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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 Steve and Ann Marshall, well known as composers and arrangers for the recorder as well as popular conductors. All music is provided - just bring your recorders and a music stand
West Oxford Community Centre, Botley Road, Oxford
Today

More details - Henley World Village Market
Zoom Events is thrilled to be back in Henley-on-Thames for the 10th year running with its fantastic World Village Market.
Market Place, Henley on Thames
Today and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Simon Munnery
A new hour of stand-up and miscellany from British Comedy Award nominee, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and Chortle Award winner, Simon Munnery. Featuring tales of plumbing woes, his attempts at under tent heating, jokes, songs, poems and the ridicule of capitalism.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Today

More details - Bertolt Brecht’s True Protagonists
Bertolt Brecht’s true protagonists: A discussion with readings of the role of women in Brecht’s life and work. David Constantine, Professor Tom Kuhn read their new translations of Brecht’s poetry and join Sphinx Theatre’s Artistic Director Sue Parrish to discuss Brecht’s leading women.
The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street
Today

More details - The Academic
The Academic. Artists performing: The Academic.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Today

More details - The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk
Perhaps you’ve seen them floating over a Russian village? Or perhaps you’ve seen her toppling forward, arms full of wild flowers, as he arches above her head and steals a kiss. Partners in life and on canvas, Marc and Bella Chagall are immortalised as the picture of romance.
11-12 Beaumont Street
Today

More details - Beyond Observation - Exposing Nature and Self
BEYOND OBSERVATION: Exposing Nature and Self April’s exhibition brings together two very passionate artists whose work powerfully expresses as much about themselves as it does about their chosen landscapes.
West Ox Arts Gallery, Town Hall, Market Square, Bampton
Today

More details - Netherlands National Circus
The Netherlands National Circus. Didcot, Edmonds Park. Wed 18th - Sun 22nd April 2018. Our brand new show for 2018. A fast paced, all human production, in our heated Big Top, packed full of comedy, juggling, aerial performances, balancing, acrobatics, stunts and more.
Edmonds Park
Today and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Henley on Thames World Village Market
The World Village Market will be visiting Henley on Thames for the 10th year running where this established event is now firmly in the local diary for early Spring.
The Market Place
Today and Sun 22 Apr

More details - A Berlin Kabaret!
Lady Gaga meets Brecht in this walk on the wild side of the twentieth century avant-garde! A Berlin Kabaret is a vibrant presentation of lyrical anti-war songs. Four travellers singing powerful songs, rediscovering long lost gay rights anthems and American propaganda songs.
The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street
Today

More details - Meet Catboy from PJ Masks
Catboy from PJ Masks will be visiting The Entertainer on Saturday 21st April. Intervals appearing: 11:00-11:40 12:00-12:40 1:00-1:40 2:00-2:40 3:30-4:00 Make sure to bring your camera!
Castle Quay Shopping Centre
Today

More details - Margaret L. Smyth 'Travelling South'
Bohun Gallery is delighted to present the new collection of work by Scottish artist Margaret L. Smyth in her first solo show in England. The exhibition provides a unique opportunity, not only for collectors of Smyth’s enigmatic paintings, but also for keen followers of Contemporary Scottish Art.
Bohun Gallery, 15 Reading Road, Henley on Thames
Today to Sat 12 May

More details - My First Ballet: Swan Lake
Enjoy one of the most famous ballets of all time together, in this beautifully adapted new version for children aged three upwards. The evil magician Rothbart has turned the beautiful princess Odette into a swan; only at night can she return to human form.
New Theatre Oxford George Street Oxford
Today and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Craft and Gift Market at Henley Town Hall 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
Town Hall, Market Place, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire,
Today, Sat 19 May

More details - Craft and Gift Market at Thame Town Hall 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
Thame Town Hall, High Street, Thame, Oxfordshire,
Today, Sat 26 May

More details - Marvellous Machines
An exhibition for all ages that combines curious and quirky gadgets and contraptions from the days before electronics, with modern automata, and all with more than a hint of Steampunk.
Banbury Museum, Spiceball Park, Banbury
Today, Mon 23 Apr to Sat 28 Apr, Mon 30 Apr to Sat 5 May, Mon 7 May to Sat 12 May, Mon 14 May to Sat 19 May, Mon 21 May, Tue 22 May

More details - ABBA tribute night
A night of ABBA with tribute act simply ABBA. Non members will be very welcome.
Marlborough club 227 Broadway Didcot
Today

More details - Oxford Comic Con
After back-to-back successes, OXCON is back for another epic, unique celebration of popular culture and intellectual engagement in one of the most beautiful venues in the world. www.oxcon.xyz
Examination Schools, 75 - 81 High Street, Oxford
Today

More details - Table Top and Jumble Sale
Table Top and Jumble Sale this Saturday, the 21st April at Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, Nr. Wallingford OX10 0SW. Doors open from 11am, only 50p entry. Lots of great stalls including jumble, books, CD’s & DVD’s, Bric-a-Brac, toys. household goods and much more.
Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary, Old Didcot Road, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, Nr. Wallingford, .
Today

More details - Swire of the Ridgeway Arts Competition and Refreshments for The Leprosy Misssion
The Swire of the Ridgeway ( see their website) Arts Competition and Exhibition will be held over the weekend in this lovely hall. Refreshments including light lunches will be on sale on both days, all day, to raise funds for The Leprosy Mission for people in Africa who suffer with leprosy.
Thomas Hughes Memorial Hall, Broad Street , Uffington, near Faringdon
Today and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Nuffield Place - Car club visits at Nuffield Place
Lord Nuffield’s history with motor cars attracts a variety of car clubs to Nuffield Place. Motor cars from visiting car clubs are parked outside the front of the house for visitors to enjoy seeing. Cars will usually arrive at Nuffield Place in the morning and generally stay for a couple of hours.
Nuffield Place, Huntercombe, near Henley-on-Thames
Today and Sun 22 Apr

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 to Wed 25 Apr

More details - The Indian Army in the First World War: An Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Perspective
The exhibition is the product of a collaborative project led by Oxford University’s History Faculty and the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum.
Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street, Woodstock
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - 'Treasures with Tales'
Wallingford Museum’s latest exhibition is creating great interest with its ’Treasures with Tales’ exhibition. Residents from Wallingford and the surrounding villages have loaned the museum a wide variety of fascinating objects, each with its own special significance - from exotic to fun to poignant!
Wallingford Museum, Flint House, 52 High Street, Wallingford
Today, Tue 24 Apr to Sat 28 Apr, Tue 1 May to Fri 4 May

More details - Guided Wallingford History Walks
You can now join a Guided Historic Town Walk on any Saturday morning, from the end-March until the end-September starting from beneath the Town Hall at 11.00am. Walks last 1 - 2 hours and cost £5 per head, as a donation to support Wallingford Museum.
Wallingford Town Hall
Today, Sat 28 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 26 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 - Oxfordshire Remembers 1914-18: Part II
Running throughout 2018 is The Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum’s contribution to the commemoration of the Centenary of WW1. During the latter half of the First World War, men and women of all classes and social backgrounds from across Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire contributed in a myriad of ways to the war effort.
Park Street, Woodstock
Today, Sun 22 Apr, Tue 24 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Tue 1 May to Sun 6 May, Tue 8 May to Sun 13 May, Tue 15 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Spring Exhibition | Charlotte Cornish | Henrietta Dubrey
The Spring Exhibition at Sarah Wiseman Gallery will focus on new paintings by Charlotte Cornish and Henrietta Dubrey. Charlotte Cornish is one of the UK’s leading contemporary abstract artists; through her strong energetic mark making, Charlotte explores the world through colour and line.
40-41 South Parade, Oxford
Today to Sat 28 Apr

More details - Temptation Tea Dance
A modern jive afternoon tea dance. Three hours of fun in a relaxed and friendly environment. Great music and delicious home made cakes. A lovely venue with two rooms - one for modern jive the other tango. On site parking over two car parks.
Harwell Village Hall, High Street, Harwell, Oxfordshire
Sun 22 Apr

More details - The Old Vicarage, Bledington - Open Garden for NGS
1½ acre garden around a late Georgian vicarage (1843) not open. Borders and beds filled with spring bulbs, hardy perennials, shrubs and trees. Informal rose garden with over 300 David Austin roses. Small pond and vegetable garden. Paddock with trees, shrubs and herbaceous border. Planted for yr-round interest.
The Old Vicarage, Bledington, Chipping Norton
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Heritage Steam Trains in the Chiltern Hills
Enjoy a steam train trip along the foot of the Chiltern hills, recapturing the spirit and experience of a branch line in times gone by. Great day out for all the family. Refreshments served in historic Cambrian coach at Chinnor Station.
Chinnor Station, Station Road, Chinnor
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sun 6 May, Mon 7 May

More details - Mind body spirit fayre didcot
Mind body spirit fayre. Lots of stalls with readers and therapists and lots to buy and look at. We have a room especially for the kids so for a small fee kids can come and play and do arts and crafts so something for all the family.
Civic hall Britwell rd Didcot oxon
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Miss Princess Witney 2018
DO YOU WANT TO BE A PRINCESS? ENTER TODAY for Miss Princess Witney 2018 No restrictions and looking for girls of all ages to compete. We have amazing prizes and a grand Finale in Witney itself.
Witney
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Queen Zee
Queen Zee. Artists performing: Queen Zee and the Sasstones.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Mon 23 Apr

More details - Black Men Walking
“We walk. Though we are written into the landscape you don’t see us. We walked England before the English.” Thomas, Matthew and Richard walk. They walk the first Saturday of every month. Walking and talking. But this walk… Maybe they should have cancelled, but they needed the walk today.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Mon 23 Apr

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
Tue 24 Apr, Thu 26 Apr, Thu 3 May, Sat 5 May, Tue 8 May, Thu 10 May, Tue 15 May, Thu 17 May, Tue 22 May, Thu 24 May
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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
Tue 24 Apr to Sat 28 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
Tue 24 Apr

More details - Fun drama and singing classes for adults
In a pressure-free, relaxed environment you will enjoy drama and singing workshops led by local actors, directors and vocal coaches. You won’t need to learn pages of script, there are no solos, no auditions, no expectations of experience, and never any pressure to do something you are not comfortable with.
Rose Hill Community Centre Carole’s Way Oxford
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 2 May, Wed 9 May, Wed 16 May, Wed 23 May

More details - Cove
Cove. Artists performing: Cove.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Wed 25 Apr

Shakespeare In Hollywood- Goring Gap Players More details - Shakespeare In Hollywood- Goring Gap Players
It’s 1934, and Shakespeare’s most famous fairies, Oberon and Puck, have magically materialised on the Warner Bros. Hollywood set of Max Reinhardt’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Goring Village Hall, Goring-On-Thames
Wed 25 Apr to Sat 28 Apr
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More details - Making it Work: The Everyday History of a Banburyshire Village
Discover more about the changing way of life in the villages of North Oxfordshire from Victorian times to recent times. This foyer exhibition looks at Hornton as a prime example of a North Oxfordshire rural community that, through many generations, thrived on wide-ranging ingenuity and self-sufficiency.
Banbury Museum, Spiceball Park, Banbury
Wed 25 Apr to Sat 9 Jun

More details - Don Broco
Don Broco + The LaFontaines + Yungblud. Artists performing: Don Broco.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Weekly Storytime Sessions
Our founder Suyen Hu will be reading our stories each week at Blackwells Bookshop from 11:30. You can also purchase one or more of our books after the storytelling!
Blackwells, 48-51 Broad Street, Oxford
Thu 26 Apr, Thu 3 May, Thu 10 May

