English Tourism Week – 14-22 March 2015 – South Oxfordshire events

Check out the site itself: http://www.southernoxfordshire.com/english_tourism_week_2015.php, local events include:

  • Arias at the Abbey 2, Dorchester (14 March) – Following the success of the October 2012 concert, this second evening of popular classical music and song will feature soloists Stuart Pendred, Hannah Pedley, Kylie Watt and Anthony Gregory; The Oxford Chamber Orchestra conducted by Neil Farrow, and the award winning Wallingford Parish Church Choir.
  • Mothering Sunday Special, Cholsey & Wallingford Railway (15 March) – Mothers travel half price when accompanied by full fare paying children.  Trains depart Wallingford at 11:05, 12:05, 13:05, 14:05, 15:05 and 16:05. Trains depart Cholsey at 11:35, 12:35, 13:35, 14:35, 15:35 and 16:35. Ticket prices apply. Other attractions on site include the museum located in a rare 19th century coach, cafe, gift shop, FREE bouncy castle, and parking.
  • Lambing Weekend (21-22 March) – The first annual lambing weekend in partnership with Little Wittenham Lamb. Enjoy a day out on the working farm visiting the new spring lambs. There will also be a variety of craft activities to enjoy and refreshments will be available from Poem Tree Cafe.
  • Wallingford’s Royal Castle Revealed – This new exhibition will display for the first time the results of fresh historical and archaeological research into the life and importance of one of the greatest royal strongholds of Medieval England. This new research shows Wallingford Castle’s importance as the third great stronghold of the Thames Valley – Tower of London, Windsor and Wallingford – with new details of the life of the castle, its buildings, people and activities.