• The Art Surgery

    Queen Elizabeth I and Her Influence Over British Art  In the days before social media, photography, or television, the only way we would know what our monarch looked like was from our currency, or official portraits. Many monarchs embraced this by getting the best portrait painter they had heard...
  • IVO Graham

    Following a highly-acclaimed, totally sold-out run at 2018’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Ivo Graham is touring Motion Sickness throughout the UK. Each summer, Ivo performs to bigger crowds in larger venues at the festival, so it’s no surprise that this rising star of British comedy is taking his show to...
  • One Man Band

    One Man Band has expanded their business and moved to larger premises at Unit 6 Canada Close, Banbury, on the Marley Way Trading Estate, an easily accessible location to both Banbury Town Centre and the motorway network at Junction 11 of M40. Established in 1995 at White Lion Walk...
  • These Boots are made for walking

    Man has been protecting his feet for thousands of years. A shoe found in the ice in the Italian Alps with the remains of a man who died more than five millennia ago was made of deer hide, with a bearskin sole, a bark strip lining and grass padding....
  • Friends Of St Mary’s Adderbury

    On Saturday, 23rd February at 7.30 pm in St Mary’s Church Adderbury  FOSMA are delighted to host Korrigan Consort, a choir for upper voices which, along with members of the FOSMA committee, has specially prepared a concert to celebrate some of the hidden treasures of St Mary’s. Not only...
  • Lauren Hill

    US superstar Lauryn Hill is confirmed as the Friday night headliner for this summer’s Nocturne Live concert series, which returns to Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire from June 20th – 23rd. Having toured the world in 2018 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of seminal album The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill,...
  • February in the garden

    All your bulbs should be poking their heads above the soil now. Bulbs are one of the earliest plants to start growing. Even in the coldest, wettest soil and weather they start to grow this month, with some already in flower such as snowdrops. There are some great places...
  • Coughton Court

    The National Trust’s Coughton Court is seeking volunteers in a variety of roles to become part of its warm and friendly team. There are lots of exciting volunteering opportunities available for people of all ages, interests and backgrounds including Room Guides, Catering and Retail Assistant, Social Media Co-ordinators and...
  • FEBRUARY ISSUE OUT NOW

    The February issue of the magazine is available to purchase locally now. Between the covers this month you will find:   Out and About – So much to look forward to this month locally, what will you do first? Kitty Frilling – Barry Whitehouse chats to this print maker...
  • snug as a bug

    Your holiday guests have now gone, all the Christmas decorations have been taken down and your house will probably be feeling a little cold and bare. It is the perfect time of the year to update your interior décor with some sumptuously indulgent fabrics and warming accessories. Throws, cushions...