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  • D'Overbroeck's Oxford Open Morning Saturday 8th October  
  • Shakespeare Oxford Thespians Street Theatre Tour - Fri & Sat evenings + Sun afternoons  

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    Rhythm Box Cutteslowe Primary School, Wren Road, OX2 7SX, Sat 17 Sep: 9.30- 10.15am

    Beat Box Cutteslowe Primary School, Wren Road, OX2 7SX, Sat 5 Nov: 11.30am - 12.15pm

    Tinder Box North Oxford Association Community Centre Fri 16 Sep: 10.40 - 11.25am

    Last chance to book for

    Exhibition Tour: Stephanie Straine
    Book by Wed, 24 August

    (Starts Thu, 25 August)

    Whitney plus Cameron AG and Jonny Payne & The Thunder
    Book by Thu, 25 August

    (Starts Thu, 25 August)

    Family Bushcraft
    Book by Thu, 25 August

    (Starts Fri, 26 August)

    Introduction to Multirotors & UAVs: Workshop & Q&A Session
    Book by Thu, 25 August

    (Starts Fri, 26 August)

    OxPHWOARd
    Book by Thu, 25 August

    (Starts Sat, 27 August)

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    KALEIDOSCOPE: It's Me to the World: The most recent stage of Modern Art Oxford's KALEIDOSCOPE exhibition takes its name...read more

    Oxford Wine Festival Competition: How to choose, let me see... I could try a flute of champagne in the Holywell...read more

    The Besnard Lakes, Wednesday's Wolves, Sam Martin: Despite brief mainstream acclaim for third album ...are the Roaring Night, the Besnard...read more

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    Wednesday 24th August 2016 Hide

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    Castle Unlocked Tours - free for children Oxford Castle Unlocked

    This summer, Children can enjoy free entry, taking a tour to explore the city's 1000 year old castle.

    10am - 4.20pm Adult: £10.75, Child FREE (T&Cs apply)

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

    Website Email Me 01865 260666

    Must book by 02 Sep 2016 Book tickets

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, History

    Oxford 1914-1918 Family Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

    Explore our WW1 exhibition with this fun trail activity sheet.

    10am-4.30pm Free

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

    www.museumofoxford.org Email Me 01865 252334

    No need to book!

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Kids' Activities, War

    Summer Trails and Activities

    Discover amazing instruments and devious devices: help yourself to trails and activities.

    12-5pm Free

    Museum of the History of Science, Old Ashmolean Building, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ, Tue-Sun: 12-5pm Closed Mondays.

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 277297

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    Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Abseil for Your Hospital Charity Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Charitable Funds

    Join us for a 100-foot abseil in support of the hospital charity at the JR.

    9am-5pm £20

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

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/events Email Me 01865 743444

    Booking advised by 23 Sep 2016

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    Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Woodland Adventure

    An expedition for 5-8yr olds - build, play and explore in the woods.

    10am-12 noon £4 donation

    Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham, Abingdon OX14 4QZ

    www.earthtrust.org.uk/Explore/WhatsOn.aspx Email Me 01865 407792

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    Nature, Family Friendly, Today, This Week, Outdoors

    Kids' summer camp Camp Energy

    Children's holiday camps, 4-13 years.

    8-6pm £47

    Summerfields School, Mayfield Road, Oxford OX2 7EN

    www.campenergy.com info@campenergy.com 01869 352000

    Booking advised by 25 Jul 2016

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    Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Fifties Allotment Compton Verney

    See the Fifties allotment in our park, which features a range of flowers, fruit and veg.

    11am-5pm Park: £8 (adult); £16 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    Museum, Nature, Family Friendly, Gardens, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Artspace

    Learn how to make a rag rug to take home or add your piece to our giant retro patchwork on the wall.

    11am-5pm Collections and Park Ticket.

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    Email Me 01926 645500

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    Family Friendly, Art, Craft, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Drop-in Family Event: Drum Up The Troops!

    Make and take away your own incredible instrument! For 5-10 years.

    2-4pm Free with paying adult

    Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street, Woodstock OX20 1SN, Tue-Sat: 10am-5pm Sun: 2pm-5pm

    www.sofo.org.uk Email Me 01993811214

    No need to book!

    Museum, Family Friendly, Craft, Today, This Week, Kids' Activities

    Away with the Fairies Bunkers Hill Flowers Ltd

    Fairy Garden exhibition (free) and Flower Fairy Hunt for children. Free teas on weekends.

    9:30am-6pm Fairy Hunt 50p

    Bunkers Hill Plant Nursery, Bunkers Hill Nr. Kidlington, Oxford OX5 3BA

    www.bunkershillgardenshop.co.uk/news Email Me 01869331492

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Gardens, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Playtime Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    Enjoy tea and a cake while your little ones play; for 0s 1s 2s, plus calm older siblings and friends.

    9am-4.45pm stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me +447875507512

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Baby, Cafe, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Kids' Activities

    Ruckus Playtime - a Drop in Play Group Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    Enjoy tea and a cake while your little ones play; for 0s 1s 2s, plus calm older siblings and friends.

    9am-4.45pm stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me +447875507512

    No need to book!

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

    Babble Pops at Lunchtime Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    A meet for grandparents looking after little ones. Meet other grandparents with childcare duties. Not a day with your grandchild? Drop by anyway!

    11:30-13:00 (stay on for general play time!) stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me 07875507512

    No need to book!

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

    Babble Play Group Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    A drop-in afternoon play group. Socialise and have fun with your little one. Circle time, with introductions, songs or a story.

    13:00-16:45 - 13: bumps-1s, 14:30 0s1s2s,15:45 0-5 stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me 07875507512

    No need to book!

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

    SOAP Summer Playscheme South Oxford Adventure Playground (SOAP)

    Free weekday summer playscheme in an open access playground. Closed on Bank Holidays and weekends.

    10am-4pm Free

    South Oxford Adventure Playground, off Whitehouse Rd, behind Grandpont Nursery OX1 4PA

    www.soapoxford.org.uk Email Me

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    Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Visit Days - Wolf Conservation Trust UK Wolf Conservation Trust

    Come & see our ten wolves, learn all about wolves from our keepers talks, watch them being fed (2pm).

    11am-4pm £8 (£5) u3 Free

    UK Wolf Conservation Trust, Butlers Farm, Beenham, Reading, Berks, RG7 5NT

    ukwct.org.uk/ Email Me 01189 713330

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    Family Friendly, Today, This Week

    ConcertWednesday 24th August 2016 Hide

    Oxford Proms - Clarinet Dreams with Lucy Downer Oxford Proms

    Clarinet sensation Lucy Downer, pianist Jocelyn Freeman, and Ed Jones on viola present Mozart Kegelstatt & other masterworks.

    7.30pm £12 (£6)

    St Michael at the Northgate, Oxford City Church, Cornmarket Street, Oxford OX1 3EY, 10.30am - 5pm (4pm in Winter)

    www.oxfordproms.co.uk Email Me 01865 842336

    Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Classical Music, Today, This Week

    Sports and FitnessWednesday 24th August 2016 Hide

    TLA Sunningwell Village Bootcamp TLA Fitness

    Bootcamp, excellent instruction, fun environment using various bodyweight & training equipment.

    19:15 - 20:15 £10 + Cheaper membership options available

    Sunningwell Village Hall, Sunningwell, Abingdon OX13 6RD

    www.tlafitness.com Email Me 07554 400401

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Outside Oxfordshire, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Classes

    Quarry Rovers Dynamite U11s Football Training Quarry Rovers football club

    Friendly team Quarry Rovers Dynamite are looking for new players! We train Weds during term-time.

    6.30-7.30pm £subs

    Margaret Road Headington OX3 8NQ

    www.quarryrovers.org.uk/ Email Me

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Today, This Week

    CinemaWednesday 24th August 2016 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Wednesday 24th August 2016 Hide

    The BFG [PG]

    Spielberg's big, friendly buckswashling adaptation. Runtime: 117 mins

    10.45am, 1.15, 4.30pm

    Daily Info catches up with cinema's biggest giant Steven Spielberg – whose BFG strides onto screens this week. From the digital...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Secret Life of Pets [U]

    When the owner's away... Runtime: 91 mins

    10.30am

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

    Odeon George Street 0871 224 4007 — Wednesday 24th August 2016 Hide

    Pete's Dragon [PG]

    Wild orphan introduces his dragon to Robert Redford in Disney reimagining.
    Subtitles: Sun 2.50pm Runtime: 103 mins

    9.50am, 12.20, 2.50pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Secret Life of Pets [U]

    When the owner's away... Runtime: 91 mins

    12noon

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

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    11.00am, 1.30, 4.00pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    Odeon Kids: Kung Fu Panda 3 [PG]

    Animated sequel. Po the panda finds some other pandas and does Kung Fu. Runtime: 95 mins

    10.30am

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

    Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 — Wednesday 24th August 2016 Hide

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    1.15, 6.00pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Wednesday 24th August 2016 Hide

    Asterix: The Mansions of the Gods [PG]

    Gutsy Gaul v. Julius Caesar, voiced by a who's-who of Britcom royalty.

    9.30am

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

    The BFG [PG]

    Spielberg's big, friendly buckswashling adaptation. Runtime: 117 mins

    1.00, 2.30pm

    Daily Info catches up with cinema's biggest giant Steven Spielberg – whose BFG strides onto screens this week. From the digital...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Ice Age: Collision Course [U]

    Acorn quest initiates global catastrophe. Runtime: 94 mins

    11.55am

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

    Pete's Dragon [PG]

    Wild orphan introduces his dragon to Robert Redford in Disney reimagining. Runtime: 103 mins

    2.10pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    10.35am, 12.25, 4.05pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    Blinky Bill The Movie [U]

    Koala treks across the outback in search of his dad.

    9.55am, 1.10pm

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

    The Secret Life of Pets [U]

    When the owner's away... Runtime: 91 mins

    12.10pm

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

    TheatreWednesday 24th August 2016 Hide

    Peter Pan In Scarlet New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme Presents

    World premiere stage adaptation of the official sequel to J.M Barrie’s Peter Pan

    5.30pm £11.50-£21

    Oxford Playhouse, 11-12 Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LW

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    The boy who never grew up is back, and he's looking very different indeed (although not altogether unfamiliar...). This sequel...read more

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Fairytale, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    ExhibitionWednesday 24th August 2016 Hide

    KALEIDOSCOPE Celebrating 50 Inspirational Years Modern Art Oxford

    In 2016, Modern Art Oxford celebrates its 50 year history.

    11am - 6pm Free

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

    Website Email Me 01865 722733

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

    Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration Exhibition

    Explore the history of Fifties design inside and outside the home.

    11am - 5pm. Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

    No need to book!

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

    BBC Faces of Comedy

    To celebrate, BBC Faces of Comedy, a collection of rare images from the BBC's Photographic Archive.

    11am-5pm Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Comedy, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Courses and WorkshopsWednesday 24th August 2016 Hide

    Summer Holiday Drumming Workshops Master Rhythm Studios

    Drumming Workshops for 5-16 year olds. All equipment provided.

    9am-3pm, 6.30-8.30pm £50 (£30)

    Templar's Square Shopping Centre, Cowley Centre

    masterrhythm.co.uk/lessons Email Me 07765 224245

    Must book by 26 Aug 2016

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

    OxGrow Community Garden Work Party OxGrow

    Thriving community food garden off Abindgon Rd. Learn new skills, make friends & take yummy veg home.

