Things to do in and around Didcot in February 2020

I hate to wish away days but as soon as February is out of the way it’ll be spring! Fortunately there’s a great selection of things to do in and around Didcot in February 2020 to see us through the month.

1. Didcot A power station chimney demolition

The final demolition! The chimney will come down sometime between 7-9am on Sunday 9 February. As it’s 200m tall there are plenty of good vantage points in and around Didcot. Local road closures will be in place. You might also be interested in my previous blog about Didcot Power Station.

2. Rum and reggae, Boundary Park Pavilion

From 7pm on Friday 7 February. Includes a specialist reggae DJ, a selection of rums and Caribbean food (extra cost). Tickets cost £10 and are available from the bar or Eventbrite.

3. Annette Curtain, Marlborough Club

Join drag artist Annette Curtain for an evening of song and laughter. Annette is appearing from 8pm on Saturday 15 February. Tickets from the bar: members £5, non-members £7.

4. Footgolf charity day, Hadden Hill Golf Club

Footgolf day in aid of Sands (Stillbirth and neonatal death charity) on Sunday 9 February. Kick off 10am, 18 holes. Enter individually £25 or as a team of four £100.

5. Winter Wilson, Fleur de Lys, East Hagbourne

Folk duo Winter Wilson play at the Fleur from 8pm on Saturday 15 February. Tickets are £12, either call the pub on 01235 813247 or email info@thefleurdelyspub.co.uk to arrange purchase.

6. Menopause cafe, Cornerstone

Two opportunities to attend. Firstly 10am on Saturday 1 February and then again at 10am on Monday 4 February. An opportunity for you to drink tea, eat cake and talk all things menopause. All welcome, irrespective of age or gender.

7. Honey and the Bear, Harwell Village Hall

Another folk duo, this time playing from 7pm on Saturday 8 February. Standard tickets £15, concessions for under 16s from WeGotTickets.

8. Love our winter wildlife, Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre

Wildlife event for accompanied children aged 4-11 years. Help build a giant bug hotel, spot birds or become a weather scientist. A choice of three sessions over half term on  Tuesday 18, Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 February from 10.30am. £5 per child.

9. Art workshop for young people, Didcot Etsy

Ideal if you’re looking for a half term activity for your child (7+). Learn art skills with artist Greg Whiteman, morning and afternoon sessions available on Monday 17 February. Tickets £20 from Eventbrite.

10. Love: a celebration of flowers, Cornerstone

You have just three days, from Friday 7-Sunday 9 February, to catch this exhibition at Cornerstone. The display is organised by flower arranging clubs from Oxfordshire. Entrance free.

If you have any events you’d like to be included in the March round please let me know by 25 February.

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