From stage star to songwriter... Prior to releasing the album, We Are More Than One, Michael Ball talks about his "first proper" foray into songwriting.
There's just one week to go until we kick off our Easter Put on a Play in a Week workshops, so if you haven't booked yet, what are you waiting for?
For Oxfordshire Artweeks, artist Paul Minter is to present a new series of sumptuous oil paintings of the interiors of stately homes, transporting you to glittering places to populate the imagination; empty gilded rooms which would make wonderful backdrops for historical dramas.
Alice in Wonderland: Curiouser and Curiouser
Alice in Wonderland: Curiouser and Curiouser opens on 27th March at the Victoria & Albert Museum and reflects the various ways in which artists across the years, globe, genres and generations have taken Alice as their muse.
Wildflower Meadow Paintings
An exhibition of paintings by landscape artist Elaine Kazimierczuk will be on display at the North Wall Arts Centre from 17 – 25 May as part of Oxfordshire Art Weeks.
A Champion of Wonderful Women
Born and raised in The Liberties area of Dublin, Imelda May has become one of Ireland’s most famed female artists in history. Today she talks admirable women, tomato sauce, and working to live.
The Alien franchise has been a beloved pop-culture icon in the sci-fi horror genre for roughly 42 years, spanning multiple films and crossovers across varying mediums including books, games and other sci-fi properties. To mark the 35th anniversary of its first sequel Aliens, I take a look at the one character who practically defined the Alien legacy.
With Penny Parkes
Thinking about lazy days sitting in the summer sunshine enjoying a good book? If so, we would like to introduce Sylva readers to award-winning Cotswold author Penny Parkes, whose new book Home is out this July.
The last 12 months have been quite a year for Oxfordshire’s visual arts community. Here Esther Lafferty, festival director of Oxfordshire Artweeks, talk to two artists whose art reflects the response of many of us to lockdown and isolation.