More details - Banbury Antiques Market
Held on the 2nd and 4th Thursday and 2nd Saturday of every Month - 9am - 4pm. Browse through a variety of antique and collectable items from jewellery to militaria, from clocks to collectables - and pick up a bargain! With prices from £1 to £1,000 we have something for every collector!
Market Place, Banbury, Oxon
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Blenheim Palace Gala Dinner, supporting Katharine House Hospice, with special guest Mike Tindall
Our patrons, The Rt. Hon. Lord Heseltine and The Rt. Hon. Sir Tony Baldry invite you to the Katharine House Hospice Gala Dinner on Thursday 26 April at Blenheim Palace 6:45 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Betty Bloom Dance FREE Dance Taster Classes in Thame!
Fabulous dance routines, musical theatre, stories/role plays performed!
Small Barn, Thame Barns Centre, Church Road, Thame
Thu 26 Apr

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 - 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
Thu 26 Apr, Thu 3 May, Thu 10 May, Thu 17 May, Thu 24 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

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 - 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 - 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 Clifton Centre, Ashdene Road, Bicester
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Black & Gold Soul Band Tribute Act
Black & Gold Soul Band Tribute Act Get down and grovey at one of the Spread Eagle Hotels very popular Tribute Acts If you wish to stay over we have 35 bedrooms to choose from bookings can be made on line for your bedroom www.spreadeaglethame.co.
The Spread Eagle Hotel, Cornmarket Thame
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Moonrakers
Oxford’s much-toured band 4-piece band, Moonrakers (Celtic harp, fiddle, stringed instruments, whistles, female/male vocals), give a full concert of songs and tunes from the English, Irish and Scottish tradition as well as their own compositions.
St James Church, Manor Park, Claydon, Nr BANBURY
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Heather Small - The Voice of M People
Heather Small - The Voice of M People Plus Sam Lavery. Artists performing: Heather Small.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford
Fri 27 Apr

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 - 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 - 50 Plantation Road - Open Garden for NGS
Surprisingly spacious city garden designed in specific sections. N-facing front garden, side alley filled with shade loving climbers.
50 Plantation Road, Oxford
Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sun 6 May

More details - WW1 Asian Cultural Activity Day
SOFO & OXFORD UNIVERSITY present: WW1 Asian Cultural Activity Day A day of fun cultural activities for all ages, including: Indian food Punjabi drumming Poetry & music Henna artistry Kids’ arts & crafts Plus, your last chance to see the ’Indian Army in First World War’ exhibition!
Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street, Woodstock
Sat 28 Apr

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 - Kele Okereke
Kele Okereke. Artists performing: Kele Okereke.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Sat 28 Apr

More details - First World War Munition Site Tours
On the edge of Banbury lies the mysterious site of the town’s First World War munitions filling factory that supplied the front line with nearly four million shells and much of the British Army’s stock of mustard gas shells.
Banbury Museum, Spiceball Park, Banbury
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Antique & Collectors Market
2 halls of small antiques especially silver: jewellery, china, glass. Vintage. Picture postcards, artefacts, OO gauge locomotives, coins (some ancient Greek; Roman. some hammered, 17th century Oxfordshire tokens, tokens, through to modern £2 and 50p, medals, sets, banknotes, junk boxes, foreign).
Kidlington Methodist Church, Oxford Road
Sat 28 Apr

Thame 5k Fun Run in aid of Lord Williams’s School More details - Thame 5k Fun Run in aid of Lord Williams's School
The Lord Williams’s 5k Fun Run is back - bigger, bolder and brighter than before! With obstacles, a mixed terrain and a splash of colour, the run will offer something for everyone.
Lord Williams’s Upper School Oxford Road Thame
Sat 28 Apr
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More details - Baby and Children's Market - Henley-on-Thames
Date: Sat 28th April Time: 2.00pm - 3.30pm Price per Stall Nearly New Stall: £16 Business Promote/sell Stall: £26 SHOP WITH US and SAVE A FORTUNE!
Shiplake Memorial Hall, Memorial Avenue, Shiplake Cross, Henley-on-Thames
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Meet The Dinosaurs at Castle Quay
Come down to Castle Quay on 28th April to meet the dinosaurs! These animatronic dinosaurs will be appearing at intervals throughout the day. A fabulous event for the the whole family. Plus we will have free face painting as well
Castle Quay Shopping Centre
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Bluebell Sunday
The south Oxfordshire village of Checkendon is surrounded by beech woodlands which produce breathtaking carpets of bluebells and provide some amazing walks amongst the flowers and the rhododendrons.
Checkendon Village Hall, Main Street, Checkendon
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Chastleton House - Volunteer drop-in day
We’re looking for new volunteers to join us and support our team. Pop in on one of our drop-in days to meet some of the team, have a cup of tea and find out more about volunteering with us. Come and find out more about joining our volunteer team at Chastleton.
Chastleton House, Chastleton, near Moreton-in-Marsh,
Sun 29 Apr, Wed 9 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 - Charlton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Pretty stone village with a selection of gardens large and small, incl a cottage garden with colourful planting, interesting corners and lovely views; a large garden behind C17 farmhouse (not open) with colour themed borders, separate small gardens; and a large terraced garden with a 140ft long herbaceous border and
Charlton Gardens, Banbury
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Broughton Grange - Open Garden for NGS
An impressive 25 acres of gardens and light woodland in an attractive Oxfordshire setting. The centrepiece is a large terraced walled garden created by Tom Stuart-Smith in 2001. Vision has been used to blend the gardens into the countryside.
Broughton Grange, Banbury
Sun 29 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 - 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 - Lower Than Atlantis
Lower Than Atlantis. Artists performing: Lower Than Atlantis.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford
Thu 3 May

More details - Sir Was
Sir Was. Artists performing: Sir Was.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Thu 3 May

More details - Trompe L'œil
Trompe L’œil brings together for the first time several related bodies of photography, each exploring different facets of the still life genre.
The Glass Tank, Abercrombie Atrium, Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Gypsy Lane, Oxford
Thu 3 May

More details - Rhys Lewis
Rhys Lewis. Artists performing: Rhys Lewis.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Oxford, Oxford
Fri 4 May

More details - 'Treasures with Tales'
Wallingford Museum’s latest exhibition is creating great interest with its ’Treasures with Tales’ exhibition. Residents from Wallingford and the surrounding villages have loaned the museum a wide variety of fascinating objects, each with its own special significance - from exotic to fun to poignant!
Wallingford Museum, Flint House, 52 High Street, Wallingford
Sat 5 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 - Rob & Harriet Fraser
The Long View is an invitation to slow down and pause with seven remarkably ordinary lone trees in Cumbria: six are in the Lake District National Park, with the seventh, most easterly tree in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
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 - 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 - 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
Sat 5 May to Sat 26 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 - The Waterboys
The Waterboys. Artists performing: Waterboys.: Tickets avaiable.
New Theatre, Oxford
Sun 6 May

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 - 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 - Chalgrove Village May Day Festival
The May Day festival is the biggest free event in the area, and is very family friendly! This year’s theme will be Lords and Ladies, so feel free to dress up! There will be many events alongside the ever popular Chalgrove 10k.
Recreation Ground, Chalgrove.
Mon 7 May

More details - Strange Bones
Strange Bones. Artists performing: Strange Bones.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Mon 7 May

More details - The Bluetones
The Bluetones plus The Velvet Hands. Artists performing: The Bluetones.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Oxford, Oxford
Mon 7 May

More details - Monks Head - Open Garden for NGS
Plantaholics’ garden for all year interest. Bulb frame and alpine area, greenhouse. Changes evolving all the time.
Monks Head, Bletchingdon
Mon 7 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 - Denton House - Open Garden for NGS
Large walled garden surrounds a Georgian mansion (not open), with shaded areas, walks, topiary and many interesting mature trees. Large lawns and herbaceous borders and rose beds. The windows in the wall were taken in 1864 from Brasenose College Chapel and Library. Wild garden and a further walled fruit garden.
Denton House, Oxford
Mon 7 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 - Inspiring People: Jonathon Porritt
Jonathon Porritt is an eminent writer, broadcaster and commentator on environmentalism. In 1996, he co-founded Forum for the Future, the UK’s leading sustainable development charity.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Wed 9 May

More details - Kingham Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
Many ericaceous plants not normally seen in the Cotswolds grow on 5 acres of garden, planted over 2 decades on sand over gravel. Big display of rhododendron, laburnum arch and azaleas.
Kingham Lodge, Chipping Norton
Wed 9 May

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 - Judas
Judas. Artists performing: Judas.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Thu 10 May

More details - Wallingford Garden Club Meeting 10th May
Wallingford Garden Club will be holding its annual Bill Baker Memorial Lecture on Thursday 10th May at 7:30pm, when Geoff Hawkins has been invited to talk on Shrubs, The Backbone of you Garden.
Ridgeway Community Centre, Wood Street, Wallingford
Thu 10 May

More details - Swedish Death Candy
Swedish Death Candy. Artists performing: Swedish Death Candy.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Fri 11 May

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 - In Place
In Place explores a sense of place in the British Isles; how it informs our cultural identity; shapes our language and dialects; provides both solace and stimulation, and contains histories both universal and personal.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Fri 11 May

More details - Banbury flavours of the world market
Flavours of the World comprises between 20 to 30 carefully selected stalls. The market will comprise international traders selling top quality artisan-produced foods and craft products from around the world. You have tasted baguettes, you’ve experimented with croissants and we all love a warm pain-au-chocolat.
Cornhill , Market Place, Banbury
Fri 11 May

More details - Premium Leisure
Premium Leisure Plus Esther Joy. Artists performing: Premium Leisure.: Tickets avaiable.
The Bullingdon, Oxford
Fri 11 May

More details - Wallingford Garden Plant Sale
Wallingford Garden Club invites you to our annual plant sale of Annual, Vegetables, Herbs and other plants ready for your garden.
Market Place, Wallingford
Sat 12 May

More details - Her's
Her's. Artists performing: Her's.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Sat 12 May

More details - Seether
Seether Plus Special Guest. Artists performing: Seether.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford
Sat 12 May

More details - Lewknor Blue Cross Tea Party
Lewknor Blue Cross rehoming centre will be holding their annual Tea Party on Saturday 12th May. Come and join us for a picturesque dog walk followed by some tea, cake and much more to enjoy for all the family! The on-lead 6km dog walk will begin at 10:30am and registration will be from 10am.
Blue Cross, London Road A40, Lewknor
Sat 12 May

More details - Holywell Music and Folk presents; Kadia
Kadia are a fast rising acoustic trio from Dorset. They perform a galvanizing mix of traditional and cutting edge original folk songs. Combining cello, fingerstyle guitar, and mandolin with stunning three part harmony, they create rich and uplifting music interspersed with history and storytelling.
Holywell Rooms, Holywell Street, Oxford
Sat 12 May

More details - Hoi Polloi: BA(Hons) Fine Art Degree Show 2018
The 2018 Fine Art Degree Show exhibits the work of the final year Undergraduate BA(Hons) Fine Art students. A multi-disciplinary exhibition showcasing work from Oxford Brookes University.
The Glass Tank, Abercrombie Atrium, Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane, Oxford
Sat 12 May, Thu 17 May

More details - Murder Mystery Dinner aboard a steam train
Sherlock Holmes mystery and suspense, unfolds before your very eyes as you enjoy dinner served on a heritage steam train along the foot of the Chiltern hills.
Chinnor Station, Station Road, Chinnor
Sat 12 May, Sat 23 Jun

More details - 15th Anniversary Art Exhibition: A celebration of Fair Trade
An open exhibition of local artists & designer-makers creating work on the theme of fair trade. Oxfordshire Artweeks site no. 278 Fairtrade at St Michaels will be displaying seven pieces of art by local artists that have been inspired by the theme of Fair Trade.
Fairtrade at St Michaels, The Basement, St Michaels at the North Gate, Oxford
Sat 12 May, Mon 14 May to Sat 19 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 - Batman Day
Castle Quay is making way for Batman this May! Come and meet the bat himself and check out his Batmobile! There is also the chance to take part in some awesome superhero arts and crafts and to get your face painted. The perfect event for your kids (both little and big!)
Castle Quay Shopping Centre
Sat 12 May

More details - Plant Sale
Annual Plant Sale in aid of the Church. Perennials, annual bedding, tomatoes, other vegetable and herb plants, house plants. Also refreshments, raffle, homebaked cakes and preserves, bric-a-brac.
St James Church Centre, Beauchamp Lane, Cowley, Oxford
Sat 12 May

