On Wednesday night Henley Festival – the UK’s only black tie festival – returned after a break of 2 years due to Covid. Headlining the festival were Ska band Madness, who celebrated by bringing founder of the band and legendary saxophonist Lee Thompson’s mother on stage. Henley Festival is the only festival in the UK to have a floating stage which is built on top of the River Thames, and is also the only festival in the UK when festival goers arrive by boat.
The Park is now adorned with new arrivals. Watching our lambs bounding across the Estate makes us feel grounded with nature as it continues no matter what’s going on in the world. The Gardens are brimming with blossom trees as we watch the seasons move on, albeit leaving the weather in April showers. We’re hitting the ground running as life rights itself with momentous new partnerships and projects.
The Ashmolean Museum with its imposing façade is a well-known landmark building in the City of Oxford and one of the oldest public Museums in the world. Its Collection contains artefacts from across the globe which illuminate elements of the human story; from the earliest civilisations right up to the modern day.