What’s on

Wed 22 Mar-Fri 31 Mar: Co-operative Community Choices

Chipping Norton CO-OP holds a monthly draw in aid of local good causes. If you get e-mails from them, you will be getting two over the next week to offer you the opportunity to vote for a local good cause. Charlbury Day Centre is shortlisted this month and we would be really grateful if you could support us and vote for us by completing the form on line or by mentioning it to a member of staff in their store, when you visit over the next fortnight.
Thank you.

Bob Tait · Link


Tue 28 Mar: Only One Earth

Tuesday 28 March at 8 pm in St Mary's Parish Church.
'Pope Francis and the Environment' The fourth in the series of talks for Lent linking environment and faith will be given by Mary Grey, Emeritus Professor of Theology at the University of Wales. Professor Grey will explore the implications of the Pope's 2015 encyclical 'Laudato Si', subtitled 'On care for our common home'. In the encyclical the Pope calls on all the people of the world to take swift and unified global action to tackle environmental degradation and global warming.
Talks arranged by Churches Together in Charlbury.
All welcome. Doors open 7.30 pm.
Admission free, Donations towards expenses.

Rosalind Scott · Link


Wed 29 Mar: Charlbury Town Council - Full Council Meeting

The Town Council will meet at 7:30pm on Wednesday 29th March.
The meeting is open to the public and all are welcome to attend as observers only.
10 minutes are available at the start of the meeting for members of the public who wish to address the Council and who have previously informed the Town Clerk. If you wish to address the council during this time please contact the Town Clerk on 01608 810608 or at charlburytc@btinternet.com as soon as possible.

Peter Kenrick · Link


Thu 30 Mar: Wigwell Friends AGM

The Wigwell Friends are a group of enthusiastic volunteers who work together with the Wychwood Project to manage the Wigwell Nature Reserve. If you want to know what is being done or want to get involved please come along to the Morris Room in the Corner House at 7:30pm on Thursday 30th March.

Peter Kenrick · Link


Fri 31 Mar: Lent lunch

A simple meal of soup, bread and cheese will be provided in the Friends Meeting House on Friday 31 March, 12 to 2 pm. Everyone is welcome. There is no charge. Donations are requested for Christian Aid's work with refugees.

Rosalind Scott · Link


Fri 31 Mar: Annual Parish Meeting

The Annual Parish Meeting will be held in the War Memorial Hall at 8pm on Friday 31st March.

Come along to hear what the Town Council has been doing for the town over the past year and plans for the coming year. Also to hear reports from your County and District councillors and from the town charities, trusts and management committees.

There will be an opportunity to raise questions with members of the Town Council.

Peter Kenrick · Link


Sat 1 Apr: Tool Sharpening at Spendlove

9am-1pm. Bring along your old tools to get them sharpened rather than throw them away and buy new. They also have a supply of organic horse manure in bags.

Sharpening Services from Eynsham (07831 261082) are coming to the Spendlove the first Saturdays in April, May and June this year. They sharpen secateurs, shears, loppers, knives, scissors, saws, screwdrivers, hoes, spades, & planes. They can also arrange to sharpen and service lawn mowers for you. Price list

Organised by Charlbury Green Hub

Christine Elliott · Link


Sat 1 Apr: Have-a-Go Workshops

Charlbury Art Society organises a series of workshops, open to all, on Saturday 1st April:
10:00 - 12:30 Photography - bring your own camera
13:30 - 16:00 Photography (as above)
10:00 - 12:30 Linocut printing (for under 16 yr olds)
10:00 - 12:30 Colour mixing
14:00 - 16:30 Calligraphy

£10 for adults, £5 for children

For details and booking go to www.charlburyarts.co.uk/workshops-2/ or festival@charlburyarts.co.uk

Kati Eidenbenz · Link


Sat 1 Apr: CADS coffee morning

PLease come and support CADS coffee morning in the Corner House on Saturday, April 1st, 10a.m. to 12p.m.

