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Play a real-life Locked Room Mystery... Ideal for families, friends & co-workers - unusual parties or just for fun


Wolvercote Farmers Market - First Turn, Wolvercote - Special Easter Market - Sunday 20th April 2014, 10am to 1pm


Oxford May Music Festival - Music, Science and the Arts meet in creative harmony - April 30th to May 5th 2014


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Wytham Woods' History and Ecology Wytham Woods, Oxford Thu 29 May: 7 - 9pm

Fen Ecology and History Wytham Woods, Oxford Wed 14 May: 7 - 9pm

The American way of border control and immigration reform politics Oxford Martin School Wed 11 Jun: 5 - 6.30pm

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The Arthouse Disco Episode II: Soul and Funk - A 70s bass odyssey
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(Starts Sat, 19 April)

Wonka Egg Heads
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(Starts Sun, 20 April)

Bollywood Vibes Workshop
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Red Shoe Walk
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(Starts Sun, 27 April)

Bogswizzling Cloth Bags
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(Starts Mon, 21 April)

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Trial and Sentencing Oxford Castle Unlocked

Explore the world of trials and sentencing this Easter by turning judge and jury yourself!

10am - 5.30pm 9.95 (8.45, 6.95)

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

www.oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk Email Me 01865 260666

Booking advised by 21 Apr 2014

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Transport Through Time Family Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

Follow the trail around the galleries to discover transport and travel through the ages.

10am-4.30pm 1

Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-3pm. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

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

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Eggstraordinary Easter Eggventure

Eggsplore the Museums with an eggciting egg-hunter's trail. Families, pick up your trail from the Family Friendly Trolley.

10am-5pm Free

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

www.ox.ac.uk/go.rm?id=34512

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Family Friendly, Today, This Week

Easter Egg Challenge Blenheim Palace

Hunt the clues around the Pleasure Gardens.

10.30am - 4.30pm 12.50 (children 6.50, family 33)

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxford, Opening hours: In 2013: the Park is open all year round, except Christmas Day, from 9am-6pm/dusk. The Palace & Formal Gardens are open 10.30am-5.30pm (last admission 4.45pm) from Sat 9th Feb - Sun 3 Nov, then Wed - Sun (inclusive) from Wed 6 Nov - Fri 13th Dec. Pleasure Gdns open 10.30am - dusk daily. For all other opening hours, see website.

www.blenheimpalace.com Email Me 0800 849 6500

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Music & Dancing: 0-4 Years MAD Academy

High energy music & dancing classes for babies & children.

9:30 - 11:10 From 5

OXSRAD, Court Place Farm, Marsh Lane

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

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

Easter Bunny Hunt

Join the Big Easter Bunny Hunt to find the bunnies hidden around the ornamental gardens. Find 8 of the 10 bunnies and claim you special Easter prize from the Teashop, Miss H's.

10am 5.30pm 2 per child and children must be accompanied by an adult for whom the garden entrance fee applies

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

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Family Friendly, Easter, Today, This Week

Easter Treasure and Bunny Hunts

Free Easter activities for the kids... while you indulge yourself with sinful cake and tea.

10am-5pm Free

Annie's Tea Room, Canal Road, Thrupp, Kidlington OX5 1JZ, daily: 10am-5pm

www.anniestearoom.co.uk anniestearoom@hotmail.co.uk 07425 621742

No need to book!

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Family Friendly, Cafe, Easter, Today, This Week

26 Characters The Story Museum

Exciting 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, 9am-5.30pm Mon-Fri

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

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26 Characters: Storytelling The Story Museum

Our Museum Story Collector runs interactive storytelling to help you enjoy your visit.

11.30am & 2pm 7.50 (5)

The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP

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

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Toddler Mandarin

a fun introduction to Mandarin through rhymes, stories and play.

10.30-11am 4

Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday - Sunday: 8.30am - 5.30pm

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

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Diamond in Action: Science Stories from the Synchrotron Abingdon County Hall Museum

Find out about the high-tech Diamond Light Source, the Oxfordshire-based UK synchrotron.

10am - 4pm Free

Abingdon County Hall Museum, Market Pl, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3JE

...abingdon.gov.uk... Email Me 01235 522642

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Visit the Easter Bunny at Fairytale Farm Fairytale Farm

Easter event for families, including Easter stories, rabbit burrow and Easter eggs

10am-5pm 3 per child (plus standard admission fee)

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

www.fairytalefarm.co.uk Email Me 01608 238014

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Family Friendly, Today, This Week

The Easter Egg-Stravaganza Superweek for 8-14s. ATE Superweeks (Active Training & Education Trust)

Residential holiday for children. All you can ATE! A multi-activity Superweek, with an Easter-y twist; & Easter Egg Hunts.

all day 379 / week

The Tythe Barn, Ledbury. Accompanied travel available from Oxford Train Station.

...superweeks.co.uk... Email Me 01684 562 400

Must book by 11 Apr 2014 Book tickets

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Courses and WorkshopsFriday 18th April 2014 Hide

Holiday Workshops for 9-12 year olds

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Put On A Play In A Week for 6-8 and 9-12 year olds. Learn about classic stories with drama games and theatre!

10am-4.30pm 170.00 for the week

Leckford Place School, Leckford Road, Oxford OX2 6HX

creationtheatre.co.uk/ Email Me 01865 766 266

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LecturesFriday 18th April 2014 Hide

The Birds Of Prey Experience Bear Inn, Oxford

Come & see (or even hold) an Eagle Owl or Peregrine Falcon

3pm - 6pm Free

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

bearoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865728164

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Nature, Pubs, Family Friendly, Lectures, Today, This Week

CinemaFriday 18th April 2014 Hide

Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Friday 18th April 2014 Hide

The Lego Movie [U]

Animated Lego superheroes! Enough said. Runtime: 100 mins

12noon

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

Muppets Most Wanted [U]

The Muppets embark on a world tour and become unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper. Runtime: 112 mins

11.30am

Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Today, This Week

Rio 2 [U] (2D)

Stranded bird family in animated sequel. Runtime: 101 mins

11.00am, 1.20, 3.40pm

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

Odeon Kids: Mr Peabody and Sherman [U] (3D)

Dreamworks fun about a dog with a time machine. Runtime: 92 mins

11.15am

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

Ultimate Picture Palace 01865 245288 — Friday 18th April 2014 Hide

The Lego Movie [U] (2D)

Animated Lego superheroes! Enough said. Runtime: 100 mins

4.30pm

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

Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 (10p/min from landline) — Friday 18th April 2014 Hide

Kids' Club Easter Special: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory [U]

1971 film of Roald Dahl's book. No unaccompanied adults. Runtime: 100 mins

11.30am

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

Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Friday 18th April 2014 Hide

The Lego Movie [U] (2D)

Animated Lego superheroes! Enough said. Runtime: 100 mins

11.30am

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

Frozen [PG] (2D)

Disney's take on The Snow Queen, with the voice of Idina Menzel. Runtime: 108 mins

11.30am

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

Khumba [U] (2D)

Blamed for everything by his herd, Khumba the half-striped zebra embarks on a quest to earn the other half. Runtime: 85 mins

11.00am

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

Muppets Most Wanted [U]

Acclaimed sequel with Ricky Gervais and Tina Fey. Runtime: 112 mins

10.40am, 1.20pm

Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Today, This Week

Rio 2 [U] (2D)

Stranded bird family in animated sequel. Runtime: 101 mins

10.30am, 12.45, 1.45, 3.00, 5.15pm

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

TheatreFriday 18th April 2014 Hide

Dinosaur Zoo

Awesome pre-historic creatures on stage! Ages 3+.

