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Find upcoming events in Oxfordshire taking place today and this weekend with our easy to use interactive calendar. Whether you're visiting Oxfordshire or local to the county, you're bound to find something near you. 

What's on in Oxfordshire today?

No two visits to some of Oxfordshire's top attractions are the same thanks to an array of themed events throughout the year. To find out what's on in Oxfordshire today or this weekend, use the search box above to narrow down your required date.

The UNESCO World Heritage site of Blenheim Palace in Woodstock boasts an enviable 'What's On' calendar with its Flower Show, transport events, music, sports and even jousting tournament among the highlights. Christmas at Blenheim is another event not to be missed with its Capability Brown gardens turned into a magical wonderland.

Stonor Park may be famous as a historic country house, but is not to be overlooked for family friendly events at Easter, Halloween and other school holidays with plenty of fun activities for kids.

The rural geography of Oxfordshire makes food and drink events a sought after delicacy with local produce in abundance. Highlights include the Wallingford Food Festival (May) and Didcot Food Festival (October).

Henley & its proximity to the River Thames lends itself to a renowned calendar of events including the Henley Royal Regatta (June/July), Henley Festival (July) and Literary Festival (October) with themed boat cruises from Hobbs of Henley proving a unique experience to any day out.

If you're looking for what's on in Oxfordshire on a rainy day, the city of Oxford is steeped in cultural magnificence and is never short of arts events with an eclectic mix of museums throughout the county offering themed exhibitions for a variety of interests.

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Oxfordshire events near me

The guide below shows our calendar of events in Oxfordshire. Whether you're local or visiting the area, find what's happening near you by clicking the Map View button.

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  1. Inspector Morse Tour

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    Type:

    Guided Walk

    Oxford

    Part of the Official Guided Walking Tours, this tour starts from the Oxford Tourist Information Centre, Broad Street, Oxford.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018
  2. Barbara Hepworth: Finding Form

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Henley-on-Thames

    Barbara Hepworth: Finding Form will celebrate the work of one of the country’s most renowned sculptors. During the course of the 20th century Barbara Hepworth played a vital role in the development of British Modernism, leading to the creation of...

    Dates

    From:
    9 Feb 2018to3 June 2018Open 11:00 - 16:00
  3. Curious About Oxford

    Type

    Type:

    Tour

    High Street, Oxford

    Have fun discovering Oxford with two self-guided, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy or instantly download & get curious!
    Are you curious about Oxford? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air...

    Dates

    From:
    20 Apr 2018to31 Dec 2018Open 10:00 - 18:00
  4. Tractor Ted Little Farm at Stonor

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Henley On Thames

    Tractor Ted Treasure Trail at Stonor Park

    Dates

    From:
    29 Apr 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
    From:
    9 Sept 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  5. Reading Beer & Cider Fest

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    Type:

    Festival

    Reading

    The annual drink festival returns with more delicious and refreshing ciders, beers, ales and wines, with live music and hot food stands to cater all tastes, all set in the charming Christchurch Meadows.

    Dates

    From:
    3 May 2018to6 May 2018
  6. The Stereoscopic Society – 3D photography FREE

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    Type:

    Free Event

    Oxford

    The Stereoscopic Society brings together all who are interested in viewing or taking photographs or making videos in 3 Dimensions. Movies are being made in 3D, many TVs are now able to display 3D images. Some phones, tablets, notebook computers and...

    Dates

    From:
    5 May 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  7. Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire Spring Foraging Event

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    Type:

    Outdoor Event / Activities

    Long Hanborough, Oxford

    We're excited to be running our first Spring courses in the beautiful grounds of Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire this year. We expect to find plenty of foraging treats from all the well established flora here.
    We'll be meeting at 12pm for a short...

    Dates

    From:
    5 May 2018Open 12:00 - 15:30
    From:
    9 June 2018Open 12:00 - 15:30
  8. Spring Jousting Tournament

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    Type:

    Heritage & History

    Woodstock

    Join us on the South Lawn for a mighty jousting tournament

    The weekend will be packed with action and entertainment, including falconry displays, archery, puppet shows, jesters, and knights on horseback charging in the traditional tilt, and...

