Events

Cotswold Hare Trail 2017

The Cotswold Hare Trail was launched in Woodstock on Wednesday 22nd March with special guests 'Joey' the War Horse and Toyah Wilcox. The full trail starts on Saturday 25th March

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Blenheim Palace – Food Festival – 27th to 29th May

This year’s enhanced festival will feature more demonstrations, more local producers and more tastings than ever before, with a fantastic range of food, drink and activities for the whole family to enjoy. The festival promises regional food and drink from 120 stallholders, including artisan bakers, craft brewers, gourmet burgers, international ...

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Soldiers of Oxfordshire – Kids Events

SOFO Holiday Kids Club Our next Holiday Kids Club is ‘Brilliant Birds’ on 30th May! Did you know our feathered friends are related to Dinosaurs? £8 per child. 2-4.30pm. Please contact education@sofo.org.uk to book! The club will be preceded by a Family Open session from 10am -12pm. Come and enjoy ...

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Bloodwise Blenheim Palace Triathlon – 3rd to 4th June

This hugely popular sporting event welcomes thousands of competitors and spectators every year to the stunning surroundings of Blenheim Palace. Starting with a swim in the Great Lake, the competitors then enter the ‘transition’ area in the Great Court where they collect their bikes for the cycling section around the ...

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Blenheim Palace – Gifford’s Circus – 8th to 12th June

Check again closer to the time for more information about 2017’s show. 2016’s show, The Painted Wagon, was a whip-crackin’ horse-wranglin’ Hell-raisin’ Giffords Circus show. Featuring the Giffords Circus gang: cowgirl Lilian Konyot, Madame Nancy Trotter-Landry, rodeo rider Dan Fortt, jugglers Bibi and Bichu, El Gifford, and funny man Tweedy the clown. ...

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Dantzig – Alberto Giacometti Exhibition – 17th June

Alberto Giacometti Exhibition – Dantzig Alberto Giacometti Exhibition: Saturday 17th June To link up with the Alberto Giacometti at the Tate Modern first exhibition in the Uk for 20 years, Dantzig will be exhibiting their very own Giacometti Event. Please pop by on the 17th June between 2:00pm – 6:00pm ...

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Blenheim Palace – Nocturne Live – 15th to 18th June

Nocturne Live is a series of concerts taking place from 15th – 18th June, combining the talent of a fantastic line-up of artists with the spectacular backdrop of the Great Court. Check back soon to find out the line-up for 2017… “I look forward to once again opening the gates of ...

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Blenheim Palace – Flower Show – 23rd to 25th June

The ever-popular Flower Show will return for its sixth year in June 2017. This wonderful three-day show celebrates the very best of gardening in the UK and is packed with inspiration and colour. The Grand Floral Pavilion will be full of the UK’s finest nurseries and growers giving you expert advice and ideas ...

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Woodstock Carnival – 24th June

Theme: Flower Power! ​A Celebration of all things floral! Saturday 24th June from 2pm A great free day for all the family in beautiful Woodstock Woodstock Carnival is a tradition in the town and centrepiece of the town’s summer calendar. The carnival is organised entirely by volunteers and funded entirely by local businesses ...

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Blenheim Palace – ‘Rally of the Giants’ – 9th July

The must-visit event for anyone with an interest in American motorcars, trucks, military vehicles and bikes. This year we will have well over 400 classic American vehicles attending (including some of the finest and most valuable examples to be found anywhere in Europe) dating from the early 1920’s through to the ...

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Blenheim Palace – Battle Proms Picnic Concert – 22nd July

Every summer, thousands of concert-goers pack up a picnic, stock up on fizz and join the party for the Battle Proms Concert. Expect an exceptional evening of classical music, carefully choreographed Spitfire and cavalry displays, dramatic cannon fire and a stunning firework finale. The concert will take place next to ...

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Blenheim Palace – BBC Countryfile Live – 3rd to 6th August

After an incredible launch event in 2016, BBC Countryfile Live returns for its second year to showcase the very best of of the British countryside. This huge and exciting event combines the tradition of the UK’s best county fairs with the quality editorial and presentation of one of the BBC’s ...

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Blenheim Palace – Family Cycling Day – 13th August

Families and keen cyclists are invited to enjoy a once a year opportunity on Sunday 13 August to cycle around the picturesque Parkland of Blenheim Palace, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bring your bicycles (and helmets) and cycle around the spectacular Lake and over the Grand Bridge, take in the scenery ...

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Woodstock Live – 27th & 28th August

Woodstock Live

Woodstock Live 2017 Get the dates in your diaries and confirmation on your calendars, because Woodstock Live 2017 is all set for Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th August. From 1.00 pm  – 10.00 pm both days. Follow us on Facebook to keep up to date with the news! We’ll start ...

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Old Woodstock Mock Mayor

This event has been an annual tradition in Old Woodstock since 1786. The days events have probably changed over the years but the event is still a big part of the history of Woodstock. Since its revival in 1984 we have raised money for many local charities and would like ...

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