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Events this Month

Story Bites, 3rd September 2019 to 20th December 2019, 10:30 to 11:30 at The Story Museum, 42 Pembroke St, Oxford, Pembroke Street, Oxford (11.4 miles)
Story Bites takes place every morning, Tuesday - Friday, in the Story Cafe.
Come and join us for a storytelling session with picture books, games, props and lots of joining in. Whether it is a Giant Jam Sandwich, Handas Fruit Salad Surprise or even Tea with a tiger, we are sure there will be something to whet your appetite!
Suitable for ages 0-3 and you're welcome to drop in anytime.


Low Island, 6th December 2019, 18:30 at The Bullingdon, Cowley Road, Oxford (10.5 miles)
Low Island
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Club Rio, 6th December 2019, 21:00 at Didcot, The Marlborough Club, Broadway, Didcot (9.4 miles)
The venue for over 30's featuring dance music through the decades, entry £5 9pm-1am Tel 07789428795


Breakfast with Santa, 7th December 2019, 9:00 to 9:45 at Dunstable Downs and the Whipsnade Estate, Dunstable Road, Whipsnade, Dunstable (21.8 miles)
Come and join Santa for breakfast as he prepares for the festive season.


Festive Papercraft Workshop - 7th December, 7th December 2019, 10:45 to 12:45 at Sandham Memorial Chapel, Harts Lane, Burghclere, Newbury (21.9 miles)
Learn about the artistic medium of papercraft and create festive cards and three dimensional projects.


Comic Club with Neill Cameron, 7th December 2019, 11:00 to 12:30 at The Story Museum, Pembroke Street, Oxford (11.4 miles)
Develop your comic-making skills and share ideas with like-minded enthusiasts. Awesome comic artist, Neill Cameron, will be on hand to offer helpful advice and tips. Ages 8 to 12.

Adults are not required to accompany children to this workshop.

Tickets can be purchased via our website, by calling 01865 807 600, or directly from The Story Museum in our cafe and shop.


Narnia Story Walks, 7th December 2019, 11:00 to 12:00 at The Story Museum, Pembroke Street, Oxford (11.4 miles)
Join our storyteller guide and retrace C.S Lewis much-loved stories through special locations across Oxford. These hour-long walks are full of puzzles, games and lots of joining in. Suitable for ages 3+.

Tickets can be purchased via our website (www.storymusum.org.uk, by calling 01865 807600, or directly from The Story Museum in our cafe and shop.


Festive Afternoon Tea, 7th December 2019, 13:00 to 14:30 at Dunstable Downs and the Whipsnade Estate, Dunstable Road, Whipsnade, Dunstable (21.8 miles)
Come and enjoy a festive themed afternoon tea at the View Café. The Chilterns Gateway Centre will be specially decorated for the festive season. Our café is the perfect place to unwind after a hard day's shopping.


Comic Club Plus with Neill Cameron, 7th December 2019, 13:00 to 14:30 at The Story Museum , Pembroke Street, Oxford (11.4 miles)
Develop your comic-making skills and share ideas with like-minded enthusiasts. Awesome comic artist Neill Cameron will be on hand to offer helpful advice and tips. Ages 12 - 16.

Adults are not required to accompany children to this workshop.

Tickets can be purchased via our website (www.storymuseum.org.uk), by calling 01865 807 600, or directly from The Story Museum in our cafe and shop.


Decopatch for Christmas, 7th December 2019, 14:00 to 16:00 at Sandham Memorial Chapel, Harts Lane, Burghclere, Newbury (21.9 miles)
Learn the art of decopatch using gorgeous papers to create unique Christmas decorations or gifts.


Festive Table Centre Flower Workshop, 8th December 2019, 10:30 to 12:00 at The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill (24.4 miles)
During the morning you will create a floral table centre, with a central candle and seasonal flowers, berries and foliage – perfect for your Christmas table.


Festive Table Centre Flower Workshop, 8th December 2019, 10:30 to 12:00 at Great Coxwell Barn, Great Coxwell (22.6 miles)
During the morning you will create a floral table centre, with a central candle and seasonal flowers, berries and foliage – perfect for your Christmas table.


