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  • Creation Theatre present Macbeth, Lady Margaret Hall, 1 August - 13 September  
  • Catweazle Club - legendary home of acoustic artistry. Every Thursday, 8pm, East Oxford Community Centre  

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    Once Bitten Eynsham Village Hall Wed 26 Nov: 7.45pm

    Esben & The Witch Truck Store Fri 12 Sep: 6pm

    Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Koo Koo Kango Roo Oxford Town Hall Tue 30 Sep: 8pm

    Last chance to book for

    Luminosity in Watercolours - a Summer School
    Book by Mon, 1 September

    (Starts Mon, 8 September)

    Pottery Classes
    Book by Mon, 1 September

    (Starts Mon, 1 September)

    Sarah Waters
    Book by Tue, 2 September

    (Starts Tue, 2 September)

    Bodleian Hand-Printing Course begins
    Book by Wed, 3 September

    (Starts Thu, 4 September)

    Japanese Tea Workshop with Kyoto Tea Master
    Book by Wed, 3 September

    (Starts Thu, 4 September)

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    South Pacific: On a seemingly idyllic tropical island - here beautifully and economically realised...read more

    Black Coffee: Black coffee is generally good for your health. Unless, of course, you happen...read more

    Flowers @ Oxford: A magical day at Lady Margaret Hall. Spectacular flowers in wonderful art form...read more

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    Quantum of Solace [12A]: I went into the cinema expecting to be disappointed, having read reviews about a...read more (10 November 2008)

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    Sunday 31st August 2014 Hide

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    Great Escapes at Oxford Castle Unlocked this summer!

    Reviews

    Uncover funny, frank and downright stupid escape attempt stories at Oxford Castle!

    10am - 5pm Adult 9.95 Child 6.95 Family 29.95

    Unlocked - Oxford Castle, 44-46 Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1 1AY, 10am-5.30pm daily (last tour 4.20pm)

    www.oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk Email Me 01865 260 666

    Booking advised by 31 Aug 2014

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    Family Friendly, Today, This Week, Tours, History

    Alice Explore Oxford Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

    Discover more about Alice's adventures in Oxford with this family gallery trail.

    10.30am-4.30pm Free

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    www.oxford.gov.uk/museumofoxford Email Me 01865 252334

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    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, Today, This Week, Kids' Activities, Alice in Wonderland

    Trail: Carnival Summer Trail!

    Join the colourful, noisy parade through the Museums with our flamboyant summer trail. Available throughout the summer holidays during Museum opening hours; Mondays: 12.00-16.30, Tuesdays-Sundays & Bank Holiday Mondays: 10.00-16.30. Please ensure that all children are accompanied by an adult.

    10am - 4.30pm free entry

    Pitt Rivers Museum, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PP, Mon 12-4.30pm, Tue-Sun & BH 10am-4.30pm.

    rm.nsms.ox.ac.uk/go.rm?id=34662 01865 270927

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    Family Friendly, Today, This Week

    Quest at the Arboretum University of Oxford Harcourt Arboretum

    Our geocaching treasure hunt is back in assoication with the Institute of Physics.

    10am - 4pm Free with entry to Arboretum

    Harcourt Arboretum, Nuneham Courtenay OX44 9PX, April to October - 10.00am until 5.00pm, last admission 4.15pm; November - 10.00am until 4.00pm, last admission 3.15pm; December to March (Monday to Friday only) - 10.00am until 4.00pm, last admission 3.15pm. (Closed at weekends); December 22nd to January 3rd - CLOSED.

    www.harcourt-arboretum.ox.ac.uk Email Me 01865 341576

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    Nature, Family Friendly, Today, This Week

    Millets Farm Chilli Fiesta Millets Farm Centre

    Millets Farm near Abingdon chilli fiesta Aug 30th & 31st with chilli sale, music, tasting

    9-5 Free

    Millets Farm Centre, Kingston Road, Frilford, Abingdon OX13 5HB, The Pick-Your-Own Farm is open June-September, daily: 9.30am-5.30pm (valid for 2013, awaiting details for 2014).
    The Farm Shop is open daily, 9.00am-6.00pm in British Summer Time and 9.00am-5.30pm at other times.
    The Fishmongers department is closed on Sundays and Mondays, but there is a self-service alternative. Both the Fishmonger & Butcher departments close at 5.30pm, 7 days a week throughout the year.
    The Farmhouse Restaurant is open daily, 9.30am-5.00pm. The Lakeview Restaurant is open Sundays 12.00-2.30pm.
    The Frosts Garden Centre, along with Green & Blooms Florist, opens Monday - Saturday: 9.00am-6.00pm, Sunday: 10am for browsing, 10.30am-4.30pm. These times are valid for April-September check the website for details about other times of the year.
    The Craft Shack opens Tuesday - Saturday: 9.00am-5.30pm, closed Sunday and Monday.

    milletsfarmcentre.com Email Me 10865 392200

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    Shop, Family Friendly, Music, Today, This Week

    Will you walk for your hospital charity? OUH Charitable Funds

    A 5 mile walk supporting your local hospital causes. Sign up today!

    sign up today 5

    John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/walk charity@ouh.nhs.uk 01865 743444

    Must book by 02 Oct 2014

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Charity, Walks, Today, This Week

    26 Characters: Relaxed Visit The Story Museum

    Exhibition visit for anyone with autism or learning, sensory & communication disorders.

    10am-11am Free to participants and their families

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    ...storymuseum.org.uk... Email Me 01865 790050

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    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, Today, This Week

    26 Characters exhibition The Story Museum

    Immersive exhibition: rogues and rascals, wizards, witches and wild things! All ages.

    11am-5pm 7.50, 5

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    www.storymuseum.org.uk/26Characters Email Me 01865 790050

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    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, Today, This Week

    Wonder Walk The Story Museum

    A playful family tour of Oxford's fantasy stories. All ages.

    11am 6 (4)

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    www.thestorymuseum.org.uk/events Email Me 01865 305305

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    Family Friendly, Today, This Week

    STEP INSIDE A STORY: interactive workshop with story telling and craft (Ages 2+) Barefoot Books

    Looking for a fun morning activity? Stories and craft based on the themed of the day.

    10.30 - 11.30am 3/child for craft, 5/child for craft and a book

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, Craft, Today, This Week, Storytelling

    Face Painting at Barefoot Barefoot Books

    Transform yourself with the colourful and glittery skills of our face painters! Ages 2+

    2 - 4pm 4 per child

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... oxford.events@barefootbooks.co.uk 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, Today, This Week

    MarketSunday 31st August 2014 Hide

    Wolvercote Farmers Market - First Turn, Wolvercote - Every Sunday 10am to 1pm

    Reviews

    Fairtrade, local and/ or organic meat, fish, veg, fruit, nuts, bread, conserves, savoury delicacies and groceries. Café & Cycle Clinic.

    10am - 1pm

    Wolvercote Primary School, First Turn, Wolvercote, Oxford OX2 8AQ

    www.wolvercotefarmersmarket.co.uk Email Me 01865 318997

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    Wolvercote Farmers' Market has gone from strength to strength, and is back to being a true farmers' market, in that veg...read more

    Eco, Family Friendly, Market, Food, Today, This Week, Farmers Market

    GigSunday 31st August 2014 Hide

    The Bookies Open Mic

    Come join the fun every Sunday. Hosted by Chris Padmore. All welcome.

    8.30-11pm Free

    The Old Bookbinders, 17-18 Victor Street, Oxford OX2 6BT, Monday: closed; Tue & Wed: 4pm-12pm; Thu-Sat: 12pm-12am; Sun: 12-11pm.

    Email Me

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    Gig, Pubs, Family Friendly, Music, Open mic, Today, This Week

    CinemaSunday 31st August 2014 Hide

    Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Sunday 31st August 2014 Hide

    How To Train Your Dragon 2 [PG] (2D)

    Stay! Good dragon. Runtime: 102 mins

    11.45am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    The Unbeatables [U]

    Table-footballers come alive in animated adventure, starring Rupert Grint and Rob Brydon. Runtime: 97 mins

    11.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    Mr. Peabody and Sherman

    A talking dog, his human son and a time machine. Runtime: 92 mins

    11.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 (10p/min from landline) — Sunday 31st August 2014 Hide

    Earth to Echo [PG]

    A group of school-friends come to the aid of a stranded alien. Runtime: 89 mins

    11.15am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Sci-Fi, Today, This Week

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Sunday 31st August 2014 Hide

    How To Train Your Dragon 2 [PG] (2D)

    Stay! Good dragon. Runtime: 102 mins

    10.15am, 12.50, 3.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    The Nut Job [U]

    A selfish squirrel outcast tries to mend his ways. Animated comedy. Runtime: 85 mins

    10.45am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, Today, This Week

    The Unbeatables [U]

    Table-footballers come alive in animated adventure, starring Rupert Grint, Peter Serafinowicz and Rob Brydon. Runtime: 97 mins

    9.50am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Today, This Week, Football

    Barbie and the Secret Door [U]

    A shy princess discovers a magical land. Runtime: 81 mins

    11.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Fantasy, Fairytale, Today, This Week

    Planes 2: Fire & Rescue [U] (2D)

    Dusty the cropduster retires from racing to join the fire and rescue unit. Runtime: 83 mins

    10.15am, 1.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Transport, Today, This Week, Sequel

    Kids AM: Postman Pat: The Movie [U]

    Pat enters a TV talent competition, but who's going to deliver the mail? Robots, obviously. Runtime: 88 mins

    10.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, Today, This Week, Talent Show

    Tangled [PG]

    Disney Pixar retelling of Rapunzel. Runtime: 100 mins

    10.30am

    Tangled is a great film. It's lovely to look at, and even though it's pitched at young girls, it doesn't talk down to them or...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Musical Theatre, Fairytale, Today, This Week

    Sports and FitnessSunday 31st August 2014 Hide

    YogaBellies YogaBellies

    Antenatal Yoga classes are held at weekends in the Oxford area.

    11.15am - 12.30pm contact for info

    St Michael & All Angels Church Hall (Summertown), Corner of Banbury & Portland Rds, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7EZ

    www.yogabellies.co.uk Email Me 07770 393929

    Must book by 27 Apr 2014

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Baby, Today, This Week, Yoga

    Dinghy Sailing on the River Thames, 1.5 miles from city centre

    Drop in and watch, have a cup of tea and maybe sail. New members welcome

    1pm Free

    Medley Sailing Club, The Towpath, Binsey, OX2 0NJ

    www.medleysailingclub.co.uk Email Me 07538 862736

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    Nature, Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Today, This Week

    ArtSunday 31st August 2014 Hide

    Barbara Kruger Modern Art Oxford

    A major solo exhibition of new and recent work, critiquing the language of mass media.

    12pm-5pm Free

    Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Sun: 12-5pm. Closed Monday

    www.modernartoxford.org.uk Email Me 01865722733

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    Did Barbara Kruger, former graphic designer in the glossy magazine game, move into the art world as a kind of whistle-blower,...read more

    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Platform: An Exhibition of Recent Graduates' Work Modern Art Oxford

    Platform presents the work of graduate artists from local Universities.

    11 - 5pm Free entry

    Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Sun: 12-5pm. Closed Monday

    ...modernartoxford.org.uk... Email Me (0)1865 813813

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Gareth Lloyd - Wildlife Artist

    Endearing wildlife art created in pencil, paint and charcoal by this Oxford based artist.

    Free

    The Little Gallery, 20 Broad St (upstairs in Broad Canvas), Oxford OX1 3AS

    www.facebook.com/broadcanvas Email Me 01865 244025

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    A Town & its People by Andrew Manson The Jam Factory

    An exhibition of paintings and prints by renowned local artist, Andrew Manson.

    10am onwards Free

    The Jam Factory, Hollybush Row, Oxford, OX1 1HU

    www.thejamfactoryoxford.com/ 01865 244613

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Colour Animalia by Lindsay McDonagh The Jam Factory

    A beautiful mix of prints & paintings inspired by colours & designs of the natural world

    10am onwards Free

    The Jam Factory, Hollybush Row, Oxford, OX1 1HU

    www.thejamfactoryoxford.com/ 01865 244613

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    Nature, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    WorshipSunday 31st August 2014 Hide

    Church Services St Ebbe's Church

    Fellowship, singing, bible-based sermon & prayer. All welcome!

    9:45am; 11:45am (in term time); 4:30pm; 7pm

    St Ebbe's Church, 2 Roger Bacon Lane (off St Ebbe's, by Sainsbury's), Oxford OX1 1QE

    www.stebbes.org.uk/ Email Me 01865 240438

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    Family Friendly, Worship, Today, This Week, OX1

    Church Services St Ebbes in Headington

    Fellowship, singing, bible-based sermon and prayer. All welcome!

    10.30am, 3.30pm, 7pm

    St Ebbe's in Headington, 30-34 Lime Walk, Headington, Oxford OX3 7AE

    www.stebbesheadington.org.uk Email Me 01865 453226

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    Family Friendly, Worship, Today, This Week, OX3

    Sunday Morning Worship at Evangelical Church Marston Neighbourhood Church (MNC)

    Join us to learn from God's Word to us, meet with Him & worship (FIEC affiliated).

    10.30am Free

    St Michael's Primary School, Marston Road, Oxford OX3 0EJ

    marstonneighbourhoodchurch.org clive@marstonneighbourhoodchurch.org 01865 728097

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    Family Friendly, Worship, Today, This Week, OX3

    Outside OxfordshireSunday 31st August 2014 Hide

    The Taplow-Maidenhead Giant Car Boot Giant Car Boot

    Mega, late start car boot open every Sunday & every bank holiday Monday.

