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

28
MAY
Diesel Gala & Real Ale Festival
Didcot Railway Centre

Explore Didcot Railway Centre and enjoy unlimited train rides in our living history museum. The Black Python bar will be hosting the Real Ale Festival and our signalling will be in operation on the Branch Line. We will be joined by a…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01235 817200
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28
MAY
Ivo Pogorelich and the Oxford Philharmonic
The Sheldonian Theatre

SCHUMANN Symphony No. 1 in B flat major Op. 38CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor Op. 21Ivo PogorelichpianoMarios PapadopoulosconductorIvo Pogorelichs breathtaking presence in the world of classical music has spanned over forty years while his iconic artistry and compelling performances…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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31
MAY
The Temper Trap
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

The Temper Trap at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Tuesday 31 May 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch The Temper Trap…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
JUN
Sara Pascoe
Glee Club

Sara Pascoe is a human animal and so are you. The show is a mixture of completely true stories about Tony Blair Oedipus Rex and the wildlife of Lewisham plus a load of stories that dont sound true at all about Jason…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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04
JUN
Beauty, Gifts & Treats Fair Aylesbury
Bucks CC Sports Club

Find beauty unique gifts and treats all under one roofSaturday 4th June from 13.00 ‐ 16.00 hrs.BEAUTY:Various treatments: hand & feet massages express & full manicures pedicures eyebrows body wraps. Shop for skincare makeup fragrances and body & bath from well‐known brands…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07703 564174
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05
JUN
Horses, Hounds and Heroes Charity Event
The Horse Trust

. HORSES HOUNDS AND HEROESSAVE £5 with our Early Bird Offer available onlineAdults £5.00 Children and Concession £2.50FREE PARKINGhttps:helping‐the‐trust.horsetrust.org.ukgiftsDate: Sunday 5th JuneTime: 12noon to 5pmLocation:The Horse TrustSlad LanePrinces RisboroughBuckinghamshireHO27 0PPOn Sunday 5th June from 12 noon until 5pm join us at…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 488464
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06
JUN
Public Image Ltd
O2 Academy Oxford

When John Johnny Rotten Lydon left the Sex Pistols and formed Public Image Ltd to say it was a big change is a big understatement. Gone was the punk rock image and conventions and what…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
JUN
Adam Ant
New Theatre Oxford

In a career spanning more than 35 years Adam Ant has had ten top 10 singles with his band Adam and the Ants and also as a solo artist with 3 reaching the number 1…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
JUN
Flock Woodstock Again!
Woodstock Social Club

After our first gig at this lively social club were looking forward to coming backWe have three more brilliant comedians to bring along. BaaarilliantAfter a fantastic first event at this lively social club were looking forward to coming back to a sell‐out…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07790 670234
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10
JUN
YolanDa Brown: Reggae Love Songs
New Theatre Oxford

. Wowing audiences across the country from London and Cardiff to Manchester and Glasgow the Reggae Love Songs tour will be an infectious journey of Reggae rhythms from the Caribbean peppered with supreme Jazz flavoured inflections and sensibilities. Throughout the tour YolanDa…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02036 598914
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11
JUN
Build It Live, Bicester
Bicester Heritage

Get inspiration & expert advice for your dream project with a visit to Build It Live Build It magazines dedicated event for self builders and home renovators. The show will take place on Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th June 2016 at Bicester…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02035 532376
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11
JUN
The Summer Oxford Art Fair 2016
The Fishes

The fifth edition of the Summer Oxford Art Fair dates are Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th June 2016 at the beautiful gardens of the Fishes North Hinksey Oxford. Giving the art aficionado a great opportunity to buy directly from the exhibitor. Transforming…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01865 249796
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16
JUN
AndrĂ¡s Schiff and the Oxford Philharmonic
The Sheldonian Theatre

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major Op. 73 EmperorHAYDN Mass No. 14 in B flat major Hob. xxii: 14 HarmoniemesseChrist Church Cathedral Choir Eleanor DennissopranoAnna Huntleymezzo sopranoJohn Mark AinsleytenorNeal DaviesbassSir Andrs SchiffpianoconductorA thrilling prospect for Orchestra and audience Andrs…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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18
JUN
Feast Weekend
Waddesdon Manor

