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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)
Today and Mon 28 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Great Barn Arts Festival 2018
The Great Barn is hosting a family friendly Festival of the Arts, offering a wide variety of separately ticketed events ranging from Shakespeare to drumming, medieval storytelling to Comedians. It’s time to raise the roof and enjoy a family friendly weekend long celebration of all aspects of the Arts.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Today

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
Today

More details - Rokefest
Rokefest is wall-to-wall music with an impressive selection of real ales on tap and great pub food, all set in a 16th Century pub in the South Oxfordshire village of Roke, near Benson. The festival has been running for 14 years and draws a loyal following.
The Home Sweet Home, Roke, Wallingford
Today

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
Today and Mon 28 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - "Sword Age, Axe Age" Viking Stories
Bring the past to life with this exciting collection of tales from Viking times told by a traditional Viking storyteller! Hear of the outrageous adventures of the Norse gods and their war with the giants. Thrill to sagas full of danger, trickery and beheading! Interactive storytelling. Booking Essential.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Today

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Twelfth Night at Great Coxwell Barn
Enriched with passion, wit and live music, this is a vibrant and intimate production of Twelfth Night (or What You Will). Enjoy this festive take on Shakespeare’s most delightful and thought-provoking comedy. ’In delay there lies no plenty ... youth’s a stuff will not endure’ Christmas 1917.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Today

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Art Masterclass  at Great Coxwell Barn
Be inspired and learn to draw surrounded by the beauty of an ancient Scheduled Monument and its rolling Oxfordshire countryside. Drawing in colour pencil. There is so much more that colour pencils can do other than just colouring in. They are a dry media like pastels and can achieve a wide range of effects.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Today

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
Today

More details - Gnometastic
Half term fun at Waterperry Gardens. Help the gnomes in the gardens who have forgotten their names. Find all eight gnomes (and their names) to claim your prize.
Waterperry Gardens, Waterperry, Nr Wheatley, Oxfordshire
Today to 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
Today

More details - Blenheim Palace Food Festival Mini Foraging Courses
We’re excited to be back at the Blenheim Palace Food Festival giving talks and running walks this year. The grounds of this estate are beautiful and easily one of the finest in the Country. We expect to find plenty of foraging treats from all the well established flora and fungi.
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock
Today and Mon 28 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Mad Hatters Tea Party
Join Alice and the Mad Hatter on a fun filled magical journey to Wonderland. There will be puzzles to solve, mysteries to unravel and a tea party to attend! Alice and the Mad Hatter need your help as they try and solve the riddle of the missing white rabbit.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Today

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
Today

More details - Country Show
Our Annual two day Country Show is on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th May from 10 am to 5 pm both days. Lots to see such as Pets Corner, Llamas, Dog Agility, Model and Crafts Displays as well as a variety of vintage cars, motorbikes and more.
Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary, Old Didcot Road, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, Nr. Wallingford, .
Today

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
Today to Sat 9 Jun

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
Today

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
Today

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Family Art Masterclass at Great Coxwell Barn
Be inspired and learn to draw surrounded by the beauty of an ancient Scheduled Monument and its rolling Oxfordshire countryside. Drawing in colour pencil. There is so much more that colour pencils can do other than just colouring in. They are a dry media like pastels and can achieve a wide range of effects.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Today

More details - Guinness Weekend on Heritage Railway
Enjoy a pint from the brake coach bar while travelling behind a heritage diesel loco which used to work on the Guinness Park Royal Brewery. The C&WR runs through beautiful South Oxfordshire countryside between Wallingford and Cholsey, first opening in 1866 and now run by enthusiasts.
Cholsey & Wallingford Railway, Hithercroft Road, Wallingford
Today and Mon 28 May

More details - Friends of Oxford Botanic Garden & Arboretum Plant Sale
Don’t miss our giant Plant Sale helping to raise money for the Oxford Botanic Garden and the Arboretum. All our plants are donated from a variety of sources – the Botanic Garden, many generous Friends, College Head Gardeners, University Parks and some local nurseries.
Harcourt Arboretum, Nuneham Courtenay
Today

More details - 'Unseen Bampton ... and Beyond'. An exhibition by Jane Wallis
Continuing the theme of the ’Dug Up In Bampton’ series of exhibitions that dealt with what was beneath our feet and yet hidden from view - artefacts, coins and fossils - this exhibition will deal with things that are present in the land such as Earth Grids and Energy lines though they can never be
The Vesey Room, Bampton Public Library Building, Church View, Bampton
Today to Thu 28 Jun

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Candy Floss Comedy Club - Paul Duncan McGarrity
This family friendly show is a traditional comedy club set with most of the really naughty bits taken out and with just enough left in to keep the kids giggling and provide playground fodder for a quite a while!
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Today

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Spontaneous Storytelling with Michael Loader
Fire your imagination and enter the wonderful world of spontaneous storytelling. Help create a tale never told before with Michael Loader, an acclaimed Story Teller. Michael Loader will tell and perform you a tale never told before.. YOUR WORDS... You may even end on stage yourself!
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Today

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
Today, Mon 28 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 Sat 7 Jul

More details - Cocaine Piss
Cocaine Piss Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Cocaine Piss.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Oxford, Oxford
Today

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Ask an Archaeologist Comedy Club at Great Coxwell Barn
Sit down comedy show about life as an Archaeologist, Vikings and Shakespeare’s naughty side. Paul Duncan McGarrity brings his acclaimed Edinburgh Festival show to The Great Barn Festival and where better to have a conversation with an archaeologist than in a scheduled ancient monument.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Today

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 - Ruby Redfort
The first ever stage adaptation of Lauren Child’s bestselling mystery series, ‘one of the best things to happen to British fiction’ (Sunday Times).
The Story Museum 42 Pembroke Street
Mon 28 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 - '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
Mon 28 May to Sun 3 Jun, Tue 5 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Tue 12 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Tue 19 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

