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

25
MAR
Lambing Weekend
Earth Trust Centre

Come and see us down on the farm during our annual Lambing Weekends Meet lambs piglets goats and more. Craft activities and refreshments available. £7 adult £3 child £17 family discount for online bookings FREE for Earth Trust Friends. …

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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26
MAR
GiddyUp Oxford Presents: Live Music!
The Wheatsheaf, Oxford

GiddyUp Oxford Presents... The Scott Gordon Band Beaver Fuel acoustic Purple May Waterfahl and Freddy Le Cragg. An eclectic mix of live music in the downstairs bar at The Wheatsheaf Oxford. Featuring some of the best local bands and artists. A great…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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28
MAR
Speed Dating in Oxford
The Slug and Lettuce

Speed Dating in Oxford for anyone aged 28 to 42 on Tuesday 28th March 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingoxford106502.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Oxfords most popular singles night How speed dating in Oxford works ‐ When…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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APR
Bitten Street at Oxford Castle
Oxford Castle Quarter

The very best local & visiting street food music Bitten Bar featuring local craft beers cider and house cocktails new resident traders for 2017. FREE ENTRYFor a full list of dates and lineups:https:www.facebook.compgbittenoxfordeventsrefpageinternalVenue: Oxford Castle Quarter Paradise Street Oxford OX1 1AYPriceFree…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07921 391504
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02
APR
Film: The phenomenon Bruno Groening
The NOA Community Centre

The film The Phenomenon Bruno Groening ‐ In the footsteps of the miracle healer shows the events surrounding Bruno Groening. In autumn of 1949 close to 30000 people were drawn to the Traberhof in Rosenheim daily. Newspapers radio and…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07507 795539
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02
APR
Life, Animated with talk from Adam Feinstein.
Phoenix Picturehouse

Life Animated is a film based on an inspiring true story about a boy living with autism who found a way to engage with the world through the cartoons of Disney. We are pleased to be hosting a one‐off screening at the…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01865 316570
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05
APR
Celebrate Spring at The Orangery
Blenheim Palace

Spring has sprung at the iconic Orangery at Blenheim Palace and to celebrate a new seasonal Menu Searcys are hosting an exclusive wine tasting dinner on 5th April with spectacular views of the Duke of Marlboroughs private Italian Garden.The art of Wine…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0201 234567
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05
APR
Leighton Buzzard Business Briefing and Networking
Horwood House

Our briefing and networking events are on the first Wednesday of every other month. We would be delighted if you could join us.In collaboration with OM&M Solicitors.Event Format10:00‐10:30 ‐ Arrival & networking10:30‐11:15 ‐ Richard Marsh Whos afraid of the big bad cloudRichard…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Business

TEL:
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07
APR
Newts, Frogs and Toads
Earth Trust Centre

A guided walk to Little Wittenham Wood to find out all about the amphibians that live there. £6 adult £3 child; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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08
APR
Beginners Wildlife Photography
Earth Trust Centre

Professional photographer Andrew Walmsley will help you get to grips with your camera and provide guidance on capturing images of wildlife. There are a series of workshops running throughout the next few months book one or more as a course: first…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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08
APR
Caro Emerald
New Theatre Oxford

Caro Emerald is a Jazz singer from Amsterdam. Her debut single Back It Up was released in 2009. Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor spent 30 weeks in the Dutch album…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
APR
Intermediate Wildlife Photography
Earth Trust Centre

In each of these workshops professional photographer Andrew Walmsley will cover a different aspect of photography so you can build up a more in‐depth knowledge. Future intermediate workshops: 22nd April 14th May and 18th June; book one or more as a course:…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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10
APR
Creepy Crawly Comics
Earth Trust Centre

Explore the nature reserve to find a natural hero then create a comic with popular cartoonist Neill Cameron. For 7‐11 year olds; parents welcome to stay. £30 ask about our discount for siblings; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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11
APR
Clumps Club
Earth Trust Centre

School holiday club for 7‐11 year olds Different outdoor activities each day please see website for details. £30 per day; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01865 407792
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13
APR
Fawlty Towers Themed Comedy Dining Evening @ The K
The Kings Arms Hotel

