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  • Oxford Philomusica, 26th October, Sheldonian Theatre: Funomusica Family Concert  
  • Catweazle Club - legendary home of acoustic artistry. Every Thursday, 8pm, East Oxford Community Centre  
  • English National Ballet present Coppelia, 28 Oct - 1 Nov at the New Theatre, Oxford  
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    Indoor Car boot Sale - East Oxford Community Centre East Oxford Community Centre Sat 1 Nov: 10.00am

    Feminism in Theory & Action Wadham College Sat 1 Nov: 10 am

    Josh Flowers & The Wild @ The Bullingdon The Bullingdon (briefly The Art Bar) Thu 30 Oct: 7.00pm

    Last chance to book for

    The Schubert Project: Der Göttinger Hainbund, Hölty, Stolberg & others
    Book by Fri, 24 October

    (Starts Sun, 26 October)

    Hugabub Babywearing Ballet
    Book by Fri, 24 October

    (Starts Fri, 24 October)

    Bogswiffling cloth bags
    Book by Fri, 24 October

    (Starts Sat, 25 October)

    Family After-Death Care and Home Funeral Help
    Book by Fri, 24 October

    (Starts Sat, 25 October)

    Introduction to Permaculture
    Book by Fri, 24 October

    (Starts Sat, 25 October)

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    Thursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

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    Museum of Oxford Under Siege Family Trail Museum of Oxford

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

    10am-4.30pm £1

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

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

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

    Brilliant Bugs

    Six legs, eight legs, hundreds of legs! Get up close with the real thing and make a buggy hat to wear home.

    10.30am - 12.30pm free

    Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PW, 10am - 5pm daily. Free entry.

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/brilliant-bugs 01865 613785

    Museum, Family Friendly, Today, This Week

    Pre-School Story Time Blackwell's Bookshop

    Under 5's story time with songs and activities

    1-2pm Free

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

    bookshop.blackwell.co.uk Email Me 01865 333694

    No need to book!

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    Shop, Family Friendly, Books, Today, This Week

    Movers & Talkers Little Music School

    Fun music classes for mixed under 5s.

    10.30am £3.50

    Ark T Centre, Crowell Road, Cowley, Oxford OX4 3LN

    www.little-music-school.co.uk Email Me 07981 321007

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Music, Baby, Today, This Week, Classes

    Clockwork Music children's music class Clockwork Music

    Clockmakers1 for 2-3 yr olds

    9.40am £5.50

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

    clockworkmusic.co.uk Email Me 07528146891

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    Family Friendly, Music, Baby, Today, This Week

    Clockwork Music children's music class Clockwork Music

    TIck Tock music for children aged 12-24 mths

    10.20am £5.50

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

    clockworkmusic.co.uk Email Me 07528146891

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    Family Friendly, Music, Today, This Week, Classes

    Baby College Headington/Marston Inspiring Parents

    Development insights. Music, movement and sensory games. 3 age groups 0-3, book online.

    9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am £7 in advance (discount for term booking)

    St Anthony of Padua Church Hall, 115 Headley Way, Oxford OX3 7SS

    www.babycollegeoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 421879

    Must book by 11 Dec 2014

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    Family Friendly, Baby, Today, This Week, Learning, Classes

    26 Characters exhibition The Story Museum

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

    10am-7pm £7.50, £5

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

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

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

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

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

    11-11.45am £8 with book/£5 craft only

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

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

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    Family Friendly, Craft, Today, This Week, Storytelling

    Barefoot Craft Club Barefoot Books

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

    11-11.45am £5 per child

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

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

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    Eco, Family Friendly, Craft, Today, This Week

    Little Stars- Relax Kids Classes (3-5yrs) Barefoot Books

    Designed to help children manage their emotions and develop imagination and confidence

    11.30-12pm £5 drop in/5 classes for £20

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

    Email Me

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    Family Friendly, Today, This Week, Learning, Classes, Kids' Activities, Wellbeing

    Divali Fundraising Festival for Bookfeast Barefoot Books

    Buy books and enjoy Indian delicacies, preview Tania Llewellyn's new Indian collection.

    10am-6pm Free

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

    Email Me

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    Family Friendly, Festival, Food, Charity, Indian, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Music & Dancing: 0-4 Years MAD Academy

    High energy music & dancing classes for babies & children.

    09:45 - 11:25 (classes for different age groups) From £5.00 (walkers)

    Bicester Methodist Church Hall

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

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Music, Dance, Today, This Week

    Baby College Thame Inspiring Parents

    Development Insights. Music, movement & sensory games. 3 age groups 0-3 years. Book online

    9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am £7 in advance (discount for term booking)

    Christ Church, Upper High Street, Thame, OX9 2DN

    www.babycollegeoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 436920

    Must book by 11 Dec 2014

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    Family Friendly, Baby, Today, This Week, Learning, Classes

    Clockwork Music, preschool music classes Clockwork Music

    Clockwork Music, termly music classes for babies and preschoolers. Contact for free trial.

    Morning Termly

    The Manor Preparatory School, Faringdon Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX13 6LN

    www.clockworkmusic.co.uk karen@clockworkmusic.co.uk 07757011539

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    Family Friendly, Music, Baby, Today, This Week, Classes

    Little Genius Music - Music Education for 0 to 3 years old Kodaly/Dalcroze

    How music works? Build up a solid musical base for little ones through singing and movement. Sing, Move, Imagine, Feel Music!

    9:30-10:15hrs £5 per session/£40 per Term

    Thursdays: St. Michael and All Angels Church, Jack Straw's Ln, OX3 0EP---Mondays: Marston United Reformed Church 352 Marston Road, OX3 0JB

    Email Me 07975661717

    Booking advised by 27 Nov 2014

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Music, Dance, Today, This Week

    ConcertThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    The Schubert Project: Settings of Rückert & Leitner Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Two poets discovered by Schubert in his maturity, who inspired some of his great masterpieces.

    7.30-9.30pm £25

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 23 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, Today, This Week, Choral, German

    The Schubert Project: Piano Sonata in B flat, Imogen Cooper CBE Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    One of the great interpreters of Schubert, Imogen Cooper, plays the life-affirming sonata

    10pm - 11pm £15

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 23 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, Today, This Week, Choral, German

    Graham Dalby & The London Swing Orchestra - The Great Legends of Jazz and Swing The Trussell Trust and The London Swing Orchestra

    From Ragtime to Sinatra - the amazing story of the birth of Jazz and Swing 1900-1965.

    7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. £20 (£10)

    Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ

    www.londonswingorchestra.co.uk Email Me 01865 305305

    Booking advised by 22 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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

    ToursThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Tours Oxford Time Tours

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

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

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

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Must book by 19 Dec 2014

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    Family Friendly, Oxford History, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Tours

    TheatreThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Around The World in Eighty Days

    A joyfully frenetic whirlwind of a show, full of daft Victorian invention, daring deeds and downright silliness. Suitable for ages 7+

    7.30pm £13 (£9)

    Pegasus Theatre, Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RE

    Around the World in 80 Days, with only three actors, in one evening. This was the tall task the ambitious Oxfordshire Theatre...read more

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Vintage, Transport, Today, This Week

    On The Box Bowjangles

    Bowjangles present show, fresh from their 5-star Edinburgh Fringe Festival debut.

    7.30pm £15 (£13)

    The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury, Spiceball Park, Banbury OX16 5QE

    www.bowjangles.org Email Me 01295 279002

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Music, Cabaret, Today, This Week

    ArtThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Festival Trail Kicking the Bucket Festival

    A self-guided tour relevant to the festival of death and dying. Available from welcome desk in Gallery 9.

    Free

    Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm

    01865 278000

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    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Festival, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Tours, Wellbeing

    EMILY AULT: SHOTOVER EDGE at ART JERICHO

    Paintings of Shotover Edge. Ancient woods and histories.

    12-6 pm Free

    Art Jericho, 6 King Street, Oxford OX2 6DF, Wed - Sunday 12-6pm

    www.artjericho.com Email Me 01865 604070

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

    The Bullpen: Industry to Art Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Unique exhibition of contemporary sculptures inspired by Swindon's STEAM GW Railway museum.

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

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

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

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

    Art from Ammunition: Trench Art from the First World War Compton Verney

    Objects made from the by-products of 20th century warfare - shell cases, flour sacks.

    11am - 5pm Included in collections and grounds admission

    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.

    www.comptonverney.org.uk Email Me 01926645500

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    British Folk Art Compton Verney

    From Toby jugs to ships' figureheads, exploring the threshold between art and artefact.

    11am - 5 pm Please see our website.

    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.

    www.comptonverney.org.uk Email Me 01926645500

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Family Arts Festival Compton Verney

    with local museums, galleries and theatres to ensure there are lots of fun activities.

    11am - 5 pm Please see our website

    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.

    www.comptonverney.org.uk Email Me 01926645500

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Unique transpersonal art by painter-psychotherapist Jaimie Cahlil JAIMIE CAHLIL - Art & Psychotherapy - Oxford

    Profoundly moving (affordable) calming uplifting (framed) oil paintings & colour drawings.

    9am-7pm Free

    Oxford Central Library, Gallery Wall, 2nd Floor, Westgate Shopping Centre, Oxford OX1 1JD

    Website Email Me 01865 453131

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    CinemaThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 (10p/min from landline) — Thursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Toddler Time: Olly the Little White Van 8 [U]

    Animation for small viewers. Olly the Van has all the character, playfulness and fun of a retriever puppy.

    11.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    ClassesThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Babies Music Class Little Music School

    Come and sing playful and soothing songs with your baby 0-12 months.

    11.15am £3.50

    Ark T Centre, Crowell Road, Cowley, Oxford OX4 3LN

    www.little-music-school.co.uk Email Me 07981 321007

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Music, Baby, Today, This Week, Classes

    Parent and Toddler Ballet (ages 18 months-3 years) Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Parents and carers help their little ones take their first baby ballet steps.

    11.45am-12.15pm £14 per 5 week block

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

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

    Must book by 25 Sep 2014

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    Family Friendly, Dance, Ballet, Today, This Week, Classes

    10 week Basic Obedience Course Fair Weather Dog Training Club

    10 week Basic Obedience course for dogs older than 6 months. Any breed, any age.

    6.45-7.30pm £70

    Arncott Village Hall, Upper Arncott, Arncott, Bicester, OX25 1PL

    www.fairweatherdogtrainingclub.co.uk Email Me 01869 322996

    Booking advised by 11 Sep 2014

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

    10 week Basic Obedience course Fair Weather Dog Training Club

    10 week Basic Obedience course for dogs older than 6 months. Any breed, any age.

