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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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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. Curious About Oxford (Colleges)

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    Outdoor Event / Activities

    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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    From:
    1 Apr 2022to29 Oct 2022Open 09:00 - 18:00
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    30 Oct 2022to25 Mar 2023Open 11:00 - 16:00
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    25 Mar 2023to28 Oct 2023Open 09:00 - 18:00
  2. Curious About Henley on Thames

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    Outdoor Event / Activities

    Hart Street, Henley on Thames

    Have fun (re-)discovering Henley on Thames, 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 finding out about this lovely Thames town.
    Curious…

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    From:
    1 Apr 2022to29 Oct 2022Open 09:00 - 18:00
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    30 Oct 2022to25 Mar 2023Open 11:00 - 16:00
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    26 Mar 2023to28 Oct 2023Open 09:00 - 18:00
  3. English Music Festival

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    Festival

    Dorchester-on-Thames

    The annual English Music Festival celebrates the brilliance, innovation, beauty and rich musical heritage of Britain with a strong focus on unearthing overlooked or forgotten masterpieces of the late nineteenth to mid-twentieth century.

    For 2022,…

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2022to29 May 2022Open 19:30 - 21:30
  4. Bowl's Big weekend

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    Sporting Events

    Witney

    Bowls' Big Weekend . The open weekend returns from Friday 27 May to Sunday 29 May at the 20 participating clubs in Oxfordshire. All clubs offer a warm welcome to all interested to get a taste of Bowls. See the dates the Oxfordshire clubs have their…

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    From:
    27 May 2022to29 May 2022
  5. Once Upon a Unicorn 2022 at Fairytale Farm

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    Childrens Events

    Chipping Norton

    Visit Fairytale Farm this May Half Term for a magical 'Once upon a Unicorn' week.

    This mythical creature will sprinkle some colourful magic around the Farm. Come dressed up in anything unicorn-related and receive a sweet treat on arrival!

    Ribberty…

    Dates

    From:
    28 May 2022to5 June 2022Open 10:00 - 17:00
  6. Networking in..."The manopause - How to cope with the mid-life crisis"

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    Oxford

    Welcome to the friendliest network around

    Networking in South Oxfordshire & Vale of the White Horse

    with Harold Floyd "The Manopause – Ways to cope with the mid life crisis."

    Oi & Ni… are delighted to be partnering with South & Vale Business…

    Dates

    From:
    1 June 2022Open 09:30 - 11:00
  7. Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

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    Theatre

    Witney

    The award-winning outdoor theatre company, Illyria, is celebrating its 30th birthday. They are re-staging their fantastic production of Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie to mark this incredible milestone. This enchanting family tale will delight audiences of…

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    From:
    1 June 2022Open 19:00 - 21:00
  8. A Great British Platinum Jubilee Celebration

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    Woodstock

    Celebrate Jubilee Weekend in style at Britain's Greatest Palace. Join us for a royally entertaining Bank Holiday weekend of events to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, Thursday 2nd – Sunday 5th June.

    The long weekend kicks off with the…

    Dates

    From:
    2 June 2022to5 June 2022
  9. Blenheim Palace Food Festival

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    Festival

    Woodstock

    CELEBRATE THE QUEEN'S PLATINUM JUBILEE AT
    BLENHEIM PALACE FOOD FESTIVAL
    A festival for food lovers, family and friends
    Thursday 2nd June – Sunday 5th June 2022

    For those seeking a majestic venue to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee weekend,…

    Venue

    Blenheim Palace, West Oxfordshire

    Dates

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    2 June 2022to5 June 2022Open 10:00 - 17:00
  10. Afternoon Tea On The Thames

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    Food

    Caversham, Reading

    Two hours cruising through idyllic countryside with traditional afternoon tea served to you at your table. Freshly prepared by local bakers and served on vintage crockery this is a real treat not to be missed. Homemade cakes, scones, and savouries…

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    4 June 2022Open 12:00 - 14:00
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    4 June 2022Open 15:30 - 17:30
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    16 July 2022Open 12:00 - 14:00
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    16 July 2022Open 15:30 - 17:30
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    6 Aug 2022Open 12:00 - 14:00
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    6 Aug 2022Open 15:30 - 17:30
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    4 Sept 2022Open 12:00 - 14:00
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    4 Sept 2022Open 15:30 - 17:30
  11. Afternoon Tea on the Thames with Thames Rivercruise

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    Water Based Activities

    Caversham

    Two hours cruising through idyllic countryside with traditional afternoon tea served to you at your table.

