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

06
MAY
Sunset Sons
O2 Academy Oxford

Sunset Sons at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 06 May 2015. 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: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAY
UFO
O2 Academy Oxford

UFO at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 06 May 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch UFO live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. …

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAY
Alan Carr
New Theatre Oxford

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
MAY
Arcane Roots
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Arcane Roots are a three‐piece alternative rock band from Kingston Upon Thames England. Founded by guitarist & vocalist Andrew Groves and drummer Daryl Atkins the band are known for their energetic and passionate live shows…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAY
Nanook of the North – A Live Soundtrack
The North Wall Arts Centre

One of the UK's most innovative ensembles melding heart‐rending improvisation with gritty folk and roots music Dead Rat Orchestra present their own live soundtrack to the classic and possibly first ever feature length documentary Nanook of the North. …

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 319450
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09
MAY
The Best In Live Stand-up Comedy
Glee Club Oxford

4 brilliant comedians from the top of the UK and International circuits.…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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09
MAY
Bryan Ferry
New Theatre Oxford

Lead vocalist and charismatic front man of Roxy Music where he originally performed alongside fellow greats like Brian Eno and outstanding solo star Bryan Ferry is a living legend.With a smooth timeless style inspired by…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAY
Dub FX
O2 Academy Oxford

Dub FX at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Saturday 09 May 2015. 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…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAY
Thurston Moore
O2 Academy Oxford

Thurston Moore at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Sunday 10 May 2015. 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: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
MAY
Children's Hospice Week
Snakes and Ladders

Childrens Hospice WeekSnakes and Ladders childrens indoor and outdoor adventure playground will be supporting Childrens Hospice Week 2015 with a week of fundraising for local charity Helen & Douglas House. Those coming to play can make donations to this worthy cause and…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

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12
MAY
Jersey Boys
New Theatre Oxford

Internationally acclaimed hit musical Jersey Boys tells the remarkable story of the Four Seasons rise to fame.The Four Seasons are one of the most successful rock n roll groups of all time and Jersey Boys…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

14
MAY
TES - by Steve Larkin
The North Wall Arts Centre

TES is a contemporary theatrical adaptation of Thomas Hardys celebrated novel Tess of the DUrbervilles in which the tragic heroine is reinvented for the 21st century as a teenage boy from a Newcastle council estate who is found to be descended from…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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18
MAY
Paines Plough & Pentabus - Every Brilliant Thing
The North Wall Arts Centre

A new play about depression and the lengths we will go to for those we love.Youre six years old. Mums in hospital. Dad says shes done something stupid. She finds it hard to be happy. A new play about depression and the…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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18
MAY
Pint of Science Oxford
St. Aldates Tavern (plus other venues)

Oxford University academics bring their latest research to local pubs as part of Pint of Science the worlds largest festival of public science lectures. Oxford University scientists will take to the stage in pubs across the city as part of a unique…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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21
MAY
Caroline Horton's Mess
The North Wall Arts Centre

Obsession addiction and not wanting to get out of bed: a play with songs from 2013 Olivier Award nominated Caroline Horton.Josephine is putting on a play ‐ Boris and Sistahl help. Its about anorexia. But don't let that put you off. Unflinchingly…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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23
MAY
Diesel Gala and Real Ale Festival
Didcot Railway Centre

View our collections of locomotives coaches wagons and buildings as described in the Centre Guide and enjoy the various facilities and exhibits. Visiting dieselsBlack Python Real Ale bar open all weekend.Ride in coaches from the 1930s behind some of our Great Western…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01235 817200
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23
MAY
John Hegley: New and Selected Potatoes
The North Wall Arts Centre

The UK's favourite performance poet comedian and musician hits the road mandolin in hand with a performance of pieces new and older sung spoken and awoken with dance: meditations upon family celery and happier Daleks. Light and lyrical. Deep and…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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23
MAY
Zoe Lyons - Mustard Clutter (Spring Tour)
Cornerstone Arts Centre

Direct from last year's Edinburgh Festival Zoe Lyons' critically acclaimed solo show Mustard Cutter' is set to tour the UK starting on 5th May at Bristol's Lantern Theatre and culminating at the Colchester Arts Centre on 4th July. Mustard…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01235 515144
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24
MAY
Real Ale & Cider Festival with The Mangledwurzels
The Three Horseshoes at Garsington

An all‐day beer and cider festival with Wurzels‐flavoured cider‐fuelled Scrumpy & Western entertainment from The Mangledwurzels The Mangledwurzels are a three‐piece Scrumpy & Western band based in Somerset writing and performing in the style of Adge Cutler. Formed in early 2005 the…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 368666
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24
MAY
Ozric Tentacles
O2 Academy Oxford

Ozric Tentacles the instrumental four piece are planning to embark on full scale tour of the UK this spring with the first show taking place in Bristol on the 26th of April. The tour began…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
MAY
James Arthur
O2 Academy Oxford

After winning X Factor 2012 James went on to score the biggest selling X Factor single of all time with the BRIT Award nominated Impossible' and has recorded a stunning debut record writing and collaborating…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
MAY
Indiana
O2 Academy Oxford

Indiana at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 27 May 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
MAY
Mullins & Gladwin - Comedy A La Carte
New Road Baptist Church

Prepare yourself for a veritable feast of humour cooked up by Oxford Fringe regulars & local comedy connoisseurs Mullins & Gladwin. The duo cordially invite you to dine out on a smorgasbord of bite size comedy sketches featuring a fruity selection of…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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30
MAY
Family Fun Day
Windmill Farm Conference Centre

We at Adventure Plus A are holding our annual Family Fun Day at 12‐4 pm on Saturday 30th May 2015. This will be held at Windmill Farm Conference Centre.There will be activities for all the family including climbing archery biking circus skills…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01993 703308
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30
MAY
Long Nose Puppets present - Flyaway Katie
The North Wall Arts Centre

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Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 319450
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01
JUN
Years and Years
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Years and Years at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Monday 01 June 2015. 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…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
JUN
Zennor
The North Wall Arts Centre

Written by Lamorna AshDirected by Sammy GloverWhen you lose someone you write a charm in a bottle drop it in the sea and it will find a way to your lost soul... the charm lets them find their way home so they…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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04
JUN
Atomic Kitten
O2 Academy Oxford

Atomic Kitten at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Thursday 04 June 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
JUN
Julia Biel
North Wall Arts Centre

Award‐winning singer songwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Julia Biel is blazing a trail on the British music scene blending vocals reminiscent of the greats of jazzs golden age with a poetic yet conversational lyrical style and a uniquely sharp perspective on contemporary life and…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 319450
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06
JUN
Red Shoe Walk
Oxford Town Hall

Grab a pair of sparkly red Dorothy‐style shoes or some bright red trainers and paint Oxford red Join Team Red Cross on 6 June 2015 for a family walk along the cobbled lanes of Oxford. Soak up the views of this beautiful…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08444 122877
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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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