    7.30-8.15pm £70 for 10 week course

    Arncott Village Hall, Upper Arncott, Arncott, Bicester, OX25 1PL

    www.fairweatherdogtrainingclub.co.uk Email Me 01869 322996

    Booking advised by 11 Sep 2014

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

    Baby Massage Abingdon with Baby College Oxford

    Award winning baby massage course. 3 week practical course.

    2.15 pm £27 for 3 sessions

    The Northcourt Centre, Northcourt Road, Abingdon, OX14 1NS

    www.babycollegeoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 436920

    Must book by 11 Dec 2014

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    Family Friendly, Baby, Today, This Week, Classes

    Sports and FitnessThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Kickboxing Lessons Oxfordshire Kickboxing Club

    Lose weight, improve fitness, meet new people & compete.

    7pm 8pm

    Cheney School, Cheney Lane, Oxford OX3 7QH

    Website oxfordshirekickboxingclub@outllok.com 07772680121

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014

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    Competition, Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Martial Arts, Today, This Week

    FestivalThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

    Talks, workshops, visual art and general creativeness to open up discussion around death and dying.

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

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    Museum, Theatre, Gig, Concert, Exhibition, Books, Jazz, Music, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Meeting, Food, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Health, Art, Meditation, Dance, Help, Nightlife, Performance, Puppetry, Games, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Classes, Sculpture, Storytelling, Wellbeing, Singing, Debate

    Courses and WorkshopsThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Puppy Socialisation Classes Fair Weather Dog Training Club

    Socialise your puppy with other puppies and people as well as teaching it basic obedience.

    6.45-7.30pm £70 for the 10 week course

    Arncott Village Hall, Arncott, Bicester OX25 1PL

    www.fairweatherdogtrainingclub.co.uk Email Me 01869 322996

    Booking advised by 11 Sep 2014

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

    Film Acting Class Inspiring Drama

    Award-winning company. Film acting school for 10-16 year olds. Confidence through film. Free trial!

    5.15pm - 6.40pm £149 per term

    St Michael Church Hall, Summertown, OX2 7EZ

    www.inspiringdrama.co.uk Email Me 01865 596780

    Must book by 20 Nov 2014

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    Cinema, Theatre, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Today, This Week

    LAMDA Speech and Drama Classes Wychwood School

    Acting lessons and preparation for graded LAMDA exams. All abilities welcome (10-16 years).

    4-5.30pm £9

    Wychwood School

    ...wychwoodschool.org... Email Me 07545 330089

    Must book by 03 Mar 2015

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    Theatre, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Today, This Week

    WorshipThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    Interactive Bible Study The Redeemed Christian Church of God, CLA, Oxford

    Bible Study, Prayers and Songs in a friendly worship environment

    7.30 - 9.00pm Free

    Barton Neighbourhood Centre, Underholl Circus, OX3 9LS. Barton Headington, Oxford

    www.oxrccg.org.uk Email Me 07502454004

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Meeting, Worship, Today, This Week

    MeetingThursday 23rd October 2014 Hide

    SPEAK - The Voice for the Rights of Animals SPEAK

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

    1-5pm Free

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

    speakcampaigns.org/ info@speakcampaigns.org

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    Family Friendly, Meeting, Today, This Week

    Friday 24th October 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlyFriday 24th October 2014 Hide

    Wheatley Birds Of Prey Bear Inn, Oxford

    Come & see or even hold a Peregrine Falcon or Eagle Owl.

    4pm -7pm Free

    The Bear Inn (Alfred St), 6 Alfred Street, Oxford OX1 4EH, Mon-Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 12noon-10.30pm

    www.bearoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 728164

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    Nature, Exhibition, Pubs, Family Friendly, Tomorrow, This Week

    Rattle & Hum, Choir For New Mums.

    An easy-going morning choir for pre and post natal mums with their bumps and babies. Sing!

    10-11am £4.50 per session or book a block of five £20.00

    Pegasus Theatre, Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RE

    ...pegasustheatre.org.uk... Email Me 07969522368

    Booking advised by 05 Dec 2014

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Baby, Tomorrow, This Week, Singing

    Coffee Morning Wesley Memorial Church

    All welcome

    10am-12pm Coffee from 80p

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

    www.wesleymem.org.uk Email Me 01865 243216

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    Family Friendly, Tomorrow, This Week

    Museum of Oxford Under Siege Family Trail Museum of Oxford

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

    10am-4.30pm £1

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

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

    No need to book!

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

    AfterHours: Java & Bali

    Shadow puppetry, a live gamelan, Javanese dance performances from Ni Made Pujawati, a Balinese dance workshop, special talks by Dr Fiona Kerlogue of the Horniman Museum, London... and more!

    6.30 - 9.30pm free entry

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

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/afterhours-java-bali 01865 613017

    Museum, Family Friendly, Lectures, Music, Puppetry, Tomorrow, This Week

    Music & Dancing: 0-4 Years MAD Academy

    High energy music & dancing classes for babies & children.

    09:30 - 11:10 (classes for different age groups) From £5.00 (walkers)

    OXSRAD, Court Place Farm, Marsh Lane

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

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Music, Dance, Tomorrow, This Week

    Dolphin Tale 2 [U]

    True story of a dolphin with a prosthetic tail. Runtime: 107 mins

    10.30am

    Vue Cinema, Ozone Leisure Park, Grenoble Road (next Kassam Stadium), Oxford OX4 4XP

    Eco, Cinema, Family Friendly, Tomorrow, This Week

    26 Characters exhibition The Story Museum

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

    10am-7pm £7.50, £5

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

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

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

    Baby Bumpkin Yoga Class- 8 weeks to too wriggly Barefoot Books

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

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

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

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

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Baby, Tomorrow, This Week, Yoga, Storytelling

    Tatty Bumpkin Yoga Class- Wrigglers! Barefoot Books

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

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

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

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

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    Family Friendly, Baby, Tomorrow, This Week, Yoga, Storytelling

    Hugabub Babywearing Ballet Barefoot Books

    A ballet class specially crafted for post-natal mummies and their babies to do together

    9.45-10.45am £10 drop in/£40 for 5 week course

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

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

    Booking advised by 24 Oct 2014

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    Family Friendly, Dance, Tomorrow, This Week

    Green Art and Earth Tales! Barefoot Books

    Conservation-themed Story Time followed by creative art projects with recycled treasures.

    11-11.45am £8 craft with book child/£5 craft only

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

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

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    Eco, Nature, Family Friendly, Tomorrow, This Week

    Spanish Sing-along Barefoot Books

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

    10:30 - 11am Free

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

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

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Music, Spanish, Tomorrow, This Week

    Divali Fundraising Festival for Bookfeast Barefoot Books

    Buy books and enjoy Indian delicacies, preview Tania Llewellyn's new Indian collection.

    10am-6pm Free

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

    Email Me

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    Family Friendly, Festival, Food, Charity, Indian, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    ClassesFriday 24th October 2014 Hide

    Brand new for 2014:  Authentic Performance Academy's Youth Theatre Group for ages 17-20

    Reviews

    APA is now offering professional performance-led acting coaching for 16-20 year olds

    6.30-8pm £120 per term

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

    www.authenticperformanceacademy.com Email Me 07506 277140

    Must book by 19 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    Spanish Beginners for children (7-11) Coyotes. Spanish Lessons for Children

    Spanish lessons for children. Learn Spanish and have fun! Games, stories, songs and more!

    4:00-5:00pm £8 per session

    South Oxford, off Abigdon Road

    www.spanishcoyotes.com Email Me 07981 059511

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    ConcertFriday 24th October 2014 Hide

    The Schubert Project: Sonata in G, Bengt Forsberg Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    The sonata described by Schumann as 'the most perfect in form...' of Schubert's sonatas.

    5.30pm - 6.20pm £12

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 24 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, Tomorrow, This Week, Choral, German

    The Schubert Project: Sonata in G, Bengt Forsberg Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    The piece described by Schumann as 'the most perfect in form...' of Schubert's sonatas.

    5.30pm - 6.20pm £12

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 24 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, Tomorrow, This Week, Choral, German

    The Schubert Project: Laments, Overtures, Arias & Settings of Seidl Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Schiller laments, Schubert's opera overtures arranged for piano, soprano arias & Seidl.

    7.30pm - 9.15pm £25

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 24 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, Tomorrow, This Week, Choral, German

    The Schubert Project: Songs of the Night & the Stars Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Baritone Wolfgang Holtzmair performs a late-night programme of songs on the theme of night

    9.45pm - 10.45pm £15

    New College Ante-Chapel

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 24 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, Tomorrow, This Week, Choral, German

    WorshipFriday 24th October 2014 Hide

    Choral Evensong Exeter College Chapel

    Timeless liturgy, stunning surrounds, beautiful music to help you reflect on life & relax

    6.15pm Free

    Exeter College Chapel, Exeter College, Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DP

    www.exeter.ox.ac.uk Email Me

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    Family Friendly, Music, Worship, Meditation, Tomorrow, This Week

    ToursFriday 24th October 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Tours Oxford Time Tours

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

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

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

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Must book by 19 Dec 2014

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    Family Friendly, Oxford History, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Tours

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

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

    6.30pm £8/£6/£4

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

    www.ghosttrail.org Email Me 07941 041811

    No need to book!

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    CinemaFriday 24th October 2014 Hide

    Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Friday 24th October 2014 Hide

    Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day [PG]

    Feeling alone on a bad day 11 year old Alexander discovers all his family are affected too.
    Subtitles: Mon 10.45am, Thu 4.45pm Runtime: 81 mins

    1.40, 4.00, 6.10pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Book of Life [U] (3D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    3.40pm

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

    The Book of Life [U] (2D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    1.20, 6.00pm

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

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Friday 24th October 2014 Hide

    Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day [PG]

    Feeling alone on a bad day 11 year old Alexander discovers all his family are affected too. Runtime: 81 mins

    1.00, 3.30, 5.45pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Boxtrolls [PG] (2D)

    Animated comedy in which a young boy raised by trolls underground must venture into the daylight to save his family Runtime: 97 mins

    10.15am, 12.15pm

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

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

    Sit! Fly! Breathe fire! Good dragon. Runtime: 102 mins

    10.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Book of Life [U] (2D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    11.15am, 4.10pm

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

    The Book of Life [U] (3D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    1.45, 6.40pm

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

    ArtFriday 24th October 2014 Hide

    Festival Trail Kicking the Bucket Festival

    A self-guided tour relevant to the festival of death and dying. Available from welcome desk in Gallery 9.

    Free

    Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm

    01865 278000

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    EMILY AULT: SHOTOVER EDGE at ART JERICHO

    Paintings of Shotover Edge. Ancient woods and histories.

