The Butler Sherborn team share their selection of great local community events as well as favourite places to visit. Explore the city of Oxford and the wider county to discover its hidden secrets.

Fun and Music in the Park

The event in Abingdon-on-Thames this June!

On Saturday 3rd June 2017 the Abbey Gardens will fill up with inflatables, rides, face painting,  live music and dance, some great street food stalls and much much more. Fun in the Park takes place from 11am to 3pm and is a free, walk-in event.

Music in the Park will take place from 5pm to 10pm on Saturday 3rd June.  Live bands will take...

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Oxford River Cruises

Oxford River Cruises offers sightseeing tours in the heart of Oxford City

These cruises are designed for everyone to enjoy, from lunchtime get togethers and dinner cruises to birthday parties afloat.

Sightseeing river tours, boat trips and private hire cruises take in stunning scenery on the River Thames in and around Oxford. Many of the sightseeing tours cruise along the famous...

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Oxfordshire Young Farmers County Show

Sunday 28th May 2017

Every year the Oxfordshire Young Farmers' host a County Show to celebrate the year and what Young Farmers' Clubs are all about - ‘Fun, learning and achievement’. There will be main ring attractions, trade and food stands,  a farm animal corner, rural craft demonstrations and a fun dog show for all the family to enjoy.

On the day there...

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Milton Manor House

Milton Manor House is a PRIVATE HOME built in the 18th century, built by Inigo Jones for Bryant Barrett, lacemaker to King George III.

2017 - The House and Gardens and are open from Sunday 21st May to Sunday 4th of June (inclusive) and Friday 18th August to Thursday 31st of August (inclusive) 2017.

Opening Times: 2p.m. until 5pm

Guided Tours of the house: 2pm, 3pm, 4pm

Visitors do not need to book in...

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Pitt Rivers Museum Oxford

Family Friendly Events, Activities and Workshops

FREE drop-in activities for children aged 5+ and special activities designed for under 5s.

Object Handling Every Saturday

Every Saturday 11.00 - 13.00 Free family friendly object handling in the Pitt Rivers. Discover more about wonderful and fascinating objects from the museum’s collection. 

Museum Family Backpacks -...

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Millets Farm - John Lawson Circus

The Circus is back in Town! With lots of laughs, thrills and skills!

The award winning John Lawson’s Circus, will make its return to Millets Farm this May Half Term. With an entirely human cast and new acts and routines.


Daily performances at 10.30am, 1pm and 3pm (doors will open 15 mins before each show).


Tickets price: £7.99 a...

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The Blenheim Palace Food Festival

This year’s enhanced festival will feature, more local producers and 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 artisan bakers, craft brewers, gourmet burgers, international cuisine, traditional ice creams and handmade sweets.

The Demonstration Theatre will have a packed programme of events and there will be plenty of interactive food events and tastings.

Special activities for children...

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The Organic Farm Shop, Cirencester

The Organic Farm Shop, Cirencester

Flowers, cows, yurts, vegetables, cheeses, bacon, yoghurts, wheat, soft fruits, triticale cream, school visits, herbs, events, milk, lamb, apprentices, honey, beef, courses, shop, camping, oats, pork, shepherds, hut, walks, eggs, holiday cottage, ham, trailer tours, barley cafe..

Everything on the farm consists of…

Flowers, cows, yurts, vegetables, cheeses, bacon, yoghurt's, wheat, soft fruits, triticale cream, school visits, herbs, events, milk, lamb, apprentices, honey, beef, courses, shop, camping, oats, pork, shepherds, hut, walks, eggs, holiday cottage, ham, trailer tours, barley café…

a quick shop,...

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iScream & Wicked Chocolate

iScream & Wicked Chocolate - The Covered Market, Oxford

Oxford's first Gelateria & gourmet chocolate counter.

Oxford if full of whole swathes where you can browse quirky boutiques, delicatessens, craft shops and antiques stalls and its particularly atmospheric in the weeks leading up to Christmas, especially in the 18thCentury Covered Market

One of our favourite shops is Wicked Chocolate

(also home to iScream – Oxford’s first Gelateria...

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Chadlington Quality Foods

An excellent local delicatessen and general store located in the Cotswold village of Chadlington, three miles from Chipping Norton.

Chadlington Quality Foods was established in its current form in June 2001, after the villagers got together to put money in to keep it open. Prior to that it had been a private enterprise and run successfully for many years, before changes in management and a subsequent threat of closure.

Approximately 50-60 villagers put in various...

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Oxford Lettings Agency

Butler Sherborn Lettings

We're specialists in letting period and country properties in the Cotswolds as well as urban properties in historic Oxford. We also offer dedicated rural services for letting Farms and Equestrian properties.
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