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Mary Lobb — From Cornwall to Kelmscott: A Life Revealed

Kelmscott Manor
July 5 @ 11:00 am - November 22 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2017

The discovery of a bequest made to the National Library of Wales in 1939 by Mary Frances Vivian Lobb has inspired this eye-opening exhibition, “Mary Lobb — From Cornwall to Kelmscott”. It is the first exhibition to focus on Miss Lobb (1878–1939), the companion of 22 years to May Morris while May lived at Kelmscott Manor (rural Oxfordshire). May, a designer and embroidery historian in her own right, was the younger daughter of famous Victorian designer, poet and social thinker…

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Illuminated Weekends 2017

Fairytale Farm
October 14 @ 5:00 pm - December 24 @ 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 24, 2017

Don't miss our Illuminated Evenings on Saturdays and Sundays from 14th October to 17th December, and every day from 20th December to 24th December. The Farm will be open all day as normal, but when daylight fades the entire Enchanted Walk will become a magical wonderland of fairy lights, which will delight children and adults. The Mermaid Garden, Giant's Camera, The Extinct Band, Giant Party Poppers, and Light Fountains will be a blaze of colour and the Hex Water Fountain…

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SOFO Family Open Afternoons

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum
October 25, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - April 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
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One event on October 25, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on December 20, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on February 14, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on April 4, 2018 at 2:00pm

Come and enjoy our family-friendly Museum and make something special to take home! £2 per child. Adults and children under 3 FREE. Each Open day has a different theme and activity: Wednesday 25th October 2-4pm – Halloween lanterns Wednesday 20th December 2-4pm – Sparkly Christmas decorations Wednesday 14th February 2-4pm – Precious gifts for a loved one Wednesday 4th April 2-4pm – Spring surprises! Wednesday 11h April 2-4pm – Crazy junk models

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SOFO Holiday Kids Clubs

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum
October 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 13, 2018 @ 12:30 pm
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One event on October 27, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on January 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on April 6, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on April 13, 2018 at 10:00am

For kids aged 6-9 years. No parents! Two and a half hours packed with games, outdoor fun, crafts and quizzes for boys and girls, inspired by our collections. Some sessions include ‘kitchen science’ or a wartime twist! Friday 27th October 2017 10am – 12.30pm ‘Spooks and ghouls!’ Please book Lots of Halloween fun and military tricks. Friday 16th February 2018 10am – 12.30pm ‘Rocking rockets!’ Please book How far will yours go? Friday 6th April 2018 10am – 12.30pm ‘Easter…

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Oxfordshire Artweeks Christmas Season

Oxfordshire Artweeks
November 4 @ 12:00 am - December 17 @ 12:00 am
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One event on January 1, 1970 at 12:00am

Oxfordshire Artweeks Christmas Season A series of 72 art and craft exhibitions and fairs in varied venues around the county selling quality gifts and art for Christmas. Dates vary from venue to venue. Please check link below for more information. Free entry!

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SOFO Saturday Afternoon Kids Clubs

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum
November 4, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - March 3, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
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One event on November 4, 2017 at 1:30pm

One event on November 25, 2017 at 1:30pm

One event on January 13, 2018 at 1:30pm

One event on February 3, 2018 at 1:30pm

One event on March 3, 2018 at 1:30pm

For kids aged 6-9 years. No parents! Two and a half hours packed with games, outdoor fun, crafts and quizzes for boys and girls, inspired by our collections. Some sessions include ‘kitchen science’ or a wartime twist! Saturday 4th November 2017 1pm – 3.30pm ‘Gunpowder Plot!’ Please book Get in the mood for bonfire night. Saturday 25th November 2017 1pm – 3.30pm ‘Cracking Christmas!’ - Please book Be inspired by the festive season. Saturday 13th January 2018 1pm – 3.30pm…

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Hannah Ryggen: Woven Histories

Modern Art Oxford
November 11, 2017 - February 18, 2018

Hannah Ryggen (b. 1894, Malmö, Sweden – d. 1970, Trondheim, Norway) was one of Scandinavia’s most outstanding artistic figures of the 20th century. In the first major presentation of the artist’s work in the UK, this exhibition surveys her career from an early painted portrait created in 1914, to the intricate tapestries that characterised her extraordinary career from the 1920s onward. Ryggen’s work demonstrated her impassioned responses to the socio-political events of her time. She dealt with a range of…

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Common Threads

Modern Art Oxford
November 11, 2017 - January 7, 2018

Common Threads in Modern Art Oxford's Project Space invites visitors of all ages to respond creatively to the life and work of Hannah Ryggen, as part of Hannah Ryggen: Woven Histories, our main exhibition in the upper galleries.. Drop in for creative workshops and help weave a tapestry designed by children and volunteers from Children Heard and Seen with assistance from textile artist Victoria Perry. A series of bookable workshops will also take place within the Project Space. Free, drop…

St Edward’s School: In Progress

North Wall Arts Centre
November 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until December 2, 2017

In Progress celebrates the fantastic work from St Edward’s pupils across all years. Although primarily the exhibition provides a platform for the Lower Sixth to showcase work produced on the Teddies Foundation Course, the exhibition will also present work from Year 9, GCSE and Upper Sixth students. The Teddies Foundation Course, which was recently introduced by the school, provides Lower Sixth A Level and IB pupils an opportunity to explore a range of media over a sixteen week programme. Pupils…

Oxfordshire Remembers 1914-18: Part II

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum
November 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - December 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 2, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 2, 2018

Running throughout 2018 is The Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum’s contribution to the commemoration of the Centenary of WW1. During the latter half of the First World War, men and women of all classes and social backgrounds from across Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire contributed in a myriad of ways to the war effort. This second of two exhibitions, covering the years 1917-19, tells some of their personal stories, through fascinating artefacts, images and films. The exhibitions covers everything from Oxfordshire’s VC winners,…

Bah! Humbug! A comedy fundraiser

The Old Fire Station
November 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A night of comedy to raise money for the Old Fire Station's work: producing great art, supporting artists, and building the confidence and skills of homeless people. Featuring a host of top talent including three-time Edinburgh comedy award-nominee JOSIE LONG, British Comedy Award nominees JONNY & THE BAPTISTS, Funny Women Finalist BISHA K ALI, New Act of the Year nominee STUART GOLDSMITH, and returning from last year's sell-out show, MC TIERNAN DOUIEB. Mixed bill; line-up subject to change.

Sofie Hagen: Dead Baby Frog

The Old Fire Station
November 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Sofie Hagen is unquestionably one of the most talked-about comics of the moment. A modern legend in her native Denmark, she burst onto the British scene by winning Best Newcomer at Edinburgh Festival 2015; her 2016 follow-up, ‘Shimmer Shatter’, was a second total sell-out. She’s spoken to millions as former host of Guilty Feminist and current host of Made of Human podcasts, and appeared on The One Show, The Now Show and Live From The BBC. This, her biggest national…

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