What’s on

Thu 9 Apr: 10pm ordering deadline for collecting Fresh Veg Box from outside Community Centre on Saturday

Order deadline 10pm Thursday for collection the following Saturday from 2.30pm. Bring your own bag to transfer produce from the box AND keep your 2m social distance at all times. To reduce contacts maybe arrange to collect for friends and neighbours.

Order your box from StyanFamilyProduce.co.uk for delivery this coming Saturday and pay online.

House-bound and need your box delivered? Call the Community Centre on 01608 811878 or if engaged try 01608 819253 (weekdays only) or email your request to info@charlburycommunitycentre.org.uk.

Check your email on Sat morning for your collection timeslot in the afternoon. To enable the safe collection of the pre-ordered veg boxes, there are 10 minute interval collection timeslots to 6 different collection points alongside the Community Centre organised by surname. Notifications are sent out on Saturday morning by email to everyone who has ordered a box.

Normally Styan come to Charlbury Farmers Market every 3 months, but now we are lucky they are making up veg boxes for collection in Charlbury every Saturday afternoon. Boxes are Large or Small or Small Without Potatoes and there are optional extras like beetroot, Jerusalem artichokes, pink fir apple potatoes, rhubarb, honey, and Worcestershire tomatoes grown using heat from a biomass boiler.

SESI Refills - if you are urgently needing refills for SESI household detergents then please email info@charlburygreenhub.org uk and arrange to drop off your clean empty bottles on Saturday afternoon outside the Community Centre. These will then be refilled during the week and will be ready for collection the following Saturday afternoon.

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

Christine Elliott · Link


Thu 9 Apr-Sun 12 Apr: Live streamed Easter services

Services to be streamed for Easter from St Mary's. 

Jo Paton · Link


Sat 25 Apr: The Charlbury Food Festival -Food for the Future- POSTPONED

At the festival you will be able to sample delicious food cooked by local people using sustainable, low-carbon ingredients. Advice on recipes will be provided to help you cook the same food at home. You will be able to talk to local producers about how they produce food and how this can contribute to a lower-carbon diet. You will be able to get ideas and inspiration on how to reduce food waste. There will be talks on what sustainable food production means in the context of climate change.

The festival will take place in the Memorial Hall between 12 and 3pm. Free entry. Free food!

John Lanyon · Link


Tue 5 May: Yack & Yarn

All crafters are welcome to bring along any project that they have on the go and have a drink and chat as part of a friendly group as they stitch, sew, knit or crochet. Organised on a drop-in basis with no fee or need to book. Bring a portable lamp if you have one. 7.30-9.30pm, first Tuesday of each month at The Bell.

https://www.charlbury.info/community/84?category=256

Louise Cashman · Link


Sat 9 May: Charlbury Garden Society Plant Sale

Sale of good quality, reasonably priced plants.

🌴🌴 CANCELLED 🌴🌴

Memorial Hall, 9.30 am

These include annuals, vegetables and fruits, hanging baskets and donations from local gardens.

Be sure to get there early for the 9.30 am start as we normally sell out very quickly.

If you have any spare plants you would like to donate then please bring them along before 9.30 am.

Enquiries: secretary@charlburygardensociety.org.uk

Geneviève Hug · Link


Tue 12 May: Scrabble at the Community Centre, 2.30pm

Please join us for two or three games of Scrabble on Tuesday 12th May, 2.30-5pm. We meet on the second Tuesday of every month in the TG room at Charlbury Community Centre. There is a small charge of £2 to help cover the costs of the room. No particular skill or experience needed.

The next session will be on 9th June.

Tanya Stevenson · Link


Wed 13 May: Charlbury Art Society CANCELLED

Abstracts Create Better Artists

Max Hale

A talk on the way figurative artists lose out from not trying the ultimate

Memorial Hall 7.30

Non members welcome £5

Tony Lloyd · Link


Wed 27 May: Quiz at the Community Centre

There has not been a quiz since February, so hopefully you're all raring to go! May's quiz will be hosted by Derek Collett. Teams of up to 6, but don't worry if you don't have a team - we'll pair you up.

Tickets, priced £5, are available from reception or on the night, numbers permitting.

Bar and snacks available.

