Reflecting on a Decade of The Mogford Prize
It’s not just us here at Fyne Associates who are celebrating a special birthday; in 2022 Oxford’s esteemed and highly acclaimed literary competition – The Mogford Prize for Food and Drink Writing – will celebrate its 10th year. Originally founded by Jeremy Mogford, the entrepreneur and face behind the Oxford Collection, the competition has since opened opportunities for countless emerging writers across the globe.
In Conversation with Lime Cordiale
Brothers Oliver and Louis Leimbach – otherwise known as Lime Cordiale – caught up with us from their home in New South Wales, Australia ahead of their visit to Oxford’s O2 Academy in January.
A gallery of 20 of our favourite pieces from Oxfordshire Artweeks’ online Winter Show by artists whom we have featured in our pages over the years.
In this very special Birthday edition we’re celebrating 20 years of Fyne Associates. That means 20 years of Culture, Celebrities, Lifestlyle, Fashion, Literature, Music, Theatre, Film, and so much more. A lot has happened since then, so we’ve gone back to where it all began to remember what life was like in 2001…
Actor, presenter and winner of Strictly Come Dancing Ore Oduba (Curtains / Grease) who has been delighting audiences and receiving rave reviews as Brad Majors, will continue to don his fishnets as he extends his role in Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show.
'WHAT'S NOT TO LIKE'
Set to release their mini album Cordi Elba on Friday 14 January, today Lime Cordiale and Idris Elba reveal their rambunctious new single What's Not To Like via Chugg Music and 7Wallace Music.. Starring Idris’s velvety vocals and loaded with boisterous riffs and rollicking drums, What’s Not To Like follows on from their jaunty debut single Apple Crumble.
What’s On December - February
This most popular of fairy tales is heading to town with dashing Dandini, CBBC’s Mark Rhodes (from Sam and Mark’s Big Friday Wind Up) playing loyal servant to the handsome prince, alongside stunning Cinderella
Jonny Woo’s All Star Christmas Cabaret
One of the UK’s most influential artists in alternative variety, and co-owner of East End LGBTQ+ performance venue The Glory, Jonny Woo welcomes in this year’s festive season with a raucous Christmas cabaret and sing-a-long at Battersea Arts Centre. Here, the performer tells Sam Bennett more about the show, as well as exciting London venues, gay and queer lineage, and new play Silvertown.
“I wrote Blue/Orange in my twenties,” says Joe Penhall, “after working as a cadet journalist, when there were several reported cases of people who were incarcerated in mental hospitals for saying things like, ‘Idi Amin’s secret police are following me around Peckham’, and being diagnosed as being delusional as a result.