11am, 2pm 13.50-16

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

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I was lucky enough to visit the recently reopened Natural History Museum on Thursday 20 February for the visit of some prehistoric...read more

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ArtFriday 18th April 2014 Hide

Makers Month: 2D Arts at the Old Fire Station

Adventures in 2D! Month of talks, exhibitions, workshops & activities. Full details on web

10am-5pm Free

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.

www.oldfirestation.org.uk/ Email Me 01865 263980

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Wild and Arcane: ancient and natural history sculptures by Ama Menec The Turrill Sculpture Garden

Spring selling sculpture exhibition in public garden behind Summertown Library.

9.30 - 5.30pm Free

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

www.turrillsculpturegarden.org.uk Email Me 01865 515584

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One Thousand Cranes O3 Gallery, Oxford Castle Quarter

Exhibition of Contemporary Paper Making: paper cutting, origami & kirigami.

12-5pm Free

O3 Gallery, Oxford Castle, New Road, Oxford OX1 1AY, Mon - Fri 12-5pm, Sat & Sun 11am-4pm

www.o3gallery.co.uk Email Me 01856 246131

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Transpersonal Paintings Jaimie Cahlil

Exhibition of affordable framed oil paintings on canvas - by professional intuitive artist.

7.30am-7pm Free

Art Cafe (formerly Green's), 14 Bonn Square, Oxford OX1 1EU, Mo-Sa 7.30am-7pm, Su 8.30am-6pm. May open later in summer months.

www.cahlil-art.co.uk Email Me 01865 453131

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WorshipFriday 18th April 2014 Hide

Weekly Friday Congregational (Jumu'ah) Prayers Muslim Educational Centre of Oxford

The most progressive and open-minded Friday prayers welcoming all Muslims and non-Muslims.

1pm Free

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

www.meco.org.uk Email Me 01865-766032

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Family Friendly, Meeting, Lectures, Worship, Today, This Week

Good Friday Devotions, St Mary's Kidlington St Marys Church Kidlington

Rolling 20 minute devotions, drop in & out as you please or wander around the labyrinth.

12 - 3pm (or anytime theirin) Free

St Mary's Church, Kidlington, Church Street, Kidlington, Oxford OX5 2AZ

www.parishofkidlington.org.uk/ Email Me

No need to book!

Family Friendly, Worship, Today, This Week

ToursFriday 18th April 2014 Hide

WWI Exhibition 'A Great Estate At War - Land, Sea & Air' Blenheim Palace

Exploring the stories behind the family members and workers on the Blenheim Estate.

10am - 5pm 21.50 (17, 11.80)

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxford, Opening hours: In 2013: the Park is open all year round, except Christmas Day, from 9am-6pm/dusk. The Palace & Formal Gardens are open 10.30am-5.30pm (last admission 4.45pm) from Sat 9th Feb - Sun 3 Nov, then Wed - Sun (inclusive) from Wed 6 Nov - Fri 13th Dec. Pleasure Gdns open 10.30am - dusk daily. For all other opening hours, see website.

www.blenheimpalace.com Email Me 0800 849 6500

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Outside OxfordshireFriday 18th April 2014 Hide

George's Marvellous Chicken Pots The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Make a clay pot in the shape of a chicken.

11am, 1pm and 3pm 3.50 + Museum entry

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

www.roalddahlmuseum.org Email Me 01494 892192

Must book by 17 Apr 2014

Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Art, Craft, Today, This Week

Easter Holiday activity - Forest School Compton Verney

Visit our Forest School to explore the wonders of spring.

11am - 5pm Adults 15, Concs 13.50, Family 30, Child 3

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 01926 645500

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Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Gallery, Easter, Today, This Week, Outdoors

MarketFriday 18th April 2014 Hide

Abingdon Farmers' Market - Free Prize Draw! Thames Valley Farmers' Markets

Farmers' Market, professionally run co-op, 'FARMA' accredited stalls.

8.30am-1.30pm Free

Market Place, Abingdon, OX14 3HH

www.tvfm.org.uk Email Me

Family Friendly, Market, Today, This Week

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Trial and Sentencing Oxford Castle Unlocked

Explore the world of trials and sentencing this Easter by turning judge and jury yourself!

10am - 5.30pm 9.95 (8.45, 6.95)

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

www.oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk Email Me 01865 260666

Booking advised by 21 Apr 2014

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Transport Through Time Family Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

Follow the trail around the galleries to discover transport and travel through the ages.

10am-4.30pm 1

Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-3pm. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

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

No need to book!

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

Eggstraordinary Easter Eggventure

Eggsplore the Museums with an eggciting egg-hunter's trail. Families, pick up your trail from the Family Friendly Trolley.

10am-5pm Free

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

www.ox.ac.uk/go.rm?id=34512

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Family Friendly, Today, This Week

Easter Egg Challenge Blenheim Palace

Hunt the clues around the Pleasure Gardens.

10.30am - 4.30pm 12.50 (children 6.50, family 33)

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxford, Opening hours: In 2013: the Park is open all year round, except Christmas Day, from 9am-6pm/dusk. The Palace & Formal Gardens are open 10.30am-5.30pm (last admission 4.45pm) from Sat 9th Feb - Sun 3 Nov, then Wed - Sun (inclusive) from Wed 6 Nov - Fri 13th Dec. Pleasure Gdns open 10.30am - dusk daily. For all other opening hours, see website.

www.blenheimpalace.com Email Me 0800 849 6500

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Family Friendly, Today, This Week

Free Family Fun Day East Oxford Community Centre

Raffle, face painting, Easter Egg hunt, bingo, darts, dominos. Live music, caribbean food.

12-11pm Free

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

www.eastoxford.org Email Me 01865792168

Gig, Concert, Competition, Family Friendly, This Week

Easter Bunny Hunt

Join the Big Easter Bunny Hunt to find the bunnies hidden around the ornamental gardens. Find 8 of the 10 bunnies and claim you special Easter prize from the Teashop, Miss H's.

10am 5.30pm 2 per child and children must be accompanied by an adult for whom the garden entrance fee applies

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

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Family Friendly, Easter, Today, This Week

Kids Shaolin Kung Fu Chen Academy

Great development of kids character and physical fitness through traditional training.

10.30am - midday 10 / 89 for 10 weeks

Oxford Brookes University Sports Centre, Cheney Lane, Oxford OX3 0BP

www.chenacademy.com Email Me 07717798979

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Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Martial Arts, This Week, Kids' Activities

Easter Treasure and Bunny Hunts

Free Easter activities for the kids... while you indulge yourself with sinful cake and tea.

10am-5pm Free

Annie's Tea Room, Canal Road, Thrupp, Kidlington OX5 1JZ, daily: 10am-5pm

www.anniestearoom.co.uk anniestearoom@hotmail.co.uk 07425 621742

No need to book!

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Family Friendly, Cafe, Easter, Today, This Week

26 Characters The Story Museum

Exciting 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, 9am-5.30pm Mon-Fri

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

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26 Characters: Storytelling The Story Museum

Our Museum Story Collector runs interactive storytelling to help you enjoy your visit.

11.30am 7.50 (5)

The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP

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

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ABC... Story! The Story Museum

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

10am 2.50

The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP

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

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Family Friendly, Books, Baby, This Week

The Calabash Children The Story Museum

Jan Blake tells tales of stubborn sisters, ungrateful mothers, and beautiful friendships.

2pm 8.50 (6.40)

The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP

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

Book tickets

Theatre, Family Friendly, This Week, Storytelling

Diamond in Action: Science Stories from the Synchrotron Abingdon County Hall Museum

Find out about the high-tech Diamond Light Source, the Oxfordshire-based UK synchrotron.

