Culture

Exotic Madeira

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on June 1, 2019

First impressions are often so telling. Minutes from the airport I sensed the scale of the mountainous peaks and craggy cliffs with houses surrounded by blazing bougainvillea and banana leaves and villages with terracotta roofs dotted amongst the patchwork of the terraced cultivation carved out of the mountainside. In the capital Funchal’s famous market, the […]

Christmas Come Early at The Mill!

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on June 1, 2019

Hot off the heels of yet another hit Edinburgh Festival Fringe performance and sell out shows across the UK, Oxfordshire based Morgan & West look forward to a Christmas at home with their A (sort of) Christmas Carol Magic Show which runs at The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury from 13th – 24th December 2019! Join […]

Cherwell Business Awards 2019

Neil Gilkes
Posted by Neil Gilkes, on May 20, 2019

  Digital Accounting Enterprises, a Bicester-based accountancy practice supporting small Limited companies and Sole Traders, has been named ‘one to watch’ after it won the New Business category at Cherwell Business Awards 2019 last Friday night. Based on Market Square, Bicester, Digital Accounting beat the two other companies shortlisted for the ‘New Business’ award sponsored […]

WIN FREE TICKETS TO THIS YEARS 16TH CORNBURY FESTIVAL 

Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on May 16, 2019

Cornbury Festival goers are in for a treat in July with a terrific line-up over the 3 day Festival from Friday 5th July to Sunday 7th July and you could be going completely free of charge. Your Letterbox has a number of free weekend tickets to give to lucky winners of this online competition. This […]

‘AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH’

Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on May 14, 2019

TEAM OF 21 BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN RAISE OVER £10,000 FOR TOMMY’S Meet ‘Team Awesome’…a group of 21 men and women, mainly from Bicester, Oxfordshire (and many who live on the Kingsmere estate), who gave up their Bank Holiday weekend this May to don their walking boots and complete the National Three Peaks Challenge in […]

Theatre, Circus and a whole lot of Fun!

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on April 28, 2019

This May half term will see the Big Top arrive on Bicester’s Whitelands Farm Sports Ground as the climax of the Mill Arts Centre’s B-Live season for a week-long run of performances of The Hogwallops. Spectacular circus skills blend seamlessly with physical comedy, theatrical storytelling and slapstick in this chaotic and colourful tale of a […]

Artweeks 2019

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on April 28, 2019

Banbury More than 100 artists in and around Banbury are part of a group of 1000 artists and designer-makers who are preparing to turn Oxfordshire into a giant art gallery for the Artweeks Festival this month (4th-27th May; 18th-27th in North Oxon) and with around forty venues in this My Letterbox patch there’s so much […]

Banbury Author Success in Oz with Irish Children’s book – Johnny the Leprechaun

Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on April 2, 2019

Johnny the Leprechaun – The beginnings by Author Aly Bannister for Your letterbox. I, Aly Bannister, nee Donaghy, was born in Banbury, Oxfordshire in 1970 to Irish parents Sam & Sadie Donaghy. Having attended Blessed George Napier school, and always having a love of English literature and writing from an early age, writing was a […]

Gut… Stress… Sleep… Penny Brohn

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on April 1, 2019

Did you know something like 70% of your immune system is in the gut? Humans have trillions of bacteria living in their gut, mouth and nose, known collectively as the microbiome. Recent research has shown us that some of these bacteria are intricately involved in helping our immune system to function. That’s good reason to […]

Discover a hidden talent with The Mill this Summer

Rob Checkley
Posted by Rob Checkley, on April 1, 2019

Spring may only just be upon us, but Summer is firmly around the corner at The Mill as the latest season of live events and learning opportunities through to August and beyond are onsale now. As well as a packed programme of live shows and events, as always there are plenty of opportunities to take […]

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