    12-6 pm Free

    Art Jericho, 6 King Street, Oxford OX2 6DF, Wed - Sunday 12-6pm

    www.artjericho.com Email Me 01865 604070

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    The Bullpen: Industry to Art Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Unique exhibition of contemporary sculptures inspired by Swindon's STEAM GW Railway museum.

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

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

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

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    Art from Ammunition: Trench Art from the First World War Compton Verney

    Objects made from the by-products of 20th century warfare - shell cases, flour sacks.

    11am - 5pm Included in collections and grounds admission

    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.

    www.comptonverney.org.uk Email Me 01926645500

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    British Folk Art Compton Verney

    From Toby jugs to ships' figureheads, exploring the threshold between art and artefact.

    11am - 5 pm Please see our website.

    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.

    www.comptonverney.org.uk Email Me 01926645500

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    Family Arts Festival Compton Verney

    with local museums, galleries and theatres to ensure there are lots of fun activities.

    11am - 5 pm Please see our website

    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.

    www.comptonverney.org.uk Email Me 01926645500

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Unique transpersonal art by painter-psychotherapist Jaimie Cahlil JAIMIE CAHLIL - Art & Psychotherapy - Oxford

    Profoundly moving (affordable) calming uplifting (framed) oil paintings & colour drawings.

    9am-5:30pm Free

    Oxford Central Library, Gallery Wall, 2nd Floor, Westgate Shopping Centre, Oxford OX1 1JD

    Website Email Me 01865 453131

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    Courses and WorkshopsFriday 24th October 2014 Hide

    Eeny Meeny Music Time

    New pre-school music group led by qualified music teacher and folk singer, Cat Kelly. Songs to sing and games to play, laughter, dance and rhyme. Suitable for 6 months – 4 years.

    9.45-10.45, 10.45-11.45am

    Chipping Norton Theatre, 2 Spring Street, Chipping Norton OX7 5NL

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    Positive Parenting Workshops Barefoot Books

    Learn how to be the best parent you can!

    2-3.30pm £15 per workshop/ two places for £27.50

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

    Email Me

    Booking advised by 24 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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

    Sports and FitnessFriday 24th October 2014 Hide

    Hinksey Park Girls FC Hinksey Park Football Club

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

    6pm Free

    Donnington Recreation Ground, Arnold Road, Oxford OX4 4BH

    www.hinkseyparkfc.org Email Me 07795 847898

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Tomorrow, This Week

    FestivalFriday 24th October 2014 Hide

    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

    Talks, workshops, visual art and general creativeness to open up discussion around death and dying.

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

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    Museum, Theatre, Gig, Concert, Exhibition, Books, Jazz, Music, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Meeting, Food, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Health, Art, Meditation, Dance, Help, Nightlife, Performance, Puppetry, Games, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Classes, Sculpture, Storytelling, Wellbeing, Singing, Debate

    Outside OxfordshireFriday 24th October 2014 Hide

    Parallax Art Fair 11

    Buy art directly from artists

    1pm – 6pm free

    Chelsea Town Hall King's Road London SW3 5EE

    parallaxaf.co

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    Saturday 25th October 2014 Hide

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    Halloween half term - Execution Oxford Castle Unlocked

    Trail around the castle prison & learn all about the crimes that justified the penalty!

    10am - 5.30pm Adults: £9.95, Conc: £8.45, Child: £6.95

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

    www.oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk info@oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk 01865 260 666

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    Trick or Treating Oxford Castle Unlocked

    Explore Oxford's castle prison, trick or treating along the spooky prison wing

    6pm - 8.30pm £5

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

    www.oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk info@oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk 01865 260 666

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Halloween, This Week

    Museum of Oxford Under Siege Family Trail Museum of Oxford

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

    10am-4.30pm £1

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

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

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

    WW1 Medals Exhibition and Family History Open Day Museum of Oxford

    See website for full details

    10am-4pm Free

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

    ...oxford.gov.uk... Email Me 01865252334

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

    Science Saturdays

    Investigate real natural history specimens with University of Oxford scientists. Families, ages 8+.

    2 - 4pm free

    Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PW, 10am - 5pm daily. Free entry.

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/science-saturdays-0 01865 613785

    Family Friendly, This Week

    The Great Pumpkin Hunt

    Find 10 hidden pumpkins to win a seasonal prize!

    10am-5pm £6.50 (£2 children) garden entry fee

    Waterperry Gardens, Nr. Wheatley, Oxon. OX33 1JZ. Open: April-Oct 10-5.30; Nov-Mar 10-5

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Gardens, Halloween, This Week

    Apple Day

    Apple tasting, apple pressing, toffee apple making, archery, food tasting and remembering the The Battle of Agincourt in 1415, spoon carving, spinning, weaving, and apple bobbing

    11.00am - 4.00pm Usual admission prices. Free to members.

    Cogges Farm, Church Lane, Witney OX28 3LA, Tue-Sun & Bank Holiday Mondays, 11am-5pm

    Family Friendly, This Week

    The Big Draw at Apple Day Cogges heritage Trust

    From root to core - map the life of an apple tree with artist Carrie Stanley - all ages.

    11am-4pm £5.50 adult / £4 child / under 3s free

    Cogges Farm, Church Lane, Witney OX28 3LA, Tue-Sun & Bank Holiday Mondays, 11am-5pm

    www.cogges.org.uk Email Me 01993 772602

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    Nature, Family Friendly, Art, This Week

    Family Saturday Drop-In Donnington Doorstep

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

    10.30am - 3pm Free

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

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

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

    West End Magic Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Ages 8+ years. A chance for all the family to see mind blowing magic and intriguing illusions.

    6pm £14.50, £13 (concs), £10 (under 16)

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

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

    Must book by 25 Oct 2014

    Family Friendly, Comedy, Magic, This Week

    Bogswiffling cloth bags The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

    Decorate a delightful cloth bag ready to fill with all your Wonka treats.

    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 01494 892192

    Booking advised by 24 Oct 2014

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

    26 Characters exhibition The Story Museum

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

    10am-5pm £7.50, £5

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

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

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    Nick Cope's Songbook The Story Museum

    Interactive gig for early years children and their families.

    10.30-11.30am £5/£3

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

    ...storymuseum.org.uk... Email Me 01865 305305

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

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

    11-11.45am £8 with book/£5 craft only

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

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

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    Face Painting at Barefoot Barefoot Books

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

    2-4pm £4 per child

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

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

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    Free Family Art Workshops at the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter Modus Operandi

    Free, fun & fascinating drop-in art workshops inspired by alchemy! Make natural paint colours, then paint or print with them, or make a mini planet. Refreshments available.

    12:00-16:00 Free

    Andrew Wiles Building, University of Oxford Mathematical Institute, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG

    ...modusoperandi-art.com... Email Me 07940287967

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    ADHD Inspiration Day ADHD Kids

    All parents of children with ADHD are invited along to a full day of engaging speakers an.

    9am-5.30pm £50

    Lydiard House Conference Centre, Lydiard Tregoze, Swindon SN5 3PA

    www.adhdkids.org.uk/events Email Me 01367 888229

    Must book by 20 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Conference, This Week

    Coffee morning to fund our Wildwood Camp at View Farm Heart of the Wildwood

    Come and join us for cake, coffee and tea, art sale and craft activities for little people

    10.00 - 12.00 Donation to fund our half-term event.

    Wall Street Cottage, Haseley Road, Little Milton, OX33 7PP

    www.heartofwildwood.org Email Me 01844278774

    No need to book!

    Eco, Nature, Family Friendly, Art, This Week

    ClassesSaturday 25th October 2014 Hide

    Brand new for 2014: Minis - song and dance classes for ages 5-7. Saturdays in Oxford. By Authentic Performance Academy.

    Reviews

    NEW! Song & dance classes for 5-7 year olds interested in singing & movement

    2-3.30pm £120

    Wychwood School, 74 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6JR

    www.authenticperformanceacademy.com admin@authenticperformanceacademy.com 07506 277140

    Must book by 20 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    Spanish Beginners for children (7-11) Coyotes. Spanish Lessons for Children

    Spanish lessons for children. Learn Spanish and have fun! Games, stories, songs and more!

    TBC £8 per session

    South Oxford, off Abigdon Road

    www.spanishcoyotes.com Email Me 07981 059511

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    Authentic Performance Academy Drama School Authentic Performance Academy (APA)

    Independent drama school created and led by award-winning actor Marcus D'Amico.

    2-5.15pm £275

    Wychwood School, 74 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6JR

    www.authenticperformanceacademy.com admin@authenticperformanceacademy.com 07506 277140

    Must book by 20 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    ConcertSaturday 25th October 2014 Hide

    The Schubert Project: Piano Duets Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Renowned pianists Julius Drake & Bengt Forsberg come together to perform Schubert's duets.

    5pm - 6pm £12

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 25 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, This Week, Choral, German

    The Schubert Project: Winterreise, Sir Thomas Allen Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Festival patron and world-renowned baritone Sir Thomas Allen performs the great song cycle

    7.30pm - 9pm £25

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 25 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, This Week, Choral, German

    ToursSaturday 25th October 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Tours Oxford Time Tours

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

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

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

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Must book by 19 Dec 2014

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    Family Friendly, Oxford History, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Tours

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

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

    6.30pm £8/£6/£4

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

    www.ghosttrail.org Email Me 07941 041811

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Tomorrow, This Week, Tours, Outdoors

    CinemaSaturday 25th October 2014 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Saturday 25th October 2014 Hide

    The Boxtrolls [PG] (2D)

    Animated comedy in which a young boy raised by trolls underground must venture into the daylight to save his family Runtime: 97 mins

    11.45am

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

    The Book of Life [U] (2D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    11.00am

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

    Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Saturday 25th October 2014 Hide

    ODEON KIDS: Frozen - Sing-a-long [PG] (2D)

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

    11.00am

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

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

    Sit! Fly! Breathe fire! Good dragon. Runtime: 102 mins

    11.15am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day [PG]

    Feeling alone on a bad day 11 year old Alexander discovers all his family are affected too.
    Subtitles: Mon 10.45am, Thu 4.45pm Runtime: 81 mins

    11.30am, 1.40, 4.00, 6.10pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Book of Life [U] (3D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    3.40pm

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

    The Book of Life [U] (2D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    11.30am, 1.20, 3.40pm

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

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Saturday 25th October 2014 Hide

    Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day [PG]

    Feeling alone on a bad day 11 year old Alexander discovers all his family are affected too. Runtime: 81 mins

    1.00, 3.30, 5.45pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Boxtrolls [PG] (2D)

    Animated comedy in which a young boy raised by trolls underground must venture into the daylight to save his family Runtime: 97 mins

    10.00am, 12.15pm

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

    Frozen - Sing-a-long [PG] (2D)

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

    10.45am

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

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

    Sit! Fly! Breathe fire! Good dragon. Runtime: 102 mins

    10.15am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Tomorrow, This Week

    My Little Pony: Equestria Girls [U]

    Magical tale involving pink ponies. Runtime: 72 mins

    10.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    The Book of Life [U] (2D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    11.15am, 4.10pm

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

    The Book of Life [U] (3D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    1.45, 6.40pm

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

    The Snow Queen [U]

    A brother and sister try to free their frozen world from the Snow Queen.

