What's on in Oxfordshire

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Antique & Collectors Market

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Two well-ventilated halls of small antiques, artefacts, badges, books (from 30p paperback fiction to general & speciality subjects) pus book-room, and many at sale prices; Coins - ancient, English
Kidlington Methodist Church Oxford road Kidlington OX5 2BP
Sat 25 Sep 21

Whole School Open Morning

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Why should you come to an OLA Open Morning? If you are considering independent education for your child, OLA offers a highly successful fun and innovative learning experience in a happy and friendly...
Our Lady’s Abingdon School, Radley Road, Abingdon-on-Thames, Oxfordshire OX14 3PS
Sat 25 Sep 21

Sleeping Beauty

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Sleeping Beauty Let’s All Dance is delighted to present this much-loved ballet for the whole family. Dazzling dancers, Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous score and gorgeous costumes bring this glittering classical ballet to...
The Mill Arts Centre, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury OX16 5QE
Sat 25 Sep 21

Hidden Songs by Liminal Creative

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Do you remember what plants sound like? Move around Liminal Creative’s otherworldly 5ft sculptures, trigger their sensors and cross-pollinate Broad Meadow with the forgotten sounds of nature.
Broad Meadow, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AS
Sat 25 Sep 21

Suitcase Stories

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Unpack some puppet fun and get carried away in puppeteer Emma Boor's luggage of well-loved tales.
The Story Museum 42 Pembroke Street Oxford OX1 1BP
Sat 25 Sep 21

Environmental Debate Live and Unscripted

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Bothy Vineyard is collaborating with the hosts of the People's Countryside Environmental Debate Podcast, Stuart 'The Wildman' Mabbutt and William Mankelow, to bring you a pilot
Bothy Vineyard Frilford Heath Abingdon OX13 6QW
Sat 25 Sep 21

The Salts - Songs from the Sea

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The Salts who are one of the most exciting and energetic concepts around performing original material alongside their own interpretations of traditional songs we all know and love.
Kenton Theatre, 19 New St, Henley-on-Thames RG9 2BP
Thu 23 Sep 21

Combe Mill `Country Crafts & Skills` Sun 15th August 2021

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Combe Mill `Country Crafts & Skills` Sun 15th August 2021 Combe Mill in Steam Sun 19th September 2021 Theme: - Country Crafts & Skills at the Mill. Demonstrations of Quilting, Spinning, and Handmade items, Crafts, Jewellery, and lots more, with Morris...
Blenheim EstateSawmills Witney OX29 8ET
Sun 19 Sep 21

Old Whitehill Barn - Open Garden for NGS

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1 acre country garden on a sloping site around a stone barn conversion. Created by the owners from a farmyard and surrounding field over last 20 yrs. Sunny walled courtyard. Colour themed borders.
Old Whitehill Barn, Kidlington OX5 3AB
Sun 19 Sep 21

Waterperry Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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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...
Waterperry Gardens, Wheatley OX33 1JZ
Sun 19 Sep 21

Westmill Wind Farm and Solar Park / 'Moths To A Flame' Open Day

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Westmill Wind Farm and Solar Park / ’Moths To A Flame’ Open Day The Westmill Wind Farm & Solar Park sits on the Oxfordshire / Wiltshire border and creates clean, green energy.
Westmill Wind Farm & Solar Park Watchfield SN6 8TH
Sun 19 Sep 21

Badapple Theatre Company present 'Tales from The Great Wood'

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Tales from The Great Wood Written and directed by Kate Bramley, starring Richard Kay and Danny Mellor. Design by Catherine Dawn. Listen! Can you hear the whispering in the trees?
Great Barn Festival, Great Coxwell SN7 7LZ
Sun 19 Sep 21

Westmill Wind Farm and Solar Park Guided Tour

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Westmill Wind Farm and Solar Park Guided Tour The Westmill Wind Farm & Solar Park sits on the Oxfordshire / Wiltshire border and creates clean, green energy.
Westmill Wind Farm & Solar Park Watchfield SN6 8TH
Sun 19 Sep 21

'In a Monastery Garden' - Abingdon Abbey Buildings

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Heritage Open Day: Visit the remaining domestic buildings of the medieval Abingdon Abbey. Explore the Monastery Herb Garden, to see herbs used by the monks for both medicinal and culinary purposes.
Checker Walk, Abingdon OX14 3JB
Sat 18 Sep 21

Abingdon Guildhall

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Heritage Open Day: A rare chance to explore these wonderful medieval rooms following their recent extensive refurbishment.
The Guildhall, Roysse Court, Bridge Street, Abingdon OX14 3HU
Sat 18 Sep 21

Eynsham Repair Cafe

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Got something which needs some TLC, or is a bit broken and you haven’t had the time or skills to fix them yourself?
Eynsham Village Hall, Back Lane, Eynsham OX29 4QW
Sat 18 Sep 21

