Half Term

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 10 2017

Spiders, Creepers and Cobwebs

Our Autumnal themed exhibition at the Turrill is ‘Spiders, Creepers and Cobwebs’ and will run from 7 Oct – 11 Nov and is sponsored by d’Overbroecks whose pupils will be participating. Creepy offerings vie with very beautiful sculpture, glass and weavings by Andrew Thompson, Barrie Darling, Jezella Piggott and Wendy Stafford with something to appeal…

Oct 12 2017

SOFO Holiday Kids Clubs

For kids aged 6-9 years. No parents! Two and a half hours packed with games, outdoor fun, crafts and quizzes for boys and girls, inspired by our collections. Some sessions include ‘kitchen science’ or a wartime twist! Friday 6th April 2018 10am – 12.30pm ‘Easter hunt!’ Please book Celebrate Easter with a wartime twist. Friday…

Oct 19 2017

October half term

Join us for a celebration of Autumn throughout half-term. Wrap up warm, grab your wellies and get outdoors to enjoy clambering over logs in the woods, defending the Cogges Fort and chatting with the goats. With daily activities 10-2, just drop in and let your imagination go wild. Monday 23rd October- Robot Junk modelling Tuesday…

Jan 18 2018

Valentines Running Day at Didcot Railway Centre

Step back in time this Valentines Day at Didcot Railway Centre Ride in genuine vintage carriages dating from the Golden Age of Steam on our two Demonstration Lines. Explore our genuine 1930s Engine Shed, visit the GWT Museum, and experience an Air Raid in our World War 2 Air Raid Shelter. Have your own Brief…

Jan 18 2018

Alphabet ‘I Spy’ in the Gardens

Family fun over half term week. Spy the whole alphabet and win a treat! £2 per child – children must be accompanied by an adult for whom the garden entrance fee applies.