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Facebook group revives memories of Oundle’s people and places

Facebook group revives memories of Oundle’s people and places

For small communities with few or scattered historic records, social media has provided a valuable platform for sharing memories and building a record of local history. ‘Memories of Oundle and…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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