Jun 30 2017

Experience Oxfordshire appoints Joanna Simons as new Chair of Board

Experience Oxfordshire, the Destination Management Organisation for the County, has announced the appointment of Joanna Simons CBE as the new Chair of the Board of Directors, who replaces the current Chair Professor Graham Upton who has held the position for the past five years. Joanna Simons brings a wealth of experience to the Experience Oxfordshire…

Jun 28 2017

Experience Alice’s Wonderland

Alice’s Day is coming to Oxford for another year on Saturday the 1st of July, to celebrate the well-loved tales of Alice in Wonderland. Across the city businesses open their doors for a variety of fantastically whimsical events and activities for adventure lovers big and small. Read below to see how you can take yourself…

Jun 27 2017

Oxford Playhouse receives confirmation of Arts Council England funding until 2022

Oxford Playhouse is delighted to announce it has received confirmation of continued funding from Arts Council England for the next 4 years. In recognition of the high quality of the Playhouse programme, its extensive work with young people and emerging artists, and the active part it plays in the life of the city, the theatre…

Jun 22 2017

Oxford celebrates Harry Potter’s 20th birthday

Experience Oxfordshire Press Release For immediate release: 22/06/17 Oxford celebrates Harry Potter’s 20th birthday The Oxford Visitor Information Centre will be magically transformed into Oxford’s very own Harry Potter-themed haven to celebrate the 20th anniversary of J.K. Rowling’s first book in the Harry Potter series: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone on Monday 26th of…

Jun 19 2017

Party Nights At Holiday Inn Oxford

Christmas Parties at Holiday Inn Oxford from £39.95 per person The festive sounds of Christmas await you with Holiday Inn Oxford’s traditional Christmas Party Nights. Enjoy a delicious three-course traditional menu, half bottle of wine per person and boogie the night away to the sounds of their DJ. Download the flyer for more information. Book…

Jun 19 2017

9 ways to Potter in Harry’s footsteps through Oxfordshire

Nearly 20 years ago J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone cast a spell over thousands of children and adults across the world with its magical tale of wizardry. To celebrate this special anniversary of the first ever Harry Potter book, we have put together 9 things all Harry Potter fans can do in…

Jun 15 2017

Dad’s Day Out: 8 great things to do with your Dad in Oxfordshire this Father’s Day

For immediate release: 15/06/17 Dad’s Day Out: 8 great things to do with your Dad in Oxfordshire this Father’s Day With Father’s Day coming, we’ve compiled a list of places to go and fun things to do to give all Dads a great day out this weekend. https://www.experienceoxfordshire.org/dads-day-out/ 1. Explore the vintage cars at Cogges…

Jun 13 2017

The Colours of Summer in Hearts and Hedgerows

In the smart art gallery space at Burford Garden Company, feel the vibrancy of summer with colourful new work by Harriet Whyatt whose paintings are rich with the flavours of life and loves, heavily influenced by her personal experiences of the Romany gypsy people alongside whom she has lived. Stylistically her work is inspired by…

Jun 12 2017

Dad’s Day Out

Wondering what to do with your Dad this Father’s Day weekend (18th June) to show him what a star Dad he is?! Look no further, we’ve got loads of wonderful things to do that will delight any Dad. Kick your weekend off at Cogges Manor Farm on Sunday the 18th; they’ve got classic cars, motorbikes…

Jun 03 2017

Top Ten Free Things to do in Oxfordshire

1. Wander around our beautiful parks and woodlands Oxfordshire is abundant with beautiful parks that are free to the general public, and offer a great place to go and relax on a sunny afternoon, take a romantic stroll with a loved one, or keep the kids occupied for a few hours! In Oxford city centre and…