You’re never short of a thing or two to do in Oxford, but in case you were wondering what the hottest things in town were this weekend, take a look at our list of what-not-to-miss! There are things for the whole family, from a celebration of Alice in Wonderland, to a street festival, plus a whole lot more – Oxford’s got it all! For more details, head on over to our website: https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/oxford/events
Saturday 4th July
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.
Oxford Uncovered Family Trail
Head into the heart of Oxford with the whole family to embark on this brilliant adventure where you’ll get the chance to meet the people who once lived right on your doorstep around the Explore Oxford galleries.
Barefoot Craft Club at Barefoot Books
Perfect for little ones (5+), this lovely workshop inspires them to create themed masterpieces before listening to an enthralling accompanying story.
Alice’s Day at the Story Museum
Come and enjoy the celebrations of 150 years of Alice in Wonderland! There’s face painting and games, plus a tea party, characters from the book to meet and storytellers to listen to!
#BittenStreet at Oxford Castle Quarter
Indulge your taste buds as the very best local and visiting street food vendors take over Oxford Castle, serving up amazing street food, craft beers, cocktails and cakes!
Hands-On Coins Every Saturday
Marvel at an astonishing collection of coins dating back through the ages, from a variety of regions. You can even touch and feel the coins, just like people would have done hundreds of years ago!
Internationally acclaimed Surrealist Desmond Morris will be showcasing a series of his paintings and drawings at the O3 gallery in Oxford Castle. Stand in awe at some of his thought provoking work, produced over an incredible 67 year career and immerse yourself in all their beauty.
Green Alice’s Day at the Botanic Gardens
Fancy a picnic in amongst some of the most beautiful gardens Oxford has to offer? Pop along and enjoy music, stories and activities, all with an eco theme!
Sunday 5th July
Kassam Market & Car Boot Sale
Have a go at a bit of bargain hunting at Kassam this Sunday and see if you can sniff out that hidden gem!
Stories on Toast
Feed your imagination and taste buds with a slice of toast and a captivating story at The Story Museum.
Explore the Reading Rooms Tour at Bodleian Library
Pop along to the Bodleian Library to have a nose around some of the areas that are normally closed to the public on this intriguing tour.
Family Friendly Fun at Pitt Rivers Museum
Entertain your little ones with an afternoon filled of fun activities, stories and crafts!
Oxford 50 & Oxford 100 Cycle Ride
Dust off your bike and bring it along to Oxpens Meadow, where you can choose between either 50 or 100 mile routes, snaking through picturesque countryside across the Chiltern Hills, all whilst raising money for Prostate Cancer Research!
Cowley Road Carnival
Oxfordshire’s biggest free community festival is back again and promises to be more fun than ever! Enjoy the global beats and street dancers, all for free!
Downton Abbey Era Tour
Travel back in time and explore Oxford as it would have been back in the Downton Abbey era, you’ll even find out about some surprising links between Oxford and the Downton Abbey cast members!
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