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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
Sale of donations in aid of Stokenchurch Dog Rescue.
Lots of bargains to be had!
Clothes, shoes and bags, linen,
Bric-a-brac and collectables,
Dog food and sundries,
Books and Dvds,
Toys and puzzles,
Stokenchurch Dog Rescue
Oxford Road (A40)
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.
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
The Chilterns Walking Festival invites you to explore the landscapes, locations and legends of The Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with an exciting programme of guided walks, activities and special events available.
The Chilterns covers Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire
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
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, 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
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.
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.
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.
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)
Michael Jackson Tribute Band Act
Ladies and Gentlemen get down on it and enjoy an evening of drinking dancing eating and listening to this fantastic Michael Jackson Tribute Act
If you need to stay over in Thame that night you can select one of our 35 bedrooms to stay the night and dont worry about driving home
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.
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.
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.
Sign up to our unique trek taking in the stunning scenery of the Thames Valley. Mainly hugging the magnificent Thames Path you’ll start at Hambledon Lock twisting through Henley, Hurley, Maidenhead and Eton before finishing with a complimentary glass of bubbles in Royal Windsor.
Starting from Culden Faw, Henley on Thames or Stubbings Estate, Maidenhead
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, .
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.
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.
Wooburn Singers & our brilliant accompanist, Simon Howat under musical director Tom Hammond-Davies have a delightful programme of music for our summer concert. We present the concert suite from Gershwin’s iconic Porgy & Bess, combined with the five beautiful spirituals from Tippett’s A Child of our Time.
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.
New Street, Henley
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.
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
Within 4½ acres, set into hillside, the garden has panoramic views of the Chiltern landscape. Well established trees and shrubs with yr-round interest has been redesigned in the last 6 yrs maintaining some original features dating to C19.
Haddenham’s extremely popular traditional village fete takes place on the 9th June around its beautiful duck pond and village green - which has been the location for several episodes of Midsomer Murders.
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.
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.
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
?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.
Join Jackie Hunt, Turn End’s gardener for an exploration of the different areas of Turn End garden. Jackie will identify a range of easy to care for plants that tolerate low light levels, including plants for the trickiest of garden areas, dry shade.