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More details - 68 Hurst Rise Road - Open Garden for NGS
West facing town garden on clay, tiered to accommodate sloping site and divided into a series of rooms. Herbaceous borders and shrubs planted for yr-round interest, with a particular focus on roses. Range of intimate seating areas with views and raised vegetable beds.
68 Hurst Rise Road, Oxford
Sun 24 Jun

More details - 86 Hurst Rise Road - Open Garden for NGS
A small town garden designed and planted by the owners in 2013. Good use of a 40ft x 40ft space brimming with herbaceous perennial plants, roses, clematis, shrubs and small trees. Seasonal use of containers and hanging baskets incl tender succulents.
86 Hurst Rise Road, Oxford
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Cumnor Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Five gardens of varying styles in attractive village setting. 10 Leys Road, long narrow cottage garden with a wide variety of shrubs and trees with many interesting and unusual perennials.
Cumnor Village Gardens, Oxford
Sun 10 Jun

More details - BODY & MUSIC - Késia Decoté
This concert showcases a piano and body experience; a taste of solo piano combined with dance, offering a unique and alternative take on classical repotoire.
OVADA
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Dry Room
DRY ROOM is a cross-disciplinary piece about childhood trauma, friendship, and redemption. Following its successful premiere at the World Stage Design Quadrennial 2017, the show begins its UK tour.
The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Neil Brand The Silent Pianist Speaks
Musician, writer and broadcaster Neil Brand, (BBC’s The Film Programme, Sound of Cinema, Music that made the Movies) welcomes you to the world of early cinema.
11-12 Beaumont Street
Today

More details - Dorothy Parker Takes a Trip
Actress and singer Sarah Gabriel explores the fascinating and conflicted life of American writer and poet Dorothy Parker.
11-12 Beaumont Street
Today

More details - Dinosaur World Live
Dare to experience the dangers and delights of dinosaur world in this interactive new show for all the family. Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across unchartered territories to discover a pre-historic world of astonishing (and remarkably life-like) dinosaurs.
11-12 Beaumont Street
Tue 29 May and Wed 30 May

More details - Rumpelstiltskin
“What will you give me if I spin straw into gold for you?” balletLORENT‘s award-winning team who brought you Rapunzel and Snow White are back with the beloved tale Rumpelstiltskin, directed by Liv Lorent and retold by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy.
11-12 Beaumont Street
Fri 1 Jun and Sat 2 Jun

More details - Gandini Juggling
Gandini Juggling and Alexander Whitley have joined forces to create the new adventurous and kaleidoscopic show, Spring, an enquiry into the nature of colour and how we perceive it.
11-12 Beaumont Street
Mon 4 Jun

More details - Mischief Movie Night
Nominated for the 2018 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy! Direct from a sold-out West End run and their return from six months on Broadway, Mischief Theatre, the award-winning company behind The Play That Goes Wrong, arrive at the Playhouse with Mischief Movie Night, the improvised movie live on stage!
11-12 Beaumont Street
Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun

More details - Sherlock Holmes: The Final Curtain
Could this be the final curtain for the world’s greatest detective? Sherlock Holmes lives in retirement on the South Coast. He keeps bees, occasionally casts his fly fishing rod, even plays his Stradivarius when the rheumatism allows.
11-12 Beaumont Street
Mon 11 Jun to Sat 16 Jun

More details - 84 Charing Cross Road
Hollywood and Broadway legend Stefanie Powers stars as Helene Hanff in a new production of 84 Charing Cross Road, alongside Clive Francis as Frank Doel. Adapted from Helene Hanff’s best-selling book, 84 Charing Cross Road is a tender and heartwarming tale of transatlantic friendship.
11-12 Beaumont Street
Mon 18 Jun to Sat 23 Jun

More details - It's Always Tea Time
What happens when a hatter, a dormouse and a march hare, take tea together? The answer is, of course, one of the most famous pieces of writing in children’s literature.
The Story Museum 42 Pembroke Street Oxford
Today to Sat 7 Jul

More details - Ruby Redfort
The first ever stage adaptation of Lauren Child’s bestselling mystery series, ‘one of the best things to happen to British fiction’ (Sunday Times).
The Story Museum 42 Pembroke Street
Mon 28 May

More details - Gong Sound Bath / Sound Meditation
Soothe your cares away with a wonderfully relaxing and refreshing gong bath. You are bathed in the sounds of beautiful gongs (plus Tibetan Bowls, Crystal Singing Bowls and more, which bring you into a deeply relaxed state.
The Yoga Barn, (Robin Lipsey), Wolvercote, Oxford
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Haydn - The Seasons
The Seasons, first performed in 1801, was written as a sequel to The Creation and has received equal critical acclaim ever since.
Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Saying Goodbye Service - Oxford
Saying Goodbye are an International baby loss support charity (part of the Mariposa Trust. ) Since 2012, 100 services have been held across the UK, France & North America, the services are completely free and open to anyone of any faith or no faith.
Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Heavy Pop: Avi Buffalo (Sub Pop Records/ solo show)
Heavy Pop: Avi Buffalo (Sub Pop Records/ solo show) and Lowpines: Tickets avaiable.
Jericho Tavern, Oxford
Wed 30 May