Santa Paws walk, 8th December 2019, 11:00 to 12:00 at Ashridge Estate, Ringshall (18.3 miles)
Bring your dog and join Father Christmas on a walk around the meadow.


Christmas Door Wreath Making Workshop, 8th December 2019, 13:30 to 16:00 at The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill (24.4 miles)
Make a traditional door wreath, starting with a moss base and adding evergreen foliage and natural decorations


Christmas Door Wreath Making Workshop, 8th December 2019, 13:30 to 16:00 at Great Coxwell Barn, Great Coxwell (22.6 miles)
Make a traditional door wreath, starting with a moss base and adding evergreen foliage and natural decorations


Meet the maker: Hertswood, 8th December 2019, 14:00 to 16:00 at Ashridge Estate, Ringshall (18.3 miles)
Hertswood is Jonah Maddox, some sharp tools, some cut hands, and a small shed in Berkhamsted, Herts. Come to the visitor centre to meet him and see his creations.


Bad Manners - Christmas Tour 2019!, 8th December 2019, 19:00 at Sub 89, Friar Street, Reading (11.4 miles)
Bad Manners
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Dirty Hit Tour, 9th December 2019, 19:30 at The Bullingdon, Cowley Road, Oxford (10.5 miles)
Dirty Hit Tour
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Pictish Trail, 10th December 2019, 19:30 at The Wheatsheaf, High Street, Oxford (11.4 miles)
Pictish Trail
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Christmas Service with local handbell ringing, 11th December 2019, 11:00 to 12:00 at Sandham Memorial Chapel, Harts Lane, Burghclere, Newbury (21.9 miles)
Join us for our Christmas Service with festive tunes and carols by our local handbell ringers.


Christmas Wreath Making Workshop, 13th December 2019, 10:00 to 12:00 at Sandham Memorial Chapel, Harts Lane, Burghclere, Newbury (21.9 miles)
Create your own Christmas wreath using different varieties of greenery and decorations.


Razorlight, 13th December 2019, 18:30 at O2 Academy Oxford, Cowley Road, Oxford (10.5 miles)
Razorlight
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Narnia Story Walks, 14th December 2019, 11:00 to 12:00 at The Story Museum, Pembroke Street, Oxford (11.4 miles)
Join our storyteller guide and retrace the much-loved stories of C S Lewis through special locations across Oxford. These hour-long walks are full of puzzles, games and lots of joining in. Suitable for ages 3+.

Tickets can be purchased via our website (www.storymuseum.org.uk), by calling 01865 807600, or directly from The Story Museum in our cafe and shop.


Meet the Maker: Auberge Du Chocolat, 15th December 2019, 14:00 to 16:00 at Ashridge Estate, Ringshall (18.3 miles)
Join the chocolatiers from Auberge du Chocolat, based in Chesham, to sample and talk about their delicious products.


Little Brother Eli - Christmas Party, 21st December 2019, 18:30 at O2 Academy2 Oxford, Cowley Road, Oxford (10.5 miles)
Little Brother Eli
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Post-Christmas walk, 27th December 2019, 10:00 to 12:00 at Ashridge Estate, Ringshall (18.3 miles)
Enjoy a scenic post-Christmas walk through the estate.


Winter Walks, 1st January 2020, 10:00 to 16:00 at Basildon Park, Lower Basildon (9.8 miles)
Walk through the crisp winter woodland followed by a warming cup of hot chocolate in the tea-room.


Winter Walks, 1st January 2020, 10:00 to 16:00 at Greys Court, Greys Court, Rotherfield Greys, Henley-On-Thames (6.3 miles)
Waymarked wanders around our estate before stopping in the tea-room for a warm hearty lunch.


