What’s on

Sat 23 Oct-Fri 29 Oct: Christmas Shoeboxes

Half Term is a great time to start collecting together items for your shoebox for vulnerable children in Eastern Europe. For ideas, pick up a leaflet at St Mary's Church or the Corner House or go online:  www.teams4u.com

Collection date: Saturday 13th November 10am - 12 noon at the Baptist Church.  Children at the Primary School should take their box to school by Friday 12th Nov.

If you need an empty shoebox, please contact Joan Belshaw on 01608 810130. 

Christine Pearce · Link

Wed 27 Oct: Your weekly Farmers Market - midnight deadline for ordering fresh veg, trout, cheese, eggs, etc collected outside Community Centre on Saturday MORNING (& SESI refills)

WHAT'S IN SEASON? Plums, strawberries, tomatoes, cucumbers, new potatoes, sweetcorn, squash! Order deadline midnight Wednesday (actually 7am Thursday if you get up early enough!) for collection the following SATURDAY MORNING 9.30-10.30am.  Order your produce from StyanFamilyProduce.co.uk and pay online. In addition to a wide range of fresh fruit and veg from Worcestershire, you can also order Bibury trout (1st & 3rd Saturdays), Stainswick Farm oils and dressings, Charlbury Halcyon honey, preserves, free-range eggs and a range of Smarts single and double Gloucester cheeses. New customers always welcome, there is no minimum spend and no commitment to order every week - just place an order whenever it suits you.

Vegbox collection is now SATURDAY MORNING any time between 9.30am and 10.30am, the boxes will be arranged in alphabetical order alongside the community centre. A notification email will be sent out on Friday morning to everyone who has placed an order. Please maintain social distancing while collecting your box.

  • Please bring your own bag to transfer produce from the box and please return egg boxes and apple juice bottles for reuse.

Styan Family Produce come to Charlbury Farmers Market every 3 months from near Evesham, but since April 2020 we have been fortunate that they are delivering farmers market produce for collection in Charlbury every Saturday. The early tomatoes are from biomass heated glasshouses. Throughout the summer we can enjoy cherries, and wonderful plums together with courgettes, broad beans, peas, spinach, chard, salad bags, rocket, spring onions, sweetcorn, beetroot, cucumber, strawberries, etc, etc - all freshly harvested from Worcestershire. The Styan family farm was covered in a BBC1 programme about Farmers Markets on 4 January - Charlbury collections even get a mention!

Dairy Kefir grains

Available free of charge, please email info@charlburygreenhub.org uk to request some and bring a very small jam jar of milk to take some grains away.

SESI Refills

If you need refills for SESI household detergents then please drop off your clean empty bottles on Saturday morning during the veg box collection outside the Community Centre. These will be refilled during the week and be ready for collection the following Saturday. Any refills dropped off at the Farmers Market can also be collected here.

Secure Paper Shredding

Collect free sacks for your paper waste from The Cornerstone at The Corner House (open 10-1 Mon-Sat) . The next paper shredding collection will be in early December.

Local food suppliers

Check our useful summary of local food suppliers

Check CharlburyCAN Instagram for favourite recipes using seasonal food throughout the year and for tips to avoid food waste.

Organised by Charlbury Green Hub in conjunction with Janet Burroughs from Charlbury Farmers Market, Nikki Rycroft from Patients Participation Group, and Tanya Stevenson from the Community Centre.

Christine Elliott · Link

Fri 29 Oct: Stay and Play at the Bowls Club - not running on 29th

No Stay and Play today at the Bowls Club.

Open again on Friday 5th November. 


Cornerstone · Link

Sat 30 Oct: Halloween Disco & Pizza – Saturday, October 30th

Back by popular demand: Our Halloween disco aimed at children aged 2 - 7 and their parents. 

