What's on inArdington


Welcome to Ardington

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Ardington - 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 Ardington to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Ardington

21
JAN
Martha Argerich and the Oxford Philharmonic
The Sheldonian Theatre

PROKOFIEVPiano Concerto No. 3 in C major Op. 26GIULIA MONDUCCIVersus world premiereSTRAVINSKYThe Firebird Suite 1919Martha Argerich pianoMarios Papadopoulos conductorMartha Argerich rose to fame with her interpretations of the virtuoso piano literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Any appearance by Argerich is…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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22
JAN
Botanical Illustration
Earth Trust Centre

Learn some invaluable tips and techniques from RHS Gold Award winner Romilly Swann. £30; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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22
JAN
Oxford Philharmonic Chamber Series: Archduke
Ts Eliot Theatre Merton College

BrahmsPiano Trio No. 3 in C minor Op. 101ShostakovichPiano Trio No. 2 in E minor Op. 67BeethovenPiano Trio in B‐flat major Op. 97 ArchdukeNatalia Lomeiko violinMartin Roscoe pianoMats Lidstrom celloPianist Martin Roscoes enduring popularity is built on deeply thoughtful musicianship and an…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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24
JAN
Speed Dating in Oxford
The Slug and Lettuce

Speed Dating in Oxford for 40s & 50s on Tuesday 24th January 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingoxford106498.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Oxfords most popular singles night How speed dating in Oxford works ‐ When you arrive…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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25
JAN
Investment Management Programme
Oxford Expert’s Lounge

Do you know the hidden potential of Foreign Direct Investments Being one of the most popular types of capital investment this indicates influencing factors for developing countries bringing both economic recovery and growth.This training suites you if: ‐ your company is interested…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: +447511 353886
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26
JAN
Murder for Two
The Watermill Theatre

Two actors play thirteen characters... and the piano in this acclaimed new musical. A loving homage to the canon of murder mystery plays Murder For Two is a hysterical blend of music mayhem and murder.When famous novelist Arthur Whitney is found dead…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 0163 546044
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27
JAN
Muscle Response Testing - Oxford - HeartSpeak Int
The Buttery - Wolfson College

Course 1 : Muscle Response Testing 3 hours ‐ Friday 6pm 9pmPrerequisites NoneDr Anne Jensen has researched fundamental concepts of muscle response testing and has found that it can indeed be accurate and reliable. In this workshop she…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01865 600599
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27
JAN
The Hummingbirds Live
Fat Lils

The Hummingbirds are a Liverpool based 5‐piece band who capture that unique Liverpool sound embedding Beatles‐like harmonies alongside jangling acoustic guitars and Americana tinged riffs. Their infectious melodies and hook‐laden choruses uplift and engage all that stand in front of their live…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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28
JAN
HeartSpeak Level 1 - Oxford
The Buttery - Wolfson College

Course 2 : HeartSpeak Level 1 1 days Prerequisites Muscle Response Testing or other prior muscle testing training e.g. BodyTalk Touch for Health AK etc.Day 1 ‐ Saturday 9am‐5pm Embrace your Feeling Mind Practice feeling ‐ truly and fully What stress…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01865 600599
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28
JAN
Karina Canellakis conducts the Oxford Philharmonic
The Sheldonian Theatre

SAINT‐SAENSPiano Concerto No. 5 in F major Op. 103 EgyptianDEBUSSYPrelude a lapres‐midi dun faune L. 86La mer L. 109Cedric Tiberghien pianoKarina Canellakis conductorFirst noticed by Sir Simon Rattle Karina Canellakis is the winner of the 2016 Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award and…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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28
JAN
THATCHAM Mum2mum market
Thatcham Catholic Hall

Saturday 28 January 10.30am‐12.30pmThatcham Catholic Hall Bath Road Thatcham RG18 3AGBuy top quality pre‐loved baby childrens and pregnancy clothes toys books and equipment at a fraction of their high street price ‐ all great brands in top condition. At Mum2mum markets there…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07824 552322
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29
JAN
Spiritual Healing - The Health of the Future.
North Oxford Association Community Centre

I have remained nothing more than a normal natural person are the words Bruno Groening wrote; a person who possessed the simple intuitive knowledge of the laws governing divine spiritual healing.The audience can experience the divine power in their own bodies that…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07507 795539
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29
JAN
Winter Wetland Birds
Thrupp Lake

Come and explore Thrupp Lake OX14 3NG and find out about some of the wetland birds that call it home over the winter. With Ben Carpenter. £5 adult £2 child; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01865 407792
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02
FEB
Nish Kumar
The Glee

Nish Kumar is set to tour the UK with his fifth solo show Nish Kumar: Actions Speak Louder Than Words Unless You Shout The Words Real Loud. This follows a month long run at the Pleasance Courtyard Cabaret Bar in August where…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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05
FEB
FUNomusica: Time Travellers
Oxford Town Hall

