Harriet Wells, Joseph Cummings and Florence Taylor receive the Queen’s Award
for Voluntary Services from the Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire (incumbent
at the time)

Artistic directors Harriet, Joe and Florence have known each other since they were very young, growing up in Adderbury and Banbury they have all had a passion for music and history.
Harriet now works as a producer and has been working with Gyles Brandreth and Susie Dent on his podcast ‘Something Rhymes with Purple’. Joe is a musician who trained at the Royal Academy of Music and has worked with the Royal Opera House, Opera Holland Park and Snape Maltings (to name but a few). Florence works with the Royal British Legion on their many events, including this year HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, D Day 78, The Falklands 40th Commemoration and of course the Royal Festival of Remembrance.

Part of the award was to attend a garden party at Buckingham Palace this week, attended by Kate, The Duchess Of Cambridge, and the Earl and Countess of Wessex.


Florence and Joe at Buckingham Palace

Voices Across Time will continue their work with much in the pipeline. If you would like to get involved, please visit their website www.voicesacrosstime.com

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  • Ann Lyons

    This was a well deserved award, and as a long standing supporter of there’s, I was delighted to represent the Parish Council at the ceremony.
    It was a beautiful day, in a wonderful setting.
    I, and I’m sure the rest of the village, look forward eagerly to their next production.

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