Local Clubs

Abingdon Gymnastics Club meet at Berinsfield Gymnastics Centre (6.3 miles)
Abingdon Gymnastics Club was formed in 1976. We are affiliated to the Oxfordshire Gymnastics Association, the South Region Gymnastics Assocaition and the British Gymnastics Association. We have been awarded the Sport England GymMark award which shows we are a safe, well run club and have recently become registered as a Community Amateur Sports Club.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 01865 340992, email the club or visit thier website


Beat Street Jive meet at Conservative Club, Foxhall Road, Didcot (9.5 miles)
Learn to Jive - good music, a fun, friendly atmosphere. Monday evenings. Beginners 7.15 for 7.30pm start. Intermediates 9pm. Come and learn to your favourite Rock`n`Roll tracks - no partner necessary. Absolute beginners welcome. 22 years combined teaching experience.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 01235 815881 or email the club


Coffee & Kids meet at The Northbourne Centre, Church Street, Didcot (9 miles)
We run a friendly Mums and Toddlers Group called 'Coffee & Kids' on Friday mornings 10-11.30am. ALL welcome - lots of fun themed activities for the kids and friendly chat and occasional stalls, pampering days for Mums too. Even Dads welcome !!
We meet at The Northbourne Centre on corner of Church Streeet and High Street, term time only.
Our first session after the summer break is Friday 3rd September 2004.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Debbie Smith on 01235 811435


Dentokan Jujutsu meet at Greet Hall, Hammer Lane, Warborough, Wallingford (5.1 miles)
A martial arts club practicing a traditional Japanese martial art. The club meets on Tuesdays in Warborough.
If you'd like more information, you can email the club or visit thier website


Didcot and Wallingford Orchestra meet at Northbourne Centre, Church Street, Didcot (9 miles)
The Didcot and Wallingford Orchestra meets every Monday evening at the Northbourne Centre, Didcot and welcomes new players of all instruments.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 01865 276738, email the club or visit thier website


Didcot Choral Society meet at St. Peter's Church, Newlands Avenue, Didcot (9.5 miles)
Meets every Tuesday evening in term time from 7.30 to 9.30pm. Friendly society of around 50 members performing three to four concerts a year. New members always welcome.
If you'd like more information, you can email the club or visit thier website


Didcot NCT meet at Willowbrook Leisure Centre, Bowmont Water, Didcot (9 miles)
Are you pregnant or a parent with young children, come along to our fortnightly Bumps and Babies group to meet other similar parents at the Willowbrook Leisure Centre, Ladygrove. Visit our website to see our other social activities and information/support services
If you'd like more information, you can email the club or visit thier website


Didcot Runners meet at Willowbrook Leisure Centre, Bowmont Water, Didcot (9 miles)
Didcot Runners are an AAA affiliated running club. We are a friendly bunch and we welcome people of all abilities, including first time runners who are welcome to join the walk-run group. We meet in the reception 'coffee lounge' of the Willowbrook Leisure Centre, on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7pm all year round. The Willowbrook Leisure Centre is located in Bowmont Water, off Avon Way on the Ladygrove estate. Come and join us!
If you'd like more information, you can visit thier website


Didcot Short Mat Bowls Club meet at Small Bone Recreation Ground, Britwell Road, Didcot (9.4 miles)
Meets Monday and Thursday 19:15 onwards. An exciting and competitive game for all ages from 10 upwards. The club has two teams in the Oxfordshire County League, and there are opportunities to enter competitions at Club, County and National level. No experience is necessary. New members always welcome.
If you'd like more information, you can email R.J.Knight


Didcot TAGB Tae Kwon Do School meet at Fleet Meadow Community Hall, Sandringham Road, Didcot (8.8 miles)
Tae Kwon-Do is a martial art that will improve your fitness, flexibility and most of all your confidence.
Meets Tuesdays juniors 17:30-18:30, adults 18:30 - 19:30 and Sundays 19:00 - 20:00.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 0800 1955 640 or visit thier website


Iron Horse CMC meet at Civic Hall, Britwell Road, Didcot (9.4 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 01235 818780


Kinetic Gymnastics meet at Manor Crescent, Manor Crescent, Didcot (9.6 miles)
Kinetic Gymnastics is an inclusive gymnastics club, based in Didcot Oxfordshire, for children from 5 years old upwards. We pride ourselves on being a friendly club, catering for a wide range of abilities, from purely recreational gymnasts to those who wish to develop further.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 07792 442906, email the club or visit thier website