More details - Kingston Blount Street Fayre
The Kingston Blount Street Fayre is held bi-annually and is a traditional village fayre held in the village of Kingston Blount along a small road called Brook Street.
Brook Street, Kingston Blount, Chinnor
Sat 12 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 - Artists and Makers Fair
Free entry to this gallery of work by 20 genuinely talented artists and makers from the south east. Great line up for this fair in May.
Thame Town Hall, High Street, Thame
Sat 12 May

More details - Bicester Flavours of the World Market
Bicester is likely to be abuzz with locals, out-of-town shoppers and visitors travelling to the town from all over Oxfordshire and the surrounding counties when the colourful International World Food market "Flavours of the World" sets up stall in the town.
Sheep Street, Bicester
Sat 12 May

More details - Joseph Morpurgo
Outlandishly funny multimedia comedy and new voodoo from the distinguished mind of the 2015 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, three-time 2016 Chortle Award winner and soon-to-be BBC Radio Four star Joseph Morpurgo, featuring surreal set-pieces, vivid comic writing, subliminal pulse signals – and monsters.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Sat 12 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 - Walk With Me 2018
Walk With Me is a 26 mile marathon walk which will take place on Sunday 13th May in the beautiful countryside of South Oxfordshire, starting and finishing at Moulsford School, Moulsford-on-Thames. It is organised by a group of local people with the aim of raising funds for charity.
Moulsford School, Moulsford-on-Thames
Sun 13 May

More details - Cacao Ceremony
Join me for Chocolate and Meditation in Wallingford. A Cacao Ceremony in a gorgeous space, Cacao opens the heart and allows for a deeper, authentic love based connection with yourself and others.
The ceremony will be held in Wallingford.
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 - 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 - 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 - Headington Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Situated above Oxford, Headington is an old village with high stone walls, narrow lanes and a Norman church. The 8 gardens offer wide variety. 40 Osler Road is a well-established garden with an Italian theme brimming with exotic planting.
Headington Gardens, Old Headington
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 - 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 - Black Honey
Black Honey. Artists performing: Black Honey.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Oxford, Oxford
Mon 14 May

More details - Sam Fender
Sam Fender. Artists performing: Sam Fender .: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Mon 14 May

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

More details - Fangclub
Fangclub. Artists performing: Fangclub.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Tue 15 May

More details - Scott Matthews
Scott Matthews + Ady Johnson. Artists performing: Scott Matthews.: Tickets avaiable.
The Church of St John The Evangelist, Oxford
Tue 15 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

More details - Talks at Maggie's Oxford - Clare Flynn
Come and hear Clare Flynn, author of ‘A Greater World’, ‘The Chalky Sea’ and many others. Her books deal with displacement – both physical and emotional and have a strong sense of time and place. They draw on her extensive travels and experience of living in many different places.
Maggie’s Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Headington
Wed 16 May

More details - Barrence Whitfield & The Savages
Barrence Whitfield & The Savages. Artists performing: Barrence Whitfield & The Savages.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Oxford, Oxford
Wed 16 May

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 18th April 3.45 – 5.00pm Call the Medics! Come to the rescue with army medicine. Wednesday 16th May 3.45 – 5.
Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street, Woodstock
Wed 16 May

More details - Caught In Court - the arresting new comedy from Mike Davies.
Two couples share enduring friendships but, two of them have guilty secrets and have been arrested. They dare not tell their partners. What should they do and will their secrets be exposed? They are about to rub shoulders with some ‘interesting’ characters. Will their lives be changed for ever?
Dorchester on Thames Village Hall, 7 Queen Street, Dorchester on Thames, nr. Abingdon
Wed 16 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Fragment
Double Fringe First winner Iron Shoes returns to The North Wall with a piece of gig-theatre about love, loss and heartache.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Wed 16 May

High Society - The Musical More details - High Society - The Musical
Chipping Norton Amateur Operatic Society presents "High Society " a musical by Cole Porter featuring songs including Who Wants to be a Millionaire, I love Paris in the Springtime, Just One of those Things, and Well did you Evah
Chipping Norton Theatre
Thu 17 May to Sat 19 May
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More details - The Underground Youth
The Underground Youth. Artists performing: The Underground Youth .: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Thu 17 May

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 19th April 3.
Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street, Woodstock
Thu 17 May

More details - Handmade Oxford
For over a decade, Handmade in Britain’s shows have become the top contemporary craft selling events for designer-makers in the UK. This three-day showcase sees the industry’s biggest talents exhibiting alongside new graduates and emerging designer-makers.
Oxford Town Hall, St Aldate’s, Oxford
Fri 18 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Eyre Llew
Eyre Llew. Artists performing: EYRE LLEW.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Fri 18 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: www.witneyfoodfestival.co.uk
St. Mary’s Church, Church Green, Witney
Sat 19 May

Rough Runner Oxfordshire More details - Rough Runner Oxfordshire
Rough Runner is an obstacle event like no other. It was created to give everyone the chance to take on an obstacle challenge, and not just the super fit and mega tough! So instead of ice baths, electric shocks and barbed wire, you’ll find epic, game show-inspired obstacles along a 5km, 10km or 15km course.
Great Tew Estate, New Road, Chipping Norton
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May
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More details - ART SHOW - Oxfordshire Artweeks Blewbury Exhibition
As part of Oxfordshire’s highly anticipated annual Artweeks event, once again the Blewbury Clubhouse will be showcasing the work of three Blewbury-based artists. This year however promises to be an even more vibrant and exciting show, with the addition of local acclaimed wildlife artist Adrian Smart.
Blewbury Clubhouse, Boham’s Road, Blewbury
Sat 19 May to Mon 28 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 - 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 - Fringford Spring Fayre 2018
Classic English spring fete with fun dog show, dance demonstration, raffle, tombola, country corner, Vintage organ, BBQ, Bar, Candleford Cafe tea shoppe, cakes , bric-a-brac and all the usual attractions.
Village Green, Main St., Fringford
Sat 19 May

More details - Brightwell-cum-Sotwell Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Ancient village with many timber-framed and thatched cottages. Three differing gardens (houses not open) from formal to semi-formal. Dobsons has C16 origins; gardens surrounded by brick and flint walls that were dated by members of the Dobson family.
Brightwell-cum-Sotwell Gardens, Wallingford
Sun 20 May

More details - Holywell Music and Folk presents; Dan Walsh Trio
Nominated for best musician at the BBC Folk Awards, banjo maestro Dan Walsh combines ’virtuoso playing and winning songwriting’ (MORNING STAR). This exciting new trio sees him team up with award winning fiddler Ciaran Algar and long time collaborator Nic Zuppardi on mandolin.
Holywell Rooms, Holywell Street, Oxford
Sun 20 May

More details - The Old Mill - Open Garden for NGS
3 acre garden bounded by streams on three sides with unusual trees, mill pond and further ponds. Mixed borders, vegetable and soft fruit garden, further acre with small orchard in wild flower field, cutting garden and vegetable plot.
The Old Mill, Didcot
Sun 20 May

More details - Bike Oxford 2018
Bike Oxford is a day of marked rides of 25, 50 and 80 miles starting and finishing at Oxford University Rugby Club on Iffley Road and taking in the best scenery of Oxford and the surrounding countryside.
Oxford University Rugby Club, Jackdaw Lane, Iffley Road
Sun 20 May

More details - The Grove - Open Garden for NGS
Mature informal plantsman’s acre garden, planted for yr-round interest around C19 Cotswold stone cottage (not open). Numerous borders with wide variety of unusual shrubs, trees and hardy plants; several species weigela syringa viburnum and philadelphus. Pond area, well stocked greenhouse.
The Grove, Chipping Norton
Sun 20 May

More details - Half-price Senior Specials plus Cream Teas on Heritage Steam Railway
All visitors over 60 years of age can travel today for just £5 - that’s half price. For a really special day out, why not reserve a table for an on-board Cream Tea - freshly baked scones, strawberry conserve, clotted cream, plus tea, coffee, or soft drink (advanced booking essential for tea).
Chinnor Station, Station Road, Chinnor
Sun 20 May

More details - The Magic Numbers
The Magic Numbers Plus Penelope Isles. Artists performing: The Magic Numbers.: Tickets avaiable.
The Bullingdon, Oxford
Mon 21 May

More details - Fisk
Amidst a vast, cascading ocean, a tiny boat is tossed through rolling waves and thundering storms. Steadily rowing forward into nothingness is a man, driven by despair. He looks out as the darkness looms and prepares himself to leap…But before he can jump out, something else jumps in.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Tue 22 May

More details - Marvellous Machines
An exhibition for all ages that combines curious and quirky gadgets and contraptions from the days before electronics, with modern automata, and all with more than a hint of Steampunk.
Banbury Museum, Spiceball Park, Banbury
Wed 23 May

More details - Chastleton House - Volunteer drop-in day
We’re looking for new volunteers to join us and support our team. Pop in on one of our drop-in days to meet some of the team, have a cup of tea and find out more about volunteering with us. Come and find out more about joining our volunteer team at Chastleton.
Chastleton House, Chastleton, near Moreton-in-Marsh,
Thu 24 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
Thu 24 May

More details - Naomi Scott
Naomi Scott + Special Guests. Artists performing: Naomi Scott.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Fri 25 May

More details - Presentation of Damanhur, a Spiritual Eco-community in Italy
Join us for a FREE evening talk about Damanhur, a "laboratory for the future of humankind" and a model for a sustainable society as recognised by the United Nations Global Forum on Human Settlements. Possibility to join us for a community dinner at Braziers Park before the presentation.
Braziers Park
Fri 25 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 - The English Music Festival, Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire: 25th - 28th May 2018
The English Music Festival returns to Dorchester Abbey with the English Symphony Orchestra under conductor John Andrews as they open the 12th Festival programme with premières by English contemporary composers Christopher Wright and Richard Blackford, alongside a rare performance of Delius’s glorious Double Concerto.
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames (also Radley College and Sutton Courtenay)
Fri 25 May to Mon 28 May

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 - Michael Jackson Tribute Act
Michael Jackson Tribute Band Act Ladies and Gentlemen get down on it and enjoy an evening of drinking dancing eating and listening to this fantastic Michael Jackson Tribute Act If you need to stay over in Thame that night you can select one of our 35 bedrooms to stay the night and dont worry about driving home
The Spread Eagle Hotel, Cornmarket Thame
Fri 25 May

More details - Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair
The Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair is one of the UK’s top regular toy, train and collector’s fairs. Organised by the same people that run the highly successful Cirencester and Swindon Toy & Train Fairs, the event is staged four times a year in the town’s Civic Hall and attracts a great mix of dealers offering a diverse...
Didcot Civic Hall, Britwell Road, Didcot
Sat 26 May

More details - Wootton & Dry Sandford community centre jumble sale
Wootton & Dry Sandford Community Centre is holding another of their popular jumble sales on Saturday 26 May 2018, 2-4pm. Suitable for all ages. Entry 50p. Bargains and refreshments available. Donations for the sale may be dropped into the centre between 9.30am and noon on the day.
Wootton & Dry Sandford Community Centre, Besselsleigh Road, Wootton, Oxfordshire
Sat 26 May

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 - Freecycle®  LIVE!
Freecycle® LIVE! event. Everyone welcome to take whatever they like for FREE, from a selection of used but usable household goods. You don’t have to bring to take. No entrance fee and everything is absolutely free! Refreshments available in the cafe.
The Beacon, Portway, Wantage
Sat 26 May

More details - Past Lives Research
"An immersive journey of self-discovery" Join us in exploring the meaning of the memories, talents and possibilities contained within you!
Braziers Park
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

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 - Westwell Manor - Open Garden for NGS
7 acres surrounding old Cotswold manor house (not open), with knot garden, potager, shrub roses, herbaceous borders, topiary, earth works, moonlight garden, auricula ladder, rills and water garden.
Westwell Manor, Nr Burford
Sun 27 May

