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    The Isle of Wight 1970 Anniversary Exhibition Blackwells Bookshop Tue 1 Sep: 9am-6.30pm

    1970 Isle of Wight Festival Photography Exhibition at Blackwell's Bookshop. Preview Tuesday 1st September Blackwells Bookshop

    Academic Book Week: Mick Hume, Nigel Warburton and Peter Hitchens on Free Speech Blackwells Bookshop Thu 12 Nov: 7pm

    Last chance to book for

    The Balance Retreat
    Book by Mon, 31 August

    (Starts Fri, 11 September)

    JC Box Fitness Workout
    Book by Mon, 31 August

    (Starts Thu, 3 September)

    Tennis Coaching - Adult Beginners (16+)
    Book by Mon, 31 August

    (Starts Mon, 31 August)

    Tennis Coaching - Adult Improvers (16+)
    Book by Mon, 31 August

    (Starts Sun, 30 August)

    The Fitballerz Academy Football Bootcamp
    Book by Mon, 31 August

    (Starts Mon, 7 September)

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    Piers Faccini & Vincent Ségal: “Are there any Neapolitans in the audience?” Piers Faccini’s question might seem...read more

    As You Like It: We watched As you Like It this week and I can only agree with Victoria Bentata's...read more

    Chaconne - The Bach Code | Edmund Jones - Violin. Ning Pookhaothong - Piano: Described as something of a holy grail for violinists and "impossible" to realise,...read more

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    Trail: All going on a Summer Holiday

    A sensory trail with lots of things to see, hear and touch.

    10am - 4.30pm 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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    Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Summer Children's Events at Blackwell's Blackwell's Bookshop

    Join us this summer holiday in our Children's Department as we run our free programme of fun book activities for all the family. Please visit our website for the full listing of events taking place every day, including storytime and themed activity days!

    Throughout the day- please check Free

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

    ...blackwell.co.uk... Email Me 01865 333623

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    Family Friendly, Books, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Storytelling

    Free Bike Repair Clinic Barracks Lane Community Garden

    Bring your bike for help with repairs, cleaning and maintenance.

    11am - 2pm Free

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

    www.barrackslanegarden.org.uk barrackslanegarden@yahoo.co.uk

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

    Epic Egypt River & Rowing Musem

    A summer of epic interactive fun for all the family.

    10am - 5pm Free with admission

    River & Rowing Museum, Mill Meadows, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1BF

    rrm.co.uk/events/epic-egypt museum@rrm.co.uk 01491 415600

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

    Draw Me A Story The Story Museum

    A hands-on exhibition with artwork, prints and sketchbooks by much loved illustrators.

    10:00 - 17:00 £7.50/£5 concession

    The Story Museum, Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Museum opening hours vary - check website. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sat 10am - 5pm, Sun 11am - 4pm.

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

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    To describe Draw Me a Story as an 'exhibition' doesn't do it justice. Yes, it takes place in a white-washed room, and, yes, there...read more

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

    Pizza Pirates Barefoot Books

    Our Head Chef, Lubo, loves making pizzas! Let your child choose from one of his special pizza shapes

    12 noon-4.30pm free

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

    Website Email Me 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, Pirates, Food, Today, This Week, Kids' Activities

    Hogacre Cafe

    Open every Sunday. Just a 5 minute cycle from the city centre in beautiful settings.

    12-5pm £2 Coffee, £1.50 Tea, £2 cake, mains £4-£6

    Hogacre Common Eco Park, entrance Whitehouse Road, Oxford

    www.facebook.com/pages/Hogacre-Cafe Email Me 07834187796

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    Eco, Family Friendly, Food, Today, This Week

    Star Power - 50 years of fusion research at Culham Culham Centre for Fusion Energy

    An exhibition showcasing the history and development of fusion research at Culham.

    Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:00 Entrance is free.

    Abingdon County Hall Museum, Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HG

    www.ccfe.ac.uk/news_detail.aspx?id=327 Email Me

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

    Fly-fishing classes Orvis

    Learn fly-fishing basics. Perfect for beginners.

    10.00 - 12.30 FREE

    Orvis, 80 High Street, Burford, Oxfordshire, OX18 4QF

    www.orvis.co.uk/burford 01993 823566

    Must book by 06 May 2015

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

    Mediaeval Jousting at Warwick Castle Warwick Castle

    A feast for eyes and ears awaits you this August when no fewer than 4 fearless horseback heroes push their skills and agility to the limit in THE GREAT JOUST (twice daily 1st August – 31st August). You’ll be awe-struck as you’re hurled back in time to watch the fierce knights ferociously cross lances and attempt to unhorse one another in this noble sport which has been held at the Castle for over 800 years!

    10:00am- 6:00pm Prices from £16.50- Book online to save 30%!

    Warwick Castle, Castle Hill, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4QU

    www.warwick-castle.com/booking/ Email Me 0871 222 2772

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Gardens, Outside Oxfordshire, Martial Arts, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, History

    Family Bushcraft Weekend Wilderness Pioneers

    Spend a weekend learning bushcraft skills with your family in the amazing Wytham Woods.

    Saturday 10am - Sunday 4pm Please visit the website for offers

    Wytham Woods, Keepers Hill, Oxford, OX2 8QQ

    www.wildernesspioneers.co.uk Email Me 07527 265 330

    Must book by 21 Aug 2015

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

    MarketSunday 30th August 2015 Hide

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

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

    10am - 1pm

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

    www.wolvercotefarmersmarket.co.uk Email Me 01865 318997

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

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

    Cirencester Toy & Train Fair Retro Ronnie Fairs

    A bright new collector’s fair for the West Country - Toys, Trains & Games of all ages!

    10:00am to 3:00 pm Entry: £2, under 16s free.

    Bingham Hall, 28 Kings Street, Cirencester, GL7 1JT

    www.cirencestertoyfair.com Email Me 07708 385061

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

    GigSunday 30th August 2015 Hide

    The Bookies Open Mic

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

    8.30-11pm Free

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

    Email Me

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

    CinemaSunday 30th August 2015 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Sunday 30th August 2015 Hide

    Minions [U] (2D)

    Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob go on a quest to find a suitable master in 1960s New York. Runtime: 91 mins

    11.00am

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

    Odeon George Street 0871 224 4007 — Sunday 30th August 2015 Hide

    Inside Out [U] (2D)

    Riley's emotions guide her through her new life in San Francisco. Runtime: 94 mins

    11.151.00, 1.45, 3.30, 6.10pm

    Inside Out is an ambitious and complicated film which falls flat on its face, unfortunately, without the involvement of a banana...read more

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

    Odeon Kids: Cinderella [U]

    Disney live-action remake of the classic fairytale. Runtime: 113 mins

    10.00am

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

    Odeon Kids: The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water [U]

    Diabolical pirate Antonio Banderas steals the secret Krabby Pattie formula, so Spongebob and Plankton create a time machine to get it back. Runtime: 93 mins

    10.30am

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

    Ultimate Picture Palace 01865 245288 — Sunday 30th August 2015 Hide

    Inside Out [U]

    Riley's emotions guide her through her new life in San Francisco.
    Subtitles: Tue 6.15pm Runtime: 94 mins

    2.45pm

    Inside Out is an ambitious and complicated film which falls flat on its face, unfortunately, without the involvement of a banana...read more

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

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Sunday 30th August 2015 Hide

    Kids AM: Hotel Transylvania [U]

    A human boy discovers Dracula's plush resort for the otherworldly.

    10.30am

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

    Inside Out [U]

    Riley's emotions guide her through her new life in San Francisco. Runtime: 94 mins

    10.00, 11.00am, 12.30, 3.00, 5.30, 8.00pm

    Inside Out is an ambitious and complicated film which falls flat on its face, unfortunately, without the involvement of a banana...read more

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

    Minions [U]

    Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob go on a quest to find a suitable master in 1960s New York. Runtime: 91 mins

    11.15, 1.30, 3.45pm

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

    Strange Magic [U]

    Magical woodland creatures fight over a powerful potion. Runtime: 99 mins

    10.00am

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

    Two By Two [U]

    There are stowaways on the Ark! Runtime: 87 mins

    10.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    TheatreSunday 30th August 2015 Hide

    Oliver

    Lionel Bart's multi-award winning musical, Oliver!, directed by Luke Sheppard.

    7.30pm £17.50-£30

    The Watermill Theatre, Newbury, Bagnor, Newbury, (20m south of Oxford) RG20 8AE

    www.watermill.org.uk/ 01635 46044

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    If there is any truth in the old theatrical saying "never work with children or animals," then there are some very brave (and...read more

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Alice Creation Theatre

    The whole family can fall down the rabbit hole with Creation this summer in Alice!

    2.30pm, 5pm £20 (£16 children)

    St Hugh's College, St Margaret's Road, Oxford OX2 6LE

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk/show-two/alice Email Me 01865 766266

    Booking advised by 13 Sep 2015 Book tickets

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    It is hard to think of a more magical setting for a promenade performance of Alice than the glorious gardens of St Hugh’s College...read more

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

    As You Like It Creation Theatre

    Creation Theatre return with Shakespeare's romantic comedy.

    2.30, 7.30pm £22 (Previews: £16)

    Lady Margaret Hall, Norham Gardens, Oxford OX2 6QA

    ...creationtheatre.co.uk... Email Me 01865 766266

    Booking advised by 12 Sep 2015

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    We watched As you Like It this week and I can only agree with Victoria Bentata's review. The play was fantastic - I've seen As...read more

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Shakespeare, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Outdoors

    West Side Story DIY Theatre Company

    Score by Bernstein. 15 strong orchestra. Director Lizzie McHale. Musical Director Mel Houldershaw.

    8pm £10 (£5)

    Matthew Arnold School, Arnolds Way, Oxford OX2 9JE

    Website Email Me 07726 777590

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

    Horrible Histories Mediaeval Mayhem Warwick Castle

    Horrible Histories: Mediaeval Mayhem Weekends until the 18th July and then every day until 6th September Horrible Histories® returns with a raucous, medley of Mediaeval Mayhem. Kids of all ages can experience the gruesome sights, sounds and smells of mediaeval England, discovering the foulest and funniest bits of history along the way! The fun never stops and imagination knows no bounds – meet a crowd of weird and wonderful characters plagued by poverty and pestilence.