10am - 4pm Free

Abingdon County Hall Museum, Market Pl, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3JE

...abingdon.gov.uk... Email Me 01235 522642

No need to book!

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Visit the Easter Bunny at Fairytale Farm Fairytale Farm

Easter event for families, including Easter stories, rabbit burrow and Easter eggs

10am-5pm 3 per child (plus standard admission fee)

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

www.fairytalefarm.co.uk Email Me 01608 238014

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Family Friendly, Today, This Week

The Easter Egg-Stravaganza Superweek for 8-14s. ATE Superweeks (Active Training & Education Trust)

Residential holiday for children. All you can ATE! A multi-activity Superweek, with an Easter-y twist; & Easter Egg Hunts.

all day 379 / week

The Tythe Barn, Ledbury. Accompanied travel available from Oxford Train Station.

...superweeks.co.uk... Email Me 01684 562 400

Must book by 11 Apr 2014 Book tickets

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Eco, Nature, Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Outside Oxfordshire, Today, This Week

CinemaSaturday 19th April 2014 Hide

Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Saturday 19th April 2014 Hide

The Lego Movie [U]

Animated Lego superheroes! Enough said. Runtime: 100 mins

12noon

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

Muppets Most Wanted [U]

The Muppets embark on a world tour and become unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper. Runtime: 112 mins

11.30am

Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Today, This Week

Rio 2 [U] (2D)

Stranded bird family in animated sequel. Runtime: 101 mins

11.00am, 1.20, 3.40pm

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

Odeon Kids: Mr Peabody and Sherman [U] (3D)

Dreamworks fun about a dog with a time machine. Runtime: 92 mins

11.15am

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

Ultimate Picture Palace 01865 245288 — Saturday 19th April 2014 Hide

The Lego Movie [U] (2D)

Animated Lego superheroes! Enough said. Runtime: 100 mins

4.15pm

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

Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Saturday 19th April 2014 Hide

The Lego Movie [U] (2D)

Animated Lego superheroes! Enough said. Runtime: 100 mins

11.30am

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

Frozen [PG] (2D)

Disney's take on The Snow Queen, with the voice of Idina Menzel. Runtime: 108 mins

11.30am

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

Khumba [U] (2D)

Blamed for everything by his herd, Khumba the half-striped zebra embarks on a quest to earn the other half. Runtime: 85 mins

11.00am

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

Muppets Most Wanted [U]

Acclaimed sequel with Ricky Gervais and Tina Fey. Runtime: 112 mins

10.40am, 1.20pm

Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Today, This Week

Rio 2 [U] (2D)

Stranded bird family in animated sequel. Runtime: 101 mins

10.30am, 12.45, 1.45, 3.00, 5.15pm

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

TheatreSaturday 19th April 2014 Hide

Dinosaur Zoo

Awesome pre-historic creatures on stage! Ages 3+.

11am, 2pm 13.50-16

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

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I was lucky enough to visit the recently reopened Natural History Museum on Thursday 20 February for the visit of some prehistoric...read more

Nature, Theatre, Family Friendly, Puppetry, Today, This Week

Hurricane Boy

This imaginative tale of chaos and calm includes physical storytelling and live music. Ages 6+

11am & 2pm 7.50 (5.50)

Burton Taylor Studio, Gloucester Street, (between Beaumont Street and Gloucester Green), Oxford OX1 2BN

01865 305305

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ArtSaturday 19th April 2014 Hide

Makers Month: 2D Arts at the Old Fire Station

Adventures in 2D! Month of talks, exhibitions, workshops & activities. Full details on web

10am-5pm Free

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.

www.oldfirestation.org.uk/ Email Me 01865 263980

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Wild and Arcane: ancient and natural history sculptures by Ama Menec The Turrill Sculpture Garden

Spring selling sculpture exhibition in public garden behind Summertown Library.

9.00 - 4.30pm Free

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

www.turrillsculpturegarden.org.uk Email Me 01865 515584

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One Thousand Cranes O3 Gallery, Oxford Castle Quarter

Exhibition of Contemporary Paper Making: paper cutting, origami & kirigami.

12-5pm Free

O3 Gallery, Oxford Castle, New Road, Oxford OX1 1AY, Mon - Fri 12-5pm, Sat & Sun 11am-4pm

www.o3gallery.co.uk Email Me 01856 246131

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Transpersonal Paintings Jaimie Cahlil

Exhibition of affordable framed oil paintings on canvas - by professional intuitive artist.

7.30am-7pm Free

Art Cafe (formerly Green's), 14 Bonn Square, Oxford OX1 1EU, Mo-Sa 7.30am-7pm, Su 8.30am-6pm. May open later in summer months.

www.cahlil-art.co.uk Email Me 01865 453131

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ToursSaturday 19th April 2014 Hide

WWI Exhibition 'A Great Estate At War - Land, Sea & Air' Blenheim Palace

Exploring the stories behind the family members and workers on the Blenheim Estate.

10am - 5pm 21.50 (17, 11.80)

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxford, Opening hours: In 2013: the Park is open all year round, except Christmas Day, from 9am-6pm/dusk. The Palace & Formal Gardens are open 10.30am-5.30pm (last admission 4.45pm) from Sat 9th Feb - Sun 3 Nov, then Wed - Sun (inclusive) from Wed 6 Nov - Fri 13th Dec. Pleasure Gdns open 10.30am - dusk daily. For all other opening hours, see website.

www.blenheimpalace.com Email Me 0800 849 6500

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ClassesSaturday 19th April 2014 Hide

Spanish for 3-6 years olds! Spanish Coyotes

Fun and exciting Spanish lessons for little ones, 3-6 years old.

10-11am 8

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

www.spanishcoyotes.com Email Me

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Courses and WorkshopsSaturday 19th April 2014 Hide

Spanish Lessons For Children Coyotes ELE

Fun and exciting Spanish lessons for children, South Oxford.

10-11am (3-5 years old) 8

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

www.spanishcoyotes.com Email Me 07981 059511

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MarketSaturday 19th April 2014 Hide

East Oxford Farmers' Market

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

10am - 1pm

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

eastoxfordmarket.org.uk Email Me

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

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

Sandford Market & Cafe Talking Shop

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

9am-midday Free

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

talkingshopsandford.wordpress.com/ Email Me

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Outside OxfordshireSaturday 19th April 2014 Hide

Dory-hunky ducks' nests The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Create a propsposterous paper plate ducks' nest collage.

11am, 1pm and 2.30pm 1.50 + Museum entry

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

www.roalddahlmuseum.org Email Me 01494 892192

Must book by 18 Apr 2014

Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Art, Craft, This Week

Easter Holiday activity - Forest School Compton Verney

Visit our Forest School to explore the wonders of spring.

11am - 5pm Adults 15, Concs 13.50, Family 30, Child 3

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 01926 645500

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Sports and FitnessSaturday 19th April 2014 Hide

Tots Kung Fu Chen Academy

2-5 yr olds- disciplined, fun, traditional training, meditation.

11.45am -12.30pm 8 or 65 for 10 lessons

Silver Band Hall, Temple Road, Oxford, (near car park, behind Temple Cowley Swimming Pool) OX4 2EZ

www.chenacademy.com Email Me 07717 798979

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Gaelic Football Training Éire Óg Oxford

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

11.30am-1pm Free

Horspath Sports Ground, Oxford Road, OX4 2RL

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

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Trial and Sentencing Oxford Castle Unlocked

Explore the world of trials and sentencing this Easter by turning judge and jury yourself!