More details - Cogges Family Festival
Cogges’ new festival of simple family fun on the farm. There will be something for everyone to enjoy in the beautiful surroundings of Cogges.
Cogges Manor Farm Church Lane Witney Tel: 01993 772602
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 - 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 - Toad's Travels
We all love Mr Toad!  Create a banner showing his adventures with his friends using all sorts of paint and collage.
River and Rowing Museum Mill Meadows Henley on Thames
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 - 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 - Weaving Wonders
Create colourful woven hanging artwork full of texture and pattern, inspired by the Museum’s collection.
River and Rowing Museum Mill Meadows Henley on Thames
Wed 30 May

More details - Mark Carr: The Cup of Life
‘It is said that if one drinks from the cup of life to gain an immortal soul, another’s life is taken’. This exhibition reflects on this symbolic idea to explore the notion that every action or cause taken in this world has a reaction or effect.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Wed 30 May to Sat 16 Jun

More details - Harry Potter Art Workshop
A fun filled art workshop for children aged 7-13 looking at the popular Harry Potter books and movies.
Jessie’s Art Shed, Abingdon Road, Witney
Wed 30 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 - 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 its all here in Rosie’s Grow Show.
Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre, Sutton Courtenay Road, Abingdon
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 - 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 - Hereafter
“Because for all the times there is an ending, there will always be life.” Struggling to come to terms with the loss of her husband, Eva is plunged into a grief-stricken limbo. Her present is non-existent; her sense of self is bound to her past, to her loss, to what can never be again.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Thu 31 May to Sat 2 Jun

More details - Sew Your Own Beach Bag
A fun sewing workshop for children aged 7-13 with our sewing expert Alice! You will learn some different sewing techniques whilst creating a beautiful hand sewn beach bag!
Jessie’s Art Shed, 109 Abingdon Road Standlake, Witney
Thu 31 May

More details - Hobby Horse Happenings
Inspired by the rhyme of ’Banbury Cross’ come and make your very own special wooden hobby horse.
Banbury Museum, Spiceball Park, Banbury
Thu 31 May

More details - Shapes & Sculptures Family Fun Day
Be inspired by the work of Barbara Hepworth to create your own artworks!  Help to make a giant sculpture from recycled materials and make a mini masterpiece to keep with weaving and collage. Add your creations to our pop-up gallery and then take them home for your own mini-museum.
River and Rowing Museum Mill Meadows Henley on Thames
Thu 31 May

More details - Children's Wildlife Photography Course
Bring your digital camera and learn how to take a great photograph with the expert guidance of 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, Abingdon
Thu 31 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 - 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 - Club Rio
Club Rio - Fri 1 June 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 featuring Utopia Disco
Marlborough Club
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Shimmering Shells
Use Modroc and modelling skills to make a beautiful sculpture inspired by shells and then arrange it on a special plinth.
River and Rowing Museum Mill Meadows Henley on Thames
Fri 1 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 - Virtual Reality Time
Virtual reality takes you to created, creative spaces. The immersion of VR (virtual reality) delivers a completely new medium for communication, expression and storytelling. The session is provided by Studio Prime, a creative collaboration between Playko, and Space Studio Banbury.
Banbury Museum, Spiceball Park, Banbury
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Virtual Reality Workshop
Virtual reality takes you to created, creative spaces. The immersion of VR (virtual reality) delivers a completely new medium for communication, expression and storytelling. The session is provided by Studio Prime, a creative collaboration between Playko and Space Studio Banbury.
Banbury Museum, Spiceball Park, Banbury
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 - Stratton Audley Food, Beer & Music Festival Saturday 2nd June 2018
A traditional street festival for all the family with free entry & parking Do some shopping from over 30 market stalls, have a bite to eat & drink, listen to live music, and let the children have fun in a safe and friendly environment with face painting, a bouncy castle & slide, steam engine rides and more.
Stratton Audley Village
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Plough Comedy
Plough Comedy brings you our favourite stand-up comics from around the UK! Hosted by Alex Farrow - "Jaw achingly funny" - 4 stars Oxford Times. The night is run by the team behind Jericho Comedy Oxford.
The Plough Witney 98 High St, Witney
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 - Greys Court - Oxford Sculptors Group Exhibition at Greys Court
Explore the gardens and house this June in a new way as returning to Greys Court will be the Oxford Sculptors Group with whole new artworks to showcase to our visitors.
Greys Court, Rotherfield Greys, Henley-on-Thames,
Sat 2 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

More details - Underpinning - Brunel Broderers - Textile Artists
The word UNDERPINNING is evocative of many things from the history and archaeology of a city to personal concepts that signify and generate practice. For this exhibition by Brunel Broderers Textile Artists each artist has taken their own ideas to make a collection of textile related work.
West Ox Arts, Town Hall, Market Square, Bampton
Sat 2 Jun to Sat 23 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 - Wantage & Grove Lions Bingo
Wantage & Grove Lions are holding a cash bingo at Grove village hall on Saturday 2nd June doors open 645pm eyes down 730pm also great raffle
Grove village hall main street Grove
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 - 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 - Witney Over 30's Disco
The venue for over 30’s on Saturday 2 June 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 2 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 - Watchfield Village Fete 2018
12 noon to 5pm Family fun day, including: fun fair; companion dog show; animal attractions; old-fashioned fete stalls; arena and stage events; live music; children’s games; BBQs; bar; refreshments; craft stalls; car boot; Punch & Judy; magic show; sheepdog display and much, much more.
Watchfield Recreation Ground, High Street, Watchfield
Sat 2 Jun

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
Sat 2 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun

More details - Charity concert "Rainbows and Rivers" - choirs Caritas (children) & Crescendo ( a cappella group)
An evening of song with all proceeds being given to Christian Aid and Wantage & Grove Street Pastors. Caritas is a children’s choir set up to raise money for Christian Aid, and Crescendo is an a cappella singing group who raise money for various charities through their singing.
Wantage Methodist Church, Newbury Street, Wantage
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Baby and Children's Market Henley-on-Thames
A BRAND NEW MARKET! **NOW OPEN FOR SELLER STALL BOOKINGS** HAVE LOTS OF unwanted, gently used baby & children’s items from birth to 8 years? IF SO, why not book a stall! You take 100% profit on the day and selling is so easy! SHOP WITH US and SAVE A FORTUNE!
Shiplake Memorial Hall, Memorial Avenue, Shiplake Cross, Henley-on-Thames
Sun 3 Jun

