What's on

Your October social calendar sorted

Discover exciting events happening at some of the region's most prestigious attractions this month.

By Bicester Village

1 October 2019

Bicester Heritage

Sunday Scramble, 6 October

This event encourages historic motoring enthusiasts to get involved and bring their pre-1990 vehicle to join the eclectic display. From commercials to motorcycles, pre-War, veterans and modern classics, the mix is astonishing and ever changing.

Stonor Park

Maverick Invo-8 Original Oxfordshire Trail Race, 12 October

Back for another year, the series season finale sets off three brand new trail running routes from the 850-years old Manor House of Stonor Park. All three routes weave through the estate and beautiful surroundings of the Chilterns.

Blenheim Palace

Maurizio Cattelan until 27 October

Blenheim Palace welcome iconic artworks by famed Italian Conceptual artist Maurizio Cattelan throughout the interiors and exteriors of the Palace. This is his first solo exhibition in the UK in twenty years and will feature new works on display.

Ashmolean Museum

World Gin & Tonic Day

Taste locally-crafted gins created by the Oxford Artisan Distillery (TOAD), including our very own Ashmolean Gin inspired by our collections and made with exotic jara lemon, rose, jasmine and Middle-Eastern and Asian spices.

Waddesdon Manor

Autumn Trees Walk & Afternoon Tea, 20 October

Do you love misty mornings and the tantalising smell of wood smoke as dusk begins to fall? Join us for a guided walk through the spectacular hidden corners of the gardens and experience the full beauty and colour range of Waddesdon in autumn.

Blenheim Palace

Chocolate Dinner with William Curley, 25 October

Whet your appetite for Curley’s creations with a Champagne reception and delicious savoury canapés followed by a three-course dinner inspired and cooked by Curley with a tutored tasting of chocolate truffles and other cocoa-based treats.

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