The English Music Festival celebrates its tenth anniversary with a thrilling programme of World Première performances of major twentieth-century British composers, overlooked masterpieces and much-loved favourites performed by artists including the BBC Concert Orchestra, English Symphony Orchestra, tenor Richard Edgar-Wilson and pianist David Owen Norris. Events for all tastes range from early music from The Queen’s Six, violin and double concertos, and the toe-tapping New Foxtrot Serenaders. This year also features performances of the complete extant music by George Butterworth, on the centenary of his death, in conjunction with Radley College. Join us for the most exhilarating EMF yet! A mini-bus transfers between venues, including Dorchester Abbey, Sutton Courtenay and Radley College, and from Didcot Parkway Station. Various times throughout the four days, see website. Some concerts take place at Radley College, Abingdon and Sutton Courtenay Church. Convenient mini-bus transfer available.
The next in our series of lectures from leading cultural figures reflecting on the ways arts organisations contribute to society. Alistair Hudson, Director of Middlesborough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA), discusses the relationship between the art institution and the communities it serves and asks how it might be possible to construct a new model for working together.
Folktales tell us a lot about who we were and are. Explore two different takes on myth with Hel Robin Gurney and Fay Roberts. A blend of poetry and storytelling.
Focusing on amphibians and mammals. On 29th May 2016
Including searching for reptiles, mammals and pond life.
Plants for bees open day at Rosybee Nursery Oxford
The second in our series of lectures highlighting important artists from Modern Art Oxford’s history. Bridget Crone, independent writer and curator, discusses the work of the influential Palestinian artist who exhibited at Modern Art Oxford in 1998.
Sobell Charity Golf Day at Studley Wood Golf Club
After our first gig at this lively social club we're looking forward to coming back!
“Get involved now, or risk missing out” – Zane Lowe The Amazons are a four-piece rock band from Reading signed to Fiction Records (The Maccabees, Tame Impala) who have emerged over the past year as a young band to watch, garnering new fans and word-of-mouth praise through their dynamic performances and melodic rock anthems.