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
MAR
Collabro
New Theatre Oxford

Collabro at New Theatre Oxford in Oxford on Friday 06 March 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 for…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAR
Redlight Switch
O2 Academy Oxford

Redlight Switch at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Friday 06 March 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 Redlight Switch live in the…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
Day Out With Thomas
Didcot Railway Centre

Thomas is a regular visitor to Didcot Railway Centre where he is welcomed by his friends the Great Western engines.Meet Thomas and his friends Duck & Diesel and The Fat Controller Sir Topham Hatt who will be keeping an eye on everything…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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07
MAR
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
MAR
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
MAR
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
New Theatre Oxford

Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at New Theatre Oxford in Oxford on Monday 09 March 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…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

10
MAR
Australian Pink Floyd
New Theatre Oxford

Australian Pink Floyd is the band to see when it comes to Pink Floyd tributes. More than just an average cover band Aussie Pink Floyd meticulously strives to recreate the ground‐breaking work of the iconic…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
MAR
The Australian Pink Floyd Show
New Theatre Oxford

Emerging back in 1988 the original and credible Floyd act TAPFS has been getting bigger and better ever since. The band were described by Floyd drummer Nick Mason on BBC 5 Live as Very…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
MAR
Show & Tell presents - Josie Long: Cara Josephine
The North Wall Arts Centre

Three‐time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and cult optimist is back with her most personal show to date ‐ about love and being outdoorsy as a bear.Josie is the star of Radio Fours All Of The Planets Wonders and Short Cuts ‐ as…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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11
MAR
Sleaford Mods
O2 Academy Oxford

Sleaford Mods at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Wednesday 11 March 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

12
MAR
Dylan Moran
New Theatre Oxford

Dylan Moran star of Black Books Shaun of the Dead and Run Fat Boy Run is about to spread a little happiness with a brand new tour for 2011. Ageing religion kids relationships…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
MAR
The Eradication of Schizophrenia, Western Lapland
The North Wall Arts Centre

Critically acclaimed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014 this new work from Ridiculusmus is a dual family drama about recovery from schizophrenia.The play simultaneously stages the first psychotic episodes of a mother and son as they navigate stress and change with fantastical…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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13
MAR
Katherine Jenkins
New Theatre Oxford

Katherine Jenkins first rose to stardom in 1998. She is a hugely popular Welsh Mezzo soprano and classical musician. Jenkins graduated with honours from the Royal Academy of Music then worked as a freelance singing…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

13
MAR
Mobb Deep
O2 Academy Oxford

Mobb Deep at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Friday 13 March 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

14
MAR
Paul Carrack
New Theatre Oxford

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAR
The Alarm
O2 Academy Oxford

The Alarm are a Welsh New Wave alt rock band that got together in 1978. The Alarm remained strictly a underground success until discovered by U2 and brought out on tour as their opening…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
MAR
Mums come free!
Snakes and Ladders

Snakes and Ladders believe a happy child is a happy Mum so they are inviting Mums to come free on Mothers Day Sunday 15 March. Remember to bring your voucher from facebook ‐www.facebook.comsnakesabingdon…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 522227
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17
MAR
Fire Exit presents - Long Live The Little Knife
The North Wall Arts Centre

Long Live The Little Knife is a dynamic absurd and uplifting theatre piece about forgery castration and blind drunkenness.Liz and Tom are small‐time con‐artists who need £250000 to buy their way out of a turf war. Their mission is to be the…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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17
MAR
Duke Special
O2 Academy Oxford

For his thousands of fans he is known as Duke Special. But for his family friends and loved ones he is their dear Peter Wilson. Lisburn North Ireland witnessed the birth of this very…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
MAR
Warwick Arts Centre/China Plate - Confirmation
The North Wall Arts Centre

Working with research into the phenomenon of confirmation bias Confirmation is an attempt to have an honorable dialogue real and imagined with political extremism. To find out how we believe what we believe and how we can end up so far apart.…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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22
MAR
Tony Hawks
Glee Club Oxford

Join comedian author and film‐maker Tony Hawks for a night of storytelling stand‐up musical comedy and film clips to create 2 hours of fun.…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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22
MAR
Whatever The Weather
The North Wall Arts Centre

M6 Theatres imaginative new production is set in the charming world of a traditional Alpine Weather House. When the little woman comes out its going to be sunny When the little man comes out its going to rain The two characters couldnt…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 319450
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23
MAR
Derren Brown
New Theatre Oxford

Derren Brown is a British illusionist and magician born in London England. While at university a show performed by hypnotist Martin Taylor inspired him to learn the art of illusion hypnosis and sleight of…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

23
MAR
Hunter and The Bear
O2 Academy Oxford

Hunter and The Bear at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Monday 23 March 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…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
MAR
The Stranglers
O2 Academy Oxford

The Stranglers are pleased to announce a full UK tour in March 2012 the band have been busy in the studio writing and recording their seventeenth studio album which is due for release next year.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
MAR
Camphill Foundation: World Wide Weave
The North Wall Arts Centre

This exhibition brings together the artistic achievements of people with learning disabilities living and working together in 61 intentional communities in 18 countries.From California and Vancouver in the west to India and Vietnam in the east from Norway to South Africa children…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01865 319450
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25
MAR
Stiff Little Fingers
O2 Academy Oxford

Belfast‐based punk‐rock band 'Stiff Little Fingers' first hit the music scene in 1977. They split after 6 years and 4 albums then later reformed in the late 1980s and continue to record and tour today.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
MAR
Young Guns
O2 Academy Oxford

English alternative rock group 'Young Guns' hail from High Wycombe Buckinghamshire. Their debut album was released in 2010 and titled 'All Our Kings are Dead'. The success of this album lead to sell‐out tours across…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
MAR
Awake Projects present - Awake LOVE Orchestra
The North Wall Arts Centre

Members of Awake Projects multi‐talented ensemble perform a unique fusion of folk choral and popular music transports.Awake LOVE Orchestra has been entertaining audiences all over Europe since 2009. Formed by members of Awake Projects multi‐talented ensemble this unique fusion of folk choral…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 319450
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29
MAR
Pooh Sticks Championships
Day's Lock

Line up line up for the next Pooh Sticks championship ‐ drop a stick off a bridge and watch it float downstream to see whose stick reaches the finishing line first.Once youve twigged it its fantastic. A completely unique event which…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Bizarre

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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