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 to Sun 19 Aug, Tue 21 Aug to Sun 2 Sep, Tue 4 Sep to Sat 8 Sep, Tue 11 Sep to Sat 15 Sep, Tue 18 Sep to Sat 22 Sep, Tue 25 Sep to Fri 28 Sep
This summer West Ox Arts will be supporting the work of more than twenty local artists – a mix of West Ox Arts members & non-members, some of whom are exhibiting in the gallery for the first time. Their unique handcrafted art is made with skill, passion & dedication.
West Ox Arts Gallery, Town Hall, Market Square, Bampton
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
Here children can listen to famous stories about Chinese Dragons and have fun making traditional aromatic bags for good health, dragon boat models and dragon masks, learn how to draw dragons, and take part in Dancing with the Dragon.
Peter Rabbit TM hops, skips and jumps right off the page in this interactive exhibition about Beatrix Potter’s most famous creation.
Discover original illustrations and memorabilia and see how Potter turned her mischievous bunny into an international celebrity.
Laura Hounam makes unique pieces of jewellery using a variety of techniques including beading, wire work, crocheting and knitting with wire, silver work, gemstones.... Peter Farley, former Chair of Oxford Art Society, is well known for his watercolours.
The Vesey Room, Bampton Library Bldg, Church View, Bampton
Orienteering family fun during the summer holidays from 14th July through to the 2nd September. Enjoy exploring the ornamental gardens, using directions and clues, to find the characters!
Complete your adventure and collect your prize!
Waterperry Gardens, Waterperry, Nr Wheatley, Oxfordshire
Table Top and Jumble Sale this Saturday, the 18th August 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, .
This year we are focusing on Wallingford Castle. Besides displays about the castle and the research that has been done, we shall be asking people to help build a model of Wallingford Castle during the day!
An evening of vocal entertainment by Mikey mike formerly of Tenerife now based here in the uk. He sings soul , mowtown , reggae , r&b & dance this will be supported by clubs disco so a good night should be had by all. Non members are very welcome.
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
Sat 18 Aug, Sat 25 Aug, Sat 1 Sep, Sat 8 Sep, Sat 15 Sep, Sat 22 Sep, Sat 29 Sep
RAIN OR SHINE BENSON ANTIQUES FAIR IS ALWAYS ON!
SUNDAY 19th AUGUST (third Sunday of each month) is the next date for Benson Antiques Fair, at the Parish Hall, AA signposted, sat nav OX10 6LZ. 9am-4pm, admission £1.50.
As part of the National Trust’s 50 things to do before you’re 11 and 3/4’s campaign we bring you The Great Big Tree Climbing Company. Two highly skilled and friendly instructors can help all ages reach new heights in a fantastic tree in Greys Court.
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.
A meditation session in Nature. 60 minutes of pure relaxation designed to help build self-esteem and improve your connection to Nature. Starting at 4:30, Every Sunday, it is just £5 to join the session.
Perfect for beginners and is alright to just join on the day.
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.