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The Journey Home

Join Polar Bear as he sets off in search of a new home when the ice starts melting. Travelling through storms, busy shipping lanes and across oceans, he picks up some exciting friends along the way. What will they encounter on their journey of discovery and friendship?

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Stagecoach is a part time Theatre Arts School providing singing, dance and drama classes for children aged 4-18 years with centres in Headington and North Oxford...
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The Ashmolean

Children can find out about the ancient Greek and Romans. Call for more details about the events children can get involved with.
Open: Tuesday to Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm. Closed at Easter, Christmas and in early September for St. Giles Fair....

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Need some ideas for the holidays, use the links Above for places to visit and things to see and do! Why sit in front of the TV when you could be out and about having fun! or take alook at some of the great venets for kids below!
 
Didcot Railway Centre
Didcot, Oxon OX11 7NJ. Tel: 01235 817200
www.didcotrailwaycentre.org.uk

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Friday 3rd - Monday 6th April: Easter Family Fundays
Steam and Diesel Trains in Operation.
Children's Entertainment - Magic Shows, Balloon Modelling, Street Organ
Children's Activities in the Science, Learning and Railways carriages
Easter Egg Treasure Hunt (every participant gets a prize!)
+ Chipper - The Didcot Tree House's Squirrel (11:30am - 2pm on Friday and Monday only)
+ Radstock Signalbox open to Visitors (Friday and Saturday only)
+ Signalling on the Branch Line (Sunday and Monday only)

Saturday 11th - Sunday 12th April: Heritage Diesel Days
Board the Diesel Railcar for a 1940s ride on our Main Demonstration Line

Saturday 18th - Sunday 19th April: GWR Diesel Railcar No.22's Birthday
Visiting DMUs/Railcars
Birthday Celebrations and Activities
Pop-up bar (by Loose Cannon Brewery)

Saturday 25th - Sunday 26th April: Heritage Diesel Days
Board the Diesel Railcar for a 1940s ride on our Main Demonstration Line.

Didcot Railway Centre is open at weekends during April, and daily until 12 April.


Pitt Rivers Museum
Access through the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PW.
Tel: 01865 270927.
Web: www.prm.ox.ac.uk. Admission: Free.


 
March Events
Trail: Eggstraordinary Easter Eggventure
Saturday 28th March – Sunday 12th April: Eggsplore the Museums with an eggciting egg-hunters trail! during opening hours

Easter Holidays: Amazing Armour
Thursday 2nd April – Saturday 4th April: Find out more about the amazing armour that we have in the museum and make a porcupinefish helmet. 1pm - 4pm

Folk Weekend Oxford
Saturday 18 April – Sunday 19 April: Join us for Folk Weekend Oxford for storytelling, songs, games, and percussion workshops. Make your own Morris bell pads!

Under 5 event: Let’s Go Fly a Kite
Thursday 7th May: Make your own fish kite and test it out on the museum lawn. Especially for under 5s. Times: 10.30 – 12.30, 14.00 – 16.00

May Half Term: Museum Masterpiece
Tuesday 26th May – Wednesday 27th May: Rummage around for bits’n’ bobs to create your own magnificent artwork. Time: 13.00 – 16.00.

The North Wall Arts Centre

South Parade, Oxford OX2 7NN. Tel: 01865 319450.
www.thenorthwall.com
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The Journey Home   theatre In Oxford
Saturday 25th April: Join Polar Bear as he sets off in search of a new home when the ice starts melting. Travelling through storms, busy shipping lanes and across oceans, he picks up some exciting friends along the way. What will they encounter on their journey of discovery and friendship?
Time: 11am & 2pm Tickets: Full Prie £7.00 + fee.
 

Cornerstone Arts Centre

25 Station Road, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 7NE. Tel: 01235 515144.
Web: www.cornerstone-arts.org
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Duck in the Truck   Whats on in Oxford
Wednesday 8th April: This is the tale of a duck in a truck - a truck that was stuck in some yucky brown muck. Based on the bestselling book by Jez Alborough, this funny, silly, yucky mucky show will have you giggling away, singing along and laughing out loud. Join Duck and his friends in this happy new adventure – just don’t forget your wellies! It’s totally quackers!
Prices: £8, £6 (concs), £24 (family ticket) Ages 6+ Time:2:00pm.
 
