Art

TEDxBanbury – To Be Filmed Live – 29 February 2020

Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on February 3, 2020

A Day of Different Ideas from Banbury Worth Spreading… …Locally & Globally! How many of us have watched the infamous TED Talks on TED.com or TEDx Talks on YouTube? One of the most watched is by Sir Ken Robinson, whose talk titled ‘Do Schools Kill Creativity’ has reached over 63 million views! In July of […]

Launching into the New Year at The Mill

Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on December 30, 2019

We’re kicking off the New Year with a new season at The Mill Arts Centre in Banbury! Fancy trying your hand at jewellery making, photography, watercolours, textiles, yoga, choir, or creative writing? How about an introduction to acting or burlesque? Our expert tutors will give you all the guidance you need for your new skill […]

Two new exciting exhibitions at the Heseltine Gallery

Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on December 30, 2019

[Focus] on Photography at the Heseltine Gallery 29th February – 31st March. Are you interested in photography? Do you want to get your work noticed? A new photography open exhibition coming to the Heseltine Gallery gives you a great opportunity. Deadline for entries is 31 January 2020. This exciting exhibition will feature photographic artwork by […]

Compton Verney hosts Major Photo Exhibition

Posted by Rob Checkley, on November 25, 2019

Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park is hosting Magnum Manifesto, an exhibition featuring some of the most significant and enduring images from The Magnum Photos agency, focusing on the history of the second half of the 20th century through the lenses of 75 leading photographers. This is the only place in the UK in which this […]

TEDxBanbury Speaker Announcement

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Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on October 29, 2019

Local Comedy Writer – Simeon Courtie Local writer Simeon Courtie is announced as the latest speaker at TEDxBanbury event in February 2020. Simeon is a communications trainer and experienced broadcaster. He has presented national television and radio for over 20 years, from his Children’s BBC days in the 90s, to hosting the All England BBC […]

Network Arts @ The Heseltine Exhibition

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Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on October 28, 2019

Network Arts are pleased to be exhibiting for the first time at The Heseltine Gallery. This exhibition continues to celebrate their 30th Anniversary bringing together a range of quality contemporary and traditional art from emerging and established artists in the region. It features a diverse range of work by members in a variety of media, […]

National Portrait Gallery Exhibition

Posted by Rob Checkley, on August 31, 2019

Upton House and Gardens is hosting a National Portrait Gallery Exhibition. From 21st September – 9th December 2019, visitors will be able to see “Faces of Change: Nature’s Champions” This exhibition is a partnership between the National Trust and the National Portrait Gallery drawing on portraits from the Gallery’s Collection. It focuses on individuals who […]

Artweeks 2019

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 […]

Oxfordshire Artweeks 2019

Posted by Rob Checkley, on March 1, 2019

Oxfordshire Artweeks 2019 is set to be the UK’s biggest ever open studios event. Around 1000 artists and designer-makers – including two hundred new faces with fresh ideas – are preparing to hold their biggest ever festival this spring (4th-27th May). For 24 days, a colourful spectrum of artists, artisans and designers will be opening […]

Cotswold Hare Trail

Cotswold Hare Trail

Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on October 15, 2018

Amanda is passionate about all things creative and studied art, photography, ceramics, textiles, and design from an early age. She studied at West Surrey College of Art and Design gaining a BA Hons degree in 3D Design and Photography. She is a practicing artist and photographer specialising in animal portraiture, and lives in Kirtlington, a […]

Heseltine Gallery

Heseltine Gallery

Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on October 15, 2018

A record number of artists entered the 2018 annual Open Selected Exhibition at Middleton Cheney’s Heseltine Gallery – almost doubling the previous year’s intake and attracting a capacity audience to the launch event. Following the success of this colourful annual show, the gallery team got in touch with Your Letterbox  to thank us for our […]

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