Coffee, tea and cakes---all very welcome.

glena chadwick · Link


Sat 1 Apr: Charlbury Museum Opening

Charlbury Museum opens on April 1 with a new exhibition on Henry Allen, Charlbury Draper, Tailor and Funeral Director. Explore the contents of the tin trunk which was discovered in the attic of his former shop in Church Street. Find out what was for sale in his Drapery and see a wide range of Victorian clothing, accessories and sewing materials. Imagine what it was like to wear a dress with a 19 inch waist or a shirt with a stiff, detachable collar! We will be open every Saturday morning and Sunday afternoon until 1 October - times on the poster and our noticeboard.

Celia Faulkner · Link


Sat 1 Apr: Charlbury Museum reopens for the 2017 season

From 1st April at 10 am, Charlbury Museum reopens with a new exhibition. What? You have never entered the place? Now is your chance. There are five rooms packed with Charlbury history, not to mention our hidden stores. This summer's exhibition on Allen's Drapery is one example of the huge range of shops and services in the town before the advent of motor cars and television. Admission only £1, accompanied children free. For more details see the Community pages.

Janet Jeffs · Link


Sun 2 Apr: Jenny Larsen and Laveroc

Charlbury-born singer-songwriter Jenny Larsen presents a selection of her most recent compositions

Jenny will be joined by Laveroc (Kath Lucas, Maria Jurd, Jennie Grierson, Suzanna Starling and instrumentalist Adrian Hunter).

The fourth in a series of Tea Concerts on Sundays at 3pm in the Memorial Hall, Charlbury.

Tickets £10 (under 15s £5) including tea and cake, from Cotswold Frames or Charlbury PO, or on the door. Tickets may also be reserved by emailing charlburyrefugee@gmail.com or phoning 01608 811558.

All proceeds to Charlbury Refugee Action Group for refugee relief

Jon Carpenter · Link


Sun 2 Apr: Have-a-Go Workshops

Charlbury Art Society once again organises a series of workshops, open to all, on Sunday 2nd April:
10:00 - 12:30 Linocut printing (for adults)
14:00 - 16:30 Calligraphy (for under 16 yr olds)
14:00 - 16:30 Plaiting a paper basket (for adults)

£10 for adults, £5 for children

For details and booking go to charlburyarts.co.uk/workshops-2/ or festival@charlburyarts.co.uk

Kati Eidenbenz · Link


Mon 3 Apr: CHARLBURY BLUES WORKSHOP

This is the second Blues Workshop. As discussed at the first one, in March, we're going to try making a few changes.

There'll be an opportunity for less experienced bluespersons to try playing along with the "house band" at the beginning.

The band will be set up on stage so players can swap around easily as we experiment with different keys, styles and arrangements.

Guitarists won't need to bring their own amplifiers

More percussion instruments available for people to join in with.

At the Shed, Monday 3rd April.
8.00 to 8.30 pm â€" for the less experienced
8.30 to 10.00 pm â€" Workshop for all

Open to all comers. Non-players welcome to listen in!

Songs to include:
"Key To The Highway", "Killin' Floor", "Baby What You Want Me To Do"

Simon Fenn · Link


Tue 4 Apr: Only One Earth

Tuesday 4 April at 8 pm in St Mary's Parish Church.
'Eco Church' The last in the series of talks for lent linking environment and faith will be given by Martin Hodson speaking for A Rocha UK, a Christian charity working for the protection and restoration of the natural world.
A Rocha was started in Portugal and the name means 'a rock'. Martin will say why Christians should care about the environment, what we can do to protect it and how local churches can be involved.
Talks arranged by Churches Together in Charlbury.
All welcome. Doors open 7.30 pm.
Admission free. Donations towards expenses.

