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Battered Soul and Harriet Kelley Win

A High School rock band and a 16-year-old girl singer will join the headline acts for Shipston-on-Stour's Last Night of The Proms.

Battered Soul and Harriet Kelley won the event's Fame Contest at Shipston's Townsend Hall on Saturday.

"All of the performers were of a very high standard, but they were clear winners", said Tim Porter, chairman of the organisers".

Rock Band Web hopes

A Rock Band from South Warwickshire is hoping to be a hit on the internet with the video of their latest single.

Longfellow, who played at Olympic 2012 events last year, is a success story from Shipston Proms.

They won the best band category in last year's Shipston Proms Fame Contest.

Shipston Community Sings and Swings

Martha Hayes of Shipston High School is pictured here in rehearsals for an ambitious co-production of a community opera.

Students from the school are among the cast performing with the Orchestra of the Swan for Benjamin Britten's community opera Noye's Fludde - Noah's Flood - which forms part of this year's Shipston Proms starting next week.

Sodbury Jazz Festival - The Best Yet

From the first boogie tune emanating from Yann Deplechin's piano on Friday evening through to the last blues song on Sunday evening from Rick Payne and Ben Hewlett this year's third Sodbury Jazz Festival has to be marked down as the best yet.

The Annual Degree Show: Showcasing Creativity and Artistic Talent

Saturday 1 June - Friday 7 June, 10am-4pm (free admission)

Two by Two at Shipston Proms in June

Students in year 8 at Shipston High School help prepare for the Shipston community production of Noye's Fludde which will be shown during Shipston Proms this summer.

 

Mouse Artwork by Rhianna Barnwell

Reginald Sharpley: A neglected Campden Artist

Court Barn Museum in Chipping Campden is showing a selection of works by Reginald Sharpley (1879 -1947), a highly skilled but neglected artist, who lived in the town in the 1920s and 30s.

Fresh Air 2013 - 11th Biennial Quenington Sculpture Exhibition

The long-awaited 11th biennial FRESH AIR 2013, set up by art collectors Lucy and David Abel Smith, takes place at Quenington Old Rectory, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 5BN from Sunday 16th June to Sunday 7th July 2013.

International Artist pursues Ophelia in paintings of the Artist and his Muse

British artist John Lendis has always painted his relationship with the landscape wherever he has lived and worked in the world. His return to the Cotswolds with his family, a landscape so familiar and loved by Shakespeare and the Pre-Raphaelites, has reunited him with the stories and visions of these historical writers and artists:

Peggoty's Boy Takes Centre Stage

A new musical inspired by one of Charles Dickens' best loved works is taking centre stage thanks to staff and students at the University of Gloucestershire.

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