    5-7pm Free

    Hogacre Common Eco Park, entrance Whitehouse Road, Oxford

    www.oxgrow.org Email Me

    No need to book!

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    Eco, Nature, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Today, This Week

    'Drum Up the Troops!' Family Drop-in Craft Event Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum

    Inspired by our amazing military drums make your own incredible instrument to take away!

    2-4pm 4 kids free with paying adult (includes galleries)

    Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street, Woodstock OX20 1SN, Tue-Sat: 10am-5pm Sun: 2pm-5pm

    sofo.org.uk Email Me 01993 810211

    No need to book!

    Museum, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Art, Craft, Today, This Week

    Pottery sessions: throwing on the wheel Charlotte Storrs Stoneware

    Pottery sessions in my garden studio. One-to-one teaching. Price includes firing and glazing 5 pots

    10am-12.30pm, 2.30-5pm £90

    The Pottery, 8 The Green, Culham, Abingdon OX14 4LZ

    www.charlottestorrs-stoneware.co.uk Email Me 07702 099610

    Must book by 21 Aug 2016

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Craft, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Ceramics

    Summer Headstart Ready for School Challenge age 4-6 Headstart Oxford

    What are your kids doing this summer? Get them ready for school and enjoy winning a prize!

    3.30pm-5.30pm £7

    TheVenue@Cowley, 242B Barns Road, Oxford, OX4 3RQ

    www.headstartnow.co.uk Email Me 01865 965045

    Must book by 22 Aug 2016

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, School, Today, This Week, Kids' Activities

    Summer Headstart Science Challenge age 4-6 Headstart Oxford

    What are your kids doing this summer? Get them ready for school and enjoy winning a prize!

    3.30pm-5.30pm £7

    TheVenue@Cowley, 242B Barns Road, Oxford, OX4 3RQ

    www.headstartnow.co.uk Email Me 01865 965045

    Must book by 22 Aug 2016 Book tickets

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, School, Today, This Week, Kids' Activities

    ArtWednesday 24th August 2016 Hide

    Heavy Metal? Sculpture The Friends of the Turrill Sculpture Garden

    See (and buy) the grace of metal sculpture by six artists transforming a garden setting.

    closed Free

    The Turrill Sculpture Garden, Behind Summertown Library, South Parade, Summertown., Mon, Thurs & Fri: 9.30-5.30; Tues: 9.30-17.00; Sat: 9.00-13.00. Closed Weds & Sun.

    www.turrillsculpturegarden.org.uk Email Me 01865 515584

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Gardens, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration Exhibition Compton Verney

    Explore the history of Fifties design inside and outside the home.

    11am - 5pm. Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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

    WorshipWednesday 24th August 2016 Hide

    Interactive Bible Study RCCG, Christ's Love Assembly, Cowley, Oxford

    Interactive bible study, prayers, lively worship songs.

    7.30-9pm Free

    Regal Community Centre, Ridgefield Road, Cowley, Oxford OX4 3BY

    www.oxrccg.org.uk Email Me 07813709676

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    Family Friendly, Meeting, Worship, Today, This Week

    Outside OxfordshireWednesday 24th August 2016 Hide

    Telling tales with Sandra Agard

    Meet our Centenary Storyteller in Residence, Sandra Agard.

    11.00am, 1.00pm and 3.00pm £3 adults and children plus Museum entry

    The Roald Dahl Museum, 81-83 High Street, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0AL

    ...roalddahl.com... Email Me 01494 892192

    Booking advised by 02 Aug 2016

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    Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Today, This Week, Storytelling, Kids' Activities

    ClassesWednesday 24th August 2016 Hide

    Oxford Canoe & Kayak Club Dons (Young People) Oxford Canoe & Kayak Club

    Canoe & Kayak coaching for young people age of 9 and upwards.

    6pm Membership fees apply

    Riverside Centre, Donnington Bridge, Oxford OX4 4AZ

    canoeoxford.org.uk Email Me

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Today, This Week, Classes, Outdoors

    Pilates AJactive (Anginette Barton)

    Fitness classes for all levels of ability.

    10.00-11.00am: Pilates £6.00 per person

    Sandford Village Hall, Sandford on Thames, Oxford, OX4 4YN

    www.ajactive.co.uk Email Me 07796 053703

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Sports and Fitness, Health, Baby, Today, This Week, Learning, Yoga, Pilates, Classes

    Headstart Science After School Club 4-12 years old Headstart Oxford

    Exciting digital science learning programme 4-12 yrs old. Weekly drop in class and daily homework.

    3.30-5.30pm £7

    TheVenue@Cowley, 242B Barns Road, Oxford, OX4 3RQ

    www.headstartnow.co.uk Email Me 01865965045

    Must book by 26 Aug 2016 Book tickets

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Today, This Week, Classes, Kids' Activities

    Thursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Family FriendlyThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Castle Unlocked Tours - free for children Oxford Castle Unlocked

    This summer, Children can enjoy free entry, taking a tour to explore the city's 1000 year old castle.

    10am - 4.20pm Adult: £10.75, Child FREE (T&Cs apply)

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

    Website Email Me 01865 260666

    Must book by 02 Sep 2016 Book tickets

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, History

    Oxford 1914-1918 Family Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

    Explore our WW1 exhibition with this fun trail activity sheet.

    10am-4.30pm Free

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

    www.museumofoxford.org Email Me 01865 252334

    No need to book!

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Kids' Activities, War

    Oxford's Great War: Family Activity Thursdays Museum of Oxford

    Find out about Oxford and WW1.

    10.30am-3.30pm Free

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

    Website Email Me 01865 252334

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Oxford History, Tomorrow, This Week, War

    Lino-block Printing

    Make your own linocut designs inspired by the Museum's collection. Get first-hand experience with a mechanical printing press and print your design to take home.

    1-4pm Free

    Museum of the History of Science, Old Ashmolean Building, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ, Tue-Sun: 12-5pm Closed Mondays.

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/lino-block-printing-0 01865 277297

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    Family Friendly, Tomorrow, This Week

    Summer Trails and Activities

    Discover amazing instruments and devious devices: help yourself to trails and activities.

    12-5pm Free

    Museum of the History of Science, Old Ashmolean Building, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ, Tue-Sun: 12-5pm Closed Mondays.

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 277297

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    Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    MessyFaces - Messy Art sessions :-)

    Fun, fun and fun for age 0-100! Siblings discounts.

    10.30-11.30am £3.50

    West Oxford Community Centre, Botley Road, Oxford OX2 0BT

    Email Me

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    Eco, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Tomorrow, This Week

    Spymaster

    Come and join in our spy show.

    10.30am, 2.30pm £5

    Unicorn Theatre, Abingdon, Checker Walk, Abingdon OX14 3HZ

    Email Me 01235 553938

    Family Friendly, Tomorrow, This Week

    Abseil for Your Hospital Charity Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Charitable Funds

    Join us for a 100-foot abseil in support of the hospital charity at the JR.

    9am-5pm £20

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

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/events Email Me 01865 743444

    Booking advised by 23 Sep 2016

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    Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Kids' summer camp Camp Energy

    Children's holiday camps, 4-13 years.

    8-6pm £47

    Summerfields School, Mayfield Road, Oxford OX2 7EN

    www.campenergy.com info@campenergy.com 01869 352000

    Booking advised by 25 Jul 2016

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    Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Fifties Allotment Compton Verney

    See the Fifties allotment in our park, which features a range of flowers, fruit and veg.

    11am-5pm Park: £8 (adult); £16 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    Museum, Nature, Family Friendly, Gardens, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Artspace

    Learn how to make a rag rug to take home or add your piece to our giant retro patchwork on the wall.

    11am-5pm Collections and Park Ticket.

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    Email Me 01926 645500

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    Family Friendly, Art, Craft, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Open garden / Open Lunch Oxford Quakers

    Come and enjoy our beautiful, peaceful garden. Bring your lunch, take a break. Fairtrade shop.

    12 noon-2pm Free

    43 St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3LW

    Email Me 01865 557373

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    Family Friendly, Gardens, Outside Oxfordshire, Tomorrow, This Week

    Away with the Fairies Bunkers Hill Flowers Ltd

    Fairy Garden exhibition (free) and Flower Fairy Hunt for children. Free teas on weekends.

    9:30am-6pm 50p

    Bunkers Hill Plant Nursery, Bunkers Hill Nr. Kidlington, Oxford OX5 3BA

    www.bunkershillgardenshop.co.uk/news Email Me 01869331492

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Gardens, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Playtime Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    Enjoy tea and a cake while your little ones play; for 0s 1s 2s, plus calm older siblings and friends.

    9am-4.45pm stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me +447875507512

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    Babble Blokes at Lunchtime Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    A meet for dads/men looking after little ones. Chance to meet other men with children, or come/stay for Story Time. (FYI men are always welcome!)

    11:30-13:00 (stay on for general play time!) stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me 07875507512

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

    Babble Story Time - plus Babble Blokes Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    Exciting picture books/children's stories, followed by stay and play and social time for little ones.

    14:00 for 14:30 0s/1s/2s 15:00 for 15:30 0-5s stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me 07875507512

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    Bridgestone Challenge Tour Golf Event & Free Family Day Bridgestone Tyres

    Bridgestone Tyres host a family day & the Bridgestone Challenge golf event at Heythrop Park.

    9-5pm Free

    Heythrop Park Enstone Oxfordshire OX7 5UE

    ...oxfordshirecotswolds.org... Email Me 01902587001

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Tomorrow, This Week

    SOAP Summer Playscheme South Oxford Adventure Playground (SOAP)

    Free weekday summer playscheme in an open access playground. Closed on Bank Holidays and weekends.

    10am-4pm Free

    South Oxford Adventure Playground, off Whitehouse Rd, behind Grandpont Nursery OX1 4PA

    www.soapoxford.org.uk Email Me

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    Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    MessyFaces Art Classes West Oxford Community Centre OX2 0BT

    Art lessons from 5 months onwards. Come & have a MESSYLICIOUS time!

    10:30-11:30am £3.50, siblings £1.50

    West Oxford Community centre

    Email Me

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    Family Friendly, Tomorrow, This Week

    Sports and FitnessThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    TLA Sunningwell Village Bootcamp TLA Fitness

    Bootcamp, excellent instruction, fun environment using various bodyweight & training equipment.

    19:15 - 20:15 £10 + Cheaper membership options available

    Sunningwell Village Hall, Sunningwell, Abingdon OX13 6RD

    www.tlafitness.com Email Me 07554 400401

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Outside Oxfordshire, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Classes

    Kung Fu Martial Arts - beginners welcome Kung Fu Academy

    Kung Fu for fitness, fun and self defence. Helps reduce stress and anxiety. All ages.

    7.30-8.30pm £7 (£4.50)

    Asian Cultural Centre, Manzil Way, Oxford OX4 1GH

    www.kung-fu-academy.co.uk Email Me 07771 658605

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Sports and Fitness, Martial Arts, Tomorrow, This Week

    Global-Smile Football sessions

    Qualified coaches teach football skills - just turn up no booking required.

    5-7pm £1 per hour

    Blackbird Leys Park, Cuddesdon Way, Blackbird Leys, Oxford OX4 6SB

    Email Me 07482 999231

    No need to book!

