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

01
OCT
Beth Orton
O2 Academy Oxford

Beth Orton at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Saturday 01 October 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Beth Orton tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
OCT
FriendsFest Saturday
Blenheim Palace

FriendsFest Saturday at Blenheim Palace in Woodstock on Saturday 01 October 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch FriendsFest Saturday live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
OCT
Autumn Water Festival
Earth Trust Centre

Join us for our annual autumnal celebration of water and wetlands Water rockets are back this year so dont forget your 2L plastic bottle which youll be able to decorate and launch across the Clumps this time with a foot‐powered pump…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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04
OCT
The Kills
O2 Academy Oxford

Rock band The Kills consists of American Alison Mosshart and Brit Jamie Hince. Having released their fourth studio album Blood Pressures in April 2011 the band are renowned for their anti‐music industry attitude yet perform…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
OCT
Horizon Lectures: Pen Hadow
Amey Theatre

Pen Hadow is one of the worlds leading polar explorers; in 2003 he made history and became the first and so far only person to trek solo without resupply from Canada to the North Pole. It was an astonishing achievement that included…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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07
OCT
Elis James & John Robins
Glee Club Oxford

The Elis James & John Robins Experience Oners Retro Oners PCDs Finally a chance to truly taste the vibe Elis James and John Robins take their hit podcast on the road 14‐16 year old must be accompanied by an adult with ticket…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08714 720400
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07
OCT
UB40
O2 Academy Oxford

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
OCT
Introduction to Rothschild Wine
Waddesdon Manor

The tasting will focus on the diversity of the Rothschild range and encompasses a broad spectrum of styles and grape varieties Bordeaux to New Zealand from dry to sweet. There will be an informative introduction to Rothschild history prior to the…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01296 653226
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09
OCT
A Taste of the Wild
Waddesdon Manor

Learn about seasonal wild foods; how to forage for and cook edible plants seeds nuts flowers and funghi. A picnic lunch and two course supper is included.Supper MenuRoast haunch of venison with foraged wild foodsA dessert themed around Waddesdons wild food Vegetarian…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01296 653226
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09
OCT
Cheese and Wine Tasting
Waddesdon Manor

Join us in the cellars for an informal tasting of six Rothschild and guest wines carefully paired with six wonderful cheeses from Italy France and England. Peter Tompkins our wine advisor will be on hand to explain the theory behind his chosen…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01296 653226
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09
OCT
Trinity Camerata's Autumn Family Concert
St Edburgs C Of E Church

This year Trinity Cameratas very popular annual family concert has a bear and train theme. The highly acclaimed actress Lynn Farleigh will once again be joining Trinity Camerata and conductor Sam Laughton this time to narrate Paddington Bears First Concert. Written over…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01869 240712
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09
OCT
Union J
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

This English four‐piece boy band formed through the ninth series of The X Factor in 2012 in which they finished fourth. Signing up with Sony in 2012 their debut single was released in June…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
OCT
We Are Scientists
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

'We are Scientists' are a New York‐based indie rock band. Their debut album released in 2002 was called 'Safety Fun and Learning in the order' with their fifth and latest release being 'Barbara' in 2010.…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
OCT
Aurora
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Aurora at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Tuesday 11 October 2016. 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 Ticketmaster…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
OCT
Dead Kennedys
O2 Academy Oxford

Dead Kennedys at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Thursday 13 October 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Dead Kennedys live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
OCT
Grand Cru Rothschild Wine Dinner
Waddesdon Manor

The evening will start with a glass of Barons de Rothschild Champagne followed by the Grand Cru wines of Chteau Duhart Milon and Chteau Rieussec served alongside the sought after Chteau LEvangile and the exceptional Aile dArgent. A wine lovers event not…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01296 651727
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15
OCT
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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16
OCT
Level 42
New Theatre Oxford

Level 42 could have called it a day in 2010 following their successful 30th anniversary tour but true to form Mark Kings thumping bass refuses to quit as the legendary British band announce a tour…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
OCT
The Australian Pink Floyd Show
New Theatre Oxford

Emerging back in 1988 the original and credible Floyd act TAPFS has been getting bigger and better ever since. The band were described by Floyd drummer Nick Mason on BBC 5 Live as Very…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
OCT
Michael Kiwanuka
O2 Academy Oxford

Michael Kiwanuka at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 19 October 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…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
OCT
Jonathan Pie
Glee Club Oxford

Jonathan Pie is a respected News reporter for a respected News broadcaster but he has a problem. He has several problems. He hates his job. He hates his colleagues. But mainly he hates the fking News. Join him for this live show…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08714 720400
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21
OCT
Guns 2 Roses
O2 Academy Oxford

Guns 2 Roses at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Friday 21 October 2016. 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

21
OCT
Professor Brian Cox
New Theatre Oxford

Professor Brian Cox at New Theatre Oxford in Oxford on Friday 21 October 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Professor Brian Cox tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

23
OCT
Spring King
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Spring King at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Sunday 23 October 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Spring King tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
OCT
Sunset Sons
O2 Academy Oxford

Sunset Sons at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Monday 24 October 2016. 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 Ticketmaster…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
OCT
Against Breast Cancer Achievement Awards 2016
The Oxford Belfry Hotel

As part of our commitment to raise awareness of Against Breast Cancer and to raise funds for secondary breast cancer research we invite you to support the Against Breast Cancer Achievement Awards.The awards hosted by ITVs Mel Bloor are being held on…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01235 858286
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28
OCT
Joel Dommett
Glee Club

One of the UKs most energetic and exciting comedians returns to the road with his new solo show Joel Dommett: LIVE. Catch the star of Sky1s Bring The Noise as he delivers his high octane comedy to venues up and down the…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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30
OCT
Wedding Inspiration Day
The Dairy

The event is anything but your typical wedding open day designed with the help of luxury wedding planner The Bespoke Wedding Company to be exciting interactive fun‐filled and beautiful.Meet over 60 of the regions finest wedding professionals committed to sharing their expert…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01296 653294
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30
OCT
Romesh Ranganathan
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Romesh Ranganathan at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre in Aylesbury on Sunday 30 October 2016. 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 Ticketmaster…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
NOV
Local Natives
O2 Academy Oxford

Local Natives at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Tuesday 01 November 2016. 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 best…

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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