News & Events

Happy New Year….times are changing

Happy New Year to old and new friends! It’s going to be a quick ‘blog’ as I am off to Ireland tomorrow to deliver a sofa…a long way for just one delivery, but carriers ‘botched’ the job so badly early in the year, that I want to just ‘get it right’ and make very lovely...

A Winter’s Tale

The log fire is almost lit….but hang on…it’s still warm out there….with only 12 weeks until Christmas! Aggghhh!!! Time to check us out for those innovative Christmas gifts, not to mention a ‘last minute’ dining table order!! Yes, we have some styles and sizes ‘in stock’, ready to go, whilst still having some capacity to...

The Vertical – (and the horizontal)

For August we welcome the return of Jacqueline Hopkins to ‘art in the furniture store’. She uses interesting watercolour techniques to create paintings involving lots of ‘verticals’. Her favourite subject is trees. Please come to the preview party Fri August 2nd 6.30 – 9.00pm in our showrooms live music, art, Pimms & wines, furniture, friends…...

It’s Christmas in Woodstock – Colour at Christmas

It’s Christmas in Woodstock …and probably where you are too! Far too early really, but there’s things to do, lights to put up, events to organise… Colour at Christmas – December’s art in the furniture store exhibition So, December sees us mounting a new ‘Colour at Christmas’ exhibition, featuring the paintings of Catherine Spring, the...

As the nights draw in…let some light in to the landscape…

We lit the fire in our showrooms today for the first time this season…and it helped to break the wintry mood caused by the lashing cold wind and rain….there are floods in other parts and more economic gloom ahead (so they say)… What better reason then to come to a party, where the fire will...

Windsor Chairs through the ages – art or artefact?

July’s ‘art in the furniture store’ exhibition will feature some fascinating chairs from my private collection, showing the development of form and style from the mid 18th century through to the present day, featuring chairs from different parts of the country, amongst which – some early comb back chairs, a ‘transitional’ hoop back chair with...

Warehouse Sale!!

We are about to hold a special sale of ‘pre-owned’ furniture made by ourselves, at our Kidlington Warehouse. These are pieces that we have bought back from clients for various reasons – house move, change of style /size etc. Some pieces we have re-finished and some we are offering ‘as is’. Our last ’sale’ of...

Easter Openings & The Beach

Easter Opening Times Good Friday: 11.00 – 5.00 (preview party for Shirley Vauvelle 6.30 – 9.00pm – see blog below) Saturday: 10.30 – 5.30 Easter Sunday: 11.00 – 5.00 (restricted area only) Monday: 11.00 – 5.00 The Shirley Vauvelle exhibition runs throughout April……..

2012 …and counting

Well…here we are again…only 182 days to go to the start of the 2012 Olympic Games….a Jubilee celebration before that….the Olympic torch comes to Woodstock on July 9th….and yes…the ‘art in the furniture store’ series of exhibitions opens again for 2012…. February features the watercolours of Jacqueline Hopkins. She paints, using unusual techniques, to create soft, atmospheric...

Colour at Christmas

“So here it is….Merry Christmas…everybody’s having fun”….actually you can catch ‘The Woodstock Snow Stars’ playing that at ‘A Night of a Thousand Candles’ on Woodstock’s lovely town square, Sat Nov 26th, 6.00pm – turn on of the town’s lights etc… reindeer kiss by Joanna Scoones and .. (it leads on nicely!!)…. they will also be playing at the preview party for December’s...

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