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October events

Abingdon Craft and Gift Market

A well established and popular Craft and gift market selling a wide range of artisan and bought in gifts suitable for... See more >
Abingdon Guildhall, Bridge Street, Abingdon, OX14 3HU
Sat 10 Aug, Sat 5 Oct

Henley Craft and Gift Market

A well established Craft and Gift Market in prestigious Henley on Thames. The event sells a range of quaity products..... See more >
Henley Town Hall, The Market Place, Henley Upon Thames, RG9 2AQ
Sat 31 Aug, Sat 14 Sep, Sat 19 Oct

Midsummer House - Open Garden for NGS

Midsummer House - Open Garden for NGS Midsummer Garden is designed by Justin Spink for his parents, Anthony and Penny Spink, in 2015. In 2018 Mike and Ann..... See more >
Midsummer House, Faringdon SN7 7QL
Fri 6 Sep, Fri 4 Oct

Saturday Night Comedy (18+)

Saturday Night Comedy (18+) Treat yourself to an evening of award-winning comedy! Four superb stand-up comedians that will keep you laughing until..... See more >
The Glee Club Oxford, The Bullingdon, 162 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE
Sat 7 Sep, Sat 14 Sep, and more dates until Sat 2 Nov

Sculpt a ceramic hedgehog

Enjoy a morning of sculpting a hedgehog in clay with ceramicist Ros Ingram. Clay and firing of work included in cost of..... See more >
The Oxfordshire Museum Fletcher’s House Park Street OX20 1SN
Sat 5 Oct

Didcot Food Festival

Annual food and drink festival. Over 60 traders, Chefs theatres, cafe and refills. Opening by Tilly this years Junior..... See more >
Civic Hall Britwell Road, Didcot Oxfordshire OX11 7JN
Sat 5 Oct

Dollshouse and Miniature Fair

Dollhouse and Miniature Fair at The Exeter Hall, Kidlington, Oxford, OX5 1AB. Our fairs specialise in traders..... See more >
Exeter Hall, Kidlington, Oxford OX5 1AB
Sun 6 Oct

Superstars of Wrestling Kidlington

Live superstars of wrestling returns to Kidlington for another huge night of all action family entertainment... See more >
Kidlington exeter hall OX5 1AB
Sat 12 Oct

Billy Fury meets Elvis Presley

Billy Fury meets Elvis Presley Join us for a night of ‘rock and roll’ from two of the most iconic rock and roll stars of all time, Billy Fury and... See more >
The Players Theatre, 3 Nelson St, Thame OX9 2DP
Sat 12 Oct

Gwyneth Goes Skiing

Awkward Productions are taking their viral sensation Gwyneth Goes Skiing on a UK & Ireland tour this autumn... See more >
South Parade, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7JN
Thu 17 Oct and Fri 18 Oct

Wallingford Craft and Gift Market

A new market in this thriving historic Oxfordshire town. In an historic Grade 1 listed building overlooking..... See more >
Wallingford Town Hall, Market Place, Wallingford,Oxfordshire, OX10 0EG
Sat 19 Oct

'Green Therapy - The creation of a community garden at West Lockinge'

Grove Garden & Local Hisotry Club Evening talk by the head gardener of the Parkinsons.Me garden at West Lockinge, Gary..... See more >
Grove Village Hall, Main Street OX12 7JY
Wed 23 Oct

Oxfordshire Family History Society - Fair - Saturday 26th October 2024

We have found a great location for our Family History Fair this year which will take place on Saturday 26th October... See more >
The Cherwell School, North Site, Marston Ferry Road, OXFORD OX2 7EE
Sat 26 Oct

Things to do around Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire, with its rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant cultural scene, offers a plethora of activities for an unforgettable day out. Whether you're a local or a visitor, here are some fantastic options to explore:

1. Blenheim Palace, Woodstock:
- UNESCO-listed Blenheim Palace is a true gem. Not only is it the birthplace of Winston Churchill, but it's also the only non-royal country house in England to be granted the title of palace. Explore its grand stately rooms, wander through the botanic gardens, and venture out into the estate on various walking trails. Don't miss the maze, miniature train, and the enchanting Christmas festivities.

2. Oxford Walking Tour:
- To truly soak in the charm of Oxford, join a guided walking tour. Explore the university's historic colleges, learn about J.R.R. Tolkien's haunts, and discover filming locations from the Harry Potter series. The Visitor Information Centre on Broad Street can help you choose the perfect tour.

3. Christ Church, Oxford:
- Among the University of Oxford colleges, Christ Church stands out. With six Grade I listed buildings, the iconic Tom Tower, and a Gothic cathedral, it's a must-visit. Immerse yourself in centuries of history within its walls.

4. Explore the Cotswolds:
- Oxfordshire is surrounded by picturesque villages in the Cotswolds. Take a leisurely drive through rolling hills, visit charming market towns like Burford and Chipping Norton, and enjoy the quintessential English countryside.

5. Thames Path Walking Trail:
- Follow the Thames Path along the River Thames. Enjoy riverside views, spot wildlife, and take in the serene beauty of the waterway.

6. Oxford Botanic Garden:
- Established in 1621, the Oxford Botanic Garden is the oldest in Britain. Explore its diverse plant collections and relax in the peaceful surroundings.

7. Ashmolean Museum:
- Delve into art, archaeology, and history at the Ashmolean Museum. It houses an impressive collection spanning centuries and civilizations.

8. Punting on the Cherwell or Isis:
- Experience the timeless tradition of punting on the tranquil rivers. Hire a punt and glide along the water, admiring the historic buildings along the banks.

9. Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens:
- Just outside Oxfordshire, this wildlife park is home to a variety of animals. Explore the beautifully landscaped gardens and enjoy close encounters with exotic species.

10. Oxford Covered Market:
- Wander through this historic market, filled with independent shops, cafes, and stalls. Sample local produce and find unique souvenirs.

Remember to check opening hours and any booking requirements for these attractions. Oxfordshire promises a day filled with history, natural beauty, and cultural delights!