• Model aircraft fans will be flying high at the British Motor Museum!

    Model aircraft enthusiasts will be flying high when the British Motor Museum hosts the ‘Large Model Aircraft Show’ on Sunday 28 October. Visitors will be able to see over 100 large static radio controlled model aircraft at the annual indoor show which will be celebrating its 10th anniversary. Organised...
  • 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 on the jar however, may be a lack lustre side effect of candle burning. Here are some tips to make...
  • Compton Verney volunteer team

    The expertise of Compton Verney’s team of devoted volunteers has seen the cultural attraction triumph in this year’s West Midlands Museum Development Volunteer Awards which took place last month. Compton Verney won in two categories; the Museum Champion Team Award, for its Forest School Volunteers, and the prestigious overall...
  • In the Garden October

    The days are getting shorter and the garden is beginning to change. But just because the garden is starting to die back it does not mean it is the end of the gardening year. One of the stars of October has to be the Acer. As the temperatures start...
  • New skate park for Banbury

    Banbury’s extreme sports community will be provided a state of the art skate park after Banbury Town Council approved its installation. The skatepark, also to be used by inline skaters and freestyle BMX riders will replace the existing set of ramps in Spiceball Park. Three companies placed bids to...
  • ‘The Arty Bit’

    Instead of using the more traditional methods of creating art such as oils, gouache, or acrylics, many artists are taking to the pen! Not just traditional pen and ink, there is now a growing number of graphics based marker pens being released into the art market. Pens such as...
  • ‘Till the Boys Come Home’

    Voices Across Time invites you to an immersive musical-theatre experience based on the stories and music of the men and women of The Great War. Celebrations have taken place up and down the country to recognise the 100 year anniversary of the end of the Great War. Local theatre...
  • Old School Café opens in Woodford Halse

    A cafe for the community has opened in the Northamptonshire village of Woodford Halse. Based in the Library building of the village, the Old School Café’s aim is to serve hot and cold food, excellent tea and coffee, whilst providing a focal point for the community and supporting the...
  • Histories of the Unexpected LIVE

    Brand New for 2018 Histories of the Unexpected LIVE will be coming to the Roxburgh Hall at Stowe. Dr Sam Willis and Dr James Daybell two of TV’s most gifted historical storytellers will inform and entertain us as they reveal how history and these subjects link together in unexpected...
  • NEW MAGAZINE OUT NOW

    The October issue of Four Shires Magazine is out now! Between its glossy covers this month you will find all of this fabulous content and much more besides: Banbury Canal Day: Banbury will be the place to be on 14 October when Canal Day will be in full swing,...