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

26
JUL
Buckinghamshire Family History Society Open Day
The Grange School

Buckinghamshires major family history event will have something for everyone ‐ whether you are a beginner or an experienced researcher ‐ and wherever your ancestors came from. The Society's research facilities will be available including our Names Database over 5 million names…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

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26
JUL
Summer Baroque Season - A Taste of Europe
Christ Church Cathedral

Programme to include: HANDEL Violin Sonata in D majorVIVALDI Cello Sonata No. 6 in B flat majorBABELL Oboe Sonata No. 4 in G minorZELENKA …

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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31
JUL
Stephen Kovacevich and The Soloists of Oxford
The Sheldonian Theatre

SCHUBERT Piano Sonata No. 20 D. 959MOZART Piano Quartet in E flat major K. 493 Supreme pianist Stephen Kovacevich is joined by the fiercely talented Soloists of Oxford Philomusica for a performance of Mozart's piano quartet K.493. But before…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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02
AUG
Oxford Philomusica Piano Festival - John Lill
Christ Church Cathedral

MOZART Piano Sonata No. 18 in D major K. 576SCHUMANN Fantasie in C major Op. 17 BRAHMS Rhapsodies Op. 79BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major Op. 53 Waldstein'John Lill is a true master of his…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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03
AUG
Menahem Pressler and Oxford Philomusica
The Sheldonian Theatre

MOZART Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major K. 488MOZART Requiem in D minor K. 626Menahem PresslerpianoJulia Kogan sopranoKatie Bray mezzo sopranoJames Edwards tenorQuentin Hayes bassEchorischoirMarios PapadopoulosconductorA double‐bill of Mozart masterpieces will draw our 201314 concert season…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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08
AUG
NOFX
O2 Academy Oxford

NOFX appears live in Oxford Oxfordshire at O2 Academy Oxford on Friday 08 August 2014. For ticket prices to watch NOFX at O2 Academy Oxford see the list of tickets available for NOFX.…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
AUG
Tonight Alive
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Tonight Alive at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Tuesday 19 August 2014. 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

30
AUG
Millets Chilli Fiesta
Millets Farm Centre

Whether you like it meek and mild or hot and spicy Millets Farm have a sizzling weekend lined up for you so tickle your taste buds and join us for our 4th chilli fiesta.Visit the Chilli food village listen to traditional Mexican…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 391311
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02
SEP
Lee Mack
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Lancashire‐ born stand‐up comic and actor Lee Mack is famed for his social satire and observational comedy. He wrote and starred in the sit‐com Not Going Out and is team captain on TVs Would I…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
SEP
Cate Le Bon
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

‐ watch Cate Le Bon live at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford Oxfordshire on the Tuesday 09 September 2014. Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
SEP
Luke Sital Singh
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Luke Sital Singh at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Thursday 11 September 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…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
SEP
Pick your own potatoes
Millets Farm Centre

Pick your own potatoes from millets farm's fresh produce fields…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 391311
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14
SEP
Breast Walk Ever
Abingdon to Beale Park, Lower Basildon

Take a walk on the pink side and help us beat breast cancer Against Breast Cancer is pleased to announce that Ben Shephard from the Good Morning Britain show is backing The Breast Walk Ever our day‐time walking full or half…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 534211
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14
SEP
Chilterns 3 Peaks Challenge
Princes Risborough School

The Chilterns 3 Peaks Challenge a fundraising event to support Rennie Grove Hospice Care returns on Sunday 14 September for its sixth 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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17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Wallingford Rock Choir
St John's Primary School

Your local Wallingford choir is run by vocal teacher Katherine Penn. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Katherine. Rock Choir…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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18
SEP
FREE taster session at the Abingdon Rock Choir
Upper Room

The local Abingdon choir is run by Oxfordshire based musician Katherine Penn. The choir is for all ages and all the local Oxfordshire branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible gigs like the 9500 seat Liverpool Arena and…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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18
SEP
FREE taster session at the Didcot Rock Choir
Ladygrove Community Centre

The Didcot Rock Choir is led by choir leader Katherine Penn. The choir is for all ages and all the local Oxfordshire branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible performances like the 11000 seat Wembley Arena that ITV1…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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19
SEP
Millets Craft and Gift Fayre
Millets Farm Centre

With an array of exhibitors showcasing a range of wares from jewellery and jigsaws to hand bags and knits; woodcraft and paintings to photos and cards; soaps and ceramics to fashions and cushions there'll be stalls to suit all interests and ages.As…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 391311
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21
SEP
The Magic Numbers
O2 Academy Oxford

The Magic Numbers appears live in Oxford Oxfordshire at O2 Academy Oxford on Sunday 21 September 2014. For ticket prices to watch The Magic Numbers at O2 Academy Oxford see the list of tickets available for The Magic Numbers.…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
SEP
Sharon Corr
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Sharon Corr at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Monday 22 September 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Sharon Corr tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
SEP
Me and My Cat
The North Wall Arts Centre

Come and join Detective K as she sets off on an exciting and hilarious adventure full of manga clues and mysterious events. But will she solve the mystery and return Nicholas to his own body in time …

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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27
SEP
Millets Farm Dog Show
Millets Farm Centre

With fun and competitive categories including the egg & spoon race our 2nd Millets dog show is sure to be fun for all the family. There are numerous classes to enter with your family pooch a small selection of stands to browse…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 391311
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29
SEP
Eliza and the Bear
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Eliza and the Bear at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Monday 29 September 2014. 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…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
OCT
Days Out With Thomas
Didcot Railway Centre

Thomas is a regular visitor to Didcot Railway Centre where he is welcomed by his friends the Great Western engines.Meet Thomas and his friends Duck & Diesel and The Fat Controller Sir Topham Hatt who will be keeping an eye on everything…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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05
OCT
Alan Davies
New Theatre Oxford

After more than a decade since his last stand‐up show and following a hugely successful tour of Australia in 2011 Alan Davies the much‐loved star of iconic television series such as Jonathan Creek and QI…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
OCT
Danny Bhoy
Glee Club Oxford

Winner of the Daily Telegraph Open Mic Award Danny Bhoy has performed to critical acclaim to British audiences and has continued his stand up success with tour dates at the UKs biggest venues. His…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
OCT
Joan Rivers
New Theatre Oxford

Joan Rivers is a talk show host and comedian who is also a fashionista. She is well known for hosting red carpet shows at award shows. She started her TV career in 1965 on the…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
OCT
Patent Pending
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Patent Pending at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 08 October 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…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
OCT
Peter Andre
New Theatre Oxford

English born Australian singersongwriter Peter Andre is also a successful TV presenter and businessman. Famed for his marriage and subsequent split from glamour model Katie Price Andre has starred in his own ITV2 shows both…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
OCT
Bipolar Sunshine
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Bipolar Sunshine at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Friday 10 October 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

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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