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What’s on this autumn near our boutique hotel in Oxford

Summer may be drawing to a close but there is still plenty of exciting things to do and places to go this Autumn. Our luxury hotel in Oxford city centre shares just a few fun things to do.

Learn something new at the Curiosity Carnival

On Friday 29th September, the Curiosity Carnival will take over Oxford with a city-wide programme of activities, giving you the chance to find out what research is really about.  Meet researchers, ask questions and discover how research affects and changes our lives. Spend your afternoon as a Botanic Browser, marvel at curiously interesting live demonstrations, get your quiz head on; there’s lots going on near our Oxford hotel and best of all much of it is free! To find out more visit

Have a cultural breakfast at the Ashmolean Museum

On 21st September, head to the Ashmolean Museum for breakfast and some history, from 9.15am to 10.15am. Tuck into tea, coffee and pastries as you enjoy an enlightening talk from one of the museum’s passionate experts, with time to explore the museum afterwards and talk through the world class collections. Book your place now at

Visit Blenheim Palace for the Festival of Literature, Film & Music

Visit one of the UK’s most magnificent stately homes from Thursday 12th October to Sunday 15th October for the Blenheim Palace Festival of Literature, Film & Music. With a jam-packed programme of events near our Oxford hotel including stand-up comedy, live music demonstrations and talks on everything from wildlife to history, you’re sure to find something to delight and inspire. For more information and tickets visit

Vanbrugh House Hotel, a boutique hotel in Oxford, is ideally located in the centre of Oxford, near to the area’s top attractions. To check availability, contact our Oxford hotel team on 01865 244 622 or email us.

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