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  • An Evening with Chris Beardshaw

    “100 Plants That Almost Changed The World”, Tickets £15 each, Doors open at 6.30 pm There will be a Pay Bar in operation all evening and in the Michael Heseltine Gallery an exhibition of work by John Sprakes ROI RBA MAFA Following the talk Chris Beardshaw will be signing...
  • Pimms & Strings

    Lime Tree Village, a retirement village in Warwickshire is holding a ‘Pimms & Strings’ event on Friday 18th August 2017 from 12noon – 3pm. Pimm’s will be served from the terrace of the Edwardian clubhouse, Cawston House and guests can sit and relax on the terrace or the lawns...
  • South Newington Flower Show

    South Newington may be one of the smaller villages in North Oxfordshire but it still puts on a very fine traditional village Fete and Flower Show which this year takes place on Saturday 12th August on the Poleaxe in the middle of the village, and starts at 2pm.  ...
  • Free family fun

    Many schools across the Four Shires will be breaking up for the 6 week summer holidays. Here we have some great ideas for family days out that won’t cost the earth: Oxfordshire:  Foxholes Nature Reserve, Bruern, Oxfordshire, OX7 6QE Foxholes is a tranquil woodland sloping down to the River...
  • Spiceball Weekend

    Spiceball Leisure Centre has teamed up with The Mill Arts Centre to present a weekend of fantastic entertainment from the 4th-6th August, with the centre’s sports hall hosting music and family fun for audiences of up to 900 at a time. On Friday 4th August, Spiceball will play host...
  • THE BATTLE FOR THE TUDOR THRONE

    Best-selling historical novelist Philippa Gregory will be talking about her latest book ‘The Last Tudor’ at a special event in the run-up to this year’s Warwick Words History Festival. A story of betrayal and divided loyalties in the battle for the throne of England, ‘The Last Tudor’ is the...
  • A walk in Woodstock

    In 2012 a stone plaque was unveiled on Woodstock Town Hall to mark the installation of seven Portland stone wall plaques around Woodstock. Local sculptor, Giles Macdonald, created the plaques at sites selected by local residents convened by Councillor Linda Glees.  Dr Robert Edwards, Honorary Townsman and local history...
  • Dog days!

    We know it can be hard to leave your beloved four legged friend at home when you go out with your family for the day, so here are a few attractions that allow dogs within their grounds. It is always best to double check with your attraction so that...
  • HATS OFF TO LED ZEPPELIN

    If you want silly wigs and naff impersonations then there are plenty of other ‘tributes’ out there … if you want to experience the power and the passion of a Led Zeppelin concert, played by one of the most exciting Rock’n’Roll bands on the circuit today then pick up...
  • Farm-based Children’s Book Festival

    Bookseller Blackwell’s has announced that its farm-based Children’s Book Festival near Oxford will be staged for a second year this July. Held over the weekend of July 1st and 2nd the Festival will once again be staged in a marquee on Millet’s Farm at Frilford, near Abingdon. The Festival, which will be...