfield). For more information contact Pippa on 01608 811797.

To listen to the songs we've played before or join our mailing list to get an email about our up and coming services go to www.6oclockworship.org.uk/

Pippa Nash · Link


Sun 14 Feb: Valentines Day Flowers

Beautiful Bespoke Bouquets for your loved ones!

Order your flowers for Valentines Day now at Earthworms and Dandelions.

Unique hand tied arrangements, delivered in the local area. We can deliver on Sunday morning (14th Feb).

We are open on Sheep Street Weds- Fri 9-2pm and Sat 9am-1pm, call 01608 811 597 or email dandy@earthwormsanddandelions.co.uk

Molly Watson · Link


Mon 15 Feb: Charlbury Half term children arts dayat the shed

It's a great children's arts day for half term involving storytelling, drama, arts and craft and dance for 6-8 year olds 9.30- 3pm
Run by professional actors and leading theatre director andy graham. Join by enrolling now. 40 pounds for the day
Join Rebecca, Ben, Geof and Andy
Places limited
Contact andyg@snaptheatre.co.uk

Andy Graham · Link


Mon 15 Feb: Charlbury Half term children arts dayat the shed

It's a great children's arts day for half term involving storytelling, drama, arts and craft and dance for 6-8 year olds 9.30- 3pm
Run by professional actors and leading theatre director andy graham. Join by enrolling now. 40 pounds for the day
Join Rebecca, Ben, Geof and Andy
Places limited
Contact andyg@snaptheatre.co.uk

Andy Graham · Link


Tue 16 Feb: MINDFUL JOURNEYS - Exploring spirituality and pilgrimage. A series of Lenten talks - Tues 16 Feb 8 pm

Tuesday 16 February

St Mary's Church, Charlbury - 8 pm

PILGRIMAGE: a walk in the footsteps of saints

Suze Mathews will introduce the idea of pilgrimage from the days of the early Christian Church and share ideas about the way in which a modern pilgrimage can link our Christian past with the present.

Illustrated Talk. Everyone is welcome.

Free entry

Donations are welcome (Christian Aid)

For more information, please contact
Rosalind Scott 01608 810562

Madeleine Wheare · Link


Wed 17 Feb: Charlbury W.I. February Meeting - Women's Health - Stroke Prevention

Linda Bull will share with us results of recent important research into stroke. Better understanding our risk will help us towards prevention and good health.
If you've not been before, then please come along and try Charlbury WI. We have a really good programme for 2016 (see Community/Social page for full details), a growing membership (of all ages) and always have delicious home-made cake at meetingswith time for tea and a chat.
Charlbury WI meet at 7.30pm on the third Wednesday of the month in the Cornbury Room just behind The Bell (look out for the 'Welcome' sign on the door). Keep up to date with what we're up to: Follow us on Twitter (@CharlburyWI) and Like us on Facebook (Charlbury WI, Oxfordshire).

Rachel Gallagher · Link


Wed 17 Feb: 8pm Launch of Southill Community Energy share offer! Memorial Hall

Southill Community Energy is making great progress in developing the solar farm on the Fawler Road. Now all we need is the money to build it! Come and have a glass of wine and celebrate with us the launch of our share offer document, and get answers to any questions you may have about investing and the 5% interest we aim to pay.
Copies of the share offer document will be available for people to take away and read at their leisure.

Liz Reason · Link


Thu 18 Feb: Gardeners' Question Time Comes to Charlbury

Charlbury Garden Society

Gardeners' Question Time

Memorial Hall
Garden Room at 8pm

£2 entry including refreshments

Open to non members

A useful source for problem solving and information gathering.

Whether you want to beautify your garden or increase your vegetable yield, you'll find it an informal and good-humoured evening.

Do you have a strange plant you can't identify?
Questions about insects or plant diseases or soil?
Or are you looking for ideas for what can grow where?

Share your gardening problems and queries with our panel of experts:

Avril Hughes
Plantswoman with an Edwardian garden in Islip open under the National Gardens Scheme

Ron Lloyd
A highly experienced Head Gardener at Upton Wold and a regular judge at our shows

Peter Bridgman
A lifelong experience of gardening as a professional, and a President of the Garden Society

Either email your question to Geoff Clifford (geoff.clifford@virgin.net) or just bring it along on the evening.

