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Oxfordshire Remembers 1914-18: Part II

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum
November 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - December 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 2, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 2, 2018

Running throughout 2018 is The Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum’s contribution to the commemoration of the Centenary of WW1. During the latter half of the First World War, men and women of all classes and social backgrounds from across Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire contributed in a myriad of ways to the war effort. This second of two exhibitions, covering the years 1917-19, tells some of their personal stories, through fascinating artefacts, images and films. The exhibitions covers everything from Oxfordshire’s VC winners,…

The Power of Dogs

The Power of Dogs

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - July 4 @ 9:00 pm

Join us for an evening of inspiring talks in Oxford giving an interesting insight into the Power of Dogs and all that they bring to us as humans. Talks & Speakers: Creating sustainable green spaces that benefit wildlife as well as dog and human health – Stephen Jenkinson, Access Adviser to The Kennel Club Personal experience of the life-changing support dogs can offer – Christa Dyson, Vice Chair of Spinal Injuries Association, Dogs for Good client How dogs support our…

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English Strawberry Afternoon Tea & Prosecco

Old Swan & Minster Mill
June 1 @ 1:00 pm - June 30 @ 5:00 pm

Strawberry tartlet, strawberries & cream macaroon, scones clotted cream & strawberry jam, Eton mess, open cucumber sandwich, coronation chicken brioche, potted crayfish and a glass of prosecco £25.00

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A Slice through the World: Contemporary Artists’ Drawings

Modern Art Oxford
June 16 - September 9

Modern Art Oxford and Drawing Room jointly present A Slice through the World: Contemporary Artists’ Drawings, a group exhibition that celebrates the sustained power of drawing in the digital age. The exhibition at Modern Art Oxford brings together a dynamic selection of recent works by 14 international artists who are committed to the materiality of paper and pencil, showcasing a remarkable attention to detail and skill. In an age of mass media, where the rapid proliferation of images leaves many…

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Peter Rabbit – Mischief & Mayhem

June 16 @ 10:00 am - September 8 @ 5:00 pm

Peter Rabbit hops, skips and jumps right off the page in this interactive exhibition about Beatrix Potters most famous creation. Discover original illustrations and memorabilia and see how Potter turned her mischievous bunny into an international celebrity. Have fun and games with all your favourite characters in the activity playroom.

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Peter Rabbit TM: Mischief & Mayhem

The Oxfordshire Museum
June 16 @ 10:00 am - September 9 @ 5:00 pm

Peter Rabbit hops, skips and jumps right off the page in this interactive exhibition about Beatrix Potter's most famous creation. Discover original illustrations and memorabilia and see how Potter turned her mischievous bunny into an international celebrity. Have fun and games with your favourite characters in the activity play room, visitors can have fun helping Mrs Tiggywinkle hang up the laundry or visit Mrs Rabbit in her burrow! Children can dress up as Peter, help plant carrots in Mr McGregor’s…

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The Garden at Sarah Wiseman Gallery

Sara Wiseman Gallery
June 16 @ 10:00 am - July 28 @ 5:30 pm

This summer, Sarah Wiseman Gallery is pleased to present ‘The Garden’ a group exhibition which explores the enduring influence of horticulture and gardening on visual art. The exhibition brings together painting, printmaking and sculpture from gallery artists renowned for their interest in the natural world. Visual art and horticulture are two disciplines that share a long association. Claude Monet was perhaps most famously influenced by his garden at Giverny, with later twentieth century examples of gardening artists including Derek Jarman…

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Ultimate Picture Palace Film Series

June 17 @ 3:30 pm - June 26 @ 8:30 pm

In partnership with Ultimate Picture Palace Oxford Festival of the Arts has curated a series of films representing a journey through film from the 1939 classic family favourite 'The Wizard of Oz' to an 'Afghan Cycles' a fascinating feature-length documentary about Women's National Cycling Team of Afghanistan. There will also be a screening of Hitchcock's masterpiece 'North by Northwest' and the deeply moving coming of age tale from 'Walkabout' that tells the story of two young city children, stranded in…

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The Dambusters and Beyond: Celebrating the RAF

North Wall Arts Centre
June 20 @ 10:00 am - July 17 @ 4:00 pm

A joint project by The North Wall and its principal sponsor, St Edward’s School, this exhibition will use archive photography, military artefacts, and largely unseen private papers and diaries to celebrate the RAF in its 100th anniversary year. The daring exploits and ingenuity of, among others, Geoffrey De Havilland, Guy Gibson and Douglas Bader – all former pupils of the school – will form a prominent part of the exhibition. The vital roles played by women will also feature, from…

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Tandem Festival

June 22 - June 24

Tandem Festival celebrates culture, fosters cooperation and inspires change, and we’re back for our fourth edition! This summer the Tandem experience comes to life from 22nd - 24th June in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside at Lower Farm, Ramsden. Cycle powered, volunteer fuelled and community led, Tandem brings you different worlds of music, art, talks, workshops, film screenings and food. At Tandem, what’s good for your ears, eyes and dancing shoes can be good for the planet too. Come along to…

The Blenheim Palace Flower Show

Blenheim Palace Flower Show
June 22 @ 10:00 am - June 24 @ 5:00 pm

The Blenheim Palace Flower Show is an annual horticultural event featuring hundreds of garden and home exhibitors, a Grand Floral Pavilion, gardening talks and a Floral Art Marquee. Returning for its sixth year, the 2018 show will be opened by popular celebrity gardener, Carol Klein, who will also lead a talk in the gardening theatre. Set in the grounds of the stunning Blenheim Palace, the wonderful three day show celebrates the very best of gardening, home and lifestyle. It is…

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British Cooking Classes Oxford by Sophie Grigson

Quaker Meeting House
June 22 @ 10:00 am - September 30 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until September 30, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 30, 2018

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 30, 2018

Sophie Grigson, published Food Writer and celebrated cook has launched British Cooking Oxford. Classes available to teach visitors to our beautiful city how to cook the best of British food. Our British Cooking Classes will showcase traditional dishes like Toad in the Hole, Summer Pudding and the proud Scone slathered with clotted cream and strawberry jam. We’ll be running three classes every Friday from 22nd June throughout the summer, right in the heart of Oxford. We also set up bespoke…

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