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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.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Oxford

01
MAY
Bellowhead
Town Hall Oxford

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

01
MAY
Lethal Bizzle
O2 Academy Oxford

Lethal Bizzle returns to the UK touring circuit with his highly anticipated Dench Party Tour in 2014 following on the release of his new almighty body slammer of a tune Steve Austin Hammrd Produced…

04
MAY
The Bluetones
O2 Academy Oxford

The Bluetones at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 04 May 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…

04
MAY
The Fairy Queen
Oxford Playhouse

Magical mischief sublime music and midsummer madness collide in Henry Purcells playful reworking of Shakespeares A Midsummer Nights Dream.When forbidden lovers Hermia and Lysander elope to the woods they stumble into a world of warring fairies and raging passions. The fairy…

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05
MAY
Less Than Jake
O2 Academy Oxford

Less Than Jake at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Thursday 05 May 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Less Than Jake live…

09
MAY
Yes
New Theatre Oxford

Over the course of a remarkable 40‐year career that has time and again redefined the boundaries of rock YES have become renowned for their live performances since being formed in 1968 by Chris Squire and…

11
MAY
Rend Collective
O2 Academy Oxford

Rend Collective at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 11 May 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 Ticketmaster…

12
MAY
Bill Bailey
New Theatre Oxford

One of the funniest live comics doing the rounds Bill Bailey manages to combine comedy and music to perfection. Following on from last years sell‐out shows Bill has announced his new tour for his…

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12
MAY
Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra: Schumann Series III
The Sheldonian Theatre

MOZART Divertimento in B flat major K. 137Concerto for Flute and Harp in C major K. 299SCHUMANN Symphony No. 3 in E flat major Op. 97 RhenishAnthony RobbfluteLucy WakefordharpMarios PapadopoulosconductorBrimming with youthful energy Mozarts 1772 Divertimento in B flat blends charm and…

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12
MAY
Wheatus
O2 Academy Oxford

New York based Wheatus were formed by band member Brendan B. Brown in 1995 with the help of brother Peter Brown on drums Philip Jiminez on keyboards and Rich Liegey on bass starting out playing…

25
MAY
Gordon Lightfoot
New Theatre Oxford

Gordon Lightfoot at New Theatre Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 25 May 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…

31
MAY
The Temper Trap
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

The Temper Trap at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Tuesday 31 May 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch The Temper Trap…

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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