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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

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…

The Eulogy Of Toby Peach
Burton Taylor Studio

I was born on 18th December 1988. I dressed up as a bandicoot once. I was diagnosed with cancer 3322000 minutes agoTerrifyingly one in two of us will experience cancer first‐hand. Toby Peach has bravely brought this universal issue to the stage…

TEL: 01865 305305
OXFORD mum2mum market
St Gregory the Great School

Award winning Mum2mum Market in OXFORDAs seen on Dragons Den our nearly new sale in Oxford will have 25 stalls of high quality nearly new items and a small selection of businesses offering goods and services of interest to parents. Refreshments…

Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07771 915495
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
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…

Rat Boy
O2 Academy Oxford

Rat Boy at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Friday 23 September 2016. 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…

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

Beth Orton
O2 Academy Oxford

Beth Orton at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Saturday 01 October 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Beth Orton tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

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…

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…

Union J
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

This English four‐piece boy band formed through the ninth series of The X Factor in 2012 in which they finished fourth. Signing up with Sony in 2012 their debut single was released in June…

We Are Scientists
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

'We are Scientists' are a New York‐based indie rock band. Their debut album released in 2002 was called 'Safety Fun and Learning in the order' with their fifth and latest release being 'Barbara' in 2010.…

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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