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.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Oxford

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…

06
JUN
Public Image Ltd
O2 Academy Oxford

When John Johnny Rotten Lydon left the Sex Pistols and formed Public Image Ltd to say it was a big change is a big understatement. Gone was the punk rock image and conventions and what…

08
JUN
Adam Ant
New Theatre Oxford

In a career spanning more than 35 years Adam Ant has had ten top 10 singles with his band Adam and the Ants and also as a solo artist with 3 reaching the number 1…

27
JUN
Saul Williams
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Saul Williams at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Monday 27 June 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Saul Williams live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket…

10
JUL
KRSOne
O2 Academy Oxford

KRSOne at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Sunday 10 July 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…

13
JUL
Hamlet
University Parks

Join Creation Theatre this summer as we set up shop amongst the beautiful 70 acres of riverside parkland that make up University Parks. Our troop of travelling storytellers will transform the parks into the royal palace of Elsinore home of Denmarks young…

TEL: 07845 989308
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AUG
Echo and the Bunnymen
O2 Academy Oxford

Liverpudlian group Echo and the Bunnymen first formed back in 1978 and released their debut album Crocodiles two years later in 1980 winning them critical acclaim and chart success. Their subsequent albums Heaven Up…

21
SEP
Innovation and Disruption in the Energy Sector
St John's College

The British Institute of Energy Economics BIEE Oxford conference is a two day research conference that seeks to understand the drivers of change in energy both positive and negative. The conference is aimed at energy analysts researchers strategy and policy thinkers from…

Category: Business

TEL: 01296 747916
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SEP
Gary Numan
O2 Academy Oxford

Gary Numan was a pioneer in the early electronic scene confounding the contemporary music press with his androgynous stage presence and signature technique of feeding synthesizer hooks through guitar effect pedals. His most famous single…

25
SEP
Sean Lock
New Theatre Oxford

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Category: Miscellaneous

04
OCT
The Kills
O2 Academy Oxford

Rock band The Kills consists of American Alison Mosshart and Brit Jamie Hince. Having released their fourth studio album Blood Pressures in April 2011 the band are renowned for their anti‐music industry attitude yet perform…

07
OCT
UB40
O2 Academy Oxford

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

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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