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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 - Building A Bond With Your Dog Workshop
Scent, Tracking, Search, Retrieve Workshop This two day workshop with Paul Whitaker and Sophie Mills will help you have fun and improve the relationship you have with your dog. Ever wanted to know if your dog has an aptitude for scent, tracking and search work? Now is the chance to find out.
Shipton on Cherwell
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

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 - 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 - Daniel Ablitt: Foundations
Sarah Wiseman Gallery is pleased to present Foundations, a solo exhibition by Daniel Ablitt. In a pivotal point in Daniel’s career, Foundations will see him move forward from exploring landscape as an emotive subject, into a more personal sphere investigating the notion of ’home’.
Sarah Wiseman Gallery, 40-41 South Parade, Oxford, OX3 0HN
Today to Sat 26 May

More details - Lankum
Lankum (Lynched) are a four-piece traditional folk group from Dublin, Ireland, who combine distinctive four-part vocal harmonies with arrangements of uilleann pipes, concertina, Russian accordion, fiddle and guitar.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
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More details - Me and My Bee
Climate change is massive. Bees aren’t. Our fuzzy little friends need our help, so multi award-winning theatre company ThisEgg is launching a political party disguised as a party party disguised as a show. A new comedy for children and adults alike. Plant the seed for change, join the Bee Party.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Sat 26 May

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Think Human Festival - Routes into Research: the humanities and social sciences
Leading academics, at the forefront of their disciplines, will talk about what inspired them to become researchers in the humanities and social sciences and the highways and byways that brought them to their current areas of interest and research activity.
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
Sat 26 May

More details - The Oxford Revue
The University of Oxford’s premier sketch comedy troupe returns to the Playhouse for its annual showcase of some of the nation’s top student-comedy talent.
11-12 Beaumont Street
Fri 25 May

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
Sun 27 May

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
Sun 27 May

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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
Today, Fri 25 May
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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 - 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 - 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
Sat 26 May, 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 - 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 - Comedy Night
A not to be missed show at The Bicester Hotel Golf and Spa. Featuring 4 award winning comedians who have starred on the likes of Live At The Apollo, to touring with Michael McIntyre.
Bicester Hotel, Golf and Spa, Chesterton, Bicester
Fri 25 May

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 - Hilltop Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Plantaholic’s large cottage garden, with productive vegetable plot, soft fruit and ornamentals. Beds incl herbaceous, shrubbery and prairie look. Small trees incl Acer griseum, Sorbus spp, silver-leaved shrubs.
Hilltop Cottage, Oxford
Sun 17 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

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 History Centre keen to help you research your ancestors - whether they were in Oxfordshire or further afield. Do drop in any time from 10am to 4pm.
Oxfordshire Family History Society c/o Oxfordshire History Centre Temple Road Cowley
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More details - Upper Green - Open Garden for NGS
Mature ½ acre garden with gravel area, mixed borders, potager, bog area and pond. Variety of snowdrops. Spring colour with marsh marigolds, hellebores, euphorbias, fritillaries and other bulbs. Perennials, ferns, grasses and shrubs provide yr-round interest. Old apple trees support rambling roses. Plant lists.
Upper Green, Oxford
Sun 17 Jun

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
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