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Culture, Art

Local talent: Women by Women

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This month we have chosen art that celebrates the strength, power and joy of the female form. These twelve artists are all currently preparing to open their studios and host exhibitions in May as part of the Oxfordshire Artweeks festival which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.

Barbara Harrison Caban Inner Strength Acrylic on box canvas


Becky Paton The 7th warrior, Glass and ceramic mosaic on wood


Chantal Krugel’s work is on show throughout March at The Jam Factory, Oxford. Balance


Maria with a Patterned Headscarf by Charlotte Houlihan. Limited edition giclée print


20% of the sale price of Mastectomy Muse by Debbie Sutcliffe, limited edition linoprint in pink will go to Maggie’s, a UK cancer charity (also available in black).


Jill Colchester Isobella Dancing. Limited Edition Giclee Print.


Kashmira Patel Indus Ladies, Clay, £240 for both or £130 each / 07977 201790

Spotty dress, glazed stoneware by Louise Allison, £135 / 07709 913512

The Other Twin by Maureen Thorburn, Acrylic on canvas, £290, / 07930 443769

Nina Sweeney Fleabag Illustration A4 print on satin paper stock.


Rachel Ducker (left) Plaster and wire figure, painted, £570 (right) clay and wire, £1500


Jake Bugg
Tue 2 Apr 2024

Singer-songwriter Jake Bugg will be on stage at the O2 later this month as part of his mission to bring live music back to the heart of Britain’s communities and grassroots venues. He is currently touring the UK in his bid to reinvigorate the local music scene of some of the UK’s smaller cities and towns and took some time out to tell us more.

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Tue 2 Apr 2024

Award-winning quirky and alternative comedian Paul Foot is returning to Oxford this month with his new show, Dissolve which is set to be his most vulnerable and honest yet. We got in touch to find out what we can expect from his performance at Oxford’s New Theatre, as well as – in very Paul Foot fashion – getting side-tracked by King  Tutankhamen, and what  Jesus might have  achieved if  he'd been a plumber...

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Fri 1 Mar 2024

This month, Katie Melua will be in Oxford, helping to launch the Oxford Literary Festival’s new Programme in Georgian Literature and Culture.

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Fri 1 Mar 2024

Described as having a diasporic upbringing, singer-songwriter Namvula is also a gifted photographer and was co-founder of Film Africa, a London-based celebration of African cinema and culture. She now lives in Oxford where she will be performing later this month at The North Wall.