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    Global-Smile Football has helped my son to gain in confidence as well as gaining excellent football skills. It's affordable for...read more

    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Sports and Fitness, Festival, Tomorrow, This Week, Football

    CinemaThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Thursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    The BFG [PG]

    Spielberg's big, friendly buckswashling adaptation. Runtime: 117 mins

    10.45am, 1.15, 4.30pm

    Daily Info catches up with cinema's biggest giant Steven Spielberg – whose BFG strides onto screens this week. From the digital...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Secret Life of Pets [U]

    When the owner's away... Runtime: 91 mins

    10.30am

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

    Odeon George Street 0871 224 4007 — Thursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Pete's Dragon [PG]

    Wild orphan introduces his dragon to Robert Redford in Disney reimagining.
    Subtitles: Sun 2.50pm Runtime: 103 mins

    9.50am, 12.20, 2.50pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Secret Life of Pets [U]

    When the owner's away... Runtime: 91 mins

    12noon

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

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    11.00am, 1.30, 4.00pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    Odeon Kids: Kung Fu Panda 3 [PG]

    Animated sequel. Po the panda finds some other pandas and does Kung Fu. Runtime: 95 mins

    10.30am

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

    Pitt Rivers Museum 01865 270927 — Thursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Back to the Future [PG]

    Mad professor sends boy back in time... Much loved 80's madness.

    7.00pm £17.60 (£14.85)

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Tomorrow, This Week, History

    Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 — Thursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    11.45am, 2.00, 4.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    Toddler Time: Tractor Ted - All About Harvesters [U]

    Real harvesting fun with friendly, green cartoon tractor.

    11.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Education, Tomorrow, This Week

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Thursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Asterix: The Mansions of the Gods [PG]

    Gutsy Gaul v. Julius Caesar, voiced by a who's-who of Britcom royalty.

    9.35am

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

    The BFG [PG]

    Spielberg's big, friendly buckswashling adaptation. Runtime: 117 mins

    1.00, 2.00, 3.10, 6.40pm

    Daily Info catches up with cinema's biggest giant Steven Spielberg – whose BFG strides onto screens this week. From the digital...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Ice Age: Collision Course [U]

    Acorn quest initiates global catastrophe. Runtime: 94 mins

    11.55am

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

    Pete's Dragon [PG]

    Wild orphan introduces his dragon to Robert Redford in Disney reimagining. Runtime: 103 mins

    1.45, 3.35pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    10.05am, 12.45, 4.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    Blinky Bill The Movie [U]

    Koala treks across the outback in search of his dad.

    9.30, 11.30am

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

    The Secret Life of Pets [U]

    When the owner's away... Runtime: 91 mins

    10.40am, 12.30pm

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

    TheatreThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Peter Pan In Scarlet New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme Presents

    World premiere stage adaptation of the official sequel to J.M Barrie’s Peter Pan

    2pm £11.50-£21

    Oxford Playhouse, 11-12 Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LW

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    The boy who never grew up is back, and he's looking very different indeed (although not altogether unfamiliar...). This sequel...read more

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Fairytale, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    ClassesThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Pilates AJactive (Anginette Barton)

    Fitness classes for all levels of ability.

    12.10-12.50pm Pilates £5.00 per person

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Shop and gallery open 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday.

    www.ajactive.co.uk Email Me 07796 053703

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Health, Baby, Tomorrow, This Week, Learning, Yoga, Pilates, Classes

    ExhibitionThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    KALEIDOSCOPE Celebrating 50 Inspirational Years Modern Art Oxford

    In 2016, Modern Art Oxford celebrates its 50 year history.

    11am - 6pm Free

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

    Website Email Me 01865 722733

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

    Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration Exhibition

    Explore the history of Fifties design inside and outside the home.

    11am - 5pm. Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

    No need to book!

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

    BBC Faces of Comedy

    To celebrate, BBC Faces of Comedy, a collection of rare images from the BBC's Photographic Archive.

    11am-5pm Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Comedy, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Courses and WorkshopsThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Summer Holiday Drumming Workshops Master Rhythm Studios

    Drumming Workshops for 5-16 year olds. All equipment provided.

    9am-3pm, 6.30-8.30pm £50 (£30)

    Templar's Square Shopping Centre, Cowley Centre

    masterrhythm.co.uk/lessons Email Me 07765 224245

    Must book by 26 Aug 2016

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

    Pottery sessions: throwing on the wheel Charlotte Storrs Stoneware

    Pottery sessions in my garden studio. One-to-one teaching. Price includes firing and glazing 5 pots

    10am-12.30pm, 2.30-5pm £90

    The Pottery, 8 The Green, Culham, Abingdon OX14 4LZ

    www.charlottestorrs-stoneware.co.uk Email Me 07702 099610

    Must book by 21 Aug 2016

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Craft, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Ceramics

    ArtThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Heavy Metal? Sculpture The Friends of the Turrill Sculpture Garden

    See (and buy) the grace of metal sculpture by six artists transforming a garden setting.

    9.30 - 19.00 Free

    The Turrill Sculpture Garden, Behind Summertown Library, South Parade, Summertown., Mon, Thurs & Fri: 9.30-5.30; Tues: 9.30-17.00; Sat: 9.00-13.00. Closed Weds & Sun.

    www.turrillsculpturegarden.org.uk Email Me 01865 515584

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Gardens, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration Exhibition Compton Verney

    Explore the history of Fifties design inside and outside the home.

    11am - 5pm. Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    GigThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Open Mic at Aloha

    Hosted by Jack Little, all welcome.

    8pm Free

    Café Aloha, 11 The Square, Botley, Oxford OX2 9LH, Tuesday to Saturday: 8.30am - till about 10pm (kitchen closes 9pm). Sunday and Monday: closed

    www.facebook.com/cafealohaoxford Email Me 01865 792696

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    Gig, Family Friendly, Music, Open mic, Tomorrow, This Week

    MarketThursday 25th August 2016 Hide

    Sandy Lane Farm Shop Sandy Lane Farm

    Closed Sat 24th Sept

    Local, seasonal, organic produce available fresh from the farm every Thursday & Saturday.

    2-6.30pm Free

    Sandy Lane Farm, Tiddington, (between junction 8 & 7 of the M40) OX9 2LA, Thursdays: 2-6.30pm all year Saturdays: 10am-2pm September – December

    www.sandylanefarm.net/ Email Me

    No need to book!

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    Eco, Family Friendly, Market, Tomorrow, This Week

    Friday 26th August 2016 Hide

    Family FriendlyFriday 26th August 2016 Hide

    Castle Unlocked Tours - free for children Oxford Castle Unlocked

    This summer, Children can enjoy free entry, taking a tour to explore the city's 1000 year old castle.

    10am - 4.20pm Adult: £10.75, Child FREE (T&Cs apply)

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

    Website Email Me 01865 260666

    Must book by 02 Sep 2016 Book tickets

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, History

    Oxford 1914-1918 Family Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

    Explore our WW1 exhibition with this fun trail activity sheet.

    10am-4.30pm Free

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

    www.museumofoxford.org Email Me 01865 252334

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    Lino-block Printing

    Make your own linocut designs inspired by the Museum's collection. Get first-hand experience with a mechanical printing press and print your design to take home.

    1-4pm Free

    Museum of the History of Science, Old Ashmolean Building, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ, Tue-Sun: 12-5pm Closed Mondays.

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/lino-block-printing-0 01865 277297

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    Family Friendly, Tomorrow, This Week

    Summer Trails and Activities

    Discover amazing instruments and devious devices: help yourself to trails and activities.

    12-5pm Free

    Museum of the History of Science, Old Ashmolean Building, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ, Tue-Sun: 12-5pm Closed Mondays.

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 277297

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    Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Abseil for Your Hospital Charity Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Charitable Funds

    Join us for a 100-foot abseil in support of the hospital charity at the JR.

    9am-5pm £20

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

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/events Email Me 01865 743444

    Booking advised by 23 Sep 2016

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    Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Fifties Allotment Compton Verney

    See the Fifties allotment in our park, which features a range of flowers, fruit and veg.

    11am-5pm Park: £8 (adult); £16 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    Museum, Nature, Family Friendly, Gardens, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Artspace

    Learn how to make a rag rug to take home or add your piece to our giant retro patchwork on the wall.

    11am-5pm Collections and Park Ticket.

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    Email Me 01926 645500

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    Family Friendly, Art, Craft, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Away with the Fairies Bunkers Hill Flowers Ltd

    Fairy Garden exhibition (free) and Flower Fairy Hunt for children. Free teas on weekends.

    9:30am-6pm 50p

    Bunkers Hill Plant Nursery, Bunkers Hill Nr. Kidlington, Oxford OX5 3BA

    www.bunkershillgardenshop.co.uk/news Email Me 01869331492

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    Playtime Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    Enjoy tea and a cake while your little ones play; for 0s 1s 2s, plus calm older siblings and friends.

    9am-4.45pm stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me +447875507512

    No need to book!

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    Babble Songs Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    Babies' and children's songs & nursery rhymes, with actions and some props. 14:00 0-2s 15:00 under 5.

    From 14:00 (stay on for general play time!) stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me 07875507512

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

    Bridgestone Challenge Tour Golf Event & Free Family Day Bridgestone Tyres

    Bridgestone Tyres host a family day & the Bridgestone Challenge golf event at Heythrop Park.

    9-5pm Free

    Heythrop Park Enstone Oxfordshire OX7 5UE

    ...oxfordshirecotswolds.org... Email Me 01902587001

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Tomorrow, This Week

    SOAP Summer Playscheme South Oxford Adventure Playground (SOAP)

    Free weekday summer playscheme in an open access playground. Closed on Bank Holidays and weekends.

    10am-4pm Free

    South Oxford Adventure Playground, off Whitehouse Rd, behind Grandpont Nursery OX1 4PA

    www.soapoxford.org.uk Email Me

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    Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    NightlifeFriday 26th August 2016 Hide

    Asado BBQ The White Hart of Wytham

    Wood-fired & smoked, delicious tender cuts of meat and vegetables.

    6pm-8pm Varies

    The White Hart, Wytham, Wytham, Oxford OX2 8QA, Mon - Sat: noon - 11pm Sun: noon - 10.30pm

    www.whitehartwytham.com Email Me 01865 244372

    Booking advised by 27 Aug 2016

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    Family Friendly, Music, Nightlife, Dogs allowed, This Week, BBQ

    Deaf Club Oxford Deaf Club

    Social Club for the deaf community, visit as a guest and join for socialising, events, club bar, etc.

    7-11pm Free

    Oxford Deaf & Hard of Hearing Centre, 10 Littlegate St, St Ebbe’s, Oxford OX1 1RL

    www.deafdirect.org.uk Email Me 01865243447

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    Family Friendly, Meeting, Nightlife, This Week

    Bingo

    Friday night family bingo. Raffle, refreshments.

    7-9pm Free entry

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

    www.littlemorelive.moonfruit.com Email Me 07467127009

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Quiz, Village Hall, Nightlife, This Week

    Sports and FitnessFriday 26th August 2016 Hide

    TLA Sunningwell Village Bootcamp TLA Fitness

    Bootcamp, excellent instruction, fun environment using various bodyweight & training equipment.

    19:15 - 20:15 £10 + Cheaper membership options available

    Sunningwell Village Hall, Sunningwell, Abingdon OX13 6RD

    www.tlafitness.com Email Me 07554 400401

    No need to book!

