Picnic at the Palace July 22 – August 16

A socially distanced outdoor dining experience like no other. Enjoy the splendour of Blenheim Palace whilst feasting on delicious picnic hampers, listening to live music or comedy and sipping on extravagant cocktails and beverages. What better way to reconnect with...

Local Farmers’ Markets

Thames Valley Farmers’ Market Co-operative (TVFM) run markets in towns across Berkshire, Oxfordshire and South Buckinghamshire, bringing local food to local people. TVFM exists to manage and promote Farmers’ Markets, enabling farmers and small producers to sell their...

Designer Makers Fair Burford 8 August and monthly to December

The monthly contemporary design and craft fair in the Cotswolds offers a wonderful shopping event, with exhibitors across all media: ceramics, textiles, jewellery, prints, glass, wood and more. The fairs are held in the newly developed Warwick Hall, part of the...

Summer Reading Challenge

The Summer Reading Challenge, presented by The Reading Agency, is delivered in partnership with public libraries and funded by Arts Council England. The Challenge encourages children aged 4 to 11 to enjoy the benefits of reading for pleasure over the summer holidays,...

Drive-in cinema comes to Blenheim July 6 – 19

For the first time ever, The Luna Drive-In Cinema is coming to Blenheim Palace, kicking off from July 6th. Catch new and classic movies each night of the week in a nostalgic, socially distanced, drive-in setting from the comfort of your car. With remote order and...

Reopening for business

National Trust We’ve already opened more than 200 National Trust coast and countryside car parks in England and Northern Ireland. From 3 June, we’re opening a small number of gardens and parklands in England and Northern Ireland through advance bookings. ​ We...

Free food from SOFEA

I ask for your help to publicise SOFEA, a scheme that will help families in the village. SOFEA is a scheme that works with food producers to take surplus of food that would otherwise be destined for food waste and distribute it through a membership scheme. Members...

National Open Garden Scheme on-line

National Open Garden Scheme offers virtual garden visits. In the current Coronavirus crisis, when our beautiful gardens are closed, the National Garden Scheme and its garden owners are working to bring the gardens to life for you with virtual garden visits, gardening...