    Dates

    From:
    5 May 2018to7 May 2018
  9. The Great Antique & Vintage Car Boot Fair at Stonor Park

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    Type:

    Sale

    Henley On Thames

    Whether you're hunting for a hidden masterpiece or simply emptying your attic, come and enjoy a day of family fun at Stonor.

    Dates

    From:
    6 May 2018Open 09:00 - 16:00
  10. Breast Cancer Care Pink Ribbon Walk

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    Type:

    Walking

    Woodstock

    Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire – Saturday 12 May

    Challenge yourself to a Pink Ribbon Walk and enjoy tailor-made 10 and 20 mile routes in a unique location. Starting and finishing in the stunning grounds of Blenheim Palace, the walk will showcase the...

    Dates

    From:
    12 May 2018Open 08:00 - 18:30
  11. Hobbs of Henley Vintage themed afternoon tea cruise

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Henley On Thames

    Hobbs of Henley Vintage themed afternoon tea cruise

    Venue

    Hobbs of Henley Boat Trips, Oxfordshire

    Hobbs of Henley Boat Hire, Oxfordshire

    Dates

    From:
    12 May 2018
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    17 June 2018Open 13:00 - 16:00
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    22 July 2018Open 13:00 - 16:00
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    26 Aug 2018Open 13:00 - 16:00
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    23 Sept 2018Open 13:00 - 16:00
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    30 Sept 2018Open 13:00 - 16:00
  12. Hobbs of Henley Traditional Jazz Cruise

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Henley On Thames

    The Jazz cruises feature live traditional jazz during a three hour cruise where the cash bar is open for the purchase of drinks .

    Venue

    Hobbs of Henley Boat Trips, Oxfordshire

    Hobbs of Henley Boat Hire, Oxfordshire

    Dates

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    13 May 2018
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    10 June 2018
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    5 Aug 2018
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    2 Sept 2018
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    16 Sept 2018
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    30 Sept 2018
  13. Stonor Supercar Sunday

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    Type:

    Sporting Event

    Henley-on-Thames

    On Sunday 20th May the peace and quiet of 850 year old Stonor Park, near Henley-on-Thames, will be broken by the roar of supercars arriving to park on the pristine front lawn.

    Dates

    From:
    20 May 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  14. Witney Music Festival

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Wtney

    Two weeks of free music around the town with over 200 acts performing.

    Dates

    From:
    25 May 2018to9 June 2018
  15. Fantastic British Food Festival at Blenheim Palace

    Type

    Type:

    Food

    Woodstock

    Listed in the top ten food festivals of the world*, the Blenheim Palace Food Festival is unique with over 150 local and national food and drink exhibitors, engaging demonstrations from celebrity and local chefs, as well as a multitude of interactive...

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018to28 May 2018
  16. Gnometastic

    Type

    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Oxford

    Half term fun at Waterperry Gardens. Help the gnomes in the gardens who have forgotten their names. Find all eight gnomes (and their names) to claim your prize. £2 per child. Children must be accompanied by an adult for whom the garden entrance fee...

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018to3 June 2018Open 10:00 - 17:30
  17. Sonning Regatta

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    Type:

    Water Based Activities

    Upstream of Sonning Lock, Sonning

    BANK HOLIDAY FAMILY FUN ON THE RIVER
    Sonning Regatta - Saturday 26th May 2018


    Agree with Ratty from Wind in the Willows that there's "nothing half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats?" Then head down to the Sonning Regatta over...

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018Open 12:00 - 18:00
  18. Common People Oxford

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Oxford

    Common People Oxford 2018

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2018to27 May 2018
  19. Nicola Benedetti with the Academy of Ancient Music

    Type

    Type:

    Music

    Dorchester-on-Thames

    In the second concert marking the 250th anniversary of Telemann's death, we welcome Nicola Benedetti who joins Richard Egarr and AAM for the first time. Performing this programme with gut strings – which she has described as having a more 'human'...

    Dates

    From:
    30 May 2018Open 20:00 - 22:00
  20. Beale Park Boat & Outdoor Show 2018

    Type

    Type:

    Show / Display

    Reading

    One of the UK’s largest regional boat shows, organisers are keen to create a unique exhibit featuring examples of boats and classic cars from times gone by.

    Venue

    Beale Park, Reading

    Dates

    From:
    1 June 2018to3 June 2018Various Opening Times