What's on in Wolvercote

16th Midsummer Festival
Friday 22nd June - Sunday 1st July 2018

Welcome to the 16th Wolvercote and Wytham Midsummer Festival celebrating life in both our communities. This year we have chosen the theme of 'Peace and Friendship''

Summary of events.  Tickets will be on sale at the Post Box.   Look out for the paper programme which is available free from local churches, pubs and shops or you can download a pdf when available.  Download Programme

Events in bold must be booked in advance as places are limited. Click on the Event links to view the page in the programme. (Press your browser's 'back' key to return to this page) Event Map.  Fun on the Green Stalls Amazing Raffle Prizes

Transport is available from Wolvercote Neighbourhood/Parish to Wytham for the events indicated using volunteer drivers. Prior booking essential. Email onpwolvercote@yahoo.com  or phone 07756 870 807. Picking-up points will include: Five Mile Drive, Jordan Hill, Cutteslowe Park, Davenant Road, Squitchey Lane, Blenheim Drive, Village Upper and Lower, Godstow. Return fare £3 for all over 18. Sorry no bus passes accepted. Children must be accompanied by an adult and supply booster seats when appropriate.

Please note that the paper programmes are no longer delivered door to door.

Date  Time Venue Event Tickets Bus
Fri 22 Day trip   WHS Trip to  Knebworth House and Gardens 01865 558090  
  7.30pm WoVH Ceilidh with Mouse & Trousers. Tickets £8/£6.  Post Box  
  by 7.00pm   Submit WHS Show Forms to Bill Clarke, 44 Home Close    
Sat 23 11 - 4.30pm WoVH Teas and Snacks on sale    
  12.30- 5.00pm GG/WoVH Fun on the Green with dog show, music stage and beer tent. Dog Show Classes    
  4.30pm WoVH Raffle Winners Drawn    
  7.30pm WoVH Music Night Tickets £10/£8 Post Box  
Sun 24 9 - 10.00am WoVH Submit exhibits for the WHS Show (Entry forms submitted by Fri 22nd)    
  10.00am SPCh Festival Service    
  12 - 1.00pm BC Classical Concert    
  2 - 4.00pm WoVH Horticultural Show / Teas    
  2.15 - 3.00pm SPCh Family Concert    
  7.30pm PL Festival Quiz    
Mon 25 12.30pm BCH Festival Lunch  01865 556486  
  7.30pm SOSR History Talk - 'Wolvercote WI: 100 years of friendship'    
Tue 26 10.00am Walton Well car park Festival walk over Port Meadow to the bathing place.    
  7.30pm ASCh Wytham Summer Concert  Yes
Wed 27 6.00pm WyVH Festival Cricket Match and picnic.  Licenced bar.   Yes
Thu 28 6.00-9.00pm WYPC Sausage Sizzler supper and Dabke Youth Dance Troupe (TBC)     
  8 - 10.00pm BCH Poetry Evening and Music    
Fri 29 6.45–8.15pm Wolv VH Children’s Film Night ‘Toy Story’    
Sat 30 10 - 12.00pm BCH Children’s Parade Workshop    
  12 - 6.00pm ASCh Art and Craft Exhibition  
  12.30pm LWG Morris Dancing  
  1.15pm LWG Gather for the parade  
  1.30pm LWG Parade from the Lower Wolvercote Green    
  2 - 4.00pm SPCh St Peter’s Patronal Fête  
  6.00pm WHWo End of Festival BBQ. Pop-up choir at 6.00pm.      
 Sun 1 12 - 5.00pm ASCh Art and Craft Exhibition  
  5 - 7.00pm ASCh End of Art & Craft Exhibition drinks, nibbles and music    Yes


Key to Venues

ASCh - All Saints Church, Wytham
BCH - Baptist Church Hall
BC - Baptist Church
BPCP - Bathing Place Car Park
FAI - FAI Farm, Wytham
GG - Goose Green
LWG - Lower Wolvercote Green
PL - Plough Inn
RH - 89 Godstow Road
SPCh - St Peter’s Church
SPOSR - St Peter’s Old Sch Rooms
WHWo - White Hart, Wolvercote
WHWy - White Hart, Wytham
WCO - Wolvercote Community Orchard
WoVH - Wolvercote Village Hall
WPS - Wolvercote Primary School
WW - Wytham Woods Car Park
WyVH - Wytham Village Hall
WYPC - Wolvercote Young People’s Club

Kendal Crescent PO
Cutteslowe Community Centre
First Turn Stores
St. Peter's Church
The Plough Inn
The Post Box
Baptist Church Hall
The White Hart, Wolvercote
Jacob's Inn
All Saints Church, Wytham
The White Hart, Wytham
Summertown Library
NOA Community Centre