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 - 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 - 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

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 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 - 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 - 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
Sun 3 Jun

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 - 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 - Greys Court - Summer garden evenings at Greys Court
Enjoy early summer garden blooms in the evening sun, with drinks and canaps. Every Tuesday and Thursday in June pre-booked guests can enjoy touring the garden at exactly the time of year and time of day when the garden is at its most magical.
Greys Court, Rotherfield Greys, Henley-on-Thames,
Tue 5 Jun, Thu 7 Jun, Tue 12 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Tue 19 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Thu 28 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, Wed 18 Jul

More details - VILLAGE GREENFINGERS Gardening Club .MAKING BEST USE OF GREENHOUSES AND FRAMES BRIAN FISHER
Lecture and club meeting,refreshments,sales table,raffle
STORTON LODGE,ICKNIELD RD,GORING ON THAMES
Wed 6 Jun

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - River Ramble with the Ranger along the River Thames
Join our Ranger for a walk along the River Thames discovering more about its history and the nature. Starting from Buscot village car park, join our Ranger on a two hour walk alongside the Thames, exploring the site of the former railway, Second World War and River History. Booking Essential. Phone: 01793 762209.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
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 - 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 - 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, Thu 19 Jul

More details - Agatha Christie's The Unexpected Guest
Agatha Christie’s The Unexpected Guest. Directed by Brian Blessed. All tickets include a two-course meal in the restaurant before the show. Having known and worked with Agatha Christie, who better to direct her plays than the remarkable Brian Blessed?
Mill at Sonning Theatre, Sonning Eye
Thu 7 Jun to Sat 28 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 - 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 - 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 - 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,
Thu 7 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 - 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 - Sean McGowan
Sean McGowan. Artists performing: Sean McGowan.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Fri 8 Jun

More details - BODY & MUSIC - Késia Decoté
This concert showcases a piano and body experience; a taste of solo piano combined with dance, offering a unique and alternative take on classical repotoire.
OVADA
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: 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 - 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 - 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 - Hambleden Open Gardens - 9th June
Hambleden village is set in the beautiful Hambleden valley between Marlow and Henley. Eight gardens will be open, and teas served throughout the afternoon in the village hall and Burrow Farm.
Hambleden Village, Hambleden
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 - 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 Primary School
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Short Film Screening : Entrance No Exit
www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/entrance-no-exit-tickets-46106222954 A short comedy film - about an OCD tennis player who traps herself in the toilet in an aeroplane. Written by Sophie Dix Directed by Jo Southwell A pre-festival screening.
The RegalPicture House Henley on Thames
Sat 9 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 - 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

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 - 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

More details - LOMA
LOMA. Artists performing: LOMA.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
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 - Fish and Chips aboard heritage train _ special evening event
Enjoy a traditional meal as you travel in a 1950’s railway carriage through lovely South Oxfordshire scenery between Wallingford and Cholsey. The line opened in 1866 but closed in 1959, and has since been kept alive by dedicated enthusiasts operating diesel and steam services.
Cholsey & Wallingford Railway, Hithercroft Road, Wallingford
Sat 9 Jun

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 - 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 9 Jun

More details - Folk for MS Ceilidh (Barn Dance)
White Horse Ceilidhs and Folk for MS combine in hosting a stomping barn dance. For the lively and energetic this is a chance to dance the night away in traditional style with "Oxford Nags" who play stonking English tunes for stonking English dance!
Village Hall, Grove, Wantage.
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Communi-tea Drop-in
The Drop-in is a welcoming environment for all, and an opportunity to connect with others. All welcome, family friendly, refreshments provided. ‘make a kite’ activity for families on 9th June!
St Ethelwolds House, 30 East St Helen Street, Abingdon
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 - Manor Farm, Little Rollright - Open Garden for NGS
This stunningly, picturesque, English garden starts as soon as you enter the village with the wide verges awash with wild flowers. The theme of wild flower meadows with gently curved, mowed paths continues within the 10 acre garden including the rapidly maturing orchard.
Manor Farm, Little Rollright, Chipping Norton
Sat 9 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 - Oxford Studio Orchestra with Ashwin Tennant
The Oxford Studio Orchestra is an inclusive yet accomplished amateur orchestra, known for its lively and enjoyable concerts. For this concert we are delighted to welcome talented young pianist Ashwin Tennant, a pupil at Abingdon School, as our soloist in Grieg’s dramatic piano concerto.
St Michael and All Angels Church, Lonsdale Road, Summertown
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 - Ewelme Open Gardens
11 gardens to see and 2 allotments. Flowers in the Church. Cloisters open and the Pottery open. Teas and Cakes available from the oldest, 1437, Primary School in the country. Organised by Ewelme Horticultural Society. Entry to all gardens is at your own risk
Ewelme Village
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Open Garden -  Bridewell Gardens
Bridewell is an award-winning charity that provides land-based activities for people with mental health issues. The Walled Garden features a cottage garden, raised beds and a potager for vegetables and flowers, a knot garden, a herb garden and a productive fruit cage.
The Walled Garden, Wilcote, West Oxfordshire
Sun 10 Jun

More details - National Garden Scheme East Hagbourne Open Gardens
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
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 - Bagley Wood Fun Run and Walk
It’s the best way to spend a spring Sunday morning! Race, run or jog - or just stroll - 3¼ miles (5¼ km) through lovely Bagley Wood, in our annual charity fun run and walk. There are trophies, medals, puzzles and prizes - something for everyone, so bring the family.
Forest Side Playing Field, Kennington
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 10 Jun, Sun 8 Jul

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 10 Jun, Sun 8 Jul

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 - 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 - 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 - Chestlion House - 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 House, Bampton
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 - Macmillan Cancer Support Information Service in Witney
Macmillan Cancer Support’s mobile service will be visiting Witney, Carterton, Abingdon and Bicester with cancer information specialists on hand to answer questions and offer information.
Market Square (off High St), Witney
Mon 11 Jun

