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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

    Type

    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. The Boat Race: 80 years through the lens at The River & Rowing Museum

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Henley On Thames

    The Boat Race: 80 years through the lens at The River & Rowing Museum

    Dates

    From:
    16 Mar 2018to15 Dec 2018
  3. Henley Hosts - Midsomer Walking Tours

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Henley

    Midsomer Murders Location Tours – Henley on Thames

    Dates

    From:
    17 Mar 2018to27 Oct 2018Various Opening Times
  4. Hobbs of Henley 1 or 2 hour sightseeing

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Henley On Thames

    Hobbs of Henley's passenger vessels the Consuta, the Hibernia and The Waterman operate frequent river trips on the beautiful Henley Royal Regatta Reach between Marsh and Hambleden Locks.

    Venue

    Hobbs of Henley Boat Trips, Oxfordshire

    Hobbs of Henley Boat Hire, Oxfordshire

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2018to30 Sept 2018
  5. Curious About Oxford

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    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
  6. FootGolf at Hinksey Heights

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    Type:

    Sporting Events

    Oxford

    Come and try out the increasingly popular game of FootGolf at Hinksey Heights Golf Club, Oxford

    Dig out your plus fours and Argyle socks and join us for a round of FootGolf - two hours of a fun workout with family & friends offering great value for...

    Dates

    From:
    1 June 2018to31 Dec 2018Open 08:00 - 18:00
    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019Open 08:00 - 18:00
  7. 'Only There is Life'

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    Type:

    Exhibitions

    Near Lechlade

    'Only there is Life' is Kelmscott Manor's 2018 exhibition (opening 23 June). It centres on the Society of Antiquaries' recent acquisition of paintings and drawings by the artists Edward and Stephani Scott-Snell, created during the period they were...

    Dates

    From:
    23 June 2018to31 Oct 2018Open 11:00 - 17:00
  8. Summer Fun Trails 14 Jul-2 Sep

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    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Nr Wheatley, Oxford

    Orienteering family fun during the summer holidays from 14th July through to the 2nd September. Enjoy exploring the ornamental gardens, using directions and clues, to find the characters!

    Complete your adventure and collect your prize! £3 per child...

    Dates

    From:
    14 July 2018to2 Sept 2018Open 10:00 - 17:30
  9. Abbey Ruins & Round Reading Cruises

    Abbey Ruins & Round Reading Cruises

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    Type:

    Heritage & History

    Caversham

    Abbey Ruins & Museum Cruise

    Launching on 25th July to conincide with the re-opening of Reading Abbey Ruins. Departing from Caversham Pier we will sail through Caversham and Blakes Lock and up the Kennet before arriving at Reading Abbey. An easy...

    Dates

    From:
    25 July 2018to18 Aug 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  10. Fairytale Festival

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    Type:

    Festival

    Chipping Norton

    You won't want to miss Fairytale Farm's first ever Fairytale Festival, which will run every day from 26th July to 3rd September 2018, except the weekend of 11th - 12th August. With interactive fairytale storytelling that will bring some of the most...

    Dates

    From:
    26 July 2018to3 Sept 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  11. Summer holidays at Cogges

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    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Witney

    Enjoy simple summer days at Cogges Manor Farm in Witney, where families can explore the beautiful house, grounds and secret walled garden - perfect for picnics, meeting the farm animals, games and woodland adventures. New to discover in 2018, a bale...

    Dates

    From:
    30 July 2018to31 Aug 2018Open 10:00 - 14:00
  12. Stonor Park

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    Heritage & History

    Henley-on-Thames

    tonor Park is a place for the whole family to learn, discover and relax – a beautiful and enchanting place to be. Here, you can spend a day in the company of genuinely absorbing history, fine art and antiques, stunning gardens, native wildlife and...

    Dates

    From:
    6 Aug 2018to16 Sept 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  13. The War on Plastic: Recycling & Reduction at The River & Rowing Museum

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    Exhibition

    Henley On Thames

    An exhibition about the importance of plastic reduction with a local Henley on Thames focus.

    Dates

    From:
    9 Aug 2018to2 Sept 2018
  14. Fairytale Festival

    Type

    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Chipping Norton

    You won't want to miss Fairytale Farm's first ever Fairytale Festival, which will run every day from 26th July to 3rd September 2018, except the weekend of 11th and 12th August. With interactive fairytale storytelling that will bring some of the...

    Dates

    From:
    13 Aug 2018to3 Sept 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  15. Children’s Workshops at the River & Rowing Museum

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Henley On Thames

    There’s plenty of activities at the River & Rowing Museum to keep the children occupied during the Summer Holidays. From Pirates to Wind in the Willows, crafts and art and design, there’s no need to be bored on a wet, rainy day.

    Dates

    From:
    15 Aug 2018Open 10:30 - 12:00
    From:
    22 Aug 2018Open 10:30 - 12:30
    From:
    22 Aug 2018Open 10:30 - 15:00
  16. Midsomer Murders cruise from Hobbs of Henley

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Henley On Thames

    Your Midsomer Cruise from Henley will take you past several murderous locations which have featured in the global sensation that Midsomer murders -now showing it's 18th series-much of which was filmed in the south Oxfordshire area.

    Venue

    Hobbs of Henley Boat Trips, Oxfordshire

    Hobbs of Henley Boat Hire, Oxfordshire

    Dates

    From:
    15 Aug 2018Open 14:00 - 16:00
  17. Rewind Festival

    Type

    Type:

    Festival

    Henley-on-Thames

    The biggest celebration of 1980’s music in the country.

    Dates

    From:
    17 Aug 2018
  18. Combe Mill Steaming Day August 19th 2018, special theme Model Engineering

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage & History

    Combe

    Combe Mill Steaming Days offer visitors a unique and special day out for all the family. Interactive, fun and educational for the kids and adults alike. We have a Cornish Boiler, Beam Engine and water wheel to name a few of the attractions plus an...

    Dates

    From:
    19 Aug 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  19. Hobbs of Henley Wildlife Cruise

    Type

    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Henley On Thames

    Join the Chilterns Conservation Board and Hobbs of Henley for a ‘wildlife watching cruise’. The river’s wildlife provided the inspiration for Kenneth Grahame’s ‘The Wind in the Willows’.

    Venue

    Hobbs of Henley Boat Trips, Oxfordshire

    Hobbs of Henley Boat Hire, Oxfordshire

    Dates

    From:
    21 Aug 2018
    From:
    28 Aug 2018
  20. The Winter's Tale

    Type

    Type:

    Theatre

    Witney

    Written by Shakespeare in his later years, The Winter's Tale is an intriguing mix of drama and comedy.

    Sparked by an obsessive envy of a perceived relationship between his Queen and his oldest friend, Leontes, King of Sicilia, sets in motion a...

    Dates

    From:
    22 Aug 2018Open 19:00 - 21:00