What's on in Wolvercote

Midsummer Festival 2007

Our fifth Festival has a Medieval flavour to mark Oxfordshire's 1000th anniversary.  So why not dress for the occasion? Jester hats, tights and tabards are the order of the day.

Friday 8th June

Barn Dance
at the Village Hall starting 7.30 SOLD OUT

Saturday 9th June

Village Hall

9.00-10.00 Submit entries for the competitions
10.00-12.00  Childrens workshops - medieval costumes
12.00 Rose and Sweet Pea Exhibition viewing
12.30 Morris Men lead children's procession to the Red Lion
2.00 Presentation of Trophies
4.00 Raffle draw
4.10 Story telling for young children (U10) - Small charge
7.30 Doors open for Music Evening


Baptist Hall

12.00 - 6.00 pm Art exhibition open for viewing

St Peter's Church

10.00 - 6.00 'Wolvercote Church through the Centuries' exhibition open for viewing

Goose Green

2.00-4.00 Archery (small charge)
  Stocks and wet sponges to throw
  Stalls and Exhibitions
  Scarecrow making
2.00-3.00 Races
3.00 Maypole dancing
3.00 Dog show
3.30 St Peters Players 'What Ho Within' A medieval mini drama

Sunday 10th June

St Peter's Church

10.00 - 11.00 Festival Service celebrating 1000 years of life in Wolvercote
2.00 - 6.00 'Wolvercote Church through the Centuries' exhibition open for viewing
3.00-3.40 Family Concert
3.45-4-30 Story telling for older children (10+)
3.45-5.00 Teas in the Church Rooms - all welcome

Baptist Church

11.30-12.30 Classical Concert with Wolvercote Muscians
12.00-5.00 Art Exhibition open for viewing

Red Lion
6.00-8.00 Festival BBQ
8.00 Storytelling for adults (Small charge)


Tickets for the Barn Dance and Music Show are available from the Post Box, (Lower Wolvercote) or from Robin Lipsey on 01865 558090