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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.

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Wantage Lego Club at Vale & Download Museum

9 February at 9:30

Wantage Lego Club

A fun and friendly club where we encourage children and their grown ups to spend time together building and playing with LEGO®. We supply the bricks and you bring the imaginations. Each month we give you a theme and the resulting creations are put on display.

Children of all ages are welcome. We have a large selection of standard LEGO® bricks and some DUPLO® available for younger children. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

For more details click here

Oxfordshire Baby & Toddler Show

10 February

The biggest and best parenting event in the county, the Oxfordshire Baby and Toddler Show is back for its 4th year, celebrating everything pregnancy to pre-school Oxfordshire has to offer!

Great shopping, wonderful local services, fantastic family entertainment, giveaways, goody bags, demonstrations, parenting experts, and much more.

A great day out whether you are expecting your first, or have a little one in preschool!

Oxfordshire baby and toddler show takes place at the Kassam Stadium in Oxford on 10 February 10am – 3pm

For tickets click here

Pop Art in Print at Banbury Museum

9 & 10 February

Pop Art at Banbury

Featuring work by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Damien Hirst and more

Drawn from the outstanding collection of Pop Art graphics from the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, this exhibition showcases work by iconic artists of the 60s and 70s alongside contemporary artists influenced by the modern age’s most important art movement.

Pop Art reflected a fascination with celebrities and brands. Pop artists recognised the potential of prints to communicate ideas quickly and cheaply, creating art which both mirrored and critiqued the American Dream.

Inspired by commercial graphics and popular culture, the movement generated an innovative and prolific culture of printmaking. Bringing together over 60 works by more than 30 artists, this exhibition offers a comprehensive and exciting view of artists working in this style from the 1960s to the early 2000s.

Exhibition organised by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

For more details click here



9 & 10 February


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

Artways Club at Henley River and Rowing Museum

9 February

Artways Art Club For 7 – 11 year olds 10.30am – 12.30pm

Saturdays during term time Taking inspiration from the Museum, its collections and temporary exhibitions, children learn a wide range of practical skills in painting, drawing, 3D and printmaking. They are also introduced to different artists and encouraged to discuss their ideas and opinions about their work. Sessions must be booked as a block. For more information and costs call 01491 415605 or email

Artways Art Club For 11 – 15 year olds 2pm – 4pm

Saturdays during term time Taking inspiration from the Museum, its collections and temporary exhibitions, young people work over several months to achieve their Arts Award at Bronze, Silver and Gold level. They have opportunities to work in a range of different media including screen printing, clay modelling and 3D construction, painting, drawing and textiles, and are encouraged to plan their own work around their chosen theme. As part of the Award, young people carry out research and also write reviews of arts events or exhibitions. They also build their self-confidence through demonstrating a practical skill to the rest of the group. If you are interested in booking a place on either of the courses please contact the education department on either 01491 415605 or email

Aladdin Panto, Haddenham

9 & 10 February 2019

Aladdin panto Haddenham

Aladdin is showing at Haddenham Village Hall on 9 February at 2pm and 7pm and  10 February at 11am and 3pm

For more details click here


Weekends, 5 January – 24 March 2019, 10.00am – 4.00pm

Waddesdon Manor Bucks

Forget the winter blues by getting out and enjoying nature. This January to March explore the Waddesdon Manor gardens that are wonderful at this time of year, with early spring-flowering snowdrops and winter aconities, winter shrubs and unusual views before the trees come into leaf. It’s a perfect time to be inspired and connect with nature, spend time with friends and family, or cosy up with a delicious hot chocolate.

To find out more, click here.


Little Ankle Biters Awards 2019

The nominations are in, the checking’s been done, and we’re delighted to officially open voting for the Little Ankle Biters Awards 2019!

You can vote in as many of the categories as you want, remember these great businesses need your votes to win, so get clicking!

Voting closes at 23.59 on Monday 18 February 2019.

To vote click here

Looking for somewhere to go over Feb Half Term?

Feb Half Term Oxfordshire

With only a few weeks to go until Half Term, we have put together a guide of what’s on in Oxfordshire.

Click here for more details


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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