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World Book Day Costume Ideas – 7 March 2019

World Book Day Costume Ideas – 7 March 2019

In our house World Book Day is normally the night before, oh gawd we forgot the costume, what can we find in the fancy dress box that in any way resembles a book characters, kinda scenario. Not so this year! We’re getting on the front […]

The Little Welly Returns to Henley on Thames

The Little Welly Returns to Henley on Thames

Get ready for another dollop of outdoor, muddy fun as The Little Welly – the UK’s largest obstacle course for children – returns to Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire on 8th and 9th June. We went to Little Welly last summer and my kids had the […]

What’s on this Weekend in Oxfordshire: 16 & 17 Feb

What’s on this Weekend in Oxfordshire: 16 & 17 Feb

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend with the family in Oxfordshire, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. If you’d like great events, competitions and recommendations sent directly to your email inbox, why not […]

An Earthly Paradise: William Morris & The Thames

An Earthly Paradise: William Morris & The Thames

This new exhibition at the River and Rowing Museum illustrates the rich and little-known story of William Morris’ deep connections to the Thames. It brings together a unique selection of works, with loans from the V&A, The William Morris Gallery, British Library, and many more. […]

Chatterbabies

Chatterbabies

Help your baby communicate from the word go with Chatterbabies! Designed and run by qualified Speech and Language Therapist Laura Davies, Chatterbabies language classes use fun activities such as songs, signing, sensory play, books and puppets to help develop all aspects of your child’s communication. […]

What’s on this Weekend in Oxfordshire: 9 & 10 Feb

What’s on this Weekend in Oxfordshire: 9 & 10 Feb

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend with the family in Oxfordshire, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. If you’d like great events, competitions and recommendations sent directly to your email inbox, why not […]

Little Ankle Biters’ Awards – Voting Now Open

Little Ankle Biters’ Awards – Voting Now Open

**Voting is now closed! Winners will be announced week commencing 26 February. Any votes placed after this time will not count to the overall result. Good luck to our finalists and thank you to everyone who took the time to vote**   The nominations are […]

Little Ankle Biters’ Awards – Nominations closed

Little Ankle Biters’ Awards – Nominations closed

That’s it! Nominations have now closed for the Little Ankle Biters Awards 2019 for Oxfordshire. Thank you for all the nominations you’ve made for the fantastic family-focussed businesses we have locally. We’ll be busy behind the scenes now crunching the numbers (with a large glass […]

The Cat in the Hat Review

The Cat in the Hat Review

We went along to see the live performance of The Cat in the Hat last night at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre and we absolutely loved it. Both of my girls are big Dr Seuss fans and were super excited to be going to see The Cat […]

February Half Term at North Wall Theatre

February Half Term at North Wall Theatre

This half term, Oxford’s The North Wall have an amazing line-up of brilliant shows for families. For little ones, don’t miss WOW It’s Night Time on 19th February at 11am & 2pm. The curious little owl is back in this stunning nocturnal sequel to Tim Hopgood’s beloved Wow Said the […]

What’s on this Weekend in Oxfordshire: 2 & 3 Feb

What’s on this Weekend in Oxfordshire: 2 & 3 Feb

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend with the family in Oxfordshire, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. If you’d like great events, competitions and recommendations sent directly to your email inbox, why not […]

£10 off Better Swim School

£10 off Better Swim School

We have teamed up with Better Swim School to give our readers £10 off Better Swim School if you book before the end of March. Better Swim School are the largest provider of swimming lessons in the UK. Across the country, they help over 100,000 people […]

“Love your Pets” at Green Dragon

“Love your Pets” at Green Dragon

Celebrating Pets at Green Dragon this February Half Term Year round, Green Dragon celebrates the animals in its care from the rare breeds farm animals, the animals in the Wildlife Zone to those in Pets’ Corner. This purpose-built centre is home to a wide variety […]

What’s on this Weekend in Oxfordshire: 26 & 27 January

What’s on this Weekend in Oxfordshire: 26 & 27 January

I hope you have enjoyed the snow this week! If you’re looking for things to do this weekend with the family in Oxfordshire, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. If you’d like great events, competitions and […]

House of Fun Holiday Camp

House of Fun Holiday Camp

Are you looking for fantastic holiday childcare? House of Fun is a popular, fun-filled, family-run holiday camp created and run by experienced, enthusiastic teachers. We are based at Thomas Reade Primary School in Abingdon where we offer a wide range of fantastic activities. Sports, cookery, […]

Ignite Sports Holiday Club

Ignite Sports Holiday Club

Ignite Sports offer Holiday clubs & elite training camps, established in 1999! Experienced & OFSTED registered active fun for the school holidays!  The Ignite coaching team hold an enhanced DBS and are first aid, safeguarding & PREVENT trained. Children aged 4-15 can enjoy learning new […]

