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What’s on for families in Oxfordshire this weekend! 18 – 19 November 2017

What’s on for families in Oxfordshire this weekend! 18 – 19 November 2017

Welcome to our weekly what’s on this weekend feature, there is plenty happening in and around Oxfordshire this weekend for families If you would like this and other great events sent directly to your inbox why not sign up to our newsletter?   Didcot Light […]

Woodstock Night of 1000 candles – Saturday 25 November 2017

Woodstock Night of 1000 candles – Saturday 25 November 2017

The Woodstock Night of 1000 candles is a Christmas light switch on not to be missed with shops open late, music and local schools participation. DETAILS Woodstock Christmas lights switch on event is on Saturday 25th November 2017 at the Town Square in Woodstock Click […]

Christmas at Bicester Wyevale Garden Centre

Christmas at Bicester Wyevale Garden Centre

We love Bicester Wyevale Garden Centre and can spend hours there with the kids. In addition to the fantastic soft play area at the centre your little ankle biters can also have breakfast or tea with the big man himself. Breakfast or tea with Santa […]

Christmas at Millets Farm

Christmas at Millets Farm

Christmas at Millets Farm is always a fantastic event and we’re sure 2017 will be no different. Santa’s Grotto at Frosts Garden Centre Sat 11th Nov-Sun 24th Dec Santa’s Grotto is back…and its bigger and better than ever before! Join Frosts Garden Centre for a […]

Christmas at Waddesdon Manor 2017

Christmas at Waddesdon Manor 2017

Christmas is always a very special time to visit Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, and 2017 is no exception. Find animal magic and festive winter light at Waddesdon this Christmas – 11 November 2017 – 2 January 2018, Wednesday-Sunday, 11am-6pm (Closed 24, 25 & 26 December) […]

Christmas at Blenheim Palace – 24 November 2017- 1 January 2018

Christmas at Blenheim Palace – 24 November 2017- 1 January 2018

Blenheim Palace’s Formal Gardens will light up for an unforgettable after-dark festive trail of lights. Follow the trail along winding paths, tranquil waters, and explore the scented Fire Garden; a circular carpet of dancing flames, adorned with lanterns, all set against the backdrop of glittering ancient […]

Mum2mum Market Nearly New Sale – 18th November in Didcot

Mum2mum Market Nearly New Sale – 18th November in Didcot

Mum2mum markets are where mums sell to other mums, so if you have outgrown items to sell or you would like to buy preloved top quality children’s goods at a great price this is the place to come. Details: Location:  Didcot Girls’ School, Oxford Crescent entrance, […]

Morgan and West!  A (sort of ) Christmas Carol Magic Show!

Morgan and West! A (sort of ) Christmas Carol Magic Show!

The world’s most distinguished duo of time-travelling magicians Morgan & West present Charles Dickens’ timeless classic A Christmas Carol.   There is only one problem -they haven’t read it. Well not just one problem, there are also only two of them to play all the parts. Oh, and […]

Oxford’s Christmas Ice Show

Oxford’s Christmas Ice Show

‘Around the world in 80 minutes’ is the theme for the 2017 Christmas Ice Show which will take place on Saturday 9th December and Sunday 10th December at Oxford Ice Rink. The show is a popular part of the city’s Christmas calendar and this year […]

Christmas Lights Switch On in Oxfordshire 2017

Christmas Lights Switch On in Oxfordshire 2017

There’s always something quite special about wrapping up in your warmest gear, sipping mulled wine and waiting in the crisp air to watch the local celebrity turn on the Christmas lights. Here are the dates, times and details for all the Christmas light switch ons […]

The Nutcracker and The Mouse King, Didcot Cornerstone Theatre

The Nutcracker and The Mouse King, Didcot Cornerstone Theatre

This classical festive show at Cornerstone Arts Centre is suitable for the entire family — from 3 to 103. When Maria and her family turn up at a dusty old toyshop on Christmas Eve, full of raggedy old toys and a mysterious toymaker, they’d rather […]

