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More details - CHILDREN ARE STINKY
This duo’s attempts to prove that kids are stinky are met with messy, ridiculous, hysterical twists. They only succeed in proving that children are awesome...and they know it! Expect dare-devil stunts, incredible acrobatics, lightning-fast hula hoops, and loads of laughs.
Chipping Norton Theatre 2 Spring Street, Chipping Norton
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Manor Farm, Little Rollright - Open Garden for NGS
This stunningly, picturesque, English garden starts as soon as you enter the village with the wide verges awash with wild flowers. The theme of wild flower meadows with gently curved, mowed paths continues within the 10 acre garden including the rapidly maturing orchard.
Manor Farm, Little Rollright, Chipping Norton
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Churchill Vintage & Classic Car Show
This is fourteenth show to be held in this lovely Cotswold Village. Over 550 cars motorcycles & engines. Home madeTeas & Lunches available, BBQ, Beer Tent, Large Bric a Brac & craft stalls, flower display in church, Heritage Centre open, Spitfire flypast & display. All proceeds to good causes
Churchill Village Green
Sun 10 Jun

More details - The Manor - Open Garden for NGS
4 acres of stunning gardens surrounding historic manor house (not open), and set in a beautiful location within the village of Little Compton. Enjoy the many garden rooms, long herbaceous palette, deer walk, Japanese garden, flower garden, extended gardens including arboretum walks, and specimen trees.
The Manor, Moreton-In-Marsh
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Swerford Park - Open Garden for NGS
In extensive parkland setting with lakeside walk, garden of Georgian house (not open), overlooks spectacular wooded valley with series of lakes linked by waterfalls.
Swerford Park, nr Chipping Norton
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Daylesford House - Open Garden for NGS
Magnificent C18 landscape grounds created 1790 for Warren Hastings, greatly restored and enhanced by present owners. Lakeside and woodland walks within natural wild flower meadows. Large walled garden planted formally, centred around orchid, peach and working glasshouses. Trellised rose garden.
Daylesford House, Daylesford
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Chastleton House - Volunteer drop-in day
We’re looking for new volunteers to join us and support our team. Pop in on one of our drop-in days to meet some of the team, have a cup of tea and find out more about volunteering with us. Come and find out more about joining our volunteer team at Chastleton.
Chastleton House, Chastleton, near Moreton-in-Marsh,
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More details - Bolters Farm - Open Garden for NGS
A cherished old cottage garden restored over the last 10 yrs. Tumbly moss covered walls and sloping lawns down to a stream with natural planting and character.
Bolters Farm, Chipping Norton
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Whichford & Ascott Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
This group of gardens reflects a range of several garden types and sizes. The two villages are in an AONB. They nestle within a dramatic landscape of hills, pasture and woodland, which is used to picturesque effect by the garden owners.
Whichford & Ascott Gardens, Shipston-on-Stour
Sun 17 Jun

More details - The Old Vicarage, Bledington - Open Garden for NGS
1½ acre garden around a late Georgian vicarage (1843) not open. Borders and beds filled with spring bulbs, hardy perennials, shrubs and trees. Informal rose garden with over 300 David Austin roses. Small pond and vegetable garden. Paddock with trees, shrubs and herbaceous border. Planted for yr-round interest.
The Old Vicarage, Bledington, Chipping Norton
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Pasture Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Informal country garden developed over 30 yrs by current owners. Mixed borders, topiary, orchard and many species of trees. Gravel garden in ’the ruins’, new concrete garden and wild flower area leads to vegetable patch. Big spring-fed pond with ducks. Also bantams, chickens and 2 kunekune pigs.
Pasture Farm, Moreton-In-Marsh
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - Pasture Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Informal country garden developed over 30 yrs by current owners. Mixed borders, topiary, orchard and many species of trees. Gravel garden in ’the ruins’, new concrete garden and wild flower area leads to vegetable patch. Big spring-fed pond with ducks. Also bantams, chickens and 2 kunekune pigs.
Pasture Farm, Moreton-In-Marsh
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Charlbury Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Three varied gardens in the centre of this large Cotswold village, in the context of traditional stone houses.
Charlbury Gardens, Charlbury
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Much Ado About Nothing
November 1918. The Great War has finally come to end, and the men of the British military forces are returning to their homes. Don Pedro and his comrades are coming at last to Messina (a little known village on the edge of the Cotswolds) where they are met by friends, old and new.
Sibford School, Sibford Ferris, Banbury, Oxfordshire
Wed 20 Jun

