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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

29
DEC
Alexander ONeal
O2 Academy Oxford

Alexander ONeal at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Monday 29 December 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 best…

08
JAN
Royal Blood
O2 Academy Oxford

Royal Blood at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Thursday 08 January 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

21
JAN
Hozier
O2 Academy Oxford

Hozier at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 21 January 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…

23
JAN
Amon Amarth
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Amon Amarth is a Viking themed melodic death metal band from Tumba in Sweden. The band formed in 1992 taking their name from the Sindarin translation of Mount Doom a location in J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle‐earth.…

30
JAN
Alvvays
O2 Academy Oxford

Alvvays at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Friday 30 January 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 Alvvays live in the knowledge that…

04
FEB
King Charles
O2 Academy Oxford

When you are a classically trained musician who has mastered the guitar piano and cello in addition to singing I guess we can forgive you for taking the stage name King Charles. Real name Charles…

06
FEB
Charlie Simpson
O2 Academy Oxford

Charlie Simpson has long and varied career behind him despite being just twenty‐six. He began as a teenager with pop band Busted a highly successful act with huge sales and two Brit Awards that paved…

06
FEB
Saxon
O2 Academy Oxford

Getting their start way back in 1976 as a band named slightly foully as S.O.B. when you look at Saxon the name they chose and stuck with a year later you are looking at true…

07
FEB
Gaz Coombes
O2 Academy Oxford

After the success of his criticallyacclaimed debut solo album Gaz Coombes Presents... Here Come The Bombs Gaz Coombes has lined up some headline dates and is playing at O2 Academy Birmingham this October.…

08
FEB
Rae Morris
O2 Academy Oxford

Rae Morris at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Sunday 08 February 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

10
FEB
Gorgon City
O2 Academy Oxford

Gorgon City at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Tuesday 10 February 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

13
FEB
The Staves
O2 Academy Oxford

The Staves at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Friday 13 February 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…

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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