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Culture, Art

Local Talent: Father's Day


In honour of Father’s Day this month, we asked men to choose their favourite pieces from the Celebrating Artweeks 40th anniversary exhibition at The Jam Factory, Oxford. All are available to buy until 18 June when the exhibition closes.

Boiled Eggs and Soldiers by Mark ‘Lino’ Lord is a signed and editioned lino print, £25 print only or £100 framed

Birds Bathing is created using wood veneers by Gabriella Blakey, £375

Crocus 2, is a pigment ink print of a photograph by Caroline Hyman, £300

The Lighthouse is a digital painting by Celine Beaugrand. Framed, £45

Two Frogs, a linocut print by Gerry Coles, £95

Blue Water is a mixed media painting by Jessica Parker, £350

New Dawn, a photograph by Helen White, printed on aluminium, £135

Spring Blossom, Minster Lovell by Alex Long. Oil on Linen Board, £450

Ripening Bananas, coloured pencil by Dianne Frank, £500

Solarisation Sunday – A Favourite Oak, photography by John Hailstone, £125

Magpie Lane, Oxford, collograph print by Nicholas Hamilton, £95

Simplicity by Jeffrey Courtney, acrylics, £750

Goldfish by Susan Moxley, collagraph and chine colle, £320.00

Moonlit Lace, an etching by Charlie Davies, £165

Prison Island, Zanzibar by Edwina Sercombe, pastel oil & chalk and acrylic ink, £195

Copper Sky by Katie Cannon, acrylics on wooden panel, £375

Spring Sunshine at Youlbury by Rosie Taylor, acrylics on canvas, £295


Mon 1 Jul 2024

Dr Brian Briggs – “Brian is fine” – divides his time between Llanelli’s Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust Wetland Centre, where he is senior reserve warden, and his ‘other

nik kershaw
Fri 31 May 2024

Nik Kershaw’s debut album Human Racing came out in 1984 and saw him dominating the singles chart with tracks including Wouldn’t It Be Good, I Won’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me and Dancing Girls. Swiftly followed by The Riddle, Nik spent 62 weeks in the charts and was one of the musicians to play Live Aid in July 1985.

Nell Mescal pwj9ug
Fri 31 May 2024

For the uninitiated, Nell Mescal (yes, sister of actor Paul) is an Irish singer-songwriter who hit the festival circuit hard last summer, playing (amongst others) The Great Escape, BST Hyde Park, Boardmasters and Live at Leeds. This year, she’s headed to Oxfordshire and Alex James’ Big Feastival for August bank holiday weekend. Eloise Lonsdale caught up with her to find out more about her musical style and her recently launched EP, Can I Miss it For a Minute.

Sea Girls Credit Blacksocks qoafap
Fri 31 May 2024

2024’s Truck line-up looks to be one of its best yet, balancing big names with emerging artists and beloved regulars. As an event, it has come to mark start of the summer holidays for its devoted attendees, but how about the acts? We caught up with Oli Khan, drummer in indie-rock band Sea Girls to get the bands-eye view.