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Today to Fri 18 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Boarstall Duck Decoy - Bluebells Walk
Stroll through the woods and enjoy the bluebells. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Boarstall Duck Decoy, Boarstall, near Bicester,
Sat 21 Apr to Mon 23 Apr, Sat 28 Apr to Mon 30 Apr, Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May, Sat 12 May to Mon 14 May, Sat 19 May to Mon 21 May, Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Boarstall Duck Decoy - New natural play equipment
See how many things you can tick off in your ’50 things’ booklets with our exciting new natural play equipment. Booking Not Needed. Children very welcome! Dogs on leads welcome.
Boarstall Duck Decoy, Boarstall, near Bicester,
Sat 21 Apr to Mon 23 Apr, Sat 28 Apr to Mon 30 Apr, Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Boarstall Duck Decoy - New natural play equipment
See how many things you can tick off in your ’50 things’ booklets with our exciting new natural play equipment. Booking Not Needed. Children very welcome! Dogs on leads welcome.
Boarstall Duck Decoy, Boarstall, near Bicester,
Sat 12 May to Mon 14 May, Sat 19 May to Mon 21 May, Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Bicester Flavours of the World Market
Bicester is likely to be abuzz with locals, out-of-town shoppers and visitors travelling to the town from all over Oxfordshire and the surrounding counties when the colourful International World Food market "Flavours of the World" sets up stall in the town.
Sheep Street, Bicester
Sat 12 May

More details - Womens Wellness & Pamper Event
A fun and motivational event - treats for you, and learn how little changes in your daily activities can help our planet too.
The Clifton Centre, Ashdene Road, Bicester
Today

More details - Gong Sound Bath
Come and enjoy a wonderful Gong Sound Bath - a sonic massage to release tension from mind, body and soul. You lay fully clothed and allow the sounds to wash over you - surrounding you with beautiful vibrations.
The Clifton Centre, Ashdene Road, Bicester
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Discovery Talk
Discover the history of Waddesdon Manor. A 20 minute talk by one of our House Guides, uncovering an aspect of Waddesdon’s extraordinary collection and history. A different topic will be covered each day, with guides discussing their areas of interest and expertise. Booking Not Needed.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 22 Apr, Wed 25 Apr, Fri 27 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May, Fri 4 May to Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May, Fri 11 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May, Fri 18 May, Sat 19 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Riches of the Earth
Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild’s collection was full of objects made of precious materials: hardstones, minerals, silver and gold. Many examples of these extraordinary objects are still to be found throughout Waddesdon.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today, Sun 22 Apr, Wed 25 Apr to Fri 27 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May to Fri 4 May, Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May to Fri 11 May, Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Fri 18 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Contemporary art & architecture tour
Join us for a tour of Flint House and Windmill Hill Archive. This is your chance to see exquisite interiors and artworks of two pieces of contemporary architecture on the Waddesdon estate, Windmill Hill Archive and Flint House.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today, Fri 18 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance Mystery
For the first time in more than 150 years some of the most extraordinary and enigmatic treasures of the Renissance, a set of 12 European silver-gilt standing cups will be reunited and displayed together at Waddesdon Manor.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 22 Apr, Wed 25 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May to Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sun 20 May, Wed 23 May to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May, Thu 31 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Meet the Aviary Keeper
Meet our collection of rare and endangered birds. A free 20 minute talk on weekdays about the Aviary and its work, presented by a member of the Aviary team. Learn about the exotic collection of rare and endangered birds at Waddesdon and the important conservation work of this registered zoo.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 22 Apr, Wed 25 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May to Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Water Garden Walk at the Dairy
Discover the beauty of the Water Garden. A wonderful opportunity to enjoy a free 45 minute peaceful walk around the beautiful Water Garden located in the grounds of The Dairy. Public access to this garden is limited and these guided walks only take place on Wednesdays.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 22 Apr, Wed 25 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May to Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Wine Cellars Talk
Discover the history of Rothschild wine. Have the history of the Rothschild wine brought to life in this free 20-minute talk on the Rothschilds and their wines.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 22 Apr, Wed 25 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May to Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Glorious Years: French Calendars from Louis XIV to the Revolution
Glorious Years is a celebration of the power of the printed image before photography. An exhibition of rare calendars, published in Paris in 17th and 18th centuries.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 22 Apr, Wed 25 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May to Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Introductory Walk
An introduction to the history of Waddesdon Manor. Join one of our volunteer garden guides on a 45 minute walk to explore the history of the gardens, the Manor and the Rothschild family. This walk goes through the grounds on paved and gravel paths. Hosted daily at 11.30am (also 2pm on Wed & Fri). Booking Not Needed.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 22 Apr, Wed 25 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May to Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Rothschild Wines from around the World
Join us for an informal tasting of twelve Rothschild wines from around the world. The Rothschild portfolio is as diverse as it is impressive.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Spotlight on Joshua Reynolds
Discover how Joshua Reynolds transformed portraiture and what recent scientific analysis has revealed about his technique and his experiences with paint.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Early Doors House Guided Tour
Join one of our expert guides for a tour on Waddesdon’s history and collection. Enjoy a tour of the ground floor before we open to the public. The tour will end with an exclusive viewing of the elephant automaton in action. Booking Essential. Phone: 01296 820414. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Fri 4 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Exhibition Tour: Silver Caesars
Join Head of Collections, Pippa Shirley, for a tour of The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance Mystery. For the first time in more than 150 years some of the most extraordinary and enigmatic treasures of the Renaissance, a set of 12 European silver-gilt standing cups - known as the ’Aldobrandini Tazze’ - will be...
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Wed 9 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Artisan Food Market
Start your weekend with delicious, locally-grown food and produce. Offering the very best in quality, fresh, seasonal produce all locally sourced. Our new Artisan Market aims to support local, small-scale, independent food producers.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Sat 12 May