More details - Barton Abbey - Open Garden for NGS
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, contrasts with more informal woodland garden paths with vistas of specimen trees and meadows.
Barton Abbey, Steeple Barton
Sun 27 May

More details - Cocaine Piss
Cocaine Piss Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Cocaine Piss.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Oxford, Oxford
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 - 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 - Meadow Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
1¾ acre garden adjoining ancient bluebell woods created by the owner from 1995 onwards, with many areas to explore. A professionally designed vegetable garden, large composting areas, wild flower garden and pond, old and new fruit trees, many shrubs, much varied hedging and large areas of lawn.
Meadow Cottage, Watlington
Sun 27 May

More details - Harwell Feast
Harwell Feast is a long-established, annual village fete in Harwell Village, near Didcot. It attracts over 3000 visitors each year with its many and varied attractions which, this year, include the Marquess of Winchester’s Regiment (English Civil War Re-enactment), pig roast, dog show, live music, car boot,...
Harwell Village Recreation Ground, Reading Road, Harwell
Mon 28 May

More details - Friars Court - Open Garden for NGS
Three acres of formal and informal gardens are within the remaining arms of a C16 moat, which partially surrounds the large C17 Cotswold stone manor house. Bridges span the moat and beyond the gardens is a woodland walk. A museum detailing the history of Friars Court is located in the old Coach House.
Friars Court, Clanfield
Mon 28 May

More details - Church Farm Field - Open Garden for NGS
Woods, arboretum with wild flowers (planting started 1992), over 90 different trees and shrubs in 4½ acres. Paths cut through trees for access to various parts. Lawn tennis court and croquet lawns. Light refreshments (weather permitting).
Church Farm Field, Banbury
Mon 28 May

More details - Make Your Own Marvellous Machine
Exercise your artistic and engineering skills while learning some basics about the science of mechanical movement in this creative technology workshop.
Banbury Museum, Spiceball Park, Banbury
Tue 29 May

More details - Superstars of Wrestling
Over 2 hours of live all action family entertainment. Wrestlers from all over the world taking on he very best of Great Britain. Come see live what the rest of the world see on TV!
Witney corn exchange
Tue 29 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 - 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
Tue 29 May

More details - Workshop: Rosie's Grow Show
Have you ever wiggled with a giant worm, seen comedy compost created before your very eyes or sung along with a singing carrot? Well it’s all here in Rosie’s Grow Show. Join us in our woodland at Sutton Courtenay for an outside puppet show!
Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre, Sutton Courtenay Road, Sutton Courtenay, Abingdon
Wed 30 May

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 - 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 - Children's Workshop: Wildlife Photography
Learn how to take a great photograph with the expert guidance of expert wildlife photographer Iain Green. The course will start inside with an introduction to wildlife photography, camera settings and how to vary the composition of your photographs for impact and creativity.
Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre, Sutton Courtenay Road, Sutton Courtenay, Abingdon
Thu 31 May

More details - Pop Up Planetarium
Step into the 360° pop-up planetarium for a truly out of this world experience. There is no need to book simply come down on the day to join in.
Castle Quay Shopping Centre
Thu 31 May and Fri 1 Jun

More details - Superstars of Wrestling
Over 2 hours of all action family entertainment with wrestlers from all over the world taking on the very best of Great Britain. Come see live what the rest of the world see on TV!
Didcot Civic Hall
Fri 1 Jun

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 - 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 - World Textile Day Central
A fantastic day out for anyone interested in textiles of all kinds - Indian embroideries, Indonesian batiks, silk and cotton ikat weavings, African waxprint, Chinese indigo, Japanese kimonos, Peruvian weavings and so much more.
King’s Sutton Memorial Hall, King’s Sutton, Near Banbury
Sat 2 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 - Handel: Judas Maccabaeus
Handel’s three-part oratorio Judas Maccabaeus was planned as a compliment to the victorious Prince William, Duke of Cumberland after his victory over Charles Edward Stuart the Pretender at the battle of Culloden in 1746.
Witney Methodist Church, 40 High St, Witney
Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Face of the Waters
With our watery theme, we will be exploring songs and music about clouds, rain, streams, rivers and the sea - ending with some rousing sea shanties and the Henry Wood Fantasia of British Sea Songs (like the Last Night of the Proms) !
St Peter & St Paul, Shiplake
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Sydenham Village Fayre
Join us at Sydenham’s annual Village Fayre on June 2nd 2018 from 12.30pm until 4pm The Fayre is held in the heart of the Oxfordshire Village of Sydenham. It centres around the picturesque village green and the village is closed to traffic which creates a wonderful traditional street Fayre.
Sydenham Road, Sydenham
Sat 2 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 - Bolters Farm - Open Garden for NGS
A cherished old cottage garden restored over the last 10 yrs. Tumbly moss covered walls and sloping lawns down to a stream with natural planting and character.
Bolters Farm, Chipping Norton
Sun 3 Jun

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 - 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 3 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 15 Jul

More details - Burrow Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Burrow Farm and the adjacent cottages (not open) are part Tudor and part Elizabethan, set in the Chilterns above Hambleden Valley where it meets the Thames. Views of pasture and woodlands across the ha-ha greatly enhance the setting.
Burrow Farm, Hambleden
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

World Poohsticks Championships 2018 More details - World Poohsticks Championships 2018
Organised by the Rotary Club of Oxford Spires, this is a fun and quirky annual fundraising event for charity and will discover the Team and Individual World Poohsticks Champions. We have lots to keep you entertained. We have the hook a duck and splat the rat games, plus face painting.
Langel Common, Witney
Sun 3 Jun
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More details - 116 Oxford Road - Open Garden for NGS
New town garden opening for its second year, a creation that started in July 2014. The garden is wedge-shaped, 70ft x 37ft wide at the bottom and 80ft in length. The challenge was it had to be interesting and look as though it had been there for many years.
116 Oxford Road, Abingdon
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Lime Close - Open Garden for NGS
4 acre mature plantsman’s garden with rare trees, shrubs, perennials and bulbs. Mixed borders, raised beds, pergola, unusual topiary and shade borders. Herb garden by Rosemary Verey. Listed C16 house (not open).
Lime Close, Abingdon
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Failford - Open Garden for NGS
A town garden that won Abingdon in Bloom ’Best Large Back Garden’ competition. An extension of the home the garden has both formal and informal areas. Features incl walkways through shaded areas, arches, kitchen garden, grasses, roses, topiaries, acers, hostas and heucheras.
Failford, Abingdon
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Steeple Aston Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Steeple Aston, often considered the most easterly of the Cotswold villages, is a beautiful stone built village with gardens that provide a huge range of interest. A stream meanders down the hill as the landscape changes from sand to clay.
Steeple Aston Gardens, Steeple Aston
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Whitehill Farm - Open Garden for NGS
2 acres of hillside gardens and woodland with spectacular views overlooking Burford and Windrush valley. Informal plantsman’s garden built up by the owners over 20 yrs. Herbaceous and shrub borders, ponds and bog area, old fashioned roses, ground cover, ornamental grasses, bamboos and hardy geraniums.
Whitehill Farm, Burford
Sun 3 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 - 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 - Fun drama and singing classes for adults
In a pressure-free, relaxed environment you will enjoy drama and singing workshops led by local actors, directors and vocal coaches. You won’t need to learn pages of script, there are no solos, no auditions, no expectations of experience, and never any pressure to do something you are not comfortable with.
Rose Hill Community Centre Carole’s Way Oxford
Wed 6 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Wed 11 Jul

More details - CHILDREN ARE STINKY
This duo’s attempts to prove that kids are stinky are met with messy, ridiculous, hysterical twists. They only succeed in proving that children are awesome...and they know it! Expect dare-devil stunts, incredible acrobatics, lightning-fast hula hoops, and loads of laughs.
Chipping Norton Theatre 2 Spring Street, Chipping Norton
Wed 6 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 - Drahla
Drahla: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Thu 7 Jun

Raising The Roof More details - Raising The Roof
Kads presents "Raising The Roof" A Musical Showcase featuring songs from shows including Beauty & The Beast, Les Miserables, Wizard of Oz, and other familiar songs including a World War One medley .
Kennington Village Centre, Kennington Road, Kennington
Thu 7 Jun to Sun 10 Jun
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More details - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Performing Some Loud Thunder. Artists performing: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah.: Tickets avaiable.
The Bullingdon, Oxford
Thu 7 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
Thu 7 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul

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 - Sean McGowan
Sean McGowan. Artists performing: Sean McGowan.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Fri 8 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 - Whalebone: Mirabilia Tour
An evening of eclectic acoustic music from critically acclaimed trio Whalebone. The award winning instrumental trio, whose blend of Celtic folk music interwoven with strands of rock, Americana and Eastern European tradition has earned them a following both in the U.K.
West Challow Village Hall, The Glebe, West Challow, Wantage
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Workshop: Night-time Safari
Discover what amazing animals come out at night at Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre. Learn to use bat detectors to hear bats hunting overhead, lamps to spot newts and frogs in the ponds, help our nature reserve team check the small mammal traps and have a look at moth trap to see how we monitor and...
Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre, Sutton Courtenay Road, Sutton Courtenay, Abingdon
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Clifton Hampden Summer Fete
A fantastic fun day out for all the family, our Summer Fete will be held on Saturday 9th June 2018 12-4pm.
Clifton Hampden
Sat 9 Jun

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

Ramsden Fête, Companion Dog Show and Craft Fair More details - Ramsden Fête, Companion Dog Show and Craft Fair
The West Oxfordshire fête that everyone loves: a traditional event with a modern twist – fun for everybody. The Food Hall, open from midday, has a wide range of hot and cold foods to suit all tastes. The bar offers Pimms, Prosecco and artisan gins from local suppliers.
Wynter’s Close, High Street, Ramsden
Sat 9 Jun
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More details - Art & Heritage Trail - Gap Festival
Pick up a copy of the Art & Heritage Trail Map from outlets in the villages and take a tour around Goring and Streatley – look out for the blue plaques! ?With thanks to Goring Gap Local History Society
Goring & Streatley Villages
Sat 9 Jun to Sun 17 Jun

The Little Welly More details - The Little Welly
The Little Welly is a fantastic full day event for children and their families! It aims to get children outdoors and active whilst having as much fun as possible.
Greenlands, Henley on Thames
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun
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More details - Build It Live Bicester 2018
Plan, design & build your dream home with a visit to Build It Live. Whether you’re planning a self-build, renovating a property or extending to add space and value to an existing home, here are just some of the reasons you can’t afford to miss the upcoming Build It Live show at Bicester, on 9th & 10th June.
Bicester Herit age, Buckingham Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 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 - LOMA
LOMA. Artists performing: LOMA.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Deddington Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Beautiful ironstone village on the edge of the Cotswolds. Deddington is centred around a charming, bustling market place, church and chapel square. Two lovely village gardens and the flourishing village allotments are opening their gates to visitors this year.
Deddington Gardens, Banbury
Sat 9 Jun