    10am-4pm 2 (kids free)

    Main A4 Bath Road, opposite Taplow Station, Maidenhead, (junction 7 off M4) SL6 0NP.

    www.giantcarboot.co.uk enq@giantcarboot.co.uk 07947 121336

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Festival, Market, Today, This Week

    FestivalSunday 31st August 2014 Hide

    Bunkfest

    Wallingford's free festival of music, dance & beer.

    Free

    Wallingford

    www.bunkfest.co.uk/

    Book tickets

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    Nature, Gig, Family Friendly, Festival, Music, Dance, Today, This Week

    Monday 1st September 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlyMonday 1st September 2014 Hide

    Alice Explore Oxford Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

    Discover more about Alice's adventures in Oxford with this family gallery trail.

    10.30am-4.30pm Free

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    www.oxford.gov.uk/museumofoxford Email Me 01865 252334

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    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, Today, This Week, Kids' Activities, Alice in Wonderland

    Alice 3.0: An Alternative Wonderland Museum of Oxford

    Exhibition presenting unique modern reworkings of Carroll's classic tale.

    10am-5pm Free

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    www.oxford.gov.uk/museumofoxford Email Me 01865 252334

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    Theatre, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, Art, This Week, Alice in Wonderland

    Summer Holiday Activities: Afternoon Explorer - Masks

    Drop into the Museums to touch real museum objects and make something fun to take home. Free drop-in session. Suitable for all ages. Please ensure that all children are accompanied by an adult.

    2 - 4pm free entry

    Pitt Rivers Museum, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PP, Mon 12-4.30pm, Tue-Sun & BH 10am-4.30pm.

    rm.nsms.ox.ac.uk/go.rm?id=34668 01865 270927

    Family Friendly, This Week

    Trail: Carnival Summer Trail!

    Join the colourful, noisy parade through the Museums with our flamboyant summer trail. Available throughout the summer holidays during Museum opening hours; Mondays: 12.00-16.30, Tuesdays-Sundays & Bank Holiday Mondays: 10.00-16.30. Please ensure that all children are accompanied by an adult.

    10am - 4.30pm free entry

    Pitt Rivers Museum, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PP, Mon 12-4.30pm, Tue-Sun & BH 10am-4.30pm.

    rm.nsms.ox.ac.uk/go.rm?id=34662 01865 270927

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    Family Friendly, Today, This Week

    Will you walk for your hospital charity? OUH Charitable Funds

    A 5 mile walk supporting your local hospital causes. Sign up today!

    sign up today 5

    John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/walk charity@ouh.nhs.uk 01865 743444

    Must book by 02 Oct 2014

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Charity, Walks, Today, This Week

    STEP INSIDE A STORY: interactive workshop with story telling and craft (Ages 2+) Barefoot Books

    Looking for a fun morning activity? Stories and craft based on the themed of the day.

    11am - 11.45am Book and Craft 8, Craft 5

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Craft, Today, This Week, Storytelling

    Mindfulness Class for Children and Parents Barefoot Books

    Get ready to go back to school by learning some useful mindfulness exercises.

    4.30pm - 5pm 3,50 pr. person (includes parent or caregiver)

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, This Week, Learning, Wellbeing

    Books for Bedtime Storytime Barefoot Books

    Find a comfy spot and join us for wonderful stories to ignite your child's imagination.

    4pm - 4.30pm Free

    Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday Friday 9.30am 5pm, Saturday 9.30am 5.30pm, Sunday 10am 4pm.

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, This Week, Storytelling

    Wheatley Little Wild Ones Weekly Group Heart of the Wildwood

    Forest School, 6 months up, fire, cooking, free play, crafts, singing, mud-play, exploring.

    10.30am-12.30pm Free, donations towards food + activities welcome

    Wheatley, small woodland opp. Littleworth road 90, OX33 1NL

    www.heartofwildwood.org Email Me 01844 278774

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    Eco, Nature, Family Friendly, This Week, Outdoors

    ToursMonday 1st September 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Travel Tour Oxford Time Tours

    A family-friendly unique one hour chronological walking tour... with a time traveller!

    1.30pm, 3.45pm 8 (kids 4, family 15) -10% Oxford residents

    The Vaults & Garden, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, (entrance via Radcliffe Square), Oxford OX1 4AH

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Must book by 30 Sep 2014

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    Family Friendly, Oxford History, This Week, Tours

    ConcertMonday 1st September 2014 Hide

    Lunchtime concert every Monday - superb soloists or ensembles each week Retiring collection for charity

    Enjoy beautiful music in our tranquil church. Bring a sandwich! Free tea & coffee.

    1pm Free

    St Michael at the Northgate, Oxford City Church, Cornmarket Street OX1 3EY

    www.smng.org.uk Email Me 01865 240940

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    Concert, Family Friendly, Classical Music, This Week

    CinemaMonday 1st September 2014 Hide

    Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Monday 1st September 2014 Hide

    How To Train Your Dragon 2 [PG] (2D)

    Stay! Good dragon. Runtime: 102 mins

    11.45am, 2.30, 4.50pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    The Unbeatables [U]

    Table-footballers come alive in animated adventure, starring Rupert Grint and Rob Brydon. Runtime: 97 mins

    11.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    Mr. Peabody and Sherman

    A talking dog, his human son and a time machine. Runtime: 92 mins

    11.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 (10p/min from landline) — Monday 1st September 2014 Hide

    Earth to Echo [PG]

    A group of school-friends come to the aid of a stranded alien. Runtime: 89 mins

    4.00pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Sci-Fi, Today, This Week

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Monday 1st September 2014 Hide

    Earth to Echo [PG]

    A group of school friends come to the aid of a stranded alien. Runtime: 89 mins

    10.15am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Sci-Fi, This Week

    How To Train Your Dragon 2 [PG] (2D)

    Stay! Good dragon. Runtime: 102 mins

    10.15am, 12.50, 3.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    The Nut Job [U]

    A selfish squirrel outcast tries to mend his ways. Animated comedy. Runtime: 85 mins

    10.45am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, Today, This Week

    The Unbeatables [U]

    Table-footballers come alive in animated adventure, starring Rupert Grint, Peter Serafinowicz and Rob Brydon. Runtime: 97 mins

    9.50am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Today, This Week, Football

    Up [U]

    Elderly adventurer pilots his house to South America.

    10.30am

    Absolute perfection! It is best to go in knowing nothing about UP. It is full of surprises. One thing, the 3D has nothing to do...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    Planes 2: Fire & Rescue [U] (2D)

    Dusty the cropduster retires from racing to join the fire and rescue unit. Runtime: 83 mins

    10.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Transport, Today, This Week, Sequel

    Kids AM: Postman Pat: The Movie [U]

    Pat enters a TV talent competition, but who's going to deliver the mail? Robots, obviously. Runtime: 88 mins

    10.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, Today, This Week, Talent Show

    ClassesMonday 1st September 2014 Hide

    RAD Professional Ballet Classes Victoria Hill School of Ballet

    RAD grades for children from 3 yrs up. Encouraging classes in a creative environment.

    3.30-6pm 4.50

    Jericho Community Centre, 33a Canal Street, Oxford OX2 6BQ

    victoriahillschoolofballet.co.uk/ Email Me 07748 455093

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Dance, Ballet, This Week, Classes

    African Drumming

    Fun friendly lively djembe class for beginners to intermediate.

    7.30-9.30pm 6.50 (5.50)

    Fusion Arts, East Oxford Community Centre, Princes Street, Oxford OX4 1DD

    Email Me

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Music, This Week, Classes

    ArtMonday 1st September 2014 Hide

    Gareth Lloyd - Wildlife Artist

    Endearing wildlife art created in pencil, paint and charcoal by this Oxford based artist.

    Free

    The Little Gallery, 20 Broad St (upstairs in Broad Canvas), Oxford OX1 3AS

    www.facebook.com/broadcanvas Email Me 01865 244025

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    A Town & its People by Andrew Manson The Jam Factory

    An exhibition of paintings and prints by renowned local artist, Andrew Manson.

    8am onwards Free

    The Jam Factory, Hollybush Row, Oxford, OX1 1HU

    www.thejamfactoryoxford.com/ 01865 244613

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Colour Animalia by Lindsay McDonagh The Jam Factory

    A beautiful mix of prints & paintings inspired by colours & designs of the natural world

    8am onwards Free

    The Jam Factory, Hollybush Row, Oxford, OX1 1HU

    www.thejamfactoryoxford.com/ 01865 244613

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    Nature, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Tuesday 2nd September 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlyTuesday 2nd September 2014 Hide

    Alice Explore Oxford Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

    Discover more about Alice's adventures in Oxford with this family gallery trail.

    10.30am-4.30pm Free

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    www.oxford.gov.uk/museumofoxford Email Me 01865 252334

    No need to book!

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    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, Today, This Week, Kids' Activities, Alice in Wonderland

    Alice 3.0: An Alternative Wonderland Museum of Oxford

    Exhibition presenting unique modern reworkings of Carroll's classic tale.

    10am-5pm Free

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    www.oxford.gov.uk/museumofoxford Email Me 01865 252334

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    Theatre, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, Art, This Week, Alice in Wonderland

    Beach Babies at The Oxford Beach Rainbow Families & The Oxford Castle Quarter

    Stay & Play family friendly fun. Updates: @OxonBeachBabies & facebook - NB days and times may vary

    10am-3pm free play

    Oxford Castle Quarter, New Road, Oxford OX1 1AY

    rainbowfamilies.net Email Me 07875 515499

    No need to book!

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    Nature, Family Friendly, Gardens, Sports and Fitness, This Week

    Will you walk for your hospital charity? OUH Charitable Funds

    A 5 mile walk supporting your local hospital causes. Sign up today!

    sign up today 5

    John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/walk charity@ouh.nhs.uk 01865 743444

    Must book by 02 Oct 2014

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Charity, Walks, Today, This Week

    ABC... Story! The Story Museum

    Story, rhyme and do (with a hint of mayhem) and an alphabet of stories. Age 3 and under.

    10.30am - 11.30am 2.50

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    ...storymuseum.org.uk... Email Me 01865 790050

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    Family Friendly, Baby, This Week, Storytelling

    26 Characters exhibition The Story Museum

    Immersive exhibition: rogues and rascals, wizards, witches and wild things! All ages.

    10am-5pm 7.50, 5

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    www.storymuseum.org.uk/26Characters Email Me 01865 790050

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    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, Today, This Week

    Baby Massage at Barefoot Books Baby College Oxford

    Baby Massage classes with Baby College at Barefoot Books in Summertown. 3 week course.

    2.15pm 27 for 3

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    www.babycollegeoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 436920

    Must book by 26 Aug 2014

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    Family Friendly, Baby, This Week, Classes

    Barefoot Craft Club Barefoot Books

    Come and enjoy eco crafts with your children while developing an eco-conscious mindset!

    11-11.45am 5 per child

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... oxford.events@barefootbooks.co.uk 01865 311100

    No need to book!

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    Eco, Family Friendly, Craft, This Week

    Books for Bedtime Storytime Barefoot Books

    Find a comfy spot and join us for wonderful stories to ignite your child's imagination.

    4pm - 4.30pm Free

    Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday Friday 9.30am 5pm, Saturday 9.30am 5.30pm, Sunday 10am 4pm.

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, This Week, Storytelling

    Forest Tots Toddler Group Oxfordshire Forest School Service

    Get outside and explore Hill End! Outdoor drop-in sessions. Let your 0-5 year old explore Hill End. Refreshments.

    10am-12pm 3 per child (6 months and up)

    The Hill End Centre, Eynsham Road, Farmoor, Oxford, OX2 9NJ

    ...hillend-oec.co.uk... Email Me 01865 861954

    No need to book!

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    Nature, Family Friendly, This Week, Outdoors

    MeetingTuesday 2nd September 2014 Hide

    Amati - Free Stringed Instrument Valuation Day! Amati

    Free stringed instrument valuation day.

    9am-5pm Free

    The Old Bank, High Street, Oxford OX1 4BN

    www.amati.com Email Me 02070997114

    Booking advised by 25 Jul 2014

    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Meeting, Music, This Week

    ToursTuesday 2nd September 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Travel Tour Oxford Time Tours

    A family-friendly unique one hour chronological walking tour... with a time traveller!

    1.30pm, 3.45pm 8 (kids 4, family 15) -10% Oxford residents

    The Vaults & Garden, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, (entrance via Radcliffe Square), Oxford OX1 4AH

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Must book by 30 Sep 2014

    Show all dates/times

    Family Friendly, Oxford History, This Week, Tours

    CinemaTuesday 2nd September 2014 Hide

    Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Tuesday 2nd September 2014 Hide

    How To Train Your Dragon 2 [PG] (2D)

    Stay! Good dragon. Runtime: 102 mins

    2.30, 4.50pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 (10p/min from landline) — Tuesday 2nd September 2014 Hide

    Frozen: Singalong [PG]

    Disney animated film loosely based on "The Snow Queen" Runtime: 108 mins

    11.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Music, Animation, Fairytale, This Week

    Earth to Echo [PG]

    A group of school-friends come to the aid of a stranded alien. Runtime: 89 mins

    1.45pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Sci-Fi, Today, This Week

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Tuesday 2nd September 2014 Hide

    How To Train Your Dragon 2 [PG] (2D)

    Stay! Good dragon. Runtime: 102 mins

    12.50, 3.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    ArtTuesday 2nd September 2014 Hide

    Platform: An Exhibition of Recent Graduates' Work Modern Art Oxford

    Platform presents the work of graduate artists from local Universities.

    11 - 5pm Free entry

    Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Sun: 12-5pm. Closed Monday

    ...modernartoxford.org.uk... Email Me (0)1865 813813

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Gareth Lloyd - Wildlife Artist

    Endearing wildlife art created in pencil, paint and charcoal by this Oxford based artist.

