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  • A walk in Woodstock

    In 2012 a stone plaque was unveiled on Woodstock Town Hall to mark the installation of seven Portland stone wall plaques around Woodstock. Local sculptor, Giles Macdonald, created the plaques at sites selected by local residents convened by Councillor Linda Glees.  Dr Robert Edwards, Honorary Townsman and local history...
  • Dog days!

    We know it can be hard to leave your beloved four legged friend at home when you go out with your family for the day, so here are a few attractions that allow dogs within their grounds. It is always best to double check with your attraction so that...
  • HATS OFF TO LED ZEPPELIN

    If you want silly wigs and naff impersonations then there are plenty of other ‘tributes’ out there … if you want to experience the power and the passion of a Led Zeppelin concert, played by one of the most exciting Rock’n’Roll bands on the circuit today then pick up...
  • Farm-based Children’s Book Festival

    Bookseller Blackwell’s has announced that its farm-based Children’s Book Festival near Oxford will be staged for a second year this July. Held over the weekend of July 1st and 2nd the Festival will once again be staged in a marquee on Millet’s Farm at Frilford, near Abingdon. The Festival, which will be...
  • Stratford-upon-Avon Poetry Festival Crosses Borders

    The UK’s longest running poetry festival returns to Stratford-upon-Avon from 18 – 25 June. Inspired by world events and international cultures, this year’s festival takes the theme of ‘Crossing Borders’, with world-class poets and artists reflecting contemporary issues of conflict, immigration and integration. Organised by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust,...
  • Buckinghamshire is set to go barking mad…

    Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, one of Buckinghamshire’s best-known charities, is getting ready to welcome a record number of walkers and dogs to this year’s Great British Dog Walk at Stowe Gardens, Buckinghamshire on 4th June 2017 at 11am. Almost sold out, the event is a flagship walk for...
  • Dancers in the frame at special exhibition

    Joie de Vivre is a collection of images designed to showcase the beauty and vitality of older dancers with the aim of encouraging others to take part. The exhibition has been brought to Witney Community Hospital by the Creating With Care programme which is designed to use the creative...
  • Original Play Explores Bram Stoker’s Gothic Goings-on in Victorian Theatre

    A fascinating original play exploring the career of Dracula author, Bram Stoker and his vital role at the height of late-Victorian theatre is due to open in Stratford-upon-Avon this May. The series of free performances will be held at the Shakespeare Centre thanks to support from Arts Council England...
  • LET THE SUN SHINE

    The clocks have changed, daylight hours are longer, and there’s a small chance of getting a sunburn. It can only be the start of the British summer! Milton Keynes theatre have got a spectacular line-up of smash-hit musical firsts to kick start the season at MKT! Give yourself an...
  • Terry Alderton’s All Crazy Now

    Following the success of his critically acclaimed radio show ‘Terry Alderton’s All Crazy Now'(Radio 4) and a year spent on Albert Square Terry felt it was  time to go back out on tour. Star of numerous smash hit Edinburgh shows and national tours, as well as appearances on ‘Live...