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August 2020

August 1 @ 10:00 am - August 31 @ 4:00 pm

Rhino Month

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, Bradwell Grove
Burford, Oxfordshire OX18 4JP United Kingdom

The keepers at the Park will be doing a daily talk throughout August at 2:00pm near the Rhino Paddock about these magnificent animals and the conservation work that is going on to protect them for future generations.

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August 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

International Owl Awareness Day

See www.birdland.co.uk for details

Celebrate International Owl Awareness Day with a day full of owl-tastic activities for families. Keepers will be leading special talks throughout the day and, during the Meet the Keeper sessions, visitors can have a close encounter with a selection of the Park’s resident owl species.   Potter fans will be able to view Birdland’s family of snowy owls while ‘strigiphiles’ (owl lovers) will enjoy meeting the Chaco owl, one of the cutest species of these legendary birds. Spot the differences…

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August 9

Fairthorpe Car Rally

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, Bradwell Grove
Burford, Oxfordshire OX18 4JP United Kingdom

This event is for all pre-1963 home specials and limited run, low volume self-assembled cars, whatever the condition. Modern kit car and replica owners are very welcome to park up outside the arena to enjoy the cars and catch up with their builder owners. This event is unique and the biggest gathering of these rare cars anywhere in the world. The Club would love to hear from other owners of all pre 1963 Historic Specials especially GSM, Heron, Falcon and…

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August 15

Harcourt Arboretum

Harcourt Arboretum, Peacock Gate
Nuneham Courtenay, Oxfordshire OX44 9PX United Kingdom

Get crafty at the Arboretum on Saturday the 15th of August Celebrate summer at the Arboretum this August with a series of socially distanced activities each Saturday from the 8th of August, free with your entrance ticket (last entry at 3:30pm). What's happening on the day Get crafty with a range of craft activities; make your own botanical crown and get creative with wild art Meet and shop with Littlemore Candles Company, Hofficraft, and the Stonesfield Soap Company Sample delicious plant-based foods from Nutmeg + Thyme, buy…

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August 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Kings Banquet Live Immersive Experience Mystery Treason & Plot

An outdoor summer Banquet set in a Historical location with sensational views. From 6.30pm you will be taken back in time to Civil War 1644. Whilst enjoying the sun and your goblet of mead His Majesty King Charles 1st will arrive along with his courtiers (favourites). A three Course Banquet fit for a King will be served and includes an ostentatious 'King's Pudding Table.' There will be Live theatre & entertainment throughout including mystery, treason & plot. Entertainment ends at…

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August 22

Celebrate summer at Harcourt Arboretum

Harcourt Arboretum, Peacock Gate
Nuneham Courtenay, Oxfordshire OX44 9PX United Kingdom

Celebrate summer at the Arboretum this August with a series of socially distanced activities each Saturday in August, free with your entrance ticket. Tuck into delicious food and delectable drinks at the Arboretum on Saturday the 22nd of August What's happening on the day - We’re focussing on fantastic food today. Alongside our regular stalls, SoleLuna Pizza is joining us with their wood-fired pizza oven - Treat yourself to some delicious handmade preserves from Well Preserved or something a little…

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August 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Gnora the Gnome’s Daytime Disco at Cogges Farm

Cogges Manor Farm, Church Lane
Witney, Oxfordshire OX28 3LA United Kingdom

Gnora the gnome, and her brothers Gnorman and Gneville, have all been stuck underground for months. Now that they can get back outdoors they’re going to have a disco to celebrate – and you’re invited! With smash disco hits and lots of dancing bits, Gnora’s the Gnome’s Daytime Disco is fun for all the family, so come and join us at Cogges for a boogie. This is an outdoor production so please feel free to bring your own chairs, blankets and…

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August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Romeo & Juliet with The HandleBards at Cogges Farm

Cogges Manor Farm, Church Lane
Witney, Oxfordshire OX28 3LA United Kingdom

Three HandleBards cooped up together during lockdown. Fuelled by cabin fever and a bookshelf full of Shakespeare, they did what the Bards do best and created an unhinged and bonkers, laugh-out-loud version of Romeo & Juliet. With music, mayhem and more costume changes than you can shake a spear at, expect their usual irreverent, charming and hilarious style to come bursting onto the stage at Cogges. Forget the tears and tragedy, pack a picnic and get ready for some socially-distanced, live…

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August 24 @ 2:00 pm - August 31 @ 2:00 pm

Tea Time with Hatter and Hare

The University of Oxford Botanic Garden, Rose Lane
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 4AZ United Kingdom

Tea Time with Hatter and Hare Don't be late for this very important date! A socially distanced interactive performance by WhatNot Theatre for all the family in Britain's oldest botanic garden. The Mad Hatter and March Hare take audiences on an adventure through Wonderland to meet some of everyone's favourite characters in this fun outdoor performance for all the family. Audiences take their seat on their own personal picnic blanket as Hatter and Hare take the stage. An original piece…

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August 27 @ 11:00 am - August 29 @ 5:00 pm

