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

17
DEC
Day Out With Thomas and meet Father Christmas
Didcot Railway Centre

Thomas is a regular visitor to Didcot Railway Centre where he is welcomed by his friends the Great Western engines.The Fat Controller supervises Rev.W.Awdrys classic childrens favourite ‐ Thomas the Tank Engine on his Day Out With Thomas visits.At Christmas Thomas likes…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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17
DEC
Festive Winter's Evening
Stowe House

Join us at Stowe House for our popular evening of festive music readings and carols with the Brackley Chamber music Club Tickets £13.50 including festive refreshmentsPre‐booking is essential please see our website for further details …

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01280 818002
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06
JAN
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
JAN
Speed Dating in Oxford
Slug and Lettuce

Oxford Speed Dating How speed dating in Oxford worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Oxford. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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24
JAN
Hanna
North Wall Arts Centre

The only words are to do with adoption. But thats not what happened to us. What happened to us was something quite different.Being a young mum is supposed to be hard but for Hanna the only thing shes ever been brilliant…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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10
FEB
Out of Bounds Comedy at Northcourt Comedy Club wit
The Northcourt

Northcourt Comedy Club opens its doors every couple of months at 7pm for a cracking night of Top Draw Comedy.Based at Abingdon United FC we have food available before the comedy starts. Burger & Chips or Fish & Chips for JUST £6.00.You…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07976 637804
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11
FEB
Mozart and Mendelssohn – Ben Goldscheider and CL
Dorchester Abbey

After the evergreen Hebrides Overture which as the name suggests was inspired by a trip to Scotland Ben Goldscheider recent nalist in BBC Young Musician of the Year is the soloist in Mozarts effervescent fourth horn concerto. The concert and festival…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01442 920303
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16
FEB
Fern Brady - Suffer Fools
The Glee Club Oxford

Ferns past two fringe shows sold out through word of mouth alone and now shes ready for her debut tour One of Scotlands best stand‐ups tours her brand new show Suffer Fools.As seen on Russell Howards Stand Up Central Stewart Lees Alternative…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08714 720400
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22
FEB
An Ellen Kent Production: Rigoletto
New Theatre Oxford

Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.Verdi RIGOLETTO:The masterpiece they tried to ban.Starring Vladimir Dragos and Iurie Gisca as Rigoletto.Featuring a magnificent golden eagle with a seven‐foot wingspan and two royal…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713020
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23
FEB
Daliso Chaponda
The Bullingdon

Britains Got Talents stand out comedian and golden buzzer favourite sets out on his debut UK tour.…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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24
FEB
An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
New Theatre Oxford

The heart‐breaking story of the beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant.Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona KistenyovaWinner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713020
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02
MAR
Patrick Monahan - Rewind Selector 90's
The Glee Club Oxford

Monahans new stand‐up show is about what life was like growing up in Britain during the 1990s as an IrishIranian immigrant whose family had come over from Iran a decade earlier. As identity cards and Cool Britannia were being introduced Monahan found…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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20
APR
Craig Campbell - Easy Tiger
The Bullingdon

The majestic mountain moose in a tiger striped onesie brings his thrilling new show Easy Tiger out of the Fringe jungle and onto the world stage for his 3rd solo tour. Queens and Toms pack some nip and prowl on down to…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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04
MAY
An Ellen Kent Production: La Traviata
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music that tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan Violetta.Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent Production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.VerdiLA TRAVIATAStarring the international…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 717607
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18
MAY
Handmade Oxford
Oxford Town Hall

For over a decade Handmade in Britains shows have become the top contemporary craft selling events for designer‐makers in the UK. This three‐day showcase sees the industrys biggest talents exhibiting alongside new graduates and emerging designer‐makers. With innovative design alongside truly exceptional…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL:
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20
MAY
Chiltern Hills Vintage Vehicle Rally
Weedon Park

Chiltern Hills Vintage Vehicle Rally ‐ Held Annually on the third Sunday in MayWeedon Park New RdWeedon Aylesbury Bucks HP22 4NNSunday 20th May 2018 24th RallyOver a thousand vehicles attend every year club stands welcome by pre booking onlyEntry £6.00 per…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01296 681530
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09
JUL
8th International Conference on Restructuring of t
Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Conference ObjectivesTo elucidate an issue that is becoming ever more important as global economies become intertwined.To learn more of the key concepts and frameworks from all disciplines regarding wide range of contemporary issues in business and management.To consider the pedagogy for teaching…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02088 689883
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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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