Angela Gwatkin · Link


Fri 19 Feb: The Charlbury Speakeasy – Open Evening


Watch Charlbury.info for details

Simon Fenn · Link


Fri 19 Feb: LENT LUNCH - ST MARY'S CHURCH 12-2 PM

Second in a series of Community Lunches throughout Lent.

Friday 19 February 12 to 2 pm
in St Mary's Church, Charlbury

Hosted by St Mary's

Lunch is soup, bread and cheese, tea and coffee
for a donation to Christian Aid. Gift aid envelopes available
Funds will be earmarked for the charity's work with Syrian refugees

For more information please contact:
Madeleine Wheare, 07811 496 102
mad@wheare.org

Madeleine Wheare · Link


Sat 20 Feb: Royal British Legion Coffee Morning

Please do all come along to our coffee morning, to raise money for the Royal British Legion. This is to be held on Saturday 20 February in the Corner House from 9.45am to 11.45. Raffle and home made cakes.

Susie Finch · Link


Tue 23 Feb: MINDFUL JOURNEYS - Exploring spirituality and pilgrimage. A series of Lenten talks - Tues 23 Feb 8 pm

Tuesday 23 February

St Mary's Church, Charlbury - 8 pm

FORWARD: the History and spirituality of pilgrimage

The Revd. Sally Welch, author of "Every Place is Holy Ground", will talk about pilgrimage from her own research and experience.

Illustrated Talk. Everyone is welcome.

Free entry

Donations are welcome (Christian Aid)

For more information, please contact
Rosalind Scott 01608 810562

Madeleine Wheare · Link


Fri 26 Feb: LENT LUNCH - BAPTIST CHURCH - Fri 19 Feb - 12-2 PM

Third in a series of Community Lunches throughout Lent.

Friday 19 February 12 to 2 pm
in The Baptist Church, Dyers Hill, Charlbury

Hosted by the Baptist Church

Lunch is soup, bread and cheese, tea and coffee
for a donation to Christian Aid. Gift aid envelopes available
Funds will be earmarked for the charity's work with Syrian refugees

For more information please contact:
Madeleine Wheare, 07811 496 102
mad@wheare.org

Madeleine Wheare · Link


Sat 27 Feb: COFFEE MORNING AND MARMALADE SALE

Charlbury Methodist Church are holding a coffee morning and Marmalade sale on Sat 27th February from 9.30 - 11.45 in the Corner House. Come and buy marmalade or cakes or stay for coffee and enjoy either toast and marmalade or a bacon roll.

ALISON COLLINS · Link


Tue 1 Mar: Yack & Yarn

Charlbury's Yack & Yarn group meet at The Bell on the first Tuesday of the month (7.30-9.30pm). Bring along your ongoing knitting or crocheting project (or any other craft you enjoy), have a good chat & unwind over a glass of wine. Everyone is welcome, regardless of ability, including complete beginners (yarn, crochet hooks & knitting needles can be provided). No fee to pay, no commitment, just drop by.

Please contact Louise Cashman for further information: mob 07867 880237 or charlburywi@outlook.com

Louise Cashman · Link


Tue 1 Mar: MINDFUL JOURNEYS - Exploring spirituality and pilgrimage. A series of Lenten talks - Tues 1 March - 8 pm

Tuesday 1 March

St Mary's Church, Charlbury - 8 pm

CONQUES: en route to Santiago de Compostela

Juliet Heslewood will explore the Romanesque church at Conques, built to accommodate the many pilgrims travelling through France in the Middle Ages.

Illustrated Talk. Everyone is welcome.

Free entry

Donations are welcome (Christian Aid)

For more information, please contact
Rosalind Scott 01608 810562

Madeleine Wheare · Link


Fri 4 Mar: LENT LUNCH - Methodist Church - Fri 4 March 12 - 2 pm

Fourth in a series of Community Lunches throughout Lent.

Friday 4 March 12 to 2 pm
in The Methodist Church, Fishers Lane, Charlbury

Hosted by the Methodist Church

Lunch is soup, bread and cheese, tea and coffee
for a donation to Christian Aid. Gift aid envelopes available
Funds will be earmarked for the charity's work with Syrian refugees

For more information please contact:
Madeleine Wheare, 07811 496 102
mad@wheare.org

Madeleine Wheare · Link


Sat 5 Mar: Bring & Take in Memorial Hall

BRING items from between 9.30 and 11.00am and TAKE anything you want free of charge from between 10am and 12 noon.