10am - 5.30pm 9.95 (8.45, 6.95)

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

www.oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk Email Me 01865 260666

Booking advised by 21 Apr 2014

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Transport Through Time Family Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

Follow the trail around the galleries to discover transport and travel through the ages.

10am-4.30pm 1

Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-3pm. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

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

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Eggstraordinary Easter Eggventure

Eggsplore the Museums with an eggciting egg-hunter's trail. Families, pick up your trail from the Family Friendly Trolley.

10am-5pm Free

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

www.ox.ac.uk/go.rm?id=34512

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Childrens Character's Peppa Pig & family with Fireman Sam Blenheim Palace

Peppa Pig, George, Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig plus Fireman Sam will make appearances at interval.

10.50am - 4.30pm 12.50 (children 6.50, family 33)

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxford, Opening hours: In 2013: the Park is open all year round, except Christmas Day, from 9am-6pm/dusk. The Palace & Formal Gardens are open 10.30am-5.30pm (last admission 4.45pm) from Sat 9th Feb - Sun 3 Nov, then Wed - Sun (inclusive) from Wed 6 Nov - Fri 13th Dec. Pleasure Gdns open 10.30am - dusk daily. For all other opening hours, see website.

www.blenheimpalace.com Email Me 0800 849 6500

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Family Friendly, This Week

Easter Bunny Hunt

Join the Big Easter Bunny Hunt to find the bunnies hidden around the ornamental gardens. Find 8 of the 10 bunnies and claim you special Easter prize from the Teashop, Miss H's.

10am 5.30pm 2 per child and children must be accompanied by an adult for whom the garden entrance fee applies

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

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Family Friendly, Easter, Today, This Week

Easter Chick Hunt Oxford Bus & Morris Motors Museums

Egg prizes for children. Free vintage bus rides. Buses, cars, bikes and more. Shop & café.

10.30am-4.30pm (4.50, 3.50, family 10)

Oxford Bus Museum/Morris Motors Experience, Station Yard, Long Hanborough, Witney, Oxfordshire OX29 8LA, Sun, Wed and Bank Holidays: 10.30am - 4.30pm. Last admission is at 3.30pm. Also open Saturdays between Easter and October

www.oxfordbusmuseum.org.uk Email Me 01993 883617

Museum, Family Friendly, This Week, History

Easter Treasure and Bunny Hunts

Free Easter activities for the kids... while you indulge yourself with sinful cake and tea.

10am-5pm Free

Annie's Tea Room, Canal Road, Thrupp, Kidlington OX5 1JZ, daily: 10am-5pm

www.anniestearoom.co.uk anniestearoom@hotmail.co.uk 07425 621742

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26 Characters The Story Museum

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

11am - 5pm 7.30 (5)

The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, 9am-5.30pm Mon-Fri

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

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Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, Books, This Week

Sunday Gathering Home Community

The main weekly gathering of the Home Community - a progressive, all-age, Anglican church.

4.30pm Free

St Alban's Church, Charles Street (off Iffley Rd), Oxford OX4 3AU

www.home-online.org Email Me 07811 149305

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Family Friendly, Meeting, This Week

Diamond in Action: Science Stories from the Synchrotron Abingdon County Hall Museum

Find out about the high-tech Diamond Light Source, the Oxfordshire-based UK synchrotron.

10am - 4pm Free

Abingdon County Hall Museum, Market Pl, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3JE

...abingdon.gov.uk... Email Me 01235 522642

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Visit the Easter Bunny at Fairytale Farm Fairytale Farm

Easter event for families, including Easter stories, rabbit burrow and Easter eggs

10am-5pm 3 per child (plus standard admission fee)

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

www.fairytalefarm.co.uk Email Me 01608 238014

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MarketSunday 20th April 2014 Hide

Wolvercote Farmers Market - First Turn, Wolvercote - Special Easter Market - Sunday 20th April 2014, 10am to 1pm

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Special Easter Market! Meet the lambs and chicks from Willowbrook Farm! Cup-cake decorating, lucky draw & chick hunt. Easter Simnel cakes for sale and a special Easter Café. Plus all the usual fairtrade, local and/ or organic meat, fish, veg, fruit, nuts, bread, conserves, savoury delicacies and groceries. Café & Cycle Clinic.

10am - 1pm Free

Wolvercote Primary School, First Turn, Wolvercote

www.wolvercotefarmersmarket.co.uk Email Me 01865 318997

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

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

CinemaSunday 20th April 2014 Hide

Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Sunday 20th April 2014 Hide

The Lego Movie [U]

Animated Lego superheroes! Enough said. Runtime: 100 mins

12noon

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

Muppets Most Wanted [U]

The Muppets embark on a world tour and become unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper. Runtime: 112 mins

11.30am

Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Today, This Week

Rio 2 [U] (2D)

Stranded bird family in animated sequel. Runtime: 101 mins

11.00am, 1.20, 3.40pm

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

Odeon Kids: Mr Peabody and Sherman [U] (3D)

Dreamworks fun about a dog with a time machine. Runtime: 92 mins

11.15am

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

Ultimate Picture Palace 01865 245288 — Sunday 20th April 2014 Hide

The Lego Movie [U] (2D)

Animated Lego superheroes! Enough said. Runtime: 100 mins

6.15pm

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

Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Sunday 20th April 2014 Hide

The Lego Movie [U] (2D)

Animated Lego superheroes! Enough said. Runtime: 100 mins

11.30am

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

Frozen [PG] (2D)

Disney's take on The Snow Queen, with the voice of Idina Menzel. Runtime: 108 mins

11.30am

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

Khumba [U] (2D)

Blamed for everything by his herd, Khumba the half-striped zebra embarks on a quest to earn the other half. Runtime: 85 mins

11.00am

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

Muppets Most Wanted [U]

Acclaimed sequel with Ricky Gervais and Tina Fey. Runtime: 112 mins

10.40am, 1.20pm

Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Today, This Week

Rio 2 [U] (2D)

Stranded bird family in animated sequel. Runtime: 101 mins

10.30am, 12.45, 1.45, 3.00, 5.15pm

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

Sports and FitnessSunday 20th April 2014 Hide

YogaBellies YogaBellies

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

11.15am - 12.30pm contact for info

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

www.yogabellies.co.uk Email Me 07770 393929

Must book by 27 Apr 2014

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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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ToursSunday 20th April 2014 Hide

WWI Exhibition 'A Great Estate At War - Land, Sea & Air' Blenheim Palace

Exploring the stories behind the family members and workers on the Blenheim Estate.

10am - 5pm 21.50 (17, 11.80)

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxford, Opening hours: In 2013: the Park is open all year round, except Christmas Day, from 9am-6pm/dusk. The Palace & Formal Gardens are open 10.30am-5.30pm (last admission 4.45pm) from Sat 9th Feb - Sun 3 Nov, then Wed - Sun (inclusive) from Wed 6 Nov - Fri 13th Dec. Pleasure Gdns open 10.30am - dusk daily. For all other opening hours, see website.

www.blenheimpalace.com Email Me 0800 849 6500

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WorshipSunday 20th April 2014 Hide

Sunday Gathering Oxford Vineyard Church

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

10.30am - 12.30pm Free

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

www.ovc.uk.com Email Me 01865 522338

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Family Friendly, Meeting, Worship, This Week

Sung Mass St Mary & St John's Church

Liberal anglo-catholic worship in the heart of East Oxford - music, churchyard, fellowship

10:30am Free

SS Mary & John Church, 271 Cowley Road, (corner of Cowley Rd and Leopold St), Oxford OX4 2AJ

www.stmaryandstjohn.org/ Email Me 01865 242396

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Vibrant and diverse - relaxed yet sacred - warm while offering space. Great organ. Stay for coffee and take a wander in the churchyard...read more

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Church Services St Ebbe's Church

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

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

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

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

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Church Services St Ebbes in Headington

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

10.30am, 3.30pm, 7pm Free

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

www.stebbesheadington.org.uk Email Me 01865 453226

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All-age Worship for Easter Day St Clement's Church

Worship and fellowship for Easter Day, with an Easter egg hunt for children.

