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Blenheim 7K Fun Run 2019

Blenheim Palace is the stunning venue for the annual Blenheim7k on 29 April, sponsored by Freeths Solicitors.   Business teams can compete against the Freeths team for the team trophy. Sunday 29 April 2017 Events start at 10.15 am Blenheim Palace, Woodstock Participants can choose to run for fun, or to support their chosen charity, making…

The King’s Centre, Oxford Hosts British Nuclear Medicine Society Conference

The King’s Centre, Oxford (TKC) is hosting the internationally acclaimed British Nuclear Medicine Society Spring Conference (BNMS). More than 450 delegates are attending the three-day conference that will provide educational talks for healthcare professionals working in nuclear medicine.  Talks will cover topics including artificial intelligence, the impact of Brexit on nuclear medicine, radiopharmacy and radiology….

Oxford Pass Launch at Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace is to host the launch of Oxford’s official sightseeing card on Wednesday, 3rd April at 6.30pm-8.30pm The Oxford Pass launch event, which takes place during English Tourism Week, will be attended by VisitEngland Chairman Denis Wormwell along with a number of key stakeholders. A joint initiative between Experience Oxfordshire, Oxford Bus Company and…

Summer 2019 Season Now on Sale at Oxford Playhouse

Oxford Playhouse is delighted to launch its new Summer Season, playing from April to September 2019. Summer sees last of the theatre’s co-productions in celebration of its 80th year, alongside week-after-week of top-class drama, exciting dance and physical theatre, some of the best stand-up comedians on the circuit and much more. This season’s OP80 co-productions…

Blenheim Palace Food Festival – A Gastronomic Day Out For All The Family

For the sixth year running, Fantastic Food Festivals will return to magnificent Blenheim Palace during the second May Bank Holiday (25th – 27th May 2019) for a gastronomic weekend packed with engaging and educational demonstrations from celebrity and local chefs, as well as a multitude of interactive family-friendly activities within the stunning grounds of the…

Oxford Bus Company’s PickMeUp Service Expands Due to Popular Demand Creating New Jobs

The Oxford Bus Company is increasing the size of its PickMeUp fleet for the second time in response to passenger demand. Two additional ultra-low emission Euro 6 Mercedes mini-buses will go into service on Sunday and five new driving jobs have been created. Two new vehicles were also added to the fleet in October 2018. These mini-buses…

The Colour Walk Brings Spring to Bicester Village in a Vibrant Celebration of Colour

On 7 March Bicester Village welcomed the bright and beautiful Colour Walk, and with it launched the Village’s ‘Spring Fever’ campaign, inspired by Maryam Eisler’s Voices East London and celebrating the artists and designers of this burgeoning creative hub. Moving from London Marylebone to Bicester Village and led by East End art doyenne Sue Kreitzman,…

From Leonardo to the Present, New Exhibition Explores History of Conveying 3D on the Page

Thinking 3D: From Leonardo to the Present 21 March 2019 – 9 Feb 2020 Weston Library, Bodleian Libraries, Oxford Free admission, no booking required Thinking 3D: From Leonardo to the Present, a new exhibition at the Bodleian Libraries, explores how artists and scientists have learned to convey three-dimensional objects on the page over the last…

Oxford Bus Company and the Oxford Science Park Form Partnership as Part of Joint Drive to Improve Connectivity

Oxford Bus Company and The Oxford Science Park have formed a partnership to strengthen the PickMeUp on-demand minibus service in the Eastern Arc of the city. The Oxford Science Park has become a formal corporate partner of the innovative ride sharing service, providing annual investment to support the pilot scheme. PickMeUp, which launched last June,…

Launch of Oxford Preservation Trust (OPT) Awards 2019

Anyone can suggest a project so why not get in touch? The Launch of the OPT Awards 2019 takes place on Monday 25 February at 4pm when the OPT team will join and BGS Architects at the Clerici & Sinclair Building at Oxford Brookes University winners of last year’s prestigious OPT plaque. The OPT Awards…

