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Apr 13 2017

What’s on in Oxfordshire this Easter

Celebrate Easter by exploring the delights that Oxfordshire has to offer this Bank Holiday. Enjoy the occasion with friends and family by discovering the wonderful range of diverse activities and events that the county has in store over the Easter holidays, in many of its key attractions. Visit one of Oxfordshire’s most frequented attractions; Blenheim…

Apr 11 2017

The habits of Oxford holidaymakers

Holidaymakers from Oxford are more prepared for their holidays than any other British tourist, packing for every eventuality – come rain or shine. According to research from travel price comparison website, TravelSupermarket into Brits’ holiday habits, almost a third (31 per cent) of Oxford residents admit to taking an umbrella on holiday and two fifths…

Mar 28 2017

The colours of spring: the modern, the literary and the ancient

Image: Anna Dillon As Oxfordshire bursts forth into April and there’s colour in the hedgerows across the county, Esther Lafferty, Festival Director of Oxfordshire Artweeks, suggests some places for great art to add some spring to your step. This is the last month of The Ashmolean’s exhibition Degas to Picasso: Creating Modernism in France at…

Mar 01 2017

Art in Oxfordshire this March

It’s finally spring and as new life bursts forth in the green Oxfordshire countryside, many of Oxfordshire art galleries have a focus on life and people, capturing the essence of being human in a variety of forms and media. Over in Chipping Norton, in the Theatre Gallery, discover revealing photographic portraits of many authors and…

Feb 20 2017

Looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city?

Looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city? Then why not come and explore Abingdon-on-Thames. This quint essential Market Town, steeped in history and reputed to be the oldest inhabited town in England offers a warm, welcoming place to enjoy a fun packed and interesting day out with so much to see and…

Feb 01 2017

Art that stimulates every sense across Oxfordshire this month

Art that stimulates every sense across Oxfordshire this month. The weather may not be the best Britain has to offer this month, but there are still plenty of reasons to get out and about, and whilst the Jurassic skeletons of Oxford’s Museum of Natural History are always interesting, you can be surprised by a far…

Jan 25 2017

A Journey Through Broad Street

For our second blog of the year, we thought it only right to start off exactly where our story began – on the beautiful, historical Broad Street. Home to two University colleges, the Sheldonian theatre, the original Blackwell’s bookstore, the first ever Oxfam shop, and us! Experience Oxfordshire; Broad Street is a little gem just…

Jan 01 2016

In Store for 2017

Welcome readers to a New Year! 2016 was an exciting one for Oxford; seeing new events such as the vibrant Common People festival, as well as several well-loved, returning events such as May Day, Oxfordshire Artweeks, Alice Day and many others. We can’t wait to see what 2017 has in-store for Oxfordshire, with lots of…