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What’s On In Oxfordshire 27th-28th April 2019

Well the weather has certainly changed a little after the gorgeous bank holiday weekend!  Don’t let that stop you from getting out and about though.  There are loads of events taking place across Oxfordshire this weekend.  Enjoy!

Saturday 27th April

  • Science Saturdays at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History 12-4pm.  Meet real scientists and have a look at historic fossils from the museum’s collection.  Free drop in
  • Saturday Science Club at The Yang Science Centre (Abingdon School) egg drop challenges for 5-9 year olds.  9:45-11am or 11:30-12:45pm.  £8 per child (accompanying adults free).  Please book in advance.
  • Maker Club Juniors for 9-12 year olds at The Basement (Oxford Centre for Innovation).  Hands-on experiments and trying out ideas to see if you can come up with a solution to tackle oil spills.  10-11:30am £8 per child (accompanying adults free).  Please book in advance.
  • Spring Fair at the Harcourt Arboretum 11am-4pm.  Storytelling, farm animals, live music, face painting, nature craft activities, local produce.  Normal admission fee applies (£5.45 for adults, children go free with paying adult).
  • Spring fun at Fleet Meadow Community Centre (Didcot) 11:30-2:30pm.  Free family fun day including bouncy castle, stalls, dance demonstrations, games, crafts and competitions.

Sunday 28th April

  • Family Friendly Sundays at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History 2-4pm.  Trails, crafts and backpacks with the museum volunteers.  Free drop in.
  • Faringdon Rotary Club duck race 2pm.  Ducks cost £1 (proceeds to charity).  Prizes for the first 4 ducks to cross the finish line.  River Ock at Phoebe Woods.
  • Thames Con family friendly variety convention at Abingdon and Witney College 10-5pm.  Loads of celebrity guests, competitions, prizes, traders, cosplay, talks and more.  For more details read our full post here:

Ongoing Events

  • Bricktropolis And The Attack Of The Mighty Monsters at Milestones Living Museum.  16th February -28th April 2019 included with admission.  Follow two trails around the museum to discover 26 Lego models up to 6 metres tall!  Lego play tables, Lego mosaic activity at weekends, dressing up costumes and interactive displays.   You can read our full review of Milestones here:

For more ideas on places to visit this weekend check out our full list of reviews for attractions in the South East here:

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