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What's on around Upton

Today to Tue 23 Jun, closest first.
Coronavirus: Do check with venue for Cancellations

Green and Gorgeous - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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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...
Green and Gorgeous, Wallingford OX10 6AX
Sun 21 Jun

Abingdon Food & Drink Festival

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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
Rye Farm Meadow, Abingdon OX14 3HP
Sat 20 Jun and Sun 21 Jun

English Wine & Food Festival

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Local English wine and food festival, tastings, displays, street food, entertainment
Brightwell Vineyard Shillingford Road Wallingford OX10 8LJ
Sat 30 May and Sun 31 May

Alfie’s Stay and Play

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Alfie’s Stay and Play Bring your little ones to this relaxed session where they can join Alfie bear as he plays with lots of toys, makes something to take home (optional) and listens to a story (optional).
Vale & Downland Museum, Church Street, Wantage OX12 8BL
Thu 4 Jun

Drawing Mania!

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Drawing Mania! A free drop-in drawing session using the museum collection as inspiration. Free guidance given and all materials provided. Suitable for all ages and abilities.
Vale & Downland Museum, Church Street, Wantage OX12 8BL
Sat 6 Jun

Rich Hall’s Hoedown Deluxe

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Rich Hall’s Hoedown Deluxe Rich Hall’s comedy/music locomotive keeps on rollin’. Ever-evolving, ever-changing, Rich’s combination of keen acerbic stand-up combined with spit and sawdust alt-country lyricism is a “win-win”...
The Beacon, Portway, Wantage, Oxon OX12 9BX
Sat 6 Jun

116 Oxford Road - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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New town garden opening for its third year, a creation that started in July 2014. The garden is wedge-shaped, 70ft top, 37ft at the bottom and 80ft in length.
116 Oxford Road, Abingdon OX14 2AG
Sun 31 May

Failford - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A town garden, an extension of the home with many rooms both formal and informal. Features incl walkways through shaded areas, arches, kitchen garden, grasses, roses, topiaries, acers, hostas and...
Failford, Abingdon OX14 2AG
Sun 31 May

Pyt House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A 4 acre garden planted over the last 10 yrs, around C18 house (not open). Mature trees, yew, hornbeam and beech hedges, pleached limes, modern perennial borders, iris beds, pond, orchard and...
Pyt House, Ashampstead RG8 8RA
Sun 21 Jun

Willow Tree Cottage - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Small pretty cottage garden surrounding the house (not open) that was originally built for the gardener of Pyt House. Substantially redesigned and replanted in recent yrs.
Willow Tree Cottage, Ashampstead RG8 8RA
Sun 21 Jun

Basildon Park - Aliums in Bloom - Cancelled

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See startling purple alliums in the meadow area. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children of all ages. Dogs on leads welcome.
Basildon Park, Lower Basildon, Reading, RG8 9NR
Today to Sun 31 May

Chieveley Manor - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Large garden surrounding listed house (not open) in the heart of Chieveley village. Attractive setting with fine views over stud farm.
Chieveley Manor, Nr Newbury RG20 8UT
Sun 21 Jun

Wootton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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5 inspirational small gardens, all with very different ways of providing a personal joy. 13 Amey Cresent is a gravel garden with grasses and prairie plants.
Wootton Gardens, Wootton OX13 6DP
Thu 18 Jun

Iffley Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Secluded old village with renowned Norman church, featured on cover of Pevsner’s Oxon Guide. Visit 6 gardens ranging in variety and style from the large Malt House garden to mixed family...
Iffley Gardens, Oxford OX4 4EF
Sun 7 Jun

Cumnor Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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The four gardens feature a wide variety of plants, shrubs, trees, vegetables, fruit and wild flowers. Two of the gardens are cottage style with unusual perennials and many shrubs and trees; one is...
Cumnor Village Gardens, Oxford OX2 9QF
Sun 7 Jun

86 Hurst Rise Road - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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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.
86 Hurst Rise Road, Oxford OX2 9HH
Sun 21 Jun

Family Activity Day

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Beautiful butterflies – decorate a wooden butterfly fridge magnet with Deco pens and patterned paper and then varnish the paper (decoupage) as the Victorians would have done – perhaps even Shaw
Shaw House, Church Rd, Newbury RG14 2DR
Wed 27 May

Outdoor theatre: Daisy Pulls It Off

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Local amateur theatre group, New Era Players, present the jolly good show Daisy Pulls It Off by Denise Deegan.
Shaw House, Church Rd, Newbury RG14 2DR
Thu 18 Jun to Sat 20 Jun

Adult Workshop - Neal’s Yard Remedies Aromatherapy Workshop

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Come to a fun workshop and learn about aromatherapy, where essential oils come from, how to use them and the benefits for you.
Shaw House, Church Rd, Newbury RG14 2DR
Mon 22 Jun

The Time Machine: A Virtual Reality

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Strap yourselves in. Leave your notions of sanity and predictability at the door. Inspired by HG Wells’ The Time Machine, Creation Theatre takes audiences on a journey through the wormhole and into...
Virtual Event
Wed 27 May

10 Eynsham Road - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Over 15 yrs a New Zealand couple have established this English style garden with a nod to their native land.
10 Eynsham Road, Oxford OX2 9BP
Sun 21 Jun

Maggie’s to Maggie’s - Maggie’s Oxford

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Maggie’s to Maggie’s - Maggie’s Oxford Take on the Maggie’s to Maggie’s challenge by navigating between some, or all, of our stunning centres whilst taking in some of the UK’s best landscapes.
OX3 7LE
Fri 12 Jun

Bubble Rush Family Fun Run

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Take part in the Oxford Bubble Rush, a frothy 5k family fun run with a difference – thousands of multi-coloured bubbles raising money for your local children’s hospice on Sunday 7th June 2020.
University Parks, South Parks Rd, Oxford OX1 3RF
Sun 7 Jun

Stockcross House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A delightful 2 acre garden set around a Grade II listed former rectory (not open), with an emphasis on naturalistic planting.
Stockcross House, Newbury RG20 8LP
Sun 31 May

Bats at the Museum

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A talk and walk by local bat expert James Shipman about the life of these amazing creatures. Did you know bats can live for up to 30 years?
West Berkshire Museum, The Wharf, Newbury RG14 5AS
Fri 29 May

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