Emma Walton-Pond, Author at Banbury Museum

Art goes POP in Banbury!

Pop Art in Print; featuring work by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Damien Hirst and more

On Saturday 1st December, Banbury Museum will reopen its doors, and welcome visitors to the stunning new PYE Gallery. The first exhibition to grace these custom-built spaces is Pop Art in Print from the extensive print collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. This is the first time a national touring exhibition of this […]

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New gallery will see Turner jewel come to Banbury

We are getting set for the construction of a new special exhibitions gallery!

Banbury Museum is getting set for the construction of a new special exhibitions gallery as it announces receipt of a major donation.

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May 2017

Dear all Tony Baldry was a very splendid quizmaster at our first history quiz on April 20th – should we be embarrassed that the joint winners were the teams from Bloxham and from Deddington?   I was very surprised at how few people knew where Browns’ cakeshop had been, and again, many of those present couldn’t […]

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April 2017

Summer Outings 2017

Dear all, The most important item in this message is a reminder about our fun History Quiz which will take place in the Museum Cafe on Thursday April 20th.  This is for all members and friends,  and we have also invited other local history societies to send teams to join us.  Sir Tony Baldry has kindly agreed to come […]

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Castle Quay 2

Our role at the cultural heart of Banbury’s regeneration

Our Director responds to Castle Quay 2

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.

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The Indian Army in the First World War

6 December 2017 – 8 January 2018

Event Type: Mini- Exhibition Description:  Discover more about the significant contribution made by the Indian Army in the First World War through an Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire lens. Men of the 1st Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry fought as part of the Indian Army in Mesopotamia (Iraq). British and Indian soldiers fought and died side by […]

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