No results found

Waterperry web banner fxs4dz
What's On, Culture, Art

Local Talent: The OxTrail

oxley xyt4mw

This month Local Talent showcases a selection of oxen sculpture along Sobell House’s OXTrail, painted by local artists and where to find them in the city. The art trail will be taking place across Oxfordshire this summer. When it is over, the oxen will be herded together for an auction raising funds for the life-enhancing care provided by Sobell House Hospice. You can find out more and also make donations at

Blithering Broomsticks! By kOrky Paul, The Children’s Hospital at the JR

Dreams of the Spires  by RAWZ, Said Business School

Eve by Milly Norton, Oxford Castle

Finding Home by Sarah Hutchinson-Jarman, the courtyard at St Giles Church

Look Forward to the Future by Weimin Hu, Green Templeton College

Once Upon a Dreaming Spire by Isla Southam, St Michael (North Gate)

Or Ox by David Melling, Oxford Castle

Oxford Blue by Catherine Rye, Churchill Hospital (to the right of the main entrance)

Oxford’s Starry Night by Sarah Hutchinson-Jarman, Westgate top floor, overlooking the City

Oxslips and Cowslips by Amy Johnson, University Parks – Gingko Gate

Prehistoric by Alison Berman, Westgate (upper ground floor, outside Superdry)

The Power of Hands by The Order of St John’s Trust, St Margaret’s Church


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.