Join us at The Kings Arms Hotel in Bicester on the 13th April for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07884 201840
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13
APR
Little Explorers
Earth Trust Centre

Sensory buggysling walk for babies and toddlers. We will use our senses to learn about the natural world around us stopping to smell touch taste listen and look . £4 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free.…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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13
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Maundy Thursday - Queen's College Choir
The Sheldonian Theatre

MOZARTClarinet Concerto in A major K. 622Requiem Mass in D minor K. 626Mark Simpson clarinetSophie Junker sopranoRowan Hellier mezzo‐sopranoTBC tenorDavid Shipley bassThe Choir of the Queens College OxfordOwen Rees conductorLeft incomplete upon his untimely death aged thirty‐five Mozarts Requiem is shrouded in…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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18
APR
Night Safari
Wallingford Castle Meadows

Discover Wallingford Castle Meadows wildlife by night and set up live traps ready for tomorrows event. FREE thanks to Whittard through TOE2 with funds raised by the 5p plastic bag charge.…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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APR
Billy Ocean
New Theatre Oxford

Born in Trinidad but based out of Britain for his entire career Billy Ocean was the undisputed king of British R&B in the 1970's and 1980's. Billy has not only scored with many Top 20…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
APR
Wildlife Wednesday at Wallingford Castle Meadows
Wallingford Castle Meadows

Our roving Wildlife Wednesday visits a different Earth Trust community nature reserve each school holiday. Come out and play and learn about your local wildlife FREE thanks to Whittard through TOE2 with funds raised by the 5p plastic bag charge. …

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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19
APR
Woodland Adventure
Earth Trust Centre

An expedition for 5‐8 year olds. Use your detective skills to explore build and play in the woods £4 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free.…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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20
APR
Family Bushcraft
Earth Trust Centre

Bring the whole family and go wild in the great outdoors Learn to make shelters and light a fire. £20 per adult £15 per child; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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21
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Discover and Play
Earth Trust Centre

Forest School fun for the under 5s. Join us for a morning of play and discovery in our woodlands. £4 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free.…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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21
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Folk Weekend Oxford
Festival Office Oxford Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre

Folk Weekend returns for festival number six Weve got a fabulous line up booked including artists such as Nancy Kerr and James Fagan Leveret The Melrose Quartet Jim Moray Jackie Oates & Megan Henwood John Spiers Ange Hardy Dipper Malkin The Emily…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 881896
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22
APR
Oxford Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'World of Win
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: 03452 998652
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23
APR
Maxim Vengerov and the Oxford Philharmonic
The Sheldonian Theatre

MOZARTConcertone for Two Violins in C major K. 190Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major K. 219 TurkishBEETHOVENSymphony No. 4 in B flat major Op. 60Maxim Vengerov violinNatalia Lomeiko violinMarios Papadopoulos conductorMaxim Vengerov returns to the Oxford Philharmonic as soloist in immortal…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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23
APR
St George Celebration and Scout Parade
Market Square, Aylesbury

A free family fun day in celebration of Englands patron saint St George. This event always takes place on the closest Sunday to St Georges Day and this year we have the pleasure of holding the event on the actual day.Come…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 425678
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30
APR
Basket Weaving
Earth Trust Centre

In this practical workshop youll learn how to weave a basket out of willow in a session led by Catherine Tregaskes from Crafts for a Sustainable Future. £45; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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30
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Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride
Fox Valley

. The Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride offers a unique mix of Tour de France delivery combined with Yorkshire hospitality and beauty resulting in a sportive dream day. Taking place on the 3rd and final day of the Tour de Yorkshire Sunday…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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06
MAY
XT BREWERY OPEN DAY
XT Brewery

Come and see where the beer magic happens.Sample beers eat local foods and listen our line up of local bands.Venue: XT Brewery Notley Farm Long Crendon HP18 9ERPriceFREE: USD 0Links: Website: https:go.evvnt.com111330‐0…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01844 208310
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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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