    10:00am - 6:00pm Prices from £16.50- Book online to save 30%!

    Warwick Castle, Castle Hill, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV31 1YF

    www.warwick-castle.com/booking Email Me 0871 222 2772

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    Theatre, Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    FestivalSunday 30th August 2015 Hide

    Foodies Festival

    A feast of Michelin-star and celebrity chefs, award winning artisan producers, masterclasses and street food!

    11am - 7pm £13 (£11)

    South Park, Oxford OX4 1NT, Open all day everyday

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    The Foodies Festival returns to Oxford South Parks this August Bank Holiday! ***COMPETITION CLOSED*** Win 1 of 5 pairs...read more

    Family Friendly, Festival, Food, Parks, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Tadstock CCProjects and Studio340

    A festival for the people, powered by the planet. Featuring Dry The River and more!

    12pm Between £5-25, children under 5 go free.

    Kencot Hill Farm, Kencot, Lechlade, Oxfordshire GL7 3QY

    www.tadstock.co.uk erika@watermelon-agency.com

    Must book by 28 Aug 2015

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

    Foxstock family music festival

    Family friendly music festival, irish folk, rock n roll, blues, gentle through the day and rock it up at night by the banks of the river windrush. food, bbq...bars

    1pm Free

    The Fox Inn, Great Barrington, Oxfordshire OX18 4TB

    www.foxstock.co.uk Email Me 01451844385

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    Pubs, Family Friendly, Gardens, Festival, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Sports and FitnessSunday 30th August 2015 Hide

    Headington 5M Road Race Headington Road Runners in support of OXSRAD

    Headington RoadRunners invite you to the Headington 5 Mile Open Road Race. Fast, flat and friendly.

    9.30am Start £12 affiliated/£14 unaffiliated

    OXSRAD, Court Place Farm, Marsh Lane

    www.hrr.org.uk/h5m/ racedirector@hrr.org.uk

    Booking advised by 27 Aug 2015 Book tickets

    Competition, Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Today, This Week, Running

    Kids Tennis Coaching - Mini Reds (ages 8 and under) Premier Tennis

    Children's tennis coaching with smaller courts, softer red balls and lots of fun games!

    10-11am £5

    Alexandra Park, Middle Way, Summertown, Oxford, OX2 7LH

    Website Email Me 0845 475 1147

    Booking advised by 30 Aug 2015

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

    Kids Tennis Coaching - Mini Orange (ages 8 - 11) Premier Tennis

    Children's tennis coaching with bigger rackets, soft orange balls and fun mini games

    11am-12noon £5

    Alexandra Park, Middle Way, Summertown, Oxford, OX2 7LH

    Website Email Me 0845 475 1147

    Booking advised by 30 Aug 2015

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

    Polo - A Unique Day Out Kirtlington ParkPolo Club

    Free entry; come and watch the exciting sport of polo. Picnic or refreshments available.

    all day Free

    Kirtlington Park Polo Club, Akeman Street, Kirtlington, Oxon OX5 3JQ

    kirtlingtonparkpolo.co.uk Email Me 01869 350138

    No need to book!

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

    ArtSunday 30th August 2015 Hide

    Treasure from Trash The Oxfordshire Museum

    Reconsidering waste and re-using resources in imaginative ways. The exhibition looks at how different materials are made into useful, fun, ingenious and often beautiful things. A great exhibition for all the family, with activities and ideas to take away and a full programme of activities through the school holidays. For more information, and details of a full programme of family activities, visit www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/oxfordshiremuseum

    10am - 5pm; Sundays 2pm - 5pm Free

    The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletcher's House, Park Street, Woodstock OX20 1SN, Tue-Sat: 10am-5pm. Sun: 2-5pm. Mon: Closed

    www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/oxfordshiremuseum Email Me 01993 814106

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

    Exhibition of artwork by Rachel Henderson

    Highly detailed pencil illustrations and very affordable prints of wildlife by local artist.

    11am - 5pm Free

    The Little Gallery, 20 Broad St (upstairs in Broad Canvas), Oxford OX1 3AS, Mon - Sat: 9am-5.30pm; Sun: 11am-5pm

    www.broadcanvas.net Email Me 01865 244025

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

    OXFORD ART PRIZE An exhibition celebrating Oxford City O3 Gallery

    An exhibition of art, created by artists of all ages, who entered the Oxford Art Prize competition.

    11-4pm Free

    O3 Gallery, Oxford Castle, and Oxford Town Hall Gallery, St Aldate's

    ...o3gallery.co.uk... Email Me 01865 246131

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

    WorshipSunday 30th August 2015 Hide

    Church Services St Ebbe's Church

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

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

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

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

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    Family Friendly, Worship, Today, This Week, OX1

    Sunday Worship service RCCG, Christ's Love Assembly, Oxford

    Come and enjoy a refreshing time with lively songs, motivating and empowering talks.

    10.30am Free

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

    oxrccg.org.uk Email Me 07502454004/07813709676

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    Family Friendly, Meeting, Worship, Today, This Week

    Home Home

    Weekly gathering of the Home Community - a progressive, all-age, Anglican congregation.

    5pm free!

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

    www.home-online.org Email Me

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Worship, Meditation, Today, This Week, Wellbeing

    Liberal Worship in East Oxford St Mary St John's Church, Cowley Road, East Oxford

    Diverse and welcoming Anglican service in the liberal catholic tradition

    10:30-11:40am Free

    St Mary and St John's Church, Cowley Road and Magdlaen Road, E Oxford OX4 1UR

    www.stmaryandstjohn.org/ Email Me 01865 242396

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    Eco, Concert, Family Friendly, Worship, Today, This Week

    ConcertSunday 30th August 2015 Hide

    Live Ukuleke with the Barefoot Busker Barefoot Books

    Come and listen to the spellbinding story songs of Katie Blackwell! All ages are wolcome.

    12.00-2.00pm Free

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

    Website Email Me 01865 311100

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    Concert, Family Friendly, Music, Today, This Week, Kids' Activities

    Outside OxfordshireSunday 30th August 2015 Hide

    Horrible Histories Wicked Warwick Stage Show Warwick Castle

    Can Alfred The Great’s daughter beat the Vicious Vikings? Did the Earl of Warwick sneakily fight for both sides in the War of the Roses? Did Guys Fawkes really steal our horses?

    10am - 6pm From £16.50

    Warwick Castle, Castle Hill, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4QU

    www.warwick-castle.com Email Me 0871 222 2772

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    Courses and WorkshopsSunday 30th August 2015 Hide

    Bushcraft Weekend Wilderness Pioneers

    Spend a weekend learning bushcraft skills and enjoying your time in an amazing woodland.

    Friday 7pm - Sunday 4pm £170 fully catered

    Wytham Woods, Keepers Hill, Oxford, OX2 8QQ

    www.wildernesspioneers.co.uk info@wildernesspioneers.co.uk 07527 265330

    Must book by 21 May 2015

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

    Monday 31st August 2015 Hide

    Family FriendlyMonday 31st August 2015 Hide

    Bank Holiday Weekend Family Friendly BBQ The General Eliott

    Fun for all the Family, lots of activities, Music & Games BBQ to suit all Tastes, Good Range of Beer

    All Day From £6.95 (Kids) £10 Adults

    General Eliott, Manor Road, South Hinksey, Oxford OX1 5AS, Mon: Closed during day, open 6pm — 10pm Tue - Thur: 12pm — 3pm and 6pm — 10pm Fri - Sat: 11am— 12am Sun: 11am — 8pm (food 11—4)

    www.thege.co.uk Email Me 01865 608567

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    Gig, Pubs, Family Friendly, Tomorrow, This Week, BBQ

    Beneath Our Feet Family Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

    Activity worksheet provides fun family trail around Museum galleries.

    10am - 4.30pm Free

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

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

    No need to book!

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

    Trail: All going on a Summer Holiday

    A sensory trail with lots of things to see, hear and touch.

    10am - 4.30pm 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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    Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Summer Children's Events at Blackwell's Blackwell's Bookshop

    Join us this summer holiday in our Children's Department as we run our free programme of fun book activities for all the family. Please visit our website for the full listing of events taking place every day, including storytime and themed activity days!

    Throughout the day- please check Free

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

    ...blackwell.co.uk... Email Me 01865 333623

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    Family Friendly, Books, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Storytelling

    Epic Egypt River & Rowing Musem

    A summer of epic interactive fun for all the family.

    10am - 5pm Free with admission

    River & Rowing Museum, Mill Meadows, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1BF

    rrm.co.uk/events/epic-egypt museum@rrm.co.uk 01491 415600

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

    Stay and Play Tiny Tigers Education - Karate

    An interactive parent and toddler session for children aged 2+ run by Tiny Tigers Karate

    10.30 - 11.30am £3 PAYG or £25 for 10 sessions

    The Abingdon Dojo, Unit A3 Barton Mill, Audlett Drive, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 3NJ

    www.tinytigerseducation.com Email Me 01235 364371

    Booking advised by 07 Sep 2015

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, Education, Tomorrow, This Week

    Star Power - 50 years of fusion research at Culham Culham Centre for Fusion Energy

    An exhibition showcasing the history and development of fusion research at Culham.

    Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:00 Entrance is free.

    Abingdon County Hall Museum, Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HG

    www.ccfe.ac.uk/news_detail.aspx?id=327 Email Me

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

    Mediaeval Jousting at Warwick Castle Warwick Castle

    A feast for eyes and ears awaits you this August when no fewer than 4 fearless horseback heroes push their skills and agility to the limit in THE GREAT JOUST (twice daily 1st August – 31st August). You’ll be awe-struck as you’re hurled back in time to watch the fierce knights ferociously cross lances and attempt to unhorse one another in this noble sport which has been held at the Castle for over 800 years!

    10:00am- 6:00pm Prices from £16.50- Book online to save 30%!

    Warwick Castle, Castle Hill, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4QU

    www.warwick-castle.com/booking/ Email Me 0871 222 2772

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    Museum, Family Friendly, Gardens, Outside Oxfordshire, Martial Arts, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, History

    ToursMonday 31st August 2015 Hide

    Oxford Time Tours Oxford Time Tours

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

    11am, 1,30pm and 3pm £8 adult / £4 child / £18 family

    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 31 Jul 2015

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

    ConcertMonday 31st August 2015 Hide

    Music On Mondays St Michael at the North Gate

    Bring a sandwich, relax and enjoy great music every Monday lunchtime. Free tea and coffee.