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
Mon 11 Jun, Sun 15 Jul, Sun 29 Jul

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 - Macmillan Cancer Support Information Service in Carterton
Macmillan Cancer Support’s mobile service will be visiting Carterton, Witney, Abingdon and Bicester with cancer information specialists on hand to answer questions and offer information.
Morrison’s, Black Bourton Road
Tue 12 Jun

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 - The Arts Society Cotswolds Lecture
June 13th, 2018 will see the next lecture of The Arts Society Cotswolds entitled “Tradition and Innovation in the Art of Jacopo Tintoretto” by Caroline Brooke This talk explores how Tintoretto (1518-94) carved out a successful career for himself in the city by developing a highly innovative style of painting that
Warwick Hall, Church Green, Burford
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Our Town
George Gibbs and Emily Webb are just an ordinary boy and girl, going through the pains and joys of growing up in an ordinary town. Except, seen through the tender, observant lens of Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, their lives don’t seem that ordinary at all.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Wed 13 Jun to Sat 16 Jun

More details - 9 to 5 - The Musical
Take yourself back to a world where men held all the cards; a workplace where as a woman, your dress sense and sex appeal would take your career further than your education; a time where everything was far from equal. This is the world of 9 to 5 – The Musical.
Kenton Theatre New Street, Henley Henley-on Thames
Wed 13 Jun to Sat 16 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 - Peter Smith’s ‘Port Meadow: The Forgotten Aerodrome’
Wednesday 13th June 2018. 7.00pm – 8.30pm. Doors open 6.45pm. Refreshments available. Find out about Port Meadow as a WW1 training aerodrome with local resident and Chair of the Wolvercote WW1 Aerodrome Memorial Project, Peter Smith.
Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum
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 - 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 - Macmillan Cancer Support Information Service in Abingdon
Macmillan Cancer Support’s mobile service will be visiting Abingdon, Witney, Carterton and Bicester with cancer information specialists on hand to answer questions and offer information.
Market Place, Abingdon
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Macmillan Cancer Support Information Service in Bicester
Macmillan Cancer Support’s mobile service will be visiting Bicester, Witney, Carterton and Abingdon with cancer information specialists on hand to answer questions and offer information.
Friday Market, by B&M Bargains Store, Sheep Street, Bicester
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Charity Family 3on3 Basketball Tournament
Registration details available from website
White Horse Leisure and Tennis Centre, Audlett Drive, Abingdon
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 - 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 - 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 - Community Sing Day: Vivaldi's Gloria & Chilcott’s 'The Voyage'
Chipping Norton Choral Society will be delighted to welcome you to a day of singing. We will work on Vivaldi’s Gloria and Bob Chilcott’s ’The Voyage’ in a day of rehearsal, followed by tea and cakes and a performance in St Mary’s Church, Chipping Norton.
Chipping Norton Secondary School Burford Road Chipping Norton
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Westmill Woodland Burial Ground Open Day
We’re All A-Buzz About Our Open Day Westmill Woodland Burial Ground are inviting visitors to their Open Day and Family event The day will start with a family event led by conservationists Jacquie Collins and Colin Crook. Visitors will learn how to make a bird box to take home.
Westmill Woodland Burial Ground, Watchfield, Swindon
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Rare Plant Fair
The chance to browse stalls manned by experts specialising in both rare and traditional plants, all in the beautiful setting of Waterperry Gardens.
Waterperry Gardens, Waterperry, Nr Wheatley, Oxfordshire
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 - Open Gardens in East hendred
Over 20 private gardens will be open to the public to browse around on June the 17th in this beautiful, historic village. Our two churches and two pubs will be open (early booking is advised) and parking is available to the left of the High Street.
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Crescendo and Friends Summer Concert
Enjoy some great a cappella singing from local group "Crescendo". The programme will include many popular works of the 1930s by some of the great composers of the day, with a bit of jazz and songs from the movies thrown in.
Harwell Village Hall, High Street, Harwell, Oxon
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 - 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 - 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 - The Subways
The Subways. Artists performing: The Subways.: Tickets avaiable.
The Bullingdon, Oxford
Tue 19 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 - 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 20th June 3.45 – 5.00pm Roman Invaders! What did they do for us? Wednesday 18th July 3.45 – 5.00pm Wonderful Wildlife!
Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street, Woodstock
Wed 20 Jun, Wed 18 Jul

More details - The Dambusters and Beyond: Celebrating the RAF
A joint project by The North Wall and its principal sponsor, St Edward’s School, this exhibition will use archive photography, military artefacts, and largely unseen private papers and diaries to celebrate the RAF in its 100th anniversary year.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Wed 20 Jun to Tue 17 Jul

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

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 21st June 3.
Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street, Woodstock
Thu 21 Jun, Thu 19 Jul

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 - 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 - 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 - Wittfest 2018
A fabulous family friendly and FREE music event. Music from many many local bands in the setting of the beautiful large garden with river frontage of The Plough Inn. Lots of activities for the family and amazing raffle prizes including 2 tickets to the concert by The Cure in Hyde park .
The Plough Inn, 35 High Street, Long Wittenham, OX144QJ
Fri 22 Jun to Sun 24 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 - Matt Forde and Sophie Ducker
Matt Forde: A Show Hastily Rewritten in Light of Recent Events – Again! The UK’s leading political comedian and host of Unspun presents a show completely changed by events which haven’t yet happened. Ultra-topical comedy as seen on The Royal Variety Performance, Mock the Week, The One Show and Question Time.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Fri 22 Jun

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

More details - Haydn - The Seasons
The Seasons, first performed in 1801, was written as a sequel to The Creation and has received equal critical acclaim ever since.
Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford
Sat 23 Jun