    11.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Fairytale, This Week

    Courses and WorkshopsSaturday 25th October 2014 Hide

    Big Draw Family Event: Britain's Brilliant Birds

    Illustrator Claire Duffy celebrates Britain's brilliant birds through drawing

    2-4pm £2

    The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ, Shop and gallery open 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday. OFS Venue for gigs/theatre open whenever there's an event.

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

    Creation Creation Theatre Company

    Drama club, 5-7s. Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting and fun!

    9.30-10.30am £126/ 12 week term

    Leckford Place School, Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HX

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

    Must book by 13 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    Creation Theatre Drama Club 8-10 years Creation Theatre Company

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

    10.30-11.30am £126

    Leckford Place School, Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HX

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me

    Must book by 08 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    Creation Theatre Drama Club 8-10 years Creation Theatre Company

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

    1.30-3.30pm £126/ 12 week term

    Leckford Place School, Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HX

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

    Must book by 08 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    Creation Theatre Drama Club 8-10 years Creation Theatre Company

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

    9.30-10.30am £126/ 12 term week

    Leckford Place School, Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HX

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

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    Creation Theatre Drama Club 11-13 years Creation Theatre Company

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

    3.30-5.30pm £126/ 12 week term

    Leckford Place School, Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HX

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

    Must book by 08 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    Creation Theatre Drama Club 11-13 years Creation Theatre Company

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

    11.30am-12.30pm £126/ 12 week term

    Summerfields School, Mayfield Road, Oxford OX2 7EN

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

    Must book by 08 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    ArtSaturday 25th October 2014 Hide

    Festival Trail Kicking the Bucket Festival

    A self-guided tour relevant to the festival of death and dying. Available from welcome desk in Gallery 9.

    Free

    Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm

    01865 278000

    No need to book!

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    EMILY AULT: SHOTOVER EDGE at ART JERICHO

    Paintings of Shotover Edge. Ancient woods and histories.

    12-6 pm Free

    Art Jericho, 6 King Street, Oxford OX2 6DF, Wed - Sunday 12-6pm

    www.artjericho.com Email Me 01865 604070

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

    The Bullpen: Industry to Art Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Unique exhibition of contemporary sculptures inspired by Swindon's STEAM GW Railway museum.

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

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

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

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    Art from Ammunition: Trench Art from the First World War Compton Verney

    Objects made from the by-products of 20th century warfare - shell cases, flour sacks.

    11am - 5pm Included in collections and grounds admission

    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.

    www.comptonverney.org.uk Email Me 01926645500

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    British Folk Art Compton Verney

    From Toby jugs to ships' figureheads, exploring the threshold between art and artefact.

    11am - 5 pm Please see our website.

    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.

    www.comptonverney.org.uk Email Me 01926645500

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    Family Arts Festival Compton Verney

    with local museums, galleries and theatres to ensure there are lots of fun activities.

    11am - 5 pm Please see our website

    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.

    www.comptonverney.org.uk Email Me 01926645500

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    Unique transpersonal art by painter-psychotherapist Jaimie Cahlil JAIMIE CAHLIL - Art & Psychotherapy - Oxford

    Profoundly moving (affordable) calming uplifting (framed) oil paintings & colour drawings.

    9am-5:30pm Free

    Oxford Central Library, Gallery Wall, 2nd Floor, Westgate Shopping Centre, Oxford OX1 1JD

    Website Email Me 01865 453131

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    Sports and FitnessSaturday 25th October 2014 Hide

    Premier Tennis Tots Premier Tennis

    Premier Tennis Tots is all about FUN. Our programmes are designed to get 3-5 year olds act

    10.10am or 11.10am £7.50

    Ferry Leisure Centre, Diamond Place, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7DP

    premiertennis.co.uk/product/tots-tennis info@premiertennis.co.uk 0845 475 1147

    Must book by 20 Sep 2014

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

    Premier Tennis Mini Reds for 5-8 year olds Premier Tennis

    Mini Tennis coaching is the ideal way for 5-8 year olds to discover the game, and improve

    10.05am or 11.05am £8

    Ferry Leisure Centre, Diamond Place, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7DP

    premiertennis.co.uk/product/mini-tennis Email Me 0845 475 1147

    Must book by 20 Sep 2014

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

    Family Capoeira Classes in Oxfordshire Cobra Capoeira

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

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

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

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

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    DanceSaturday 25th October 2014 Hide

    Tiny toes ballet Forbes theatre arts Oxford

    Beautiful ballet for children age 2+

    10 - 10:30am £6

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

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

    No need to book!

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    Free Dance Classes St Aldates Church

    Free Dance Classes for all ages and abilities

    2-3pm Free

    St Aldates Parish Centre, 40 Pembroke Street, OX1 1BP

    Email Me

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    FestivalSaturday 25th October 2014 Hide

    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

    Talks, workshops, visual art and general creativeness to open up discussion around death and dying.

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

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    Museum, Theatre, Gig, Concert, Exhibition, Books, Jazz, Music, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Meeting, Food, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Health, Art, Meditation, Dance, Help, Nightlife, Performance, Puppetry, Games, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Classes, Sculpture, Storytelling, Wellbeing, Singing, Debate

    Pumpkin Carving Skills Share Hubbub & Good Food Oxford

    Create your own lantern and join the cooking skills-share to make tasty soup!

    11am-1.30pm FREE

    Leys Community Market, The Barn, Nightingale Ave, OX4 7BU

    tinyurl.com/mumkgft Email Me

    No need to book!

    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Festival, Food, This Week

    Outside OxfordshireSaturday 25th October 2014 Hide

    Parallax Art Fair 11

    Buy art directly from artists

    11am - 5pm free

    Chelsea Town Hall King's Road London SW3 5EE

    parallaxaf.co

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    MarketSaturday 25th October 2014 Hide

    The Leys Community Market The Leys Community Market

    Fresh food, cafe, free skill share, table top sale, Macmillan coffee and cake fundraising

    11am -2pm £0.00

    The Barn Nightingale Avenue Blackbird Leys OX4 7BU

    leyscommunitymarket.moonfruit.com Email Me

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    Sunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlySunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    Oxford Philomusica, 26th October, Sheldonian Theatre: Funomusica Family Concert

    Reviews

    Alasdair Malloy presents an action-packed programme and an afternoon of fun for the family.

    3pm £10 (£4)

    Oxford Town Hall, St Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1DP

    www.oxfordphil.com Email Me 01865 980980

    Booking advised by 26 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Music, This Week

    Halloween half term - Execution Oxford Castle Unlocked

    Trail around the castle prison & learn all about the crimes that justified the penalty!

    10am - 5.30pm Adults: £9.95, Conc: £8.45, Child: £6.95

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

    www.oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk info@oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk 01865 260 666

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Halloween, This Week

    The Great Pumpkin Hunt

    Find 10 hidden pumpkins to win a seasonal prize!

    10am-5pm £6.50 (£2 children) garden entry fee

    Waterperry Gardens, Nr. Wheatley, Oxon. OX33 1JZ. Open: April-Oct 10-5.30; Nov-Mar 10-5

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Gardens, Halloween, This Week

    Baby Boogie Workshop

    Ages 5 and under plus accompanying adults/family members. Get your disco shoes out for a groovy dance, accompanied by our live DJ! (Max 36 places.)

    2pm £3

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

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

    Must book by 26 Oct 2014

    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Dance, This Week, Kids' Activities, Disco

    Baby Boogie Disco

    Ages 5 and under plus accompanying adults/family members. Get your disco shoes out for a groovy disco accompanied by a live DJ! (Max 100 places.)

    3pm £8, £6 (concs)

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

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

    Must book by 26 Oct 2014

    Family Friendly, Dance, This Week, Kids' Activities, Disco

    Whipplescrumptious Wonka shirts The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

    Decorate a t-shirt with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory inspired designs.

    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 01494 892192

    Booking advised by 26 Oct 2014

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

    26 Characters: Relaxed Visit The Story Museum

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

    10am-11am Free to participants and their families

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

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

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    26 Characters exhibition The Story Museum

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

    11am-5pm £7.50, £5

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

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

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    Wonder Walk The Story Museum

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

    11am £6 (£4)

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

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

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

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

    11-11.45am £8 with book/£5 craft only

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

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

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    Face Painting at Barefoot Barefoot Books

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

    2-4pm £4 per child

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

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

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    Pizza Pirates Sunday! Barefoot Books

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

    12pm - 4.30pm See chalkboard and menu

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

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

    No need to book!

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    Free Family Art Workshops at the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter Modus Operandi

    Free, fun & fascinating drop-in art workshops inspired by alchemy! Make natural paint colours, then paint or print with them, or make a mini planet. Refreshments available.

    12:00-16:00 Free

    Andrew Wiles Building, University of Oxford Mathematical Institute, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG

    ...modusoperandi-art.com... Email Me 07940287967

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    Fairytale Farm Illuminated Evenings Fairytale Farm

    Fairytale Farm illuminates its popular Enchanted Walk every Saturday and Sunday.

    5pm to two hours after dusk £2 adults, £1.75 child, £6.80 family

    Fairytale Farm, Southcombe, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 5QH

    ...fairytalefarm.co.uk... Email Me 01608 238014

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    GigSunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    The Bookies Open Mic

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

    8.30-11pm Free

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

    Email Me

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    The Sunday Sessions ft Mambo Pathers & Lewis Newcombe-Jones The Sunday Sessions

    Family friendly live music event returns. 2 great acts, kids games, fresh coffee & full bar.

    2.00-5.00pm £4 / kids a quid

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

    www.facebook.com/floparksundays 07864 028591

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    ConcertSunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    The Schubert Project: Der Göttinger Hainbund, Hölty, Stolberg & others Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    A concert in two parts, focusing on the group of German poets Schubert was most drawn to.

