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  • Wolvercote Farmers Market - First Turn, Wolvercote - Every Sunday 10am to 1pm  
  • Creation Theatre present Macbeth, Lady Margaret Hall, 1 August - 13 September  
  • Puncture? No problem! While-you-wait repairs 14.95 inc tea or coffee at BikeZone  
  • Catweazle Club - legendary home of acoustic artistry. Every Thursday, 8pm, East Oxford Community Centre  
  • Free paper available at the Daily Info office!  

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    The Writers' Greenhouse Summer of Writing: Sunday retreats in August - write in peace at author's home Private house in Upper Wolvercote
    "I found this course via Google after hunting high and low for a local writing course that didn't focus on the academic side...read more

    Implants, Hatemail O2 Academy Oxford Fri 8 Aug: 10.30pm

    Francis Pugh & The Whisky Singers, Ameripolitan Music Official, Ags Connolly Truck Store Fri 8 Aug: 6pm

    Last chance to book for

    Cogges Beer and Cider Festival Fundraiser
    Book by Fri, 1 August

    (Starts Fri, 1 August)

    Guitar Recital by Cheryl Grice
    Book by Fri, 1 August

    (Starts Fri, 1 August)

    It Only Hurts The First Time
    Book by Fri, 1 August

    (Starts Fri, 1 August)

    Othello Workshop
    Book by Fri, 1 August

    (Starts Mon, 4 August)

    Moth Night
    Book by Fri, 1 August

    (Starts Sun, 3 August)

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    Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story: Totally outstanding – a real rock and roll show! Buddy – The Buddy Holly...read more

    Discovering Tutankhamun: The Ashmolean has triumphed again with their wonderful new exhibition, Discovering...read more

    Oxford Handyman Recommendations: Neil Tuckwell - 07921 436945 - just did a bunch of tricky jobs around my flat,...read more

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    Cowboys and Aliens [12A]: Cowboys & Aliens is a surprisingly serious action film. Jokily titled, it eschews...read more (13 August 2011)

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    Thursday 31st July 2014 Hide

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    Great Escapes at Oxford Castle Unlocked this summer!

    Reviews

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

    10am - 5pm Adult 9.95 Child 6.95 Family 29.95

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

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

    Booking advised by 31 Aug 2014

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    Family Friendly, Today, This Week, Tours, History

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

    Reviews

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

    73 Hollow Way, Cowley, OX4 2ND

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

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    Active Camps for kids.

    Reviews

    Holiday camps for all children aged 3-14 years.

    8.15am-6pm From 30 per day

    Oxford High School

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    Alice Explore Oxford Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

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

    10.30am-4.30pm Free

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

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

    No need to book!

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    Alice 3.0: An Alternative Wonderland Museum of Oxford

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

    10am-5pm Free

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

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

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    Trail: Carnival Summer Trail!

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

    10am - 4.30pm free entry

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

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

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    Pre-School Story Time Blackwell's Bookshop

    Under 5's story time with songs and activities

    1-2pm Free

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

    bookshop.blackwell.co.uk Email Me 01865 333694

    No need to book!

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    Quest at the Arboretum University of Oxford Harcourt Arboretum

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

    10am - 4pm Free with entry to Arboretum

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

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

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    Nature, Family Friendly, Today, This Week

    Beach Babies returns to The Oxford Beach Rainbow Families & The Oxford Castle Quarter

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

    10am-3pm 3 / family

    Oxford Castle Quarter, New Road, Oxford OX1 1AY

    rainbowfamilies.net Email Me 07875 515499

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    Eid Party at Donnington Doorstep Donnington Doorstep

    Celebrate Eid with free, fun kids's activities & delicious traditional food! All welcome!

    10am - 3pm Free

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

    www.donnington-doorstep.org.uk Email Me 01865 727721

    No need to book!

    Family Friendly, OX4, Today, This Week, Kids' Activities, Religion

    26 Characters The Story Museum

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

    10am - 7pm 7.50 (5)

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

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

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    Wild Things Week The Story Museum

    Outdoor play, free readings and other events celebrating Where The Wild Things Are.

    10am-5pm Crafting materials: 1

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

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

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    Barefoot Summer Craft Club (Ages 4+) Barefoot Books

    Create something special to take home and be proud of in our crafting workshops.

    1-1:45pm, 3-3.45pm 5 (Ages 5+)

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

    www.barefoot.com Email Me 01865 311100

    No need to book!

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

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

    2-2:45pm 6.50

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

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

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    MAD Academy Pirates and Princesses party - Walkers to 4 years MAD Academy

    Fab and funky themed superhero party class!

    10:00 - 10:45 5.00 (siblings 3, non-walking siblings free)

    Bicester Methodist Church

    ...madacademy.com... sophie.hill@madacademy.com 01869 369502

    Booking advised by 27 Jul 2014

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

    Family Play Days at Hill End Hill End Centre

    Explore Hill End's Explorers Garden, Willow Maze, woods & streams! Bring a picnic. No dogs.

    10am-2pm 3 per child (aged 6 months and up)

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

    ...hillend-oec.co.uk... Email Me 01865 863510

    No need to book!

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    Nature, Family Friendly, Today, This Week, Open Day

    Art & Adventure Mini-Media Children's Creative Summer Workshops Mini-Media Children's Creative Workshops

    Indoor/Outdoor Workshops pottery/sewing/nature ID/den building £32 per day sib disc avail

    9.30am-4.30pm 32 per day

    St.Michael's School, Marston OX3 OEJ

    www.mini-mediakids.com Email Me 07739 329875

    Booking advised by 10 Jul 2014

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Today, This Week

    ToursThursday 31st July 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Travel Tour Oxford Time Tours

    11am-12pm 8 (4, family 15)

    The Vaults & Garden, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, (entrance via Radcliffe Square), Oxford OX1 4AH, Open daily 8.30am - 6.30pm. Breakfast 8.30-11.30am, lunch 11.45am-3.30pm, afternoon tea 2.30-6.30pm.

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Booking advised by 30 Aug 2014

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    Family Friendly, Today, This Week, Tours

    CinemaThursday 31st July 2014 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Thursday 31st July 2014 Hide

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

    Sit! Good dragon. Runtime: 105 mins

    11.30am, 2.00, 4.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Thursday 31st July 2014 Hide

    Earth to Echo [PG]

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

    11.15am, 1.30, 4.00, 6.15pm

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

    How To Train Your Dragon 2 [PG] (3D)

    Sit! Good dragon. Runtime: 105 mins

    11.20am, 1.45pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    The House of Magic [U]

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

    12.15, 2.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

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

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

    Sit! Good dragon. Runtime: 105 mins

    3.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    Toddler Time: Rastamouse: Hot an' Sunny, Sunny an' Hot [U]

    For toddlers. Stop-motion animation featuring the reggae-playing mouse.

    11.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    Kids' Club: Swallows and Amazons [U]

    1974 adaptation of Arthur Ransome's family adventure. Runtime: 92 mins

    11.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Books, Today, This Week, Kids' Activities

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

    Earth to Echo [PG]

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

    10.15am, 12.40, 3.00, 5.15pm

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

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

    Impressive follow-up to modern classic dragon animation.
    Subtitles: Tue 7.40pm Runtime: 105 mins

    10.30am, 1.00, 3.45, 6.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    Kids' Club: Rio 2 [U] (2D)

    Stranded bird family in animated sequel. Runtime: 101 mins

    10.00am

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

    The House of Magic [U]

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

    10.15, 11.15am, 1.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, Today, This Week

    ArtThursday 31st July 2014 Hide

    Barbara Kruger Modern Art Oxford

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

    11am-6pm Free

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

    www.modernartoxford.org.uk Email Me 01865722733

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    Patricia L Boyd Metrics Modern Art Oxford

    Patricia L Boyd presents a series of sculptures commissioned by Modern Art Oxford.

