Oct 25 2017

Experience Oxfordshire announced as finalists in the Beautiful South Award for Excellence

Oxford’s Visitor Information Centre has been announced as finalists for Information Provider of the Year in the Beautiful South Awards for Excellence, for the second year running. Winners will be announced at the award ceremony at the Grand Hotel Brighton on 29th November, where the Oxford Visitor Information Centre will find out if they have…

Oct 25 2017

Cotswold Wildlife Park welcomes White Rhino calf to the “crash”.

Cotswold Wildlife Park is celebrating the birth of a White Rhino calf. The newborn male, named Alan, is the newest additions to the “crash” (the collective noun for a group of Rhinos) at the Burford collection. It’s been a remarkable few years for the Rhino family. After almost forty years of hoping the Rhinos would…

Oct 25 2017

SON OF A PREACHER MAN COMES TO OXFORD

SON of a Preacher Man, a heart-warming new musical featuring the soulful music of Dusty Springfield, comes to the New Theatre Oxford from October 24 – 28, starring X Factor finalist Diana Vickers,Bad Girls and Coronation Street star Debra Stephenson and EastEnders and Coronation Street actor Ian Reddington. The musical, which is directed and choreographed…

Oct 24 2017

WESTGATE OXFORD ‘OPENS THE GATE’ TO SHOPPERS “The largest retail and leisure destination to open in the UK this year welcomes the public for the first time”

Westgate Oxford, a brand-new venue located in the heart of the city centre, opens its doors to the public for the first time today. The centre, which offers guests a perfect day out, celebrates its first day of opening with a show-stopping spectacle: an acrobatics display in a balloon heliosphere sailing up towards the stunning…

Oct 19 2017

Experience Oxfordshire embrace the Spirit of TOAD at the first business networking event hosted by Oxford’s new artisan distillery

Experience Oxfordshire, the Destination Management Organisation for the County, held the first business-to-business networking event to be hosted by Oxford’s latest attraction: The Oxford Artisan Distillery (TOAD). Held on the afternoon of 18th October at the new distillery in South Park, Oxford, Experience Oxfordshire Partners learnt about the teams fascinating journey starting with the initial…

Oct 16 2017

6 Boutique Hotels in Oxfordshire

6 boutique hotels in Oxfordshire Stride across the rolling Cotswolds hills, wander through ancient Oxford colleges, shop for organic food and designer clothes, then retreat to one of these boutique hotels in Oxfordshire, selected by The Good Hotel Guide. 1. Artist Residence Oxfordshire, South Leigh The latest addition to Justin and Charlotte Sainsbury’s eclectic Artist…

Oct 15 2017

England’s Historic Cities to benefit from £1m investment

England’s Historic Cities consortium which includes Oxford through the local Destination Management Organisation (DMO) Experience Oxfordshire, has secured a £1m investment from the Discover England Fund for an innovative new project to encourage more US visitors to explore regional England. The Collection brings history to life through story-telling enhanced by augmented reality and will feature…

Oct 05 2017

Hauntingly Fun Oxfordshire this October

Visit Oxfordshire this Halloween for something spooktacular! We have listed our top 11 favourite events/activities all ages can enjoy in and around Oxfordshire this October during half-term and Halloween! Number one on our list is the annual Ghost Fest at Oxford Castle Unlocked! Oxford Castle Unlocked will transform into Oxford’s only scare attraction this October. From 19th…

Oct 02 2017

From print-making to Halloween, art to intrigue and to unsettle

This month, there’s rather a focus on print-making in the Oxfordshire art scene. Print-making is the process of creating original pieces of art using various hand-printing methods in which each image created is unique, even when a short ‘run’ of ‘limited edition’ prints are made and there are a number of ways to create an…