Jun 29 2019

Fascinating Tapestry Map of Oxfordshire Goes on Display at Bodleian Libraries

A huge Elizabethan tapestry map of Oxfordshire and the surrounding counties has gone on public display for the first time in centuries. Visitors can see the map at the Bodleian’s Weston Library in Oxford where admission is free. Woven in wool and silk, the map shows Oxfordshire as well as a vast area stretching from…

Jun 29 2019

Little Miss Sunshine at Oxford Playhouse

Following a successful run at London’s Arcola Theatre, quirky off-Broadway hit musical Little Miss Sunshine comes to Oxford Playhouse from Tuesday 20 to Saturday 24 August. Based on the Oscar-winning film, Little Miss Sunshine is a new musical comedy from Tony Award-winners James Lapine (Into the Woods, Sunday in the Park with George) and William…

Jun 29 2019

The Girl on the Train at Oxford Playhouse

The hugely successful stage adaptation of The Girl on the Train comes to Oxford Playhouse from Monday 15 to Saturday 20 July starring Samantha Womack. The gripping thriller, based on the internationally acclaimed number one best-selling novel by Paula Hawkins and the Dreamworks film, has been breaking box office records and playing to packed houses…

Jun 29 2019

Stones in His Pockets at Oxford Playhouse

Marie Jones’ Olivier Award-winning comedy Stones in His Pockets comes to Oxford Playhouse from Monday 8 to Saturday 13 July. Owen Sharpe and Kevin Trainor take on a multitude of characters in this hysterically funny, thought-provoking and witty play about Hollywood coming to Ireland, which is directed by renowned comedy director Lindsay Posner. A small…

Jun 29 2019

The Oxford Artisan Distillery (TOAD) Earns 2019 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

The Oxford Artisan Distillery has announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its ninth year, the achievement celebrates businesses that are consistently excellent – having earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include restaurants, accommodations and attractions located all over the world that…

Jun 28 2019

Oxford Town Hall Conferencing August Offer!

Hire Oxford Town Hall for your event this August and receive up to 50% discount on your booking If you book any event type this August, we are offering a discount on your booking (when the booking takes place from 1 August 2019 to 31 August 2019 inclusive). Whether a last-minute lunch or dinner, drinks reception…

Jun 28 2019

Minister for Business and Industry visits Oxford as part of Tourism Sector Deal Announcement

Andrew Stephenson MP, the new Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for Business and Industry, visited Oxford yesterday in anticipation of the announcement this morning of the Tourism Sector Deal, which sets out how the government and industry will work in partnership to boost productivity, develop the skills of the UK workforce and support destinations to enhance their visitor offer.

Jun 27 2019

Win tickets to Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre at Blenheim Palace

We’ve teamed up with Blenheim Palace to offer a pair of Premium Combined Tickets to Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre to one lucky winner!

Jun 25 2019

Blenheim Estate unveils new permissive paths

Experience Oxfordshire have launched their ambition for destination management across Oxfordshire in their newly unveiled ‘Ambition Statement’. The award-winning Oxfordshire DMO (Destination Management Organisation) has been working to develop the Oxfordshire visitor economy since its creation in 2011.

Jun 25 2019

Experience Oxfordshire Lauch New Conferencing Website

Experience Oxfordshire has unveiled a new Conference and Venues website –  a new platform for conferencing, meetings, weddings and events in Oxfordshire, which will inspire visitors by showcasing Oxfordshire venues, and will also direct users to book their conference or meeting hassle-free at www.experienceoxfordshire.org/conferencing The new website aims to help individuals and businesses to organise their…

Jun 25 2019

Oxford Bus Company’s PickMeUp service celebrates one year anniversary

Experience Oxfordshire have launched their ambition for destination management across Oxfordshire in their newly unveiled ‘Ambition Statement’. The award-winning Oxfordshire DMO (Destination Management Organisation) has been working to develop the Oxfordshire visitor economy since its creation in 2011.

Jun 25 2019

Brakspear Beers Celebrate Local Heritage With Fresh New Look

Experience Oxfordshire have launched their ambition for destination management across Oxfordshire in their newly unveiled ‘Ambition Statement’. The award-winning Oxfordshire DMO (Destination Management Organisation) has been working to develop the Oxfordshire visitor economy since its creation in 2011.

Jun 25 2019

Significant Others – An exhibition of work by Nigel Hall RA and Manijeh Yadegar at Saïd Business School

Experience Oxfordshire have launched their ambition for destination management across Oxfordshire in their newly unveiled ‘Ambition Statement’. The award-winning Oxfordshire DMO (Destination Management Organisation) has been working to develop the Oxfordshire visitor economy since its creation in 2011.

Jun 24 2019

Oxfordshire Actor William Mannering to play Richard III At Blenheim Palace this summer

Experience Oxfordshire have launched their ambition for destination management across Oxfordshire in their newly unveiled ‘Ambition Statement’. The award-winning Oxfordshire DMO (Destination Management Organisation) has been working to develop the Oxfordshire visitor economy since its creation in 2011.

Jun 24 2019

Experience Oxfordshire announce Ambition for Oxfordshire

Experience Oxfordshire have launched their ambition for destination management across Oxfordshire in their newly unveiled ‘Ambition Statement’. The award-winning Oxfordshire DMO (Destination Management Organisation) has been working to develop the Oxfordshire visitor economy since its creation in 2011.

Jun 21 2019

9 places to catch outdoor performances this summer

Make the most of summer in Oxfordshire with these outdoor shows!

Jun 21 2019

Oxford Bus Company nominated for large bus operator of the year accolade at industry awards

The Oxford Bus Company has been named as one of the top six large bus operators in the UK in a prestigious national bus industry award. It has been shortlisted in the Route One Awards, dubbed ‘The Oscars of the bus, coach and mini-bus industry’, in the Large Bus Operator category. The awards recognise and…

Jun 20 2019

Oxford Bus Company trial another fully electric bus

The Oxford Bus Company is trialling an electric bus in service for the second time, as part of its continued research into green technology. A BYD single decker electric bus will be used in service for two weeks on Park & Ride services and will be charged at the Cowley depot. It will also be…

Jun 20 2019

The Oxfordshire Museum and The Story Museum have teamed up for a very special exhibition celebrating all things Alice

Don’t be late for a very special exhibition… The Oxfordshire Museum and The Story Museum have teamed up for a very special exhibition celebrating all things Alice. Visitors to The Oxfordshire Museum in Woodstock this summer are in for a treat as it opens Wonderland: A wander through the world of Alice. The exhibition, which…

Jun 14 2019

Residents to see how their views are helping shape the future of Blackbird Leys

Residents will get to see how their views are helping to shape the future of Blackbird Leys at an event next week. Over the last three months, Oxford City Council and Catalyst Housing Ltd have been asking Blackbird Leys residents for their views on a development that will deliver at least 250 new homes, including…

Jun 14 2019

Blenheim Palace Launch New Afternoon Tea by Master Chocolatier and Pâtissier William Curley

This June, The Orangery by Searcys at Blenheim Palace presents a new afternoon tea featuring classically-inspired cakes created exclusively by world-renowned chocolatier and pâtissier William Curley. The indulgent afternoon tea menu will be paired by Laurent-Perrier Harmony Champagne, specifically chosen by William to match his creations. As of this month, The Orangery restaurant customers are…