CELEBRATE THE SUMMER SEASON AT BICESTER VILLAGE

This season, Bicester Village invites you to celebrate those long summer days with a host of exciting seasonal festivities. With an array of talented music acts, theatrical performances, summer-inspired cuisine and exciting new pop-ups, the proposition of summer shopping has truly never looked so good.

To ensure you don’t miss out on these exciting summer festivities the Village will be operating extended opening hours. Open in June from 9 am to 9 pm every Monday to Saturday, and 10 am to 7 pm on Sunday; in July and August the Village is open from 9 am to 9 pm from Monday to Wednesday and 9 am to 10 pm every Thursday to Saturday. Located just 46 minutes by train from London Marylebone direct to Bicester Village Station, it couldn’t be easier.

Food

Experience delicious seasonal food at Bicester Village this summer, with dining options to suit every taste, including vegetarian, vegan and halal options. Savour local specialties at farmshop restaurant & cafe from Soho House & Co including new sharing platters of crudités, cheeses and cold cuts; discover Le Pain Quotidien Restaurant’s delectable new afternoon tea of savoury tartines, scones and your choice of hot beverage; enjoy the taste of the Mediterranean with Manja Wraps’ new summer additions; for those craving Asian cuisine, Simply Noodles has introduced an enticingly sweet dessert – the Golden Custard Bao Bun.

For a mid-shop treat, opt for a refreshing artisanal ice lolly from Stecco Natura Food or visit Crêperie Angélie, which promises an indulgent new addition, the Cherry Angélie crêpe – a summer evening crêpe of Amarena cherries, dark Belgian chocolate and mascarpone with edible 24K pure gold leaf (available after 5 pm). Enjoy a refreshing gelato from Snow ake and try one of three exclusive gelato avours to Bicester Village: cucumber, lemon and mint sorbetto, lavender honey and pear gelato, and lemon and elder ower sorbetto.

Fashion

If that wasn’t enough, you can up your style stakes at one of the British summer pop-ups arriving at Bicester Village this summer. Including classic tailoring from London shirt maker Turnball & Asser (in the Village until 11 July), handcrafted bags from The Cambridge Satchel Company (in the Village until 24 July), and Paul Smith Stripe (in the Village until 12 July) – a pop-up boutique dedicated to the brand’s signature design. Alongside these summer pop- ups we also have fabulous new boutique opening from Pretty Ballerinas to help you nd the perfect footwear whatever the occasion.

If you’re hoping to nd something beautiful to wear to one of the events during the British Season then make sure to take a look at the Debrett’s and Bicester Village ‘Guide to British Style’, available in the Village and to buy on Amazon.co.uk. This guide advises on all things sartorial and will help you select the perfect out t from renowned brands like Bally, Rupert Sanderson, Marni, Temperley London and Hunter.

Entertainment

Stretch out those summer evenings with Bicester Village’s exciting live entertainment series. Enjoy the wonders of local theatre, as Oxford’s Creation Theatre return to present a new adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s renowned text, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. The production of Alice will be performed as a series of standalone scenes that pop-up in various locations around the Village every Thursday from 26 May to 31 August, between 4 pm and 8 pm. From the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party to the peculiar White Rabbit, Bicester Village bring the excitement of Wonderland to your shopping experience.

Marvel at new musical sounds every Friday from 26 May to 1 September, between 4pm and 8 pm as Bicester Village kicks off its live summer music series. Don’t miss the chance to see the work of London artists Gra ti Life, who have collaborated with Bicester Village to create two huge installations. The rest is a beautiful and intricate oral landscape, inspired by Dutch Masters and ower illustrations. The second will see the existing LOVE installation get an update in a traditional graffiti style.

 

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