Today to Tue 22 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Faringdon Folly Tower and Woodland
This unique 100ft tower is Faringdon’s icon and the last major folly to be built in England.This unique 100ft tower is Faringdon’s icon and the last major folly to be built in England. It sits on Folly Hill, within a charming woodland of splendid Scots Pine some more than 200 years old.
Stanford Road, Faringdon
Sun 6 May, Sun 20 May

More details - Great Coxwell Artweeks
10 artists exhibiting and demonstrating in 4 venues in the village. Oxfordshire Artweeks Venue number 461. A wonderful variety of art on display including: ceramics, drawing, jewellery (second weekend only), mosaics, painting, pastels, pottery, stone carving, green woodworking, digital art and wire modelling.
Great Coxwell village
Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Farmer Gows 10th anniversary country market
We would like to invite you to take part in our 10th Anniversary Country Market, which we believe will be a delightful experience for everyone – visitors, farm staff and stallholders. The Country Market will take place at Farmer Gow’s on Saturday 12th May 2018. It will be open to the public from 10am – 4pm.
Fernham Road, Longcot, nr Faringdon
Sat 12 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Second World War Operational Base Open Afternoon 2018
Descend into darkness and imagine life as a sabateur exploring our secret underground replica bunker on this family-friendly open afternoon. Coleshill Mill will also be open so why not pay a visit and see flour being made' (Dependent on water level).
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sun 13 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Second World War Walk 2018
Discover Coleshill’s hidden Second World War history on this informative walk through village, woods and parkland at the home of the British Resistance. Coleshill House was the hush hush headquarters of Churchill’s secret army, or the Auxiliers.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sun 13 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Coleshill Mill Open Afternoons 2018
Ever wondered how grain is turned into flour' Visit our restored mill at Coleshill and find out more... you can also explore our replica Second World War Operational Base which will be open this afternoon.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sun 13 May

More details - Spring Arts and Crafts Exhibition
WOA is hosting this exhibition in the Vesey Room. Artists involved are Ray Jackson who will be exhibiting some of his beautifully detailed art prints and framed original pictures of vintage transport in street settings, Michelle Bosher who creates beautiful botanical tiles, Susan Balhatchet will exhibit her charming...
The Vesey Room, Bampton Library Building, Church View, Bampton
Today and Wed 25 Apr

More details - Artweeks at West Ox Arts.  A lively mixture of Painting, Sculpture and Ceramics
This year’s Artweeks exhibition at West Ox Arts shows a lively mixture of painting, sculpture, ceramics. Oxfordshire’s C21 Group paint exclusively in oil, sharing a passion for colour, tone and composition.
West Ox Arts Gallery, Town Hall, Market Square, Bampton
Sat 28 Apr to Sat 26 May

More details - Sparsholt Manor - Open Garden for NGS
Lakes and wildfowl; ancient boxwood wilderness with walkways and summer borders.
Sparsholt Manor, Wantage
Mon 7 May

More details - Carterton May Day Fair & Car Boot Sale 2018
Carterton May Day Fair & Car Boot Sale on Monday 7th May, 11am-4pm, on Carterton Recreation Ground & in Brownes Hall (OX18 3JH).
Carterton Recreation Ground & Brownes Hall, Upavon Way, Carterton, Oxon
Mon 7 May

More details - Oxleaze Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Set amongst beautiful traditional farm buildings, plantsperson’s good size garden combining formality and informality. Yr round interest; mixed borders, vegetable potager, decorative fruit cage, pond and bog garden, bees, potting shed, wild meadow, and topiary for structure when the flowers fade.
Oxleaze Farm, Lechlade
Mon 21 May and Tue 22 May

More details - Wantage & Grove Lions Plant sale
Wantage & Grove Lions Grand plant sale plus 2nd hand garden pots & other garden things refreshments also 10am --130pm at East Hanney British Legion hall get your summer plants here
East Hanny British Legion Hall
Sat 5 May

More details - Witney Festival of Food and Drink
Witney Festival of Food and Drink returns for the 6th time, this year on Saturday 19th May. It will be held at St. Mary’s Church, Church Green, Witney. Website:
St. Mary’s Church, Church Green, Witney
Sat 19 May

More details - Swindon Homeless Volunteers Craft Fayre
Craft Fayre Lots of stalls , cakes , refreshments , raffle All money raised is for Swindon Homeless Volunteers accommodation fund to help people off the streets and into a home. Free Entry Children welcome
Jovial Monk St Andrews Ridge Swindon
Sat 12 May

More details - Craft and Gift Market at Witney Corn Exchange by Mynt Image
Free to enter, quality and not on the high street Craft and Gift Market. Jewellery, handbags, leather goods, metal goods, textiles, beauty products, art, cards, etc etc
Corn Exchange, 19 Market Square, Witney, Oxfordshire,
Sat 5 May

More details - Witney Over 30's Disco
The venue for over 30’s on Saturday 5 May 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 5 May

