Adderbury, Deddington and District Photographic Society November Report

The November report covers:
• This month’s presentation, ‘Achieving an Associateship of the AFIAP (Artiste Federation Internationale de l’Art Photographique), was given by Robert Bracher ARPS AFIAP.
• Review of members’ pictures from the monthly photo topic “Shadows’.
• Next month’s topic ‘Odd One Out’
• December’s Presentation by Peter Greenway LRPS, entitled ‘A Personal Wander Through the Technology used in my Photography’, 4 December 19:30 Cartwright Hotel, Aynho.

Dick Whittington, Alice and the Cat – 23 to 25 January

Adderbury Theatre Workshop has announced this season’s pantomime will be Dick Whittington, Alice and the Cat.  Performances will be held at the Adderbury Institute; 23, 24 and 25 January 7.30 pm  with a matinee on 25 January at 2.30 pm.

Tickets are on sale now, from The Coach and Horses or by email:  Thursday evening and Saturday matinee performances are £5 and the remaining performances £8.

FOCAL Pub Quiz – 16 November

The half-yearly and very popular pub quiz will take place in The Bell, starting at 7.00 pm, by kind permission of Chris and Sandra Shallis. It will be run in their unique style by David and Aline Griffiths with questions designed to test your knowledge to the extreme and with a raffle to add to the enjoyment. Entry is £5.00 per person with teams of any size although teams of four are encouraged. Book your places with David and Aline on 01295 810002 or by e-mail to Keith R Mitchell – If you wish to book a meal before the event, call The Bell on 01295 810338.

Table Tennis

Have you ever considered Table Tennis? t’s a fantastic way of keeping fit and is something which all ages, young and old, can take part in. Why not come and give it a go!
Tuesdays, 7.30 pm to 9.00 pm at Christopher Rawlins Primary School. £3 each, per session. For further details contact Pam Haynes on 07769 842811 or email

FOCAL 100 Club

From September FOCAL will be holding a monthly 100 Club draw. Welcome to the Focal 100 Club!  It is a great way to support your local library while having a bit of a flutter!  Here’s how it works. You agree to pay £2.00 per month or £24.00 per annum. This buys you one membership number which is entered in the monthly draw. (of course you can always buy more membership numbers if you wish!) All participants must be over 16 years of age. The draw will take place on the last day of the month.

Home Library Service

libraryThe Home Library Service is available to people who are unable to visit the library themselves through frailty, short term illness, infirmity or a disability and have no other means of getting access to reading materials.
How it works
Contact us to discuss the kind of books, DVDs, audio books that you like to read or enjoy. We then arrange for a library volunteer to deliver these to you in your home.
To register for this service or for further information call the Home Library Service on 01865 810259 or Catherine Drake Adderbury Library Manager on 01295 810545 or email: