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  • Rowan Tree Ball

    A charity ball is being organised by a couple who suffered the loss of their baby daughter, Rowan, during pregnancy. The Rowan Tree Ball will take place at Stratton Court Barn, near Bicester, on Friday 1st February, 2019 from 7pm. Organisers Sarah and Nick Henderson, who live in Buckingham,...
  • Plants to aid good health

    During winter we tend to spend significantly less time outdoors, which means we are significantly more likely to experience poor air quality. Although we may not realise it as we go about our daily lives, indoor toxins can have a drastic impact on our health. Thankfully, there are natural ways...
  • Misty Morning

    Many thanks to Four Shires’ reader John Emmett of Culworth for sending us this wonderful picture. It’s called ‘Misty Morning’ and was taken in Culworth looking towards Banbury this time last year. It really does some up the feeling of a Four Shires’ at this time of year. Thanks...
  • 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:...
  • 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...