What’s on

Sat 21 Jul-Sun 22 Jul: CHARLBURY MUSEUM

OPENING HOURS: Saturday 10.30 am to 12.30 pm, and Sunday 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm. 2018 Exhibition: Walk on the Wild Side, an exploration of Wychwood Forest in liaison with the Wychwood Project.
Do you recognise the members of this hockey team, perhaps from the 1950s?

Janet Jeffs · Link


Mon 23 Jul: Charlbury Town Council – Planning Meeting

The Town Council will meet at 7:30pm on Monday 23rd July in the Corner House (Ann Downer Room) to consider recently submitted planning applications relating to Charlbury. At the start of the meeting, Inspector Hookham of Thames Valley Police will be present to give councillors an update on policing matters
For further details see the Town Council page www.charlbury.info/community/31

Peter Kenrick · Link


Wed 25 Jul: Quiz at the Community Centre

Our popular series of regularly monthly quizzes in the cafe area of Charlbury Community Centre is not stopping for summer! This quiz is set by Nicola Morgan and Kate Smith.
The cafe and bar will be open from 7.30pm, quiz starts promptly at 8pm - please allow time to get settled and get the drinks in.
Ticket price £5 per person from the reception desk. We only have space for 48 people and the first two were a sell-out, so please buy tickets early. No need to bring a whole team unless you want to - we will put people together to fill up the tables.

Tanya Stevenson · Link


Wed 25 Jul: Charlbury Town Council – Full Council Meeting

The Town Council will meet in the Corner House (Morris Room) at 7:30pm on Wednesday 25th June.
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 by prior arrangement with 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.
For further details see the Town Council page at www.charlbury.info/community/31

Peter Kenrick · Link


Wed 25 Jul: Holiday Sports Sessions for ages 11+

Charlbury Community Centre will hold sessions for people of secondary school age this summer, on 25th July and 1st August 10-12am. Led by Jason Biles, we will focus on team sports such as basketball and five-a-side football, plus racquet sports. We'll be guided by the number of participants and their wishes when deciding what to play.
Cost £10 for the 2 hour session. Please bring CLEAN suitable footwear.

Tanya Stevenson · Link


Sat 28 Jul: Bridge drive at Ditchley Park

See attached poster for details of this event in aid of the Spelsbury Church Fund.

From 10.30 am to 3.30 pm including lunch.

Tickets £25 including refreshments, a 2 course lunch incl. a glass of wine or soft drink.

To book tickets, call 01608 684234 or write to C.C. Galloway, Natterers Barn, Vicarage Lane, Long Compton, CV36 5LH with SAE & cheque payable to "The Spelsbury Fund"

Jim Holah · Link



Sat 28 Jul-Sun 29 Jul: Riverside Festival

FREE family-friendly music festival in an idyllic riverside setting with more than 40 acts playing across four stages, rock, indie, jazz, and folk on the main two stages and all sorts on the Riverside Fringe and Buskers stages! This year, Riverside Festival has a circus theme, so if you're a dab hand at juggling, know a magic trick or two, excel at stiltwalking, have acrobatic tendencies or just enjoy clowning around, they'd like to hear from you (email: admin@riversidefestival.charlbury.com)
Saturday 28 July (12pm-10pm) Sunday 29 July (11am-8pm)

Kathryn Custance · Link



Tue 31 Jul-Fri 3 Aug: Charlbury Churches Holiday Club and Multi Sports afternoons

On Your Marks Holiday Club. Tuesday 31st July - Friday 3rd August. 10am - 12.30pm. St Mary's Church. For children aged 4 - 11. Songs, craft, drama, and lots of fun. To book contact the Parish Office on 810230 or email parishoffice@stmaryscharlbury.co.uk

Multi-sports at the Community Centre following on from Holiday Club till 4pm each day of Holiday Club. Book through the Parish Office. Places limited.