Westcote Village Open Gardens More details - Westcote Village Open Gardens
A bouquet of gardens to visit in Church Westcote! On Sunday 27th May between 2pm and 5pm, Westcote gardeners are throwing open their gardens to visitors. There will be all types of gardens on show; large, small, cottage and vegetable gardens.
Church Westcote
Sun 27 May
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More details - Stow Gift, Craft and Collectors Fayre
Stow Gift, Craft & Collectors Fayre - sixteen stalls in the famous historical St Edwards Hall in the middle of Stow on the Wold selling a multitude of interesting items including - Antiques and Collectables, militaria, glass, metalware, silver, jewellery, teddy bears, greeting cards, vintage items galore, scarves,
St Edwards Hall, The Square, Stow on the Wold
Sat 26 May, Mon 28 May

Ramsden Fête, Companion Dog Show and Craft Fair More details - Ramsden Fête, Companion Dog Show and Craft Fair
The West Oxfordshire fête that everyone loves: a traditional event with a modern twist – fun for everybody. The Food Hall, open from midday, has a wide range of hot and cold foods to suit all tastes. The bar offers Pimms, Prosecco and artisan gins from local suppliers.
Wynter’s Close, High Street, Ramsden
Sat 9 Jun
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More details - Open Garden -  Bridewell Gardens
Bridewell is an award-winning charity that provides land-based activities for people with mental health issues. The Walled Garden features a cottage garden, raised beds and a potager for vegetables and flowers, a knot garden, a herb garden and a productive fruit cage.
The Walled Garden, Wilcote, West Oxfordshire
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Church Farm Field - Open Garden for NGS
Woods, arboretum with wild flowers (planting started 1992), over 90 different trees and shrubs in 4½ acres. Paths cut through trees for access to various parts. Lawn tennis court and croquet lawns. Light refreshments (weather permitting).
Church Farm Field, Banbury
Mon 28 May

More details - Barton Abbey - Open Garden for NGS
15 acre garden with views from house (not open) across sweeping lawns and picturesque lake. Walled garden with colourful herbaceous borders, separated by established yew hedges and espalier fruit, contrasts with more informal woodland garden paths with vistas of specimen trees and meadows.
Barton Abbey, Steeple Barton
Sun 27 May

More details - Greenfields, Little Rissington - Open Garden for NGS
The honey coloured Georgian Cotswold stone house sits in 2 acres of garden, created by current owners over last 17 yrs. Lawns are edged with borders full of flowers and later flowering bulbs. A small pond and stream overlook fields. Bantams roam freely.
Greenfields, Little Rissington, Cheltenham
Sun 27 May

More details - Sezincote - Open Garden for NGS
Exotic oriental water garden by Repton and Daniell with lake, pools and meandering stream, banked with massed perennials. Large semi-circular orangery, formal Indian garden, fountain, temple and unusual trees of vast size in lawn and wooded park setting. House in Indian manner designed by Samuel Pepys Cockerell.
Sezincote, Moreton-in-Marsh
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Another Beastly Art Exhibition
Another Beastly Art Exhibition brings together four Gloucestershire artists; Nat, Hazel and Jane have exhibited together many times and they’re joined this year by guest maker John Button. John Button makes handmade sculptures in native timbers and hand-carved country sticks.
Lower Slaughter Village Hall
Today to Tue 29 May

