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Today to Sun 9 May, closest first.
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Lime Close - Open Garden for NGS

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4 acre mature plantsman’s garden with rare trees, shrubs, roses and bulbs. Mixed borders, raised beds, pergola, topiary and shade borders. Herb garden by Rosemary Verey.
Lime Close, Abingdon OX14 4HU
Today, Sun 30 May

Old Boars Hill Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Five delightful gardens in a conservation area. Hedderly House has a 3 acre terraced hillside garden with wooded walks and ponds with extensive views over the Vale of the White Horse.
Old Boars Hill Gardens, Oxford OX1 5JF
Sun 2 May

Buckland Lakes - Open Garden for NGS

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Descend down wooded path to two large secluded lakes with views over undulating historic parkland, designed by Georgian landscape architect Richard Woods.
Buckland Lakes, nr Faringdon SN7 8QW
Today

Spring Story Makers

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A chance to explore stories in the Magic Common Room and Whispering Wood. Enjoy exclusive access to our amazing Magic Common Room and Whispering Wood exhibition spaces, whilst exploring a range of...
The Story Museum 42 Pembroke Street Oxford OX1 1BP
Tue 13 Apr, Sat 1 May

Rainbow Story Walk

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Join our Story Leader on our popular themed family walk. We begin at the Museum and walk through the city to Christ Church Meadow, telling traditional oral stories of rainbows all the way, including...
The Story Museum 42 Pembroke Street Oxford OX1 1BP
Tue 13 Apr

Springtime Story Walks

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Join our Story Leader on our popular themed family walk. We begin at the Museum and walk through the city to Christ Church Meadow, telling stories of dances all the way, including a dancing hoppy...
The Story Museum 42 Pembroke Street Oxford OX1 1BP
Sun 2 May, Sun 9 May, Sun 16 May

38 Leckford Road - Open Garden for NGS

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Behind the rather severe facade of a Victorian town house (not open) is a very protected long walled garden with mature trees.
38 Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HY
Today, Sun 16 May

Magdalen College - Open Garden for NGS

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60 acres incl deer park, college lawns, numerous trees 150-200 yrs old; notable herbaceous and shrub plantings.
Magdalen College, Oxford OX1 4AU
Today

50 Plantation Road - Open Garden for NGS

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Surprisingly spacious city garden designed in specific sections. N-facing front garden, side alley filled with shade loving climbers.
50 Plantation Road, Oxford OX2 6JE
Sat 17 Apr, Sun 18 Apr, Sat 24 Apr, Sun 25 Apr

Virtual Triathlon

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The best part about our virtual triathlon is that it works around your schedule, allowing you to choose the days and times you take on your challenges, throughout the month of April.
Virtual Event
Today to Fri 30 Apr

NW Inventors: Puppetry & Storytelling Course

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Join Robyn Olivia for this exciting and playful three-day course. Together, we will learn the skills to become theatre makers as we create our very own stories and mystical creatures in the North...
North Wall Arts Centre South Parade Summertown Oxford OX2 7JN
Mon 12 Apr to Wed 14 Apr

Signs of Spring

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Sarah Wiseman Gallery is delighted to announce Signs of Spring, and the arrival of fresh new artworks in an exciting showcase.
40-41 South Parade OX2 7JL
Today to Sat 1 May

Nathalie Moisy | Change, Transience, Harmony

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Sarah Wiseman Gallery announces Change, Transience, Harmony a solo exhibition by painter and calligrapher Nathalie Moisy, an inter-disciplinary artist based in Oxford.
Sarah Wiseman Gallery OX2 7JL
Sat 8 May to Sat 29 May

Witney Psychic Fayre

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Witney Psychic Fayre Featuring 20+ stalls selling spiritual gifts, crystals, jewellery and art, crafts, therapies including massage, soul healing, life coaching, energy medicine, reflexology and numerology.
Langdale Hall, Witney Town Centre OX28 6FG
Sat 17 Apr

Live Cooking Class with JCFitness

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Live cooking with Italian Chef, Mariella. Free to our online members. Via Zoom non members £10.
Virtual Event
Sun 25 Apr

The Old Rectory, Farnborough - Open Garden for NGS

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In a series of immaculately tended garden rooms, incl herbaceous borders, arboretum, secret garden, roses, vegetables and bog garden, there is an explosion of rare and interesting plants, beautifully
The Old Rectory, Farnborough, nr Wantage OX12 8NX
Sun 18 Apr, Sun 16 May

Hollyhocks - Open Garden for NGS

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Plantswoman’s small Edwardian garden brimming with yr-round interest, especially planted to provide winter colour, scent and snowdrops.
Hollyhocks, Kidlington OX5 2SQ
Sun 25 Apr

Wallingford Garden Club Plant Sale

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Our first club activity of 2021 will be our annual Plant Sale Saturday 8th May 2021 from 09:30 – 12:30 in the Wallingford Town Square (With Covid compliance) Our members are and have been busy
Wallingford Town Square OX10 0EG
Sat 8 May

Rooksnest - Open Garden for NGS

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Approx 10 acre, exceptionally fine traditional English garden. Rose garden (redesigned 2017), herbaceous garden, pond garden, herb garden, fruit, vegetable and cutting garden, and glasshouses.
Rooksnest, Lambourn Woodlands RG17 7SB
Wed 21 Apr

Artists and Makers Fair

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Sally Evans curates a showcase of talented, independent artists, makers and designers producing original, high quality pieces.
Thame Town Hall OX9 3DP
Sat 17 Apr

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