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


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Forthcoming Events 2018

Thu 24 May 2018

Science on Your Doorstep:
Allergies and Immunity with Berne Ferry

Windmill Primary School, 7.30–8.30pm

To register your intention to attend and for further details please visit our website

Tue 29 May 2018

Headington Ward Focus meeting

All Saints' Church House, New High Street at 6pm

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

Wed 6 June 2018

East Area Planning Committee

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

Sunday 10 June 2018

Risinghurst & Sandhills
Community Fete & Dog Show

Risinghurst Playing Field, Grovelands Road. OX3 8HZ

Lots of stalls and entertainment. Food, Beer, Pimms. Punch & Judy, Children’s Fairground, Children’s Races and Tug of War. Grand Raffle. Admission 50p Under 16 free. Contact Barbara Naylor 01865 453910 for further information.

Sunday 17 June 2018

Oxford Eid Extravaganza

Cheney School, 12noon to 7pm

Bridging communities: everyone welcome. Includes market stalls, petting farm, children's rides

Sunday 1 July 2018

Friends of Old Headington Gardens Open Day

More information on the Friends of Old Headington's website nearer the time.

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.