    5pm - 8pm £25 (or £15 for one part only)

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 24 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, This Week, Choral, German

    WorshipSunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    Choral Evensong Exeter College Chapel

    Timeless liturgy, stunning surrounds, beautiful music to help you reflect on life & relax

    6pm Free

    Exeter College Chapel, Exeter College, Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DP

    www.exeter.ox.ac.uk Email Me

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    Family Friendly, Music, Worship, Meditation, Tomorrow, This Week

    Church Services St Ebbe's Church

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

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

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

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

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    Family Friendly, Worship, This Week, OX1

    Church Services St Ebbes in Headington

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

    10.30am, 3.30pm, 7pm

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

    www.stebbesheadington.org.uk Email Me 01865 453226

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    Family Friendly, Worship, This Week, OX3

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

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

    10.30am Free

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

    marstonneighbourhoodchurch.org clive@marstonneighbourhoodchurch.org 01865 728097

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    CinemaSunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Sunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    The Boxtrolls [PG] (2D)

    Animated comedy in which a young boy raised by trolls underground must venture into the daylight to save his family Runtime: 97 mins

    11.45am

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

    The Book of Life [U] (2D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    11.00am

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

    Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Sunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    ODEON KIDS: Frozen - Sing-a-long [PG] (2D)

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

    11.00am

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

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

    Sit! Fly! Breathe fire! Good dragon. Runtime: 102 mins

    11.15am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day [PG]

    Feeling alone on a bad day 11 year old Alexander discovers all his family are affected too.
    Subtitles: Mon 10.45am, Thu 4.45pm Runtime: 81 mins

    11.30am, 1.40, 4.00, 6.10pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Book of Life [U] (3D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    3.40pm

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

    The Book of Life [U] (2D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    11.30am, 1.20, 3.40pm

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

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Sunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day [PG]

    Feeling alone on a bad day 11 year old Alexander discovers all his family are affected too. Runtime: 81 mins

    1.00, 3.30, 5.45pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Boxtrolls [PG] (2D)

    Animated comedy in which a young boy raised by trolls underground must venture into the daylight to save his family Runtime: 97 mins

    9.50am, 12.10pm

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

    Frozen - Sing-a-long [PG] (2D)

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

    10.45am

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

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

    Sit! Fly! Breathe fire! Good dragon. Runtime: 102 mins

    10.15am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Tomorrow, This Week

    My Little Pony: Equestria Girls [U]

    Magical tale involving pink ponies. Runtime: 72 mins

    10.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    The Book of Life [U] (2D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    11.15am, 4.10, 8.30pm

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

    The House of Magic [U]

    Family-friendly animation. An abandoned cat seeks refuge in a weird and wonderful house. Runtime: 85 mins

    10.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    The Book of Life [U] (3D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    1.45, 6.40pm

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

    The Snow Queen [U]

    A brother and sister try to free their frozen world from the Snow Queen.

    11.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Fairytale, This Week

    ArtSunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    Festival Trail Kicking the Bucket Festival

    A self-guided tour relevant to the festival of death and dying. Available from welcome desk in Gallery 9.

    Free

    Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm

    01865 278000

    No need to book!

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    EMILY AULT: SHOTOVER EDGE at ART JERICHO

    Paintings of Shotover Edge. Ancient woods and histories.

    12-6 pm Free

    Art Jericho, 6 King Street, Oxford OX2 6DF, Wed - Sunday 12-6pm

    www.artjericho.com Email Me 01865 604070

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    The Bullpen: Industry to Art Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Unique exhibition of contemporary sculptures inspired by Swindon's STEAM GW Railway museum.

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

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

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

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    Art from Ammunition: Trench Art from the First World War Compton Verney

    Objects made from the by-products of 20th century warfare - shell cases, flour sacks.

    11am - 5pm Included in collections and grounds admission

    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.

    www.comptonverney.org.uk Email Me 01926645500

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    British Folk Art Compton Verney

    From Toby jugs to ships' figureheads, exploring the threshold between art and artefact.

    11am - 5 pm Please see our website.

    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.

    www.comptonverney.org.uk Email Me 01926645500

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Art, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Family Arts Festival Compton Verney

    with local museums, galleries and theatres to ensure there are lots of fun activities.

    11am - 5 pm Please see our website

    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.

    www.comptonverney.org.uk Email Me 01926645500

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    MarketSunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    Autumn Swap Shop

    Come along and swap unwanted items for lovely new things for free - goods can be dropped off from 9am.

    10.00am-12.30pm Free

    Cogges Farm, Church Lane, Witney OX28 3LA, Tue-Sun & Bank Holiday Mondays, 11am-5pm

    Family Friendly, Market, This Week

    Christmas Gift Fair

    Begbroke Village Hall, Christmas Gift Fair. Handmade Cards, Gifts, Home Ware & Face Painting.

    10:00 - 16:00 Fully Booked / Free Entry

    Begbroke Village Hall, 3 Begbroke Lane, Begbroke, Kidlington, Oxford. OX5 1RN

    Email Me 07766661292

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    Family Friendly, Market, Christmas, This Week

    Courses and WorkshopsSunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    Sunday Story Sessions

    Open to all, all ages welcome. Explore traditional stories from cultures around the world.

    2.30pm - 5pm £15 for 6 sessions

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

    www.fusion-arts.org Email Me 01865 245735

    Booking advised by 19 Oct 2014

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Performance, This Week, Storytelling

    ClassesSunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    Beginners Latin for children and families East Oxford Community Classics Centre

    Friendly beginners Latin classes for children and families. Ages 8+

    11-12 Free

    East Oxford Community Classics Centre, Hosted at Cheney School, Cheney Lane, Headington OX3 7QH

    ...irisproject.org.uk... Email Me 01865 308698

    Must book by 11 Oct 2014

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    Family Friendly, Foreign Language, This Week, Learning, Classes, History, Kids' Activities

    FestivalSunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

    Talks, workshops, visual art and general creativeness to open up discussion around death and dying.

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

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    Sports and FitnessSunday 26th October 2014 Hide

    Kendo - Practise Japanese Fencing Oxford Kendo Club

    Beginners and/or curious observers welcome - wear comfortable exercise gear to join in.

    10:45-12:15 £5 Adults / £3 Juniors / £FREE First Session

    Chadwick Gymnasium, Cheney School, Cheney Lane, Headington, Oxford OX3 7QH

    www.oxford-kendo.info Email Me 07585 218679 - Louie Chen

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Martial Arts, This Week

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

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

    1pm Free

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

    www.medleysailingclub.co.uk Email Me 07538 862736

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    Monday 27th October 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlyMonday 27th October 2014 Hide

    Holiday Activities for ages 4-19, 28 Jul - 22 Aug & 27 - 31 Oct in Hollow Way, Cowley. £10 / day plus lunch and trips. Book now.

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    8.30am - 5.30pm £10 per child per day, plus lunch & special trips

    73 Hollow Way, Cowley, OX4 2ND

    www.familyarena.org Email Me Ernestina - 07956 412814 or Nkiru - 07834 630939

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    Halloween half term - Execution Oxford Castle Unlocked

    Trail around the castle prison & learn all about the crimes that justified the penalty!

    10am - 5.30pm Adults: £9.95, Conc: £8.45, Child: £6.95

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

    www.oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk info@oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk 01865 260 666

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    Museum of Oxford Under Siege Family Trail Museum of Oxford

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

    10am-4.30pm £1

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

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

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    Beauty and the Beasts

    Celebrate the gross and the gorgeous. Touch some repulsive museum objects.

    1 - 4pm free

    Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PW, 10am - 5pm daily. Free entry.

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/beauty-and-beasts 01865 613785

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    October Half-Term Activities: Beauty and the Beasts

    Celebrate the gross and the gorgeous. Touch some repulsive museum objects from the Museum of Natural History and find out what makes us beautiful in the Pitt Rivers Museum. Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages.

    1 - 4pm Free

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

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 613017

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    Oxford Science Adventures Oxford Centre for Developmental Science

    Free activities and opportunity to participate in psychology experiments at Oxford.

    9.30am-12.30pm or 1.30-4.30pm Free

    Zoology/Psychology Building, Corner of South parks & St Cross Rds

    oxfordscienceadventures.weebly.com/ Email Me 07500 896594

    Must book by 26 Oct 2014

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    Bonfire Night stop motion animation workshop: 8-15 yrs StopMoGo

    Plenty of 'oohs' and 'ahhs!' at this action-packed day to make your own spectacular films!

    10am-3pm £75: all materials & equipment provided + DVD

    St Margaret's Institute, 30 Polstead Road, Oxford OX2 6TN

    www.stopmogo.com Email Me

    Must book by 25 Oct 2014

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    The Great Pumpkin Hunt

    Find 10 hidden pumpkins to win a seasonal prize!

    10am-5pm £6.50 (£2 children) garden entry fee

    Waterperry Gardens, Nr. Wheatley, Oxon. OX33 1JZ. Open: April-Oct 10-5.30; Nov-Mar 10-5

    No need to book!

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

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

    11-11.45am £8 with book/£5 craft only

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

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

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    'The Silver Apples of the Moon', 'The Golden Apples of the Sun' Barefoot Books

    Irish Faerie Stories based on 'The song of Wandering Aengus' by WB Yeats.

    10-10.45am £4 each child/ £7 family

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

    Email Me

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    Family Bushcraft Earth Trust

    Go wild in the great outdoors! Firelighting, shelter building & more, for all ages.

    10am-4pm £20 adults, £15 children

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

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

    Must book by 24 Oct 2014

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

    Fairytale Farm Illuminated Evenings Fairytale Farm

    Fairytale Farm illuminates its popular Enchanted Walk every Saturday and Sunday.

    5pm to two hours after dusk £2 adults, £1.75 child, £6.80 family

    Fairytale Farm, Southcombe, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 5QH

    ...fairytalefarm.co.uk... Email Me 01608 238014

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    Family Play Days at Hill End - Run free, play free, be free! Hill End Centre

    Explore 65 acre's of wood, stream & meadow. Suitable for 0+. Bring a picnic. No dogs.

    10am-2pm £3 (6 months+, cash only)

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

    www.hillend-oec.co.uk/cms/site/hill-end Email Me 01865 863510

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    Half-term Wildwood Camp at View Farm in Great Milton Heart of the Wildwood

    Come join us for some fire-fun, stick bread, den-building, exploring, pumpkins + crafts!

    5.00pm ongoing £15 for all 3 days, £5 for one day.

    Jack Peers Centre, View Farm, Windmill Hill, Great Milton, OX44 7NW

    www.heartofwildwood.org Email Me 07582 935427

    Must book by 29 Oct 2014

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    Rocket race to outer space! Banbury Library

    Families are invited to come along to join in with stories, crafts and junk modelling

    10am-1pm Free

    Marlborough Road, Banbury, OX16 5DB

    Website Email Me 01295 262282

    Booking advised by 20 Oct 2014

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    Little Genius Music - Music Education for 0 to 3 years old Kodaly/Dalcroze

    How music works? Build up a solid musical base for little ones through singing and movement. Sing, Move, Imagine, Feel Music!

