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Soup and Musical Excellence Served up at Lunchtime Concerts

Soup and Musical Excellence Served up at Lunchtime Concerts

Once a week at St Peter’s Church, something else replaces the peal of bells and the singing of hymns. Every Thursday, musicians from Oundle School migrate from the music department…

Cinema Partners with Music Trust

Established in 2005, the Oundle Cinema is restructuring its administration in order to ensure its continued operation. The administration of the organisation will be taken over by the Oundle Music…

Dolby Gallery Hosts Northants Exhibit

Dolby Gallery Hosts Northants Exhibit

The Dolby Gallery hosted the annual Northamptonshire Guild of Designer Craftsmen Exhibition in November and we went to the gallery opening to meet a few of the artists. The Northants…

Photography Artist Tom Scott Exhibition

Photography Artist Tom Scott Exhibition

Tom Scott, a fine art photographer, presented his first solo show at the Yarrow Gallery this spring. He exhibited over 25 works, including his installation from the Pallbearer series, which…

Taking Tea with Novelist Jenny Dunbar

Taking Tea with Novelist Jenny Dunbar

I was kindly invited into Jenny Dunbar’s house on a solemn Saturday evening in January to discuss her novel. She is a published author, and her most recent book, Sweet…

Knitters Plan to Yarn Bomb the Market Place

Knitters Plan to Yarn Bomb the Market Place

Get ready for the Oundle Yarn Bomb, to be unfurled in July to coincide with the town’s music and food festivals. Teams of busy needle workers are planning a massive…

Sadler’s Partbooks to be Performed in Oundle After 400 Years

Sadler’s Partbooks to be Performed in Oundle After 400 Years

On Thursday, 16 July, the Oundle International Festival will host performances by the celebrated vocal ensemble Stile Antico, of music from the Sadler Partbooks. These were compilations of works of…

Verity Hall: A Flair for Comics

Verity Hall: A Flair for Comics

In a crowded field stereotypically associated with male readers and creators, Verity Hall is making an impact as an innovative comic book artist. At only 24 years old, she may…

Linda Newbery on Writing

Linda Newbery on Writing

Author Linda Newbery first came to Oundle in 2003 as the first judge of the Oundle Festival of Literature Writing Competition. Distinguished for her books for children and young people,…

Experience of War Recorded in John Binder’s Diary

Experience of War Recorded in John Binder’s Diary

Oundle’s war memorial in the centre of town is familiar to everyone and yet, over the years its significance has become less personal. Families move on, and the memorial becomes…

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