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

01
OCT
Kobra and the Lotus
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Kobra and the Lotus at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 01 October 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Kobra and the Lotus live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online…

02
OCT
Fast Track
The North Wall Arts Centre

The world premiere of Fast Track a play written by Catriona Kerridge.Characters run cycle walk and hurtle past each other. Strangers confess love and judge each other. They have one thing in common: they are all stuck in a relationship ‐ a…

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03
OCT
Duke Dumont
O2 Academy Oxford

Better known by his stage name Duke Dumont British DJ Adam Dyment owns the record label Blase Boys Club and has a number of successful chart hits in the UK with Need U 100 nominated…

05
OCT
Alan Davies
New Theatre Oxford

After more than a decade since his last stand‐up show and following a hugely successful tour of Australia in 2011 Alan Davies the much‐loved star of iconic television series such as Jonathan Creek and QI…

08
OCT
Danny Bhoy
Glee Club Oxford

Winner of the Daily Telegraph Open Mic Award Danny Bhoy has performed to critical acclaim to British audiences and has continued his stand up success with tour dates at the UKs biggest venues. His…

08
OCT
Feral
The North Wall Arts Centre

Gripping show about rioting combining puppetry immersive soundscapes and multimedia technology. The multi award‐winning company Tortoise in a Nutshell build an entire world in front of the audience's eyes. With barely a word spoken Joe looks back at his childhood home and…

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08
OCT
Joan Rivers
New Theatre Oxford

Joan Rivers is a talk show host and comedian who is also a fashionista. She is well known for hosting red carpet shows at award shows. She started her TV career in 1965 on the…

08
OCT
Patent Pending
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Patent Pending at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 08 October 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…

09
OCT
Delia Darlings
The North Wall Arts Centre

Honouring the fascinating work and life of pioneering electrical composer Delia Derbyshire best known for her original 1963 theme for Dr. Who.The evening will also feature an immersive audio‐visual collage of the archive a screening of award‐winning documentary the Delian Mode' by…

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09
OCT
Peter Andre
New Theatre Oxford

English born Australian singersongwriter Peter Andre is also a successful TV presenter and businessman. Famed for his marriage and subsequent split from glamour model Katie Price Andre has starred in his own ITV2 shows both…

10
OCT
Bipolar Sunshine
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Bipolar Sunshine at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Friday 10 October 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 including…

11
OCT
Dry The River
O2 Academy Oxford

Dry the River aren't your average English folk band. Formed in 2009 by exiles from the punk and emo hardcore music scenes don't let their looks deceive you. Dry the River's tattoos and piercings are…

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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