Partners Press Releases

New Adventure Play Park at Stonor

14 March 2017

William and Ailsa Stonor are keen to ensure that Stonor Park continues to be a destination for the whole family to enjoy, they wanted to create somewhere that is safe and engaging for the youngsters, hence the concept of the adventure Park was conceived.

Cogges First Ever Artist in Residence Exhibition

24 February 2017

Cogges Manor Farm, Witney present their first ever Artist in Residence exhibition, with a show of new work by local painter Sally Wyatt. Since 2016 Sally has been making a visual record of a year at Cogges, reflecting the beauty of a working landscape that boasts a 1000 year history.

Business in Oxford 2017

23 February 2017

Oxfordshire’s largest business showcase attracting huge support and interest from the local business community.

Andy Parsons at Oxford Playhouse

14 February 2017

With one of the most distinct voices on the comedy circuit, comedian and writer Andy Parsons, brings his new show Peak Bullsh*t to Oxford Playhouse on Saturday 11 March.

Top 10 Proposal Spots at Blenheim Palace

14 February 2017

If you’re thinking of popping the question this Valentine’s Day, why not take inspiration from Blenheim Palace with the Top 10 proposal spots; from secret nooks to grand romantic locations – there is a perfect place for your special proposal!

Clangers, Bagpuss and Co!

26 January 2017

The magical worlds of the Clangers and Bagpuss are explored in a new exhibition opening at the River & Rowing Museum in Henley. Opening on 4 February, Clangers, Bagpuss & Co is the first major retrospective of Smallfilms - Firmin and Postgate’s influential and much-loved production company – and includes films not seen for decades.

Oxfordshire prepares to be the world’s biggest art gallery this spring!

26 January 2017

Around 1000 artists and designer-makers, including more than 200 who are first-timers for 2017, are preparing to turn the entire county into a giant art gallery for the Oxfordshire Artweeks Festival this spring (6th-29th May) with nearly 500 exhibitions and events in every corner of the county.

February Half Term at Blenheim Palace 2017

23 January 2017

Head to Blenheim Palace this February Half Term, from 11-19 February, to enjoy new immersive activities, meet incredible insects, explore exciting exhibitions and discover the great outdoors.


11 January 2017

We are proud to announce that The Three Conies, Thorpe Mandeville has been awarded Banbury Guardian Pub of the Year 2016.

La Bohème at Oxford Playhouse

5 January 2017

OperaUpClose returns to the Playhouse with its Olivier award-winning production of Puccini’s much-loved tragedy La Bohème. Renowned for their English language adaptations, and after three successful visits to Oxford previously, this performance on Friday 20 January features live music and highlights this timeless opera’s relevance to today’s society.

£4.5 million investment brings world-class fleet of buses to Oxford

16 December 2016

The 20 vehicles are the first in a series of 30 new buses for the company – representing a total investment of £6.7 million. They have been manufactured by British bus maker Wrightbus in Northern Ireland.

Exhibition Ken Russel's Teddy Girls And Boys, The North Wall Arts Centre

6 December 2016

In February, Oxford’s North Wall Arts Centre brings together for the first time 50 photographs of teddy girls and boys, taken by ground breaking film director, Ken Russell (1927-2011). Before finding fame as a director of films such as Women in Love, Tommy and The Devils, Russell worked as a freelance photographer, and began taking photographs in 1951, aged 23.

New Tour for 2017 at Blenheim Palace

29 November 2016

Discover the real ‘Behind the Scenes’ at Blenheim Palace, in a fascinating limited edition new tour for 2017. ‘Restoration & Conservation’ will be the theme of the guided tours which will begin in the New Year as part of the extended opening season experience offered to visitors at the Oxford World Heritage Site.

Wedding Catering at Blenheim Palace

29 November 2016

For celebrations in an unforgettable setting, there is no better destination than UNESCO World Heritage Site, Blenheim Palace. The Oxfordshire stately home situated within 2,000 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown landscape and offers a variety of ceremonial options.

Late Night Shopping at Blenheim Palace

25 November 2016

From 25th November until 11th December visitors can enjoy a seasonally splendid late night shopping experience at Blenheim Palace. The East Courtyard Gift Shop will be open until 10pm* and will offer the opportunity to shop from the range of special Blenheim Palace gifts and products as well as take the new Christmas Lights Trail around the Park and Gardens.

Rehearsals have begun for this years panto at Oxford Playhouse

23 November 2016

Oxford Playhouse has announced details of casting for its brand new pantomime, Aladdin, which will be wowing audiences from Friday 27 November to Sunday 10 January.

Blenheim Palace Christmas Trees

21 November 2016

Blenheim Palace has cut its biggest Christmas Trees ready to decorate for the 2016 festive season. The 10 Norway Spruces, the biggest standing at an incredible 25ft tall, have taken up to 25 years to grow.

Winter Wonderland at Blenheim Palace

21 November 2016

Discover a winter wonderland at Blenheim Palace. As the weather turns chillier visitors can see the Park covered in frost and a whole array of winter wildlife.

Oxfordshire attraction hopes for sparkling 2016 Christmas display following lights theft

14 November 2016

Fairytale Farm, the magical farm park just outside Chipping Norton in Oxfordshire, has announced details of its 2016 Christmas Fairytale event, after its 2015 event was almost plunged into darkness after thieves stole most of the lights.

Spring 2017 season now on sale at Oxford Playhouse

14 November 2016

Oxford Playhouse is thrilled to announce its new spring season, playing from January 2017 to May 2017, including the second instalment of our Young Player’s Festival and a glimpse at our summer 2017 season.