What's on inOakley

Welcome to Oakley

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Oakley - 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 Oakley to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Oakley

29
MAR
Pooh Sticks Championships
Day's Lock

Line up line up for the next Pooh Sticks championship ‐ drop a stick off a bridge and watch it float downstream to see whose stick reaches the finishing line first.Once youve twigged it its fantastic. A completely unique event which…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Bizarre

30
MAR
Bars and Melody
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Bars and Melody at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Monday 30 March 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…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
MAR
Charli XCX
O2 Academy Oxford

Charli XCX at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Monday 30 March 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Charli XCX live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
APR
Easter Egg Hunt
Around the Heyford Park Chapel

As well as Easter Eggs each child can win some vegetable seeds which they can plant in pots on the day and take home. They can then enter their results in the Garden Open day on Sunday 5th July.…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07855 326964
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04
APR
The Best In Live Stand-up Comedy
Glee Club Oxford

4 brilliant comedians from the top of the UK and International circuits.…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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04
APR
Wolf Alice
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Ellie Rowsell Joel Amey Theo Ellis and Joff Oddie make up the alt‐rock band Wolf Alice who are again playing UK dates and appearing live at music festivals across the country. The four‐piece rock…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
APR
Blue
New Theatre Oxford

Blue at New Theatre Oxford in Oxford on Tuesday 07 April 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Blue tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
APR
Michael Ball
New Theatre Oxford

Michael Ball Britains leading musical theatre star multi‐platinum recording artist TV and radio presenter and Olivier Award winner has announced that he will be hitting the road once more across the length and breadth of…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
APR
Stereo Kicks
O2 Academy Oxford

Stereo Kicks at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 08 April 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…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
APR
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…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
APR
Lower Than Atlantis
O2 Academy Oxford

Not very often you get to hear a band which makes you stand up and notice their music. Lower than Atlantis is one such unit. This post hardcore band has been around since 2007 and…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
APR
Tim Vine
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tim Vine is an English actor writer and comedian. Famed for his quick‐fire wit and stand‐up routine his puns and his one‐liners Vine also held the 2004 world record for the most jokes told in…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

11
APR
Brett Dennen
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Brett Dennen at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Saturday 11 April 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…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
APR
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
New Theatre Oxford

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at New Theatre Oxford in Oxford on Saturday 11 April 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…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

11
APR
Lee Scratch Perry
O2 Academy Oxford

If this was a specially exhausting night for you you are in for a treat. Everyone get ready to get real steady for in a moment we will be welcoming a living legend Lee Scratch…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
APR
The Extreme Stunt Show Air Battle
Croft Road Recreational Ground

EXTREME STUNT SHOWAIR BATTLESUMMER 2015BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying Youll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the Extreme Team take to the air to battle it…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02033 756506
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14
APR
Awake Projects & The North Wall - Song of Riots
The North Wall Arts Centre

This dynamic physical piece is acted danced spoken and sung by an international cast including four members of the Polish company Song of the Goat. With woods wildmen the fairytale Iron Hans and the words of William Blake Song of Riots explores…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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14
APR
Extreme Stunt Show
Car boot Field

BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying Youll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the Extreme Team take to the air to battle it out Join us…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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15
APR
Ruskin School of Art - DPhil Exhibition
The North Wall Arts Centre

The DPhil in Fine Art is designed to support research in contemporary art making and contemporary art history and theory. Artists art historians and art theorists work closely together in world‐leading research‐intensive programmes which allow for a wide range of interdisciplinary and…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01865 319450
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15
APR
The Wombats
O2 Academy Oxford

Liverpool‐based indie rock band The Wombats formed in 2003 when three of the band members met one‐another at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts. The lads found a common interest in music and started to…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
APR
Wiley
O2 Academy Oxford

Wiley at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Friday 17 April 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…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
APR
The Pantry Spring Market
Piddington Village Hall

THE PANTRY SPRING MARKETThe PantryPiddington Market & Coffee Shoppiddingtonpantry.wordpress.comThe Pantry Spring Market Saturday 18 April10am to 2pmPiddington Village Hall Ludgershall Rd Piddington Bicester Oxon OX25 1PUFree admissionCome and join us at The Pantry Spring Market on 18 April 10am 2pm Piddington…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01844 238294
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18
APR
Bellowhead
New Theatre Oxford

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
APR
The Shires
O2 Academy Oxford

The Shires at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Saturday 18 April 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…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
APR
James Bay
O2 Academy Oxford

James Bay at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Sunday 19 April 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…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
APR
HA HA's at the Hatter
The Mad Hatter

The opening night of a new comedy night in Oxford the line up includes Comedians off the television and also the best of local talent. All of this in the most atmospheric bar in Oxford which will be offering table service on…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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21
APR
Dara OBriain
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Dara OBriain at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre in Aylesbury on Tuesday 21 April 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…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

23
APR
Show and Tell present - So It Goes
The North Wall Arts Centre

So It Goes explores the light and dark sides of grief in a playful and deeply personal show about love and loss.Hannah has always wanted to talk about her dad. But in the seven years since he died she hasnt quite managed…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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24
APR
Seann Walsh
Glee Club Oxford

Walsh is well on his way to becoming a star attraction' ‐ The Independent Comedy's fastest rising star Seann Walsh is returning with an all‐new show to show the world that he's the Lie‐in King…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
APR
Little Angel Theatre presents - The Journey Home
The North Wall Arts Centre

The Journey Home the acclaimed childrens book by award‐winning author Frann Preston‐Gannon is brought to life through puppetry lyrical music and transformative design in this new production by Little Angel Theatre directed by Steve Tiplady.…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 319450
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Tourist Attractions


Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

The Buckinghamshire Railway Centre is a working steam museum where you can step back in time as you stroll amongst the giants of the steam age displayed at its spacious 25 acre site.The centre boasts one of the largest private railway collections in the country with many steam…

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…

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

The collections of the Department of Antiquities cover almost the entire span of human history from the Lower Palaeolithic to the Victorian era. They incorporate the surviving parts of the Museum's earliest collections, notably the founding collections of the Tradescants which were donated to the University by…

Claydon House

The extraordinary architecture of Claydon House includes extravagant rococo and chinoiserie decoration. Features of the house include the unique Chinese Room and parquetry Grand Stairs. In continuous occupation by the Verney family for over 380 years, the house has mementoes of their relation Florence Nightingale, who…

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 of Science

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…

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