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    CinemaFriday 26th August 2016 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Friday 26th August 2016 Hide

    The BFG [PG] (2D)

    Spielberg's big, friendly buckswashling adaptation. Runtime: 117 mins

    10.30am, 1.15, 4.00pm

    Daily Info catches up with cinema's biggest giant Steven Spielberg – whose BFG strides onto screens this week. From the digital...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Odeon George Street 0871 224 4007 — Friday 26th August 2016 Hide

    Pete's Dragon [PG]

    Wild orphan introduces his dragon to Robert Redford in Disney reimagining. Runtime: 103 mins

    10.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    1.30, 3.50pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    The Secret Life of Pets [U] (2D)

    When the owner's away... Runtime: 91 mins

    10.00, 10.45am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, This Week

    Pitt Rivers Museum 01865 270927 — Friday 26th August 2016 Hide

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens [12A]

    J.J. Abrams' epic Episode VII. Runtime: 136 mins

    7.00pm £17.60 (£14.85)

    It should have been a musical!Disney have attempted to recreate the success of the original trilogy. They've surely done this...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Sci-Fi, This Week

    Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 — Friday 26th August 2016 Hide

    Silver Screen: Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation.
    Subtitles: Fri 1.15pm Runtime: 97 mins

    1.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Friday 26th August 2016 Hide

    The BFG [PG]

    Spielberg's big, friendly buckswashling adaptation. Runtime: 117 mins

    10.25, 11.55am, 2.15, 4.05pm

    Daily Info catches up with cinema's biggest giant Steven Spielberg – whose BFG strides onto screens this week. From the digital...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Pete's Dragon [PG]

    Wild orphan introduces his dragon to Robert Redford in Disney reimagining. Runtime: 103 mins

    10.45am, 1.10, 3.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    10.05am, 12.05, 2.00, 3.40, 6.35pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    The Secret Life of Pets [U]

    When the owner's away... Runtime: 91 mins

    11.05am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, This Week

    TheatreFriday 26th August 2016 Hide

    Peter Pan In Scarlet New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme Presents

    World premiere stage adaptation of the official sequel to J.M Barrie’s Peter Pan

    7pm £11.50-£21

    Oxford Playhouse, 11-12 Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LW

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    The boy who never grew up is back, and he's looking very different indeed (although not altogether unfamiliar...). This sequel...read more

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Fairytale, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    ExhibitionFriday 26th August 2016 Hide

    KALEIDOSCOPE Celebrating 50 Inspirational Years Modern Art Oxford

    In 2016, Modern Art Oxford celebrates its 50 year history.

    11am - 6pm Free

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

    Website Email Me 01865 722733

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

    Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration Exhibition

    Explore the history of Fifties design inside and outside the home.

    11am - 5pm. Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

    No need to book!

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    BBC Faces of Comedy

    To celebrate, BBC Faces of Comedy, a collection of rare images from the BBC's Photographic Archive.

    11am-5pm Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    Courses and WorkshopsFriday 26th August 2016 Hide

    Summer Holiday Drumming Workshops Master Rhythm Studios

    Drumming Workshops for 5-16 year olds. All equipment provided.

    9am-3pm, 6.30-8.30pm £50 (£30)

    Templar's Square Shopping Centre, Cowley Centre

    masterrhythm.co.uk/lessons Email Me 07765 224245

    Must book by 26 Aug 2016

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

    Family Bushcraft

    Fire lighting, knife skills and more.

    10am-4pm £20 (£15)

    Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham, Abingdon OX14 4QZ

    www.earthtrust.org.uk/Explore/WhatsOn.aspx Email Me 01865 407792

    Must book by 25 Aug 2016

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

    Introduction to Multirotors & UAVs: Workshop & Q&A Session Oxford Hackspace

    Jared of ReabowRotors teaches all you need to know to start flying machines as a hobby or for work.

    6.50-8.30pm £3 (free for members)

    Oxford Hackspace, Oxford Centre for Innovation, New Road, Oxford city centre, OX1 1BY

    oxhack.org Email Me 01865 261462 or 07708 931042

    Booking advised by 25 Aug 2016 Book tickets

    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Games, Education, This Week

    Pottery sessions: throwing on the wheel Charlotte Storrs Stoneware

    Pottery sessions in my garden studio. One-to-one teaching. Price includes firing and glazing 5 pots

    10am-12.30pm, 2.30-5pm £90

    The Pottery, 8 The Green, Culham, Abingdon OX14 4LZ

    www.charlottestorrs-stoneware.co.uk Email Me 07702 099610

    Must book by 21 Aug 2016

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Craft, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Ceramics

    Summer Headstart Ready for School Challenge age 4-6 Headstart Oxford

    What are your kids doing this summer? Get them ready for school and enjoy winning a prize!

    3.30pm-5.30pm £7

    TheVenue@Cowley, 242B Barns Road, Oxford, OX4 3RQ

    www.headstartnow.co.uk Email Me 01865 965045

    Must book by 22 Aug 2016

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, School, Today, This Week, Kids' Activities

    Summer Headstart Science Challenge age 4-6 Headstart Oxford

    What are your kids doing this summer? Get them ready for school and enjoy winning a prize!

    3.30pm-5.30pm £7

    TheVenue@Cowley, 242B Barns Road, Oxford, OX4 3RQ

    www.headstartnow.co.uk Email Me 01865 965045

    Must book by 22 Aug 2016 Book tickets

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, School, Today, This Week, Kids' Activities

    FestivalFriday 26th August 2016 Hide

    Acholi Day 2016 Fundraising African Music Evening BK. Luwo, Luo Heritage Preservation, 1Afrofusion

    Live music, African food, raffle prizes, mini African market and more...

    7-10:30pm Eventbrite: £13.50/£8.50, Door: £20/£15 inc. meal

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

    Website Email Me 07545 352411

    Concert, Family Friendly, Festival, This Week

    Towersey Festival

    Where Summer is a state of mind. Featuring performances from Billy Bragg, Midge Ure, Nizlopi and many more.

    All day £30-£136

    Thame Showground, Kingsey Road, Thame, OX9 3JL

    www.towerseyfestival.com/

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    Eco, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Festival, Music, Food, Folk, This Week

    ArtFriday 26th August 2016 Hide

    Heavy Metal? Sculpture The Friends of the Turrill Sculpture Garden

    See (and buy) the grace of metal sculpture by six artists transforming a garden setting.

    9.30 - 17.30 Free

    The Turrill Sculpture Garden, Behind Summertown Library, South Parade, Summertown., Mon, Thurs & Fri: 9.30-5.30; Tues: 9.30-17.00; Sat: 9.00-13.00. Closed Weds & Sun.

    www.turrillsculpturegarden.org.uk Email Me 01865 515584

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Gardens, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration Exhibition Compton Verney

    Explore the history of Fifties design inside and outside the home.

    11am - 5pm. Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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

    Outside OxfordshireFriday 26th August 2016 Hide

    Rocket to Giant Country!

    A swishwiffling science-y session.

    10.30am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm and 3.30pm £3 plus Museum entry

    The Roald Dahl Museum, 81-83 High Street, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0AL

    ...roalddahl.com... Email Me 01494892192

    Booking advised by 18 Aug 2016

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    Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Science, This Week, Kids' Activities

    ClassesFriday 26th August 2016 Hide

    Pilates AJactive (Anginette Barton)

    Fitness classes for all levels of ability.

    1-2pm £7.00 per person

    Step 2 Studios, Worton Park, Cassington OX29 4SY

    www.ajactive.co.uk Email Me 07796 053703

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Sports and Fitness, Health, Baby, This Week, Learning, Yoga, Pilates, Classes

    Headstart Science After School Club 4-12 years old Headstart Oxford

    Exciting digital science learning programme 4-12 yrs old. Weekly drop in class and daily homework.

    3.30-5.30pm £7

    TheVenue@Cowley, 242B Barns Road, Oxford, OX4 3RQ

    www.headstartnow.co.uk Email Me 01865965045

    Must book by 26 Aug 2016 Book tickets

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Today, This Week, Classes, Kids' Activities

    ToursFriday 26th August 2016 Hide

    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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    Family Friendly, This Week, Tours, Outdoors

    Saturday 27th August 2016 Hide

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    Oxford 1914-1918 Family Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

    Explore our WW1 exhibition with this fun trail activity sheet.

    10am-4.30pm Free

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

    www.museumofoxford.org Email Me 01865 252334

    No need to book!

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Kids' Activities, War

    Summer Trails and Activities

    Discover amazing instruments and devious devices: help yourself to trails and activities.

    12-5pm Free

    Museum of the History of Science, Old Ashmolean Building, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ, Tue-Sun: 12-5pm Closed Mondays.

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 277297

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    Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Acholi Day 2016 BK. Luwo, Luo Heritage Preservation, 1Afrofusion

    A celebration of the Acholi people from East Africa, including live music, African food, fashion, etc.

    12pm - 10:30pm Donations only

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

    Email Me 07545 352411

    No need to book!

    Family Friendly, Music, Food, Dance, This Week

    Abseil for Your Hospital Charity Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Charitable Funds

    Join us for a 100-foot abseil in support of the hospital charity at the JR.

    9am-5pm £20

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

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/events Email Me 01865 743444

    Booking advised by 23 Sep 2016

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    Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Adventures Of Book Worm

    Interactive puppets and play session with music, gentle clowning and lots of joining in. Suitable ages 0-5 years.

    10.30am £3.50

    The Story Museum, Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Museum opening hours vary - check website.

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Books, Music, Puppetry, This Week, OX1

    The Fifties Allotment Compton Verney

    See the Fifties allotment in our park, which features a range of flowers, fruit and veg.

    11am-5pm Park: £8 (adult); £16 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    Museum, Nature, Family Friendly, Gardens, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Artspace

    Learn how to make a rag rug to take home or add your piece to our giant retro patchwork on the wall.

    11am-5pm Collections and Park Ticket.

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    Email Me 01926 645500

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Art, Craft, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Away with the Fairies Bunkers Hill Flowers Ltd

    Fairy Garden exhibition (free) and Flower Fairy Hunt for children. Free teas on weekends.

    9:30am-6pm 50p

    Bunkers Hill Plant Nursery, Bunkers Hill Nr. Kidlington, Oxford OX5 3BA

    www.bunkershillgardenshop.co.uk/news Email Me 01869331492

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Gardens, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    SaturPlay - playtime for Dads or Mums, and little ones! Café Babble

    Fun play meet with singing time or a story on the hour. Stay an hour for each £2 spent in the café.

    9.30am-12.30pm stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me +447875507512

    No need to book!

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

    Bridgestone Challenge Tour Golf Event & Free Family Day Bridgestone Tyres

    Bridgestone Tyres host a family day & the Bridgestone Challenge golf event at Heythrop Park.

    9-5pm Free

    Heythrop Park Enstone Oxfordshire OX7 5UE

    ...oxfordshirecotswolds.org... Email Me 01902587001

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Tomorrow, This Week

    Courses and WorkshopsSaturday 27th August 2016 Hide

    Sculpture Workshops Oxford

    Reviews

    Classes for children and teenagers (adults can join too). Workshops run in garden studio of sculptor Beatrice Hoffman. All levels of ability welcome, small groups.