    11am-6pm Free

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

    www.modernartoxford.org.uk Email Me 01865 813813

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    Feathering Their Nests - Sculptured Bird Tables and Bird Baths The Turrill Sculpture Garden

    Unique sculptured bird tables and bird baths in many materials to suit your garden birds.

    9.30 - 7pm Free

    The Turrill Sculpture Garden, Behind Summertown Library, South Parade, Summertown.

    www.turrillsculpturegarden.org.uk Email Me 01865 515584

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    Family Friendly, Gardens, Art, Today, This Week, Sculpture

    ClassesThursday 31st July 2014 Hide

    Spanish Beginners for Adults and Parents with Toddlers Communicate Project CIC

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

    9.30-10.30 8 per lesson, 7 for residents

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

    www.communicateproject.com Email Me 07981 059511

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

    10 week Basic Obedience course Fair Weather Dog Training Club

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

    7.30-8.15pm 50 for 10 weeks

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

    www.fairweatherdogtrainingclub.co.uk Email Me 01869 322996

    Must book by 29 May 2014

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    MeetingThursday 31st July 2014 Hide

    Confluence Open Contemporary Arts ReSearch Unit

    A friendly space for open improvisations of music from around the world.

    7-9pm Free

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

    Website Email Me

    Family Friendly, Meeting, Music, Today, This Week

    Weekly Knit & Crochet Groups The Fibreworks Oxford

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

    2-4pm Free

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

    www.thefibreworksoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 803653

    No need to book!

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    SPEAK - The Voice for the Rights of Animals SPEAK

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

    1-5pm Free

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

    speakcampaigns.org/ info@speakcampaigns.org

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    Courses and WorkshopsThursday 31st July 2014 Hide

    Put on a Shakespeare play in a week, 9-12 years Creation Theatre

    Join Oxfordshire's largest producing theatre company for acting, devising and fun!

    9-5pm 170 per week

    Millets Farm Centre, Kingston Road, Frilford, Abingdon OX13 5HB

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

    Must book by 27 Jul 2014

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    Somewhere Beyond the Sea - OAPA Course OAPA

    3 Day Summer Course in dance, drama and music - Ages 5-8 This course is themed on family favourite 'Finding Nemo'.

    9am-5pm 115

    Oxford High Junior School, 1 Bardwell Road, Oxford OX2 6SU

    www.theoapa.com/holiday-courses-oxford-5-8 Email Me 01865 872883

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    Children's summer holiday dance days step by step dance school

    Zumba kids, salsa, latin & ballroom, jive + more! Contact for more info and bookings.

    10am-3pm 15

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

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

    Must book by 23 Jul 2014

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    Puppy Socialisation Classes Fair Weather Dog Training Club

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

    6.45-7.30pm 50 for 10 weeks

    Arncott Village Hall, Arncott, Bicester OX25 1PL

    www.fairweatherdogtrainingclub.co.uk Email Me 01869 322996

    Must book by 31 Jul 2014

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    Put on a Shakespeare play in a week, 6-8 and 9-12 years Creation Theatre

    Join Oxfordshire's largest producing theatre company for acting, devising and fun!

    9-5pm 170 per week

    Central Oxford venue tbc

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

    Must book by 27 Jul 2014

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    DanceThursday 31st July 2014 Hide

    Children's Summer Holiday Dance Days step by step dance school

    10-3pm 15

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

    www.danceschool-stepbystep.com Email Me 01865 766030

    Must book by 22 Jul 2014

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    Sports and FitnessThursday 31st July 2014 Hide

    Gaelic Football Training Éire Óg Oxford

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

    7pm- 8.30pm Free

    Horspath Sports Ground, Oxford Road, OX4 2RL

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

    No need to book!

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

    Summer holiday tennis camps in Oxford Discovery Tennis Tours

    Fun, professional summer holiday tennis camps in Oxford for 4-17 yr olds - all levels

    9.30-3.30 between 125 -210 p/w

    Marston Ferry Road, Oxford (next to the Harlequins Rugby Club)

    www.discoverytennistours.com/ Email Me 01865 802024

    Must book by 30 Jun 2014

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    Friday 1st August 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlyFriday 1st August 2014 Hide

    Great Escapes at Oxford Castle Unlocked this summer!

    Reviews

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

    10am - 5pm Adult 9.95 Child 6.95 Family 29.95

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

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

    Booking advised by 31 Aug 2014

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    Family Friendly, Today, This Week, Tours, History

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

    Reviews

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

    73 Hollow Way, Cowley, OX4 2ND

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

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    Active Camps for kids.

    Reviews

    Holiday camps for all children aged 3-14 years.

    8.15am-6pm From 30 per day

    Oxford High School

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    Children of Syria NCS

    The biggest event come and enjoy some music and food.

    4-8pm any price

    Christian Life Centre, The Regal, 300 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1US

    Website Email Me 07845 461136

    Gig, Family Friendly, Music, Charity, This Week

    Coffee Morning Wesley Memorial Church

    All welcome

    10am-12pm Coffee from 80p

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

    www.wesleymem.org.uk Email Me 01865 243216

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    Alice Explore Oxford Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

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

    10.30am-4.30pm Free

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

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

    No need to book!

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

    Alice 3.0: An Alternative Wonderland Museum of Oxford

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

    10am-5pm Free

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

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

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    Trail: Carnival Summer Trail!

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

    10am - 4.30pm free entry

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

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

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    Family Friendly, Today, This Week

    Quest at the Arboretum University of Oxford Harcourt Arboretum

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

    10am - 4pm Free with entry to Arboretum

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

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

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    26 Characters The Story Museum

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

    10am - 7pm 7.50 (5)

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

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

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    Wonder Walk The Story Museum

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

    11am 6 (4)

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

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

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    Wild Things Week The Story Museum

    Outdoor play, free readings and other events celebrating Where The Wild Things Are.

    10am-5pm Crafting materials: 1

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

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

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    Family Bushcraft Earth Trust

    Bring the whole family & go wild in the great outdoors! Firelighting, knife skills & more.

    10am-4pm 20 (15)

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

    www.earthtrust.org.uk Email Me 01865 407792

    Must book by 31 Jul 2014

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

    Family Play Days at Hill End Hill End Centre

    Explore Hill End's Explorers Garden, Willow Maze, woods & streams! Bring a picnic. No dogs.

    10am-2pm 3 per child (aged 6 months and up)

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

    ...hillend-oec.co.uk... Email Me 01865 863510

    No need to book!

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    Nature, Family Friendly, Today, This Week, Open Day

    Big Latch On! Leys Children's Centre

    The Big Latch On is world-wide event to get women breastfeeding simultaneously.

    10.00 am - 11.00 am Free

    Leys Children's Centre - Cuddesdon Corner, 61-63 Cuddesdon Way, Blackbird Leys, Oxford OX4 6SB

    theleyschildrenscentre.org Email Me 01865773263

    Family Friendly, Baby, Women's Issues, This Week

    Art & Adventure Mini-Media Children's Creative Summer Workshops Mini-Media Children's Creative Workshops

    Indoor/Outdoor Workshops pottery/sewing/nature ID/den building £32 per day sib disc avail

    9.30am-4.30pm 32 per day

    St.Michael's School, Marston OX3 OEJ

    www.mini-mediakids.com Email Me 07739 329875

    Booking advised by 10 Jul 2014

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    ToursFriday 1st August 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Travel Tour Oxford Time Tours

    11am-12pm 8 (4, family 15)

    The Vaults & Garden, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, (entrance via Radcliffe Square), Oxford OX1 4AH, Open daily 8.30am - 6.30pm. Breakfast 8.30-11.30am, lunch 11.45am-3.30pm, afternoon tea 2.30-6.30pm.

