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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

09
FEB
Gabrielle Aplin
O2 Academy Oxford

Gabrielle Aplin band is the architect of enchanting personal and family friendly folk indie and pop music. The band draws its charm and power from the amazing music talent of Gabrielle Ann Aplin an astute…

11
FEB
Fun Lovin Criminals
O2 Academy Oxford

Affectionately known as FLC The Fun Lovin Criminals are Huey Morgan Brian Leiser and Frank Benbini. Their music is an eclectic mix of hip hop blues jazz funk and rock and often reflects the social…

12
FEB
Chicago The Musical
New Theatre Oxford

Chicago is one of Londons most popular and thrilling smash hit musicals.The story is a satire on corruption in the administration of criminal justice and the concept of the celebrity criminal. The musical is based…

Category: Miscellaneous

13
FEB
Lissie
O2 Academy Oxford

Lissie at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Saturday 13 February 2016. 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 for…

14
FEB
David O Doherty
Glee Club Oxford

David O Doherty at Glee Club Oxford in Oxford on Sunday 14 February 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Category: Miscellaneous

14
FEB
Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra: Valentine's Concert
The Sheldonian Theatre

Sixty years since its Broadway premiere the prodigious creativity of the Overture to Leonard Bernsteins Candide endures in a glittering score inspired by Voltaires 1758 novella. Marios Papadopoulos performs George Gershwins iconic Rhapsody in Blue a musical kaleidoscope of America conceived amid…

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14
FEB
The Ghost Inside
O2 Academy Oxford

The Ghost Inside at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Sunday 14 February 2016. 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…

05
MAR
Reef
O2 Academy Oxford

English rock band Reef are famed for hits such as Place Your Hands in 1996 and four successful albums dating from 1995‐2000. In November 1999 they announced a reunion and a 6 date tour across…

13
MAR
Jason Donovan
New Theatre Oxford

Jason Donovan at New Theatre Oxford in Oxford on Sunday 13 March 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Jason Donovan live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

13
MAR
Wolf Alice
O2 Academy 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…

14
MAR
Scott Bradlee
O2 Academy Oxford

Scott Bradlee at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Monday 14 March 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

15
MAR
The Coral
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Hailing from the Wirral Peninsula in the 1960s 'The Coral' are a band that has been describes as a mix of country with psychedelic folk rock. They were nominated for a 2002 'Mercury Music Prize'…

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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