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More details - Open Day - Faringdon Folly Tower and Woodland
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. Fantastic views over 5 counties.
Stanford Road, Faringdon
Today, Sun 4 Aug

More details - Open Day - Faringdon Folly Tower and Woodland
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. Fantastic views over 5 counties.
Stanford Road, Faringdon
Sun 18 Aug, Sun 8 Sep, Sun 22 Sep, Sun 6 Oct

More details - Radcot House - Open Garden for NGS
Approx 3 acres of dramatic yet harmonious planting in light and shade, formal pond, fruit and vegetable cages. Convenient seating at key points enables relaxed observation and reflection. Extensive use of grasses and unusual perennials and interesting sculptural surprises. Spectacular autumn display.
Radcot House, Radcot
Sun 18 Aug, Sun 6 Oct

More details - Creative Work:  An exhibition of unique arts and crafts, handmade by l
This Summer for six weeks, Saturday 15th June until Saturday 27th July, West Ox Arts will be hosting Creative Work. Our exhibitors are a mix of West Ox Arts members and non-members, some of whom will be exhibiting in the Gallery for the first time.
West Ox Arts Gallery, Market Square, Bampton
Today, Tue 23 Jul to Sat 27 Jul

More details - Wantage LEGO® Expo 2019
The Wantage LEGO® Expo returns for the summer of 2019! There will be LEGO® models throughout the museum galleries and loads of LEGO® themed activities. The Toy Planet will be providing a number of amazing displays, and there will also be an enormous LEGO® Castle.
Vale and Downland Museum, 19 Church Street, Wantage
Sat 27 Jul, Mon 29 Jul to Sat 3 Aug, Mon 5 Aug to Sat 10 Aug, Mon 12 Aug to Sat 17 Aug, Mon 19 Aug to Sat 24 Aug, Mon 26 Aug to Sat 31 Aug

More details - Make a rocket!
Summer ’Space Chase’ Craft Competition! In conjunction with the annual libraries’ Summer Reading Challenge (this year’s theme is ’Space Chase’ - to celebrate 50 years since the Apollo Moon landings) we’re inviting primary school aged children to make a Space Rocket.
Grove Library, Millbrook, Grove, Wantage
Mon 22 Jul, Tue 23 Jul, Thu 25 Jul to Sat 27 Jul, Mon 29 Jul, Tue 30 Jul, Thu 1 Aug to Sat 3 Aug, Mon 5 Aug, Tue 6 Aug, Thu 8 Aug to Sat 10 Aug, Mon 12 Aug, Tue 13 Aug, Thu 15 Aug to Sat 17 Aug, Mon 19 Aug, Tue 20 Aug, Thu 22 Aug to Sat 24 Aug

More details - Scratch Choir Workshop & Concert
Music and Melodies present their first ever Scratch Choir Workshop and Concert! The workshop will run from 10am-6pm and we’ll be looking at songs from films and television.
Grove Village Hall, Main Street, Grove, Wantage
Sat 27 Jul 19

More details - H.M.S.Pinafore
The story takes place aboard the ship HMS Pinafore. The captain’s daughter, Josephine, is in love with a lower-class sailor, Ralph Rackstraw, although her father intends her to marry Sir Joseph Porter, the First Lord of the Admiralty. ... They declare their love for each other and eventually plan to elope.
Cokethorpe School Witney, Oxfordshire
Thu 25 Jul 19

More details - The Pirates of Penzance
An unfortunate case of mishearing initiates the plot for The Pirates of Penzance, resulting in a dramatic change of direction for Frederic who sets course to become a pirate rather than a ‘pilot’!
Cokethorpe School Witney, Oxfordshire
Fri 26 Jul 19

More details - The Mikado
A year before the action of this opera begins, Nanki-Poo, son of the Mikado of Japan, fled his father’s imperial court to escape marriage with Katisha, an elderly lady. Disguised as a traveling musician, he met and fell in love with Yum-Yum, the young ward of Ko-Ko, a cheap tailor in the town of Titipu.
Cokethorpe School Witney, Oxfordshire
Sat 27 Jul 19

More details - The Magic Flute
Tamino falls in love with the portrait, but is told that Pamina has been kidnapped by Sarastro, a high priest. Tamino vows to rescue Pamina. ... To aid in their quest, Tamino is given a magic flute and Papageno is given a set of magic bells. Tamino and Papageno are led to Sarastro’s temple by three spirits.
Cokethorpe School Witney, Oxfordshire
Sun 28 Jul 19