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Booking advised by 30 Aug 2014

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

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

    6.30pm 8/6/4

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

    www.ghosttrail.org Email Me 07941 041811

    No need to book! Book tickets

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    CinemaFriday 1st August 2014 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Friday 1st August 2014 Hide

    Earth to Echo [PG]

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

    12noon

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Sci-Fi, This Week

    How To Train Your Dragon 2 [PG] (3D)

    Stay! Good dragon. Runtime: 105 mins

    12.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    The House of Magic [U]

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

    2.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Friday 1st August 2014 Hide

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

    Impressive follow-up to modern classic dragon animation. Runtime: 105 mins

    11.20am, 2.00, 4.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    Odeon Kids: Rio 2 [U] (2D)

    Stranded bird family in animated sequel. Runtime: 101 mins

    11.00am

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

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

    Muppets Most Wanted [U]

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

    12.45pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, This Week

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

    Earth to Echo [PG]

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

    10.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Sci-Fi, This Week

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

    Sit! Good dragon. Runtime: 105 mins

    10.00am, 12.30, 3.00, 5.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    ArtFriday 1st August 2014 Hide

    Barbara Kruger Modern Art Oxford

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

    11am-6pm Free

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

    www.modernartoxford.org.uk Email Me 01865722733

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    Patricia L Boyd Metrics Modern Art Oxford

    Patricia L Boyd presents a series of sculptures commissioned by Modern Art Oxford.

    11am-6pm Free

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

    www.modernartoxford.org.uk Email Me 01865 813813

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    Feathering Their Nests - Sculptured Bird Tables and Bird Baths The Turrill Sculpture Garden

    Unique sculptured bird tables and bird baths in many materials to suit your garden birds.

    9.30 - 17.30 Free

    The Turrill Sculpture Garden, Behind Summertown Library, South Parade, Summertown.

    www.turrillsculpturegarden.org.uk Email Me 01865 515584

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    Family Friendly, Gardens, Art, Today, This Week, Sculpture

    Courses and WorkshopsFriday 1st August 2014 Hide

    Put on a Shakespeare play in a week, 9-12 years Creation Theatre

    Join Oxfordshire's largest producing theatre company for acting, devising and fun!

    9-5pm 170 per week

    Millets Farm Centre, Kingston Road, Frilford, Abingdon OX13 5HB

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

    Must book by 27 Jul 2014

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    Put on a Shakespeare play in a week, 6-8 and 9-12 years Creation Theatre

    Join Oxfordshire's largest producing theatre company for acting, devising and fun!

    9-5pm 170 per week

    Central Oxford venue tbc

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

    Must book by 27 Jul 2014

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    Sports and FitnessFriday 1st August 2014 Hide

    Hinksey Park Girls FC Hinksey Park Football Club

    Hinksey Park FC are starting a Girls Football team for players aged 12-15. Please join us.

    6pm Free

    Donnington Recreation Ground, Arnold Road, Oxford OX4 4BH

    www.hinkseyparkfc.org.uk Email Me 07795 847898

    No need to book!

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    Summer holiday tennis camps in Oxford Discovery Tennis Tours

    Fun, professional summer holiday tennis camps in Oxford for 4-17 yr olds - all levels

    9.30-3.30 between 125 -210 p/w

    Marston Ferry Road, Oxford (next to the Harlequins Rugby Club)

    www.discoverytennistours.com/ Email Me 01865 802024

    Must book by 30 Jun 2014

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    Saturday 2nd August 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlySaturday 2nd August 2014 Hide

    Great Escapes at Oxford Castle Unlocked this summer!

    Reviews

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

    10am - 5pm Adult 9.95 Child 6.95 Family 29.95

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

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

    Booking advised by 31 Aug 2014

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    Active Camps for kids.

    Reviews

    Holiday camps for all children aged 3-14 years.

    8.15am-6pm From 30 per day

    Oxford High School

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    Alice Explore Oxford Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

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

    10.30am-4.30pm Free

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

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

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    Alice 3.0: An Alternative Wonderland Museum of Oxford

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

    10am-5pm Free

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

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

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    Pitt Stop: Dreamtime

    Discover Australian Aboriginal dreamtime tales and beautiful Dot Art. Then create your own masterpiece. Free drop-in session suitable for children aged 5+ but all ages welcome. Please ensure that all children are accompanied by an adult.

    1 - 4pm free entry

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

    rm.nsms.ox.ac.uk/go.rm?id=34664 01865 270927

    Family Friendly, This Week

    Trail: Carnival Summer Trail!

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

    10am - 4.30pm free entry

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

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

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    Hawaiian Tea Dance The Honolulu Cowboys

    An early evening tea dance featuring the incomparable sounds of The Honolulu Cowboys

    7-9.30 pm Free

    St Giles Church Hall, 10, Woodstock Rd.

    www.honolulucowboys.tumblr.com Email Me 07952 772358

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    Family Friendly, Fantasy, Cabaret, This Week

    Quest at the Arboretum University of Oxford Harcourt Arboretum

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

    10am - 4pm Free with entry to Arboretum

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

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

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    Cogges Beer & Cider Festival Fundraiser Family Day Cogges Heritage Trust

    Storytelling, activities, lawn croquet, adventure play, farm animals, family fun.

    1-5pm 5.50 (4)

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

    www.cogges.org.uk Email Me 01993 772602

    Family Friendly, Games, This Week, Storytelling, Outdoors

    Family Saturday Drop-In Donnington Doorstep

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

    10.30am - 3pm Free

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

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

    No need to book!

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    26 Characters The Story Museum

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

    10am - 5pm 7.50 (5)

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

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

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    ABC... Story! The Story Museum

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

    10.30am - 11.30am 2.50

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

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

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    Screen Tea: Where the Wild Things Are The Story Museum

    Screening of Where the Wild Things Are. Optional discussion afterwards.

    14:00 - 16:30 2 on the door. Free with exhibition.

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

    www.storymuseum.org.uk/?s=screen+tea Email Me 01865 790050

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    Wild Things Week The Story Museum

    Outdoor play, free readings and other events celebrating Where The Wild Things Are.

    10am-5pm Crafting materials: 1

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

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

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

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

    Looking for a fun morning activity? Children immerse themselves in daily stories and craft

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

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

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

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    Barefoot Busker! Barefoot Books

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

    2 - 4pm Free

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

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

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    Family Friendly, Music, This Week, Storytelling

    Barefoot Saturdad's Day Barefoot Books

    Enjoy stories, craft and playdough with Dad.

    all day crafts are 3 each

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

    Website Email Me 01865 311100

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    Summer holiday activity - Artspace: Moore Rodin Compton Verney

    Try your hand at using clay to create a model of your head, hands or feet.

    11am - 4pm Included in collections and grounds admission.

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire, CV35 9HZ

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

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    Fairytale Farm Sci-Fi Weekend Fairytale Farm

    Fairytale Farm is being invaded by TV's most frightening aliens.

    10am-5pm 10 adults, 4.75 child/senior, 17 family

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

    www.fairytalefarm.co.uk Email Me 01608 238014

    No need to book!

