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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
SEP
AUTUMN EQUINOX - Sound Immersion - Gong and Drum
Wytham Village Hall

WHAT YOU WILL EXPERIENCE:At this event you will be immersed in a kaleidoscope of rhythm and harmony created by the healing gong and shamanic drum. The magnificent breadth depth and diversity of sounds that these instruments create is unlike anything we experience…

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22
SEP
Rachel Parris
The North Wall Arts Centre

Viral sensation Rachel Parris star of BBCs The Mash Report presents a comedy show packed with stand‐up song sketch and inevitably a sideways swipe at society.In this tour show she showcases some of her best bits from her trademark comic anthems to…

TEL: 01865 319450
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22
SEP
Learn how to make The Law of Attraction work for
The King's Centre

You will discover:‐How to create your ideal reality ‐Understand the hidden untapped power within you. ‐ How significant a role the human mind plays in shaping our lives and the world around us.Please be prepared this…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07788 680129
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24
SEP
Joanna Vestey: Conditions of Knowledge
The North Wall Arts Centre

Joanna Vestey continues her photographic exploration into spaces and objects that relate to the production and holding of knowledge. Best known for her large format interior images made in physical spaces of academia such as libraries and lecture theatres these new abstract…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01865 319450
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26
SEP
The Fishermen
The North Wall Arts Centre

In a small Nigerian town Ben and Obembe along with their two older brothers slip away to fish at a forbidden river. Unnoticed and carefree they continue until one day the prophecy of a madman changes the course of their lives forever.Based…

TEL: 01865 319450
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27
SEP
Speed Dating in Oxford
Be At One

Oxford Speed DatingAbout Speed Dating in Oxford EventsAt one of our Oxford Speed Dating events you will have four minutes to chat to each date. Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to…

Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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29
SEP
The Star Seekers
The North Wall Arts Centre

Want to fly to the moon Visit a space station Become an astronautStar Seekers Alph Betty and Gammo need your help to save Oxfords space stationcollect every orb and delve into the great unanswered question of the universe: whatdo astronauts really have…

TEL: 01865 319450
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30
SEP
Blowzabella - French bal *40th Anniversary Tour*
Kennington Village Hall

Blowzabella is a genuinely unique band that makes an inimitable driving drone‐based sound played with a fabulous sense of melody rhythmic expertise and sheer feeling. They compose their own music which is influenced by English and European traditional folk music and song.Andy…

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01
OCT
Inspiring People: Darcey Bussell
The North Wall Arts Centre

As part of our Inspiring People series award‐winning composer George Fenton introduces Dame Darcey Bussell renowned former Principal with The Royal Ballet. Not only the most famous British ballerina of her generation Darcey Bussell has gone on to undertake extensive broadcast work…

TEL: 01865 319450
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02
OCT
We Can Time Travel
The North Wall Arts Centre

Dom has found a message hidden in a cassette tape his grandad sent to him 15years ago. Some people think its a key. A key to time travel. Join Dom as he takesus back to the day that his grandfather was lost…

TEL: 01865 319450
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04
OCT
DIR/Floortime Course - Oxford
Friends' Meeting House

The Developmental Individual Differences Relationship‐based DIR Model uses joyful play Floortime between parents and their child to support social emotional and cognitive growth and happiness.DIRFloortime is a comprehensive relationship‐based Model of intervention for families with autistic children. This is a 2 day…

Category: Miscellaneous

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04
OCT
Harry And Chris Save The World
The North Wall Arts Centre

After sell‐out runs of their 2016 and 2017 shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Harry Baker and Chris Read have been featured three times on The Russell Howard Hour Sky and have been touring regularly around the UK.Last year they prevented a apocalypse…

TEL: 01865 319450
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06
OCT
Enchanted Forest Rave in Oxford
O2 Academy Oxford

The Worlds most magical club night transforms Oxfords most famous indoor venue into an enchanted forest for a night of immersive raving..What to expect Watch here ‐ bit.lyFLUKAftermovie Headline DJsLive Acts Walkabout Characters Immersive Themed DcorProps L.E.D &…

Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02089 641682
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07
OCT
Jamali Maddix
The Glee Club Oxford

VAPE LORDCritically acclaimed comedian and host of Vicelands Hate Thy Neighbour Jamali Maddix is embarking on his first World Tour. Hell be bringing brutally honest and unflinching material on the state of society along with personal tales from his travels around the…

TEL: 08714 720400
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08
OCT
One Life Stand
The North Wall Arts Centre

When we can have sex whenever we want with whomever we want why settle for a normal relationship With the promise of fresh excitement just a swipe away is Kats long‐term lover really her lifelong dreamOne Life Stand is a late‐night search…

TEL: 01865 319450
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10
OCT
The Society of Wood Engravers
The North Wall Arts Centre