    Free

    The Little Gallery, 20 Broad St (upstairs in Broad Canvas), Oxford OX1 3AS

    www.facebook.com/broadcanvas Email Me 01865 244025

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    A Town & its People by Andrew Manson The Jam Factory

    An exhibition of paintings and prints by renowned local artist, Andrew Manson.

    8am onwards Free

    The Jam Factory, Hollybush Row, Oxford, OX1 1HU

    www.thejamfactoryoxford.com/ 01865 244613

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Colour Animalia by Lindsay McDonagh The Jam Factory

    A beautiful mix of prints & paintings inspired by colours & designs of the natural world

    8am onwards Free

    The Jam Factory, Hollybush Row, Oxford, OX1 1HU

    www.thejamfactoryoxford.com/ 01865 244613

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    Nature, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    ClassesTuesday 2nd September 2014 Hide

    LUPI. Latin Club for Kids Communicate Project CIC

    Latin Club for 7-11 years old. Come and read fantastic myths and stories written in latin!

    4-5pm 8 per lesson

    South Oxford Community Centre, Lake Street, Oxford OX1 4RP

    www.communicateproject.com Email Me 07981 059511

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Language School, This Week, Classes

    Spanish Beginners for Adults and Parents with Toddlers Communicate Project CIC

    Fun Spanish lessons for adults. If childcare is a problem you can bring your toddler along

    9.30-10.30 8 per lesson, 7 for residents

    Florence Park Community Centre, Cornwallis Road, Oxford OX4 3NH

    www.communicateproject.com Email Me 07981 059511

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Spanish, This Week, Classes

    DanceTuesday 2nd September 2014 Hide

    Tiny Toes Ballet Forbes Theatre Arts Oxford

    Ballet class for children age 2+.

    2pm or 4pm 6

    The New Marston Pastoral Centre, Jack Straws Lane, Marston, Oxford OX3 0DL

    www.forbestheatreartsoxford.com Email Me 07802 531459

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Dance, Ballet, Baby, This Week

    Sports and FitnessTuesday 2nd September 2014 Hide

    Adult Pilates (beginner to intermediate) Barefoot Books

    A great way to improve posture, tone your body and find muscles you never knew you had!

    6.30-7.30pm 50 5-wk course; 60 6-wk course or 12 sessio

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

    Must book by 30 Sep 2014

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Sports and Fitness, Health, This Week, Pilates

    Gaelic Football Training Éire Óg Oxford

    Gaelic football with mens, ladies and underage teams. All abilities welcome.

    7pm- 8.30pm Free

    Horspath Sports Ground, Oxford Road, OX4 2RL

    www.eireogoxford.gaa.ie/ Email Me 07455 295147

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, This Week, Irish, Football

    Wednesday 3rd September 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlyWednesday 3rd September 2014 Hide

    Coffee Morning Wesley Memorial Church

    All welcome

    10am-12pm Coffee from 80p

    Wesley Memorial Hall, New Inn Hall Street, Oxford OX1 2DH

    www.wesleymem.org.uk Email Me 01865 243216

    Show all dates/times

    Family Friendly, This Week

    Alice Explore Oxford Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

    Discover more about Alice's adventures in Oxford with this family gallery trail.

    10.30am-4.30pm Free

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    www.oxford.gov.uk/museumofoxford Email Me 01865 252334

    No need to book!

    Show all dates/times

    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, Today, This Week, Kids' Activities, Alice in Wonderland

    Alice 3.0: An Alternative Wonderland Museum of Oxford

    Exhibition presenting unique modern reworkings of Carroll's classic tale.

    10am-5pm Free

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    www.oxford.gov.uk/museumofoxford Email Me 01865 252334

    Show all dates/times

    Theatre, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, Art, This Week, Alice in Wonderland

    Beach Babies at The Oxford Beach Rainbow Families & The Oxford Castle Quarter

    Stay & Play family friendly fun. Updates: @OxonBeachBabies & facebook - NB days and times may vary

    10am-3pm free play

    Oxford Castle Quarter, New Road, Oxford OX1 1AY

    rainbowfamilies.net Email Me 07875 515499

    No need to book!

    Show all dates/times

    Nature, Family Friendly, Gardens, Sports and Fitness, This Week

    Will you walk for your hospital charity? OUH Charitable Funds

    A 5 mile walk supporting your local hospital causes. Sign up today!

    sign up today 5

    John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/walk charity@ouh.nhs.uk 01865 743444

    Must book by 02 Oct 2014

    Show all dates/times

    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Charity, Walks, Today, This Week

    26 Characters exhibition The Story Museum

    Immersive exhibition: rogues and rascals, wizards, witches and wild things! All ages.

    10am-5pm 7.50, 5

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    www.storymuseum.org.uk/26Characters Email Me 01865 790050

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    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, Today, This Week

    Painting Adventures Barefoot Books

    Creative storytime and painting projects (ages 4+). Story time gets creative as we bring stories to life through unique painting projects.

    11-11.45am 8 per child inc featured title; 5 craft only

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Art, This Week, Storytelling

    Afternoon Rhymes and Sing-alongs

    A traditional rhyme and sing-along session

    2pm Free!

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... oxford.events@barefootbooks.co.uk 01865 311100

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Music, This Week

    Books for Bedtime Storytime Barefoot Books

    Find a comfy spot and join us for wonderful stories to ignite your child's imagination.

    4pm - 4.30pm Free

    Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday Friday 9.30am 5pm, Saturday 9.30am 5.30pm, Sunday 10am 4pm.

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

    Show all dates/times

    Family Friendly, This Week, Storytelling

    ToursWednesday 3rd September 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Travel Tour Oxford Time Tours

    A family-friendly unique one hour chronological walking tour... with a time traveller!

    1.30pm, 3.45pm 8 (kids 4, family 15) -10% Oxford residents

    The Vaults & Garden, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, (entrance via Radcliffe Square), Oxford OX1 4AH

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Must book by 30 Sep 2014

    Show all dates/times

    Family Friendly, Oxford History, This Week, Tours

    CinemaWednesday 3rd September 2014 Hide

    Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Wednesday 3rd September 2014 Hide

    How To Train Your Dragon 2 [PG] (2D)

    Stay! Good dragon. Runtime: 102 mins

    2.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Wednesday 3rd September 2014 Hide

    How To Train Your Dragon 2 [PG] (2D)

    Stay! Good dragon. Runtime: 102 mins

    12.30, 3.00pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    ArtWednesday 3rd September 2014 Hide

    Platform: An Exhibition of Recent Graduates' Work Modern Art Oxford

    Platform presents the work of graduate artists from local Universities.

    11 - 5pm Free entry

    Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Sun: 12-5pm. Closed Monday

    ...modernartoxford.org.uk... Email Me (0)1865 813813

    Show all dates/times

    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Gareth Lloyd - Wildlife Artist

    Endearing wildlife art created in pencil, paint and charcoal by this Oxford based artist.

    Free

    The Little Gallery, 20 Broad St (upstairs in Broad Canvas), Oxford OX1 3AS

    www.facebook.com/broadcanvas Email Me 01865 244025

    Show all dates/times

    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    A Town & its People by Andrew Manson The Jam Factory

    An exhibition of paintings and prints by renowned local artist, Andrew Manson.

    8am onwards Free

    The Jam Factory, Hollybush Row, Oxford, OX1 1HU

    www.thejamfactoryoxford.com/ 01865 244613

    Show all dates/times

    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Colour Animalia by Lindsay McDonagh The Jam Factory

    A beautiful mix of prints & paintings inspired by colours & designs of the natural world

    8am onwards Free

    The Jam Factory, Hollybush Row, Oxford, OX1 1HU

    www.thejamfactoryoxford.com/ 01865 244613

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    Nature, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    MarketWednesday 3rd September 2014 Hide

    Fairtrade Market OQC

    Fair trade market with organic tea, drop in African drumming workshops and Caribbean food.

    10am-4pm Free

    East Oxford Community Centre, 44b Princes Street (corner of Cowley Rd), Oxford OX4 1HU

    Email Me 07946 073953

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Market, OX4, Fair Trade, This Week

    DanceWednesday 3rd September 2014 Hide

    Tiny Toes Ballet Forbes theatre arts Oxford

    Beautiful ballet class for children age 2+.

    2.15pm 6

    The New Marston Pastoral Centre, Jack Straws Lane, Marston, Oxford OX3 0DL

    www.forbestheatreartsoxford.com misskirsty@ntlworld.com 07802 531459

    No need to book!

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    Theatre, Family Friendly, Dance, Ballet, This Week

    Sports and FitnessWednesday 3rd September 2014 Hide

    Dinghy Sailing on the River Thames, 1.5 miles from city centre

    Drop in and watch, have a cup of tea and maybe sail. New members welcome

    7-8.30pm Free

    Medley Sailing Club, The Towpath, Binsey Oxford OX2 0NJ

    www.medleysailingclub.co.uk Email Me 07538 862736

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    Nature, Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, This Week

    Thursday 4th September 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlyThursday 4th September 2014 Hide

    Alice Explore Oxford Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

    Discover more about Alice's adventures in Oxford with this family gallery trail.

    10.30am-4.30pm Free

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    www.oxford.gov.uk/museumofoxford Email Me 01865 252334

    No need to book!

    Show all dates/times

    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, Today, This Week, Kids' Activities, Alice in Wonderland

    Alice 3.0: An Alternative Wonderland Museum of Oxford

    Exhibition presenting unique modern reworkings of Carroll's classic tale.

    10am-5pm Free

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    www.oxford.gov.uk/museumofoxford Email Me 01865 252334

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    Theatre, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, Art, This Week, Alice in Wonderland

    Pre-School Story Time Blackwell's Bookshop

    Under 5's story time with songs and activities

    1-2pm Free

    Blackwells Bookshop, 48-51 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BQ

    bookshop.blackwell.co.uk Email Me 01865 333694

    No need to book!

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    Shop, Family Friendly, Books, This Week

    Confluence Open Contemporary Arts ReSearch Unit

    Confluence Open - World Music Improvisation Group

    7-9pm Free

    Oxford Brookes Drama Studio, Oxford Brookes University, Headington Hill Hall Campus, (behind Richard Hamilton Building - ask site staff), Headington, Oxford OX3 0BP

    Website Email Me

    No need to book!

    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Poetry, Music, This Week

    Beach Babies at The Oxford Beach Rainbow Families & The Oxford Castle Quarter

    Stay & Play family friendly fun. Updates: @OxonBeachBabies & facebook - NB days and times may vary

    10am-3pm free play

    Oxford Castle Quarter, New Road, Oxford OX1 1AY

    rainbowfamilies.net Email Me 07875 515499

    No need to book!

    Show all dates/times

    Nature, Family Friendly, Gardens, Sports and Fitness, This Week

    Will you walk for your hospital charity? OUH Charitable Funds

    A 5 mile walk supporting your local hospital causes. Sign up today!

    sign up today 5

    John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/walk charity@ouh.nhs.uk 01865 743444

    Must book by 02 Oct 2014

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Charity, Walks, Today, This Week

    26 Characters exhibition The Story Museum

    Immersive exhibition: rogues and rascals, wizards, witches and wild things! All ages.

    10am-7pm 7.50, 5

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    www.storymuseum.org.uk/26Characters Email Me 01865 790050

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    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, Today, This Week

    Barefoot Ballet and Tap Classes (Ages 3 to 5) Barefoot Books

    A fun and stimulating dance class involving ballet, tap and creative storytelling mime!

    2-2.45pm 6.50

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Ballet, This Week, Classes, Storytelling

    Barefoot Craft Club Barefoot Books

    Come and enjoy eco crafts with your children while developing an eco-conscious mindset!

    11-11.45am 5 per child

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... oxford.events@barefootbooks.co.uk 01865 311100

    No need to book!

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    Eco, Family Friendly, Craft, This Week

    Toddler Mandarin Barefoot Books

    Fun way for little ones to learn Mandarin through rhymes and stories and have fun playing!

    10.30-11am 4 per child

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

    Booking advised by 25 Sep 2014

    Show all dates/times

    Family Friendly, Foreign Language, Chinese, This Week, Learning, Kids' Activities

    Books for Bedtime Storytime Barefoot Books

    Find a comfy spot and join us for wonderful stories to ignite your child's imagination.

    4pm - 4.30pm Free

    Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday Friday 9.30am 5pm, Saturday 9.30am 5.30pm, Sunday 10am 4pm.

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

    Show all dates/times

    Family Friendly, This Week, Storytelling

    ToursThursday 4th September 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Travel Tour Oxford Time Tours

    A family-friendly unique one hour chronological walking tour... with a time traveller!

    1.30pm, 3.45pm 8 (kids 4, family 15) -10% Oxford residents

    The Vaults & Garden, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, (entrance via Radcliffe Square), Oxford OX1 4AH

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Must book by 30 Sep 2014

    Show all dates/times

    Family Friendly, Oxford History, This Week, Tours

    CinemaThursday 4th September 2014 Hide

    Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Thursday 4th September 2014 Hide

    How To Train Your Dragon 2 [PG] (2D)

    Stay! Good dragon. Runtime: 102 mins

    2.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 (10p/min from landline) — Thursday 4th September 2014 Hide

    Earth to Echo [PG]

    A group of school-friends come to the aid of a stranded alien. Runtime: 89 mins

    2.00pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Sci-Fi, Today, This Week

    Toddler Time: London International Animation Festival Programme 8 [U]

    Longer animation shorts, including It's Such A Beautiful Day, The Making of Longbird, and Edmond was a Donkey.

    11.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Thursday 4th September 2014 Hide

    How To Train Your Dragon 2 [PG] (2D)

    Stay! Good dragon. Runtime: 102 mins

    12.30, 3.00pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    ArtThursday 4th September 2014 Hide

    Platform: An Exhibition of Recent Graduates' Work Modern Art Oxford

    Platform presents the work of graduate artists from local Universities.

