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Thames Valley Farmers Market takes place in the centre on the second Saturday of each month. It’s a farmers market selling items from local producers.

BAGS OF FUN

BAGS OF FUN

Young designers had a blast decorating tote bags at our Kids Fest last week and don't forget to Join us again on Tuesday, August 14 from 11am when children will

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Staff and shoppers meet Jethro

Staff and shoppers meet Jethro

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Rock star kids hit the high note

Rock star kids hit the high note

Youngsters from Didcot and all around all loved taking part in the shopping centre's free summer holiday entertainment - dressing up in glam and glitter and playing the part of rock stars.

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OUR F1 CHALLENGE WINNER - CONGRATULATIONS

OUR F1 CHALLENGE WINNER  - CONGRATULATIONS

Ewan Bishop popped into the Orchard Centre with his dad on his way home from a university open day when he saw our Formula One simulator challenge and as every F1 fan would, decided to test his driving skills behind the wheel. Ewan,17, was one of the last competitors, arriving only five minutes...

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JOURNEY TO SUCCESS

JOURNEY TO SUCCESS

If you had asked Adela Garcia 15 years ago what she would be doing in 2018 she doubts the answer would have been be running a Didcot opticians, helping to look after the eyecare needs of thousands of local customers. Originally from Spain and a former English teacher, Adela moved to Oxford in 2002 to help improve her language skills. A move to Didcot with her boyfriend and now husband, introduced her to...

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MORE SHOPS COMING

MORE SHOPS COMING

There's more great news from the Orchard Centre with several more units under offer. Please keep an eye on...

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Orchard Centre toilets

Orchard Centre toilets

The Orchard Centre is being registered with Changing Places, a consortium launched on behalf of people who cannot use standard accessible toilets. This includes those with...

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YET ANOTHER FREE TREAT

YET ANOTHER FREE TREAT

The Orchard Centre gave shoppers yet another free school half-term holidays treat with children able to dip their hands in wax and leave with colourful hands from their tips of their fingers to their wrists which they were able to show off to their friends. Waxy Hands proved a ...

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DRUMMING UP A STORM

DRUMMING UP A STORM

Shoppers were literally stopped in their tracks as the sound of Brazilian inspired music from six members of Jamma de Samba reverberated around the retail park. The six talented musicians brightened up the day with a storming upbeat

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New link to Broadway

New link to Broadway

Sections of new paving are being installed in the older part of the Orchard Centre to mirror that used in the walkways in the extended phase two development. Work will be completed as soon as possible and we can also report that...

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