Nov 30 2017

Oxford Visitor Information Centre wins Silver Tourism Award

Oxford’s Visitor Information Centre has been awarded Silver in the Information Service of the Year category at last night’s Beautiful South Awards for Excellence which were held at the Grand Hotel Brighton. The awards recognise and celebrate excellence in the tourism sector and inspire other businesses to reinvest and raise standards in quality, innovation and…

Nov 28 2017

Top 5 performances to see this December in Oxford

Thinking of visiting the theatre this December in Oxford or looking for that perfect Christmas show? From pantomimes to critically acclaimed shows, we have listed our top 5 picks below which includes something for everyone to enjoy!   1. War Horse at New Theatre Oxford 13th December to 6th January: Following 8 record-record breaking years in London’s…

Nov 27 2017

OCG’s 2017 flagship exhibition in Woodstock rides the crest of the wave

The Oxfordshire Museum is currently hosting the Oxfordshire craft Guild’s annual flagship event, and their exhibition included a huge variety of gifts for Christmas pairing traditional quality craftsmanship and contemporary design in many media. From the array, judges Joanna Simons CBE of Experience Oxfordshire, and previous Chief Executive of Oxfordshire County Council; Joanna Foster CBE…

Nov 03 2017

Art Marking The Past, And Art For The Present

This month the art exhibitions in Oxford present the past and provide food for further thought too, as the world continues to change around us, socially, politically and environmentally. In Modern Art Oxford, the work of Hannah Ryggen (1894–1970), one of Scandinavia’s most outstanding artistic figures of the 20th century, is on show from 11th…

Nov 03 2017

Value of Tourism to Oxfordshire Exceeds £2 billion!

The newly published Economic Impact Report for Tourism in Oxfordshire, a report commissioned by Experience Oxfordshire, has revealed a positive picture for tourism in 2016, with Oxfordshire welcoming 27.6 million visitors who spent £2.04 billion across the County – an increase of 4.4% and the first time it has reached and exceeded the two-billion-pound mark….