Charlbury Community Centre has four cricket nets, floor mats, stumps and options to hire bowling machines that will ensure indoor training can take place all year round. The advanced lighting system (up to 1100 lux) and layout meet the English Cricket Board’s Premier/National League Club standard i.e. for those clubs competing in regional or inter-county competitions. We are very grateful to the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Oxfordshire Cricket Board (OCB) for providing the funding for the nets and cricket equipment.
There are many cricket teams in the surrounding area and the facilities are open to all cricket clubs in the West Oxfordshire district. The OCB has also committed to using the facility as a key location for the youth county and district assessments in 2017/18.
Individual players are very welcome to join the Charlbury Cricket Club sessions that cater for youth, men and ladies cricket at all standards. You can find information and contact details in the Charlbury Cricket Club website: https://www.charlburycricketclub.com/ or contact Paul Jenkins on 07786 274234 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you enjoy a game of Scrabble? Would you like some new people to play with? We have an afternoon once a month where people can come and play. The next session is on Tuesday 10th Dec 2.30-5pm. Cost only £2. In the meantime there are two Scrabble sets at the Centre, which you can use at any time for a game with friends.
The gym now opens at 8.30am, rather than 9am on weekdays. The rest of the centre won't be open until 9am. Remember also that on Wednesday mornings there is a class in the gym between 9 and10am, so it's best to avoid that time. Weekend opening remains 9am-1pm. Thanks to our staff (espeically Jenny and Jason) for getting in extra early to do this - it takes quite a while to get the gym set up.
Once again we will have live French cafe style guingette music on offer over lunchtime on Sunday 24th November. Please join us for a relaxing Sunday lunchtime.
As part of our Local Author Talks series , Andrew Lawson, will tell the unexpected story of how he first became involved in producing books based on his photography. Wed 4th December at 7.30pm. See events page for details.
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 monthly quiz night is on Wed 27th November, set by James Whitehead. The café and bar open at 7.15pm for a prompt start at 7.45pm. Price £5 per player. More details here. Many thanks to Clive Gibson-Leitch for doing us an excellent quiz in October!