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Vigour and Skills | Slow Shopping with UK's best Makers are hosting an upcoming Spring Solstice exhibition with Branch Arts at The Gothic House in Charlbury.

Bea (fashion PR) and Clement (Photographer Clement Lauchard ( ….dreamt up a business together during lockdown in 2020. Clement wanted to open a marketplace of sustainable products. His aim was to photograph/video artisans across the UK. He used to work in ‘special orders’ at Louis Vuitton and is well versed in how to ‘story tell’ product wise. He says "luxury is different for everyone" – for him luxury is about the story behind a product. They now have 70 makers on board.

Their business is a curation of some of their favourite makers/creators. Here are some examples;

Vigour and Skills brings these maker stories online and brings the process alive. Half of The Vigour and Skills products are made to order. Since Launching in 2020 Vigour and Skills has seen a 60% increase in sales demonstrating that our love of heritage and desire to keep craftsmanship in the UK is alive and thriving.

21st March – 24th April 2024

Image credit: Sarah Frances Kelley


Moreton Show 2024
Fri 12 Apr 2024

Moreton Show 2024 celebrates its 75th anniversary on Saturday, September 7th, promising an exhilarating agricultural extravaganza. Situated in the idyllic North Cotswolds, the event highlights rare livestock breeds, boasts over 30 Horse of the Year qualifiers and features the beloved Shetland Pony Grand National and Livestock Grand Parade.

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Thu 11 Apr 2024

Dragonfly Framing Ltd. and Bicester Art Network are bringing together an amazing collection of local artists to exhibit their work during Oxfordshire Artweeks 2024. There are several art exhibitions popping up in Bicester and the surrounding area that promise to surprise and delight visitors.

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Tue 9 Apr 2024

This May sees the return of the Farm & Food Literature Festival (co-curated with Chelsea Green Publishing). A celebration of agroecology, regenerative farming and sustainable food, the event will include a keynote speech from Sunday Times best-selling author, Helen Rebanks.

Mon 8 Apr 2024

Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier (BACAA) is offering an exceptional artistic opportunity to attend “Juliette Aristides Drawing from Life: An Intensive Workshop Exploring the Beauty of the Nude”.