Kyushindo Judo meet at Fleet Meadow Community Hall, Sandringham Road, Didcot (8.8 miles)
Kyushindo Judo uses natural, circular movements to achieve the throws and is taught as a martial art instead of a sport. Training sessions for juniors and adults take place on Wednesday evenings.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Paul on 01235 211175 or visit thier website


Ladygrove Table Tennis Club meet at Willowbrook leisure Centre, Bowmont Water, Didcot (9 miles)
Every Friday evening (6:00pm to 7:30pm adult/junior coaching & practice).(7:30pm to 9:00pm Ladygrove junior league). Complete beginners welcome, just turn up.
If you'd like more information, you can email the club


Last Chance Country Music Club meet at Stewart Hall, Little Kimble (near Wendover), Station Road, Little Kimble, Aylesbury (9.7 miles)
Come on over and enjoy an evening dancing or just listening to country music.
We have live bands from all over the country playing modern as well as timeless classics.
The atmosphere is very friendly. We welcome visitors, guests and new members. We have a bar.
Sorry, No line dancing.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Mike on 01844 274879, email Mike or visit thier website


Nettlebed CMC meet at Nettlebed Village Club, High Street, Nettlebed, Henley-On-Thames (4.2 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 0118 934 5960


New Club CM meet at New Club, Blenheim Lane, Wheatley, Oxford (8.1 miles)
Come along and enjoy the best Country music bands and music.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Pam on 01865 872053


New Tai-Chi Class meet at St Leonard's Church Hall, Pyrton Lane (0.3 miles)
Tai-Chi is characterised by its slow, graceful, continuous movements that are gentle on the joints and muscles. No fitness or age requirements - just turn up!
Monday 18.30-20.00pm, Wednesday 20.00-21.30pm.
£10/class, discounts available.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Nick on 07505 033568, email Nick or visit thier website


Rosemary Conley Diet & Fitness meet at Fir Tree Junior School, Radnor Road, Wallingford (5.6 miles)
Every Thursday 5.30 - 7 pm and 7 pm - 8.30 pm Fir Tree Junior School, Wallingford Come along to lose weight, burn calories and have fun
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Victoria on 01235 204016 or email Victoria


Rotaract Club of Wallingford meet at Castle Leisure Centre, St Georges Road, Wallingford (5.2 miles)
This is a Social and community action group, that covers Didcot as well as Wallingford and the surrounding area.
If you'd like more information, you can email the club or visit thier website


Slimming World Classes meet at New Testament Church of God, Between Towns Road, Oxford (9.5 miles)
Slimming World Class, uses healthy eating plans to help with weight loss. Every Wednesday. Open to men & women
These take place at New Testiment Church of God, Towns Road, Cowley, Every Tuesday at 10:00 Also every Wednesday at Mornese Centre, Our Ladys Convent,near Original Swan at 19:00. £5 membership & £3:75 per week
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Gloria on 01865 438114


The Ducati Owners Club (Oxfordshire branch) meet at The Dog and Duck (5.2 miles)
The Ducati Owners Club meets every first saturday lunchtime in the month at the Dog & Duck in Highmoor just south of Nettlebed. All fans of this famous Italian Motorcycle are welcome, and its a really nice ride from Didcot too.
If you'd like more information, you can email Didcot based member Keith


Wallingford Handbell Ringers meet at Bullcroft, St Georges Road, Wallingford (5.2 miles)
We meet every Tuesday night for the enjoyment of handbell ringing, 19:30 - 21:30 at the Bullcroft Wallingford. We welcome any newcomers who are able to read music (even only a little).
If you'd like more information, you can telephone Alan on 07527 575861, email Alan or visit thier website


Wallingford Photographic Club meet at Portcullis Club, Goldsmiths Lane, Wallingford (5.3 miles)
Meets weekly (Thursdays) through autumn and winter. A sociable group of around 30 men and women who enjoy photography- Caters for all levels of ability.
If you'd like more information, you can telephone on 01865 407272 or 01491 835632, email the club or visit thier website


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