What's on inOakham


Welcome to Oakham

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

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Forthcoming events in Oakham

Tourist Attractions


Moseley Old Hall

Find out about the dramatic story of King Charles II hiding from Cromwells troops at Moseley Old Hall after he fled the Battle of Worcester in 1651.See the bed on which the King slept and the priest hole in which he hid, and hear fascinating stories about what…

Dudley Zoological Gardens

Dudley Zoological Gardens has long been home to some of the world's biggest, rarest and most exotic animals. Among the many endangered species Dudley Zoological Gardens is helping to salve are Asiatic Lions, Sumatran tigers, lemurs, penguins, chimps and orangutans. From lions and tigers to snakes…

Black Country Living Museum

Discover a fascinating world when you visit Britain's friendliest open‐air museum. The Museum occupies a 26 acre urban heritage park in the shadow of Dudley Castle in the centre of the Black Country conurbation of two million people. Historic buildings from all around the Black Country…

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Founded in 1885, the collections cover fine art and applied arts, archaeology and ethnography, local and industrial history. The Fine and Applied Art Collections include paintings and drawings, British Watercolours and Arts and Crafts. The Museum and Art Gallery has an ever changing programme of temporary…

Birmingham Jewellery Quarter Centre

Take this opportunity to discover the skill of the jeweller's craft and enjoy a unique tour of an original jewellery factory, frozen in time. Using the most up to date techniques of video and display, guides and jewellers take you through the astonishing story of the 200…

Aston Hall

One of the last great homes to be built in the flamboyant Jacobean style, the mansion which was built between 1618 and 1635 for Sir Thomas Holte. Aston Hall has been displayed as a country house museum since the 1940s. It houses the major part of Birmingham…

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