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Castle Quay 2

Our role at the cultural heart of Banbury’s regeneration

Our Director responds to Castle Quay 2

As plans for the expansion of Castle Quay shopping complex are revealed, the excitement for the regeneration and canal side development is shared by many. In response to the recent announcement and confirmation of exciting new tenants to Castle Quay 2, Banbury Museum’s Director, Simon Townsend, shares the following: “I am delighted to read the list of big names […]

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Katie Hyams

Museum Announces Grayson Perry

Julie Cope’s Grand Tour: the story of a life by Grayson Perry

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Hawkins Logo

Brick Wonders

Building Relations Brick By Brick

16 September 2017 – 18 November 2017 We are delighted to announce that Hawkins Group, a leading Banbury-based construction firm, will be the headline sponsor for ‘Brick Wonders’ visit to Banbury Museum in Autumn 2017. This ‘awesome’ exhibition will showcase the Seven Wonders of the World in LEGO® bricks; plus another 7 ancient, 7 modern […]

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Story Bash Balloons

Story Bash 2016

Story Bash 2016 a resounding success

Since becoming a charitable trust in November 2013 Banbury Museum has organised Story Bash as way of celebration, and this year was bigger than ever! Story Bash 2016 welcomed 1400 visitors to the museum, many local residents and some travelling hours especially to attend the event. Story Bash takes place at Banbury Museum every November […]

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RAF Upper Heyford Plane

Museum Tells Story Of RAF Upper Heyford

Cold War Frontier: The story of ‘Little America’, RAF Upper Heyford

17 September 2016 – 7 January 2017 Banbury Museum is receiving huge numbers of visitors after opening the doors to a brand new, never before seen, exhibition about RAF Upper Heyford. ‘Cold War Frontier’ tells the story of ‘Little America’ with first-hand accounts, artefacts and stories from the Cold War period. RAF Upper Heyford is […]

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Schlacht von Azincourt

The Agincourt Lecture

A wonderful event

Following on from the success of last year’s lecture at Broughton Castle to mark the 800th anniversary of the Sealing of the Magna Carta, Banbury Museum is delighted to confirm that Professor Anne Curry will deliver this year’s lecture marking the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt. The Battle of Agincourt took place in […]

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