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

See Facebook for up-to-date information


These are held in parish halls and community centres

Swap Shops
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

North East Area Forum

This city council forum is supposed to take place every three months, but is much less regular than this

Dates of Area Forum meetings

Headington Ward Focus meetings

Organized by Headington Ward city councillors

Held in various venues, usually in the months when there is no North East Area Forum

General information about Headington Ward meetings

East Area Planning Committee

Held each month in the Town Hall, 6–8pm

East Area planning meetings calendar 2016
(agenda added in the week before the meeting)

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

Friday 31 March 2017

Headington Singers Concert

All Saints' Church, Lime Walk at 7.30pm.
Tickets £12/£10 concessions/children free

Mozart, Schubert, and Bruckner

Poster with full details

Fri 7 April 2017

Punk/New Wave Theme Night

Mason's Arms in Quarry at 8pm

Weekend Retro Team perform live music in aid of Windmill Primary School and Cheney School music departments

Poster with details on how to reserve tickets

Sat 8 April 2017

Repatriations plaque unveiling

St Anthony of Padua Church, Headley Way
The plaque will be unveiled at 11am
by Tim Stevenson, Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire

Thu 4 May 2017

Local Elections

(1) County Council elections;
(2) City Council election for vacant seat in Barton & Sandhills;
(3) Referendum on Headington Plan

Wednesday 10 May 2017

East Area Planning Committee

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

Sat 20 to Mon 29 May 2017

Headington & Marston Artweeks

Search for Headington here

Sun 27 May 2017

National Gardens Scheme: Headington Gardens

40 Osler Road, White Lodge, the Coach House, 9 Stoke Place, Ruskin walled garden, Monckton Cottage, and 10 Kennett Road


NGS: Headington Gardens

Sat 3 & Sun 4 June 2017

Headington Festival

See Headington Festival website

Sun 25 June 2017

Friends of Lye Valley Open Day in North Fen area

Details to be confirmed

Sat 9 July 2017

Churches Togeter in Headington Fun Day

More information


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.