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.

Pantomime Oxford: Jack and The Beanstalk

The Randolph Beaumont Street, Oxford, Oxford

By Jack Counsel Directed by Toby Hulse Get ready for a GIGANTIC panto experience! Climb to new heights with Jack and the Beanstalk, a FEE FI FO FUN pantomime for everyone to enjoy at Oxford Playhouse, from the production team that brought you the glittering Cinderella (2022/23). Poor Jack can’t seem to help getting into […]

A 1960s Christmas at Chastleton

Enjoy the nostalgia of a 1960s-style country Christmas, reminiscent of the parties hosted by last owners Barbara and Alan Clutton-Brock. There are board games to try, classic Christmas television, cocktails and a family dinner around the table. For younger visitors, there’s an activity trail inspired by festive fun and games. Normal property admission price applies […]

Free – £19.80

Oxford City Christmas Market

Sheldonian Theatre Broad Street, Oxford, Oxford

Prepare to immerse yourself in the enchantment of the festive season at the Oxford City Christmas Market 2023! Organised by LSD Promotions, this celebration on the historic Broad Street promises to captivate your senses and warm your heart. 🎄 Highlights: 🎄 Over 20 days of festive fun and shopping. Handpicked stalls offering unique gifts and […]


Oxford City Christmas Market

The Oxford City Christmas Market 2023, presented by LSD Promotions, is your ticket to a winter wonderland of festive delights. Located on the iconic Broad Street, this magical event will fill your heart with Christmas cheer! Event Highlights: A 24-day celebration, from 30th November to 23rd December. Explore charming stalls offering one-of-a-kind gifts and artisan […]


Oxford Printmakers Co-operative: Midwinter Show

North Wall Arts Centre North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Summertown,, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Oxford Printmakers Co-operative (OPC) returns to The North Wall this Christmas with a colourful array of current members’ work. OPC was formed in 1977 as an open access Fine Art Print workshop. It is known for the high standard of its printmaking facilities and many of Oxford’s established printmakers have made work, taught or exhibited […]


Lantern Led Tours at Oxford Castle & Prison

Oxford Castle & Prison Oxford Castle & Prison, 44-46 Oxford Castle, New Road,, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Lantern-Led Tours return to Oxford Castle & Prison this Christmas! All through December, the lights are turned down low, the Castle is dressed with festive decorations and all of their tours are led by flickering lanternlight. Step into 1000 years of Oxford’s history on an extra atmospheric tour!


Steam into Christmas and help Santa find his missing reindeer!

Didcot Railway Centre Didcot Parkway Station, Station Rd,, Didcot, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Kids, there’s been a disaster! Santa’s reindeer have all escaped and are lost - you know that he needs them to deliver all the presents on Christmas Eve. We need your help! Can you help him find them? Explore the unique collection of Great Western Railway steam locomotives, carriages, wagons, buildings and small artefacts at […]

Christmas Fairytale 2023

Fairytale Farm Fairytale Farm, Southcombe,, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Tickets are now on sale for Fairytale Farm‘s Christmas Fairytale event 2023, which runs on Saturdays and Sundays from 2nd to 10th December, then daily from 11th December to Christmas Eve. The Grotto is open until 5pm, except on Saturday and Sunday 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th and daily 21st to 23rd December, when it remains […]

£7.49 – £16.99

Christmas Tree Festival

Friends of St Andrew’s Church, Chinnor : CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL : PANTOMIMES AND MUSICALS Saturday 2 – Sunday 10 DECEMBER 2023 OPEN 2 – 5 PM EACH DAY With Christmas Refreshments Lucky Draw for Christmas Hamper Donation at the Door : £2 All funds raised go towards care and maintenance of St Andrew’s Church


Pretty Woman The Musical

New Theatre Oxford New Theatre Oxford, George Street,, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Once upon a time in the late ’80s, Vivian met Edward and her life changed forever. Be swept up in their romance in this dazzlingly theatrical take on a love story for the ages – and get to know these iconic characters in a whole new way – in a sensational show that took London’s […]


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