    16:15-17hrs £5 per session/£40 per Term

    Thursdays: St. Michael and All Angels Church, Jack Straw's Ln, OX3 0EP---Mondays: Marston United Reformed Church 352 Marston Road, OX3 0JB

    Email Me 07975661717

    Booking advised by 27 Nov 2014

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    Little Wild Ones in Wheatley - Wildwood Adventure Heart of the Wildwood

    6 months & up + parents/carer. Forest School - fire pit, stick bread, den-building, mini-b

    10.30 - 12.30 Donation

    Wheatley, small woodland opp. Littleworth road 70, OX33 1NL

    www.heartofwildwood.org Email Me 01844278774

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    ConcertMonday 27th October 2014 Hide

    The Schubert Project: Settings of Ossian Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Schubert's settings of ten highly dramatic Celtic poems published in 1760.

    7.30pm - 9.30pm £25

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 27 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, This Week, Choral, German

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

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

    1pm Free

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

    www.smng.org.uk Email Me 01865 240940

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    Nick Cope's Half Term Concert! Barefoot Books

    We can't wait for Nick Cope to come back to Barefoot for an exciting half term concert!

    3-3.45pm £7 per child/ £3 per adult

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

    Email Me

    Booking advised by 26 Oct 2014

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    ToursMonday 27th October 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Tours Oxford Time Tours

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

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

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

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Must book by 19 Dec 2014

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    CinemaMonday 27th October 2014 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Monday 27th October 2014 Hide

    The Boxtrolls [PG] (2D)

    Animated comedy in which a young boy raised by trolls underground must venture into the daylight to save his family Runtime: 97 mins

    11.45am

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

    The Book of Life [U] (2D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    11.00am

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

    Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Monday 27th October 2014 Hide

    ODEON KIDS: Frozen - Sing-a-long [PG] (2D)

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

    11.00am

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

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

    Sit! Fly! Breathe fire! Good dragon. Runtime: 102 mins

    11.15am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day [PG]

    Feeling alone on a bad day 11 year old Alexander discovers all his family are affected too.
    Subtitles: Mon 10.45am, Thu 4.45pm Runtime: 81 mins

    10.45am, 12.45, 2.45, 4.45pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Book of Life [U] (3D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    3.40pm

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

    The Book of Life [U] (2D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    11.30am, 1.20, 3.40pm

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

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Monday 27th October 2014 Hide

    Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day [PG]

    Feeling alone on a bad day 11 year old Alexander discovers all his family are affected too. Runtime: 81 mins

    10.10am, 12.30, 2.40, 4.50pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Boxtrolls [PG] (2D)

    Animated comedy in which a young boy raised by trolls underground must venture into the daylight to save his family Runtime: 97 mins

    9.50am, 12.05pm

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

    Frozen - Sing-a-long [PG] (2D)

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

    11.00am

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

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

    Sit! Fly! Breathe fire! Good dragon. Runtime: 102 mins

    10.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Tomorrow, This Week

    My Little Pony: Equestria Girls [U]

    Magical tale involving pink ponies. Runtime: 72 mins

    10.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    The Book of Life [U] (2D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    11.15am, 4.10pm

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

    The Book of Life [U] (3D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    1.45, 6.30pm

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

    The Snow Queen [U]

    A brother and sister try to free their frozen world from the Snow Queen.

    10.30am

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    ArtMonday 27th October 2014 Hide

    Festival Trail Kicking the Bucket Festival

    A self-guided tour relevant to the festival of death and dying. Available from welcome desk in Gallery 9.

    Free

    Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm

    01865 278000

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    Unique transpersonal art by painter-psychotherapist Jaimie Cahlil JAIMIE CAHLIL - Art & Psychotherapy - Oxford

    Profoundly moving (affordable) calming uplifting (framed) oil paintings & colour drawings.

    9am-7pm Free

    Oxford Central Library, Gallery Wall, 2nd Floor, Westgate Shopping Centre, Oxford OX1 1JD

    Website Email Me 01865 453131

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    ClassesMonday 27th October 2014 Hide

    RAD Professional Ballet Classes Victoria Hill School of Ballet

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

    3.30-6pm £4.50

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

    victoriahillschoolofballet.co.uk/ Email Me 07748 455093

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    African Drumming

    Fun friendly lively djembe class for beginners to intermediate.

    7.30-9.30pm £6.50 (£5.50)

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

    Email Me

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    Clockwork Music, preschool music classes Clockwork Music

    Clockwork Music Termly classes for preschoolers. Please contact to attend free trial

    Morning Termly

    United Reformed Church Collinwood Road, Risinghurst, Oxford OX3 8HH

    www.clockworkmusic.co.uk karen@clockworkmusic.co.uk

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    Courses and WorkshopsMonday 27th October 2014 Hide

    Creation Theatre Drama Club 8-10 years Creation Theatre Company

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

    6-7pm £126/ 12 week term

    Magdalen College School, Cowley Place, Oxford OX4 1DZ

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

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    Baby Ballroom

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

    2.30pm £25 per 6 weeks

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

    www.danceschool-stepbystep.com Email Me 01865 766030

    Booking advised by 09 Jun 2014

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    Children's Latin and Ballroom Improvers

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

    5.15-6.30pm £25 per 4 weeks

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

    www.danceschool-stepbystep.com Email Me 01865 766030

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    TheatreMonday 27th October 2014 Hide

    Put On A Play In A Week for ages 6-8 Creation Theatre Company

    Put on a play in a week! Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting, devising and fun!

    10am-4.40pm £170/week

    Leckford Place School, Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HX

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

    Booking advised by 27 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    Put On A Play In A Week for ages 9-12 Creation Theatre Company

    Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting, devising and fun.

    10am-4.30pm £170/week

    Leckford Place School, Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HX

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

    Booking advised by 27 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    FestivalMonday 27th October 2014 Hide

    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

    Talks, workshops, visual art and general creativeness to open up discussion around death and dying.

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

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    MeetingMonday 27th October 2014 Hide

    Slimming World Kidlington Slimming World

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

    5.30pm and 7.30pm sessions £4.95 (£4.65)

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

    www.slimmingworld.com Email Me 07941 959035

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    Tuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlyTuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    Holiday Activities for ages 4-19, 28 Jul - 22 Aug & 27 - 31 Oct in Hollow Way, Cowley. £10 / day plus lunch and trips. Book now.

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    8.30am - 5.30pm £10 per child per day, plus lunch & special trips

    73 Hollow Way, Cowley, OX4 2ND

    www.familyarena.org Email Me Ernestina - 07956 412814 or Nkiru - 07834 630939

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    Halloween half term - Execution Oxford Castle Unlocked

    Trail around the castle prison & learn all about the crimes that justified the penalty!

    10am - 5.30pm Adults: £9.95, Conc: £8.45, Child: £6.95

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

    www.oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk info@oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk 01865 260 666

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    Museum of Oxford Under Siege Family Trail Museum of Oxford

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

    10am-4.30pm £1

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

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

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    Beauty and the Beasts

    Celebrate the gross and the gorgeous. Touch some repulsive museum objects.

    1 - 4pm free

    Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PW, 10am - 5pm daily. Free entry.

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/beauty-and-beasts 01865 613785

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    October Half-Term Activities: Beauty and the Beasts

    Celebrate the gross and the gorgeous. Touch some repulsive museum objects from the Museum of Natural History and find out what makes us beautiful in the Pitt Rivers Museum. Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages.

    1 - 4pm Free

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

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 613017

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    Oxford Science Adventures Oxford Centre for Developmental Science

    Free activities and opportunity to participate in psychology experiments at Oxford.

    9.30am-12.30pm or 1.30-4.30pm Free

    Zoology/Psychology Building, Corner of South parks & St Cross Rds

    oxfordscienceadventures.weebly.com/ Email Me 07500 896594

    Must book by 26 Oct 2014

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    Baby College Botley Inspiring Parents

    Fun weekly Parent & Baby Development Classes. 3 age groups 0-3 years. Book online.

    9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am £7 in advance (discount for term booking)

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

    www.babycollegeoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 421879

    Must book by 09 Dec 2014

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    'Werewolves in Oxford' stop motion animation workshop: 8-15 years StopMoGo

    Transform a plasticine person into a werewolf at this bloodcurdling day!

    10am-3pm £75 - all materials & equipment provided + DVD

    St Margaret's Institute, 30 Polstead Road, Oxford OX2 6TN

    www.stopmogo.com Email Me

    Must book by 25 Oct 2014

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    Happy Hedgehogs University of Oxford Harcourt Arboretum

    Follow our 'Happy Hedgehogs' trail, then join in our fun hedgehog craft activities.

    1-4pm Free with entry to the Arboretum

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

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

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    TOM Tots under 5's activity session The Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock

    Stories, songs and craft activities for under 5's

    10.30 - 11am Free

    The Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock. OX20 1SN, Tue-Sat: 10am-5pm. Sun: 2-5pm. Mon: Closed

    Website Email Me 01993 811456

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    Make & Model Family Learning drop-in The Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock

    Make a figure using air hardening clay and create a box to keep it in.

    2-4pm Free

    The Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock. OX20 1SN, Tue-Sat: 10am-5pm. Sun: 2-5pm. Mon: Closed

    Website Email Me 01993 811456

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    The Great Pumpkin Hunt

    Find 10 hidden pumpkins to win a seasonal prize!

    10am-5pm £6.50 (£2 children) garden entry fee

    Waterperry Gardens, Nr. Wheatley, Oxon. OX33 1JZ. Open: April-Oct 10-5.30; Nov-Mar 10-5

    No need to book!

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    The Warp and The Weft

    Weave nature into artwork window 'frames' with artist Carrie Stanley. Over 8s recommended.

    11.00am-1.00pm/ 2.00-4.00pm £3.50 per child

    Cogges Farm, Church Lane, Witney OX28 3LA, Tue-Sun & Bank Holiday Mondays, 11am-5pm

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    Augustus Gloop pots The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

    A splendiferous session making a clay pot in the shape of the boy who loved chocolate

    10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm, 4.00pm £3 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 27 Oct 2014

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

    ABC... Story! The Story Museum

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

    10.30am - 11.30am £2.50

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

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

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    26 Characters exhibition The Story Museum

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

    10am-5pm £7.50, £5

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

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

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    Cartoon workshop with David O'Connell The Story Museum

    Create characters and send them on an adventure in this comic-making workshop!

    11.30am £6

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

    ...storymuseum.org.uk... Email Me 01865 305305

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    Jampire Jamboree The Story Museum

    Join Sarah McIntyre and David O'Connell as they solve a great doughnut mystery! 3+

    2pm £6

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

    ...storymuseum.org.uk... Email Me 01865 305305

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

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

    11-11.45am £8 with book/£5 craft only

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

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

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    Barefoot Craft Club Barefoot Books

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

    11-11.45am £5 per child

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

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

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    Baby Sensory Class - Precious Early Learning for Babies Barefoot Books

    Baby signing, movement and bonding, music, puppet shows, massage and more!