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    Littlemore Village Hall Coffee Shop and Stalls Littlemore Village Hall

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

    10am - 1pm Free

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

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

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

    Family Bushcraft Day Wilderness Pioneers

    Spend a day learning shelter building, fire lighting, simple cooking and much more

    10am to 4pm 170

    Wytham Woods, Oxford, OX2

    ...wildernesspioneers.co.uk... info@wildernesspioneers.co.uk 07527 265 330

    Must book by 26 Jul 2014

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    ToursSaturday 2nd August 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Travel Tour Oxford Time Tours

    11am-12pm 8 (4, family 15)

    The Vaults & Garden, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, (entrance via Radcliffe Square), Oxford OX1 4AH, Open daily 8.30am - 6.30pm. Breakfast 8.30-11.30am, lunch 11.45am-3.30pm, afternoon tea 2.30-6.30pm.

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Booking advised by 30 Aug 2014

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

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

    6.30pm 8/6/4

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

    www.ghosttrail.org Email Me 07941 041811

    No need to book! Book tickets

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    CinemaSaturday 2nd August 2014 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Saturday 2nd August 2014 Hide

    Earth to Echo [PG]

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

    12noon

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Sci-Fi, This Week

    How To Train Your Dragon 2 [PG] (3D)

    Stay! Good dragon. Runtime: 105 mins

    12.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    The House of Magic [U]

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

    2.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Saturday 2nd August 2014 Hide

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

    Impressive follow-up to modern classic dragon animation. Runtime: 105 mins

    11.20am, 2.00, 4.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    Odeon Kids: Rio 2 [U] (2D)

    Stranded bird family in animated sequel. Runtime: 101 mins

    11.00am

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

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

    Kids' Club: Muppets Most Wanted [U]

    Acclaimed sequel with Ricky Gervais and Tina Fey. Unaccompanied adults are not admitted and children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Runtime: 112 mins

    11.00am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, This Week

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

    Earth to Echo [PG]

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

    10.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Sci-Fi, This Week

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

    Sit! Good dragon. Runtime: 105 mins

    10.00am, 12.30, 3.00, 5.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    ArtSaturday 2nd August 2014 Hide

    Barbara Kruger Modern Art Oxford

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

    11am-6pm Free

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

    www.modernartoxford.org.uk Email Me 01865722733

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    Free Performances Modern Art Oxford

    Live performances in the Yard including poetry, theatre, music, family workshops and more!

    2 - 5pm Free, contact us for more information.

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

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

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    Theatre, Gig, Family Friendly, Art, This Week

    Patricia L Boyd Metrics Modern Art Oxford

    Patricia L Boyd presents a series of sculptures commissioned by Modern Art Oxford.

    11am - 6pm Free

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

    www.modernartoxford.org.uk Email Me 01865 813813

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    Feathering Their Nests - Sculptured Bird Tables and Bird Baths The Turrill Sculpture Garden

    Unique sculptured bird tables and bird baths in many materials to suit your garden birds.

    9.00 - 4.30pm Free

    The Turrill Sculpture Garden, Behind Summertown Library, South Parade, Summertown.

    www.turrillsculpturegarden.org.uk Email Me 01865 515584

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    Family Friendly, Gardens, Art, Today, This Week, Sculpture

    GigSaturday 2nd August 2014 Hide

    Busker's Quarter

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

    1-4pm Free

    Oxford Castle Quarter, New Road, Oxford OX1 1AY

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

    Sports and FitnessSaturday 2nd August 2014 Hide

    Yoga Lovin' Saturday Workshops FB: Yoga Lovin'

    Come and get hot and sweaty then stretch and relax in peace. Hatha and vinyassa flow.

    9.30 8

    St Alban's Hall, Corner of Catherine & Charles St, Oxford OX4 3AU

    Email Me 07769614669

    Booking advised by 02 Aug 2014 Book tickets

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    Yoga Lovin' Saturday Workshops FB: Yoga Lovin'

    Come and get hot and sweaty then stretch and relax in peace. Hatha and vinyassa flow.

    9.30 8

    St Alban's Hall, Corner of Catherine & Charles St, Oxford OX4 3AU

    Email Me 07769614669

    Booking advised by 23 Aug 2014 Book tickets

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    Gaelic Football Training Éire Óg Oxford

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

    11.30am-1pm Free

    Horspath Sports Ground, Oxford Road, OX4 2RL

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

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    Summer holiday tennis camps in Oxford Discovery Tennis Tours

    Fun, professional summer holiday tennis camps in Oxford for 4-17 yr olds - all levels

    9.30-3.30 between 125 -210 p/w

    Marston Ferry Road, Oxford (next to the Harlequins Rugby Club)

    www.discoverytennistours.com/ Email Me 01865 802024

    Must book by 30 Jun 2014

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    Family Capoeira Classes in Oxfordshire Cobra Capoeira

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

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

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

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

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    YogaBellies for Pregnancy YogaBellies

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

    9.30-10.45pm contact for info

    United Reformed Church Cumnor OX2 9QF

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

    Must book by 26 Apr 2014

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    MarketSaturday 2nd August 2014 Hide

    East Oxford Farmers' Market

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

    10am - 1pm

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

    eastoxfordmarket.org.uk Email Me

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

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

    Sandford Market & Cafe Talking Shop

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

    9am-midday Free

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

    talkingshopsandford.wordpress.com/ Email Me

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    ClassesSaturday 2nd August 2014 Hide

    Crochet For Beginners The Fibreworks Oxford

    Learn the basics of crochet, starting with the granny square. Hook and workbook included.

    2-5pm 25, inc hook, yarn and workbook

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

    www.thefibreworksoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 803653

    Booking advised by 02 Aug 2014

    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, This Week, Classes

    Sunday 3rd August 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlySunday 3rd August 2014 Hide

    Great Escapes at Oxford Castle Unlocked this summer!

    Reviews

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

    10am - 5pm Adult 9.95 Child 6.95 Family 29.95

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

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

    Booking advised by 31 Aug 2014

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    Active Camps for kids.

    Reviews

    Holiday camps for all children aged 3-14 years.

    8.15am-6pm From 30 per day

    Oxford High School

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    Alice Explore Oxford Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

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

    10.30am-4.30pm Free

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

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

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    Trail: Carnival Summer Trail!

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

    10am - 4.30pm free entry

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

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

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    Quest at the Arboretum University of Oxford Harcourt Arboretum

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

    10am - 4pm Free with entry to Arboretum

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

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

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    26 Characters The Story Museum

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

    11am - 5pm 7.30 (5)

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

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

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    Wonder Walk The Story Museum

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

    11am 6 (4)

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

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

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    Wild Things Week The Story Museum

    Outdoor play, free readings and other events celebrating Where The Wild Things Are.

    11am-5pm Crafting materials: 1

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

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

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

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

    Looking for a fun morning activity? Children immerse themselves in daily stories and craft

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

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

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

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    Face Painting at Barefoot Barefoot Books

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

    2 - 4pm 4 per child

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

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

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    Pond Dipping & Wild Art Earth Trust

    Discover what lives in our pond then create a creature from natural materials and clay.

    10am-2pm 3 per child, accompanying adult(s) free

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

    www.earthtrust.org.uk Email Me 01865 407792

    No need to book!

    Nature, Family Friendly, Art, This Week

    Summer holiday activity - Artspace: Moore Rodin Compton Verney

    Try your hand at using clay to create a model of your head, hands or feet.

    11am - 4pm Included in collections and grounds admission.

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire, CV35 9HZ

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

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    Fairytale Farm Sci-Fi Weekend Fairytale Farm

    Fairytale Farm is being invaded by TV's most frightening aliens.

    10am-5pm 10 adults, 4.75 child/senior, 17 family

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

    www.fairytalefarm.co.uk Email Me 01608 238014

    No need to book!

