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  • Nigel Fletcher Exhibition

    Nigel Fletcher will be exhibiting as part of the Upcoming Oxfordshire Artweeks festival and he sent the following thoughts to us at Four Shires Magazine and we are happy to share them with you now. “It seems to me that the Artweeks festival comes around very quickly each year!...
  • Whittlebury wins Wedding Award

    Whittlebury Park has won Venue of the Year in the south and overall Venue of the Year at Britain’s Asian Wedding Awards 2019. The unique Hotel and Spa venue have been hosting weddings for over 25 years and Asian weddings for over 15 years and this award is a...
  • A Clock winders Tale

    Voices Across Time (VaT) will take you on a tale into the depths of Adderbury’s history, unwinding an age-old mystery that has defined the community from the 1880’s to this very day. Commissioned by Friends of St Mary’s Adderbury (FOSMA), A Clockwinder’s Tale will be Voices Across Time’s second...
  • Home of the future?

    A child’s imagination can surprise, entertain and inspire. The next generation’s visions of the future can prove to be both insightful and unconventional, and that’s exactly what was discovered through a new competition from E.ON Energy recently.  To get a glimpse into what children think technology in the home...
  • Brackley Town Hall shortlisted for award

    Picture courtesy of Tom Pengilley Brackley Tow Hall has made the short list of twelve projects for RIBA East Midlands (Royal Institute of British Architects) 2019 Awards. We have previously featured the re-opening of this marvellous Northamptonshire building and it not hard to see why it has been shortlisted....
  • St Mary’s Church Adderbury receives new Gargoyles

    The stone restoration work of the Tower of St. Mary’s Church in Adderbury has reached an exciting milestone. Two stunning new stone gargoyles for the church tower were dedicated with a blessing by Canon Christopher Hall recently. The two new gargoyles represent an owl and a bat, two birds...
  • April Magazine is out now!

    The April issue of the Magazine is out now. Between the covers this month you will find: Letters: Your thoughts and comments Around the Shires: What’s been happening in the Four Shires recently? Whittlebury Hall: The Northamptonshire venue holds an open day Homes and gardens: Our feature this month...
  • WORKS BEGIN ON £20M DISTRIBUTION/WAREHOUSE

    Paloma Capital LLP (Paloma) www.palomacapital.com and Graftongate Properties (Graftongate) www.graftongate.com have started works on the extensive refurbishment of the 200,000 sq ft former Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) distribution centre, which sits on a 13.7 acre site in Banbury. Avison Young and White Commercial are currently marketing the premises looking...
  • Keane Frontman Tom Chaplin To Tour UK

    Following an unprecedented response to his concert recorded at The London Palladium for BBC Radio 2’s Friday Night Is Music Night series, Keane frontman Tom Chaplin will once again celebrate the music of Queen on a 6-date UK tour this April. Backed by the same 24-piece Leo Green Orchestra...
  • New state-of-the-art 3G rugby pitch

    Pupils at Warwick School are celebrating after using their new synthetic 3G SISTurf rugby pitch for the first time. The new facility, which was designed, manufactured, constructed and installed by SIS Pitches, will give all-year round access to training for over 500 pupils across the school’s 35 rugby teams,...