This two day festival is a celebration of food drink and entertainment inspired by The Barons Treat where Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild would host local families in the grounds for annual garden parties with games shows and music. Visitors are invited to…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 653259
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19
JUN
Soapbox Derby
Whitehill Park

2015 saw Aylesburys First Soapbox Derby a race fiercely contested by 20 karts of all shapes and sizes from a Luna buggy Brum and even a shed with teams winning an array of trophies and medals whilst enjoying the thrill…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 425678
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21
JUN
Shore to Shore: Celebrating Poetry
St Aldates Church

Picador and Blackwells Oxford present:SHORE TO SHORECelebrating Poetry and Community with the Laureate and Friends with Carol Ann Duffy Gillian Clarke Imtiaz Dharker Jackie Kay John Sampson plus special guest poet. Carol Ann Duffy has been a bold original voice and one…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 792792
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23
JUN
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Multiple location

Zoe Seaton will be directing an exciting and innovative version of A Midsummer Nights Dream which will take audiences on an immersive interactive adventure in small groups across multiple locations. As guests at the wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta youll be invited…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 766266
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23
JUN
Ennio Morricone Nocturne Live 2016
Blenheim Palace

Ennio Morricone Nocturne Live 2016 at Blenheim Palace in Woodstock on Thursday 23 June 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Ennio Morricone Nocturne…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
JUN
Egypt
The Northcourt

Egypt is a UK blues rock three piece band formed in 1987. Eric Chipulina ‐ guitarvocalsAlan Fish ‐ bassvocalsPeter Correa ‐ drums All three are former members of legendary progressive blues outfit The Groundhogs featuring in several albums and touring throughout UK…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01235 856076
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24
JUN
The Corrs
Blenheim Palace

The Corrs at Blenheim Palace in Woodstock on Friday 24 June 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The Corrs tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
JUN
The Railway Children
West Wycombe Park

Chapterhouse Theatre Company proudly presents The Railway Children the unforgettable and heart‐warming story of adventure and family set in the heart of the Yorkshire countryside. The lives of three children are changed forever by the mysterious disappearance of their father. Finding a…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08442 491895
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26
JUN
Elton John Nocturne Live 2016
Blenheim Palace

Elton John Nocturne Live 2016 at Blenheim Palace in Woodstock on Sunday 26 June 2016. 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 all…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
JUN
Saul Williams
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Saul Williams at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Monday 27 June 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Saul Williams live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
JUL
The Mousetrap
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Dont miss Agatha Christies The Mousetrip Londons West End threatre has been running this well‐loved murder mystery play for the last 38 years. On November 25 2012 the play will mark its 60th birthday. A…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
JUL
Andrew Lawrence
Glee Club Oxford

UncensoredSubversive and intelligent comedy from star of Live at the Apollo and BBC Radio 4 sitcom There Is No Escape. His sixth UK tour in consecutive years an evening of honest fearless and uncompromising stand‐up. No joke is unacceptable. No subject off‐limits.…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08714 720400
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10
JUL
Teddy Bears' Picnic & Family Funday
Didcot Railway Centre

In partnership with the Ronald McDonald House Charity.Unlimited train rides on Steam and Diesel TrainsTeddy Bear displaysTeddy Crump will be entertaining in the Picnic AreaChildrens Activities and Crafts in the Picnic AreaStory ReadingRailway themed Teddy TrailCompetitions for Bearsand morePlease note there is…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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10
JUL
KRSOne
O2 Academy Oxford

KRSOne at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Sunday 10 July 2016. 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 all the tickets for…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
JUL
Hamlet
University Parks

Join Creation Theatre this summer as we set up shop amongst the beautiful 70 acres of riverside parkland that make up University Parks. Our troop of travelling storytellers will transform the parks into the royal palace of Elsinore home of Denmarks young…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07845 989308
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16
JUL
Blenheim Palace Battle Proms
Blenheim Palace

Pack up the hampers and champers and head to World Heritage site Blenheim Palace for the 12th annual Battle Proms Picnic Concert: A summer celebration with sublime classical music carefully choreographed Spitfire and cavalry displays dramatic cannon fire and a stunning firework…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01432 355416
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23
JUL
Buckinghamshire Family History Society Open Day
The Grange School

Let us help you track down that elusive ancestor. All of the Societys research libraries will be available including our names database containing well over five million entries.Parish register transcripts and other Society publications will be on sale and there will be…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

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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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