Events Around Oxford

Today to Sat 18 Aug, closest first.    

More details - Weekly Storytime at Blackwells
Join Steph throughout the summer holidays as she reads various stories from Snowflake Books. Join in with some craft making and colouring too!
Blackwells, 48-51 Broad Street, Oxford
Thu 26 Jul, Thu 2 Aug, Thu 9 Aug, Thu 16 Aug, Thu 23 Aug, Thu 30 Aug

More details - Trinity College - Open Garden for NGS
Historic main College gardens with specimen trees incl aged forked catalpa, spring bulbs, fine long herbaceous border and handsome garden quad originally designed by Wren. President’s Garden surrounded by high old stone walls, mixed borders of herbaceous, shrubs and statuary.
Trinity College, Oxford
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Birdsong
Marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, Birdsong is the critically acclaimed hit stage show based on the world famous novel by Sebastian Faulks.
11-12 Beaumont Street

More details - Merton College Oxford Fellows' Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Ancient mulberry, said to have associations with James I. Specimen trees, long mixed border, recently established herbaceous bed. View of Christ Church meadow.
Merton College Oxford Fellows’ Garden, Oxford
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Love's labour's Lost
"A delightful staging of Shakespeare’s comedy. Sharply paced, very funny...A hoot." The Telegraph “There’s a delicious larkiness to Love’s Labour’s Lost …perfect for outdoor entertainment on a summer night.”The Oxford Times **** A young, louche King and his three wastrel cohorts.
Wadham College, Parks Road, Oxford
Today, Mon 23 Jul to Sat 28 Jul, Mon 30 Jul to Sat 4 Aug

More details - Private Lives
On a glorious summer evening on the terrace of a stylish Rivera hotel, two couples are on honeymoon. As the pre-dinner martinis flow, fate deals a strange hand. Elyot and Amanda are suddenly face to face again - and it wasn’t that long ago that they were married to each other...
Wadham College Gardens, Parks Road, Oxford
Thu 2 Aug

More details - Element's Picnic
Discover more about earth, wind, water and fire and enjoy your picnic in a beautiful setting. There will be live music, family friendly craft and gardening activities for the young, and for the young at heart.
Oxford Botanic Garden, Rose Lane, Oxford
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Celebrating Dragon Boat Festival
Your children will discover the history, the language and traditions of Dragon’s Boat festival.
Blackwells, Westgate Shopping Centre, Oxford
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Amber Arcades
Amber Arcades. Artists performing: Amber Arcades.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Fri 27 Jul

More details - Jericho Comedy
Our favourite stand-ups from around the UK! ???? The Oxfordshire Times Rated one of the top 5 comedy clubs in the UK by Culture Calling Magazine With over 100 sell-out shows in Oxford All profits from this gig to mental health charity Oxfordshire Mind
Jericho Cafe ,Walton Street, Oxford
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Reflections - paintings by Susan Goddard
Reflections An Exhibition of Paintings latest and as yet unseen by SUSAN GODDARD at St Anne’s College, 56 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HS Saturday 14th July until Thursday 9th August Open daily 10am – 6pm (subject to College commitments) Visitors are advised to enquire with the College Lodge (01865
St Anne’s College, 56 Woodstock Road, Oxford
Today to Thu 9 Aug

More details - Oxford Society of Recorder Players meeting
If you enjoy playing the recorder, join us for an afternoon’s playing. This month we’re conducted by our Musical Director Judith Schmidt All music is provided - just bring your recorders and a music stand
West Oxford Community Centre, Botley Road, Oxford

More details - HAUNT
POLTERGEIST THEATRE present a takeover of the North Wall, packed with theatre, comedy, music, and support for artists heading to the Edinburgh Fringe.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford

More details - Alan Kestner: Storytelling Revisited
Storytelling Revisited is a series of new paintings which explore the interplay between storytelling and image. The complex accumulation of motifs in the artist’s work requires careful unpicking by the viewer and personal interpretation.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Today to Thu 16 Aug

More details - Thor + Loki
War rages. The End of the World approaches. The fate of the Gods rests on Thor’s mighty shoulders, but he hates violence and prefers writing poetry. Half-Giant Loki is out for revenge, but beneath her monstrous form lies a heart of gold. Can these two misfits find the strength to be themselves?
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Wed 25 Jul

More details - No Kids
No Kids reveals the personal journey that real-life couple and co-artistic directors of Ad Infinitum, Nir Paldi and George Mann, embarked upon when they asked the question: as a gay couple, should we go out of our way to have children?
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Fri 27 Jul and Sat 28 Jul

More details - Andrew Hood and Peter Kettle: Mediterranean Journeys
Inspired by late-summer’s change of pace, Sarah Wiseman Gallery is proud to present two new collections of paintings by two artists, both influenced by travel.
40-41 South Parade
Wed 1 Aug to Sat 1 Sep

More details - Shakespeare's Globe on Tour
An unmissable cultural highlight of Oxford’s summer, Oxford Playhouse and the Bodleian Library welcome back the Globe on Tour with not one, not two, but three shows!
Old School’s Quadrangle
Today, Sun 22 Jul, Tue 24 Jul to Sun 29 Jul

More details - White Horse Hill - School Holiday Activities - Kite flying & orienteering at White Horse Hill
Join us on White Horse Hill for kite flying (bring along your own kite) and some orienteering around the hillside and features around such as Uffington Castle and Dragons Hill. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
White Horse Hill, Uffington, Oxfordshire
Tue 14 Aug

More details - FREE Real Play Taster Session
FREE Taster Session aimed at 4- 7 year olds Take your family on a journey to space, the circus, animal adventures and much more through a range of fun, interactive games and activities! Families are encouraged to join in, and younger siblings are also more than welcome to come along!
The Maple Tree Children’s Centre Littleworth Road Wheatley Oxford
Mon 13 Aug

More details - Antique & Collectors Market
2 halls of small antiques, especially silver: jewellery, china, glass. Vintage. Second-hand books (and small book room). Picture postcards, Coins (Ancient Greek, Roman through to modern £2 and 50ps, tokens, foreign, Banknotes, medals, medallions, sets, junk boxes, coin books), Vintage.
Kidlington Methodist Church, Oxford Road
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Much ado about muffin
The Cream Tease of Oxford invite you to join their very own night of burlesque! Get ready to delve into their fabulous world of scintillating sparkles, luscious shimmies and sensual body rolls.
Unicorn Theatre, Medieval Abbey Buildings, Checker Walk, Abingdon
Fri 17 Aug

More details - Summer Singing
Summer Sings at Northmoor, 7.30 - 9.30 in St Denys Church, Monday August 6th and Monday August 20th Have you heard the Lower Windrush Choral Society sing and wondered if you’d like to join?
St Denys Church Church Road Northmoor Witney
Mon 6 Aug, Mon 20 Aug

More details - Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire Summer Foraging Course
We’re excited to be running our first full courses in the beautiful grounds of Blenheim Palace this year. We expect to find plenty of foraging treats amongst the well established flora.
Blenheim Palace, Main Road, Long Hanborough
Sun 12 Aug

More details - Summer Fun Trails
Orienteering family fun during the summer holidays from 14th July through to the 2nd September. Enjoy exploring the ornamental gardens, using directions and clues, to find the characters! Complete your adventure and collect your prize!
Waterperry Gardens, Waterperry, Nr Wheatley, Oxfordshire
Today to Sun 2 Sep

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