What’s On in Oxford This Weekend? 1st & 2nd August
1st August 2015
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Saturday 1st August


Hands-On Coins Every Saturday

See, feel and admire these ancient coins from a variety of regions and ages in this impressive collection at the Ashmolean Museum.



Beneath Our Feet Family Gallery Trail

Step back in time with a virtual tour around the Town Hall’s medieval Jewish Cellar and many other captivating sights of Oxford’s ancient past.



Trail: All Going on a Summer Holiday at Pitt Rivers Museum

Set your little adventurers free on this fun day out! Packed full of things to do, see, touch and hear, they’ll certainly be entertained for hours!



Epic Egypt @ River and Rowing Museum

Explore the incredible world of ancient Egypt at the River and Rowing Museum this Sunday. Take a trip down the Nile, dress up like an Egyptian Mummy, write your own name in hieroglyphs and even build your own pyramid!



250 Reasons for 250 Years

Enjoy this special installation, marking 250 years since General John Guise left more than 200 paintings and almost 2000 drawings to Christ Church Picture Gallery.



Peter Care - Paintings

Come and marvel at the incredible works of Peter Care, a British artist who has been exhibiting his works for an amazing 36 years! Described as ‘like painting in reverse’, his revolutionary method of painting uses the media to create a thought provoking, three dimensional masterpieces.



Summer Jousting Tournament

This Saturday will see a spectacular battle taking place at Blenheim Palace. Come and watch The Knights of Arkley if you dare! The gallant knights and their mighty steeds will be coming together in a momentous battle that is sure to thrill the entire family!



#BittenStreet at Oxford Castle

The very best street food vendors from both the locality and further afield will be taking over Oxford Castle this Saturday; serving up some of the tastiest dishes, hand picked treats, craft beers and cocktails anywhere in Oxford!



Interactive Bubble Show

Bubbles, bubbles and more bubbles! Your little one will be in their element at this magical show of bubbles at Blenheim Palace! It’s not just boring old tiny bubbles though, there’s smoke filled bubbles, bouncing bubbles and even bubbles inside bubbles!



Green Picnic Afternoon at The Botanic Gardens

Come along and join the second Green Picnic Afternoon at The Botanic Gardens. Meet local eco heroes and enjoy an afternoon of live music, activities, stories and growing fun!https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/oxford/events/feature/green-picnic-afternoon-july-at-the-botanic-gardens


Pitt Stop: Scrap Happy

Let your imagination run wild with a day full of creating masterpieces out of junk! Suitable for ages 5+, although all ages are welcome!



Sunday 2nd August


Kassam Market & Car Boot Sale

“Hi Ho, Hi Ho, it’s off to Kassam we go!” Sing your way to a hidden treasure at Kassam this Sunday!



Stories on Toast

Newspapers and magazines are a great accompaniment to toast in the mornings, but they don’t come close to the delight of a truly captivating story!



Family Friendly Fun at Pitt Rivers Museum

Looking for something to keep you little people entertained this Sunday? Head over to Pitt Rivers Museum for an afternoon of fun activities, stories and crafts!



The Fox Got You - The Botanic Gardens

Focusing on six common plants that are used in modern medicine, this extraordinary installation of pictures taken by Françoise Sergy is not to be missed!



Hybrid Rituals & Symbols in Contemporary Culture

Don’t miss this great exhibition of works by Serena Korda and Dr. Lakra. Take advantage of the free activity guides for families, available in the galleries.


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