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

29
JUL
The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
The Northcourt

The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees and they faithfully recreate the music without recourse to backing…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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30
JUL
PIG ROAST/BEER FESTIVAL
THE BLACK BULL LAUNTON

A LOCAL VILLAGE PUBS PIG ROAST & BEER FESTIVAL CHOICE OF REAL ALES & CIDERS LIVE MUSIC OUTSIDE BAR BOUNCY CASTLE & AUNT SALLY. FAMILIES AND DOGS WELCOME. BRING YOUR OWN CHAIRS OR BLANKETS.AN ANNUAL EVENT WITH A GOOD TURN OUT.…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01869 253656
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30
JUL
Wine Lovers' Dinner: An Expression of Summer
Waddesdon Manor

Your evening will commence with a tasting of four wines including Rothschild Champagne and Provence style ros dinner will then be served in the Manor restaurant. The menu for the evening will encompass four summer dishes each one paired with a…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 0129 665322
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31
JUL
Waddesdon Manor - Summer Selection Tasting
Waddesdon Manor

The flight will cover wines from both Rothschild estates and carefully selected guests wines and will include Rothschild Champagne Premier cru Burgundy and Provence style ros. The tasting itself will be informal and there will be a knowledgeable team on hand to…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01296 653226
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11
AUG
Stargazing Evening
Waddesdon Manor

Enjoy a delicious two‐course dinner in our Manor Restaurant followed by a lecture by local expert Dr Sandy Giles on The Solar System Our Galaxy and Beyond. Then join the Wycombe Astronomical Society for stargazing on the Parterre.Itinerary:7.30pm ‐ drinks on the…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01296 653226
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12
AUG
Beres Hammond
O2 Academy Oxford

Beres Hammond at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Friday 12 August 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
AUG
Live in the Park – Part of Parklife Weekend
Vale Park

This great day out for all ages is enhanced with free traditional fun‐fair rides inflatables family entertainment and the introduction of a Community Involvement Area where you will be able to have a go at a wide range of games crafts and…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 425678
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28
AUG
Proms in the Park – Part of Parklife Weekend
Vale Park

Aylesbury Concert Band with soloists Alison Langer and Lawrence Thackery will delight you at this typically English outdoor concert. Bring your Union Jack flags rugs picnics friends and family to enjoy the mix of traditional and contemporary arrangements. This year we celebrate…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01296 425678
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31
AUG
Echo and the Bunnymen
O2 Academy Oxford

Liverpudlian group Echo and the Bunnymen first formed back in 1978 and released their debut album Crocodiles two years later in 1980 winning them critical acclaim and chart success. Their subsequent albums Heaven Up…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
SEP
35th Conference of the European Bone
The Examination Schools - Oxford University

.The conference will be held in the historic Examination Schools in the centre of Oxford which we believe will give you a great opportunity to enjoy the city while also experiencing an interesting and stimulating conference. You will be able to visit…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: +4570 200305
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03
SEP
Chilli Festival 2016
Waddesdon Manor

Turn up the heat with Waddesdon Manors Chilli Festival. Celebrating its 10th year this September it promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Taking place in the Manor Gardens in the beautiful Aviary glade there will be lots of food…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 653226
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04
SEP
Against Breast Cancer Breast Walk Ever
Abingdon Bridge

Take a walk on the pink side help us to beat breast cancer Against Breast Cancers Breast Walk Ever is back for its third yearOur day‐time walking full half marathon or 10k is open to men women children and even dogs Join…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01235 534211
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04
SEP
Chilterns 3 Peaks Challenge 2016
Princes Risborough School,

The Chilterns 3 Peaks Challenge a fundraising event to support Rennie Grove Hospice Care returns on Sunday 11 September for its eighth year Join Rennie Grove for their own version of the famous national challenge and experience the beautiful scenery along part…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01442 820740
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05
SEP
Conquer Kilimanjaro with Helen & Douglas House
Helen & Douglas House

In September 2016 Helen & Douglas House are running their first ever bespoke Kilimanjaro Climb. The adventure is open to anyone aged 16 and over requires no climbing experience and will help support the amazing work of Helen & Douglas House. Participants…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01865 799150
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10
SEP
An Evening Rothschild Classics from Bordeaux
Waddesdon Manor