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    Exhibition, Family Friendly, Festival, Sci-Fi, This Week

    Moth Night Earth Trust

    Discover the magic of moths with the help of our expert Moth Man.

    8pm-11pm 5 (2)

    Wallingford Castle Meadows, Wallingford, OX10 8DL

    www.earthtrust.org.uk Email Me 01865 407792

    Must book by 01 Aug 2014

    Nature, Family Friendly, This Week

    MarketSunday 3rd August 2014 Hide

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

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

    10am - 1pm

    Wolvercote Primary School, First Turn, Wolvercote

    www.wolvercotefarmersmarket.co.uk Email Me 01865 318997

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

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

    GigSunday 3rd August 2014 Hide

    The Bookies Open Mic

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

    8.30-11pm Free

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

    Email Me

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

    CinemaSunday 3rd August 2014 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Sunday 3rd August 2014 Hide

    Earth to Echo [PG]

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

    12noon

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Sci-Fi, This Week

    How To Train Your Dragon 2 [PG] (3D)

    Stay! Good dragon. Runtime: 105 mins

    12.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    The House of Magic [U]

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

    2.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Sunday 3rd August 2014 Hide

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

    Impressive follow-up to modern classic dragon animation. Runtime: 105 mins

    11.20am, 2.00, 4.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    Odeon Kids: Rio 2 [U] (2D)

    Stranded bird family in animated sequel. Runtime: 101 mins

    11.00am

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

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

    Earth to Echo [PG]

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

    10.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Sci-Fi, This Week

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

    Sit! Good dragon. Runtime: 105 mins

    10.00am, 12.30, 3.00, 5.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    Sports and FitnessSunday 3rd August 2014 Hide

    YogaBellies YogaBellies

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

    11.15am - 12.30pm contact for info

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

    www.yogabellies.co.uk Email Me 07770 393929

    Must book by 27 Apr 2014

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    Summer holiday tennis camps in Oxford Discovery Tennis Tours

    Fun, professional summer holiday tennis camps in Oxford for 4-17 yr olds - all levels

    9.30-3.30 between 125 -210 p/w

    Marston Ferry Road, Oxford (next to the Harlequins Rugby Club)

    www.discoverytennistours.com/ Email Me 01865 802024

    Must book by 30 Jun 2014

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

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

    1pm Free

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

    www.medleysailingclub.co.uk Email Me 07538 862736

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    ArtSunday 3rd August 2014 Hide

    Barbara Kruger Modern Art Oxford

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

    12pm-5pm Free

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

    www.modernartoxford.org.uk Email Me 01865722733

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    Sunday Exhibition Tours Modern Art Oxford

    Join us for informal tours of our current exhibitions hosted by a member of the MAO team.

    3pm Free, contact us for more details.

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

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

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    Patricia L Boyd Metrics Modern Art Oxford

    Patricia L Boyd presents a series of sculptures commissioned by Modern Art Oxford.

    12pm-5pm Free

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

    www.modernartoxford.org.uk Email Me 01865 813813

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    WorshipSunday 3rd August 2014 Hide

    Church Services St Ebbe's Church

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

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

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

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

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    Church Services St Ebbes in Headington

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

    10.30am, 3.30pm, 7pm

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

    www.stebbesheadington.org.uk Email Me 01865 453226

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    Family Friendly, Worship, This Week, OX3

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

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

    10.30am Free

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

    marstonneighbourhoodchurch.org clive@marstonneighbourhoodchurch.org 01865 728097

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    Family Friendly, Worship, This Week, OX3

    Outside OxfordshireSunday 3rd August 2014 Hide

    The Taplow-Maidenhead Giant Car Boot Giant Car Boot

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

    10am-4pm 2 (kids free)

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

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

    No need to book!

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

    Monday 4th August 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlyMonday 4th August 2014 Hide

    Great Escapes at Oxford Castle Unlocked this summer!

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

    10am - 5pm Adult 9.95 Child 6.95 Family 29.95

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

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

    Booking advised by 31 Aug 2014

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    Family Friendly, Today, This Week, Tours, History

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

    Reviews

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

    73 Hollow Way, Cowley, OX4 2ND

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

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    Active Camps for kids.

    Reviews

    Holiday camps for all children aged 3-14 years.

    8.15am-6pm From 30 per day

    Oxford High School

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    Alice Explore Oxford Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

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

    10.30am-4.30pm Free

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

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

    No need to book!

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

    Alice 3.0: An Alternative Wonderland Museum of Oxford

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

    10am-5pm Free

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

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

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    Summer Holiday Activities: Afternoon Explorer - Shoes

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

    2 - 4pm free entry

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

    rm.nsms.ox.ac.uk/go.rm?id=34665 01865 270927

    Family Friendly, This Week

    Trail: Carnival Summer Trail!

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

    10am - 4.30pm free entry

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

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

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    Quest at the Arboretum University of Oxford Harcourt Arboretum

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

    10am - 4pm Free with entry to Arboretum

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

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

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    Painting Adventures Barefoot Books

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

    2-2.45pm 5/child for drop-in, or 4/child for bookings

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

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

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    Clumps Club Earth Trust

    Wild adventures for children aged 8-12yrs. A different outdoor activity each day.

    10am-4pm each day 25 per day

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

    www.earthtrust.org.uk Email Me 01865 407792

    Must book by 04 Aug 2014

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    Clumps Club Earth Trust

    A week of wild adventures for 8-12yr olds. Different outdoor activity each day.

    10am-4pm 25 per child per day

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

    www.earthtrust.org.uk Email Me 01865 407792

    Must book by 07 Aug 2014

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    Summer holiday activity - Artspace: Moore Rodin Compton Verney

    Try your hand at using clay to create a model of your head, hands or feet.

    11am - 4pm Included in collections and grounds admission.

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire, CV35 9HZ

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

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    Family Play Days at Hill End Hill End Centre

    Explore Hill End's Explorers Garden, Willow Maze, woods & streams! Bring a picnic. No dogs.

    10am-2pm 3 per child (aged 6 months and up)

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

    ...hillend-oec.co.uk... Email Me 01865 863510

    No need to book!

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    Nature, Family Friendly, Today, This Week, Open Day

    Wheatley Little Wild Ones Weekly Group Heart of the Wildwood

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

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

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

    www.heartofwildwood.org Email Me 01844 278774

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    ToursMonday 4th August 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Travel Tour Oxford Time Tours

    11am-12pm 8 (4, family 15)

    The Vaults & Garden, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, (entrance via Radcliffe Square), Oxford OX1 4AH, Open daily 8.30am - 6.30pm. Breakfast 8.30-11.30am, lunch 11.45am-3.30pm, afternoon tea 2.30-6.30pm.

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Booking advised by 30 Aug 2014

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    ConcertMonday 4th August 2014 Hide

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

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

    1pm Free

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

    www.smng.org.uk Email Me 01865 240940

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    Concert, Family Friendly, Classical Music, This Week

    CinemaMonday 4th August 2014 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Monday 4th August 2014 Hide

    Earth to Echo [PG]

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

    12noon

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Sci-Fi, This Week

    How To Train Your Dragon 2 [PG] (3D)

    Stay! Good dragon. Runtime: 105 mins

    12.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    The House of Magic [U]

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

    2.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Monday 4th August 2014 Hide

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

    Impressive follow-up to modern classic dragon animation. Runtime: 105 mins

    11.20am, 2.00, 4.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    Odeon Kids: Rio 2 [U] (2D)

    Stranded bird family in animated sequel. Runtime: 101 mins

    11.00am

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

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

    Muppets Most Wanted [U]

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

    12.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, This Week

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

    Earth to Echo [PG]

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

    10.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Sci-Fi, This Week

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

    Sit! Good dragon. Runtime: 105 mins

    10.00am, 12.30, 3.00, 5.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    ArtMonday 4th August 2014 Hide

    Barbara Kruger Modern Art Oxford

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

    11am-6pm Free

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

    www.modernartoxford.org.uk Email Me 01865722733

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    Feathering Their Nests - Sculptured Bird Tables and Bird Baths The Turrill Sculpture Garden

    Unique sculptured bird tables and bird baths in many materials to suit your garden birds.