Table Top and Jumble Sale

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Table Top and Jumble Sale Table Top and Jumble Sale Saturday 18th September at Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary, Old Didcot Road, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, Nr. Wallingford OX10 0SW. Doors open from 11 am.
Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary, Old Didcot Road, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, Nr. Wallingford, . OX10 0SW
Sat 18 Sep 21

Sale in aid of AGAINST BREAST CANCER (Reg Charity 1121258)

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You'll be able to find hand made jewellery, crafts, cards, gifts ...and more. We will be collecting stamps and bras,that will generate funds for vital breast cancer research.
Gauntlett Room, Warwick Hall, St John the Baptist, Church Green, Burford OX10 4RZ
Sat 18 Sep 21

Abingdon Workhouse Trail

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Heritage Open Day: Abingdon’s Union Workhouse was the first built in England following the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act and it remained in operation until 1931.
Oxford Road, Abingdon OX14 2DS
Sat 18 Sep 21

St Ethelwold House

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Heritage Open Day: See downstairs rooms in historic house and visit beautiful garden which runs down to the river Thames. Enjoy refreshments. Try apple pressing. Explore local artists exhibition.
30 East St. Helen Street, Abingdon OX14 5EB
Sat 18 Sep 21

Edible England Market

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Heritage Open Day: Come to Abingdon Market Place on 18th September where we will be highlighting the food and drink traditions that sustained us through so many eras.
Market Place, Abingdon OX14 5BD
Sat 18 Sep 21

Launch of Abingdon First World War website

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Heritage Open Day: The photographic archive of Abingdon people who served in the First World War is now online - drop into the rolling presentation in the Guildhall on Saturday 18th September.
Old Magistrates Court, The Guildhall, Abbey Close, Abingdon OX14 3HU
Sat 18 Sep 21

Christ's Hospital of Abingdon Heritage Open Day

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Heritage Open Day: Visit our Almshouse site and take a look around the Hall where meetings of this Charity's Board of Governors still take place.
Hospital Hall, Long Alley Almshouses, St. Helens Churchyard, Abingdon OX14 5EJ
Sat 18 Sep 21

History on a Plate

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Heritage Open Day: Blue Plates, similar to the Blue Plaque scheme, will be displayed around the Town to commemorate establishments that sold food and drink and those who ran them.
Town Centre, Abingdon OX1
Sat 18 Sep 21

Moonrakers

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Moonrakers Much-toured 4-piece band, Moonrakers (harp, cello, stringed instruments, whistles, female/male vocals) pride themselves on having brought traditional and contemporary folk music to new audiences in
St Mary’s Church, Childrey OX12 9PQ
Fri 17 Sep 21

Abingdon's Food and Drink History - Exhibition

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Heritage Open Day: A photographic display to remind us of how we used to produce, buy and consume food and drink in the days before supermarkets, take-aways and the internet!
St Nicolas Church, Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HG
Thu 16 Sep 21

Why the Child is Cooking in the Polenta

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Why the Child is Cooking in the Polenta A bridge between reality and fiction, Edith Alibec’s award-winning adaptation of Aglaja Veteranyi’s autobiographical book, Why the Child is Cooking in the Polenta, will be heading on a UK tour this
Oxford Playhouse 11-12 Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LW
Wed 15 Sep 21

Ardley Energy Recovery Facility Virtual Tour

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Heritage Open Day: Viridor is pleased to invite you for a virtual tour of our energy recovery facility (ERF) at Ardley in Oxfordshire.?
Viridor Waste Management Ltd, Middleton Stoney Road, Ardley, Bicester OX27 7AA
Wed 15 Sep 21

Explore the gardens at Greys Court

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Heritage Open Day: Explore the charming walled gardens and grounds at Greys Court. The gardens at Greys Court were virtually derelict when the Brunner family arrived in 1937.
National Trust, Greys Court, Rotherfield Greys, Henley-on-Thames RG9 4PG
Mon 13 Sep 21

Bridewell Gardens - Open Day

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Sunday 12th September, 11am-4pm Bridewell Gardens, The Walled Garden, Wilcote, OX7 3DT Entrance: suggested donation £5 Bridewell’s last Open Day of 2021.
Bridewell Gardens, The Walled Garden, Wilcote OX7 3DT
Sun 12 Sep 21

Broughton Grange - Open Garden for NGS

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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.
Broughton Grange, Banbury OX15 5DS
Sun 12 Sep 21

Coleshill Estate

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Heritage Open Day: Wander around the Sheep Yard & Cart Horse Stables. Watch demos of heritage crafts that are still used on the estate.
Coleshill Village, Swindon SN6 7PT
Sun 12 Sep 21