Little Ankle Biters’ Awards – Nominations Now Open

Little Ankle Biters’ Awards – Nominations Now Open

**Nominations are now closed. Thank you for helping us recognise fantastic Oxfordshire businesses. Finalists will be announced on 5 February** super excited to announce that the nominations are now open for the Little Ankle Biters 2019 Awards for Oxfordshire. We’re all about supporting and celebrating […]

Doctor Dolittle The Musical Review

Doctor Dolittle The Musical Review

We were invited along to see Doctor Dolittle The Musical at The New Theatre in Oxford last night and what a fantastic night we had. Based on the books by Hugh Lofting and the 1967 film, Doctor Dolittle tells us the story of a man […]

What’s on February Half Term in Oxfordshire

What’s on February Half Term in Oxfordshire

With Christmas all but a distant tinsel-clad memory we’ve got thinking to the February Half Term break and all the fun things happening for families in Oxfordshire (and just beyond) over the week, so you won’t miss out on any of the best bits. So, […]

SleepUnder Parties Review

SleepUnder Parties Review

My 2 girls had a sleepover party at the weekend provided by SleepUnder Oxfordshire. Prior to the party Jenna arranged a convenient time to come and set up and asked if there was anything specific that my girls were into. As it was a joint […]

What’s on this Weekend in Oxfordshire: 19 & 20 January

What’s on this Weekend in Oxfordshire: 19 & 20 January

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend with the family in Oxfordshire, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. If you’d like great events, competitions and recommendations sent directly to your email inbox, why not […]

Nativity! The Musical coming to Aylesbury  in 2019

Nativity! The Musical coming to Aylesbury in 2019

Back by popular demand and after sold out performances last year, the producers of NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL are delighted to announce the return of a UK tour for 2019, appearing at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Wed 6 – Sun 10 Nov. Producer, Jamie Wilson said “Nativity! The […]

Little Ankle Biters Awards 2019 – Coming Soon!

Little Ankle Biters Awards 2019 – Coming Soon!

Something exciting’s coming! The Little Ankle Biters Awards 2019 are on their way. Recognising local family-friendly businesses in Oxfordshire. There will be 10 categories for your nominations and votes, with a winning local business being crowned in each category. These are; Best Family Friendly Place […]

What’s on this Weekend in Oxfordshire: 12 & 13 January

What’s on this Weekend in Oxfordshire: 12 & 13 January

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend (12 & 13 January) with the family in Oxfordshire, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. If you’d like great events, competitions and recommendations sent directly to your […]

Indoor places to go with the kids in Oxfordshire

Indoor places to go with the kids in Oxfordshire

You can never rely on the weather in this county so we started thinking about all the indoor things you can do with the kids in Oxfordshire on those cold, wet and miserable days. Here are our top picks if you’re feeling trapped in the house and looking […]

What’s on this Weekend in Oxfordshire: 5 & 6 January

What’s on this Weekend in Oxfordshire: 5 & 6 January

Happy New Year!! This is our first weekend post of 2019 and we are super excited about the year ahead! If you’re looking for things to do with the family in Oxfordshire, there’s loads happening this weekend and we’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits […]

Children go Free at The Green Dragon Eco Farm this January

Children go Free at The Green Dragon Eco Farm this January

We have been to The Green Dragon Farm a number of times to various children’s parties and both my children  absolutely love it!! There is so much to do at the farm and if you visit between the 7th to 31st January, there is FREE […]

Family Holiday Destinations – our top picks

Family Holiday Destinations – our top picks

We’re thinking sun, sea, suncream and the occasional poolside meltdown already, and oh boy we can’t wait! If you’re looking to book a family holiday next year, and maybe you’re looking for that something extra special, then grab a sangria, put your feet up and […]

Why is Strength Exercise more important as we get older?

Why is Strength Exercise more important as we get older?

We met with the lovely Fiona a few weeks ago. Fiona runs Fit Round the Family which offers casual and fun fitness classes and personal training for Mums who are either new to exercise or find it a challenge to have a consistent routine. We thought we would […]

What’s on between Christmas and New Year in Oxfordshire

What’s on between Christmas and New Year in Oxfordshire

The time between Christmas and New Year (or Twixmas) can sometimes feel really long so here’s our guide of what’s on in Oxfordshire. If you’d like great events, competitions and recommendations sent directly to your email inbox, why not sign up to our weekly newsletter here […]


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LOCAL BUSINESS? WANT TO GET INVOLVED?

LOCAL BUSINESS? WANT TO GET INVOLVED?

Are you a local restaurant, soft play, party venue, children’s entertainer, day out (yes, we cover all sorts here). Fancy featuring on our site? Little Ankle Biters works off the premise of being a trusted source of information to mums, dads, grandparents and carers. Wherever possible we review in person and only publish information where we see real benefits to the owners of little ones. Naming and shaming is not the name of our game so you won’t find poor reviews, just the cool, friendly, not-to-be missed bits in Oxfordshire.

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