The next in the series of monthly quizzes will be held on Wednesday, 28th November at 7.30pm for an 8pm start. Tickets, priced £5 are available from the reception desk at the Community Centre, or you can call us on 01608 811878 to reserve your place (but please pay at time of booking). We can only accommodate 8 tables of up to 6 people and it will be cosy in there! You do not have to have a whole team – we will match you up with others where there are singles, pairs etc. If you do not have a full table, be aware that we may need to put some people with you. Drinks (alcoholic and soft, cold and hot) and snacks will be served from the café. This quiz will be hosted by Derek Collett.
Dates of next few quizzes:
Age UK will show a film every month on the last Friday of the month at 2pm (with the exception of December). We are not allowed to publicise the film to be shown under the terms of the licence, but the film on November 30th has a Christmas theme. In future we may be able to give participants a choice of films. This event is free, refreshments are available from the cafe.
Future film club dates:
Now that some of the mosaic swifts have been installed in our courtyard, swifts expert Chris Mason will talk about encouraging swifts to come and nest in Charlbury and fill the sky during the summer months.
The Thomas Gifford Room at the Community Centre. £5 on the door to include a glass of wine.
This is a fundraising event to support the Swifts Community Art Project. You can now see the installation of 50 mosaic swifts in the courtyard outside.
Guinguette d’Oxford play beautiful French Guinguette music and comprise of a singer, two accordions, a guitar, a fiddle and a bass.
There is no entry fee for this short concert and the café will be serving wine, beer, coffee and all the usual goodies. Please come along for a relaxing Sunday lunchtime.
After a tour of the town singing carols, Charlbury School Choir will end up at the Community Centre at 8pm, where there will be more carol singing, mince pies and other Christmas goodies and a jolly, festive get-together. Please join us!
The next Local Author Talk will be on Wednesday 16th January. Doors open and drinks served from 7.30pm, the talk will start at 8pm. £5 to include a glass of wine (or soft drink). This month we are delighted to have Veronica Stallwood, the author of a series of novels set in Oxford and featuring Kate Ivory, historical novelist and often reluctant sleuth. Kate uses her skills in historical research to good effect in investigating events from the past on which several of the plots turn.
Charlbury Art Society has completed the first phase of a Community Art Project to make and install swoops of swifts. The individual birds have been made from mosaic and the first swoop has been placed on the Nine Acres Pavilion wall in our courtyard outside the library. They look fantastic! There will be a talk about swifts on Tuesday 4th December.
TG's cafe is now offering baked potatoes at lunch time, with a choice of fillings: cheese, baked beans (or both), tuna and sweetcorn with mayo. Why not stay for lunch after your sporting activities, or drop in for a tasty, warming lunch?
We'd love to reunite you with your possessions! Most items will be kept for 14 days. Valuables such as watches, jewellery and expensive sports equipment will be kept for 28 days. Each Wednesday between 1 - 5pm unclaimed items will be displayed in the centre and can be purchased for a nominal amount. After this, they will be given to charity.
The next quiz night will be Wed 28th November, set by Derek Collett. The café and bar open at 7.30pm for a prompt start at 8pm. Priced only £5 per player, these quizzes are usually a sell-out so get your tickets soon from reception. More details here. A big thank you to Andrew Chapman for hosting last month's event.