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Antiques From The Home Of John Penrose Go Under The Hammer at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

An eclectic selection of interior antiques belonging to art and antiques dealer Mr, John Penrose will be sold at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions Donnington Priory saleroom in their two-day Interiors, Glass and Ceramics sale on Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th January.

MotoGP Commentator and former World Superbike racer turned practical joker Steve Parrish to appear at the Bacon Theatre, Cheltenham

Enjoy the life and times of Steve Parrish which provide a completely different, colourful, humorous and, at times daring portrayal of this man's career. Steve Parrish raced at the highest level of motorcycle racing, becoming British Champion in 1976 and 5th in the 1977 500cc World Championship, as team mate to that year's champion Barry Sheene.

The Cotswolds Art & Antiques Dealers' Association Fair returns to Blenheim Palace for the Third Year

The Cotswolds Art & Antiques Dealers' Association Fair returns to the elegant setting of Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1PP from Thursday 3rd to Sunday 6th April 2014. Now in its third year the fair has cultivated an ardent following of collectors, art consultants, museum experts, interior designers and the public alike making the fair a 'must-visit' destination.

Boyzone forest shows announced for the summer

Boyzone have announced their Forest Live debut this summer. In a continuation of the celebration of their ‘BZ20' anniversary, Ronan, Keith, Shane & Mikey will be performing in four spectacular woodland locations as part of the Forestry Commission's annual concert series. See them locally at Westonbirt Arboretum on Friday 18th July.

Oxford International Art Fair in February

Oxford, city of culture is to host its first International Art Fair. Showcasing the works of some of the worlds most talented emerging artists in one of the finest buildings in this beautiful city.
A free to public event at the atmospheric Oxford Town Hall, running from 7 - 9 Feb 2014, this Art extravaganza is not to be missed.

Lakefest Livewire

Online battle of the bands gives chance to perform on stage at Lakefest 2014
This year Lakefest is launching a brand new and exciting competition for unsigned or upcoming bands. Taking the form of an "Online Battle of the Bands", the competition will see favourite local artists take to YouTube to compete for a spot on stage at Lakefest 2014.

Richard II: Stage versus Screen = a comparison

Last Wednesday saw David Tennant take to the stage and screen as Richard II in the first of a series of plays to be broadcast live from Stratford-upon-Avon. The Royal Shakespeare Company's production ran in Stratford until the 9th of November but this week gave an opportunity for all those unfortunate enough not to get theatre tickets to see the show on screen.

Karen Edwards - New Paintings- at Fosse Gallery Stow on the Wold

This is Karen's second solo exhibition at the Fosse Gallery and with this collection she has kept the instantly recognisable elements in her paintings that we all love.At the same time continuing to develop and expand on her central themes: seascapes, majestic sky's: the simplicity of walking to church, snow scenes and solitary woodland walks.

The Chrysalis Collective Theatre Company to work with the RSC

Set up only a few months ago in July 2013 by University of Birmingham graduates Lucinda Lee and Christa Harris (both 23); The Chrysalis Collective has been chosen to participate in the prestigious RSC Open Stages 2013-16 scheme.

Keith Hyett at Laverton Village Hall in the Cotswolds

The brilliant Alternative Classical Guitarist, Keith Hyett, will be performing a set of pieces, which paint landscapes in our minds, tone poems as they are, full of light and shade. Saturday 26th October at Laverton Village Hall 7.30pm Tickets £7.00, from Freda Farrell tel 01386 584668, or email keith.hyett@btinternet.com.

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