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

27
JUN
Speed Dating in Oxford
Slug and Lettuce

About Speed Dating in Oxford EventsAt one of our Oxford Speed Dating events you will have four minutes to chat to each date Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to and whether…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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01
JUL
Bitten Street at Oxford Castle
Oxford Castle Quarter

The very best local & visiting street food music Bitten Bar featuring local craft beers cider and house cocktails new resident traders for 2017. FREE ENTRYFor a full list of dates and lineups:https:www.facebook.compgbittenoxfordeventsrefpageinternalVenue: Oxford Castle Quarter Paradise Street Oxford OX1 1AYPriceFree…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07921 391504
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01
JUL
Great Expectations
Claydon House

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Charles Dickens unforgettable story of love family and friendship set in the depths of Victorian England. From the haunting marshlands of Kent to the bustling streets of Victorian London this epic tale follows the fortunes of a young…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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01
JUL
Water Music - The Oxford Philharmonic
The Sheldonian Theatre

HANDELSolomon: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba HWV 67BACHConcerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor BWV 1060TELEMANNOrchestral Suite in C major TWV 55:C3 WassermusikVIVALDIViolin Concerto in E flat major Op. 8 No. 5 La tempesta di mareBACHBrandenburg Concerto No. 4 in…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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02
JUL
Summer Picnic
Earth Trust Centre

Help us celebrate our 35th Birthday at this years summer festival Party games live music a smoothie bike and more Details on our website nearer the time. …

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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02
JUL
Trinity Camerata Summer Concert
St Edburgs C Of E Church

Trinity Cameratas summer afternoon concert is set in the Late‐Romantic period. The programme starts with a selection from Dvoraks Slavonic Dances lively pieces inspired by Brahmss Hungarian Dances. The characteristic rhythms of Slavik folk music give them a rich national character.…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01869 240712
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04
JUL
Lang Lang and the Oxford Philharmonic
The Sheldonian Theatre

SOLD OUTRACHMANINOVPiano Concerto No. 2 in C minor Op. 18TCHAIKOVSKYSymphony No. 4 in F minor Op. 36Lang Lang pianoMarios Papadopoulos conductorAn international sensation Lang Lang has inspired millions with his open‐hearted emotive playing whether it be in intimate recitals or on the…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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08
JUL
Searchlight - Folk Weekend Oxford's Open Mic Night
St Aldate's Tavern

Searchlight ‐ discovering local talent for Folk Weekend: Oxford 2018.At FWO we are always very keen to showcase local musicians; in fact at every single festival since we started in 2012 at least half of our booked artists have been from Oxfordshire.Oxfordshire…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 881896
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09
JUL
Film: The phenomenon Bruno Groening
The NOA Community Centre

The film The Phenomenon Bruno Groening ‐ In the footsteps of the miracle healer shows the events surrounding Bruno Groening. In autumn of 1949 close to 30000 people were drawn to the Traberhof in Rosenheim daily. Newspapers radio and…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07507 795539
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09
JUL
Hearing Dogs Sportive
The Grange

Fresh from gold medal glory at the World Cycling Championships in Hong Kong Olympic hero Elinor Barker MBE is celebrating one of the biggest wins of her career by launching the Hearing Dogs Sportive cycle event taking place on Sunday 9 July…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01844 348181
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09
JUL
Oxford Race For Life 5K & 10K
Oxford University Parks

Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life‐saving research. Just by signing up youll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200 every penny matters.So which event is for youA 5k is great for all ages.…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Sports

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09
JUL
Teddy Bears' Picnic
Didcot Railway Centre

Steam and Diesel Trains in OperationFree admission for Children with Teddy BearsTeddy Bear displaysChipper the SquirrelTeddy CrumpSpitfire & Hurricane Flypast weather permittingRailway themed Teddy TrailTeddy Tombolaand moreLast admission 3.30pm.Please note there is an unavoidable flight of steps to our entrance.…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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13
JUL
Much Ado About Nothing
The History Faculty

When arrogant confirmed bachelor Benedick returns home after his latest adventure he must face his old sparring partner and rival explorer the formidable Beatrice. The sparks that fly from their verbal insults catch the eye of the newly bethrothed Claudio and Hero…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +447000 000000
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14
JUL
Nathassia Feel The Future Now Tour (Oxford)
The Bullingdon