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    4 June 2022
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    16 July 2022
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    6 Aug 2022
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    4 Sept 2022
  12. The Reluctant Dragon, Quantum Theatre

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    Theatre

    Near Wheatley, Oxford

    Sunday, 5 Jun, 5pm

    Running time: approx 1hr 45mins (including a 15 min interval)

    When a boy finds a dragon up on the Downs he's not in the least surprised. He's always known the cave there was a dragon cave, so it seems right for a dragon to be…

    Dates

    From:
    5 June 2022Open 17:00 - 19:00
  13. Queens Platinum Jubilee Celebratory Lunch

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    Special Events

    Abingdon

    Celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with family and friends. Get together to enjoy a celebratory three course lunch for just £25pp. Spaces are limited, pre-booking required, children under 5 eat for free

    Dates

    From:
    5 June 2022Open 12:00 - 14:30
  14. Cream Tea Cruise To Pangbourne

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    Food

    Caversham, Reading

    Departing from our Caversham Pier our round trip cruise to Pangbourne is the perfect afternoon out on the Thames. Reserved table, steward service and cream tea, this is a wonderful cruise on the tranquil Thames.

    All sailings on a Tuesday at 14:00…

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    7 June 2022Open 14:00 - 17:00
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    12 July 2022Open 14:00 - 17:00
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    9 Aug 2022Open 14:00 - 17:00
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    6 Sept 2022Open 14:00 - 17:00
  15. Cruise To Goring

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    Water Based Activities

    Caversham, Reading

    This is a chance to build your own day on the river. We sail from Caversham to Goring, navigating two locks and 3 reaches of the river. With time ashore for lunch or a picnic - a more leisurely way to spend the day.

    Departs Caversham: 10:30/Arrives…

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    9 June 2022Open 10:30 - 13:00
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    23 June 2022Open 10:30 - 13:00
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    7 July 2022Open 10:30 - 13:00
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    28 July 2022Open 10:30 - 13:00
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    11 Aug 2022Open 10:30 - 13:00
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    8 Sept 2022Open 10:30 - 13:00
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    22 Sept 2022Open 10:30 - 13:00
  16. The Gin To My Tonic Festival For World Gin Day

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    Festival

    Faringdon

    THIS SPECIAL OUTDOOR GIN FESTIVAL INCLUDES MARQUEES, GIN TENTS, LIVE MUSIC & MORE EXHIBITING DISTILLERS THAN EVER BEFORE!

    Take a journey of gin discovery with the UK's Best Gin Festival as we indulge in a fantastic celebration of all things gin, in…

    Dates

    From:
    10 June 2022Open 18:00 - 22:30
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    11 June 2022Open 11:30 - 22:30
  17. Saturday Sundowner Cruise

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    Water Based Activities

    Caversham, Reading

    An early evening 2-hour cruise on the river with a complimentary Pimm's as you board. Slipping our lines at 18:00, this is a relaxing sailing as the river quietens down. Perfect for pre-dinner drink, catch up with friends or a lovely way to spend…

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    11 June 2022Open 18:00 - 20:00
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    25 June 2022Open 18:00 - 20:00
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    9 July 2022Open 18:00 - 20:00
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    23 July 2022Open 18:00 - 20:00
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    20 Aug 2022Open 18:00 - 20:00
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    3 Sept 2022Open 18:00 - 20:00
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    17 Sept 2022Open 18:00 - 20:00
  18. Rare Plant Fair

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    Gardens

    Near Wheatley, Oxford

    The chance to browse stalls manned by experts specialising in both rare and traditional plants, all in the beautiful setting of Waterperry Gardens. Normal garden entrance fee applies. 10am till 4pm (gardens open till 5.30pm).

    ADVANCED BOOKING…

    Dates

    From:
    12 June 2022Open 10:00 - 16:00
  19. Mastermind Group Taster

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    Type:

    Other

    Oxford

    Mastermind Group Taster | 15th June 2022 13:00 – 14:00
    If you've got great plans for your business, and want to achieve business growth, join us on our online Mastermind Group Taster 27th May which is held on Zoom. Here you will see how the power of…

    Dates

    From:
    15 June 2022Open 13:00 - 14:00
  20. Commotio's Summer Concert

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    Music

    Oxford

    Commotio is pleased to welcome back our director Matthew Berry for a concert celebrating composers not only for their works, but also for their legacies as teachers and proponents of the next generation.

    In honour of the 150th anniversary of his…

    Dates

    From:
    18 June 2022Open 19:30 - 21:30

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