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: check opening days here
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

What's on at Headington churches

See the Churches Together in Headington events page

Public Lectures at the Biomedical Research Centre

John Radcliffe Hospital. 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


For more up-to-the-minute information,
follow @HeadingtonNews on Twitter

Forthcoming Events 2018

Mon 22 January 2018

“Access to Headington” comes to Headley Way

Work starts at bottom of hill today, and will take three weeks while roundabouts are removed. Followed by work at the JR entrance due to start on 19 February, and then on the main parts of the road from about 12 March.

Thursday 25 January 2018

Grave Talk

A coffee morning to talk about end-of-life issues

Risinghurst Community Centre, 10.30am–12noon

The Holy Trinity Church Headington Quarry pastoral care team will be hosting a coffee morning to talk about your end-of-life issues, in a relaxed and informal space. We'll discuss anything to do with bereavement, terminal illness, death (your own or someone else’s), wills, old age: whatever you would like to talk about. Do come and join us, and encourage anyone else you know to come along. You do not have to be a member of Holy Trinity: everybody is welcome! If you would like a lift to the Community Centre, or any further details, please contact Joan Walding (738983) or Anne Tarassenko (351739).

Thursday 25 January 2018

Science on your Doorstep: Mike Dennis

Wood Farm Primary School, 7.30–8.30pm

Start of a new series of events by Science Oxford showcasing scientists who live and work in the Headington area. This first event focuses on Mike Dennis and Stansfeld Park

Details and booking form for free tickets

Tuesday 30 January 2018

Headington Ward Focus Meeting

Headington Baptist Church, 6–7.30pm

Gordon Mitchell, Chief Executive of Oxford City Council will attend. Details

Wed 7 February 2018

East Area Planning Committee

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

Later in the year
Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 June 2018

Headington Festival

In the central shopping area on the Saturday and in Bury Knowle Park on the Sunday


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.