Activities & Events In Oxfordshire 8th-9th December 2018

It’s another weekend full of festive events in Oxfordshire!  I love this time of year when there’s always so many activities to keep your family busy.  We’re planning to put up our decorations this weekend and visit Hughendon Manor National Trust site as I hear their Christmas display and trail is lovely!  I’ll let you know all about it when we’ve been.    Have a fab weekend everyone!

Saturday

  • Christmas Market weekend at Cogges Manor Farm 10am-4pm with over 60 stalls of local businesses, crafts, gifts and produce.
  • Christmas family craft at the University of Oxford Botanic Garden 11am-1pm.  Make some festive decorations using natural materials such as leaves, seed pods, twigs etc.  Included in entry ticket.
  • Christmas creations workshop at River & Rowing Museum 2-4pm.  Use stained glass effects, embossing foil, paper modelling  and more to create some festive decorations.  £8.50 per child.
  • Christmas fun at the British Motor Museum including crafts, museum tours with the elves,  help Martin the Mechanic fix Santa’s sleigh by doing the Christmas trail (treat at the end for taking part!), plus costumed characters.  All included in standard admission.

Sunday

  • Christmas Market weekend at Cogges Manor Farm 10am-4pm with over 60 stalls of local businesses, crafts, gifts and produce.
  • Christmas Market on the cobbled Victorian streets at Milestones Living Museum 10am-4pm.  Over 40 stalls of festive treats and gifts.
  • Christmas fun at the British Motor Museum including crafts, museum tours with the elves,  help Martin the Mechanic fix Santa’s sleigh by doing the Christmas trail (treat at the end for taking part!), plus costumed characters.  All included in standard admission.
  • Meet Santa’s reindeer at the Castle Quay Shopping Centre in Banbury 11am-4pm.

Ongoing

  • Illuminated evenings at Fairytale Farm on Saturday and Sunday evenings Saturday 13th October – Sunday 23rd December and Monday 24th December.   £6.25 per person to enjoy the illuminations and either a hot dog or soup with crusty roll plus a drink in the Beanstalk Cafe.
  • Waddesdon Manor sculpture trail 18th April 2018 – 31st January 2019.  Explore the sculptures around the grounds and learn more about the historic figures and legends.
  • Have fun answering questions along the Family Christmas Quiz Trail at Moors Valley Country Park  1st December 2018 – 6th January 2019.
  • Christmas fair at Waddesdon Manor (free entry for National Trust members) as well as its magical light and sound show.  Unique gifts, festive foods and crafts.  Saturday 10th November – Sunday 16th December 2018.
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