More details - May Half Term Penguin Week – Saturday, 26th May – Sunday 3rd June
Join Birdland’s keepers as they introduce you to everybody’s favourite flightless bird with a whole week dedicated to their most popular residents. Learn all about the inhabitants of Penguin Shore and discover their quirky personalities of the colony of king penguins and comical Humboldts.
Birdland Park and Gardens Rissington Rd, Bourton-on-the-Water, Glos
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - The Arts Society Cotswolds Lecture
June 13th, 2018 will see the next lecture of The Arts Society Cotswolds entitled “Tradition and Innovation in the Art of Jacopo Tintoretto” by Caroline Brooke This talk explores how Tintoretto (1518-94) carved out a successful career for himself in the city by developing a highly innovative style of painting that
Warwick Hall, Church Green, Burford
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Asthall Manor - Open Garden for NGS
6 acres of dramatic planting surround this C17 Cotswolds manor house (not open), once home to the Mitford family. The gardens, designed by I & J Bannerman in 1998, offer ’a beguiling mix of traditional and contemporary’ as described by the Good Gardens Guide.
Asthall Manor, Burford
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Combe Mill `In Steam`  Sun 3rd June 2018
COMBE MILL in STEAM Sun 3rd June 2018 This an `Extra `steaming event, come and join us Themed:- Science and Engineering at Combe Mill Working industrial museum with its late 19th Century Steam Beam Engine. Line Shafting , working restored Waterwheel and dual Blacksmiths Forge.
Combe Mill, Blenheim Palace Saw Mills. Long Hanborough. Witney
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Steeple Aston Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Steeple Aston, often considered the most easterly of the Cotswold villages, is a beautiful stone built village with gardens that provide a huge range of interest. A stream meanders down the hill as the landscape changes from sand to clay.
Steeple Aston Gardens, Steeple Aston
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Honington Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
C17 village, recorded in Domesday, entered by old toll gate. Ornamental stone bridge over the River Stour and interesting church with C13 tower and late C17 nave after Wren. Seven super gardens.
Honington Gardens, Shipston-on-Stour
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Rockcliffe House - Open Garden for NGS
Large traditional English garden of 8 acres incl pink garden, white and blue garden, herbaceous borders, rose terrace, large walled kitchen garden and orchard. Greenhouses and pathway of topiary birds leading up through orchard to stone dovecot. Featured in several books and magazines, incl Gardens Illustrated.
Rockcliffe House, Cheltenham
Wed 6 Jun, Wed 27 Jun

More details - Deddington Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Beautiful ironstone village on the edge of the Cotswolds. Deddington is centred around a charming, bustling market place, church and chapel square. Two lovely village gardens and the flourishing village allotments are opening their gates to visitors this year.
Deddington Gardens, Banbury
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Whitehill Farm - Open Garden for NGS
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 20 yrs. Herbaceous and shrub borders, ponds and bog area, old fashioned roses, ground cover, ornamental grasses, bamboos and hardy geraniums.
Whitehill Farm, Burford
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Blockley Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
This popular historic hillside village has a great variety of high quality, well-stocked gardens - large and small, old and new. Blockley Brook, an attractive stream which flows right through the village, graces some of the gardens; these incl gardens of former water mills, with millponds attached.
Blockley Gardens, Blockley
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Eyford House - Open Garden for NGS
1½ acre sloping N facing garden, ornamental shrubs and trees. Laid out originally by Graham Stuart Thomas, 1976. West garden and terrace, red border, walled kitchen garden, two lakes with pleasant walks and views, boots recommended! Holy well. Walled garden now open after reconstruction.
Eyford House, Cheltenham
Wed 6 Jun, Wed 27 Jun