    10am-1pm or 10am-5pm £25 or £65

    Lime Tree Cottage, Garford, OX13 5PF

    www.beatricehoffman.co.uk/workshops 01865 391502

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

    Pottery sessions: throwing on the wheel Charlotte Storrs Stoneware

    Pottery sessions in my garden studio. One-to-one teaching. Price includes firing and glazing 5 pots

    10am-12.30pm, 2.30-5pm £90

    The Pottery, 8 The Green, Culham, Abingdon OX14 4LZ

    www.charlottestorrs-stoneware.co.uk Email Me 07702 099610

    Must book by 21 Aug 2016

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Craft, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Ceramics

    NightlifeSaturday 27th August 2016 Hide

    Asado BBQ The White Hart of Wytham

    Wood-fired & smoked, delicious tender cuts of meat and vegetables.

    6pm-8pm Varies

    The White Hart, Wytham, Wytham, Oxford OX2 8QA, Mon - Sat: noon - 11pm Sun: noon - 10.30pm

    www.whitehartwytham.com Email Me 01865 244372

    Booking advised by 27 Aug 2016

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    Family Friendly, Music, Nightlife, Dogs allowed, This Week, BBQ

    Sports and FitnessSaturday 27th August 2016 Hide

    TLA Sunningwell Village Bootcamp TLA Fitness

    Bootcamp, excellent instruction, fun environment using various bodyweight & training equipment.

    19:15 - 20:15 £10 + Cheaper membership options available

    Sunningwell Village Hall, Sunningwell, Abingdon OX13 6RD

    www.tlafitness.com Email Me 07554 400401

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Outside Oxfordshire, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Classes

    CinemaSaturday 27th August 2016 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Saturday 27th August 2016 Hide

    The BFG [PG] (2D)

    Spielberg's big, friendly buckswashling adaptation. Runtime: 117 mins

    10.30am, 1.15, 4.00pm

    Daily Info catches up with cinema's biggest giant Steven Spielberg – whose BFG strides onto screens this week. From the digital...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Odeon George Street 0871 224 4007 — Saturday 27th August 2016 Hide

    Pete's Dragon [PG]

    Wild orphan introduces his dragon to Robert Redford in Disney reimagining. Runtime: 103 mins

    10.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    1.30, 3.50pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    The Secret Life of Pets [U] (2D)

    When the owner's away... Runtime: 91 mins

    10.00, 10.45am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, This Week

    Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 — Saturday 27th August 2016 Hide

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    1.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    Kids' Club: Zootropolis [PG]

    Rookie rabbit cop finds out how tough it is to enforce the law. Runtime: 108 mins

    11.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Saturday 27th August 2016 Hide

    The BFG [PG]

    Spielberg's big, friendly buckswashling adaptation. Runtime: 117 mins

    10.35am, 12.15, 1.50, 2.50, 4.50, 7.55pm

    Daily Info catches up with cinema's biggest giant Steven Spielberg – whose BFG strides onto screens this week. From the digital...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Ice Age: Collision Course [U]

    Acorn quest initiates global catastrophe. Runtime: 94 mins

    11.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, This Week

    Pete's Dragon [PG]

    Wild orphan introduces his dragon to Robert Redford in Disney reimagining. Runtime: 103 mins

    12.10, 3.05pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    11.05am, 1.30, 5.10pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    The Secret Life of Pets [U]

    When the owner's away... Runtime: 91 mins

    9.45am, 12.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, This Week

    TheatreSaturday 27th August 2016 Hide

    Peter Pan In Scarlet New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme Presents

    World premiere stage adaptation of the official sequel to J.M Barrie’s Peter Pan

    2pm, 7pm £12-£24

    Oxford Playhouse, 11-12 Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LW

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    The boy who never grew up is back, and he's looking very different indeed (although not altogether unfamiliar...). This sequel...read more

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Fairytale, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    ExhibitionSaturday 27th August 2016 Hide

    KALEIDOSCOPE Celebrating 50 Inspirational Years Modern Art Oxford

    In 2016, Modern Art Oxford celebrates its 50 year history.

    11am - 6pm Free

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

    Website Email Me 01865 722733

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

    Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration Exhibition

    Explore the history of Fifties design inside and outside the home.

    11am - 5pm. Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

    No need to book!

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

    BBC Faces of Comedy

    To celebrate, BBC Faces of Comedy, a collection of rare images from the BBC's Photographic Archive.

    11am-5pm Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Comedy, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    ArtSaturday 27th August 2016 Hide

    Heavy Metal? Sculpture The Friends of the Turrill Sculpture Garden

    See (and buy) the grace of metal sculpture by six artists transforming a garden setting.

    9.00 - 16.30 Free

    The Turrill Sculpture Garden, Behind Summertown Library, South Parade, Summertown., Mon, Thurs & Fri: 9.30-5.30; Tues: 9.30-17.00; Sat: 9.00-13.00. Closed Weds & Sun.

    www.turrillsculpturegarden.org.uk Email Me 01865 515584

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Gardens, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration Exhibition Compton Verney

    Explore the history of Fifties design inside and outside the home.

    11am - 5pm. Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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

    MarketSaturday 27th August 2016 Hide

    Sandford Talking Shop Market & Cafe

    Enjoy our brilliant breakfast café, buy your weekend papers and get great local veg, bread, and more

    9am-12noon Free

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

    talkingshopsandford.wordpress.com/ Email Me

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    Eco, Family Friendly, Market, Cafe, This Week

    FestivalSaturday 27th August 2016 Hide

    Shrivenham Village Fête

    BMX display, Punch and Judy, bars and food, funfair, dog show, classic cars and more.

    1pm Free

    Shrivenham Recreation Ground, Swindon. SN6 8AU

    Family Friendly, Festival, This Week, Fete

    Towersey Festival

    Where Summer is a state of mind. Featuring performances from Billy Bragg, Midge Ure, Nizlopi and many more.

    All day £30-£136

    Thame Showground, Kingsey Road, Thame, OX9 3JL

    www.towerseyfestival.com/

    Book tickets

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    Eco, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Festival, Music, Food, Folk, This Week

    ToursSaturday 27th August 2016 Hide

    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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    Family Friendly, This Week, Tours, Outdoors

    Sunday 28th August 2016 Hide

    Family FriendlySunday 28th August 2016 Hide

    Summer Trails and Activities

    Discover amazing instruments and devious devices: help yourself to trails and activities.

    12-5pm Free

    Museum of the History of Science, Old Ashmolean Building, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ, Tue-Sun: 12-5pm Closed Mondays.

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 277297

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    Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Abseil for Your Hospital Charity Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Charitable Funds

    Join us for a 100-foot abseil in support of the hospital charity at the JR.

    9am-5pm £20

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

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/events Email Me 01865 743444

    Booking advised by 23 Sep 2016

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    Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Fifties Allotment Compton Verney

    See the Fifties allotment in our park, which features a range of flowers, fruit and veg.

    11am-5pm Park: £8 (adult); £16 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    Museum, Nature, Family Friendly, Gardens, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Artspace

    Learn how to make a rag rug to take home or add your piece to our giant retro patchwork on the wall.

    11am-5pm Collections and Park Ticket.

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    Email Me 01926 645500

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Art, Craft, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Meet the RSPB Compton Verney

    Fnd out about Dragonflies, make and take home apple bird feeders, as well as bird feeder kebabs!

    11am - 5pm Collections & Park: £8 adult; £16 family; £3 child

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

    No need to book!

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

    Away with the Fairies Bunkers Hill Flowers Ltd

    Fairy Garden exhibition (free) and Flower Fairy Hunt for children. Free teas on weekends.

    9:30am-6pm 50p

    Bunkers Hill Plant Nursery, Bunkers Hill Nr. Kidlington, Oxford OX5 3BA

    www.bunkershillgardenshop.co.uk/news Email Me 01869331492

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Gardens, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Bridgestone Challenge Tour Golf Event & Free Family Day Bridgestone Tyres

    Bridgestone Tyres host a family day & the Bridgestone Challenge golf event at Heythrop Park.

    9-5pm Free

    Heythrop Park Enstone Oxfordshire OX7 5UE

    ...oxfordshirecotswolds.org... Email Me 01902587001

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Tomorrow, This Week

    Family Fun Day & Dog Show

    In support of Tiny Paws Rehoming.

    12 noon Free

    The Nightingale, Langford Village, Bicester, OX26 6XX

    www.tinypawsrehoming.org Email Me

    No need to book!

    Family Friendly, Dogs allowed, Games, This Week

    Family Sunday Visits and Volunteering

    Family farm, feed & pet animals, cafe, farm shop, volunteering, local produce every Sunday.

    10am-3pm £2.50

    Willowbrook Farm, Hampton Gay, Kidlington, OX5 2QQ

    willowbrookorganic.org/Willowbrook_Sunday Email Me

    Booking advised by 20 Aug 2016

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    MarketSunday 28th August 2016 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. Children's crafts.

    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, This Week, Farmers Market

    Newbury Artisan Market

    The market takes over the streets of Newbury on the last Sunday of the month.

    10- 16 Free

    Newbury Town Centre

    www.newburyartisanmarket.co.uk Email Me 01749 939485

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Lectures, Market, This Week

    Courses and WorkshopsSunday 28th August 2016 Hide

    Sculpture Workshops Oxford

    Reviews

    Classes for children and teenagers (adults can join too). Workshops run in garden studio of sculptor Beatrice Hoffman. All levels of ability welcome, small groups.

    10am-1pm or 10am-5pm £25 or £65

    Lime Tree Cottage, Garford, OX13 5PF

    www.beatricehoffman.co.uk/workshops 01865 391502

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

    Phoenix Animal Comic Jam

    Join three giants of the comic world for this one-time-only Amazing Animal Comic Jam.

    14.00-15.30 £22

    The Story Museum, Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Museum opening hours vary - check website.

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

    Booking advised by 28 Aug 2016

    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, This Week

    OxGrow Community Garden Work Party OxGrow

    Thriving community food garden off Abindgon Rd. Learn new skills, make friends & take yummy veg home.

    1-5pm Free

    Hogacre Common Eco Park, entrance Whitehouse Road, Oxford

    www.oxgrow.org Email Me

    No need to book!

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    Sports and FitnessSunday 28th August 2016 Hide

    TLA Sunningwell Village Bootcamp TLA Fitness

    Bootcamp, excellent instruction, fun environment using various bodyweight & training equipment.

    19:15 - 20:15 £10 + Cheaper membership options available

    Sunningwell Village Hall, Sunningwell, Abingdon OX13 6RD

    www.tlafitness.com Email Me 07554 400401

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    Wolvercote Fun Run

    £5 entry to charity. 10.30am outside The Plough Wolvercote.

    10.30am £5

    The Plough, Wolvercote, The Green, Upper Wolvercote, Oxford OX2 8BD

    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, This Week

    Kung Fu Martial Arts - beginners welcome Kung Fu Academy

    Kung Fu for fitness, fun and self defence. Helps reduce stress and anxiety. All ages.

