• The Darker Side of Art

    One of my roles as an art tutor is as an art history lecturer for adult education colleges, and whilst it’s always interesting to discuss paintings and how they...
  • Burning the candle at both ends

    With autumn now in full swing the use of atmospheric candle light in your home becomes more popular. Trails of black smoke, a mushroom shaped wick and soot stains...
  • NOVEMBER ISSUE OUT NOW

    The November issue Four Shires Magazine is out now! Between the covers this month you will find: Books – Along with our usual selection of books, this month you...
  • The MAD Museum celebrates its 5th anniversary

    This October The MAD (Mechanical Art and Design) Museum is celebrating its 5th anniversary of moving to Stratford’s most popular tourist street, also home to Shakespeare’s Birthplace. The MAD...
  • VISUALise

    An exhibition of the latest textiles and mixed media work created by the ISE textile group of fifteen artists. The exhibition is on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th December...
  • Enter the Tour De Trigs Now

    This event is the toughest non-stop cross country navigation exercise in and around North Oxfordshire, South Warwickshire and South Northamptonshire ​Entry is in teams of three from the ages...
  • Banbury Camera Club

    We have always been a great supporter of fabulous photography. With the announcement of competition being held during April we thought we would share some fantastic photographs we have...
  • Filming in the Four Shires

    Four Shires countryside has played host to many a TV and film crew over the years. Films including Three men and a little Lady, The Libertine and Television series...