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

More details - Celebrating Dragon Festival
Join us as we celebrate Dragon Boat Festival at The Oxfordshire Museum! There will be storytelling, dragon dancing, paper-cutting, colouring, make your own dragon boat model and even have your own race! There may even be a special animal trail if you feel like being a detective.
Oxfordshire Museum Park Street Woodstock
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Artists Under Fire
As we approach the centenary of the end of the First World War this exhibition showcases a range of rarely seen prints, drawings and watercolours from the Ashmolean Museum’s Print Room collection.
Banbury Museum, Spiceball Park, Banbury
Sat 23 Jun to Sat 14 Jul

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 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, two chef demonstration marquees and more children’s entertainment. A great day out for all the family. Free carpark.
Rye Farm Meadow, Abingdon
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Armed Forces Family Day at Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum
A Family Fun Day at Oxfordshire’s only military museum with activities for all ages from 2-5pm. Make and Take activities, hands on object handling, dress up, arts and crafts and delicious food from our Iron Ration Cafe. Entry will be free for members of the the Armed Forces community and their families!
Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street, Woodstock
Sun 24 Jun

More details - The Great Get Together (in mnemory of Jo Cox)
Celebrate our diverse British culture with a Bring and Share lunch - please bring your favourite dish from around the world, and a picnic blanket, if wet, event will be held inside. Limited seating available. Please invite your friends and neighbours. Good company, family friendly activities and world music.
St Ethelwolds House, 30 East St Helen Street, Abingdon
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 - 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 - Greys Court - The Great Big Tree Climbing at Greys Court
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.
Greys Court, Rotherfield Greys, Henley-on-Thames,
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 - 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 + Rick Brantley. 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 - Good News!
Didcot Community Gospel Choir presents a teatime concert of Gospel, ballad and pop hits. Help us kick off our 10th season with this concert in aid of SOFEA (www.sofea.uk.com), providing food to those in need while giving young people vital employment skills.
UTC Oxfordshire, Greenwood Way, Didcot
Sat 30 Jun

80th Birthday Celebration School fete with a 30’s theme More details - 80th Birthday Celebration School fete with a 30's theme
A school fete with a 30’s twist. This is a one off annual fete like no other. Lots of stalls, music, games and entertainment for all the family. All money is being raised to fund much needed outdoor play equipment and celebrate the schools history and turning 80 this year.
Witney Community School Hailey Road Witney OXON
Sat 30 Jun
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More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Coleshill Big Picnic & Food Festival
Join us for a weekend of aromas, colours and tastes! Fill your hamper with local goodies from artisan producers. Picnic in the grounds and enjoy something from our full bill of family entertainment. Join us for a weekend celebrating the talented and enthusiastic growers and artisan producers of the area.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Summer Wind Concert
Three local wind groups WOW, WOC & WOL combine to provide a very varied evening of enjoyable music. West Oxfordshire Winds, West Oxfordshire Clarinets and West Oxfordshire Learners between them will be covering music from Bach to recent Disney favourites with lots in between! www.WestOxfordshireWinds.org
St Leonards Church, Eynsham
Sat 30 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 - Parish Fete
A traditional fete for all the family, in and around St Mary’s Church, rain or shine. Attractions include Children’s Entertainer, Toys, Games, Face Painting, Beer Tent, Teas, Cakes & Produce stall, BBQ, Live Music, "Win a Day Out", Books, Plants, Raffle, ... AND AGAIN - Dog Show at 2pm
St Mary’s Church, Church Street, Kidlington
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Freeland Orchestra Summer Concert
On Saturday afternoon in St Leonard’s Church, Freeland Orchestra, under their Musical Director Wendy Marks, will be playing the very exciting "Zampa" Overture by Herold, Haydn Symphony No.
St Leonards Church, Eynsham
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 - Meditation, Cacao and Gong Bath
Ceremonial Cacao: A Cacao ceremony gives us time for ourselves in a hectic and stressful world. It is the perfect space to switch off the outside world and journey into the silence, so that we can become clearer on who we are, where we are going, and the opportunities available to us.
Wallingford
Sun 1 Jul

More details - BUSCOT RUN 5k & 10k
The annual Buscot Run organised by Faringdon Rotary will take place this year on Sunday 1st July in the beautiful setting of Buscot Park whilst the park is closed by kind permission of Lord Faringdon.
Buscot Park, Faringdon, Oxfordshire .
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 - 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 - Open Gardens
Two lovely contrasting gardens in Shipton-under-Wychwood will be open on Sunday 1st July between 2pm and 4pm. Hunters Lodge in the High Street. OX7 6DG The Nook, Station Road OX7 6BQ Teas and cakes will be available at Hunters Lodge.
Shipton under Wychwood
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 Fri 6 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 to Sat 4 Aug

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 - VILLAGE GREENFINGERS Gardening club ..The Practical uses of plants...medical,culinary and cosmetic
Club Meeting ,All Welcome. Talk,refreshments,raffle,club sales table
Storton Lodge,Icknield Rd,GORING ON THAMES
Wed 4 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 - 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 - Super Hero Midnight Walk
Midnight Walk 2018 Calling all Superheroes! Grab your cape, and sign up for the 12th Midnight Walk on Saturday 7 July. Starting out from Banbury Rugby Club, join hundreds of others along a brand new 10 or 6 mile route for a smashing night of superhero fun!
Banbury Rugby Club Oxford Road Banbury
Sat 7 Jul

More details - White Horse Hill - White Horse Chalking
Can you give us 30 minutes of your time to help keep the White Horse in tip-top condition' Get hands on and help us keep this wonderful historic Horse white for future generations. Every year, we spend hours scouring the White Horse of weeds and moss and then rechalking it.
White Horse Hill, Uffington, Oxfordshire
Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Sun 26 Aug, Mon 27 Aug