Annabelle's Skirting Board Adventure   Whats on in Oxford
Sunday 26th April: Annabelle’s Skirtingboard Adventure is a brand new theatre show for young children which combines animation, film and music, all created live before the audience. On stage is the furniture from a child’s bedroom, and Arthur, a boy who’s stuck at home, bored and wants an adventure.
Prices: £8, £6 (concs), £24 (family ticket) Ages 3-6.

 
Oxford Playhouse

11-12 Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LW. Tel: 01865 305305
www.oxfordplayhouse.com

Tickets: Phone, go online or visit the box office, situated on Beaumont Street, Oxford.
 
The Boy Who Bit Picasso   Whats on in Oxford
Until Thursday 2nd April: Come and play down on the farm with Tony and Picasso. We’ll have loads of fun, make crazy pictures and we’ll tell the true story of how a young boy became friends with one of the greatest artists who ever lived. For everyone aged 4 to 8 and their families.
Tickets: £8 (£6).
 
Chicken Little and The Little Red Hen   Whats on in Oxford
Saturday 18th April: A trilogy of classic tales for children mixing puppetry and music. A baby chick thinks the sky is falling down. On the way to tell the King, she meets Henny Penny, Ducky Lucky & Turkey Lurkey, but there’s a shocking surprise! Before long, little Chicken Licken grows up to be the Little Red Hen and asks her friends to help her make bread, but no one wants to play!
Tickets: £8, £6 conc. Time: 2pm.
 
Red Riding Hood   Whats on in Oxford
Saturday 25th April: On the way to her Grandmother’s house through a forest filled with howling wolves, Little Red Riding Hood must stay alert to the danger surrounding her. Straying from the path, our feisty heroine has to pit her wits against the hungry wolf.
Tickets: £8, £6 conc. Time: 11am and 2pm.
 

Pegasus Theatre

Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RE. Tel: 01865 812150
www.pegasustheatre.org.uk
 
Sammy and the Snow Leopard   Whats on in Oxford

Thursday 31st March - Wednesday 1st April: Sammy is 9 years old and likes animals. No…he LOVES animals. The problem is his Mum won’t let him have any pets. But when his best friend Hokey Pokey tells him about the ‘Adopt a Snow Leopard’ programme, Sammy reckons he’s found a way to have a pet that doesn’t actually come to the house. Perfect! But then Sammy gets an unexpected gift – and finds himself on an adventure that quickly spirals out of control…
Tickets: £9, £6 conc. Time: Tue 2.30pm, Wed 11am and 4pm.

 
Lorraine and Alan   theatre In Oxford
Friday 10th April: Lorraine & Alan is a modern re-telling of the Selkie myth with live electronic sound design, song and several hundred plastic bottles. It is about co-dependency and how those we love shape who we are. It is about moving out of your parents’ house and the sleepiness of little England. It is about delicious salty peanuts and a woman who eats them.
Tickets: £13, £9 conc, £6 U18. Time: 7.30pm.
 
Funday Sundays: Puppets Go Wild   Whats on in Oxford

The latest addition to the Funday Sunday line up is from Wild Boor Ideas (Betty Bumble and Winnie The Witch). Each show is packed full of puppetry, interactive songs, gentle clowning and a chance to meet the puppet stars after the show.

Show 45 minutes PLUS meet the puppet cast 15 minutes

The Grow Show
Sunday 12th April: Get down to ground level and watching the garden grow.
Times: 11am and 2pm. Tickets: £5.

The Treetop Restaurant
Sunday 7th June: What do animals eat? Find out and have fun too.
Times: 11am and 2pm. Tickets: £5.

The Peanut Butter Pirates
Sunday 2nd August: Will they find treasure and get home in time for tea?
Times: 11am and 2pm. Tickets: £5.

 
2,4,6,8   Whats on in Oxford

Saturday 18th April: Two Four Six Eight! is a delightful show for 4-7yr olds. Using music, balloons and too much wrapping paper, Shoofly Theatre shows how fun numbers can be with your friends. Shoofly Theatre has been set up by Katie Sykes and Craig Edwards. Previous shows they have worked on include: How Cold My Toes, Aesop’s Fables and The Ugly Duckling.
Time: 11am and 2pm. Tickets: £9, £6 conc.

