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Banbury honours Battle of Britain Heroes

Banbury honours Battle of Britain Heroes

Banbury residents turned out in force on Sunday to honour the country’s Battle of Britain heroes. A military and civic parade marched from Broad Street, along High Street, round The Cross into Horsefair and then to St Mary’s Church for a memorial service. After the service the parade marched back down High Street for the […]


Meet Radio Horton at Banbury Canal Day

Meet Radio Horton at Banbury Canal Day

The history of Banbury’s canal will be remembered at a colourful and fun-filled family day out on Sunday October 1. Canal Day this year is ‘on’ again after being cancelled in February because of building work planned for the waterside. Construction work – part of the Castle Quay Two expansion – on the canalside north […]



Old Town Summer Party brings splash of colour to Banbury

Old Town Summer Party brings splash of colour to Banbury

Banbury’s old town area was swathed in sunshine, music and bright colours this weekend as the town celebrated with its annual summer party. Organised by Banbury Town Council and the Old Town Association, Radio Horton was delighted to support the event once again. The event showcases the various independent traders in the area and is also […]


Radio Horton brings Fairport to patients

Radio Horton brings Fairport to patients

With one of the country’s biggest summer festivals in full swing, Banbury’s hospital radio station, Radio Horton was delighted to be able to bring content and exclusive interviews to patients in the Horton General Hospital across the weekend. Now in its 37th year, the event – Fairport’s Cropredy Convention 2017 – was a landmark occasion as the […]


Radio Horton to broadcast from Fairport’s Cropredy Convention 2017

Radio Horton to broadcast from Fairport’s Cropredy Convention 2017

Radio Horton is delighted to be broadcasting from this year’s Fairport Cropredy festival – in the group’s special 50th year (and the event’s 37th)!  Tickets have sold out, but don’t fear, the station will be there recording and interviewing various artists over the three day music festival from 10th – 12 August, so you can […]


Radio Horton celebrates 53 years with a weekend of events

Radio Horton celebrates 53 years with a weekend of events

Banbury’s hospital radio station has celebrated its fifty-third birthday by providing public address and entertainment in a weekend of events across the local community. Radio Horton broadcast its first programme to patients of the Horton General Hospital on the 7th July 1964, to the words “This is Radio Horton calling”, the voices of Ted Hanson […]


Tuesday Night Project speaks with The Uninvited & Ian Keith of Bodfest

Tuesday Night Project speaks with The Uninvited & Ian Keith of Bodfest

Lisa Simmons sat in for Bob Dainty on last week’s Tuesday Night Project and spoke with Claire from local Banbury band, The Uninvited ahead of their performance at Bodfest 2017, and Ian Keith a committee member and organiser of Bodfest. Claire joined the band in 2002, and sits alongside Susan (vocals), Bungi (drums), Josie (guitar) […]


Cornbury Finalé around the corner

Cornbury Finalé around the corner

Cornbury Music Festival announced earlier this year that the festival will come to an end in 2017. The finalé, held in Great Tew Park, near Chipping Norton is set to be a memorable occasion with a fantastic line up, which welcomes back artists who have performed at the festival in previous years. Hugh Phillimore, Director […]


Busy weekend of events for Radio Horton

Busy weekend of events for Radio Horton

Radio Horton was out in the community over the past weekend (10th & 11th)  at three summer events, Banbury Academy’s Family Fun Day, Christopher Rawlins PTFA Adderbury Summer Fete and the Banbury & District Show,   Our intrepid team of volunteers split into two teams so we could simultaneously cover both events on the Saturday […]