    11 - 5pm Free entry

    Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Sun: 12-5pm. Closed Monday

    ...modernartoxford.org.uk... Email Me (0)1865 813813

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Crafty Networking: Connecting the creative community O3 Gallery, Pitt Rivers and Darn It & Stitch

    Guest talks from Carver 'Barn The Spoon'

    18:00-19:30 Free

    Pitt Rivers Museum, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PP, Mon 12-4.30pm, Tue-Sun & BH 10am-4.30pm.

    www.prm.ox.uk/craftynetworking.html Email Me 01865 246131

    No need to book!

    Museum, Family Friendly, Art, This Week

    Gareth Lloyd - Wildlife Artist

    Endearing wildlife art created in pencil, paint and charcoal by this Oxford based artist.

    Free

    The Little Gallery, 20 Broad St (upstairs in Broad Canvas), Oxford OX1 3AS

    www.facebook.com/broadcanvas Email Me 01865 244025

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Ron Freeborn: People and Places (exhibition) Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Retrospective exhibition of eminent local artist's work. Demonstrations Weds 10am-1pm.

    Tue-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm Free

    Cornerstone Arts Centre, 25 Station Road, Didcot OX11 7NE

    www.cornerstone-arts.org cornerstone@southoxon.gov.uk 01235 515144

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, This Week

    A Town & its People by Andrew Manson The Jam Factory

    An exhibition of paintings and prints by renowned local artist, Andrew Manson.

    8am onwards Free

    The Jam Factory, Hollybush Row, Oxford, OX1 1HU

    www.thejamfactoryoxford.com/ 01865 244613

    Show all dates/times

    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Colour Animalia by Lindsay McDonagh The Jam Factory

    A beautiful mix of prints & paintings inspired by colours & designs of the natural world

    8am onwards Free

    The Jam Factory, Hollybush Row, Oxford, OX1 1HU

    www.thejamfactoryoxford.com/ 01865 244613

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    Nature, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    ClassesThursday 4th September 2014 Hide

    Spanish Beginners for Adults and Parents with Toddlers Communicate Project CIC

    Fun Spanish lessons for adults. If childcare is a problem you can bring your toddler along

    9.30-10.30 8 per lesson, 7 for residents

    Florence Park Community Centre, Cornwallis Road, Oxford OX4 3NH

    www.communicateproject.com Email Me 07981 059511

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Spanish, This Week, Classes

    DanceThursday 4th September 2014 Hide

    Barefoot Boogie Tots Barefoot Books

    Learn the basics of rhythm and movement with Bethany Gorton.

    10.15-10.45 First session free; 5.50 for multiple pre-booked

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    Website Email Me 01865 311100

    Booking advised by 07 Aug 2014

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    Family Friendly, Dance, This Week

    LecturesThursday 4th September 2014 Hide

    FREE Japanese Tea Event and Tasting with Kyoto Tea Master Chayou Tea Events

    Unique opportunity to learn about Japanese Tea with Tea Master who made it. All welcome!

    6.00pm - 8.00pm FREE Event

    Harris Semina Room, Oriel College, Oriel Square, Oxford OX1 4EW

    www.chayoutea.com/upcoming-events/ Email Me

    Must book by 03 Sep 2014 Book tickets

    Nature, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, This Week

    Courses and WorkshopsThursday 4th September 2014 Hide

    Japanese Tea Workshop with Kyoto Tea Master Chayou Tea Events

    Learn to make Japanese Tea with a visiting Tea Master from Kyoto.

    2.00pm - 4.00pm 10 per person

    Harris Seminar Room, Oriel College, Oriel Square, Oxford OX1 4EW

    www.chayoutea.com/upcoming-events/ Email Me

    Must book by 03 Sep 2014

    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Meeting, Lectures, This Week

    Sports and FitnessThursday 4th September 2014 Hide

    Gaelic Football Training Éire Óg Oxford

    Gaelic football with mens, ladies and underage teams. All abilities welcome.

    7pm- 8.30pm Free

    Horspath Sports Ground, Oxford Road, OX4 2RL

    www.eireogoxford.gaa.ie/ Email Me 07455 295147

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, This Week, Irish, Football

    MeetingThursday 4th September 2014 Hide

    SPEAK - The Voice for the Rights of Animals SPEAK

    What is happening to animals in Oxford University research laboratories? Find out here.

    1-5pm Free

    Opposite Oxford University Animal Research Lab, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS

    speakcampaigns.org/ info@speakcampaigns.org

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    Family Friendly, Meeting, This Week

    GigThursday 4th September 2014 Hide

    Nick Gill Oxford Classic Jazz

    Classic jazz and ragtime piano/vocals. Light, melodic and creative renditions of Cole Porter, Fats Waller, Scott Joplin et al. Food and fine wines to be enjoyed.

    8-11pm Free

    The Cock Inn, Combe

    www.classicjazz.co.uk Email Me 07932 748379

    Gig, Concert, Family Friendly, Jazz, This Week

    Friday 5th September 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlyFriday 5th September 2014 Hide

    Coffee Morning Wesley Memorial Church

    All welcome

    10am-12pm Coffee from 80p

    Wesley Memorial Hall, New Inn Hall Street, Oxford OX1 2DH

    www.wesleymem.org.uk Email Me 01865 243216

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    Family Friendly, This Week

    Alice Explore Oxford Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

    Discover more about Alice's adventures in Oxford with this family gallery trail.

    10.30am-4.30pm Free

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    www.oxford.gov.uk/museumofoxford Email Me 01865 252334

    No need to book!

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    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, Today, This Week, Kids' Activities, Alice in Wonderland

    Alice 3.0: An Alternative Wonderland Museum of Oxford

    Exhibition presenting unique modern reworkings of Carroll's classic tale.

    10am-5pm Free

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    www.oxford.gov.uk/museumofoxford Email Me 01865 252334

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    Theatre, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, Art, This Week, Alice in Wonderland

    Will you walk for your hospital charity? OUH Charitable Funds

    A 5 mile walk supporting your local hospital causes. Sign up today!

    sign up today 5

    John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/walk charity@ouh.nhs.uk 01865 743444

    Must book by 02 Oct 2014

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Charity, Walks, Today, This Week

    26 Characters exhibition The Story Museum

    Immersive exhibition: rogues and rascals, wizards, witches and wild things! All ages.

    10am-7pm 7.50, 5

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    www.storymuseum.org.uk/26Characters Email Me 01865 790050

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    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, Today, This Week

    Baby Bumpkin Yoga Class Barefoot Books

    Fun, yoga-inspired stories and music to encourage movement and enhance development.

    11.05 - 11.35am 5 week course 30, One session 7

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... sarah.morris@barefootbooks.co.uk 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, Baby, This Week, Yoga, Storytelling

    Baby Bumpkin Yoga Class (6+mths) Barefoot Books

    Fun, yoga-inspired stories and music to encourage movement and enhance development.

    11.40 - 12.10pm 5 week course 30, One session 7

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... oxford.events@barefootbooks.co.uk 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, Baby, This Week, Yoga, Storytelling

    Spanish Sing-along Barefoot Books

    Introduce your baby and toddler to Spanish through Hispanic songs, stories and rhymes.

    10:30 - 11am Free

    Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday Friday 9.30am 5pm, Saturday 9.30am 5.30pm, Sunday 10am 4pm.

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Music, Spanish, This Week

    Books for Bedtime Storytime Barefoot Books

    Find a comfy spot and join us for wonderful stories to ignite your child's imagination.

    4pm - 4.30pm Free

    Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday Friday 9.30am 5pm, Saturday 9.30am 5.30pm, Sunday 10am 4pm.

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, This Week, Storytelling

    Open Garden Bridewell Organic Gardens

    Bridewell Organic Gardens and Vineyard is a mental health charity.

    2 pm to 4 pm 3, children free

    The Walled Garden, Wilcote, OX7 3EB

    www.bridewellorganicgardens.co.uk Email Me 01993 864530 or 868313

    Family Friendly, Gardens, Charity, This Week, Open Day

    ToursFriday 5th September 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Travel Tour Oxford Time Tours

    A family-friendly unique one hour chronological walking tour... with a time traveller!

    1.30pm, 3.45pm 8 (kids 4, family 15) -10% Oxford residents

    The Vaults & Garden, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, (entrance via Radcliffe Square), Oxford OX1 4AH

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Must book by 30 Sep 2014

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    Family Friendly, Oxford History, This Week, Tours

    Bill Spectre's Ghost Trail Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails

    Award winning theatrical ghost trail of Oxford. Frightfully popular with all ages!

    6.30pm 8/6/4

    The Courtyard outside Oxford Castle Unlocked New Rd Oxford, OX1 1AY

    www.ghosttrail.org Email Me 07941 041811

    No need to book! Book tickets

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    Theatre, Family Friendly, This Week, Tours, Outdoors

    ArtFriday 5th September 2014 Hide

    Platform: An Exhibition of Recent Graduates' Work Modern Art Oxford

    Platform presents the work of graduate artists from local Universities.

    11 - 5pm Free entry

    Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Sun: 12-5pm. Closed Monday

    ...modernartoxford.org.uk... Email Me (0)1865 813813

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Gareth Lloyd - Wildlife Artist

    Endearing wildlife art created in pencil, paint and charcoal by this Oxford based artist.

    Free

    The Little Gallery, 20 Broad St (upstairs in Broad Canvas), Oxford OX1 3AS

    www.facebook.com/broadcanvas Email Me 01865 244025

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Ron Freeborn: People and Places (exhibition) Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Retrospective exhibition of eminent local artist's work. Demonstrations Weds 10am-1pm.

    Tue-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm Free

    Cornerstone Arts Centre, 25 Station Road, Didcot OX11 7NE

    www.cornerstone-arts.org cornerstone@southoxon.gov.uk 01235 515144

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, This Week

    A Town & its People by Andrew Manson The Jam Factory

    An exhibition of paintings and prints by renowned local artist, Andrew Manson.

    8am onwards Free

    The Jam Factory, Hollybush Row, Oxford, OX1 1HU

    www.thejamfactoryoxford.com/ 01865 244613

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Colour Animalia by Lindsay McDonagh The Jam Factory

    A beautiful mix of prints & paintings inspired by colours & designs of the natural world

    8am onwards Free

    The Jam Factory, Hollybush Row, Oxford, OX1 1HU

    www.thejamfactoryoxford.com/ 01865 244613

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    Sports and FitnessFriday 5th September 2014 Hide

    Hinksey Park Girls FC Hinksey Park Football Club

    Hinksey Park FC are starting a Girls Football team for players aged 12-15 in September, any standard welcome. Please get in touch

    6pm Free

    Donnington Recreation Ground, Arnold Road, Oxford OX4 4BH

    www.hinkseyparkfc.org Email Me 07795 847898

    No need to book!

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    FestivalFriday 5th September 2014 Hide

    Marsh Fest The Marsh Harrier

    Guest beer, great food, live music in the garden. Free entry.

    3pm-12 Free

    The Marsh Harrier, 40 Marsh Road, Cowley, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2HH

    www.themarshharrier.com Email Me 01865 718225

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    Gig, Pubs, Family Friendly, Festival, This Week

    Saturday 6th September 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlySaturday 6th September 2014 Hide

    Alice 3.0: An Alternative Wonderland Museum of Oxford

    Exhibition presenting unique modern reworkings of Carroll's classic tale.

    10am-5pm Free

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    www.oxford.gov.uk/museumofoxford Email Me 01865 252334

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    Theatre, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, Art, This Week, Alice in Wonderland

    Museum of Oxford Under Siege Family Trail Museum of Oxford

    Discover more people in the past who have been under siege, or affected by war.

    10am-4.30pm 1

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    ...oxford.gov.uk... Email Me 01865 252334

    No need to book!

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    Museum, Family Friendly, This Week, History, War

    Pitt Stop: Light My Lamp

    Add a dash of light this Autumn with your very own lantern and discover some unusual ones from around the world... Free drop-in session. Suitable for children aged 5+ but all ages welcome. Please ensure that all children are accompanied by an adult.

    1 - 4pm free entry

    Pitt Rivers Museum, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PP, Mon 12-4.30pm, Tue-Sun & BH 10am-4.30pm.

    rm.nsms.ox.ac.uk/go.rm?id=34670 01865 270927

    Family Friendly, This Week

    Family Saturday Drop-In Donnington Doorstep

    Free drop-in with fun play activities every Saturday. Everyone welcome - especially Dads!

    10.30am - 3pm Free

    Donnington Doorstep Family Centre, Townsend Square, Oxford OX4 4BB

    www.donnington-doorstep.org.uk Email Me 01865 722721

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, OX4, Baby, This Week, Kids' Activities

    Will you walk for your hospital charity? OUH Charitable Funds

    A 5 mile walk supporting your local hospital causes. Sign up today!

    sign up today 5

    John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/walk charity@ouh.nhs.uk 01865 743444

    Must book by 02 Oct 2014

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Charity, Walks, Today, This Week

    ABC... Story! The Story Museum

    Story, rhyme and do (with a hint of mayhem) and an alphabet of stories. Age 3 and under.

    10.30am - 11.30am 2.50

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    ...storymuseum.org.uk... Email Me 01865 790050

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    Family Friendly, Baby, This Week, Storytelling

    26 Characters exhibition The Story Museum

    Immersive exhibition: rogues and rascals, wizards, witches and wild things! All ages.

    10am-5pm 7.50, 5

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    www.storymuseum.org.uk/26Characters Email Me 01865 790050

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    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, Today, This Week

    STEP INSIDE A STORY: interactive workshop with story telling and craft (Ages 2+) Barefoot Books

    Looking for a fun morning activity? Stories and craft based on the themed of the day.

