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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,…


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…


Peter Rabbit: 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…


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…


Artists Edward and Stephani Scott-Snell at Kelmscott Manor

Kelmscott Manor
June 23 @ 11:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm

A special exhibition of paintings, drawings and writings by the artist Edward and Stephani Scott-Snell, created during the period they lived at Kelmscott Manor (the summer home of designer and campaigner William Morris) as self-described "guardians of the most beautiful house in the world". Admission is included with a purchase of a ticket to the Manor. The Manor is open to the public Wednesday and Saturday until the end of October. Ticket office opens at 10.30am, the manor house opens…


The Art of Movement Kinetic Sculpture by Richard Cresswell

Turrill Sculpture Garden
July 16 @ 9:30 am - September 29 @ 4:00 pm

Richard Cresswell started his working life as a mechanical engineer designing all manner of things and creating beautiful prototypes which he enjoyed immensely but found after years of this that his clients were really only concerned with costs and profit. In 2001 he decided to change his life to something where he could throw all his passion into his work and make only things he liked and hopefully gave others pleasure when they saw them. He still working on it…

Oxford Shakespeare Co.

Love’s Labour’s Lost

Wadham College
July 17 @ 7:30 pm - August 15 @ 9:50 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2018

A young, louche King and his three wastrel cohorts. Swept along by the indulgences and hedonism of a childhood lived in the 1960s and now stumbling into 1970’s manhood. One morning, after yet another late night young Ferdinand decides - Enough! Time to set aside such wasteful antics. Time for them to get serious, to turn to the scholarly life, to forswear all non-academic pleasure, and above all to forswear women… So how do we think their resolve will fair…


Fairytale Festival 2018

Fairytale Farm
July 26 @ 10:00 am - September 3 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until September 3, 2018

You won’t want to miss Fairytale Farm’s first ever Fairytale Festival, which will run every day from 26th July to 3rd September 2018, except the weekend of 11th and 12th August. With interactive fairytale storytelling that will bring some of the most famous fairytales alive, crafts and summer games, there will be something for everyone. Create a fairytale-themed scarecrow, help to build Hansel & Gretel’s cottage, enjoy garden games on the lawn, enter the Ugly Duck Race and Giant Skittles…


Summer Holidays at Cogges

Cogges Manor Farm
July 30 @ 10:00 am - August 31 @ 2:00 pm

Enjoy simple summer days at Cogges Manor Farm in Witney, where families can explore the beautiful house, grounds and secret walled garden - perfect for picnics, meeting the farm animals, games and woodland adventures. New to discover in 2018, a bale maze and summer trail, as well as daily changing activities, including arts & craft, storytelling, Woodland Club and nature play. Science Oxford will also be hosting their sell-out workshops on 31st July and 7th August (book in advance). Most…


Tricks of Trade: Magic and Money in Context

Ashmolean Museum
July 31 @ 10:00 am - December 16 @ 5:00 pm

Money can be ‘magical’ in more ways than one – it multiplies, it grows and it can buy happiness and bring forth plenitude. This display will explore how money and magic come together in interesting ways, showcasing coins used as magical objects, and exploring how money has worked magic over centuries.


Mediterranean Journeys | Andrew Hood and Peter Kettle

August 1 @ 10:00 am - September 1 @ 5:30 pm

Inspired by late-summer's change of pace, Sarah Wiseman Gallery is proud to present two new collections of paintings by two artists both influenced by travel. By working from drawings made on site, both Andrew Hood and Peter Kettle's paintings evoke the energy and detail of a particular location that's only conveyed through the power of observational drawing. This August, Andrew and Peter turn their attention to the charms and intense colour and light of the Mediterranean. Andrew Hood Andrew Hood's…


Alan Kestner: Storytelling Revisited

North Wall Arts Centre
August 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Closed Sundays

Storytelling Revisited is a series of new paintings which explore the interplay between storytelling and image. The complex accumulation of motifs in the artist’s work requires careful unpicking by the viewer and personal interpretation. Unlike a children’s picture book, which illustrates a precise story, the meaning here is more complex and different for every viewer. This ambiguity allows the artist to pursue more complex themes such as his father’s escape from Germany before World War II, and the idea that…

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