Rosalind Scott · Link


Tue 4 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


Thu 6 Apr: Charlbury Youth Theatre

Don't miss the Charlbury Youth Theatre's production of Blood Brothers(the play) produced and directed by Andy Graham and Geoff Gibbons. A gritty drama with lots of punch!
Two brothers (twins) discover their identity as their mothers try to protect them with devastating results!!
The Memorial Hall at 7.30 pm
Tickets 10 pounds Ring 07909832632 or 01608659462

With thanks to the support of The Shed,Charlbury Town Council, Charlbury Beer festival's charity and West Oxfordshire District council

Andy Graham · Link


Fri 7 Apr: Lent lunch

A simple meal of soup, bread and cheese will be provided in St Mary's Parish Church on Friday 7 April, from 12 to 2 pm. Everyone is welcome. There is no charge. Donations are requested for Christian Aid's work with refugees.

Rosalind Scott · Link


Fri 7 Apr: CHARLBURY TOWN FOOTBALL & SPORTS CLUB AGM

CHARLBURY TOWN FOOTBALL & SPORTS CLUB
A G M
THE CORNBURY ROOM AT BELL HOTEL.
7th April 2017 7.30pm FOR 8pm START.
ALL WELCOME
AOB in writing to club secretary by 1st April
To
Amanda Cooper
32 School Road
Finstock OX7 3DJ
Manda.28@outlook.com

mandy · Link


Fri 7 Apr: Charlbury Society: William Smith, the father of English geology

Geoffrey Walton will speak on the story and achievements of William Smith who was born in Churchill in 1769. Through his work in canal building, Smith realised that strata of rocks ran across the country in layers and gradually put together the first geological map of England. The importance of his work was only recognised late in his life, and he has become known as the father of English geology. The talk will deal with his life and concentrate on his work on drainage and irrigation, and also cover his work in Oxfordshire.

8pm Memorial Hall, tea and coffee served from 7.30pm
All welcome. Members free, non-members £3

Judy Dod · Link


Sat 8 Apr-Sun 9 Apr: Spring Show Exhibition

Charlbury Art Society presents their Spring exhibition of members work - many for sale.

In the Memorial Hall
www.charlburyarts.co.uk

Maureen Sparling · Link


Sat 8 Apr: Charlbury Garden Society and Art Society Spring Show

On Saturday 8th April in the Memorial Hall the Garden Society will again be holding its Spring Show, in conjunction with the Charlbury Art Society.

Lots of classes for daffodils and other Spring flowers.

Schedules are available online on the Garden Society website.

For Spring Show Schedule Click www.charlbury.info/files/474/SpringShow2017noentryform-2.docx

For Spring Show Entry Form Click www.charlbury.info/files/474/Spring17EntryForm.docx

Paper copies will be available for a couple of weeks before the Show at the Pharmacy, in the lobby of the Corner House, the Post Office hopefully and the Railway station

For further information on the Garden Society, including a membership form, go to _WEB2_www.charlbury.info/community/30?category=32

Geoff Holmberg · Link



Sat 8 Apr: Charity Coffee Morning

CHARITY COFFEE MORNING

Saturday 8th April, The Corner House, 10am - 12noon
Come and enjoy coffee, tea and delicious hot-crossed buns
also on sale: Home-made cakes & produce and a Special Easter Raffle
All proceeds to local Cancer Research. For more information contact Linda Akers on 01608 810012

Linda Akers · Link


Sat 8 Apr: Meet Terry Waite

Come to meet and speak with Terry Waite, humanitarian, author, and former envoy/hostage negotiator who was held captive in Lebanon for nearly 5 years.

