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March 2019

March 21, 2019 - February 9, 2020

Thinking 3D: Leonardo to the present

Treasury, Weston Library, Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3BG United Kingdom

For centuries, artists and scientists have wrestled with how to convey three-dimensional objects on the page. Using some of the Bodleian Libraries’ finest books, manuscripts, prints and drawings, Thinking 3D tells the story of the development of three-dimensional communication over the last 500 years.

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July 2019

July 5, 2019 - March 8, 2020

Talking Maps

St Lee Gallery, Weston Library, Weston Library, Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3BG United Kingdom

Every map tells a story. Talking Maps is a celebration of maps and what they tell us about the places they depict and the people that make and use them. Drawing on the Bodleian's unparalleled collection of more than 1.5 million maps, this exhibition brings together an extraordinary selection of ancient, pre-modern and contemporary maps from a range of cultures and in a variety of formats as well as showcasing fascinating imaginary, fictional and war maps.

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August 2019

August 19 - December 21

Lester Piggott: Born to Ride Exhibition

Vale & Downland Museum, Church Street
Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 8BL United Kingdom

Celebrating champion jockey Lester Piggott who was the first baby born in the maternity unit at Wantage Hospital in 1935. Life size bronze statue of Lester Piggott was unveiled by Lester himself on 18th August in the museum garden. Check out the museum Facebook page @valeanddownlandmuseum to see a video from the unveiling. 19th August – 21st December Vale and Downland Museum.  

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August 27 @ 10:00 am - November 23 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 3, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until November 3, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 3, 2019

Normandy 75: Oxfordshire to the Orne

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire 0X20 1SN United Kingdom
See website for admission prices

Exhibition charting the Second World War invasion of Normandy by allied forces. Combining information panels from the National Army Museum with the regimental history and artefacts from SOFO's own archives to give an Oxfordshire perspective on D Day and the events surrounding it. SOFO Museum Open Tuesday - Fridays, 10am to 5pm. Saturdays 11am to 5pm, and Sundays 2pm - 5pm. Last admission at 4.15pm.

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October 2019

October 4 - November 24

Daniel Meadows: Now and Then

Daniel Meadows: Now and Then celebrates the work of one of Britain’s foremost photographers who worked from the 1970s onward, authentically capturing British life. Admission: Admission free  

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October 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - March 16, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

From Istanbul to Oxford: The Origins of Coffee-Drinking in England

Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2PH United Kingdom
Free

The first coffee house in England opened in Oxford in 1651, but the story of coffee began many years earlier in the Ottoman Empire. Discover how coffee made its way to England through an exploration of both Ottoman coffee-related objects and English adaptations, which illustrate the fascinating and complex relationship between the two powers at the time. Gallery 29

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October 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - March 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

A Nice Cup of Tea?

Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2PH United Kingdom
Free

Learn about the untold stories and hidden narratives of empire, trade and transatlantic slavery through this contemporary art installation inspired by the Ashmolean’s European Ceramics collection. A cup of tea represents comfort for many of us, but every sip connects us to the legacy of the British Empire, global trade and transatlantic slavery. The fashion for drinking sweetened tea from China inspired the luxury tea sets in the Ashmolean European Ceramics Gallery. Behind this wealth was the brutal exploitation of enslaved…

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October 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - March 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Feed the World: Food and Money in the 20th Century

Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2PH United Kingdom
Free

This display explores the complex relationship between food and money by taking a closer look at the Food and Agriculture Organization’s ‘Food for All’ programme. Discover how monetary and numismatic objects such as coins, banknotes, and tokens related to food in the 20th century, and why this was important. Gallery 7

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October 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am - April 19, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Cai Guo-Qiang: Gunpowder Art

Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2PH United Kingdom
Free

Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957) is best-known for his gunpowder explosion events staged in public spaces worldwide and, in particular, for his firework display for the opening ceremonies of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. This exhibition focuses on the artist’s smaller-scale works, exploring the presence of Chinese culture in his art through the mediums of painting, drawing, and gunpowder on canvas, paper and silk. Learn about the significance behind the materials Cai Guo-Qiang chooses to work with, as…

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November 2019

November 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - March 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

‘Oh, What a Lovely War!’ Humour in Times of Conflict

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire 0X20 1SN United Kingdom
£2.50 – £4.50

An exhibition that explores the ways in which humour and fun were used to spur on both troops and the people back at home - before, during and after war. Objects, music, posters, art, and testimonials from Oxfordshire people all illustrate how some of those who lived through times of conflict still managed to put a smile on their faces. Museum open Tuesday-Friday 10am - 5pm, Saturday 11am - 5pm and Sunday 2pm - 5pm. Last admission 4.15pm each day.…

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November 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - January 3, 2020 @ 10:00 pm

Original Works by Jessie Woodward

Oxfordshire United Kingdom
Free!

