The festive, December issue of the Four Shires magazine is out now!

We are delighted to announce that the December issue of the Four Shires Magazine is out now!

Between the covers this month you will find a festoon of festivity as we celebrate all things Christmas in the Four Shires area. Our feature offers up a wonderful selection of nibbles that can be prepared in advance of the big day. Along with this there are plenty of wonderful places in which to meet the man himself and we have a fabulously fun festive quiz for you to enjoy – The answers of which will be released on our Facebook page ( and here on our website  on Chrismas evening (25th).

Along with a jam-packed Christmas feature you can see some glorious photography produced by the Banbury Camera club as part of their annual exhibition and we visit the opening of Slurp  – the imagamation of SH Jones with it webstore sister company.

Country Man George is in trouble again and David Williams has so great tips for keeping your garden in tip top condition during December.

Do you know anything about our Pictures from the Past this month? If you do then we would love to hear from you ( You will find them on page 70 and 71 of this months magazine.

We also meet the local master craftmen who create the most amazing double basses, a stones throw from Banbury and Maggie Chaplin waxes lyrical on the history of the ‘figgy pudding!’

This is just a small selcetion of the wonderful articles in the Christmas issue of the magazine that is available to buy now from all good local stockists.

We hope that you enjoy reading it as much as we did putting it together.

We hope that you have a very Merry Christmas!