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

Health Walks
Meet at Headington 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 2019

August 2019

Ping! Oxford All-Comers Summer Table Tennis

An exciting short-format singles competition for social players, league players and everyone in between.

Play in groups of similar standard, every point counts! Play one week, six weeks or anything in between.

Winners' medals each week and trophies at the end of the series

When: 6.45 pm – 9.15 pm Wednesday evenings: Remaining dates 7, 14, 21, 28 August 2019 (Doors open 6.30pm and players must sign in at the venue before 7pm)

Where: Cheney School, Cheney Lane, Headington OX3 7QH

Cost: £3 per player per night

More info and reserve a place
or email

Sun 1 Sep 2019

Walk in the Lye Valley

A walk in the Lye Valley 2–4pm led by Judy Webb for the Ashmolean Natural History Society of Oxfordshire. This should be in the flowering peak of the Grass of Parnassus. Non-members welcome for a small charge (£2).

Wed 4 Sep 2019

East Area Planning Committee

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

Fri 6, Sat 7, Sun 8 September 2019

Headington Beer Festival

Mason's Arms, Headington Quarry

Sat 14 & Sun 15 September 2019

Oxford Open Doors

Open buildings in Headington (and elsewhere in Oxford)

Specific open buildings in Headington

Saturday 14 September: Free public open day 12.30–4pm at University of Oxford Old Road Campus. Meet world-renowned medical researchers at the Big Data Institute/Nuffield Department of Population Health Building and Old Road Campus Research Building for talks, artwork, and science games for all ages!  More details at and


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(1) On this webpage

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(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.