10.30am Free

St Clement's Church, Marston Road, Oxford OX4 1BG

www.stclements.org.uk Email Me (01865) 246674

Family Friendly, Worship, Easter, This Week

ArtSunday 20th April 2014 Hide

One Thousand Cranes O3 Gallery, Oxford Castle Quarter

Exhibition of Contemporary Paper Making: paper cutting, origami & kirigami.

12-5pm Free

O3 Gallery, Oxford Castle, New Road, Oxford OX1 1AY, Mon - Fri 12-5pm, Sat & Sun 11am-4pm

www.o3gallery.co.uk Email Me 01856 246131

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Transpersonal Paintings Jaimie Cahlil

Exhibition of affordable framed oil paintings on canvas - by professional intuitive artist.

7.30am-7pm Free

Art Cafe (formerly Green's), 14 Bonn Square, Oxford OX1 1EU, Mo-Sa 7.30am-7pm, Su 8.30am-6pm. May open later in summer months.

www.cahlil-art.co.uk Email Me 01865 453131

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Outside OxfordshireSunday 20th April 2014 Hide

Wonka Egg Heads The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Get messy with sweeties to transform an ordinary chocolate egg into a Roald Dahl character

11.30am, 1pm and 2.30pm 3 + Museum entry

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

www.roalddahlmuseum.org Email Me 01494 892192

Must book by 19 Apr 2014

Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Art, Craft, This Week

Easter Trail The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Follow the egg pictures to find out fantabulous facts about the Museum

11am - 5pm Free for Museum entry

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

www.roalddahlmuseum.org Email Me 01494 892192

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Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Craft, Easter, This Week

Easter Holiday activity - Forest School Compton Verney

Visit our Forest School to explore the wonders of spring.

11am - 5pm Adults 15, Concs 13.50, Family 30, Child 3

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 01926 645500

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The Taplow-Maidenhead Giant Car Boot Giant Car Boot

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

10am-4pm 2 (kids free)

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

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

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Trial and Sentencing Oxford Castle Unlocked

Explore the world of trials and sentencing this Easter by turning judge and jury yourself!

10am - 5.30pm 9.95 (8.45, 6.95)

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

www.oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk Email Me 01865 260666

Booking advised by 21 Apr 2014

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Transport Through Time Family Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

Follow the trail around the galleries to discover transport and travel through the ages.

10am-4.30pm 1

Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-3pm. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

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

No need to book!

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Eggstraordinary Easter Eggventure

Eggsplore the Museums with an eggciting egg-hunter's trail. Families, pick up your trail from the Family Friendly Trolley.

10am-5pm Free

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

www.ox.ac.uk/go.rm?id=34512

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Family Friendly, Today, This Week

Childrens Character's Peppa Pig & family with Fireman Sam Blenheim Palace

Peppa Pig, George, Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig plus Fireman Sam will make appearances at interval.

10.50am - 4.30pm 12.50 (children 6.50, family 33)

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxford, Opening hours: In 2013: the Park is open all year round, except Christmas Day, from 9am-6pm/dusk. The Palace & Formal Gardens are open 10.30am-5.30pm (last admission 4.45pm) from Sat 9th Feb - Sun 3 Nov, then Wed - Sun (inclusive) from Wed 6 Nov - Fri 13th Dec. Pleasure Gdns open 10.30am - dusk daily. For all other opening hours, see website.

www.blenheimpalace.com Email Me 0800 849 6500

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Family Friendly, This Week

Easter Bunny Hunt

Join the Big Easter Bunny Hunt to find the bunnies hidden around the ornamental gardens. Find 8 of the 10 bunnies and claim you special Easter prize from the Teashop, Miss H's.

10am 5.30pm 2 per child and children must be accompanied by an adult for whom the garden entrance fee applies

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

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Family Friendly, Easter, Today, This Week

Easter Treasure and Bunny Hunts

Free Easter activities for the kids... while you indulge yourself with sinful cake and tea.

10am-5pm Free

Annie's Tea Room, Canal Road, Thrupp, Kidlington OX5 1JZ, daily: 10am-5pm

www.anniestearoom.co.uk anniestearoom@hotmail.co.uk 07425 621742

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Toddler Mandarin

A fun way to learn Mandarin with songs, stories and rhymes

10.30-11am 4 per child

Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday - Sunday: 8.30am - 5.30pm

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

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Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Chinese, This Week

Toddler Mandarin

A fun way to learn Mandarin with songs, stories and rhymes

10.30-11am 4

Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday - Sunday: 8.30am - 5.30pm

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

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Baby Signing for 0-2 years, with social time afterwards TinyTalk South Oxon (Abingdon)

Help your pre-verbal baby to talk! Signing with songs, sensory props, books & instruments.

1.15-2.15pm 5.50/wk

Drayton Village Hall, Lockway, Drayton, Abingdon, Oxon OX14 4LG

www.tinytalk.co.uk/chrisl Email Me 07927 339102

Must book by 13 Jul 2014

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Family Friendly, Music, Baby, This Week, Classes

Visit the Easter Bunny at Fairytale Farm Fairytale Farm

Easter event for families, including Easter stories, rabbit burrow and Easter eggs

10am-5pm 3 per child (plus standard admission fee)

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

www.fairytalefarm.co.uk Email Me 01608 238014

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Family Friendly, Today, This Week

Wheatley Little Wild Ones Holiday Special Heart of the Wildwood

Forest School, 6 months up, fire, stick bread, tea + cooking soup in new dutch oven.

10.30 - 12.30 50 pence for soup + donation for session

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

www.heartofwildwood.org Email Me 01844 278774

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CinemaMonday 21st April 2014 Hide

Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Monday 21st April 2014 Hide

The Lego Movie [U]

Animated Lego superheroes! Enough said. Runtime: 100 mins

12noon

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

Muppets Most Wanted [U]

The Muppets embark on a world tour and become unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper. Runtime: 112 mins

11.30am

Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Today, This Week

Rio 2 [U] (2D)

Stranded bird family in animated sequel. Runtime: 101 mins

11.00am, 1.20, 3.40pm

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

Odeon Kids: Mr Peabody and Sherman [U] (3D)

Dreamworks fun about a dog with a time machine. Runtime: 92 mins

11.15am

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

Ultimate Picture Palace 01865 245288 — Monday 21st April 2014 Hide

The Lego Movie [U] (2D)

Animated Lego superheroes! Enough said. Runtime: 100 mins

4.00pm

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

Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 (10p/min from landline) — Monday 21st April 2014 Hide

Kids' Club Easter Special: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory [U]

1971 film of Roald Dahl's book. No unaccompanied adults. Runtime: 100 mins

11.45am

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

Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Monday 21st April 2014 Hide

The Lego Movie [U] (2D)

Animated Lego superheroes! Enough said. Runtime: 100 mins

11.30am

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

Frozen [PG] (2D)

Disney's take on The Snow Queen, with the voice of Idina Menzel. Runtime: 108 mins

11.30am

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

Khumba [U] (2D)

Blamed for everything by his herd, Khumba the half-striped zebra embarks on a quest to earn the other half. Runtime: 85 mins

11.00am

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

Muppets Most Wanted [U]

Acclaimed sequel with Ricky Gervais and Tina Fey. Runtime: 112 mins

10.40am, 1.20pm

Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Today, This Week

Rio 2 [U] (2D)

Stranded bird family in animated sequel. Runtime: 101 mins

10.30am, 12.45, 1.45, 3.00, 5.15pm

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

ToursMonday 21st April 2014 Hide

WWI Exhibition 'A Great Estate At War - Land, Sea & Air' Blenheim Palace

Exploring the stories behind the family members and workers on the Blenheim Estate.