BRING spare but usable items you no longer want: household items, clothes, children's toys, DVDs, books, bikes, curtains, paint, garden tools, flower & vegetable seeds, etc, etc.

Small electrical items can be brought along but they have to be PAT tested first on-site before they can be taken.

Bring a photo of large items to put on the notice board.

You can also bring along old spectacles, batteries and broken lightbulbs, please put them in the boxes by the door so they can be recycled. We are also collecting bras for Oxfam's Big Bra Hunt, so please bring any along - whatever the condition - and put them in the big pink trug near the door. We can no longer recycle VHS & audio tapes so are no longer collecting them.

Items are given and taken FREE so please respect this community spirit by not taking things for resale or scrap value. Leftovers are given to charities or Freecycled.

PAINT
Paint needs to be in a usable condition and usable quantities. It needs to be in the container it was bought in; the container must be in good condition, with no leaks, and a secure fitting lid. We take anything left over on the day to Orinoco in Headington where it is used for the charity Oxford Community Repaint. They redistribute paint to community and voluntary groups and charities, but anyone can call in to the paintstore at Orinoco if they need paint.

Gloss/eggshell paints:
More than half litre in a 1 litre container
More than 2 litres in a larger (eg 5 litre) container

Emulsion paints:
1 litre or more

Organised by the Charlbury Green Hub. If you would like to help sort things out as they are brought in and put things onto tables, and more importantly help sort stuff out at the end, then please contact Christine Elliott 01608 811057. Photos might be taken during the event, so if you don't want to be photographed then please contact Christine.

Christine Elliott · Link


Tue 8 Mar: MINDFUL JOURNEYS - Exploring spirituality and pilgrimage. A series of Lenten talks - Tues 8 March - 8 pm

Tuesday 8 March

St Mary's Church, Charlbury - 8 pm

THE WAY

Guy and Hilli Waller will share their experiences of walking the "Way of St James" to Santiago de Compostela in 2015.

Illustrated Talk. Everyone is welcome.

Free entry

Donations are welcome (Christian Aid)

For more information, please contact
Rosalind Scott 01608 810562

Madeleine Wheare · Link


Wed 9 Mar: Impressionist Ladies

Charlbury Art Society presents a Talk by Wildlife Artist Jackie Garner.

A glimpse into the lives of the two best-known female members of the French Impressionist movement, Berthe Morisot and Mary Cassatt. She explores their similarities and differences to see how two women artists in a man's world produced some of the most radical work in the history of art.

The Memorial Hall at 7.30pm

Members free, Visitors most welcome £3, all under 25 year-olds FREE entry

Maureen Sparling · Link


Fri 11 Mar: Charlbury Society: The history of Salters steamers

Talk to be given by Simon Wenham

Memorial Hall 8 p.m. Refreshments 7.30 p.m.
All welcome. Non-members £3.00. Under 18 free.

Gerald Draper · Link


Fri 11 Mar: LENT LUNCH - FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE (QUAKERS) - Fri 11 Mar - 12 to 2 pm

Fifth in a series of Community Lunches throughout Lent.

Friday 11 March - 12 to 2 pm
in The Friends Meeting House,(Quakers), Market Street, Charlbury

Hosted by the Friends

Lunch is soup, bread and cheese, tea and coffee
for a donation to Christian Aid. Gift aid envelopes available
Funds will be earmarked for the charity's work with Syrian refugees

For more information please contact:
Madeleine Wheare, 07811 496 102
mad@wheare.org

Madeleine Wheare · Link


Sat 12 Mar: Silver Jewellery Making Class

Make silver jewellery with Sarah Pulvertaft in her workshop on the edge of Charlbury. Any level of experience welcome in small and friendly classes, maximum class size 4, 10am - 4pm.
Please email Sarah to book a place or for more details.
The Workshop
Ranger's Lodge
Charlbury
OX7 3HL
www.sarahpulvertaft.com
sarah@sarahpulvertaft.com

Sarah Pulvertaft · Link


Sat 12 Mar: Charlbury Farmers Market

A vibrant and well attended market consisting of local and guest producers offering a wide range of produce; locally reared meat, baked goods, veg, artisan cheeses and breads, pottery, venison, mustard, garlic, fresh fish, sweet treats, beer, cider, gin, eggs, honey, plants, curry, vegi deli, pies, soap, scotch eggs, cider, chillies and much, much more! All producers are required to adhere to regulations regarding production, location and trading standards. High quality produce on the Charlbury doorstep!9am-1pm.

