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

01
MAY
Bellowhead
Town Hall Oxford

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
MAY
Lethal Bizzle
O2 Academy Oxford

Lethal Bizzle returns to the UK touring circuit with his highly anticipated Dench Party Tour in 2014 following on the release of his new almighty body slammer of a tune Steve Austin Hammrd Produced…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
MAY
Nijinsky's Last Jump
North Wall Arts Centre

Impeccably researched & beautifully performed The GuardianNijinskys Last Jump combines theatre and dance to evoke the legendary 20th century dancers journey from global success to the desolate isolation of mental illness.As the passionate obsession of the young Nijinsky comes face to…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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04
MAY
The Fairy Queen
Oxford Playhouse

Magical mischief sublime music and midsummer madness collide in Henry Purcells playful reworking of Shakespeares A Midsummer Nights Dream.When forbidden lovers Hermia and Lysander elope to the woods they stumble into a world of warring fairies and raging passions. The fairy…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 305305
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04
MAY
The Bluetones
O2 Academy Oxford

The Bluetones at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 04 May 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…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
MAY
Untold Stories - Hymn & Cocktail Sticks
The Watermill Theatre

Warm witty and poignant Untold Stories is a double bill of memoirs from one of the nations most successful yet self‐effacing playwrights whose work for the stage includes The History Boys and The Madness of King George.In Hymn a play set to…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 0163 546044
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05
MAY
Less Than Jake
O2 Academy Oxford

Less Than Jake at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Thursday 05 May 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Less Than Jake live…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAY
Am I Dead Yet?
North Wall Arts Centre

Death is no longer a moment. It is a process. A process that can be reversed.Two friends talking and singing about what happens when we die how we think about dying and most importantly how some of us might be brought back.Performed…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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06
MAY
Introduction to Muscle Testing - Oxford, UK
Wolfson College

Learn accurate and reliable Muscle Testing kinesiology from HeartSpeak Innovator ‐ Dr Anne Jensen.Learn from HeartSpeak Innovator ‐ Dr Anne Jensen:‐ Important findings from her research on muscle testing.‐ Principles of valid muscle testing.‐ Basic muscle testing procedures.‐ What to test for...…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: (07)56 412202
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07
MAY
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: 5.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07708 385061
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07
MAY
HeartSpeak Level 1 - Oxford, UK
Wolfson College

Explore your emotional world with HeartSpeak. Learn this holistic drugless and non‐invasive new discipline of emotional healing from HeartSpeak Innovator ‐ Dr Anne Jensen For anyone interested in this new discipline of emotional healing regardless if you are already a practitioner or…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: (07)56 412202
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08
MAY
Against Breast Cancer Classic Bike Ride
Harwell Campus

Now in its 11th year this is a fabulous cycling event and fantastic opportunity to explore Oxfordshires stunning countryside. The route passes through pretty villages & lush spring countryside alongside the River Thames as it winds from South Oxfordshire up to Abingdon…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01235 534211
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09
MAY
Folk conexions: Garth Knox, Unni Lovlid
North Wall Arts Centre

The UK premiere of a collaboration to excite both contemporary and traditional music fans. Renowned viola player Garth Knox playing viola damore and medieval fiddle and one of Norways most versatile singers Unni Lvlid find a shared passion for folk music intoxicated…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 319450
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09
MAY
Yes
New Theatre Oxford

Over the course of a remarkable 40‐year career that has time and again redefined the boundaries of rock YES have become renowned for their live performances since being formed in 1968 by Chris Squire and…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
MAY
Rend Collective
O2 Academy Oxford

Rend Collective at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 11 May 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: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
MAY
Fake it 'til you Make it
North Wall Arts Centre

Award‐winning artist Bryony Kimmings heart‐breaking and life‐affirming new show about clinical depression and men.Bryony is an outrageous hilarious and fearless performance artist from London.Tim is an outrageous hilarious and fearless account manager from a top advertising agency.Bryony and Tim are a couple.…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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12
MAY
Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra: Schumann Series III
The Sheldonian Theatre