    9.30 - 5.30 pm Free

    The Turrill Sculpture Garden, Behind Summertown Library, South Parade, Summertown.

    www.turrillsculpturegarden.org.uk Email Me 01865 515584

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    ClassesMonday 4th August 2014 Hide

    RAD Professional Ballet Classes Victoria Hill School of Ballet

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

    3.30-6pm 4.50

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

    victoriahillschoolofballet.co.uk/ Email Me 07748 455093

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    African Drumming

    Fun friendly lively djembe class for beginners to intermediate.

    7.30-9.30pm 6.50 (5.50)

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

    Email Me

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    Courses and WorkshopsMonday 4th August 2014 Hide

    I'm a Believer - Holiday Course OAPA

    5 Day Summer Course in dance, drama and music - Ages 8-12. This course is themed on the smash hit animation Shrek!

    9am-5pm 165

    Oxford High Junior School, 1 Bardwell Road, Oxford OX2 6SU

    ...theoapa.com... Email Me

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    Shoes upon the table - Holiday Course OAPA

    5 Day Summer Course in dance, drama and music - Ages 13-16 This course is themed on the hit musical 'Blood Brothers'

    9am-5pm 165

    Oxford High Junior School, 1 Bardwell Road, Oxford OX2 6SU

    ...theoapa.com... Email Me 01865 872883

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    Baby Ballroom

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

    2.30pm 25 per 6 weeks

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

    www.danceschool-stepbystep.com Email Me 01865 766030

    Booking advised by 09 Jun 2014

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    Children's Latin and Ballroom

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

    5pm 25 per 4 weeks

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

    www.danceschool-stepbystep.com Email Me 01865 766030

    No need to book!

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    Put on Macbeth in a week, 6-8 and 9-12 years Creation Theatre

    Join Oxfordshire's largest producing theatre company for acting, devising and fun!

    9-5pm 170

    Summerfields School, Mayfield Road, Oxford OX2 7EN

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk/ boxoffice@creationtheatre.co.uk 01865 766266

    Must book by 03 Aug 2014

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    Sports and FitnessMonday 4th August 2014 Hide

    Summer holiday tennis camps in Oxford Discovery Tennis Tours

    Fun, professional summer holiday tennis camps in Oxford for 4-17 yr olds - all levels

    9.30-3.30 between 125 -210 p/w

    Marston Ferry Road, Oxford (next to the Harlequins Rugby Club)

    www.discoverytennistours.com/ Email Me 01865 802024

    Must book by 30 Jun 2014

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    Tuesday 5th August 2014 Hide

    Family FriendlyTuesday 5th August 2014 Hide

    Great Escapes at Oxford Castle Unlocked this summer!

    Reviews

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

    10am - 5pm Adult 9.95 Child 6.95 Family 29.95

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

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

    Booking advised by 31 Aug 2014

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    Family Friendly, Today, This Week, Tours, History

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

    Reviews

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

    73 Hollow Way, Cowley, OX4 2ND

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

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    Active Camps for kids.

    Reviews

    Holiday camps for all children aged 3-14 years.

    8.15am-6pm From 30 per day

    Oxford High School

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    Alice Explore Oxford Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

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

    10.30am-4.30pm Free

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

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

    No need to book!

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    Alice 3.0: An Alternative Wonderland Museum of Oxford

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

    10am-5pm Free

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

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

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    Trail: Carnival Summer Trail!

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

    10am - 4.30pm free entry

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

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

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    Quest at the Arboretum University of Oxford Harcourt Arboretum

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

    10am - 4pm Free with entry to Arboretum

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

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

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    Lovely Leaves University of Oxford Harcourt Arboretum

    Discover weird and wonderful leaves at the Arboretum by following our Lovely Leaves trail.

    1-4pm Free with entry to the Arboretum

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

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

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

    Stories, songs and crafts for the under 5's

    10.30-11am 1.50 per family

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

    Website Email Me 01993 811456

    No need to book!

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    Beetle About - Family Learning drop-in The Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock

    Make a colourful card beetle and a speciman box to display it in.

    2-4pm 2 per child

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

    Website Email Me 01993 811456

    No need to book!

    Museum, Exhibition, Family Friendly, This Week

    Beach Babies returns to The Oxford Beach Rainbow Families & The Oxford Castle Quarter

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

    10am-3pm 3 / family

    Oxford Castle Quarter, New Road, Oxford OX1 1AY

    rainbowfamilies.net Email Me 07875 515499

    No need to book!

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    Cutteslowe Summer Playscheme Cutteslowe Community Association

    Creative play, outdoor games, sports trips and swimming. Booking nec, £60pw, concessions.

    10am - 3pm 60 pw (concessions)

    Cutteslowe Community Centre, 31 Wren Road, Cutteslowe, Oxford OX2 7SX

    www.cutteslowecommunity.org.uk/news cutteslowecca@gmail.com 01865 311172

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    Drop-in and Doodle: Flower Power (summer holiday activity for all ages) Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Creature colourful cut-out floral silhouettes, inspired by our Interior Growth exhibition.

    10am-4pm Free (children must be accompanied by an adult)

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

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

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    26 Characters The Story Museum

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

    10am - 5pm 7.50 (5)

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

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

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    ABC... Story! The Story Museum

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

    10.30am - 11.30am 2.50

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

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

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    Just William Week The Story Museum

    Outdoor play, free readings and other events to celebrate Just William this week.

    10am-5pm Craft materials: 1

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

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

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    Barefoot Summer Craft Club (Ages 4+) Barefoot Books

    Create something special to take home and be proud of in our crafting workshops.

    3.00 - 3.45pm 5/child for drop-in, or 4/child for bookings

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

    www.barefoot.com Email Me 01865 311100

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    Clumps Club Earth Trust

    Wild adventures for children aged 8-12yrs. A different outdoor activity each day.

    10am-4pm each day 25 per day

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

    www.earthtrust.org.uk Email Me 01865 407792

    Must book by 04 Aug 2014

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    Clumps Club Earth Trust

    A week of wild adventures for 8-12yr olds. Different outdoor activity each day.

    10am-4pm 25 per child per day

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

    www.earthtrust.org.uk Email Me 01865 407792

    Must book by 07 Aug 2014

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    Summer holiday activity - Artspace: Moore Rodin Compton Verney

    Try your hand at using clay to create a model of your head, hands or feet.

    11am - 4pm Included in collections and grounds admission.

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire, CV35 9HZ

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

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    Family Play Days at Hill End Hill End Centre

    Explore Hill End's Explorers Garden, Willow Maze, woods & streams! Bring a picnic. No dogs.

    10am-2pm 3 per child (aged 6 months and up)

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

    ...hillend-oec.co.uk... Email Me 01865 863510

    No need to book!

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    ToursTuesday 5th August 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Travel Tour Oxford Time Tours

    11am-12pm 8 (4, family 15)

    The Vaults & Garden, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, (entrance via Radcliffe Square), Oxford OX1 4AH, Open daily 8.30am - 6.30pm. Breakfast 8.30-11.30am, lunch 11.45am-3.30pm, afternoon tea 2.30-6.30pm.

