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

22
NOV
Andrzej Panufnik Centenary Concert
Jacqueline du Pré Music Building

A centenary celebration of Anglo‐Polish composer Andrzej Panufniks birth this programme combines his music with that of his daughter Roxanna and fellow compatriots Chopin and Szymanowski. Pianist Clare Hammond who has recorded the Panufniks complete piano works will be joined by mezzo…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 305305
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22
NOV
The Pretty Reckless
O2 Academy Oxford

The Pretty Reckless at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Saturday 22 November 2014. 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…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
NOV
Chamber Series
Holywell Music Room

Adolf von Henselt is regarded by many as the father of the Russian school of piano playing and this year marks both the bicentenary of his birth and the 125th anniversary of his death. The composers Piano Concerto will be performed in…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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23
NOV
The Summer Set
O2 Academy Oxford

Composed of Brian Dales Vocals John Gomez Guitar Piano Back up vocals Josh Montgomery Guitar Stephen Gomez Bass and Jess Bowen Drums the Scottsdale AZ pop rock quintet have quickly become a phenomenon throughout the…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
NOV
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tickets for Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre on the Tuesday 25 November 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Al Murray One Man One Guvnor live at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre see our list of…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
NOV
Riverdance
New Theatre Oxford

If you didn't already know Riverdance is a show consisting of traditional Irish stepdancing and has become a huge phenomena since appearing at the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest. Husband and wife team John McColgan and…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
NOV
John Cleese
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Multi‐talented actor comedian writer film producer and producer John Cleese is perhaps best known for his part in Britains beloved Monty Python team. From the 1960s onwards he saw huge success with Monty Python…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
NOV
Chris Wood: None The Wiser
The North Wall Arts Centre

Chris Wood presents songs from None The Wiser a fourth solo album released in Summer 2013. With humble hymns and sweeping statements from Alzheimer's to William Blake Wood lovingly takes the pulse of his homeland in what could be his best album…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 319450
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27
NOV
Frank Skinner Man in a Suit
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Frank Skinner Man in a Suit at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre in Aylesbury on Thursday 27 November 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

29
NOV
Bruckner Te Deum
The Sheldonian Theatre

BRAHMS Double Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor Op. 102BRUCKNER Te Deum in C majorYuri Zhislin violinPeter Adams celloPhilharmonia ChorusMarios Papadopoulos conductorBrahms's Double Concerto presents plenty of orchestral drama as well as a fascinating interplay between the two…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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29
NOV
Day Out With Thomas & meet Father Christmas
Didcot Railway Centre

Thomas is a regular visitor to Didcot Railway Centre where he is welcomed by his friends the Great Western engines.The Fat Controller supervises Rev.W.Awdrys classic childrens favourite ‐ Thomas the Tank Engine on his Day Out With Thomas visits.At Christmas Thomas likes…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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29
NOV
Grounded
The North Wall Arts Centre

Grounded is a gripping new play that challenges our assumptions about war family and what it is to be a woman.She's a hot‐rod F16 fighter pilot. She's pregnant. Her career in the sky is over. Now she sits in a trailer in…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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29
NOV
Oxford Philomusica - Te Deum
Sheldonian Theatre

BRAHMS Double Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor Op. 102BRUCKNER Te Deum in C majorYuri Zhislin violinPeter Adams celloPhilharmonia ChorusMarios Papadopoulos conductorBrahms's Double Concerto presents plenty of orchestral drama as well as a fascinating interplay between the two solos tonight…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: Boxoffice:01865 980980
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29
NOV
Little Dragon
O2 Academy Oxford

Little Dragon at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Saturday 29 November 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Little Dragon tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
DEC
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
New Theatre Oxford

With their meticulously crafted instrumentals and tight harmonies Rumours of Fleetwood Mac bring back to the masses the classic hits of the legendary Fleetwood Mac.…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
DEC
Embrace
O2 Academy Oxford

Embrace at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Friday 05 December 2014. 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 service.…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
DEC
Jimmy Carr
New Theatre Oxford

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
DEC
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
New Theatre Oxford

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at New Theatre Oxford live on Friday 05 December 2014 in Oxford Oxfordshire. For tickets to see Jimmy Carr Funny Business at New Theatre Oxford see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
DEC
Paul Carrack
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
DEC
Smirnoff's Big Night Out
Lava Ignite, Oxford

Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to somethingspectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from theCircus. Big Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest mostspectacular club nights across…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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06
DEC
The Pantry Christmas Market
Piddington Village Hall,

Christmas wouldnt be Christmas without The Pantry Christmas Market. Therell be a variety of handmade Christmas gifts and local produce including jewellery handbags accessories toys Christmas lights artisan bread local cheese and produce jams and chutneys homemade Greek delicacies local beer homemade…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01844 238294
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07
DEC
Alabama 3
O2 Academy Oxford

What do you get when you add a little soul to a blues rock band then move the whole shebang to Brixton The indescribable genre‐bending beats of British band Alabama 3 or A3 as they…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
DEC
Catfish and the Bottlemen
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Catfish and the Bottlemen at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Monday 08 December 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Catfish and…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
DEC
The Enemy The Twang
O2 Academy Oxford

The Enemy The Twang at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 10 December 2014. 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…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
DEC
Fenside Outdoor Clothing Sale
Millets Farm Centre

Come and join us for our Outdoor Leisure and Country Clothing Factory Sale Event offering a great range of outdoor clothing to suit all tastes needs and ages at discounted prices.…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01865 391311
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11
DEC
Messiah
The Sheldonian Theatre

HANDEL MessiahMhairi Lawson sopranoDiana Moore mezzo sopranoBenjamin Hulett tenorJeffrey Carl baritoneEchoris choirMarios Papadopoulos conductorFor many centuries now The Messiah has become a firm fixture of the Christmas season. This performance of Handel's timeless masterpiece in the historic surroundings of the…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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11
DEC
Oxford Philomusica - Handel's Messiah
Sheldonian Theatre

HANDEL MessiahMhairi Lawson sopranoDiana Moore mezzo sopranoBenjamin Hulett tenorJeffrey Carl baritoneEchoris choirMarios Papadopoulos conductorFor many centuries now The Messiah has become a firm fixture of the Christmas season. This performance of Handel's timeless masterpiece in the historic surroundings of the Sheldonian…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: Boxoffice:01865 980980
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11
DEC
Foxes
O2 Academy Oxford

Foxes at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Thursday 11 December 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Foxes live in the knowledge that…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
DEC
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…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
DEC
Method Man Redman
O2 Academy Oxford

Method Man Redman at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Saturday 13 December 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Method Man Redman live…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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