Lee McCallum · Link


Sat 12 Mar: Children's Garden Competitions

Charlbury and District Garden Society.

Children's Competitions 2016

The Great Potato Race ~ for 4-8 years

The Tallest Sunflower ~ for 9-14 years

Registration, kits and information will be available at:

Charlbury Farmers' Market
Saturday 12th March

NB: Numbers are limited to 30 per competition, so it will be 'first come, first served'.

Jon Carpenter · Link


Sun 13 Mar: 6 o'clock worship (this month at the Baptist Church), Dyers Hill

You are invited to a contemporary evening service led by the 6 o'clock worship team.

We are made up from churches in West Oxfordshire whose heart is to worship God and provide some time in God's presence with time to reflect, worship and pray. We are here to serve the local community in West Oxfordshire, to bring refreshment to Christians and provide a complementary service for local churches. Open to all denominations (or none).

Come along to be in God's presence for an hour before the next week begins.

We run services every month (alternating in Charlbury and Stonesfield). For more information contact Pippa on 01608 811797.

To listen to the songs we've played before or join our mailing list to get an email about our up and coming services go to www.6oclockworship.org.uk/

Pippa Nash · Link


Sun 13 Mar: "Macbeth" - ChOC Film of the Month

Marion Cotillard and Michael Fassbender star in this exciting new version of Shakespeare's Macbeth. Cert. 15 / 1hr 50mins.

Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

"Blockbuster battle scenes, spine-tingling staging, utterly believable performances: is this as good as Shakespeare on film gets?" - Robbie Collin, The Telegraph

"Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard are a dream-team pairing in Justin Kurzel's charismatic, but unsubtle, retelling of the Scottish play" - Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

Memorial Hall, Charlbury at 7.30pm
(doors & licensed bar from 6.45pm)

Admission: £5 at the door

Jackie Hague · Link


Tue 15 Mar: MINDFUL JOURNEYS - Exploring spirituality and pilgrimage. A series of Lenten talks - Tues15 March - 8 pm

Tuesday 15 March

St Mary's Church, Charlbury - 8 pm

TO BE A PILGRIM

The Revd. Ian Arthur will talk about John Bunyan and his remarkable book "The Pilgrim's Progress", the places that inspired it and its popularity from the 17th century until today.

Illustrated Talk. Everyone is welcome.

Free entry

Donations are welcome (Christian Aid)

For more information, please contact
Rosalind Scott 01608 810562

Madeleine Wheare · Link


Wed 16 Mar: Charlbury WI March meeting - Public Speaking

This month's speaker, Bayley from Be Vocal, will be giving a talk on effective communication in everyday life situations, whether that's developing a more confident phone manner or learning how to manage nerves when public speaking. She will be explaining how to make use of voice as a tool, how to look relaxed, and some tips & tricks for 'faking' confidence.

If you've not been before, then please come along and try Charlbury WI. We have a really good programme for 2016 (see Community/Social page for full details), a growing membership (of all ages) and always have delicious home-made cake at meetings!

Charlbury WI meet at 7.30pm on the third Wednesday of the month in the Cornbury Room just behind The Bell (look out for the 'Welcome' sign on the door). Keep up to date with what we're up to: Follow us on Twitter (@CharlburyWI) and Like us on Facebook (Charlbury WI, Oxfordshire).

Louise Cashman · Link


Fri 18 Mar: The Charlbury Speakeasy

Watch this space for details!

Simon Fenn · Link


Fri 18 Mar: LENT LUNCH - ST MARY'S CHURCH 12-2 PM

LAST in a series of Community Lunches throughout Lent.

Friday 18 March - 12 to 2 pm
in St Mary's Church, Charlbury

Hosted by St Mary's

Lunch is soup, bread and cheese, tea and coffee
for a donation to Christian Aid. Gift aid envelopes available
Funds will be earmarked for the charity's work with Syrian refugees

For more information please contact:
Madeleine Wheare, 07811 496 102
mad@wheare.org

Madeleine Wheare · Link



Sat 2 Apr: Spring Art Exhibition and Flower Show

Charlbury Art Society and Garden Society come together to present their Spring Exhibition and Flower Show.
Saturday 2 April, 12 noon - 5pm
in The Memorial Hall.