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 - Faringdon Peace Group 37th Grand Fete!
Guest of Honour BRUCE KENT DO COME AND HAVE FUN WITH US! We’re again going to party in the glorious grounds of the Clock House. This year we’ve invited the celebrated Dabke Dance Troupe from Al Amari refugee camp in Ramallah. But that’s not all.
Clock House, Coleshill
Sat 7 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 - 12th Midnight Walk supporting Katharine House Hospice
Superheroes wanted for our Midnight Walk! Brand new 10 mile or 6 mile route Dress up as a Superhero or remember your own personal hero to raise money for people facing life-limiting illness in our community!
Banbury Rugby Club, DCS Stadium at Bodicote Park, Bodicote
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Eynsham Carnival 2018
Family orientated village carnival featuring a parade, shirt race, morris dancing & craft fair Eynsham Carnival is a village institution - bringing traffic to a standstill on the first Saturday in July.
Queen Elizabeth Playing Fields Eynsham
Sat 7 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Greys Court - Art classes at Greys Court
Experience Greys Court in a new way throughout July, with art classes happening every Wednesday. Book on now to avoid missing out. Artist Paul Robbens will take a group of 10 around Greys Court, to various locations, helping them to capture the beauty of Greys Court in a more creative way.
Greys Court, Rotherfield Greys, Henley-on-Thames,
Wed 11 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Wed 1 Aug

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 - Trembling Bells
Trembling Bells. Artists performing: Trembling Bells.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Wed 11 Jul

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 12 Jul, Thu 19 Jul

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,
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Blenheim Palace Invites You To Celebrate The Great British Garden Party
Discover a quintessentially British affair at Blenheim Palace this summer; witness iconic characters brought to life, fabulous live music, delicious food and drink and an exciting firework finale at the new Great British Garden Party.
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock
Fri 13 Jul and Sat 14 Jul

More details - Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
The Village Player’s 2018 Summer Show will be "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat". This timeless classic celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, and features a positive feast of musical styles, from country and western and calypso, to Charleston, jazz and rock ’n’ roll.
Launton Parish Hall, Bicester Road, Launton
Fri 13 Jul and Sat 14 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 - Wildlife Discovery Day - Letcombe Valley Nature Reserve
Discover more about this reserve, its landscape and the treasures it holds, nestled in the small village of Letcombe Regis, near Wantage • Birds, bugs, reptiles, bees, butterflies, moths & small mammals • Nature craft, build a bird box • Den building & mud kitchens • For more details contact:
Letcombe Valley Nature Reserve, Letcombe Regis, Wantage
Sat 14 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 - Summer Fun Trails
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
Sat 14 Jul to Sun 2 Sep

More details - Strawberry Tea in aid of Breast Cancer Care
This is an afternoon tea where a selection of home made fresh cream and strawberry themed cakes are served to you by waitress service. Tea served in tea pots with cups and saucers. This is in aid of Breast Cancer Care. It is the 14th year i have hosted this event and it gets more popular each year.
St Kenelms Hall Brize Norton Road, Minster Lovell.
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Communi-tea Drop-in
The Drop-in is a welcoming environment for all, and an opportunity to connect with others. All welcome, family friendly, refreshments provided. ‘make a petal print’ activity for families on 14th July!
St Ethelwold’s House, 30 East St Helen Street, Abingdon
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Faringdon Singers Summer Concert
FARINGDON SINGERS INVITE YOU TO THEIR SUMMER CONCERT. Gilbert and Sullivan ‘Trial by Jury’ Flanders and Horovitz ‘Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo’ Saturday, 14th July, 7.30, Faringdon Corn Exchange Conductor: Terence Carter
The Corn Exchange, Faringdon
Sat 14 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 - 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!
Old School’s Quadrangle
Mon 16 Jul, Wed 18 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Tue 24 Jul to Sun 29 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 - Alan Kestner: Storytelling Revisited
Storytelling Revisited is a series of new paintings which explore the interplay between storytelling and image. The complex accumulation of motifs in the artist’s work requires careful unpicking by the viewer and personal interpretation.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Fri 20 Jul to Thu 16 Aug

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 - HAUNT
POLTERGEIST THEATRE present a takeover of the North Wall, packed with theatre, comedy, music, and support for artists heading to the Edinburgh Fringe.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Greys Court - The Great Big Tree Climbing at Greys Court
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.
Greys Court, Rotherfield Greys, Henley-on-Thames,
Sun 22 Jul, Sun 19 Aug

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 - Summer Tennis Camp at Goring Tennis Club
5 Week Summer Tennis Camp running over the Summer Holidays for ages 4 - 14 years old.
Sheepcot Recreation Ground, Gatehampton Road, Goring, Goring on Thames
Mon 23 Jul to Fri 27 Jul, Mon 30 Jul to Fri 3 Aug, Mon 6 Aug to Fri 10 Aug, Mon 13 Aug to Fri 17 Aug, Mon 20 Aug to Fri 24 Aug

More details - Thor + Loki
War rages. The End of the World approaches. The fate of the Gods rests on Thor’s mighty shoulders, but he hates violence and prefers writing poetry. Half-Giant Loki is out for revenge, but beneath her monstrous form lies a heart of gold. Can these two misfits find the strength to be themselves?
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Wed 25 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

More details - No Kids
No Kids reveals the personal journey that real-life couple and co-artistic directors of Ad Infinitum, Nir Paldi and George Mann, embarked upon when they asked the question: as a gay couple, should we go out of our way to have children?
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Fri 27 Jul and Sat 28 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 - Crazy Comics Workshop
Art is a wonderful way of helping children to express their emotions. Creative learning has been proven to help your little one’s emotional development, self-esteem, imagination, problem-solving and thinking skills. Join us for this exciting ‘Crazy Comics Workshop’
Jessie’s Art Shed, Abingdon Road, Standlake
Mon 30 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 - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - School Holiday Activities - Secrets and Spies
Join us for an afternoon of fun with Secrets and Spies, and find out more about the Second World War History in Coleshill. And you never know you may discover a secret or two. Booking Essential. Phone: 01793 762209.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Tue 7 Aug

More details - FREE Real Play Taster Session
FREE Taster Session aimed at 4 - 7 year olds Take your family on a journey to space, the circus, animal adventures and much more through a range of fun, interactive games and activities! Families are encouraged to join in, and younger siblings are also more than welcome to come along!
Wallingford Family Centre 96a Wilding Road, Wallingford
Fri 10 Aug