St Mary's Church on 8 April at 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Bacon and Baps to be served with tea & coffee

dine glasgow · Link



Sun 9 Apr: “La Famille Bélier” - ChOC film of the month

Cert 12 / 1hr 43mins

In the BĂ©lier family, sixteen-year-old Paula is an indispensable interpreter for her deaf parents and brother on a daily basis, especially in the running of the family farm. At school, a music teacher discovers her gift for singing and encourages Paula to participate in a prestigious singing contest in Paris, which will secure her a place at a renowned music school. However, this decision would mean leaving her family and taking her first steps towards adulthood. (Shown with subtitles)

'This cheery French comedy-drama works on many levels: as a rites-of-passage story, a rustic family tale, a movie about deafness, a film about singing and a study in small-town politics.' - Geoffrey McNab/The Independent

Memorial Hall Charlbury at 7.30pm
Doors & licensed bar from 6.45pm

Admission: £5 / U15s £3

Jackie Hague · Link


Sun 9 Apr: Palm Sunday Procession and Service

Palm Sunday St Mary's Church
9.30 Blessing of palms and procession
9.45am Parish communion with passion reading

All welcome to join us.

Jo Paton · Link


Mon 10 Apr: EASTER BINGO AT CHARLBURY BOWLS CLUB

Join us for our twice yearly bingo, well known for great prizes. Doors open at 6.30pm, eyes down 7.30pm.

Charlbury Bowls Club
Ticknell Piece Road
Charlbury

Tel. 01993 878828 for more information.

Heather Hill · Link


Wed 12 Apr: Trees in Art

Charlbury Art Society presents a talk by art historian, Juliet Heslewood
In the Memorial Hall at 7.30pm
All welcome - £3, members and under 25s free
www.charlburyarts.co.uk

Maureen Sparling · Link


Thu 13 Apr: Maundy Thursday Services

Maundy Thursday at St Mary's Church
7.30pm Last Supper Holy Communion
8.30pm Vigil at the Cross

Jo Paton · Link


Fri 14 Apr: Good Friday Services

Good Friday at St Mary's Church
9am Holy Communion
10am The Road to Easter - family service with craft and hot cross buns
1.30pm The Nail - Good Friday reflections

Jo Paton · Link


Sun 16 Apr: Easter Day

Easter Day Services at St Mary's
8am Holy Communion
9am Holy Communion at All Saints' Shorthampton
10.30am Easter Day Parish Communion

Jo Paton · Link


Wed 19 Apr: Charlbury WI - A Captain at Work . . the Human Aspects of Airline Command

Our April speaker will be sharing the trials, thrills and excitement of being in command of a modern jet airliner. A former commercial airline captain, Tornado fighter pilot and RAF flight navigator, Cyril Mannion will be describing what happens 'behind the scenes' on a flight deck and the skills demanded of air crew to deal with the unexpected.

Charlbury WI meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall. Visitors are very welcome to come along to meetings to try us out without any pressure to join.

Contact Louise Cashman for more information: charlburywi@outlook.com/mob 07867 880237.

Louise Cashman · Link


Fri 21 Apr: CHARLBURY SPEAKEASY

Music from 10cc's lead singer, MICK WILSON. More details to follow!

Simon Fenn · Link


Sun 23 Apr: Sunday Soiree

Sunday Soirée

Garden Room, Charlbury Memorial Hall, 7.30-10.30

A evening of music and songs with a touch of poetry and drama thrown in. This event is in aid of the Charlbury Festival, to help meet the costs of putting the festival on.

Bring you own drinks, glasses will be provided.

Tickets, priced £5, will be available from Cotswold Frames nearer the time.

Tanya Stevenson · Link



Sat 29 Apr: "Musicians of the Dreaming Spires" from ChOClive

A quintet from this Oxfordshire based ensemble, Celia Redgate - flute, Christopher Redgate - oboe, Helen Pitstow - violin, David Lewis - viola, and Coral Lancaster - cello, will be performing works by a number of composers.

The programme: -
Vivaldi Concerto in D 'La Pastorella'
Haydn London Trio no 3
Françaix Quartet for cor anglais and strings
Redgate Tick Tock
Mozart flute quartet in D K.285
Bach Trio from cantata 208
Chorale from cantata 161
Gavotte from cantata 202
Bliss Conversations

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

Ticket details to follow.

