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Computers
Computers, curiosity and science cafés
Mums & Dads

Computers, curiosity and science cafés

October 6, 2016 0

Oxford, Oxfordshire, and the thousands of words written about them year in year out, are so often focused on golden stone, an illustrious past and the dusty corridors of academia that it’s important to remember that Oxfordshire is also a forward-looking country rich in innovation, invention and, therefore, opportunity. […]

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Oxfordshire in Fifty Objects
Mums & Dads

Oxfordshire in Fifty Objects

October 4, 2016 0

Oxford is known for its museums, including the Ashmolean, the world’s first university museum; the Museum of the History of Science; the Pitt Rivers Museum (a treasure trove of cultural curiosities); and the specialty museum, the Bate […]

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Victorian School
Key Stage 2

Victorian School

October 4, 2016 0

Most of early Victorian England’s children were illiterate, which means they couldn’t read. They worked to earn money for their families leaving no time to go to school… […]

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Didcot Food Festival
Mums & Dads

Didcot Food Festival

November 24, 2016 0

Have you invited all the family for Christmas and realised you have to cook for a tableful when your skills are limited? Not to worry: head to Didcot at the end of November where they have a flavoursome festival planned, all packed with TV food stars and other foody experts. […]

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Fireworks!
Key Stage 3

Fireworks!

October 13, 2016 0

Fireworks originated in China about 2000 years ago. It is generally believed that they were discovered or invented accidentally by a cook who happened to mix three ingredients you would regularly found in kitchens of the day […]

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Not Just Betjeman!
Over 60s

Not Just Betjeman!

October 13, 2016 0

John Betjeman, Poet Laureate from 1972 until his death in 1984, had a long relationship with Oxford, and the Vale of the White Horse which motivated some of the best known of his lyrical poetry which highlighted an English way of life. […]

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We Remember
Mums & Dads

We Remember

October 13, 2016 0

On Sunday 13th November across the country and the county, servicemen, veterans, scouts, cadets and people from all generations and walks of life will stop as a nation to remember and honour those who have sacrificed themselves to secure and protect today’s freedoms. […]