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Booking advised by 30 Aug 2014

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    CinemaTuesday 5th August 2014 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Tuesday 5th August 2014 Hide

    Earth to Echo [PG]

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

    12noon

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Sci-Fi, This Week

    How To Train Your Dragon 2 [PG] (3D)

    Stay! Good dragon. Runtime: 105 mins

    12.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    The House of Magic [U]

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

    2.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Tuesday 5th August 2014 Hide

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

    Impressive follow-up to modern classic dragon animation. Runtime: 105 mins

    11.20am, 2.00, 4.30pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    Odeon Kids: Rio 2 [U] (2D)

    Stranded bird family in animated sequel. Runtime: 101 mins

    11.00am

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

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Tuesday 5th August 2014 Hide

    Earth to Echo [PG]

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

    10.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Sci-Fi, This Week

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

    Sit! Good dragon. Runtime: 105 mins

    1.30, 4.15pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    ArtTuesday 5th August 2014 Hide

    Barbara Kruger Modern Art Oxford

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

    11am-6pm Free

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

    www.modernartoxford.org.uk Email Me 01865722733

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    Feathering Their Nests - Sculptured Bird Tables and Bird Baths The Turrill Sculpture Garden

    Unique sculptured bird tables and bird baths in many materials to suit your garden birds.

    9.30 - 7pm Free

    The Turrill Sculpture Garden, Behind Summertown Library, South Parade, Summertown.

    www.turrillsculpturegarden.org.uk Email Me 01865 515584

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    ClassesTuesday 5th August 2014 Hide

    LUPI. Latin Club for Kids Communicate Project CIC

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

    4-5pm 8 per lesson

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

    www.communicateproject.com Email Me 07981 059511

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

    Spanish Beginners for Adults and Parents with Toddlers Communicate Project CIC

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

    9.30-10.30 8 per lesson, 7 for residents

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

    www.communicateproject.com Email Me 07981 059511

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    DanceTuesday 5th August 2014 Hide

    Tiny Toes Ballet Forbes Theatre Arts Oxford

    Ballet class for children age 2+.

    2pm or 4pm 6

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

    www.forbestheatreartsoxford.com Email Me 07802 531459

    No need to book!

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    Children's Summer Holiday Dance Days step by step dance school

    10-3pm 15

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

    www.danceschool-stepbystep.com Email Me 01865 766030

    Must book by 22 Jul 2014

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    Courses and WorkshopsTuesday 5th August 2014 Hide

    I'm a Believer - Holiday Course OAPA

    5 Day Summer Course in dance, drama and music - Ages 8-12. This course is themed on the smash hit animation Shrek!

    9am-5pm 165

    Oxford High Junior School, 1 Bardwell Road, Oxford OX2 6SU

    ...theoapa.com... Email Me

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    Shoes upon the table - Holiday Course OAPA

    5 Day Summer Course in dance, drama and music - Ages 13-16 This course is themed on the hit musical 'Blood Brothers'

    9am-5pm 165

    Oxford High Junior School, 1 Bardwell Road, Oxford OX2 6SU

    ...theoapa.com... Email Me 01865 872883

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    I've got no strings - Holiday Course OAPA

    3 Day Summer Course in dance, drama and music - Ages 5-8. This course is themed on the classic story 'Pinoccio'.

    9am-5pm 115

    Oxford High Junior School, 1 Bardwell Road, Oxford OX2 6SU

    www.theoapa.com/holiday-courses-oxford-5-8 Email Me 01865 872883

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    Children's summer holiday dance days step by step dance school

    Zumba kids, salsa, latin & ballroom, jive + more! Contact for more info and bookings.

    10am-3pm 15

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

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

    Must book by 23 Jul 2014

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    Put on Macbeth in a week, 6-8 and 9-12 years Creation Theatre

    Join Oxfordshire's largest producing theatre company for acting, devising and fun!

    9-5pm 170

    Summerfields School, Mayfield Road, Oxford OX2 7EN

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk/ boxoffice@creationtheatre.co.uk 01865 766266

    Must book by 03 Aug 2014

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    MeetingTuesday 5th August 2014 Hide

    Weekly Knit & Crochet Groups The Fibreworks Oxford

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

    6-8pm Free

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

    www.thefibreworksoxford.co.uk Email Me 01865 803653

    No need to book!

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    Sports and FitnessTuesday 5th August 2014 Hide

    Gaelic Football Training Éire Óg Oxford

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

    7pm- 8.30pm Free

    Horspath Sports Ground, Oxford Road, OX4 2RL

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

    No need to book!

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    Summer holiday tennis camps in Oxford Discovery Tennis Tours

    Fun, professional summer holiday tennis camps in Oxford for 4-17 yr olds - all levels

    9.30-3.30 between 125 -210 p/w

    Marston Ferry Road, Oxford (next to the Harlequins Rugby Club)

    www.discoverytennistours.com/ Email Me 01865 802024

    Must book by 30 Jun 2014

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    GigTuesday 5th August 2014 Hide

    Oxford Classic Jazz Band Oxford Classic Jazz

    An evening of elegant music from the Jazz Age played in a family-friendly country pub.

    8.30 - 11pm Free - good food and beer available

    The Trout Inn, Lechlade

    www.classicjazz.co.uk Email Me 07932748379

    Gig, Concert, Family Friendly, Jazz, This Week

    Wednesday 6th August 2014 Hide

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    Great Escapes at Oxford Castle Unlocked this summer!

    Reviews

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

    10am - 5pm Adult 9.95 Child 6.95 Family 29.95

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

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

    Booking advised by 31 Aug 2014

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    Family Friendly, Today, This Week, Tours, History

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

    Reviews

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

    73 Hollow Way, Cowley, OX4 2ND

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

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    Active Camps for kids.

    Reviews

    Holiday camps for all children aged 3-14 years.

    8.15am-6pm From 30 per day

    Oxford High School

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    Coffee Morning Wesley Memorial Church

    All welcome

    10am-12pm Coffee from 80p

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

    www.wesleymem.org.uk Email Me 01865 243216

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    Alice Explore Oxford Gallery Trail Museum of Oxford

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

    10.30am-4.30pm Free

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

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

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    Alice 3.0: An Alternative Wonderland Museum of Oxford

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

    10am-5pm Free

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

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

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    Trail: Carnival Summer Trail!

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

    10am - 4.30pm free entry

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

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

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    Quest at the Arboretum University of Oxford Harcourt Arboretum

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

    10am - 4pm Free with entry to Arboretum

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

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

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    Beach Babies returns to The Oxford Beach Rainbow Families & The Oxford Castle Quarter

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

    10am-3pm 3 / family

    Oxford Castle Quarter, New Road, Oxford OX1 1AY

    rainbowfamilies.net Email Me 07875 515499

    No need to book!

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    Cutteslowe Summer Playscheme Cutteslowe Community Association

    Creative play, outdoor games, sports trips and swimming. Booking nec, £60pw, concessions.

    10am - 3pm 60 pw (concessions)

    Cutteslowe Community Centre, 31 Wren Road, Cutteslowe, Oxford OX2 7SX

    www.cutteslowecommunity.org.uk/news cutteslowecca@gmail.com 01865 311172

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    Drop-in and Doodle: Flower Power (summer holiday activity for all ages) Cornerstone Arts Centre

    Creature colourful cut-out floral silhouettes, inspired by our Interior Growth exhibition.

    10am-4pm Free (children must be accompanied by an adult)

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

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

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    26 Characters The Story Museum

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

    10am - 5pm 7.50 (5)

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

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

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    Just William Week The Story Museum

    Outdoor play, free readings and other events to celebrate Just William this week.

