Just for fun why not have a go at our Christmas quiz, offering both festive and general knowledge questions there is a question to suite everyone’s tastes! No cheating, the answers are at the bottom of the page.
1: Which Northamptonshire village has previously decorated 24 village windows with one being opened every evening in the run up to Christmas?
2: Which festive run raises much needed funds for Katharine House Hospice every December?
3: Who switched on the Banbury Christmas lights this year?
4: On which date are Banbury Choral Society performing at St Mary’s Church this month?
5: We love this picture but can you tell us where in Banbury these Turkeys used to hang?
6: Famously Elephants used to reside in Royal Leamington Spa, what were their names?
7: Which famous footballer and his family moved into the Four Shires this year?
8: Which cycle event passed through both Warwickshire and Northamptonshire back in June this year?
9: Which Banbury pub could help guide Santa’s sleigh?
10: Which local Pantomime saw Camels walk through the centre of its market town in order to promote it? One point for the name of the show and another point if you can name the town
11: The films in the Nativity series were famously filmed in which Four Shires City? For a further point which of the sequels starred Martin Clunes?
12: Chocolate may be a Christmas treat but which Four Shires author wrote about a boy who’s dreams came true when he became the owner of his very own chocolate factory?
13: A Dog is for life not just for Christmas but which local assistance dog charity celebrated its 30th anniversary this year?
14: Which Warwickshire hill saw a battle take place on it as part of the Civil War?
15: Boxing day forms apart of the festive celebrations but which Oxfordshire boxing club was thrust into the spotlight when it became a film location for the crime drama series Father Brown in 2016?
1: Sulgrave 2: Santa Run 3: Banbury Police, Fire & Ambulance emergency services 4: 1st December 5: Parsons Street 6: Wilhelmina,Haddie and Trilby 7: David and Victoria Beckham 8: OVO Women’s Tour 9: Ye Olde Reindeer 10: Aladdin (Chipping Norton theatre) 11: Coventry (Nativity 3) 12: Roald Dahl 13: Dogs for Good 14: Edgehill 15: Spit ‘n’ Sawdust