Oxford Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in Oxford? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in Oxford with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in Oxford and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Oxford, featuring the best of things to do in Oxford – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Oxford fundraisers and charity events.


Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

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November 2022

Comic Club

26th November 2022 @ 11:00 am - 25th March 2023 @ 12:30 pm
The Story Museum, 42 Pembroke Street
Oxford, OX1 1BP Oxford
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£11

Develop your comic making skills. Awesome comic artist, Neill Cameron, will be on hand to offer helpful advice and tips. This 11am session is for children aged 8-11. About Neill Neill Cameron is a cartoonist and writer, creator of the young adult graphic novels Mo-Bot High and the instructional How To Make Awesome Comics. Since 2011 his work has appeared in the weekly children’s comic The Phoenix, where he produces – amongst other things – the dinosaur adventure serial The Pirates of Pangaea (with co-writer Daniel Hartwell),…

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January 2023

Oxford Gospel Choir Rehearsals

10 January @ 7:30 pm - 28 March @ 9:30 pm
New Road Baptist Church, Bonn Square
Oxford, OX1 1LQ Oxford
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£7

Looking for something fun and musical to join in the new year? We love to sing, and if you do too, Oxford Gospel Choir is the place for you! You don’t need to have singing experience and we don’t hold auditions, but we do have lots of fun building friendships and sharing the joy of music and performing. We meet every Tuesday in term time at New Road Baptist Church (opposite the Westgate centre)

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Beginners Woodworking Course

14 January @ 9:00 am - 11 February @ 12:00 pm
Cheney School, Cheney School, Cheney Lane
Oxford, OX3 7QH Oxford
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£385.00

A beginner’s woodworking course taking place over five weeks. This course is designed for people with a keen interest in woodwork and a desire to learn a new craft. Over the five weeks you will: • have an introduction to hand tools and how to use them safely • learn to construct simple woodworking joints • make three projects Each maker will receive their own set of beginner hand tools to keep and take home at the end of the…

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David Gibb’s Family Jukebox

21 January @ 11:00 am - 18 March @ 12:00 pm
The Story Museum, 42 Pembroke Street
Oxford, OX1 1BP Oxford
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£8

Join musician, David Gibb, for a morning of brilliant live music that everyone in the family will enjoy! Give your family a musical experience to remember with David Gibb’s Family Jukebox. Join David and his magical, musical Jukebox as he takes you on a trip through his hilarious and often surreal imagination, where wolves roam the school corridors, dragons live under the bed and teddy bears dance the night away at the disco. With lots of audience interaction and joining…

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Saturday Story Sports

21 January @ 2:00 pm - 18 March @ 3:30 pm
The Story Museum, 42 Pembroke Street
Oxford, OX1 1BP Oxford
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£10

Hear a story from our Story Leaders, and then learn the moves! All activities can be adapted for a range of needs; please chat to us in advance if you have accessibility requirements. Saturday 5 November: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Saturday 21 January: Stories of the Chinese Zodiac Saturday 25 February: Robin Hood Saturday 18 March: Sinbad the Sailor For ages 5-8. Free adult with each child ticket. Each session starts at 2:00pm and lasts for 90 minutes.

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Pay What You Can Sundays

29 January @ 9:30 am - 26 March @ 4:30 pm
The Story Museum, 42 Pembroke Street
Oxford, OX1 1BP Oxford
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£1

As a registered charity, all proceeds from our box office, shop and café go towards supporting our work to enrich lives through stories. We rely on charitable support to help us keep our ticket prices affordable but we're also aware that for some people price is still a barrier. That's why we're introducing 'Pay what you can Sundays'*. On these days, we're inviting people to pay what they can for entry to the Galleries, Small Worlds and City of Stories.…

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Frankenstein

31 January @ 7:30 pm - 5 February @ 4:30 pm
Arts at the Old Fire Station, 40 George Street
Oxford, OX1 2AQ Oxford
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£15

Witness the original gothic horror in this brand new faithful adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Experience the tragic tale of Victor Frankenstein as he risks his life, his family, and his sanity to reanimate the dead, and suffers the unthinkable consequences. This thrilling, fast paced play features Shelley’s exquisite language and ever pertinent themes of ambition, alienation, revenge, and family, as well as physical theatre underscored by live traditional sea shanties. Join us on board Captain Walton’s ship as he…

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February 2023

Who’s in the Woodshed? My Skin Your Skin with Laura Henry-Allain MBE

4 February @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
The Story Museum, 42 Pembroke Street
Oxford, OX1 1BP Oxford
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£8

Join Laura Henry-Allain MBE as she reads her new picture My Skin Your Skin and shares her favourite stories from her CBeebies series Jo Jo and Gran Gran. My Skin Your Skin is a powerful book to help children and adults have meaningful discussions about race and anti-racism. Most importantly, the book empowers children to be the best versions of themselves; to have self-love, self-esteem and self-worth, irrespective of their skin colour. Jo Jo & Gran Gran is the first British-made animated show to feature…

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The Show That Must Not Be Named

5 February @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Story Museum, 42 Pembroke Street
Oxford, OX1 1BP Oxford
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£12

Join Jericho Comedy for an hilarious 60 minutes of magical improvisation. You suggest the title and watch as new characters, spells, stories and jokes appear right in front of your eyes. Throw your suggestions into the cauldron, where your words will be transfigured into pure magic as you are whisked away to a fantastical world of beasts, potions and more! Suitable for ages 7+ (Robes may be worn!) There are two performances running, one at 12:00pm and another at 2:30pm…

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The Crick Crack Club: Strange Girls Beautiful Monsters

9 February @ 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm
The Story Museum, 42 Pembroke Street
Oxford, OX1 1BP Oxford
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£10

A girl enters the woods clutching a skull with burning eyes Another tumbles out of a barrel and falls in love A third erupts into the world riding a goat On more opens a forbidden door... Sarah Liisa Wilkinson invites you to meet some very strange girls and some very beguiling monsters from the fairytale forest. This is a world of Baba Yagas, bloodstained dolls, spoon-wielding sisters, lovestruck trolls, and lovers who hide monstrous secrets behind their charms. Dark, funny…

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