    1-2pm 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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    Concert, Family Friendly, Music, Tomorrow, This Week

    CinemaMonday 31st August 2015 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Monday 31st August 2015 Hide

    Minions [U] (2D)

    Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob go on a quest to find a suitable master in 1960s New York. Runtime: 91 mins

    11.00am

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

    Odeon George Street 0871 224 4007 — Monday 31st August 2015 Hide

    Inside Out [U] (2D)

    Riley's emotions guide her through her new life in San Francisco. Runtime: 94 mins

    11.151.00, 1.45, 3.30, 6.10pm

    Inside Out is an ambitious and complicated film which falls flat on its face, unfortunately, without the involvement of a banana...read more

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

    Odeon Kids: Cinderella [U]

    Disney live-action remake of the classic fairytale. Runtime: 113 mins

    10.00am

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

    Odeon Kids: The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water [U]

    Diabolical pirate Antonio Banderas steals the secret Krabby Pattie formula, so Spongebob and Plankton create a time machine to get it back. Runtime: 93 mins

    10.30am

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

    Ultimate Picture Palace 01865 245288 — Monday 31st August 2015 Hide

    Inside Out [U]

    Riley's emotions guide her through her new life in San Francisco.
    Subtitles: Tue 6.15pm Runtime: 94 mins

    3.00pm

    Inside Out is an ambitious and complicated film which falls flat on its face, unfortunately, without the involvement of a banana...read more

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

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Monday 31st August 2015 Hide

    Kids AM: Hotel Transylvania [U]

    A human boy discovers Dracula's plush resort for the otherworldly.

    10.30am

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

    Inside Out [U]

    Riley's emotions guide her through her new life in San Francisco. Runtime: 94 mins

    10.00, 11.00am, 12.30, 3.00, 5.30, 8.00pm

    Inside Out is an ambitious and complicated film which falls flat on its face, unfortunately, without the involvement of a banana...read more

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

    Minions [U]

    Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob go on a quest to find a suitable master in 1960s New York. Runtime: 91 mins

    11.15, 1.30, 3.45pm

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

    Strange Magic [U]

    Magical woodland creatures fight over a powerful potion. Runtime: 99 mins

    10.00am

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

    TheatreMonday 31st August 2015 Hide

    Oliver

    Lionel Bart's multi-award winning musical, Oliver!, directed by Luke Sheppard.

    7.30pm £17.50-£30

    The Watermill Theatre, Newbury, Bagnor, Newbury, (20m south of Oxford) RG20 8AE

    www.watermill.org.uk/ 01635 46044

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    If there is any truth in the old theatrical saying "never work with children or animals," then there are some very brave (and...read more

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Alice Creation Theatre

    The whole family can fall down the rabbit hole with Creation this summer in Alice!

    2.30pm, 5pm £20 (£16 children)

    St Hugh's College, St Margaret's Road, Oxford OX2 6LE

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk/show-two/alice Email Me 01865 766266

    Booking advised by 13 Sep 2015 Book tickets

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    It is hard to think of a more magical setting for a promenade performance of Alice than the glorious gardens of St Hugh’s College...read more

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

    As You Like It Creation Theatre

    Creation Theatre return with Shakespeare's romantic comedy.

    2.30, 7.30pm £22 (Previews: £16)

    Lady Margaret Hall, Norham Gardens, Oxford OX2 6QA

    ...creationtheatre.co.uk... Email Me 01865 766266

    Booking advised by 12 Sep 2015

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    We watched As you Like It this week and I can only agree with Victoria Bentata's review. The play was fantastic - I've seen As...read more

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Shakespeare, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Outdoors

    Horrible Histories Mediaeval Mayhem Warwick Castle

    Horrible Histories: Mediaeval Mayhem Weekends until the 18th July and then every day until 6th September Horrible Histories® returns with a raucous, medley of Mediaeval Mayhem. Kids of all ages can experience the gruesome sights, sounds and smells of mediaeval England, discovering the foulest and funniest bits of history along the way! The fun never stops and imagination knows no bounds – meet a crowd of weird and wonderful characters plagued by poverty and pestilence.

    10:00am - 6:00pm Prices from £16.50- Book online to save 30%!

    Warwick Castle, Castle Hill, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV31 1YF

    www.warwick-castle.com/booking Email Me 0871 222 2772

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    FestivalMonday 31st August 2015 Hide

    Foodies Festival

    A feast of Michelin-star and celebrity chefs, award winning artisan producers, masterclasses and street food!

    11am - 6pm £13 (£11)

    South Park, Oxford OX4 1NT, Open all day everyday

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    The Foodies Festival returns to Oxford South Parks this August Bank Holiday! ***COMPETITION CLOSED*** Win 1 of 5 pairs...read more

    Family Friendly, Festival, Food, Parks, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Foxstock family music festival

    Family friendly music festival, irish folk, rock n roll, blues, gentle through the day and rock it up at night by the banks of the river windrush. food, bbq...bars

    1pm Free

    The Fox Inn, Great Barrington, Oxfordshire OX18 4TB

    www.foxstock.co.uk Email Me 01451844385

    No need to book!

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    Pubs, Family Friendly, Gardens, Festival, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    ArtMonday 31st August 2015 Hide

    Treasure from Trash The Oxfordshire Museum

    Reconsidering waste and re-using resources in imaginative ways. The exhibition looks at how different materials are made into useful, fun, ingenious and often beautiful things. A great exhibition for all the family, with activities and ideas to take away and a full programme of activities through the school holidays. For more information, and details of a full programme of family activities, visit www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/oxfordshiremuseum

    10am - 5pm; Sundays 2pm - 5pm Free

    The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletcher's House, Park Street, Woodstock OX20 1SN, Tue-Sat: 10am-5pm. Sun: 2-5pm. Mon: Closed

    www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/oxfordshiremuseum Email Me 01993 814106

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

    Exhibition of artwork by Rachel Henderson

    Highly detailed pencil illustrations and very affordable prints of wildlife by local artist.

    9am - 5.30pm Free

    The Little Gallery, 20 Broad St (upstairs in Broad Canvas), Oxford OX1 3AS, Mon - Sat: 9am-5.30pm; Sun: 11am-5pm

    www.broadcanvas.net Email Me 01865 244025

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

    ClassesMonday 31st August 2015 Hide

    City of Oxford Silver Band Rehearsals City of Oxford Silver Band

    Beginners, improvers and senior band rehearsal. New players of all abilities very welcome.

    6pm-9.45pm Free

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

    www.cosb.co.uk/ info@cosb.co.uk 07913 853804

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

    Sports and FitnessMonday 31st August 2015 Hide

    Polo - A Unique Day Out Kirtlington ParkPolo Club

    Free entry; come and watch the exciting sport of polo. Picnic or refreshments available.

    all day Free

    Kirtlington Park Polo Club, Akeman Street, Kirtlington, Oxon OX5 3JQ

    kirtlingtonparkpolo.co.uk Email Me 01869 350138

    No need to book!

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

    Outside OxfordshireMonday 31st August 2015 Hide

    Horrible Histories Wicked Warwick Stage Show Warwick Castle

    Can Alfred The Great’s daughter beat the Vicious Vikings? Did the Earl of Warwick sneakily fight for both sides in the War of the Roses? Did Guys Fawkes really steal our horses?

    10am - 6pm From £16.50

    Warwick Castle, Castle Hill, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4QU

    www.warwick-castle.com Email Me 0871 222 2772

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    Theatre, Family Friendly, Outside Oxfordshire, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Tuesday 1st September 2015 Hide

    Family FriendlyTuesday 1st September 2015 Hide

    Beneath Our Feet Family Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

    Activity worksheet provides fun family trail around Museum galleries.

    10am - 4.30pm Free

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

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

    No need to book!

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

    Epic Egypt River & Rowing Musem

    A summer of epic interactive fun for all the family.

    10am - 5pm Free with admission

    River & Rowing Museum, Mill Meadows, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1BF

    rrm.co.uk/events/epic-egypt museum@rrm.co.uk 01491 415600

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    Draw Me A Story The Story Museum

    A hands-on exhibition with artwork, prints and sketchbooks by much loved illustrators.

    10:00 - 17:00 £7.50/£5 concession

    The Story Museum, Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Museum opening hours vary - check website. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sat 10am - 5pm, Sun 11am - 4pm.

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

    Show all dates/times

    To describe Draw Me a Story as an 'exhibition' doesn't do it justice. Yes, it takes place in a white-washed room, and, yes, there...read more

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

    Acorns sing-a-long Acorns Theatre

    Variety of exciting, interactive, imaginative and educational sing-along music classes for children!

    10-10.45am £5.50 per child, siblings £3.50

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

    www.acornstheatre.com Email Me 07717 695995

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, This Week, Kids' Activities, Singing

    ‘There’s a career for everyone’ event Adviza

    Find out what support the charity Adviza offers at this Careers Information Event for all ages

    10.00am - 6.00pm Free

    Abingdon Community Shop, 18 Bury Street OX14 3QT

    www.adviza.org.uk/ Email Me 07827947347

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, This Week

    Star Power - 50 years of fusion research at Culham Culham Centre for Fusion Energy

    An exhibition showcasing the history and development of fusion research at Culham.

    Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:00 Entrance is free.

    Abingdon County Hall Museum, Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HG

    www.ccfe.ac.uk/news_detail.aspx?id=327 Email Me

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

    Mini Karate for 2- 4 year olds, Summertown Oxford School of Martial Arts

    Martial arts themed class for 2-4 year olds - physical skills, focus and confidence!

    1.45-2.30pm Must call to book - first class free!

    Summertown Church Hall, Portland Road, OX2 7EZ

    www.schoolofmartialarts.com tracey@schoolofmartialarts.com 01865 370339

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

    MeetingTuesday 1st September 2015 Hide

    Knitting Group Jam Factory Knitters

    No cost, all ages and abilities welcome.

    5.30-7.30pm Free

    Jam Factory, 27 Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1HU, Mon - Fri: 8am - 10pm Sat: 10am - 10pm Sun: 10am - 9pm

    margaretpargeter317@btinternet.com

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Meeting, This Week

    Get Creative Creativity Social Club 13th Theatre Co

    Get Creative with art, writing, photography etc. Refreshments and materials provided.

