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

30
JUN
The Producers
New Theatre Oxford

The Producers at New Theatre Oxford in Oxford on Tuesday 30 June 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch The Producers live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
JUL
Baby Sensory South Bucks
Longwick Scout Hut

Our classes will introduce your baby to a world of sensory delights where the two of you can relax have fun and share some truly special times. Ours is magical world full of glowing balls light shows puppets bubbles rainbows massage signing…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 259637
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01
JUL
The Cat Empire
O2 Academy Oxford

The Cat Empire at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 01 July 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The Cat Empire tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
JUL
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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05
JUL
Aylesbury on Sea
Kingsbury Square

We all enjoy spending a sunny Sunday in the height of the summer relaxing on the beach. With the soft sand spreading through our toes the laughter from a Punch & Judy show whilst sinking into a stripy deckchair eating ice‐cream…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 425678
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05
JUL
Gardens Open at Heyford Park
Heyford Park Community Garden

A chance to visit the residents small but perfectly formed gardens.Collect your map and pay your entrance at the Community Garden Brice Road OX25 5TEAll proceeds to the Heyford Park Community Garden…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01869 233932
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06
JUL
Derren Brown
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Derren Brown is a British illusionist and magician born in London England. While at university a show performed by hypnotist Martin Taylor inspired him to learn the art of illusion hypnosis and sleight of…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
JUL
Deaf Havana
O2 Academy Oxford

Deaf Havana is an English rock group formed in 2005 at an English college by sheer coincidence after fellow students began playing together. After a time the group began touring non stop in an…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
JUL
Blenheim Palace Battle Proms
Blenheim Palace

The 11th annual Blenheim Palace Battle Proms Open Air Concert: Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of WaterlooThe ever popular Battle Proms Picnic Concert will return to Blenheim Palace on Saturday 11 July 2015 for an exceptional evening of sublime classical…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01432 355416
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16
JUL
Chronixx
O2 Academy Oxford

Chronixx at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Thursday 16 July 2015. 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 prices…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
JUL
Jake Quickenden
O2 Academy Oxford

Jake Quickenden at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Friday 17 July 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 Jake Quickenden live in the…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
JUL
North Aston Village FĂȘte
North Aston Village Green

The North Aston Fte has become a highlight of the local summer calendar and this year the event takes place on Saturday 18th July. The Fte includes performances by the Yarnton Brass Band and a colourful visit by around 100 Japanese students…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01869 340200
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24
JUL
2nd Fleur Fest with Darts and The Mangledwurzels
Fleur De Lys at East Hagbourne

A three‐day real ale festival with live music on all days. Friday headliners are 70s do‐wop masters Darts with support from The Corsairs and Victory Road. Saturday sees performances from C U Tuesday Unusual Suspects Texas Ghost Train and Nick & The…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01235 813247
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25
JUL
Buckinghamshire Family History Society Open Day
The Grange School

This is Buckinghamshires major family history event and the day when all of the Societys research libraries will be available in one place including our Buckinghamshire names database containing well over five million entries. Let us help you track down that elusive…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL:
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25
JUL
Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair
Didcot Civic Hall

The first‐ever Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair will take place on Saturday 25th July in the towns Civic Hall. Organised by the same people that launched the highly successful Cirencester Toy & Train Fair in 2014 this new event will feature a…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07708 385061
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28
JUL
As You Like It
Lady Margaret Hall

This summer Creation will return to the beautiful gardens and lawns of Lady Margaret Hall for Shakespeare's pastoral romantic comedy.A wrestling match love notes on trees and a healthy amount of boys falling in love with girls dressed as boys this show…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 766266
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01
AUG
SportFest
Wormsley

The most treasured gift you can give your family is unforgettable shared memories. SportFest will be one of those moments.Up to 2500 people families and sports professionals come together to share world‐class sports coaching have fun in competitions camp out listen to…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07976 646807
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04
AUG
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
New Theatre Oxford

Acclaimed director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell Kinky Boots Legally Blonde Hairspray brings the new multi‐million pound production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels the Musical to the Savoy Theatre. Starring three time Olivier and Tony Award winner…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
AUG
Hollywood Ending
O2 Academy Oxford

Hollywood Ending at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Tuesday 04 August 2015. 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…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
AUG
Oxford Wine Tasting Experience Day
Old BAnk Hotel

Our Oxford Wine Tasting Days are fantastic days out learning about wine in a relaxed and fun environment ‐ suitable for everyone from the absolute beginner through to budding wine enthusiast. Its a full Wine Tasting Experience Day ‐ tasting learning and…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08456 808367
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08
AUG
Summer Oxford Art Fair
The Fishes

The fourth edition of art festival The Summer Oxford Art Fair 8‐9 August 2015 at the beautiful gardens of the citys finest country retreat The Fishes in North Hinksey Botley‐Oxford. Transforming the beautiful 1‐acre garden of Oxfords finest country retreat The Fishes…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 249796
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18
AUG
Alice
St Hugh's College

The whole family can fall down the rabbit hole with Creation this summer as we present Alice in the gardens of St Hughs College.To mark the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carrolls Alices Adventures in Wonderland Creation will set loose…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 766266
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20
AUG
Steve Harris British Lion
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Steve Harris British Lion at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Thursday 20 August 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
AUG
Towersey Festival 2015
Thame Showground

One of the UKs longest running independent music festivals returns for the 51st yearHeadline acts include Bellowhead Joan Armatrading Stornoway and Show Of Hands.Theyre joined by Sally Barker star of BBC Ones The Voice Keston Cobblers Club Treacherous Orchestra John Smith Chris…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01629 827016
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05
SEP
The Polyphonic Spree
O2 Academy Oxford

The Polyphonic Spree at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Saturday 05 September 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The Polyphonic Spree tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
SEP
Breast Walk Ever
Rye Meadow

Take a walk on the pink side and help us beat breast cancer Against Breast Cancers Breast Walk Ever is back for its second year This event doesnt require running shoes or jumping out of an aeroplane is open to…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 534211
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11
SEP
Bo Peep Cider Festival 2015
Bo Peep Caravan Park

Based at Bo Peep Caravan and Campsite in Adderbury is a perfect location to kick back sample and enjoy the many different types and brands of cider. Dont worry if cider isnt your thing ‐ we will have some local ales on…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07962 778984
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13
SEP
Chilterns 3 Peaks Challenge 2015
Princes Risborough School

The Chilterns 3 Peaks Challenge a fundraising event to support Rennie Grove Hospice Care returns on Sunday 13 September for its seventh year Join us for our own version of the famous national challenge and experience the beautiful scenery along part of…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01442 820740
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14
SEP
Nigel Kennedy
New Theatre Oxford

For over 25 years Nigel Kennedy has been acknowledged as one of the worlds leading violin virtuosos and is without doubt one of the most important violinists Britain has ever produced. His virtuoso technique…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

19
SEP
Art Garfunkel
New Theatre Oxford

Born in 1941 Art Garfunkel is a Grammy Award‐winning US singer songwriter as well as a Golden Globe nominated actor. You probably know him better as one half of the celebrated folk band Simon…

Location: 8.1 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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