More details - All Aboard for a Fish and Chip Quiz Night
Enjoy supper and a general knowledge as you ride in a heritage train along the foot of the Chiltern hills
Chinnor Station, Station Road, Chinnor
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Thame Carnival 2018 : Saturday June 9th 2018
Thame Carnival 2018 will take place on Saturday 9th June 2018. The carnival will be raising money for the 4 schools in Thame. Barley Hill, John Hampden and St Joseph’s Primary Schools and Lord Williams’s School.
Thame High Street and Southern Road Recreation ground, Thame, Oxfordshire
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Workshop for children with PERFORM (Drama) - Gap Festival
Enjoy drama-based games, exercises, songs and dances. Children under 8 who are attending a library event must be accompanied by their parent or carer. ? Working in partnership with Oxfordshire County Council ?Limited to 15 tickets per session Register in advance at the Library T: 01491 873028 ?
Goring Library
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Workshop: Pastel Portraits Mandy Monkcom - Gap Festival
In the pastel portraits workshop you will learn how to measure and draw facial proportions, as well as using soft pastel techniques on toned pastel paper to create a likeness from a photograph. A materials list and further details will be provided. Limited to 10 participants (over 16’s). ?Refreshments included.
Storton Lodge, Goring
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Wind in the Willows Day at Withymead - Gap Festival
?Where better to immerse yourself in Kenneth Grahame’s classic The Wind in the Willows than at Withymead? Set on the banks of the Thames, Withymead can well be imagined as the setting for The River Bank or The Wild Wood.
Withymead Reserve, Goring
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Littleworth Family Fun Day and Dog Show
A traditional village Fete, with Fun Dog Show, home made teas, BBQ, Pimms Tent. Lots of stalls and Activities including Egg Throwing, Bouncy Castle, Coconut Shy, Nerf Gun Challenge, Books, Plants, Cakes and lots more. Fairground organ music for a wonderful atmosphere. A great afternoon out for families.
Littleworth Playing Field, Littleworth, Near Faringdon
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Charlbury Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Three varied gardens in the centre of this large Cotswold village, in the context of traditional stone houses.
Charlbury Gardens, Charlbury
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Churchill Vintage & Classic Car Show
This is fourteenth show to be held in this lovely Cotswold Village. Over 550 cars motorcycles & engines. Home madeTeas & Lunches available, BBQ, Beer Tent, Large Bric a Brac & craft stalls, flower display in church, Heritage Centre open, Spitfire flypast & display. All proceeds to good causes
Churchill Village Green
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Live Music The Forays in The Catherine Wheel pub garden - Gap Festival
Local band The Forays will be playing in the pub garden.
Catherine Wheel, Goring
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Workshop: Denny Webb - Experimental Watercolours - Gap Festival
Loose glorious landscapes, allowing the paint to run, dribble, blossom and do its thing ... throwing salt into the wash to suggest poppies and allowing our imaginations to run amok. Find out just how easy it is to paint a landscape when we work with the unique properties of the medium.
Storton Lodge, Goring
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Foxington - Open Garden for NGS
Stunning views to the Chiltern Hills provide a wonderful setting for this impressive garden, remodelled in 2009. Patio, heather and gravel gardens enjoy this view, whilst the back and vegetable gardens are more enclosed.
Foxington, Watlington
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Chestlion Manor - Open Garden for NGS
The garden surrounding the house (not open), has been planted since the new owners took on the house 7 yrs ago. The garden to the rear of the house, has approx ¾ acre of mixed planting, with many blowsy roses adorning the walls and soft romantic planting in borders.
Chestlion Manor, Bampton
Sun 10 Jun

More details - East Hagbourne Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Pretty Domesday village, timber frame and local clunch stone houses. Open every 3 yrs. Follow main road or explore pretty alleyways to visit 9 gardens; Bottom Barn, in the shadow of the C12 church, with topiary and perennial planting around a converted C18 barn; Lime Tree Farm, a picturesque village garden and...
East Hagbourne Gardens, East Hagbourne
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Langford Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Langford is a charming small Cotswold village with both the important Grade I listed St Matthew’s Church and a splendid pub where lunch is available. 25 gardens will be open, with a delightful mix from large formal to small cottage gardens.
Langford Gardens, Lechlade
Sun 10 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

More details - Wheatley Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Four adjoining gardens in the historic coaching village of Wheatley. Catchmole Cottage garden has been developed over 30 yrs to provide sanctuary for wildlife, birds, insects and slow-worms. Surrounded by ancient walls and high shrubs the garden is a frost pocket so is planted with hardy perennials, shrubs and ferns.
Wheatley Gardens, Wheatley
Sun 10 Jun

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 - 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

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 - Pizza Poetry and Song  - Gap Festival
An evening of laughter and fun featuring Bonnie Dawn Roberts, Sharon Murphy-McPherson, Cheryl Mayer and Richard Roberts.
Catherine Wheel, Goring
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Live Music  - Gap Festival
Enjoy a drink in the garden while listening to new bands and old favourites. Acts include: Eloise Rees, Simon Stafford & Kate Saunders, Louise Colem and Not Souled Out.
The Miller of Mansfield, Goring
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Unsung heroines of the Great War - Janet Hurst - Gap Festival
In the year we’ve been celebrating the centenary of Women’s Suffrage in the UK and as part of centenary year celebrations we’re pleased to announce that local historian and author, Janet Hurst, will be speaking about the role of local women as Red Cross volunteers in the Great War.
Goring Library
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Tea Time Treat - Gap Festival
Enjoy a surprise half hour event to brighten your afternoon. It might be a chat with an author, a poetry reading, a storyteller, a dance group, a talk. Come and find out!
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Thu 14 Jun

More details - An evening with the PASADENA ROOF ORCHESTRA - Gap Festival
The Festival’s opening evening extravaganza! When it comes to authentic swing music The Pasadena Roof Orchestra has no equal. Step back to the 20s and 30s for a concert of unforgettable dance music presented with wit and humour.
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Thu 14 Jun

More details - The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Thames Valley Annual Dinner
A fabulous 40th Year Anniversary, Annual Dinner celebration full of excellent entertainment and fine dining.
Williams F1 Conference Centre, Grove, Wantage, Oxfordshire
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Wootton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
3 inspirational small gardens, all with very different ways of providing a personal joy. 60 Besselsleigh Road has ’The Deadwood Stage’ with toadstools and a secret garden with many creatures to find. 22 Sandleigh Road is a wildlife friendly garden packed with cottage garden favourites beside brick paths.
Wootton Gardens, Wootton
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Cafe Scientifique - Gap Festival
Come and explore the latest ideas in science and technology. The Café Scientifique ethos is to provide a place where scientific subjects are presented for exploration by non-scientists and scientists alike.
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Thu 14 Jun

More details - ERIC KNOWLES ‘What’s it Worth? The Bigger Picture - Gap Festival
Antiques expert ERIC KNOWLES brings his one man show to this year’s Festival for a witty and entertaining look at the world of antiques. Audience members are invited to bring along their small heirlooms and treasures (no furniture!
Goring on Thames Village Hall
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Felt making workshop - Gap Festival
In this workshop you will learn how to make your own felt, manipulating it into different shapes. Using just coloured unspun wools, hot water and soap you can create your own pieces of at felt as well as three-dimensional designs. The technique is called wet-felting and this ancient craft is simple and quick.
Canterbury Room St Thomas’s church, Goring
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Textiles exhibition - Gap Festival
This exhibition celebrates the work of local textile artists working with tapestry, mixed media, weaving, patchwork, quilting, knitting, crochet and embroidery. Normally a hidden treasure, the 160 hand stitched hassocks created for the St.
St Thomas’s Church Goring
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Nick Cope's Family Concert - Gap Festival
Nick Cope’s family performances are legendary! If you haven’t heard his songs or seen his shows before, come and find out what you’re missing. Nick sings about everything children are REALLY interested in and you’re invited to join in.
Goring on Thames Village Hall
Fri 15 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 - The Lightyears - Gap Festival
Goring’s very own favourite rock band are back by popular demand! Chris, George, Tony and John grew up in Goring, played their earliest gigs in the Village Hall, The Morrell Room and St Thomas’ Church and went on to tour and play their music around the world, performing at Wembley Stadium and Glastonbury Festival,...
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Coffee Talk - Gap Festival
Enjoy a surprise half hour event to brighten up your morning. It might be a chat with an author, a poetry reading, a storyteller, a dance group, a talk. Come and find out!
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Asthall Manor - Open Garden for NGS
6 acres of dramatic planting surround this C17 Cotswolds manor house (not open), once home to the Mitford family. The gardens, designed by I & J Bannerman in 1998, offer ’a beguiling mix of traditional and contemporary’ as described by the Good Gardens Guide.
Asthall Manor, Burford
Fri 15 Jun

More details - JOE SWIFT garden design talk  - Gap Festival
Every gardener knows that a successful garden is about more than horticulture, it’s also about great design. Get inspiration for your next garden project from Joe Swift, award winning garden designer, journalist and television presenter (BBC Gardeners’ World and the annual RHS Chelsea Flower Show).
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Stories and Rhymes - Gap Festival
A Festival Special for pre-school children. ? Children under 8 who are attending a library event must be accompanied by their parent or carer. Working in partnership with Oxford County Council Register in advance at the Library T: 01491 873028 E: goring.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk
Goring Library
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Local Gardening Experts Gardeners' Question Time - Gap Festival
A panel of local gardening experts, chaired by Rob Jones, will answer your gardening questions. ? Admission to this event is included in the Joe Swift ticket price, £5 for this event only (without Joe Swift talk).
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Goring and Streatley Concert Starter band - Gap Festival
The Goring and Streatley Concert Starter Band (including their newly formed Big Band) will be playing a varied programme of toe tapping music throughout the afternoon.
Rectory Gardens, Goring
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Workshop: Mixed Media Collage  Chris Scoby-Smith - Gap Festival
In this workshop you will learn how to make a mixed media collage using a variety of materials loosely based on paper and cloth. During the afternoon you will create a picture based on a photograph of your choice. You will be asked to bring material to use to create interesting textures and colours in your work.
Canterbury Room St Thomas’s church, Goring
Sat 16 Jun

More details - MICA PARIS, supported by Blake Shake! - Gap Festival
Soul Queen MICA PARIS is one of the UK’s most respected female singers with a career full of Top 10 hit singles and albums worldwide. Mica’s range, power and sheer soulfulness are legendary. We are delighted to welcome her here as part of her MICA SINGS ELLA tour, performing songs from jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald.
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Guided Heritage Walk with Alan Winchcomb - Gap Festival
Local historian Alan will guide you round the places associated with the writers, musicians and artists who were inspired by or lived in Goring and Streatley and will include other notable locations along the way. Meet at the Rectory Garden. The walk will last approximately one hour. ? ?Limited to 15 people only
Rectory Garden and round Goring & Streatley Villages
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Swerford Park - Open Garden for NGS
In extensive parkland setting with lakeside walk, garden of Georgian house (not open), overlooks spectacular wooded valley with series of lakes linked by waterfalls.
Swerford Park, nr Chipping Norton
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Textiles exhibition - Gap Festival
This exhibition celebrates the work of local textile artists working with tapestry, mixed media, weaving, patchwork, quilting, knitting, crochet and embroidery. Normally a hidden treasure, the 160 hand stitched hassocks created for the St.
St Thomas’s Church Goring
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Hobgoblin Childen's Theatre - The Greatest Fairy Tale Ever Told - Gap Festival
Hobgoblin Theatre Company kick starts the Festival weekend with a riotous romp suitable for children and their families. There is trouble in Fairy Tale Land ... The Evil Queen is doing away with all the handsome princes and it’s up to the Three Little Pigs to stop her!
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Sat 16 Jun

More details - ART TRAIL & OPEN STUDIOS - Gap Festival
Goring and Streatley are steeped in history and due to their location’s immense natural beauty inspire many artistic works. During the festival you will be able to take a journey by means of an Art and Heritage walking trail, winding its way through the two villages on either side of the river Thames.
Goring & Streatley Villages
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Workshop: Ceramic Workshop with Sarah Rushbrooke - Gap Festival
We will be making honey or jam pots in terracotta clay using the coiling technique with applied or incised decoration. Colour can be added with slip and underglazes. Once dried the pots will be given a glossy white or transparent glaze ring at 110°C to make them food safe. ? 6 spaces only (over 16s) ?
Milldown Pottery, Goring
Sat 16 Jun

More details - VAL MCDERMID ‘Killing People for fun and profit’  - Gap Festival
Dubbed the Queen of Crime, Val will be discussing her writing, her inspirations and the fatal attraction of crime fiction! This talk will be followed by a Q&A session. Val McDermid has sold over 14 million books to date and is translated into over 40 languages.
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Chamberhouse Winds Peter and The Wolf - Gap Festival
Peter and the Wolf by Sergei Prokofiev is a perennial favourite. This family concert, suitable for all ages, engages with the audience throughout and helps children to enjoy the experience of going to a concert by making it fun and entertaining.
St Thomas’s Church Goring
Sat 16 Jun