    2-3pm Adults £5/conc £4

    Margaret Road Headington OX3 8AJ

    www.13ththeatreco.co.uk Email Me

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Meeting, Art, This Week, Creative Writing

    CinemaTuesday 1st September 2015 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Tuesday 1st September 2015 Hide

    Minions [U] (2D)

    Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob go on a quest to find a suitable master in 1960s New York. Runtime: 91 mins

    11.00am

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

    Odeon George Street 0871 224 4007 — Tuesday 1st September 2015 Hide

    Inside Out [U] (2D)

    Riley's emotions guide her through her new life in San Francisco. Runtime: 94 mins

    11.151.00, 1.45, 3.30, 6.10pm

    Inside Out is an ambitious and complicated film which falls flat on its face, unfortunately, without the involvement of a banana...read more

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

    Odeon Kids: Cinderella [U]

    Disney live-action remake of the classic fairytale. Runtime: 113 mins

    10.00am

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

    Odeon Kids: The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water [U]

    Diabolical pirate Antonio Banderas steals the secret Krabby Pattie formula, so Spongebob and Plankton create a time machine to get it back. Runtime: 93 mins

    10.30am

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

    Ultimate Picture Palace 01865 245288 — Tuesday 1st September 2015 Hide

    Inside Out [U]

    Riley's emotions guide her through her new life in San Francisco.
    Subtitles: Tue 6.15pm Runtime: 94 mins

    6.15pm

    Inside Out is an ambitious and complicated film which falls flat on its face, unfortunately, without the involvement of a banana...read more

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

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Tuesday 1st September 2015 Hide

    Kids AM: Hotel Transylvania [U]

    A human boy discovers Dracula's plush resort for the otherworldly.

    10.30am

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

    Inside Out [U]

    Riley's emotions guide her through her new life in San Francisco. Runtime: 94 mins

    10.00, 11.00am, 12.30, 3.00, 5.30, 8.00pm

    Inside Out is an ambitious and complicated film which falls flat on its face, unfortunately, without the involvement of a banana...read more

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

    Minions [U]

    Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob go on a quest to find a suitable master in 1960s New York. Runtime: 91 mins

    11.15, 1.30, 3.45pm

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

    Strange Magic [U]

    Magical woodland creatures fight over a powerful potion. Runtime: 99 mins

    10.00am

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

    TheatreTuesday 1st September 2015 Hide

    Oliver

    Lionel Bart's multi-award winning musical, Oliver!, directed by Luke Sheppard.

    7.30pm £17.50-£30

    The Watermill Theatre, Newbury, Bagnor, Newbury, (20m south of Oxford) RG20 8AE

    www.watermill.org.uk/ 01635 46044

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    If there is any truth in the old theatrical saying "never work with children or animals," then there are some very brave (and...read more

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Alice Creation Theatre

    The whole family can fall down the rabbit hole with Creation this summer in Alice!

    2.30pm, 5pm £20 (£16 children)

    St Hugh's College, St Margaret's Road, Oxford OX2 6LE

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk/show-two/alice Email Me 01865 766266

    Booking advised by 13 Sep 2015 Book tickets

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    It is hard to think of a more magical setting for a promenade performance of Alice than the glorious gardens of St Hugh’s College...read more

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

    As You Like It Creation Theatre

    Creation Theatre return with Shakespeare's romantic comedy.

    2.30, 7.30pm £22 (Previews: £16)

    Lady Margaret Hall, Norham Gardens, Oxford OX2 6QA

    ...creationtheatre.co.uk... Email Me 01865 766266

    Booking advised by 12 Sep 2015

    Show all dates/times

    We watched As you Like It this week and I can only agree with Victoria Bentata's review. The play was fantastic - I've seen As...read more

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Shakespeare, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Outdoors

    Horrible Histories Mediaeval Mayhem Warwick Castle

    Horrible Histories: Mediaeval Mayhem Weekends until the 18th July and then every day until 6th September Horrible Histories® returns with a raucous, medley of Mediaeval Mayhem. Kids of all ages can experience the gruesome sights, sounds and smells of mediaeval England, discovering the foulest and funniest bits of history along the way! The fun never stops and imagination knows no bounds – meet a crowd of weird and wonderful characters plagued by poverty and pestilence.

    10:00am - 6:00pm Prices from £16.50- Book online to save 30%!

    Warwick Castle, Castle Hill, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV31 1YF

    www.warwick-castle.com/booking Email Me 0871 222 2772

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    ClassesTuesday 1st September 2015 Hide

    Coyotes ELE. Spanish Lessons for Children Coyotes ELE

    Coyotes ELE is an innovative Spanish course for children aged 3-15 that offers a fun, exciting and engaging approach to the process of teaching/learning a foreign language. Learn the language in a relaxed and caring environment through songs, games, dance, videos, stories and much more! Lessons start Sept 2015. Lessons run on Tues, Weds, Thurs and Sat. Beginner courses for all ages. Contact us!

    4-5 (Beginners aged 8-10), 5-6 (Level 3 aged 9-12) £30/month

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

    www.spanishcoyotes.com Email Me 07948701794

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

    Latin Club for Kids! Communicate Project CIC

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

    3-4pm (Level 2, children aged 7-11) £8 per lesson paid termly

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

    www.communicateproject.com Email Me

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    Latin lessons for children The Communicate Project CIC

    Communicate Project brings back its Latin Club for kids aged 7-11. Level 2 & new Beginner course TBC

    3-4pm (Level 2, children aged 7-11); Beginners TBC £8/lesson paid termly

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

    www.communicateproject.com Email Me 07948701794

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, This Week, Classes

    Baby Dance Marianna Vellopoulou

    Fun and inspiring dane classes for toddlers and parents that can't wait to explore movement and music. Stories and illustrations as well as various props will be used during the class.

    10.30 am

    Yoga Garden, Behind Cibo's (on the right), South Parade, Summertown

    Email Me 07747481798

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

    ArtTuesday 1st September 2015 Hide

    Treasure from Trash The Oxfordshire Museum

    Reconsidering waste and re-using resources in imaginative ways. The exhibition looks at how different materials are made into useful, fun, ingenious and often beautiful things. A great exhibition for all the family, with activities and ideas to take away and a full programme of activities through the school holidays. For more information, and details of a full programme of family activities, visit www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/oxfordshiremuseum

    10am - 5pm; Sundays 2pm - 5pm Free

    The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletcher's House, Park Street, Woodstock OX20 1SN, Tue-Sat: 10am-5pm. Sun: 2-5pm. Mon: Closed

    www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/oxfordshiremuseum Email Me 01993 814106

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

    Exhibition of artwork by Rachel Henderson

    Highly detailed pencil illustrations and very affordable prints of wildlife by local artist.

    9am - 5.30pm Free

    The Little Gallery, 20 Broad St (upstairs in Broad Canvas), Oxford OX1 3AS, Mon - Sat: 9am-5.30pm; Sun: 11am-5pm

    www.broadcanvas.net Email Me 01865 244025

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

    OXFORD ART PRIZE An exhibition celebrating Oxford City O3 Gallery

    An exhibition of art, created by artists of all ages, who entered the Oxford Art Prize competition.

    12-5pm Free

    O3 Gallery, Oxford Castle, and Oxford Town Hall Gallery, St Aldate's

    ...o3gallery.co.uk... Email Me 01865 246131

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

    Sports and FitnessTuesday 1st September 2015 Hide

    Buggyfit Buggyfit

    Outdoor postnatal fitness for mums and babies come too.

    11-12pm £5 or £4 for10

    Port Meadow, Port Meadow, Oxford OX2 0NG

    www.buggyfit.co.uk cathbuggyfit@gmail.com 07958 439233

    No need to book!

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    Polo - A Unique Day Out Kirtlington ParkPolo Club

    Free entry; come and watch the exciting sport of polo. Picnic or refreshments available.

    all day Free

    Kirtlington Park Polo Club, Akeman Street, Kirtlington, Oxon OX5 3JQ

    kirtlingtonparkpolo.co.uk Email Me 01869 350138

    No need to book!

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

    Buggyfit Buggyfit

    Post-natal fitness class for mums - lose your baby weight, make friends, & baby comes too!

    11am-12pm £5 (£40 for 10)

    Meet at 'The Bather's Car Park, Godstowe Road, Wolvercote, OX2 8PG

    www.buggyfit.co.uk cathbuggyfit@gmail.com 07958 439233

    No need to book!

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    Outside OxfordshireTuesday 1st September 2015 Hide

    Horrible Histories Wicked Warwick Stage Show Warwick Castle

    Can Alfred The Great’s daughter beat the Vicious Vikings? Did the Earl of Warwick sneakily fight for both sides in the War of the Roses? Did Guys Fawkes really steal our horses?

    10am - 6pm From £16.50

    Warwick Castle, Castle Hill, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4QU

    www.warwick-castle.com Email Me 0871 222 2772

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    Wednesday 2nd September 2015 Hide

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    Beneath Our Feet Family Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

    Activity worksheet provides fun family trail around Museum galleries.

    10am - 4.30pm Free

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

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

    No need to book!

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

    Epic Egypt River & Rowing Musem

    A summer of epic interactive fun for all the family.

    10am - 5pm Free with admission

    River & Rowing Museum, Mill Meadows, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1BF

    rrm.co.uk/events/epic-egypt museum@rrm.co.uk 01491 415600

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    Draw Me A Story The Story Museum

    A hands-on exhibition with artwork, prints and sketchbooks by much loved illustrators.

    10:00 - 17:00 £7.50/£5 concession

    The Story Museum, Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Museum opening hours vary - check website. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sat 10am - 5pm, Sun 11am - 4pm.

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

    Show all dates/times

    To describe Draw Me a Story as an 'exhibition' doesn't do it justice. Yes, it takes place in a white-washed room, and, yes, there...read more

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

    Baby Group Busy Bees Oxford

    10 weeks of fun activities! Every Wednesday from 29th July until 30th September.

