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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
Today to Sat 26 May, 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 - 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 26 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun

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
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

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 - 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, .
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

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 - 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
Fri 25 May to Sun 27 May

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)
Fri 25 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Presentation of Damanhur, a Spiritual Eco-community in Italy
Join us for a FREE evening talk about Damanhur, a "laboratory for the future of humankind" and a model for a sustainable society as recognised by the United Nations Global Forum on Human Settlements. Possibility to join us for a community dinner at Braziers Park before the presentation.
Braziers Park
Fri 25 May

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
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Fairway - Open Garden for NGS
Remarkable ½ acre hillside garden. Infinity lawn at front with far-reaching views over the North Wessex Downs and Chilterns, and back garden (created by removing 3000 tonnes of chalk) planted in cottage style with an element of formality.
Fairway, Reading
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 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 - 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 - Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair
The Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair is one of the UK’s top regular toy, train and collector’s fairs. Organised by the same people that run the highly successful Cirencester and Swindon Toy & Train Fairs, the event is staged four times a year in the town’s Civic Hall and attracts a great mix of dealers offering a diverse...
Didcot Civic Hall, Britwell Road, Didcot
Sat 26 May

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Live Music Heather Jayne and the Red Shoes - Gap Festival
Enjoy a summer’s evening of soul, jazz, blues and swing music with a favourite local band in this lovely riverside setting.
The Swan, Streatley
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Festival ExtrA!; Watermill Theatre on the Road BURKE AND HARE - Gap Festival
A new version by Tom Wentworth Originally created by Jenny Wren Productions 1828, Edinburgh. Two Williams, William Burke and William Hare, discover a money making scheme far more lucrative than hosting lodgers. The first rule of business? Supply and demand.
Morrell Room, Streatley
Today

More details - Don't Blame It On The Suffragettes
Presented by The Goring Gap Players to mark the 100 year anniversary of Votes for Women. Devised and Directed by Chris Bertrand who describes the evening as: "An occasionally irreverent and entertaining look at the suffragette movement with authentic words of the men and women involved as well as comic...
The Morrell Room, Church Lane, Streatley
Wed 13 Jun, Wed 20 Jun

More details - Harriet Braine:Total eclipse of the Art - Gap Festival
We’re delighted to introduce the extremely funny and talented 2016 Funny Women Award winner Harriet Braine. She’ll give you a course in art history (no prior reading required, all materials provided) presented as an hour of funny songs about the great and good of the art world.
Morrell Room, Streatley
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Science Oxford: Fire - Gap Festival
Science Oxford presents a dramatic storytelling experience inspired by the Great Fire of London, where the narrative is accompanied by live fire demonstrations that explore the science of heat, flame and combustion. A flaming great show combining science and history.
Morrell Room, Streatley
Sat 16 Jun

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

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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