Jo Paton · Link


Wed 1 Aug: Holiday Sports Sessions for ages 11+

Charlbury Community Centre will hold sessions for people of secondary school age this summer, on Wednesday 25th July and 1st August 10-12am. Led by Jason Biles, we will focus on team sports such as basketball and five-a-side football, plus racquet sports. We'll be guided by the number of participants and their wishes when deciding what to play.
Cost £10 for the 2 hour session. Please bring CLEAN suitable footwear.

Tanya Stevenson · Link


Sat 4 Aug: Town Councillor Surgery

Town councillors will be available between 10am and noon in the Corner House (Morris Room) to hear your comments and answer your questions. No appointment necessary - just come along!
For further details see the Town Council page at www.charlbury.info/community/31

Peter Kenrick · Link


Sat 4 Aug: CHARLBURY MUSEUM COFFEE MORNING/BRIC A BRAC SALE

Early notice of our coffee morning in the Corner House from 9.30 to 11.45 am, plus bric a brac sale in the Museum Garden from 10 am to 12 noon.
This date marks 104 years since Britain declared war on Germany in 1914 - read the story of Charlbury during the Great War in the museum's book Glover, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor, available at the coffee morning, or from Tim's shop and the museum.

Janet Jeffs · Link


Sun 5 Aug: Holiday Club Sunday Service

Come and see what's been happening at the On Your Marks Holiday Club in St Mary's all this week. 9.45am. All welcome.

Jo Paton · Link


Tue 7 Aug: Summer Holiday Multi-Sport Activities for Children 2-4pm

Afternoon multi-sport activity sessions will be offered again at Charlbury Community Centre from 2-4pm on two Tuesdays and two Thursdays in August.
Run by Paul Quibell-Smith, experienced PE teacher and coach.
Primary school aged children only please.
Price £10 per session.
Maximum of 20 children per session.
To book in advance, please ring 01608 811878. Payment will be needed to reserve your place.
https://www.charlburycommunitycentre.org.uk/young-people/

Tanya Stevenson · Link


Tue 7 Aug: Charlbury Yack and Yarn

The Bell Inn, Church Street, Charlbury
Time: 19.30 - 21.30

We are a very friendly group who meet once a month on the first Tuesday. This is open to all whether you are a novice or an expert. There is the opportunity to learn new skills. Knitting, crocheting, needlework, cross stitch, sewing etc.

Miriam Evans · Link


Thu 9 Aug: Summer Holiday Multi-Sport Activities for Children 2-4pm

Afternoon multi-sport activity sessions will be offered again at Charlbury Community Centre from 2-4pm on two Tuesdays and two Thursdays in August.
Run by Paul Quibell-Smith, experienced PE teacher and coach.
Primary school aged children only please.
Price £10 per session.
Maximum of 20 children per session.
To book in advance, please ring 01608 811878. Payment will be needed to reserve your place.
https://www.charlburycommunitycentre.org.uk/young-people/

Tanya Stevenson · Link


Sun 12 Aug: The Post - ChOC Film Of The Month

The Post Cert. 12A / 115mins.

Katharine Graham (Meryl Streep) is the first female publisher of a major American newspaper - The Washington Post. With help from editor Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks), Graham races to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spans three decades and four U.S. presidents. Together, they must overcome their differences as they risk their careers, and freedom, to help bring long-buried truths to light.

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

Admission: £5 / U15s £3

Jackie Hague · Link


Tue 14 Aug: Summer Holiday Multi-Sport Activities for Children 2-4pm

Afternoon multi-sport activity sessions will be offered again at Charlbury Community Centre from 2-4pm on two Tuesdays and two Thursdays in August.
Run by Paul Quibell-Smith, experienced PE teacher and coach.
Primary school aged children only please.
Price £10 per session.
Maximum of 20 children per session.
To book in advance, please ring 01608 811878. Payment will be needed to reserve your place.
https://www.charlburycommunitycentre.org.uk/young-people/

Tanya Stevenson · Link


Wed 15 Aug: Charlbury WI - Summer walk and supper

Our August meeting moves outdoors when we take a 2 mile walk from Charlbury, through Cornbury Park to Finstock, and then enjoy a meal together at the The Plough.