    11am - 11.45am Book and Craft 8, Craft 5

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Craft, Today, This Week, Storytelling

    Face Painting at Barefoot Barefoot Books

    Transform yourself with the colourful and glittery skills of our face painters! Ages 2+

    2-4pm 4 per child

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... oxford.events@barefootbooks.co.uk 01865 311100

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Today, This Week

    Barefoot Busker! Barefoot Books

    Come along and listen to the ukele story songs of our resident Barefoot Busker, Neda-May.

    2-4pm Free!

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Music, This Week, Storytelling

    Barefoot Saturdads' Day: Enjoy stories, craft and playdough with Dad Barefoot Books

    Helping dads gain confidence as carers. Cooked breakfasts and lunchtime specials available

    All day! Story Time and playdough free; crafts 3 each

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    Website Email Me 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, Craft, This Week, Storytelling

    Books for Bedtime Storytime Barefoot Books

    Find a comfy spot and join us for wonderful stories to ignite your child's imagination.

    4pm - 4.30pm Free

    Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday Friday 9.30am 5pm, Saturday 9.30am 5.30pm, Sunday 10am 4pm.

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, This Week, Storytelling

    Risinghurst Community Fun Day United Reformed Church

    Free Bouncy Castle, Games, Face Painting, Food, Dance Displays, Raffle

    11am-4pm Free Entry

    United Reformed Church (Risinghurst), Collinwood Road, Risinghurst OX3 8HW

    01865 424997

    No need to book!

    Family Friendly, Festival, This Week

    Leys Festival Sports Development Team, Oxford City Council

    Back by popular demand they Leys Festival will be hitting Blackbird Leys again this year!

    12 noon to 4pm FREE

    Blackbird Leys Park, Cuddesdon Way, Blackbird Leys, Oxford OX4 6SB, Open all year.

    www.oxford.gov.uk/communitysportsevents Email Me 01865 252168

    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Dance, This Week

    Littlemore Village Hall Coffee Shop and Stalls Littlemore Village Hall

    Great coffee, delicious cake, chat, stalls, child craft, baby area.

    10am - 1pm Free

    Littlemore Village Hall, Railway Lane, Littlemore. OX4 4PY

    ...moonfruit.com... Email Me 07736 831038

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    Family Friendly, Market, Baby, Cafe, This Week, Kids' Activities

    ToursSaturday 6th September 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Travel Tour Oxford Time Tours

    A family-friendly unique one hour chronological walking tour... with a time traveller!

    1.30pm, 3.45pm 8 (kids 4, family 15) -10% Oxford residents

    The Vaults & Garden, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, (entrance via Radcliffe Square), Oxford OX1 4AH

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Must book by 30 Sep 2014

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    Family Friendly, Oxford History, This Week, Tours

    Bill Spectre's Ghost Trail Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails

    Award winning theatrical ghost trail of Oxford. Frightfully popular with all ages!

    6.30pm 8/6/4

    The Courtyard outside Oxford Castle Unlocked New Rd Oxford, OX1 1AY

    www.ghosttrail.org Email Me 07941 041811

    No need to book! Book tickets

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    Theatre, Family Friendly, This Week, Tours, Outdoors

    ArtSaturday 6th September 2014 Hide

    Platform: An Exhibition of Recent Graduates' Work Modern Art Oxford

    Platform presents the work of graduate artists from local Universities.

    11 - 5pm Free entry

    Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Sun: 12-5pm. Closed Monday

    ...modernartoxford.org.uk... Email Me (0)1865 813813

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Gareth Lloyd - Wildlife Artist

    Endearing wildlife art created in pencil, paint and charcoal by this Oxford based artist.

    Free

    The Little Gallery, 20 Broad St (upstairs in Broad Canvas), Oxford OX1 3AS

    www.facebook.com/broadcanvas Email Me 01865 244025

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Ron Freeborn: People and Places (exhibition) Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Retrospective exhibition of eminent local artist's work. Demonstrations Weds 10am-1pm.

    Tue-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm Free

    Cornerstone Arts Centre, 25 Station Road, Didcot OX11 7NE

    www.cornerstone-arts.org cornerstone@southoxon.gov.uk 01235 515144

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, This Week

    A Town & its People by Andrew Manson The Jam Factory

    An exhibition of paintings and prints by renowned local artist, Andrew Manson.

    10am onwards Free

    The Jam Factory, Hollybush Row, Oxford, OX1 1HU

    www.thejamfactoryoxford.com/ 01865 244613

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Colour Animalia by Lindsay McDonagh The Jam Factory

    A beautiful mix of prints & paintings inspired by colours & designs of the natural world

    10am onwards Free

    The Jam Factory, Hollybush Row, Oxford, OX1 1HU

    www.thejamfactoryoxford.com/ 01865 244613

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    Nature, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    GigSaturday 6th September 2014 Hide

    Hawaiian Tea Dance The Honolulu Cowboys

    An early evening tea-dance with Oxford's only Hula Swing Band, The Honolulu Cowboys.

    7.00-9.30pm 2.00

    St Giles Church Hall, 10, Woodstock Rd.

    www.maxmoonlight.co.uk Email Me 07952 772358

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    Gig, Family Friendly, Music, Dance, This Week, Swing

    Busker's Quarter

    Buskers, musicians, bands, street performers, artists, dancers, and more.

    1-4pm Free

    Oxford Castle Quarter, New Road, Oxford OX1 1AY

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    Gig, Family Friendly, Music, Art, Dance, Performance, This Week, Singing

    MarketSaturday 6th September 2014 Hide

    East Oxford Farmers' Market

    Quality, fresh, local products from within 30 miles of Oxford. Food & more. Friendly Cafe.

    10am - 1pm

    East Oxford Primary School, Union Street, Oxford OX4 1JP

    eastoxfordmarket.org.uk Email Me

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    In winter, sticking to local veg can be a bit of a bind - what do you make with three pounds of curly kale and one kholrabi?...read more

    Family Friendly, Market, Food, This Week, Farmers Market

    Sandford Market & Cafe Talking Shop

    Local produce market & cafe: fresh bread, veg, dairy, eggs, local pork, honey, juice, jams

    9am-midday Free

    Sandford on Thames Village Hall, Henley Road, OX4 4YN

    talkingshopsandford.wordpress.com/ Email Me

    No need to book!

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    Eco, Family Friendly, Market, This Week, Farmers Market

    FestivalSaturday 6th September 2014 Hide

    Fleet Meadow Autumn Fair Restore

    Live music, crafts, and family activities, in the stunning Fleet Meadow Community Gardens

    11.30am - 4.30pm Free

    Fleet Meadow Community Gardens, Sandringham Road, Didcot, OX11 8TP

    www.restore.org.uk/news-events/events Email Me 01235 817215

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    Family Friendly, Festival, Music, Charity, This Week

    Marsh Fest The Marsh Harrier

    Guest beer, great food, live music in the garden. Free entry.

    12-12 Free

    The Marsh Harrier, 40 Marsh Road, Cowley, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2HH

    www.themarshharrier.com Email Me 01865 718225

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    Gig, Pubs, Family Friendly, Festival, This Week

    Sports and FitnessSaturday 6th September 2014 Hide

    Gaelic Football Training Éire Óg Oxford

    Gaelic football with mens, ladies and underage teams. All abilities welcome.

    11.30am-1pm Free

    Horspath Sports Ground, Oxford Road, OX4 2RL

    www.eireogoxford.gaa.ie/ Email Me 07455 295147

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, This Week, Irish, Football

    Family Capoeira Classes in Oxfordshire Cobra Capoeira

    Parent/child sports class - enjoy together. Learn sport & culture!

    10-10.45am 7(for family of 2) + 2 for each aditional membe

    Stoke Row Village Hall, Main Street, Stoke Row, RG9 5QL

    ...cobracapoeira.co.uk... cobranago@hotmail.com 07769 778664

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, This Week, Capoeira, Kids' Activities

    YogaBellies for Pregnancy YogaBellies

    Antenatal Yoga classes are held at weekends in the Oxford area.

    9.30-10.45pm contact for info

    United Reformed Church Cumnor OX2 9QF

    www.yogabellies.co.uk jude@yogabellies.co.uk

    Must book by 26 Apr 2014

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Baby, This Week, Yoga

    Sunday 7th September 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlySunday 7th September 2014 Hide

    Open Day at Boundary Brook Nature Park Oxford Urban Wildlife Group

    Guided walks, children's activities, pond-dipping, plant stall.

    2-5pm Free

    Boundary Brook Nature Park, Boundary Brook Road, Oxford OX4 4AN

    www.ouwg.org.uk Email Me 01865 820522

    No need to book!

    Eco, Nature, Family Friendly, This Week

    Will you walk for your hospital charity? OUH Charitable Funds

    A 5 mile walk supporting your local hospital causes. Sign up today!

    sign up today 5

    John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/walk charity@ouh.nhs.uk 01865 743444

    Must book by 02 Oct 2014

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Charity, Walks, Today, This Week

    26 Characters exhibition The Story Museum

    Immersive exhibition: rogues and rascals, wizards, witches and wild things! All ages.

    11am-5pm 7.50, 5

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    www.storymuseum.org.uk/26Characters Email Me 01865 790050

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    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, Today, This Week

    Wonder Walk The Story Museum

    A playful family tour of Oxford's fantasy stories. All ages.

    11am 6 (4)

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    www.thestorymuseum.org.uk/events Email Me 01865 305305

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    Painting Adventures Barefoot Books

    Creative storytime and painting projects (ages 4+). Story time gets creative as we bring stories to life through unique painting projects.

    11-11.45am 8 per child inc featured title; 5 craft only

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Art, This Week, Storytelling

    Face Painting at Barefoot Barefoot Books

    Transform yourself with the colourful and glittery skills of our face painters! Ages 2+

    2-4pm 4 per child

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... oxford.events@barefootbooks.co.uk 01865 311100

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Today, This Week

    Barefoot Busker! Barefoot Books

    Come along and listen to the ukele story songs of our resident Barefoot Busker, Neda-May.

    2-4pm Free!

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Music, This Week, Storytelling

    Barefoot Saturdads' Day: Enjoy stories, craft and playdough with Dad Barefoot Books

    Helping dads gain confidence as carers. Cooked breakfasts and lunchtime specials available

    All day! Story Time and playdough free; crafts 3 each

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    Website Email Me 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, Craft, This Week, Storytelling

    Pizza Pirates Sunday! Barefoot Books

    Pizza shaped just for you and your children. Have fun with a themed craft while waiting.

    12pm - 4.30pm See chalkboard and menu

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Food, Craft, This Week

    Books for Bedtime Storytime Barefoot Books

    Find a comfy spot and join us for wonderful stories to ignite your child's imagination.

    4pm - 4.30pm Free

    Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday Friday 9.30am 5pm, Saturday 9.30am 5.30pm, Sunday 10am 4pm.

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, This Week, Storytelling

    A 'Berry Good Day Out'! Earth Trust

    Blackberries are abundant at this time of year - drop in for picking, squashing & eating.

    10am-2pm 3 per child

    Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham, Abingdon OX14 4QZ, Many of the green spaces are open all the time.

    www.earthtrust.org.uk Email Me 01865 407792

    No need to book!

    Nature, Family Friendly, This Week

    MarketSunday 7th September 2014 Hide

    Wolvercote Farmers Market - First Turn, Wolvercote - Every Sunday 10am to 1pm

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    Fairtrade, local and/ or organic meat, fish, veg, fruit, nuts, bread, conserves, savoury delicacies and groceries. Café & Cycle Clinic.

    10am - 1pm

    Wolvercote Primary School, First Turn, Wolvercote, Oxford OX2 8AQ

    www.wolvercotefarmersmarket.co.uk Email Me 01865 318997

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    Eco, Family Friendly, Market, Food, Today, This Week, Farmers Market

    GigSunday 7th September 2014 Hide

    The Bookies Open Mic

    Come join the fun every Sunday. Hosted by Chris Padmore. All welcome.

    8.30-11pm Free

    The Old Bookbinders, 17-18 Victor Street, Oxford OX2 6BT, Monday: closed; Tue & Wed: 4pm-12pm; Thu-Sat: 12pm-12am; Sun: 12-11pm.

    Email Me

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    Gig, Pubs, Family Friendly, Music, Open mic, Today, This Week

    Beard Of Destiny, Moon Leopard, Song And Supper Rooms, Hugh McManners, Donnington Community Music Night

    The best local acoustic acts plus acoustic jam session. All ages welcome.

    6pm-9pm Free

    Donnington Community Centre, Freelands Road, Iffley, Oxford OX4 4BB

    www.facebook.com/donningtoncommunitymusic

    Gig, Family Friendly, Nightlife, This Week, Session

    WorshipSunday 7th September 2014 Hide

    German Lutheran Worship Service

    Welcome to everybody with an interest in or link to speaking German. Monthly service.

    3.30-4.30pm Free

    St Mary the Virgin, University Church, High Street, Oxford OX1 4BJ

    ...ev-kirche-london-west.org.uk... Email Me

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    Concert, Family Friendly, Lectures, Worship, This Week

    Sunday Gathering Oxford Vineyard Church

    Live music, donuts & God's presence. Join us to celebrate His love & faithfulness.

    10.30am - 12.30pm Free

    Headington School, London Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7TD

    www.ovc.uk.com Email Me 01865 522338

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    Family Friendly, Meeting, Worship, This Week

    Church Services St Ebbe's Church

    Fellowship, singing, bible-based sermon & prayer. All welcome!