The Jam Factory present Original Works by Jessie Woodward in our Small & Large Galleries this winter. Exhibition dates: 13th November 2019 - 5th January 2020 Bristol based artist Jessie Woodward is an abstract painter using mixed media to explore the concept of spontaneity in her practice. Bright, fun and experimental, the body of work to be exhibited at The Jam Factory generates visual energetic joy and pleasure through the use of unusual materials and techniques. Lively compositions of fluorescent…

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November 16, 2019 - April 25, 2020

Turrill Sculpture Garden Christmas Quarter Selling Exhibition

Turrill Sculpture Garden, Through Summertown Library, South Parade
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 7JN United Kingdom

Seven Oxfordshire women artists in metal, glass and ceramics show enticing offerings for Christmas and beyond from 16 November to 25 April. Julie Grose and Sophie Thompson work in metal, Harriet Coleridge, Sally Dorrity and Laura Laub in ceramic and Anne Arlidge and Judith Berger in glass. Add an outdoor element to your Christmas gift-giving for long-term delight. 16 November - 25 April Through Summertown Library, South Parade, Oxford OX2 7JN

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November 20
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 am, repeating until January 12, 2020

Last supper in Pompeii

Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2PH United Kingdom

This major exhibition will tell the story of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii's love affair with food and wine. Located in the sunny paradise of southern Italy, Pompeii was sandwiched between lush vineyards and fertile plains to one side, and the bountiful waters of the Bay of Naples to the other. When the ash from Mount Vesuvius began raining down on Pompeii in AD 79, people were engaged in typical day to day activities: producing, buying and selling food and,…

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November 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Bank Holidays Closed

St Edward’s School: In Progress 3

North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 7JN United Kingdom
Free

In Progress 3 celebrates the fantastic work from St Edward’s pupils across all year groups. Although primarily a platform for the Lower Sixth to showcase work produced on the Teddies Foundation Course, the exhibition will also present work from Year 9, GCSE and Upper Sixth students. The Teddies Foundation Course provides Lower Sixth A Level and IB pupils an opportunity to explore a range of media over a sixteen-week programme. Pupils are encouraged to choose a theme at the beginning of…

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November 20 @ 6:45 pm - 11:45 pm

Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons 35th Anniversary Music Night with Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX44 7PD United Kingdom
£300.00

Join us for a grand finale to the hotel’s 35th anniversary celebrations, and a commemoration to Raymond’s 70th birthday. Anticipate an evening of culinary decadence and musical excellence, courtesy of cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, the brightest young star on the classical music scene. Sheku became a household name after his enchanting solo performance at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. He won the 2016 BBC Young Musician competition and his album, Inspiration, spent many weeks at number 1…

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November 21 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Facebook Digital Skills Training

Free

Join us at SAE Oxford for an afternoon of Facebook Digital Skills Training and enjoy an introduction to Innovation, Web Presence and Social Media Marketing. The Digital Skills Training Programme by Facebook and Freeformers, in partnership with The Extraordinary Club and Agent Academy focuses on enabling you to develop the confidence and the skills you may need to help upskill yourself ready for the world of work, help your CV stand out and equip everyone with the digital skills they need…

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November 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Decline: Then and Now

Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2PH United Kingdom
£6 – £8

With Professor Chris Pelling, Dr Liz Sawyer and Dr Peter Claus and Out of Chaos Theatre Company 'Things aren’t what they used to be’ - but then, they never were. Or is life getting better? Might the two ideas connect, as people needed the tough challenges of the past to bring out the best in them? These ideas will be explored, from Homer to the present day. With readings from Out of Chaos Theatre Company.

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November 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Choral Workshop with The Sixteen

Christ Church, Christ Church
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1DP United Kingdom
£15 – £30

The Sixteen's Choral Workshops take place under the guidance of expert workshop leaders, including their associate conductor and bass Eamonn Dougan and singer and practical scholar Sally Dunkley. Local singing enthusiasts are treated to a session of vocal coaching including advice on breathing technique, invigorating warm-ups, voice production and insights into the historical context of the Choral Pilgrimage music, this year focused on music written in 16th Century Rome. Places can be booked via The Sixteen's website or via telephone…

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November 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - January 5, 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Alice in the Palace

Blenheim Palace, Blenheim Palace
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1UL United Kingdom

Experience a Wonderland like no other… Enter the magical world of Alice in Wonderland as part of an enchanting new daytime experience at Blenheim Palace this Christmas (22 November 2019 – 5 January 2020). Step between the pages of a larger-than-life storybook and into your very own festive family adventure as you venture through the looking glass. Wander down the rabbit-hole corridor, through the Hall of Mirrors, along the Hall of Doors and into the Palace’s historic rooms, sometimes grand,…

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November 23 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on September 29, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on November 23, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on February 29, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on May 30, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on August 29, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on October 31, 2020 at 9:00 am

Abingdon Local Excellence Market

Abingdon-on-Thames Oxfordshire United Kingdom

Local Excellence is a market at which local food producers, craftworkers and retailers sell their goods in Abingdon Market Place. The Local Excellence Market gives Abingdon shoppers the chance to sample foods, beers and crafts from Oxfordshire and the nearest counties. The market starts at 9am and packs up at 2pm. Held on a Saturday, it is very popular with people who are at work all week and miss out on our weekly markets on weekly Monday Market Day or…

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