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

04
JUL
The Mousetrap
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Dont miss Agatha Christies The Mousetrip Londons West End threatre has been running this well‐loved murder mystery play for the last 38 years. On November 25 2012 the play will mark its 60th birthday. A…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
JUL
Andrew Lawrence
Glee Club Oxford

UncensoredSubversive and intelligent comedy from star of Live at the Apollo and BBC Radio 4 sitcom There Is No Escape. His sixth UK tour in consecutive years an evening of honest fearless and uncompromising stand‐up. No joke is unacceptable. No subject off‐limits.…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08714 720400
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09
JUL
family fun day
Millets Farm Centre

The fun starts at 10am and weve something for everyone from the baby ball pool and inflatables to skills sessions with Oxford United players. Play giant garden games or buy tickets for our raffle with some fabulous prizes and watch out were…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

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10
JUL
Teddy Bears' Picnic & Family Funday
Didcot Railway Centre

In partnership with the Ronald McDonald House Charity.Unlimited train rides on Steam and Diesel TrainsTeddy Bear displaysTeddy Crump will be entertaining in the Picnic AreaChildrens Activities and Crafts in the Picnic AreaStory ReadingRailway themed Teddy TrailCompetitions for Bearsand morePlease note there is…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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10
JUL
KRSOne
O2 Academy Oxford

KRSOne at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Sunday 10 July 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 for…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
JUL
Hamlet
University Parks

Join Creation Theatre this summer as we set up shop amongst the beautiful 70 acres of riverside parkland that make up University Parks. Our troop of travelling storytellers will transform the parks into the royal palace of Elsinore home of Denmarks young…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07845 989308
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14
JUL
CLD - The Real Lewis Carroll
St Columba’s United Reformed Church

CLD The Real Lewis Carroll tells the real story of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson CLD the shy young mathematician at Christ Church College who wrote the Alice books as Lewis Carroll. This ultimate Oxford musical uses his absurd Alice characters text and…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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16
JUL
Blenheim Palace Battle Proms
Blenheim Palace

Pack up the hampers and champers and head to World Heritage site Blenheim Palace for the 12th annual Battle Proms Picnic Concert: A summer celebration with sublime classical music carefully choreographed Spitfire and cavalry displays dramatic cannon fire and a stunning firework…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01432 355416
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23
JUL
Buckinghamshire Family History Society Open Day
The Grange School

Let us help you track down that elusive ancestor. All of the Societys research libraries will be available including our names database containing well over five million entries.Parish register transcripts and other Society publications will be on sale and there will be…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

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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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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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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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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
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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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

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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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

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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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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