There are loads of summer events in July 2019 in and around Didcot, from family fun days to summer fetes and festivals. Read on to find out more.
Didcot 5 and Fun Run, Ladygrove
The Didcot 5 road race and 2 mile fun run takes place on Sunday 7 July. Register and pay in advance pay in advance or on the day at Willowbrook Leisure Centre from 8am. Road race starts at 9.30am, fun run at 10.45am. Organised by Didcot Runners, proceeds go to Earth Trust and Be Free YC.
Mum2mum market nearly new sale, Didcot Civic Hall
Want to buy or sell baby and children’s clothing and toys? Then head along to Didcot Civic Hall on Sunday 7 July from 2.30-4.30pm. Entry is £2 for adults.
Beer and music festival, Cornerstone Arts Centre
The ever popular beer and music festival is back at Cornerstone from Friday 26-Sunday 28 July 2019 for its 10th year. Open until midnight on Friday and Saturday evenings, 4pm on Sunday afternoon. Entry is free, beers are purchased via tokens. Head over to the Cornerstone website to find out the headliners.
Culture and community day at Didcot Civic Hall
A new event for Didcot! On Saturday 27 July from 10am-4pm pop along to the Civic Hall for a day of fun, food and learning. The Dukes, Didcot’s own ukulele group, will also be playing their first public concert at 11am. £1 for adults, children under 16 free.
Fun in the park at Stephen Freeman School
Part of Great Western Park’s activities week. On Monday 29 July the grounds of Stephen Freeman School will be filled with bouncy castles, an assault course, golf, a climbing wall and many more activities. Running from 2-6pm, you must register online or on the day. Suggested donation of £1.50 per person. Further details here.
Bike night at the Fleur de Lys, East Hagbourne
If you’re a biker or bike enthusiast you’ll want to head to the Fleur from 4pm on Monday 29 July. Bring along your motorbike to this inaugural bike night and enjoy music, food, BBQ and an outside bar. Free event, bikes to park either in the village hall or Fleur car parks.
Cystic fibrosis family day at Boundary Park
A 6-a-side football tournament, stalls and family attractions raising money for cystic fibrosis research on Sunday 14 July from 10am – 4pm. £5 per football player, free entry for visitors. For more information please see the Facebook event page.
Style Acre Tea Room summer fete at Savages, Blewbury
Enjoy music, a bbq, beer tent, games, prizes, cream teams and this year for the first time, the Style Acre Dog Show. On Sunday 28 July from 11am-3pm, dog show entries at 11.30am. Free entry, donations welcome.
Didcot repair café at the Civic Hall
The next Sustainable Didcot repair café is on Saturday 20 July, from 2-5 pm at Didcot Civic Hall. Bring along broken electrical items, clothing repairs, blunt tools and, this month, bikes that need TLC. If you’re not sure what to expect, you’ll want to read next week’s blog post all about the repair café.
The Crucible at Orchard Dene, Blewbury
This is an outdoor production performed by the Blewbury Players from 17-20 July. Evening performances from 8pm, afternoon matinee at 3pm. Bring your own picnic or order one via the Blewbury Players website. A play with strong themes, therefore suitable for 12+ years. Adult tickets £13.50, teen tickets £6.50.
If you have an event you’d like me to include in next month’s round up please send me details before 25 July, thank you!