Things to do in Oxfordshire this weekend, 22nd/23rd March

We’re really getting into the swing of these little weekend updates now, but we do hope you check out the website yourself, too, as we only put a selection of things up and there is other stuff happening every day, plus a whole range of things to see and do that aren’t date-based, such as parks, pubs and playgrounds – some with helpful reviews from our users. If you come across something that you’ve experienced that is lacking a review then don’t be shy – tell us what you thought!

It is a fun-packed weekend though – hope you enjoy the variety of the offerings we have!

Oxfscience festivalordshire Science Festival
http://local.mumsnet.com/oxfordshire/festivals/169584-oxfordshire-science-festival
A variety of events across Abingdon
Head along to Abingdon to participate in one of the amazing events happening as part of the Oxfordshire Science Festival. From the grown up stuff like “Quantum Biology with Jim Al-Khalili” to fun childrens’ events like the magic-cum-science extravaganza of “Visualise” there is something for everyone, including (our favourite) a number of free events!

Lambing weekend at the earth trust

Lambing at the Earth Trust

Lambing Weekend at the Earth Trust, 22nd & 23rd March and 29th & 30th March
Hurrah! Spring must be here because it’s lambing season and all the wee frisky ones are getting ready to gambol before you.
Lauren and Dan of Little Wittenham Lamb invite you to visit their working farm and see the lambs being born. Craft activities and refreshments available. Wear your wellies!

We’ve also heard that it may be unwise for expectant mothers to go along as all the hormones wafting around can stimulate early labour in humans. Fact or fallacy? Not sure, but check it out if you’re concerned!

Explore the Oxford Canal Trail Saturday 22nd March
10am-4.30pm, £1, All ages.

Discover more about Oxford canal with this family gallery trail around the Explore Oxford galleries. Find out more about the canal and the people who lived on it.

Focus on print

Focus on print


Oxford Printmakers – Focus on Print, 22nd & 23rd March

10am-6pm Sat; 11am-4pm Sun, All ages
An exhibition of original prints by members of the Oxford Printmakers which illustrates how varied and different printmaking can be.

In their second show at Cornerstone, the East Oxford collective will present work by their skilled range of artists, demonstrating the variety of printmaking techniques including etching, screen print, linocut and woodcut. A special opportunity to explore the medium of print.

Zippo’s Circus, 20th – 25th March
From £7, Discount online

The brilliant Zippo’s Circus – “Britain’s Favourite!” – is back on tour for 2014. Clowns, a Strong man, acrobats and horses – what’s not to love?!

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