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Welcome to Oxford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Oxford - 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 Oxford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Oxford

20
JUL
Summer Vibes Festival at Westgate Oxford
Westgate Oxford

The free event at the Rooftop Terrace on Saturday July 20th includes yoga sessions live music DJ sets makeup tutorials and more.Kicking off the event Victors and Buzz Gym will host special rooftop yoga sessions from 9am to 11am offering stunning views…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 08004 102010
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21
JUL
First UK Li Mei-Shu Exhibition
Westgate Oxford

Westgate Oxford alongside the Li Mei‐Shu Gallery in Taiwan and Snowflake Books will host the first ever UK exhibition by Taiwanese painter sculptor and politician Li Mei‐Shu.An exhibition of Lis artworks will be held on the Westgate Roof Terrace from 21 July…

Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 263600
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27
JUL
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…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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30
JUL
Speed Dating in Oxford
The Slug and Lettuce

Oxford Speed DatingHow speed dating in Oxford worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Oxford. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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09
AUG
The Comedy of Errors
Millets Farm Centre

Folky Theatre present Shakespeares classic tale of mistaken identities. After being separated from their twins in a shipwreck Antipholus and his servant Dromio go to Ephesus to find them. The other set of twins live in Ephesus and the new arrivals cause…

TEL: 01698 854409
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28
AUG
Mister Magnolia
Millets Farm Centre

Mister Magnolia has many things such as an old trumpet that goes rooty‐toot some very fat owls learning to hoot a big purple dinosaur whos a magnificent brute two sisters who play the flute and even a swimming pool. But he still…

TEL: 01698 854409
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09
SEP
Physics meets Biology, September 2019, Oxford, UK
University of Oxford, Clarendon Laboratory

Biologically inspired Physics is an extraordinarily wide field covering the behaviour of systems from single molecular machines to organisms and even ecosystems. Physics Meets Biology 2019 will provide a view of the most recent and exciting research across a broad range of…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 4402074 704840
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14
SEP
Oxford Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'Vine to Wine
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…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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16
SEP
Build a Rocket
The Oxford Playhouse

Following international acclaim and an award‐winning run at the Adelaide Fringe Festival this powerful and uplifting one‐woman show about a young mother from Scarborough returns to embark on an extensive UK tour. Winner of the Holden Street Theatres Edinburgh Fringe Award 2018…

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19
SEP
Sindhu Vee: Sandhog
The North Wall Arts Centre

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2018 Sindhu Vee extends her UK tour due to popular demand with her critically acclaimed show Sandhog.Loving your children spouse and ageing parents in that order please dont tell my mother is very hard work very…

TEL: 01865 319450
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05
OCT
Foreverland Oxford Psychedelic Carnival
O2 Academy Oxford

The Worlds most magical club night returns for an all night long party like no other.. prepare for a scintillating explosion of the senses Expect surreal spectacles and mysterious moments as Foreverland invites you to dance at our most outlandish theme yet…

Category: Nightclubs

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17
OCT
Adam Rowe
The Bullingdon

PINNACLE TOUR 2019Pinnacle is a brand new hour of brutally honest opinionated no holds barred stand‐up from DAVEs Best Joke Of The Edinburgh Fringe Winner Liverpool Comedian Of The Year Winner and English Comedian Of The Year Finalist; Adam Rowe. His online…

TEL: 08714 720400
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22
OCT
Jimeoin: Ramble On!
The North Wall Arts Centre

Superb world‐class stand‐up from the Irishman from Australia acclaimed worldwide as one of live comedys true masters as Jimeoin brings his brilliantly observed ever‐evolving and hilarious comedy to The North Wall for one night only as part of his latest smash‐hit tour.Jimeoin…

TEL: 01865 319450
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03
NOV
Hoovering: Live Podcast
The Glee Club Oxford

HOOVERING: LIVE PODCASTThe podcast all about eating: live. Host Jessica Fostekew The Guilty Feminist Cuckoo and Motherland joins a panel of celebrity guests to share some interesting local grub as well as their funniest and most brilliant stories about scoffing it. Recommended…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08714 720400
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08
NOV
Glenn More
The Glee Club Oxford

LOVE DONT LIVE HERE GLENNY MOORE TOUR 2019Glenn Moore star of Mock The Week The Stand Up Sketch Show and Absolute Radio presents his first solo UK tour full of the distinctive jokes and offbeat gags weve learned to accept from him.Moores…

TEL: 08714 720400
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17
NOV
Spontaneous Potter
The Glee Club Oxford

Spontaneous Potter is an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play based on an audience suggestion of a fanfiction title. An entirely new Potter adventure is magically improvised on the spotwith live musical accompaniment Brought to you by the comedy improvisers…

TEL: 08714 720400
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07
DEC
Absolute Bowie: The Legacy Tour comes to Oxford th
O2 Academy Oxford

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowies new Legacy Tour is named after the Greatest Hits album released in 2016 and takes us on a musical journey of…

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Tourist Attractions


Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace, the Formal Gardens and Park are now open daily until 29th October.From 1st November, the Palace, Park and Gardens are open Wednesdays through to Sundays until 10th December. Situated just 8 miles from Oxford on A44, the Palace was created a World Heritage site in 1987…

Oxford Castle

If you thought Oxford was just about elegant spires and world‐class academia then think again brbrOxford CastleUnlocked reveals Oxford's less well known history, one that's rich with tales of great escapes, betrayal and even romanceall within the walls of this ancient castle and prison.brbrbrbrThe…

Museum of Oxford

The Museum of Oxford is the only museum that is dedicated to the history of Oxford and its University.Town Hall, Oxford The museum is located in the historic Town Hall, and the entrance is off St Aldate's on the corner of Blue Boar Street.…

Oxfordshire Museum

Situated at the heart of the historic town of Woodstock, the award‐winning redevelopment of Fletcher's House provides a home for the new county museum.Set in attractive gardens, the new museum celebrates Oxfordshire in all its diversity and features collections of local history, art, archaeology, landscape and wildlife as…

Pitt Rivers Museum

The Pitt Rivers Museum is the University of Oxford's museum of anthropology and world archaeology.Founded in 1884 following a gift to the University from General Pitt Rivers it retains its unique period atmosphere with dense displays of artefacts, many in the original wooden display cabinets. …

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…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Oxford? See our list of attractions in Oxford, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


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