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06 SepThe end of an era


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Dear Friends, Art in Action 2016 was a huge success. We were blessed with great weather and 28,364 people attended the…

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12 Jul40 Years Exhibition


This year, our fortieth and final year, assistant organiser Rachel May has put together an exhibition of photography, marketing and programmes from…

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23 JunA Day in the Life…


A Day in the Life… Dear Friends, One day in the life of the organiser. Tuesday 14th June. Leave Waterperry Estate…

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10 MayPractical classes at this year’s Festival


With over 3,000 places and 40 crafts to choose from this year, we are sure you will be able to tap…

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28 Apr2016: Our Final Show


Dear Fellow Artists, Visitors, Volunteers and Supporters, I write to you with a heavy heart, and knowing that I will never satisfy…

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Bernard Saunders Tribute

24 MarGuardian of Waterperry


Sylvia Vetta meets Bernard Saunders, the founder of Art in Action and steward of Waterperry House and gardens, near Oxford. Approximately…

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24 MarIt starts with little acorns…


Dear Friends, It is my sad duty to tell you that Bernard Saunders died peacefully at home on Sunday 20th March….

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24 MarLatest Events in the Gardens


EASTER HOLIDAYS – Easter Bunny Hunt: Hunt the bunnies around the Gardens and collect a prize when you have found them…

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02 MarLet’s Get the Kids Creating!


Dear Friends, Things are hotting up in the Art in Action office as the show draws nearer by the day. The first…

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