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

24
JAN
Speed Dating in Oxford
The Slug and Lettuce

Speed Dating in Oxford for 40s & 50s on Tuesday 24th January 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingoxford106498.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Oxfords most popular singles night How speed dating in Oxford works ‐ When you arrive…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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25
JAN
Investment Management Programme
Oxford Expert’s Lounge

Do you know the hidden potential of Foreign Direct Investments Being one of the most popular types of capital investment this indicates influencing factors for developing countries bringing both economic recovery and growth.This training suites you if: ‐ your company is interested…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: +447511 353886
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27
JAN
Muscle Response Testing - Oxford - HeartSpeak Int
The Buttery - Wolfson College

Course 1 : Muscle Response Testing 3 hours ‐ Friday 6pm 9pmPrerequisites NoneDr Anne Jensen has researched fundamental concepts of muscle response testing and has found that it can indeed be accurate and reliable. In this workshop she…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01865 600599
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28
JAN
HeartSpeak Level 1 - Oxford
The Buttery - Wolfson College

Course 2 : HeartSpeak Level 1 1 days Prerequisites Muscle Response Testing or other prior muscle testing training e.g. BodyTalk Touch for Health AK etc.Day 1 ‐ Saturday 9am‐5pm Embrace your Feeling Mind Practice feeling ‐ truly and fully What stress…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01865 600599
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28
JAN
Karina Canellakis conducts the Oxford Philharmonic
The Sheldonian Theatre

SAINT‐SAENSPiano Concerto No. 5 in F major Op. 103 EgyptianDEBUSSYPrelude a lapres‐midi dun faune L. 86La mer L. 109Cedric Tiberghien pianoKarina Canellakis conductorFirst noticed by Sir Simon Rattle Karina Canellakis is the winner of the 2016 Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award and…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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29
JAN
GiddyUp Oxford Presents Live Music
The Wheatsheaf

GiddyUp Oxford Presents... Superloose Mojo Demon Purple May Glendale Train and Jules Penzo.An eclectic mix of live music in the downstairs bar at The Wheatsheaf Oxford. Featuring some of the best local bands and artists.A great opportunity to support live music in…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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29
JAN
Spiritual Healing - The Health of the Future.
North Oxford Association Community Centre

I have remained nothing more than a normal natural person are the words Bruno Groening wrote; a person who possessed the simple intuitive knowledge of the laws governing divine spiritual healing.The audience can experience the divine power in their own bodies that…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07507 795539
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29
JAN
Winter Wetland Birds
Thrupp Lake

Come and explore Thrupp Lake OX14 3NG and find out about some of the wetland birds that call it home over the winter. With Ben Carpenter. £5 adult £2 child; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01865 407792
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01
FEB
Leighton Buzzard Business Briefing and Networking
Horwood Estate

The LBBBN is designed to bring together businesses for an informative and topical business update with the chance to network with like‐minded professionals.Our briefing and networking events are on the first Wednesday of every other month. We would be delighted if you…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01869 322261
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02
FEB
Nish Kumar
The Glee

Nish Kumar is set to tour the UK with his fifth solo show Nish Kumar: Actions Speak Louder Than Words Unless You Shout The Words Real Loud. This follows a month long run at the Pleasance Courtyard Cabaret Bar in August where…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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05
FEB
FUNomusica: Time Travellers
Oxford Town Hall

FUNomusica Family ConcertMost suitable for ages 8‐12Alasdair Malloy presenterA time vortex has opened in Oxford Town Hall Thank goodness our travelling Time‐Lord Alasdair Malloy is on hand with his sonic screwdriver and the musicians of the Oxford Philharmonic to whisk us through…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 980980
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05
FEB
Sunday Drop-in: Build a Bug House
Earth Trust Centre

Come and give wildlife a helping hand At this Sunday Drop‐in you can make a bug house to go in your garden for all the local creepy crawlies to enjoy. £4 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free. No need to book.…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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11
FEB
Build-a-Band improvers Folk Musicians Workshop
Headington Baptist Church