Jackie Hague · Link


Tue 2 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



Sat 6 May: Children's second hand sale

At the shed - more details to follow.

Liz Gupta · Link


Sun 7 May: Pond Dipping at Blenheim Farm Nature Reserve

2.30-4pm Come along for an afternoon of wildlife discovery in the underwater world of Porters Pond. Dip into the pond with Mark from BBOWT and help to record all the species that have made this habitat their home.

Family friendly but no dogs please.

Blenheim Farm Nature Reserve is accessed either by the footpath heading east from the dip at the bottom of the Slade, or from Centenary Woodland.

Contact Christine for more information.

Christine Elliott · Link


Wed 10 May: 'Contemporary Tibetan Art'

Charlbury Art Society presents a talk by Professor Clare Harris

In the Memorial Hall at 7.30pm
All welcome - £3, members and under 25s free

www.charlburyarts.co.uk

Maureen Sparling · Link


Sat 13 May-Sun 21 May: Artweeks in Charlbury

Many artists and craftspeople open their studios around the town to join with the whole of Oxfordshire in a feast of artistic talent.

Maureen Sparling · Link


Sat 13 May: Charlbury Garden Society Annual Plant sale

This event is at 9.30am Plant Sale Memorial Hall
This is the Society's Annual Plant Sale and it sells out faster than Harrods' Sale. Queuing starts from 9.00 onwards. Don't be late. Plenty of annuals, perennials, vegetables, patio plants etc.

Geoff Holmberg · Link


Sun 14 May: The Art Café

Charlbury Refugee Action Group is holding another Art Café in St Mary's to coincide with Artweeks, when there will be an exhibition in the church and other locations round town.

We are serving coffees, teas, cakes and light lunches.

Come out for the day! Come and see the exhibitions. Meet up with friends.

Summer is here...

You are very welcome at the café any time between 12 and 5. All proceeds to refugee aid.

Jon Carpenter · Link


Sun 14 May: "A Street Cat Named Bob" - ChOC film of the month

Cert 12A / 1hr 40mins

Based on the international best selling book by James Bowen and directed by Roger Spottiswoode, the film tells the moving and life-affirming true story of the unlikely friendship between a young homeless busker (JamesBowen), played by Luke Treadaway, and the stray ginger cat named Bob who changed his life.

'The man-and-moggy partnership provides a warm backdrop to a solid, responsible and never preachy chronicle of homelessness, addiction and recovery' - Terry Staunton / Radio Times

Memorial Hall, Charlbury at 7.30pm
Doors & licensed bar from 6.45pm

Admission: £5 / U15s £3

Jackie Hague · Link


Sun 14 May: Jazz at Gothic House

The Garden Society invites you to a Jazz and Poetry Evening at Gothic House, Church Street. There will be music from Shannon Harris and Friends, poetry readings and an opportunity to walk around Andrew and Briony Lawson's garden with a glass of wine in your hand. This is a fundraising event for the Charlbury Festival. Starting at 7.30, doors open at 7.00. Tickets £10, Garden Society members £8.

Ann Lloyd · Link


Wed 17 May: Charlbury WI - Charlbury Museum's Summer Exhibition, Resolutions Debate & Pudding Tasting

Charlbury Museum curator, Celia Faulkner, will be giving us a short introductory talk on the museum's 2017 summer exhibition about Allen's Drapery, formerly in Church Street, Charlbury. The drapery lasted for about 100 years through generations of the Allen family selling a wide range of textiles, wools, carpets, furniture, hats and clothing to local people. The talk will be followed by a lively discussion of the 2017 Women's Institute's shortlisted campaign resolutions accompanied by some serious pudding tasting!

Charlbury WI meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall. Visitors are very welcome to come along to meetings to try us out without any pressure to join.

Contact Louise Cashman for more information: charlburywi@outlook.com/mob 07867 880237.

Louise Cashman · Link


Fri 19 May: CHARLBURY SPEAKEASY

Cool classically-infused jazz from the ROB TERRY TRIO. More details to follow!

