What's On In and Around Oxfordshire

August events

The Artist Gardener

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Following the success of the exhibition 'The Painted Garden', we're returning to the garden as creative, expressive space, exploring the enduring influence of horticulture and
40-41 South Parade, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7JL
Sat 9 Jul to Sat 6 Aug

Summer Sunday Cream Teas

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Come and enjoy Summer Sunday Cream Teas in the garden of the Reading Room next to the village green. We look forward to seeing you.
The Reading Room, The Green, Combe OX29 6PY
Sun 10 Jul, Sun 17 Jul, and more dates until Sun 21 Aug

Active Camps - Summer Fields School

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Our Active Camps are ideal for children between 3-14 who enjoy lots of variety. No two days are the same!
Summer Fields School Mayfield Road Oxford OX2 7EN
Mon 11 Jul, Fri 15 Jul, Mon 18 Jul, and more dates until Fri 2 Sep

Caring for Chickens at Home

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Chickens can make delightful garden pets. This is a great workshop for beginners. We cover all the basics at a relaxed pace over 2-hours.
Farmer Gow’s Ltd SN7 7PR
Sun 17 Jul, Sun 24 Jul, Sun 21 Aug, Fri 9 Sep

Chicken Tranquillity

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Chicken Tranquillity Chickens are close ancestors to dinosaurs. They can make delightful garden pets. This 1-hour workshop is a great introduction to chickens and a terrific stress buster, including lots of handling...
Farmer Gow’s Ltd SN7 7PR
Sun 24 Jul, Sun 21 Aug, Fri 9 Sep

Active Adventure - Summer Fields School, Oxford

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Active Adventure camps are for children with a passion for all things outdoors, muddy and adventurous. We generally stay out come rain or shine, so make sure you read the kit list before attending.
Summer Fields School Mayfield Road, Oxford OX2 7EN
Mon 25 Jul, Fri 29 Jul, Mon 1 Aug, and more dates until Fri 2 Sep

Active Camps - Sibford School, Banbury

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Our Active Camps are ideal for children between 3-14 who enjoy lots of variety. No two days are the same!
Sibford School, The Hill, Banbury OX15 5QL
Mon 25 Jul to Fri 29 Jul, Mon 1 Aug to Fri 5 Aug, Mon 8 Aug to Fri 12 Aug, Mon 15 Aug to Fri 19 Aug

Active Camps - Rye St Anthony School, Oxford

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Our Active Camps are ideal for children between 3-14 who enjoy lots of variety. No two days are the same!
Rye St Antony School Franklin Road Oxford OX3 7SA
Mon 25 Jul, Fri 29 Jul, Mon 1 Aug, and more dates until Fri 26 Aug

The CSI experience - Ages 7-11

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The Crime Lab, run by ex-Scotland Yard detectives, will deliver this hands on crime scene investigation experience for students aged 7-11.
St Helen and St Katharine School, Faringdon Road, Abingdon OX14 1BE
Mon 1 Aug

The Other Virgin Queen - Music for for King Christina's Court

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“A queen without a realm, a Christian without faith and a woman without shame” — Pope Alexander VII Educated as a girl and crowned queen at the age of six, Christina abdicated in 1654, aged 27,
Christ Church Cathedral, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1DP
Tue 2 Aug

Contemporary Dance Workshop

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In this one day workshop with Swindon Dance Centre for Advanced Training students aged 11-16 will explore the fundamentals of contemporary dance, and build your technical and creative skills to
St Helen and St Katharine School, Faringdon Road, Abingdon OX14 1BE
Tue 2 Aug

The CSI Experience - Ages 11-16

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Test yourself, push boundaries and open your eyes to the challenges faced by Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators.
St Helen and St Katharine School, Faringdon Road, Abingdon OX14 1BE
Tue 2 Aug

Criminal Psychology - Taking off the Mask

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Students aged 16-18 will be immersed into the world of criminal psychology in this interactive workshop put together by ex-Scotland Yard detectives.
St Helen and St Katharine School, Faringdon Road, Abingdon OX14 1BE
Wed 3 Aug

Wargrave and Shiplake Regatta

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Wargrave & Shiplake Regatta is back for 2022 After a two year break it’s time to dust off your paddles, oars and poles as this family event makes a welcome return on 5th and 6th August for its
Mill Lane, Lower Shiplake RG9 3LY
Fri 5 Aug and Sat 6 Aug

The Three Musketeers, Box Tree Productions

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Young D’Artagnan comes to the big city with one aim: to follow in his father’s footsteps and become one of the King’s Musketeers.
Waterperry Gardens, Waterperry, Nr Wheatley, Oxford OX33 1LA
Sat 6 Aug

Faringdon Folly Tower and Woodland

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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, Oxon SN7 8EP
Sun 7 Aug, Sun 21 Aug, Sun 4 Sep, Sun 18 Sep, Sun 2 Oct

16 Oakfield Road - Open Garden for NGS

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A small tropical inspired garden that incorporates good use of the small space. Overflowing with palms, bamboo, cannas, tree ferns, hedychiums, Tetrapanax papyrifera 'Rex' and colocasia.
16 Oakfield Road, Carterton OX18 3QN
Sun 7 Aug

Ham Court - Open Garden for NGS

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Several acres of garden, orchard and paddock surround the last gatehouse fragment of the medieval Bampton Castle, partially moated with a walled kitchen garden, a productive greenhouse and farmyard.
Ham Court, Bampton OX18 2HG
Sun 7 Aug

Street Dance Workshop

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Students aged 11-16 can join Swindon Dance Centre for Advanced Training for this one day workshop to get a taste of some of the latest street dance styles.
St Helen and St Katharine School, Faringdon Road, Abingdon OX14 1BE
Mon 8 Aug

Film Oxford present Animation Magic - 3 day animation workshop

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Learn the basic principles of animation and go on to create your own worlds where imagination is the only limit! A 3-day stop motion workshop for 8-14 year olds.
St Helen and St Katharine School, Faringdon Road, Abingdon OX14 1BE
Tue 9 Aug to Thu 11 Aug

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