What’s On In Oxfordshire 16th-17th March 2019

As always here is our weekly round up of all the best family fun events taking place across Oxfordshire this weekend.  Discover historic artifacts, do some crafting or maybe learn a bit of science?  Have fun whatever you decide to do!

Saturday 16th March

  • 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.
  • Maker Club Juniors are designing their own kites at The Basement  with Science Oxford (Oxford Centre For Innovation).  10-11:30am for ages 9-12 years.  £8 per child.
  • Drawing Mania drawing workshop using items in the museum as inspiration at the Vale & Downland Museum.  10:30-11:30am for all ages and abilities.  Free drop in.
  • Nature Explorers Club for 5-8 year olds at the Nature Discovery Centre Thatcham 10-12pm.  £5 per child (must be accompanied by an adult).  Book in advance.  Outdoor activities including cooking on an open fire and getting muddy while learning about nature.
  • Super STEM day at East Hagbourne School 10am-4pm.  Lots of STEM activities aimed at primary aged children including  fossils, electricity, hovercrafts, DNA, marine science, forensics and more.  £5 per child.

Sunday 17th March

  • Family Friendly Sundays at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History 2-4pm.  Trails, crafts and backpacks with the museum volunteers.  Free drop in.
  • Come and design your own personalised Mothers Day gift with Little Foxglove Crafts.  Design a canvas bag, cushion cover, whatever you like.  Prices range from £9 to £29 depending on the item you chose.  10am-1pm at Willows Shake Shop in Abingdon and at Cornerstone Arts Centre Didcot 2-4pm.
  • Storytime by the lake at the Nature Discovery Centre in Thatcham.  Suitable for 2-5 year olds. 11am, 12:30pm and 2pm.  £3 per child.
  • The Maher School of Irish Dance are putting on a dance display for St Patricks Day at Snells Hall in East Hendred 3pm.  £4 for adults, under 14s free.


  • 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: http://mumof2point5.com/daysout/south-east/milestones-living-museum/

For more ideas on places to visit this weekend check out our full list of reviews for attractions in the South East here: http://mumof2point5.com/daysout/south-east/

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