A group workshop for folk musicians.Well learn a couple of tunes have fun with arrangements and musical games to make our playing sparkle. Well also include tips and tricks you can take home to make your pieces your own.Tutor Steph West has…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 881896
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11
FEB
Oxford Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'Vine to Wine
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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13
FEB
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 nature reserve and then create a comic inspired by what you saw. For…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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13
FEB
Mud Pie Monday
Earth Trust Centre

Drop in for Mud Pie Monday ‐ buckets of mud and buckets of fun Join us either in the Earth Trust Centre garden or the woods location TBC where youngsters will have the opportunity to get creative and messy in our…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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14
FEB
Planetarium
Earth Trust Centre

Science Oxford is bringing their pop‐up Planetarium to the Earth Trust Centre Therell be 30 minute slots in the Planetarium followed by astronomical activities. £9 per child 1 accompanying adults free subsequent adults £4.50; booking essential so planet ahead and reserve your…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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15
FEB
Wildlife Wednesday at Mowbray Fields
Mowbray Fields

Our roving Wildlife Wednesday visits a different Earth Trust community nature reserve each school holiday. Come out and play at Mowbray Fields OX11 8SU and learn about your local wildlife This event is supported by TOE2 and Whittards through the plastic bag…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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15
FEB
Woodland Adventure
Earth Trust Centre

An expedition for 5‐8 year olds. Use your detective skills to explore build and play in the woods £4 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free. No need to book. …

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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16
FEB
Build a Bird Box
Earth Trust Centre

Take home a handmade bird box and help encourage more wildlife to your garden. All tools provided. £15 per box; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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16
FEB
Janine Jansen and the Oxford Philharmonic
The Sheldonian Theatre

BRAHMSViolin Concerto in D major Op. 77Symphony No. 4 in E minor Op. 98Janine Jansen violinMarios Papadopoulos conductorWith a playing style that combines gripping presence and infinite subtlety of tone Dutch violinist Janine Jansen has critics reaching for every superlative in the…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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17
FEB
Discover and Play
Earth Trust Centre

Forest School for the under‐5s is back this half term so join us for a morning of play and discovery in our woodlands. £4 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free. No need to book.…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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18
FEB
Songwriting Workshop: Climb That Tree
Earth Trust Centre

Have a go at making some music and having a sing‐along with singer‐songwriter David Gibb. For children aged 6‐11 years. £6 per child; accompanying adults free; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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21
FEB
New Moon Walk
Earth Trust Centre

Glory in the night sky on a guided walk to Little Wittenham Wood lit by the monthly occurring new moon. £5 adult £2 child; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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04
MAR
Songs for All Seasons: Spring - Singing Workshop
Headington Baptist Church

Folk Arts Oxford are pleased to present the second of their new series of seasonal singing workshops. Inspirational singing leader Cat Kelly returns with a selection of cheery and uplifting songs to get you warmed up and ready for Spring.You can expect…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 881896
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05
MAR
FUNomusica: World at Your Feet
Oxford Town Hall

FUNomusica Family ConcertMost suitable for ages 4‐8Alasdair Malloy presenterCelebrating dance from all round the world Alasdair Malloy and the Oxford Philharmonic spin us off our feet on a joyous journey round the globe discovering just how the whole world loves to dance.…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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05
MAR
Mike The Mechanics
New Theatre Oxford

Mike The Mechanics at New Theatre Oxford in Oxford on Sunday 05 March 2017. 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: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAR
Valery Gergiev conducts the Oxford Philharmonic
The Sheldonian Theatre

PROGRAMME TO BE ANNOUNCEDValery GergievconductorThe Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra is honoured to welcome back to Oxford Maestro Valery Gergiev who left the Sheldonian audience spellbound in 2013 when he led the Orchestra in an unforgettable evening of Strauss and Mendelssohn. With a programme…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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15
MAR
80’s Invasion Tour 2017
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Due to overwhelming public demand after this years hugely successful run the 80s Invasion tour is back in 2017 with four iconic artists from the decade performing on the same bill. The new line‐up features Paul Young ‐ one of the most…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
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18
MAR
Andreas Moutsioulis in concert
St Michael At The Northgate Church

Andreas is a Greek‐born guitarist and arranger with performing experience in Europe and America. His compelling stage presence together with his exceptional musical sensitivity places him among the most gifted players of his generation.He has won several national and international competitions has…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 305305
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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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