Restriction through centre of Banbury, Saturday 12 November 2016


From Date: 12/11/2016 00:00

To Date: 12/11/2016 23:59 inclusive

Type: Navigation Restriction

Reason: Information

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Oxford Canal

Starts at: Bridge 164C, Tooleys lift bridge

Ends at: Bridge 165, Mill Lane Bridge


A free one day event will be taking place at Banbury Museum with storytelling, arts and crafts, music, reminiscence and English Civil War re-enactment group on Saturday 12 November 2016.

‘The Sealed Knot’ re-enactment group will fire a small round of musket gunfire with three staggered performances throughout the day at 10:15am - 2:00pm and 4:15pm - lasting 15 minutes each from the lift bridge.

The lift bridge and Oxford Canal – the stretch which runs underneath Banbury Museum right in the centre of Banbury will be closed to navigation and members of the public throughout these 15 minute firing performances. The police have been advised.