Dark Star is a not for profit organisation run by unpaid volunteers in their spare time. We are run as an unincorporated association and make no profit; all proceeds from sales contribute to the costs of the service provided.
We offer unique items for Mike Oldfield fans which are difficult or impossible to find elsewhere. A shipping charge of £3.99 will be added at the checkout to all orders including merchandise or printed back issues. Orders are usually shipped within 3 days, but please do contact us if your order is particularly urgent, as we do like to help!
Dark Star Mike Oldfield Magazine
The magazine has grown to be the preferred printed source for all the best information on Mike Oldfield and contains a varied mixture including news, comment, reviews, artwork, photographs and lyrics – in fact anything and everything to do with Mike Oldfield. Keep a set of printed copies as the most comprehensive historical record of Mike’s career!
Dark Star Mike Oldfield Magazine Subscription
A 4 issue subscription to Dark Star Magazine is also available, starting with the current issue:
Latest Issue Only
Alternatively, a single current issue costs £6
Dark Star Magazine Back Issues
There is stock of some back issues available at £2.50 per copy. Please enquire for details, but note that original copies of issues 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 21, 24, 28 and 31have SOLD OUT and are only available on our CD-Rom or as laser reprints.
Dark Star CD Rom £15
The current version contains all Dark Star back issues and a collection of highlights from earlier fan magazines dating back to 1986 (all in Adobe PDF format), plus a large collection of vintage press releases and promotional photographs
Mike Oldfield Books
The Making of Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells £15
A superb hardback book. This essential book on the making of Tubular Bells is still available. Based on exclusive interviews with Oldfield and his two engineers, Heyworth and Newman, this is the DEFINITIVE story of the early days at Virgin Records, the setting up of the Manor Studios and the recording of Tubular Bells. It includes rare photos from Heyworth’s private collection, plus a fold-out reproduction of the original manor brochure!
BIOGRAPHY: Mike Oldfield – A Life Dedicated To Music.
Hardback book, 220 pages: £18.99, (including FREE postage within the UK).
Millennium Concert VHS Video (PAL only) £8.99
Now a collectors’ item – the original Polar Film video release, supplied directly from Art in Heaven. NB PAL videos are not suitable for the NTSC system used in other parts of the World such as America unless you have suitable equipment. Please ensure that PAL is suitable before ordering
Millennium Concert Poster £10
A poster of Mike Oldfield playing at the Millennium concert in Berlin. Size A1
Lea Nicholson – The Concertina Record (on CD) £17.99
Featuring Mike Oldfield on the track Kopya playing guitar, bodhrán and sleigh bells. These are the last available new copies of this discontinued CD