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This week

Bryan Brown at Albert Park with the book

Labour of love book on town’s park is launched

10-year-old Sam Hartley examines some bones

Ancient finds at temple on display at exhibition

Didcot Community Gospel Choir performing in 2013

Singers strike right note to help fundraising bid

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

Chance to have some woodland adventures

Chance to have some woodland adventures

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

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

AmEgos Theatre is marking the 85th birthday of Stephen Sondheim by staging his musical Into the Woods at King Alfred’s Academy, Wantage, this week

Drama group perform in award-winning show

Self-taught silk painter’s work is put on display

Self-taught silk painter’s work is put on display

Musical leads . . . Duncan Blagrove and Kate Brock, as Capt von Trapp and Maria, with the child cast

Kate's joy at Maria role in The Sound of Music

Jolly crew . . . The cast of Anything Goes

Stowaway takes to the high seas in search of love

Riley’s demise . . . Friends attend his funeral

Dying man turns lives of caring friends inside out

Headline act . . . Blues rock guitarist Chantel McGregor

Blues and beer festival to mark 25th anniversary

Elwood P Dowd, played by Dan Booth, with Harvey

Meet Elwood and his imaginary pal Harvey

Title role . . . Henry V played by Terry Atkinson

Find yourself in the midst of blood and glory of Agincourt

Bella Manningham, played by Janie Eyre-Brook, and her husband Jack (Jim Cottrell)

Is Bella imagining terror or does it actually exist?

John Lithgow as Ben and Alfred Molina as George

Elegant exploration of love’s strange magic

Fan dance . . . Missy Malone

Missy's burlesque show to mark Valentine's Day

Title role . . . Laura King as Dick Whittington

Panto raises more than laughs to help charity

The Snow Queen, played by Amanda Linstead, and Carlo (Seb Allum)  Picture: Anna Marlow

Players' panto fun gives new twist to old tale

Putting practice . .   Barry West, played by Richard Browning, and Fran Jeffries (Jayne Henderson)

Captain's day does not go with a swing!

From left, Nick the Horrible Henchman, played by Sandie Gilbert, Jill Supercilious, Jack’s girlfriend (Janet Morgan), and G G-Strings the Golden Guitar (Paul Finnon)

Classic tale to be told of boy and beanstalk

Pantomime fun . . . The cast of Didcot Phoenix Drama Group’s production of Treasure Island

Set sail for fun as pair search for buried loot

Boo, hiss . . . Nasty new mayor Frollo, played by Joe Graham, left, and his dim brother Freelo (Aaron Oke) pictured in rehearsal

Mystery surrounds the silencing of Paris bell

Festive show . . . The panto cast

Prepare to be amazed by Sinodun panto fun

One of the eyecatching set-piece battle scenes

Hobbit saga's end is a relief

Rachael Fletcher-Hudson as Necile, Nick Ash (Master Woodsman) and Andrew Pussley (Santa Claus)

Show to stoke a festive glow

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus at Cornerstone, Didcot

Win a family ticket, plus extra goodies, to The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus at Cornerstone, Didcot

Headlining . . . The Christians

Scrum on down for club's music festival

The cast and director of Improbable Fiction

Unlikely Christmas tale from a circle of writers

Didcot gig . . . Bella Hardy

Singer-songwriter set for Cornerstone show

Paddington Bear

Film bears witness to popularity

Fairport friends . . . Simon Nicol, front, and Ric Sanders

'Don't tell me you didn't write that song!'

Making debut . . . Ruby Belcher plays the central character of Eva

Play echoes real-life rescue of Jewish children

Movies theme . . . The WSMC singers

Film favourites to feature in concert

Farce . . . Clive Debanks, played by Mark Williams, centre, and other cast members

Husband's bid for one last fling sparks chaos

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