    5-6 / 6-7pm £7 (£4.50)

    Asian Cultural Centre, Manzil Way, Oxford OX4 1GH

    www.kung-fu-academy.co.uk Email Me 07771 658605

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    CinemaSunday 28th August 2016 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Sunday 28th August 2016 Hide

    The BFG [PG] (2D)

    Spielberg's big, friendly buckswashling adaptation. Runtime: 117 mins

    10.30am, 1.15, 4.00pm

    Daily Info catches up with cinema's biggest giant Steven Spielberg – whose BFG strides onto screens this week. From the digital...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Odeon George Street 0871 224 4007 — Sunday 28th August 2016 Hide

    Pete's Dragon [PG]

    Wild orphan introduces his dragon to Robert Redford in Disney reimagining. Runtime: 103 mins

    10.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    1.30, 3.50pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 — Sunday 28th August 2016 Hide

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    11.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Sunday 28th August 2016 Hide

    The BFG [PG]

    Spielberg's big, friendly buckswashling adaptation. Runtime: 117 mins

    12.10, 2.15, 4.20pm

    Daily Info catches up with cinema's biggest giant Steven Spielberg – whose BFG strides onto screens this week. From the digital...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Ice Age: Collision Course [U]

    Acorn quest initiates global catastrophe. Runtime: 94 mins

    9.15am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, This Week

    Pete's Dragon [PG]

    Wild orphan introduces his dragon to Robert Redford in Disney reimagining. Runtime: 103 mins

    11.30am, 3.05pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    10.20am, 2.00, 5.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    The Secret Life of Pets [U]

    When the owner's away... Runtime: 91 mins

    10.45am, 12.45pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, This Week

    TheatreSunday 28th August 2016 Hide

    Peter Pan In Scarlet New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme Presents

    World premiere stage adaptation of the official sequel to J.M Barrie’s Peter Pan

    1pm, 5.30pm £12-£24

    Oxford Playhouse, 11-12 Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LW

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    The boy who never grew up is back, and he's looking very different indeed (although not altogether unfamiliar...). This sequel...read more

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Fairytale, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    ExhibitionSunday 28th August 2016 Hide

    KALEIDOSCOPE Celebrating 50 Inspirational Years Modern Art Oxford

    In 2016, Modern Art Oxford celebrates its 50 year history.

    12pm - 5pm Free

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

    Website Email Me 01865 722733

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    Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration Exhibition

    Explore the history of Fifties design inside and outside the home.

    11am - 5pm. Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

    No need to book!

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    BBC Faces of Comedy

    To celebrate, BBC Faces of Comedy, a collection of rare images from the BBC's Photographic Archive.

    11am-5pm Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    WorshipSunday 28th August 2016 Hide

    Taizé Service St Columba's URC

    A short service of Taizé chants, prayer and silence. All welcome.

    7.15-7.45pm Free

    St Columba's United Reformed Church (central Oxford), Alfred St, Oxford OX1 4EH

    www.saintcolumbas.org/

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    Church Services St Ebbe's Church

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

    9.45, 11.45am (in term time), 4.30, 6.30pm Free

    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, This Week, OX1

    Worship Service RCCG, Christ's Love Assembly, Oxford

    Lively singing, Bible-based sermon, fellowship, prayers.

    10.30am-12.30pm Free

    Regal Community Centre, Ridgefield Road, Cowley, Oxford OX4 3BY

    www.oxrccg.org.uk Email Me 07813709676

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    Family Friendly, Meeting, Worship, This Week

    Church Services in Headington

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

    10.30am, 3.30, 7pm Free

    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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    Headington Baptist Church Sunday Worship Headington Baptist Church

    we aim to include people of all ages, with Bible teaching and childrens groups and lively worship

    10.30am Free

    Headington Baptist Church, 78 Old High Street, Headington, Oxford OX3 9HW

    hbc-oxford.org.uk/ Email Me 01865 763572

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    Family Friendly, Worship, This Week

    Sunday Worship Access Church

    11am-1pm Free

    Sixth-Form Centre, St Gregory The Great School, Cricket Rd, Oxford OX4 3DR

    www.accesschurch.uk gitaug@accesschurch.uk 07501845414

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    FestivalSunday 28th August 2016 Hide

    People's Festival of Fun, Music, Arts & Dancing East Oxford Community Centre

    Family activities, children's play area, stalls, African dancing and drumming, pool competition etc. From 6pm, Salsa and Ceroc dancing, Funk and Soul music, licensed bar and Caribbean food.

    1-10pm Free

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

    Gig, Family Friendly, Festival, Music, Food, Dance, This Week, Kids' Activities

    Towersey Festival

    Where Summer is a state of mind. Featuring performances from Billy Bragg, Midge Ure, Nizlopi and many more.

    All day £30-£136

    Thame Showground, Kingsey Road, Thame, OX9 3JL

    www.towerseyfestival.com/

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    ArtSunday 28th August 2016 Hide

    Heavy Metal? Sculpture The Friends of the Turrill Sculpture Garden

    See (and buy) the grace of metal sculpture by six artists transforming a garden setting.

    closed Free

    The Turrill Sculpture Garden, Behind Summertown Library, South Parade, Summertown., Mon, Thurs & Fri: 9.30-5.30; Tues: 9.30-17.00; Sat: 9.00-13.00. Closed Weds & Sun.

    www.turrillsculpturegarden.org.uk Email Me 01865 515584

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    Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration Exhibition Compton Verney

    Explore the history of Fifties design inside and outside the home.

    11am - 5pm. Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    Outside OxfordshireSunday 28th August 2016 Hide

    Ucky mucky clay giants

    Get ucky mucky with clay and create your own horrible giant

    12.00pm, 1.30pm and 3.00pm £3 plus Museum entry

    The Roald Dahl Museum, 81-83 High Street, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0AL

    ...roalddahl.com... Email Me 01494892192

    Booking advised by 12 Aug 2016

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    Monday 29th August 2016 Hide

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    Castle Unlocked Tours - free for children Oxford Castle Unlocked

    This summer, Children can enjoy free entry, taking a tour to explore the city's 1000 year old castle.

    10am - 4.20pm Adult: £10.75, Child FREE (T&Cs apply)

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

    Website Email Me 01865 260666

    Must book by 02 Sep 2016 Book tickets

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, History

    Oxford 1914-1918 Family Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

    Explore our WW1 exhibition with this fun trail activity sheet.

    10am-4.30pm Free

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

    www.museumofoxford.org Email Me 01865 252334

    No need to book!

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Kids' Activities, War

    Summer Trails and Activities

    Discover amazing instruments and devious devices: help yourself to trails and activities.

    12-5pm Free

    Museum of the History of Science, Old Ashmolean Building, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ, Tue-Sun: 12-5pm Closed Mondays.

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 277297

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    Stick Day

    Bushcraft, den building, storytelling and stickman making. Plus live music and Cogges bar.

    10am-3pm £6 (£4.50)

    Cogges Farm, Church Lane, Witney OX28 3LA, Daily: 10am-5pm

    www.cogges.org.uk Email Me 01993 772602

    No need to book!

    Family Friendly, This Week

    Abseil for Your Hospital Charity Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Charitable Funds

    Join us for a 100-foot abseil in support of the hospital charity at the JR.

    9am-5pm £20

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

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/events Email Me 01865 743444

    Booking advised by 23 Sep 2016

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    The Fifties Allotment Compton Verney

    See the Fifties allotment in our park, which features a range of flowers, fruit and veg.

    11am-5pm Park: £8 (adult); £16 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    Museum, Nature, Family Friendly, Gardens, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Artspace

    Learn how to make a rag rug to take home or add your piece to our giant retro patchwork on the wall.

    11am-5pm Collections and Park Ticket.

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    Email Me 01926 645500

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    Family Friendly, Art, Craft, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Away with the Fairies Bunkers Hill Flowers Ltd

    Fairy Garden exhibition (free) and Flower Fairy Hunt for children. Free teas on weekends.

    9:30am-6pm 50p

    Bunkers Hill Plant Nursery, Bunkers Hill Nr. Kidlington, Oxford OX5 3BA

    www.bunkershillgardenshop.co.uk/news Email Me 01869331492

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    Playtime Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    Enjoy tea and a cake while your little ones play; for 0s 1s 2s, plus calm older siblings and friends.

    9am-4.45pm stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me +447875507512

    No need to book!

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    Babble Newbies Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    A playgroup for new babies and people new to Oxfordshire. Play, introductions, songs and circle time for parents seeking friends, or welcoming new faces.

    1-4.45pm stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me 07875507512

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    Courses and WorkshopsMonday 29th August 2016 Hide

    Sculpture Workshops Oxford

    Reviews

    Classes for children and teenagers (adults can join too). Workshops run in garden studio of sculptor Beatrice Hoffman. All levels of ability welcome, small groups.

    10am-1pm or 10am-5pm £25 or £65

    Lime Tree Cottage, Garford, OX13 5PF

    www.beatricehoffman.co.uk/workshops 01865 391502

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    ConcertMonday 29th August 2016 Hide

    Music On Mondays

    Enjoy beautiful music in our tranquil church. Free tea & coffee.

    1-1.50pm Free

    St Michael at the Northgate, Oxford City Church, Cornmarket Street, Oxford OX1 3EY, 10.30am - 5pm (4pm in Winter)

    www.smng.org.uk Email Me 01865 240940

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    Music On Mondays

    Lunchtime recitals, different each week. Enjoy superb music in our tranquil church. Free tea & coffee. Closing collection for charity.

    1-1.50pm Free

    St Michael at the Northgate, Oxford City Church, Cornmarket Street, Oxford OX1 3EY, 10.30am - 5pm (4pm in Winter)

    www.smng.org.uk Email Me 01865 240940

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    Sports and FitnessMonday 29th August 2016 Hide

    TLA Sunningwell Village Bootcamp TLA Fitness

    Bootcamp, excellent instruction, fun environment using various bodyweight & training equipment.

    19:15 - 20:15 £10 + Cheaper membership options available

    Sunningwell Village Hall, Sunningwell, Abingdon OX13 6RD

    www.tlafitness.com Email Me 07554 400401

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    CinemaMonday 29th August 2016 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Monday 29th August 2016 Hide

    The BFG [PG] (2D)

    Spielberg's big, friendly buckswashling adaptation. Runtime: 117 mins

    10.30am, 1.15, 4.00pm

    Daily Info catches up with cinema's biggest giant Steven Spielberg – whose BFG strides onto screens this week. From the digital...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Odeon George Street 0871 224 4007 — Monday 29th August 2016 Hide

    Pete's Dragon [PG]

    Wild orphan introduces his dragon to Robert Redford in Disney reimagining. Runtime: 103 mins

    10.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    1.30, 3.50pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    The Secret Life of Pets [U] (2D)

    When the owner's away... Runtime: 91 mins

    10.00, 10.45am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, This Week

    Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 — Monday 29th August 2016 Hide

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    11.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Monday 29th August 2016 Hide

    The BFG [PG]

    Spielberg's big, friendly buckswashling adaptation. Runtime: 117 mins

    10.40, 11.45am, 1.50, 3.50, 5.55pm

    Daily Info catches up with cinema's biggest giant Steven Spielberg – whose BFG strides onto screens this week. From the digital...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Ice Age: Collision Course [U]

    Acorn quest initiates global catastrophe. Runtime: 94 mins

    9.40am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, This Week

    Pete's Dragon [PG]

    Wild orphan introduces his dragon to Robert Redford in Disney reimagining. Runtime: 103 mins

    9.55, 11.55am, 3.00pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    11.20am, 1.20, 3.20, 5.05pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    The Secret Life of Pets [U]

    When the owner's away... Runtime: 91 mins

    11.00am, 12.55pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, This Week

    ExhibitionMonday 29th August 2016 Hide

    KALEIDOSCOPE Celebrating 50 Inspirational Years Modern Art Oxford

    In 2016, Modern Art Oxford celebrates its 50 year history.

