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What’s on this Bank Holiday Weekend in Oxfordshire: 26 – 28 May 2018

What’s on this Bank Holiday Weekend in Oxfordshire: 26 – 28 May 2018

The second Bank Holiday in May is fast approaching and there’s loads of fun things planned in Oxfordshire. If you’re looking for family friendly things to do this weekend, here’s are our suggestions of all the best, not-to-be missed bits.

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COMMON PEOPLE, SOUTH PARK, OXFORD

Common People takes place on May Bank Holiday (26th & 27th May) in the stunning surrounds of Oxford’s South Park, one of the most beautiful parks in the UK!

The line up include James, The Jacksons, Morcheeba, Aswad and Maximo Park and for the kids there’s Peter Rabbit, Paddington, the World’s Biggest Bouncy Castle, Gorilla Circus, The Story Museum and much much more…

For more details about this fantastic event or to book tickets click here

 

BLENHEIM PALACE FOOD FESTIVAL

This year’s festival will feature more demonstrations, more local producers and more tastings than ever before, with a fantastic range of food, drink, and activities for the whole family to enjoy!

For more details click here

 

MARVELLOUS MACHINES AT BANBURY MUSEUM

We absolutely love Banbury Museum and they have an exciting exhibition on this spring.

To find out more click here

 

COLOURSCAPE AT WADDESDON

During spring 2018 an extraordinary experience of colour and light lands again on the Waddesdon lawns. A brand-new Colourscape with long sensational views will be installed on the Aviary glade.

For more information click here

TELETUBBIES LIVE SHOW AT AYLESBURY WATERSIDE THEATRE

If you have any Teletubbies’ fans at home they are going to absolutely love Teletubbies Live! This is the first ever Teletubbies theatre show created especially for little people!

To find out more click here

 

GNOMETASTIC AT WATERPERRY GARDENS

Half term fun. Help the gnomes in the gardens who have forgotten their names.

Find all eight gnomes (and their names) to claim your prize. £2 per child. Children must be accompanied by an adult for whom the garden entrance fee applies.

For more details click here

 

ME AND MY BEE AT THE NORTH WALL CENTRE

This show sounds fantastic, and what better way to learn about the importance of bees and the environment than a fun and engaging show at the theatre.

To find out more click here

 

JOHN LAWSON’S CIRCUS AT MILLETS FARM

John Lawson’s Circus will be returning for May half-term with all new acts and an amazing show to be enjoyed by all the family!

For more information click here

 

ALICE IN WONDERLAND AT CORNERSTONE IN DIDCOT

Let’s All Dance returns with this fabulous family favourite. Stunning dancing, much loved characters and super costumes bring the famous tale to life in this magical ballet production.

For more details click here

 

RAPTOR AND REPTILE EVENT WITH MILLETS FALCONRY CENTRE

The always popular Lenny’s Lizards Reptile team will be joining the team at Millets Falconry Centre…

To find out more click here

RUBY REDFORT PERFORMANCE AT OXFORD STORY MUSEUM

Escapade Theatre presents the first ever stage adaptation of Lauren Child’s bestselling mystery series. This quirky, hilarious spy thriller takes us into a world of terrifying villains, cutting-edge gadgets, and death-defying escapes.

Date and time: Monday 28 May at 11am and 4pm

For more details click here

 

Cogges Family Festival

Spend special family time this bank holiday Monday 28th May at the Cogges Family Festival and family ceilidh. The brilliant children’s musician David Gibb will be performing at 11am, Witney Music Festival will entertain us all afternoon and the fabulous family ceilidh starts at 3pm. Plus much more, so for more information about the day, see HERE.

 

HALF TERM CRAFT AT WYEVALE GARDEN CENTRE

Create a flower pinwheel for lots of fun in your summer garden.

For more details click here

 

BEST PLACES TO SEE BLUEBELLS IN OXFORDSHIRE THIS SPRING

Beautiful Bluebells have started to make an appearance across Berkshire, and we’ve pulled together a list of some of the best places to go for a walk with the kiddies and see these beautiful flowers at their best. Always check with the venue before travelling to ensure the bluebells have arrived!

For more information click here

 

EATING OUT WITH THE KIDS IN OXFORDSHIRE THIS WEEKEND

If you fancy grabbing a bite to eat while you’re out and about with the kids this weekend,  we’ve got loads of suggestions for child-friendly restaurants in Oxfordshire. Check out our handy guide, click here

 

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Have a great weekend x



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