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,
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Forthcoming Events 2019

Tue 29 January 2019

Headington Ward Focus Meeting

Headington Baptist Church, 6–7.30pm

Speakers: Isaac Webb, project leader for the Access to Headington project, and Jo Lennon, OU Hospitals Communications Officer

Sun 3 February 2019

Stansfeld Park Winter Conservation Day


Full details

Tue 5 February 2019

Science on your doorstep: Transformation, terrorism, and trauma in the NHS

St Andrew's Primary School 7.30–8.30pm

Talk by Professor Keith Willett, CBE (Headington resident and Medical Director for Acute Care and Emergency Preparedness to NHS England)

Wed 6 February 2019

East Area Planning Committee

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

Mon 11 February 2019

South Oxfordshire DC proposed Local Plan

Oxsrad Sports & Leisure Centre, Marston, 4–8pm

Drop-in event to explain the process of the plan (which includes the land around Barton Park) and how to submit your comments.

The drop-in events are not site-specific, and there are ten earlier sessions elsewhere in Oxfordshire listed here on the page about the consultation:

Mon 11 February 2019

Stargazing event

Cheney School, 5–7pm

Starting with a talk by Professor Allan Chapman. Booking required: details below.


Get Your Event Advertised

(1) On this webpage

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

(2) In Headington Occasional magazine

This is a new independent magazine for Headington:

(3) In Headington Monthly magazine

Headington Monthly Magazine is a free A5 magazine for Headington run by Steven Pitcher (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 in 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.

(4) 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.