Pantomimes in Oxfordshire 2017

Pantomimes in Oxfordshire 2017

Going to the pantomime like for many families has become an annual tradition for us and we absolutely love it. We have pulled together a list of pantos showing in and around Oxfordshire this Christmas 2017. If you would like these great events sent directly to […]

Christmas Pottery Workshops for Children

Christmas Pottery Workshops for Children

Yvette Garcier-Mier is running a number of festive pottery workshops where you can make up to 8 Christmas decorations to spruce up your tree These pottery workshops are a two hour session making and painting your very own, creative objects out of clay. Creations are […]

My First Ballet – Swan Lake, New Theatre Oxford

My First Ballet – Swan Lake, New Theatre Oxford

If you have a child who loves ballet the My First Ballet series are an excellent first taste of the magical world of ballet. I took both my girls last year with a group of friends and they absolutely loved it! Enjoy one of the most famous […]

BIG FISH LITTLE FISH FAMILY RAVE, WYCOMBE SWAN

BIG FISH LITTLE FISH FAMILY RAVE, WYCOMBE SWAN

Big Fish Little Fish – Saturday 25 November 2017, 2.00 – 4.00pm – Old Town Hall, Wycombe Swan Award winning, bonkers family fun with Big Fish Little Fish family rave as they return to High Wycombe after their first sold out show for a ‘Once […]

MEET SANTA THIS CHRISTMAS IN OXFORDSHIRE – OUR TOP PICKS

MEET SANTA THIS CHRISTMAS IN OXFORDSHIRE – OUR TOP PICKS

What better way to add some sparkle to Christmas for your little ones than by booking to meet the big man himself. Santa is a pretty busy man at this time of year, but has freed up some space in his diary to meet the lovely children of […]

Stick Man Live Show – Leicester Square Theatre

Stick Man Live Show – Leicester Square Theatre

If you loved reading this Julia Donaldson favourite or watched Stick Man on TV then you’re going to love this live adaptation. Touching, funny and utterly original, Scamp Theatre’s delightful adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s STICK MAN is back at Leicester Square Theatre in London! […]

Brick Wonders Lego Exhibition at Banbury Museum

Brick Wonders Lego Exhibition at Banbury Museum

Calling lego builders and mini-brick architects big and small… A world of imagination and creativity is waiting for you! Discover the endless possibilities, as you journey through history and around the globe discovering brick wonders, carefully crafted using over a quarter of a million of […]

George’s Marvellous Medicine – Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

George’s Marvellous Medicine – Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

My little ankle biters absolutely love Roald Dahl and George’s Marvellous Medicine and is now coming to the live stage in Ayelsbury Most grandmothers are lovely, kind, helpful old ladies. Not George’s Grandmother. George’s Grandmother likes to gobble up slugs and bugs, and is always […]

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

We absolutely love Christmas is our house and it has become a tradition in our family to visit the pantomime every year and we have always opted for the Aylesbury panto and always come out smiling! This year’s festive family pantomime at the Aylesbury Waterside […]

Disney on Ice presents Passport to Adventure 2017

Disney on Ice presents Passport to Adventure 2017

I am taking my little ankle biters to Disney on Ice this year and I can’t wait!! Celebrate the most memorable Disney tales with your favourite characters in Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure. Join Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy and Daisy on a journey to […]

Peppa Pig’s Adventure!! Live Show – Oxford

Peppa Pig’s Adventure!! Live Show – Oxford

There’s always something special about going to the theatre even if it is to see Peppa Pig with your toddler. We have been to see previous Peppa Pig shows with my little ankle biters and they absolutely loved it! The story – join Peppa as […]

Gruffalo Spotters Trails at Wendover Woods

Gruffalo Spotters Trails at Wendover Woods

Here at Little Ankle Biters we love Julia Donaldson books especially The Gruffalo. After restoration, the trail is now back at its best! It is aimed at younger children, but the whole family can enjoy following clues and collecting evidence. Download the app before you visit […]