    10am-5pm Craft materials: 1

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

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

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    Stories From Scratch: Little Red Hen Barefoot Books

    An innovative, fun and wonderful way to teach young children to create their own stories

    10-11am 3 per child, 5 per family

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

    Website Email Me 01865 311100

    Booking advised by 06 Aug 2014

    Family Friendly, This Week, Storytelling

    Busy Barefoot Bakers: make biscuit dough, cut out, bake and decorate (Ages 4+) Barefoot Books

    Make biscuit dough, bake and decorate. Listen to a story while they bake! Eat and share!

    2.45 - 3.45pm 10/child for drop-in, 8/child for block booking

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

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

    Must book by 04 Aug 2014

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    Family Friendly, Food, Craft, This Week, Storytelling, Cake

    Clumps Club Earth Trust

    Wild adventures for children aged 8-12yrs. A different outdoor activity each day.

    10am-4pm each day 25 per day

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

    www.earthtrust.org.uk Email Me 01865 407792

    Must book by 04 Aug 2014

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    Clumps Club Earth Trust

    A week of wild adventures for 8-12yr olds. Different outdoor activity each day.

    10am-4pm 25 per child per day

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

    www.earthtrust.org.uk Email Me 01865 407792

    Must book by 07 Aug 2014

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    Summer holiday activity - Artspace: Moore Rodin Compton Verney

    Try your hand at using clay to create a model of your head, hands or feet.

    11am - 4pm Included in collections and grounds admission.

    Compton Verney, Warwickshire, CV35 9HZ

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

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    Family Play Days at Hill End Hill End Centre

    Explore Hill End's Explorers Garden, Willow Maze, woods & streams! Bring a picnic. No dogs.

    10am-2pm 3 per child (aged 6 months and up)

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

    ...hillend-oec.co.uk... Email Me 01865 863510

    No need to book!

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    Wheatley Little Wild Ones Holiday Special Heart of the Wildwood

    Forest School, 6 months up, fire, cooking, free play, cake sale + bric-a-brac, free craft activities.

    1-4pm Free, donations welcome

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

    www.heartofwildwood.org Email Me 01844 278774

    No need to book!

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    Summer Wildwood Adventure in Wheatley Heart of the Wildwood

    Woodland fun, explore, build dens, cook your own bread over the fire, arts and crafts, mud. 6 months and up + parents/carer.

    1-4pm Free, donations welcome - cake sale + bric-a-brac

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

    www.heartofwildwood.org Email Me 07582 935427

    No need to book!

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    Badger watching at Wytham Woods

    Join Nigel Fisher, Conservator of Wytham Woods, for an evening of badger watching.

    6.30 - 9.15pm free

    Wytham Woods, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 8QQ

    ...ox.ac.uk... 01865 726832

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    ToursWednesday 6th August 2014 Hide

    Oxford Time Travel Tour Oxford Time Tours

    11am-12pm 8 (4, family 15)

    The Vaults & Garden, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, (entrance via Radcliffe Square), Oxford OX1 4AH, Open daily 8.30am - 6.30pm. Breakfast 8.30-11.30am, lunch 11.45am-3.30pm, afternoon tea 2.30-6.30pm.

    www.oxfordtimetours.com Email Me 07877 794793

    Booking advised by 30 Aug 2014

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    CinemaWednesday 6th August 2014 Hide

    Odeon Magdalen Street 0871 2244 007 — Wednesday 6th August 2014 Hide

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

    Stay! Good dragon. Runtime: 105 mins

    11.30am, 2.00pm

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Animation, This Week

    Odeon George Street 0871 2244 007 — Wednesday 6th August 2014 Hide

    Odeon Kids: Rio 2 [U] (2D)

    Stranded bird family in animated sequel. Runtime: 101 mins

    11.00am

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

    Phoenix Picturehouse 0871 902 5736 (10p/min from landline) — Wednesday 6th August 2014 Hide

    Muppets Most Wanted [U]

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

    12noon

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Comedy, This Week

    Vue Cinema 08712 240 240 (10p per min from BT) — Wednesday 6th August 2014 Hide

    Earth to Echo [PG]

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

    10.30am

    Cinema, Family Friendly, Sci-Fi, This Week

    ArtWednesday 6th August 2014 Hide

    Barbara Kruger Modern Art Oxford

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

    11am-6pm Free

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

    www.modernartoxford.org.uk Email Me 01865722733

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

    MarketWednesday 6th August 2014 Hide

    Fairtrade Market OQC

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

    10am-4pm Free

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

    Email Me 07946 073953

    No need to book!

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

    DanceWednesday 6th August 2014 Hide

    Tiny Toes Ballet Forbes theatre arts Oxford

    Beautiful ballet class for children age 2+.

    2.15pm 6

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

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

    No need to book!

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    Theatre, Family Friendly, Dance, Ballet, This Week

    Children's Summer Holiday Dance Days step by step dance school

    10-3pm 15

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

    www.danceschool-stepbystep.com Email Me 01865 766030

    Must book by 22 Jul 2014

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

    Courses and WorkshopsWednesday 6th August 2014 Hide

    I'm a Believer - Holiday Course OAPA

    5 Day Summer Course in dance, drama and music - Ages 8-12. This course is themed on the smash hit animation Shrek!

    9am-5pm 165

    Oxford High Junior School, 1 Bardwell Road, Oxford OX2 6SU

    ...theoapa.com... Email Me

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    Theatre, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Music, Musical Theatre, This Week, Kids' Activities

    Shoes upon the table - Holiday Course OAPA

    5 Day Summer Course in dance, drama and music - Ages 13-16 This course is themed on the hit musical 'Blood Brothers'

    9am-5pm 165

    Oxford High Junior School, 1 Bardwell Road, Oxford OX2 6SU

    ...theoapa.com... Email Me 01865 872883

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    Theatre, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Music, Dance, Musical Theatre, This Week, Kids' Activities

    I've got no strings - Holiday Course OAPA

    3 Day Summer Course in dance, drama and music - Ages 5-8. This course is themed on the classic story 'Pinoccio'.

    9am-5pm 115

    Oxford High Junior School, 1 Bardwell Road, Oxford OX2 6SU

    www.theoapa.com/holiday-courses-oxford-5-8 Email Me 01865 872883

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    Theatre, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Music, This Week, Kids' Activities

    Children's summer holiday dance days step by step dance school

    Zumba kids, salsa, latin & ballroom, jive + more! Contact for more info and bookings.

    10am-3pm 15

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

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

    Must book by 23 Jul 2014

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

    Put on Macbeth in a week, 6-8 and 9-12 years Creation Theatre

    Join Oxfordshire's largest producing theatre company for acting, devising and fun!

    9-5pm 170

    Summerfields School, Mayfield Road, Oxford OX2 7EN

    www.creationtheatre.co.uk/ boxoffice@creationtheatre.co.uk 01865 766266

    Must book by 03 Aug 2014

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    Theatre, Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, This Week, Kids' Activities

    Sports and FitnessWednesday 6th August 2014 Hide

    Summer holiday tennis camps in Oxford Discovery Tennis Tours

    Fun, professional summer holiday tennis camps in Oxford for 4-17 yr olds - all levels

    9.30-3.30 between 125 -210 p/w

    Marston Ferry Road, Oxford (next to the Harlequins Rugby Club)

    www.discoverytennistours.com/ Email Me 01865 802024

    Must book by 30 Jun 2014

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    Family Friendly, Courses and Workshops, Sports and Fitness, Education, Today, This Week, Kids' Activities

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

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

    7-8.30pm Free

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

    www.medleysailingclub.co.uk Email Me 07538 862736

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    Nature, Family Friendly, Sports and Fitness, This Week