SPONSORED WALK IN AID OF FLEXICARE (OXFORD & ABINGDON)

SUNDAY 18TH MAY 2014

Starting from the Loyd Lindsay Rooms, Ardington.  Two circular routes of approximately 5-6 miles or 10-12 miles.  Registration between 9am and 10am.  Homemade cakes and other refreshments provided.  For Sponsor and Registration Forms contact Flexicare on 01865 321 881 or www.flexicare.org.

Flexicare is an Oxfordshire charity providing practical support for families with seriously disabled children in your area.

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20th Annual Exhibition featuring the Lockinge Estate Past & Present

                  FROM THE HOME FRONT TO THE FRONT LINE

Families in Ardington & Lockinge in the First World War

Past & Present photo 2014

LOYD LINDSAY ROOMS, ARDINGTON

Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th March 2014

2pm – 5pm

Admission Free

 

 

 

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PHOTOGRAPHY COURSES BY JACQUELINE CROSS PHOTOGRAPHY

Do you own a DSLR camera?  Are you still using it on automatic?

If you are looking to move away from the automatic settings to take control of your camera yourself using the “Aperture Priority” mode then these courses are for you.  These workshops are designed to be hands on, jargon free and enjoyable!

Jacqueline Cross has over 20 years of training experience and is passionate about photography.  Based just outside Ardington, she is well known for her commercial and portrait images.  She works out on location capturing natural, dynamic and vibrant images that makes her clients stand out from the crowd – including Oxford United FC and JACK fm.

Join Jacqueline on one of her interactive, fun workshops here at the Loyd Lindsay Rooms to get the most out of your camera:

  • Introduction to DSLR Photography
  • Introduction to Wedding Photography
  • Introduction to The Digital Dark Room – Saving you Valuable Time with a Post Production Workflow Using Adobe Lightroom 5
  • One to one Tailored Courses
  • Gift Vouchers also available

For more information and booking details go to www.jacquelinecrossphotography.com

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CHRISTMAS WREATH & TOPIARY TREE WORKSHOPS

christmas wreathHave a few hours of fun and leave with your own personalised wreath or topiary tree.

Keren Orchard of Orchid Floral Designs will be running workshops on Monday 2nd and Monday 16th December showing us how to make our own Christmas Wreaths & Topiary Trees.

These are small groups with personal tuition from a Qualified Florist.

There will be 3 sessions per day: 9.30am – 12.30pm, 2.00pm – 5.00pm and 6.30pm – 9.30pm.  Cost is £45.00 per session which includes all materials and refreshments.

For more information contact: Keren Orchard on 07979 15 75 96 or keren@orchidfd.co.uk

 

 

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INTRODUCTION TO DSLR PHOTOGRAPHY – BY JACKIE CROSS PHOTOGRAPHY

SATURDAY 14TH DECEMBER 2013, SATURDAY 11TH JANUARY 2014 & SATURDAY 22ND FEBRUARY 2014.  ALL COURSES RUN FROM 1PM – 5PM

If you are an absolute beginner with a Digital SLR camera who normally shoots on “Automatic” then this course is ideal for you!  This fun half day course will give you the confidence to take control and shoot Aperture priority mode allowing you to decide on the depth of field (blurring of the background).  The course is a mixed blend of theory and relaxed hands on practice, allowing you to explore your new camera settings to create some great images.  For more information or to book a place contact Jackie Cross on 01235 799975 or Jackie@jackiecross.com

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INTERMEDIATE DSLR ONE DAY PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE – SATURDAY 2ND NOVEMBER 2013

Jackie Cross Photography will be returning to the Loyd Lindsay Rooms on Saturday 2nd November offering a one day intermediate DSLR course.  This course is aimed at those individuals who have a good understanding of the features of their camera and//or who have attended her introduction to DSLR course.  This intermediate course is suitable for anyone who is confident in using aperture priority and is aimed at taking you to the next level.  It is a fun, relaxed course with a mixed blend of theory and practical sessions.  For further information or to book a place contact Jackie Cross on 01235 799975 or Jackie@jackiecross.com.

 

 

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JONNY & THE BAPTISTS – FRIDAY 15TH NOVEMBER 2013

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Comedy blues band Jonny & the Baptists present an acclaimed mix of silly, satirical and occasionally sexy songs, tackling all the big issues, from library closures to loneliness and the decline of the traditional pub. The group have toured as far afield as Croatia and Norwich, regularly feature on shows such as Marcus Brigstocke’s Early Edition and Robin Ince’s Late Night Revolution and won rave reviews for their Edinburgh Festival debut.

Doors open at 7pm.  Performance starts at 7.45pm.  Tickets:  £10.00 each available from Karen Smith – Loyd Lindsay Rooms and the Grocer Chef, Ardington.

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VINTAGE WEDDING FAIR

Sunday 8th September.  11am to 3pm

FREE ENTRY

For more information, please contact the organisers Gill of Opal on 01235 762 164 or Jane Email: janeparfoot100@btinternet.com

 

 

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10TH SEPTEMBER – SOCIAL MEDIA FOR BUSINESS – MADE EASY!

This 2 hour introductory workshop, running from 10am to 12 noon BLACK DOG NEW MEDIA LOGOis being run by Shaun Fagan of Black Dog and is designed for local business people who want to find out more about social media.

This relaxed workshop will outline what social media means in a business setting, the practicalities of fitting social media into busy business lives and layout the business benefits directly possible from social media adoption.

Please note other Black Dog social media workshops are available and will continue to be announced over the coming weeks and months. These will focus on specific aspects of Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Blogging and Pinterest etc.

To book your place go to:   http://blackdogtraining.eventbrite.com/

If you have any questions or would like more information about this workshop or any of the other training courses provided by Black Dog then please contact Shaun using any of the details below.

Tel 07827 999135                       Email shaun@blackdognewmedia.co.uk Twitter@BlackDogMedia

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6th JULY 2013 – JACQUELINE CROSS PHOTOGRAPHY – Intermediate DSLR One Day Course

We are pleased to welcome Jacqueline Cross Photography to the Loyd Lindsay Rooms on Saturday 6th July.  Jackie is offering a one day intermediate DSLR course.  This course is aimed at those individuals who have a good understanding of the features of their camera and/or have attended her introduction to DSLR course.  This intermediate course is suitable for anyone who is confident in using aperture priority and is aimed at taking you to the next level.  It is a fun, relaxed course with a mixed blend of theory and practical sessions.  Cost:  £95.00 (for a limited period only).  For further information or to book a place contact Jackie Cross on 01235 799975 or jackie@jackiecross.com

 

 

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