• Once on stage

    One of the most celebrated musicals of all time, Once will embark on its first major UK tour from January 2020, making its regional premiere at Milton Keynes Theatre from 17th to 22nd February. Based on the critically acclaimed and much-loved film, Once tells the uplifting yet yearning story...
  • Construction work commences at Hayfield’s former WWII Airfield in Oxfordshire

    Award-winning residential developer Hayfield has commenced construction on its most challenging project to date; the conversion and new build redevelopment of the 21-acre former Stanton Harcourt WWII Airfield in West Oxfordshire. The £25million scheme – which will be known as Hayfield Green – has a two-year build programme. The...
  • 90s Decor

    From the Archive In this, the fifth instalment of our ‘Turn Back Time’ feature we move into the 90s writes Cathy Black. Although born in the mid-80s, I do class the 90s as the era in which I grew up! What springs to mind mainly from this period is...
  • MILOŠ TO PERFORM LOCALLY

    World-renowned classical guitarist MILOŠ has announced his return to the world stage with a major new album and UK-wide tour, three years after suffering a devastating hand injury. Described by the Sunday Times as “The hottest guitarist in the world”, Miloš’ fourth studio album, Sound of Silence, will be released on Friday 13th September on...
  • Thatching

    Luxury housebuilder supports thatching industry with ‘unique’ Oxfordshire new-build development Quintessential thatched cottages have decorated picture-postcard villages across the UK countryside since the Bronze Age. Centuries ago master thatchers were very much part of the community and would have been found practicing their trade in most rural villages in...
  • Medieval Mayhem: from Fight to Festival

    With Maggie Chaplin Summer in the Four Shires is the festival season, and thousands of people get together to have a good time. You could set off in your car on a Friday night ready to camp, glamp or caravan and look forward to an enjoyable weekend. Once on...
  • Pirate Pearl and the Blue Monster comes to Stowe this weekend

    Pirate Pearl and the Big Blue Monster, 11 August, 2pm, Stowe Grounds, Stowe School Little Blue Monster return with their sell out family friendly show! Pirate Pearl lives with her crusty old crew, Barnacle the dog and Mr Puskins the cat. One day, Pearl finds a stowaway onboard ship....
  • Sunflower Lanyard Scheme

    As part of Aylesbury Waterside Theatre’s commitment to accessibility and theatre for all, the venue has announced their support of the Sunflower Lanyard scheme. the sunflower lanyards are an initiative enabling those with a hidden disability who may require additional help to be easily recognised and assisted as needed....
  • In the Garden August

    Well it has been extremely hot over the last couple of months and I have had a hose pipe and a watering can permanently attached to my hands! The warm weather is set to continue for the rest of the summer which is great, as we don’t often get...
  • Events at Althorp

    Contemporary Craft Fair and Entertaining Children’s Week at Althorp this Summer Althorp, one of England’s most beautiful stately homes, has announced two exciting events to take place this summer: Althorp Craft Fair on Friday 9th August – Sunday 11th August and Althorp Children’s Week on Saturday 24th August –...