    9:45am; 11:45am (in term time); 4:30pm; 7pm

    St Ebbe's Church, 2 Roger Bacon Lane (off St Ebbe's, by Sainsbury's), Oxford OX1 1QE

    www.stebbes.org.uk/ Email Me 01865 240438

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    Family Friendly, Worship, Today, This Week, OX1

    Church Services St Ebbes in Headington

    Fellowship, singing, bible-based sermon and prayer. All welcome!

    10.30am, 3.30pm, 7pm

    St Ebbe's in Headington, 30-34 Lime Walk, Headington, Oxford OX3 7AE

    www.stebbesheadington.org.uk Email Me 01865 453226

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    Family Friendly, Worship, Today, This Week, OX3

    Sunday Morning Worship at Evangelical Church Marston Neighbourhood Church (MNC)

    Join us to learn from God's Word to us, meet with Him & worship (FIEC affiliated).

    10.30am Free

    St Michael's Primary School, Marston Road, Oxford OX3 0EJ

    marstonneighbourhoodchurch.org clive@marstonneighbourhoodchurch.org 01865 728097

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    Sports and FitnessSunday 7th September 2014 Hide

    YogaBellies YogaBellies

    Antenatal Yoga classes are held at weekends in the Oxford area.

    11.15am - 12.30pm contact for info

    St Michael & All Angels Church Hall (Summertown), Corner of Banbury & Portland Rds, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7EZ

    www.yogabellies.co.uk Email Me 07770 393929

    Must book by 27 Apr 2014

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Baby, Today, This Week, Yoga

    Dinghy Sailing on the River Thames, 1.5 miles from city centre

    Drop in and watch, have a cup of tea and maybe sail. New members welcome

    1pm Free

    Medley Sailing Club, The Towpath, Binsey, OX2 0NJ

    www.medleysailingclub.co.uk Email Me 07538 862736

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    ArtSunday 7th September 2014 Hide

    Platform: An Exhibition of Recent Graduates' Work Modern Art Oxford

    Platform presents the work of graduate artists from local Universities.

    11 - 5pm Free entry

    Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Sun: 12-5pm. Closed Monday

    ...modernartoxford.org.uk... Email Me (0)1865 813813

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    Gareth Lloyd - Wildlife Artist

    Endearing wildlife art created in pencil, paint and charcoal by this Oxford based artist.

    Free

    The Little Gallery, 20 Broad St (upstairs in Broad Canvas), Oxford OX1 3AS

    www.facebook.com/broadcanvas Email Me 01865 244025

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Ron Freeborn: People and Places (exhibition) Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Retrospective exhibition of eminent local artist's work. Demonstrations Weds 10am-1pm.

    Tue-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm Free

    Cornerstone Arts Centre, 25 Station Road, Didcot OX11 7NE

    www.cornerstone-arts.org cornerstone@southoxon.gov.uk 01235 515144

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, This Week

    A Town & its People by Andrew Manson The Jam Factory

    An exhibition of paintings and prints by renowned local artist, Andrew Manson.

    10am onwards Free

    The Jam Factory, Hollybush Row, Oxford, OX1 1HU

    www.thejamfactoryoxford.com/ 01865 244613

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Colour Animalia by Lindsay McDonagh The Jam Factory

    A beautiful mix of prints & paintings inspired by colours & designs of the natural world

    10am onwards Free

    The Jam Factory, Hollybush Row, Oxford, OX1 1HU

    www.thejamfactoryoxford.com/ 01865 244613

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    Courses and WorkshopsSunday 7th September 2014 Hide

    South Oxford History Project launch

    New local history information boards and website launched.

    10am - 12.30pm Free

    Hinksey Park, Abingdon Road / Lake Street, Oxford

    www.lizwoolley.co.uk liz@lizwoolley.co.uk 01865 242760

    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Oxford History, This Week

    Outside OxfordshireSunday 7th September 2014 Hide

    The Taplow-Maidenhead Giant Car Boot Giant Car Boot

    Mega, late start car boot open every Sunday & every bank holiday Monday.

    10am-4pm 2 (kids free)

    Main A4 Bath Road, opposite Taplow Station, Maidenhead, (junction 7 off M4) SL6 0NP.

    www.giantcarboot.co.uk enq@giantcarboot.co.uk 07947 121336

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    Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Festival, Market, Today, This Week

    FestivalSunday 7th September 2014 Hide

    Marsh Fest The Marsh Harrier

    Guest beer, great food, live music in the garden. Free entry.

    12-11 Free

    The Marsh Harrier, 40 Marsh Road, Cowley, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2HH

    www.themarshharrier.com Email Me 01865 718225

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    Gig, Pubs, Family Friendly, Festival, This Week

    Monday 8th September 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlyMonday 8th September 2014 Hide

    Museum of Oxford Under Siege Family Trail Museum of Oxford

    Discover more people in the past who have been under siege, or affected by war.

    10am-4.30pm 1

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    ...oxford.gov.uk... Email Me 01865 252334

    No need to book!

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    Museum, Family Friendly, This Week, History, War

    Messy play sessions - new materials & themes each week Mess Around

    Fabulous fun for little ones to be had at messy play sessions at Cutteslowe Pavilion.

    10.30-11.30am Online in advance 5/child, 2.50 sibs, door 6/3

    Cutteslowe Park, Cutteslowe, North Oxford OX2 8ES

    mess-around.co.uk/NorthOxford.html Email Me 07983 592788

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    Family Friendly

    Will you walk for your hospital charity? OUH Charitable Funds

    A 5 mile walk supporting your local hospital causes. Sign up today!

    sign up today 5

    John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/walk charity@ouh.nhs.uk 01865 743444

    Must book by 02 Oct 2014

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Charity, Walks, Today, This Week

    STEP INSIDE A STORY: interactive workshop with story telling and craft (Ages 2+) Barefoot Books

    Looking for a fun morning activity? Stories and craft based on the themed of the day.

    11am - 11.45am Book and Craft 8, Craft 5

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, Craft, Today, This Week, Storytelling

    Baby Sensory Class: Precious Early Learning for Babies Barefoot Books

    Baby singing, movement and bonding, fibre optic light shows, music, puppet shows, and more

    10-10.40am 5 per baby

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    Website Email Me 01865 311100

    Booking advised by 11 Aug 2014

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    Family Friendly, Baby, Puppetry, Singing

    Mindfulness Class for Children and Parents Barefoot Books

    Get ready to go back to school by learning some useful mindfulness exercises.

    4.30pm - 5pm 3,50 pr. person (includes parent or caregiver)

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, This Week, Learning, Wellbeing

    Books for Bedtime Storytime Barefoot Books

    Find a comfy spot and join us for wonderful stories to ignite your child's imagination.

    4pm - 4.30pm Free

    Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday Friday 9.30am 5pm, Saturday 9.30am 5.30pm, Sunday 10am 4pm.

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, This Week, Storytelling

    Music & Dancing: 0-4 Years MAD Academy

    High energy music & dancing classes for babies & children.

    09:30 - 12:00 (classes for different age groups) From 4.00 (babies) and 5.00 (walkers)

    Bicester Methodist Church Hall

    ...madacademy.com... Email Me 01869 369502

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Music, Dance

    Wheatley Little Wild Ones Weekly Group Heart of the Wildwood

    Forest School, 6 months up, fire, cooking, free play, crafts, singing, mud-play, exploring.

    10.30am-12.30pm Free, donations towards food + activities welcome

    Wheatley, small woodland opp. Littleworth road 90, OX33 1NL

    www.heartofwildwood.org Email Me 01844 278774

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    Eco, Nature, Family Friendly, This Week, Outdoors

    ToursMonday 8th September 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Travel Tour Oxford Time Tours

    A family-friendly unique one hour chronological walking tour... with a time traveller!

    1.30pm, 3.45pm 8 (kids 4, family 15) -10% Oxford residents

    The Vaults & Garden, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, (entrance via Radcliffe Square), Oxford OX1 4AH

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Must book by 30 Sep 2014

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    Family Friendly, Oxford History, This Week, Tours

    ConcertMonday 8th September 2014 Hide

    Lunchtime concert every Monday - superb soloists or ensembles each week Retiring collection for charity

    Enjoy beautiful music in our tranquil church. Bring a sandwich! Free tea & coffee.

    1pm Free

    St Michael at the Northgate, Oxford City Church, Cornmarket Street OX1 3EY

    www.smng.org.uk Email Me 01865 240940

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    Concert, Family Friendly, Classical Music, This Week

    ClassesMonday 8th September 2014 Hide

    RAD Professional Ballet Classes Victoria Hill School of Ballet

    RAD grades for children from 3 yrs up. Encouraging classes in a creative environment.

    3.30-6pm 4.50

    Jericho Community Centre, 33a Canal Street, Oxford OX2 6BQ

    victoriahillschoolofballet.co.uk/ Email Me 07748 455093

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Dance, Ballet, This Week, Classes

    African Drumming

    Fun friendly lively djembe class for beginners to intermediate.

    7.30-9.30pm 6.50 (5.50)

    Fusion Arts, East Oxford Community Centre, Princes Street, Oxford OX4 1DD

    Email Me

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Music, This Week, Classes

    TheatreMonday 8th September 2014 Hide

    Creation Theatre Drama Club 8-10 years Creation Theatre Company

    Drama club 8-10s. Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting and fun!

    6-7pm 126/ 12 week term

    Magdalen College School, Cowley Place, Oxford OX4 1DZ

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

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    Theatre, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Classes

    ArtMonday 8th September 2014 Hide

    Gareth Lloyd - Wildlife Artist

    Endearing wildlife art created in pencil, paint and charcoal by this Oxford based artist.

    Free

    The Little Gallery, 20 Broad St (upstairs in Broad Canvas), Oxford OX1 3AS

    www.facebook.com/broadcanvas Email Me 01865 244025

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    A Town & its People by Andrew Manson The Jam Factory

    An exhibition of paintings and prints by renowned local artist, Andrew Manson.

    8am onwards Free

    The Jam Factory, Hollybush Row, Oxford, OX1 1HU

    www.thejamfactoryoxford.com/ 01865 244613

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    DanceMonday 8th September 2014 Hide

    Body Politic Junior Class (Hip Hop Dance) Body Politic

    A great class to improve your street dance technique, meet new friends and have fun!

    4-5pm 25 per 6 week term

    St Alban's Church, Charles Street (off Iffley Rd), Oxford OX4 3AU, Sunday 9.30am - Sung Eucharist;
    Thursday 6pm - The St Thomas Doubters Mass

    bodypoliticdance.com Email Me

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Sports and Fitness, Dance

    Courses and WorkshopsMonday 8th September 2014 Hide

    Baby Ballroom

    New 6 week course for tots and guardians. Ages 2 1/2 - 4 yrs.

    2.30pm 25 per 6 weeks

    Step By Step Dance School, Kirby House (to the rear of 5 Simon House), Off Windmill Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7BT

    www.danceschool-stepbystep.com Email Me 01865 766030

    Booking advised by 09 Jun 2014

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Dance, Baby

    Children's Latin and Ballroom Improvers

    Children's Latin and Ballroom Dance class, contact for more information.

    5.15-6.30pm 25 per 4 weeks

    Step By Step Dance School, Kirby House (to the rear of 5 Simon House), Off Windmill Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7BT

    www.danceschool-stepbystep.com Email Me 01865 766030

    No need to book!

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    MeetingMonday 8th September 2014 Hide

    Slimming World Kidlington Slimming World

    Loose weight without feeling hungry! Visit our friendly group to discover how.

    5.30pm and 7.30pm sessions 4.95 (4.65)

    Kidlington Baptist Church Hall, High Street, Kidlington, Oxford, OX5 2DS

    www.slimmingworld.com Email Me 07941 959035

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Meeting, Sports and Fitness

    Tuesday 9th September 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlyTuesday 9th September 2014 Hide

    Museum of Oxford Under Siege Family Trail Museum of Oxford

    Discover more people in the past who have been under siege, or affected by war.

    10am-4.30pm 1

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    ...oxford.gov.uk... Email Me 01865 252334

    No need to book!

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    Museum, Family Friendly, This Week, History, War

    Baby Music Busy Bees Music Group

    Special music sessions for little babies from 2 months to too wriggly.

    9.30, 10.20, 11.10am 3.50/family

    Headington Community Centre, Gladstone Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 8LL

    busybeesmusic.co.uk/ Email Me

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Music, Baby

    Baby Music Busy Bees Music Group

    Special music sessions for little babies from 2 months to too wriggly.

    12 noon - 12.30pm 4/family (3.50 with pre-paid card)

    Headington Community Centre, Gladstone Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 8LL

    busybeesmusic.co.uk/ Email Me

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Music, Baby

    Musical Fun For Under 5s Busy Bees Music Group

    Award-winning, lively music time for all the family. Free coffee before each session.

    9.30 and 10.20am 3.50/family paid termly in advance

    Headington Community Centre, Gladstone Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 8LL

    www.busybeesmusic.co.uk Email Me

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Music, Kids' Activities

    Toddler Music Busy Bees Music Group

    For toddlers from too wriggly to 24months. Active music time for you and your toddler.

    11.10 - 11.40am 3.50/family paid termly in advance

    Headington Community Centre, Gladstone Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 8LL

    www.busybeesmusic.co.uk Email Me

    Booking advised by 31 Aug 2014

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    Family Friendly, Music, Baby, Kids' Activities

    Music & Dancing: 0-4 Years MAD Academy

    High energy music & dancing classes for babies & children.

    09:45 - 12:10 (classes for different age groups) From 4.00 (babies) and 5.00 (walkers

    North Oxford Association Community Centre, Ferry Centre, Diamond Place, Summertown OX2 7DP

    ...madacademy.com... Email Me 01869 369502

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Music, Dance, Kids' Activities

    Will you walk for your hospital charity? OUH Charitable Funds

    A 5 mile walk supporting your local hospital causes. Sign up today!

    sign up today 5

    John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/walk charity@ouh.nhs.uk 01865 743444

    Must book by 02 Oct 2014

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    ABC... Story! The Story Museum

    Story, rhyme and do (with a hint of mayhem) and an alphabet of stories. Age 3 and under.