Outdoor theatre at Wytham Woods

Oxfordshire United Kingdom

Bicycle Boy We are thrilled to be working very hard to bring you three days of performances of Bicycle Boy, on 27, 28 and 29 August at 11am, 2pm & 4.30pm. (The performances on 27 August will be held at The Music Room, Eynsham, while 28 and 29 August are at Wytham Woods.) Sam has 24 hours to clear out his grandad’s old bike workshop. He remembers granddad teaching him to ride (and pretending to be his favourite superhero, Bicycle…

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August 29

Harcourt Arboretum

Harcourt Arboretum, Peacock Gate
Nuneham Courtenay, Oxfordshire OX44 9PX United Kingdom

Celebrate summer at the Arboretum each Saturday in August with a series of socially distanced activities, free with your entrance ticket (last entry at 3:30pm). What's happening on the day  Go on a bug hunt in Palmer's Ley Meadow with Oxford University Museum of Natural History (OUMNH) or settle down and listen to some insect storytelling. Check out some of the specimens from the OUMNH collection, make your own bug antennae and take home some brilliant bug-themed crafts Go on a scavenge hunt…

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August 31
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 am, repeating until August 31, 2020

Birds of Prey demonstrations

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, Bradwell Grove
Burford, Oxfordshire OX18 4JP United Kingdom

Some birds will swoop low over your heads and some will soar high in the sky over the Park’s beautiful grounds. See a variety of different birds from eagles to owls in these exciting demonstrations by Cotswold Falconry, which take place at 1.00 p.m. and 3.30 p.m. on the lawns in front of the Manor house on specific days.

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September 2020

September 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Meditation in the Garden

The University of Oxford Botanic Garden, Rose Lane
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 4AZ United Kingdom

Breathing Meditation and Contemplation An hour and a half of combined breathing meditation and contemplation among the plants in Oxford Botanic Garden. You will be led through a series of accessible mindfulness meditations using the breath, to foster focus and awareness while calming the mind. You will also be guided in exploring the Garden in a contemplative way, connecting with a particular plant/tree or feature to enhance your appreciation of nature and your surroundings in the present moment. Sophie at Linden…

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September 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2020

Book Group

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

The Museum Book Group enjoy a wide selection of books with all members choosing their reading list then they get together in the Museum Cafe every second Friday of the month. It is free to attend but we do ask you support the Cafe. For more information and to join call the Museum on 01235 771447, email info@valeanddownlandmuseum.org.uk or send us a message.

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September 12 - September 13

Oxford Open Doors goes outside

Oxfordshire United Kingdom

‘Oxford Open Doors goes outside’. There will be three elements to the weekend: A full virtual programme going live at 10am Saturday 12 September until 6pm Sunday 13 September. A range of free self-guided walks exploring the city's green spaces and hidden heritage as well as a range of walks provided by Sustainable Healthcare and Oxford Archaeology. A programme of free but mainly pre-booked outdoor activities as visitor numbers will be limited. Register to take part in events here A few venues will not require you to…

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September 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Meditation in the Garden

The University of Oxford Botanic Garden, Rose Lane
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 4AZ United Kingdom

Breathing Meditation and Contemplation An hour and a half of combined breathing meditation and contemplation among the plants in the Botanic Garden. You will be led through a series of accessible mindfulness meditations using the breath, to foster focus and awareness while calming the mind. You will also be guided in exploring the Garden in a contemplative way, connecting with a particular plant/tree or feature to enhance your appreciation of nature and your surroundings in the present moment. Sophie at Linden…

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September 18 - September 20

The Classic Car Drive In Weekend

Bicester Heritage, The Station Armoury, Building 123, Buckingham Road,
Bicester, Oxfordshire OX26 5HA United Kingdom

The Classic Car Drive In Weekend, from 18th -20th September, features a homage to some of the most iconic and classic car movies at the very first Drive In dedicated to cars! Drive in and enjoy one of our specially curated selection of the best Classic Car movies of all time… from some of the greatest cult classics like The Italian Job and Days of Thunder, to celebrating ultimate racing legends in Senna, Le Mans 66 or Rush to adrenaline…

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September 18 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Knit, Knot and Natter Craft Group

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

The Museum's Knit Knot and Natter Craft Group meet in the Museum Cafe every 3rd Friday of the month. Bring along your own craft projects, take tuition from current members in crafts such as knitting, crochet and embroidery or just come along for a cuppa and a chat. Free to join but we do ask you support the Cafe. No need to book in advance, just come along on the day

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September 20 @ 6:00 am - 9:30 am

Blenheim Palace Hosts Charity Sunrise Walk

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

Blenheim Palace is offering people the opportunity to watch the sunrise over the Estate as part of a fundraising walk on Sunday, 20th September. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is hosting the memorial Sunrise Walk for the SeeSaw charity. SeeSaw offers grief support for children and young people in Oxfordshire and is Blenheim’s official charity for 2020. Participants can choose between a 1.5-mile circular walk around the Queen Pool, or a 4.6-mile walk around the Park perimeter. In order to…

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September 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Wantage Country Market

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

Wantage Country Market is held in the Museum Cafe every Friday morning. The best place to buy fresh homemade goodies such as jams, chutneys and cakes as well as home grown fruit, vegetables and flowers. They also have some crafts, including cards, aprons & knitted baby wear. *Please note this market is not organised by the Museum, the Wantage Country Market is a separate organisation.

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