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

04
MAR
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 Oxford Castle Quarter New Road…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07921 391504
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04
MAR
Day Out With Thomas
Didcot Railway Centre

Meet Thomas and his friends including Duck & Diesel and The Fat Controller Sir Topham Hatt who will be keeping an eye on everything today. Enjoy rides all day and as often as you wish. Thomas the Tank Engine is running on…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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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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05
MAR
FUNomusica: World at Your Feet
Oxford Town Hall

FUNomusica Family ConcertMost suitable for ages 4‐8Alasdair Malloy presenterCelebrating dance from all round the world Alasdair Malloy and the Oxford Philharmonic spin us off our feet on a joyous journey round the globe discovering just how the whole world loves to dance.…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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05
MAR
Sunday Drop-in: IncrEdible Adventure
Earth Trust Centre

At this months Sunday drop‐in celebrate spring by foraging for dandelions to cook on the fire and planting herbs and salad to take away. £4 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free.…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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05
MAR
Mike The Mechanics
New Theatre Oxford

Mike The Mechanics at New Theatre Oxford in Oxford on Sunday 05 March 2017. 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…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAR
Valery Gergiev conducts the Oxford Philharmonic
The Sheldonian Theatre

PROGRAMME TO BE ANNOUNCEDValery GergievconductorThe Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra is honoured to welcome back to Oxford Maestro Valery Gergiev who left the Sheldonian audience spellbound in 2013 when he led the Orchestra in an unforgettable evening of Strauss and Mendelssohn. With a programme…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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11
MAR
Wildlife Photography Walk
Earth Trust Centre

Join photographer Andrew Walmsley for a morning stroll around the nature reserve. Check out our beginner and intermediate workshops too. £20; 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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14
MAR
Speed Dating in Oxford
The Slug and Lettuce

Speed Dating in Oxford for anyone aged 23 to 38 on Tuesday 14th March 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingoxford106501.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Oxfords most popular singles night How speed dating in Oxford works ‐ When…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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17
MAR
The French Property Exhibition
Newbury Racecourse

The French Property Exhibition at Newbury Racecourse; a one‐stop shop for anyone considering buying a property in France. It is the perfect place to go for information and inspiration and visitors will be surprised at how affordable it can be.…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL:
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18
MAR
Andreas Moutsioulis in concert
St Michael At The Northgate Church

Andreas is a Greek‐born guitarist and arranger with performing experience in Europe and America. His compelling stage presence together with his exceptional musical sensitivity places him among the most gifted players of his generation.He has won several national and international competitions has…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 305305
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18
MAR
Anne Sofie von Otter and the Oxford Philharmonic
The Sheldonian Theatre

SCHUBERTRosamunde Overture D. 644Selection of Orchestrated Lieder: Romanze aus Rosamunde Gretchen am Spinnrade Die Forelle ErlkonigSymphony No. 9 in C major D. 944 GreatAnne Sofie von Otter mezzo‐sopranoMarios Papadopoulos conductorInternationally acclaimed Swedish mezzo‐soprano Anne Sofie von Otter has long been considered among…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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18
MAR
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: 8.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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18
MAR
Oxford Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'New World Wi
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: 03452 998652
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18
MAR
Rick Astley
New Theatre Oxford

With a career spanning over 25 years 80s pop icon and multi‐million selling artist Rick Astley has announced a full UK tour for October this year.…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
MAR
COMBE MILL in STEAM
Combe Mill

COMBE MILL in STEAM Sun 19th March 2017Themed:‐ Science and Engineering at Combe MillCome along and experience the power of steam and water. Watch the laws of physics at work…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01993 358694
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19
MAR
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: 8.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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24
MAR
Percy Manning Centenary Concert: Magpie Lane +HQMD
St Andrew's Church (Oxford)

Artists performing are Oxford folk band Magpie Lane with dancing by Headington Quarry Morris Dancers. Come and meet Percy ManningPercy Manning was the first proper Morris dance researcher. Everybody knows that it all began when Cecil Sharp met William Kimber and the…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 881896
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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: 8.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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01
APR
HUNGERFORD Mum2mum market
John O' Gaunt School

Saturday 1 April 2017 10.30am‐12.30pmJohn O Gaunt School Priory Rd Hungerford RG17 0ANCome along to the LAUNCH SALE of Mum2mum market Hungerford The popular Mum2mum market sales have been running throughout 2016 in Thatcham and Newbury and now we are expanding to…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07824 552322
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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: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
APR
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: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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14
APR
The Zoots Sounds of the Sixties Show
The Beacon

The Zoots: 60s ShowFriday 14 April 8.00pm Doors open 7.30pm£14 ticketsTickets available via our Box Office 01235 763 465THE ZOOTS are ComingAnd Theyre Bringing the Hits of the 60sThe ZOOTS are impossible not to like ‐ The StageTHE ZOOTS are here…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07887 990400
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16
APR
COMBE MILL in STEAM Sun 16th April 2017
Combe Mill

COMBE MILL in STEAM Sun 16th April 2017Themed:‐ Steam Engines at the MillEnjoy this working industrial Museum with its late 19th Century Steam Beam Engine working Waterwheel Dual Blacksmiths Forge.Alongside all…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01993 358694
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18
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: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 12.5 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: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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06
MAY
Ascend Through Sound - A Temple Gathering
The Wellbeing Centre

Music to touch the heart still the mind and heal the soul.Alexandra Gabriel blends her stunning vocal range cello and piano into unique compositions creating a sound that may be classified as new age but when experienced can only be described as…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: +441635 552874
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13
MAY
Family Fun Day
Stanford in the Vale Village Hall

Family Fun Day & Chocolate Tea PartyIn memory of Baby Emma Kate Braddy11 May 2007 1 July 2007Stanford in the Vale Village HallFaringdon SN7 8LRSaturday 13th May 201712:00 17:00Free AdmissionFun for all the Family in memory of Baby Emma Kate…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07966 255721
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20
MAY
Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair
Didcot Civic Hall

Launched in 2015 the Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair is a relative newcomer to the UKs toy train and collecting scene but has quickly established a reputation for attracting leading dealers with a great variety of stock. Staged four times a year…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07708 385061
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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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