    10.30am - 11.30am 2.50

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    ...storymuseum.org.uk... Email Me 01865 790050

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    26 Characters exhibition The Story Museum

    Immersive exhibition: rogues and rascals, wizards, witches and wild things! All ages.

    10am-5pm 7.50, 5

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    www.storymuseum.org.uk/26Characters Email Me 01865 790050

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    Baby Massage at Barefoot Books Baby College Oxford

    Baby Massage classes with Baby College at Barefoot Books in Summertown. 3 week course.

    2.15pm 27 for 3

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    www.babycollegeoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 436920

    Must book by 26 Aug 2014

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    Family Friendly, Baby, This Week, Classes

    Barefoot Craft Club Barefoot Books

    Come and enjoy eco crafts with your children while developing an eco-conscious mindset!

    11-11.45am 5 per child

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... oxford.events@barefootbooks.co.uk 01865 311100

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    Books for Bedtime Storytime Barefoot Books

    Find a comfy spot and join us for wonderful stories to ignite your child's imagination.

    4pm - 4.30pm Free

    Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday Friday 9.30am 5pm, Saturday 9.30am 5.30pm, Sunday 10am 4pm.

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

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    Forest Tots Toddler Group Oxfordshire Forest School Service

    Get outside and explore Hill End! Outdoor drop-in sessions. Let your 0-5 year old explore Hill End. Refreshments.

    10am-12pm 3 per child (6 months and up)

    The Hill End Centre, Eynsham Road, Farmoor, Oxford, OX2 9NJ

    ...hillend-oec.co.uk... Email Me 01865 861954

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    ToursTuesday 9th September 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Travel Tour Oxford Time Tours

    A family-friendly unique one hour chronological walking tour... with a time traveller!

    1.30pm, 3.45pm 8 (kids 4, family 15) -10% Oxford residents

    The Vaults & Garden, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, (entrance via Radcliffe Square), Oxford OX1 4AH

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Must book by 30 Sep 2014

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    Family Friendly, Oxford History, This Week, Tours

    ArtTuesday 9th September 2014 Hide

    Platform: An Exhibition of Recent Graduates' Work Modern Art Oxford

    Platform presents the work of graduate artists from local Universities.

    11 - 5pm Free entry

    Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Sun: 12-5pm. Closed Monday

    ...modernartoxford.org.uk... Email Me (0)1865 813813

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    Gareth Lloyd - Wildlife Artist

    Endearing wildlife art created in pencil, paint and charcoal by this Oxford based artist.

    Free

    The Little Gallery, 20 Broad St (upstairs in Broad Canvas), Oxford OX1 3AS

    www.facebook.com/broadcanvas Email Me 01865 244025

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    Ron Freeborn: People and Places (exhibition) Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Retrospective exhibition of eminent local artist's work. Demonstrations Weds 10am-1pm.

    Tue-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm Free

    Cornerstone Arts Centre, 25 Station Road, Didcot OX11 7NE

    www.cornerstone-arts.org cornerstone@southoxon.gov.uk 01235 515144

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    ClassesTuesday 9th September 2014 Hide

    LUPI. Latin Club for Kids Communicate Project CIC

    Latin Club for 7-11 years old. Come and read fantastic myths and stories written in latin!

    4-5pm 8 per lesson

    South Oxford Community Centre, Lake Street, Oxford OX1 4RP

    www.communicateproject.com Email Me 07981 059511

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    Spanish Beginners for Adults and Parents with Toddlers Communicate Project CIC

    Fun Spanish lessons for adults. If childcare is a problem you can bring your toddler along

    9.30-10.30 8 per lesson, 7 for residents

    Florence Park Community Centre, Cornwallis Road, Oxford OX4 3NH

    www.communicateproject.com Email Me 07981 059511

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    Open Company Class (Hip Hop Dance) Body Politic

    2 hours of the highest quality street dance tuition in Oxford.

    7-9pm 5 for one class/ 8 for both

    City of Oxford College - Oxford Campus, Oxpens Road, Oxford OX1 1SA

    bodypoliticdance.com Email Me

    No need to book!

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    Zumba Kids

    Fun dance classes for kids aged 6+yrs. Booking essential

    4-4.40pm per 4 weeks

    Step By Step Dance School, Kirby House (to the rear of 5 Simon House), Off Windmill Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7BT

    www.danceschool-stepbystep.com Email Me 01865 766030

    Booking advised by 09 Sep 2014

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    Family Friendly, Dance, Zumba, Classes, Kids' Activities

    Courses and WorkshopsTuesday 9th September 2014 Hide

    Creation Theatre Drama Club 8-10 years Creation Theatre Company

    Drama club 8-10s. Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting and fun!

    5-6pm 126/ 12 week term

    John Mason School, Wootton Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 1JB

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

    Must book by 08 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    TheatreTuesday 9th September 2014 Hide

    Creation Theatre Drama Club 11-13 years Creation Theatre Company

    Drama club 11-13s. Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting and fun!

    6-8pm 126/ 12 week term

    John Mason School, Wootton Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 1JB

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

    Must book by 09 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    DanceTuesday 9th September 2014 Hide

    Tiny Toes Ballet Forbes Theatre Arts Oxford

    Ballet class for children age 2+.

    2pm or 4pm 6

    The New Marston Pastoral Centre, Jack Straws Lane, Marston, Oxford OX3 0DL

    www.forbestheatreartsoxford.com Email Me 07802 531459

    No need to book!

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    Sports and FitnessTuesday 9th September 2014 Hide

    Adult Pilates (beginner to intermediate) Barefoot Books

    A great way to improve posture, tone your body and find muscles you never knew you had!

    6.30-7.30pm 50 5-wk course; 60 6-wk course or 12 sessio

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

    Must book by 30 Sep 2014

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    Gaelic Football Training Éire Óg Oxford

    Gaelic football with mens, ladies and underage teams. All abilities welcome.

    7pm- 8.30pm Free

    Horspath Sports Ground, Oxford Road, OX4 2RL

    www.eireogoxford.gaa.ie/ Email Me 07455 295147

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, This Week, Irish, Football

    Wednesday 10th September 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlyWednesday 10th September 2014 Hide

    Coffee Morning Wesley Memorial Church

    All welcome

    10am-12pm Coffee from 80p

    Wesley Memorial Hall, New Inn Hall Street, Oxford OX1 2DH

    www.wesleymem.org.uk Email Me 01865 243216

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    Family Friendly, This Week

    Museum of Oxford Under Siege Family Trail Museum of Oxford

    Discover more people in the past who have been under siege, or affected by war.

    10am-4.30pm 1

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    ...oxford.gov.uk... Email Me 01865 252334

    No need to book!

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    Museum, Family Friendly, This Week, History, War

    Will you walk for your hospital charity? OUH Charitable Funds

    A 5 mile walk supporting your local hospital causes. Sign up today!

    sign up today 5

    John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/walk charity@ouh.nhs.uk 01865 743444

    Must book by 02 Oct 2014

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Charity, Walks, Today, This Week

    26 Characters exhibition The Story Museum

    Immersive exhibition: rogues and rascals, wizards, witches and wild things! All ages.

    10am-5pm 7.50, 5

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    www.storymuseum.org.uk/26Characters Email Me 01865 790050

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    Painting Adventures Barefoot Books

    Creative storytime and painting projects (ages 4+). Story time gets creative as we bring stories to life through unique painting projects.

    11-11.45am 8 per child inc featured title; 5 craft only

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

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    Afternoon Rhymes and Sing-alongs

    A traditional rhyme and sing-along session

    2pm Free!

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... oxford.events@barefootbooks.co.uk 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, Music, This Week

    Books for Bedtime Storytime Barefoot Books

    Find a comfy spot and join us for wonderful stories to ignite your child's imagination.

    4pm - 4.30pm Free

    Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday Friday 9.30am 5pm, Saturday 9.30am 5.30pm, Sunday 10am 4pm.

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, This Week, Storytelling

    Messy Play sessions for 6 months to 4 year olds in Kidlington Mess Around

    Great fun to be had at these messy, tactile, sensory sessions! Parties also available.

    10.30am-11.30am 5 / child, 2.50 each sibling for online bookings

    The Pavilion, Exeter Hall, Oxford Road, Kidlington OX5 1AB

    ...mess-around.co.uk... Email Me 07983 592788

    Booking advised by 30 Jul 2014

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    Family Friendly

    ToursWednesday 10th September 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Travel Tour Oxford Time Tours

    A family-friendly unique one hour chronological walking tour... with a time traveller!

    1.30pm, 3.45pm 8 (kids 4, family 15) -10% Oxford residents

    The Vaults & Garden, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, (entrance via Radcliffe Square), Oxford OX1 4AH

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Must book by 30 Sep 2014

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    Family Friendly, Oxford History, This Week, Tours

    ArtWednesday 10th September 2014 Hide

    Platform: An Exhibition of Recent Graduates' Work Modern Art Oxford

    Platform presents the work of graduate artists from local Universities.

    11 - 5pm Free entry

    Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Sun: 12-5pm. Closed Monday

    ...modernartoxford.org.uk... Email Me (0)1865 813813

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Gareth Lloyd - Wildlife Artist

    Endearing wildlife art created in pencil, paint and charcoal by this Oxford based artist.

    Free

    The Little Gallery, 20 Broad St (upstairs in Broad Canvas), Oxford OX1 3AS

    www.facebook.com/broadcanvas Email Me 01865 244025

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Ron Freeborn: People and Places (exhibition) Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Retrospective exhibition of eminent local artist's work. Demonstrations Weds 10am-1pm.

    Tue-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm Free

    Cornerstone Arts Centre, 25 Station Road, Didcot OX11 7NE

    www.cornerstone-arts.org cornerstone@southoxon.gov.uk 01235 515144

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, This Week

    MarketWednesday 10th September 2014 Hide

    Fairtrade Market OQC

    Fair trade market with organic tea, drop in African drumming workshops and Caribbean food.

    10am-4pm Free

    East Oxford Community Centre, 44b Princes Street (corner of Cowley Rd), Oxford OX4 1HU

    Email Me 07946 073953

    No need to book!

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    DanceWednesday 10th September 2014 Hide

    Tiny Toes Ballet Forbes theatre arts Oxford

    Beautiful ballet class for children age 2+.

    2.15pm 6

    The New Marston Pastoral Centre, Jack Straws Lane, Marston, Oxford OX3 0DL

    www.forbestheatreartsoxford.com misskirsty@ntlworld.com 07802 531459

    No need to book!

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    Courses and WorkshopsWednesday 10th September 2014 Hide

    Creation Theatre Drama Club 5-7 years Creation Theatre Company

    Drama club, ages 5-7. Join Oxford's largest theatre producing company for acting and fun!

    5-6pm 126/ 12 term week

    Headington Baptist Church, 78 Old High Street, Headington, Oxford OX3 9HW

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865766266

    Must book by 10 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    Theatre, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Classes

    TheatreWednesday 10th September 2014 Hide

    Creation Theatre Drama Club 8-10 years Creation Theatre Company

    Drama Club 8-10s. Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting and fun!

    5-6pm 126/ 12 week term

    Headington Baptist Church, 78 Old High Street, Headington, Oxford OX3 9HW

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

    Must book by 08 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    Theatre, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Classes

    Creation Theatre Drama Club 11-13 years Creation Theatre Company

    Drama Club 11-13s. Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting and fun!

    6-7 pm 126/ 12 week term

    Headington Baptist Church, 78 Old High Street, Headington, Oxford OX3 9HW

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865766266

    Must book by 08 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    Theatre, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Classes

    GigWednesday 10th September 2014 Hide

    Oxford Classic Jazz Band Oxford Classic Jazz

    Oxon's most authentic jazz band playing hot jazz, classic songs, rags and boogie. Food and fine wines to be enjoyed.

    8-10.30pm Free

    The Portwell Angel Wine Bar, 26 Market Place, Faringdon SN7 7HU, Mon: 9am - 9pm Tue - Thu: 9am - 11pm Fri - Sat: 9am - late Sun: 10am - 6pm

    www.classicjazz.co.uk Email Me 07932 748379

    Gig, Concert, Family Friendly, Jazz

    Sports and FitnessWednesday 10th September 2014 Hide

    Dinghy Sailing on the River Thames, 1.5 miles from city centre

    Drop in and watch, have a cup of tea and maybe sail. New members welcome

    7-8.30pm Free

    Medley Sailing Club, The Towpath, Binsey Oxford OX2 0NJ

    www.medleysailingclub.co.uk Email Me 07538 862736

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    Nature, Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, This Week

    Thursday 11th September 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlyThursday 11th September 2014 Hide

    Museum of Oxford Under Siege Family Trail Museum of Oxford

    Discover more people in the past who have been under siege, or affected by war.

    10am-4.30pm 1

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    ...oxford.gov.uk... Email Me 01865 252334

    No need to book!

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    Museum, Family Friendly, This Week, History, War

    Under 5 event: Row, Row, Row Your Boat!

    Explore boats in the Museum and make one of your own! Two free drop-in sessions for under 5's: 10.30-12.30 & 14.00-16.00. Please ensure that all children are accompanied by an adult.

    10.30am - 4pm free entry

    Pitt Rivers Museum, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PP, Mon 12-4.30pm, Tue-Sun & BH 10am-4.30pm.

    rm.nsms.ox.ac.uk/go.rm?id=34669 01865 270927

    Family Friendly

    Pre-School Story Time Blackwell's Bookshop

    Under 5's story time with songs and activities

    1-2pm Free

    Blackwells Bookshop, 48-51 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BQ

    bookshop.blackwell.co.uk Email Me 01865 333694

    No need to book!

