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What's on around the county - June 2020

on Tue, 16/06/2020 - 7:03pm

Explore Oxfordshire’s countryside and discover new places. We’ve got a great selection of walks and cycle rides (click) to help you enjoy our beautiful countryside.

Enjoy Oxford University’s Gardens, Libraries and Museums (click) from home, take a virtual tour, explore digital collections, listen to a podcast by a curator or visit the online Young Rembrandt Exhibition (click). From colouring (click) to jigsaw puzzles (click), there’s still plenty to do.

If you fancy a walk on the wild side, Cotswold Wildlife Park (click) is re-opening on 17 June. They have made a few changes (click) so that social distancing guidelines are maintained to keep visitors safe.

Blenheim Palace (click) are welcoming visitors to their Park and Formal Gardens. In order to manage numbers and allow for social distancing, you'll need to book a date and time slot (click) before you visit.

If you’re missing your local library (click) , join in online with one of their Facebook Live sessions (click): from Rhymetime, quizzes, book readings and reviews, there’s even a Lego club and story time too. Can’t make their live events? The videos will be on the Oxfordshire Libraries Facebook (click) page soon.

Read local stories, view historic images of Oxfordshire or find out the origin of your surname at oxfordshirehistory.org.uk (click). The Oxfordshire History Service (click) are collecting pictures and stories of life in lockdown: from working from home, exercising and entertainment, and queuing and shopping, to coming together to help others. Join their Facebook group to share yours.

From a 'Your Oxfordshire' email received 16/6/20