 
Family Cushion Concerts at JdP   Whats on in Oxford

Sunday, 26 April: hese regular Cushion Concerts on Sundays introduce children and their families to different instruments and music. The informal, up-close concerts last 45 minutes and are led by Roz with Mr Cello and specialist performers. Bring your own cushions! (for over 5s).
Time: 10am, 11am and 12pm. Tickets: £5 (babies under 1 year free). £16 Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children).

 
Pegasus Funday Sunday: Baby Boogie   Whats on in Oxford

Sunday 3rd May, 10.30am - Workshop
Sunday 3rd May, 11.30am - Disco
Sunday 3rd May, 1.30pm - Workshop
Sunday 3rd May, 2.30pm - Disco

Disco fun with crafts and activities for parents and toddlers presented by Pegasus with Dancin’ Oxford. A great fun event for children 5 years old & under with their families. Come along and boogie with your baby! Get creative with your toddler, learn some dance moves at the start of the session and then enjoy the disco lights, great tunes at this hip-happy-happening. Free crafts and activities such as face painting and disco-cape making will be running through the afternoon.
Costs: Disco only £5 per person Workshop and Disco £7 per person.

 

Inspiring Drama
St. Michael's Church Hall, Portland Road, Summertown, Oxford OX2 7PZ.
Tel: 01865 596 780 / - 07786 116 440. Email:
info@indrama.co.uk
Web:
www.indrama.co.uk
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Inspiring Drama provides the unique opportunity for you to work with industry professionals in a fun and exciting  series of workshops. We teach the skills of TV and Film acting supported by  our principles.  Inspired by our courses, students can go on to achieve their full potential both personally and professionally.
 
Inspiring Drama Voucher: A term of 10 workshops for £75! For Details Click Here
 
Millets Falconry Centre
Millets Farm Centre, Kingston Road, Frilford, Nr Abingdon, Oxfordshire – OX13 5HB
Tel: 01865 391423.
Web: http://milletsfarmfalconry.co.uk


OXFORDSHIRE’S LARGEST BIRD OF PREY CENTRE!
Millets Farm Falconry Centre is home to over 70 birds of prey from tiny Owls to huge Eagles. There is something for everyone, here you will not only be able to admire a wide and deverse range of birds of prey but also see what they are capable of and learn how they live in the wild.
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Millets Falconry Deasl: one person Advanced Entry – a free hot drink, introduction & guided tour and chance to handle the birds of prey before a Millets Farm Falconry Display. All for only £10! For Details Click Here

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4 people to a Millets Farm Falconry Flying Display, and all day entry with wristband, so can come and go as please. For an amazing £10! For Details Click Here

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Crocodiles Of The World

Burford Road, Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, OX18 3NX. Tel: Tel 01993706990
Web: www.crocodilesoftheworld.co.uk


One of the main objectives for the zoo is to create mass public awareness and support for crocodile conservation. We encourage people of all ages, nationalities and walks of life to get involved in learning about these amazing creatures. By dispelling the myth that crocodiles are vermin or a dangerous nuisance, we can make the world a more compassionate place for crocodiles.

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Modern Art Oxford
30 Pembroke Street, Oxford, OX1 1BP. Tel: 01865 722733.
www.modernartoxford.org.uk
 
Modern Art Trolley   Whats on in Oxford
Every Saturday: the Modern Art Trolley offers free art activities linked to the exhibition led by art students and artists for families to enjoy together. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission: Free, just turn up. Time: 1-3pm. Venue: Café.
 

Create Holiday Club at Oxford Montessori Schools

Tel: 01865 358210 Web: www.oxfordmontessori.co.uk/create
Email: create@oxfordmontessori.co.uk

 
Fun Activity Camps for Kids   Whats on in Oxford
For children aged 3 to 16.  Create Club is different from traditional activity holiday camps.  Active, great fun and full of adventure and the emphasis is on creative activities - arts, crafts, drama, dance, singing, music, sports and bush-craft and getting kids into the countryside.  It’s educative too with special ‘history alive’ days during most holidays. Also Create staff are trained and qualified teachers. It’s a good mix and gives things a professionalism appreciated by many parents. Joining us for Create is also a great way to learn more about our Montessori schools, the nursery, primary and even senior school environments on offer.