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    Shop, Family Friendly, Books, This Week

    Will you walk for your hospital charity? OUH Charitable Funds

    A 5 mile walk supporting your local hospital causes. Sign up today!

    sign up today 5

    John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/walk charity@ouh.nhs.uk 01865 743444

    Must book by 02 Oct 2014

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Charity, Walks, Today, This Week

    26 Characters exhibition The Story Museum

    Immersive exhibition: rogues and rascals, wizards, witches and wild things! All ages.

    10am-7pm 7.50, 5

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    www.storymuseum.org.uk/26Characters Email Me 01865 790050

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    Barefoot Ballet and Tap Classes (Ages 3 to 5) Barefoot Books

    A fun and stimulating dance class involving ballet, tap and creative storytelling mime!

    2-2.45pm 6.50

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

    No need to book!

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    Barefoot Craft Club Barefoot Books

    Come and enjoy eco crafts with your children while developing an eco-conscious mindset!

    11-11.45am 5 per child

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... oxford.events@barefootbooks.co.uk 01865 311100

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    Eco, Family Friendly, Craft, This Week

    Toddler Mandarin Barefoot Books

    Fun way for little ones to learn Mandarin through rhymes and stories and have fun playing!

    10.30-11am 4 per child

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

    Booking advised by 25 Sep 2014

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    Family Friendly, Foreign Language, Chinese, This Week, Learning, Kids' Activities

    Books for Bedtime Storytime Barefoot Books

    Find a comfy spot and join us for wonderful stories to ignite your child's imagination.

    4pm - 4.30pm Free

    Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday Friday 9.30am 5pm, Saturday 9.30am 5.30pm, Sunday 10am 4pm.

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, This Week, Storytelling

    Music & Dancing: 0-4 Years MAD Academy

    High energy music & dancing classes for babies & children.

    09:45 - 11:25 (classes for different age groups) From 5.00 (walkers)

    Bicester Methodist Church Hall

    ...madacademy.com... Email Me 01869 369502

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Music, Dance

    ToursThursday 11th September 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Travel Tour Oxford Time Tours

    A family-friendly unique one hour chronological walking tour... with a time traveller!

    1.30pm, 3.45pm 8 (kids 4, family 15) -10% Oxford residents

    The Vaults & Garden, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, (entrance via Radcliffe Square), Oxford OX1 4AH

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Must book by 30 Sep 2014

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    Family Friendly, Oxford History, This Week, Tours

    ArtThursday 11th September 2014 Hide

    Platform: An Exhibition of Recent Graduates' Work Modern Art Oxford

    Platform presents the work of graduate artists from local Universities.

    11 - 5pm Free entry

    Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Sun: 12-5pm. Closed Monday

    ...modernartoxford.org.uk... Email Me (0)1865 813813

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Gareth Lloyd - Wildlife Artist

    Endearing wildlife art created in pencil, paint and charcoal by this Oxford based artist.

    Free

    The Little Gallery, 20 Broad St (upstairs in Broad Canvas), Oxford OX1 3AS

    www.facebook.com/broadcanvas Email Me 01865 244025

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Ron Freeborn: People and Places (exhibition) Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Retrospective exhibition of eminent local artist's work. Demonstrations Weds 10am-1pm.

    Tue-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm Free

    Cornerstone Arts Centre, 25 Station Road, Didcot OX11 7NE

    www.cornerstone-arts.org cornerstone@southoxon.gov.uk 01235 515144

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, This Week

    Home Start Southern Oxfordshire Bonhams Charity Valuation Home Start Southern Oxfordshire

    Come and have your treasures valued by Bonhams! All proceeds to Home-Start Southern Oxon.

    10.30am - 1pm 5.00 for two items and then 1.50 for each after

    Abingdon Guildhall, Abbey Close, Abingdon OX14 3JE

    ...homestart-southernoxfordshire.org.uk... Email Me 01235 511152

    No need to book!

    Family Friendly, Art

    ClassesThursday 11th September 2014 Hide

    Spanish Beginners for Adults and Parents with Toddlers Communicate Project CIC

    Fun Spanish lessons for adults. If childcare is a problem you can bring your toddler along

    9.30-10.30 8 per lesson, 7 for residents

    Florence Park Community Centre, Cornwallis Road, Oxford OX4 3NH

    www.communicateproject.com Email Me 07981 059511

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Spanish, This Week, Classes

    DanceThursday 11th September 2014 Hide

    Barefoot Boogie Tots Barefoot Books

    Learn the basics of rhythm and movement with Bethany Gorton.

    10.15-10.45 First session free; 5.50 for multiple pre-booked

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    Website Email Me 01865 311100

    Booking advised by 07 Aug 2014

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    Family Friendly, Dance, This Week

    Sports and FitnessThursday 11th September 2014 Hide

    Gaelic Football Training Éire Óg Oxford

    Gaelic football with mens, ladies and underage teams. All abilities welcome.

    7pm- 8.30pm Free

    Horspath Sports Ground, Oxford Road, OX4 2RL

    www.eireogoxford.gaa.ie/ Email Me 07455 295147

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, This Week, Irish, Football

    MeetingThursday 11th September 2014 Hide

    SPEAK - The Voice for the Rights of Animals SPEAK

    What is happening to animals in Oxford University research laboratories? Find out here.

    1-5pm Free

    Opposite Oxford University Animal Research Lab, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS

    speakcampaigns.org/ info@speakcampaigns.org

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    Family Friendly, Meeting, This Week

    GigThursday 11th September 2014 Hide

    Nick Gill Oxford Classic Jazz

    Classic jazz and ragtime piano/vocals. Light, melodic and creative renditions of Cole Porter, Fats Waller, Scott Joplin et al. Real ales available.

    8-11pm Free

    The Cock Inn, Combe

    www.classicjazz.co.uk Email Me 07932 748379

    No need to book!

    Gig, Concert, Family Friendly, Jazz

    Friday 12th September 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlyFriday 12th September 2014 Hide

    Coffee Morning Wesley Memorial Church

    All welcome

    10am-12pm Coffee from 80p

    Wesley Memorial Hall, New Inn Hall Street, Oxford OX1 2DH

    www.wesleymem.org.uk Email Me 01865 243216

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    Family Friendly, This Week

    Museum of Oxford Under Siege Family Trail Museum of Oxford

    Discover more people in the past who have been under siege, or affected by war.

    10am-4.30pm 1

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    ...oxford.gov.uk... Email Me 01865 252334

    No need to book!

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    Museum, Family Friendly, This Week, History, War

    Music & Dancing: 0-4 Years MAD Academy

    High energy music & dancing classes for babies & children.

    09:30 - 11:10 (classes for different age groups) From 5.00 (walkers)

    OXSRAD, Court Place Farm, Marsh Lane

    ...madacademy.com... Email Me 01869 369502

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Music, Dance

    Musical Fun For Under 5s Busy Bees Music Group

    Award-winning, lively music time for all the family. Free coffee before each session.

    9.30, 10.20, 11.10am 3.50/family

    Harwell Village Hall, Harwell

    www.busybeesmusic.co.uk Email Me

    Booking advised by 12 Dec 2014

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Music, Kids' Activities

    Baby Music Busy Bees Music Group

    Special music sessions for little babies from 2 months to too wriggly.

    12 noon - 12.30pm 4/family (3.50 with prepaid card)

    Harwell Village Hall, Harwell

    busybeesmusic.co.uk/ Email Me

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Music, Baby

    Musical Fun For Under 5s Busy Bees Music Group

    Award-winning, lively music time for all the family. Free coffee before each session.

    9.30am and 10.20am 3.50/family paid termly in advance

    Harwell Village Hall, Harwell

    www.busybeesmusic.co.uk Email Me

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Music, Kids' Activities

    Toddler Music Busy Bees Music Group

    For toddlers from too wriggly to 24months. Active music time for you and your toddler.

    11.10 - 11.40 3.50/family paid termly in advance

    Harwell Village Hall, Harwell

    busybeesmusic.co.uk/ Email Me

    Booking advised by 31 Aug 2014

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Music, Baby

    Will you walk for your hospital charity? OUH Charitable Funds

    A 5 mile walk supporting your local hospital causes. Sign up today!

    sign up today 5

    John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/walk charity@ouh.nhs.uk 01865 743444

    Must book by 02 Oct 2014

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Charity, Walks, Today, This Week

    26 Characters exhibition The Story Museum

    Immersive exhibition: rogues and rascals, wizards, witches and wild things! All ages.

    10am-7pm 7.50, 5

    The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Opening hours vary. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sun 9am - 6pm

    www.storymuseum.org.uk/26Characters Email Me 01865 790050

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    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, Today, This Week

    Baby Bumpkin Yoga Class Barefoot Books

    Fun, yoga-inspired stories and music to encourage movement and enhance development.

    11.05 - 11.35am 5 week course 30, One session 7

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... sarah.morris@barefootbooks.co.uk 01865 311100

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Baby, This Week, Yoga, Storytelling

    Baby Bumpkin Yoga Class (6+mths) Barefoot Books

    Fun, yoga-inspired stories and music to encourage movement and enhance development.

    11.40 - 12.10pm 5 week course 30, One session 7

    Barefoot Books Studio, 294 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED

    ...barefootbooks.com... oxford.events@barefootbooks.co.uk 01865 311100

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Baby, This Week, Yoga, Storytelling

    Spanish Sing-along Barefoot Books

    Introduce your baby and toddler to Spanish through Hispanic songs, stories and rhymes.

    10:30 - 11am Free

    Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday Friday 9.30am 5pm, Saturday 9.30am 5.30pm, Sunday 10am 4pm.

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Music, Spanish, This Week

    Books for Bedtime Storytime Barefoot Books

    Find a comfy spot and join us for wonderful stories to ignite your child's imagination.

    4pm - 4.30pm Free

    Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday Friday 9.30am 5pm, Saturday 9.30am 5.30pm, Sunday 10am 4pm.

    ...barefootbooks.com... Email Me 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, This Week, Storytelling

    Family Camping - Say farewell to summer at Hill End! Hill End Centre

    Camp in a pre-erected tent or hut. Dinner & breakfast. Email for more info. No dogs.

    3.30pm-12noon From 50

    Hill End Centre, Eynsham Road. Farmoor, Oxford, OX2 9NJ

    ...hillend-oec.co.uk... Email Me 01865 863510

    Must book by 10 Sep 2014

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    Family Friendly, Outdoors

    ToursFriday 12th September 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Travel Tour Oxford Time Tours

    A family-friendly unique one hour chronological walking tour... with a time traveller!

    1.30pm, 3.45pm 8 (kids 4, family 15) -10% Oxford residents

    The Vaults & Garden, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, (entrance via Radcliffe Square), Oxford OX1 4AH

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Must book by 30 Sep 2014

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    Family Friendly, Oxford History, This Week, Tours

    Bill Spectre's Ghost Trail Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails

    Award winning theatrical ghost trail of Oxford. Frightfully popular with all ages!

    6.30pm 8/6/4

    The Courtyard outside Oxford Castle Unlocked New Rd Oxford, OX1 1AY

    www.ghosttrail.org Email Me 07941 041811

    No need to book! Book tickets

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    TheatreFriday 12th September 2014 Hide

    What To Do When You Find A Dinosaur

    Everybody likes digging, right? Maybe you use a spade, or just your hands. Sand or earth fly everywhere until you discover something. Maybe, just maybe, it's a dinosaur! Oxford Playhouse presents Oxford's very own pre-historic story in this bone-shaking, belly-aching show. Ages 4 to 8.

    various 7.50 (5.50)

    Burton Taylor Studio, Gloucester Street, (between Beaumont Street and Gloucester Green), Oxford OX1 2BN

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    Theatre, Family Friendly

    ArtFriday 12th September 2014 Hide

    Platform: An Exhibition of Recent Graduates' Work Modern Art Oxford

    Platform presents the work of graduate artists from local Universities.

    11 - 5pm Free entry

    Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Sun: 12-5pm. Closed Monday

    ...modernartoxford.org.uk... Email Me (0)1865 813813

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    Gareth Lloyd - Wildlife Artist

    Endearing wildlife art created in pencil, paint and charcoal by this Oxford based artist.

    Free

    The Little Gallery, 20 Broad St (upstairs in Broad Canvas), Oxford OX1 3AS

    www.facebook.com/broadcanvas Email Me 01865 244025

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Art, Today, This Week

    Ron Freeborn: People and Places (exhibition) Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Retrospective exhibition of eminent local artist's work. Demonstrations Weds 10am-1pm.

    Tue-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm Free

    Cornerstone Arts Centre, 25 Station Road, Didcot OX11 7NE

    www.cornerstone-arts.org cornerstone@southoxon.gov.uk 01235 515144

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    Sports and FitnessFriday 12th September 2014 Hide

    Hinksey Park Girls FC Hinksey Park Football Club

    Hinksey Park FC are starting a Girls Football team for players aged 12-15 in September, any standard welcome. Please get in touch

    6pm Free

    Donnington Recreation Ground, Arnold Road, Oxford OX4 4BH

    www.hinkseyparkfc.org Email Me 07795 847898

    No need to book!

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    Saturday 13th September 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlySaturday 13th September 2014 Hide

    Museum of Oxford Under Siege Family Trail Museum of Oxford

    Discover more people in the past who have been under siege, or affected by war.

    10am-4.30pm 1

    Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed Sundays. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

    ...oxford.gov.uk... Email Me 01865 252334

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    Museum, Family Friendly, This Week, History, War

    Witches and Wizards Storytelling

    Ideal for children aged 4 to 11 years.

    10am, 11am 3