More details - Free Young Adult Poetry Workshop
Elaine Baker, poet-in-residence at the Vale & Downland Museum and Patron of Writing at Didcot Girls School will be running a workshop on poetry in response to art and artifacts. No previous experience required, all you need is a love of writing! This workshop is for ages 14 - 18 only.
Vale & Downland Museum, Church Street, Wantage
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More details - Free Poetry Workshop
Elaine Baker, poet-in-resident at the Vale & Downland Museum and member of Back Room Poets, Oxford, will be running a workshop on poetry writing in the response to a stimulus, specifically art and artifacts. No previous experience required, all you need is a love of writing!
Vale & Downland Museum, Church Street, Wantage
Today

More details - Free Kids Poetry Workshop
Elaine Baker, poet-in-residence at the Vale & Downland Museum and Patron of Writing at Didcot Girls School will be running a workshop on poetry writing in response to art and artifacts. No previous experience required, all you need is a love of writing! This workshop is for ages 10 - 13 only.
Vale & Downland Museum, Church Street, Wantage
Today

More details - The Comedy of Errors
Open-Air Shakespeare production, bring along a picnic and enjoy this classic comedy in a beautiful setting. Folksy Theatre present Shakespeare’s classic tale of mistaken identities. After being separated from their twins in a shipwreck, Antipholus and his servant Dromio go to Ephesus to find them.
Millets Farm Millets Farm Centre, Kingston Rd, Frilford
Fri 9 Aug 19

More details - Ultimate Activity Camps at Abingdon Prep School, Oxfordshire
We provide outstanding activity day camps for children aged 4-14 during the school holidays, where the children’s welfare and fun are at the heart of all we do! Children will enjoy over 40 sports, games and art activities every week led by engaging staff at amazing locations.
Abingdon Prep School, Kingston Road, Frilford, Oxfordshire
Mon 12 Aug 19 to Fri 23 Aug

More details - Witney Carnival
Sunshine Cat Rescue will have a stall at the Witney Carnival
Witney Town Centre
Tue 13 Aug 19

More details - Summer Taster Sings with Lower Windrush Choral Society
Lower Windrush Choral Society invite you to join them at their ’Summer Sings’. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to join a choir? Have you sung in a choir before but have had a break and are now looking for a group to join?
St Denys Church, Northmoor, near Witney
Mon 5 Aug, Mon 12 Aug

More details - Witney Over 30's Disco
The venue for over 30’s on Saturday 3 August 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 3 Aug 19

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 and 3 tunnels. 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
Today, Sun 28 Jul, Sat 3 Aug, Sun 4 Aug, Sun 11 Aug, Sun 18 Aug, Sun 25 Aug, Sun 1 Sep, Sat 7 Sep, Sun 8 Sep

More details - Burford Antiques Fair
Two Rooms of Quality Antiques. One fully standfitted and includes furniture, jewellery, fine art, silver, boxes, objects of virtu, decorative, early ceramics, transferware, etc.
Burford School, A40 Cheltenham Road, Burford, Oxfordshire
Sat 27 Jul 19 and Sun 28 Jul

More details - Sunshine Cat Rescue Book Stall
Sunshine Cat Rescue will be selling second hand books, also new children’s books
The Tolsey, Burford
Sat 10 Aug 19

More details - Touring the Swindon Collection, 60 Years On
In 1959, the Swindon Collection of Modern British art began a tour of 16 towns and cities of the United Kingdom. From Falmouth to Sunderland, Southend-on-Sea to Bolton, thousands of museum visitors were introduced to paintings by Paul Nash, LS Lowry, Gwen John and Graham Sutherland.
Swindon Museum and Art Gallery Bath Road Old Town Swindon
Tue 30 Jul to Sat 3 Aug, Tue 6 Aug to Sat 10 Aug, Tue 13 Aug to Sat 17 Aug, Tue 20 Aug to Sat 24 Aug, Tue 27 Aug to Sat 31 Aug, Tue 3 Sep to Sat 7 Sep, Tue 10 Sep to Sat 14 Sep, Tue 17 Sep to Sat 21 Sep, Tue 24 Sep to Fri 27 Sep

More details - Connections: An Exhibition by group 7
This group exhibition brings together the artists of group 7, who have a strong commitment to the media of drawing, painting and printmaking. They share an interest in abstract and expressive painting with a strong use of colour.
Swindon Museum and Art Gallery Bath Road Old Town Swindon
Tue 30 Jul to Sat 3 Aug, Tue 6 Aug to Sat 10 Aug, Tue 13 Aug to Sat 17 Aug, Tue 20 Aug to Sat 24 Aug, Tue 27 Aug to Sat 31 Aug, Tue 3 Sep to Sat 7 Sep, Tue 10 Sep to Sat 14 Sep, Tue 17 Sep to Sat 21 Sep, Tue 24 Sep to Fri 27 Sep

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
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