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Sculpture in Woodstock – STEVENSON & BLANK PROJECTS

Posted on 10 December 2013

This is the season and if you are remotely interested in cutting edge work, it’s here, in WOODSTOCK now. STEVENSON Check out STEVENSON’s summer exhibition on till 11 January –  A Sculptural Premise. Some 25 artists “explore our understanding of our three-dimensional reality through contemplations of space, volume and sculptural form across a range of [...] Full Story

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Culture

Bookshops in Woodstock Part 1: Bibliophilia

Posted on 11 February 2013

Situated in one of those beautiful old buildings in Albert Rd. (# 48 to be precise) you will find the bookshop Bibliofilia. Not an everyday joe bookshop. No Siree! Here you’ll find the latest books on contemporary art, graphic novels, design, street art and cult fiction. All displayed on zen-like white shelves. The being responsible for this eclectic shop is an inspiring individual. Xavier Nagel – the man behind Bibliofilia says, “Books are my life, I am book crazy.” Full Story

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History

The Leliebloem Farm

Posted on 19 July 2012

This is fifth installment of Jim Hislop’s fascinating history of the farms that made up Woodstock. You can also view Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 and our general Woodstock history. The least well-known of the three adjoining ‘bloem’ farms of Woodstock, Leliebloem was a narrow property that was situated between Zonnebloem and Roodebloem. It [...] Full Story

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Art

Lyndi Sales ‘Deep Sky Survey’ at Whatiftheworld

Posted on 04 July 2012

Deep Sky Survey is the name of Lyndi Sales’s latest exhibition which runs to 14 July 2012 at Whatiftheworld’s impressive new location at 1 Argyle Road, corner Albert Road, Woodstock. “The body of work investigates the existential questions presented to us by science and its metaphors, man being a ‘symptom’ of the universe at large” explains the artist’s statement. Full Story

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Community

Another Woodstock lane gets a scrub and a makeover

Posted on 15 June 2012

We are always happy to hear rumours that our story on the cleaning of Hounslow lane had inspired several other groups of Woodstock residents to do the same. Here is another great example of how these unused bits of real estate can be changed into havens of space where kids and dogs can play safely, and residents can flex their green fingers. Full Story

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Woodstock Biz

Featured Local Biz: Sojourn Natural Spa

Posted on 05 June 2012

WIN A RELAXING MASSAGE- COMPETITION EXCLUSIVE TO ILW READERS! We love our neighbourhood, but until recently there have been some things that it just didn’t offer, so one had to venture out to town or the suburbs for those. But did you know that you could now get your massages and beauty treatments right here in the ‘hood? Sojourn Natural Spa is an oasis of tranquility in Woodstock. Full Story

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