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
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

Bank Holiday Monday 29 May 2017

Headington Quarry Morris Dancers

7.30pm: The Six Bells

8.15pm: The Chequers

9.00pm: The Mason's Arms

Headington Quarry Morris dancers' website

Continuing to Mon 29 May 2017

Headington & Marston Artweeks

Map showing Headington venues

Sat 3 & Sun 4 June 2017

Headington Festival

See Headington Festival website

Monday 5 June 2017

Access to Headington exhibition

A public exhibition showing the plans for the next phase of work on Access to Headington – along Headley Way and Cherwell Drive – will be held at the Northway Community Centre in Dora Carr Close from 2pm to 6pm

Monday 5 June 2017

East Area Planning Committee

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

Sun 11 June 2017

Risinghurst & Sandhills Community Fete/Picnic

Risinghurst Playing Field, OX3 8HZ, 1.30–6.00pm

Lots of Stalls, Children’s fairground and Punch & Judy, Displays, Beer and Pimms,  Food stands, Children’s races.
Cherwell Brass Band, and Grand Prize Draw. Fun Dog Show with prizes – all classes.

Everyone welcome for a fun afternoon. Admission 50p, Under 16s free. Lucky programme number.

Sun 25 June 2017

Friends of Old Headington Gardens Open Day

Details to be confirmed

Sun 25 June 2017

Friends of Lye Valley Open Day in North Fen area


Guided tours at 11am and 2pm
Austrian scythe demonstrations
Children's activities


Sun 25 June 2017

African & Caribbean Storytelling session

1pm in Bury Knowle Park

Oxfordshire Libraries poster

To Fri 30 June 2017

Bury Knowle Art Group Exhibition

Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre

Sat 9 July 2017

Churches Together in Headington Fun Day

More information


Monday 31 July 2017 at 7.30pm at St Francis’ Church Hall, Hollow Way OX3 7JP
Talk by Dr Judy Webb: Wildlife on Allotments

Monday 31 July 2017

Friends of Lye Valley AGM

St Francis’ Church Hall, Hollow Way OX3 7JP at 7.30pm
Talk by Dr Judy Webb: Wildlife on Allotments


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.