The October issue of Four Shires Magazine is available to buy now!

The October issue of Four Shires Magazine is out now!

Between its glossy covers this month you will find all of this fabulous content and much more besides:

  • Banbury Canal Day: Banbury will be the place to be on 14 October when Canal Day will be in full swing, along with the Banbury Folk Festival and also the Trafalgar Day Parade will be taking place!
  • Out and About: Plenty of local events, shows and days out to be had this month – where will you go first?
  • The Arty Bit: Barry Whitehouse tells us how to look after our paintbrushes and he takes a look as Futurism
  • Galleries: Exhibitions galore to see this month and local artist Tony Hinchliffe has been asked to take part on an exhibition in London
  • Buzzing about bees: How you can help the bees thrive in your area
  • Dit, Dit, Dah NOT Dot, Dot, Dash: We meet Daphne Canning of Adderbury to hear about her time as a servicewoman who played a minor, but highly important role in helping Turing and the mathematiciancs break the German code
  • Homes and Interiors: Our full to bursting feature this month includes the start of our new series ‘The Armchair Traveller’ – this month we visit Romania for our inspiration
  • In the Garden: What to do in your garden this month with David Williams
  • Broughton Grange wins big at the European Garden Awards: We celebrate this local gardens success with a glorious double page spread of pictures
  • Countryman: An all singing, all dancing, gizmo laden thing has taken up residence with George fenemore. They call it a tractor and he’s not yet allowed to sit on it!
  • Banbury Superheroes: We visited the Old Town Party last month and feature some pictures in this months issue
  • The Big feastival: Another enjoyable weekend was had by all at The Big feastival and we have the pictures to prove it!
  • A squash and a squeeze: We visit the man growing American Squash in the Four Shires!
  • LBD: Be little black dress ready the healthy way
  • Fenny Compton Railway past and present: Work Experience student Bradley White writes a super article on the Fenny Compton Railway
  • Going Nuts with Maggie Chaplin: A visit to Heath Farm
  • RSC: The RSC is heading for the Barbican
  • Pictures from the Past: What can you tell us about the pictures featured
  • Brackley Town Hall re-opens: After being closed for 2 years Brackley town hall has been re-stored to its former glory

This is just a small handful of the stories you can read in this months issue of Four Shires Magazine. We would love to hear what you think of it. Email