FUNomusica Family ConcertMost suitable for ages 8‐12Alasdair Malloy presenterA time vortex has opened in Oxford Town Hall Thank goodness our travelling Time‐Lord Alasdair Malloy is on hand with his sonic screwdriver and the musicians of the Oxford Philharmonic to whisk us through…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 980980
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05
FEB
Sunday Drop-in: Build a Bug House
Earth Trust Centre

Come and give wildlife a helping hand At this Sunday Drop‐in you can make a bug house to go in your garden for all the local creepy crawlies to enjoy. £4 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free. No need to book.…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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11
FEB
Build-a-Band improvers Folk Musicians Workshop
Headington Baptist Church

A group workshop for folk musicians.Well learn a couple of tunes have fun with arrangements and musical games to make our playing sparkle. Well also include tips and tricks you can take home to make your pieces your own.Tutor Steph West has…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 881896
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11
FEB
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: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08456 808367
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13
FEB
Creepy Crawly Comics
Earth Trust Centre

Youll be the bees knees at creepy crawly comic drawing after attending our session with popular cartoonist Neill Cameron whose work features in The Phoenix comic. Youll explore the nature reserve and then create a comic inspired by what you saw. For…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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13
FEB
Mud Pie Monday
Earth Trust Centre

Drop in for Mud Pie Monday ‐ buckets of mud and buckets of fun Join us either in the Earth Trust Centre garden or the woods location TBC where youngsters will have the opportunity to get creative and messy in our…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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14
FEB
Planetarium
Earth Trust Centre

Science Oxford is bringing their pop‐up Planetarium to the Earth Trust Centre Therell be 30 minute slots in the Planetarium followed by astronomical activities. £9 per child 1 accompanying adults free subsequent adults £4.50; booking essential so planet ahead and reserve your…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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15
FEB
Wildlife Wednesday at Mowbray Fields
Mowbray Fields

Our roving Wildlife Wednesday visits a different Earth Trust community nature reserve each school holiday. Come out and play at Mowbray Fields OX11 8SU and learn about your local wildlife This event is supported by TOE2 and Whittards through the plastic bag…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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15
FEB
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. No need to book. …

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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16
FEB
Build a Bird Box
Earth Trust Centre

Take home a handmade bird box and help encourage more wildlife to your garden. All tools provided. £15 per box; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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16
FEB
Janine Jansen and the Oxford Philharmonic
The Sheldonian Theatre

BRAHMSViolin Concerto in D major Op. 77Symphony No. 4 in E minor Op. 98Janine Jansen violinMarios Papadopoulos conductorWith a playing style that combines gripping presence and infinite subtlety of tone Dutch violinist Janine Jansen has critics reaching for every superlative in the…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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17
FEB
Discover and Play
Earth Trust Centre

Forest School for the under‐5s is back this half term so join us for a morning of play and discovery in our woodlands. £4 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free. No need to book.…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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18
FEB
Songwriting Workshop: Climb That Tree
Earth Trust Centre

Have a go at making some music and having a sing‐along with singer‐songwriter David Gibb. For children aged 6‐11 years. £6 per child; accompanying adults free; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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21
FEB
New Moon Walk
Earth Trust Centre

Glory in the night sky on a guided walk to Little Wittenham Wood lit by the monthly occurring new moon. £5 adult £2 child; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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25
FEB
NEWBURY Mum2mum market
Park House School

Saturday 25 February 2017 10.30am‐12.30pmPark House School Andover Road Newbury RG14 6NQCome along to Newburys popular Mum2mum market sale as seen on Dragons Den at Park House School. Our next sale where you can buy top quality pre‐loved baby childrens and maternity…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07824 552322
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04
MAR
Songs for All Seasons: Spring - Singing Workshop
Headington Baptist Church

Folk Arts Oxford are pleased to present the second of their new series of seasonal singing workshops. Inspirational singing leader Cat Kelly returns with a selection of cheery and uplifting songs to get you warmed up and ready for Spring.You can expect…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 881896
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Tourist Attractions


Didcot Railway Centre

Join us in our rural setting based around the original engine shed. The Great Western Society has had a home in Didcot since 1967 and the range of activities and facilities on offer is substantial. The collection of Great Western coaches is probably the most comprehensive…

Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary

The Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary is a registered charity, caring for abused and ill‐treated animals. We rely totally upon public donations to enable us to do this valuable work. Helping donkeys, like Mrs. P and Mabel. The Sanctuary is open to visitors most days during the year, between…

Abbey Meadow Open Air Swimming Pool

Swimming pool at Abbey Meadow Open Air Swimming Pool in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. Contact venue on 01235 523113 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Buddies Night Club

Buddies Night Club Nightclub in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01235 535400 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Carswell Golf & Country Club

Carswell Golf & Country Club ‐ golf course in Faringdon, Oxfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01367 870472 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Carswell Golf & Country Club golf courseclub.…

Didcot Bowls Club

Bowling at Didcot Bowls Club in Didcot, Oxfordshire. Contact venue on 01235511665 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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