Jackie Hague · Link


Thu 16 Aug: Summer Holiday Multi-Sport Activities for Children 2-4pm

Afternoon multi-sport activity sessions will be offered again at Charlbury Community Centre from 2-4pm on two Tuesdays and two Thursdays in August.
Run by Paul Quibell-Smith, experienced PE teacher and coach.
Primary school aged children only please.
Price £10 per session.
Maximum of 20 children per session.
To book in advance, please ring 01608 811878. Payment will be needed to reserve your place.
https://www.charlburycommunitycentre.org.uk/young-people/

Tanya Stevenson · Link


Sat 1 Sep: Charlbury Garden Society Annual Show

The Society's Annual Show will be held on Saturday 1st September in the Memorial Hall.
This is the main show of the year and there will be exhibits of fruit, vegetables, flowers, flower arranging, cookery photography and handicrafts. In addition there will be classes for children's growing and crafts.

The schedules, including entry forms, are now available online and paper copies will be also available a week or so before the event around the town at the Pharmacy,the Railway Station, the Old Post Office (Larcums), and in the foyer of the Corner house.

Geoff Holmberg · Link


Sat 8 Sep: Last Night of the proms - Charlbury Street Fair Event

Memorial Hall 7.30 8th September 2018 - further details to follow .

Elaine Newbold · Link


Sat 8 Sep: Children's Bike Rally

Save the date!
The route round Charlbury's five churches starts at St Mary's on Church Street and ends at the Windrush Bike Project tent on the Playing Close.
Children may also ride on balance bikes and scooters. Parents must sign their children in at St Mary's from 10.30 and must accompany their children. The rally will start at 11.35. All children who complete their route will receive certificates and prizes (thanks to the Coop).
Despite the weather last year's rally was enjoyed by some 40 children (and panting parents).
I am again organising this year's rally on behalf of the Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust and the Windrush Bike Project and will be recruiting a team of stewards to help on the day.
Volunteers please to basil.eastwood@gmail.com

Basil Eastwood · Link


Sun 9 Sep: Back to School Messy Church

Join us at St Mary's Church for a Back to School Messy Church. 9am for breakfast, messy crafts and a family service celebrating our teachers. The school choirs will be joining us. All welcome.

Jo Paton · Link


Wed 12 Sep: Charlbury Art Society: Smarter than my Camera

Paddy Gallagher explores the possible when the automatic button on a modern camera is turned off.
7:30pm at the Memorial Hall

Kati Eidenbenz · Link


Fri 14 Sep-Sat 15 Sep: Charlbury Street Fair

The Street Fair takes place in Church Street - Saturday 15th September and is preceded by the Egg Throwing Competition on the evening of 14th September, as well as the Last Night of the Proms in the Memorial Hall on 8th September

Outline Programme of Events for 15th:

1:30pm - Childrens' Fancy Dress judging
1:45pm - Childrens' Parade with Classic Cars
2:00pm - Grand Opening & Prize-giving by Kathy Clugston, Radio Presenter
NEW FOR THIS YEAR - BAKE-OFF COMPETITION
2:15-4.15pm - Entertainment
- Morris Dancing, Charlbury Primary School Choir, Buskers
4:15pm - Charlbury Primary School Dancers
led by Tina
5:00pm - Grand Draw & Silent Auction results
5:30pm - STALLS CLOSE
7:00pm - Music - and Dancing in the Street
10:00pm - CLOSE

Also to feature: Fun Fair (Saturday 15th only), Climbing Wall (that's a wall to climb up not a wall that climbs!), Fire Service display, Food stalls, Book sale, Bric-a-brac etc etc...

John Dora · Link


Sun 16 Sep: Ignite - formerly 6 O'clock worship

Join us at St Mary's Church for a contemporary worship service. 5.45pm for coffee and cookies. All welcome.

Jo Paton · Link


Wed 19 Sep: Charlbury WI - September meeting and talk, 'Corsetry & Couture'

Memorial Hall, Charlbury at 7.30pm

Student Rosie Dennington received world-wide recognition when actress Helena Bonham-Carter wore one of her flamboyant corset creations to a Vanity Fair photoshoot. She now runs her own business specialising in costume design and corsetry.