Tanya Stevenson · Link


Sat 30 May-Sun 31 May: WEEKEND STONE CARVING WORKSHOPS with artist Catherine Binnie

Two days- £170
10am - 4pm
30th, 31st  May

On these two-day workshops you will be working with blocks of natural Maltese limestone, and will be given enough guidance through the process of stone carving to complete a small sculpture. A good lunch is included!

Stone carving workshops will cover:

Discussion of preliminary ideas - if you have ideas of what you would like to carve do bring these with you, equally it is fine if you would like to wait and see what the stone suggests!

Demonstration of stone carving techniques and use of hand tools - mallets, chisels, rasps & sandpaper.

Working on own piece with one-to-one guidance at every stage, from 'roughing out' the basic three-dimensional form to completion.

Advice on finishing the surface of the stone.

A good lunch (weekend workshops) and refreshments included.

No experience necessary.

A block of beautiful Maltese limestone & use of tools included (further blocks available at cost price) Eye protection, dust masks and gloves provided, if wanted.

Dusty! - work clothes recommended.

Limited places – To book, or for more information about this and other workshops contact Cathy at:

binniecatherine@gmail.com

07450313032

Booking confirmed on receipt of payment.

RAILWAY STUDIOS, UNIT 6, FOREST RD, CHARLBURY, CHIPPING NORTON, OX7 3HH

Catherine Binnie · Link


Tue 2 Jun: Yack & Yarn

All crafters are welcome to bring along any project that they have on the go and have a drink and chat as part of a friendly group as they stitch, sew, knit or crochet. Organised on a drop-in basis with no fee or need to book. Bring a portable lamp if you have one. 7.30-9.30pm, first Tuesday of each month at The Bell.

https://www.charlbury.info/community/84?category=256

Louise Cashman · Link


Sat 13 Jun-Sun 14 Jun: Charlbury Green Hub providing SESI detergent refill station at Farmers Market

9am-1pm. Charlbury Green Hub provides a pop-up SESI detergent refill station for household cleaning products at the Farmers Market on the Playing Close (second Saturday in March, June, September and December). We will have their full range for refilling your own bottles together with new bottles of product for buying this time (50p for the bottle) and refilling another time. In the eight months that don't have a Farmers Market, the pop-up refill station is the second Thursday of the month at the Spendlove carpark, next to Deep's sourdough bread stall (3.30-5.30pm). If you need some SESI products more urgently, then please contact Christine on 01608 811057 or info@charlburygreenhub.org.uk

Refill price per litre + 50p for initial bottle
£2.00/litre Washing-up liquid (unfragranced) - 500ml bottle
£2.00/litre Washing-up liquid (spiced ginger) - 500ml bottle
£2.50/litre Non-bio laundry liquid (unfragranced) - 1 litre bottle
£3.00/litre Biological laundry liquid (fragranced) - 1 litre bottle
£2.00/litre Fabric conditioner (cologne) - 1 litre bottle
£7.00/litre Delicate and hand laundry liquid (unfragranced) - 500ml bottle
£2.00/litre All purpose cleaner (lavender & rosemary) - 500ml bottle
£3.00/litre Cream cleanser (fragranced) - 500ml bottle
£1.00/litre White vinegar for cleaning - 1 litre bottle
£1.50/litre Window and glass cleaner (sea grass) - 500ml spray bottle
£2.40/litre Toilet cleaner (lotus & sea salt) - 1 litre bottle
£2.00/litre Hard water rinse aid for dishwashers - 1 litre bottle
£6.00/litre Fig hand soap - 500ml pump dispenser
£6.00/litre English rose hand soap - 500ml pump dispenser

We also collect things for reuse or recycling - water filters, printer cartridges, mobile phones, spectacles, bras, batteries, light bulbs.

Also kefir grains available free of charge - just bring a very small jar of milk to take some grains away in.

Pick up special bags for collecting confidential paper waste ready for shredding each May and November.

Summary of Farmers Markets in this area and other local food opportunities

Christine Elliott · Link



Tue 28 Jul-Fri 31 Jul: Charlbury Churches Holiday Club

Join us for a fun week. 10am - 12.30pm in St Mary's Church for school children aged 4 -11. Afternoon sports sessions at the Community Centre available each day. 

Jo Paton · Link


Wed 9 Sep: Charlbury Art Society

Industrial Art

Geoff Walton will share some of his fascinating collection of industrial art and talk about the artists who created these and some of the other works he admires.

