Welcome to the 2016
Oxford Festival of Nature

Wild Fair

Saturday 4th June, 10am - 4pm

Join us for a day of wildlife fun at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. We have loads planned, find out how big whales really are, meet some real live crocodiles and get up close to some creepy crawlies.

Rosybee: Plants for Bees Open Day

Rosybee Nurseries

Morning wildlife safari in the heart of Abingdon

Abingdon

Spotlight Specimens

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Childrens workshop: Wildlife photography

Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre

Ugly Bug Ball

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Spotlight Specimens

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Volunteer taster day

Littlemore

Wonderful Wildlife Family Activity Trail

Harcourt Arboretum

Professor Queen-Bee

Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre

Green your garden!

The University of Oxford Botanic Garden

Guided tour: what are we doing for wildlife at Harcourt Arboretum?

Harcourt Arboretum

Ugly Bug Ball

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Spotlight Specimens

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Wonderful Wildlife Family Activity Trail

Harcourt Arboretum

Spotlight Specimens

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Exploring Ponds Day

Heyford Meadow

Wonderful Wildlife Family Activity Trail

Harcourt Arboretum

ABC…Story! Billy’s Beetle by Mick Inkpen

The Story Museum

Wild Fair

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Wonderful Wildlife Family Activity Trail

Harcourt Arboretum

ABC…Story! Mad About Minibeasts by Giles Andreae

The Story Museum

Barracks Lane Open Garden

Barracks Lane Community Garden

Wonderful Wildlife Family Activity Trail

Harcourt Arboretum

A walk for all the senses with Stuart ‘The Wildman’ Mabbutt

Shotover Country Park

Wonderful Wildlife Family Activity Trail

Harcourt Arboretum

Rosybee: Bees and their relationship with plants

Rosybee Nurseries

Spotlight Specimens

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Big, Scary Maneaters - the Crocodiles of the World and their Conservation

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Thames Wildlife Cruises

The Folly Restaurant

Wonderful Wildlife Family Activity Trail

Harcourt Arboretum

Spotlight Specimens

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Shotover Bat Walk

Shotover Country Park

Wonderful Wildlife Family Activity Trail

Harcourt Arboretum

Spotlight Specimens

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Explore Pinkhill Meadows Nature Reserve with the warden

Pinkhill Meadow Nature Reserve

Badgers vs Hedgehogs: Charles Foster and Hugh Warwick In Conversation

Waterstones Oxford

'Swift' walk around the city

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Bright Club Oxford with Oxford Festival of Nature

The Jericho Tavern

Wonderful Wildlife Family Activity Trail

Harcourt Arboretum

Wildflower Walk

Warburg Nature Reserve

Spotlight Specimens

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

'Inglorious: Conflict in the Uplands' by Mark Avery

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Volunteer taster day

Sutton Courtenay

Wonderful Wildlife Family Activity Trail

Harcourt Arboretum

Night-time Safari

Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre

Mammal Detectives

Wytham Woods

Wonderful Wildlife Family Activity Trail

Harcourt Arboretum

Butterflies of Shotover Hill and Brasenose Wood

Shotover Country Park

Open Meadows

Meadow Farm

Barracks Lane Open Garden

Barracks Lane Community Garden

In conversation with Michael Morpurgo and Professor Ian Goldin

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

The Birds and other wildlife of Iffley Meadows and the River Thames

Outside St Mary the Virgin C of E Church

Wonderful Wildlife Family Activity Trail

Harcourt Arboretum

Wonderful Wildlife Family Activity Trail

Harcourt Arboretum

Spotlight Specimens

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Wildflower Meadows Walk

Meadow Farm, Thame Road

Thames Wildlife Cruises

The Folly Restaurant

Wonderful Wildlife Family Activity Trail

Harcourt Arboretum

Spotlight Specimens

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Where do babies come from?

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Big Green Treasure Hunt

Oxford is an amazing Green City, and the Big Green Treasure Hunt is the best way to find the 20 top places for all things wild, sustainable, good for us and good for the planet!

Follow the jolly green Eco-ranger on each of the Big Green Treasure Hunt posters at 20 different locations, use your smartphone to zap the QR code to answer a question on each poster and win prizes!

Oxford Festival of Nature Bird Box Map

Map your bird box