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

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The Polyphonic Spree
O2 Academy Oxford

The Polyphonic Spree at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Saturday 05 September 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The Polyphonic Spree tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

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Nigel Kennedy
New Theatre Oxford

For over 25 years Nigel Kennedy has been acknowledged as one of the worlds leading violin virtuosos and is without doubt one of the most important violinists Britain has ever produced. His virtuoso technique…

Category: Miscellaneous

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Ben Ottewell
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Ben Ottewell at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Friday 18 September 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Ben Ottewell live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket…

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Art Garfunkel
New Theatre Oxford

Born in 1941 Art Garfunkel is a Grammy Award‐winning US singer songwriter as well as a Golden Globe nominated actor. You probably know him better as one half of the celebrated folk band Simon…

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GZA
O2 Academy Oxford

The GZA AKA the Genius rose from poverty to fame as the founding member of seminal hip‐hop group The Wu‐Tang Clan in the early 90s. Like his fellow Wu‐tang members The GZA real name Gary…

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OCT
Hawkwind
O2 Academy Oxford

Hawkwind have delivered over forty years of mind expanding space rock First being launched back in 1969 inspired by a eclectic mix of anthem and experimental sounds science fiction and psychedelia Hawkwind quickly created a…

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OCT
Johnny Marr
O2 Academy Oxford

Johnny Marr at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Sunday 04 October 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Johnny Marr live in the…

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OCT
George The Poet
O2 Academy Oxford

George The Poet at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Sunday 11 October 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch George The Poet live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

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OCT
Metric
O2 Academy Oxford

Metric at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Monday 12 October 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Metric tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

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OCT
Kwabs
O2 Academy Oxford

Kwabs at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Tuesday 13 October 2015. 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 do the…

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OCT
R5
O2 Academy Oxford

R5 at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 14 October 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 GetMeIn…

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OCT
Starsailor
O2 Academy Oxford

Starsailor at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Thursday 15 October 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Starsailor live in the knowledge that…

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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