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What’s on this Weekend in Oxfordshire: 6 & 7 April

What’s on this Weekend in Oxfordshire: 6 & 7 April

If you’re looking for things to do at the weekend with your family here’s our guide of what’s on in Oxfordshire.

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Easter Bunny Hunt at Waterperry Gardens

6 & 7 April

Easter Bunny Hunt at Waterperry

The Easter Bunny Hunt at Waterperry Gardens is taking place between 1st April till 24th April, 10am till 5.30pm daily

Join the Big Easter Bunny Hunt around the ornamental gardens. Find them all and claim a special Easter prize. £2.50 per child – children must be accompanied by an adult for whom the garden entrance fee applies.

For more details of the Easter Bunny Hunt at Waterperry click here

Baby Boogie a Pegasus Theatre

6 April

Baby Boogie Oxford Story Museum

Dancin’ Oxford’s favourite family event Baby Boogie is back. Bounce onto the dance floor, throw some shapes and groove to the tunes from a live DJ. Disco sessions start at 11:30am and 2:30pm. If you fancy a warm up workshop arrive an hour earlier at 10:30am or the 1:30pm. Great fun for you and your under 5’s places £5 or £7 with the warm up workshop.

BABY BOOGIE PERFORMANCES:

Disco 11:30 am & 2:30 pm
Workshop 10:30 am & 1:30 pm

Cost
£7 (Including workshop) /£5 (Disco only)

To book click here

Easter Holidays at Cogges Farm

6 & 7 April

Giant Easter nests have taken over Cogges Farm.  Visitors to the farm over the Easter holidays will discover a trail of climb-in, get-involved, & clamber-on nests made with natural materials that you might find in the surrounding fields and forest. Imagine yourselves as woodland creatures, get dressed-up and hunt for eggs in the Easter play barn, ride mini tractors and run free through the beautiful landscape of Cogges looking for signs of spring.

At weekends, you’ll be able to join in with meet-the-animal sessions at 11am and 2pm, as well as try tasty treats in the manor house kitchen. The Easter trail is £3 and is redeemable for a prize in the gift shop.

For more details of all things Easter at Cogges Farm please click here

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Greys Court

6 & 7 April

Greys Court, Rotherfield Greys (Nr Henley-on-Thames) - A great day out national trust

Hunt for clues around the estate to win a Cadbury chocolate prize, with two separate trails this year.

For more details please click here

 

William Morris & The Thames at The River & Rowing Museum

6 & 7 April

WIlliam Morris

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. Highlights include Morris’ Thames series of textiles alongside his original hand-drawn designs, a signed copy of News from Nowhere, and his personal fishing tackle and spectacles. Materials from the Morris & Co. workshop illustrate the production process, while socialist pamphlets that Morris penned and published demonstrate his deep commitment to socialism in later life.

The influence of the Thames and its tributaries flowed through William Morris’ life and work. The river provided the setting for his leisure time spent angling and boating, inspiration for his designs and writing, and the ideal water conditions for the manufacture of his textiles. One notable Thames boat trip from his London home via Henley to his rural retreat in Oxfordshire was so moving that it inspired his socialist utopia novel, News from Nowhere.

Explore the Thames through Morris’ eyes: a beautiful retreat from urban excess and the capitalism he despised, a valuable resource continuing the river’s working heritage, and a rich source of creative inspiration. Step from the exhibition straight out onto the riverbank and find your own earthly paradise.

 “The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.”  William Morris

For more information click here

KIDS CLUB AT YOUR LOCAL CINEMA

31 & 31 March

cinema weekend

Little Ankle Biters are always on the look out for ways to entertain the kids without spending a fortune. Lots of cinemas run kids clubs on weekend mornings where you can go to the cinema at a discounted price.

Here’s our guide to cinema kids clubs in Oxfordshire:

ODEON IN Banbury & Oxford – £3.25 EACH

Click here for more details

Vue in Oxford – £2.49 each

Click here for more details

Lambing at Green Dragon Eco Farm

From mid March

Green Dragon Eco Farm lambing

At Green Dragon they have rare breed lambs twice a year. This spring they’re expecting about 50 lambs which will start around now.

For more details click here

SPRING BABIES AT GREEN DRAGON ECO FARM

6 & 7 April

Spring babies event green dragon eco farm april 2019

The Green Dragon Spring Babies event is a family friendly event and will host a variety of themed educational and fun experiences and activities. During the school holidays there will be a full programme of animal encounters with lots of new babies to get close to, such as Oxford Sandy & Black piglets, goat kids, ducklings and chicks.

To find out more about this event, click here.

SPRING INTO EASTER AT ODDS FARM PARK

6 & 7 April

Spring into Easter odds farm park buckinghamshire april 2019

This year the Easter holidays are all about carrots at Odds Farm Park from 6 – 23 April 2019!

Join the ‘Quest for Carrots’ – a most unusual Easter egg and carrot hunt – to earn your sweet treat. Plus, enjoy fun shows with the Oddsocks family in addition to spring-themed arts, crafts and games, lambing, and of course the reopening of H2Odds Water Play.

To find out more about this event, click here.

 

SPRING ACTIVITIES TRAIL AT WADDESDON

6 & 7 April

Easter egg hunt waddesdon manor april 2019

From 6 – 18 April 10.00am – 4.00pm, take the children to Waddesdon for one of their great trails. With two routes to choose from you’ll search for answers together as you explore Nature Tamed and Wild Nature. Can you solve the puzzle and collect a prize. Costs £3.00 per trail.

Find out more here.

Looking for ideas for the Easter Holidays?

Easter What's on Easter Holidays Oxfordshire

 

Are you looking for ideas for the Easter Holidays? Click here for our guide of what’s on in Oxfordshire

EATING OUT WITH THE KIDS IN OXFORDSHIRE THIS WEEKEND?

Child friendly restaurants in Oxfordshire

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

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Have a great weekend x



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