MOZART Divertimento in B flat major K. 137Concerto for Flute and Harp in C major K. 299SCHUMANN Symphony No. 3 in E flat major Op. 97 RhenishAnthony RobbfluteLucy WakefordharpMarios PapadopoulosconductorBrimming with youthful energy Mozarts 1772 Divertimento in B flat blends charm and…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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12
MAY
Oxfordshire Military Community Careers Event
Kassam Stadium

This event provides the Armed Forces Community AFC with a great opportunity to meet and network with potential future employers and find out more about the various industry sectors available.Register for the event today and you get the latest updates and information…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 011602 545477
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12
MAY
Bill Bailey
New Theatre Oxford

One of the funniest live comics doing the rounds Bill Bailey manages to combine comedy and music to perfection. Following on from last years sell‐out shows Bill has announced his new tour for his…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
MAY
Wheatus
O2 Academy Oxford

New York based Wheatus were formed by band member Brendan B. Brown in 1995 with the help of brother Peter Brown on drums Philip Jiminez on keyboards and Rich Liegey on bass starting out playing…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAY
CALM: Save the Male!
North Wall Arts Centre

Being silent isnt being strong.An evening of live music in aid of CALM Campaign Against Living Miserably ‐ an organisation dedicated to preventing male suicide through challenging masculine stereotypes and encouraging men to talk.Suicide is the single biggest killer of men under…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 319450
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15
MAY
Meadow
North Wall Arts Centre

Created by Little Angel Associate Artist Greta CloughThe grass remembers. It remembers you. It remembers me. And it remembers the animals that called the meadow home.Time changes everything. In a post human world only the grass remembers the way things used to…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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19
MAY
Blind Man's Song
North Wall Arts Centre

While a blind man walks around his room with unsteady steps a story of love hope courage and unquenchable vision unfolds.Ahead of an international tour and following sell‐out runs at the 2015 London International Mime Festival Latitude and the Edinburgh Fringe critically‐acclaimed…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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21
MAY
Mum2mum Market Nearly New sale - Newbury
St Gabriel's School Newbury

Buy top quality pre‐loved baby childrens and maternity clothes toys books and equipment at a fraction of their high street price ‐ all great brands in top condition. At Mum2mum markets there is huge variety of just about EVERYTHING Come along and…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07824 552322
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25
MAY
A Sideways Look - Clive Wright
North Wall Arts Centre

Monday ‐ Friday 10am ‐ 4pm Sat 12pm ‐ 4pmThis is Clive Wrights fifteenth solo exhibition. Over time the look of his pictures has inevitably changed although his core interests remain unaltered. He admires many European works of art especially those that…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01865 319450
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25
MAY
Gordon Lightfoot
New Theatre Oxford

Gordon Lightfoot at New Theatre Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 25 May 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…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
MAY
Ivo Pogorelich and the Oxford Philharmonic
The Sheldonian Theatre

SCHUMANN Symphony No. 1 in B flat major Op. 38CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor Op. 21Ivo PogorelichpianoMarios PapadopoulosconductorIvo Pogorelichs breathtaking presence in the world of classical music has spanned over forty years while his iconic artistry and compelling performances…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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31
MAY
The Temper Trap
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

The Temper Trap at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Tuesday 31 May 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch The Temper Trap…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
JUN
Sara Pascoe
Glee Club

Sara Pascoe is a human animal and so are you. The show is a mixture of completely true stories about Tony Blair Oedipus Rex and the wildlife of Lewisham plus a load of stories that dont sound true at all about Jason…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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06
JUN
Public Image Ltd
O2 Academy Oxford

When John Johnny Rotten Lydon left the Sex Pistols and formed Public Image Ltd to say it was a big change is a big understatement. Gone was the punk rock image and conventions and what…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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