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Moon Landing
Mon 15 Jul 2019

50 years ago at 9.17pm on 20th July 1969 science fiction came face to face with science fact, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to land on another celestial body and Henley-On-Thames will be marking the exact date and time of the Moon landing

BBC Countryfile Live 2019 QC Speakers Line Up
Mon 15 Jul 2019

BBC Countryfile Live

Quilter Cheviot Announces 2019 Theatre Line -Up

Quilter Cheviot has announced the full line-up of speakers at The Quilter Cheviot Theatre during BBC Countryfile Live 2019 at Blenheim Palace, sponsored by parent company Quilter...

Jaymi Henlsey Q&A Joseph and the amazing technicolour dreamcoat
Thu 4 Jul 2019

The Union J star on making his musical theatre dream come true in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat...

Oxford Unfiltered July Victoria cruziana
Tue 2 Jul 2019

University of Oxford’s Botanic Garden, founded in 1621, is the oldest surviving botanic garden in the UK and contains over 6,000 plant species. Philip Baldwin visited it for the first time over a bank holiday weekend this year.  The garden was conceived in the 1620s, in the decades before the Civil War, as a place to grow and study medicinal plants, such as the male fern (Dryopteris filix-mas)...

Om & Bass Rachel Bluebells Yoga Pose
Tue 2 Jul 2019

Om & Bass

“Keep it in the Family”

Once a week former London lawyer Rach Cox visits the OX offices and leads us in a yoga session, however one afternoon last month the instructor allowed everyone the hour off and instead spoke to the editorial team about her route into yoga and the wellbeing and reggae festival she runs, Om & Bass...

Jack Wolfskin Stay Dry
Core Values July Water Pouring into Cup
Tue 2 Jul 2019

Our bodies are made up of approximately 60% water; it’s the primary building block of our cells. It makes up around 73% of our heart and brain, 64% of our skin and 31% of our bones. Even our body fat is 10% water. It’s such an important tool for our overall health, wellbeing and performance and yet it’s one most of us neglect on a daily basis...

To The Queer Youth Michael Vogel Wearing My Little Pony Bobble Hat
Fri 28 Jun 2019

To The Queer Youth

Michael Vogel

Michael Vogel is a writer/producer who has worked with some of the leaders in Branded Entertainment (including Marvel, Cartoon Network and Disney) and helped lauch Hasbro Studios. Here, he talks about being a writer and producer in animation and LGBTQ representation in children’s entertainment...

Grimsey Birdseye View over Sea
Fri 28 Jun 2019

Grímsey

Where Nature Still Rules

Lying little over 40 km (24 miles) off the north coast of Iceland, and straddling the Arctic Circle, the tiny island of Grímsey is a green, grassy and particularly agreeable island, standing alone far out on the horizon, a seemingly blue anvil of rock, surrounded by the inhospitable Arctic Ocean. Grímsey is home to little more than one hundred people (and a million seabirds) and is an utterly pure and separate world from the rest of Iceland. As the country’s remotest (inhabited) offshore island, Grímsey grants the traveller the gift of isolation and windswept beauty...

The Thames William Morris Belongings
Thu 20 Jun 2019

The Thames

An Earthly Paradise

This month Oxfordshire hosts both an investigation of Oxfordshire waterways as seen and enjoyed by William Morris and a celebration of contemporary handmade crafts at Waterperry gardens, where the legacy of William Morris’ ethos runs deep...