    10-11 am Free

    2 Armstrong Road, Littlemore, Oxford OX4 4XT

    www.busybeeschildcare.co.uk Email Me 01865 778710

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Baby, This Week

    ‘There’s a career for everyone’ event Adviza

    Find out what support the charity Adviza offers at this Careers Information Event for all ages

    10.00am - 6.00pm Free

    Abingdon Community Shop, 18 Bury Street OX14 3QT

    www.adviza.org.uk/ Email Me 07827947347

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, This Week

    Star Power - 50 years of fusion research at Culham Culham Centre for Fusion Energy

    An exhibition showcasing the history and development of fusion research at Culham.

    Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:00 Entrance is free.

    Abingdon County Hall Museum, Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HG

    www.ccfe.ac.uk/news_detail.aspx?id=327 Email Me

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

    Steam Day

    Explore the museum, engine shed, and air raid bunker, and ride a 1930s coach pulled by a steam locomotive!

    10.30am - 5pm £11 (£9)

    Didcot Railway Centre, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 7NJ

    www.didcotrailwaycentre.org.uk 01235 817200

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    Family Friendly, Days Out, Transport, This Week, Tours

    CinemaWednesday 2nd September 2015 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Wednesday 2nd September 2015 Hide

    Minions [U] (2D)

    Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob go on a quest to find a suitable master in 1960s New York. Runtime: 91 mins

    11.00am

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

    Odeon George Street 0871 224 4007 — Wednesday 2nd September 2015 Hide

    Inside Out [U] (2D)

    Riley's emotions guide her through her new life in San Francisco. Runtime: 94 mins

    11.151.00, 1.45, 3.30, 6.10pm

    Inside Out is an ambitious and complicated film which falls flat on its face, unfortunately, without the involvement of a banana...read more

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

    Odeon Kids: Cinderella [U]

    Disney live-action remake of the classic fairytale. Runtime: 113 mins

    10.00am

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

    Odeon Kids: The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water [U]

    Diabolical pirate Antonio Banderas steals the secret Krabby Pattie formula, so Spongebob and Plankton create a time machine to get it back. Runtime: 93 mins

    10.30am

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

    Ultimate Picture Palace 01865 245288 — Wednesday 2nd September 2015 Hide

    Inside Out [U]

    Riley's emotions guide her through her new life in San Francisco.
    Subtitles: Tue 6.15pm Runtime: 94 mins

    6.15pm

    Inside Out is an ambitious and complicated film which falls flat on its face, unfortunately, without the involvement of a banana...read more

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

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Wednesday 2nd September 2015 Hide

    Kids AM: Hotel Transylvania [U]

    A human boy discovers Dracula's plush resort for the otherworldly.

    10.30am

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

    Inside Out [U]

    Riley's emotions guide her through her new life in San Francisco. Runtime: 94 mins

    10.00, 11.00am, 12.30, 3.00, 5.30, 8.00pm

    Inside Out is an ambitious and complicated film which falls flat on its face, unfortunately, without the involvement of a banana...read more

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

    Minions [U]

    Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob go on a quest to find a suitable master in 1960s New York. Runtime: 91 mins

    11.15, 1.30, 3.45pm

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

    Strange Magic [U]

    Magical woodland creatures fight over a powerful potion. Runtime: 99 mins

    10.00am

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

    TheatreWednesday 2nd September 2015 Hide

    Oliver

    Lionel Bart's multi-award winning musical, Oliver!, directed by Luke Sheppard.

    2.30, 7.30pm £17.50-£30

    The Watermill Theatre, Newbury, Bagnor, Newbury, (20m south of Oxford) RG20 8AE

    www.watermill.org.uk/ 01635 46044

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    If there is any truth in the old theatrical saying "never work with children or animals," then there are some very brave (and...read more

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    As You Like It Creation Theatre

    Creation Theatre return with Shakespeare's romantic comedy.

    2.30, 7.30pm £22 (Previews: £16)

    Lady Margaret Hall, Norham Gardens, Oxford OX2 6QA

    ...creationtheatre.co.uk... Email Me 01865 766266

    Booking advised by 12 Sep 2015

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    We watched As you Like It this week and I can only agree with Victoria Bentata's review. The play was fantastic - I've seen As...read more

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Shakespeare, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Outdoors

    Horrible Histories Mediaeval Mayhem Warwick Castle

    Horrible Histories: Mediaeval Mayhem Weekends until the 18th July and then every day until 6th September Horrible Histories® returns with a raucous, medley of Mediaeval Mayhem. Kids of all ages can experience the gruesome sights, sounds and smells of mediaeval England, discovering the foulest and funniest bits of history along the way! The fun never stops and imagination knows no bounds – meet a crowd of weird and wonderful characters plagued by poverty and pestilence.

    10:00am - 6:00pm Prices from £16.50- Book online to save 30%!

    Warwick Castle, Castle Hill, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV31 1YF

    www.warwick-castle.com/booking Email Me 0871 222 2772

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    ClassesWednesday 2nd September 2015 Hide

    Coyotes ELE. Spanish Lessons for Children Coyotes ELE

    Coyotes ELE is an innovative Spanish course for children aged 3-15 that offers a fun, exciting and engaging approach to the process of teaching/learning a foreign language. Learn the language in a relaxed and caring environment through songs, games, dance, videos, stories and much more! Lessons start Sept 2015. Lessons run on Tues, Weds, Thurs and Sat. Beginner courses for all ages. Contact us!

    4-5pm (Beginners aged 6-7) £30/month

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

    www.spanishcoyotes.com Email Me 07948701794

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

    Latin lessons for children The Communicate Project CIC

    Communicate Project brings back its Latin Club for kids aged 7-11. Level 2 & new Beginner course TBC

    Beginner course TBC, contact us to know more! £8/lesson paid termly

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

    www.communicateproject.com Email Me 07948701794

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, This Week, Classes

    KinetiKids: Dance Classes for 2 - 5 year olds! KinetiKids

    New fun and creative dance classes for boys and girls at venues across Oxford!

    09:30 - 10:05 (2 - 3yrs) 10:15 - 11:00 (3- 5yrs) 5/£5.50

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

    www.kinetikids.uk Email Me 07889881984

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    ArtWednesday 2nd September 2015 Hide

    Treasure from Trash The Oxfordshire Museum

    Reconsidering waste and re-using resources in imaginative ways. The exhibition looks at how different materials are made into useful, fun, ingenious and often beautiful things. A great exhibition for all the family, with activities and ideas to take away and a full programme of activities through the school holidays. For more information, and details of a full programme of family activities, visit www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/oxfordshiremuseum

    10am - 5pm; Sundays 2pm - 5pm Free

    The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletcher's House, Park Street, Woodstock OX20 1SN, Tue-Sat: 10am-5pm. Sun: 2-5pm. Mon: Closed

    www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/oxfordshiremuseum Email Me 01993 814106

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

    Exhibition of artwork by Rachel Henderson

    Highly detailed pencil illustrations and very affordable prints of wildlife by local artist.

    9am - 5.30pm Free

    The Little Gallery, 20 Broad St (upstairs in Broad Canvas), Oxford OX1 3AS, Mon - Sat: 9am-5.30pm; Sun: 11am-5pm

    www.broadcanvas.net Email Me 01865 244025

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

    OXFORD ART PRIZE An exhibition celebrating Oxford City O3 Gallery

    An exhibition of art, created by artists of all ages, who entered the Oxford Art Prize competition.

    12-5pm Free

    O3 Gallery, Oxford Castle, and Oxford Town Hall Gallery, St Aldate's

    ...o3gallery.co.uk... Email Me 01865 246131

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

    WorshipWednesday 2nd September 2015 Hide

    Interactive Bible Study RCCG, Christ's Love Assembly

    Interactive Bible study and prayers

    7.30pm Free

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

    oxrccg.org.uk Email Me 07502454004/07813709676

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    Family Friendly, Meeting, Worship, This Week

    Sports and FitnessWednesday 2nd September 2015 Hide

    Buggyfit Buggyfit

    Fun outdoor class for mums - lose your baby weight, make friends & baby comes too!

    11am-12pm £5 (£40 for 10)

    Taurus Training, 1st floor of Marlborough House, 69 High Street, Kidlington, Oxford OX5 2DN

    www.buggyfit.co.uk cathbuggyfit@gmail.com 07958 439233

    No need to book!

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    Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, This Week

    Polo - A Unique Day Out Kirtlington ParkPolo Club

    Free entry; come and watch the exciting sport of polo. Picnic or refreshments available.

    all day Free

    Kirtlington Park Polo Club, Akeman Street, Kirtlington, Oxon OX5 3JQ

    kirtlingtonparkpolo.co.uk Email Me 01869 350138

    No need to book!

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

    Courses and WorkshopsWednesday 2nd September 2015 Hide

    Javanese Gamelan Taster sessions Oxford Gamelan Club

    Try out Gamelan for ages 9-14.

    3.30-4.15pm Free

    Headington, Oxford OX3 7TP

    gamelanoxford.org.uk info@gamelanoxford.org.uk 07454 014131

    Must book by 03 Sep 2015

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    Outside OxfordshireWednesday 2nd September 2015 Hide

    Horrible Histories Wicked Warwick Stage Show Warwick Castle

    Can Alfred The Great’s daughter beat the Vicious Vikings? Did the Earl of Warwick sneakily fight for both sides in the War of the Roses? Did Guys Fawkes really steal our horses?

    10am - 6pm From £16.50

    Warwick Castle, Castle Hill, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4QU

    www.warwick-castle.com Email Me 0871 222 2772

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    Thursday 3rd September 2015 Hide

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    Beneath Our Feet Family Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

    Activity worksheet provides fun family trail around Museum galleries.

    10am - 4.30pm Free

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

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

    No need to book!

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

    Epic Egypt River & Rowing Musem

    A summer of epic interactive fun for all the family.

    10am - 5pm Free with admission

    River & Rowing Museum, Mill Meadows, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1BF

    rrm.co.uk/events/epic-egypt museum@rrm.co.uk 01491 415600

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    Draw Me A Story The Story Museum

    A hands-on exhibition with artwork, prints and sketchbooks by much loved illustrators.

    10:00 - 17:00 £7.50/£5 concession

    The Story Museum, Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Museum opening hours vary - check website. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sat 10am - 5pm, Sun 11am - 4pm.

