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The Oxford Magazine is launching a new digital print magazine.
The Oxford Magazine is launching a new digital print magazine.

Woodstock

Welcome to the Woodstock Edition of The Oxford Magazine

Local news & stories

Dick & Angel Strawbridge, stars of Escape to the Chateau, will host the VIP Enclosure at The Game Fair, Blenheim Palace, on Sunday 28 July.
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Escape to the Chateau’s Dick & Angel Strawbridge to host VIP enclosure at the Game Fair 2024

Dick & Angel Strawbridge, renowned television personalities and stars of the beloved series “Escape to the Chateau”, will host the VIP Enclosure at The Game Fair, Blenheim Palace, on Sunday 28 July.

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What’s on in and near Woodstock

Into Battle: The Art of British War Comics

Into Battle: The Art of British War Comics

Sunday 01 October
Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock
The Household Cavalry Exhibition

The Household Cavalry Exhibition

Monday 08 January
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock
Sobell House Hospice Winter Walk at Blenheim Palace

Sobell House Hospice Winter Walk 2024

Sunday 03 March
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock
Icons of British Fashion Exhibition

Icons of British Fashion Exhibition

Saturday 23 March
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock
OX5 RUN at Blenheim Palace

OX5 Run

Sunday 24 March
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock
Easter at Blenheim Palace

Easter at Blenheim Palace

Friday 29 March
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock

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About Woodstock

Welcome to the Woodstock edition of The Oxford Magazine.

Woodstock, an old English word meaning “clearing in the woods”, is a picturesque historic town in Oxfordshire draped in history.

This dignified market town has historical links to nobility and royalty, as Woodstock Manor was the birthplace of the eldest son of King Edward III and was where Queen Mary I was imprisoned for a time by Elizabeth I.

The town grew up as a coaching stop around the Royal hunting lodge, which later became the site of Blenheim Palace, home of the Dukes of Marlborough since the early 1700s, and the birthplace of the statesman Sir Winston Churchill – he was born in the palace in 1874 and is buried in the nearby village of Bladon.

The Oxfordshire Museum can fill you in on the town’s fabled history, while the plush centre of Woodstock more than merits a saunter for its regal townhouses, clad with ivy and wisteria. Today, Woodstock is fast gaining a reputation as an exciting hub for contemporary art, with a host of galleries.