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
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Russell Kane & Friends
Glee Club Oxford

Russell Kane ‐ star of Live at the Apollo The Royal Variety Show Live at the Electric and more ‐ is stopping off at all The Glee Clubs on an exclusive comedy jolly. Hell be introducing his favourite comedians and treating you…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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02
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FREE taster session at the Newbury Rock Choir
Kurnock Atrium - St Bartholomew's School

The local Newbury choir is run by Berkshire based musician Katherine Penn. The Newbury branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Newbury community causes and events the local branches of Rock…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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03
FEB
FREE taster session at the Thatcham Rock Choir
Thatcham Baptist Church

The Thatcham Rock Choir is led by local musician Katherine Penn. We are the local community choir with the national reputation ‐ join the Thatcham Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as Fantastic. Whilst retaining our community…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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04
FEB
FREE taster session at the Newbury/Thatcham Rock C
Majendie Hall

Your local Newbury choir is run by Berkshire based musician Katherine Penn. Rock Choir is unequalled in the opportunities we can offer our members ‐ from performing at top music and arts venues like Wembley Stadium for Saracens v Harlequins in 2012…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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04
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FREE taster session at the Oxford Rock Choir
Cheney School Dining Hall

The Oxford Rock Choir is led by local musician Katherine Penn. Over the past few years Rock Choir has become firmly ingrained on the national consciousness with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and emphasis on supporting local communities.…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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04
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King Charles
O2 Academy Oxford

When you are a classically trained musician who has mastered the guitar piano and cello in addition to singing I guess we can forgive you for taking the stage name King Charles. Real name Charles…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
FEB
FREE taster session at the Abingdon Rock Choir
Upper Room

The local Abingdon choir is run by singerpianist Katherine Penn. Our choir is made up of many locals who never thought they could sing or hadnt found the right outlet for their secret singing in the car or shower. I dont think…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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05
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FREE taster session at the Didcot Rock Choir
Ladygrove Community Centre

The Didcot Rock Choir is led by local musician Katherine Penn. Over the past few years Rock Choir has entered British peoples hearts with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and emphasis on supporting local communities. With performances at…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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06
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Charlie Simpson
O2 Academy Oxford

Charlie Simpson has long and varied career behind him despite being just twenty‐six. He began as a teenager with pop band Busted a highly successful act with huge sales and two Brit Awards that paved…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
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Saxon
O2 Academy Oxford

Getting their start way back in 1976 as a band named slightly foully as S.O.B. when you look at Saxon the name they chose and stuck with a year later you are looking at true…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
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Waze Odyssey
O2 Academy Oxford

Waze Odyssey at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Friday 06 February 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Waze Odyssey live in the…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
FEB
The Best In Live Stand-up
Glee Club Oxford

The Best In Live Stand‐up Comedy ‐ 4 brilliant comics from the top of the UK & International comedy circuit.…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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07
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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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07
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The Devil’s Violin present - The Forbidden Door
The North Wall Arts Centre

With their visceral combination of live music and dynamic storytelling The Devils Violin has been weaving an enchantment of melody and mystery since 2006. Drawing on influences from Folk and World to Jazz and Classical the music and story work as one…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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07
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Gaz Coombes
O2 Academy Oxford

After the success of his criticallyacclaimed debut solo album Gaz Coombes Presents... Here Come The Bombs Gaz Coombes has lined up some headline dates and is playing at O2 Academy Birmingham this October.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
FEB
Rae Morris
O2 Academy Oxford

Rae Morris at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Sunday 08 February 2015. 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

10
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Gorgon City
O2 Academy Oxford

Gorgon City at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Tuesday 10 February 2015. 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

13
FEB
Decorate a Valentine’s Cupcake
Snakes and Ladders

On Friday 13th February children can go crazy with the sprinkles and decorate a free sweet treat for their Sweetheart at Snakes and Ladders The cake decorating session runs from 11am to 12noon.Youll need a voucher from facebook to join in at…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01278 751595
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13
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OperaUpClose presents - The Marriage of Figaro
The North Wall Arts Centre

Olivier Award winning OperaUpClose return to Oxford with their hit production of Mozarts joyous The Marriage of Figaro. Bursting with great tunes laugh‐out‐loud comedy and powerful insights into what it is to be human its little wonder that The Marriage of Figaro…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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13
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The Staves
O2 Academy Oxford

The Staves at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Friday 13 February 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

15
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David O'Doherty
Glee Club Oxford

David ODoherty presents a new show of talking and songs. One man. One small keyboard. With batteries. And a chair. And a mic.…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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15
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Hudson Taylor
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Hudson Taylor at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Sunday 15 February 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…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
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Sam Bailey
New Theatre Oxford

Winner of series ten of The X Factor in 2013 Sam Bailey has gone from strength to strength and is now in the enviable position of being a highly sought after performing artist. Following…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

16
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Bears Den
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Bears Den at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Monday 16 February 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…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
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The Used
O2 Academy Oxford

The Used at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Tuesday 17 February 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

18
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858
O2 Academy Oxford

858 at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 18 February 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest 858 tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
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36 Crazyfists
O2 Academy Oxford

Four‐piece meta band from Alaska 36 Crazyfists have released six studio albums to date and have played at a number of European festivals including the UK Download Festival. After signing with Roadrunner Records the…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
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Jungle
O2 Academy Oxford

Jungle at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Friday 20 February 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 GetMeIn…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
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The Magic Porridge Pot And other tasty tales
The North Wall Arts Centre

These three yummy yarns which you know so well are served with unexpected spices and quirky flavours along with Widdershins trademark ingredients of puppets pop‐up sets and original music. Bon Appetit…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 319450
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21
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Dapper Laughs
O2 Academy Oxford

Dapper Laughs at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Saturday 21 February 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Dapper Laughs live in the…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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