Oxford Bus Company Rewards Staff Excellence in Really Amazing Awards Night

The Oxford Bus Company celebrated the achievements of its staff in its annual ‘The Really Amazing Awards’ ceremony at the prestigious Ashmolean Sculpture Gallery.   Staff scooped the coveted awards in eight categories, rewarding long service and exceptional performance by teams and individuals in the Oxford Bus Company and sister companies Thames Travel, Carousel and…

The King’s Centre, Oxford Hosts International Biotech Conference

The King’s Centre, Oxford (TKC) is hosting a world-leading ‘drug discovery’ conference. The inaugural ELRIG CRISPR in Drug Discovery: From Targets to Therapeutics is being held at the convention centre in Osney Mead, Oxford. World renowned industry experts from the USA, France and Germany are among the line-up of keynote speakers. The scientific conference is…

Pink Tulips Flower at Cotswold Wildlife Park to Support UCARE, an Oxford-Based Charity

One of the Highlights of a Late Spring-Time Visit to the Cotswold Wildlife Park is the Incredible Impact of Their Tulips. Borders and planters in the Walled Garden, around the Manor House and throughout the Park are illuminated by over one hundred varieties of all different shapes and colour. They hope one of the most…

The Oxford Rye Vodka Did It Again!

The Oxford Artisan Distillery won the World’s Best Varietal Vodka category at the World Vodka Awards for the second year in a row. The World Vodka Awards describes: “chocolate croissant, coffee and cocoa nibs, roasted nuts on the nose. Some raisin and prune. Almost PX sherry nose. Smooth, delicious palate full of complexity and flavour….

Creative Team Announced for Blenheim Palace’s 2019 Summer of Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre, Europe’s first ever pop-up Shakespearean Theatre, today announces the creative team for its Blenheim Palace nine-week season, following a hugely successful inaugural run at its original site in York in 2018.   The 13-sided Elizabethan-style playhouse – complete with an Elizabethan village – will be constructed over a three-week period in the…

Giggling Squid to Bring the Flavours of Thailand to Oxford

Giggling Squid is set to introduce its signature Thai cuisine to the Jericho neighbourhood of Oxford early spring 2019. Having established a loyal following throughout the country since 2009 with its brilliant combination of bold Thai flavours and authentic cooking techniques, Giggling Squid will open for lunch and dinner located on Walton Street within an…

Explore the Hidden Side of Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace is inviting visitors to take a privileged peek inside the Private Apartments which have been lived in by the Dukes and Duchesses of Marlborough for more than 300 years. The guided tours of some of the Palace’s most opulent and luxurious rooms provide an exclusive ‘behind the scenes’ look at life in this…

Super Supper Clubs in Blenheim Palace’s Orangery Restaurant

Blenheim Palace and its official catering partner Searcys have unveiled a programme of fun and informative ‘Supper Clubs’ in the Orangery Restaurant, overlooking the Duke of Marlborough’s private Italian Garden. The evening events cover a range of topics from J M W Turner and horticulture to Winston Churchill and the work of a world-renowned chocolatier…

Easter Eggstravaganza at Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace has an eggcellent Easter weekend planned for all the family to enjoy from 19 – 22 April, 2019. Blenheim Palace’s Family Pleasure Gardens will transform into an Easter wonderland with lots of interactive experiences, family-friendly activities, Easter trails and shows to enjoy. Find a traditional fairground with vintage rides* for the whole family….

Hook Norton Brewery Wins VisitEngland Hidden Gem Award

Hook Norton Brewery has been awarded the South East’s ‘Hidden Gem Award’ in VisitEngland’s Visitor Attraction Accolades that recognise the quality of visitor experiences across England. Designed to celebrate excellence within the visitor attraction sector, VisitEngland’s Accolades showcase those businesses in their quality scheme that go the extra mile to provide a high quality day…

Oxford Bus Company Boosts On-Board Wi-Fi Quality in Partnership With RebelRoam to Enable Passengers to Watch Videos Comfortably

Oxford Bus Company has become the first bus operator in the UK to use new technology to improve Wi-Fi experience for passengers. It has partnered with RebelRoam, an on-board Wi-Fi traffic optimization service provider to enable the delivery of a better Wi-Fi service, without increasing operating costs for higher data consumption. It means passengers will…