More details - Peter Smith’s ‘Port Meadow: The Forgotten Aerodrome’
Wednesday 13th June 2018. 7.00pm – 8.30pm. Doors open 6.45pm. Refreshments available. Find out about Port Meadow as a WW1 training aerodrome with local resident and Chair of the Wolvercote WW1 Aerodrome Memorial Project, Peter Smith.
Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Blenheim Palace Food Festival Mini Foraging Courses
We’re excited to be back at the Blenheim Palace Food Festival giving talks and running walks this year. The grounds of this estate are beautiful and easily one of the finest in the Country. We expect to find plenty of foraging treats from all the well established flora and fungi.
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales - Audit, Accounting and Tax update More details - The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales - Audit, Accounting and Tax update
This one-day event provides essential updates for people needing to keep informed of current developments in audit, accounting, and tax over the previous six months as well as changes likely to occur in the near future. The day includes comprehensive documentation, which provides excellent reference material.
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock
Tue 12 Jun
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More details - SOFO Family Open Afternoons
Wednesday Family Open Afternoons 2-4pm – just drop in! Come and enjoy our family-friendly Museum and make something special to take home!
Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street, Woodstock
Wed 30 May

More details - SOFO Holiday Kids Clubs
Holiday Kids Club For kids aged 6-9 years. Fill your holiday time with some amazing and creative activities. These two and a half hour sessions are packed with games, outdoor fun, crafts and quizzes for boys and girls - no parents needed! £8 per child. 10am – 12.30pm.
Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street, Woodstock
Fri 1 Jun

More details - SOFO After School Kids Clubs
Kids After School Club For kids aged 6-9 years. No parents! Join our brand new after-school sessions packed with things to make and do, plus games and outdoor fun. Wednesday 20th June 3.45 – 5.00pm Roman Invaders! What did they do for us? Wednesday 18th July 3.45 – 5.00pm Wonderful Wildlife!
Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street, Woodstock
Wed 20 Jun, Wed 18 Jul

More details - SOFO After School Youth Platoon
After School Youth Platoon For young people 10 – 13 years. No parents! By popular demand, SOFO has introduced a monthly club for older children interested in military history. Come along after school to meet Museum experts, guess the mystery object or try a new activity. Thursday 21st June 3.
Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street, Woodstock
Thu 21 Jun, Thu 19 Jul

More details - Tysoe Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Tysoe, an original Hornton stone village divided into three parts sits at the foot of the north-eastern edge of the Cotswold Hills near the site of the Battle of Edgehill. The gardens making up this group in Middle Tysoe are diverse in character of house, planting, size and style.
Tysoe Gardens, Warwick
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Plough Comedy
Plough Comedy brings you our favourite stand-up comics from around the UK! Hosted by Alex Farrow - "Jaw achingly funny" - 4 stars Oxford Times. The night is run by the team behind Jericho Comedy Oxford.
The Plough Witney 98 High St, Witney
Sat 2 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 - Makers' Market
We’ve invited a select group of designers, makers & craftspeople to set-up-shop within our space in Witney, Oxfordshire. This is a great opportunity to meet and buy directly from the makers themselves.
Relics of Witney Ltd, The Old Works, Corn Street, Witney, Oxfordshire, .
Sat 26 May

More details - Handel: Judas Maccabaeus
Handel’s three-part oratorio Judas Maccabaeus was planned as a compliment to the victorious Prince William, Duke of Cumberland after his victory over Charles Edward Stuart the Pretender at the battle of Culloden in 1746.
Witney Methodist Church, 40 High St, Witney
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Witney Over 30's Disco
The venue for over 30’s on Saturday 2 June featuring dance music from the 70’s/80’s and 90’s right through to the present day. 9.00pm-1am entry £5 07789428795
The Corn Exchange, Witney, Oxon
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Macmillan Cancer Support Information Service in Witney
Macmillan Cancer Support’s mobile service will be visiting Witney, Carterton, Abingdon and Bicester with cancer information specialists on hand to answer questions and offer information.
Market Square (off High St), Witney
Mon 11 Jun

More details - Superstars of Wrestling
Over 2 hours of live all action family entertainment. Wrestlers from all over the world taking on he very best of Great Britain. Come see live what the rest of the world see on TV!
Witney corn exchange
Tue 29 May

More details - Cogges Family Festival
Cogges’ new festival of simple family fun on the farm. There will be something for everyone to enjoy in the beautiful surroundings of Cogges.
Cogges Manor Farm Church Lane Witney Tel: 01993 772602
Mon 28 May

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