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The story of the men from Oundle School and Laxton Grammar who went to War

The story of the men from Oundle School and Laxton Grammar who went to War

Retired Oundle School History teacher, Colin Pendrill, has published a new book entitled And We Were Young – Oundle School and the Great War, a landmark volume charting the impact…

A history of Oundle architecture

A history of Oundle architecture

A new book about Oundle’s architecture provides the first comprehensive overview of Oundle’s buildings. The author of Oundle’s Historic Buildings, A Brief Study of Oundle’s Architectural Heritage, is David Parker,…

Museum Seeks Funds for Treasure Find

Museum Seeks Funds for Treasure Find

In early 2017, the Oundle Museum purchased a medieval gold brooch from The British Museum. Because it was originally found near Benefield, and then declared a treasure, the Oundle Museum,…

OSCAR Radio is Longest Running Student Radio Station

OSCAR Radio is Longest Running Student Radio Station

Why are you reading an article about the radio, you ask? With TV, computers, iPlayers, tablets and phones, hasn’t radio seen its glory days? The first radio news programme was…

The Dolby Gallery Moves on to the Next Generation

The Dolby Gallery Moves on to the Next Generation

The Dolby Gallery has changed hands from one generation to the next, with Polly Dolby returning to Oundle to take over from her father with a flourish of creativity and…

New Book Explores Local Families Through the Ages

New Book Explores Local Families Through the Ages

Former Oundle resident and family history enthusiast Margaret Brewster has recently published a book on Oundle’s rich heritage entitled A Collection of Oundle Families. The book features the history of…

Flockhart Fabrics Revives the Designs of Former Oundle Artist

Flockhart Fabrics Revives the Designs of Former Oundle Artist

While the sculptor George Kennethson is widely known in artistic circles, what many do not know is that he worked alongside his wife, Eileen Guthrie, a textile designer, in their…

Stahl Theatre Goes International

Stahl Theatre Goes International

When Rudolphe Stahl donated funds for the Stahl Theatre in 1980, little could he have known that his gift would take root in Africa. Thanks to the fundraising efforts of…

Follow the Art Trail in Oundle

Follow the Art Trail in Oundle

Stained Glass Windows – John Piper and Mark Angus St Andrew’s Chapel, the Oundle School chapel, features an incredible set of unique stained glass windows. The most significant windows are…

Director Of Music Festival Develops a Centre for the Arts

Kenneth Richardson was appointed director of the Oundle International Festival in May 2014, and came with a wealth of experience. Kenneth, whose passion for music started from an early age,…

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