10am - 5pm 21.50 (17, 11.80)

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxford, Opening hours: In 2013: the Park is open all year round, except Christmas Day, from 9am-6pm/dusk. The Palace & Formal Gardens are open 10.30am-5.30pm (last admission 4.45pm) from Sat 9th Feb - Sun 3 Nov, then Wed - Sun (inclusive) from Wed 6 Nov - Fri 13th Dec. Pleasure Gdns open 10.30am - dusk daily. For all other opening hours, see website.

www.blenheimpalace.com Email Me 0800 849 6500

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DanceMonday 21st April 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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Childrens Ballroom and Latin classes 4 week Course

5-5.50pm 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 07790 130579

Booking advised by 06 Jan 2014

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Childrens Ballroom and Latin Classes

Children's Ballroom and Latin IDTA bronze

5-6.30pm 32 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 07790 130579

Booking advised by 01 Feb 2014

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ArtMonday 21st April 2014 Hide

Wild and Arcane: ancient and natural history sculptures by Ama Menec The Turrill Sculpture Garden

Spring selling sculpture exhibition in public garden behind Summertown Library.

9.30 - 5.30pm Free

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

www.turrillsculpturegarden.org.uk Email Me 01865 515584

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Transpersonal Paintings Jaimie Cahlil

Exhibition of affordable framed oil paintings on canvas - by professional intuitive artist.

7.30am-7pm Free

Art Cafe (formerly Green's), 14 Bonn Square, Oxford OX1 1EU, Mo-Sa 7.30am-7pm, Su 8.30am-6pm. May open later in summer months.

www.cahlil-art.co.uk Email Me 01865 453131

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Spring Bead Fair beadsupermarket.co.uk

1000s of beads for all kinds of crafts. Clasps etc., too.

10.30am-2.20pm Free

Cumnor Village Hall, Cumnor, OX2 9QF

www.bead-supermarket.co.uk Email Me 01686 689890

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ClassesMonday 21st April 2014 Hide

African Drumming

Fun friendly lively djembe class for beginners to intermediate.

7.30-9.30pm 6.50/5.50 conc

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

Email Me

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Outside OxfordshireMonday 21st April 2014 Hide

Bogswizzling Cloth Bags The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Create a crackling cloth bag by decorating it with fabric paint

11am, 1pm and 3pm 3 + Museum entry

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

www.roalddahlmuseum.org Email Me 01494 892192

Booking advised by 20 Apr 2014

Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Art, Craft, This Week

Tuesday 22nd April 2014 Hide

Family FriendlyTuesday 22nd April 2014 Hide

NCT Bumps and Babies NCT

Drop-in for expectant parents and parents with babies not yet walking independently.

10.30 - 12.00 Free

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

www.nct.org.uk/branches/oxford Email Me

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Transport Through Time Family Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

Follow the trail around the galleries to discover transport and travel through the ages.

10am-4.30pm 1

Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-3pm. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

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

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Baby College Botley Fun Weekly Development Classes

Parent & Baby Development Classes. 0-3 years. Book online.

9.30am - 12.30pm book in advance

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

www.babycollegeoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 421879

Must book by 15 Jul 2014

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Baby Music Busy Bees Music Group

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

coffee from 11.40am, music 12noon to 12.30pm 3.20/family

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

busybeesmusic.co.uk/ Email Me

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Musical Fun For Under 5s Busy Bees Music Group

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

9.30am & 10.20am 3.20/family, pay termly in advance. Free trial

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

www.busybeesmusic.co.uk Email Me

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ABC... Story! The Story Museum

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

9.30am 2.50

The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP

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

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Music & Dancing: 0-4 Years MAD Academy

High energy music & dancing classes for babies & children.

9:45 - 11:15 4/5 (different age groups)

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

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

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MAD Academy: Music and Dancing class

High-energy, fun and physical music and dance classes with instruments, props and games.

9.45-10.30 wlkrs-4yrs; 10.40-11.15am bbies-crwlers 4/4.50 walkers-4yrs; 5/5.50 babies and crawlers

Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday - Sunday: 8.30am - 5.30pm

sophie.hill@madacademy.com 01865 311100

Must book by 29 Apr 2014

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Diamond in Action: Science Stories from the Synchrotron Abingdon County Hall Museum

Find out about the high-tech Diamond Light Source, the Oxfordshire-based UK synchrotron.

10am - 4pm Free

Abingdon County Hall Museum, Market Pl, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3JE

...abingdon.gov.uk... Email Me 01235 522642

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Music & Dancing: 0-4 Years MAD Academy

High energy music & dancing classes for babies & children.

10:15 - 10:45 5

Partyman World of Play, Ozone Leisure Park.

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

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ArtTuesday 22nd April 2014 Hide

Makers Month: 2D Arts at the Old Fire Station

Adventures in 2D! Month of talks, exhibitions, workshops & activities. Full details on web

10am-5pm Free

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.

www.oldfirestation.org.uk/ Email Me 01865 263980

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Wild and Arcane: ancient and natural history sculptures by Ama Menec The Turrill Sculpture Garden

Spring selling sculpture exhibition in public garden behind Summertown Library.

9.30 - 7.00pm Free

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

www.turrillsculpturegarden.org.uk Email Me 01865 515584

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One Thousand Cranes O3 Gallery, Oxford Castle Quarter

Exhibition of Contemporary Paper Making: paper cutting, origami & kirigami.

12-5pm Free

O3 Gallery, Oxford Castle, New Road, Oxford OX1 1AY, Mon - Fri 12-5pm, Sat & Sun 11am-4pm

www.o3gallery.co.uk Email Me 01856 246131

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Transpersonal Paintings Jaimie Cahlil

Exhibition of affordable framed oil paintings on canvas - by professional intuitive artist.

7.30am-7pm Free

Art Cafe (formerly Green's), 14 Bonn Square, Oxford OX1 1EU, Mo-Sa 7.30am-7pm, Su 8.30am-6pm. May open later in summer months.

www.cahlil-art.co.uk Email Me 01865 453131

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Courses and WorkshopsTuesday 22nd April 2014 Hide

Spanish Lessons For Children Coyotes ELE

Fun and exciting Spanish lessons for children, South Oxford.

4-5pm (Level 1.2) 5-6pm (Level 1.1) 8

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

www.spanishcoyotes.com Email Me 07981 059511

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ClassesTuesday 22nd April 2014 Hide

Latin Club for Kids! Coyotes ELE and Communicate Project CIC

Latin Club for 9-11 year-olds. Learn all about Romans, their language and Roman Britain!

3.15-4pm 8

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

www.communicateproject.com Email Me

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Street/Commercial Dance Class 10 - 16 yrs Dancemania Dance Company

Fun, energetic, friendly class. Performances, shows, competitions.

5.00pm - 5.45pm 5.15

Cassington Village Hall, Witney OX29 4DN

www.dancemania-dance.co.uk Email Me 07771 963526

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Sports and FitnessTuesday 22nd April 2014 Hide

Karate and Kickboxing British Karate and Kickboxing Association

Kick-start the new year with Karate or Kickboxing lessons with runner up world champion!

