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A destination full of diversity with amazing architecture, history and heritage. Discover what's on in Oxfordshire today and this weekend, from food fairs to trips down the river Thames, walking tours that dive into the stories and history of the area and a host of family-friendly events that will get everyone out and about and keep them entertained.  Our easy-to-use interactive calendar will help you find out what's on, whether you're visiting Oxfordshire or local to the county, you're bound to find something to suit you. 

What's on in Oxfordshire today?

No two visits to Oxfordshire's top attractions are the same thanks to an array of themed events throughout the year. The UNESCO World Heritage site of Blenheim Palace in Woodstock boasts an enviable 'What's On' calendar including a brand new Icons of British Fashion Exhibition (23rd March - 30th June 24), and its ever popular Food Festival (25th - 27th May 2024) and Flower Show (21st - 23rd June 2024) and plus a host of music, sports and even jousting tournament among the highlights. To find out what's on in Oxfordshire today or this weekend, use the search box above to narrow down your required date.

The rural geography of Oxfordshire makes food and drink events a sought-after delicacy with local produce in abundance. Highlights include the Brightwell Vineyard Food Festival 22nd - 23trd June, and the Didcot Food Festival 5th October, and the regular farmers markets that grace the towns and villages across the region. Henley and its proximity to the River Thames lends itself to a renowned calendar of events including the Henley Royal Regatta (2nd - 7th July 2024), Henley Festival (10th - 14th July 2024) and Literary Festival which takes place every autumn. 

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. Explore the city on foot or by bus and dive into its rich history and heritage.

What's on in Oxfordshire?

Take a look at our featured list below for some inspiration on your next event in Oxfordshire, or head to the bottom of the page for many more events happening in the county.

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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. Black Oxford Untold Stories Bus & Walking Tour

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    Heritage & History

    Oxford

    Journey back in time with an award-winning creative, producer, and historian to uncover the rich narratives of Black scholars in academia, law, politics, and the arts. Walk the paths they walked, discover where they shared ideas, and made their…

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    27 July 2024Open 13:00 - 14:30
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    10 Aug 2024Open 13:00 - 14:30
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    14 Sept 2024Open 13:00 - 14:30
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    5 Oct 2024Open 13:00 - 14:30
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    6 Oct 2024Open 13:00 - 14:30
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    12 Oct 2024Open 13:00 - 14:30
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    13 Oct 2024Open 13:00 - 14:30
  2. Westmill Wind Farm and Solar Park Guided Tour

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    Tour

    Watchfield

    **PLEASE NOTE: You must BOOK IN ADVANCE for this one-off event. This allows us to plan for capacity and guards against turning unbooked visitors away on the day. Please book via: https://www.eventbrite.co…

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    13 July 2024Open 10:30 - 12:00
  3. Curious About Oxford (Colleges)

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    Walking

    High Street, Oxford

    Have fun (re-)discovering Oxford, spotting things you've never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks - a fun and affordable way to get some fresh air, whilst exploring this historic city. Curious About Oxford visits not…

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    1 July 2024to31 Mar 2025Open 09:00 - 18:00
  4. Handmade Oxford, The International Contemporary Crafts Festival

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    Festival

    Oxford

    Friday 21st, Saturday 22nd, Sunday 23rd June, 10am-5pm (with a 9.30am opening time every day for VIP ticket holders)

    The 4th edition of Handmade Oxford | The International Contemporary Crafts Festival will bring together over 150 of the most…

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    21 June 2024to23 June 2024Open 10:00 - 17:00
  5. Halloween at Blenheim Palace

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    Halloween

    Woodstock

    There's a chill in the air at Blenheim Palace this Halloween...

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    25 Oct 2024to3 Nov 2024Open 17:20 - 21:00
  6. Henley Festival

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    Festival

    Henley On Thames

    Henley Festival is an exclusive boutique black tie festival which takes place over five days celebrating the best of UK and International music and arts. The festival is a truly unique event. It embraces a vibrant programme from pop to world music,…

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    1 Jan 2024to31 July 2024Open 10:00 - 17:00
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    23 Apr 2024to14 July 2024Open 10:00 - 17:00
  7. New Years Eve at Courtyard By Marriott - Oxford South

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    New Year

    Abingdon

    New Years Eve at Courtyard By Marriott - Oxford South

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    31 Dec 2024Open 18:30 -
  8. Rathfinny Wine Estate Dinner ar The Feathered Nest Country Inn

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    Food

    Chipping Norton

    Rathfinny Wine Estate is delighted to celebrate the summer at the beautiful Feathered Nest, bringing a taste of Sussex Sparkling to the Cotswolds.

