What's On In Oxford this Weekend - 4th & 5th July?
2nd July 2015
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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!


Desmond Morris

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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