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
  • Barton on the first Saturday of each month 9–11am
  • Orinoco on the second Saturday of each month
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


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Forthcoming Events

Fri 30 June 2017

Headington Singers' Concert

All Saints' Church, Lime Walk, 7.30pm

“A Grand Night for Singing”, with songs from Oklahoma, Carousel, The Sound of Music, and Les Misérables with some Gilbert & Sullivan thrown in.

Tickets at the door £12 (£10 concessions, children free):

Fri 30 June 2017

Sixties Night at the Masons' Arms

Mason's Arms, Headington Quarry, 8pm

Live music. Tickets £6, in aid of Windmill Primary and Cheney School music departments. See poster for more details, including how to reserve tickets

Sat 1 July 2017

Work morning at Headington Hill Park

Meet at the car park on Headington Hill at 10am.

Bring gloves, saws, large and small secateurs, rakes etc. Large waste bags are useful for weed collection and rubber cushions for kneeling on if you have them.

Wed 5 July 2017

East Area Planning Committee

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

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

Sunday 27 August 2017

Headington5 Road Race

Headington Roadrunners' five-mile road race


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.