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    19 June 2024
  9. Abingdon Abbey Buildings

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    Free Event

    Abingdon

    Come celebrate with us as we mark the 80th anniversary of the Friends of Abingdon Abbey Buildings!

    Join us for a fun-filled afternoon.

    Explore our beautiful buildings, browse our exhibition, and see our exciting plans for the future.
    Don't miss…

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    27 June 2024Open 14:30 - 17:30
  10. Westmill Wind Farm and Solar Park Guided Tour

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    Watchfield

    **PLEASE NOTE: You must BOOK IN ADVANCE for this one-off event. This allows us to plan for capacity and guards against turning unbooked visitors away on the day. Please book via: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/861473078167 ____________________

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    17 Aug 2024Open 14:00 - 15:30
  11. Paddington at Didcot Railway Centre

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    Childrens Events

    Didcot

    Buy a Railway Centre ticket for the 25th May or 26th August and see Paddington™ who will meet and greet fans at intervals throughout the day.

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    26 Aug 2024
  12. Family Fun Day featuring Maddie Moate

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    Childrens Events

    Witney

    A fabulous day for the whole family with a very special treat for the younger ones! Children's TV presenter Maddie Moate is headlining the day for us with her 'Busy Bees' live show and is joined by our patron, England International Cerebral Palsy…

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    6 July 2024Open 14:00 - 18:00
  13. WIld Food Foraging Workshop

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    Food

    Swerford, Chippping Norton

    Lizzy Farmer will be hosting a Wild Food Foraging day here at Heath Farm on Saturday 18th May, Saturday 15th June and Thursday 4th July. Come and learn to identify wild foods on the Heath Farm estate. There's 70 acres of beautiful woodland and…

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    4 July 2024Open 10:00 - 13:30
  14. Sunday Carvery at The Oxen Bar & Grill

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    6 Milton Gate, Abingdon

    Choose from our 2 mouth-watering hand carved meats. Can't decide, pick both!

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    11 June 2024to31 Dec 2024Various Opening Times
  15. Icons of British Fashion

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    Exhibition

    Woodstock

    Get ready for a special treat at Britain's Greatest Palace as we prepare for our blockbuster exhibition in March 2024.

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    Blenheim Palace, West Oxfordshire

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    23 Mar 2024to30 June 2024
  16. City of Oxford Walking Tour

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    Walking

    Broad Street, Oxford

    Discover the vibrant history of the oldest university in the English-speaking world on the only official University of Oxford walking tour. Learn how Oxford grew from a small market town to become the city of dreaming spires.

    Starting and ending at…

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    25 Mar 2024to25 Nov 2024Open 11:00 - 13:00
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    25 Mar 2024to25 Nov 2024Open 14:00 - 16:00
  17. Thames Valley Food & Drink Festival

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    Festival

    Shillingford road, Wallingford

    Food and Drink Festival featuring Local Producers from the Thames Valley region. Live music and relaxed seating in a beautiful vineyard setting. Lots to taste with several wine producers. Also featuring 'The Big Welly Wang'; come have a hoot and…

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    22 June 2024to23 June 2024Open 11:00 - 17:00
  18. Mosaic Mirror Making Course

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    Arts

    Swerford, Chippping Norton

    Come and join the highly-talented Becky Paton in a Mosaic Mirror Making Workshop
    at Heath Farm, a stunning location set in 70 acres of woodland.
    Becky will show you the techniques and tricks in how to make your own beautiful mosaic mirror for you…

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    6 July 2024Open 10:00 - 16:00
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    10 Aug 2024Open 10:00 - 16:00
  19. Didcot Food Festival

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    Food

    Didcot

    Annual food and drink fair, Chefs theatres and cafe. Event to be opened by Junior Bake off Champion 2024 Tilly.

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    5 Oct 2024Open 10:00 - 16:00
  20. Thames Valley Food and Wine Festival

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    Festival

    Shillingford Road, Wallingford

    Food and Drink Festival featuring Local Producers from the Thames Valley region. Live music and relaxed seating in a beautiful vineyard setting. Lots to taste with several wine producers. Also featuring 'The Big Welly Wang'; come have a hoot and…

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    22 June 2024to23 June 2024Open 11:00 - 05:00