Simon Fenn · Link


Wed 31 May: Charlbury House Detective

As a fund raising event for The Charlbury Festival, David Pollock will be helping us learn about the development of Charlbury from the clues we can see in the buildings. Illustrated talk starting at 7.30 p.m in the Friends Meeting House.
£5 pay on the door.

Ann Lloyd · Link


Thu 1 Jun: CHARLBURY DEBATING SOCIETY

Early summer session!

"WE NEED MORE HOUSING EVERYWHERE"

Proposer: Andy Graham, District Councillor
Opposer: Liz Reason, energy expert and campaigner
Chaired by Jonathan Luxmoore

Come and have your say!

Morris Room
Corner House
Thursday 1st June
@ 20.00

Admission £ 3.00 (free for under-21s) on the door

Jonathan Luxmoore · Link


Sun 4 Jun: Cello and Piano Recital

Enjoy a Sunday Tea Concert in the Memorial Hall at 3pm

Schumann : 3 Phantasie StĂĽcke

Shostakovich : Cello sonata

Manuel de Falla : 7 Canciones Populares Espagnolas, arranged for cello and piano

Jacqueline Johnson (cello) graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne, Australia. During her studies there she took part in masterclasses with cellists Rohan da Sarem, Anner Bylsma and Paul Tortelier. She was a full time member of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, played with the Australian Opera and Ballet companies and broadcast and recorded recitals for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. She gave many solo and chamber recitals throughout Australia, and also in China and Hong Kong and made several recordings and CDs. On moving to the United Kingdom in 1990, Jacqueline undertook further study with Christopher Bunting, Colin Carr and Pedro de Alcantara, and has also had coaching from Steven Isserlis. Now based in Oxford, Jacqueline works free lance, combining chamber music and solo performances with orchestral work and teaching. Recent concerto performances include Brahms Double and Finzi Concertos.

Emma Lowe (piano) trained at the Guildhall School of Music and then the Royal Academy of Music. She has played for recitals with instrumentalists, singers and her piano duo in Britain and on the continent. As a repetiteur she has worked for The Mayerlismann Opera Centre; Stowe Opera; British Youth Opera and was a pianist and coach for several years at L'Institut pour le developpement de da Voix, in Paris. Although classically trained Emma has also enjoyed playing for a more diverse range of music including 'Les Miserables,' and The British Film Awards. She has taken part in several musical shows such as 'The Magic Carpet Ride;' 'And the Mice will play…' with Moving Theatre; Diva Delight and 'Chantons sous les ans' at La Veille Grille, in Paris.

Emma now lives in Oxford with her husband and daughter. As well as playing for a choir and doing some freelance work, she teaches piano at the Dragon School and at home and is part of the Music Box Oxford team which teaches Kodaly based music to young children.

If you would like to join the membership list for Charlbury Refugee Action Group, please sign up at www.eepurl.com/bCX1bz

All proceeds go to Charlbury Refugee Action Group for refugee aid

Jon Carpenter · Link


Tue 6 Jun: 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


Sat 10 Jun: Worldwide Knit in Public Day on The Playing Close

Charlbury's Yack & Yarn group will be hosting their third annual WWKiPD event at the June farmers' market. Come along with your knitting, crocheting or other yarny craft and something to sit on and join in. Our event is one of several kicking off the start to Charlbury's week long Arts Festival (10-18 June). Find us in the purple gazebo in the centre of the market. 9am-1pm. Free. Adults only.
Contact Louise Cashman (charlburywi@outlook.com) for more info. https://www.wwkipday.com/

Louise Cashman · Link


Sun 11 Jun: Charlbury Open Gardens

Charlbury Open Gardens, organised by the Street Fair team, offers a variety of fabulous gardens open for your delight from 2pm until 6pm. Tea and cakes plus plant sales will be available all afternoon at the Memorial Hall.