    2-2.40pm £5 per baby

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

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

    Booking advised by 27 Oct 2014

    Family Friendly, Baby, This Week, Classes

    Barefoot Spooky Kooky Cookery Class Barefoot Books

    Become a Barefoot Baker! Listen to a spooky story whilst your goodies bake and cool.

    9.30-11am £10 per child

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

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Halloween, This Week, Storytelling

    Spooky Stories and Creepy Crafts Adderbury Library

    Families can listen to Halloween stories and make some creepy crafts. Fancy dress too!

    10.30-11.30am Free

    Church House, High Street, Adderbury, OX17 3LS

    Website adderbury.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk 01295 810545

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    Fairytale Farm Illuminated Evenings Fairytale Farm

    Fairytale Farm illuminates its popular Enchanted Walk every Saturday and Sunday.

    5pm to two hours after dusk £2 adults, £1.75 child, £6.80 family

    Fairytale Farm, Southcombe, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 5QH

    ...fairytalefarm.co.uk... Email Me 01608 238014

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    Family Play Days at Hill End - Run free, play free, be free! Hill End Centre

    Explore 65 acre's of wood, stream & meadow. Suitable for 0+. Bring a picnic. No dogs.

    10am-2pm £3 (6 months+, cash only)

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

    www.hillend-oec.co.uk/cms/site/hill-end Email Me 01865 863510

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    Nature, Family Friendly, This Week, Outdoors

    Half-term Wildwood Camp at View Farm in Great Milton Heart of the Wildwood

    Come join us for some fire-fun, stick bread, den-building, exploring, pumpkins + crafts!

    All day £15 for all 3 days, £5 for one day.

    Jack Peers Centre, View Farm, Windmill Hill, Great Milton, OX44 7NW

    www.heartofwildwood.org Email Me 07582 935427

    Must book by 29 Oct 2014

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    Rocket race to outer space! Family Learning Festival event Witney Library

    Families are invited to come along to join in with stories, crafts, music making and fun!

    1pm-5pm Free

    Witney Library, Welch Way, Witney OX28 6JH

    Website witney.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk 01993 703659

    Booking advised by 25 Oct 2014

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    TheatreTuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    English National Ballet present Coppelia, 28 Oct - 1 Nov at the New Theatre, Oxford

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    English National Ballet perform comic tale of an eccentric toymaker and his mechanical doll.

    7.30pm £10-£43.90

    New Theatre, Oxford, 2 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AG

    ballet.org.uk/coppelia

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    Put On A Play In A Week for ages 6-8 Creation Theatre Company

    Put on a play in a week! Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting, devising and fun!

    10am-4.40pm £170/week

    Leckford Place School, Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HX

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

    Booking advised by 27 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    Put On A Play In A Week for ages 9-12 Creation Theatre Company

    Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting, devising and fun.

    10am-4.30pm £170/week

    Leckford Place School, Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HX

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

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    ConcertTuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    The Schubert Project: Einsamkeit & other settings of Mayrhofer Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    The lesser-known 'Einsamkeit' ('Solitude') cycle performed by bass-baritone Robert Holl.

    5.30pm - 6.20pm £15

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 28 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, This Week, Choral, German

    The Schubert Project: The Arpeggione Sonata, Settings of Müller & Mayrhofer Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    Anna Lucia Richter & Christoph Richter perform the popular 'Der Hirt auf dem Felson'

    7.30pm - 9.30pm £25

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

    Must book by 28 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, This Week, Choral, German

    WorshipTuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    Choral Evensong Exeter College Chapel

    Timeless liturgy, stunning surrounds, beautiful music to help you reflect on life & relax

    6.15pm Free

    Exeter College Chapel, Exeter College, Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DP

    www.exeter.ox.ac.uk Email Me

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    Family Friendly, Music, Worship, Meditation, Tomorrow, This Week

    ToursTuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Tours Oxford Time Tours

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

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

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

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Must book by 19 Dec 2014

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    CinemaTuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Tuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    The Boxtrolls [PG] (2D)

    Animated comedy in which a young boy raised by trolls underground must venture into the daylight to save his family Runtime: 97 mins

    11.45am

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

    The Book of Life [U] (2D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    11.00am

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

    Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Tuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    ODEON KIDS: Frozen - Sing-a-long [PG] (2D)

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

    11.00am

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

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

    Sit! Fly! Breathe fire! Good dragon. Runtime: 102 mins

    11.15am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day [PG]

    Feeling alone on a bad day 11 year old Alexander discovers all his family are affected too.
    Subtitles: Mon 10.45am, Thu 4.45pm Runtime: 81 mins

    11.30am, 1.40, 4.00, 6.10pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Book of Life [U] (3D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    3.40pm

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

    The Book of Life [U] (2D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    11.30am, 1.20, 3.40pm

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

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Tuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day [PG]

    Feeling alone on a bad day 11 year old Alexander discovers all his family are affected too. Runtime: 81 mins

    10.10am, 12.30, 2.40, 4.50pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Tomorrow, This Week

    The Boxtrolls [PG] (2D)

    Animated comedy in which a young boy raised by trolls underground must venture into the daylight to save his family Runtime: 97 mins

    9.50am, 12.10pm

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

    Frozen - Sing-a-long [PG] (2D)

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

    11.00am

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

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

    Sit! Fly! Breathe fire! Good dragon. Runtime: 102 mins

    10.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Tomorrow, This Week

    My Little Pony: Equestria Girls [U]

    Magical tale involving pink ponies. Runtime: 72 mins

    10.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    The Book of Life [U] (2D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    10.45am, 4.00, 8.30pm

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

    The Book of Life [U] (3D)

    Set on the Day of the Dead two love rivals vie for their childhood sweetheart in this animated comedy. Runtime: 95 mins

    1.30, 6.30pm

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

    The Snow Queen [U]

    A brother and sister try to free their frozen world from the Snow Queen.

    10.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Fairytale, This Week

    The Hill End Centre, Eynsham Road, Farmoor, Oxford OX2 9NJ — Tuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    The Lego Movie [U] The Hill End Centre

    Animated Lego superheroes! Outdoor screening in half-term. Runtime: 100 mins

    6.30pm £5 adult, £2 child (3-12 years)

    Nature, Cinema, Family Friendly, This Week, Outdoors

    ArtTuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    Festival Trail Kicking the Bucket Festival

    A self-guided tour relevant to the festival of death and dying. Available from welcome desk in Gallery 9.

    Free

    Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm

    01865 278000

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    The Warp and The Weft - Half Term Family Art Session Cogges Heritage Trust

    Foraging and weaving nature into artwork window 'frames' with artist Carrie Stanley. over8

    11am- 1pm 2pm - 4pm £5.50/£4

    Cogges Farm, Church Lane, Witney OX28 3LA, Tue-Sun & Bank Holiday Mondays, 11am-5pm

    www.cogges.org.uk Email Me 01993 772602

    Must book by 27 Oct 2014 Book tickets

    Nature, Family Friendly, Art, This Week

    The Bullpen: Industry to Art Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Unique exhibition of contemporary sculptures inspired by Swindon's STEAM GW Railway museum.

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

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

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

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    Art from Ammunition: Trench Art from the First World War Compton Verney

    Objects made from the by-products of 20th century warfare - shell cases, flour sacks.

    11am - 5pm Included in collections and grounds admission

    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.

    www.comptonverney.org.uk Email Me 01926645500

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    British Folk Art Compton Verney

    From Toby jugs to ships' figureheads, exploring the threshold between art and artefact.

    11am - 5 pm Please see our website.

    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.

    www.comptonverney.org.uk Email Me 01926645500

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    Family Arts Festival Compton Verney

    with local museums, galleries and theatres to ensure there are lots of fun activities.

    11am - 5 pm Please see our website

    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.

    www.comptonverney.org.uk Email Me 01926645500

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    Unique transpersonal art by painter-psychotherapist Jaimie Cahlil JAIMIE CAHLIL - Art & Psychotherapy - Oxford

    Profoundly moving (affordable) calming uplifting (framed) oil paintings & colour drawings.

    9am-7pm Free

    Oxford Central Library, Gallery Wall, 2nd Floor, Westgate Shopping Centre, Oxford OX1 1JD

    Website Email Me 01865 453131

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    Sports and FitnessTuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    Kickboxing Lessons Oxfordshire Kickboxing Club

    Lose weight, improve fitness, meet new people & compete.

    7pm 8pm

    Cheney School, Cheney Lane, Oxford OX3 7QH

    Website oxfordshirekickboxingclub@outllok.com 07772680121

    Booking advised by 30 Oct 2014

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    Competition, Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Martial Arts, Today, This Week

    Adult Pilates (beginner to intermediate) Barefoot Books

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

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

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

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

    Must book by 30 Sep 2014

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    Courses and WorkshopsTuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    Wizard of OZ - OCT Half Term Course OAPA

    3 Day Course Ages 8-12 themed on the classic Wizard of Oz

    9am-5pm £115

    Wolvercote Village Hall, Oxford

    www.theoapa.com/holiday-courses-oxford-5-8 Email Me 01865 872883

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    Science Family Day: Think, Make, Do! Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Hands-on activities and free workshops at this family day, suitable for all ages.

    10am-4pm Free (children must be accompanied by an adult)

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

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

    No need to book!

    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, This Week

    Creation Theatre Drama Club 8-10 years Creation Theatre Company

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

    5-6pm £126/ 12 week term

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

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

    Must book by 08 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    Creation Theatre Drama Club 11-13 years Creation Theatre Company

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

    6-8pm £126/ 12 week term

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

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

    Must book by 09 Sep 2014 Book tickets

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    DanceTuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    Tiny Toes Ballet Forbes Theatre Arts Oxford

    Ballet class for children age 2+.

    2pm or 4pm £6

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

    www.forbestheatreartsoxford.com Email Me 07802 531459

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    Tiny toes ballet Forbes theatre arts Oxford

    Beautiful ballet for children age 2+

    2 - 2:30pm £6

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

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

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    ClassesTuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    Zumba Kids

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

    4-4.40pm per 4 weeks

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

    www.danceschool-stepbystep.com Email Me 01865 766030

    Booking advised by 09 Sep 2014

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    LUPI. Latin Club for Kids Communicate Project CIC

    Latin Club for 7-11 years old. Latin can be fun! Myths, stories, Romans in Britain & more!

    3:20-4:20pm £8 per session

    Private Home, South Oxford, off Abingdon Road (please email for full address)

    www.communicateproject.com Email Me 07981 059511

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    Latin Club for Kids! Communicate Project CIC

    Latin Club for 9-11 year-olds. Learn all about Romans, their language and Roman Britain!

