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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

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Amber Run
O2 Academy Oxford

Amber Run at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Sunday 26 April 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Amber Run live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

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Simple Minds
New Theatre Oxford

Scottish rock band Simple Minds were at the peak of their popularity in the early 1990s. The band are thought to have sold more than 40 million albums world wide and are famed for 80s…

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MAY
Fearless Vampire Killers
O2 Academy Oxford

Fearless Vampire Killers at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Tuesday 05 May 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Fearless Vampire Killers tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

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Mike The Mechanics
New Theatre Oxford

Mike The Mechanics at New Theatre Oxford in Oxford on Tuesday 05 May 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Mike The Mechanics tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

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Sunset Sons
O2 Academy Oxford

Sunset Sons at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 06 May 2015. 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…

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UFO
O2 Academy Oxford

UFO at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 06 May 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch UFO live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. …

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Alan Carr
New Theatre Oxford

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

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Arcane Roots
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Arcane Roots are a three‐piece alternative rock band from Kingston Upon Thames England. Founded by guitarist & vocalist Andrew Groves and drummer Daryl Atkins the band are known for their energetic and passionate live shows…

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Bryan Ferry
New Theatre Oxford

Lead vocalist and charismatic front man of Roxy Music where he originally performed alongside fellow greats like Brian Eno and outstanding solo star Bryan Ferry is a living legend.With a smooth timeless style inspired by…

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Dub FX
O2 Academy Oxford

Dub FX at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Saturday 09 May 2015. 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 best…

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Thurston Moore
O2 Academy Oxford

Thurston Moore at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Sunday 10 May 2015. 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…

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Jersey Boys
New Theatre Oxford

Internationally acclaimed hit musical Jersey Boys tells the remarkable story of the Four Seasons rise to fame.The Four Seasons are one of the most successful rock n roll groups of all time and Jersey Boys…

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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