The Ashmolean is the University of Oxford’s museum of art and archaeology, founded in 1683. World famous collections range from Egyptian mummies to contemporary art, telling human stories across cultures and across … [Read more...] about The Ashmolean – Museum of Art & Archaeology (University of Oxford)
Oxford Festival of the Arts – 17th June to 2nd July 2016
The 2016 Festival takes place between Friday 17th June and Saturday 2nd July. Now in its eighth year, Oxford Festival of the Arts is a two-week celebration of culture and the arts in venues throughout Oxford, opening on 17th … [Read more...] about Oxford Festival of the Arts – 17th June to 2nd July 2016
Inspector Morse, Inspector Barnaby & the Earl of Grantham; all within a stone’s throw of Oxford.
Filming has already started in Oxford for Series 4 of the successful detective drama Endeavour, the prequel to Inspector Morse, which will return to TV soon. Indeed the cameras were rolling in the Radcliffe Square, in the … [Read more...] about Inspector Morse, Inspector Barnaby & the Earl of Grantham; all within a stone’s throw of Oxford.
Summer Eights – Oxford’s intercollegiate rowing event of the year.
The racing takes place on the Isis, a length of the River Thames from Folly Bridge to Iffley Lock. For each race thirteen boats line up at the downstream end of the stretch. The start of racing is signalled by the firing of a … [Read more...] about Summer Eights – Oxford’s intercollegiate rowing event of the year.
The Thames Path – Oxford
The Thames Path can be walked from its source in Gloucestershire (actual location is disputed) to the Thames Barrier in London & beyond, some 190 miles. All of the following info relates to the part of the Thames Path … [Read more...] about The Thames Path – Oxford
The River & Rowing Museum
The River & Rowing Museum is one of the UK's leading regional and sporting Museums, attracting over 100,000 visitors a year. The Museum also has a purpose built education centre visited by over 20,000 children and adults … [Read more...] about The River & Rowing Museum
Blenheim Palace Oxford
Blenheim Palace is home to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. A true masterpiece of 18th Century Baroque architecture, Blenheim Palace delivers an awe-inspiring experience for … [Read more...] about Blenheim Palace Oxford