Calling all the little ghosts, vampires, witches and wizards of Charlbury to come and dance, make spells and whizz around our Halloween disco dance floor. Neon face paints, apple bobbing, guess the goo and other spooky games are also part of our recipe for fun. AND we have pizza and bottomless squash to fill you up and top tunes to get your feet moving – this is one party not to be missed!

Get your tickets here: https://cpshalloweendisco.eventbrite.com

Jill Petersen · Link


A small sale in aid of Cancer Research UK of preloved items, clothes, shoes, household, toys, games etc. will be held in Charlbury Primary School on Saturday 30th October, 10am - 3pm. 

If you have any items that are new or are used but in good condition, that you would like to donate to the sale then I would love to hear from you. Please contact me through the site or on 07773055013. Thank you. 

Jane Townsend · Link


A  one set APERO GIG with Alan Fraser (saxophone and cornet), John Lanyon (guitar), Simon Fenn (drums) and Ian Phillips (bass).

6 -7 pm at the SHED Nine Acres Lane.

Free entry but donations to support the project will be welcome .  And bring something to sip!

 Seating will be limited and safely distanced. So please reserve your place by emailing mingustree@gmail.com

Live music back at the SHED!

alan fraser · Link

Sat 30 Oct: Childrens Society Coffee morning

10am - 12noon at St Marys Church.

Refreshments, bric-a-brac stall and Flamingo Paperie card stall. 

All in aid of the Children's Society. 

Please wear a mask whilst browsing. 

Cornerstone · Link

Sun 31 Oct: Charlbury's Halloween Hunt

The Case of the Fluffy Ghost

After last year’s success, Charlbury Community Centre (well Charlotte actually) is organising another Halloween Hunt. This time it’s a Cluedo-style detective mystery. Entry forms are available from Charlbury Community Centre reception any time from now until the 31st October. Price £2 per child (and all get a sweet reward).

You can do the challenge any time from 4pm onwards on Sunday 31st October and collect your sweets between 5 and 8pm on the same day. Have fun!

Charlbury Community Centre · Link

Sun 31 Oct: Service of Thanksgiving for the Departed

St Marys Church at 4pm

All welcome

Jo Paton · Link

Wed 3 Nov: CBY Music Club - Wednesday Night is Music Night

After 18 months of COVID silence, we're back!

Usual place - the back bar of the Rose & Crown.

Usual time - every Wednesday from 8pm.

So, come and join our first re-gathering to enjoy some fine ales and 3 classic albums, which had we been able last year we could have celebrated their 50th, 40th and 30th anniversaries:

Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel (1970)

Kings of the Wild Frontier - Adam & The Ants (1980)

Listen Without Prejudice - George Michael (1990)

Escape life's relentless schedule with a great group of friendly, like-minded music lovers.


Anyone & Everyone welcome!

Ideas and requests for each weekly theme welcomed. Please contact Jos at cbymusicclub@gmail.com

Jos Foulston · Link



Friday mornings: November 5, 12, 19 ,26  December 3,10 - 10.15am-12.45pm

Saturday mornings: November 6, 13 , 20, 27, December 4, 11 -10am-12.30pm 

At RAILWAY STUDIOS, Charlbury (next to the train station) 

COST- £156 for six mornings plus choice of stone at cost (£10-£40)

Working in groups of no more than six, these workshops will give you the opportunity to create a small sculpture. One to one guidance will be given at every stage of the process. Come with an idea or wait to see what the stone suggests. No experience necessary and no pressure to produce a masterpiece! 

Use of tools, coffee/tea and biscuits included. 

RAILWAY STUDIOS are large and airy and there is parking. 

For more details or to book please email Cathy: binniecatherine@gmail.com

Catherine Binnie · Link

Sun 7 Nov: CRAG Sunday Concert

Flautist Philippa Davies and pianist Maggie Cole will be returning give our next Sunday CRAG concert, joined by their friend Sebastian Comberti on the cello.