Teas will be served 2-4pm, there will also be a raffle.
FREE ADMISSION FOR ALL

Art Society Exhibition of Members' work

Garden Society staging of exhibits 9.30-11am
Presentation of Awards 3.45pm
(Schedules available from Post Office, Library or Chemist - Everyone welcome to take part)

www.charlburyarts.co.uk
www.charlbury.info/community/30?category=32

Maureen Sparling · Link


Tue 5 Apr: Yack & Yarn

Charlbury's Yack & Yarn group meet at The Bell on the first Tuesday of the month (7.30-9.30pm). Bring along your ongoing knitting or crocheting project (or any other craft you enjoy), have a good chat & unwind over a glass of wine. Everyone is welcome, regardless of ability, including complete beginners (yarn, crochet hooks & knitting needles can be provided). No fee to pay, no commitment, just drop by.

Please contact Louise Cashman for further information: mob 07867 880237 or charlburywi@outlook.com

Louise Cashman · Link


Fri 8 Apr: Charlbury Society: The Wychwood Project


Talk to be given by Sharon Williams

Memorial Hall 8 p.m. Refreshments 7.30 p.m.
All welcome. Non-members £3.00. Under 18 free.

Gerald Draper · Link


Sat 9 Apr: Silver Jewellery Making Class

Make silver jewellery with Sarah Pulvertaft in her workshop on the edge of Charlbury. Any level of experience welcome in small and friendly classes, maximum class size 4, 10am - 4pm.
Please email Sarah to book a place or for more details.
The Workshop
Ranger's Lodge
Charlbury
OX7 3HL
www.sarahpulvertaft.com
sarah@sarahpulvertaft.com

Sarah Pulvertaft · Link


Wed 13 Apr: Dali Explained

Charlbury Art Society presents an illustrated talk by Anthony Slinn: "Dali Explained". Expect Anthony to be as informative and entertaining as ever, as he reveals the workings of the mind of the master of Surrealism.

The Memorial Hall, 7.30pm

Members free, Visitors most welcome £3,
all under 25 year-olds FREE entry

www.charlburyarts.co.uk

Maureen Sparling · Link


Fri 15 Apr: The Charlbury Speakeasy

Watch this space for details...!

Simon Fenn · Link


Fri 15 Apr: Textile Recycling Collection

Charlbury Primary School has teamed up with 'Phil the Bag' and is having a textile recycling collection on Friday 15th April to raise funds for school. If you have any of the following items that you wish to recycle they can be dropped off at school on the morning of Friday 15th April before 9:15am.
What they collect: All kinds of clothing; shoes; bags; belts; hats; towels; household linen. Items should be in wearable condition for re-use. They do NOT accept: rugs; canvas tents; sleeping bags; duvets; pillows; fabric off-cuts or any wet items.
They are happy to collect in any bag type or even in an old pillow case! If you need any further information please contact the School Office 01608 810354 or office.2100@charlbury.oxon.sch.uk

Charlbury Primary School · Link


Tue 3 May: Yack & Yarn

Charlbury's Yack & Yarn group meet at The Bell on the first Tuesday of the month (7.30-9.30pm). Bring along your ongoing knitting or crocheting project (or any other craft you enjoy), have a good chat & unwind over a glass of wine. Everyone is welcome, regardless of ability, including complete beginners (yarn, crochet hooks & knitting needles can be provided). No fee to pay, no commitment, just drop by.

Please contact Louise Cashman for further information: mob 07867 880237 or charlburywi@outlook.com

Louise Cashman · Link



Wed 11 May: “Spontaneity”

Charlbury Art Society presents a Talk by Mary Knowland.

Mary has lived and worked in and around Oxford for most of my life as an artist and teacher.

Through a major change in her life, she learned a great deal more about the human physical form and the inner self. Her work as an artist has preoccupied this, our individual place in the world and the process of time.

The Memorial Hall at 7.30pm

Members free, Visitors most welcome £3,
all under 25 year-olds FREE entry

www.charlburyarts.co.uk

Maureen Sparling · Link


Fri 13 May: Charlbury Society: Annual General Meeting

Memorial Hall 7.30 p.m.
All welcome.

The AGM will be followed by a short presentation by the Charlbury Museum, entitled 'The History of Aquatic Sports in Charlbury'. There will then be drinks and refreshments.

