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Welcome to Oxford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Oxford - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Oxford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Oxford

30
MAR
Bars and Melody
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Bars and Melody at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Monday 30 March 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let…

30
MAR
Charli XCX
O2 Academy Oxford

Charli XCX at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Monday 30 March 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Charli XCX live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

04
APR
Wolf Alice
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Ellie Rowsell Joel Amey Theo Ellis and Joff Oddie make up the alt‐rock band Wolf Alice who are again playing UK dates and appearing live at music festivals across the country. The four‐piece rock…

07
APR
Blue
New Theatre Oxford

Blue at New Theatre Oxford in Oxford on Tuesday 07 April 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Blue tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

08
APR
Michael Ball
New Theatre Oxford

Michael Ball Britains leading musical theatre star multi‐platinum recording artist TV and radio presenter and Olivier Award winner has announced that he will be hitting the road once more across the length and breadth of…

08
APR
Stereo Kicks
O2 Academy Oxford

Stereo Kicks at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 08 April 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

09
APR
Alan Carr
New Theatre Oxford

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Category: Miscellaneous

10
APR
Lower Than Atlantis
O2 Academy Oxford

Not very often you get to hear a band which makes you stand up and notice their music. Lower than Atlantis is one such unit. This post hardcore band has been around since 2007 and…

11
APR
Brett Dennen
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Brett Dennen at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Saturday 11 April 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us…

11
APR
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
New Theatre Oxford

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at New Theatre Oxford in Oxford on Saturday 11 April 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let…

Category: Miscellaneous

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APR
Lee Scratch Perry
O2 Academy Oxford

If this was a specially exhausting night for you you are in for a treat. Everyone get ready to get real steady for in a moment we will be welcoming a living legend Lee Scratch…

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APR
The Wombats
O2 Academy Oxford

Liverpool‐based indie rock band The Wombats formed in 2003 when three of the band members met one‐another at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts. The lads found a common interest in music and started to…

Tourist Attractions


Oxford Castle

If you thought Oxford was just about elegant spires and world‐class academia then think again brbrOxford Castle Unlocked reveals Oxford's less well known history, one that's rich with tales of great escapes, betrayal and even romance all within the walls of this ancient castle and prison.brbrbrbrThe…

Cotswold Wildlife Park

Home to a fascinating and varied collection of mammals, birds, reptiles and invertebrates, from Ants to White Rhinos and Bats to big Cats. Enjoy the exotic animals and gardens in the spacious and peaceful Cotswold surroundings.Our walkaround Park is open every day; a great family day out with…

Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary

The Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary is a registered charity, caring for abused and ill‐treated animals. We rely totally upon public donations to enable us to do this valuable work. Helping donkeys, like Mrs. P and Mabel. The Sanctuary is open to visitors most days during the year, between…

Museum of Oxford

The Museum of Oxford is the only museum that is dedicated to the history of Oxford and its University. Town Hall, Oxford The museum is located in the historic Town Hall, and the entrance is off St Aldate's on the corner of Blue Boar Street.…

Museum of the History

The Museum of the History of Science houses an unrivalled collection of historic scientific instruments in the world's oldest surviving purpose‐built museum building, the Old Ashmolean on Broad Street, Oxford. By virtue of the collection and the building, the Museum occupies a special position, both in the…

Pitt Rivers Museum

The Pitt Rivers Museum is the University of Oxford's museum of anthropology and world archaeology. Founded in 1884 following a gift to the University from General Pitt Rivers it retains its unique period atmosphere with dense displays of artefacts, many in the original wooden display cabinets. …

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