All are internationally renowned musicians in their field, and it is a great honour that they will be playing for us in Charlbury. This is an event not to be missed!

They will perform a recital of works by Haydn, Villa Lobos, Beethoven and Francaix.

Memorial Hall Charlbury Sunday 7 November at 3 pm (doors open 2.30)

Tickets £12 (£6 under 16s) can be purchased at Cotswold Frames or are bookable in advance by phoning 01608 811558 or email nick.parker@cooptel.net

Limited tickets will also be available on the door.

We hope to resume refreshments as soon as possible. There will be complimentary take-away cake.

The hall will be well ventilated and the audience will be seated in socially distanced bubbles. Please bring a mask and wrap warmly.Numbers will be limited, so please purchase or book your tickets soon to avoid disappointment.

Visit our webpage here to read our Covid safety precautions.

All proceeds go to refugee relief.

Angela Gwatkin · Link

Wed 10 Nov: Charlbury Art Society AGM

Memorial Hall


Tony Lloyd · Link

Wed 10 Nov: CBY Music Club - Wednesday Night is Music Night - Classic Albums (2)

Music club is back!

Every Wednesday in the back bar of the Rose & Crown from 8pm.

This week we enjoy three classic albums celebrating their 50th, 40th and 30th anniversaries in 2021:

Electric Warrior - T. Rex (1971)

Dare - The Human League (1981)

Screamadelica - Primal Scream (1991)

Come and enjoy the music and some fine ales with a great group of friendly, like-minded music lovers.

Anyone & Everyone welcome.


Suggestions for weekly themes appreciated. Contact Jos at cbymusicclub@gmail.com

Jos Foulston · Link

Sat 13 Nov: Charities Christmas Card Sale

Our popular Christmas Sale is back again on Saturday 13th November in Charlbury Memorial Hall!

From 10 am till 12 noon the many different charities will be selling their beautiful cards and many other gifts. Mince pies, coffees, teas and delicious home made cakes will be there too.

Each year we are amazed to find a huge demand still for the beautiful cards, and all things Christmassy. Don’t miss it!

If you would like your Charity to join us please contact Clare Elson 01608 810310

Maureen Sparling · Link

Sat 13 Nov-Sun 21 Nov: ARTWEEKS OPEN WEEKENDS - RAILWAY STUDIOS (just past the station)

NOVEMBER 13th 14th & 20th 21st 

Saturdays 1pm-5pm  Sundays 11am-4pm 

-and by appointment until Christmas. 



Details of stone carving workshops. 

Online catalogue coming soon  - www.catherinebinnieartist.com



 Pottery - Hand-thrown, slip decorated, tableware and photography

Railway studios are large, well ventilated, and there is Parking .

Looking forward to welcoming you!

Come and join us for tea/ coffee and a mince pie 


Catherine Binnie · Link

Wed 17 Nov: CBY Music Club - Wednesday Night is Music Night - Sting & The Police

Music club is back!

Every Wednesday in the back bar of the Rose & Crown from 8pm.

This week is dedicated to one of Britain’s best-selling artists both solo and with The Police. All his and their hits guaranteed.

Come and enjoy the music and some fine ales with a great group of friendly, like-minded music lovers.

Anyone & Everyone welcome.


Suggestions for weekly themes appreciated. Contact Jos at cbymusicclub@gmail.com

Jos Foulston · Link

Sat 20 Nov-Sun 21 Nov: Christmas Artweeks

Twelve artists will be exhibiting for Christmas Artweeks in Charlbury over the weekend of 20-21 November, or thereabouts.  Some may exhibit longer but you will see individual details in November.  A great opportunity to buy unique Christmas gifts by local artists. A trailmap and more details will be available nearer the time. www.artweeks.org

Maureen Sparling · Link

Wed 24 Nov: CBY Music Club - Wednesday Night is Music Night - Talking Heads

Music club is back!

Every Wednesday in the back bar of the Rose & Crown from 8pm.

