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Inspiring events local to Bicester Village this June...

Bicester Village

Discover exciting events happening around Oxfordshire at the regions most prestigious attractions!


Jeff Koons Exhibition | Ashmolean Museum until 9 June

Jeff Koons has been called the world’s most famous, controversial and subversive living artist, and he’s currently on show at the world’s oldest public museum.

This major exhibition offers an exciting journey through a career that has pushed at the boundaries of contemporary art. From the moment he burst onto the scene with floating basket balls and ready-made objects to his recent re-working of classical statues and Old Master paintings, Jeff Koons has, at turns, delighted, shocked and intrigued his viewers.

Click HERE for more information and tickets.

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Don Giovanni | Garsington Opera - Dates throughout June

Driven by seemingly insatiable desire, Don Giovanni’s darkly powerful sensuality is at the centre of this tragicomic opera. Including some of Mozart’s most glorious music, from the famous ‘catalogue aria’ through to the spine-tingling demand for repentance, this new production sees the return of director Michael Boyd (Eugene Onegin, 2016 and Pelléas et Mélisande, 2017) with Douglas Boyd conducting. 

Click HERE for more information and tickets.

 

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Behind the Scenes Tour | Waddesdon Manor - 14 June

Learn about life at Waddesdon, how it was used in the 19th century and how it was run! Explore rooms where the servants lived and worked, and find out how they use these areas of the house today.

Join them at 10.15am for coffee in the Manor Restaurant, with the tour starting at 10.45am.

Click HERE for more information.

 

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Wonderland: A wander through the world of Alice | The Oxfordshire Museum - 15 June to 8 September

Fall down the rabbit hole and into the magical world of Alice in Wonderland in this interactive exhibition for families.

Join the Mad Hatter's Tea Party, play croquet with flamingos and escape the Queen of Hearts. Discover the inspiration behind Lewis Carroll's fantastical tale, created during a trip down the River Isis. In collaboration with The Story Museum, Oxford.

Click HERE for more information.

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Flower Show | Blenheim Palace - 21 June

The ever-popular Blenheim Palace Flower Show will return for its seventh year, join them in the Grand Floral Marquee to celebrate the very best of gardening, home and lifestyle. Explore the show gardens and shopping village, attend talks and discussions led by the professionals.

Click HERE for more information.

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Super Scramble | Bicester Heritage - 23 June

Bigger, better and more action packed than the well-established triannual open days, the Super Scramble will see the beautiful former RAF Technical Site filled with a specially curated collection of historic vehicles, the test track brought to life with cars demonstrating for the crowds and visiting aircraft on the historic airfield. 

Click HERE for more information.

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The Boodles | Stoke Park - 25 to 29 June

Held the week prior to Wimbledon - Stoke Park will host some of the world’s most exciting tennis stars for 5 days of competition on their perfectly manicured lawns, playing in front of no more than 1,900 fans.

With no seat further than 12 metres from the court, The Boodles will bring you closer to the action than you ever imagined and we anticipate that you will continue to love the relaxed, enjoyable atmosphere just as much as the players do!

Click HERE for more information.

 

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Medieval Jousting | Stonor Park - 29 & 30 June

Stonor are excited to be hosting the Knights of Royal England for a weekend of medieval jousting, providing a truly memorable jousting tournament including horse riding events to test courage and skill as well as foot combat with Medieval weaponry. Support the winners and heckle the losers - this is an event not to be missed!

Click HERE for more information.

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