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

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    To describe Draw Me a Story as an 'exhibition' doesn't do it justice. Yes, it takes place in a white-washed room, and, yes, there...read more

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

    ‘There’s a career for everyone’ event Adviza

    Find out what support the charity Adviza offers at this Careers Information Event for all ages

    10.00am - 6.00pm Free

    Abingdon Community Shop, 18 Bury Street OX14 3QT

    www.adviza.org.uk/ Email Me 07827947347

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    Family Friendly, This Week

    Star Power - 50 years of fusion research at Culham Culham Centre for Fusion Energy

    An exhibition showcasing the history and development of fusion research at Culham.

    Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:00 Entrance is free.

    Abingdon County Hall Museum, Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HG

    www.ccfe.ac.uk/news_detail.aspx?id=327 Email Me

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

    Little Genius Music - Music Education for 0 to 7 years old Learn how music works through Kodaly/Dalcroze meth

    odology. Music is learn as a language and experienced through singing, movement and games

    9:15-10hrs £5.5 per session/55 Term

    Thursdays 9:15am at St. Michael and All Angels Church/ Marston Fridays 10am at Barefoot Book shop

    www.littlegeniusmusic.com Email Me 07975661717

    No need to book!

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

    CinemaThursday 3rd September 2015 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Thursday 3rd September 2015 Hide

    Minions [U] (2D)

    Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob go on a quest to find a suitable master in 1960s New York. Runtime: 91 mins

    11.00am

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

    Odeon George Street 0871 224 4007 — Thursday 3rd September 2015 Hide

    Inside Out [U] (2D)

    Riley's emotions guide her through her new life in San Francisco. Runtime: 94 mins

    11.151.00, 1.45, 3.30, 6.10pm

    Inside Out is an ambitious and complicated film which falls flat on its face, unfortunately, without the involvement of a banana...read more

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

    Odeon Kids: Cinderella [U]

    Disney live-action remake of the classic fairytale. Runtime: 113 mins

    10.00am

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

    Odeon Kids: The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water [U]

    Diabolical pirate Antonio Banderas steals the secret Krabby Pattie formula, so Spongebob and Plankton create a time machine to get it back. Runtime: 93 mins

    10.30am

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

    Ultimate Picture Palace 01865 245288 — Thursday 3rd September 2015 Hide

    Inside Out [U]

    Riley's emotions guide her through her new life in San Francisco.
    Subtitles: Tue 6.15pm Runtime: 94 mins

    4.30pm

    Inside Out is an ambitious and complicated film which falls flat on its face, unfortunately, without the involvement of a banana...read more

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

    Baby Club: Inside Out [U]

    Riley's emotions guide her through her new life in San Francisco. Special screening for parents with small babies. Runtime: 94 mins

    12.30pm

    Inside Out is an ambitious and complicated film which falls flat on its face, unfortunately, without the involvement of a banana...read more

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week, Wellbeing

    Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 — Thursday 3rd September 2015 Hide

    Toddler Time: BING Programme 4: Bake and the Others [U]

    CBEEBIEs series revelling in the noisy, joyful, messy reality of pre-school life. Runtime: 30 mins

    11.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Thursday 3rd September 2015 Hide

    Kids AM: Hotel Transylvania [U]

    A human boy discovers Dracula's plush resort for the otherworldly.

    10.30am

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

    Inside Out [U]

    Riley's emotions guide her through her new life in San Francisco. Runtime: 94 mins

    10.00, 11.00am, 12.30, 3.00, 5.30, 8.00pm

    Inside Out is an ambitious and complicated film which falls flat on its face, unfortunately, without the involvement of a banana...read more

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

    Minions [U]

    Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob go on a quest to find a suitable master in 1960s New York. Runtime: 91 mins

    11.15, 1.30, 3.45pm

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

    Strange Magic [U]

    Magical woodland creatures fight over a powerful potion. Runtime: 99 mins

    10.00am

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

    TheatreThursday 3rd September 2015 Hide

    Oliver

    Lionel Bart's multi-award winning musical, Oliver!, directed by Luke Sheppard.

    7.30pm £17.50-£30

    The Watermill Theatre, Newbury, Bagnor, Newbury, (20m south of Oxford) RG20 8AE

    www.watermill.org.uk/ 01635 46044

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    If there is any truth in the old theatrical saying "never work with children or animals," then there are some very brave (and...read more

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Today, Tomorrow, This Week

    Alice Creation Theatre

    The whole family can fall down the rabbit hole with Creation this summer in Alice!

    7pm £20 (£16 children)

    St Hugh's College, St Margaret's Road, Oxford OX2 6LE

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk/show-two/alice Email Me 01865 766266

    Booking advised by 13 Sep 2015 Book tickets

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    It is hard to think of a more magical setting for a promenade performance of Alice than the glorious gardens of St Hugh’s College...read more

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

    As You Like It Creation Theatre

    Creation Theatre return with Shakespeare's romantic comedy.

    2.30, 7.30pm £22 (Previews: £16)

    Lady Margaret Hall, Norham Gardens, Oxford OX2 6QA

    ...creationtheatre.co.uk... Email Me 01865 766266

    Booking advised by 12 Sep 2015

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    We watched As you Like It this week and I can only agree with Victoria Bentata's review. The play was fantastic - I've seen As...read more

    Theatre, Family Friendly, Shakespeare, Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Outdoors

    Horrible Histories Mediaeval Mayhem Warwick Castle

    Horrible Histories: Mediaeval Mayhem Weekends until the 18th July and then every day until 6th September Horrible Histories® returns with a raucous, medley of Mediaeval Mayhem. Kids of all ages can experience the gruesome sights, sounds and smells of mediaeval England, discovering the foulest and funniest bits of history along the way! The fun never stops and imagination knows no bounds – meet a crowd of weird and wonderful characters plagued by poverty and pestilence.

    10:00am - 6:00pm Prices from £16.50- Book online to save 30%!

    Warwick Castle, Castle Hill, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV31 1YF

    www.warwick-castle.com/booking Email Me 0871 222 2772

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    ClassesThursday 3rd September 2015 Hide

    Coyotes ELE. Spanish Lessons for Children Coyotes ELE

    Coyotes ELE is an innovative Spanish course for children aged 3-15 that offers a fun, exciting and engaging approach to the process of teaching/learning a foreign language. Learn the language in a relaxed and caring environment through songs, games, dance, videos, stories and much more! Lessons start Sept 2015. Lessons run on Tues, Weds, Thurs and Sat. Beginner courses for all ages. Contact us!

    3-4 (Level 3, 9-11), 4-5 (Level 2, 7-9); 5-6: GCSE £30/month

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

    www.spanishcoyotes.com Email Me 07948701794

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

    Spanish lessons for Home schooled children Coyotes ELE

    Coyotes ELE, Spanish lessons for children, is now offering a course for HE children (aged 7-10/11).

    12:30-1:30 (day and time TBC w/those registered) £8/lesson paid termly

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

    www.spanishcoyotes.com Email Me 07948701794

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    ArtThursday 3rd September 2015 Hide

    Treasure from Trash The Oxfordshire Museum

    Reconsidering waste and re-using resources in imaginative ways. The exhibition looks at how different materials are made into useful, fun, ingenious and often beautiful things. A great exhibition for all the family, with activities and ideas to take away and a full programme of activities through the school holidays. For more information, and details of a full programme of family activities, visit www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/oxfordshiremuseum

    10am - 5pm; Sundays 2pm - 5pm Free

    The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletcher's House, Park Street, Woodstock OX20 1SN, Tue-Sat: 10am-5pm. Sun: 2-5pm. Mon: Closed

    www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/oxfordshiremuseum Email Me 01993 814106

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

    Exhibition of artwork by Rachel Henderson

    Highly detailed pencil illustrations and very affordable prints of wildlife by local artist.

    9am - 5.30pm Free

    The Little Gallery, 20 Broad St (upstairs in Broad Canvas), Oxford OX1 3AS, Mon - Sat: 9am-5.30pm; Sun: 11am-5pm

    www.broadcanvas.net Email Me 01865 244025

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

    OXFORD ART PRIZE An exhibition celebrating Oxford City O3 Gallery

    An exhibition of art, created by artists of all ages, who entered the Oxford Art Prize competition.

    12-5pm Free

    O3 Gallery, Oxford Castle, and Oxford Town Hall Gallery, St Aldate's

    ...o3gallery.co.uk... Email Me 01865 246131

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

    GigThursday 3rd September 2015 Hide

    Open Mic Night

    Come and enjoy - join in - or just watch. real ale and cocktails too.

    8pm Free

    Café Aloha, 11 The Square, Botley, Oxford OX2 9LH, Tuesday to Friday: 8am-late; Saturday: 9am-late; Sunday and Monday: closed

    www.cafealoha.co.uk/ Email Me 07831558067

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    Gig, Pubs, Family Friendly, Poetry, This Week

    Courses and WorkshopsThursday 3rd September 2015 Hide

    Javanese Gamelan Taster sessions Oxford Gamelan Club

    Try out Gamelan for ages 9-14.

    4.15-5.00pm Free

    Headington, Oxford OX3 7TP

    gamelanoxford.org.uk info@gamelanoxford.org.uk 07454 014131

    Must book by 03 Sep 2015

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

    Sports and FitnessThursday 3rd September 2015 Hide

    Polo - A Unique Day Out Kirtlington ParkPolo Club

    Free entry; come and watch the exciting sport of polo. Picnic or refreshments available.

    all day Free

    Kirtlington Park Polo Club, Akeman Street, Kirtlington, Oxon OX5 3JQ

    kirtlingtonparkpolo.co.uk Email Me 01869 350138

    No need to book!

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

    Outside OxfordshireThursday 3rd September 2015 Hide

    Horrible Histories Wicked Warwick Stage Show Warwick Castle

    Can Alfred The Great’s daughter beat the Vicious Vikings? Did the Earl of Warwick sneakily fight for both sides in the War of the Roses? Did Guys Fawkes really steal our horses?

    10am - 6pm From £16.50

    Warwick Castle, Castle Hill, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4QU

    www.warwick-castle.com Email Me 0871 222 2772

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    Friday 4th September 2015 Hide

    Family FriendlyFriday 4th September 2015 Hide

    Beneath Our Feet Family Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

    Activity worksheet provides fun family trail around Museum galleries.

    10am - 4.30pm Free

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

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

    No need to book!

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

    Epic Egypt River & Rowing Musem

    A summer of epic interactive fun for all the family.

