What's on around Abingdon

Today to Thu 10 Jun, closest first.
Coronavirus: Do check with venue for Cancellations

Wootton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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5 inspirational small gardens, all with very different ways of providing a personal joy. 13 Amey Crescent is a gravel garden with grasses and prairie plants.
Wootton Gardens, Wootton OX13 6DP
Thu 10 Jun

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
Sun 30 May

116 Oxford Road - Open Garden for NGS

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This young town garden brings alive the imagination of its creators. It will inspire both the enthusiast and the beginner. The use of recycled materials, lots of colour and architectural plants.
116 Oxford Road, Abingdon OX14 2AG
Sun 6 Jun

Failford - Open Garden for NGS

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This town garden is an extension of the home divided into rooms both formal and informal. Features incl: walkways through shaded areas, arches, a beach, grasses, fernery, roses, topiaries, acers,...
Failford, Abingdon OX14 2AG
Sun 6 Jun

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 16 May

Small Worlds at The Story Museum

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Small Worlds is a story-play gallery for pre-school and younger primary school aged children. Enjoy story-themed play inspired by picture books, relax on our giant bed, explore Traction Man’s...
The Story Museum 42 Pembroke Street Oxford OX1 1BP
Thu 20 May, Sat 22 May, and more dates until Sat 17 Jul

The Galleries at The Story Museum

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Climb the sweeping staircase from our sky-scaped courtyard to the Galleries with immersive exhibitions inspired by our 1001 Stories Collection.
The Story Museum 42 Pembroke Street Oxford OX1 1BP
Sat 22 May, Sat 29 May, and more dates until Sat 17 Jul

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
Sun 16 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
Today to Sat 29 May

West Ox Arts at Artweeks

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9 Talented Oxfordshire Artists Exhibit at WOA for Artweeks 2021.
West Ox Arts Gallery, Market Square, Bampton OX18 2JH
Today to Sun 16 May, Tue 18 May to Sun 23 May, Tue 25 May to Sat 5 Jun

Friars Court - Open Garden for NGS

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Over 3 acres of formal and informal gardens with flower beds, borders and specimen trees, lie within the remaining arms of a C16 moat which partially surrounds the large C17 Cotswold stone house.
Friars Court, Clanfield OX18 2SU
Mon 31 May

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 16 May

Blenheim Palace - Open Garden for NGS

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Blenheim Gardens, originally laid out by Henry Wise, incl the formal Water Terraces and Italian Garden by Achille Duchne, Rose Garden, Arboretum, and Cascade.
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock OX20 1PX
Sun 23 May

Broughton Poggs & Filkins Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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14 gardens incl flourishing allotments in these beautiful and vibrant Cotswold stone twin villages. Scale and character vary from the grand landscape setting of Filkins Hall, to the small but action...
Broughton Poggs & Filkins Gardens, Lechlade GL7 3JH
Sun 30 May

Thurle Grange - Open Garden for NGS

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Recently developed 1 acre garden set around attractive country house (c1900, not open) with lovely views across peaceful valley.
Thurle Grange, Reading RG8 9QH
Sat 15 May and Sun 16 May

Whitehill Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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2 acres of hillside gardens and woodland with spectacular views overlooking Burford and Windrush valley. Informal plantsman’s garden built up by the owners over 25 yrs.
Whitehill Farm, Burford OX18 4DT
Sun 6 Jun

Wynders - Open Garden for NGS

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Magnificent views combined with generous and varied planting across ¾ acre surrounded by open countryside.
Wynders, Reading RG8 9QA
Sat 15 May and Sun 16 May

Bolters Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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A cherished old cottage garden restored over the last 14 yrs. Tumbly moss covered walls and sloping lawns down to a stream with natural planting and character.
Bolters Farm, Chipping Norton OX7 3HU
Sun 30 May and Mon 31 May

Kings Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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An old row of cottages with mature trees and yew hedging. Over the last 5 yrs a new design and planting scheme has been started to reduce the areas of lawn, bring in planting to complement the house...
Kings Cottage, Chipping Norton OX7 3HU
Sun 30 May and Mon 31 May

The Old Rectory, Lower Basildon - Open Garden for NGS

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Recently remodelled 2 acre garden based around mature trees (notably cedar, magnolia and mulberry) with a pond and crinkle crankle wall.
The Old Rectory, Lower Basildon, Reading RG8 9NH
Sun 23 May

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