What's on around Oxford

Today to Thu 3 Jun, closest first.
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Springtime Story Walks

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Join our Story Leader on our popular themed family walk. We begin at the Museum and walk through the city to Christ Church Meadow, telling stories of dances all the way, including a dancing hoppy...
The Story Museum 42 Pembroke Street Oxford OX1 1BP
Sun 9 May, Sun 16 May

Small Worlds at The Story Museum

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Small Worlds is a story-play gallery for pre-school and younger primary school aged children. Enjoy story-themed play inspired by picture books, relax on our giant bed, explore Traction Man’s...
The Story Museum 42 Pembroke Street Oxford OX1 1BP
Thu 20 May to Sat 17 Jul

The Galleries at The Story Museum

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Climb the sweeping staircase from our sky-scaped courtyard to the Galleries with immersive exhibitions inspired by our 1001 Stories Collection.
The Story Museum 42 Pembroke Street Oxford OX1 1BP
Sat 22 May to Sat 17 Jul

Christ Church Highlights Virtual Tour: College & Cathedral

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A guided online introduction to our College and Cathedral. Discover the highlights of our onsite visit and much more from the comfort of your own home.
Virtual Event
Fri 7 May, Wed 26 May, Sat 12 Jun

38 Leckford Road - Open Garden for NGS

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Behind the rather severe facade of a Victorian town house (not open) is a very protected long walled garden with mature trees.
38 Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HY
Sun 16 May

Nathalie Moisy | Change, Transience, Harmony

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Sarah Wiseman Gallery announces Change, Transience, Harmony a solo exhibition by painter and calligrapher Nathalie Moisy, an inter-disciplinary artist based in Oxford.
Sarah Wiseman Gallery OX2 7JL
Sat 8 May to Sat 29 May

Romeo & Juliet

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Directed by Natasha Rickman Performed Live Online! Are you a Montague or a Capulet? It’s time to choose sides.
Virtual Event
Wed 12 May to Sun 16 May, Wed 19 May to Sun 23 May

Blenheim Palace - Open Garden for NGS

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Blenheim Gardens, originally laid out by Henry Wise, incl the formal Water Terraces and Italian Garden by Achille Duchne, Rose Garden, Arboretum, and Cascade.
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock OX20 1PX
Sun 23 May

Lime Close - Open Garden for NGS

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4 acre mature plantsman’s garden with rare trees, shrubs, roses and bulbs. Mixed borders, raised beds, pergola, topiary and shade borders. Herb garden by Rosemary Verey.
Lime Close, Abingdon OX14 4HU
Sun 30 May

Artists and Makers Fair

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Artists and Makers Fair Sally Evans curates a showcase of talented, independent artists, makers and designers producing original, high quality pieces.
Thame Town Hall, High Street, Thame OX9 3DP
Sat 8 May
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Wallingford Garden Club Plant Sale

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Our first club activity of 2021 will be our annual Plant Sale Saturday 8th May 2021 from 09:30 – 12:30 in the Wallingford Town Square (With Covid compliance) Our members are and have been busy
Wallingford Town Square OX10 0EG
Sat 8 May

Barton Abbey - Open Garden for NGS

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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,...
Barton Abbey, Steeple Barton OX25 4QS
Sun 30 May

West Ox Arts at Artweeks

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9 Talented Oxfordshire Artists Exhibit at WOA for Artweeks 2021.
West Ox Arts Gallery, Market Square, Bampton OX18 2JH
Today to Sun 9 May, Tue 11 May to Sun 16 May, Tue 18 May to Sun 23 May, Tue 25 May to Sat 5 Jun

The Grove - Open Garden for NGS

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Mature informal plantsman’s acre garden, planted for yr-round interest around C19 Cotswold stone cottage (not open).
The Grove, Chipping Norton OX7 7BZ
Sun 16 May

Friars Court - Open Garden for NGS

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Over 3 acres of formal and informal gardens with flower beds, borders and specimen trees, lie within the remaining arms of a C16 moat which partially surrounds the large C17 Cotswold stone house.
Friars Court, Clanfield OX18 2SU
Mon 31 May

Kings Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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An old row of cottages with mature trees and yew hedging. Over the last 5 yrs a new design and planting scheme has been started to reduce the areas of lawn, bring in planting to complement the house...
Kings Cottage, Chipping Norton OX7 3HU
Sun 30 May and Mon 31 May

Bolters Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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A cherished old cottage garden restored over the last 14 yrs. Tumbly moss covered walls and sloping lawns down to a stream with natural planting and character.
Bolters Farm, Chipping Norton OX7 3HU
Sun 30 May and Mon 31 May

Meadow Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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1¾ acre garden adjoining ancient bluebell woods, created by the owner from 1995 onwards. Many areas to explore including a professionally designed vegetable garden, large composting areas, wildflower...
Meadow Cottage, Watlington OX49 5HR
Sun 16 May

The Old Rectory, Farnborough - Open Garden for NGS

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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
The Old Rectory, Farnborough, nr Wantage OX12 8NX
Sun 16 May

Thurle Grange - Open Garden for NGS

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Recently developed 1 acre garden set around attractive country house (c1900, not open) with lovely views across peaceful valley.
Thurle Grange, Reading RG8 9QH
Sat 15 May and Sun 16 May

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