7.30 Charlbury Memorial Hall

Non members welcome, £5 

Tony Lloyd · Link


Sun 20 Sep: Ignite - Contemporary worship service

6pm in St Mary's church. Join us for refreshments at 5.45pm

Jo Paton · Link


Mon 21 Sep: Autumn BINGO at the Bowls Club

Brilliant night out at the Autumn Bingo. Seats 120 - arrive early to secure table seat. Bar, raffle.

Charlbury Bowls Club, 74 Ticknell Piece Road, OX7 3TW

8 Games

6 books - £8

1 book - £1.50

2 Specials

6 game - £1 per game

1 game - 20p per game

Shaun Morley · Link


Sun 27 Sep: Messy Church for Harvest

Join us at 9am for breakfast and messy crafts followed by a family service.

Jo Paton · Link


Sun 4 Oct: Choral Evensong

6pm in St Mary's. All welcome. 

Jo Paton · Link


Wed 14 Oct: Charlbury Art Society

The Art of the Poster

Graham Tremlow

7.30 Charlbury Memorial Hall

Non members welcome £5

With a particular passion for the history of illustrated posters, retired University academic Dr Graham Twemlow writes and lectures on subjects relating to the decorative arts and design history.

Tony Lloyd · Link


Sun 8 Nov: Messy Church

Join us at 9am for breakfast and messy crafts followed by a family service.

Jo Paton · Link


Wed 11 Nov: Charlbury Art Society

Inspirational Cornwall

Kieran Styles will share some of the inspirational artists and places that make Cornwall such a positive influence on his own work

Charlbury Memorial Hall 7.30

Non members welcome £5

Tony Lloyd · Link


Sun 15 Nov: Ignite - Contemporary worship service

6pm in St Mary's church. Join us for refreshments at 5.45pm

Jo Paton · Link


Fri 4 Dec: JAZZ EVENING

Details to follow.

Ann Lloyd · Link


Sat 5 Dec: CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Details to follow.

Ann Lloyd · Link


Sun 6 Dec: Choral Evensong

6pm in St Mary's. All welcome. 

Jo Paton · Link


Wed 9 Dec: Charlbury Art Society

An Evening with Elena Piras

Elena will talk about her life and play some of the music she has written as well as other work she finds inspiring

Elena Piras is an award-winning solo artist specialising in traditional Gaelic and Scots folk music. She has performed live extensively, including at the Opera North Twilight Season in Leeds in 2015 and the Box Full of Treasures festival in Italy in 2013, which was also the year she released her debut album ‘Journey’ to critical acclaim.

In more recent years, she has continued to make music despite near-death experiences (plural), multiple sensory loss, chronic pain and the inevitable highs and lows that go along with trying to make a success of a creative life in troubled times. Happily, she is now well on the way to completing her second studio album ‘Where the Wind Blows’ and is still an in-demand name on the live folk circuit. Some of this new material has already enjoyed radio play on the BBC Introducing in Oxford show.

Elena cites Charlbury’s incredible community as her foremost reason for settling here. The varied connections and support she has received - both in and out of music - have proven invaluable to her and she looks forward to making a few more after her talk and performance!

Charlbury Memorial Hall 7.30

Non members welcome £5

Tony Lloyd · Link


Sun 13 Dec: Messy Nativity

Join us at 9am for breakfast and messy crafts followed by a pop up nativity and family service.

Jo Paton · Link


Thu 6 May 2021: Town Council elections

Provisional date. Postponed from May 2020.

Richard Fairhurst · Link


Weekly calendar

Monday

  • 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

Tuesday

  • 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
  • 6pm: Bowls club
  • 8pm: Wychwayz Morris, Scout Hut

Wednesday

  • 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
  • 5pm-8pm: Thai to Go, Spendlove
  • 6pm-7pm: Hatha Yoga, Community Centre
  • 7.45pm: Bell-ringing, St Mary's
  • 8pm: CBY Music Club, Rose & Crown
  • 8pm-10pm: Volleyball, Community Centre

Thursday

  • 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

Friday

  • 9.30am-12pm: Donate and Take, Corner House
  • 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

Saturday

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

Sunday

  • 8am: Holy Communion, St Mary's
  • 9.15am: Mass, St Teresa'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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