New magazine is 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:

  • Books – Chrissie Bridger of Old Hall Books in Brackley has her pick of the books this month and we meet Brailes based author Greta Barnes who has just released her new book Perched like Doves – about her time as a student nurse
  • Out and about – Plenty going on in the Four Shires this month to kick start 2019!
  • The Year Ahead – a look forward at many of the fabulous events to look forward to throughout the Four Shires this year
  • The Best of 2018 – Four Shires magazine is always about great pictures and stories and this month we celebrate the fabulous year that was by re-producing some of our favourites from the past 12 issues
  • Banbury Museum – re-opens with a bang!
  • Around the Galleries – Some great exhibitions worth discovering this month and a few that will only be around the area for the next couple of weeks so enjoy them whilst you can
  • Luton blast cracked St Giles’ new stone floor – From the archives we rediscover this Bletchingdon church
  • New Year New You – Time for a wardrobe revamp? Male or female we have some great choices for you from local stylists
  • Education -With the new year comes a new school term and for many the start of the exam prep. We offer some advice on helping your Primary School children and celebrate lots of local school successes in this month’s feature
  • For the love of beagles – A special meet of the Stowe Beagle and the Christchurch anf Farley Hill was held last month to celebrate the life of Mark Whittow – Four Shires were there
  • Homes and Interiors – some stunning properties for sale around the Four Shires and we take a virtual trip to Mexico with Arm Chair Traveller this month
  • In the Garden – What to do in your outside space this month with Gardening tips from David Williams
  • Countryman – George Fenemore reminisces about Christmas past then tells us the awful truth about Christmas present!
  • Greek Delights at the Stag’s Head – Four Shires enjoys Greek themed food at this fabulous Swalcliffe pub
  • The Nutcracker – A festive Favourite and Bruce Cox takes a look at the Facts and Figures of this popular ballet
  • Pictures from the Past – A wonderful selection of old pictures can you tell us anything about those featured this month?
  • Nocturne Live – Kylie Minogue and Tears for Fears are the first to be announced for this year’s concert series which takes place at Blenheim Palace in June

These are just a few of the fabulous stories with have featured in the January issue of Four Shires Magazine. We hope that you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed putting the first issue of 2019 together.

Remember you can subscribe online and get the magazine direct to your door each month for just £36 for the year of £20 for 6 months www.fourshires.co.uk/product-category/four-shires-shop/