Category: Community

‘Christmas/Winter Selling Exhibition at the Turrill’

The Turrill Christmas/Winter Selling Exhibition this year will have a good range of different styles and materials offered by a great group of small-scale sculptors aimed at an affordable price range for inspired gifts. Diccon Dadey's popular metal robin reappears in different guises to keep our Turrill robin company. Ceramics can be found as large pebbles Read More

Festival lights up The World in Oxford

Much anticipation awaits the ever-popular Oxford Christmas Light Festival (17th – 19th November) that launches the festive season in Oxford. This year’s theme celebrates the diversity, history and connections of this historic city. The World in Oxford presents an extraordinary collection of illuminated and interactive installations in and around old and new buildings and public spaces – all free to visit Read More

Wychwood volunteering

Conservation work-parties Volunteering with the Wychwood Project is a great way to pick up skills, make friends and feel part of an enthusiastic team. No experience is necessary for any of the tasks (instruction is part of the day) but you must wear appropriate clothing for outdoor work including stout boots and gloves; tools are provided Read More

£1 million in rural funding

Funding of £1 million is available to support projects that create jobs, bring visitors or provide essential community services in rural Oxfordshire. Farmers, foresters, businesses and communities in rural areas can apply for up to £100,000 in grant funding under the Oxfordshire LEADER programme to support projects which create jobs, bring visitors to the area or provide essential community Read More

Catch the SPARK With Unveiling of Brand New Supported Artists Programme at Pegasus Theatre

The Pegasus SPARK supported artist programme for new and emerging artists & companies provides the space and skills development needed to turn their ideas into reality. The programme at Pegasus has helped launch the careers of individuals and companies that have gone on to influence the British and international theatre scene (eg: Complicite & Tavaziva Dance).  Now in its 6th year, the programme Read More

Vale News

Have your say on Didcot Garden Town The deadline is fast-approaching for you to have your say on the proposed Didcot Garden Town delivery plan. The six-week consultation started last month and you have until next Monday 31 July to submit your comments. The plan proposes significant new public open spaces, leisure facilities, schools, health centres and an upgrade to the Read More

Thame Players Want You!

Thame Players is a thriving amateur theatre group with over 200 members and friends, founded 70 years ago. We present a wide variety of quality productions from Shakespeare to pantomime, putting on five productions of our own every year, together with a range of visiting shows. Whether you wish to audition for a part, work Read More

One Great Day

COME TO TEMPLARS SQUARE AND HELP RAISE £1000 FOR GREAT ORMOND STREET One Great Day is back and bigger than ever at Templars Square this June 3rd! This year Templars Square have set the target to raise £1,000 for Great Ormond Street Hospital, and they would love for you to come along and help them Read More

Save our stag beetles

Make your garden a stag beetle sanctuary Mid to late May marks the time of year when stag beetles (Lucanus cervus) are likely to be seen, as warmer evenings draw them above ground to find a mate and reproduce. However, despite being Britain’s largest land beetle, they are also one of Britain’s rarer beetles. Now, Read More