    Closed Free

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

    Website Email Me 01865 722733

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

    Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration Exhibition

    Explore the history of Fifties design inside and outside the home.

    11am - 5pm. Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

    No need to book!

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    BBC Faces of Comedy

    To celebrate, BBC Faces of Comedy, a collection of rare images from the BBC's Photographic Archive.

    11am-5pm Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    ClassesMonday 29th August 2016 Hide

    Kung Fu - Martial Arts - Beginners Welcome Oxford Kung Fu Academy

    Kung Fu class for fitness, self defence and fun. Helps reduce stress and anxiety. Friendly, all ages.

    7.30-8.30pm £7 (£4.50)

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

    www.kung-fu-academy.co.uk Email Me 07771 658605

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    Pilates AJactive (Anginette Barton)

    Fitness classes for all levels of ability.

    7.45-8.45pm: Pilates £6.00 per person (No class Bank Holiday Monday)

    Rose Hill Primary School, The Oval, Oxford OX4 4SF

    www.ajactive.co.uk Email Me 07796 053703

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Sports and Fitness, Health, Baby, This Week, Learning, Yoga, Pilates, Classes

    ArtMonday 29th August 2016 Hide

    Heavy Metal? Sculpture The Friends of the Turrill Sculpture Garden

    See (and buy) the grace of metal sculpture by six artists transforming a garden setting.

    9.30 - 17.30 Free

    The Turrill Sculpture Garden, Behind Summertown Library, South Parade, Summertown., Mon, Thurs & Fri: 9.30-5.30; Tues: 9.30-17.00; Sat: 9.00-13.00. Closed Weds & Sun.

    www.turrillsculpturegarden.org.uk Email Me 01865 515584

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    Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration Exhibition Compton Verney

    Explore the history of Fifties design inside and outside the home.

    11am - 5pm. Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    Outside OxfordshireMonday 29th August 2016 Hide

    Big Friendly Ears

    Make your own BFG ears so you can listen out for ‘the secret whisperings of the world!'

    10.30am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm and 3.30pm £3 plus Museum entry

    The Roald Dahl Museum, 81-83 High Street, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0AL

    ...roalddahl.com... Email Me 01494892192

    Booking advised by 28 Aug 2016

    Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Craft, This Week, Kids' Activities

    FestivalMonday 29th August 2016 Hide

    Towersey Festival

    Where Summer is a state of mind. Featuring performances from Billy Bragg, Midge Ure, Nizlopi and many more.

    All day £30-£136

    Thame Showground, Kingsey Road, Thame, OX9 3JL

    www.towerseyfestival.com/

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    Tuesday 30th August 2016 Hide

    Family FriendlyTuesday 30th August 2016 Hide

    Bumps and Babies NCT Oxford

    Free, friendly group for carers of babies from birth until they can walk on their own, and pregnant women.

    11am Free

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

    Website Email Me

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    Castle Unlocked Tours - free for children Oxford Castle Unlocked

    This summer, Children can enjoy free entry, taking a tour to explore the city's 1000 year old castle.

    10am - 4.20pm Adult: £10.75, Child FREE (T&Cs apply)

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

    Website Email Me 01865 260666

    Must book by 02 Sep 2016 Book tickets

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    Oxford 1914-1918 Family Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

    Explore our WW1 exhibition with this fun trail activity sheet.

    10am-4.30pm Free

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

    www.museumofoxford.org Email Me 01865 252334

    No need to book!

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    Summer Trails and Activities

    Discover amazing instruments and devious devices: help yourself to trails and activities.

    12-5pm Free

    Museum of the History of Science, Old Ashmolean Building, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ, Tue-Sun: 12-5pm Closed Mondays.

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 277297

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    Czech-Slovak Playgroup

    For all Czech and Slovak speaking parents and kids. For 0-5yrs.

    10.30am-1pm Free

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

    sites.google.com/site/czplaygroup/ Email Me 07833675209

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    Abseil for Your Hospital Charity Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Charitable Funds

    Join us for a 100-foot abseil in support of the hospital charity at the JR.

    9am-5pm £20

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

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/events Email Me 01865 743444

    Booking advised by 23 Sep 2016

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    The Fifties Allotment Compton Verney

    See the Fifties allotment in our park, which features a range of flowers, fruit and veg.

    11am-5pm Park: £8 (adult); £16 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    Artspace

    Learn how to make a rag rug to take home or add your piece to our giant retro patchwork on the wall.

    11am-5pm Collections and Park Ticket.

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    Email Me 01926 645500

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    Away with the Fairies Bunkers Hill Flowers Ltd

    Fairy Garden exhibition (free) and Flower Fairy Hunt for children. Free teas on weekends.

    9:30am-6pm 50p

    Bunkers Hill Plant Nursery, Bunkers Hill Nr. Kidlington, Oxford OX5 3BA

    www.bunkershillgardenshop.co.uk/news Email Me 01869331492

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    Playtime Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    Enjoy tea and a cake while your little ones play; for 0s 1s 2s, plus calm older siblings and friends.

    9am-4.45pm stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me +447875507512

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    Slings and Carriers SOS Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    Advice and demos on babywearing, toddler wearing, carriers, slings and wraps. See link for details!

    9.30-11.30am £2 for a demo

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.facebook.com/events/1059203707462868/ Email Me +447875507512

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    Sling Meet Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    Group for people interested in babywearing, slings and carriers. Social group for people with bumps, 0s, 1s, & 2s (+ calm older children). All carriers, & prams welcome!

    11:30-13:00 (stay on for general play time!) stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me 07875507512

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    Babble Songs Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    Babies' and Children's Songs & Nursery Rhymes, with actions and some props. 14:00 0-2s 15:00 under 5.

    From 14:00 (stay on for general play time!) stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me 07875507512

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    SOAP Summer Playscheme South Oxford Adventure Playground (SOAP)

    Free weekday summer playscheme in an open access playground. Closed on Bank Holidays and weekends.

    10am-4pm Free

    South Oxford Adventure Playground, off Whitehouse Rd, behind Grandpont Nursery OX1 4PA

    www.soapoxford.org.uk Email Me

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    Courses and WorkshopsTuesday 30th August 2016 Hide

    Sculpture Workshops Oxford

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    Classes for children and teenagers (adults can join too). Workshops run in garden studio of sculptor Beatrice Hoffman. All levels of ability welcome, small groups.

    10am-1pm or 10am-5pm £25 or £65

    Lime Tree Cottage, Garford, OX13 5PF

    www.beatricehoffman.co.uk/workshops 01865 391502

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    Sports and FitnessTuesday 30th August 2016 Hide

    TLA Sunningwell Village Bootcamp TLA Fitness

    Bootcamp, excellent instruction, fun environment using various bodyweight & training equipment.

    19:15 - 20:15 £10 + Cheaper membership options available

    Sunningwell Village Hall, Sunningwell, Abingdon OX13 6RD

    www.tlafitness.com Email Me 07554 400401

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    Female Self-Defence Far Eastern Club, Oxford

    For women and girls over 13 years. Not martial arts training. Free parking.

    7-9pm £5

    Warneford Hospital Gym, The PEACE Centre, Off Roosevelt Drive, Headington, OX3 7JX

    www.atado.co.uk/ members@atado.co.uk 07881 520203

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    CinemaTuesday 30th August 2016 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Tuesday 30th August 2016 Hide

    The BFG [PG] (2D)

    Spielberg's big, friendly buckswashling adaptation. Runtime: 117 mins

    10.30am, 1.15, 4.00pm

    Daily Info catches up with cinema's biggest giant Steven Spielberg – whose BFG strides onto screens this week. From the digital...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Odeon George Street 0871 224 4007 — Tuesday 30th August 2016 Hide

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    1.30, 3.50pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    The Secret Life of Pets [U] (2D)

    When the owner's away... Runtime: 91 mins

    10.00, 10.45am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, This Week

    Autism-Friendly: Pete's Dragon [PG]

    Wild orphan introduces his dragon to Robert Redford in Disney reimagining. Runtime: 103 mins

    10.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 — Tuesday 30th August 2016 Hide

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    1.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Tuesday 30th August 2016 Hide

    The BFG [PG]

    Spielberg's big, friendly buckswashling adaptation. Runtime: 117 mins

    10.10, 11.00am, 12.10, 2.25, 3.45, 5.15pm

    Daily Info catches up with cinema's biggest giant Steven Spielberg – whose BFG strides onto screens this week. From the digital...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Ice Age: Collision Course [U]

    Acorn quest initiates global catastrophe. Runtime: 94 mins

    11.10am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, This Week

    Pete's Dragon [PG]

    Wild orphan introduces his dragon to Robert Redford in Disney reimagining. Runtime: 103 mins

    11.25am, 1.35, 3.20pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    1.55, 3.35, 5.35pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    The Secret Life of Pets [U]

    When the owner's away... Runtime: 91 mins

    9.50am, 12.55pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, This Week

    ExhibitionTuesday 30th August 2016 Hide

    KALEIDOSCOPE Celebrating 50 Inspirational Years Modern Art Oxford

    In 2016, Modern Art Oxford celebrates its 50 year history.

    11am - 6pm Free

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

    Website Email Me 01865 722733

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    Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration Exhibition

    Explore the history of Fifties design inside and outside the home.

    11am - 5pm. Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    BBC Faces of Comedy

    To celebrate, BBC Faces of Comedy, a collection of rare images from the BBC's Photographic Archive.

    11am-5pm Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    ClassesTuesday 30th August 2016 Hide

    Latin Club for Kids! Beginner Courses from Sept 2016 Communicate Project CIC

    Latin Club for 7-11 year-olds. Learn all about Romans, their language and Roman Britain!

    2-3pm, 5-6pm Beginners; 3-4pm Level 2 £8/lesson

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

    www.communicateproject.com Email Me

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    Pilates AJactive (Anginette Barton)

    Fitness classes for all levels of ability.

    6.45-7.45pm: Yoga/Pilates £6.00 per person

    Rose Hill Primary School, The Oval, Oxford OX4 4SF

    www.ajactive.co.uk Email Me 07796 053703

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    ArtTuesday 30th August 2016 Hide

    Heavy Metal? Sculpture The Friends of the Turrill Sculpture Garden

    See (and buy) the grace of metal sculpture by six artists transforming a garden setting.

    9.30 - 19.00 Free

    The Turrill Sculpture Garden, Behind Summertown Library, South Parade, Summertown., Mon, Thurs & Fri: 9.30-5.30; Tues: 9.30-17.00; Sat: 9.00-13.00. Closed Weds & Sun.

    www.turrillsculpturegarden.org.uk Email Me 01865 515584

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    Exploring VFX – workshops for young people 12-16 yrs Film Oxford

    3 day workshop in post-production visual effects for moving image, chromakey, masking and tracking

    10:00-4:00 £120

    Film Oxford, 54 Catherine St, Oxford OX4 3AH

    www.filmoxford.org/projects/ Email Me 01865 792731

    Booking advised by 20 Aug 2016 Book tickets

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    Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration Exhibition Compton Verney

    Explore the history of Fifties design inside and outside the home.

    11am - 5pm. Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    Outside OxfordshireTuesday 30th August 2016 Hide

    Zim Zam Zoom!