To conclude the three crucial stages of a vineyards calendar year we are celebrating Vendange the Harvest of Grapes with a weekend of wonderful events showcasing Rothschild classic Bordeaux wines.The wine cellars boast the largest private collection of Chteau Lafite outside the…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01296 653226
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11
SEP
An Tasting of Rothschild Classics from Bordeaux
Waddesdon Manor

To conclude the three crucial stages of a vineyards calendar year we are celebrating Vendange the Harvest of Grapes with a weekend of wonderful events showcasing Rothschild classic Bordeaux wines.This informal tasting will include Grand Cru wines from Pauillac and Sauternes alongside…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01296 653226
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11
SEP
Tudor Fayre
Bucks County Museum

Visit our silk and embroidery expert to learn about Tudor clothes. Or let the Spice Trader tickle your nostrils. Maybe youd like to find out about some horrible Tudor histories including how to rid headlice and smallpox ‐ its not pretty but…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 425678
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16
SEP
Flock Woodstock Yet Again! - More stand-up comedy
Woodstock Social Club

After a couple of stonking gigs at this brilliant social club this venue looks to become a regular quarterly event in the Flock calendar.After a fantastic couple of events at this lively social club were looking forward to coming back to another…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07790 670234
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17
SEP
OXFORD mum2mum market
St Gregory the Great School

Award winning Mum2mum Market is launching in OXFORDAs seen on Dragons Den our nearly new sale in Oxford will have 25 stalls of high quality nearly new items and a small selection of businesses offering goods and services of interest to…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07771 915495
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21
SEP
Innovation and Disruption in the Energy Sector
St John's College

The British Institute of Energy Economics BIEE Oxford conference is a two day research conference that seeks to understand the drivers of change in energy both positive and negative. The conference is aimed at energy analysts researchers strategy and policy thinkers from…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01296 747916
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22
SEP
James Acaster
Glee Club Oxford

ResetJames Acaster finds himself with something to look forward to. Something hes always wanted. Something we all want. Join the Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show Nominee 2015 2014 2013 & 2012 as he tours another uniquely brilliant show.Theres no one better…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08714 720400
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22
SEP
Gary Numan
O2 Academy Oxford

Gary Numan was a pioneer in the early electronic scene confounding the contemporary music press with his androgynous stage presence and signature technique of feeding synthesizer hooks through guitar effect pedals. His most famous single…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
SEP
Rothschild Wine Dinner
The Five Arrows Hotel

Your evening will commence with a glass of Barons de Rothschild Champagne and canapes followed by an exceptional four course dinner with carefully selected wines to accompany each course. The main course will be complemented by a Grand Cru Classe Pauillac…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01296 653226
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23
SEP
Rat Boy
O2 Academy Oxford

Rat Boy at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Friday 23 September 2016. 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 price comparison…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
SEP
Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair
Didcot Civic Hall

Launched in 2015 the Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair is the UKs newest regular toy train and collectors fair. Organised by the same people that run the highly successful Cirencester Toy & Train Fair the event is staged four times a year…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07708 385061
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24
SEP
Spooky Sprint Waddesdon Manor
Waddesdon Manor

We dare you to run in the Spooky Sprint a spine‐tingling different race A run in the dark with only a head torch to light your way which will test your nerve as well as your fitness. Its so good its…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02079 321314
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25
SEP
Sean Lock
New Theatre Oxford

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
SEP
FriendsFest Wednesday
Blenheim Palace

FriendsFest Wednesday at Blenheim Palace in Woodstock on Wednesday 28 September 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 prices…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
SEP
FriendsFest Thursday
Blenheim Palace

FriendsFest Thursday at Blenheim Palace in Woodstock on Thursday 29 September 2016. 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 price comparison service.…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
SEP
Isy Suttie
Glee Club

Award‐winning comedian writer songwriter and actress tours her brand new show. Copies of Isys new book The Actual One will also be available for purchase on the evening during a signing session after the show…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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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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