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.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Oakley

27
MAY
May's HAHA's at the Hatter
The Mad Hatter

In the best bar in Oxford we are bringing the best mid week comedy night in OxfordHeadliner: Andrew Bird ‐ Going to be a star ‐ ScotsmanSupported byMax Dickens ‐ Absolute Radio and Channel 4s This Just inIf that isnt enough we…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
ratingratingratingratingrating
27
MAY
Indiana
O2 Academy Oxford

Indiana at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 27 May 2015. 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 do the…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
MAY
Mullins & Gladwin - Comedy A La Carte
New Road Baptist Church

Prepare yourself for a veritable feast of humour cooked up by Oxford Fringe regulars & local comedy connoisseurs Mullins & Gladwin. The duo cordially invite you to dine out on a smorgasbord of bite size comedy sketches featuring a fruity selection of…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
ratingratingratingratingrating
30
MAY
Long Nose Puppets present - Flyaway Katie
The North Wall Arts Centre

http:thenorthwall.commoreinfo.phprefflyaway‐katie…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 319450
ratingratingratingratingrating
30
MAY
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
01
JUN
Years and Years
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Years and Years at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Monday 01 June 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 ticket…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
JUN
Zennor
The North Wall Arts Centre

Written by Lamorna AshDirected by Sammy GloverWhen you lose someone you write a charm in a bottle drop it in the sea and it will find a way to your lost soul... the charm lets them find their way home so they…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
ratingratingratingratingrating
04
JUN
Atomic Kitten
O2 Academy Oxford

Atomic Kitten at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Thursday 04 June 2015. 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 do…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
JUN
Reginald D Hunter
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

American stand‐up comedian Reginald D Hunter works mainly in the UK and originally began his time here studying at RADA for a career on the stage. It seems that his ability to make audiences laugh…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
JUN
Bucks Open Studios 2015
Various Venues Across Buckinghamshire

Bucks Open Studios the largest visual arts events in the county will be celebrating its 30th birthday Over 600 artists and makers including glass blowers basket weavers metal workers wood turners jewellery makers book artists print makers potters and silk painters will…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01296 614283
ratingratingratingratingrating
06
JUN
Julia Biel
North Wall Arts Centre

Award‐winning singer songwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Julia Biel is blazing a trail on the British music scene blending vocals reminiscent of the greats of jazzs golden age with a poetic yet conversational lyrical style and a uniquely sharp perspective on contemporary life and…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 319450
ratingratingratingratingrating
06
JUN
Red Shoe Walk
Oxford Town Hall

Grab a pair of sparkly red Dorothy‐style shoes or some bright red trainers and paint Oxford red Join Team Red Cross on 6 June 2015 for a family walk along the cobbled lanes of Oxford. Soak up the views of this beautiful…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08444 122877
ratingratingratingratingrating
06
JUN
Funeral for a Friend
O2 Academy Oxford

Funeral for a Friend at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Saturday 06 June 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Funeral for a Friend tickets so weve done the legwork for you. …

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
JUN
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
10
JUN
Julius Caesar
The North Wall Arts Centre

Oxford School of DramaWednesday 10th June to Saturday 13th June 20157.30pm Thurs & Sat 2pm matineeBy William ShakespeareDirected by Paul HartLet slip the dogs of warA compelling production of Shakespeare's great political thriller.When Caesar returns to Rome from the wars a virtual…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
ratingratingratingratingrating
14
JUN
The Bootleg Beatles
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Re‐live the sights and sounds of sixties as the worlds premier Beatle band returns to Cambridge with their spectacular two hour multi‐media stage production featuring all the classic Beatle hits. Using film footage of…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
JUN
The Moody Blues
New Theatre Oxford

English rock band 'The Moody Blues' are famed for their unique style and occasional blend of rock and classical together especially in their 1967 album 'Days of Future Past' The band has been together since…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
JUN
John Barrowman
New Theatre Oxford

Best known his his roles as Captain Jack Harkness in Doctor Who and Torchwood John Barrowman has achieved household name status in the UK with his numerous TV film and theatre performances over the last…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
JUN
Madame Butterfly with Perpetuum Mobile
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Experience Northern Ballet at its dynamic best ‐ through the achingly emotional storytelling of Madame Butterfly and the awe‐inspiring strength and skill of Perpetuum Mobile.Northern Ballet's uniquely expressive dancers will perform two spectacular ballets in one evening.Be transported to Japan as the…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
ratingratingratingratingrating
19
JUN
Michael McIntyre Work In Progress
New Theatre Oxford

Michael McIntyre Work In Progress at New Theatre Oxford in Oxford on Friday 19 June 2015. 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. …

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
JUN
Tom Frankland/Laura Mugridge present -Tony & Mike
The North Wall Arts Centre

Tony the Owl lives in the countryside. He's really happy in his little garden until Joe and Charlotte turn up and ruin his peace and quiet. To make matters worse they've bought Mike the Squirrel with them.He's loud he's cheeky and he…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 319450
ratingratingratingratingrating
21
JUN
Soapbox Derby on Father's Day
Whitehill Park

Aylesbury Town Council are excited to bring you Aylesbury's first ever Soapbox Derby. 15 years ago Red Bull ran their very first Soapbox race in Brussels since then the karts have got cooler faster and wilder. Now you have the…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 425678
ratingratingratingratingrating
22
JUN
Peter Pan Goes Wrong
Oxford Playhouse

Peter Pan Goes Wrong at Oxford Playhouse in Oxford on Monday 22 June 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 Peter Pan Goes Wrong…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

23
JUN
Marmozets
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Marmozets at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Tuesday 23 June 2015. 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 do…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
JUN
The Producers
New Theatre Oxford

The Producers at New Theatre Oxford in Oxford on Monday 29 June 2015. 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 do…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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

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
ratingratingratingratingrating
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
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

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
ratingratingratingratingrating

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…

Want more?

Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Oakley? See our list of attractions in Oakley, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.