    10am - 5pm Free with admission

    River & Rowing Museum, Mill Meadows, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1BF

    rrm.co.uk/events/epic-egypt museum@rrm.co.uk 01491 415600

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    Draw Me A Story The Story Museum

    A hands-on exhibition with artwork, prints and sketchbooks by much loved illustrators.

    10:00 - 17:00 £7.50/£5 concession

    The Story Museum, Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Museum opening hours vary - check website. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sat 10am - 5pm, Sun 11am - 4pm.

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

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    To describe Draw Me a Story as an 'exhibition' doesn't do it justice. Yes, it takes place in a white-washed room, and, yes, there...read more

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

    ABC…Story! The Story Museum

    Explore a different story each week. Sessions include stories, play and activities.

    10.30am £2.50

    The Story Museum, Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Museum opening hours vary - check website. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sat 10am - 5pm, Sun 11am - 4pm.

    ...storymuseum.org.uk... Email Me 01865790050

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    Spanish sing-along

    Introduce your baby and toddler to Spanish with traditional songs from Spain and Latin America!

    10.30am-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.

    Website Email Me 01865 311100

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    Family Friendly, Spanish, This Week, Kids' Activities, Singing

    Mini Karate for 2-4 year olds! Oxford School of Martial Arts

    Martial arts themed fitness class for 2-4year olds - physical skills, focus and confidence

    1.30-2.15pm Must call to book - first class free!

    Taurus Training, 1st floor of Marlborough House, 69 High Street, Kidlington, Oxford OX5 2DN

    www.schoolofmartialarts.com tracey@schoolofmartialarts.com 01865 370339

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    Star Power - 50 years of fusion research at Culham Culham Centre for Fusion Energy

    An exhibition showcasing the history and development of fusion research at Culham.

    Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:00 Entrance is free.

    Abingdon County Hall Museum, Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HG

    www.ccfe.ac.uk/news_detail.aspx?id=327 Email Me

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    Little Genius Music - Music Education for 0 to 7 years old Learn how music works through Kodaly/Dalcroze meth

    odology. Music is learn as a language and experienced through singing, movement and games

    10-10:45 £5.5 per session/55 Term

    Thursdays 9:15am at St. Michael and All Angels Church/ Marston Fridays 10am at Barefoot Book shop

    www.littlegeniusmusic.com Email Me 07975661717

    No need to book!

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    FestivalFriday 4th September 2015 Hide

    The 14th Headington Beer Festival The Masons Arms

    45 real Ales 15 ciders and the Belgian Bar.BBQ Pig Roast and Live Music.

    5pm - 11pm Free

    The Masons Arms (Headington Quarry), 2 Quarry School Place, Headington, Oxford OX3 8LH

    www.themasonsarmshq.co.uk 01865764579

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    Pubs, Family Friendly, Festival, Music, This Week

    TheatreFriday 4th September 2015 Hide

    Oliver

    Lionel Bart's multi-award winning musical, Oliver!, directed by Luke Sheppard.

    7.30pm £17.50-£30

    The Watermill Theatre, Newbury, Bagnor, Newbury, (20m south of Oxford) RG20 8AE

    www.watermill.org.uk/ 01635 46044

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    If there is any truth in the old theatrical saying "never work with children or animals," then there are some very brave (and...read more

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    Alice Creation Theatre

    The whole family can fall down the rabbit hole with Creation this summer in Alice!

    7pm £20 (£16 children)

    St Hugh's College, St Margaret's Road, Oxford OX2 6LE

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk/show-two/alice Email Me 01865 766266

    Booking advised by 13 Sep 2015 Book tickets

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    It is hard to think of a more magical setting for a promenade performance of Alice than the glorious gardens of St Hugh’s College...read more

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    As You Like It Creation Theatre

    Creation Theatre return with Shakespeare's romantic comedy.

    2.30, 7.30pm £22 (Previews: £16)

    Lady Margaret Hall, Norham Gardens, Oxford OX2 6QA

    ...creationtheatre.co.uk... Email Me 01865 766266

    Booking advised by 12 Sep 2015

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    We watched As you Like It this week and I can only agree with Victoria Bentata's review. The play was fantastic - I've seen As...read more

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    Horrible Histories Mediaeval Mayhem Warwick Castle

    Horrible Histories: Mediaeval Mayhem Weekends until the 18th July and then every day until 6th September Horrible Histories® returns with a raucous, medley of Mediaeval Mayhem. Kids of all ages can experience the gruesome sights, sounds and smells of mediaeval England, discovering the foulest and funniest bits of history along the way! The fun never stops and imagination knows no bounds – meet a crowd of weird and wonderful characters plagued by poverty and pestilence.

    10:00am - 6:00pm Prices from £16.50- Book online to save 30%!

    Warwick Castle, Castle Hill, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV31 1YF

    www.warwick-castle.com/booking Email Me 0871 222 2772

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    Treasure from Trash The Oxfordshire Museum

    Reconsidering waste and re-using resources in imaginative ways. The exhibition looks at how different materials are made into useful, fun, ingenious and often beautiful things. A great exhibition for all the family, with activities and ideas to take away and a full programme of activities through the school holidays. For more information, and details of a full programme of family activities, visit www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/oxfordshiremuseum

    10am - 5pm; Sundays 2pm - 5pm Free

    The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletcher's House, Park Street, Woodstock OX20 1SN, Tue-Sat: 10am-5pm. Sun: 2-5pm. Mon: Closed

    www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/oxfordshiremuseum Email Me 01993 814106

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    Exhibition of artwork by Rachel Henderson

    Highly detailed pencil illustrations and very affordable prints of wildlife by local artist.

    9am - 5.30pm Free

    The Little Gallery, 20 Broad St (upstairs in Broad Canvas), Oxford OX1 3AS, Mon - Sat: 9am-5.30pm; Sun: 11am-5pm

    www.broadcanvas.net Email Me 01865 244025

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    OXFORD ART PRIZE An exhibition celebrating Oxford City O3 Gallery

    An exhibition of art, created by artists of all ages, who entered the Oxford Art Prize competition.

    12-5pm Free

    O3 Gallery, Oxford Castle, and Oxford Town Hall Gallery, St Aldate's

    ...o3gallery.co.uk... Email Me 01865 246131

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    ClassesFriday 4th September 2015 Hide

    Royal Academy of Dance: Fun ballet classes Marianna Vellopoulou

    Fun and inspiring dance/ballet classes with Marianna Vellopoulou. Opportunity for exams with the Royal academy of dance, performances. 1.5 years to adult Baby dance, Pre primary , Primary, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 4, Grade 5.

    4.00-5.30

    Yoga Garden, Behind Cibo's (on the right), South Parade, Summertown

    Email Me 07747481798

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    Sports and FitnessFriday 4th September 2015 Hide

    Polo - A Unique Day Out Kirtlington ParkPolo Club

    Free entry; come and watch the exciting sport of polo. Picnic or refreshments available.

    all day Free

    Kirtlington Park Polo Club, Akeman Street, Kirtlington, Oxon OX5 3JQ

    kirtlingtonparkpolo.co.uk Email Me 01869 350138

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    NightlifeFriday 4th September 2015 Hide

    Bingo Littlemore Village Hall

    Friday night bingo is back. Raffle, refreshments. Meet new friends.

    7pm free entry

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

    www.littlemorelive.moonfruit.com Email Me 07467127009

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

    Apologies, No Ghost Trail on Friday 26th June

    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

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    Horrible Histories Wicked Warwick Stage Show Warwick Castle

    Can Alfred The Great’s daughter beat the Vicious Vikings? Did the Earl of Warwick sneakily fight for both sides in the War of the Roses? Did Guys Fawkes really steal our horses?

    10am - 6pm From £16.50

    Warwick Castle, Castle Hill, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4QU

    www.warwick-castle.com Email Me 0871 222 2772

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    YHA Oxford opens its doors for YHA Day 2015 YHA

    YHA Oxford is one of 107 Youth Hostels throughout England and Wales that will be throwing its doors open to the local community as part of its annual celebrations for YHA Day 2015. A day of family fun. The special weekend will provide the local community, passing walkers and cyclists the opportunity to come inside and see what YHA Oxford has to offer.

    12-4pm Free

    YHA Oxford, 2a Botley Road, Oxford OX2 0AB

    www.yha.org.uk/hostel/oxford oxford@yha.org.uk 0845 3719131

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    Old Mother Hubbard

    An hour of puppetry, slapstick, and song.

    11am, 2pm, 4pm £8 (£6)

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

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    Pitt Fest!

    3rd annual Pitt Fest on the University Museums' lawn with a host of friends and special guests, offering the chance to get interactive and hands-on with crafts from around the world. There'll be live music, dance, yoga, a huge range of crafts and fun family activities. Oxfordshire's best street food vendors will be there and also a craft market selling artisan products from around the county and beyond!

    11am - 6pm Free

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

    www.ox.ac.uk/event/pitt-fest 01865 (2)70927

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    Surreal Stop Motion Animation Workshop 7-15yrs StopMoGo

    Discover 2D cut-out techniques to create weird and wonderful animations!

    9am-1pm £48

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

    www.stopmogo.com/

    Must book by 04 Sep 2015

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    Epic Egypt River & Rowing Musem

    A summer of epic interactive fun for all the family.

    10am - 5pm Free with admission

    River & Rowing Museum, Mill Meadows, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1BF

    rrm.co.uk/events/epic-egypt museum@rrm.co.uk 01491 415600

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    Draw Me A Story The Story Museum

    A hands-on exhibition with artwork, prints and sketchbooks by much loved illustrators.

    10:00 - 17:00 £7.50/£5 concession

    The Story Museum, Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Museum opening hours vary - check website. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sat 10am - 5pm, Sun 11am - 4pm.

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

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    To describe Draw Me a Story as an 'exhibition' doesn't do it justice. Yes, it takes place in a white-washed room, and, yes, there...read more

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    Storytelling Yoga The Story Museum

    Enjoy favourite stories while learning simple movement and relaxation exercises. Ages 3-5

    10.30-11.30 £3.50

    The Story Museum, Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, Museum opening hours vary - check website. Shop and Cafe open Tue - Sat 10am - 5pm, Sun 11am - 4pm.

