Welcome to Festival 200 at St Mary’s Banbury!
This iconic building is for all to treasure and enjoy, whether people of faith or those of none. The Festival celebrates 200 years since Banbury’s Grade 1 listed church was pronounced complete in its re-built Classical style on 25th October 1822. The opportunity to mark this anniversary seems even more important after the extraordinary challenges of the pandemic in 2020 and 2021. Now we want to enjoy the opportunity to meet together in person again in this wonderful space and to celebrate all that the community of Banbury has to offer.
The Reverend Sarah Bourne, Chaplain for the Arts
Director, Festival 200 at St Mary’s Banbury