More details - Long Crendon Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Four gardens open on Sun 22 Apr. Bakers Close, partly walled with terraced lawns, rockery, shrubs and wild area. A spring planting of 1000’s of daffodils, narcissi and tulips. Barrys Close has a collection of spring flowering trees forming a backdrop to borders, pools and a water garden.
Long Crendon Gardens, Long Crendon
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 10 Jun

More details - Aylesbury Race For Life 5k
A 5k suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
Waddesdon Manor
Sun 13 May

More details - Nether Winchendon House - Open Garden for NGS
Nether Winchendon House has fine and rare trees, set in a stunning landscape surrounded by parkland, with 7 acres of lawned grounds running down to the River Thame. A Founder NGS Member (1927). Enchanting and romantic Mediaeval and Tudor House. Picturesque small village. Interesting Church.
Nether Winchendon House, Aylesbury
Sun 6 May, Sun 27 May

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.
All Saints Church, HILLESDEN
Sat 5 May

More details - Betty Bloom Dance FREE Dance Taster Classes in Thame!
Fabulous dance routines, musical theatre, stories/role plays performed!
Small Barn, Thame Barns Centre, Church Road, Thame
Thu 26 Apr

Thame 5k Fun Run in aid of Lord Williams’s School More details - Thame 5k Fun Run in aid of Lord Williams's School
The Lord Williams’s 5k Fun Run is back - bigger, bolder and brighter than before! With obstacles, a mixed terrain and a splash of colour, the run will offer something for everyone.
Lord Williams’s Upper School Oxford Road Thame
Sat 28 Apr
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More details - Turn End Trust - House and Garden Open Weekend with Sculpture Exhibition
Come and visit this award-winning family home designed and built by architect Peter Aldington and explore the enchanting series of walled gardens. Enjoy the Sculpture Exhibition which will bring together the work of ten local sculptors with pieces intriguingly displayed throughout the garden rooms of Turn End.
Turn End, Townside, Haddenham, Aylesbury, Bucks
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr
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More details - Turn End - Open Garden for NGS
Intriguing series of garden rooms each with a different planting style enveloping architects own post-war 2* listed house (not open). Dry garden, small woodland, formal box garden, sunken gardens, mixed borders around curving lawn, framed by ancient walls and mature trees.
Turn End, Aylesbury
Mon 7 May

More details - Turn End Trust - National Gardens Scheme Open Day
Explore Turn End garden in late spring. Visit the studio of artist-in-residence Heather Hunter. Proceeds to NGS who support caring and nursing charities. Plants and books for sale Teas and homemade cakes for Christian Aid. Turn End consists of an award-winning house and an internationally renowned garden.
Turn End, Haddenham, Aylesbury
Mon 7 May

More details - ABBA Tribute Night
Get your dancing shoes on and join us for a fantastic ABBA Tribute evening, full of all the ABBA classics. ’Sing Out Sisters’ are sure to get you on your feet and dancing the night away. Tickets are £35 each and includes a 2 course buffet dinner with coffee & mints. Email events@bradmoorfarm.co.
Bradmoor Farm, Stanbridge Road, Haddenham
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Artists and Makers Spring fair
A unique occasion to buy from the very best British artists and makers whose work expresses true passion and originality. Great opportunity to have bespoke pieces made by our fine and talented array of established makers. All the participants happy to talk about their work and working practices.
Bradmoor Farm, Stanbridge Road, Haddenham, Buckinghamshire
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr
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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 21 Apr, Sat 26 May

More details - Artists and Makers Fair
Free entry to this gallery of work by 20 genuinely talented artists and makers from the south east. Great line up for this fair in May.
Thame Town Hall, High Street, Thame
Sat 12 May

More details - Black & Gold Soul Band Tribute Act
Black & Gold Soul Band Tribute Act Get down and grovey at one of the Spread Eagle Hotels very popular Tribute Acts If you wish to stay over we have 35 bedrooms to choose from bookings can be made on line for your bedroom www.spreadeaglethame.co.
The Spread Eagle Hotel, Cornmarket Thame
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Monks Head - Open Garden for NGS
Plantaholics’ garden for all year interest. Bulb frame and alpine area, greenhouse. Changes evolving all the time.
Monks Head, Bletchingdon
Mon 7 May

