• JANUARY ISSUE OUT NOW

    We are pleased to announce that the first issue of 2019 is out now and avaliable to purchase locally. We have all worked super hard this month to ensure that the January issue is with you all before the Christmas break. Between the covers this month you will find:...
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show

    Comedian Dom Joly, actress Beverley Callard, TV presenter Alison Hammond, comedian Steve Punt and actor Philip Franks will star as The Narrator in the 2018/9 UK tour of The Rocky Horror Show.  The five stars will take to the stage to perform the iconic role at various moments during...
  • Fire Side fascination

    As the temperatures continue to dip your thoughts may have turned to your fireplace (if you are lucky enough to have one in your home). After all there is something completely romantic about a roaring fire in the darker, winter days. Many fireplaces however are non-functioning but this doesn’t...
  • The Big Enormous present

    Pied Piper Theatre presents ‘The Big ENORMOUS Present’ THURSDAY 20 DECEMBER, 1PM Location: Roxburgh Theatre Ticket Price: £8.50 / Family Ticket £30 (2 adults & 2 children)   It’s big, it’s huge, it’s…………………..ENORMOUS! A mysterious present has appeared in the school playground. Who can it possibly be for? Jack,...
  • A – Z

    A Four Shires A-Z of Christmas   A – Advent calendar Traditionally in the run up to Christmas, children will open one door a day until the 25th December. This will help them to channel their excitement on the build up to Christmas. If you are after something a...
  • Capturing the Festive Spirit at Warwick Castle

    Having lived in the area my whole life, I have visited Warwick Castle on many occasions both as a child with my parents and as an adult with my husband and now as a mother with my Children writes Cathy Black. You would be forgiven for thinking that I...
  • The Mill Arts Centre

    Below is just Some of the wonderful shows that you can look forward to seeing at The Mill Arts Centre this December:   The West End At Christmas 13th December, from £19.00 Stars from the West End present a magical evening of entertainment featuring hits from the musicals and the...
  • What to do in the December Garden

    December signals the end of another year. It’s traditionally a time to party and for celebrations but let’s not forget the garden. It is surprising what there is to do at this time of year. There is the never-ending task of sweeping up leaves and twigs that keep on...
  • Christmas Carnival

    During the Christmas Carnival at Waddesdon manor – Both inside and out, the displays take inspiration from the wondrous festivals and celebrations conjured up by Waddesdon’s treasured artworks – from sumptuous feasts, lavish gifts and masked balls to theatre, fancy dress and fairy tales – there is something for...
  • Step by step snow scene

    Step By Step Snow Scene  You will need: Watercolour paints – Cerulean Blue, Cadmium Red, Burnt Sienna (I used Mondeluz artists quality) 300gsm Cold Pressed (NOT) surface watercolour paper (I used A5 Bockingford) Brushes – Size 18 round, size 4 round, size 2 round, size 1 rigger (I used...