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,
follow @HeadingtonNews on Twitter

Forthcoming Events 2018

Sat 21 April 2018

Quarry W. I. Jumble Sale

Risinghurst Community Centrre, Kiln Lane, 2.15–5.00pm

Adult and Children's clothes. Household, garden plants,
Bric-a-Brac and books for sale. Plus refreshments and home made cakes. Entrance 30p children free.

Sat 21 & Sun 22 April 2018

Oxford Book Fair

Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane campus
Sat 12 noon to 6pm, Sun 10am to 4pm

Tue 24 April 2018

Friends of Headington Hill Park AGM

Green Room, Headington Hill Park at 6pm

There will be news about progress on our aims and on future events at this Annual General Meeting.

Anyone interested is welcome. For more information please email

Thu 3 May 2018

City Council elections

Fri 4 May 2018

Headington Bowls Club Open Day

Bowls Club, Osler Road, from 6pm

Sat 12–Sun 20 May 2018

Headington Art Weeks

Oxfordshire Art Weeks

Headington trail map

Sunday 13 May 2018

Guided walks at Rock Edge & Lye Valley

Family-orientated event from the Friends of Lye Valley and the Oxfordshire Geology Trust at 2pm

Examine geology, flora, and fauna of the ancient past

Wed 16 May 2018

Quarry W. I. meeting

Quarry Village Hall, 7–9.30pm

Talk and demonstration by Jane Read “Move it or Lose it”

Come and visit our WI and find out what WI is all about.

Contact President Glenys Gaskin Ox 741645

Wed 23 May 2018

East Area Planning Committee

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

Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 June 2018

Headington Festival

In the central shopping area on the Saturday and in Bury Knowle Park on the Sunday

Monday 6 August 2018

Friends of Lye Valley AGM

St Francis Church Hall, Hollow Way at 7.30pm



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 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.

(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.