Nearby: Banbury

The Category Banbury is a subset of Oxfordshire. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Organizers, Performers and Venues associated with Banbury which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.


In contrast, the following Entities do not (currently) have Records in 'Open Concerts and Recitals'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- 5Ways Barbershop Harmony Chorus

- Deddington Brass

- The Mill Arts Centre


! Banbury KEY
VISITS (to Website)97
VIEWS (of this Record)148

'Guest nights with national, local and up and coming artists; theme nights; open sessions; open stage nights and lots more in a friendly setting. Some nights are acoustic and some with PA.'


Category Folk Clubs
* Banbury Folk Club
VISITS (to Website)417
VIEWS (of this Record)545

‘Started in 2000 as a one day event but has grown into a full weekend attracting major artists and folk enthusiasts from all over the country. Banbury, nestled on the eastern edge of the beautiful Cotswolds and close to the historic Civil War battle sites of Edgehill and Cropredy, is a great place to visit with its charming medieval shopping streets and alleyways. The pedestrianised town centre provides a fabulous place to shop and a great venue for the Dance Sides and Hobby Horses to perform.’ Held Mid October.


Category Folk Festivals
* Banbury Folk Festival
VISITS (to Website)156
VIEWS (of this Record)269

‘Offers a packed programme of events designed to appeal to all ages ... The vision of the Deddington Festival is to enhance the community spirit of the parish of Deddington and surrounding villages though an annual Festival of music, performing arts, visual arts and community events which entertain and inspire.‘ Held Early June.


Category Banbury
* Deddington Festival
VISITS (to Website)186
VIEWS (of this Record)304

'Sunday evenings in the parish churches of Adderbury and Deddington, North Oxfordshire, and King’s Sutton, South Northamptonshire ... Music in Adderbury concerts - founded 1986 - were originally held only in the glorious setting of the parish church in the beautiful North Oxfordshire village of Adderbury. Nowadays, though, some of each season’s series concerts take place at the equally stunning parish church of Adderbury’s neighbouring village, Deddington.'


Category Banbury
* Music in Adderbury
VISITS (to Website)84
VIEWS (of this Record)156

'The Swalcliffe Concerts aim to offer a rich mix of musical styles, enhanced by the wonderful acoustics of St Peter and St Paul, Swalcliffe. The concerts will raise funds for the church itself and other village projects and charities supported by the Swalcliffe Village Fund. We have more exciting and varied performances lined up for the future so please look out for further announcements ...'


* Swalcliffe Concerts
VISITS (to Website)154
VIEWS (of this Record)419

'We are a friendly choir that welcomes enthusiastic singers of all ages ... We warmly welcome students (aged 16 to 25 years in full time education) who will automatically receive free membership to the choir. In addition, if they wish, they can audition for the Banbury Choral Society (BCS) Youth Outreach Scheme that is a new community initiative.'


Category Choral Societies
+ Banbury Choral Society
VISITS (to Website)376
VIEWS (of this Record)552

‘We are a friendly and award-winning amateur musical society performing two shows a year (operetta to Lloyd Webber) ... We welcome new members, performing and non-performing. If you are interested in joining us we would be pleased to see you at any of our rehearsals, when you can meet us and find out more about what we do.‘


+ Banbury Operatic Society
VISITS (to Website)167
VIEWS (of this Record)275

'We rehearse through each school term to perform 3 symphony orchestra concerts each year. Our smaller chamber orchestra concerts are typically in May each year.'

+ Banbury Symphony Orchestra
VISITS (to Website)283
VIEWS (of this Record)762

‘North Oxfordshire's largest choral society with over 90 regular members. Formed back in 1972, the choir now boasts singers from five counties ... singing everything from Oratorio to G&S and West End Musicals!’

Category Choral Societies
+ Cherwell Choral Society
VISITS (to Website)94
Also indexedWarriner Choral Society
VIEWS (of this Record)204

‘We’re a friendly choir that aims to sing challenging music to a high standard. The team for each concert is drawn from a larger squad of singers and so the composition of the choir varies. We have 3-4 rehearsals at weekends before each concert with at least one full-day rehearsal on a Saturday ... The choir’s main performing areas are Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and surrounding counties, but it also performs in London.’


Category Chamber Choirs
+ Choros
VISITS (to Website)150
VIEWS (of this Record)289

‘Renowned for their ability to put on a fully staged musical in just one week during the summer, YOBOS is a non-profit making group created in 2003, as an exciting musical theatre project giving 10 to 19 year olds in the Banbury and North Oxfordshire area a taste of what it takes to be in a musical production. YOBOS high quality productions have resulted in them gaining national recognition, with the group winning awards as well as being asked to perform in the West End as part of a showcase of the country’s talented young performers on numerous occasions.’


+ Youth of Banbury Operatic Society
VISITS (to Website)196
Also indexedYOBOS
VIEWS (of this Record)326

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