This week is dedicated to one of the most influential and critically acclaimed bands on the ‘70s and ‘80s – Talking Heads.

Come and enjoy the music and some fine ales with a great group of friendly, like-minded music lovers.

Anyone & Everyone welcome.


Suggestions for weekly themes appreciated. Contact Jos at cbymusicclub@gmail.com

Jos Foulston · Link

Sat 4 Dec: The Charlbury Speakeasy

Our first live show since February 2020.

The fabulous VICTROLAS with the Four Wordsmen of the Apostrophe.

Charlbury Memorial Hall, Saturday 4th December, 8:30pm

Details to follow.


Simon Fenn · Link

Wed 8 Dec: Charlbury Art Society

Desert Island Art

Memorial Hall


Tony Lloyd · Link

Thu 9 Dec-Sun 12 Dec: Christmas Tree Festival

We shall be holding the popular Christmas Tree Festival again this year at St Mary's Church starting on Thursday 9 December and continuing through to Monday 27 December.  There will be events running in the Church over the first weekend, (more information to follow). The decorated trees will remain lit up each day until just after Christmas.  Download your Booking Form here.

Maureen Sparling · Link

Fri 10 Dec: Jazz and Trees

Come along and enjoy a glass of fizz with canapes, see the wonderful display of Christmas Trees all to the accompaniment of our very own live jazz ensemble. 6.30pm in St Mary's Church.

Tickets £15  from Charlbury Deli (Cash only) and Charlbury Cornerstone  (also takes cards) from beginning of November.

Elisabeth Partington · Link

Fri 10 Dec: Late Night Christmas Shopping

Charlbury late night Christmas shopping is back again, why not come down and support your local shops who will be open till 8pm on Friday 10th December and pick up some lovely gifts, everyone welcome.

Tim at Cotswold Frames · Link

Sat 11 Dec: Charlbury Christmas Cracker

An entertainment for all the family featuring talent young and old from across Charlbury and district. Whether you enjoy music from the shows, folk music, or comedy, you will find something to enjoy. 7pm in St Mary's Church

Tickets £15 includes a glass of wine ,children free, from Charlbury Deli (cash only) and Charlbury Cornerstone ( also takes cards) from beginning of November.

Elisabeth Partington · Link

Sun 12 Dec: The Countryside at Christmas

A celebration of the joy of creation within the Christmas landscape through poems, prose and songs for everyone to sing. 7pm in St Mary's Church. All ages welcome. 

Admission Free. Retiring collection in aid of St Mary’s Church

Elisabeth Partington · Link

Wed 12 Jan 2022: Charlbury Art Society

7.30 Memorial Hall

Non members welcome £5 on the door

Juliet Heslewood

The Art of Friendship

Tony Lloyd · Link

Wed 9 Feb 2022: Charlbury Art Society

Memorial Hall 7.30

Non members welcome £5 on the door

Tony Lloyd · Link

Wed 9 Mar 2022: Charlbury Art Society

Memorial Hall 7.30

Non members welcome £5 on the door

Tony Lloyd · Link

Wed 13 Apr 2022: Charlbury Art Society

Memorial Hall 7.30

Non members welcome £5 on the door

Tony Lloyd · Link

Wed 11 May 2022: Charlbury Art Society

Memorial Hall 7.30

Non members welcome £5 on the door

Tony Lloyd · Link

Fri 10 Jun-Sun 19 Jun 2022: Charlbury Festival

Charlbury Festival 2022 

Art, Theatre, Literature, Music, Workshops and Talks.

Tony Lloyd · Link

Sun 19 Jun 2022: Charlbury Open Gardens 2022

After our colourful Virtual Open Gardens in 2020, and sadly the cancellation of the event in 2021, we are planning a bumper event on the 19th June 2022, in conjunction with the Arts Society, on the 2nd Sunday of the Charlbury Festival (10th to 19th June 2022).