More details - Corpus Christi College - Open Garden for NGS
David Leake, the College gardener since 1979, avoiding chemicals and sprays, has created a marvellous wild garden by blending a huge range of wild and cultivated flowers into a vivid, yet harmonious, landscape.
Corpus Christi College, Oxford
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Holywell Music and Folk presents; Louise Jordan
Louise Jordan is an award-winning singer-songwriter whose latest project is telling the stories about remarkable women from the First World War through songs on her No Petticoats Here tour. Louise Jordan is a young singer, composer and multi-instrumentalist rapidly making an impact on the UK acoustic music scene.
Holywell Rooms, Holywell Street, Oxford
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Mark Carr: The Cup of Life
‘It is said that if one drinks from the cup of life to gain an immortal soul, another’s life is taken’. This exhibition reflects on this symbolic idea to explore the notion that every action or cause taken in this world has a reaction or effect.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Wed 30 May to Sat 16 Jun

More details - Hereafter
“Because for all the times there is an ending, there will always be life.” Struggling to come to terms with the loss of her husband, Eva is plunged into a grief-stricken limbo. Her present is non-existent; her sense of self is bound to her past, to her loss, to what can never be again.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Thu 31 May to Sat 2 Jun

More details - Lisa Knapp
One of the most inventive musicians around, Lisa Knapp pushes boundaries with her radiant interpretation of traditional folk music. Here, she performs with her band in support of her latest album, Till April is Dead – A Garland of Ritual & Love songs in the Month of May.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Our Town
George Gibbs and Emily Webb are just an ordinary boy and girl, going through the pains and joys of growing up in an ordinary town. Except, seen through the tender, observant lens of Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, their lives don’t seem that ordinary at all.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Wed 13 Jun to Sat 16 Jun

More details - The Dambusters and Beyond: Celebrating the RAF
A joint project by The North Wall and its principal sponsor, St Edward’s School, this exhibition will use archive photography, military artefacts, and largely unseen private papers and diaries to celebrate the RAF in its 100th anniversary year.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Wed 20 Jun to Tue 17 Jul

More details - Ralph McTell & Wizz Jones
In Summer 2016, Ralph McTell and Wizz Jones released their first recording together after a 50 year musical friendship, aptly titled About Time. They had such a great time playing and performing together, they decided to go back into the studio. The result is About Time Too, released November 2017.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Matt Forde and Sophie Ducker
Matt Forde: A Show Hastily Rewritten in Light of Recent Events – Again! The UK’s leading political comedian and host of Unspun presents a show completely changed by events which haven’t yet happened. Ultra-topical comedy as seen on The Royal Variety Performance, Mock the Week, The One Show and Question Time.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Urban Folk Quartet
In an age where the word “Folk” encompasses everything from Laura Marling to hardcore traditional music, the use of such labels to distinguish one musical experience from another has arguably been stretched farther than ever.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Oxford Studio Orchestra with Ashwin Tennant
The Oxford Studio Orchestra is an inclusive yet accomplished amateur orchestra, known for its lively and enjoyable concerts. For this concert we are delighted to welcome talented young pianist Ashwin Tennant, a pupil at Abingdon School, as our soloist in Grieg’s dramatic piano concerto.
St Michael and All Angels Church, Lonsdale Road, Summertown
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Bagley Wood Fun Run and Walk
It’s the best way to spend a spring Sunday morning! Race, run or jog - or just stroll - 3¼ miles (5¼ km) through lovely Bagley Wood, in our annual charity fun run and walk. There are trophies, medals, puzzles and prizes - something for everyone, so bring the family.
Forest Side Playing Field, Kennington
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Wootton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
3 inspirational small gardens, all with very different ways of providing a personal joy. 60 Besselsleigh Road has ’The Deadwood Stage’ with toadstools and a secret garden with many creatures to find. 22 Sandleigh Road is a wildlife friendly garden packed with cottage garden favourites beside brick paths.
Wootton Gardens, Wootton
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Iffley Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Secluded old village with renowned Norman church, featured on cover of Pevsner’s Oxon Guide. Visit 8 gardens ranging in variety and style from the large Malt House garden and a thatched C17 cottage garden to mixed family gardens with shady borders and vegetable.
Iffley Gardens, Oxford
Sun 10 Jun

