Summer - entertaining ideas | Oxfordshire County Council

Summer - entertaining ideas

Activities and events across the county from Oxfordshire County Council.

Whether you have time off, children to entertain or want to make the most of the longer evenings, there are lots of activities and events across the county for you and your family to enjoy.


The Oxfordshire Museum

There’s lots going on at The Oxfordshire Museum to keep you and your family entertained this summer. Chose from an intriguing and unique series of events, exhibitions and talks.

The Mill Arts Centre

Throughout the summer, The Mill Arts Centre will have different exhibitions running, showcasing work from local artists, as well as live music, theatre and film.

You can also take part in classes and workshops, or just enjoy lunch at the café.


Summer reading challenges

Take part in the summer reading challenges with your local library.

Children can pick six books to read and will collect rewards along the way. There will also be story times and fun activities in many libraries.

The summer reading challenge for adults aims to encourage adults to read more books and be inspired to try something different. People can submit reviews and recommendations, and set personal challenges.

Find out more about the challenges, and how to get involved, on the libraries page.

Holiday read

Pick up your perfect holiday read from one of Oxfordshire's libraries. As well as hardcopies, they offer hundreds of popular

Perfect for travelling light on holiday. You can even brush up on your language skills before you go abroad with one of their language courses.

Last reviewed
19 September 2017
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