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

26
JUN
Oxford 100km/50km
Oxpens Meadows

From the start at Oxpens Meadows the route follows beautiful country lanes across the Chiltern Hills to the finish where you can enjoy refreshments live music and a well‐earned drink in the beer tent…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01179 897080
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26
JUN
Ross & Rachel
The Old Fire Station

After an incredible highly acclaimed sell‐out run at Edinburgh Fringe 2015 Ross & Rachel by Olivier‐nominated James Fritz heads to New York for this years Brits Off Broadway Festival before embarking on a UK Tour. During its Edinburgh run Molly Vevers was…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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27
JUN
Saul Williams
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Saul Williams at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Monday 27 June 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Saul Williams live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
JUL
Andrew Lawrence
Glee Club Oxford

UncensoredSubversive and intelligent comedy from star of Live at the Apollo and BBC Radio 4 sitcom There Is No Escape. His sixth UK tour in consecutive years an evening of honest fearless and uncompromising stand‐up. No joke is unacceptable. No subject off‐limits.…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08714 720400
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09
JUL
family fun day
Millets Farm Centre

The fun starts at 10am and weve something for everyone from the baby ball pool and inflatables to skills sessions with Oxford United players. Play giant garden games or buy tickets for our raffle with some fabulous prizes and watch out were…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

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10
JUL
Teddy Bears' Picnic & Family Funday
Didcot Railway Centre

In partnership with the Ronald McDonald House Charity.Unlimited train rides on Steam and Diesel TrainsTeddy Bear displaysTeddy Crump will be entertaining in the Picnic AreaChildrens Activities and Crafts in the Picnic AreaStory ReadingRailway themed Teddy TrailCompetitions for Bearsand morePlease note there is…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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10
JUL
KRSOne
O2 Academy Oxford

KRSOne at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Sunday 10 July 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 for…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
JUL
Hamlet
University Parks

Join Creation Theatre this summer as we set up shop amongst the beautiful 70 acres of riverside parkland that make up University Parks. Our troop of travelling storytellers will transform the parks into the royal palace of Elsinore home of Denmarks young…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07845 989308
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14
JUL
CLD - The Real Lewis Carroll
St Columba’s United Reformed Church

CLD The Real Lewis Carroll tells the real story of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson CLD the shy young mathematician at Christ Church College who wrote the Alice books as Lewis Carroll. This ultimate Oxford musical uses his absurd Alice characters text and…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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16
JUL
Simply Red
Newbury Racecourse

Simply Red announced their retirement in 2010 after 25 years of musical success. The British soul group fronted by Manchester‐lad Mick Hucknall are thought to have sold over 50 million albums world wide and entertained…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
JUL
Mum2mum Market Thatcham
Thatcham Catholic Hall

Sunday 17 July 3‐5pm Thatcham Catholic Hall Bath Road Thatcham RG18 3AG Buy top quality pre‐loved baby childrens maternity and pregnancy clothes toys books and equipment at a fraction of their high street price ‐ all great brands in top condition.…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07824 552322
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29
JUL
The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
The Northcourt

The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees and they faithfully recreate the music without recourse to backing…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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12
AUG
Beres Hammond
O2 Academy Oxford

Beres Hammond at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Friday 12 August 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

31
AUG
Echo and the Bunnymen
O2 Academy Oxford

Liverpudlian group Echo and the Bunnymen first formed back in 1978 and released their debut album Crocodiles two years later in 1980 winning them critical acclaim and chart success. Their subsequent albums Heaven Up…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
SEP
35th Conference of the European Bone
The Examination Schools - Oxford University

.The conference will be held in the historic Examination Schools in the centre of Oxford which we believe will give you a great opportunity to enjoy the city while also experiencing an interesting and stimulating conference. You will be able to visit…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: +4570 200305
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04
SEP
Against Breast Cancer Breast Walk Ever
Abingdon Bridge

Take a walk on the pink side help us to beat breast cancer Against Breast Cancers Breast Walk Ever is back for its third yearOur day‐time walking full half marathon or 10k is open to men women children and even dogs Join…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01235 534211
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05
SEP
Conquer Kilimanjaro with Helen & Douglas House
Helen & Douglas House

In September 2016 Helen & Douglas House are running their first ever bespoke Kilimanjaro Climb. The adventure is open to anyone aged 16 and over requires no climbing experience and will help support the amazing work of Helen & Douglas House. Participants…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01865 799150
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17
SEP
OXFORD mum2mum market
St Gregory the Great School

Award winning Mum2mum Market is launching in OXFORDAs seen on Dragons Den our nearly new sale in Oxford will have 25 stalls of high quality nearly new items and a small selection of businesses offering goods and services of interest to…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07771 915495
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21
SEP
Innovation and Disruption in the Energy Sector
St John's College

The British Institute of Energy Economics BIEE Oxford conference is a two day research conference that seeks to understand the drivers of change in energy both positive and negative. The conference is aimed at energy analysts researchers strategy and policy thinkers from…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01296 747916
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22
SEP
James Acaster
Glee Club Oxford

ResetJames Acaster finds himself with something to look forward to. Something hes always wanted. Something we all want. Join the Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show Nominee 2015 2014 2013 & 2012 as he tours another uniquely brilliant show.Theres no one better…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08714 720400
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22
SEP
Gary Numan
O2 Academy Oxford

Gary Numan was a pioneer in the early electronic scene confounding the contemporary music press with his androgynous stage presence and signature technique of feeding synthesizer hooks through guitar effect pedals. His most famous single…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
SEP
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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25
SEP
Sean Lock
New Theatre Oxford

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
SEP
Isy Suttie
Glee Club

Award‐winning comedian writer songwriter and actress tours her brand new show. Copies of Isys new book The Actual One will also be available for purchase on the evening during a signing session after the show…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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01
OCT
Beth Orton
O2 Academy Oxford

Beth Orton at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Saturday 01 October 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Beth Orton tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
OCT
The Kills
O2 Academy Oxford

Rock band The Kills consists of American Alison Mosshart and Brit Jamie Hince. Having released their fourth studio album Blood Pressures in April 2011 the band are renowned for their anti‐music industry attitude yet perform…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
OCT
Elis James & John Robins
Glee Club Oxford

The Elis James & John Robins Experience Oners Retro Oners PCDs Finally a chance to truly taste the vibe Elis James and John Robins take their hit podcast on the road 14‐16 year old must be accompanied by an adult with ticket…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08714 720400
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07
OCT
UB40
O2 Academy Oxford

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
OCT
Union J
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

This English four‐piece boy band formed through the ninth series of The X Factor in 2012 in which they finished fourth. Signing up with Sony in 2012 their debut single was released in June…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
OCT
Aurora
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

Aurora at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Tuesday 11 October 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

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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