More details - Coate Water Miniature Railway Sunday Running
The railway is set in the North East corner of Coate Water Country Park and is operated by volunteers. We have 1 mile of dual gauge track, with our extension opened in 2016. The railway is suitable for children and adults of all ages (children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult).
Coate Water Country Park Swindon just off junction 15 of the M4
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 6 May, Mon 7 May, Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 27 May to Tue 29 May, Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Arts Society Cotswolds Lecture
May 9th 2018 will see the next lecture of The Arts Society Cotswolds. “New York, New York: an Architectural Discovery” by Andrew Davies. Bustling, noisy, vibrant, New York epitomises the modern city at its best (and occasional worst).
Warwick Hall, Church Green, Burford
Wed 9 May

More details - Dreadzone
Dreadzone. Artists performing: Dreadzone.: Tickets avaiable.
MECA, Swindon
Fri 27 Apr

More details - The Christians
‘One of the best voices in pop’ (The Daily Mirror) The Christians took the British pop charts by storm in the late 80s/early 90s with a multi platinum debut album (THE CHRISTIANS).
Swindon MECA
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Twigs Community Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Delightful 2 acre community garden, created and maintained by volunteers. Features incl 7 individual display gardens, ornamental pond, plant nursery, Iron Age round house, artwork, fitness trail, separate kitchen garden site, Swindon beekeepers and the haven, overflowing with wild flowers.
Twigs Community Garden, Swindon
Sun 20 May

More details - Jon Bennett and Dominic Wilkinson/Alex Falconer and Jess Marshall/Bampton Folk Club/Katie Carter
Eclectic Cabaret #7 brings more astonishingly talented performers for your entertainment. Jon Bennett from the established band Moonrakers and Dominic Wilkinson (an accomplished member of Oxford Fiddle Group) will present traditional and contemporary tunes and songs from the UK and Ireland – everything from jigs and...
Wootton and Dry Sandford Community Centre, Lamborough Hill, Wootton, Abingdon
Fri 11 May

More details - The Old Rectory, Farnborough - Open Garden for NGS
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 combined for colour and texture.
The Old Rectory, Farnborough, Oxon
Sun 20 May

More details - Coffee Morning at Oaken Holt Nursing Home
Would you like to meet new people and build new friendships? Why not come and join us for tea, coffee, cake and a chat at our monthly Oaken Holt Coffee Morning.
Eynsham Road, Farmoor, Oxfordshire
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Purton House - Open Garden for NGS
This is something different. A large organically managed garden with beautiful specimen trees and Georgian house. Used as wedding venue. The huge ancient plane tree by the lake (formerly monastic carp ponds) is home to a fairy garden. Walled garden with many old varieties of fruit trees, soft fruit and vegetables.
Purton House, Swindon
Sun 13 May

More details - Old Boars Hill Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Three delightful gardens in a semi-rural conservation area with views over Oxford. Each garden has a different setting. Uplands a southerly facing garden full of colour and an extensive range of plants for all seasons.
Old Boars Hill Gardens, Oxford
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Cressida Cowell is coming to Abingdon - 2nd May 2018
Award winning author, Cressida Cowell, will be holding a book signing at Mostly Books in Abingdon on Wednesday 2nd May 2018 at 4.30pm. Cressida is a children’s author who is best known for her series of novels: How to Train Your Dragon.
Mostly Books, 36 Stert Street, Abingdon
Wed 2 May

More details - Swindon Pretty Muddy 5k & Mini Muddy
Pretty Muddy® isn’t like any other fundraising event. It’s a muddy obstacle course that women of any ability can climb over, crawl under, and charge through. Choose from either 5k or 10k Pretty Muddy events. Whatever the distance. However dirty you get. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
Lydiard Park
Sat 19 May

More details - Swindon Race For Life 5k & 10k
A 5k suitable for all abilities - or up the challenge and take part in a Race for Life 10k! HOW TO ENTER: Online via the Race For Life Website - Women of any age welcome.
Lydiard Park
Sun 20 May

More details - Ridgeway - Open Garden for NGS
Developed since 2004 to provide yr-round interest, this ¾ acre garden on sandy soil has some rare shrubs and plants. The intricate design incl 2 alpine beds, a fruit garden, a vegetable garden and multiple borders with varied planting.
Ridgeway, Oxford
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - New to You Sale
Come and grab a bargain at our New to You Sale! Items include clothes, books, DVDs, household items, bric-a-brac, children’s toys, kitchenware and much more. Hot and cold refreshments available all morning. All money raised goes directly to the center to care for the rescue animals.
National Animal Welfare Trust, Trindledown Farm, Wantage Road, Great Shefford
Sun 6 May, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Superstars of Wrestling
90 minuets of live family entertainment. For one night only chilton primary school will be transformed into a superb wrestling arena to capture the live atmosphere that you would normally only see on your TV. Come see live what the rest of the world see on TV
Chilton primary school Downside, chilton, Didcot
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Classic Oxfordshire Bike Ride
Time, once again, to spring into the saddle for this fantastic ride - a choice of 12, 30, 60, 75 or 100 mile routes through the pretty half-timbered villages and lush countryside of South Oxfordshire and a great start to the cycling season.
Perimeter Road Harwell Campus
Sun 13 May