Gerald Draper · Link


Fri 20 May: The Charlbury Speakeasy

Watch this space for details...!

Simon Fenn · Link


Sat 21 May-Mon 30 May: Artweeks in Charlbury

Ten days of Artweeks in Charlbury, 21-30 May, including the Bank Holiday Monday.
Small groups, larger groups, individual artists, Schools, Churches - in all about 30 exhibitors this year. Potters, painters, sculptors, jewellery-makers, weavers. Come for a fabulous day out in Charlbury!

Maureen Sparling · Link


Fri 10 Jun-Sun 12 Jun: FIELD & COUNTRY FAIR at Cornbury Park

The Field & Country Fair, celebrating the British countryside and field sports takes place in June on the Cornbury Park Estate. It is presented by Time Inc. UK, home to a stable of iconic country and sporting titles: The Field, Shooting Gazette, Shooting Times, Sporting Gun, Country Life and Horse & Hound.

Alison Wright · Link


Fri 17 Jun: The Charlbury Speakeasy

This is the final Speakeasy of the season.
Watch this space for details...

Simon Fenn · Link


Sat 25 Jun: Charlbury Beer Festival

The 2016 Charlbury Beer Festival will be held at the cricket pitch (three minutes' walk from Charlbury station) on Saturday 25 June, from midday. There will be live music and other entertainment, good food, children's activities, and 50+ real ales, as well as ciders, perries and fine wine, the World Open Singles Aunt Sally Championship, and the Culture Club tent with a range of talks, drop-in workshops and comedy. Last year we raised a record amount of money for good causes in the local area and beyond, and we hope to do even better this year. For full details, visit our new website www.charlburybeerfestival.org/

As always, we are grateful to our generous sponsors, and we would be delighted to hear from anyone interested in sponsoring a barrel to mark a special event such as a wedding, birthday or anniversary.

Edward Fenton · Link


Weekly calendar

Monday
9am: Morning Prayer, St Mary's
9.30am: Mass, St Teresa's
9.30am (termtime): Toddler group, Memorial Hall
1.30pm-3pm: Tennis club
4.30pm: Evening Prayer, St Mary's
5pm-9pm: Rico's Pizzas, Spendlove
6.30pm-7.30pm: Silent reflection, Quaker Meeting House

Tuesday
9am: Morning Prayer, St Mary's
9.30am: Mass, St Teresa's
Lunch: Golden Years special, The Bell
2.30pm-4pm: Fish van, Market Street
4.30pm: Evening Prayer, St Mary's
6pm: Bowls club
8pm: Wychwayz Morris, Scout Hut
9pm: Pub quiz, Three Horseshoes

Wednesday
9am: Holy Communion, St Mary's
9.15am: Pebbles (under-5s), St Mary's
9.30am: Mass, St Teresa's
4.30pm: Evening Prayer, St Mary's
5pm: Karate, Memorial Hall
5pm-8pm: Thai to Go, Spendlove
6pm-10pm: Quiz, The Bell
Evening: Pie night, The Bell
7.45pm: Bell-ringing, St Mary's

Thursday
10am-12pm: Font Cafe, St Mary's
9.30am: Mass, St Teresa's
9.30am: Intermediate Yoga, Corner Ho
11.15am: Gentle Yoga, Corner House
4.30pm: Evening Prayer, St Mary's
7pm-9pm: Tennis club
Evening: Fish & chip night, The Bell

Friday
9.30am: Mass, St Teresa's
9.30am: Exercise for 50+, Memorial Hall
11.30am: Exercise Class, Memorial Hall
5pm-8pm: Fish & chip van, Spendlove
7pm: Choir practice, St Mary's
Evening: Tapas, The Bell
August 10am-12pm: Museum open

Saturday
9.30am: Mass, St Teresa's
9.30am: Wychwood Road Club ride, from Spendlove
10am-12pm: Tennis club
Morning: Coffee Morning, Corner Ho
Summer 10am-12pm: Museum open

Sunday
8am: Holy Communion, St Mary's
9.45am: Parish Communion, St Mary's
10.30am: Quaker Meeting
10.30am: Baptist Church Service
10.30am: Methodist Church Service
11am: Mass, St Teresa's
2pm-5pm: Tennis club
2.30pm: Canoe club
Summer 2.30pm-4.30pm: Museum open

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