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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • DECEMBER ISSUE OUT NOW

    The December issue of the Four Shires Magazine is out now and is full of plenty of Festive Cheer – Inside this month you will find: Books: Christine Bridger of Old Hall Books in Brackley offers up plenty of books to enjoy this month Forging Ahead: A New book...
  • Rare 1968 Ford Anglia

    A rare 1968 Ford Anglia 123E Super has been kindly donated to the British Motor Museum by Chris and Michael Gates. The car, which is in fantastic condition with only 32,000 miles on the clock, has been in their family since new and was originally owned by Chris’s Grandmother....
  • The Adventures of Mo at Butterbee Farm

    The Adventures of Mo at Butterbee Farm is a new series of children’s books from budding children’s author Beki Benjamin. It follows a mischievous young boy called Mo and his Massey Ferguson pedal tractor. Mo’s first adventure, Dad’s Sandwich, starts with a very special birthday present, a tractor which...
  • Banish the November blues – with some Jazz & Blues!

    November is nobody’s favourite month – dark nights, grey days and still weeks til the start of any festive celebrations. So why not treat yourself to an evening of affordable fun in one of the local Brakspear pubs involved in the Jazz & Blues Festival until 18 November? Tap...
  • All that Glitters…

    Bring a little sparkle to your baking with Cake Décor Glitter sprays, 100 % edible, and 100% spectacular. The handy push pump bottle comes in four glittery colours – Gold, Silver, Pink and Blue – simply point, spray and sparkle! Spray a fine mist of glitter or spray and...
  • 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 can red about some fabulous new books from local authors: One who writes for children and another who has written...
  • 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 Museum moved to Henley Street in 2013, one year after it had opened and has since welcomed over 250,000 visitors....
  • Local retirement village wins ‘Rugby in Bloom’ Gold Award

    Local retirement village, Lime Tree Village has won the Gold Award in the Rugby in Bloom ‘community groups’ category for the second year running! The village has been recognised for its stunning floral displays and the beautifully kept grounds, which are maintained by the village’s dedicated maintenance team. Patrick...