Visitors are welcome to join us for the evening and following the talk enjoy a cuppa and a slice of delicious home-made cake.

Jackie Hague · Link


Sun 23 Sep: Choral Evensong

6pm at St Mary's Church. All welcome.

Jo Paton · Link


Sun 23 Sep: Harvest Festival

Come along to the Harvest Festival at St Mary's Church. 9.45am. All welcome.

Jo Paton · Link


Sun 7 Oct: Tea Concert: Flute and Piano recital

The first CRAG tea concert of the season!

Phillipa Davies (flute)and Maggie Cole (piano) will be playing the Bach B minor flute sonata and the Poulenc sonata for flute and piano.

In the Memorial Hall at 3pm, followed by free tea and cake.

Tickets £10 from Cotswold Frames or Larcum's nearer the date, or reserve by emailing charlburyrefugee@gmail.com

All proceeds to Charlbury Refugee Action Group

Jon Carpenter · Link



Fri 19 Oct-Sun 21 Oct: Exhibition CAS 30: Charlbury Art Society celebrates 30 years

A stunning exhibition showcasing the talents and skills of CAS members. In the Cornbury Room, Bell Hotel, Charlbury.
Vernissage 19 October in the evening
Exhibition open Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October

Kati Eidenbenz · Link


Sun 4 Nov: Tea Concert: Recital by Fretwork

Programme information to follow.

In the Memorial Hall at 3pm, followed by free tea and cake.

Tickets £10 from Cotswold Frames or Larcum's nearer the date, or reserve by emailing charlburyrefugee@gmail.com

All proceeds to Charlbury Refugee Action Group

Jon Carpenter · Link


Sat 10 Nov: Charlbury Variety Show

Back due to popular demand and again in aid of the Charlbury Community Centre. We already have some new acts, but would be interested to hear from anyone who would like to perform anything from songs, music, dance, comedy, magic etc. It's great to have a real variety.
It will be held in the Memorial Hall from 7.30pm on Sat 10th November. More details to follow.

Tanya Stevenson · Link


Wed 14 Nov: Charlbury Art Society: AGM and Chinese Artist Chen Zizhuang

Vivian Leng in conversation with Philippa Phelan on the chinese Artist Chen Zizhuang
7:30 Memorial Hall, Charlbury

Kati Eidenbenz · Link


Sat 1 Dec: Baroque Classics - vOx Chamber Choir

vOx return to Charlbury with a programme of baroque classics, including Vivaldi's Gloria, Handel's Zadok the Priest and Bach motets Komm, Jesu, Komm and Lobet den Herrn. There will be some not-so-well-known gems by contemporaries of Bach. Check out www.vox-choir-oxford.co.uk/concerts for more information.

Andrew Chim · Link



Sun 6 Jan: Tea Concert: Recital by Brian Boothby

Programme information to follow.

In the Memorial Hall at 3pm, followed by free tea and cake.
Tickets £10 from Cotswold Frames or Larcum's nearer the date, or reserve by emailing charlburyrefugee@gmail.com

All proceeds to Charlbury Refugee Action Group

Jon Carpenter · Link


Sun 17 Feb: Tea Concert: Bach, Goldberg Variations

Alistair Ross (harpsichord)

In the Memorial Hall at 3pm, followed by free tea and cake.

Tickets £10 from Cotswold Frames or Larcum's nearer the date, or reserve by emailing charlburyrefugee@gmail.com

All proceeds to Charlbury Refugee Action Group

Jon Carpenter · Link


Sun 24 Mar: Tea Concert: Flute and Harpsichord Recital

Rachel Beckett (flute and recorder) and Alistair Ross (harpsichord)

Programme information to follow.

In the Memorial Hall at 3pm, followed by free tea and cake.

Tickets £10 from Cotswold Frames or Larcum's nearer the date, or reserve by emailing charlburyrefugee@gmail.com

All proceeds to Charlbury Refugee Action Group

Jon Carpenter · Link


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