    3.20-4.20pm £8

    South Oxford

    www.communicateproject.com Email Me

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    FestivalTuesday 28th October 2014 Hide

    Kicking the Bucket: A Festival of Living and Dying

    Talks, workshops, visual art and general creativeness to open up discussion around death and dying.

    8am

    Across Oxfordshire

    www.kickingthebucket.co.uk

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    Museum, Theatre, Gig, Concert, Exhibition, Books, Jazz, Music, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Meeting, Food, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Health, Art, Meditation, Dance, Help, Nightlife, Performance, Puppetry, Games, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Classes, Sculpture, Storytelling, Wellbeing, Singing, Debate

    Wednesday 29th October 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlyWednesday 29th October 2014 Hide

    Holiday Activities for ages 4-19, 28 Jul - 22 Aug & 27 - 31 Oct in Hollow Way, Cowley. £10 / day plus lunch and trips. Book now.

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    8.30am - 5.30pm £10 per child per day, plus lunch & special trips

    73 Hollow Way, Cowley, OX4 2ND

    www.familyarena.org Email Me Ernestina - 07956 412814 or Nkiru - 07834 630939

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    Halloween half term - Execution Oxford Castle Unlocked

    Trail around the castle prison & learn all about the crimes that justified the penalty!

    10am - 5.30pm Adults: £9.95, Conc: £8.45, Child: £6.95

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

    www.oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk info@oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk 01865 260 666

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    Coffee Morning Wesley Memorial Church

    All welcome

    10am-12pm Coffee from 80p

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

    www.wesleymem.org.uk Email Me 01865 243216

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    Forest By Night Ashmolean Museum

    Explore the mysterious Hunt in the Forest painting and make your own magical tree-scape.

    1-4pm Free

    Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm

    www.ashmolean.org 01865 278000

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    Museum of Oxford Under Siege Family Trail Museum of Oxford

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

    10am-4.30pm £1

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

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

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    Beauty and the Beasts

    Celebrate the gross and the gorgeous. Touch some repulsive museum objects.

    1 - 4pm free

    Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PW, 10am - 5pm daily. Free entry.

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/beauty-and-beasts 01865 613785

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    October Half-Term Activities: Beauty and the Beasts

    Celebrate the gross and the gorgeous. Touch some repulsive museum objects from the Museum of Natural History and find out what makes us beautiful in the Pitt Rivers Museum. Free drop-in sessions for children of all ages.

    1 - 4pm Free

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

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 613017

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    Oxford Science Adventures Oxford Centre for Developmental Science

    Free activities and opportunity to participate in psychology experiments at Oxford.

    9.30am-12.30pm or 1.30-4.30pm Free

    Zoology/Psychology Building, Corner of South parks & St Cross Rds

    oxfordscienceadventures.weebly.com/ Email Me 07500 896594

    Must book by 26 Oct 2014

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    Hallowe'en Spooktacular! 3 Day Stop Motion Animation Workshop: 8-15yrs StopMoGo

    Make spine-tingling films! A huge range of activities in a cobweb-festooned Haunted Hall!

    10am-3pm £195 - all materials & equipment provided + DVD

    St Margaret's Institute, 30 Polstead Road, Oxford OX2 6TN

    www.stopmogo.com Email Me

    Must book by 25 Oct 2014

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    The Great Pumpkin Hunt

    Find 10 hidden pumpkins to win a seasonal prize!

    10am-5pm £6.50 (£2 children) garden entry fee

    Waterperry Gardens, Nr. Wheatley, Oxon. OX33 1JZ. Open: April-Oct 10-5.30; Nov-Mar 10-5

    No need to book!

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    Decorate Gingerbread Men

    Join Ingrid and the volunteers for a drop-in family craft session. The Halloween Pumpkin hunt is running all week too and we have Pumpkin soup in the Cafe!

    11am-3pm By donation

    Cogges Farm, Church Lane, Witney OX28 3LA, Tue-Sun & Bank Holiday Mondays, 11am-5pm

    Family Friendly, Food, Art, This Week

    Family Half Term Session - Decorate a Gingerbread Man Cogges Heritage Trust

    Decorate gingerbread men in the barley barn with volunteers.

    11am-3pm £5.50 (£4 children)

    Cogges Farm, Church Lane, Witney OX28 3LA, Tue-Sun & Bank Holiday Mondays, 11am-5pm

    www.cogges.org.uk Email Me 01993 772602

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    Drop-in and Doodle: Nuts and Bolts (half-term holiday activity for all ages) Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Get inspired by the industrial sculptures in our exhibition & design a mechanical creation

    10am-4pm Free (children must be accompanied by an adult)

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

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

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    Witchy Wonka bars The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

    Get messy with biscuits and sweeties to invent a new Halloween chocolate bar

    10.30am and 11.30am £2.50 plus Museum admission

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

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

    Booking advised by 28 Oct 2014

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

    Grubtown with Philip Ardagh The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

    Join author extraordinaire Philip Ardagh, visiting us all the way from Grubtown!

    1.30pm and 3.00pm £3 (adults + kids) plus Museum admission

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

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

    Booking advised by 28 Oct 2014

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

    26 Characters exhibition The Story Museum

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

    10am-5pm £7.50, £5

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

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

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

    Magic and Science! The Story Museum

    Solve the science behind the magic in this interactive show.

    11.30am & 2pm £6

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

    ...storymuseum.org.uk... Email Me 01865 305305

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Science, Magic, This Week

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

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

    11-11.45am £8 with book/£5 craft only

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

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

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    Family Friendly, Craft, Today, This Week, Storytelling

    Half Term Mindfulness Class Barefoot Books

    Mindfulness for children and their carers/parents.

    10-10.30am £3.50 per person

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

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    Booking advised by 28 Oct 2014

    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, This Week, Wellbeing

    Hallowe'en Relax Kids Classes (3-5yrs) Barefoot Books

    Designed to help children manage their emotions and develop imagination and confidence

    10.45-11.15 £5 drop in

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

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    Family Friendly, This Week, Learning, Classes, Kids' Activities, Wellbeing

    Hallowe'en Boogie Class (3-5yrs) Barefoot Books

    Fun class for mums/carers and children using dance, music and yoga with Vicky Rainbow

    11.30-12pm £5 drop in

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

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Dance, This Week, Yoga

    Hallowe'en Boogie Class (5-8yrs) Barefoot Books

    Fun class for mums/carers and children using dance, music and yoga with Vicky Rainbow

    12.15-12.45pm £5 drop in

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

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Dance, This Week, Yoga

    Magical Adventures with Relax Kids Barefoot Books

    Mindful games, storytelling with exercises, stretching, breathing, and massage.

    1-1.30pm £5 drop in

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

    www.barefootbooks.com/uk Email Me 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, This Week, Wellbeing

    Woodland Adventure Earth Trust

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

    10am-12pm £3 per child, free for accompanying adults

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

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

    Nature, Family Friendly, This Week

    Fairytale Farm Illuminated Evenings Fairytale Farm

    Fairytale Farm illuminates its popular Enchanted Walk every Saturday and Sunday.

    5pm to two hours after dusk £2 adults, £1.75 child, £6.80 family

    Fairytale Farm, Southcombe, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 5QH

    ...fairytalefarm.co.uk... Email Me 01608 238014

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    Spooky Stories and Creepy Crafts Hook Norton Library

    Families can listen to Halloween stories and join in with creepy crafts. Fancy dress too!

    3pm-4pm Free

    High Street, Hook Norton, OX15 5NH

    Website hooknorton.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk 01608 737793

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Outside Oxfordshire, Books, This Week

    Family Play Days at Hill End - Run free, play free, be free! Hill End Centre

    Explore 65 acre's of wood, stream & meadow. Suitable for 0+. Bring a picnic. No dogs.

    10am-2pm £3 (6 months+, cash only)

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

    www.hillend-oec.co.uk/cms/site/hill-end Email Me 01865 863510

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    Nature, Family Friendly, This Week, Outdoors

    Half-term Wildwood Camp at View Farm in Great Milton Heart of the Wildwood

    Come join us for some fire-fun, stick bread, den-building, exploring, pumpkins + crafts!

    Morning - 4.00pm £15 for all 3 days, £5 for one day.

    Jack Peers Centre, View Farm, Windmill Hill, Great Milton, OX44 7NW

    www.heartofwildwood.org Email Me 07582 935427

    Must book by 29 Oct 2014

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    Rocket race from outer space! Family learning festival event Headington Library

    Families are invited to come along to join in with stories, crafts, music making and fun!

    1pm-4pm Free

    North Place, Headington, OX3 9HY

    Website Email Me 01865 762867

    Booking advised by 26 Oct 2014

    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Festival, This Week

    Halloween Family Event Deddington Library

    Families can listen to spooky stories and join in with creepy crafts. Fancy dress too!

    10.30-11.30am Free

    The Old Courthouse, Horse Fair, Deddington OX15 0SH

    Website deddington.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk 01869 338391

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Outside Oxfordshire, Books, This Week

    TheatreWednesday 29th October 2014 Hide

    English National Ballet present Coppelia, 28 Oct - 1 Nov at the New Theatre, Oxford

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    English National Ballet perform comic tale of an eccentric toymaker and his mechanical doll.

    7.30pm £10-£43.90

    New Theatre, Oxford, 2 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AG

    ballet.org.uk/coppelia

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    Put On A Play In A Week for ages 6-8 Creation Theatre Company

    Put on a play in a week! Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting, devising and fun!

    10am-4.40pm £170/week

    Leckford Place School, Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HX

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

    Booking advised by 27 Oct 2014 Book tickets

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    Put On A Play In A Week for ages 9-12 Creation Theatre Company

    Join Oxford's largest producing theatre company for acting, devising and fun.

    10am-4.30pm £170/week

    Leckford Place School, Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HX

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk Email Me 01865 766266

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    I Believe In Unicorns (children's theatre for ages 5-11 years) Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Cornerstone pops out... to Thame Library. Based on Michael Morpurgo's magical tale.

    11am and 2pm £5 (£3)

    Thame Library, 3 North Street, Thame OX9 3BH

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

    Must book by 29 Oct 2014

    Theatre, Family Friendly, This Week

    ConcertWednesday 29th October 2014 Hide

    The Schubert Project: String Quartet in D Minor, Death & The Maiden Oxford Lieder Festival 2014

    The Doric Quartet perform the darkly dramatic 'Death and the Maiden' quartet.

    5.30pm - 6.20pm £12

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3BN

    www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/ info@oxfordlieder.co.uk 01865 305305

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    Concert, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Lectures, Poetry, Festival, Classical Music, This Week, Choral, German

    ToursWednesday 29th October 2014 Hide