More details - Headington Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Situated above Oxford, Headington is an old village with high stone walls, narrow lanes and a Norman church. The 8 gardens offer wide variety. 40 Osler Road is a well-established garden with an Italian theme brimming with exotic planting.
Headington Gardens, Old Headington
Sun 13 May

More details - Chinnor RFC Warrior Camp
Rugby is one of England’s fastest growing female team sports. With the turn of spring bringing longer days and lighter evenings – and the women’s rugby sevens making its first appearance in the Commonwealth Games this April – there’s no better time to give rugby a try.
Chinnor Rugby Club Ltd, Rectory Pavilion, Kingsey Road, Thame, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Today

Sing in the Vale Community Choir More details - Sing in the Vale Community Choir
Come and join us. Lively, beautiful and singable songs in four part acapella harmony . Uplifting gospel , gentle roots and rich world music all taught clearly by ear . You don’t have to have a trained voice or read music. Not scary , just good fun and a we make great sound. No experience needed.
Cuddington and Dinton Primary School (Dinton site ) School Lane, Dinton. Aylesbury
Mon 23 Apr, Mon 30 Apr, Mon 7 May, Mon 14 May, Mon 21 May, Mon 4 Jun, Mon 11 Jun
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More details - Talks at Maggie's Oxford - Clare Flynn
Come and hear Clare Flynn, author of ‘A Greater World’, ‘The Chalky Sea’ and many others. Her books deal with displacement – both physical and emotional and have a strong sense of time and place. They draw on her extensive travels and experience of living in many different places.
Maggie’s Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Headington
Wed 16 May

More details - Trompe L'œil
Trompe L’œil brings together for the first time several related bodies of photography, each exploring different facets of the still life genre.
The Glass Tank, Abercrombie Atrium, Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Gypsy Lane, Oxford
Thu 3 May

More details - Hoi Polloi: BA(Hons) Fine Art Degree Show 2018
The 2018 Fine Art Degree Show exhibits the work of the final year Undergraduate BA(Hons) Fine Art students. A multi-disciplinary exhibition showcasing work from Oxford Brookes University.
The Glass Tank, Abercrombie Atrium, Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane, Oxford
Sat 12 May, Thu 17 May

More details - Open studio at Cathy Read Art
For any artist, the magic of creation happens in the studio. Would you like to see where the magic happens? Award winning artist Cathy Read is opening her studio doors for 2 days in May. Come and see where she transforms paper into stunning architectural paintings.
Cathy Read Art, Unit 10, West Well Farm, Barton Road, Tingewick, Buckingham
Fri 4 May and Sat 5 May

More details - Antique & Collectors Market
2 halls of small antiques especially silver: jewellery, china, glass. Vintage. Picture postcards, artefacts, OO gauge locomotives, coins (some ancient Greek; Roman. some hammered, 17th century Oxfordshire tokens, tokens, through to modern £2 and 50p, medals, sets, banknotes, junk boxes, foreign).
Kidlington Methodist Church, Oxford Road
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Denton House - Open Garden for NGS
Large walled garden surrounds a Georgian mansion (not open), with shaded areas, walks, topiary and many interesting mature trees. Large lawns and herbaceous borders and rose beds. The windows in the wall were taken in 1864 from Brasenose College Chapel and Library. Wild garden and a further walled fruit garden.
Denton House, Oxford
Mon 7 May

More details - Spring Exhibition | Charlotte Cornish | Henrietta Dubrey
The Spring Exhibition at Sarah Wiseman Gallery will focus on new paintings by Charlotte Cornish and Henrietta Dubrey. Charlotte Cornish is one of the UK’s leading contemporary abstract artists; through her strong energetic mark making, Charlotte explores the world through colour and line.
40-41 South Parade, Oxford
Today to Sat 28 Apr

More details - Daniel Ablitt: Foundations
Sarah Wiseman Gallery is pleased to present Foundations, a solo exhibition by Daniel Ablitt. In a pivotal point in Daniel’s career, Foundations will see him move forward from exploring landscape as an emotive subject, into a more personal sphere investigating the notion of ’home’.
Sarah Wiseman Gallery, 40-41 South Parade, Oxford, OX3 0HN
Sat 5 May to Sat 26 May

More details - Simon Munnery
A new hour of stand-up and miscellany from British Comedy Award nominee, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and Chortle Award winner, Simon Munnery. Featuring tales of plumbing woes, his attempts at under tent heating, jokes, songs, poems and the ridicule of capitalism.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Black Men Walking
“We walk. Though we are written into the landscape you don’t see us. We walked England before the English.” Thomas, Matthew and Richard walk. They walk the first Saturday of every month. Walking and talking. But this walk… Maybe they should have cancelled, but they needed the walk today.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Mon 23 Apr

More details - Rob & Harriet Fraser
The Long View is an invitation to slow down and pause with seven remarkably ordinary lone trees in Cumbria: six are in the Lake District National Park, with the seventh, most easterly tree in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Sat 5 May

More details - Inspiring People: Jonathon Porritt
Jonathon Porritt is an eminent writer, broadcaster and commentator on environmentalism. In 1996, he co-founded Forum for the Future, the UK’s leading sustainable development charity.
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford
Wed 9 May