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This week

Graham Rose found the tapes and Bernard Martin put them on to CD

Historic tapes of choir concerts saved from tip

The jackets designed by pupils at Our Lady’s Abingdon on display in the Long LIbrary at Blenheim Palace

Palace displays jackets made by pupils

Second-hand band that is built from bric-a-brac

Second-hand band that is built from bric-a-brac

Nettlebed Folk Club patron Phil Beer is one half of acoustic roots and folk duo Show of Hands

Village folkies celebrate their 40th anniversary

Pictured in the imaginative play section of Creative Kidz are Grace Clark, two, holding her craftwork, and Becci Cox, who runs the new centre

Great space to play in for the creative toddlers

Exhibitors include, above, Ticia Lever, left, with her piece Swirling Waters, and Gill Banks

Unique interpretation of the very British Thames

GoboYoof’s first production, All at Sea, which took place in July. Pictured are, from left, Sofie Mirza, Freya Avenell, Charlotte Bright and Annabel Pollard

Youth theatre group seeks stage stars of tomorrow

Wantage Art Group chairman, Geoff Williams, 72, shows his granddaughter Zara Clement-Jones, nine, pieces in its exhibition

Artists from area hold an exhibition for everybody

Lee Orchard (Cpl Gleason), Laura King (Sgt Stratton) and John Hawkins (Sgt Bates) are among the cast of Another Man’s Eden, a play set in a hospital in Camp Bastion

Tough subject matter of Afghanistan-set drama

Charlotte Storrs, who runs pottery classes for individuals and groups, has just completed a commission for Swiss five-star hotel

Violin player carves her way towards success

Laura Godfrey, a project officer for Age UK, and Alan Robinson, 77, try pickleball at Wantage Leisure Centre

Ball game gives elderly people new lease of life

Hendred Ukulele Group pictured playing their first performance at St Katherine’s House care home, Wantage, in March

Revolution for music as ukulele proves popular

The Derek Paravicini Jazz Quartet will be performing at the Music in the Abbey festival at Dorchester-on-Thames on Tuesday night

Festival presents opera without ‘crazy’ storyline

Morris dancers play a big part of BunkFest

BunkFest set to draw in crowds for its 14th year

Bellowhead will play their final Towersey Festival on Saturday, ahead of their amicable split in May next year. The influential 11-piece folk act will be part of a four-day programme of music at Towersey

Folk superstars to grace festival for the final time

The cast of Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution, which will be performed by BreakaLeg Productions at the Unicorn Theatre in Abingdon from September 9-12

Town will stage second Agatha Christie festival

A CFA Voysey design that is part of the exhibition called The Arts & Crafts House, at Compton Verney

Exhibition offers lots of arts and crafts delights

New Zealander Ivy Rossiter, known as Luckless

Families flock to enjoy weekend of festival fun

Raymond Blanc will be swapping Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons in Great Milton for the Wilderness Festival this weekend

Raymond Blanc is heading off to cook in the great outdoors

Pop idols The Feeling will appeal to younger music lovers as well as veteran members of the cricket club

‘Howzat’ for a top bill at an expanding festival?

Sales manager Chris Harrison holds a pint aloft

Growing beer company is firing on all cylinders

Bjork plays her only UK summer festival date at Wilderness festival, playing on the Friday night

Plenty of festival frolics in store at Wilderness

Truck delivers as stars fill the stage

Truck delivers as stars fill the stage

Curator Matt Stevens with a TOSCA vacuum vessel, used in fusion plasma experiments

Exhibition is aiming to demystify atom fusion

John Groves, from East Hendred with their work that is on display at the museum

Artists brought together in museum’s exhibition

Basement Jaxx

Truck rolls up to be the biggest event to date

Vale & Downland Museum curator Suzie Tilbury with ceramic figures by artist Cookie Scottorn

Mythical legends inspire pop-up sculpture show

Lulu is singing at the Cornbury Festival on Saturday evening

Lulu won’t do all the hits but Shout always stays

Gregory Porter at Blenheim Palace, where he sang last month

Jazzman Porter sings at ‘most illustrious venues’

Bryan Brown at Albert Park with the book

Labour of love book on town’s park is launched

Didcot Community Gospel Choir performing in 2013

Singers strike right note to help fundraising bid

10-year-old Sam Hartley examines some bones

Ancient finds at temple on display at exhibition

Van Morrison will be returning to the Great Court at Blenheim Palace to perform on June 25. He has a back catalogue of more than 360 songs, including Brown Eyed Girl and Moondance

Legend Van Morrison set to headline show

The Madhatters played at the Vale and Downland Museum in Wantage to launch the musical season there. Pictured from left are Sem Seaborne, Linda Benton, and Geoff Leaver

A musical surprise gets museum-goers dancing

Robbie Tidmarsh, six, with Judith Paulus and Luisa Madeira of Oxford University’s department of plant sciences

Arboretum gets children learning all about nature

The band Nina Jade, including Nina Reiber-Hodgson, performed at Rock in the Park last year

‘Strictly local’ line-up is on the cards for festival

Ellie Cazie and Jason Dale are pictured enjoying last year’s Wallingford Blues and Beer Festival

Blues and beers form a perfect blend for festival

Chance to have some woodland adventures

Chance to have some woodland adventures

Steam enthusiasts photograph the locomotives at Didcot Railway Centre

It’s full steam ahead for holiday fun at rail centre

The Rugfest line-up includes The Christians

Schedule is packed for Rugest's seventh outing

Raphael Wallfisch will play Finzi’s Cello Concerto in a concert at Dorchester Abbey on Friday at 7.30pm

Festival offers real treat for classical music fans

Singer Eloise Rees is running a new weekly music club at Sweatbox in Wantage, teaching youngsters to play, form their own bands and perform. She is pictured, right, with Iona McNaught and Madeline Pound

Helping youngsters to learn ropes of industry

Painter and illustrator Robert Strange creates one of his images of scrunched-up ephemera in boxes, which take about 120 hours each. He is opening up his Harwell studio as part of Oxfordshire Artweeks

Artists will open studios to public view this week

The cast of Dorchester Amateur Dramatic Society’s production of Man of the Moment, which will be staged in the village hall from June 24-27

Great Train Robbery link to Ayckbourn's classic

Chris Rock as Andre Allen

Review - Top Five is a comedy gem

Public Service Broadcasting

Three more acts to play county’s Truck Festival

Dorchester Abbey hosts the various events in the festival

Enjoyment is a piece of cake at the fun festival

Glamrock tribute band Slyde will headline Music in the Park at Elms Park, Thame, on Sunday, playing songs from the likes of Slade, Sweet and T Rex

Headliners turning back the clock to the 1970s

Jigsaw Set Productions brings Anything Goes to The Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot, this weekend

Full steam ahead for the SS American and crew

Young actors from Oxfordshire Youth Music Theatre are pictured in rehearsal for their production of Crazy For You, being staged this week

Youngsters go crazy for Gershwin classic show

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