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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

31
OCT
The Subways
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

The Subways at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Friday 31 October 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 The Subways live in…

01
NOV
The Boomtown Rats
O2 Academy Oxford

The Boomtown Rats at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Saturday 01 November 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the…

02
NOV
Raleigh Ritchie
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Raleigh Ritchie at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Sunday 02 November 2014. 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…

04
NOV
The Courteeners
O2 Academy Oxford

What is it about Manchester anyway Take the Courteeners for example. No one's writing better indie guitar driven songs today and singer Liam Fray isn't scared to own that fact. Or to shy away from…

05
NOV
Netsky
O2 Academy Oxford

Netsky is known as a Belgium bass and drum producer who greatly affects his audience with amazing liquid funk style music.The real name behind the Netsky is Boris Daenen and he was born on 5th…

06
NOV
Gerard Way
O2 Academy Oxford

Gerard Way at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Thursday 06 November 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 Gerard Way live in the…

06
NOV
Monster Truck
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Monster Truck at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Thursday 06 November 2014. 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…

07
NOV
Band of Skulls
O2 Academy Oxford

Alternative rock group Band of Skulls consists of Emma Richardson vocals Russell Marsden guitar and Matt Hayward drums. Having met at college the band have grown from strength to strength having started their music…

07
NOV
Kate Tempest
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Kate Tempest at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Friday 07 November 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Kate Tempest tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo…

09
NOV
The Wailers
O2 Academy Oxford

The unique downbeat style of Jamaica lives on in the reggae groves of The Wailers. After legend Bob Marleys death in 1981 this former Marley back‐up band began its own journey with an evolving ensemble…

09
NOV
Ward Thomas The Shires
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Ward Thomas The Shires at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Sunday 09 November 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Ward Thomas The Shires tickets so weve done the legwork for you.…

10
NOV
James
O2 Academy Oxford

English rock band James hail from Manchester and have been on the music scene since 1982. Perhaps best known for their success in the 1990s with singles such as Sit Down and Laid James have…

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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