More information nearer the date!

To know more about the Charlbury Garden Society and how to become a member, see our website: http://www.charlburygardensociety.org.uk/

Geneviève Hug · Link

Weekly calendar

Please note that many of these events are suspended during the Covid-19 pandemic.


  • 9.30am: Mass, St Teresa’s
  • 9.30am (termtime): Toddler group, Memorial Hall
  • 1.30pm-3pm: Tennis club
  • 1.15pm and 2.30pm: Strength & Balance, Community Centre
  • 6pm-7pm: Hatha Yoga, Community Centre
  • 7pm-8.30pm: Scouts, Scout Hut
  • 8pm-10pm: Badminton, Community Centre


  • 9.30am: Mass, St Teresa’s
  • 10am-11am: Bump to Two, Community Centre
  • 11am-12pm: Well Baby Clinic, Community Centre
  • 2.30pm-4pm: Fish van, Market Street
  • 5pm-9pm: Copper Pot Catering, Spendlove
  • 6pm: Bowls club
  • 8pm: Wychwayz Morris, Scout Hut


  • 9am-10am: Lean Gym, Community Centre
  • 10am-11am: Stay & Play, Community Centre
  • 10am-11.30am: Tai Chi, Methodist Hall
  • 11.15am-12pm: Toddler Gym, Community Centre
  • 11.45am-12.45pm: Qigong and Tai Chi, Methodist Hall
  • 2.15pm-2.45pm: Rhyme Time, Charlbury Library
  • 2.30pm-4pm: Walking Football, Community Centre
  • 6pm-7pm: Hatha Yoga, Community Centre
  • 7pm: Mass, St Teresa’s with Adoration to follow
  • 7.45pm: Bell-ringing, St Mary's
  • 8pm: CBY Music Club, Rose & Crown
  • 8pm-10pm: Volleyball, Community Centre


  • 9.15am: Hatha Yoga, Memorial Hall
  • 9.30am: Mass, St Teresa’s
  • 10am-12pm: Font Cafe, St Mary's
  • 11am: Therapeutic Yoga, Memorial Hall
  • 4pm-5pm: Junior Sports Club (8-11), Community Centre
  • 5pm-6pm: Basketball (11+), Community Centre
  • 5pm-6.15pm: Beavers, Scout Hut
  • 7pm-9pm: Velo Pizzeria, Rose & Crown
  • 6.30pm-8pm: Cubs, Scout Hut
  • 6.30pm-7.30pm: Circuit Training, Community Centre
  • 7pm-9pm: Tennis club
  • 8pm-9pm: Walking Football, Community Centre


  • 9.30am-12pm: Donate and Take, Corner House
  • 9.30am: Mass, St Teresa’s with Adoration/Benediction to follow
  • 9.30am: Exercise for 50+, Memorial Hall
  • 10am-12pm: Coffee Club, Community Centre
  • 2pm-5pm: Tennis Club
  • 5pm-8pm: Fish & chip van, Spendlove
  • 7pm: Choir practice, St Mary's
  • 7pm-9pm: Youth Club, Community Centre
  • August 10am-12pm: Museum open


  • 9.30am-12.30pm: Donate and Take, Corner House
  • Morning: Coffee Morning, Corner Ho
  • Summer 10.30am-12.30pm: Museum open
  • 4.30pm-8.30pm: Fish & chip van, Spendlove


  • 8am: Holy Communion, St Mary's
  • 9.45am: Parish Communion, St Mary's
  • 10am-11am: Circuit Training, Community Centre
  • 10.30am: Quaker Meeting
  • 10.30am: Baptist Church Service
  • 10.30am: Methodist Church Service
  • 2pm-5pm: Tennis club
  • 2.30pm: Canoe club
  • 4.30pm-8.30pm: Fish & chip van, Spendlove
  • Summer 2.30pm-4.30pm: Museum open

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