18:30 - 19:30 5.00

Cheney School, Cheney Lane, Oxford OX3 7QH

www.facebook.com/bkka.oxford?fref=ts Email Me 07772680121

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Gaelic Football Training Éire Óg Oxford

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

7pm- 8.30pm Free

Horspath Sports Ground, Oxford Road, OX4 2RL

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

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CinemaTuesday 22nd April 2014 Hide

Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Tuesday 22nd April 2014 Hide

The Lego Movie [U] (2D)

Animated Lego superheroes! Enough said. Runtime: 100 mins

11.30am

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

Frozen [PG] (2D)

Disney's take on The Snow Queen, with the voice of Idina Menzel. Runtime: 108 mins

11.30am

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

Khumba [U] (2D)

Blamed for everything by his herd, Khumba the half-striped zebra embarks on a quest to earn the other half. Runtime: 85 mins

11.00am

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

Muppets Most Wanted [U]

Acclaimed sequel with Ricky Gervais and Tina Fey. Runtime: 112 mins

1.20pm

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Rio 2 [U] (2D)

Stranded bird family in animated sequel. Runtime: 101 mins

10.30am, 12.45, 1.45, 3.00, 5.15pm

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

DanceTuesday 22nd April 2014 Hide

Beginners Ballet/Tap Class 7 - 14 yrs Dancemania Dance Company

Learn the fundamental steps in a fun, energetic, friendly environment

4.15pm - 5.00pm 5.15

Cassington Village Hall, Witney OX29 4DN

www.dancemania-dance.co.uk Email Me 07771 963526

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Outside OxfordshireTuesday 22nd April 2014 Hide

Muggled Mirror Paintings The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Paint a picture of your favourite Roald Dahl character

11am, 1pm and 3pm 1.50 + Museum entry

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

www.roalddahlmuseum.org Email Me 01494 892192

Booking advised by 21 Apr 2014

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ConcertTuesday 22nd April 2014 Hide

Viv McLean - piano recital

Mozart: Sonata in E Flat K. 282; Schumann: Arabeske Op. 18; Beethoven: Sonata in C Op. 53 "Waldstein"; Chopin: Nocturne in E flat Op. 9 No.2.

7.30 - 9.30pm 18, 12, 8 (5 discount students and under 18's)

SJE Arts at the church of S. John the Evangelist, 109 Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EH

www.ox.ac.uk/go.rm?id=33840 01865 305305

Theatre, Gig, Concert, Exhibition, Opera, Family Friendly, Lectures, Music, Jazz, Folk, Classical Music, Christmas, Art, Worship, American, This Week, Pop-up, Choral, Baroque, Carols

MeetingTuesday 22nd April 2014 Hide

Weekly Knit & Crochet Groups The Fibreworks Oxford

Free weekly knit/crochet group on Cowley Road. The kettle's on - bring your knitting!

6-8pm Free

The Fibreworks Oxford, 116 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1JE, Mon - Sat 9.30am - 5.30pm, late on Tuesdays

www.thefibreworksoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 803653

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Wednesday 23rd April 2014 Hide

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Transport Through Time Family Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

Follow the trail around the galleries to discover transport and travel through the ages.

10am-4.30pm 1

Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-3pm. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

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

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Little Big Voice

A playful & active after-school choir for young voices 4-7yrs. £5 for siblings.

3.45-4.30pm 3

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

Email Me 07969 522368

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"Kids love it, and surprise me with full renditions at home!" "Lovely combination of relaxed atmosphere and proper...read more

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Kangaroo Group

Our group is taking a break for winter, but will be back on 29th January.

11am-1pm 2

Barracks Lane Community Garden, Barracks Lane, off Cumberland Road, Oxford OX4 2AP

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Baby Music Busy Bees Music Group

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

coffee from 11.40am, music 12noon to 12.30pm, 3.20/family

Cumnor Old School, High Street, Cumnor OX2 9PE

busybeesmusic.co.uk/ Email Me

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Musical Fun For Under 5s Busy Bees Music Group

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

9.30am & 10.20am 3.20/family, pay termly in advance, free trial.

Cumnor Old School, High Street, Cumnor OX2 9PE

www.busybeesmusic.co.uk Email Me

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Puck Plays the Fool The Story Museum

Follow Shakespeare's cleverest, most mischievous trickster as he meddles in mayhem. 6+

10am, 1pm & 6pm 8.50 (6.50)

The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP

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

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Toddler French - songs and stories My Little Linguist

Songs, stories and creative fun...all in French - perfect for toddlers and parents!

10.30-11am 4.30

Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday - Sunday: 8.30am - 5.30pm

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

Booking advised by 30 Apr 2014

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Diamond in Action: Science Stories from the Synchrotron Abingdon County Hall Museum

Find out about the high-tech Diamond Light Source, the Oxfordshire-based UK synchrotron.

10am - 4pm Free

Abingdon County Hall Museum, Market Pl, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3JE

...abingdon.gov.uk... Email Me 01235 522642

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Rugbytots Rugbytots Oxfordshire

The UK's first rugby skill based weekly play programme for pre-school children, 2 to 3.5 years.

9.45am 6.50 per class, payable termly

Sutton Courtenay Village Hall, Hobbyhorse Lane, Sutton Courtenay, Abingdon, OX14 4BB

www.rugbytots.co.uk catherine@rugbytots.co.uk 0845 313 6707

Must book by 20 May 2014

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Forest Tots toddler group Oxfordshire Forest School Service

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

10am-12noon 3 per child

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

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

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Baby College Abingdon Your special time together

Parent & Baby Development Classes. 3 age groups, check website for details.

9.30am - 12.30pm 6.50 per week

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

www.babycollegeoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 436920

Must book by 16 Jul 2014

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DanceWednesday 23rd April 2014 Hide

Body Politic Contemporary Class Body Politic

A great class that will improve general fitness, strength, flexibility and stamina.

7-8pm 6 per class or 30 per 6 week block

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.

bodypoliticdance.com Email Me

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ArtWednesday 23rd April 2014 Hide

Makers Month: 2D Arts at the Old Fire Station

Adventures in 2D! Month of talks, exhibitions, workshops & activities. Full details on web

10am-5pm Free

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.

www.oldfirestation.org.uk/ Email Me 01865 263980

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One Thousand Cranes O3 Gallery, Oxford Castle Quarter

Exhibition of Contemporary Paper Making: paper cutting, origami & kirigami.

12-5pm Free

O3 Gallery, Oxford Castle, New Road, Oxford OX1 1AY, Mon - Fri 12-5pm, Sat & Sun 11am-4pm

www.o3gallery.co.uk Email Me 01856 246131

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Transpersonal Paintings Jaimie Cahlil

Exhibition of affordable framed oil paintings on canvas - by professional intuitive artist.

7.30am-7pm Free

Art Cafe (formerly Green's), 14 Bonn Square, Oxford OX1 1EU, Mo-Sa 7.30am-7pm, Su 8.30am-6pm. May open later in summer months.

www.cahlil-art.co.uk Email Me 01865 453131

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CinemaWednesday 23rd April 2014 Hide

Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Wednesday 23rd April 2014 Hide

Khumba [U] (2D)

Blamed for everything by his herd, Khumba the half-striped zebra embarks on a quest to earn the other half. Runtime: 85 mins

12noon

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Muppets Most Wanted [U]

Acclaimed sequel with Ricky Gervais and Tina Fey. Runtime: 112 mins

1.20pm

Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Today, This Week

Rio 2 [U] (2D)

Stranded bird family in animated sequel. Runtime: 101 mins

12.45, 3.00, 5.15pm

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ClassesWednesday 23rd April 2014 Hide

Baby College Summertown Baby College Oxford

Fun parent and baby development classes. Learn some great developmental games to play.