More details - GYLES BRANDRETH 'Break a Leg' - Gap Festival
Actor, author, One Show reporter, former MP and government whip, Gyles Brandreth comes to The Gap Festival with his new one- man show BREAK A LEG! – a celebration of all things theatrical.
Goring on Thames Village Hall
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Open Gardens - Gap Festival
Many local gardens will be open to the public – see map on the website for details.
Various sites in Goring & Streatley Villages
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Family Day Activities incl craft and demonstrations - Gap Festival
Activities in The Marquee and on The Field ?Flag Making, clay modelling, Lego tables, face painting, origami, dance displays, crafts and much more for all ages
Goring Gap Festival Marquee & Field
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Music in the Marquee - Gap Festival
11am Dave Holt and band, The Mysteries, Lu Cozma, Gerard Cousins (modern classical guitar), Claudia Gibson’s choir, Lisa Winship and Andrew Mathewson. 3.30pm Goring & Streatley Concert Band ?Music from their new repertoire. 4.
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Gyles Brandreth closes the Festival - Gap Festival
Gyles Brandreth Closes The 2018 Festival Farewell until next time ...
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Sun 17 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 - Textiles exhibition - Gap Festival
This exhibition celebrates the work of local textile artists working with tapestry, mixed media, weaving, patchwork, quilting, knitting, crochet and embroidery. Normally a hidden treasure, the 160 hand stitched hassocks created for the St.
St Thomas’s Church Goring
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Art Trail  - Gap Festival
Goring and Streatley are steeped in history and due to their location’s immense natural beauty inspire many artistic works. During the festival you will be able to take a journey by means of an Art and Heritage walking trail, winding its way through the two villages on either side of the river Thames.
Goring & Streatley Villages
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Middleton Cheney Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Large village with C13 church with renowned William Morris stained glass. 8 open gardens with a variety of sizes, styles and maturity. Of the smaller gardens, one contemporary garden contrasts formal features with colour-filled beds, borders and exotic plants.
Middleton Cheney Gardens, Banbury
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Kingston Blount Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Attractive small village at the foot of the Chilterns, with 5 gardens ranging from quite small to very large, all located in Brook Street. Enjoy the wild flowers whilst strolling round the lake at Town Farm Cottage, a 1½ acre garden featuring large rockery, herbaceous shrubbery, pergola, and scree planting.
Kingston Blount Gardens, Chinnor
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Blewbury Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
As celebrated by Rachel de Thame in Gardener’s World, five gardens will open, in a charming downland village. Blewbury Manor with moat and 10 acre garden.
Blewbury Gardens, Blewbury
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Warmington Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Warmington is a charming historic village, mentioned in the Doomsday Book, situated at the north-east edge of the Cotswolds in a designated AONB. There is a large village green with a pond overlooked by an Elizabethan Manor House.
Warmington Gardens, Banbury
Sun 17 Jun

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 - Big Breakfast - Gap Festival
Start the day with a leisurely breakfast (coffee/Buck’s Fizz/croissants and more) and the Sunday papers.
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Sun 17 Jun

More details - The Old Vicarage, Bledington - Open Garden for NGS
1½ acre garden around a late Georgian vicarage (1843) not open. Borders and beds filled with spring bulbs, hardy perennials, shrubs and trees. Informal rose garden with over 300 David Austin roses. Small pond and vegetable garden. Paddock with trees, shrubs and herbaceous border. Planted for yr-round interest.
The Old Vicarage, Bledington, Chipping Norton
Sun 17 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 - 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 - And Then There Were None
The Studio Theatre Club are hoping to draw their audience into a web of deceit, subterfuge and death for their next production at the Unicorn Theatre, Abingdon. Agatha Christie’s ‘And Then There Were None’ will be staged on 20 to 23 June. Ten guilty strangers are trapped on an island off the coast of Devon.
Unicorn Theatre Thames Street Abingdon
Wed 20 Jun to Sat 23 Jun

More details - Much Ado About Nothing
November 1918. The Great War has finally come to end, and the men of the British military forces are returning to their homes. Don Pedro and his comrades are coming at last to Messina (a little known village on the edge of the Cotswolds) where they are met by friends, old and new.
Sibford School, Sibford Ferris, Banbury, Oxfordshire
Wed 20 Jun

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

Rugfest 2018 - Wallingford’s Summer Music Festival More details - Rugfest 2018 - Wallingford's Summer Music Festival
Rugfest is back! - Now in its Eighth year and hosted by Wallingford Rugby club, this ever expanding summer festival offers fans the very best musical talent from across the country, tonnes of activities for all the family and a superb range of beverages and cuisine to make a memorable weekend for all.
HitherCroft Sportspark Hithercroft Road,Wallingford Oxon
Fri 22 Jun and Sat 23 Jun
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More details - Nor Lye Music Festival
Nor Lye is a free music festival celebrating and promoting the diverse and exceptional talent of Oxfordshire and beyond.
North Leigh Football Club, Eynsham Hall, North Leigh, Witney
Fri 22 Jun and Sat 23 Jun

More details - Blenheim Palace Flower Show 2018
Floral delights return for the Blenheim Palace Flower Show, 22 June – 24 June, 2018. Discover over 300 exhibitors located around a Grand Floral Pavilion, which is situated on the South Lawn of the Oxfordshire World Heritage Site, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire
Fri 22 Jun to Mon 25 Jun

More details - Whalebone: Mirabilia Tour
An evening of eclectic acoustic music from critically acclaimed trio Whalebone. The award winning instrumental trio, whose blend of Celtic folk music interwoven with strands of rock, Americana and Eastern European tradition has earned them a following both in the U.K.
Watchfield Village Hall, Chapel Hill
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Rugfest- Wallingford's Summer Music Festival
Rugfest- Wallingford's Summer Music Festival Scouting for Girls, Michael Baker, Rews, Buster Shuffle, RSVP Bhangra, Martin Harley & more. Artists performing: Scouting For Girls, Rews, Buster Shuffle, Martin Harley.: Tickets avaiable.
Hithercroft Sports Park, Wallingford
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Gong Sound Bath /Sound Meditation
A Gong Sound Bath is a wonderfully relaxing experience ....you are bathed in the sounds of beautiful gongs (and other gentle percussive instruments) which bring you into a deeply relaxed state. You simply lay, snuggled in a blanket on the floor and let the sounds wash over you.
The Clifton Centre, Ashdene Road, Bicester
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Catgod
Catgod. Artists performing: Catgod.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Urban Folk Quartet
In an age where the word “Folk” encompasses everything from Laura Marling to hardcore traditional music, the use of such labels to distinguish one musical experience from another has arguably been stretched farther than ever.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Abingdon Food & Drink Festival
Abingdon Food and Drink Festival : Cookery Demonstrations, Food Stalls, Children’s Workshops & Entertainment, Live Music, Picnic Area with more food & drink stalls, larger demonstration marquee and more children’s entertainment. A great day out for all the family. Free carpark. Raising funds for charity.
Rye Farm Meadow, Abingdon
Sat 23 Jun

More details - 86 Hurst Rise Road - Open Garden for NGS
A small town garden designed and planted by the owners in 2013. Good use of a 40ft x 40ft space brimming with herbaceous perennial plants, roses, clematis, shrubs and small trees. Seasonal use of containers and hanging baskets incl tender succulents.
86 Hurst Rise Road, Oxford
Sun 24 Jun

More details - 68 Hurst Rise Road - Open Garden for NGS
West facing town garden on clay, tiered to accommodate sloping site and divided into a series of rooms. Herbaceous borders and shrubs planted for yr-round interest, with a particular focus on roses. Range of intimate seating areas with views and raised vegetable beds.
68 Hurst Rise Road, Oxford
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Woolstone Mill House - Open Garden for NGS
Redesigned by new owner, garden designer Justin Spink in 2015, this 1½ acre garden has large mixed perennial beds, and small gravel, cutting, kitchen and bog gardens. Topiary, medlars and old fashioned roses. Treehouse with spectacular views to Uffington White Horse and White Horse Hill.
Woolstone Mill House, Faringdon
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Midsummer House - Open Garden for NGS
On moving to Midsummer House three years ago, new owners created the garden using herbaceous plants brought with them from their previous home at Woolstone Mill House. Herbaceous border, parterre with new topiary, and espaliered Malus Everest.
Midsummer House, Faringdon
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Sibford Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
In two charming small villages of Sibford Gower and Sibford Ferris, off the beaten track with thatched stone cottages, five contrasting gardens ranging from an early C20 Arts and Crafts house (not open) and garden, to varied cottage gardens bursting with bloom, interesting planting and some unusual plants.
Sibford Gardens, Sibford Gower
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Corpus Christi College - Open Garden for NGS
David Leake, the College gardener since 1979, avoiding chemicals and sprays, has created a marvellous wild garden by blending a huge range of wild and cultivated flowers into a vivid, yet harmonious, landscape.
Corpus Christi College, Oxford
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Brize Norton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Doomsday village on the edge of the Cotswold’s offering a number of gardens open for your enjoyment. You can see a wide variety of planting incl ornamental trees, herbaceous borders, ornamental grasses and traditional fruit and vegetable gardens.
Brize Norton Gardens, Brize Norton
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Cobb House - Open Garden for NGS
Cobb House is a Cotswold stone rectory (not open), built between 1640-1740 and set within the historic village of Bampton. The owners have gradually developed the garden over the past nine years, most recently under the guidance of designer Christopher Masson.
Cobb House, Bampton
Sun 24 Jun

More details - David Baddiel
Following a sold out run at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory and two critically-acclaimed West End runs, David Baddiel takes his Olivier-nominated one-man show to theatres nationwide.
11-12 Beaumont Street
Mon 25 Jun

More details - Kiefer Sutherland
Kiefer Sutherland + special guests. Artists performing: Kiefer Sutherland.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford
Mon 25 Jun

More details - Now Or Never
~Playhouse Plays Out~ Under a star studded big top an international band of acrobats and musicians invite you to share in their circus spectacle. In this haven of fun, the circus artists appeal to young and old to leave their differences outside the tent, to dream and simply enjoy being together.
Oxpens Meadow
Thu 28 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - The Great Big Offbeat Comedy Night
This year’s Offbeat festival is bigger than ever. So big that as well as all the comedy, theatre, dance and spoken word happening at the Burton Taylor Studio and Arts at the Old Fire Station, we’re also putting on our own comedy club on the OP main stage.
11-12 Beaumont Street
Thu 28 Jun

More details - L.A. Witch
L.A. Witch. Artists performing: La Witch.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Bridget Christie
Brexit. Trump. Nuclear apocalypse. Environmental catastrophe. Is rolling news affecting your ability to enjoy the simple things? Like baking, gardening and autoerotic asphyxiation? This new show from multi-award winning member of the Metropolitan Liberal Elite, and star of her own Netflix special, is for you.
11-12 Beaumont Street
Fri 29 Jun and Sat 30 Jun

More details - Jersey Boys /Beach Boys Tribute Act
Enjoy a summer chill and get down on it with our popular Jersey boys and Beach Boys Tribute Act Start your summer holiday early and enjoy one of the Spread Eagles very popular evenings Get some friends or family or work colleagues together and book your table by calling Amanada or Jenny on 01844 213 661 or
The Spread Eagle Hotel, Cornmarket Thame
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Blenheim Palace - Open Garden for NGS
Blenheim Gardens, originally laid out by Henry Wise, incl the formal Water Terraces and Italian Garden by Achille Duchne, Rose Garden, Arboretum, and Cascade. The Secret Garden offers a stunning garden paradise in all seasons.
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock
Sat 30 Jun

