Nov 29 2018

Sparkling Art for a Fabulous Christmas

As Christmas approaches, galleries and exhibitions offer a refuge from the High Street, a quiet space for enjoyment, reflection and delight, and – for those seeking unique and unusual Christmas gifts – an alternative to the mass-produced merchandise. In Jericho, this month, the Oxford Ceramics Gallery also celebrates pioneers in the visual arts this month….

Nov 27 2018

Oxfordshire Exceeds Target for Visitor Spend

 For Immediate Release:  The recently published Economic Impact Report for Tourism in Oxfordshire, a report commissioned by Experience Oxfordshire, has shown a significant increase in visitor spend in 2017. The study shows an impressive increase in spend of 6% taking the value of the visitor economy spend to £2.17 billion, exceeding the target of 5%…

Nov 26 2018

Experience Oxfordshire’s Oxford Official Walking Tours Awarded Highly Commended Status

We’re thrilled to announce that the judging panel for the 2018 Beautiful South Tourism Awards has awarded our Oxford Official Walking Tours HIGHLY COMMENDED status in the Guided Tour of the Year category. Our tours team will be joining our Visitor Information Centre Team ( Finalists in the VIC of the year category ) at…

Nov 22 2018

Experience Oxfordshire’s Networking Event at Heythrop Park Resort

Recently, we hosted a partner networking event at the stunning Heythrop Park Resort. This networking event allowed a chance for our partners from across the County and from different sectors to network and discuss future collaboration. Partners were also given an exclusive show around the property and enjoyed a luxurious afternoon tea. In addition, Heythrop Park Resort provided…

Nov 12 2018

New Augmented Reality App Brings Oxford to Life Like Never Before

England Originals from England’s Historic Cities, has launched its very first app, bringing to life 16 historic destinations in England, including Oxford, using the power of augmented reality (AR). Created by Hex Digital and aimed primarily at international millennials looking to explore England, the app combines emerging technology and powerful storytelling to provide a fun…

Nov 02 2018

Christmas Shopping Country Homes & Interiors Style

Discover a world of festive country style and gorgeous shopping at Country Homes & Interiors Christmas, returning to Stonor Park this November after a sold-out show last year. In collaboration with the magazine, this boutique event presents a handpicked collection of makers and country brands, with more than 100 stands brimming with beautiful home and…

Nov 02 2018

Autumn arrivals: Largest rodent species in the world produce their first litter at Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens is home to a diverse collection of over 1,500 animals from 250 different species, many of which are instantly recognisable, like the iconic Rhinos, Lions or Giraffes. Some of the creatures at the Park, particularly the more unusual looking or lesser-known species, incite a far more curious reaction from visitors…

Nov 02 2018

New Exhibition at Pitt Rivers Museum: Intrepid Women: Fieldwork in Action 1910 to 1957

Why intrepid? The six women featured in this exhibition undertook ground breaking fieldwork at a time when women were not expected to excel. They all defied conventions, travelling to places where ‘ladies’ didn’t go, learning local languages and establishing relationships across cultural barriers. These women were all leaders in different ways and many survived physical…