Forthcoming Events in Headington area

Regular Events & meetings

Headington Market

This is now held near the top of New High Street every Saturday from 10am to 2pm


These are held in parish halls and community centres

Swap Shops
  • Orinoco on the second Saturday of each month
Oxford Brookes University

Check the events designated for Everyone here

Ruskin College, Dunstan Road

Ruskin Theatre Platforms

What's on at Headington Theatre

See under External Shows here

Public Lectures at the Biomedical Research Centre

Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre. List here

Jogging/walking groups in Bury Knowle Park

Silver Joggers: gentle jogging (meet inside Bury Knowle Park main gate Thursdays)
Two groups: regular runners at 9.30am and new starters at 10.30am

Bury Knowle Joggers
Meet at entrance, Mondays at 6pm

Health Walks
Meet at library, Fridays at 10am

Headington Clubs and Organizations

For clubs and groups for both adults and children which hold regular meetings, see separate page

Headington U3A: online programme of talks

Calendar of regular events in Headington
Things to do outdoors
Photographs of past Headington events

including the Headington Festival, Golden and Diamond Jubilees, and the Boxing Day Mummers


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Forthcoming Events

Saturday 25 November 2017

Reopening of Ampleforth Arms

Opening night from 6pm

Tuesday 28 November 2017

Headington Ward Focus meeting

Manor Hospital, 6–7.30pm

Guest speaker: Paul Robinson on energy plans for Headington

Friday 1 December 2017

Christmas Lights switch-on

Outside Barclays Bank at 5pm

Drinks, mince pies, community carol signing (supported by Headington Singers), and a short performance of carols from the choir Sine Nomine.

Sun 3 December 2017

St Andrew's School Christmas Craft Fair


Locally-made artisan gifts and Christmas decorations. Craft activities for children. Face Painting. Raffle, tombola, BBQ, hot drinks, fresh soups, mulled wine, cakes, waffles. Performances from SASA singers and Amanda Alder dance academy.

Christmas trees will also be on sale, and NEW this year - meet Father Christmas!

Admission 50p per adult, children free, all proceeds to SASA (St Andrew's School Association/PTA)

Wed 6 December 2017

East Area Planning Committee

Town Hall at 6pm. Agenda appears here about a week before the meeting.

Tuesday 26 December 2017

Boxing Day morris dancing

Mummers' play by the Headington Quarry morris dancers at the pubs of Headington Quarry


Get Your Event Advertised

(1) On this webpage

Please send details by email if you would like your event listed here.

(2) In Headington Monthly magazine

Headington Monthly Magazine is a free A5 magazine for Headington run by Nick Allnatt (please e-mail him <> and not this website if you would like to advertise in it.

There is one page for the free promotion of local non-commercial and charitable events. Please send Nick your event by the 1st of the month preceding the month of the event, but note that there is only space for two or three lines: your text may have to be edited if it is too long.

(3) On Community Notice Boards

The Community notice boards section of the Oxford City Council website tells you where to send your posters for every board in the city, including those in the central Headington shopping centre.