The Society of Wood Engravers returns to The North Wall this October to open its national touring exhibition with an entirely new selection of amazing relief prints. Over one hundred wood engravings woodcuts and linocuts made by artists as near as Summertown…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01865 319450
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12
OCT
WOLF
The North Wall Arts Centre

Welcome to Shadow City a hellhole of a city but a city nonethelessDetective Jay Walker is dead and with no leads and a case colder thanice. Itsup to his ex‐partner Patrick Nobody calls me Patrick Wolf to bust some imaginaryheads and find…

TEL: 01865 319450
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13
OCT
OCM: Gwyneth Herbert
The North Wall Arts Centre

When was the last time you wrote a letter Tag swipe meme like: the way we communicate is constantly changing. Letters I Havent Written invites you on a voyage into the lost art of letter writing through music and film by award‐winning…

TEL: 01865 319450
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16
OCT
The Mountaintop
The North Wall Arts Centre

April 3 1968. The smell of cigarettes and coffee hangs thick in the air as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. winds down from a day of preaching and marching.An intimate look into the quieter moments of Kings life The Mountaintop chips away…

TEL: 01865 319450
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17
OCT
The Power of Effective Executive Communication
EBA Conferences Ltd.

WHY ATTEND SHARE NEW IDEASRefresh knowledge and get the latest industry trends presented by thoroughly chosen experts ‐ British University professors in‐demand practitioners and field gurus. Generate new valuable ideas for business growth with efficient topic exposure and individual consultancy. IMPROVE YOUR…

Category: Business

TEL: +441865 981335
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23
OCT
Lands
The North Wall Arts Centre

2 performers a mini trampoline and a 1000 piece puzzle.Leah and Sophie have been together here for a long time. They are happy here. But theres a problem. Theres a massive fking problem and soon theyre going to have to talk about…

TEL: 01865 319450
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25
OCT
Stroke Odysseys
The North Wall Arts Centre

Stroke Odysseys is an ambitious piece of dance theatre performed by an ensemble of stroke survivors supported by professional dancers singers and musicians.The show explores intertwined journeys of recovery from stroke and asks what impact the act of storytelling through dance and…

TEL: 01865 319450
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26
OCT
Butterflies
The North Wall Arts Centre

Ive got that funny feeling again its a good thing rightThree friends embark on an exciting adventure to chase their butterflies away. They cross new seas to uncharted lands on a journey filled with discovery. The only trouble is theyre all a…

TEL: 01865 319450
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27
OCT
Alasdair Roberts, Amble Skuse & David McGuiness
The North Wall Arts Centre

Autumn 2018 will see acclaimed Scottish singer Alasdair Roberts team up with sonic provocateur Amble Skuse and keyboard wizard David McGuinness to take their recent album What News Drag City Records out on the road.Featuring eight interpretations of old Scots ballads …

TEL: 01865 319450
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31
OCT
Gong and Drum Sound Journey
Wytham Village Hall

At this event you will be immersed in a kaleidoscope of rhythm and harmony created by the healing gong and shamanic drum. The magnificent breadth depth and diversity of sounds that these instruments create is unlike anything we experience in our normal…

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01
NOV
Juliet and Romeo
The North Wall Arts Centre

Lost Dogs new show reveals the real story of Romeo and Juliet. It turns out they didnt die in a tragic misunderstanding they grew up and lived happily ever after.Wellthey lived at least.Now they are 40ish at least one of them is…

TEL: 01865 319450
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04
NOV
Comedymania Mega Tour 2018
Glee Club

ADVANCE PRICE£18.00 Show Entry £1.50 booking fee per ticketTIMESDoors open 7:00 PMLast entry 7:30 PMShow starts 8:00 PMMORE INFOSeating type unallocatedFood available noMinimum age 18…

TEL: 08714 720400
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07
NOV
St Edward's School
The North Wall Arts Centre

In Progress 2 celebrates the fantastic work from St Edwards pupils across all year groups.Although primarily a platform for the Lower Sixth to showcase work produced on the Teddies Foundation Course the exhibition will also present work from Year 9 GCSE and…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01865 319450
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07
NOV
Managing Effective Change for Business Leadership
EBA Conferences Ltd.

WHY ATTEND SHARE NEW IDEASRefresh knowledge and get the latest industry trends presented by thoroughly chosen experts ‐ British University professors in‐demand practitioners and field gurus. Generate new valuable ideas for business growth with efficient topic exposure and individual consultancy. IMPROVE YOUR…

Category: Business

TEL: +441865 981335
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10
NOV
Emma Kirkby & Dowland Works
The North Wall Arts Centre

The consummate lutenist John Dowland was also a brilliant songwriter and polyphonist and had a mighty influence on his contemporaries. In this programme Dowland Works celebrate a selection of his work alongside that of John Danyel from his book Songs to the…

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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…

Want more?

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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