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Things to do in Oxford, during the May Bank Holiday Weekend.

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The second Bank Holiday weekend in May takes place from 24th – 26th, so we have compiled a list of top events and things to do in Oxford that weekend! Don’t forget, our services will be running to a Bank Holiday timetable on Monday 26th May, so please visit our website for full details.

Cézanne and the Modern

Masterpieces from Cézanne, Van Gogh and Modigliani exhibited for the first time in Europe at the Ashmolean Museum. The vast array of pieces, from the collection of Henry and Rose Pearlman, include exceptional watercolours and oil paintings by Paul Cézanne. Our tip – look out for the gorgeous ‘Mont Sainte-Victoire’ by Cézanne in the second room of the exhibition.

10am to 5pm
General £10/Concessions £8

Get there by bus: The Ashmolean is a short walk from most of our Oxford City Centre services.

Transport Through Time at Museum of Oxford

We’ve been in the transport business since 1882, so we can’t wait to visit this event on transport and travel through the ages!

£1 entry from the Museum Gift Shop.

Get there by bus: The Museum of Oxford is located on St Aldates, so a majority of our city and park&ride services will take you right there!

Hard Labour at Oxford Castle Unlocked

If you’re looking for something to do with the family this Bank Holiday, why not become a Victorian prisoners for the day at Oxford Castle Unlocked? Afterwards, take a stroll through the Castle Quarter for some great eateries including The Big Bang and The Living Room.

10am – 5.30pm
Adults £9.95/Children £6.95/Concessions £8.45

Get there by bus: city3, 5 and 13 will take you straight to Oxford Castle. Most other City Centre services are a short walk away.

Oxford Fringe

The 2014 Oxford Fringe kicks off on the Bank Holiday weekend with a huge collection of live arts from all genres. The programme has been confirmed, with venues like The Old Fire StationThe Jam FactoryThe Big Bang and St Aldates Tavern participating.

Times and ticket prices vary.

Monoprint Workshop at The South Oxford Community Centre

As part of Artweek, South Oxford Community Centre will be hosting a workshop in Mono-printing. Materials are provided, so why not get creative this Bank Holiday?

10am – 12.30pm
£5 – Book early to avoid disappointment.

Get there by bus: The Community Centre is located on Lake Street, just off Abingdon Road, so our park&ride300 and Heartbeat services will get you there.

Whatever you get up to during the Bank Holiday – Have a great weekend!


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