9.30am - 12.30pm 6.50

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

www.babycollegeoxford.co.uk Email Me 441865421879

Must book by 16 Jul 2014

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Thursday 24th April 2014 Hide

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Transport Through Time Family Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

Follow the trail around the galleries to discover transport and travel through the ages.

10am-4.30pm 1

Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-3pm. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

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

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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

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Movers & Talkers Little Music School

Fun music classes for mixed under 5's on the move.

10.30-11am 3.50

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

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

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Rugbytots at Kennington Rugbytots Oxfordshire

The UK's first rugby specific weekly play programme for children aged 2 to 7 years.

3:15pm - 2 to 3.5 yrs and 4pm - 3.5 to 5 yrs 6.50 per class, payable termly

Kennington Village Centre, Kennington Road, (opposite The Tandem pub), Kennington OX1 5PG

www.rugbytots.co.uk Email Me 0845 313 6707

Must book by 21 May 2014

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Headington Elfins Woodcraft Folk

Weekly sessions: indoor/outdoor games, fun activities & crafts for boys and girls aged 6-9.

6.15-7.45pm 18 per term (12 weeks)

St Andrew's C E Primary School, London Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 9ED

www.woodcraft.org.uk Email Me

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Baby College Headington/Marston Baby development classes

Ideas for play. Music, movement and sensory games. 3 age groups, check website for details.

9.30am - 12.30pm 6.50 per week

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

www.babycollegeoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 421879

Must book by 17 Jul 2014

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26 Characters The Story Museum

Exciting 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, 9am-5.30pm Mon-Fri

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

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ABC... Story! The Story Museum

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

9.30am 2.50

The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP

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

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Puck Plays the Fool The Story Museum

Follow Shakespeare's cleverest, most mischievous trickster as he meddles in mayhem. 6+

10am & 1pm 8.50 (6.50)

The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP

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

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Barefoot Ballet Class

A fun class with ballet, tap and storytelling-mime. Uses ribbons + scarfs as part of dance.

2-2.45pm 6.50

Barefoot Books - Storyteller's Café, 294 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7ED, Monday - Sunday: 8.30am - 5.30pm

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

Must book by 24 Apr 2014

Family Friendly, Dance, This Week

Diamond in Action: Science Stories from the Synchrotron Abingdon County Hall Museum

Find out about the high-tech Diamond Light Source, the Oxfordshire-based UK synchrotron.

10am - 4pm Free

Abingdon County Hall Museum, Market Pl, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3JE

...abingdon.gov.uk... Email Me 01235 522642

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Music & Dancing: 0-4 Years MAD Academy

High energy music & dancing classes for babies & children.

9:45 - 11:25 From 5

Bicester Methodist Church Hall

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

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Baby College Thame

Fun weekly development classes. 0-3 years. Check website for details.

9.30am - 12.30pm 6.50 per week

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

www.babycollegeoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 436920

Must book by 17 Jul 2014

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Extreme Stunt Show

Check out the monster trucks & BMX lads with death defying tricks.

7.30pm 6-14

Court Place Farm, Marsh Lane OX3 0NQ

www.extremeeventseurope.com Email Me 08444771000

Booking advised by 24 Apr 2014 Book tickets

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NightlifeThursday 24th April 2014 Hide

Thursday Night Quiz The White House

Come and test your trivia over some top ales! £1 Entry, cash prizes! Starts at 9pm

Quiz 9pm 1 Entry

The White House, 38 Abingdon Road, Oxford OX1 4PD

Email Me 01865790106

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ArtThursday 24th April 2014 Hide

Makers Month: 2D Arts at the Old Fire Station

Adventures in 2D! Month of talks, exhibitions, workshops & activities. Full details on web

10am-5pm Free

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.

www.oldfirestation.org.uk/ Email Me 01865 263980

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Wild and Arcane: ancient and natural history sculptures by Ama Menec The Turrill Sculpture Garden

Spring selling sculpture exhibition in public garden behind Summertown Library.

9.30 - 5.30pm Free

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

www.turrillsculpturegarden.org.uk Email Me 01865 515584

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One Thousand Cranes O3 Gallery, Oxford Castle Quarter

Exhibition of Contemporary Paper Making: paper cutting, origami & kirigami.

12-5pm Free

O3 Gallery, Oxford Castle, New Road, Oxford OX1 1AY, Mon - Fri 12-5pm, Sat & Sun 11am-4pm

www.o3gallery.co.uk Email Me 01856 246131

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Transpersonal Paintings Jaimie Cahlil

Exhibition of affordable framed oil paintings on canvas - by professional intuitive artist.

7.30am-7pm Free

Art Cafe (formerly Green's), 14 Bonn Square, Oxford OX1 1EU, Mo-Sa 7.30am-7pm, Su 8.30am-6pm. May open later in summer months.

www.cahlil-art.co.uk Email Me 01865 453131

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CinemaThursday 24th April 2014 Hide

Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 (10p/min from landline) — Thursday 24th April 2014 Hide

Toddler Time: Olly the Little White Van 6 [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, This Week

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

Khumba [U] (2D)

Blamed for everything by his herd, Khumba the half-striped zebra embarks on a quest to earn the other half. Runtime: 85 mins

12noon

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

Muppets Most Wanted [U]

Acclaimed sequel with Ricky Gervais and Tina Fey. Runtime: 112 mins

1.20pm

Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, Today, This Week

Rio 2 [U] (2D)

Stranded bird family in animated sequel. Runtime: 101 mins

12.15, 2.30, 4.45pm

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

Courses and WorkshopsThursday 24th April 2014 Hide

Spanish Lessons For Children Coyotes ELE

Fun and exciting Spanish lessons for children, South Oxford.

4-5pm (Level1.2) 5-6pm (level 1.1) 6-7pm (Level 2.1) 8

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

www.spanishcoyotes.com Email Me 07981 059511

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Puppy Socialisation Classes Fair Weather Dog Training Club

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

6:45pm 7:30pm

Arncott Village Hall, Arncott, Bicester OX25 1PL

www.fairweatherdogtrainingclub.co.uk Email Me 01869 322996

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Sports and FitnessThursday 24th April 2014 Hide

Post natal pilates classes taught by chartered physiotherapists OxPhysio

Bring baby. £45 for a 6 week course or £60 including a 30minute one to one pre assessment.

10.30am 45 for a 6 week course

Risinghurst Community Centre, Kiln Lane, Risinghurst OX3 8ER

www.oxphysio.co.uk Email Me 01865 764613

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Gaelic Football Training Éire Óg Oxford

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

7pm- 8.30pm Free

Horspath Sports Ground, Oxford Road, OX4 2RL

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

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DanceThursday 24th April 2014 Hide

Children's Ballet age 4-6 Step by Step Dance school

Brand new children's ballet classes

4.30pm 24 per 6 weeks

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

...danceschool-stepbystep.com... Email Me 07786 864093

Must book by 21 Feb 2014

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Childrens Ballet age 7+ Step by Step Dance school

Childrens ISTD Imperial classical Ballet

5pm 30 per 6 weeks

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

...danceschool-stepbystep.com... Email Me 01865 766 030

Must book by 21 Feb 2014

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MeetingThursday 24th April 2014 Hide

Weekly Knit & Crochet Groups The Fibreworks Oxford

Free weekly knit/crochet group on Cowley Road. The kettle's on - bring your knitting!

2-4pm Free

The Fibreworks Oxford, 116 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1JE, Mon - Sat 9.30am - 5.30pm, late on Tuesdays

www.thefibreworksoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 803653

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