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What’s on for families this weekend in Oxfordshire – 11 & 12 November 2017

What’s on for families this weekend in Oxfordshire – 11 & 12 November 2017

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RISINGHURST & SANDHILLS PARISH COUNCIL FIREWORKS EVENT : SATURDAY 11 NOVEMBER

The Risinghurst and Sandhills Parish Council Fireworks Event will take place on Saturday 11th November at the Groveland Road Playing Field in Riinghurst.

Location: Groveland Road Playing Field

Date and time: Saturday 11th November

For more details click here

 

 

PIXEL PAINTING WITH PYTHON – CREATIVE COMPUTING CLUB : SATURDAY 11 NOVEMBER

Kids can let their creativity run wild and discover their inner Banksy at our colourful coding workshop. They will learn how every colour they can think of can be made from just red, green and blue. Armed with this new knowledge and the programming language Python, they’ll tweak the colours of images, add in shapes and apply some cool built-in filters to create an artwork of their own. Imagination is the limit!

Location: The Basement, Oxford Centre For Innovation, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 1BY

Date: Saturday, 11th November 2017

10AM – 11.30AM (ages 9-12)
12.30PM – 2PM (ages 9-12)
2.30PM – 4PM (ages 12-15)
Suitable for ages 9-15
£8 per child / adults free
Click here for more information

KIDS COMEDY: TIERNAN DOUIEB – OXFORD STORY MUSEUM: SATURDAY 11 NOVEMBER

Cracking stand up comedy for everyone over the age of 6 which is mostly about bogies and superheroes and annoying siblings… All the best of comedy but without the rude bits.

Suitable for ages 6+

Tiernan Douieb
Tiernan’s done the comedy thing for ages and ages now. Since his early days treading the boards, his comedy has taken on a more satirical edge opting to complain about worldly political happenings in the friendliest and funniest manner possible.

This is balanced by his stand-up for children and families which is mostly about bogies and superheroes.

Date and time: Saturday 11 November 2pm – 3pm

Price: £7

To book tickets click here

 

 

BABY BOOGIE AT PEGASUS OXFORD: SATURDAY 11 NOVEMBER

Bounce onto the dance floor with the ever popular Baby Boogie.

Toddlers and grown-ups throw some shapes and groove to the tunes from the live DJ. Try a warm-up workshop and take a break in the chill-out zone with free activities in the cafe.

Location: Pegasus, Magdalen Road, Oxford. OX4 1RE

Workshops
Saturday, 11 November, 10.30am
Saturday, 11 November, 1.30pm

Discos
Saturday, 11 November, 11.30am
Saturday, 11 November, 2.30pm

Price: Disco £5, Workshop & Disco £7

For more information and to book tickets click here or call 01865 812150

 

 

CHRISTMAS POTTERY WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS: SATURDAY 11 NOVEMBER

This pottery workshops are a two hour session making and painting your very own, creative objects out of clay. Creations are then fired at the Barro Studio for collection.

The pottery courses are taking place on 11th  November 9:30 – 11:30 at Lisa Jayne Art Studio, Station Road, Bletchingdon. OX5 3BQ.

The Christmas pottery workshop are £22 per person which includes clay, glazing and firing.

For more information or to book your place, please contact Yvette Garcia-Mier at yvettegarciamier@gmail.com.

 

ILLUMINATED WEEKENDS AT FAIRYTALE FARM, 11 – 12 NOVEMBER

Between now and Christmas Fairytale Farm will have their Illuminated Evenings every Saturday and Sunday.

The park will be open all day as normal, but when daylight fades the entire Enchanted Walk will become a magical wonderland of fairy lights!

The Beanstalk Cafe will be open throughout with a choice of hot and cold snacks.

Location: Fairytale Farm, Southcombe, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire. OX7 5QH

Click here for more details

 

 

SANTA’S GROTTO AT FROSTS GARDEN CENTRE: 11 & 12 NOVEMBER

Santa’s Grotto is back…and its bigger and better than ever before!

Join Frosts Garden Centre for a unique grotto experience like no other…Enter Santa’s magical wonderland, sing with his bashful elves and then make some reindeer food ready to sprinkle on Christmas Eve.

The Adventure continues into Santa’s living room where you will listen to an enchanted story read by Santa himself.

With lots of surprises along the way this is the ultimate Santa experience for the whole family to enjoy!

Don’t forget to purchase your photo when you book…the perfect reminder of your visit!

Your experience will last around 45 minutes.

Prices:

Child Ticket – 6 months and over – £14.99

Adult Ticket – £4.99

6×8 Photo – £7.50

Photo Package – Either a Snow Globe, Fridge Magnet & a Keyring or Glitter Frame, Fridge Magnet & a Keyring – £14.99

Location: Millets Farm Centre, Kingston Road, Frilford, Nr Abingdon, Oxfordshire. OX13 5HB

For more information about Christmas at Millets click here

 

 

CHRISTMAS AT WADDESDON: 11 & 12 NOVEMBER

Christmas at Waddesdon starts on Saturday and it looks like it’s going to be fantastic.

The theme for this year’s decorations, Enchanted Menagerie, celebrates the weird and wonderful animals that can be seen throughout Waddesdon’s collections, from an elephant parade inspired by the 18th-century musical automaton to a life-sized zebra and trees decked with colourful birds and mythical beasts!

From dusk, an extraordinary new light and sound show Waddesdon Imaginarium, will be projected onto the Manor’s ornate façade.  Visitors will be dazzled by roaming porcelain animals, dancing musical clocks, fluttering clouds of butterflies and moths and
18th-century portraits creating a fantastical visual story of Waddesdon.

Wrap up warm, head outside and discover light art by American artist Lauren Booth. Electric Menagerie winds from the Aviary to the Stables,  with neon goats, parrots and even a flea circus.

Location: Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP18 0JH

For more details abut Christmas at Waddesdon click here

 

 

BRICK WONDERS LEGO EXHIBITION AT BANBURY MUSEUM: 11 & 12 NOVEMBER

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 these much-loved little bricks.

A treat for all ages, bring your curiosity, build your imagination and explore the world brick by brick. Marvel at the shapes and structures that can be snapped together to create the most iconic wonders of the world, including the Great Wall of China, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Great Pyramid of Giza and Niagara Falls.

We visited this exhibition over half term, read our review here

Location: Castle Quay Shopping Centre, Spiceball Park Rd, Banbury OX16 2PQ

Date: 16 September – 18 November

Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Cost: Tickets available on the day from the museum shop: £4.00 adult, £3.00 concessions, £2.00 children (Under 5s free)

Suitable for: All ages

For more information about the exhibition click here

 

 

MINI MORNINGS AT VUE CINEMA IN OXFORD: 11 & 12 NOVEMBER

Little Ankle Biters are always on the look out for ways to entertain the kids without spending a fortune, and going to the cinema for just £2.49 per person is one way of doing it, especially on a rainy day.
Vue Cinema in Oxford run Mini Mornings every weekend on a Saturday and Sunday morning from 10am, plus every day during the school holidays.
This is what they’ve got coming up this weekend

The Jungle Bunch

In their first big screen adventure, the Jungle Bunch’s tiger striped Kung Fu penguin leader Maurice and his comrades – a goldfish, tarsier and gorilla – fight to protect the jungle from a gang of silly baboons lead by Igor the evil Koala.
Showing dates and times:
Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 November at 9:45am
Location: Ozone Leisure Park, Grenoble Rd, Oxford OX4 4XP
Click here  for more information

Have a great weekend x

If you’re looking for ideas for things to do with your little ones in Oxfordshire and the surrounding areas please click here



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