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 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

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

Sun 23 July 2017

Conservation Workday at Stansfeld Park

All are welcome to join the Oxford Conservation Volunteers at The Oxford Trust's Stansfeld Park (OX38SB) from 9:45 on Sunday the 23rd July. The team will be doing a range of tasks including installing handrails to a boardwalk, scything and raking a meadow and clearing scrub to open up areas of this woodland nestled alongside the ring road in Headington. Please see or for more details.

Tue 25 July 2017

Headington Ward Focus Meeting

Church House, New High Street, at 6pm

For those who live in Headington city council ward

Wed 26 July 2017

Summer Festival of Music and the Arts

Free concerts on Wednesday evenings at 8pm at All Saints' Church, Lime Walk from 26 July to 6 September.

Mon 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

Wed 2 August 2017

East Area Planning Committee

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

Sun 27 August 2017

Headington5 Road Race

Headington Roadrunners' five-mile road race

Fri 8, Sat 9 & Sun 10 September 2017

16th Headington Beer Festival

The Masons Arms Headington Quarry, 01865 764579

Oxford CAMRA city pub of the year 2004, 2005, 2010, 2014 and 2016. Over 70 Real Ales, Ciders, Craft Beers and our new World Beer Bar. BBQ, Pig Roast and live music Saturday night

Sat 9 & Sun 10 September 2017

Oxford Open Doors Weekend

More information will appear here nearer the time


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.