Roald Dahl and the Imagination Seekers

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All around the world Roald Dahl's words are disappearing not only from books but form children's minds too!
The Story Museum 42 Pembroke Street Oxford OX1 1BP
Sun 12 Sep 21

Cote chapel

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Heritage Open Day: A rare survival of an early 18th-century Nonconformist chapel, with 2-decker pulpit, box pews and large baptismal tank under the 'table pew'.
Cote chapel, Cote, Bampton OX18 2EF
Sat 11 Sep 21

Free vintage bus rides in central Oxford

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Heritage Open Day: Travel round the centre of Oxford on board a bus from the mid-twentieth century. Visitors can taste the experience of bus travel in the 1950s and 1960s.
Bonn Square, Oxford OX1 1LQ
Sat 11 Sep 21

Sill Moving

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Stunning professional female vocal consort Papagena presents 'Still Moving', their new programme of medieval, folk, classical and contemporary music of hope, renewal and bittersweet
St Mary Magdalen Church, Oxford OX1 3AE
Sat 11 Sep 21

Oxford Mind Body Spirit Weekend

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Oxford Mind Body Spirit Weekend Two days, Saturday and Sunday, of Exhibitors ranging from Psychic Mediums and Readers Tarot, Angel Readers Astrologists Numerologists NLP Specialists Gifts such as salt lamps, jewellery,
Jury’s Inn, Oxford OX2 8AL
Sat 11 Sep 21

Dancin' Oxford: Family Dance Party

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Pegasus’ family favourite Dancin’ Oxford is back with Family Dance Party! This is the newer, snazzier, even dancier version of our ever-popular Baby Boogie sessions.
Pegasus Theatre, Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RE
Sat 11 Sep 21

'Get Foody at Abingdon Museum'

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Heritage Open Day: Get foody at Abingdon Museum with a week of events and exhibitions. Take the heritage food trail leading to a 4,000 year old piece of bread!
Abingdon Museum, County Hall, Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HG
Sat 11 Sep 21

David Gibb's Family Jukebox

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Join David for his Family Jukebox - this is music you can all enjoy together.
The Story Museum 42 Pembroke Street Oxford OX1 1BP
Sat 11 Sep 21

Witney and District Museum - National Lacemaking Day

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Heritage Open Day: A chance to try Tatting or Bobbin Lace making Tatting is a technique for producing a durable lace from a series of knots and loops using a small shuttle.
Witney & District Museum, Gloucester Court Mews, 75 High Street, Witney OX28 6JA
Sat 11 Sep 21

North Leigh Roman Villa Mosaic Open Weekend

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Heritage Open Day: English Heritage volunteers will be opening the North Leigh Roman Villa mosaic house to the public from 11 am- 5pm on Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 September.
North Leigh Roman Villa, Witney OX29 6PZ
Sat 11 Sep 21

St Mary's Church, Chalgrove

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Heritage Open Day: 14th century scheme of wall paintings in the chancel The chancel contains a world renowned scheme of wall paintings from the first quarter of the 14th century, limewashed over at
St Mary’s Church, Church Lane, Chalgrove OX44 7SD
Sat 11 Sep 21

Celebration of the Natural World

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Art Show - local artists Leila Anderson and Marion Flower are showing paintings, drawings, glasswork & cards all with the theme of celebrating the natural world.
Childrey Village Hall OX12 9UE
Fri 10 Sep 21

The Grange - Open Garden for NGS

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11 acres of garden including herbaceous borders and a field turned into a prairie with many grasses and a wildflower meadow.
The Grange, Chalgrove OX44 7RQ
Thu 9 Sep 21

Ashbrook House - Open Garden for NGS

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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.
Ashbrook House, Blewbury OX11 9QA
Sun 5 Sep 21

City of Stories at The Story Museum

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Board our fantastical Storycraft and fly through a thousand years of Oxford's story history. Your film experience will transport you to stories including Lewis Carroll's Alice's...
The Story Museum 42 Pembroke Street Oxford OX1 1BP
Sun 5 Sep 21

Creative Space - Samson Kambalu: New Liberia

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Inspired by Samson Kambalu’s major new exhibition New Liberia, the Creative Space is a family-friendly environment specially curated for all our visitors to explore, experiment and play.
Modern Art Oxford 30 Pembroke Street Oxford OX1 1BP
Sun 5 Sep 21

Meadowmist - Open Garden for NGS

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A cottage garden with an emphasis on family entertaining. We have raised beds for cut flowers in the front garden and a hot tub, sun deck and trampoline in the back garden, all surrounded by cottage...
Meadowmist, Witney OX29 8BY
Sat 4 Sep 21

Christ Church Masters', Pocock & Cathedral Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Three walled gardens, not normally open to visitors, with herbaceous, shrub, Mediterranean and tropical borders.
Christ Church Masters’, Pocock & Cathedral Gardens, Oxford OX1 1DP
Sat 4 Sep 21

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