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

    Booking advised by 10 Jul 2015 Book tickets

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    SATURDAY SATURDADS Barefoot Books

    Calling all Dads! Come along with the kids for a Big Barefoot Breakfast and give Mum a break!!!!

    11am-16.30pm free

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

    Website Email Me 01865 311100

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    Community Fun Day Centre of Community Organisation

    Bouncy Castle, Face Painting, Stalls, Crazy Races, Live Music, Indian & Korean Food, BBQ, Games

    11am-4pm Free

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

    01865 424997

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    Star Power - 50 years of fusion research at Culham Culham Centre for Fusion Energy

    An exhibition showcasing the history and development of fusion research at Culham.

    Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:00 Entrance is free.

    Abingdon County Hall Museum, Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HG

    www.ccfe.ac.uk/news_detail.aspx?id=327 Email Me

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    Steam Day

    Explore the museum, engine shed, and air raid bunker, and ride a 1930s coach pulled by a steam locomotive!

    10.30am - 5pm £11 (£9)

    Didcot Railway Centre, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 7NJ

    www.didcotrailwaycentre.org.uk 01235 817200

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    Family Friendly, Days Out, Transport, This Week, Tours

    Fleet Meadow Autumn Fair Restore

    Live music, horses, crafts, bouncy castle, woodwork, face painting and tea and cakes. Free entry!

    11.30- 4.30 Free

    Fleet Meadow Allotment Site, Sandringham Road, Didcot OX11 8TP

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

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    Family Friendly, Gardens, Music, This Week, Fete

    Tea Party, Clothes Sale, Bric a Brac, Tombola and Charity Raffle In aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care

    Will be serving tea, coffee, cake and biscuits and we will also have an array of goods for sale.

    11am - 3pm Free Entry, £3 donation for tea and cake

    St Philip and St James Church, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR (opposite Leckford Road).

    Email Me 07754271831

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    The 14th Headington Beer Festival The Masons Arms

    45 real Ales 15 ciders and the Belgian Bar.BBQ Pig Roast and Live Music.

    12-11pm Free

    The Masons Arms (Headington Quarry), 2 Quarry School Place, Headington, Oxford OX3 8LH

    www.themasonsarmshq.co.uk 01865764579

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    Leys Festival

    Laser tag, adult and child bouncy castles, bungee run, electric go karts, climbing wall, surfing simulator and more.

    12-4pm Free but some activities cost

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

    www.leysfestival.weebly.com

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    Oliver

    Lionel Bart's multi-award winning musical, Oliver!, directed by Luke Sheppard.

    7.30pm £17.50-£30

    The Watermill Theatre, Newbury, Bagnor, Newbury, (20m south of Oxford) RG20 8AE

    www.watermill.org.uk/ 01635 46044

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    If there is any truth in the old theatrical saying "never work with children or animals," then there are some very brave (and...read more

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    Alice Creation Theatre

    The whole family can fall down the rabbit hole with Creation this summer in Alice!

    2.30pm, 5pm £20 (£16 children)

    St Hugh's College, St Margaret's Road, Oxford OX2 6LE

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk/show-two/alice Email Me 01865 766266

    Booking advised by 13 Sep 2015 Book tickets

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    It is hard to think of a more magical setting for a promenade performance of Alice than the glorious gardens of St Hugh’s College...read more

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    As You Like It Creation Theatre

    Creation Theatre return with Shakespeare's romantic comedy.

    2.30, 7.30pm £22 (Previews: £16)

    Lady Margaret Hall, Norham Gardens, Oxford OX2 6QA

    ...creationtheatre.co.uk... Email Me 01865 766266

    Booking advised by 12 Sep 2015

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    We watched As you Like It this week and I can only agree with Victoria Bentata's review. The play was fantastic - I've seen As...read more

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    Horrible Histories Mediaeval Mayhem Warwick Castle

    Horrible Histories: Mediaeval Mayhem Weekends until the 18th July and then every day until 6th September Horrible Histories® returns with a raucous, medley of Mediaeval Mayhem. Kids of all ages can experience the gruesome sights, sounds and smells of mediaeval England, discovering the foulest and funniest bits of history along the way! The fun never stops and imagination knows no bounds – meet a crowd of weird and wonderful characters plagued by poverty and pestilence.

    10:00am - 6:00pm Prices from £16.50- Book online to save 30%!

    Warwick Castle, Castle Hill, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV31 1YF

    www.warwick-castle.com/booking Email Me 0871 222 2772

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    Children's Book Event

    Launch party for new illustrated children's picture book by local authors.

    3pm Free

    Waterstone's Bookshop, William Baker House, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AF, Mon - Sat: 9am - 7pm Sun: 11am - 5pm

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    'Prickles, Fur and Feathers' Catherine Rayner

    Renowned author and illustrator will show a selection of brand new prints and paintings

    10.00am - 5.30pm Free

    Sarah Wiseman Gallery, 40/41 South Parade, Summertown OX2 7JL, Tue-Sat 10am-5.30pm; Mon 10am-4pm

    www.wisegal.com info@wisegal.com 01865 515 123

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    'Small Gatherings for Big Thoughts' Social Sculpture Festival 2015

    A meal gathering and an opportunity to reflect on how we come together with our differences.

    12-3 donation

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

    ...eventbrite.com... Email Me

    Must book by 23 Aug 2015 Book tickets

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    Treasure from Trash The Oxfordshire Museum

    Reconsidering waste and re-using resources in imaginative ways. The exhibition looks at how different materials are made into useful, fun, ingenious and often beautiful things. A great exhibition for all the family, with activities and ideas to take away and a full programme of activities through the school holidays. For more information, and details of a full programme of family activities, visit www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/oxfordshiremuseum

    10am - 5pm; Sundays 2pm - 5pm Free

    The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletcher's House, Park Street, Woodstock OX20 1SN, Tue-Sat: 10am-5pm. Sun: 2-5pm. Mon: Closed

    www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/oxfordshiremuseum Email Me 01993 814106

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    Exhibition of artwork by Rachel Henderson

    Highly detailed pencil illustrations and very affordable prints of wildlife by local artist.

    9am - 5.30pm Free

    The Little Gallery, 20 Broad St (upstairs in Broad Canvas), Oxford OX1 3AS, Mon - Sat: 9am-5.30pm; Sun: 11am-5pm

    www.broadcanvas.net Email Me 01865 244025

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    OXFORD ART PRIZE An exhibition celebrating Oxford City O3 Gallery

    An exhibition of art, created by artists of all ages, who entered the Oxford Art Prize competition.

    11-4pm Free

    O3 Gallery, Oxford Castle, and Oxford Town Hall Gallery, St Aldate's

    ...o3gallery.co.uk... Email Me 01865 246131

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    ClassesSaturday 5th September 2015 Hide

    Coyotes ELE. Spanish Lessons for Children Coyotes ELE

    Coyotes ELE is an innovative Spanish course for children aged 3-15 that offers a fun, exciting and engaging approach to the process of teaching/learning a foreign language. Learn the language in a relaxed and caring environment through songs, games, dance, videos, stories and much more! Lessons start Sept 2015. Lessons run on Tues, Weds, Thurs and Sat. Beginner courses for all ages. Contact us!

    Beginner: 10-11 age8-10, 11-12 age3-5, 12-1 age5-7 £30/month

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

    www.spanishcoyotes.com Email Me 07948701794

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    KinetiKids: Dance Classes for 2 - 5 year olds! KinetiKids

    New fun and creative dance classes for boys and girls at venues across Oxford!

    09:30 - 10:05 (2 - 3 yrs)& 10:15 - 11:00(3 - 5yrs) £5/£5

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

    www.kinetikids.uk Email Me 07889881984

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    MarketSaturday 5th September 2015 Hide

    Bitten Street: Oxford's Street Food Crew

    Street food, drinks, music. Just remember, come hungry! #BittenStreet

    11.30am - 3.30pm Free entry

    Oxford Castle Quarter, New Road, Oxford OX1 1AY

    www.bittenstreet.com events@bittenoxford.co.uk

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    East Oxford Farmers' Market

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

    10am-1pm Free

    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

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    Polo - A Unique Day Out Kirtlington ParkPolo Club

    Free entry; come and watch the exciting sport of polo. Picnic or refreshments available.

    all day Free

    Kirtlington Park Polo Club, Akeman Street, Kirtlington, Oxon OX5 3JQ

    kirtlingtonparkpolo.co.uk Email Me 01869 350138

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    BMX Coaching Session - All ages and abilties Oxford Wheels Project

    BMX coaching for all ages and abilities every Saturday morning.

    10am - Midday FREE!

    Oxford Wheels Project, Meadow Lane, Oxford

    www.owp.org.uk Email Me

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    Weekend Football Course WR Soccer Schools

    Football Classes for boys and girls aged 4-12. More info available on our website.

    10am - 12pm £5 per session

    Risinghurst Playing Fields, Headington, OX3 8HZ

    www.wrsoccer.co.uk Email Me 07547292012

    No need to book!

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    GigSaturday 5th September 2015 Hide

    Hawaiian Tea Dance The Honolulu Cowboys

    The Honolulu Cowboys host Oxford's only monthly Hawaiian tea Dance

    6 - 9 £2

    St. Giles' Church Hall, 10, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HA

    www.honolulucowboys.tumblr.com Email Me 07952 772358

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    Chris Leslie + Support by Mark Harrison Wychwood Folk Club

    Fairport Convention's very own Chris Leslie plays the Wychwoods

    Start 8pm…….Doors 7.30pm Tickets £10.00 in advance £12.00 on the door

    Tiddy Hall, Shipton Rd, Ascott -u- Wychwood, Chipping Norton, Oxon, OX7 6AG

    www.wychwoodfolkclub.com Email Me 01993831427 or 07870563299

    Booking advised by 04 Sep 2015 Book tickets

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    ToursSaturday 5th September 2015 Hide

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

    Apologies, No Ghost Trail on Friday 26th June

    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

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    Horrible Histories Wicked Warwick Stage Show Warwick Castle

    Can Alfred The Great’s daughter beat the Vicious Vikings? Did the Earl of Warwick sneakily fight for both sides in the War of the Roses? Did Guys Fawkes really steal our horses?

    10am - 6pm From £16.50

    Warwick Castle, Castle Hill, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4QU

    www.warwick-castle.com Email Me 0871 222 2772

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