More details - All Morgans' Day, In Support of Combat Stress, The Veterans Mental Health Charity
A Bi Annual Social Day Out for Morgan Owners of all Models and Ages where over 400 Morgan Cars of all Ages & Models will be displayed around the Palace Building and Grounds.
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Mill Barn - Open Garden for NGS
Mill Barn has an informal cottage garden with a variety of flowers, shrubs and fruit trees including medlar, mulberry and quince in sunny and shaded beds. Rose arches and a pergola lead to a vegetable plot surrounded by a cordon of fruit trees all set in a mill stream landscape.
Mill Barn, Chalgrove
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Chalkhouse Green Farm - Open Garden for NGS
1 acre garden and open traditional farmstead. Herbaceous borders, herb garden, shrubs, old fashioned roses, trees incl medlar, quince and mulberries, walled ornamental kitchen garden. New cherry orchard.
Chalkhouse Green Farm, Reading
Sun 1 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
Mon 2 Jul to Sat 7 Jul, Mon 9 Jul to Sat 14 Jul, Mon 16 Jul to Sat 21 Jul, Mon 23 Jul to Sat 28 Jul, Mon 30 Jul, Tue 31 Jul

More details - Flare Path by Terrance Rattigan
Rattigan wrote Flare Path whilst serving as an air gunner with the RAF, during the Second World War. Set in 1942, it is a story of love and loyalty, following a group of RAF airmen and their wives.
Unicorn Theatre, Abbey Buildings, Abingdon
Wed 4 Jul to Sat 7 Jul

More details - Peter Pan
This reimagining of Barrie’s magical story sees John returning from the WW1 battlefields in the early Autumn of 1918 to find No.
11-12 Beaumont Street
Thu 5 Jul to Sat 7 Jul

More details - Talks at Maggie's Oxford - David Freeman
David Freeman demonstrates how the music business started in Victorian times. This event is all about how sound waves were first captured on fragile spinning wax cylinders and how this beautiful simple technology evolved into 78 discs and then into 45 rpm vinyl singles and the much loved 33rpm LP.
Maggie’s Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Headington
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Super Hans
Super Hans. Artists performing: Super Hans.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Oxford, Oxford
Fri 6 Jul

More details - Craft and Gift Market at Thame Town Hall 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
Thame Town Hall, High Street, Thame, Oxfordshire,
Sat 7 Jul, Sat 11 Aug

More details - Ruby's Vintage & Retro Fair at Millets Farm Centre, Frilford, Oxon
We are back at the wonderful Millets Farm Centre near Frilford for another 2 Day event on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th July We will have our usual mix of high quality vintage and great retro items all in a big marquee on the Lower Lawn so why not make a day of it and visit the fabulous farm shop and the huge garden
Millets Farm Centre, Kingston Rd, Frilford
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Moonrakers
Oxford’s much-toured band 4-piece band, Moonrakers (Celtic harp, fiddle, stringed instruments, whistles, female/male vocals), give a full concert of songs and tunes from the English, Irish and Scottish tradition as well as their own compositions.
Jesus College, OXFORD
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Wadham College - Open Garden for NGS
5 acres, best known for trees, spring bulbs and mixed borders. In Fellows’ main garden, fine ginkgo and Magnolia acuminata; bamboo plantation; in Back Quadrangle very large Tilia tomentosa ’Petiolaris’; in Mallam Court white scented garden est 1994; in Warden’s garden an ancient tulip tree; in...
Wadham College, Oxford
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Oxford City 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 - raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/find-an-event?utm_source=WhereCanWeGo&utm_medium=Listing&utm_campaign=RFL18 Women of any age welcome.
University Parks
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Green and Gorgeous - Open Garden for NGS
6 acre working flower farm next to River Thames. Cut flowers (many unusual varieties) in large plots and polytunnels, planted with combination of annuals, bulbs, perennials, roses and shrubs, plus some herbs, vegetables and fruit to feed the workers!
Green and Gorgeous, Wallingford
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Dorchester Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Three contrasting gardens in a historic village surround the Medieval abbey, the scene of many Midsomer Murders. 26 Manor Farm Road (OX10 7HZ) was part of an old, neglected garden which now has a formal lawn and planting, vegetable garden and greenhouse. Children should be accompanied.
Dorchester Gardens, Wallingford
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Henley Festival 2018
Henley Festival, the UK’s most glamorous boutique festival, and winner of Headline Performance of the Year in 2016 returns to its spectacular setting on he riverbank in Henley-on-Thames from 11th-15th July 2018.
Henley-on-Thames
Wed 11 Jul to Sun 15 Jul

More details - The Arts Society Cotswolds postponed  December Lecture
“Angels from the Realms of Glory: the Wilton Diptych and the Roof of Westminster Hall” by Mark Cottle.
Warwick Hall, Church Green, Burford
Wed 11 Jul

More details - Holywell Music and Folk presents; Reg Meuross
?Reg was described by Mark Radcliffe on BBC Radio 2’s Folk Show as a "brilliant singer songwriter with a social conscience.
Holywell Rooms, Holywell Street, Oxford
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Woodcote Rally 2018
The 2018 Woodcote Rally marks our 55th year and is a festival of steam, vintage & veteran transport (steam engines, steam models, stationary engines, cars, bikes, tractors, military & commercial vehicles) & entertainment for all the family.
Woodcote Village, 8 miles north of Reading on the A4074
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - North Aston Village Fête
The North Aston Fête has become a highlight of the local summer calendar, and this year the event takes place on Saturday 14th July. The Fête includes performances by the Yarnton Brass Band and a colourful visit by around 100 Japanese students in traditional kimonos and hakama.
The Village Green, North Aston, Bicester
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Broughton Grange - Open Garden for NGS
An impressive 25 acres of gardens and light woodland in an attractive Oxfordshire setting. The centrepiece is a large terraced walled garden created by Tom Stuart-Smith in 2001. Vision has been used to blend the gardens into the countryside.
Broughton Grange, Banbury
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Ham Court - Open Garden for NGS
Ham Court was once the gate house of a major C14 castle. Emma Bridgewater and Matthew Rice found it with no garden at all and have been making painfully slow progress in the project of putting this to rights.
Ham Court, Bampton
Sun 15 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
Mon 16 Jul to Sat 21 Jul

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!
Bodleian Library, Broad St, Oxford
Wed 18 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Tue 24 Jul to Sun 29 Jul

More details - Truck Festival
Truck Festival. Artists performing: Friendly Fires, George Ezra, Courteeners, De La Soul, Circa Waves, Lewis Capaldi, Coasts, PINS, Magique, Jake Bugg, Everything Everything, The Sherlocks, Tom Walker, Sea Girls, Editors, The Amazons, King No-One, Low Island, Gaz Coombes, Drenge, Ratboy, Fickle Friends, Marika...
Hill Farm, Steventon
Fri 20 Jul

More details - Craft and Gift Market at Henley Town Hall 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
Town Hall, Market Place, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire,
Sat 21 Jul, Sat 15 Sep

More details - Blenheim Palace Battle Proms Concert
Blenheim Palace Battle Proms Concert: Tickets avaiable.
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Broughton Castle - Open Garden for NGS
1 acre; shrubs, herbaceous borders, walled garden, roses, climbers seen against background of C14-C16 castle surrounded by moat in open parkland. House also open (additional charge).
Broughton Castle, Banbury
Sun 22 Jul

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 - Peter Pan in a Pickle:  Half-day activity for children with SEND & their families
Suitable for children/young people with PMLD, ASD, ADHD, Down’s, Complex Health Needs, SLD, MLD, ABI, neurodevelopmental disorders. Head2Head Theatre presents PETER PAN IN A PICKLE, bringing siblings together in age appropriate FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY. Approx. 70 minute walkabout, interactive performance.
Fitzwaryn Special School, Wantage
Thu 26 Jul and Fri 27 Jul

More details - Familiarisation Session for children with ASD & their families
Suitable for children/young people with ASD and/or anxiety issues. Head2Head offers a small group session for children with Autism and their families. Relax in a safe and secure environment while your children explore our sensory tent and have fun with games and craft activities.
Fitzwaryn Special School, Wantage
Thu 26 Jul

More details - Exploring Creativity - Art, Yoga & Meditation
Exploring Creativity - a weekend retreat of art, yoga and meditation in Oxfordshire Well respected local artist and art tutor Lisa Jayne and much loved local yoga teacher Elaine Whittaker are collaborating to bring you this weekend of exploring creativity.
Lisa Jayne Art Studio Bletchingdon
Fri 27 Jul to Sun 29 Jul

Burford Antiques Fair More details - Burford Antiques Fair
ART ~ ANTIQUES ~ DESIGN for Interiors and Collections, displayed for sale by 40 dealers from across the UK. At the gateway to the Cotswolds, just West of the Burford Roundabout on A40, close to picturesque Burford, the fair will take place in two halls either side of the school’s Art Deco façade.
Burford School, Cheltenham Road (A40), Burford
Sat 28 Jul and Sun 29 Jul
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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 - Wilderness Festival 2018
Wilderness Festival 2018. Artists performing: Nile Rodgers & Chic, Bastille, Jon Hopkins, Kamasi Washington, Baxter Dury, !!! (Chk Chk Chk), Palace, Dan Owen, My Baby, Billy Lockett, Mahalia, Joy Crookes.: Tickets avaiable.
Cornbury Park, Charlbury
Thu 2 Aug

More details - Nettlebed Art and Craft Show
Exhibit your creations at Nettlebed Art and Craft Show in Nettlebed School Community Hall. Entries need to be received by 7th July. Come and support us over the weekend. There is disabled access. Teas are available on both days.
Nettlebed Community Hall in Nettlebed Community Primary School, High Street, Nettlebed
Sat 4 Aug and Sun 5 Aug

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 5 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Sun 2 Sep, Sun 16 Sep

More details - Mikron Theatre Company @ North Aston
The Mikron Theatre Company, which travels the inland waterways aboard the narrowboat Tyseley, will be returning to North Aston in July and enacting a performance of their new show, "Revolting Women" - a celebration of 100 years of the Suffragette movement.
The Village Green, North Aston
Sun 12 Aug

More details - Holywell Music and Folk presents; Jess Vincent
Jess is an an extraordinary young songwriter from Wiltshire with a unique and gorgeous voice has which has been compared to many, (Kate Bush, Iris Dement and Maria Muldaur) but is so distinctive that it could only be JESS VINCENT.
Holywell Rooms, Holywell Street, Oxford
Sat 18 Aug

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 19 Aug, Sun 7 Oct

More details - Tiddler & Other Terrific Tales
Four terrific tales – one superb show! Under the sea, out on the farm and into the jungle, these terrific tales are woven together with live music, puppetry and a whole host of colourful characters from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s best-loved titles: Tiddler, Monkey Puzzle, The Smartest Giant in Town and A...
11-12 Beaumont Street
Wed 22 Aug to Sat 25 Aug

More details - Hookworms
Hookworms. Artists performing: Hookworms.: Tickets avaiable.
The Bullingdon, Oxford
Fri 24 Aug

More details - THE ADDAMS FAMILY | A NEW MUSICAL
Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. Music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa. Based on characters created by Charles Addams.  Everyone’s favourite kooky family comes to devilishly delightful life in this original musical comedy about love, family, honesty and growing up.
Chipping Norton Theatre 2 Spring Street, Chipping Norton
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Aston Pottery - Open Garden for NGS
5 stunning borders flower from June until November, set around Aston Pottery’s Gift Shop and Cafe.
Aston Pottery, Bampton
Sun 26 Aug and Mon 27 Aug

More details - Minster Lovell Beer Festival and Fun Day
Minster Lovell Beer Festival and Village Day 12 noon till 11pm- August Bank Holiday Sunday, 26th August 2018.
Wash meadow, Minster Lovell, Witney, Oxon
Sun 26 Aug

More details - Steeple Aston Flower Show and Fun Dog |Show
Possibly the largest, traditional flower show in Oxfordshire with around 900 exhibits ranging from giant onions to exhibition dahlias; cookery, photography, handicraft and so much more. The event includes a fun dog show with fun classes for all dogs over six months old and all abilities.
Robinson’s Close, Fir Lane, Steeple Aston, Bicester
Mon 27 Aug

More details - Teletubbies Live
The Teletubbies’ first ever theatre show created especially for your little ones is here! Join Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po in a show full of love and laughter as they explore the magical world of Teletubbyland.
New Theatre Oxford George Street Oxford
Tue 28 Aug and Wed 29 Aug