More details - Train for Tri
Run Analysis Transitions Bike skills & drills Mind Set Focus Theory session 2 British Tri Coaches.
Osxrad sports centre
Sat 28 Apr

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 5 May, Sat 9 Jun

More details - Club Rio
Club Rio - Fri 11 May at the Marlborough Club, Didcot, the venue for over 30’s playing dance music from the 70’s, 80’s right through to the present day entry £5 Dress code; smart, casual Tel: 07789428795
Marlborough Club
Fri 11 May

More details - Dolly Parton tribute night
A Dolly Parton tribute night with live singer Dolly Parton tribute uk plus disco so Dolly Parton songs & country style music all night.
Marlborough club 227 Broadway Didcot
Sat 12 May

More details - Gong Sound Bath
Come and enjoy a wonderful Gong Sound Bath - a sonic massage to release tension from mind, body and soul. You lay fully clothed and allow the sounds to wash over you - surrounding you with beautiful vibrations.
The Yoga Barn (Robin Lipsey), 185 Godstow Road, Wolvercote, Oxford
Sat 12 May

More details - RWBTFC v RAF FA charity match
Royal Wootton Bassett Town Veterans (over 40’s) welcome their RAF FA equivalents to the Gerard Buxton Sports Ground on Sunday 29th April in a charity match raising funds for the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund.
New Gerard Buxton Sports Ground, Brinkworth Road, Royal Wootton Bassett
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Speed Dating in Oxford
Oxford Speed Dating How speed dating in Oxford works A great event to go to is Speed Dating in Oxford. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the Speed Dating evening.
Slug and Lettuce, 1 Oxford Castle New Road

More details - Tez Ilyas: Teztify
Armed with his trademark cheek and uncompromising approach, Tez presents his slick, smart and typically subversive new stand-up show. As seen on BBC2’s Mock The Week, Live at the BBC, Channel 4’s The Last Leg – and heard on BBC Radio Four with two series of Tez Talks.
The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Wonderland High the Musical
The first day in a new school can be difficult but for Arthur Bloom, it may prove impossible. Newly relocated from Kansas City, Arthur discovers that Wonderland High is not your ordinary high school.
The Old Fire Station, George Street, Oxford
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Love, Bombs and Apples
Love, Bombs and Apples is the comic and poignant new play from award winning playwright Hassan Addulrazzak (Baghdad Wedding, The Prophet) - a tale of four men, each from different parts of the globe, all experiencing a moment of revelation.
Old Fire Station, Oxford
Tue 15 May

Family History Helpdesk More details - Family History Helpdesk
Interested in finding out more about your family history? Oxfordshire Family History Society has advisors at the Oxfordshire County Library at Westgate keen to help you research your ancestors - whether they were in Oxfordshire or further afield. Do ring 01865 815509 to book a slot with an advisor.
Oxfordshire County Library (second floor) Westgate Queen Street Oxford
Thu 26 Apr, Fri 27 Apr, Thu 3 May, Fri 4 May, Thu 10 May, Fri 11 May, Thu 17 May, Fri 18 May, Thu 24 May, Fri 25 May
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More details - Phil & Jim's School Nearly New Sale
Phil & Jim’s School Nearly New Sale Jericho * SS Philip and James’ Primary School * Navigation Way, Oxford, OX2 6AB * £1 per adult * 13th May 2018 * Sun, 1-3pm Phil & Jim’s School Nearly New Sale.
SS Philip and James’ Primary School?, Navigation Way, Oxford
Sun 13 May

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 Mon 28 May

More details - Périclès, De Tyr
Périclès is one of Shakespeare’s strangest and most heartrending plays. Périclès navigates a stormy sea of pirates, magicians, brothels, kidnappers, tournaments, plots against his life...and divine intervention from the goddess Diana.
11-12 Beaumont Street
Today to Sat 28 Apr

More details - Travesties
‘What did you do in the Great War?.’ ‘ I wrote Ulysses...What did you do?’ ‘Bloody nerve.’ Ageing diplomatic attaché Henry Carr is desperate to recount the events of Zürich in 1917, where amidst the First World War, revolutionary minds collided: modernist author James Joyce, communist revolutionary Lenin, and...
11-12 Beaumont Street
Wed 2 May to Sat 5 May

More details - A streetcar Named Desire
Every man is a king. Stanley Kowalski is no exception. Until one summer, when his sister-in-law Blanche comes to stay. Anxious, seductive and fiercely clever, Blanche is just about keeping it together. But her arrival threatens his entire way of life.
11-12 Beaumont Street
Tue 8 May to Sat 12 May

More details - A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Lyric and Filter’s riotous reinterpretation of one of Shakespeare’s best loved plays comes to Oxford after its critically-acclaimed London and international festival runs. Featuring original live music, this classic tale of young lovers and warring fairies is given a unique and irreverent twist.
11-12 Beaumont Street
Tue 15 May to Sat 19 May