Admission to all gardens will be by programme available on the day from 1:30pm from the Corner House garden. The cost will be £5 per person with FREE entry for children under 12. All proceeds will go towards the upkeep and improvement of the Corner House and Memorial Hall community buildings. Other attractions during the afternoon will include a quiz for children and a raffle with great prizes.

www.charlburystreetfair.org

Maureen Sparling · Link


Sat 17 Jun: CHARLBURY SPEAKEASY in the CHARLBURY FESTIVAL

The June Speakeasy is moving to Saturday as the culminating event of the Charlbury Festival. It's also moving to the Memorial Hall for an expanded programme of music, poetry and dancing, possibly all at the same time. Watch this space for more details!

Simon Fenn · Link


Wed 21 Jun: Charlbury WI - Craft Workshop

Our June meeting will be one of our popular evening craft workshops for both members and visitors. Details to be posted nearer the time.

Charlbury WI meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall. Visitors are very welcome to come along to meetings to try us out without any pressure to join.

Contact Louise Cashman for more information: charlburywi@outlook.com/mob 07867 880237.

Louise Cashman · Link


Sat 24 Jun: Charlbury Beer Festival

We are pleased to announce that the 2017 Charlbury Beer Festival will take place on Saturday 24 June 2017. Further details will follow, but in the meantime please put the date in your diaries! Preparations are already under way.

Edward Fenton · Link


Tue 27 Jun: CHARLBURY GARDEN SOCIETY OUTING

Tuesday 27th June - CHARLBURY GARDEN SOCIETY OUTING to Chenies Manor House Garden near Amersham (inc. coffee and biscuits) and Kingsbridge garden, Steeple Claydon (inc. tea and scones) £29.

Booking essential.

Depart 9am from Spendlove. Details and booing - from Sarah Potter 01608 810388/sarahpotter@btinternet.com

Geoff Holmberg · Link


Sat 15 Jul: 40th birthday Celebraton

The Pre School turns 40 and everyone is invited to join the celebration. More details to follow

Liz Gupta · Link


Wed 19 Jul: Charlbury WI - Pottery Talk & Demonstration

Our July speaker is Cotswold potter, Neil Alcock. Having spent years learning and working at potteries in the UK, France and Belgium, he set up his own business (Vineyard Pottery, near Winchcombe) in 1998. He now produces hand crafted domestic stoneware, with English and Japanese potters, shapes and glazes being the major influences on his work. Neil will accompany his talk with a pottery demonstration.

Charlbury WI meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall. Visitors are very welcome to come along to meetings to try us out without any pressure to join.

Contact Louise Cashman for more information: charlburywi@outlook.com/mob 07867 880237.

Louise Cashman · Link


Sat 29 Jul-Sun 30 Jul: Riverside Festival 2017

Riverside is a FREE family-friendly music festival in an idyllic riverside setting, with more than 40 acts playing across 3 stages including; rock, indie, jazz and folk. Plenty of activities for children, food and drink stalls, crafts, and a beer tent selling local ale.

Saturday 29th July: 12noon-10pm
Sunday 30th July: 11am-8pm

Address: The Mill Field, Dyers Hill, Charlbury, Oxfordshire OX7 3QG

Website: www.riversidefestival.charlbury.com

Ruth Brice · Link


Thu 3 Aug-Sun 6 Aug: Wilderness Festival

Details tbc.

Richard Fairhurst · Link



Wed 20 Sep: Charlbury WI - Scrapbooking Workshop

Scrapbooking is a creative and personal way of documenting memories using photographs, journal entries, memorabilia and embellishments. Workshop leader Joy Aitman will explain the basic techniques to help you create attractive page layouts using an array of materials to start off your scrapbook album.

Charlbury WI meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm in the Memorial Hall. Visitors are very welcome to come along to meetings to try us out without any pressure to join.

Contact Louise Cashman for more information: charlburywi@outlook.com/mob 07867 880237.

Louise Cashman · 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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