Science Oxford Live

Tel: 01865 810000.
-mail: info@scienceoxford.com
Booking is recommended for all events.
Please note: Our previous venue in St Clements is now closed.
www.scienceoxford.com/live


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Pitt Rivers Museum
Access through the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PW.
Tel: 01865 270927.
Web: www.prm.ox.ac.uk. Admission: Free.

 
Family Friendly Fun
Every Sunday: Try our activity backpacks, trails, story corner, craft activities and much more. Also in the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Drop-in sessions, suitable for all ages. Admission: Free Times: 14.00 - 16.00.
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Jacqueline Du Pré Music Building

St Hilda’s College, Cowley Place, Oxford, OX4 1DY.
www.st-hildas.ox.ac.uk/jdp

Tickets: Oxford Playhouse 01865 305 305.
 

Oxford Inspires

Central Library, Westgate, Oxford, OX1 1DJ. Tel: 01865 815525.
www.oxfordinspires.org
 
Family Cushion Concerts   theatre In Oxford
They're back – the FABULOUS cushion concerts return to Cornerstone after a little spring break. These concerts of classical music are so popular – many people come to every single one, but we never seem to run out of instruments!

This time it's percussion. Come and listen to professional musician Mister Mark tap, shake, rattle and ting all different kinds of percussive instruments. Bring a cushion, bring your adult chaperone and get up and wiggle if you like..
Times: 12 noon – under 5s, 1.30pm – 5-8 year olds. Tickers: £6, under 18 months go free.

LaserGaming

Furze Brake Woodland, Rear of Culham No.1 Site, Station Road, Culham, Oxfordshire, OX14 3DA Tel: 01865 727378 Web: www.outdoorlaser.com

Outdoor laser gaming is a live gaming scenario suitable for 8 year olds and up. LaserGaming UK has been providing Outdoor Laser Parties in Oxfordshire since 2005 and was the very first provider in the UK of outdoor laser gaming. We pride ourselves in offering a live combat simulation experience using the latest technology available.
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High Ropes

Furze Brake Woodland, Rear of Culham No.1 Site, Station Road, Culham, Oxfordshire, OX14 3DA Tel: 01865 727378 Web: www.highropesoxford.com

High Ropes Oxford in Oxfordshire’s New and First Tree-Top High Ropes adventure, with Rope Bridges, Tarzan Swings, Zip Slides etc., set high in the trees in our 50 acre woodland. Furze Brake Woodland already provides exciting outdoor adventure activities such as Lasergaming, Tree Climbing, and Orienteering etc. for children, school programmes, and adults alike.
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Stagecoach Performing Arts Abingdon

Tel: 0845 1130320.
www.stagecoach.co.uk/abingdon


Stagecoach Abingdon provides kids ages 4 to 18, quality training in singing, dancing and acting. Whilst having fun children are also developing as individuals.

Classes held on Fridays and Saturdays  term time with special workshops during the holidays.
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Stagecoach Theatre Arts Oxford

Tel: Maya Sprigg 01869 278600.
www.stagecoach.co.uk


Stagecoach is a part time Theatre Arts School providing singing, dance and drama classes for children aged 4-18 years with centres in Headington and North Oxford.
Students gain experience and training in all aspects of theatre while having a lot of fun! Term time classes on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

For the right mix of learning and performance opportunities, call for any remaining places for the new term! And don't forget to read the reviews of our showcase performances!

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The Bushcraft Company

The Stable Block, Cornbury Park, Charlbury, Oxfordshire, OX7 3EH
Tel: 01608 811 380
Web: www.thebushcraftcompany.com/holidaycamps


A haven of creativity and adventure set in the heart of the Cotswold landscape, The Bushcraft Company has to be the most exciting venue for kids Oxfordshire has to offer.

For more information about The Bushcraft Company’s holiday camps click here
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