More details - Exploring Creativity - Art, Yoga & Meditation
Exploring Creativity - a weekend retreat of art, yoga and meditation in Oxfordshire Well respected local artist and art tutor Lisa Jayne and much loved local yoga teacher Elaine Whittaker are collaborating to bring you this weekend of exploring creativity.
Lisa Jayne Art Studio Bletchingdon
Fri 31 Aug to Sun 2 Sep

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 1 Sep, Sat 6 Oct

More details - Breast Walk Ever - Sunday 2nd September 2018
We all want a future free from breast cancer. Take part in the Breast Walk Ever and help to fund groundbreaking research into secondary spread, the main cause of breast cancer related deaths. With 3 distances to choose from, you decide how far you want to walk.
Beale Park, Pangbourne near Reading
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Mill Barn - Open Garden for NGS
Mill Barn has an informal cottage garden with a variety of flowers, shrubs and fruit trees including medlar, mulberry and quince in sunny and shaded beds. Rose arches and a pergola lead to a vegetable plot surrounded by a cordon of fruit trees all set in a mill stream landscape.
Mill Barn, Chalgrove
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Holywell Music and Folk presents; The Willows  Exclusive Album Launch
Holywell Music and Folk is proud to announce that they will be hosting the first date on The Willows tour to celebrate the launch of the brand new album, and The Music Rooms has the exclusive album launch.
Holywell Rooms, Holywell Street, Oxford
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Blenheim Palace Classic & Supercar
Blenheim Palace Classic & Supercar returns for its 2nd year on Sunday 2nd September 2018. Created by luxury automotive organisers, Salon Prive, the thrilling event was a roaring success drawing crowds of over 10,000 visitors to its first show.
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Hollyhocks - Open Garden for NGS
Plantswoman’s small Edwardian garden brimming with yr-round interest, especially planted to provide winter colour, scent and snowdrops.
Hollyhocks, Kidlington
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Bannisters - Open Garden for NGS
Perennials and grasses, naturalistic planting contrasted with trained fruit trees and shrubs. A contemporary interpretation of an old garden.
Bannisters, Kidlington
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Bolters Farm - Open Garden for NGS
A cherished old cottage garden restored over the last 10 yrs. Tumbly moss covered walls and sloping lawns down to a stream with natural planting and character.
Bolters Farm, Chipping Norton
Sun 2 Sep

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 2 Sep

More details - The Wipers Times
After a record-breaking season at the West End (not to mention a similarly record-breaking run at the Playhouse in September 2017), The Wipers Times returns to Oxford.
11-12 Beaumont Street
Mon 3 Sep to Sat 8 Sep

More details - Jolie Holland and Samantha Parton (The Be Good Tanyas)
Jolie Holland and Samantha Parton (The Be Good Tanyas). Artists performing: Jolie Holland and Samantha Parton .: Tickets avaiable.
The Bullingdon, Oxford
Wed 5 Sep

More details - Ashbrook House - Open Garden for NGS
The garden where Kenneth Grahame read Wind in the Willows to local children and where he took inspiration for his description of the oak doors to Badger’s House. Come and see, you may catch a glimpse of Toad and friends in this 3½ acre chalk and water garden, in a beautiful spring line village.
Ashbrook House, Blewbury
Sun 9 Sep

More details - Talks at Maggie's Oxford - Dan Snow
Dan Snow is a presenter and popular historian. He has presented programmes like ‘1066: A Year to Conquer England’ and ‘The Vikings Uncovered’. He has a history slot on ‘The One Show’ and hosts the podcast ‘Dan Snow’s History Hit’.
Maggie’s Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Headington
Thu 13 Sep

More details - Molotov Jukebox
Molotov Jukebox Plus Special Guest. Artists performing: Molotov Jukebox.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Oxford, Oxford
Fri 14 Sep

More details - Craft and Gift Market at Thame Town Hall 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
Thame Town Hall, High Street, Thame, Oxfordshire,
Sat 15 Sep, Sat 13 Oct

More details - Oxford South Park Pretty Muddy 5k
Pretty Muddy® is a muddy obstacle course that women of any ability can climb over, crawl under, and charge through. 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. However dirty you get.
South Park
Sat 15 Sep

More details - Broughton Grange - Open Garden for NGS
An impressive 25 acres of gardens and light woodland in an attractive Oxfordshire setting. The centrepiece is a large terraced walled garden created by Tom Stuart-Smith in 2001. Vision has been used to blend the gardens into the countryside.
Broughton Grange, Banbury
Sun 16 Sep

More details - Waterperry Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Waterperry gardens are extensive, well-maintained and full of interesting plants. From The Virgin’s Walk with its shade-loving plants to the long classical herbaceous border, brilliantly colourful from late May until Oct.
Waterperry Gardens, Wheatley
Sun 16 Sep

More details - Talks at Maggie's Oxford - Caspar Henderson
Caspar Henderson is a writer and journalist. His is the author of‘The Book of Barely Imagined Beings’ and ‘A New Map of Wonders - explorations of science, beauty and wonder in times of rapid change’.
Maggie’s Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Headington
Tue 18 Sep

More details - Dressed To Kill - A Tribute To KISS
Dressed To Kill - A Tribute To KISS Plus Electric Circus – W.A.S.P UK Tribute. Artists performing: Dressed To Kill.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Oxford, Oxford
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Walk for Parkinson's - Oxford Walk
Join Parkinson’s UK on Sunday 23 September 2018 for our eighth sponsored Walk for Parkinson’s. Three exciting routes, all giving you the opportunity to see some of Oxford’s beautiful, historic buildings as well as its wonderful green spaces. With a walk to suit everyone, choose from 1.5 miles, 4.
Cherwell School, Marston Ferry Road, Oxford
Sun 23 Sep

More details - Craft and Gift Market at BanburyTown Hall 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
The Town Hall, Bridge Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire,
Sat 29 Sep, Sat 27 Oct

More details - Chiltern50
Join us for an ’end of season’ challenge in the Chilterns. Take on 50km in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - along sections of the Ridgeway, Icknield Way Trail, and Chiltern Way.
Mill Meadows/Henley Upon Thames
Sat 29 Sep and Sun 30 Sep

More details - Beatles Tribute Act
The Dung Beatles Tribute Act Enjoy a classical night of the Beatles by the Dung Beatles The Spread Eagle Hotels Tribute nights are very popular and we recommend you book your table well in advance with Amanda or Jenny on 01844 213 661 or via email events@spreadeaglethame.co.
The Spread Eagle Hotel, Cornmarket Thame
Sat 29 Sep

More details - The Magic Gang
The Magic Gang. Artists performing: The Magic Gang.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford
Fri 5 Oct

More details - The Smyths...... Unite and Take Over Tour 2018
The Smyths...... Unite and Take Over Tour 2018. Artists performing: The Smyths.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford
Sat 6 Oct

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 7 Oct, Sun 21 Oct

More details - Hollie Cook
Hollie Cook. Artists performing: Hollie Cook.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford
Fri 12 Oct

More details - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Performing Some Loud Thunder. Artists performing: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah.: Tickets avaiable.
The Bullingdon, Oxford
Tue 16 Oct

More details - Tom Grennan
Tom Grennan. Artists performing: Tom Grennan.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford
Thu 18 Oct

More details - BOYZLIFE
BOYZLIFE. Artists performing: Boyzlife.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford
Fri 19 Oct

More details - Craft and Gift Market at Henley Town Hall 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
Town Hall, Market Place, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire,
Sat 20 Oct, Sat 17 Nov

More details - Huge Gift & Craft Fair
Huge Gift & Craft Fair Saturday 20th October High Street Methodist Church, 40 High Street, Witney, Oxon. OX28 6HG There is to be a GIFT & CRAFT sale on Saturday 20th October. 10 – 3 at High Street Methodist Church (address above). This will be a really large event.
High Street Methodist Church, 40 High Street, Witney
Sat 20 Oct

More details - Puma Blue
Puma Blue. Artists performing: Puma Blue.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Mon 22 Oct

More details - Guns 2 Roses
Guns 2 Roses. Artists performing: Guns 2 Roses.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Oxford, Oxford
Sat 27 Oct

More details - Didcot Food Festival
3rd year TV chefs theatres, food drink, foodie gift stalls, children’s workshop, skills demonstrations, street food, entertainment, vintage cafe
Civic Hall, Britwell Road Didcot
Sat 27 Oct

More details - Talks at Maggie's Oxford - George Clarke
George Clarke is an architect, TV presenter and Creative Director of architectural practice George Clarke + Partners. He is best known for presenting ‘The Home Show’, ‘The Restoration Man’ and ‘George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces’. George has also written several books to accompany his shows.
Maggie’s Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Headington
Tue 30 Oct

More details - From The Jam
From The Jam. Artists performing: From The Jam.: Tickets avaiable.
Oxford Town Hall, Oxford
Fri 2 Nov

More details - Talks at Maggie's Oxford - Charlie Luxton
Charlie Luxton is an architectural designer who combines his design work with writing and presenting TV programmes. He is best known for ‘Treehouses’, ‘Our Homes and Property’ and ‘Build a New Life in the Country’. He is also a regular designer on ‘DIY: SOS’, and wrote ‘Restored to Glory’ back in 2005.
Maggie’s Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Headington
Thu 8 Nov

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 10 Nov, Sat 1 Dec

More details - Dubioza Kolektiv
Dubioza Kolektiv + guests. Artists performing: Dubioza Kolektiv.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Oxford, Oxford
Sat 10 Nov

More details - Henley on Thames Festive Fayre
This established event is taking place from Friday 16th until Sunday 18th November and will feature a wide range of stalls selling a host of handcrafted, artisan-made, unusual and exotic arts, crafts, clothing and jewellery alongside a great choice of food and drink.
Henley Market Place
Fri 16 Nov to Sun 18 Nov

More details - Killing Joke
Killing Joke + Guests. Artists performing: Killing Joke.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford
Fri 16 Nov

More details - Craft and Gift Market at Thame Town Hall 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
Thame Town Hall, High Street, Thame, Oxfordshire,
Sat 17 Nov, Sat 15 Dec

More details - Didcot  Gift and Craft Fair
Long established Didcot craft fair of over 70 hand made arts & craft gifts in three halls. great refreshments easy parking good footfall
Civic Hall Britwell Road Didcot
Sat 17 Nov

More details - Antiques@TheHolt
Just a month before Christmas and time for the last Antiques@TheHolt of 2018; the premier Antiques & Collectors’ Fair for Oxfordshire and surrounding counties! Staged twice yearly at The Holt hotel, ten miles north of Oxford, this event is one of the most popular and prestigious fairs of its kind in the area.
The Holt Hotel, Hopcrofts Holt, Steeple Aston
Sat 24 Nov and Sun 25 Nov

More details - Shame
Shame. Artists performing: Shame.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford
Tue 27 Nov

More details - Didcot Christmas Street Fair
25th Annual event for Didcot in the Broadway and Orchard Centre. Shops open, Father Christmas in Methodist Hall, stalls and funfair, food and entertainers. Grand Parade 7pm. Live stage
Broadway & Orchard Centre Didcot
Thu 29 Nov

More details - Craft and Gift Market at BanburyTown Hall 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
The Town Hall, Bridge Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire,
Sat 1 Dec

More details - Nativity The Musical
Feel-good, funny and full of yuletide joy, Nativity! The Musical features all of the favourite sing-a-long hits from the films including Sparkle and Shine, Nazareth, One Night One Moment, She’s the Brightest Star and a whole host of new songs filled with the spirit of Christmas!
New Theatre Oxford George Street Oxford
Tue 11 Dec to Sat 15 Dec

More details - Faith - The George Michael Legacy
Faith - The George Michael Legacy. Artists performing: Faith.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford
Sat 22 Dec

More details - Skids
Skids + support. Artists performing: Skids.: Tickets avaiable.
Oxford Town Hall, Oxford
Fri 25 Jan 19