Another week has passed and that can only mean one thing! It’s the weekend and time for you to explore and enjoy all that our beautiful city has to offer! From stories and buttery toast to an afternoon picnic and a day filled with orienteering, there’s something for everyone in this week’s ‘What’s on in Oxford this weekend?’ For more details, head on over to our website: https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/oxford/events
Saturday 18th July
Barefoot Craft Club at Barefoot Books
An inspiring workshop where your child can create themed masterpieces before they sit down to listen to an enchanting accompanying story. Perfect for little ones (5+).
Hands-On Coins Every Saturday
Get up close and inspect an impressive collection of coins that date back through the ages, from a variety of regions at the Ashmolean Museum.
The Fox Got You - The Botanic Gardens
Experience the mastery of Françoise Sergy’s extraordinary photography. This installation focuses on six common plants which are at the origin of five major medicinal drugs!
Hybrid Rituals & Symbols in Contemporary Culture
Come and experience an exhibition of works by Serena Korda and Dr. Lakra and take advantage of the free activity guides for families, available in the galleries.
Beneath Our Feet Family Gallery Trail
Take a trip through Oxford’s past in our city’s great galleries where you can even take a virtual tour around the Town Hall’s medieval Jewish Cellar!
Oxford Uncovered Family Trail
Head into historic Oxford with the whole family to embark on this exciting adventure where you’ll get the chance to meet people of the past around the Explore Oxford galleries.
250 Reasons for 250 Years
250 years have passed since General John Guise bequeathed his collection of over 200 paintings and almost 2000 drawings to Christ Church. Pop down to the gallery and join the team in celebration of this momentous date with a special installation of 250 cards, celebrating this great man.
Try Orienteering at Penn Wood, High Wycombe
Enjoy a fun day out running (or walking!) between checkpoints, deciding your own route!Suitable for all ages and abilities with courses from 1km to 5km, you’ll all be ready for an early night!
Trail: All Going on a Summer Holiday at Pitt Rivers Museum
Children will love this exciting adventure around the Pitt Rivers Museum with lots to find, see, touch and hear!
Green Picnic Afternoon at The Botanic Gardens
Enjoy a magical afternoon picnic amongst wonderful surroundings. There’s lots to enjoy including live music, stories, activities and the chance to meet local eco champions!
Is There a Doctor in the House? at the Museum of the History of Science
Explore the art of medicine through objects, stories and activities - this great day out is suitable for adults and children 9+.
Sunday 19th July
Kassam Market & Car Boot Sale
Head to Kassam this Sunday to see if you can sniff out that hidden gem and bag yourself a bargain!
Stories on Toast
Fancy a captivating story and a slice of toast? Head to The Story Museum for a lovely relaxing Sunday morning where you’re sure to meet new friends.
Explore the Reading Rooms Tour at Bodleian Library
Why not head down to the Bodleian Library where you can have a nose around some of the areas that are usually closed to the public!
Family Friendly Fun at Pitt Rivers Museum
Entertain your little ones and whet their creative appetites with a fun afternoon filled with activities, stories and craft!
Open Garden at Bridewell Organic Gardens
Why not come and take a leisurely look round the incredible therapeutic horticulture project at Bridewell Organic Gardens. With fruits, herbs, vegetables and flowers, animals, shops and even a vineyard where you can purchase a few choice bottles, there’s lots to do at this wonderful venue.
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