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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JUL
Stephen Kovacevich and The Soloists of Oxford
The Sheldonian Theatre

SCHUBERT Piano Sonata No. 20 D. 959MOZART Piano Quartet in E flat major K. 493 Supreme pianist Stephen Kovacevich is joined by the fiercely talented Soloists of Oxford Philomusica for a performance of Mozart's piano quartet K.493. But before…

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AUG
Oxford Philomusica Piano Festival - John Lill
Christ Church Cathedral

MOZART Piano Sonata No. 18 in D major K. 576SCHUMANN Fantasie in C major Op. 17 BRAHMS Rhapsodies Op. 79BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major Op. 53 Waldstein'John Lill is a true master of his…

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AUG
Menahem Pressler and Oxford Philomusica
The Sheldonian Theatre

MOZART Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major K. 488MOZART Requiem in D minor K. 626Menahem PresslerpianoJulia Kogan sopranoKatie Bray mezzo sopranoJames Edwards tenorQuentin Hayes bassEchorischoirMarios PapadopoulosconductorA double‐bill of Mozart masterpieces will draw our 201314 concert season…

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08
AUG
NOFX
O2 Academy Oxford

NOFX appears live in Oxford Oxfordshire at O2 Academy Oxford on Friday 08 August 2014. For ticket prices to watch NOFX at O2 Academy Oxford see the list of tickets available for NOFX.…

19
AUG
Tonight Alive
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Tonight Alive at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Tuesday 19 August 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…

30
AUG
Millets Chilli Fiesta
Millets Farm Centre

Whether you like it meek and mild or hot and spicy Millets Farm have a sizzling weekend lined up for you so tickle your taste buds and join us for our 4th chilli fiesta.Visit the Chilli food village listen to traditional Mexican…

Category: Family Events

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09
SEP
Cate Le Bon
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

‐ watch Cate Le Bon live at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford Oxfordshire on the Tuesday 09 September 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

11
SEP
Luke Sital Singh
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Luke Sital Singh at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Thursday 11 September 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…

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The Tiger Lillies
The North Wall Arts Centre

The Tiger Lillies shock amuse and entertain in a postmodern vaudeville way with their inimitable in‐yer‐face performances.Conjuring up the macabre magic of pre‐war Berlin cabaret echoing the voices of Bertolt Brecht and Jacques Brel The Tiger Lillies performs a savage fusion of…

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Pick your own potatoes
Millets Farm Centre

Pick your own potatoes from millets farm's fresh produce fields…

Category: Family Events

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Blind Hamlet
The North Wall Arts Centre

Blind Hamlet transforms Shakespeares tragedy into an interactive theatrical battle and reimagines the bloody struggle for Hamlets ElsinoreVolunteers take to the stage to outwit each other as a different power‐struggle unfolds at each performance with Hamlet turned on its head and every…

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Millets Craft and Gift Fayre
Millets Farm Centre

With an array of exhibitors showcasing a range of wares from jewellery and jigsaws to hand bags and knits; woodcraft and paintings to photos and cards; soaps and ceramics to fashions and cushions there'll be stalls to suit all interests and ages.As…

Category: Visual Arts

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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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