Raising The Roof More details - Raising The Roof
Kads presents "Raising The Roof" A Musical Showcase featuring songs from shows including Beauty & The Beast, Les Miserables, Wizard of Oz, and other familiar songs including a World War One medley .
Kennington Village Centre, Kennington Road, Kennington
Thu 7 Jun to Sun 10 Jun
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More details - School of Architecture End of Year Show 2018
An end of year exhibition showcasing the work of both Undergraduate and Postgraduate Architecture students from Oxford Brookes University.
The Glass Tank, Abercrombie Atrium, Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Gypsy Lane, Oxford
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Get some chalk on your boots! The sounding cultures of football
Get some chalk on your boots! investigates football through an exploration of its sounding cultures: from the ephemeral football soundscapes of the parish council pitches of South Oxfordshire to the terraces of the Stadio Mario Rigamonti, home of Brescia 1911, currently playing in Italy’s Serie B; the terrace culture...
The Glass Tank, Abercrombie Atrium, Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Gypsy Lane, Oxford
Fri 15 Jun, Sun 15 Jul

More details - Fun drama and singing classes for adults
In a pressure-free, relaxed environment you will enjoy drama and singing workshops led by local actors, directors and vocal coaches. You won’t need to learn pages of script, there are no solos, no auditions, no expectations of experience, and never any pressure to do something you are not comfortable with.
Rose Hill Community Centre Carole’s Way Oxford
Wed 6 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Wed 11 Jul, Wed 18 Jul

More details - Fun drama and singing classes for adults
Every week at Rose Hill Community Centre, Open Stage Arts hosts fun singing and drama workshops for adults, taught by local actors, directors, singers, vocal coaches and musical directors. The sessions are suitable for all ages and all abilities, no experience is necessary.
Rose Hill Community Centre Carole’s Way Oxford
Thu 7 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul, Thu 19 Jul

More details - Talks at Maggie's Oxford - Hugh Thomson
Hugh Thomson is an author, film maker and explorer, best known for his prize-winning work ‘The Green Road into the Trees’. Hugh joins us to talk about his latest book ‘One Man and a Mule’. For centuries mules were used to transport goods across Britain.
Maggie’s Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Headington
Tue 5 Jun

More details - Failford - Open Garden for NGS
A town garden that won Abingdon in Bloom ’Best Large Back Garden’ competition. An extension of the home the garden has both formal and informal areas. Features incl walkways through shaded areas, arches, kitchen garden, grasses, roses, topiaries, acers, hostas and heucheras.
Failford, Abingdon
Sun 3 Jun

More details - 116 Oxford Road - Open Garden for NGS
New town garden opening for its second year, a creation that started in July 2014. The garden is wedge-shaped, 70ft x 37ft wide at the bottom and 80ft in length. The challenge was it had to be interesting and look as though it had been there for many years.
116 Oxford Road, Abingdon
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Wayside - Open Garden for NGS
¼ acre garden shaded by mature trees. Mixed border with some rare and unusual plants and shrubs. A climber clothed pergola leads past a dry gravel garden to the woodland garden with an extensive collection of hardy ferns.
Wayside, Kidlington
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Spring Foraging Course
We’ll be meeting at 12pm for a short introduction on what to look for and a brief of the general countryside codes, where they relate to foragers. After the talk we’ll set off for a 2-3 hour walk identifying the different edible and poisonous Spring shoots, plants, flowers and mushrooms that we find.
Blenheim Palace Main Road Long Hanborough
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Harry Potter Art Workshop
A fun filled art workshop for children aged 7-13 looking at the popular Harry Potter books and movies.
Jessie’s Art Shed, Abingdon Road, Witney
Wed 30 May

More details - Sew Your Own Beach Bag
A fun sewing workshop for children aged 7-13 with our sewing expert Alice! You will learn some different sewing techniques whilst creating a beautiful hand sewn beach bag!
Jessie’s Art Shed, 109 Abingdon Road Standlake, Witney
Thu 31 May

More details - Macmillan Cancer Support Information Service in Abingdon
Macmillan Cancer Support’s mobile service will be visiting Abingdon, Witney, Carterton and Bicester with cancer information specialists on hand to answer questions and offer information.
Market Place, Abingdon
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Charity Family 3on3 Basketball Tournament
Registration details available from website
White Horse Leisure and Tennis Centre, Audlett Drive, Abingdon
Sat 16 Jun

More details - And Then There Were None
The Studio Theatre Club are hoping to draw their audience into a web of deceit, subterfuge and death for their next production at the Unicorn Theatre, Abingdon. Agatha Christie’s ‘And Then There Were None’ will be staged on 20 to 23 June. Ten guilty strangers are trapped on an island off the coast of Devon.
Unicorn Theatre Thames Street Abingdon
Wed 20 Jun to Sat 23 Jun

More details - Communi-tea Drop-in
The Drop-in is a welcoming environment for all, and an opportunity to connect with others. All welcome, family friendly, refreshments provided. ‘make a kite’ activity for families on 9th June!
St Ethelwolds House, 30 East St Helen Street, Abingdon
Sat 9 Jun

More details - The Great Get Together (in mnemory of Jo Cox)
Celebrate our diverse British culture with a Bring and Share lunch - please bring your favourite dish from around the world, and a picnic blanket, if wet, event will be held inside. Limited seating available. Please invite your friends and neighbours. Good company, family friendly activities and world music.
St Ethelwolds House, 30 East St Helen Street, Abingdon
Sun 24 Jun

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