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 - 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 12 Aug

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 12 Aug

More details - Go Wild with Wychwood - Summer Day Camp
Join in the summer fun at the Go Wild camp, aimed at 8 - 12 year olds and held at the Ascott-under-Wychwood Conservation Centre. Activites include: dragonfly safari; build an otter holt; jam making; the hibernation game; bird bingo, the big debate; plastic problems; and much more.
Conservation Centre, Manor Farm, Ascott under Wychwood
Mon 13 Aug, Fri 17 Aug

More details - FREE Real Play Taster Session
FREE Taster Session aimed at 4- 7 year olds Take your family on a journey to space, the circus, animal adventures and much more through a range of fun, interactive games and activities! Families are encouraged to join in, and younger siblings are also more than welcome to come along!
The Maple Tree Children’s Centre Littleworth Road Wheatley Oxford
Mon 13 Aug

More details - White Horse Hill - School Holiday Activities - Kite flying & orienteering at White Horse Hill
Join us on White Horse Hill for kite flying (bring along your own kite) and some orienteering around the hillside and features around such as Uffington Castle and Dragons Hill. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
White Horse Hill, Uffington, Oxfordshire
Tue 14 Aug

More details - FREE Real Play Taster Session with Red Kite Family Centre
FREE Taster Session aimed at 4 - 7 year olds Take your family on a journey to space, the circus, animal adventures and much more through a range of fun, interactive games and activities! Families are encouraged to join in, and younger siblings are also more than welcome to come along!
Chinnor Pavilion The Playing Fields Station Road Chinnor
Wed 15 Aug

More details - OMNI
OMNI. Artists performing: OMNI .: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Wed 15 Aug

More details - Mini-beast bop
You are invited to Sutton Courtenay’s Mini-beast Bop! Discover all about the different bugs and beasties that live here through stories, songs, trails and creative activities.
Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre, Sutton Courtenay Road, Abingdon
Thu 16 Aug

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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 - 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
Sun 19 Aug

More details - Wildlife Explorer
Grab your Sutton Courtenay passport and go on a whirlwind trip of our nature reserve! Join us for a travel-themed day filled with fun activities suitable for the whole family.
Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre, Sutton Courtenay Road, Abingdon
Tue 21 Aug to Thu 23 Aug

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - School Holiday Activities - River Dipping on the River Cole
Join us for a short walk along the River Cole and some river dipping' See what you can discover in the water with one of our nets and we’ll help you work out what it is. Booking Essential. Phone: 01793 762209.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Tue 21 Aug

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 - Gomez
Gomez Plus special guests. Artists performing: Gomez.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford
Thu 23 Aug

More details - Sharp's Brewery at Big Feastival
Sharp’s Brewery is hitting up The Big Feastival for the sixth year running from 24th to 26th August, bringing its exceptional ales to the foodie crowd. The festival takes place at Alex James’ farm in the Cotswolds and combines music with fantastic food and drink.
Alex James’ Farm, Cotswolds
Fri 24 Aug to Sun 26 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 - VILLAGE GREENFINGERS Gardening club .Summer Show
Village Greenfingers Gardening Club Annual Summer Show. Flowers ,Vegetables,Crafts,Cookery,refreshments/cakes tombola
GORING ON THAMES VILLAGE HALL
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 - Magical Meadows and Woodland Wonders
Come to Sutton Courtenay and find out more about the magic of our reserve. Use your imagination to explore the wonders of the natural world as you create spells, wands, and special homes for the creatures of the woods. Dress up as a magical woodland creature and win a little prize!
Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre, Sutton Courtenay Road, Abingdon
Tue 28 Aug to Thu 30 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Ben Miller Band
Ben Miller Band Special guests. Artists performing: Ben Miller Band.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Oxford, Oxford
Thu 6 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 - Michaelmas Daisy Weekends
Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 September and Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 September Visit Waterperry ornamental gardens to see our famous herbaceous border in all its late summer glory as it bursts back into life with Michaelmas Daisies (Asters).
Waterperry Gardens, Waterperry, Nr Wheatley, Oxfordshire
Sat 15 Sep, Sun 16 Sep, Sat 22 Sep, Sun 23 Sep

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 - Buscot Park Tea Party and Dog Show
Join Forever Hounds Trust in the beautiful grounds of Buscot Park for our annual fun dog show, charity auction and tea party. Our honorary friend Lord Faringdon is once again hosting this fantastic event. Please come along and support us – we’ve got some great activities planned for you and your dog!
Buscot Park, Faringdon
Sun 16 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 - SikTh
SikTh + Loathe. Artists performing: SikTH.: Tickets avaiable.
The Bullingdon, Oxford
Thu 20 Sep

More details - The Nightingales
The Nightingales. Artists performing: The Nightingales.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Thu 20 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 - The Night Cafe
The Night Cafe. Artists performing: The Night Cafe.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Oxford, Oxford
Tue 25 Sep

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 - 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 - 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 - Teleman
Teleman. Artists performing: Teleman.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Oxford, Oxford
Sat 29 Sep

More details - Wild Woods Day
Come along to our wonderful woodland spectacular. We will be joined by a whole host of local wildlife groups offering games, crafts, activities and live animals.
Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre, Sutton Courtenay Road, Abingdon
Sat 29 Sep

More details - VILLAGE GREENFINGERS Gardening club ..A Walk On The Wild Side Along The river Thames Brian Clews
Club Meeting, Talk,Club Sales table, Raffle,Refreshments.
Storton Lodge.Icknield Rd,GORING ON THAMES
Wed 3 Oct

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

More details - Apple Weekend
A great family day out where you will be able to sample and buy many of our different types of apples and juices. Advice and information will be available on the day.
Waterperry Gardens, Waterperry, Nr Wheatley, Oxfordshire
Sat 6 Oct and Sun 7 Oct

