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Soul Nights


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Hi everyone and welcome to the second Banbury Soul Club event of 2017.

Saturday 1st April 2017 8pm - 1am.
General Foods Sports and Social Club.
Castle Quays
OX16 2PA

For those that don't know the Music Policy has changed for all Banbury Soul Club events.
All events will be strictly "Oldies" only.

The music played will now be one hundred per cent Northern Soul ‘Oldies’ and Motown. 

But between the DJ’s they have an amazing collection of original Northern Soul Oldies, which they never get the chance to play.

So they are very excited and really looking forward to playing all your favourites from 8.00pm to 1.00am, non-stop! 

There will be no lesser knowns or underplayed at the beginning: it will be ‘full’ on from 8.00pm. 

The play list will be  your favourite sounds from the Golden Age of Northern Soul and the Classic Clubs where they were discovered.

The Torch, The Twisted Wheel, Catacombs, Blackpool Mecca , Wigan Casino, Yate, Cleethorpes and Stafford.


After our very successful first event in January we are very pleased to confirm and welcome back to Banbury Soul Club our guest DJ for the night, Derek Mead.
Derek has been a stalwart of the scene since the so called Golden Years. DJ'ing at venues including Bisley , Stoke Kings Hall, Blackpool Weekender and Prestatyn.

So Derek has a wealth of experience and knows exactly what is required to keep the dance floor moving.

Our warm up DJ for the evening is Anthony Zastawny aka Tony MK.

Tony is a resident DJ at Towcester Soul Club and has been a long term collector for many years.

He will start the proceedings with his selections of up-tempo dancers to get everyone fired up for a night of banging oldies.

For those that haven’t been before this really is a superb venue.
An upstairs ballroom with a sprung wooden floor and a raised stage.
A separate bar area which is fully stocked and at club prices.
Comfortable seating and also plenty of space for record dealers.
(No charge for Sales tables at our venue)

Free parking just a minutes' walk away.


Anyway hope to see you all on Saturday 1st April 2017.

Admission is still just £5.

For all SatNav users the full address as below.
General Foods Sports and Social Club.
Castle Quays
OX16 2PA

Door Tax £5.

Charlie 07751 124108
Steve   07943 793417
Tom     07803 310000
Tabs    07528 285977
Terry   07980 58505

Dates for the remainder of the year


Saturday 2nd September 2017

Saturday 4th November 2017 – 14th Anniversary







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Welcome to the BANBURY SC - GUEST DJ DEREK MEAD & TONY MK Event Review Section

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  • 5

Super night here @ Banbury.
Top sounds all round.
Tony MK kicked off the first hour - great taste in music he has.    Loved it.
Derek Mead delivered a superb set and had the floor rocking.   He'll be back.
Resident DJ's did what was needed.    We know our crowd.
We are all off for our Summer break now - back in September.

See you all again then.   Cheers...........    Tom.


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Welcome to the BANBURY SC - GUEST DJ DEREK MEAD & TONY MK Comments sectiom

This event is now over. Look up now to read the latest reviews of this soul event

Brill; our great friend and DJ Derek Mead back with us in April.
Cannot wait.

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Some nice pic's to show you all just what a great venue this is.
You will love it !

Cheers..........            Tom.

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Well Folks,

Our second event back at our fabulous venue!  

More good news for us........  The venue  is definitely not in the new canal side development!  And we will be now be staying here is our home venue.  (But to be fair, it would have been criminal to rip up this highly polished, sprung wooden dance floor.) 

So to the night.  We welcome back, our very good friend, DJ and Promoter, Derek Mead! 

Derek is a lovely lad, with a fabulous record collection.  Extremely well known within the scene.  So looking forward to catching up with Derek again.  He is fully aware of the new music policy and is looking forward to the night.  As are we!!!!

Starting the night off for us.  Is our very good friend.  MK Tony.  So the dancing begins at 8.00pm and ends at 1.00am. 

As of before, the music policy, is out and out Classics from 8.00 pm to 1.00 am. 

This is our last 'do' before our summer break.  More news as what we are up to in the summer will follow. ...

Hope to see you all  on the night folks!!

Keep it Soulful, keep it danceable.

Charlie Mc




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as always, I'm looking forward to this night,

got some great DJs in, Derek Mead & MK Tony

Derek who has DJed a few times for us in the past always plays great sets, this will be no different

along with MK Tony who will start the night off for us

record dealers are more than welcome

got some more 'new' Oldies to try out

see you all next Saturday



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Really looking forward to Saturday night.  So glad that the 'Boys' got back to this venue.....  It's just a perfect venue for a Soul night! 

From feedback, this second event (with the change to music policy) is sure to be even better than the last.

Looking forward to both Derek & Tony's spot's. 

And of course, I am a big fan of the residents - Charlie Mc, Tom & Steve M.  :thumbsup:









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Counting down the days now until Saturday.
Get along to join us for a great Soul night.
You will not be disappointed with all aspects.

See you at "the Go-Go".               Tom.


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Well folks, Saturday night........  It's an All-nighter venue for a Soul night!  Our DJ's for the night (if you don't already know.)  One of the top boys on the scene, Mr Derek Mead.  And starting the night off for us, our very good friend, and fellow DJ, Tony MK.  The music policy is out and out, Oldies and Favourites - 8.00 pm to 1.00 am.

The first spot will be as good as the last spot, just how we like it.  Remember the days we finished work on the Friday and the weekends were ours.  Well, it starts here at Banbury!  This is what we are about in Banbury and we have not changed since!  Banbury Soul Club has always had a reputation as across the board Soul Club and pioneering of new sounds. 

So this year, in our 13th year, we have decided to do, four out and out Oldies Nights.  Myself, and fellow DJ's Tom and Steve love these nights!  The last  one was very successful.  Tom did a great spot.  And reminded us where we all got into it, in our Youth Club days.  Time has gone on, and we are moving with what people want.

We are bringing back that feeling that we felt on a weekend after we have all been at work.   We have got the venue, we have got the DJ's, we have got the records and we have got the dance floor ............. 

So looking forward to seeing you all on the night.  Remember folks, Banbury Soul Club has been run as not for profit.  And purely for the music.  All proceeds go to charity, both in GB and abroad.  Thanks for your support over the last 13 years.  You have made a big difference to a lot of people!

Keep it Soulful, keep it danceable.

Charlie Mc





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A great night, loads of good music as always from the Banbury boys and Derek Mead, Thanks to the boys for the invite really appreciated it,


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Well folks.  Thanks to everyone who turned up as always. 

We're really enjoying our year of playing the Top 500.  It had to be done!  :) 

The next BSC is Saturday 2nd September.  Pop it in your diary, it is going to be a bit different again. 

Big thanks to our Guest DJ, Derek Mead. Top boy & top records.  And of course to our good mate Tony MK.  He got the night off to a flying start.

Keep you informed what is happening in the Summer months, with the Sunday afternoon sessions.  Will let you all know soon what that is all about.:)

So a big thanks from myself Charlie, Steve, Tom, Tabs & Terry.

ps:  We're always likely to change something, it is in our nature!  Lol!

Have a good Summer folks.

Charlie Mc



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