    Meet James Carter, the wildest poet and guitarist anywhere.

    1.30pm and 3.00pm £3 adults and children plus Museum entry

    The Roald Dahl Museum, 81-83 High Street, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0AL

    ...roalddahl.com... Email Me 01494892192

    Booking advised by 29 Aug 2016

    Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Books, This Week, Storytelling

    Wednesday 31st August 2016 Hide

    Family FriendlyWednesday 31st August 2016 Hide

    Castle Unlocked Tours - free for children Oxford Castle Unlocked

    This summer, Children can enjoy free entry, taking a tour to explore the city's 1000 year old castle.

    10am - 4.20pm Adult: £10.75, Child FREE (T&Cs apply)

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

    Website Email Me 01865 260666

    Must book by 02 Sep 2016 Book tickets

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, History

    Oxford 1914-1918 Family Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

    Explore our WW1 exhibition with this fun trail activity sheet.

    10am-4.30pm Free

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

    www.museumofoxford.org Email Me 01865 252334

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    Summer Trails and Activities

    Discover amazing instruments and devious devices: help yourself to trails and activities.

    12-5pm Free

    Museum of the History of Science, Old Ashmolean Building, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ, Tue-Sun: 12-5pm Closed Mondays.

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 277297

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    Abseil for Your Hospital Charity Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Charitable Funds

    Join us for a 100-foot abseil in support of the hospital charity at the JR.

    9am-5pm £20

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

    www.hospitalcharity.co.uk/events Email Me 01865 743444

    Booking advised by 23 Sep 2016

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    The Fifties Allotment Compton Verney

    See the Fifties allotment in our park, which features a range of flowers, fruit and veg.

    11am-5pm Park: £8 (adult); £16 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    Artspace

    Learn how to make a rag rug to take home or add your piece to our giant retro patchwork on the wall.

    11am-5pm Collections and Park Ticket.

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    Email Me 01926 645500

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    Drop-in Family Event: Camouflage!

    Create a camo helmet to keep you hidden. For 5-10 years.

    2-4pm Free with paying adult

    Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street, Woodstock OX20 1SN, Tue-Sat: 10am-5pm Sun: 2pm-5pm

    www.sofo.org.uk Email Me 01993811214

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    Away with the Fairies Bunkers Hill Flowers Ltd

    Fairy Garden exhibition (free) and Flower Fairy Hunt for children. Free teas on weekends.

    9:30am-6pm 50p

    Bunkers Hill Plant Nursery, Bunkers Hill Nr. Kidlington, Oxford OX5 3BA

    www.bunkershillgardenshop.co.uk/news Email Me 01869331492

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    Playtime Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    Enjoy tea and a cake while your little ones play; for 0s 1s 2s, plus calm older siblings and friends.

    9am-4.45pm stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me +447875507512

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    Ruckus Playtime - a Drop in Play Group Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    Enjoy tea and a cake while your little ones play; for 0s 1s 2s, plus calm older siblings and friends.

    9am-4.45pm stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me +447875507512

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    Babble Pops at Lunchtime Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    A meet for grandparents looking after little ones. Meet other grandparents with childcare duties. Not a day with your grandchild? Drop by anyway!

    11:30-13:00 (stay on for general play time!) stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me 07875507512

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    Babble Play Group Café Babble - Oxfordshire's Baby-Friendly Tea Shop

    A drop-in afternoon play group. Socialise and have fun with your little one. Circle time, with introductions, songs or a story.

    13:00-16:45 - 13: bumps-1s, 14:30 0s1s2s,15:45 0-5 stay an hour for every £2 spent in the café

    Café Babble, 13-14 Kidlington Centre, High Street Kidlington OX5 2DL - For free town centre parking use OX5 2PQ

    www.cafebabble.co.uk Email Me 07875507512

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    SOAP Summer Playscheme South Oxford Adventure Playground (SOAP)

    Free weekday summer playscheme in an open access playground. Closed on Bank Holidays and weekends.

    10am-4pm Free

    South Oxford Adventure Playground, off Whitehouse Rd, behind Grandpont Nursery OX1 4PA

    www.soapoxford.org.uk Email Me

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    Visit Days - Wolf Conservation Trust UK Wolf Conservation Trust

    Come & see our ten wolves, learn all about wolves from our keepers talks, watch them being fed (2pm).

    11am-4pm £8 (£5) u3 Free

    UK Wolf Conservation Trust, Butlers Farm, Beenham, Reading, Berks, RG7 5NT

    ukwct.org.uk/ Email Me 01189 713330

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    Sports and FitnessWednesday 31st August 2016 Hide

    TLA Sunningwell Village Bootcamp TLA Fitness

    Bootcamp, excellent instruction, fun environment using various bodyweight & training equipment.

    19:15 - 20:15 £10 + Cheaper membership options available

    Sunningwell Village Hall, Sunningwell, Abingdon OX13 6RD

    www.tlafitness.com Email Me 07554 400401

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    Quarry Rovers Dynamite U11s Football Training Quarry Rovers football club

    Friendly team Quarry Rovers Dynamite are looking for new players! We train Weds during term-time.

    6.30-7.30pm £subs

    Margaret Road Headington OX3 8NQ

    www.quarryrovers.org.uk/ Email Me

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    CinemaWednesday 31st August 2016 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Wednesday 31st August 2016 Hide

    The BFG [PG] (2D)

    Spielberg's big, friendly buckswashling adaptation. Runtime: 117 mins

    10.30am, 1.15, 4.00pm

    Daily Info catches up with cinema's biggest giant Steven Spielberg – whose BFG strides onto screens this week. From the digital...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Odeon George Street 0871 224 4007 — Wednesday 31st August 2016 Hide

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    1.30, 3.50pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    The Secret Life of Pets [U] (2D)

    When the owner's away... Runtime: 91 mins

    10.00, 10.45am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, This Week

    Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 — Wednesday 31st August 2016 Hide

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    1.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Wednesday 31st August 2016 Hide

    The BFG [PG]

    Spielberg's big, friendly buckswashling adaptation. Runtime: 117 mins

    11.55am, 1.55, 4.10pm

    Daily Info catches up with cinema's biggest giant Steven Spielberg – whose BFG strides onto screens this week. From the digital...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Ice Age: Collision Course [U]

    Acorn quest initiates global catastrophe. Runtime: 94 mins

    11.15am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, This Week

    Pete's Dragon [PG]

    Wild orphan introduces his dragon to Robert Redford in Disney reimagining. Runtime: 103 mins

    12.40, 3.40pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Fantasy, This Week

    Swallows and Amazons [PG]

    Lake District larks and intrigue in new Ransome adaptation. Runtime: 97 mins

    9.30, 11.30am, 1.10, 3.15, 5.35pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, This Week, Drama, Sailing

    The Secret Life of Pets [U]

    When the owner's away... Runtime: 91 mins

    10.05am, 12.55pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Animation, This Week

    TheatreWednesday 31st August 2016 Hide

    Peter Pan In Scarlet New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme Presents

    World premiere stage adaptation of the official sequel to J.M Barrie’s Peter Pan

    5.30pm £11.50-£21

    Oxford Playhouse, 11-12 Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LW

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    The boy who never grew up is back, and he's looking very different indeed (although not altogether unfamiliar...). This sequel...read more

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Fairytale, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    ExhibitionWednesday 31st August 2016 Hide

    KALEIDOSCOPE Celebrating 50 Inspirational Years Modern Art Oxford

    In 2016, Modern Art Oxford celebrates its 50 year history.

    11am - 6pm Free

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

    Website Email Me 01865 722733

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

    Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration Exhibition

    Explore the history of Fifties design inside and outside the home.

    11am - 5pm. Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    BBC Faces of Comedy

    To celebrate, BBC Faces of Comedy, a collection of rare images from the BBC's Photographic Archive.

    11am-5pm Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    ArtWednesday 31st August 2016 Hide

    Heavy Metal? Sculpture The Friends of the Turrill Sculpture Garden

    See (and buy) the grace of metal sculpture by six artists transforming a garden setting.

    closed Free

    The Turrill Sculpture Garden, Behind Summertown Library, South Parade, Summertown., Mon, Thurs & Fri: 9.30-5.30; Tues: 9.30-17.00; Sat: 9.00-13.00. Closed Weds & Sun.

    www.turrillsculpturegarden.org.uk Email Me 01865 515584

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    Exploring VFX – workshops for young people 12-16 yrs Film Oxford

    3 day workshop in post-production visual effects for moving image, chromakey, masking and tracking

    10:00-4:00 £120

    Film Oxford, 54 Catherine St, Oxford OX4 3AH

    www.filmoxford.org/projects/ Email Me 01865 792731

    Booking advised by 20 Aug 2016 Book tickets

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    Britain in the Fifties: Design and Aspiration Exhibition Compton Verney

    Explore the history of Fifties design inside and outside the home.

    11am - 5pm. Exhibition: £15 (adult); £30 (family); £3 (child)

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Closed Mondays (except Bank Holiday Mondays). Last entry to the galleries is 30 mins before closing.

    ...comptonverney.org.uk... Email Me 01926 645500

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    WorshipWednesday 31st August 2016 Hide

    Interactive Bible Study RCCG, Christ's Love Assembly, Cowley, Oxford

    Interactive bible study, prayers, lively worship songs.

    7.30-9pm Free

    Regal Community Centre, Ridgefield Road, Cowley, Oxford OX4 3BY

    www.oxrccg.org.uk Email Me 07813709676

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    Outside OxfordshireWednesday 31st August 2016 Hide

    Telling tales with Sandra Agard

    Meet our Centenary Storyteller in Residence, Sandra Agard.

    11.00am, 1.00pm and 3.00pm £3 adults and children plus Museum entry

    The Roald Dahl Museum, 81-83 High Street, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0AL

    ...roalddahl.com... Email Me 01494 892192

    Booking advised by 02 Aug 2016

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    Courses and WorkshopsWednesday 31st August 2016 Hide

    OxGrow Community Garden Work Party OxGrow

    Thriving community food garden off Abindgon Rd. Learn new skills, make friends & take yummy veg home.

    5-7pm Free

    Hogacre Common Eco Park, entrance Whitehouse Road, Oxford

    www.oxgrow.org Email Me

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    Camouflage! Family Drop-in Craft Event Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum

    Create an incredible camo helmet to keep you hidden!

    2-4pm 4 kids free with paying adult (includes galleries)

    Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street, Woodstock OX20 1SN, Tue-Sat: 10am-5pm Sun: 2pm-5pm

    sofo.org.uk Email Me 01993 810211

    No need to book!

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    ClassesWednesday 31st August 2016 Hide

    Pilates AJactive (Anginette Barton)

    Fitness classes for all levels of ability.

    10.00-11.00am: Pilates £6.00 per person

    Sandford Village Hall, Sandford on Thames, Oxford, OX4 4YN

    www.ajactive.co.uk Email Me 07796 053703

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    Castle Unlocked Tours - free for children Oxford Castle Unlocked

    This summer, Children can enjoy free entry, taking a tour to explore the city's 1000 year old castle.

    10am - 4.20pm Adult: £10.75, Child FREE (T&Cs apply)

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

    Website Email Me 01865 260666

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    Oxford 1914-1918 Family Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

    Explore our WW1 exhibition with this fun trail activity sheet.

    10am-4.30pm Free

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

    www.museumofoxford.org Email Me 01865 252334

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