What's on inOxford

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

28
NOV
Riverdance
New Theatre Oxford

If you didn't already know Riverdance is a show consisting of traditional Irish stepdancing and has become a huge phenomena since appearing at the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest. Husband and wife team John McColgan and…

29
NOV
Little Dragon
O2 Academy Oxford

Little Dragon at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Saturday 29 November 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Little Dragon tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

01
DEC
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
New Theatre Oxford

With their meticulously crafted instrumentals and tight harmonies Rumours of Fleetwood Mac bring back to the masses the classic hits of the legendary Fleetwood Mac.…

05
DEC
Embrace
O2 Academy Oxford

Embrace at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Friday 05 December 2014. 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 service.…

05
DEC
Jimmy Carr
New Theatre Oxford

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

05
DEC
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
New Theatre Oxford

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at New Theatre Oxford live on Friday 05 December 2014 in Oxford Oxfordshire. For tickets to see Jimmy Carr Funny Business at New Theatre Oxford see the list of ticket prices.…

07
DEC
Alabama 3
O2 Academy Oxford

What do you get when you add a little soul to a blues rock band then move the whole shebang to Brixton The indescribable genre‐bending beats of British band Alabama 3 or A3 as they…

08
DEC
Catfish and the Bottlemen
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Catfish and the Bottlemen at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Monday 08 December 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Catfish and…

10
DEC
The Enemy The Twang
O2 Academy Oxford

The Enemy The Twang at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 10 December 2014. 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…

11
DEC
Foxes
O2 Academy Oxford

Foxes at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Thursday 11 December 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Foxes live in the knowledge that…

12
DEC
Saxon
O2 Academy Oxford

Getting their start way back in 1976 as a band named slightly foully as S.O.B. when you look at Saxon the name they chose and stuck with a year later you are looking at true…

13
DEC
Method Man Redman
O2 Academy Oxford

Method Man Redman at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Saturday 13 December 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Method Man Redman live…

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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