A lot of things have changed in Banbury in recent decades as the town adapts to the pressing requirements of the modern world.
A closer look though reveals fascinating remnants of a long and colourful past; some prominent but with secrets to reveal, some hidden, secrets in themselves, and some, almost lost in the mists of time. What they have in common is that each one has a unique place in Banbury’s history/
This journey through Banbury’s hidden history includes the murky origins of the nursery rhyme that made the town famous; a stroll down bygone Parson’s Street; the long lost features of Market Place; a lively history of the Michaelmas Fair, the secrets of Whately Hall, mysteries of St. Marys churchyard, and the shadowy past of Banbury’s First World War bomb factory.
The running time is 44 Minutes.
Included ‘The Way We Were in the 1950s’. With archive film and newsreel, this film takes a nostalgic look back at life in 1950s Britain.
Total running time of both films is 80 mins approx.