More details - Oxfordshire Family History Fair
This year’s Oxfordshire Family History Society’s Family History Fair is to be held at The Marlborough School, Shipton Road, Woodstock, OX20 1LP on Saturday,6th October 2018, 10am to 4pm. We will again be opening the doors at the Marlborough School to welcome you to the OFHS Fair.
The Marlborough School, Shipton Road, Woodstock
Sat 6 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 - Westerman
Westerman. Artists performing: Westerman .: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Wed 10 Oct

More details - Legendary Mountain Drummer "Corky Laing" set to rock Oxford
Headlining at Whitby & Clitheroe Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festivals; Corky will be playing the third show of his 70th Birthday Celebration Tour at The Bullingdon on Thursday 11th October The legendary Mountain drummer, songwriter, singer and raconteur from Montreal Canada, will be accompanied by his band, Chris
The Bullingdon, 162 Cowley Road, Oxford
Thu 11 Oct

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

More details - Dermot Kennedy
Dermot Kennedy. Artists performing: Dermot Kennedy.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford
Sun 14 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 - The Great Pumpkin Hunt
Join The Great Pumpkin Hunt throughout the October half term from 20th October to 4th November. Find the decorated pumpkins hidden around the gardens and collect a prize at the end! £2 per child (children must be accompanied by an adult for whom the garden entrance fee applies).
Waterperry Gardens, Waterperry, Nr Wheatley, Oxfordshire
Sat 20 Oct to Sun 4 Nov

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 - Holywell Music and Folk presents Ninebarrow
NINEBARROW are a multi-award-winning folk duo, who are impressing audiences across the country with their innovative and captivating take on the folk tradition.
Holywell Rooms, Holywell Street, Oxford
Sat 20 Oct

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

More details - Yellow Days
Yellow Days. Artists performing: Yellow Days.: Tickets avaiable.
The Bullingdon, Oxford
Tue 23 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 - Richard Thompson
Richard Thompson Plus Joan Shelley. Artists performing: Richard Thompson.: Tickets avaiable.
New Theatre, Oxford
Sun 28 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 - BC Camplight
BC Camplight. Artists performing: BC Camplight.: Tickets avaiable.
The Bullingdon, Oxford
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 - VILLAGE GREENFINGERS Gardening club .Vegetables with Kelvin Mason from Sparsholt College
Club Meeting, Talk,Club Sales table, Raffle,Refreshments.
Storton Lodge,Icknield Rd,GORING ON THAMES
Wed 7 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 - Police Dog Hogan
Police Dog Hogan: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Oxford, Oxford
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 - Holywell Music and Folk presents Sera Louise Owen
SERA has made a name for herself at home as a respected singer-songwriter and performer in both her native tongue (Welsh) as well as in English.
Holywell Rooms, Holywell Street, Oxford
Sat 10 Nov

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

More details - Gruff Rhys
Gruff Rhys. Artists performing: Gruff Rhys.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford
Sun 11 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 - Tide Lines
Tide Lines Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Tide Lines.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Oxford, Oxford
Fri 16 Nov

More details - Brix & The Extricated
Brix & The Extricated. Artists performing: Brix & The Extricated .: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, 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 - Christmas at Waterperry
Get into the Christmas spirit at Waterperry Gardens with Christmas shopping from our Gallery, Gift Barn and Christmas Shop, festive events and Waterperry grown Christmas trees, along with a number of Arts and Craft Stalls with gorgeous handmade gift ideas and festive food and drink.
Waterperry Gardens, Waterperry, Nr Wheatley, Oxfordshire
Sat 24 Nov, Sun 25 Nov, Sat 8 Dec, Sun 9 Dec

More details - Find Santa’s Reindeer
Help Rudolph find his friends who are lost all around the gardens and then collect your Christmas prize! £2 per child. Children must be accompanied by an adult for whom the garden entrance fee applies.
Waterperry Gardens, Waterperry, Nr Wheatley, Oxfordshire
Sat 24 Nov to Sun 23 Dec

More details - Easy Life
Easy Life. Artists performing: Easy Life.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cellar Bar, Oxford
Sat 24 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 - Sunflower Bean
Sunflower Bean. Artists performing: Sunflower Bean.: Tickets avaiable.
The Bullingdon, Oxford
Sun 25 Nov

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

More details - Cast
Cast. Artists performing: Cast.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford
Thu 29 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 - Fireball - Fuelling The Fire Tour ft. Flogging Molly
Fireball - Fuelling The Fire Tour ft. Flogging Molly + Special Guests TBA + Face To Face + Lost In Stereo: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford
Thu 13 Dec

More details - Slade- '45 Years Since the Release of Merry Christmas Everybody'
Slade- '45 Years Since the Release of Merry Christmas Everybody'. Artists performing: Slade.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford
Fri 14 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

More details - VILLAGE GREENFINGERS Gardening club .Pruning Of Shrubs & Climbers  Carolyn Foster
Club Meeting, Talk,Club Sales table, Raffle,Refreshments.
Storton Lodge,Icknield Rd,GORING ON THAMES
Wed 6 Feb 19

More details - VILLAGE GREENFINGERS Gardening club .Our Garden in Stitchens Green  Dru Kenny
Club Meeting, Talk,Club Sales table, Raffle,Refreshments.
Storton Lodge,Icknield Rd,GORING ON THAMES
Wed 6 Mar 19

More details - VILLAGE GREENFINGERS Gardening club ..Annual Spring Show
Spring Flower Show,Vegetables,cookery.tombola,refreshments/cakes . Classes open to non members and spacial children’s classes. tel 01491 873615 for entry forms
GORING ON THAMES VILLAGE HALL
Sat 30 Mar 19

More details - VILLAGE GREENFINGERS Gardening club ..A HISTORY OF CHILTERN SEEDS
Club Meeting, Talk,Club Sales table, Raffle,Refreshments.
Storton Lodge,Icknield Rd,GORING ON THAMES
Wed 3 Apr 19

More details - VILLAGE GREENFINGERS Gardening club .Humour & Wisdom in the garden  Patricia Elkington
Club Meeting, Talk,Club Sales table, Raffle,Refreshments.
Storton Lodge,Icknield Rd,GORING ON THAMES
Wed 1 May 19

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