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Summer Events At Oxford Castle Quarter

In June me and the kids were invited to visit the Oxford Castle Quarter and find out more about it.  I had always assumed it was just Oxford Castle Unlocked there, I had no idea there were other businesses and events as well!  The area includes a variety of restaurants including Pizza Express, The Slug and Lettuce, 1855 wine bar plus the well known hotel Malmaison.  The lovely laid back atmosphere is becoming a unique backdrop for a number of open-air events this Summer.  Read on to find out more…… Continue reading

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Summer Holiday Events & Activities in Oxfordshire 2018

The long summer holiday is upon us and it’s time to make some plans!  I love having weeks jammed full of fun activities, there’s so much to see and do.  Here are the summer holiday events & activities taking place in Oxfordshire (and beyond!) for 2018! Continue reading

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Activities & Events In Oxfordshire 14th-15th July 2018

Sadly England didn’t make it through to the World Cup final this weekend but that won’t stop many of us from tuning in anyway.  If you want to escape from the football fever then check out this weekend’s events in Oxfordshire below.  We’ll be at the Xplorer event in Wantage on Saturday.  Hope to see some of you there! Continue reading

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Date Night #2 The Ashmolean Museum Rooftop Restaurant

Last weekend we managed to ship the kids off to Nanny’s for the night so we could have a night out.  It’s a rarity but we are trying to make more of an effort this year for us.  After a quick look on Groupon we had spotted a voucher for the Ashmolean Museum Rooftop Restaurant.  I hadn’t even realised the museum had a rooftop restaurant!  Continue reading

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BBC Countryfile Live at Blenheim Palace 2018

BBC Countryfile Live is returning to Blenheim Palace in August for its 3rd year in a row.  We went to the first one in 2016 and had a fantastic time.  This year’s event will take place from the 2nd to the 5th August and promises to be bigger and better than ever! Continue reading

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Activities & Events in Oxfordshire 7th-8th July 2018

The weather is still beautiful and just as well as this weekend is full of fetes and outdoor events.   We will be spending time with family at a local park on Saturday then perhaps visiting the Classic Car show at Notcutts on Sunday.  You can find out more about that and other events in Oxfordshire in the listing below: Continue reading

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Activities & Events In Oxfordshire 30th June -1st July 2018

Wow it’s been hot this week and set to continue for the weekend!  We are looking forward to a meal at the Ashmolean Museum Rooftop Restaurant on Saturday night.  Do you have any plans?  There are some great local events in Oxfordshire lined up here: Continue reading

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New Forest Reptile Centre

You may have read recently about our trip to the New Forest where we stayed at Hoburne Naish for a week.  During our holiday we looked for places to visit which allowed dogs and came across the New Forest Reptile Centre.  We have driven past the signage for this place several times but surprisingly had never been. Continue reading

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Family Camping Essentials

We’ve been camping a number of times now and each time we write down things which we could do with adding to the camping boxes to make life easier.  We have 2 large plastic boxes which contain all our cooking gear, travel games, etc.  This means we can just pick them up and put them straight in the car, knowing they contain everything we need.  Continue reading

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