Home » Archives by category » Arts (Page 2)

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…

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…

Page 2 of 3123