Audacioulsy crafted live electronic music surrounded by the sights & sounds of the decades to come. Step into the future join us and access your full state of Flow.London based electronic music artist NATHASSIA brings us her debut album Light of the…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07710 700750
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15
JUL
Bicester Mum2mum Market Nearly New Sales
Bicester Methodist Church

Selling Pre‐loved Maternity Baby and Childrens items & equipmentOur events give parents the perfect opportunity to BUY and SELL pre loved nearly new items face to face everything from pregnancy baby and childrens age up to 6 years anything from toys to…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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15
JUL
Dixons Carphone Race to the Stones 2017
Field Farm

With a registration fee of only 25 all participants have a fundraising target of 300.Sign up:http:www.themix.org.ukgetinvolvedeventsrtts2017Take on Race to the Stones 2017 and help The Mix to empower young people under 25 in the UK with the knowledge skills and confidence to…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Sports

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15
JUL
Summer Nostalgia
Merton College Chapel

ELGARSerenade for Strings in E minor Op. 20BRITTENVariations on a Theme of Frank Bridge Op. 10BACHViolin Concerto in A minor BWV 1041PURCELLChacony in G minor Z. 730GRIEGHolberg Suite Op. 40Within the beautiful setting of Merton College Chapel Co‐concertmaster Yuri Zhislin directs The…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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19
JUL
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Earth Trust Centre

Earth Trust is delighted to welcome The HandleBards the worlds first cycling theatre company Since 2013 their two troupes one all‐male the other all‐female have pedalled over 6000 miles across the UK to perform their unique brand of charmingly chaotic environmentally sustainable…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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19
JUL
And Here I Am
North Wall Arts Centre

Based on Ahmed Tobasis personal coming of age story And Here I Am is an epic voyage of identity and self‐discovery. Combining fact and fantasy tragedy and comedy spanning both the first Palestinian intifada and the second we follow the protagonist through…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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20
JUL
Jane Eyre
West Wycombe Park

Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this most unforgettable of love stories. When a secret from the past returns to haunt them can Jane and Rochesters…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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21
JUL
Kathy Lette’s Girls’ Night Out
North Wall Arts Centre

Women are each others human wonder bras uplifting supportive and making each other look bigger and better.So says Kathy Lette funny feminist author who invites you to her new show Girls Night Out. Its a psychological strip tease taking us from…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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21
JUL
Truck Festival
Truck Festival

Celebrating an incredible 20 year anniversary the award winning Truck Festival returns to its Oxford home for the 2017 event Renowned as one of the longest running small festivals in the country Truck Festival is a small independent family friendly music festival…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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22
JUL
Blenheim Palace Battle Proms
Blenheim Palace

Since their first concert in 1997 the Battle Proms have been treating their audiences to a heady mix of sublime classical music carefully choreographed Spitfire and cavalry displays dramatic cannon fire and stunning firework finales. As the series enters its 20th anniversary…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01432 355416
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23
JUL
Drawing from Nature for Families
Earth Trust Centre

Let your creative side loose in the great outdoors and get top tips for inspiration and improvement from local artist Gareth Lloyd. …

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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24
JUL
Creepy Crawly Comics
Earth Trust Centre

Youll be the bees knees at creepy crawly comic drawing after attending our session with popular cartoonist Neill Cameron whose work features in The Phoenix comic. Youll explore the Earth Trust garden then create a nature themed comic inspired by what you…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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25
JUL
Night Safari
Thrupp Lake

Join us for this night‐time expedition to discover Thrupp Lakes wildlife who knows what you might find On the evening youll also set up live traps ready for tomorrows event. …

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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25
JUL
Woodland Adventure
Earth Trust Centre

An expedition for 5‐8 year olds. Use your detective skills to explore build and play in the woods …

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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26
JUL
Tree Climbing
Earth Trust Centre

Use ropes and harnesses to explore Little Wittenham Woods treetops in 1hr sessions with The Great Big Tree Climbing Company…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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26
JUL
Wildlife Wednesday at Thrupp Lake
Thrupp Lake

Our roving Wildlife Wednesday visits a different Earth Trust community nature reserve each school holiday. Come out and play and learn about your local wildlife…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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28
JUL
The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
The Northcourt

Having toured since 2007 The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees that stretch across all manner of…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01235- 203203
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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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